We always want to buy the best birthday gifts for mom, but finding that meaningful present is tricky. Showing our gratitude for all she’s done for us over the years deserves special gifts and they’re not easy to come by. Luckily for you, we’ve found some of the most meaningful gifts we know Mom will love and put them together in one list for you. You’re welcome!
Mother and Daughter Bracelet
One of the hardest parts of being a mom is letting your kids fly the nest. Make sure she knows you’re close even when you’re not with this beautiful Mother and Daughter bangle.
At Least You Don't Have Ugly Children Mug
Every cloud has at least one silver lining, and this sweet mug comes with a reminder that even if life is hard, she does, at least, have lovely looking kids.
What I Love About Mom Fill In The Love Journal
If you’re stumped on what to get as a birthday gift for mom this year, this adorable journal is just the thing. It has blank pages where you can fill in all the things you love about your mom, what makes her special, and all the things she’s done which you’re grateful for.
Q&A a Day for Moms: A 5-Year Journal
While we can take photos and videos of ourselves and our children, nothing beats a hand-written journal full of memories. This one has daily questions for you to answer and record milestones you share with your children. Fill it in every day for 5 years and you’ll love looking back on it in years to come.
Letters to My Mom
Finding the right words to put to paper can be difficult, especially when you’re trying to express your gratitude and thanks to mom. Use this letter set to write to her; the cute situation prompts will tell her when to open your letters and make herself feel better instantly.
Custom Actual Handwriting Bracelet
Handwritten notes from loved ones are so special, but they’re becoming less and less common now as technology takes over. Preserve that little piece of nostalgia with a handwriting bracelet. Delicate and beautiful, this bracelet will be made using your own handwriting and words so she can keep them close forever.
Bouqs Heartfelt Flower Delivery
Say it with flowers with a delightful bouquet of stunning blooms. No matter which flowers she likes the most, there is a stunning arrangement that will suit her perfectly, from loud and proud sunflowers to sprinkles of delicate varieties, and of course the classic rose, plus everything in-between.
Shiatsu Foot Massager Machine
Whether she works in an office, works out in the gym, or works hard running the home, she could do with some pampering. This shiatsu foot massager will give her the perfect end to any hectic day, as it gently but powerfully kneads her feet using rollers, heat, and air compression.
Flower Subscription Box
Celebrate her birthday every single month of the year with a BloomsyBox subscription. There’s a range of stunning bouquets to choose from, and every month she will receive fresh, hand-tied blooms straight from the farm in seasonal colors and varieties, so each month’s selection is different.
Change the cleaning game forever with the iRobot Roomba i7+. Fully automatic, this incredible vacuum will actually learn the layout of the home and create Smart maps of the interior to help it move around. It’s also voice-activated, and will even return to base by itself if the charge is running low.
Mom Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book
Moms have to maintain an air of calm, even when under the surface they’re panicking like mad! Give yours a way to let off some steam privately with ‘#Mom Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book’. Filled with line drawings with sarcastic, sweary themes, she can recover some of her Zen while being arty.
Custom Dog Watercolor Portrait
Give Mom a lasting tribute to her best furry friend with a digitally hand-painted watercolor portrait. Taken from a photograph, this portrait can be drawn with or without watercolor splashes around the outside, and comes either printed onto fine art paper, or as a digital download so you can print it yourself.
Give her the gift of warmth with a pair of Intelex Warmies Slippers. Soft and fluffy and like heaven for the feet, these plush gray slippers are filled with natural grain and dried French lavender, so when they’re heated in the microwave they hold their heat while smelling divine.
Handwritten Recipe Cutting Board
Maybe it’s a recipe her own mother handed down to her, or perhaps it’s one you cook that she particularly loves, but either way you can have it transferred onto this attractive wooden cutting board. Printed directly from a handwritten recipe, this board will make a thoughtful birthday gift for Mom.
You & Me Mom Journal
Full of helpful prompts, the ‘You and Me, Mom Journal’ is a heart-warming activity that you can do with your mom. Exploring the ways the two of you are alike (and different), the journal also allows you to share memories, feelings, and the special stories that are uniquely yours.
