If you've exhausted all your brilliant Mother's Day ideas, it's time to rediscover her passions and interests. While a vase filled with her favorite flowers will do the job of showing your love for her, you ultimately want to go the extra mile in making her feel special.
With so many gift ideas for your wife, it can be overwhelming to choose the ideal surprise for her, especially when you've waited until the last minute to commit to the perfect present. From dainty jewelry to kitchen innovations, the search for the ideal indulgent gift won't be such a struggle after all.
Our special Mother's Day gift guide combines a list of interests for the traveler, the gym enthusiast, the bookworm and every kind of mom in between. Whether she's into gardening, books, running or fashion, you can find something unique and budget-friendly that she'll appreciate. With how high-quality these picks are, she'll never know you waited until now to get it.
Best Mother's Day gifts for wives
If she's running out of things to do while at home, have her try diamond painting! It's basically an upgraded version of "paint by numbers." This kit has is an Amazon bestseller, with more than 8,200 five-star ratings.
It seems like everyone has Apple AirPods these days. Help your wife's pair stand out with this fun floral case that she can clip onto her keys or the inside of her purse for easy access.
If you're on the fence about which Mother's Day gift to get your wife, opt for something initialed, like this bestselling Art Deco-inspired mug from Anthropologie.
Let her know that all that she does is noticed and appreciated with this Super Mom mug from Rifle Paper Co. It's a great way to remind her about her powers every time she takes a sip.
If your wife hopped on the bread-making trend, she'll love keeping detailed notes of her favorite recipes in this unique handbook. Featuring a glossary, notes on grains and questions curated to make the perfect loaf, the whole family will enjoy tasting and smelling each bread she makes!
This custom family portrait from Etsy is a timeless keepsake, that will be a great conversation piece wherever it's placed. Each portrait is drawn individually to capture the unique characteristics of each family member — including pets! — and comes in three digital sizes, up to 16x24. Since a physical print isn't actually shipped, you can take your file and print it on anything you want from canvas to a blanket!
If she loves a good pun, this queso dip bowl set is the perfect way to keep her laughing every time she uses it. The bowl and spoon duo will probably get a chuckle out of guests, too!
Before you know it, summer will be here. Help your wife get warm weather-ready with this "Mama Bear" tote from Redbubble. It would make the perfect beach tote!
Does her life get a bit messy? This washable and sustainable backpack is great to carry all her essentials. She can fit books, a laptop and cosmetics without having to worry about weight thanks to the lightweight paper material. Also, this bag is easy to clean and wipe down.
This Williams Sonoma apron is the perfect gift for the wife who moonlights as a home chef. It's guaranteed to protect her from any messes in the kitchen and you can even customize it with her name. There's also a children's version so she and your little one can match.
If she enjoys creating charcuterie boards, this round acrylic tray from Mark & Graham would make a great addition to her collection. Plus, you can customize it to give it an extra personal touch.
Mother's Day jewelry is always a good idea. This piece is Baublebar's take on a modernized charm bracelet. First, you buy the bar bracelet in either gold or pearl and then customize it with as many charms as you want. They have ones to represent milestones, your initials and other meaningful symbols.
Most moms stay on the move until they can't anymore. Encourage your wife to relax and pamper herself with this relaxation gift set from Etsy. It has the basics she needs to get a self-care day going, including a soy candle (and a box of matches to light it), a bath bomb, lip balm, fuzzy socks and a velvet scrunchie.
Complete the ambiance of an at-home spa with this beautifully scented candle by L'or de Seraphine. It has notes of freshly picked mangos, goji berries and tarocco orange to help create a soothing and relaxing environment.
For a more personalized option, you can't go wrong with a scented candle. It has 60 to 80 hours of burn time, is made with soy wax and has delightful notes of lavender, sage and jasmine.
These cursive stacking name rings are the perfect way for your wife to show off all her loved one's names. The rings are available in gold, silver or rose gold and are specifically designed for stacking. You can even add special symbols like hearts and stars.
This block letter initial necklace is both trendy and simple. It will give the perfect edge and adds a bit of personalization to any outfit.
If she's always entertaining or just likes to get crafty with her cocktails, this gift set from Wildwonder is sure to be a hit. It comes with four cans of the brand's Guava Rose Prebiotic + Probiotic Drink, a three-piece cocktail shaker, jigger and muddler, two limited edition recipe cards and one blank card. Everything is there for her to make a delicious mocktail or she can add alcohol to make it a true cocktail.
