55 Best Mother’s Day Gifts Mom Will Adore

This year, think outside the flower box with our top creative Mother’s Day gifts. It doesn’t have to be expensive or labor-intensive to give Mom a specially-made gift. After all, the sweetest gifts are those made by you. So create something that makes her heart flutter with joy and lets her know how much you appreciate her.Make her feel extra special this year with one of these Mother’s Day gift ideas—she deserves it! For even more ideas, check out our personalized gifts for mom.

Check out our collection of creative Mother’s Day gift ideas and easily find the perfect gift for Mom. From photo blankets to hairpieces to jewelry, these unique items make for creative Mother’s Day gifts that are filled with love and thoughtfulness.

1. Decorative Wall Art for Mom

decorative wall art perfect for moathers day Make for wall art your mom’s special day with a favorite family photo. Include an inspirational quote from one of her favorite movies, books or songs. She’ll love hanging this in her living room, her bedroom or some other special place in the house.

2. Photo Necklace

photo necklace perfect for mothers day gift The best Mother’s Day gifts are ones with a personal touch. Place a special photo in a necklace for a keepsake that will last a lifetime. She’ll enjoy tucking this close to her heart every day, especially on birthdays, anniversaries and holidays.

3. Hallway Rug

hallway rug pefect for mothers day gift Braid together colorful strands of scrap fabric for a creative Mother’s Day gift idea. Perfect for jazzing up a sitting room or hallway entry area, this DIY rug will brighten up the room and her life!

4. Garden Stone for Mother’s Day

garden stone perfect for mothers day gift Add a lovely touch to Mom’s vegetable or flower garden with a personalized garden stone. Include an inspirational message or quote so she thinks of you every time she sees it. Choose from a heart- or oval-shaped garden stone to match Mom’s personal style.

5. Giant Backyard Games

giant backyard games for mothers day gifts Using 2×4 boards and colored paints, create a giant block game for Mother’s Day for festive backyard games. Moms will enjoy playing with you and the whole family in spring, summer and fall. She might even host a game night with friends to enjoy this exciting twist on a long-time favorite.

6. Art from the Heart

art from the heart perfect for mothers day Customize a wood frame and add a photo of you and Mom—or one of the whole family. With a quote, inspirational message or favorite song lyric, Mom will love displaying the frame in her office or at home.

7. Salt and Pepper

salt and pepper set perfect for mothers day Add a dash of love to your Mother’s Day celebrations. Decorate salt and pepper shakers with simple etched designs. Mom can use them every evening at dinner or for special occasions when she hosts guests.

8. Silhouette Art

silhouette art Create silhouettes of children or grandchildren and frame them in wood with tips from Activity Village. Mom will have new home decor and an easy way to think of you. From small to large silhouettes, Mom will definitely find a special place in her home to hang these.

9. Bring Fun to Dinner

bring fun to dinner for mothers day gift Select Mom’s favorite photos and design a table runner for holidays, dinner parties or everyday use. Mom will appreciate how her newest decoration keeps her dining room full of life and love.

10. Citrus Extracts

citrus extracts for baking for mothers day Peel lemons and oranges for mixing your own citrus extracts. Mom will appreciate the fresh taste she can add to her cooking and baking.

11. Sweet Sips Coffee Mug for Mother’s Day

sweet sips for perfect mothers day gift Give Mom a gift she can use every day: a personalized tea or coffee mug. She can start her day remembering favorite family moments—like a spring break vacation or snowshoeing excursion. Even on the busiest days, she’ll have a moment to relax and sip her favorite drink. Explore our whole collection to make fun personalized gifts for mom.

12. Naturally Sweet

naturally sweet honey perfect for mothers day gift Be a sweetheart and gift your mom natural honey she will love to use for her cooking and drinks. She’ll savor the fresh taste and enjoy the health benefits. Add a shaped design or lettering to the jars for a decorative touch.

13. Family Canvas

family canvas perfect for mothers day gift Create a classic and personalized work of art with an elegant canvas print. Mom can hang this in her favorite room and always remember the loving family that surrounds her. Consider using childhood photos or black and white prints for a timeless look.

14. Charm Necklace For Mom

charm necklace perfect for mothers dayPersonalized jewelry shows us how to express love and gratitude this Mother’s Day by crafting a simple heart out of clay and stringing it through a necklace chain. You and your Mom’s heart will remain close with this creative Mother’s Day idea.

15. Personalized Serving Tray

personalized serving tray for mothers day Personalize a serving tray for when Mom hosts. She can use it for appetizers, a snack mix or an array of drinks. She’ll be proud to show off the family photos and her creative Mother’s Day gift.

16. Pressed Flowers

pressed flowers great gift for mothers day Gather flowers from local fields and gardens and preserve them for longer enjoyment. Press and preserve the flowers in a unique arrangement—and gift your Mom beautiful wall art. She can hang your handcrafted piece in her entryway, living room or bedroom.

