10 of the Sweetest, Most Thoughtful Mother’s Day Gifts on Etsy (for $50 or Less)
Mother’s Day is perhaps the hardest holiday to shop for. How in the world do you find something that says “I appreciate everything you did to make me this well-adjusted adult!” yet still fits into a wrap-able gift box? A bathrobe doesn’t quite do it. Neither does a bottle of wine. One of these sweet little handmade gifts might get the job done, though — especially if you pair it with a thoughtful note. (Don’t worry, we’ve included some writing prompts below!)
1. Ceramic Citrus Juicers, from $45 at SamVillasenor
Is there anything more perfect for the woman who taught you how to make lemonade out of lemons?
2. Potholder and Oven Mitt Set, $31 at LovelyHomeIdea
Your mom protected you for 18 (35?) years and now it’s your turn to help keep her safe. This set of linen potholders comes in more than a dozen colors, so you can pick the one she loves best.
3. Simply Coffee Copper Pour Over, from $35 at YuccaLane
You can’t repay your mom for all that sleep she lost during your first few years, but you can help her caffeinate now. Give her this gorgeous copper pour-over stand with the promise that you’ll swing by more often to enjoy a cup of coffee with her.
4. Custom Garden Markers, $40 for five at theFolk
Your mom is so nurturing, she’s sure to make an excellent gardener. During checkout, you simply type in the five herbs or plants you want and the Etsy seller will customize the markers.
5. Mini Cup, $12 each at 2232Ceramics
You could go one of two ways with these colorful cups: You can thank your mom for always helping you look on the bright side, or you can tell her your cup is full thanks to all she taught you.
6. Himalayan Salt Candle Holder, $15 at YellowTreeCoShop
While the health community remains undecided about whether or not salt lamps actually purify the air, your mom will get a nostalgic blast from this pink candle holder. In the card, thank her for lighting the way for you.
7. French Butter Bell, $40 at LindaReneePottery
Because there’s no butter, er, better mom in the whole wide world.
8. Small Ceramic Pitcher, $45 at FreeFolding
Tell your mom you wish you had pitched in more when you were a kid.
9. Spoon Rest Set, $28 at papercasetudio
Your mom deserves a rest! And she’ll be touched by the fact that you personalized the pieces. Instead of your family name, consider engraving the address of your childhood home.
10. Free Food Card, $4 at devonbeecreations
Some families are just card families (or maybe you need a card to go along with your gift). This one actually made us giggle and we’re guessing it’ll do the same for your mama.