Mother's Day is just over a week away (I know; we're shocked, too). Hunting for the perfect gift can sometimes feel daunting, but it's never too early to start your search to celebrate the amazing women in your life.
Whether you're shopping for your mom, aunt, grandma or any motherly figure in between, your gift doesn't have to be over-the-top to let them know just how much you care for them — though, let's be honest, these women deserve the world!
To help you show your appreciation, we've rounded up the most unique gifts to surprise and delight her. From the ultimate bath and body care set to a bracelet customized with your own handwritten message, we found some truly cool Mother's Day gifts that she's sure to love.
Unique Mother's Day gifts
If your mom is the type who's always looking toward her next adventure in the great outdoors, she'll be enamored with these park tokens that commemorate each national park she's been to. They easily slide onto a keychain so she'll be able to carry them with her everywhere.
Looking to step up your card game? Transform a simple card into a beautiful "bouquet" that she won't have to water and can keep for years to come.
If Mom is the type to always have her head buried in a book, she'll love this book page holder. It'll do the work of keeping the book open wide enough for her without having to deal with hand cramping. Plus, who can resist the adorable flowers embedded inside?
This fill-in-the-blank book features 112 pages full of prompts that are sure to make her smile. She'll always have a keepsake to turn to when thinking of you.
On a budget? Even low-maintenance moms will appreciate the deeply moisturizing indulgence of this under-$15 beauty find. She can use this buzzy lip product in place of her usual lip balms and glosses during the day or as an overnight treatment.
This candle has it all — it smells lovely, has a long burn time and is a steal for under $20. Pair it with her favorite bottle of vino so she can light her candle, have a glass of wine and get some well-deserved rest and relaxation.
This adorable case is attached to a keychain, so her AirPods Pro will always be within reach and in style. The case is wireless charging compatible so she doesn't have to stress finding a cable or outlet.
Whether she's a single mom or a proud grandma of several, this personalized illustration from Etsy is sure to please the mother figure in your life. Several shopper reviews also emphasized how adorable the robins look in person!
It's no secret that aromatherapy can help you relax, so why not give her the gift that can make it happen? This neck wrap can be heated in the microwave or stuck in the freezer to help ease any pain while the natural herb and lavender blend inside activates stress-relieving properties.
While this bar looks and smells delicious — and is called a "butter bar" — you'll have to warn Mom not to eat it when you give it to her. Despite the tempting scent filled with notes of croissant accord, wild berry jam and toasted vanilla, this is actually a moisturizing lotion bar! The brand calls out key ingredients like vitamin E, grapeseed and jojoba oil.
If there's any truth to the old adage that a picture is worth a thousand words, this affordable and customizable photo book just might be the most valuable gift you can get Mom. The modern and classic design, in combination with the treasure trove of images and memories you have to fill it with, makes it a truly special keepsake.
Versatile and useful, this trending shoulder bag is the perfect gift for the on-the-go mom. Although it may look small, it deceptively holds a lot so that she can have all her essentials with her without the hassle of a larger bag. Plus, it comes in eight colors and is under $20!
Keep the family circle close together with this custom throw pillow cover. No matter the size of your family, you can choose the names to fit on the front of the pillow.
This bath bomb kit has an almost-perfect average rating for a reason. Each set contains a dozen handmade bath bombs, with scents ranging from sweet black raspberry vanilla to relaxing lavender.
While not a lot can beat fresh flowers, we really love these felt stems that may not smell like the real deal but will last much longer!
Help her keep her plants alive in any corner of the house with this grow light that can be placed right into the soil. It has four light modes and is adjustable from 7-14 inches. TODAY readers can score an exclusive discount of 25% off the sale price with code TODAY25, making it just $24.
Customize this necklace with birthstones and initials engraved in intricate leaves. You can even request to send a personalized card along with the necklace, which comes in its own jewelry box.
This heartwarming gift just might bring a few tears to her eyes. Whether you have a shared mantra or special phrase, you can choose the color, size and message to create a gift that she can wear and cherish for years to come.
