11 Personalized Mother’s Day Gifts That’ll Mean More Than Chocolates and Flowers

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Mother’s Day is happening on Sunday May 12, which means it’s time to celebrate all the moms out there with thoughtful gifts and surprises. You’ve no doubt been scouring the Internet for the best Mother’s Day gifts for some inspiration, but ShopBillboard is hoping to save you some time — especially if you tend to leave your holiday shopping to the last minute.

Instead of settling for same-day flower shipments or chocolate deliveries, personalized Mother’s Day gifts will add an extra component of thoughtfulness. Not only are these personalized Mother’s Day gifts (typically) one-of-a-kind, but when you base the gift off your mom’s interests and hobbies, it’ll result in a present that’s sure to be more appreciated than generic mainstream picks.

Keep reading to learn more about what to gift your mom this year, including the best personalized Mother’s Day gifts to buy online now.

What Are the Most Common Mothers Day Gifts?

The most popular gifts moms receive on their special day include flowers, chocolate and greeting cards. Flowers tend to be the most traditional choice while chocolate is ideal for those with a sweet tooth. If you want to get creative though, you’ll definitely want to strike flowers and chocolate off your list of potential gift ideas. It never hurts to pair your gift with a card though — especially one with a heartfelt message inside.

What Can I Send for Mother’s Day Besides Flowers?

Whether you’re looking for pregnant mom gifts or gifts for the music lover in your life, it’s best to tailor your gift ideas to your loved one’s likes and hobbies. If they’re a skincare lover, then find a nice customizable beauty gift basket filled with stress relieving tools to give them an at-home spa experience. You can also look into online music courses for the mom looking to pickup a new hobby — the options are endless.

What Are the Best Personalized Mother’s Day Gifts?

To help narrow down your options, we put together our picks of the best personalized Mother’s Day gifts online. Keep reading to shop our picks below.

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Aura Carver WiFi Digital Picture Frame

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Why settle for one photo in a frame, when you can have hundreds? The Aura Digital Frame is a gift that one ShopBillboard writer has surprised their mom with in the past, and they’ve received non-stop praise since. Just download the accompanying app and you can share the link with other family members who will have access to upload photos directly to the digital frame. You can also personalize how long you want a photo displayed for.

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Purple Iris Vase Pop Up Mother’s Day Card

Combine sending a card and flowers with this 3D pop up card that, with one flip, will instantly transform into a bouquet of flowers she can keep forever — no watering required. Plus, the interior of the card is blank, allowing you to pen a customized message filled with gratitude and love.

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Nazenti Custom Mama Embroidered Sweatshirt

This personalized sweatshirt will have your mom thinking of you and your siblings ever time she throws it on. It comes embroidered with the word “Mama” across the neckline and you can add in your name along with any siblings’ names to the sleeve — just make sure to add the personalization before adding the sweatshirt to your cart.

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The Mother’s Day Mini Photo Book

Gather all of her favorite pics in one readable format she can display on her coffee table. The mini photo book can be customized with a cover picture of the two of you and up to 40 pages of your favorite memories together. You also have eight cover styles to choose from to make it even more unique.

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Custom Paint By Number Kit

Crafty mothers will be overjoyed when they receive this DIY paint by numbers kit. What differentiates this kit from any other paint by number is the ability to choose a photo of your choice, whether it’s a solo shot of you or a pic of the two of you. She’ll receive everything needed to complete the painting, including brushes, a blank photo canvas and paints with numbers attached to them.

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Customizable Yeti Mug

Make sure the coffee-loving mom in your life has a special mug to enjoy her cup of joe with. Yeti’s customizable mug comes with an insulated stainless steel interior to keep cold and hot beverages at an optimal temperature. The exterior of the mug can be completely personalized from the color to the engraving font and words you want.

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BeautyFIX Subscription

Treat your mom to a spa in a box every month with a BeautyFIX Subscription from Dermstore. Choose between a monthly charge or pay up front for three, six or 12 months. From there, your mom will receive a variety of skincare products from top-rated brands like Dermalogica, Peter Thomas Roth and more that’ll aim to nourish, smooth and leave her skin glowing.

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Custom Music Plaque

If you have a special song that you share with her, commemorate it with this custom music plaque. You can choose the song displayed as well as a photo of your choice that will show up where the album cover is normally displayed. Plus, it comes with LED lighting that’ll illuminate it for her to gaze at before bed each night.

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Horizontal Engravable Bar Necklace

We love a nameplate necklace and you can some sparkle to your mom’s outfit with a gold necklace that can be engraved with your name or the initials of all of her kiddos. You can add up to 10 characters and it will show up on the gold bar attached to a delicate chain. It’s also simple enough to be layered or worn alone.

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Personalized Yarn Bowl

For other crafty moms out there, make sure they have their own spot to store yarn while they’re knitting. This yarn bowl can be engraved with her name or a nickname, and features a carved out spot for then end of her yarn to slide through while keeping the ball in a secure spot.

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Cameo provides a library of celebrities and influencers that can provide a personalized message for your mother. You can pick your mom’s favorite actor, singer or Internet personality to give her a message just for her. Prices start as low as $7 and will be virtually delivered once you purchase the message.

For more product recommendations, check out our gift guides for coffee lovers, singers and dog lovers.

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