Mother's Day Gifts

Funny Mother's Day T-Shirt Ideas & Gifts

Flowers are nice, but moms want something funnier this Mother's Day! A custom Mother's Day t-shirt celebrating her hilarious side is the perfect gift. It's surprisingly easy to create, and you might even laugh yourself silly in the process. Here's how:

  • Get inspired: Our giant list of funny mom t-shirt sayings has you covered.
  • Choose your path: Design your own (it's easier than you think!) or find the perfect tee online.
  • Make it happen: We'll show you how to print at home or order with a few clicks.

Show mom you understand her perfectly with a gift that's guaranteed to bring smiles! 

💡 Did you know

Carnations are the traditional Mother's Day flower. Pink and red carnations symbolize a living mother, while white carnations honor those who have passed away. 💮

Print Your Own or Order a Custom T-Shirt

Step 1: How to Print Your Own Mother's Day t-shirt

To print it yourself, you have several options. Listed below `from easiest and best for beginners to the most challenging with the most equipment to purchase.

  1. Heat Transfer Printing : This method involves printing a design onto transfer paper and then transferring it onto the T-shirt using heat and pressure. It's relatively easy and requires minimal equipment, making it ideal for beginners.Overall, when applied correctly and cared for properly, heat transfer prints can last for a reasonable amount of time, especially on garments that are not subjected to frequent washing or heavy wear. However, for long-lasting and highly durable prints, other printing methods such as screen printing or direct-to-garment printing may be preferred.

  2. Vinyl Cutting : With vinyl cutting, a design is cut out of colored vinyl sheets using a computer-controlled machine, example Cricut, and then heat-pressed onto the T-shirt. It's straightforward and allows for precise designs, making it beginner-friendly.

  3. Direct-to-Garment (DTG) Printing : DTG printing is a digital printing method where the design is printed directly onto the fabric using specialized inkjet printers. While it requires a bit more technical knowledge and investment in equipment compared to heat transfer and vinyl cutting, it's still accessible for beginners.

  4. Screen Printing with Plastisol Transfers : This method combines the benefits of screen printing with the convenience of heat transfers. Designs are screen printed onto transfer paper using plastisol ink and then heat-pressed onto the T-shirt. It requires some understanding of screen printing techniques but is achievable for beginners with practice.

  5. Sublimation Printing : Sublimation printing involves printing a design onto special sublimation paper using sublimation ink and then heat-transferring it onto the T-shirt. While it offers vibrant and long-lasting prints, it requires specific materials and equipment, making it slightly more complex for beginners.

  6. Screen Printing : Screen printing, also known as silk screening involves creating a stencil on a mesh screen and using it to transfer ink onto the T-shirt. It's a versatile method suitable for various designs but requires screen-printed products, setup, and technique than the other methods listed, making it more challenging for beginners.

Print Your Own T-Shirt

Step 2: How to Order a Custom Mother's Day T-Shirt

Designing and printing your own custom t-shirt is easy! 

Here are a few ways to get started:

  • Amazon & Etsy: Search for "custom t-shirt" on either Amazon or Etsy to find a variety of sellers and design options.
  • Specialty Sites: Companies like Zazzle, CafePress, and CustomInk specialize in custom t-shirt printing.
  • Design with Canva: Create your design directly in Canva. They even offer printing services! Check out  this video tutorial for help. 

Step 3: Mother's Day T-Shirts Saying Options

Mother's Day T-Shirt for the Amazing Mom

  • "Supermom: Faster than a speeding toddler, stronger than a pile of laundry"
  • "All That I Am, or Hope to Be, I Owe to My Mom"
  • "Best Mom in the Galaxy"
  • "Mom: A title just above Queen."
  • "Mom: Because superhero isn't an official job title"
  • "Mommin' like a boss"
  • "My kids think I'm the bomb [picture of mom]"
  • "Proud member of the hot mess Moms club."
  • "Queen of the Nerf battlefield."
Supermom t-shirt

