10 Hunker-Approved Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

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If you're feeling stumped about what to get Mom on her big day, we feel you — moms are a picky bunch (but we love them for it). So, we've put our thinking caps on to come up with some gift recommendations worth writing home about. Below, 10 Hunker-approved gift ideas for Mother's Day.

1. Yield Ceramic French Press, $120

Here's a fact: Most moms love coffee. This gorgeous French press is the upgrade she deserves, plus it looks awesome perched on any countertop.

2. Hay Clip Clip with Spoon, $11

Speaking of coffee, it's the classy thing to have a dedicated coffee scoop. And this one even clips your coffee bag closed. Handy!

3. The Citizenry San Cristobal Wall Hanging, $135

Beautiful art for your mom's home can never hurt. This wall hanging is assembled by Austin-based designer Corie Humble, but each piece of bronze is cut by master artisans in Santiago, Chile. A gift with a story.

4. Dogeared Circle Pendant Necklace, $58

You can't go wrong with this simple, delicate, 14-carat gold-dipped necklace with an inspirational message. And don't worry: It comes in a gift box.

5. Essie Gel Couture Nail Polish Kit in Fairy Tailor, $18.49

Here's the low-down: This gel nail polish is awesome because it doesn't damage your nails the way a nail salon gel manicure does. While it doesn't last quite as long as its nail salon alternative, it definitely lasts longer than regular polish. Worth it.

6. Kat & Roger White Ceramic Match Striker, $65

For lighting her favorite candles. Just strike a match against the stoneware base of this handmade beauty.

7. Kendra Scott Signature Large Tumbler Candle, $65

And speaking of candles, most moms would never treat themselves to a splurge-y one. That's why you have to do it for her! Jewelry designer Kendra Scott's signature candle not only is a total showpiece, but also smells delightfully of lily and blonde woods.

8. Anthropologie French Mommy Mother's Day Card, $6

Don't forget a card! You can include it with your present, or fill it with a gift card. This adorable one is by Mr. Boddington's Studio — a Brooklyn-based stationary brand.

9. Soap & Glory Clean On Me Creamy Clarifying Shower Gel, $8.99

Why this particular shower gel? Its scent is unintentionally reminiscent of Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle, for a fraction of the cost. Seriously. Give it a sniff to see if you agree.

10. Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer, $399.99

If you're looking to splurge, do so on something she'll use almost daily. In this case, we're talking about Dyson's game-changing hair dryer. It's ultra-light, so her arm won't tire out, and dries hair super quickly.


Carolin Lehmann is an Associate Editor at Hunker. She's a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and has previously written for HuffPost, Seventeen magazine, and a variety of local news outlets. As a studio apartment dweller, she's always on the lookout for new ways to decorate a rental on a budget.

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