17 Unique Mother's Day Gifts That Mom Will Love

Modern Sprout Garden Jar Herb Kit
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Shopping for Mom — the woman who claims to not need anything — can be tough, especially when Mother's Day rolls around and suddenly everything you thought you knew about your mother escapes you. To help, we've rounded up unique, off-the-beaten-path gifts that are perfect for Mom, whether she loves to bake, garden, workout, host, or simply relax (hey, moms need to Netflix and chill, too). Here, 17 amazing gifts any mom would love.

Known for its unique scents, Aesop's luxurious duo is a thoughtful gift for Mom. Place them beside the kitchen or bathroom sink to nourish and soften hands instantly.

Wine connoisseurs will love this elegant carafe — with every pour, she'll taste wine with 10 times the oxygen. Plus, it doubles as stunning decor on her bar cart.

Carved out of warmly hued acacia wood, this tiered stand can be used to hold baked goods and fresh fruit or to display jewelry on her bedroom vanity.

Vitruvi White Stone Essential Oil Diffuser
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This sleek porcelain diffuser elevates any space with its cozy yet modern design, and looks just as at home on a nightstand as it does on a living room shelf.

Whether your mom is a total plant lady or just enjoys having fresh flowers in the house, she'll love this chic pot. Just pop in an orchid and give it to her at Mother's Day brunch.

Manduka Ashley Mary Hot Yoga Mat
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Yogi moms will love this vibrant, renewable yoga mat. She can roll it up and take it to her local studio or use it to practice vinyasa on her patio or in the backyard.

Ember Temperature-Control Mug
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Not your average coffee cup, this ceramic mug allows you to set your precise drinking temperature and maintain it for an hour, so your breakfast beverage stays piping hot until the last drop.

Modern Sprout Garden Jar Herb Kit
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For moms who love to cook, these fun, self-watering herb jars — basil, parsley, oregano, mint, and cilantro — make it so that she has all the fresh ingredients she needs readily at hand.

The Nordic Baking Book
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This book, from Swedish Michelin-starred chef Magnus Nilsson, is the ultimate gift for the mom who loves to bake. It contains 450 sweet and savory recipes for home bakers — from breads to pastries to cakes to holiday treats — and looks just as nice on a coffee table when not in use.

Diamanta Alpaca Throw
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What's more hygge than this super soft, hypoallergenic alpaca throw? Hand-loomed diamond patterns add subtle dimension while the neutral tone makes it easy to pair with any of her current bedding or living room decor.

Food52 Five Two Wooden Spoons
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These beautiful, sustainable teak spoons are almost too pretty to use — and Mom will be thrilled with them, trust us. Choose one or gift her the entire five-piece set, which includes the Mix Master, 2-in-1, Big Dipper, Corn Getter, and Flip and Scrape.

Haws Solid Copper Watering Can
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A rustic yet chic gift for the gardening fiend, this polished copper watering can not only adds charm to any greenhouse or sun porch, but it also makes watering hanging plants so much easier with the elongated spout.

Kathleen Whitaker Medium Malachite Gembox
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This emerald green malachite box is perfect for keeping Mom's delicate jewelry safe and sound, and is an elegant touch to any vanity or bathroom counter. Plus, you won't find another one like this, as each box is one of a kind.

For the mom who is constantly entertaining, this luxurious marble cheese board (and matching cheese knife) is great for holding snacks during her book club or for family get-togethers.

Salt by Hendrix Coco-Soak
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Moms need some self-care, too. Bath time transitions into a spa-like experience with these lavish salts, made with aloe leaf extract, coconut milk, antioxidants, essential vitamins, and rose petals to soothe dry, dull skin.

Sarah Chloe Ciela Bangle with Center Diamond
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If your mom likes the finer things in life, she'll love this 14K gold-plated bangle with a diamond set in the center — which surprisingly won't break the bank. Personalize it with your names (or siblings' names) for a very special piece she'll have forever.

Your music-loving mom will be obsessed with this antique-inspired Bluetooth speaker from Marshall. She can control the music from her phone and move it from the living room to the kitchen, porch, and even to the garden or by the pool (it's water-resistant!).


Susan Brickell

Susan Brickell

Susan Brickell is a New York-based writer and editor obsessed with cozy jungalow spaces, chic athleisure, and the newest skincare trends.