40+ Amazing Mother’s Day Gifts

Unique and Creative Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day!

Looking for something unique and thoughtfully creative for your Mother? Go no further! We’ve gathered up all of the must-have gifts she is sure to love right here!


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Ah, yes, Mother’s Day. It’s that special day of the whole year where you can really shower Mom with lots of love, attention, affection, and GIFTS. Whether you have the cash to go all out in pampering your Mom or are running a little low on funds this year, but still want to do something incredibly thoughtful… we’ve pulled together this list of thoughtful, unique, and truly AMAZING Mother’s Day Gifts that will make your Mom feel like the million bucks she’s worth! We’ve included…

  • Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
  • Homemade DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
  • Printable Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

So let’s get started, shall we?!




1. Flavor Infuser Water Bottle – Would you like your water with lemon? How about strawberry, orange, blueberry, or watermelon? Anyone can be a mixologist extraordinaire with this flavor-infusing water bottle. Treat your Mom to this flavor infuser water bottle so she can have a refreshing, midday pick-me-up of lemon and mint, or a splash of summertime with strawberries and blueberries. This sleek, glass bottle also cuts the environment a break, reducing our dependence on plastic water bottles. (And, you can add this cute insulated sleeve to make sure you mom’s drinks stay cold all day!)
2. Magnetic Test Tube Flower Vase – This is a unique and very modern flower display for your Mom to have fresh flowers displayed every day. It features two glass test tubes set in a solid wood base. Backed with two strong magnets for display on metal surfaces… which means she can literally have her flowers anywhere in her house!
3. Alex and Ani Bracelets – Heartfelt • Appreciative • Connected. Alex and Ani products are infused with positive energy. Ancients referred to this precious energy as “chi” and “prana,” whereas modern science refers to it as vital force. It is the natural energy that supports life. Inspiring your Mom to live her life to the fullest, you are an important piece of her soul. You give her heart strength and the courage to love without limits. Your life has changed for the better Because She Loves You. All of Alex and Ani bracelets have a meaningful message and are environmental safe products.
4. Birchbox – Searching for the ultimate gift for Mom? Each month, give her a delivery of high-end beauty and lifestyle samples picked just for her. Birchbox is a  monthly delivery of high-end beauty and lifestyle samples from top brands. It’s the best way to discover new products and buy with confidence. Subscriptions range from 3 months to 12 months and pricing ranges from $30 (3 month subscription) to $110 (12 month subscription). Give Mom a fun gift each month that is guaranteed to deliver a smile on her face!
5. Sea Salt Caramel Chews – These sea salt infused caramel chews are rich and buttery and won’t stick to your teeth. They are made in small batches, hand-cut and hand-wrapped in unbleached parchment and boxed in recycled cardboard. If your mom loves a decadent sweet treat, this is a delicious delivery that she will treasure!
6. CLEAN The Best of Summer Set – Does your Mom love the beach? CLEAN Summer Escape instantly transports you to the perfect beach retreat! The light seaside scent is inspired by the relaxed freedom of sunkissed skin, a cloudless sky, and endless blue water. It is a pure, citrusy fragrance that opens with succulent notes of crisp bergamot and mandarin orange intertwined with delicate layers of water lily, beach grass, and white sand. It is something she can use throughout the year and enjoy, thinking of you every time she wears it!


7. NEST Votive Candle Gift Set– Treat that special Mother of yours with this luxury candle votive set created by Nest. Individual votive candles representing top-selling scents, include bamboo, grapefruit, moroccan amber, moss and mint, orange blossom, and wasabi pear.
8. Modern Family Tree – A unique, modern family tree design, perfect for Mother’s Day or framing in your own home! This item includes five generations and up to twenty people. Each bulb includes the person’s name, birth date, death date (if applicable) and place of birth. This is a perfect gift for Mom!
9. Bamboo Herb Growing Kit – Fragrant herbs are a great compliment to any dish and a beautiful focal point to any kitchen. This collection of bamboo herb kits are handmade from all natural materials and come in a variety of four flavors. Choose from four herb flavors including organic basil, organic parsley, organic mint, and lavender. If your Mom loves to cook, this is a wonderful addition to her kitchen!
10. Philosophy “I Think You Are Wonderful” Gift Set– What can be more wonderful than indulging in fresh cream? The moisturizing formulas in this gift set leave skin hydrated, soft and delicately scented with a touch of sweet fresh cream. It’s the perfect gift to let Mom know how wonderful she is by showering her with sweetness.
11. Mother’s Day Necklace – This double pendant necklace OR keychain makes a great personalized gift for Mother or Grandmother.  The main pendant can be personalized with any single name and number or initial in the background. The accent pendant can be personalized with a quote or three children’s names. This is a unique and personalized gift that your Mom is sure to love!
12. Brooks Women’s Adrenaline GTS 14 Running Shoes– The Adrenaline GTS 14 is the creme de la creme of support, cushion, and balance. If your Mom loves to workout, run, or just have amazing support in her shoes, these are the BEST shoes out there! I personally use them, and only them, for all of my cross-training. While they are a little pricey, they last a long time and are definitely worth every penny. (Make her workouts even better with a cutesy headband to keep all her hair out her face!)