Everyone deserves some "me time" once in a while. For those times when she has an extra few minutes to herself, gift her this wooden bathtub caddy tray while she enjoys a warm bath.
If your wife loves plants, consider getting her this affordable subscription box from The Sill. Every month she'll receive one low light plant, hand potted in your color choice of a five-inch earthenware planter.
Do you and the Mrs. fight over the thermostat? If she prefers a cooler atmosphere at night, consider gifting her this cooling weighted blanket from Syrinx.
You can never go wrong with flowers. This white orchid arrangement from UrbanStems would look great on the kitchen counter or even a home office. It comes in a beautiful patterned blue and white pot that's inspired by the Italian Murano glass. P.S. You can score this option for 20 percent off using the promo code TODAY20!
If your wife's looking to upgrade her accessory collection, get her a bag that's both trendy and easy to carry. This slouchy style will complement all her summer outfits and is a great piece she can wear on your next date night.
This multifunctional bag is great for everyone, but it's especially useful for moms with young children since it allows them to be hands-free. It's made with soft vegan leather and a hidden pack pocket that keeps her on-the-go essentials secured.
These custom photo coasters are bound to make her smile every time she uses them. Photo albums only make an appearance when you're feeling nostalgic but these coasters are always out, reminding her of all of the good times you've had over the years.
If she's not the cook in the family, take the daunting step of going to the grocery store out or preparing dinner with a convenient meal delivery kit from HelloFresh. The brand's recipes are tested over 200 times to ensure they're just as tasty as they are easy to make. They have hassle-free step-by-step recipes and offer four different meal plans, including meat and veggies, veggie, family-friendly, and low calorie.
A closet full of athleisure clothing is a must when it comes to raising children. Help her stay comfortable while running around with the kids in this stylish legging from Outdoor Voices. They're made out of moisture-wicking fabric for those extra sweaty days and come in seven different flattering hues.
With summer just around the corner, these cozy Ugg slides are the perfect slippers to ease into warmer weather. They're made with a luxurious blend of sheepskin and come in three different shades including beige, grey and black. Pair these with a robe or a loungewear set and she'll be good to go.
For an extra special gift, go for a luxury perfume. This iconic fragrance has been around for generations and is a great go-to scent for all ages. Coco Mademoiselle is a classic perfume with balanced notes of orange, jasmine, rose and vanilla.
Since she's probably spending plenty of time watching her favorite shows with the kids on the couch these days, get her a special throw blanket just for her. This one from West Elm comes in a variety of colors, so you can pick her favorite.
Help her wind down after a long day with this shorty pajama set. It's made out of lightweight, 100 percent silk, which makes it perfect for staying cool at night.
To keep her cool and comfortable as the weather warms up, this new linen robe from popular bedding brand Parachute is perfect. The lightweight, full-length wrap comes in three neutral colors and is Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified, meaning it is free of potentially harmful chemicals.
It's hard to keep a house full of kids organized, but making sure there is a place for everything is the start of a clean environment. In an effort to make life easier for your wife, get her this set of sleek OXO food containers to consolidate your pantry.
Whether you're planning a weekend away or she's looking to upgrade her work bag, the Beis Expandable Overnighter is a versatile choice. Get 15 percent off by using the code TODAY15, valid until Mother's Day.
Does your wife love to craft and do DIY projects? If so, she needs this nifty machine. The Cricut Joy is a drawing and label-making device that utilizes an app so you can design and craft anything you want from vinyl to fabric.
Gift her some comfort with this bestselling pair from Birdies. The classic flats are a staple she'll wear daily and is an accessory she can match with most pieces.
If your children live far away or go to college out of state, this personalized signpost from UncommonGoods is a thoughtful and charming way for mom to keep them all in one place.
Upgrade your bedroom sheets with this luxury set that feels soft and high-quality. The pillowcase and sheet have a silky feel thanks to the Centium Core Technology, which helps to give the fabric a luxurious texture.
Who wouldn't love a nice jewelry gift? This dainty and delicate layered necklace will complement her evening attire. It's adjustable and features cubic zirconia for a sparkly occasion. It's the perfect accessory to remind her who's the "love of your life".
This timeless tote from Kate Spade New York is just as chic as she is, and it comes in five different colors. Until May 8th, you can snag an additional 10 percent off markdowns with code TODAYSHOW10, which can be combined with a sitewide 25 percent off with code MOTHERSDAY.
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