Gift Ideas for Mom & Your Future Mother-in-Law on Mother's Day
Mother's Day is quickly approaching, and if you haven't purchased a gift for your mom or mother-in-law, you may want to add that to today's to-do list. While most moms insist they don't need anything for Mother's Day except for a nice call or card, giving a gift that she can use is always appreciated and it's the least you can do after she raised you and is helping you plan your wedding!
Just as every bride is different, so is every mother! Some prefer items with cute sayings that will always remind them of their little girl, while others love the newest tech gadget. Some prefer experiences, while others like to have a new pair of earrings, something for their home, or a purse perfect for spring. No matter what type of mom your mother or mother-in-law may be, we've collected a number of gifts that she'll love to receive on Mother's Day.
Take a look at 15 Mother's Day gift ideas below! Do you have other ideas on what to give mom? Leave a comment and share your ideas with other brides and grooms!
If your mother loves her daily cup of tea or coffee, these white mugs with gold handles featuring a sentimental saying will make her smile every day. "Dear Mom I Love You" porcelain coffee mug, $24/each by Rosanna; nordstrom.com
Ideal for the fitness buff or the mother who wants to start taking charge of her own health, Fitbits are an easy and much-appreciated gift. This stylish design, which features 22K gold-plated accents, will give her access to heart rate monitoring, sleep tracking, call and text notifications, and more, so she too can get fit for the wedding in style. "Alta HR Special Edition Fitbit" in pink, $179.95 by Fitbit; bloomingdales.com
If mom is a makeup lover, gift her a lip kit featuring a velvety lip liner and matte lipstick that will make her lips look fuller and more glamorous. "Luscious Lip Slick" lip kit in Pillow Talk, $52 by Charlotte Tilbury; charlottetilbury.com
Elegant earrings are always on a mother's wish list, and these beautiful rose gold earrings with rose quartz are a stylish accessory for spring that she'll adore. Earrings with rose quartz in rose gold by Furrer-Jacot; furrerjacot.com
Perfect for displaying and storing jewelry, keys, and trinkets, this pink-and-gold dish tells mom just what she wants to hear on Mother's Day: "If I didn't have you as a mom, I'd choose you as a friend." "Mom Friend Trinket Dish," $14.95 by Paper Source; papersource.com
Whether your mom has been carrying the same bag for years or she's always on the hunt for the newest trend, a structured tote is always appreciated and stylish. Bonus points for adding additional goodies or a bouquet of flowers inside! "Lucie" tote bag in Toasted Wheat, $298 by Kate Spade New York; shopbop.com
You can never have too many coasters, and these stylish crystal coasters with gilt rims will give your mother's dining or coffee table a glam vibe. "Kivita" crystal coasters with gold trim, $195 (set of 2) by Anna by Rablabs; gearys.com
Give mom a stylish book to display all of your old family recipes – and leave a few pages blank to start new traditions with meals you plan to serve at holidays in your new marital home. "Mom's Recipe Binder" in Blush Bouquet, $22 by Origami Prints; zazzle.com
This is one of those gifts you may want to give yourself! After all those years of home-cooked meals by mom, send her a plant-based meal kit that delivers pre-portioned ingredients and step-by-step instructions so she can cook healthy meals at home in 40 minutes or less. "Korean Lettuce Wraps with Seitan and Ssam Sauce" meal, starting at $68/week (3 meals for two) by Purple Carrot; purplecarrot.com
For the mom who is always on the go, a beautiful double-walled water bottle that's vacuum-sealed to keep tea or coffee hot for 12 hours and water, juice, or soda cold for 24 hours is a must-have. She'll use it daily and always think of you. "White Marble" 17 oz. bottle, $35 by S'well; bloomingdales.com
Giving the gift of new jewelry is always a good idea! These gorgeous diamond drop earrings in rose gold will be the perfect accessory for your mother or mother-in-law – she may even wear them to the wedding! "ES15017" diamond drop earrings set in 18K rose gold by Coast Diamond; coastdiamond.com
Ideal for the mom who always needs to be in the know or text you about the latest bridal trend she read about, an Apple Watch is a great gift that provides her with easy access to her favorite apps and also allows her to be more conscious of her overall well-being. "Apple Watch Series 2" with rose gold-tone aluminum case with pink sand sport band, $369 by Apple; macys.com
Even the woman who has everything probably doesn't have a water bottle or decanter that features gemstones that enliven water to improve alkalinity and oxygenation. Each mix of gemstones highlights various naturopathic uses, such as stimulating and soothing the mind, fostering tranquility, and supporting healthy skin. "Wellness Gem-Water Bottle" ($78), "Era Decanter" ($64) and "Wellness Vial" ($84), and "Gemstone Droplet" ($78) in drinking glass, all by Gem-Water; gem-water.com
If she loves beauty products and is always mentioning her dislike of her puffy under-eye area, this anti-aging eye cream is designed to instantly brighten and reduce the appearance of dark circles, puffiness, and wrinkles. "Bye Bye Under Eye" eye cream, $48 by IT Cosmetics; sephora.com
If your mom or mother-in-law just upgraded her phone, or she's had the same plain case for years, give her a chic new iPhone case with a feminine design that keeps the silver, gold, or rose gold phone design she loves on almost-full display. "White Delila" iPhone 7 case, $35 by Sonix; urbanoutfitters.com
Find more Mother's Day gift ideas here, view eight ways to honor your mother at the wedding, see mother-of-the-bride dress inspiration, and gather some shopping tips for mom.