21 Affordable Mother's Day Gifts She'll Actually Love

Updated 05/10/18

We're firm believers that parents and caretakers deserve to be acknowledged for all that they do year-round. They certainly have the hardest job in the world, yet it's easy to take what they do for granted. That's why Mother's Day is just one excuse to shower the woman who raised you (and even friends who are raising their own children) with gifts to show how much you appreciate them.

Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to show your gratitude without spending a fortune: Give her the gift of a night of relaxation, a home-cooked meal, or a small item that will make her busy life just a bit easier. Ahead, we've rounded up some unique products that any mom would adore—all under $100. Whether she's a chef, a self-care fanatic, a coffee lover, or anything in between, these affordable Mother's Day gifts are just one way to show you care.

Herbivore Botanicals Coco Rose Luxe Hydration Trio
Herbivore Botanicals Coco Rose Luxe Hydration Trio $39
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Bring the spa to any mom in your life with this hydration trio from Herbivore. The set comes with a coconut oil body polish, a rose hibiscus hydrating face mist, and a coco rose lip conditioner. These rose and coconut products can turn any night into a relaxing retreat.

W/R/F Vase $48
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Take the traditional gift of flowers one step further and deliver an assortment of botanicals in this classic vase. It goes with everything and will give you an excuse to bring flowers around more often.

Made Solid Hand-Shaped Leather Tray
West Elm Made Solid Hand-Shaped Leather Tray $32
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For the mom who loves her jewelry and wouldn't dream of hiding it away in a box, give her one of these neutral leather trays. They'll provide a home for her keepsake pieces and look beautiful with any décor.

Cosmetix Serum 16 Rapid Renewal Serum $80
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Purchase this luxe serum for the mom who takes her skincare seriously. It's one product that works as a hydrating moisturizer, skin toner, acne preventer, and anti-aging serum all in one.

Petrified Wood Cheese Board
West Elm Petrified Wood Cheese Board $63
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For the entertainer, gift this unique petrified wood cheese board. It's sure to garner attention at any gathering thanks to its rustic look.

Greetabl Mother's Day Collection $12
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A one-of-a-kind personalized gift, Greetabl lets you include personal photos and messages along with customizable treats and surprises. It's basically a personalized mini care package that will make any mom smile on Mother's Day.

Ember Ceramic Mug $80
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For a busy mom who doesn't have time to slowly sip and savor her morning coffee, give her this minimalist mug designed to keep her brew at the perfect temperature. The mug can be connected to an app so they can decide how hot they want their drink while going about their morning routine.

Kendra Scott Rose Quartz Large Tumbler Candle $65
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A floral scented candle brightens up any room and one this pretty doubles as decor. This gift may be just the excuse mom needs to draw a bath and have a relaxing moment to herself.

Leif Mayan Artisan Wooden Utensils $22
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These wooden utensils make an affordable Mother's Day gift that doesn't sacrifice on style or function. They're beautifully made and would be appreciated by any home chef. Mix and match the wooden spoons and knives for the perfect present.

Solid Basketweave Throw
West Elm Solid Basketweave Throw $79 $55
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Let this cozy blanket comfort a mom in your life the way she comforts you. It's a simple offering, but it certainly shows you care. She'll think of you every time she wraps herself up in this soft throw.

Poketo I Love You Mom Card $5
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When all else fails, a handwritten card always delivers. It's about the gesture, not the object. Write a personal note about how much you appreciate her to make her day special.

Jayson Home Brass Watering Can $58
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If your mom has a green thumb, encourage her gardening hobby with this classic brass watering can. The sleek design is pretty enough to leave on display.

Anya Kassoff Simply Vibrant $35
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Wrap up a cookbook and plan time to cook a meal together. She'll love the excuse to spend time with you and bond in the kitchen.

Keep Collective Engravable Disc Necklace $34
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A sweet engraved necklace makes a lovely affordable gift for Mother's Day. Pick out a special date or meaningful word to engrave on the pendant. You'll be on her mind every time she wears it.

West Elm Chelsea Barware $14
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If your mom loves mixing up a good cocktail, treat her to her own bartending essentials. This brass barware is just the thing to get her to utilize her mixology skills. Make sure to plan time for a cocktail hour together to test her tools.

Saje Aromaom Ultrasonic Diffuser $90
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For the mom who craves relaxation, consider a sleek diffuser that will transform any room into a spa. Pick up a few essential oils for her to use in her new device to create a calming space wherever she is.

Le Creuset Cafe Stoneware French Press
Le Creuset Cafe Stoneware French Press $95 $68
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Snag this coveted Le Creuset French press coffee maker at a low price for a cheap Mother's Day gift that looks anything but. Any mom who appreciates her morning coffee will love using this French press to make her own artisanal brew every day.

Stitched Travel Carry-All
Anthropologie Stitched Travel Carry-All $68
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Inspire your mom's next great adventure with carryall perfect for keeping her travel essentials safe. It's full of compartments to hold her phone, charger, skincare products, and anything else she might need on her next trip.

Leif Palo Santo Burning Dish Set $38
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Encourage your mom's meditation and mindfulness habit with this palo santo burning dish set. It's a step up from a simple scented candle and will make her home smell like a serene retreat.

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Corkcicle Insulated Stainless Steel Canteen $38
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Any active mom will appreciate this iridescent water bottle from Corkcicle. It will keep her water perfectly chilled during any workout and doubles as a great wine holder for picnics and other outings.

Box Fox New Mom $58
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For the new mom in your life, treat her to this box of products meant for pampering. It comes with belly balm, lavender hand wipes, a candle, and a sweet book all wrapped up in an adorable care package.

Slip(TM) For Beauty Sleep 'Slipsilk(TM)' Pure Silk Sleep Mask
Slip Pure Silk Sleep Mask $45
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Last but not least: If there's one thing that all moms need more of, it's sleep. Give your mom or friend with little ones of her own this silk sleep mask. Moms deserve the world on Mother's Day, but if that's not quite in your budget, any one of these cheap Mother's Day gifts will be just as appreciated. 

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