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Personalized jewelry, cake-in-a-jar and more Mother's Day gift ideas

April 29, 2014 at 1:38 PM ET

Video: TODAY contributor Jill Martin shows Kathie Lee and Hoda a handful of items you can give for Mother’s Day, including coasters, trays, jewelry and products designed from Instagram photos.

Mother’s day is coming up fast on May 11! If you’re stumped about what to get the first woman in your life, TODAY contributor Jill Martin has some fabulous gift ideas that will leave her feeling the love.

Clothing

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The Chalkboard Tee sells T-shirts with chalkboard-like diagrams ready to display special messages from child to mom ($27 and up, TheChalkboardTee.com). Deck out the entire family in these customizable T-shirts, and add in some matching shoes from Soludos ($42 and up, Soludos.com).

Personalized jewelry

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Sure, every woman loves diamonds, but nothing beats a personalized piece of jewelry. Tres Sorelle Jewelry offers a variety of necklaces that can be customized to feature names of children or grandchildren ($50 and up, Tressorelle.com). Another option is to snatch up charm necklaces, each available to be personalized with names or initials, from Laurel & Bleau ($35 and up, LaurelandBleau.com).

Bespoke custom gifts

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If jewelry isn’t necessarily your mom’s fancy, Bespoke Custom Gifts features various products that can be personalized, including cutting boards, cosmetic bags, totes and more ($38-$60, BespokeCustomGifts.com).

Picture perfect

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Take photos right off of Instagram and turn them into a piece of art with these picture-perfect gifts. Customize wrapping paper with a collection of photos ($15, Minted.com), create a phone case with favorite images ($24, GiltCity.com) or have a pillow made featuring friends and family ($28 and up, StitchtaGram.com).  

Kiddie art

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The refrigerator isn’t the only spot where your child’s art can shine. Kidz Can Design takes your child’s art and makes it into a piece of jewelry ($49.99, KidzCanDesign.com).

Trendy gifts

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For the stylish woman, find a variety of fashionable gift ideas at CWonder, including sweaters, candles, jewelry boxes and more ($14-$78, CWonder.com).

Personalized stationery and more

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For the mother who loves to decorate, The Stationery Studio has a host of products perfect for the home, from platter to vases, that can each be customized with names or initials ($30 and up, TheStationeryStudio.com).

Cake-in-a-jar

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It’s not a holiday without a little sugar. Duff’s Cake Mix in Los Angeles will deliver to your mother jars filled with its delicious cakes. The jars don’t need to be refrigerated and will last up for five days, so your mother can enjoy the gift all at once, or feel your love for days on end ($14, DuffsCakeMix.com).

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