Mother's Day T-Shirt - Sassy & Sarcastic

  • Mama Bear: Handle with Care"
  • "Mama bear: Protective mode activated."
  • "Mama Llama ain't got time for your drama"
  • "World's Okayest Mom"
  • "Tired as a mother"
  • "Powered by caffeine and sarcasm"
  • "Powered by caffeine and chaos"
  • "Professional eye-roller"
  • "I'm not bossy, I just have better ideas... according to my kids"
  • If at first you don't succeed...try doing it the way Mom told you."
  • May contain traces of coffee and sarcasm"
Mama Bear t-shirt saying

Mother's Day T-Shirt - Mom Life Shirt

  • "I survived the toddler years. What's your superpower?"
  • "Livin' on a prayer...and a whole lot of Bluey songs".
  • "I've seen this movie more times than I've brushed my teeth."
  • "Sorry for what I said when I needed my boys to find their shoes"
  • "I speak fluent toddler"
  • "I think in cartoon catchphrases."
  • "Mom hair, don't care: The Struggle is Real"
  • "Mom brain is real. Trust me, I lost my keys in the fridge"
  • "Raising kids: Easy, said no mom ever"
  • "My house is clean enough to be healthy, and dirty enough to be happy"
  • "Motherhood: the most rewarding job I'll ever complain about"
  • "The snuggle is real"
  • "Chaos Coordinator: Mom Edition"
  • "Coffee, because toddler wrangling is not a job for the weak"
  • "I run a tight ship...if you consider a floating pile of laundry a ship."
  • "If you need me, I'll be on mute."
  • "Master negotiator of bedtime and fashion choices."
  • "Messy bun, getting stuff done, mom life"
  • "Mom, Mommy, Mama, Mother: All the titles"
Mom life t-shirt

Mother's Day T-Shirt - Heartfelt & Sentimental

  • "Blessed beyond measure with my wild and wonderful boys"
  • "Home is where Mom is"
  • "I love my boys more than I love sleep (most days)"
  • "The snuggles are worth the struggles"
  • "Raising my tribe of future world-changers."
  • "Blessed with a heart full of rainbows and butterflies"
  • "If you think my hands are full, you should see my heart."
Home is where Mom is

Mother's Day T-Shirt - Funny T-Shirt Playful & Quirky

  • "Fueled by coffee and dry shampoo"
  • "Namast'ay in bed"
  • "Sometimes motherhood feels like an unscripted sitcom."
  • "My spirit animal is a sloth"
  • "I make mom jokes"
  • "Mom: Definition - Superwoman with stretch marks"
  • "My house is a fairytale, and I'm the queen."
  • "My house is a glitter bomb, and I wouldn't have it any other way."
  • "Scrunchie mom: Messy buns, comfy clothes, and a whole lot of fun."
  • "Winging it: Motherhood edition"
  • "My house isn't messy, it's a hands-on learning experience."
Mom with her customer mother

Mother's Day T-Shirt - Cute Mom shirt with Focus on Kids Interests

  • "My brain is now 80% cartoon theme songs"
  • "The only lyrics I know are from Daniel Tiger"
  • "Traded hip hop for kiddie jams, and I'm not mad about it"
  • "My mixtape is now just the Moana soundtrack on repeat
  • "Expert in fort building and campfire stories."
  • "Professional boo-boo kisser and Lego rescuer." 
Mom with her customer mother