17. Stay Organized

stay organized perfect gift for mothers day Remind busy moms that they are loved and cared for. With this photo paperweight, she’ll always think of peace and joy, no matter how hectic her desk is. Choose photos that will bring a smile to her face, like those from a holiday celebration or family camping trip.

18. Tea Candles

tea candles perfect for mothers day Find decorative tea cups in your home or at second-hand stores. Your Mom will love the beauty of this creative Mother’s Day gift idea, especially if she’s a tea lover.

19. Chic Yet Functional

chic yet functional perfect for mothers day Design a personalized canvas pouch for Mom’s jewelry, school supplies or charging cords. Match her style with colors to go with any outfit or purse. She’ll love being both stylish and organized.

20. String Art

string art perfect for mothers day Use a string and different cut outs to design a shapes that has meaning to your Mom—like a heart, animal or home state. She’ll notice the extra thought and care you put into this work of art. She’ll probably be impressed with your creative skills, too!

21. Emergency Kit

emergency kit for the perfect mothers day gift Make up for all the times you gave your mom a headache. Fill a canning jar with Advil, chapstick and other tiny favorites like breath mints and nail polish. She’ll get a kick out of this gift idea and find herself using it all year long!

22. Smartphone Case

smartphone case for the perfect mothers day gift Add personal flair to her phone case so she’ll carry her favorite people and moments around with her all day. Design a phone case just for Mom with family photos from vacations, everyday outings or holidays.

23. Lovely Reminders

lovely reminders for the perfect mothers day gift The best Mother’s Day gifts come from the heart. Sew tiny felt hearts your Mom can take with her wherever she goes—or leave them in the jar for decoration and a reminder of how deeply she’s loved.

24. Reusable Bags

reusable bags for the perfect mothers day gift Go green by gifting Mom reusable shopping bags—perfect for groceries, shopping at the farmer’s market or carrying items to work. With a personalized look, she can be reminded of your love even on the busiest of days.

25. Bedazzled Barrette

bedazzled barrette for the perfect mothers day gift Bedazzle a hair comb, barrette or headband for your mom to pull her hair back in style. She’ll be extra proud to show off your gift every time she wears it. Add a touch of style and flare to your mom’s style and outfits.

26. Go Fish

go fish for the perfect mothers day gift Does your mom love playing a round of cards? Jazz up family game night with a personalized deck, including photos from family vacations, outdoor excursions and cozy nights at home.

27. Family Recipe Collection

family recipe collection great gift for mothers day Gather the best recipes from family and friends or draw on your own cooking know-how. Gift your mom an easy-to-use recipe ring. This will be a great item to pass down from generation to generation to remember you mom’s best recipes.

28. Styling Outdoors

styling outdoors perfect gift for mothers day Spice up Mom’s deck or patio with customized outdoor pillows. Choose a family photo from a trip or summer celebration to bring extra fun to her spring and summer days.

29. For the Pet-Lover

for the pet-lover perfect gift for pet moms These Mother’s Day gift ideas perfect for pet moms! Use key rings and leather to make unique tags for dogs, cats or bunnies. She’ll love how personal and classy these look.

30. Homemade Soap

homemade soap perfect for mothers day gifts Stir up a batch of homemade soap and tie it with gift wrap your mom will love. Relaxing scents, like lavender or vanilla, will make your mom appreciate you even more (especially at the end of a long day!)

31. Clever T-Shirt

clever t-shirt perfect for mothers day gifts Get creative and design your Mom a catchy t-shirt. Pick her favorite phrase or quote she’ll be excited to wear. You can also try this on a sleeveless or long-sleeve shirt.

32. Morning Surprise

morning surprise perfect for mothers day gift Have your mom brighten her mornings with a basket of the best items, like a newspaper subscription, fresh coffee grounds and a mug. She can start her days knowing how much you care.

33. DIY Clock

diy clock perfect for mothers day gifts Make a personalized clock from the map of your mom’s hometown or current neighborhood. Even when she’s running late, Mom will always think of you when she checks the time.

34. For Keepsakes

for keepsakes perfect for mothers day gifts Give Mom a heartfelt reminder of your love with this idea. Decorate a jewelry or keepsake box where your mom can store all of her special belongings, like rings, mementos, heirlooms and travel souvenirs.

35. Bookends for the Bookworm

bookends for the bookworm perfect for mothers day An ultimate choice for a book lover, stylish bookends make for fun and useful Mother’s Day gifts. Find an old telephone and recreate a retro look, or go modern with a sleek wood design.

36. Glass Magnets

glass magnets perfect for mothers day Spruce up Mom’s fridge by personalizing your own magnets. Include photos, favorite phrases and bright colors. She will smile every time she hangs a photo or postcard on the refrigerator.