A little personalization makes for a super sweet gift, and this on-trend monogram necklace will go with any outfit.
Minted is one of our all-time favorite resources for affordable framed artwork. They have a huge collection of artists on their roster and we've been guilty of spending hours scrolling through everything while we shop for our own homes. They also have a ton of framing options and lots of sizes so you can truly pick something that's perfect for your mom and her walls!
For the mom with a green thumb, this gift is a two-in-one. This kit comes with all she'll need to grow her own "birthday flower" that will make for lovely decor.
Not only does Minted see gorgeous framed prints, they also have a marketplace of goods from various artists. We particularly love these handpainted taper candles — they'd set the mood at her next dinner party or look great in candleholders on a bookshelf or mantel but they're almost too pretty to burn!
Long day? Prep her for a relaxing bath with this clever wine holder accented with beach stones. Aside from featuring strong suction cups, it also comes with a classic wine glass made with BPA-free plastic.
For moms who are excellent cooks and even better hosts, a modern yet timeless set of placemats is a neat gift to spruce up her dining room table. This high quality, merino wool option from Graf Lantz is super on-trend and comes in a ton of rich colors.
Does mom live further away than you'd like? Get her a new weekender bag — at a discount, no less — and encourage her to come visit for some quality time post-Mother's Day.
This jar is full of quotes that will let her know she is loved. Each note is wrapped in its own envelope, so she has a new message to look forward to every day.
For a gift that'll keep her hydrated, the internet-famous Stanley tumbler is a big-time favorite amongst the Shop TODAY team. As the largest size the brand offers, it fits a whopping 40 ounces and keeps any beverage cool for hours.
Mom will love cozying up in her new sweatshirt that shows off her love for all of her babies with a simple design. The sweater can have up to four daisies and an initial at the center of each.
For the on-trend mom, these comfy flats will be a hit. They come in a few colors (including black!) and are perfect for spring and summer. The open-back design is a smart departure from other ballet flat options on the market, especially for those prone to blisters on their heels.
We don't always recommend gifting a cleaning product, but when we do, it's gotta be gorgeous (!) and a treat to use! Enter: the prettiest mop we've ever seen. The mom in your life won't even be embarrassed if it gets left out when guests are over. It comes with a six-pack of Clorox® Scentiva® Disinfecting Wet Mopping Cloths, but is compatible with most mop cloth refills.
If she's the kind of person who loves to sit the family down to watch home videos, she'll appreciate a custom collection of memories just for her.
This portable lamp is the perfect marriage of form and function. It's useful for anything from outdoor cocktails with her friends or as a bedside lamp but it would also look cool just sitting on shelf, waiting to be switched on for mood lighting when the sun goes down!
Personalize her upcoming travels with these packing cubes from mumi. The set brings five lightweight, durable cubes that will help her maximize space and simplify her organization. The best part is that you can customize it with her name.
This multicolored tennis bracelet will become her new go-to as she gets ready in the morning. It goes with everything and dresses up anything from a linen shirt to a tee! Don't miss out on the chance to score this bracelet piece and more at a discount during Baublebar's spring sale.
Help brighten her kitchen and make cooking easy with these cute knives! Each knife in the set is crafted from stainless steel so they should be durable enough for any recipe.
While Mom is probably the one you go to in order to figure out your family tree, there might be some branches even she can't fill. With this AncestryDNA kit, she (and you) can learn exactly where she comes from and maybe even answered some longstanding questions.
For all things skin care, this kit from Dermalogica will have her covered. It comes with essentials like a vitamin C serum, a charcoal-based Superfoliant Exfoliator and a SPF lotion for extra protection.
Is your mom something of a fashion icon, beauty guru or jetsetter? This limited edition set from Balmain Hair Couture makes an accessible yet luxury present. It comes ready to gift in a beautiful, logo-splashed zipper pouch she's sure to keep in rotation long after she finishes the included travel-sized versions of the brand's iconic shampoo, conditioner and leave-in treatment — which smell incredible, by the way.