White Orchid Houseplant
Orchids are such beautiful flowers, which is why this one makes a super gift for any flower-loving mother. Nicknamed the beginner orchid, this stunning white plant will flower once a year for up to 3 months before going into ‘hibernation’ until it’s time to bloom again.
Tea Subscription Box with Personalized Teas
If she’s a total tea lover, treat her to a monthly subscription with Sips By. Every month she will receive four brand new varieties of tea to try, giving a total of 16+ cups of delicious drinks. Fill out the personality profile yourself, or choose the gift option so she can do it instead.
Mom Pampering Birthday Gift Set
Choose between the soothing lavender and revitalizing grapefruit for this stunning gift set that will make a thoughtful birthday gift for Mom. Made with skin nourishing ingredients such as avocado and sesame oils, this set includes a shower steamer, lip balm, body oil, and an essential oil soy wax candle.
A Dozen Reasons I Love You Mom
Give her a gift that won’t wilt (or get eaten) with the truly touching ‘A Dozen Reasons I Love You Mom’. Handmade from Birchwood, this set includes 12 wooden hearts, each one printed with a different reason, which are all enclosed within a matching wooden cylinder with a sweet message on the lid.
Waterproof Kindle Paperwhite
Let her escape reality anytime she likes with the Kindle Paperwhite. Lighter and thinner so it’s easier to carry and hold, this tablet features a flush-front design that offers glare-free reading, a hefty 8GB of storage, and is also waterproof so she can relax in the bath with no worries.
Shiatsu Neck, Back and Shoulder Massager
Sometimes it’s just not practical to have a hands-on massage whenever it’s needed, but with the Shiatsu Neck, Back and Shoulder Massager, she can deal with any pain, knots, and tension herself. Using heat and lifelike massaging nodes, it’s fully portable too, so she can take it with her when she travels.
Paint By Number Kit
If Mom loves to paint but needs a little helping hand, why not treat her to one of these fabulous Pink Picasso kits? Measuring 16” x 20”, this generously sized canvas is printed with a paint by numbers image, and comes with high quality paints and brushes to help her complete her masterpiece.
Custom Fingerprint Necklace
She’ll be able to keep a loved one really close when she wears this stunning custom fingerprint necklace. Made from sterling silver in a choice of silver, gold, or rose gold finishes, the pendant can be engraved with an actual fingerprint, and inscribed on one or both sides.
Has Mom ever mentioned flotation therapy but never gone through with it? If so, she will absolutely adore the Moon Pod. Like a bean bag but even comfier, the Moon Pod mimics the sensations of the therapy, helping to reduce stress and anxiety, while providing a uniquely and sublimely comfortable place to relax.
Mom Birthday Wish Candle
Quite unlike any ordinary birthday candle, this one is meant to stay alight for longer as it carries her wish out into the universe. Made from natural soy wax, this pretty candle is encrusted with crystals to impart properties such as love, peace, healing, and lots of other good vibrations.
Stress Relief Lavender Gift Set
Make up for all those sleepless nights she had when you were younger with this set, which contains a host of lavender goodies to help her drift off into a wonderfully relaxing sleep.
Just Between Us: Mother & Daughter
This journal makes a beautiful gift for moms, as it is designed to create a bond between mother and daughter through the medium of writing, and by using the thought-provoking prompts included.
Willow Tree Quietly
Willow Tree figures have such cute sentiment behind them. This one is of a mother holding her two children, one who’s still a baby. The card which comes with it reads “Quietly encircled with love” and your mom will put it in pride of place in her home.
New York Times Custom Birthday Front Page Puzzle
Whatever date is special to Mom, you can have the front page of the New York Times from that day made into an authentic 500 piece jigsaw puzzle as a fabulous birthday gift.
Remember I Love You Mom Dish
Not only will this dish keep Mom’s rings safe when she has to take them off, but it will also remind her of how much you love her, every time she uses it.
BEST MOM Personalized Set
Give Mom the most precious gift of all – time. With the 5 hand crafted items included, she can unwind and relax, while feeling safe in the knowledge that you really do care.