37. Floral Earrings

floral earrings perfect for mothers day gifts Add flare to your mom’s jewelry collection with handcrafted floral earrings. These will make her feel fashionable, giving her something stylish to wear to community events, drinks with the gals or a night on the town.

38. Birthstone Necklace

birthstone necklace perfect for mothers day gifts Make your gift memorable with a birthstone necklace. To show your thoughtfulness, place it in a shape that’s meaningful for her, like a heart, star or her favorite animal.

39. Lift Her Spirits

lift her spirits perfect for mothers day gifts Let Mom know she is treasured each and every day with a personalized photo mouse pad. She’ll think of you often—whether she’s at home or at the office.

40. Gardening Pots

gardening pots perfect for mothers day gifts Paint flower pots with fun designs and share them with your mom this May. She’ll love the personal touch and fresh blooms. You can also paint a canvas for Mom to match your flower pot design.

41. Fresh Herbs

fresh herbs perfect for mothers day gifts Bring fresh herbs, such as rosemary, basil and mint, into your mom’s home. This gift idea will keep on giving as it grows and produces delicious herbs for her to cook with!

42. Pom Pom Bracelet

pom pom bracelet perfect for mothers day gifts When it comes to Mother’s Day creative gift ideas, these pom pom bracelets are at the top of the list. For a mom with a fun personality, adding color to her wardrobe is sure to be a hit. Sample out a few colors before determining the right mix for Mom.

43. Tic-Tac-Toe

tic-tac-toe perfect for mothers day gifts The best Mother’s Day gifts are usually personalized with an extra ingredient of fun. With this tic-tac-toe board your mom will have fun playing with friends and family all year long.

44. Letter Coasters

letter coasters perfect for mothers day gifts Language loving moms will get a kick out of these homemade coasters. Make a word array with her favorite things like lattes or tea, or go more sentimental with words about love, life and family. Crafting tip: find inexpensive Scrabble tiles at second-hand shops.

45. Warm Her Heart

warm her heart personalized gifts for mothers day Keep your mom’s heart and soul warm with a personalized fleece photo blanket. When she curls up, she’ll be reminded of all the love that surrounds her. Perfect for cuddling up on the couch or having a picnic in summer.

46. Baked With Love

baked with love great gifts for mothers day Yum! This Mother’s Day, treat your mom to her favorite homemade cookies. For a special touch, present them in a giftbox or resealable container.  Mom will love not being the one to bake for once.

47. Birdhouse for the Indoors

birdhouse for the indoors perfect for mothers day gifts Charming and useful, these Mother’s Day gift ideas are bound to make her quite excited! Use paints and decorative paper to match these birdhouse key holders to the style of your mom’s home, or consider painting a feeder or birdhouse for outside her window.

48. Artist’s Rendering

artist's rendering perfect for mothers day gift Shows your mom how to pencil a drawing of Mom with personalized card attached. Mom’ll be flattered by her personal portrait and impressed with your artistic skills. She can frame your work or hang it on the fridge after Mother’s Day.

49. Paper Flowers

paper flowers perfect for mothers day gifts Get crafty and create vibrant flowers out of paper or newspaper to make an amazing art piece for your mom. These flowers will stay fresh all year long and can be made in all colors like red, orange, blue and purple.

50. Catch All Tray

catch all tray perfect for mothers day gifts Personalize a catch all tray for Mom to keep her rings, change, keys and more. Add photos from family gatherings, days at the park or other celebrations.

51. Namesake Vase

A personalized vase for a creative Mother's Day gift. This custom glass vase is as elegant as it is useful. Personalize it with your mother’s initials or a meaningful message. And for an extra special touch, fill it with her favorite flowers before you present it to her for Mother’s day.

52. Motherhood Tea Towel

A cute tea towel for hte perfect creative Mothers Day Gift. Tea towels make beautiful decorations as well as practical kitchen essentials, making one the perfect gift for your mother this year. Customize with anything from her favorite family photo to a traditional family recipe.

53. Homemade Sweet Jam

fresh jam and toast as a great homemade mother's day gift Sweet jam tastes as good as it looks when it’s homemade. Pick your mother’s favorite fruits or berries and cook them down into a sweet jam spread, perfect for pairing with toast or her favorite sandwich.

54. Custom Keepsake Box

A cute custom keepsake box for a creative Mothers Day gift. If your Mom is running out of places to keep her jewelry, consider making her a personalized keepsake box. These boxes look beautiful, and keep jewelry safe and contained.

55. Family Love Easel Back Canvas

A cute easel back canvas for a creative Mothers Day Gift. Easel back canvases are perfect for displaying in the living room, bedroom, office, or on any shelf or table. Customize one with your favorite photos of you and your mother for the perfect creative Mother’s Day gift.

If you’re looking for more Mother’s Day inspiration, take a look at some great DIY and Homemade Mother’s Day gift ideas.