The Best Thoughtful Mother's Day Gifts for Every Type of Mom

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Moms deserve to be spoiled every day, but if you're looking for a reason to go all-out, Mother's Day is the perfect excuse. And although she may tell you she just wants to spend some quality time with you, a thoughtful gift in addition to hanging out or talking on the phone certainly doesn't hurt. From stunning bouquets to pretty décor to seriously cozy robes, there are plenty of ways to make sure the mother figure in your life is feeling the love all day long and beyond.

Here, the best Mother's Day gifts.

UrbanStems Double the Juliet Bouquet

Urban Stems Double the Juliet

If you can’t be with Mom on her special day this year, sending her a bouquet of her favorite flowers is the perfect way to show your love from afar. Consider this striking arrangement from UrbanStems, which features a lush combination of delphinium, lisianthus, roses, and asters, forming a vibrant and color-fueled bunch.

If this one isn’t necessarily her vibe, peruse the site for a whole host of stunning options. And with the option of next-day delivery in many cities across the country, you can rest easy knowing that it’ll get to her right on time.

Artifact Uprising Color Series Photo Book

Artifact Uprising Color Series Photo Book

If your mom loves personalized gifts, she'll appreciate this photo book by Artifact Uprising. Their Color Series Photo Book makes it easy to compile her favorite photos into a book she'll cherish for years to come.

You can choose between three varied book sizes and six chic colorways, as well as the option to customize the book's theme and foil-printed title. You can create books individually or create a full set and use different books to tell stories of family vacations or candid moments.   

If your mom’s love of fresh fruits and veggies knows no bounds, what better way to showcase her weekly farmer’s market haul than with a vessel worthy of all that organic goodness? Virginia Sin’s creations always leave little else to be desired, and this clever fruit bowl is no exception. Available in three varied sizes, each bowl comes with subtle variations that make for a truly unique product.

Mejuri Jewelry Box

Jewelry Box

Whether your mom loves organizing or her necklace chains are always tangled, she'll appreciate a jewelry box to keep it all in order. Take Mejuri's Jewelry Box, for example, which pairs style and function with ease.

The minimal design is available in both black and beige leather, which can be monogrammed with up to three letters for a personal touch. There are three compartment trays within the box as well as an anti-tarnish lining, so even the most special pieces will stay in good condition. Plus, the box is complete with a snap closure to ensure everything stays safe and sound, whether it's stored in a drawer or displayed on a dresser.

If anyone deserves a relaxing sanctuary at home, it's the mother figure in your life. And while there are many ways to accomplish that, a diffuser is a good place to start. There are tons of options on the market, but the Aera takes it one step further with adjustable settings, smart-home capabilities, and more that Mom will love.

The Aera is offered in two options—Smart and Touch. Each is hypoallergenic, has adjustable scent strength, and uses Microdrip technology to evenly disperse your chosen aroma throughout the space. Though it's a bit more expensive, the Smart option includes other key features, like compatibility with Amazon Alexa and the ability to monitor fragrance life, amongst others.

Makoto Komatsu Crinkle Bag Vase

Crinkle Bag Vase

If you’re considering fresh flowers this year, pair it with something that she can hold on to after the holiday is over. A stylish vessel is always a good idea, especially if the spot you’re ordering from comes with an ordinary glass version or lacks one altogether. 

Cue the Crinkle Bag Vase, which perfectly pairs the look of a paper shopping bag with a porcelain make-up that's sure to be a conversation piece. The vase looks chic with white flowers, but contrasts nicely with brightly colored florals as well.

Great Jones The Dutchess

The Dutchess

If your mom is known for her iconic family recipes, she'll appreciate The Dutchess by Great Jones. The cast-iron Dutch oven is perfect for everything from roasted chicken to cinnamon buns, guaranteeing your mom will have some fun in the kitchen.

The enameled design is offered in eight colors, from white to cobalt blue to a bubblegum pink, that are sure to liven up any kitchen. The dishwasher-friendly design is oven-safe and can even double as a roasting pan. There's also a 30-day guarantee with free returns, so your mom can give it a proper test run before committing.

Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe

Super Plush Robe

A plush robe qualifies as one of life’s most underrated treasures, and this extra-thick option from Brooklinen promises to evoke a five-star spa-worthy experience. Made from combed long-staple Turkish cotton, she'll feel like she's wrapping herself in luxury each time.

The robe is OEKO-TEX-certified and thoughtfully designed with cuffed edges and deep pockets. It's also offered in four colors—white, smoke, graphite, and ocean—each of which will stun even when they're hanging in the bathroom.

Silk + Sonder Wellness Journal Subscription

Journal

There's nothing quite like the gift of me-time, and thanks to Silk + Sonder, you can gift your mom just that. The wellness journal subscription service will guide your mom through moments of reflection and inspiration with each use.

