Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

May 2, 2011 at 8:45 am , by

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Help show mom your appreciation with these gift ideas, picked by our very own editors.

1. Ultimate Boxed Card Set
If mom loves to send cards to family and friends, then she’ll appreciate this sleek black greeting card organizer. The box set comes with 32 cards and will help keep all of mom’s well wishes in one place. Ultimate Boxed Card Set, $35, Cambria Cove.

2. Bond No. 9 Parfum and Pocket Spray
Want a taste of the Big Apple? If a trip to New York City isn’t on the horizon, Bond No. 9’s new Madison Square Park parfum will hold you over. This New York City inspired fragrance contains a fabulous array of nature’s scents including rose, tulip, huckleberry and teakwood. Madison Square Park Pocket Spray, $170 for the decorative bottle, $90 for the pocket spray.

3. MOR Emporium Black Collection
Our beauty editors melted over the beautiful packaging on these scented soaps. We promise this is one gift mom won’t want to unwrap! Not to mention the Shea butter and vitamin E will leave hands soft. MOR Emporium Black Collection, $14.

4. Luna & Stella Birthstone Jewelry
What mom doesn’t love jewelry, especially a sterling silver ring? Make it even better by customizing with birthstones to symbolize those who are closest to her. Keep it simple with one ring, or get a few to layer. These pieces are timeless in their design and meaning! Luna & Stella, $48 per ring.

5. Yardwork
For crafters, Yardwork’s detailed fabrics and stamps are perfect. Or spice up your home décor with an already-made item like these adorable coasters. Faux Tile Coaster Set, $9.50.

6. TKees Sandals
Makeup staples inspire these summer flip-flop colors. Choose the “blush” category and pick a pretty pink, or go with a dark gray or black pair from the “liner” collection. It’s fun to browse over 40 different colors that will match any outfit! TKees Flip Flops, $48.

7. Full Circle Exchange Chocolate and Coffee
Curb any sweet tooth with these goodies that are both guilt-free and delicious. All items are fair trade—a nice way to give back to both mom and others in need! CARE Mother’s Day Gift Box, $34.95.

8. Carole Hochman Robe
Little luxuries go a long way and this 100% cotton floral has lace trim and a spring-like pattern that will help mom feel fancy and cozy at the same time. Carole Hochman Signature, $75, Nordstrom.

9. Bluebird Corkscrew by Boston Warehouse
Add some fun to your next dinner party with this whimsical bluebird corkscrew that opens bottles with ease. Bluebird Corkscrew, $7.50, Amazon.

10. Say Cheese!
This year, celebrate Mother’s Day with a beautiful selection of tasty cheeses, preserves, and snacks, all made by women artisans. Murray’s Mother’s Day Cheese Collection, $85.

11.Beautiful Bakeware
Mom will want to bake up a storm this spring with this adorable set of polka dot ceramic measuring cups. Parisian Measuring Cups, $20, Sur La Table.

12.Sweet Snacks
Everyone will know to keep their hands out the cookie jar with these colorful canisters (filled with all kinds of chocolate treats) that spell out M-O-M. Mom Treat Tower, $30, Harry and David.

13.Chocolate Keepsake
Make her melt with this three-tier keepsake box set filled with deliciously decedent chocolates and truffles. Keepsake Chocolate Gift Box, $68, Godiva.

14.The Fearless Baker
Whether your mom is seasoned baker, holiday dabbler, or a complete beginner, The Fearless Baker by Emily Luchetti & Lisa Weiss offers helpful and easy tips for making delicious desserts in no time. The Fearless Baker, $30, Amazon.

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