Mother's Day T-Shirt - Changes from Before Kids to Motherhood

  • "My idea of a relaxing evening went from spa days to hiding in the bathroom for 5 minutes of peace"
  • "My Netflix recommendations have gone from thrillers to talking animals"
  • "My weekends went from concerts to the same movie on loop"
  • "Traded clubbing for movie nights on repeat"
  • "My fashion sense went from trendy outfits to stain-resistant leggings."
  • “Gone are the days of club bangers. Hello, endless Cocomelon remixes”
  • “Judging my past self for not appreciating the silence”
  • “Traded designed bags for a Paw Patrol backpack”.
  • "I traded my heels for sneakers, and I"m okay with that."
  • "I used to have hobbies. Now I have a favorite cartoon."
  • "My alone time went from peaceful solitude to locking myself in the pantry to eat a snack."
  • "My arguments went from politics to which vegetable is shaped like a tree."
  • "My backyard is a jungle gym."
  • "My concept of 'me time' went from a leisurely stroll to 3 minutes of uninterrupted silence."
  • "My Google searches went from 'best brunch spots' to 'how to remove crayon from walls'."
  • "My idea of pampering went from massages to finding a matching pair of socks."
  • "My inner monologue is now the Peppa Pig theme song."
  • "My internal soundtrack is permanently set to Bluey."
  • "My Pinterest boards went from home décor to DIY slime recipes."
  • "My playlist went from Beyoncé to Baby Shark."
  • "My reading list went from murder mysteries to potty training books."
  • "My self-care routine went from bubble baths to speed showers."
  • "My playlist went from 'Single Ladies' to 'Five Little Monkeys.'
  • "My small talk went from world events to bodily functions."
  • "My vocabulary now includes words like 'Pawsome' and 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious'."
  • "My vocabulary went from sophisticated to 'yummy' and 'boo-boo'."
  • "My weekend plans went from music festivals to playdates at the park."
  • "Traded cocktails for endless viewings of Moana."
  • "Traded date nights for Frozen singalongs."
  • "Traded gourmet meals for knowing the entire Toy Story script."
  • "Traded sleeping in for becoming a Trolls expert." 
Mom with her customer mother

Mother's Day T-Shirt - Girl Moms

  • "Girl Mom: Fueled by coffee and hair bows"
  • "Raising girls: Where the love is fierce and the adventures are endless"
  • "I'm not covered in glitter, it's called 'girl mom magic'"
  • "Teaching my daughters they can change the world"
  • "Expert in tea parties, princess etiquette, and the occasional meltdown"
  • "Raising a girl squad that will take over the world"
  • "Girl mom: Where the love never ends and the hugs are extra tight."
  • "Livin' that #girlmom life"
  • "My coffee is strong, but my girls are stronger."
  • "My house is full of giggles, hair ties, and a whole lot of love."
  • "Professional hair stylist and accessory coordinator."
  • "Queen of my girl gang."
  • "Raising a tribe of strong, kind, and unstoppable sisters."
  • "Raising girls: Less dirt, more glitter."
  • "Raising girls: Where the mess is sparkly and the memories are priceless."
  • "Raising strong girls who will change the world."
  • "Raising wildflowers in a world of roses"
  • "Sisterhood: It's the best kind of girl gang."
  • "Sugar and spice and everything nice... that's what my girls are made of."
  • Warning: May contain traces of glitter, sass, and girl power."
Girl Mom

Mother's Day T-Shirt - Boy Moms

  • "Boy Mom: Where the love is loud and hugs are plentiful"
  • "Mom of Boys: Building character one tantrum at a time"
  • "Warning: I probably stepped on a Lego earlier today"
  • "Expert in dinosaurs, bugs, and all things gross"
  • "I run a boy band...and by that, I mean I have multiple sons"
  • "Yes, they're all mine"
  • "Raising adventurers: Always muddy, always smiling"
  • "Mom of Boys: Built Tough"
  • "Who needs a gym when you're a boy mom?"
  • "Mom of Boys: Where the wild things are."
  • "Messy house, messy hair, messy boys... but a whole lot of love."
  • "Mud, bugs, and bruises... it's a boy thing."
  • "My laundry pile is a testament to my amazing sons."
  • "Raising boys: It's an extreme sport."
  • "Surviving boyhood, one messy adventure at a time."
  • "Who needs a gym when you're a boy mom?"
Boy Mom

Mother's Day T-Shirt - General Motherhood

  • "Caution: Mom at Work"
  • "Allergic to clean houses and silence"
  • "Mom: The woman, the myth, the legend"
  • "Motherhood: Powered by Love,Sustained by Coffee"
  • "I run on caffeine, chaos, and cuss words"
  • "Caution: May spontaneously start talking about my kids."
  • "I'm not a regular mom, I'm a cool mom...with a minivan"
  • I'm not old, I'm a mom jeans"
Mom - the woman, the myth, the legend

While these custom t-shirts make a perfect Mother's Day gift t-shirt, they're also a great choice for other celebrations or special occasions throughout the year – Valentine's Day, birthday gift, baby shower gift, or Christmas gift!

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