The journals are offered as either a monthly or three-month subscription, as well as annual. Each one features gorgeous floral designs on the cover. The journals include a framework for productivity, journaling, and more, so the lucky recipient is sure to feel recharged.

Galison Gray Malin Italy Double-Sided 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Italy Puzzle

If a trip to Italy is a bit out of your price range, this Gray Malin puzzle is the next best thing. The 500-piece puzzle is double-sided and features two Italian beach scenes that'll transport your mom straight to her dream vacation. It even arrives in a giftable box, so all you have to do is write your mom a sweet note to go with it and you're all set.

Mackenzie-Childs Morning Glory Gardening Tool Set

Gardening Tool Set

Whether your mom is a seasoned gardener or is just getting started, she'll need a good set of tools for planting. And if you thought gardening tools can't be stylish, think again—this three-piece set by Mackenzie-Childs pairs beautiful design with functionality for a set your mom will be excited to use each time.

The set includes a cultivator, trowel, and shears, each of which is made of metal and features a floral decal. It's pretty enough to display but will also make it easier to find if they're put in storage when the season's over.

For the mom with a green thumb (or simply a fan of all things fresh), a personal greenhouse is the ultimate gift. And since it'll be on display in her home, it should be stylish, too. Take ēdn's SmallGarden, which pairs a minimal wood base with gardening capabilities that'll grow the ultimate mini garden.

The SmallGarden features automated LED lighting and can be monitored by the ēdn app, so it's easy to tell when the garden needs more water. All mom has to do is pop in the complementary Basil Seedpods and let the garden do the growing.

Breville Bambino Plus Espresso Machine

Breville Bambino Plus Espresso Machine

Fuel mom’s coffee habit with an espresso maker that can stand up to daily use and produce a solid brew while it’s at it. Breville’s Bambino Plus is small but mighty, and it certainly won’t feel like an eyesore living out on the countertop year-round. Its unique brewing methods result in a rich yet balanced flavor that is sure to rival even her favorite neighborhood spot. Pair this with a bag of freshly roasted coffee beans for good measure.

EMU Australia Mayberry Rainbow Slippers

EMU Australia Mayberry Rainbow Slippers

If your mom's slippers could use an upgrade, consider a pair that gives cozy and cool a whole new meaning. Made from seriously soft Merino wool and presented in an earthy palette inspired by the sunrise and sunset, these EMU Australia rainbow slippers are pretty much what we imagine walking on a cloud would feel like. With shearling wool up top and a sleek rubber sole on the bottom, these one-of-a-kind slip-ons will be her new favorite.

Godly Gorgeous Happy Illustration Notepad

GodlyGorgeous Happy Illustration Notepad

From compiling shopping lists to jotting down random thoughts and tidbits, notepads always come in handy. Often overlooked and relatively underrated, they make for a thoughtful gift that is sure to be appreciated. This beautifully illustrated and handmade notepad found on Etsy is an example of one that is primed to elevate even the most mundane of to-do lists. Pair it with cheeky pens or pencils and a sleek desk tray to totally revamp Mom's office space.

Terrain Tineke Ruby Ficus

Terrain Tineke Ruby Ficus

This year’s “It” plant is undoubtedly the ruby ficus. Like the burgundy rubber tree plant, which is a close cousin, this one features the same shape and form but with one key difference—its variegated character boasts soft blush details for a truly captivating finish. 

The plant’s unique blend of pink, white, and green foliage is what gives it its distinctive edge, while its relatively easy-to-care-for nature means Mom won’t have to worry about keeping it alive. Pair it with an equally chic planter to really make this one stand out.

For those days when your hair feels like it needs a little extra TLC, Crown Affair is there to the rescue. This box set comes with all of the essentials Mom needs to kickstart her haircare ritual, including the DTC brand’s Insta-famous microfiber towel, which significantly reduces drying time post-shower. Along with it, you’ll find hair oil, a hand-carved comb made in Switzerland, a silk scrunchie, a brush (you can choose from three varied finishes), and an hourglass timer, which is meant to remind her to take her time.

Even Keel Expedition Set: Bath

Even Keel Expedition Set: Bath

Bath time just got a major upgrade courtesy of Even Keel’s all-natural bath fizzies. These travel-friendly bath bombs, which can also double as shower steamers, come with six aromatherapeutic blends made from essential oils. Naturally colored with Moroccan red clay and French rose clay and topped with botanical accents, they are just as effective in stimulating R&R as they are visually pleasing. To top it all off, each set is beautifully packaged and so delightfully fragrant, Mom won’t be able to resist. 

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Anna Kocharian is a freelance design and lifestyle writer. She believes that the best gifts are always the ones that people want, not need, and that you can never go wrong with a really dramatic bouquet of fresh flowers.

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