Wedding days are a big, big deal for everyone involved. The bride gets most of the attention—most will agree that it’s her “Special Day”. But what about mom? She probably does most of the planning for the event, and deserves some love, too. This Mother of the Bride gift list is filled with thoughtful things to give for the day her little girls walks down the aisle.
Willow Tree Close to Me Figure
Depicting the love between a mother and her daughter, this Willow Tree sculpture will make a stunning Mother of the Bride gift. Beautifully apt as a daughter becomes a bride, this 8 inch high resin figure comes with a card that reads ‘Apart or together, always close to me’.
Mother of the Bride Wine Glass
Mom can choose to drink from this pretty glass or keep it on display, but either way it’s a lovely reminder of her little girl’s big day. Hand painted in purple shades, the flowers on this glass hold a hint of glitter, with a central banner that reads ‘Mother of the Bride’.
Willow Tree Mother and Daughter Memory Box
Willow Tree are famous for capturing special relationships, and this keepsake box is a wonderful example of that. The hand painted box measures 5.25”d x 3.5”w x 2”h, while the lid features a resin sculpture of a mom and daughter embracing, printed with ”Protect and cherish; give wings to fly” inside the lid.
Mother of the Bride Photo Frame
This stunning photo frame will reassure Mom that, no matter how old you are or what stage of life you’re at, you will always be her daughter and best friend. Mounted on a wooden plaque, the frame holds a 6” x 4” photo, and includes the sweet sentiment and a white string art heart.
To My Mother on My Wedding Day Ornament
She can hang this ornament on a door knob, drawer handle, or even on her Christmas tree, but wherever she displays it, it will be a heartfelt reminder of how much she means to you. Starting off with ‘To my Mother on my Wedding Day’, this ceramic heart makes a truly special gift.
Long Distance Friendship Lamp
It can be a huge wrench for a mom when her daughter gets married and moves away, but these Friendship Lamps will let her know you’re thinking about her, no matter how far apart you are. Supplied as a pair, when you touch your lamp, hers will light up, making her feel less alone.
A Dozen Reasons I Love You Mom
There will be hundreds of reasons why you love the lady who raised you, but only twelve of them will fit inside this box! Made from birch wood, the circular box tells Mom what’s inside; all you need to do is whittle the reasons down to just a dozen.
Letters to My Mom
Write down how you feel in each of the eight letters, then seal and give them to Mom. Each one is to be opened on a certain occasion, such as when she’s feeling lonely, or when she misses you, and will let her know how much you love her in your own special hand.
I Love You Mom Blanket
Some things just won’t be the same once you’re married, such as sitting on the couch watching a movie. Surround her with your love even when you can’t be there with this super blanket. Incredibly soft and measuring 50” x 60”, this blanket is printed with all the things you loves about her.
Mother Daughter Necklace
If you and your mother have an unbreakable bond, give her a gift that symbolizes that. Made from sterling silver, this chain measures approx. 19 inches, and holds two interlocking circles, one big and one small, to represent the way the two of you are bonded forever, no matter what.
Mother and Bride Figurine
This figurine will remind her of the wedding day forever. She can keep it on her dresser or displayed on the family mantelpiece so she remember her special bond with her daughter every day. This mother of the bride gift is handcrafted in fine detail.
Mother of the Bride Tote
On her daughter’s wedding day, the mother of the bride is going to need more than a handbag. Odds are she’s going to bring a thousand and one things her daughter forgot, and then she’ll have to run back home for crucial item number one thousand and two. This tote bag has room to handle it all.
She’s going to choose have an amazing dress for her daughter’s wedding day, there’s no doubt about that. This gift makes the perfect way to hang that dress when the day is done. It’s personalized with her name, and the wire cross piece spells out “Mother of the Bride.”
One way to give a thoughtful mother of the bride gift is to recognize how much stress she’s under. They say having kids is like watching your heart walk around outside your body. For a mom, watching her pride and joy get married is a mixture of joy, sadness, and every other emotion you care to name. Stay calm? Yeah, right!
Stemless Wine Glass
When the last dance is over, when all the chairs are folded and stacked, when the catering trucks are loaded up, and when all the confetti swept away, the mother of the bride will finally get a chance to relax. Give her a wine glass that has no pretensions. One big enough for a real serving of wine. Something that will make her laugh: this.
Keepsake Shadow Box
She’s going to end up with a selection of keepsakes after the wedding day. They might be gifts, they might be jewelry, and they might be random, unexpected knick-knacks that have meaning only for her. This personalized mother of the bride gift gives her a tasteful way to keep all the mementos safe for years.
Ultimate Wedding Plan Guide
Flower arrangements, seating orders, rehearsal dinner location, who’s doing the ceremony and where—chances are the mother of the bride could use a gift that helps her answer all these questions. This Ultimate Wedding Planner book does just that. And it doesn’t shy away from tough questions like, hmmm, do we invite ex-spouses?
When you’re a bride-to-be, there’s no way on earth you can thank your mother enough for everything she’s done to get you to your wedding day. She carried you inside her body, she changed you when you were an infant—the list goes on. This personalized blanket is embroidered with a heartfelt message from you to your mom.
Mother of the Bride Bracelet
This bangle makes a unique mother of the bride gift for a woman who’s not all about diamonds and pearls. It’s handcrafted from brass and has four small personalized brass tags attached. One with her name, on with the names of the bride and groom, and one with the wedding date.
A Mother's Tears
The tears will flow, there’s no doubt about that. Tears of joy, of course. This mother of the bride gift is designed for the bride to give to her mom. It’s an heirloom handkerchief worked with silver embroidery and lace trim. The touching thank you message is exactly what mom wants to hear.
Thank You Print
Did we mention there’s no way to thank the mother of the bride for everything she’s done? Doesn’t matter: what matters is that you do it anyway. This love-bird print will touch her heart. It’s personalized with the wedding date, the names of the bride and groom, and a meaningful message.
This last gift is a sweet one for the bride to give to the mother of the bride on her wedding day. It’s a personalized, handmade compact mirror with a classic wedding saying engraved on the cover. It’s a testament to the enduring bond between a daughter and her mother that nothing can diminish.
Heart Shaped Box
There are a couple of common themes running through this list. One is “Mom, you rock” and the other is “Thank You.” This is our last suggestion for how to say thank you to the mother of the bride with a nice, modest gift. It’s a heart shaped ivory keepsake box that thanks mom for helping to make the wedding day everything it could be.
Planning a wedding? There’s an app for that! Well, there’s a software suite for it, at least. This mother of the bride gift is for the hip, tech-savvy, spreadsheet Queen Bee mother in law to be. Let’s not call her a control freak. Let’s just call her very organized and detail oriented. Someone needs to be!
Thank You Locket
The groom needs to start the marriage off on the right foot. He needs a gift for the mother of his bride—his future mother-in-law—that she can wear every day and remember his kindness and thoughtfulness. This floating heart locket has a heart tag that says “Thanks for raising the woman of my dreams.”
The Family Dog
We suspect that there a plenty of moms out there how have little dogs, and it just won’t do to keep them out of the action. This is a mother of the bride sweater like no other: it’s made for the second most important person in her life. No, not her husband—her dog.
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