17 Unique Mother's Day Gifts That Mom Will Love

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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. Here, 17 amazing gifts any mom would love.

1. Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm, $27

This universally adored hand balm is nourishing without being greasy and smells amazing without being overwhelming. (Half of Hunker's editorial team even swears by it.)

2. Menu Wine Breather Carafe Deluxe, $79.99

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.

3. Schoolhouse Electric Bette Tiered Stand, $48

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.

4. Vitruvi White Stone Essential Oil Diffuser, $119

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.

5. Caroline Wetterling Grow Mini Greenhouse, $74.75

Whether your mom is a total plant lady or just enjoys having fresh flowers in the house, she'll love this planter that provides greenhouse-like benefits, while also doubling as a gorg decorative object.

6. Society6 Yoga Mat, $39

Yogi moms will love this art deco-inspired yoga mat. She can use it to practice vinyasa on her patio or backyard until studios are up and running.

7. Ember Temperature-Control Mug, $99.95

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.

8. Modern Sprout Garden Jar Herb Kit, starting at $22

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.

9. The Nordic Baking Book, $42.55

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.

10. The Citizenry La Arena Alpaca Throw, $155

This fun alpaca throw features four distinct color palettes in each of its four corners so it will decidedly match anything she pairs it with.

11. Food52 Five Two Wooden Spoons, starting at $25

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.

12. West Elm Modern Copper Watering Can, $69

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

13. CB2 Large Black Marble Box, $29.95

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

14. Lulu and Georgia Mirielle Lazy Susan, $64

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.

15. Salt by Hendrix Soak Infusion Bath Salts, $25

Bath time transitions into a spa-like experience with these lavish salts, made with Epsom salt, Himalayan pink salt, lavender, and hibiscus petals to soothe dry, dull skin.

16. Gold Dainty Line Mama Necklace, $35.57

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

17. Marshall Kilburn II Portable Bluetooth Speaker, $250

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

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