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Mother's Day Gift Ideas: 15+ Best Gift Ideas to Show Her How Much You Love


Last updated: Feb 17, 2021

Mother's Day Gift Ideas: 15+ Best Gift Ideas to Show Her How Much You Love

Mother’s Day is around the corner!

In the UK Mother’s Day is Sunday, March the 14th, and in The US it’s May 9th. If you are still stumped for what to get your mom, grandma, stepmom, wife, or even mother-in-law, you’ll need this blog post. 

The post contains the best feel-good Mother's Day gift ideas. There’s every type of mom under the sun, and you gotta love ‘em all.

Share this post with someone who needs help to choose gift ideas for Mother’s Day and more moms around the world will get the love they deserve.

The Most Thoughtful Mother's Day Gifts Ideas with Personal Messages

Every type of mom, no matter what they love or who they are, will appreciate a personal message. You can put it on a mug, pillow, blanket, canvas, and create a personalized gift.

1. Personalized Pillows for Moms Who Love to Relax

She’s always massaging her neck and trying a new stretch. Mom needs to relax, and she’d love a personalized pillow to rest her head. 

pillows - mother day gift ideas

Add a secret funny message or an outrageous line that will make her laugh out loud and it becomes the perfect gift idea for Mother’s Day.

2. Personalized Fleece Blanket for Moms Who Love to Get Cozy

It keeps her warm; it wraps her up warm, and it looks great as home decor. This Mother’s Day, I know your cozy mom would love a comfy throw. Better yet, make it a personalized fleece blanket too, she’ll swoon.

blanket - best mother day gift ideas

3. Personalized T-shirts for Mom Who Love Funny Tees

There are tons of hilarious t-shirts out there for every “mom” type. Imagine what she loves to do and get her a related personalized t-shirt. The more unique, the more she’ll love it.

t shirts - mother day creative gift ideas

Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas to Match every Specific Hobby

There are so many hobbies our moms get up to, from gardening to painting to collecting shells or knitting you a wardrobe, and they all give us great gift ideas on Mother's Day. 

4. Painting Gifts for Moms Who Love Art

You can buy her a set of brushes, fresh paints, or a useful pallet. Perhaps she’s got all of that, so instead get her a set of nice sketch pencils so she can practice her pre-sketches.

painting gift ideas on mother day

You can try an even more exciting idea if your mom loves painting. Get a personalized canvas and use a personal photo or funny moment, put it together with a mini-set of paints, and now she has a personalized paint by numbers gift. Amazing. 

5. Ideal Gift for Moms Who Love Knitting

If your mom loves to knit, get her a nice new canvas to try, new knitting needles, or new yarn and materials. Impress her by finding out what she uses already, and she’ll love that you knew what to buy her.

knitting - creative mother day gift ideas

Get her a pillow or blanket and she could knit a little addition to add a personal touch. Go a touch further and personalize the pillow or blanket so she’ll have one-of-a-kind Mother's Day gift ideas.

6. Gardening Gifts for Moms Who Love Her Natural Space

Even during the wrong time of year, if your mom loves gardening, she’ll love plant and gardening gifts all year round. You can sign her up with a plant gift card or pick out some you know she’ll love.

gardening - cute mother day gift ideas

There is always room for another hanging planter or tall corner tree plant for a gardening-loving mom. She may also like the little potted cacti and succulents, get her a handful so she can brighten up a few spots.

7. Modern Devices for Moms Who Love Tech

If your mom loves new tech, even though she can’t quite get the hang of it, she’d love a new gadget that she has to figure out. Try getting her Bluetooth speaker, or an Amazon Alexa speaker she can have conversations with. And make sure you’re watching when she tries it for some hilarious fun.

speaker - sweet mother day gift ideas

8. Gifts for Moms Who Love Reading

You can get her a book on a subject or style she loves or step it up and buy her a kindle. If she already has one, get her a new cover to protect it or a kindle books subscription gift.

book is a cool mother day gift

9. Blank Journal for Moms Who Love to Write

This is the scribbler is one of the perfect Mother's Day gift ideas for those creative moms who love to write. Get her a blank journal for jotting down ideas, notes, thoughts, experiences, and lists of gratitudes. Write a secret message in the back and middle for her to find later, and you’ll make her smile ear to ear.

