5 Unique Gift Ideas for Mom - Gifts She'll Actually Use

Gift box with bow

When it comes to buying the perfect gift for your mom, coming up with ideas can be tricky. Chances are, she already has almost everything she needs. Whether you are shopping for your mom, mother-in-law, a mom to be or a grandmother, we have some wonderful gift ideas for you!

Kitchen Décor

Most people would say they spend a good amount of their time at home in the kitchen. Making that kitchen space feel more personalized and cozy is easy to do with small touches throughout.

Cutting board on kitchen countertop

A great way to add a subtle touch to a kitchen would be a personalized cutting board. There are so many ways to display them. You can hang them on a kitchen wall, stack and layer them with other boards against the backsplash for a rustic feel, or even use a cutting board as a décor tray for the centerpiece of an island or kitchen table. 

Also, the bonus of getting a personalized cutting board as a gift, is that it can also be used for chopping up food in the kitchen. Just turn the board over to use, and you won’t have to worry about scratching the personalized side of the cutting board!

Personalized Charcuterie Boards

From girls nights, to a date night in, or even hosting a sporting event at the house, entertaining is often a huge part of our lives. Putting out a charcuterie board has become such a staple for many of these events!

Giving the mom in your life a personalized charcuterie board would be a great way to recognize the effort she puts into entertaining! Pair the board with some yummy cheeses, nuts, crackers, and you can create the perfect gift basket for mom! If she’s more of a dessert person, replace the cheese and crackers with nice chocolates, and fancy cookies!

Spa Day

Spa Gift

Who doesn’t love to relax and be pampered? Typically, moms are almost always tired and overworked. Giving a gift to recognize how much she does, is a special way to say “thank you” or let her know how apprenticed she is. 

A homemade spa gift basket is such an easy and fun way to show her how much you love her! The basket can include so many different items such as nice lotions, fuzzy socks, facial scrubs, a nice fragrant candle, a weighted blanket, slippers or any other kind of luxurious bath product.

If the mom in your life lives further away, you could always keep it simple and send her a gift card to a local spa or massage parlor. She would appreciate the thought, and when she finds the time to use the gift card, she will be sure to thank you!

Homemade Gift

Whether a homemade gift is made by children or put together by you as an adult, any mom will appreciate a gift made by the people she loves. It doesn’t have to be elaborate or expensive to make her smile. 

If you have kids at home, bring them to your local craft store! Let the kid pick out their favorite beads, and have them make her a necklace or bracelet. She will wear it with pride knowing it was made with love. 

Another homemade gift from the kids could be a picture frame. Many different stores carry blank wooden frames. Pick up some fun paints or makers, and let the kids decorate it. Pair this with a picture of the kids with the mom in your life and you have a perfect homemade gift!

Box with Wine

Subscription Boxes

Nowadays, there are so many different types of subscription services out there! From clothing subscriptions, to wine or beer, to home delivery meal services, it is easy to find that perfect gift for the mom in your life. 

If she is a busy mom, she is probably often crunched for time. Meal delivery services make wonderful gifts for busy moms. Meal delivery services would enable her to put a delicious meal on the table in little to no time.

Clothing or beer and wine subscription boxes are also wonderful gifts for a mom because she can look forward to receiving something for herself without taking time out of her crazy or hectic day to get those items!

When you shop for the mom in your life, these gift ideas should make it a little easier. She will know you put the time and thought into finding that perfect gift to celebrate her!

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