40 Unique Mother's Day Gifts That Will Surprise and Delight

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Shopping for the maternal figure in your life — the person who claims to not need anything — can be tough, especially when Mother's Day rolls around, and suddenly, everything you thought you knew about them escapes you. To help, we've rounded up unique, off-the-beaten-path gifts that are perfect whether they love to bake, garden, work out, host, or simply relax. Here are 40 amazing gifts anyone would love.


Best Gifts Under $25

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1. Kikkerland Mini Ikebana Kit, $20.95

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If they have taken the wabi-sabi trend to heart, it may be time to introduce them to Ikebana. This easy-to-use kit has everything needed to get started with the classic Japanese art of flower arranging.

2. Literary Witches: A Celebration Of Magical Woman Writers, ​by Taisia Kitaiskaia, $18.40

This unique perspective on some of the book world's most cherished authors — think Toni Morrison, Sandra Cisneros, Octavia Butler — is the perfect chill read for a rainy Sunday.


Best Gifts Under $50

3. Noshinku Refillable Pocket Sanitizer Discovery Kit (set of 5), $42

Hand sanitizer might not seem like a luxe gift, but this kit from Noshinku is sure to change your mind. The brand is basically like the Le Labo of hand sanitizers, with heavenly scents to keep you clean on the go. Plus, they're refillable.



4. Yamazaki Home 3-Tier Serving Stand, $32.99

This tiered stand can be used to hold baked goods and fresh fruit or to display jewelry on a bedroom vanity. Read even more about this organizer brand in our Yamazaki review.


5. The Nordic Baking Book​, by Magnus Nilsson, $45.95

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


6. CB2 Medium Black Marble Box, $34.95

This marble box is perfect for keeping delicate jewelry safe and sound and is an elegant touch to any vanity or bathroom counter.



7. Uncommon Goods Calming Lavender Heat Pillow, $35

Help your mom wind down with this lavender-filled pillow that you can heat up in the microwave for extra comfort and relaxation.


8. GoldDaintyLine Mama Necklace, $31+

This delicate necklace is the perfect gift for someone who loves subtle sentimentality.


9. Modern Sprout Seek Peace Mindful Meditation Kit, $44

Meditation can benefit anyone, especially a stressed-out mom. This gift includes a lavender grow kit, timer, and essential oil roller to help people take a few minutes out of their day to be present.



10. L'or de Seraphine Mansour Marrakech Candle, $44

The only thing better than lighting up and enjoying the scents of this luxury candle is being able to reuse the chic container afterward.

Best Gifts Under $100

11. Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm, $31-$99

This universally adored hand balm is nourishing without being greasy and smells amazing without being overwhelming. (Half of Hunker's editorial team swears by the cult-fave hand care brand.)

12. Cadence Magnetic Travel Containers, $84

Not only are these magnetic travel accessories completely leakproof, easy to fill, and labeled, but they're also made from recycled plastic — and their magnetic, molecule-inspired format means they'll never lose another lid.


13. Brightland The Lavish Capsule, $95

Perfect for anyone who likes to cook and entertain, this capsule gift includes olive oil, wildflower honey, and a tea towel set.

14. Garden Glory Swedish Lightweight Watering Can, $69

Let them know they're a gem with this faceted, jewel-shaped watering can from Sweden. It's ultra-lightweight, rust-proof, and pretty enough to keep around for kitchen decor next to their prized Pothos.

15. Kin Objects Karst Terrarium Backflow Incense Burner, $78

If incense is their home scent agent of choice, this artful holder-meets-terrarium will surprise and delight. The unique design pulls the smoke into the vessel, where it gathers around the sculptural "mountains" like clouds. It's a conversation piece for sure.

16. Caroline Wetterling Grow Mini Greenhouse, $82.05

Whether your maternal figure is a total plant parent or just enjoys having fresh flowers in the house, they'll love this planter that provides greenhouselike benefits while also doubling as a gorg decorative object.

