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23 Original Gifts Mom Won’t Be Expecting This Holiday

Christmas can be hard when it comes to finding something thoughtful for the most special people in your life, especially Mom, but don’t worry, this fabulous list is sure to help you out. It’s full of gorgeous, unique, and personalized items that she’s certain to fall head over heels for.


Salvaged Wood Cookbook & Tablet Stand

Made from beautiful reclaimed mango wood and finished with stunning antique brass accents, we have these wonderful handmade cookbook and tablet stands. The stands hold recipes or devices, so you can easily follow your recipes along in the kitchen, and it even has a space for your device’s charger, too.


Fabric of our Family Blanket

Bring the family together with this adorable blanket. Each section of the throw can be customized with a family member’s name, birth year, hobbies and traits. It can then be placed anywhere around the home; on a bed, hung up on a wall, or even the couch.


Take My Hand Necklace

Show her just how much she means to you with this adorable ‘take my hand’ necklace. The necklace features a large bronze hand and small sterling silver hand held together, to signify the unbreakable bond between mother and child. You can also choose to add extra hands for more than one child, too.

Prices vary

Personalized Family Ski & Snowboard Art

Make mom smile with this simple yet sweet personalized family ski and snowboard art. The picture can have as many family figures as you like, which are then custom designed to look like your family, with each person’s name written next to them as they ride up the snow slope.

Prices vary

Hand-Stamped Personalized Spinner Ring

Now she can wear the names of those she loves most on her hand with this lovely hand-stamped spinner ring. Each ‘spinner’ is personalized with a child’s name, hand-stamped by Canela Lemoine, giving each ring a unique quirky touch. It’s a jewelry piece any mother would be proud to wear every day.

Prices vary

Expandable Pop Market Tote

Shopping trips have just become much simpler with the expandable pop market tote. It consists of one large middle pocket, with two more on either side, which can be opened up by undoing the buckle. Now she can carry all of her shopping easily, plus it also helps to reduce the use of plastic bags.

Prices Vary

Personalized Family Print

Add a cute touch to the family portrait wall with this sweet personalized family print. Customize your print by choosing each member’s clothing color, hair and skin tone, and you can also add the family name and year established for a regal vibe that’s sure to have Mom full of pride.

Prices vary

Mama Bear Necklaces

You won’t find a gift more fitting for your fierce mama bear than these gorgeous necklaces. Each necklace features a sterling silver mama bear with a trail of bronze cubs behind her – each cub representing one of her children – and you can have up to 5 cubs on the necklace.

Prices vary

Ring of Love Mother

Show her just how the love between you really is endless with this super special ring of love necklace. On the chain hangs an iridescent labradorite pendant dangling inside of a large circle charm, which subtly signifies the infinite love between a mother and child.


Mother’s Love Mugs

She’s sure to feel proud of her mini tribe, no matter its size, with these adorable mugs. Now every time she has a drink she will think of her precious offspring – maybe you could buy one for yourself, too, so that you can think of her.


Personalized All Heart Necklace

Wear your sweethearts close to your chest with this ‘all heart’ personalized necklace. The necklace features a gold heart pendant, which holds sterling silver rings, each custom hand-stamped with a child’s name. You can choose to have up to 4 rings on the necklace so you can have your whole tribe inscribed.

Prices vary

Letters to My Mom

We’ve all had moments we regret with our parents, but these lovely ‘letters to my mom’ are sure to set the record straight, no matter what happened. These charming letters have printed prompts, to help you easily jot down the thoughts and gratitude you have for that special lady.


Succulent Living Wall Planter Kit

A step up from the last-minute bunch of flowers, this succulent living wall planter kit makes a fabulous gift for those who have an eye for flower arranging. The kit comes with a rectangle or square rustic-like wooden frame, hand-selected succulents, and a layer of moss. It can also be kept inside or out.


Leather Clutch with Handle

These gorgeous high-quality leather clutches are made right here in America. Modern yet comfortable and durable, these classy clutches offer everything a woman looks for, not to mention the useful handle and amount of space inside, meaning they are perfect for carrying all of the essentials.


Pacific Beach Sea Salt Spray

Keep those waves looking beachy and tousled with the Pacific Beach sea salt spray. Made with a blend of pink Himalayan sea salt, water, coconut oil, and pure essential oils, it not only keeps your hair looking great all day long, but it also gives it an irresistible tropical scent.

Prices Vary

Nest Egg Necklace

Keep your brood as close as can be with this unique nest egg necklace, whether they’ve flown the nest yet or not. Choose the number of eggs you’d like inside of your nest, and just like your children are safely kept under your wing, these eggs are carefully hidden inside of the locket, away from danger.

Prices vary

Circle of Life Nesting Rings Necklace

Pay homage to Mom with this circle of life nesting rings necklace. It has smaller sterling silver rings, representing children, with one very special large 22k gold ring protecting them. The necklace is delicately handmade in Pennsylvania by Mary Steratore, so she’s sure to never have had one quite like it.

Prices vary

Personalized Mothers Necklace with Birthstones

Keep the family close by, no matter how many miles or oceans away they may be, with this gorgeous personalized mother’s family tree necklace. Instead of a name, this beautiful necklace has a gemstone representing a child’s birth month, along with an initial pendant for each one.


Cherry Blossom Branch Jewelry Bowl

Now she can keep all of her favorite jewelry in one special place with this cherry blossom jewelry bowl by Mary Elizabeth Arts. This pretty hand-painted bowl is just the right size to keep hold of her daily-wear pieces, from earrings to rings and necklaces. It can be personalized with the special lady’s name, too.


Personalized Family Name Embroidery

Make her smile with this unique family name embroidery. This personalized handmade piece will add a touch of class to any home. Make the embroidery extra special with an ‘established’ date, because the years do fly by so fast, after all. It’s finished off beautifully with textured floral detail embellishments.


Green Onyx Gemstone Chandelier Earrings

Your mom is sure to look spectacular sporting these handmade green onyx gemstone chandelier earrings. Each pair of these amazing earrings is lovingly handcrafted by Sophia Rose Jewellery. Come Christmas, Mom will appreciate just how thoughtful this gift is, especially since they’re sure to complement any outfit wonderfully.

Prices Vary

Personalized Photo Coasters

Whether you’re still living at home or you’re off on your own, leave your mark on her table with these photo coasters. Choose which pictures you’d like to have made into the coasters, and you can even add your own lovely captions, sure to have her smiling every time she takes a look at them.

Prices vary

Champagne Druzy Rose Gold Teardrop Earrings

These glorious earrings are certain to add a touch of elegance to any special outfit. They feature champagne druzy quartz teardrop beads that have been wrapped with rose gold fill wire. What makes these earrings endearing is that being handmade, no two of these earrings will look exactly alike.


3 Diy Gifts to Leave Mom Speechless

Diy Blanket Ladder Under $10

From Maryann over at Domestically Speaking, we have this DIY blanket ladder tutorial – perfect for those who are looking to save some cash since it doesn’t cost a cent more than $10! No mom will ever say no to a new beautiful decor piece, especially one that’s handmade by one of her own children.

Diy House Number Sign

Think outside of the box this Christmas and instead of the usual chocolates or photo frame, have a go at making her a lovely new house number sign, instead. It may require a bit of tool work and measuring, but the end result will be more than worth it.

Diy Spiral Pendant Necklace

Whether you simply prefer giving out handmade gifts at Christmas or you’re perhaps looking to save a few dollars, take a look at this DIY pearl necklace tutorial. These necklaces look SO amazing that no one would ever have guessed they were handmade unless you told them, and your secret is safe with us.

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