Mother's Day gifts – 16 luxe buys for mothers to cherish
This Mother's Day, treat Mom to the most exquisite gifts on the market
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If you need to secure a last minute Mother's Day gift that really lets your mom know how much you appreciate her, then look no further than this Homes & Gardens luxury gift guide. These handpicked products are sure to make your mom feel special and cherished this Mother's Day, meaning the only decision you need to make is selecting the one that suits her best.
Mother's Day this year falls on Sunday, May 8, meaning you've still got time to pick out a thoughtful gift and arrange delivery if you need to. While flowers and chocolates are never out of place, there's also an array of sophisticated home decor gifts here for you to choose from, so that your mom can know how much you care every time she's relaxing at home.
If you have a number of leading ladies to buy a gift for this Mother's Day, then we've also included gifts to cover different interests and tastes, including eco-friendly gifts, gifts for those who love to bake and cook like the best cast iron cookware and gifts that can help her unwind after a long day. There's also a selection of gifts that the editors at Homes & Gardens would love to receive themselves for an added element of inspiration.
This guide can help with all of the finer details of Mother's Day planning, including subscription services so that you can keep showing your gratitude as the months pass. From chic homewares to decadent indulgences, we've rounded up ten spectacular gifts to shower your Mom with this Mother's Day – after all, you can't put a price on love.
Where to find last minute Mother's Day gifts
Rather than searching the internet for gifts your mom won't use, these stores are running dedicated Mother's Day shops for you to peruse, curated with luxury gifts that will make the day itself even more special.
- Anthropologie: Browse wonderfully varied and stylish gifts for Mother's Day (opens in new tab)
- Etsy: Find handmade gifts and personalize them this Mother's Day (opens in new tab)
- Lulu & Georgia: A gift guide to make your Mother's Day shopping effortless (opens in new tab)
- Nordstrom: Lifestyle and homeware gifts galore for every Mom (opens in new tab)
- Public Goods: The go-to store for eco-friendly shopping this Mother's Day (opens in new tab)
- Uncommon Goods: For more unique gifts and subscription services (opens in new tab)
- Urban Stems: A flower delivery service for beautiful blooms this Mother's Day (opens in new tab)
The luxury Mother's Day gifts to celebrate your mom, even if you're buying at the last minute
1. Le Creuset Cast-Iron Heart-Shaped Dutch Oven for $200 at Le Creuset (opens in new tab)
A gift from Le Creuset is sure to make any Mother's Day, and this heart-shaped offering is the cutest, and most Mother's Day appropriate, of them all. A favored brand that you can be sure your parents have heard of too, the quality of Le Creuset is unbeatable. Great for pies, crumbles, sundaes and more, everything tastes better when delivered in this dutch oven.
2. Pulseroll Mini Massage Gun for $138.49 at Trade Inn (opens in new tab)
The editor of Homes & Gardens Lucy Searle has this massage gun on her wishlist for this Mother's Day. 'I have a bad back and spend hours in my office chair; I also punish myself with exercise, so I'm always achy one way or another. I've tried one of these and they're amazing. Would love one!'
3. Beast Blender & Hydration System Set for $185.00 at Nordstrom (opens in new tab)
Elevate your mom's morning smoothie situation with this stunning offering of one of the best blenders around, which has everything you need to blitz up nutrient-rich smoothies. It's perfect for smoothies on the go if your mom is constantly in a rush, and for an ultra-smooth consistency. For a more indepth look at this wonderful pick, read our full Beast Blender Hydration System review.
4. Studio Floor Lamp from $599 at Schoolhouse (opens in new tab)
As chosen by the Editor of Country Homes & Gardens, Andrea Childs, this statement lamp makes the perfect reading accessory. 'I love to read, so Mother's Day is a perfect excuse to curl up with a good book. What would make it even better is to have this beautiful lamp illuminating the pages – midcentury style, elegant angles and a cool industrial yellow color.'
5. Vivian Howard & Haand Coffee Set for $195.00 at Haand (opens in new tab)
Score some brownie points with this perfect set of mugs and saucers this Mother's Day. Ideal for a mom who loves to host and have her family all around her, these mugs are guaranteed to make her think of you every time she brings the set out of her cabinets. Haand is a sustainable brand too, and create gifts that can be treasured from one generation to the next.
6. Mark D. Sikes Woven Vessel from $148.00 at Anthropologie (opens in new tab)
Homes & Gardens Executive Editor Kaitlin Madden shares that she would love anything from the new Mark D. Sikes' collection for Anthropologie for Mother's Day.
'It's all perfect for spring and summer, and the designs are a modern take on traditional styles. If I had to pick one piece for Mother's Day it would be the gorgeous woven vessel (opens in new tab), which I'd put on my dining table. Or the floral wallpaper (opens in new tab) and I'd ask my husband to put it up as part of the gift.'
7. Lulu and Georgia for $348, at Lulu & Georgia (opens in new tab)
Pick up this Mother's Day centrepiece which is both beautiful and functional and become the favorite child in your family by a mile. A piece like this is perfect for your mom's countertop for fruit or flowers, or for a place to drop her keys and wallet to keep even more mundane things looking beautiful.
8. The Peony for $85 from Urban Stems (opens in new tab)
Sometimes you simply can't do better than a classic gift, and for Mother's Day that is of course, flowers. Urban Stems have everything you need to make your mom's day a beautiful one, especially with these delicate peony blooms. If you want to opt for the whole package, you can also add a beautiful vase onto your order, and set your mom up for a fuss-free floral day of celebration.