blank journal is mother day gift idea

10. Leather-wrapped Journal for Moms Who Love Staying Organized

If your mom has a list of all her lists, which she’s organized into an alphabetic filing system, she’d love a planner. Make it a personalized planner, so it’s a gift idea on Mother's Day that she won’t find for herself, or get a nice leather-wrapped journal with paper that switches out when it’s finished. 

leather journal is a cool gift idea on mother day

11. Kitchen Gifts for Moms Who Love to Cook

If you can imagine your mom dancing around a kitchen, waving a spoon around with the radio on, she’d love a kitchen gift that she’ll always use. An excellent cook loves recipes like a painter likes colors, so she’ll love a unique and fun cookbook. Get her something she wouldn’t know about, like “The Flavour Thesaurus” by Niki Segnit.

kitchen gifts for mother day

If she’s a ‘design-your-own-recipes’ type of woman, try a recipe organizer box. Find a personalized recipe organizer to make it more special with a unique message. 

12. Floral Gifts for Mom Who Love Flowers

Flowers are great, plants are even better. Get your mom an orchid for the best of both worlds and add a little note card that can stay inside the pot, for your mom to re-read.

floral mother day gift ideas

Nice Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Her Beauty

13. Jewelry for Moms Who Love the Fancy

If she loves trying on new jewelry, then get her some new decorative bling. She would love an extra pair of earrings, a cute charm bracelet, or a unique ring to adorn her.

Jewelry  is the best mother day gift ideas

14. Good Gifts for Moms Who Love Lounge

If you could imagine her walking around in a fresh pair of slippers, maybe get her some nice new fluffy ones, and throw in a coffee-table book on a subject she loves.

15. Bathing & Shower Sets for Moms Who Love Baths

You’ve thought about bath bombs, bubble bath soap, and bath salts, so why not combine it all in a new unique bath soak kit? And she’d need a fresh new personalized towel to dry herself off after a relaxing soak. 

bathing gifts for mother day

16. Skin-care Sets for Moms Who Love a Fresh Face

She’s always bright-faced and smiling, and you’ve seen buckets of Oil-of-Olay and various face creams go by in the years. Try getting her a new facial brush or a natural face mask and she’ll feel fresh as a cucumber slice spa.

skin care gifts for mother day

17. Essential Oil Diffuser for Moms Who Love Fresh Scents

If your mom loves new fresh smells and every time you visit there could be a fresh sea breeze smell, lime, and lemon, or any combination of new unfamiliar smells, then she’d love an essential oil diffuser.

essential oil gift ideas on mother day

She’s tried essential oil but never got the hang of it, and an essential oil diffuser is a perfect way to start. If you’re in an extra cute mood, you could get her a personalized pillow or blanket to test her unique smells on. 

Sweet Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Moms Loving Her Home

18. Silky Robe for Moms Who Love Chilling at Home

Get her a soft silky robe to lounge about in, or a warm fluffy one with a hood. She’ll be able to relax after doing all the hard work moms seem to do like magic.

silky robe is the best gifts for mother day

19. Home-decor Items for Mom Who Love the Home

If your mother is the homey type, get her some unique home decor that will perk up her room. Does she love little cacti, potted plants, baby buddha statues, modern art, or dreamcatchers?

home decor - mother day ideas gift

Picture your mom around the house and get a little trinket you think she’ll use to make it even homier.  Try adorable plant candles that look like little plants and light up as gorgeous candles that add pretty lights around the home.

Moms are the Best...

The best way to show mom you love her is to surprise her with something quirky and original that she’ll never expect.

We love the personalized Mother’s Day gift ideas, and we have tons you can choose from. If you’re still not sure what to get her, then go for a simple personalized message she’ll appreciate and remember every time she sees it.

Something as simple as “I love you mom, ‘you're the name’”. 

We hope you’ve got some creative ideas after reading this post and that now you can’t wait for Mother’s Day just to see how happy you’ll make her with the perfect Mother's Day gift ideas. 

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