Mother’s Day Gift Ideas : Find the Perfect Gift for Mom this year

It’s almost my favorite month.  May is pretty good for me.  Between Mother’s Day, my birthday and then just a few days into June is my anniversary, this is my month to sit back, relax and be pampered.  😉  I love putting together these Mother’s Day gift ideas.  It’s a chance for me to gather up some of my favorite things and share them with you.  So here it is, the latest gift guide for Mom. Perfect not only for Mother’s Day gift ideas, but for Christmas gifts, birthday gifts and just because. I have tried to put together a bunch of fun things for everyone, in every price range.  Hopefully you’ll find something that is perfect for your mom (or yourself ;)) here and shopping for mom won’t be a stress.

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I have used this book so much I can’t even begin to tell you how many different times it has moved around the house to make a room look pretty.  And, it’s beautiful on the inside too.  I always have to include something by Rifle Paper Co because her art just makes me happy.  When you take her art and put it on a book…that is a fun gift!

mother's day gift ideas

The imperfect shape and fun colors and designs on these cereal bowls are so fun.  They are pretty to look at and pretty to eat out of.  They come in tons of designs too, so find something your mom will love.  For the baker, these measuring spoons are a work of art.  They come in silver and copper.  If your mom is a cook, then one of these fun spoon rests might be the perfect gift.  I love to use accessories like these in my kitchen to brighten it up and inject a little personality.  Something hand painted is whimsical and fun.  These also come in tons of designs.

mother's day gift ideas

I LOVE magazines.  It’s like a ray of sunshine in my mailbox every month.  I know I can get Kindle editions, but I love the good old fashioned paper copy.  I love to tear pages out of projects that inspire me and mark them up.  HGTV Magazine is always so colorful and fun.  Good Housekeeping is FULL of great ideas every month.  Country Living and BHG are my other favorites.  Light up this yummy dessert smelling candle or this soothing one while you read and you will feel like you have been at the spa after 30 minutes of relaxing.

mother's day gift ideas

I just picked up these earrings last weekend and I have already received so many compliments on them.  They are dainty and sparkly and look great on!

mother's day gift ideas

mother's day gift guide

These shoes are some of my favorites this spring.  They are inexpensive, and often inexpensive shoes aren’t the most comfortable, but these are SUPER comfy!  Like slipper comfy!  There is a lot of padding on the bottom and they are really light.  They add a fun pop of color to my new favorite pair of jeans (that are only $35) and a soft t-shirt.  They come in a few different colors/patterns (like these fun gold ones) and are available as sandals too.

mother's day gift ideas

Can we talk lotion for a minute?  I have never been a huge lotion user because my skin has just never been that dry.  Well, that was until a few years ago.  It seems to be getting progressively drier as I age.  So fun. 😉  Last summer while we were traveling through Europe my skin was suffering.  I hadn’t packed lotion simply because I knew there was no way that I could get three months worth of lotion into a suitcase. 😉  By the time we reached Paris three weeks into our trip I was desperate for something.  I stumbled on a Kiehl’s shop and since I recognized it from home, I stopped in.  (trying to shop for lotion in drugstores when you don’t speak the language isn’t fun…I tried that too! ;))  The cute girl behind the counter recommended this Creme de Corps and it is AMAZING!!  I feel like I am rubbing buttercream frosting on my skin everyday…but it is not greasy at all.  I LOVE it.  So, if mom is into amazing bath and body products, you will want to get this for her!

mother's day gift ideas

This tote and these sunglasses are going to be my summer go-to for all those days at the beach and pool.  I have a fun way to dress this tote up too.  Look out for the DIY in a few days!

mother's day gift ideas

If mom is a photographer or enjoys taking pictures then this will be a favorite gift for sure.  A 50mm f1.8 lens is a great, relatively inexpensive lens that will let you be more creative with your camera.  You can learn how to really use Aperture, which gives you that great blur everyone is always after in portraits of their kids and product shots.

mothers day gift ideas

Still not sure about what to get?  You can never go wrong with a Nordstrom Gift Card!  That fits every size, every style and every budget.  I’ve never been sad when I opened one of these up! 😉

I hope you are feeling inspired by these Mother’s Day gift ideas.  You can check out my other round up here for even more great gift ideas.


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Creative Director at Pink Peppermint Design
Tammy Mitchell is the founder and creative director of lifestyle blog Along with being a homeschooling mom of two kiddos, she is also an in-demand prop and event stylist, photographer, interior and graphic designer. On Pink Peppermint Design, she shares creative DIY projects, easy entertaining and gift ideas, inspiring interiors and events. She lives in Southern California, with her husband and two children.

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1 thought on “Mother’s Day Gift Ideas : Find the Perfect Gift for Mom this year”

  1. Hey Tammy,
    Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful gift ideas for mothers day. I use your gift ideas and send lovely flowers with magazines to my mom. and she liked it so much.


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