Dear Mom Poem Engraved Photo Cube
Choose one of 8 poignant verses, or write your own, and you can have it engraved on the top of this wooden photo cube which holds 4 precious photographs – one on each side.
Mama Bear Necklace
No matter how many years have passed, a mother will always protect her babies. Celebrate that fact with this touching necklace which features a mama bear leading up to 5 darling cubs.
Personalized Family Member Signpost
Family can scatter far and wide as new jobs and new opportunities beckon. Keep them close with this prettily weathered sign which shows how near or far they are from home.
Spa Bath Bomb Mom Birthday Gift Basket Box
All women like to feel pampered and relaxed – for some women that means a nice long bubble bath. If that sounds like your mom, this spa bath bomb box would make an excellent gift for her. It’s filled with everything she needs to enjoy a relaxing soak in the tub.
Sterling Silver Mother and Child Pendant Necklace
This necklace is made from sterling silver and cubic zirconia, giving it a super sparkly look. It hangs on an 18” chain and the pendant has the outline of a mom and child, entwined together to make the outline of a heart to represent the love between a mother and her children.
Dearest Mother Poem Personalized Clock
This simple clock can hold the most beautiful message, especially for your mom. Engrave it with any message you like, one that you know will mean the world to her. Then she’ll put it on her mantelpiece to read any time she looks at her new clock.
Family Pebble Portrait
These pictures are so cute, and something a little different to the usual family portrait. Using pebbles to represent each family member, up to 7 characters can be included in this framed artwork.
Willow Tree Memory Box
Whether she chooses to keep this in her bedroom or her work space, this memory box will always remind her of the amazing relationship she has with her daughter. With space for jewelry, hand written notes or keys, she’ll cherish this Willow Tree box forever.
Thank You For Your Part In My Journey Necklace
Mom is always there for you, so how do you show her that level of gratitude? This necklace may help you, with lapis stone wrapped in wire and a silver charm showing the moon phases, it also comes with a meaningful quote from 13th century poet Rumi.
Home Is Wherever Mom Is Throw Pillow Cover
When your children grow up and leave home, that’s a really difficult thing to handle. Luckily, this cushion might make it a bit easier for Mom to deal with. She could place it on her bed, the sofa, maybe in your old room to go into and hug when she’s really missing you.
This Lady Is One Awesome Mom Coffee Mug
Show your gratitude to your mom with this mug which she can use to drink her hot beverage of choice. With black and pink writing and some lovely flowers painted on the bottom, she’ll be able to show everyone that her kids think she’s a great mom.
Personalized Family Print
Super cute and whimsical, this print can be made with up to 12 family members, including pets, with hair, skin, clothing and more available in a huge variety of options.
Mother & Daughter Letter Book Set
If you’re looking for a unique birthday gift for Mom this year, this mother and daughter letter set will be perfect. It has 40 letters which mothers and daughters are supposed to fill in and send to each other, containing memories and meaningful words.
To My Mother Personalized Jewelry Box
If you don’t want to buy her some jewelry this year, why not get her something where she can store all her lovely pieces? This silver plated box can be engraved with a personal message to let Mom know just how much she means to you.
Lucky To Call You My Mom Wood Picture Frame
They say a picture says a thousand words but what about the frame it’s in? This simplistic wooden one will not only fit in to any room or space it’s put into, but it also has the words “Lucky to call you my Mom” engraved into it. If that doesn’t say it all, what does?
Overnight oats have revolutionized healthy breakfasts, and they deserve their own special jar instead of that tired Tupperware box. This one comes with a measuring lid and an attached spoon for eating on-the-go.
Mother's Family Tree Necklace
Up to 6 initialled leaves can be added to this tree of life pendant, which has been handmade from sterling silver and hangs on a chain in your choice of lengths.
Willow Tree Close to Me
This adorable Willow Tree figure captures the love between a mom and her child perfectly. It comes with a card which says “Apart or together, always close to me” which is how a mom wants to feel about her children. No matter what life brings, she’ll always be there for her children.
Loving Words To Her Personalized Wind Chimes
Wind chimes are so relaxing to listen to, on a warm summer’s evening when you’re out on your porch trying to soak up that last bit of sunshine. Give Mom this one to hang outside her back door and engrave it with a meaningful message and your choice of design.