13. Flirty Apron – These fashionable aprons are the perfect accessory for every Mother! The stunning prints and cut give the apron a gorgeous-flirty look. So every time she wields a spatula in the kitchen, her clothes will be protected, but she’ll still look fashionable chic.
14. Versace Bright Crystal Absolu Gift Set– Versace introduces Bright Crystal Absolu, the intense version of one of the most beloved jewel-fragrances in the world. If your Mom loves to smell amazing, this gift set is for her! Versace fragrances are never overpowering, but will last all day long.
15. Mother’s Day Plaque – Give Mom {or Grandma} a daily reminder of how truly wonderful she is! This sign can be made to say whatever you would like and is customizable. It is a beautiful addition to any home decor and will serve as a daily reminder of your love for Mom.
16. Bird Family Necklace – This lovely bird family necklace featuring a momma bird and 4 little ones is truly a sweet gift for Mom! Each baby bird is stamped with your choice of letters. You can create a Lovely gift for Mom with all her baby’s initials!
17. Sarabeth’s Kitchen Sampler Gift Box– Sarabeth’s small-batch preserves have been a favorite of discriminating New Yorkers since 1981, and after one taste of this glorious jam you’ll understand why. It captures the delightful flavor of fresh sun-ripened fruit in a jar. Made with real cane sugar and lemon juice for just the right consistency and sweetness. This gift is a sure win for any Mother who enjoys her jams!
18. 22” Bay Laurel Wreath – Why hang the same old wreath year after year when you can hang this beautiful arrangement of bright green bay laurel leaves? One sniff of this aromatic evergreen will show you why the bay laurel tree has become one of California’s most popular varieties, and why bay leaves have been used in gourmet cooking for generations. Send it to Mom this Mother’s Day to brighten her home!





19. Pretty In Pink Gift Basket – Gift baskets are my absolute favorite type of gifts to create for special people.They are both beautiful and personalized, with favorite items that make the gift recipient feel special and loved. Create this ‘Pretty in Pink’ Mother’s Day basket for your Mom and add in all of your very favorite ‘Pink’ things to completely customize it.
20. Honey Lavender Sugar Scrub – Most Mother’s love homemade gifts from their children. Even if their child is 30 years old… it still is a representation of time they spent creating something special for their Mom. This Honey Lavender Sugar Scrub is a wonderful treatment for dry, rough hands, elbows or feet, or an all-over body rub to use in the shower. With Mother’s Day coming up, this would make for the perfect homemade gift for the Mom’s in your life!
21. Mother’s Day Arrangement – Give the gift of a delicious arrangement this Mother’s Day! You can fill this darling arrangement with all of your Mom’s favorite treats, then print off these printables to add a little extra ‘Love’ to her arrangement.
22. Breakfast In A Bag – Surprise Mom with breakfast in bed… quick and easy style. Grab a few items you know your Mom will love and attach the free printable/card, Breakfast In Bed, in this post.  This idea would be fun for a birthday, anniversary, Father’s/Mother’s Day or even for a teacher gift.
23. Brag Book – This Mother’s Day make your Mom something extra special! Make her a ‘Brag Book’ with pictures of all of her grand-babies that she can proudly display and easily show off to all of her friends. If she doesn’t have grandchildren yet, create a Brag Book with pictures of all of her children, from when they are babies until now. It’s a gift that she will keep forever!


24. Doily Canvas Bag – Thankfully everyone seems to be making a switch from plastic to lasting when it comes to shopping bags, so here’s another fun little tutorial on customizing one to make it oh so cute. With Mother’s Day coming up and monograms being pretty popular right now, this makes for the perfect customized gift for Mom that she will actually use! .
25. Monogram Manicure Jar – Who doesn’t just love a manicure!? Now I don’t know about your Mom, but my Mother is into beauty and she enjoys a good pampering. Not in a self-centered way, but I remember ever since I was a little girl that my mother would spend time on her hair and makeup each and every day. I always admired that about her, even more so now that I’m grown and have little ones to take care of! So come holidays, like Mother’s Day, beauty items are at the top of my list to buy her! You can create this darling Manicure Jar just for her and fill it with all the items required to pamper herself! Personalized AND thoughtful!
26. Quick & Easy Gift For Mom – Here is the perfect gift wrap for any small Mother’s Day gift. These are so cute and EASY to put together. I promise you, you have EVERYTHING on hand for these. You can still create a little something homemade for mom, even if it’s just the wrapping!
27. Homemade Poppy Seed Soap – Smooth, fragrant, and ready to pamper your Mom! A small piece of parchment paper and some twine easily cover this soap that your Mother will love. This homemade soap is easy to make and something Mom will enjoy and use.
28. Thumbprint Heart Necklace – Make this darling thumbprint necklace for Mother’s Day! This is a sweet, inexpensive, and unique homemade gift idea for any Mother out there!