17. Society6 Yoga Mat, $55

Yogis will love this art-deco-inspired yoga mat. They can use it to practice vinyasa on a patio, backyard, or in their living room.

18. Prospect New York x Judy Chicago A Goddess Glow Candle, $75

Kick it way back with some primordial mama vibes. This oversized, sculptural candle (10 inches tall!) pays homage to early feminine symbols and was created in collaboration with Judy Chicago, making it perfect for MoMA lovers.

19. Foxtrot Sundae Bar for Two Gift Box, $100

Does your mom have a serious sweet tooth? This gift box from Foxtrot has everything you need to make sundaes at home — vintage-style ice cream bowls included.

20. Food52 Five Two Wooden Spoons, $25-$99

These beautiful, sustainable teak spoons are almost too pretty to use — almost. Choose one or gift the entire five-piece set, which includes the Mix Master, two-in-one, Big Dipper, Corn Getter, and Flip and Scrape.

21. Pottery Barn Chateau Wood Lazy Susan, $99

We love a good lazy Susan, and this chic iteration is perfect for housing condiments during dinner and holding a perfect charcuterie board during happy hour.

22. Farmgirl Flowers Churn of Phrase Bouquet Gift Set, $88

Nothing says "I love you" like a bouquet of flowers and cookies.

23. Anthropologie Sophie Faux Fur Throw Blanket, $98

Here's a highly rated blanket that anyone would want to curl up in.

24. Quince 100% Washable Silk Robe, $99.90

Treat every day like a spa day with this luxe silk robe.

25. West Elm Eldred Bath Caddy, $85

Take bath time up a notch with a gold bath caddy that your mom can use to prop up a book or a wine glass.

26. Coyuchi Solstice Organic Romper, $68

Made with organic cotton, this cozy romper is just what your mom needs for lounging.

27. Artifact Uprising Scrapbook Album, $99+

Perfect for sentimental moms, you can even fill out the scrapbook with special memories for them.

Best Gifts Under $200

28. Vitruvi Stone Essential Oil Diffuser, $123

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.

29. Ember Temperature Control Mug, $129.95

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.

30. SMEG Citrus Juicer, $199.95

Fresh-squeezed orange juice (champagne optional) has been a Mother's Day standby since ... we don't even know when. Take the tradition to the next level with one of these juicers in swoon-worthy colors.

31. Bloomist Copper Watering Can, $120

A rustic yet chic gift for the gardening fiend, this polished copper watering can will add charm to any greenhouse or sun porch.

32. Sophie Lou Jacobsen Bilboquet Wine Set (set of 2), $110

These playful, "balloon"-style wine glasses are available in two mismatched color combos for the wine lover in your life.

33. Uncommon Goods Moments With Mom Wine and Cheese Set, $98-$125

Break out the wine and cheese with this adorable set that includes two stemless wine glasses and a heart-shaped cheese board that you can personalize with a note.

Best Gifts Under $300

34. Evermill Complete In-Drawer Spice Rack, $229

This "why didn't we think of that?"-level genius magnetic spice rack system will give some serious professional edge to a signature dish, and the brand offers low-packaging refills shipped direct to the home, so it's an eco-chic gift that keeps on giving.

35. Marshall Kilburn II Portable Bluetooth Speaker, $279.99

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

36. Beis The 29-Inch Large Check-In Roller Luggage, $298

For the mom who likes to travel, this stylish, minimalist check-in luggage can fit all the essentials for those getaways they deserve.

Best Gifts Under $500

37. Moccamaster KBGV Select Coffee Brewer, $349

If your mom loves the art of coffee (and can't function without it), add this coffee maker to your cart ASAP.

38. Aarke Carbonator Pro, $349

This sleek, stainless steel machine paired with a reusable glass bottle makes for an elevated sparkling water experience.

39. TheraFace PRO, $399

Designed to reduce tension and relax muscles, this fancy device can help your mom enjoy a spalike facial at home.

Best Splurge Gifts

40. Frame Pilates Reformer, $2,999

For the mom who loves Pilates, this stunning reformer machine would make the perfect gift.



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