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Pampering Gift Basket for Mom
Gift baskets make thoughtful birthday gifts for moms, but they don’t always include what you’d want them to. Make up your own by following the ideas in this super helpful blog.
Diy Mom String Art Gift
This will make a stunning birthday gift for moms who love photo displays, and combines string art with photos for a totally rustic finish. Trust us, she will love it.
Diy Coffee Lover Gift Boxes
This gift box is perfect for moms who love coffee, but it can easily be adapted for tea or even cocoa lovers with a few thoughtful tweaks.
Handmade Mom Gift Basket with Free Printable Labels
If you like the idea of making all of her gift basket gifts, follow this guide which shows you how to create body butter, lip balm, bath salts, and even candles.
Diy Photo Planter for Mom
This beautiful DIY tutorial shows you how to take a basic wooden planter and transform it into a one of a kind, thoughtful gift that Mom will treasure forever.
Cozy Mom Slipper Gift
Slippers make a useful gift for moms, but they can seem a little bland. Liven them up by stuffing them with enough sweets, treats, and pampering goodies to keep her going.
Thumbprint Heart Glass Magnets
Fingerprints are as unique as you are, so put them to good use by making these thumbprint fridge magnets – why not rope in the whole family and make a complete set?
Picture Frame Memory Wreath
Rather than give Mom photographs in a ‘normal’ frame, why don’t you have a go at making this unusual picture frame memory wreath which will look incredible hanging on the wall?
Diy Picture Frame Luminaries
This gorgeous homemade luminary, which is made using photo frames and vellum, is a wonderful way of displaying those precious memories, and will provide a comforting glow when the candles are lit inside.
Diy Recipe Book
Every family has their own special recipes, so why not help Mom to gather them all in one place by making her this gorgeous recipe book with spaces for all the family’s favorites?
Diy Mini Mom Album
This is a pretty way of jazzing up an ordinary photobook into one which is fun, bright, and full of memories. The addition of embellishment-filled pockets makes every page feel like a celebration.
Diy Agate Coasters
Agate slices are wonderful things – they seem almost magical in appearance. Follow these steps to turn them into a set of gilded coasters that will look stunning on her coffee table.
Diy Coffee Cup Candles
Add a little ambience to her evening with these coffee mug candles – the perfect DIY for lovers of caffeine and candlelight – using thrift store mugs and old candles or wax flakes.
Diy Mason Jar
If you’ve got a few mason jar lids lying about in your craft box, turn them into a set of unusual photo magnets to make Mom smile every time she opens the fridge.
Diy Ring Display
Save Mom from searching for her scattered rings by making her one of these ingenious ring displays which uses just a piece of pine board and a table saw.
Diy Instagram In A Box
If she’s social media savvy she will no doubt be a fan of Instagram, so package up some of her ‘gram favorites in this cute keepsake box for a sweet birthday gift idea.
Diy Photo Backed Clock
By following this tutorial from Making Lemonade, you’ll have a gorgeous photo clock which your mom will adore. Choose one of her favorite photos – whether it’s of you, her grandkids or something else she loves, this clock will take pride of place on her wall.
Diy Pallet Picture Frame
This pallet frame is super cute and fun to make as it can be customized in any way that you think Mom would like – her favorite colors, perhaps, or even Christmas lights?
Mason Jar String Art
Super simple to make, this blog shows you how to make a string art mason jar, using the free template provided, about 40 pins, wood, string, and a few silk flowers.
Diy Book Planter
If you can get hold of an old copy of your mom’s favorite book, you can turn it into one of these professional-looking planters to grace her coffee table or bookshelf.
Diy Leather Pouches
These cute DIY faux leather pouches are incredibly simple to make, and can be made in any size or shape you like by adapting these simple step by step instructions.
Diy Photo Magnets
Make her these photo magnets for her birthday this year and she’ll be able to display her favorite photos in a different way than just in a frame. Magnets make a fridge less boring and by using the faces of the people she loves, she’ll always smile when she opens the refrigerator door.