29. Mint Lime Foot Soak – Looking for a very simple gift idea? This Mint Lime Foot Soak is the perfect gift for Mom to use this Spring and Summer. It has a wonderful mint and fresh citrus scent that is perfect for tired tootsie and ‘flip flop feet’  in warmer weather.
30. Tin Can Treats – I’m always trying to think of fun ways to supply Mother’s with much needed goodies on Mother’s Day because every Mom needs a secret stash right??  You can customize this tin can and fill it with goodies or trinkets of your choice for your Mom to crack open.
31. Mother’s Day Kisses Jar – Here is a simple and quick gift you can make for the Moms in your life, a Mother’s Day Kisses Jar Gift! Every Mom loves kisses from her kids, this is an even sweeter reminder of those kisses if you don’t live close enough to deliver her kisses on a daily basis!





32. 10 Things I Love About You – This is a darling mini-book you can easily create for your Mom for Mother’s Day all about “10 Things I Love about You.” Just print out the printables and fill them out. Then you can deliver this to your Mom and watch her eyes fill with tears as you express all the things you absolutely love about her. It is the gift that will keep on giving every time she reads it.
33. Mother’s Day Room Service – Your mom deserves the very best! Why not surprise her this Mother’s Day with room service? How about breakfast in bed? Every Mother loves to be pampers on Mother’s Day and this is definitely the way to deliver it!
34. Mother’s Day Interview Printable – This might be the easier (and cutest) Mothers Day gift you can have your little ones make. Just print out both interview printables (My Mother and My Grandma) and have the kids fill them out (or help them) with their answers about Mom and Grandma. Plus, there’s a space at the bottom for them to add a drawing of Mom and Grandma, too. So darling!
35. A Book For Mom – Here is a free printable download to make a book all about Mom or Grandma! Just print, fill it out, then put in a presentation portfolio (purchase in the office section at Walmart). This is a truly heart-warming gift that Mom is going to LOVE.
36. Mommy & Me Date Night Ideas – What a great Mother’s Day idea! Simply grab a small box and print off our “Mommy & Me Date Ideas” printable set to make your own “Mommy & Me Box.”  Then schedule a regular time when you want to have a little Mommy date with each child.  Make a big deal out of it when it’s their turn to pick an idea from the box, and have some fun enjoying the quality one-on-one time. DARLING printables for a Mommy & Me Date Ideas Box.


37. Printable Coupon Book – Hey, Dads and Special Someones! I gotcha covered for the big Mother’s Day. Want to make Mama smile? These printable Mother’s Day coupons can certainly do the trick. They’re easy to dress up… or just put into an envelope and gift with ease.
38. Amazon Gift Card Holder – If your Wife/Mother/Grandmother is a book lover, this is an awesome gift just for Her! If you haven’t come up with something for Mom yet, you’re not alone! This printable gift card holder is kind of silly, but is sure to put a smile on Her face!
39. Hot Momma Magazine Insert – Husbands, this steamy magazine insert is the perfect gift for your wife! Brag about your Hot Wife to the Dating Divas reporter! Get ready to make your ladies weak in the knees! LADIES – we have a tip for you at the end of the post to get your men looking at this. Phew! Is it getting HOT in here?
40. Personalized Photo Bookmarks for Mom – Looking for a unique, personalized gift for Mom this Mother’s Day? We’ve got you covered with a simple, DIY project that’s sure to put a smile on Mom’s face! Create this set of sweet, personalized photo bookmarks that she will absolutely love!
41. 100 Reasons Why I Love You – Simply print out and fill in the blanks in this gorgeous and memorable “100 Reasons Why I Love You” book and deliver it to your Wife/Mother/Grandmother. This is a thoughtful gift that she will enjoy for the years to come. There is something to be said about expressing your love on paper, and this just gives that love a more precious delivery.

We hope you have a fun time putting together a Mother’s Day Gift for the most amazing Mom out there. Feel free to share more of your favorite Mother’s Day Gift Ideas in the comments below so our other readers can share in your creativity!

And check out Courtney’s post for Mother’s Day Room Service and Niki’s post from yesterday with 5 ADORABLE Mother’s Day Cards you print off for free!

About the Author: Kari

I am a very outgoing person that loves spending time with my family and friends. I have a thirst for knowledge, I am completely at home in the kitchen, and my biggest passion in life is snow skiing. I've been married to my sweetheart for 14 years and we have 3 children.

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