Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2021

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It’s almost time to celebrate the best mom in the world, your mom! This year, show your mother how much she means to you by giving her the gift she deserves and would actually want. Skip the flowers and scroll on for the best Mother’s Day gift ideas of 2021, including custom jewelry, bath soaks, home spa day, and handwritten letters.

Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

If You Want To Buy Something For Mom

Buying your mom a gift for Mother’s Day can be just as heartfelt as making something for her. If you don’t have the time (or skills) to make cards and other crafts for Mother’s Day, finding the right gift is the key. Consider what your mom enjoys or needs. Here are some gifts to buy for Mother’s Day


Whether she loves succulents or orchids—if your mom is a plant lover, you can never go wrong with plants. The plants are sure to liven up any space, and it serves as a nice reminder of your appreciation.

Her Signature Lipstick Shade

This one is a little tricky, but if you can manage to sneak into her make-up bag, getting her favorite lipstick shade is surely a gift she’ll appreciate. If you really don’t know her favorite shade, buy her any shade you think will look good on her.

Neck Massager

Moms go through a lot of stress. You can make up for the stress you may have caused her while growing up by giving her a neck massager. This will help her relax any time she needs it.

Personalized Jewelry

Personalized jewelry is all the rage nowadays. There are jewelry with personalized etching, letters, birth flowers, or birthstones. Giving her a personalized piece of jewelry is a matter of choosing what type of jewelry she likes to wear.

Matching Pajamas

A fun, unexpected gift is matching pajamas or a matching shirt for you and your mom. You can include your siblings, too, if you have any. Wear your matching clothes on Mother’s Day and watch your favorite movies together or go shopping together.

Custom Family PortraitIf you want to make your gift more personal, you can commission an artist to create a custom family portrait and have it framed. It will be a unique addition to your mom’s display at home.

Skincare Set

Another great idea is a custom skincare set. Include her favorite moisturizers and lotions, plus the Bath Salts Sampler Pack. If your mom loves baths, you could build your own gift set of the best bath soaks from Better Bath Better Body. If she hasn’t discovered the joy that comes with bath soaks, perhaps it’s time for you to introduce it to her.

If You Want To Make Something For Mom

If you’re feeling crafty or simply want to make something personal for your mom this Mother’s Day, why not make her something that would remind her of the family and of your love for each other.

Framed Collage Or Scrapbook

Reminisce your sweetest memories with a collage or a scrapbook. Gather your favorite pictures and arrange them in a fun way that will either make your mom tear up or laugh.

Handwritten Letters

If you’re good with words, why not write her a few letters expressing your love for her or talking about a few memories. You can look up a few Mother’s Day Prompts to inspire you to write. You could ramp up your letters by writing them in fun stationery or storing them in a mason jar.

Create A Perfume

Instead of buying your mom a perfume bottle, why not create a scent especially for her? You could take a class for perfume making or look for a perfume shop that lets you make your own fragrances. Create something that reflects your mom’s personality that she will love.

Bake Or Cook Her Favorite Meal

Bust out your mom’s recipe and bake a cake or cupcakes or make her favorite meal for dinner on her special day. There is nothing more heartwarming than a home cooked meal. Another idea: you could turn this gift into a bonding activity with mom by baking or cooking together (just don’t make her do all the hard work!).

If You Want To Make More Memories

What is better than things but experience? Make new memories with your mom this Mother’s Day. Do something fun or pamper your mom with bath soaks at home. The choice is up to you.

Take Her Shopping

If you have the budget for it, take your mom out shopping and let her splurge. Let her buy things she would not otherwise buy for herself. This is a surefire way to get your mom something she really wants. Plus, shopping with your mom is always fun!

Wine Tasting

Pick out a few bottles at the store and build a charcuterie board with mom’s favorite cheese. Pretend to be (or maybe you are!) wine connoisseurs and share your thoughts about each wine. Wine tasting is a fun way to bond with your mom this Mother’s Day.

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Have A Paint Party

Painting while drinking wine? Painting is a fun activity in itself, but add some wine and music—that’s a killer combination for a chill Mother’s Day night. Paint parties have been popular lately because they are a relaxing way to bond. You can sign up for a paint party class or purchase a painting party kit.

Home Spa Experience

Moms will surely appreciate a day of relaxation on Mother’s Day. Draw her a bath with the Deep Relaxation Bath Soak. For new moms, the Postpartum Sitz Bath Soak will help her achieve total relaxation. It will soothe her body and relax her mind. You could give her a massage after or a mani-pedi. Otherwise, just let her soak and relax on her special day.

There are so many ways to show your mom that you love and appreciate her. Whether you buy her a lipstick, make her dinner, write her letters, or draw her a bath soak—no gift is too simple as long as you pour your heart into it.

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