9. Earth Fired Clay White Curve Pots + Saucers for $68.00 at Anthropologie (opens in new tab)
Homes & Gardens' Senior Content Editor Karen Crow shares her dream Mother's Day pick from Anthropologie.
'I, like many others, have developed a bit of obsession with house plants and succulents in the last couple of years and I am always on the hunt for more pots. I love the naturally tactile and perfectly imperfect look of this handmade pot and saucer set, particularly the natural moss that develops on the surface during its unique ageing process.'
10. Strawberry Shortcake Cake from $59 at Milk Bar (opens in new tab)
Bring a gift to your Mother's Day celebrations that everyone will love in the form of this scrumptious Milk Bar shortcake cake. With multiple layers of silky frosting and jam, this crowd-pleaser of a cake is sure to sweeten your May 8th.
11. You Can Always Have Flowers on the Table painting for $300 at Serena & Lily (opens in new tab)
Buy your mom the gift of flowers that won't wilt with this glorious painting by Morgan Jones Johnston. Bursting with color and perfect to commemorate this Mother's Day, this painting will be an lasting reminder of your appreciation.
12. Garden Party Recipe Tin for $36.00 at Rifle Paper Co. (opens in new tab)
Allow your mom to keep her cherished recipes close with this adorable floral recipe tin from Rifle Paper Co. It comes with 24 recipe cards to fill and 12 recipe dividers, to keep everything nice and uniform.
13. Limited Edition Ultimate Bath & Shower Oil Collection at Aromatherapy Associates for $99 (opens in new tab)
If your mom loves to turn her bathroom into her own personal spa, then this set from Aromatherapy Associates is what she needs to transform a soak into a luxury experience. Filled with their most iconic essential oil blends, this giftset will really elevate her next bathtime.
14. Herb Planter at Le Creuset for $30.00 (opens in new tab)
Brighten up your mom's windowsill with this chic herb planter from Le Creuset. Available in those classic stoneware shades, this high quality piece is a winner for any mom who loves to add fresh ingredients to her cooking.
14. Public Goods eco set for $89.00 (opens in new tab)
If your mom prefers to be a little more eco-conscious in her buying decisions, or if she wants to start on that journey, this set from Public Goods has everything she needs to start on a more sustainable path. From reusable produce bags to food storage wraps, this is the ultimate gift for living more sustainably this Mother's Day.
15. Beautiful Kitchenware 5.3QT Tilt-Head Stand Mixer for $129 at Walmart (opens in new tab)
Make Mother's Day special with this stunning stand mixer from Beautiful Kitchenware, which can mix up dozens of cookies effortlessly. It's an essential gift for a mom who loves to bake, or who just loves picture-perfect kitchen appliances.
16. The Sill Plant Subscription Service from $180 (opens in new tab)
Pick a subscription service from The Sill for your mom this Mother's Day and ensure her home is filled with luscious plants all year around. With various options including a pet-friendly plant subscription, this service will bring joy to your mom's doorstep every single month.
How we chose our selection of Mother's Day gifts
To bring this carefully curated Mother's Day guide to you, we combined our expert knowledge of home appliances and gift-giving. We also pooled the opinions of the mothers of the Homes & Gardens team to establish what they'd love to receive and why. Many of these items are pieces that appear in our buying guides or have standalone reviews too so that you can read more information before you spend your money.
The Homes & Gardens team have plenty of experience when it comes to writing gift guides for all holidays and seasons, and take care to check the user reviews and ratings of the items we include, as well as the retailers we feature.
This gift guide has been selected with all types of mothers in mind, from eco-conscious moms to those who love to entertain and bake. There are classic food and flower related gifts, as well as organizers and art to go towards the home. There's also a selection of retailers at the top of this guide which can whisk you away to stores where you can personalize and tailor your gift to reflect your relationship with your mom.
What are typical gifts for Mother's Day?
Flowers have been the essence of Mother's Day celebrations for many years, and show no signs of stopping. With next day delivery service for a range of different blooms from sites like Urban Stems (opens in new tab), 1800 Flowers (opens in new tab) and From You Flowers (opens in new tab), securing a last minute floral present is also unbelievably convenient, and sure to be appreciated.
Beyond flowers, the typical gift that will suit your mom is dependent on her personal tastes. If she loves to cook or bake, then there are tons of appliances from cold press juicers to hand mixers to make her kitchen feel like her sanctuary. If your mom loves gifts for her space, then home decor gifts will never go amiss, whilst personalized gifts like towels or dinnerware can show that you've really put thought into your decision. A subscription service such as tea or gift boxes will keep you in high esteem even once Mother's Day has passed, and mean that your mom feels treated every time she receives her delivery.
Who to buy a Mother's Day gift for?
It can be a thorny subject when it comes to who you need to buy a gift for this May 8, especially if you're part of an extended family circle. Whilst those who have a relationship with their mother will usually tick that present off their list, it's more difficult to establish whether to buy gifts for mother-in-laws, grandmothers, wives and partners.
A good rule to apply for gift giving this Mother's Day is whether you feel like it's appropriate, as it all comes down to your level of comfort with picking out a gift. Rather than being ascribed to rules for who you should buy a gift for, take your time to select a present for those who you consider a mother figure, and for those who you want to shower with appreciation on May 8.
Molly is the Ecommerce Writer for Homes & Gardens and spends her time searching the internet for the next best thing for your home, with a focus on shopping edits and buying guides. Before joining Homes & Gardens, Molly graduated from the University of Exeter with a degree in English Literature, with previous internships undertaken at The Economist in her summer breaks.
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