Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas (a Complete Guide)

The best Mother’s Day gifts are the ones that come from the heart. That’s what my mom has told my brother and I ever since I can remember. This year Mother’s Day 2024 is on Sunday, May 14th which means we still have some time to select a perfect gift. Each remarkable woman in your life has a unique style, taste, and interest, making choosing a gift so fun! After looking at the best-selling Mother’s Day products last year, I’ve found 30 fantastic gift ideas all under $50.

I know how hard it is to stick to a specific budget when shopping for loved ones, especially when it’s a Mother’s Day gift from you, as a daughter. I wish I could spend hundreds on my mom, mother-in-law, and my husband’s grandma (I count her as my own grandma). It’s important to remember the gifts that are handmade or selected with love mean the most. Let’s dive in so that you can find the women in your life something special!

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My Top Picks For Each Type of Mom

Crafty Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Embroidery Starter Kit

  • $16.99 (at the time of blog publication)

Beginners Knitting Kit

  • $35.99 (at the time of blog publication)

Adult Paint-By-Number

  • $22.99 (at the time of blog publication)

Personalized Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Distance Sign

  • $20 (at the time of blog publication)

Necklace

  • $24.99 (at the time of blog publication)
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Personalized Mama T-Shirt

  • $20.49 (at the time of blog publication)

Hard To Buy For Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

woman using map on gray car compartment

Plan a Day-Trip Getaway

  • $ varies (as much/little as you’d like to spend)

Brunch Together

  • $ varies (as much/little as you’d like)
popcorn in ceramic bowl

Plan a Movie Night at Home

  • $ varies (as much/little as you’d like)

New Mom’s Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mama Crewneck

  • $27.99 (at the time of blog publication)

Inspirational Messages Book

  • $17.95 (at the time of blog publication)

Plush Slippers

  • $14.99 – $19.99 (at the time of blog publication)

Grandmas Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Wooden Family Calendar

  • $22.89 (at the time of blog publication)

Family Recipe Keepsake

  • $21.99 (at the time of blog publication)

Luxury Fuzzy Blanket

  • $27.99 (at the time of blog publication)

Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

white book on brown round table

DIY Coffee Table

  • price varies

Handmade Scrapbook Full of Family Memories

  • price varies
person holding a scrapbook
sourdough bread

Homemade Sourdough Bread & Treats

  • price varies

Luxury Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Natural Aromatherapy Shower Steamers

  • $14.97 (at the time of blog publication)

Gua Sha Face Set

  • $9.99 (at the time of blog publication)

Natural At-Home Spa Kit

  • $30.99 (at the time of blog publication)

Travel Lover Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

National Park Scratch-Off Poster

  • $28.14 (at the time of blog publication)

USA State Push Pin Map

  • $29.99 (at the time of blog publication)

Travel Journal

  • $30 (at the time of blog publication)

Outdoor & Nature Loving Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Portable Camping Hammock

  • $39.95 (at the time of blog publication)

Columbia Pullover Sweatshirt

  • $48.99 (at the time of blog publication)

Chaco Hiking Sandals

$48.99 (at the time of blog publication)

Health Lover Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Guided Wellness Journal

  • $29.95 (at the time of publication)

Fitness Tracker

  • $29.99 (at the time of blog publication)
set of cosmetic supplies near decorative leaves in vase on marble shelf

Spa Gift Card

  • Up to $50

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4 Comments

  1. Wow these are wonderful gift 💝 ideals!!
    It’s like thinking out of the box.
    Thank you

    1. Thank you!! It took me quite a long time to write this one, I wanted to find the best gifts and see what moms liked the most last year! Thanks for reading!

  2. Great gift ideals!! Gifts from the heart are the best!!
    I loved getting homemade items from Travis and you when you were small, and still as adults. Some examples when they were little a drawled picture, homemade coupon books, dough ornaments or a cooked meal (toast to mac and cheese didn’t matter). Love receiving homemade gifts for other holidays.
    Last year for Christmas was a homemade knitted blanket and a homemade entryway table, absolutely loved them perfect gifts!!!
    I wouldn’t expect anything different 🙂
    Think from the heart when giving!!