A cashmere scarf is a little luxury she might not buy for herself but would love to receive. This unbelievably soft, responsibly made option is useful year-round as a wrap or traditional scarf. It comes in a ton of colors, too, so you can scoop one up in Mom's favorite shade.
Use code MOM50 for 50% off your purchase, making this scarf just under $65 — what a steal!
This gift set has everything she needs to treat herself this Mother's Day: from artisan cheese and crackers to a sweet treat and a candle.
A nod to Carrie Bradshaw's signature jewelry piece, this gold-plated necklace is elegant and simple. Customize it with her name for a gift she can wear daily.
A day of self-care is what she deserves, especially if she's expecting or a new mom, and this curated set helps make it possible. It features mineral-rich soaking salts, a hydrating body oil, moisturizing body lotion and more.
Cometeer partners with coffee roasters around the country to provide pre-brewed frozen pods that you can melt at home to create any beverage you'd like from lattes to affogatos. The gift box includes 32 seasonal cups and you can choose to add more if you want to keep her extra caffeinated.
Our very own editor Rebecca Brown is a big fan of Cometeer, calling it a "true game changer." She describes it as fast, high-quality coffee and says it helps eliminate countertop clutter since it only requires hot water from a kettle.
Even if it's a rainy day outside, having fresh lemons in the backyard will at least brighten her day. This heartfelt gift set includes a Meyer lemon tree ready for planting. This will definitely bright up her day.
What mom couldn't use a little self-care moment? This curated set of indulgent bath and body care essentials has everything she needs to treat herself to some me-time.
This sleep set from Summersalt is perfect for the mom that wants something she can actually use. She might want to spend all day in these luxe PJs, plus she'll feel even better knowing that somebody else shelled out for them.
Nothing tastes more refreshing than a perfectly chilled rosé on a hot summer's day — and she's sure to have that experience every time with this top-rated stainless steel chiller.
If Mom's style skews a little more casual or she's especially active, this everyday sneaker makes a great gift and will get a ton of use year-round. Hoka is known for making exceptionally comfortable shoes — one Shop TODAY editor even says they feel like "walking on clouds" — and this laceless sneaker takes the comfort up a notch, thanks to memory foam that cradles the foot and provides extra support.
Pamper your mom with this set that includes a fine fragrance bar of soap, deodorant and solid perfume in the scent of her choice. We especially love the solid fragrance — it's highly concentrated, has a sleek case and is refillable!
If she's looking to upgrade her loungewear game but still keep things chic, these leather leggings will make the perfect addition to her closet. The front is liquid leather while the back is a comfortable stretch knit, making them ideal for running errands or staying at home.
Want to let her know you're thinking of her? These lamps sync via an internet connection, so all you have to do is tap yours in order to make the other lamp emit a glow, no matter how far apart you are.
A pair of comfortable sneakers will never go unappreciated, and these sneakers from Allbirds are perfect for the warmer months. Whether she prefers a neighborhood stroll or a quick workout, she'll never want to take them off!
Henry Rose, founded by Michelle Pfeiffer, creates beautiful, sophisticated scents that also happen to be the first fine fragrances to be EWG Verified™ and Cradle to Cradle Certified™, so you know they're safe and non-toxic. This set allows you to mix and match a full-sized fragrance of your choice with a small body cream in any scent. We love how rich the cream is — your mom will love pampering herself with it!
Perfect for small families, this handmade copper sculpture is crafted individually by the artist. Up to five figures can fit on the swing, which actually moves.
No matter where the members of your family reside, she can keep them together with this custom sign. You can add up to six signs, along with a family name and miles from home on each one.
If you've got a "cool mom" who keeps up with the trends, she'll love these wide-leg cargo-style pants from the sustainable fashion brand DL1961. They're easy to dress up or down and light enough to wear all summer — plus, we consider olive to be a neutral so she can mix with lots of different tops.
Mom will always appreciate a high-quality hair dryer, and this cutting-edge option is worth the splurge. The dryer itself utilizes patented light technology to dry the hair without heat damage. It also comes with multiple styling attachments to achieve the perfect blowout, no matter her hair type.