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- When it comes to shopping for Mother's Day, it can be hard to find a gift that nobody else owns.
- That's why personalized gifts are always a good idea, as they would undeniably belong to her.
- Whether it's a custom phone case or a monogrammed shirt, she'll appreciate the extra thought.
- Still looking? Check out more Mother's Day gift ideas here.
Editor's note: It's likely that many families will be spending Mother's Day apart this year due to the impact of coronavirus. Nothing takes the place of time spent together, but if you're looking to send a gift to Mom in lieu of a visit, we hope this list will help you find exactly what you're looking for.
A personalized item, even if it's the simple addition of a monogram, goes a long way in showing that you put thought into the gift. It makes the recipient feel special whenever she uses or wears it, and one person in our lives who undoubtedly deserves to feel special is Mom.
Get creative in personalizing these 27 Mother's Day gift ideas:
For the mom who loves organizing her thoughts or jotting down to-do lists, a monogrammed leather journal is the perfect gift. This one is sure to last, since she can order as many paper refills as she needs.A flower arrangement curated by you
Floracracy guides you through the personalization process with questions about the occasion, the receiver, the message, and the aesthetic. After the brief questionnaire, you can choose the shape, size, color palette, and flowers that match your mom's likings. This service is a great way to elevate the run-of-the-mill Mother's Day bouquet into something special for her. You can read more about our experience with Floracracy in our guide to the best online flower delivery services and our full review.A candle with a custom message on the back
This floral-scented candle may look ordinary, but she'll find a heartfelt message from you when she turns it around to see the back. You can write custom notes on both the packaging and the actual candle for extra thoughtful touches. For our full review of Homesick Candles, read on here.An apron that's labeled with her name
An apron is a great gift for any mom who loves to cook or bake, but you can make it even more special with this personalized apron from Williams-Sonoma. There are a variety of apron colors, fonts, and font colors to make this apron special for Mom.https://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/personalized-adult-apron/?transid=641242534008&pkey=chomekeeping-monogram-shop&cm_src=E:adult-aprons#reviewsA sleek, leather AirPod case with her initials
The mom who appreciates tech gadgets will enjoy having a sophisticated home for her AirPods. You get to select everything from the font, text, and font size to the font color, text position, and greeting card. The Daily Edited offers custom cases in an array of neutral colors for the AirPods and AirPods Pro, and in either pebbled leather or saffiano leather.A custom jersey from her favorite team
The sports fanatic mom will enjoy repping her favorite team with the team's name on the front and her own on the back. You can even pick her favorite number to go below her name. Although this one is specifically for Major League Baseball, you can easily find custom jerseys from other professional sports leagues, too.A letter charm necklace
This 14-karat piece of gold jewelry is sure to make your mom feel special every day.A set of custom bookends
What better way to hold up Mom's collection of hardcovers than with a custom set of bookends? Choose a name, an important place, an inside joke, or really whatever you'd like to fill out the set.A custom box of M&M's
Satisfy Mom's sweet tooth with some customized candy. You can choose the colors of the M&M's and then personalize them with any pictures or writing you'd like.A personal-styling service
Shopping can be difficult and time-consuming, which is where the stylists at Stitch Fix come in. A great gift for busy moms, the service delivers the newest trends and styles to fit any occasion and price point.A monogrammed leather makeup bag
Choose up to six characters and the color for the monogram of this leather bag. The size is perfect for travel-sized toiletries and makeup and it has a waterproof lining to protect the leather.A pair of Nike shoes
Whether she runs occasionally to clear her mind or is the family's resident marathoner, she'll love a pair of shoes to truly call her own. More than 70 styles, including casual walking shoes, soccer cleats, and basketball shoes, can be designed from outsole to laces.A photo calendar
This classy, solid brass piece makes a beautiful desktop display, and the pictures add warmth and familiarity. But choosing only 12 of your favorite photos could prove to be difficult.A constellation map
This Etsy shop lets you choose three different locations of significance. You're in charge of the color, location, exact text under each map, and font style, and the artist will take care of the rest.A custom map of anywhere in the world
If the stars aren't aligning for you, try this type of map instead. After choosing a design theme, zoom out to your mom's favorite country or get hyperlocal and zoom in to an exact neighborhood.A monogrammed water bottle
These sleek colors and shapes bring a new elegance to an ordinary water bottle. S'well's bottles keep beverages cold for 24 hours and hot for 12.An engravable watch
The dial, case, and strap can all be customized, plus adding an engraving on the back is free. Whether you want to make a time-related pun, engrave simple initials, or squeeze in a concise message, the back is yours to own.A hand-painted monogrammed suitcase
Hand-painted by a lettering artist in New York City, these monogrammed suitcases take two to three weeks to ship, so plan accordingly. With their smart features, compact design, and array of colors, they're worth the wait.Another suitcase she can customize beyond a monogram
If you think she'll want to go beyond a simple monogram, she's better off with a Roam carry-on. Nine parts of the lightweight hardshell suitcase are customizable, allowing her to flex her creative color chops.A custom quote print
Spotlight a quote from her favorite film, book, or song, or even quote mom herself. There are many font colors, sizes, and frames to choose from.A T-shirt
Let the world know who your mom is with this comfortable Pima cotton basic tee embroidered in cute, loopy cursive.A vitamin-and-supplement subscription
Before Care/of, gifting a pack of vitamins would be strange, but the company has somehow normalized the process with its personalized packaging and even more personalized vitamin plans. After taking a quiz, she'll learn which vitamins and supplements she needs most and can get them conveniently delivered to her house.A monogrammed leather tote
This everyday bag is made from Italian leather and comes in a variety of neutral colors like black, navy, caramel. It's versatile for Mom's different uses, like work, errands, or a weekend trip.A sound-wave art print
This one-of-a-kind gift is a visual piece with a surprising auditory twist: the artist converts the audio file of anyone's voice into a sound wave.Fluffy, embroidered hand towels
More than 300 style combinations are possible with Weezie's personalization options, which let you choose the piping color, embroidery style, and embroidery color of the soft, durable cotton towels. You can go simple with a block-letter monogram or more fancy with a 12-character script.A photo phone case
Casetify's easy-to-use design interface offers tons of options to turn an ordinary phone case into a completely unique one. You can connect your Instagram account to make choosing photos a breeze.A personalized body care set that uses her favorite scents
The Mad Optimist is a startup that makes all-natural, fully personalized body care products — from your preferred scents and ingredients to custom labels.Check out the rest of our Mother's Day 2021 gift guides
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