Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

30+ Mother’s Day gift ideas for moms and grandmothers for all budgets in sentimental, beauty, home, and creative gifts.

True story: I was born on Mother’s Day, so each year, I like to wink at my mom and say, “You’re welcome.” Totally tongue in cheek, I swear. 😉

After a collective 34 hours of labor between these two girlies, I have an entirely new appreciation for my mother.

I pulled together over 30 Mother’s Day gift ideas ideas in this gift guide with of some of my favorite things I already own and love (or have gifted before) + gift ideas I’ve love to receive myself.

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I Asked Thousands of Moms What They Really Wanted for Mother’s Day

Last week, I asked thousands of moms in our Instagram stories, “What was the best Mother’s Day gift you ever received?” and “What is the number one thing you would love to receive for Mother’s Day?”

These were some of the answers:

  • “I just want time with my mom doing things we love for a day without interruptions.”
  • “A hotel stay away from my kids!”
  • “Now that I’m older and my kids are busy, I just really want time with them to hang out with me.”
  • “A house cleaning service!”
  • “I want no chores, no cooking, just watching TV with lots of snacks and takeout.”
  • “A spa day fully paid and planned!”
  • “New patio furniture!”
  • “An uninterrupted day by the pool.”
  • “A necklace with my kids’ birthstones.”
  • “Homemade breakfast and a trip to the nursery to plan my spring/summer annuals with the family.”
  • “I’d just love professional family photos without any complaints.”
  • “My college aged son gave me a painting class that we did together.”
  • “My young adult kids made me a spread of scones, tea sandwiches, tea, and silly hats!”

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Waffle Robe | Countertime Skincare Regimen Set | Vanity Planet Ionic Facial Steamer | Custom Portrait Pencil Sketch | Artkive Keepsake Art Book | Personalized Family Photo Book | Custom Birth Flower Necklace | Personalized Design Your Own Ring Stack | Soft Waffle Blanket | Tea Forte Fleur Sampler Box | Godiva Patisserie Truffles | Victoria Picture Frame | Brushed Gold WiFi Digital Photo Frame | Floret Farm’s A Year in Flowers Book | Gardener’s Harvest Basket | Plant of the Month Subscription

Waffle Robe – This robe is so soft, lightweight, and absorbent + a great price!

Countertime Skincare Regiment Set – By far my absolute favorite skincare set for firming and brightening.

Vanity Planet Ionic Facial Steamer – Like having access to a facial any time you want right at home. Add lavender essential oils for a boost.

Custom Portrait Pencil Sketch – Turn any photo into a pencil sketch! I love this idea for grandmothers too.

Artkive Keepsake Art Book – If you have an overflowing art pile from the stack of finger painting projects your kiddos bring home from school, this service consolidates all of them into one neat book.

Custom Birth Flower Necklace – Robert gave me this necklace last year of our girls’ birth month flowers, and I wear it nearly every day!

Personalized Ring Stack – I love the flexibility for customizations on this set as a thoughtful gift. Engrave kids’ names, add symbols, and suit it to your personal style.

Soft Waffle Blanket – Our family loves this soft, lightweight blanket so much that I had to buy a second one. It’s perfect for spring/summer!

Tea Forte Fleur Sampler Box – If your mom loves having tea parties, this is the perfect sampler to use with it.

Godiva Patisserie Truffles – Hands down the best box of chocolates ever!

Victoria Picture Frame – One of the most beautiful picture frames I’ve ever seen! Include a beloved family photo or a gift certificate to a local family portrait photographer.

Brushed Gold WiFi Digital Photo Frame – I love that this digital frame is a little “fancier” with its gold finish. Perfect for mom or grandma who have way too many photos to frame.

Floret Farm’s A Year in Flowers Book – This gorgeous book is filled with beautiful flower arranging ideas, perfect for any moms who enjoy flower gardening.

Gardener’s Harvest Basket – I gave this to my vegetable gardening enthusiast dad for Father’s Day last year and he loves it! By far the most useful gift for a gardener.

Plant of the Months Subscription – For any mom with a green thumb who loves live plants in her home, this subscription keeps the gift going for 3, 6, or 12 months.

Mother's Day Gift Ideas gift guide

Cool Night Pajama Set | Wooden Breakfast Tray | Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker | Paint By Numbers Kit Flower Art | Nikon D5600 Camera | Calligraphy Starter Kit | 4-Piece Outdoor Chat Set | Extra Large Beach Blanket | Oversized Personalized Straw Beach Tote | Ralph Lauren Tortoise Sunglasses | Delsey Paris Hardside Luggage | Bartesian Cocktail and Margarita Machine | StubHub Concert & Theater Tickets | Recipe Card Tin | Handwritten Letter Transfer

Cool Nights Pajama Set – The best comfy pajamas for warmer months.

Wooden Breakfast Tray – Deliver this one with a homemade breakfast on it, of course. 😉

Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker – Perfect for the coffee lover right before summer hits.

Paint By Numbers Kit Flower Art – Love this one for any creative moms that is so beautiful in the end it’s worthy to hang on the wall.

Nikon D5600 Camera – One of the best gifts I ever received was my first DSLR camera as a wedding gift that allowed me years later to take professional quality photos of my kids. This one is a great beginner model of the mirrorless version.

Calligraphy Starter Kit – There’s something stress relieving about the art of calligraphy. It’s like adult coloring books on steroids.

4-Piece Outdoor Chat Set – This patio furniture is SO GOOD and the price is even better.

Beach Blanket – For moms who desperately just need a day off relaxing on the beach.

Personalized Straw Beach Tote – Or maybe mom needs a new beach bag for pool days? Let her break it in with a day off duty poolside.

Tortoise Sunglasses – The cutest vintage meets modern sunglasses that work on all face shapes.

Delsey Paris Hardside Luggage – I bought this luggage last year and am still totally in love! It feels so high end.

Bartesian Cocktail and Margarita Machine – I’ve had this on my wishlist for 3 years… maybe this is the year. 😉 It’s like a Keurig for cocktails.

StubHub Concert & Theater Tickets | I’ve gifted Broadway tour tickets to my mom in the past, and it was the absolute best (that I got to enjoy with her).

Recipe Card Tin – My mom wrote all of my favorite dishes she cooks in a cookbook. This tin would be the perfect way to gift favorite family recipes too. Having them in handwriting to treasure forever makes it even better.

Handwritten Letter Transfer – The perfect gift to remember mothers who have passed.

More Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Do you have any other Mother’s Day gift ideas you would add to the list? Or a favorite gift you received in the past?


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  1. I’ve got a Mother’s Day suggestion that I gave my mother that we really enjoyed, plus the pleasure was mine as well 🙂
    She is very creative, and always had a beautiful home. I bought tickets and took her to a decorator show House in a town nearby. We went through the Showhouse then had lunch in the Tea Room on site. I will admit on Mother’s Day it was just a card with the intention written out, it was later in the summer when the Showhouse actually occurred. The anticipation was fun, too. That was a great present, and she and I enjoyed talking about what we had seen that day, and we talk about the memory of it still.

  2. Mostly, the gifts seem to be spending time with the mothers!!! This is good because we can never give our mothers enough time once were are older (or younger) to pay them back for all that they have done for us!!!