Looking for creative, unique, one-of-a-kind gifts for your mother? Here’s a round-up of the best Mother’s Day gift ideas to make her day extra special.

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Just for the record, these are not your ordinary Mother’s Day gifts.

Not. Even. Close.

These are the most creative and out-of-the-box and one-of-a-kind (and affordable) Mother’s Day gifts that I could find and I’m sharing them now some of these need a little time to order because they are customized to your mom.

And customization is important.

Because here’s the thing.

My mother?

She’s special and wonderful and funny and thoughtful and clever and right 99.9999% of the time.

And I wanted her gift to be just as incredible as she is.

So here’s my list for 2023.

Here are 17 of the best Mother’s Day gifts that I could find that you can order online in time to get there for your mother or sister or friend or someone who is just like a mom to you.

Are you ready?

Let’s go.

Best Mothers Day Gift Ideas

1. This Monogrammed Tote

I just ordered this tote from Etsy.

It’s the perfect bag for the beach or for summer or for groceries or for your mom.

Customize yours here.

2. This robe and nightgown set

I actually just ordered this for myself.

This is the perfect gift for a nana or mother (or for me).

It’s Draper James and you won’t BELIEVE the price.

You can see the set here.

3. This personalized shirt

There’s nothing better than a cute t-shirt.

Wouldn’t this be perfect for a new mama or someone who’s expecting?

You can find it here.



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4. Birth Month Flower Grow Kit

Did you know that every month has a birth flower?

I had no idea.

This is a kit with your mother’s birth month. It comes with the vase and seeds and growing medium and all the info on your mother’s special flower.

You can see the kit here.

5. This mama necklace

This necklace is so dainty SO PRETTY and SO AFFORDABLE.

It’s the perfect gift for a mother and it’s under $20.

You can order yours here.

6. Glass with the birth month flower

Look at these beautiful glasses.

Each one is hand-crafted with a birth month flower.

You can see all the birth month flowers here.

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7. Wood silhouette pendants

These necklaces are such a fun gift for any mother.

The silhouettes are cut out of wood and encased in a pendant.

You can see the necklaces here.

8. Personalized Travel Bags

I ordered these to go with the tote and they are so cute.

You can personalize them with monograms with a shadow like these or your mom’s name.

She could use them for make-up or to take with her when she travels. We used them all last summer at the beach, too, and they have held up so well.

You can see them here.

9. Personalized wood utensils

You can personalize this wood utensil set with any name or phrase.

And the best part?

They are so affordable.

You can see them here.

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10. Picture viewfinder

Hello, old school. Nice to meet you.

This is one of the best Mother’s Day gifts.

It’s a viewfinder created with your pictures.

You can see it here.

11. Handwriting bracelet

This bracelet is created from a handwriting sample you send the company.

Send a special message to your mother in your own handwriting.

You can see the bracelet here.

12. Etched rolling pin

I love this idea and there are so many options of different patterns.

You can create amazing cookies and pastries with this rolling pin.

Perfect for summer baking.

You can see the rolling pin here.

13. Sunflower kit

My mother loves flowers.

I thought this was the cutest kit if you were looking for an affordable present for your mother (or someone else special).

You can see it here.

14. Personalized Charcuterie Board

You can customize this charcuterie board with your name or initial.

It comes with a set of personalized servers too.

You can see the charcuterie board here.

15. Recipe towel

Create something extraordinary from a special family recipe.

Have it printed on a tea towel in your mother’s handwriting.

You can see it here.

16. My Family Cookbook

This is one of the best Mother’s Day gifts—a cookbook is designed to hold all the recipes.

Filled with blank pages, conversion tables, photo galleries and places for reviews from family, it’s the perfect place to share a lifetime of favorite recipes.

You can see it here.

17. Birthstone Bracelet

This bracelet can be personalized with the birthstones of each child.

It comes in a rose gold color, gold color or silver color.

And it’s super affordable for under $20.

See the bracelet here.

PS Here is one of the best Mother’s Day gifts that I ever got.

PPS  Looking for a few handmade gift ideas for Mother’s Day instead of buying one?

What about this one?

Or this?

Or this?

Or this one.

Or I think my favorite Mother’s Day gift I’ve ever gotten….this one.

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  1. Image for Betsy Betsy

    Great gift ideas! Thanks so much for doing the work. Now I’d like a treat for myself……the pretty dress you’re wearing information would be great!

    1. Image for KariAnne Wood KariAnne Wood

      Betsy, You are so sweet! It came from my friend Victoria who has a dress line! I got so many compliments on it! You can see it here: https://victoriadunnlounge.com/collections/oasis-spring-collection/products/sea-island-mini-coral happy day, karianne

  2. Image for Diana Clark Diana Clark

    KariAnne you are cute as a bug! I lost my mom a couple of years ago but I love your ideas. I pride myself in giving the perfect gift so I'll keep them in mind for future gifts. Have a great day my friend

  3. Image for Diana Diana

    What wonderful ideas and the Draper James robe and nightgown, great price. I can't believe the viewfinder, I loved those. I'll look into that. I also read the best mother's day gift and I too teared up. Children are a great blessing sometimes you have to hang in there and wait. Thank you....

  4. Image for Marlene Marlene

    Thanks for all your hard work and I saw a few things I want to buy for myself. We are never too old to learn, good for you.

  5. Image for Michele M. Michele M.

    Those are awesome ideas for Mother's Day!!! I think my very favorite is that pics ViewFinder - so so cool!!!!! You looked fabulous on your first day back to school. Good for you.

  6. Image for Donna Marie Donna Marie

    Well, you had me tearing up and I don't cry, so there!!! The story about Denton's book he made for you. Wow!!! I cannot imagine receiving such a gift. Carry on, Karianne, you keep us all in love with you and your family!!!

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