Looking for creative Mother’s day gift ideas?
With Mother’s Day around the corner, we all vacillate a lot while deciding the perfect gift for our Mothers. We always think of gifting our mothers something special each Mother’s Day but somehow due to lack of creative ideas we end up buying traditional flower bouquet, cake or some usual gift item.
After punctilious observation over the years, I have concluded that moms don’t love gifts as much as they love experiences and practical ways of being pampered on that day.
Check out the 11 most amazing, creative and practical gift ideas for the coming Mother’s day that every mother would love.
1. BOOK An appointment at the PARLOR
When was the last time your mom visited the parlor for some personal grooming session?
You don’t remember it, right? This is because of day to day activities and household responsibilities our mothers are left with almost no time for themselves and visiting a parlor for some self-pampering sessions seems like a dream to them.
So, what could be more amazing than pampering her with a relaxing hair spa, facial, pedicure, and manicure? You can also ask the hairstylist to give her a nice haircut according to her face and age and believe me after getting a new look she would feel completely rejuvenated from inside.
On the occasion of Mother’s Day, many parlor brands come up with exclusive offers and discounts specially for moms and sometimes for mom and daughter duo also.
2. no cooking day
There probably could be days when our moms don’t feel like cooking or they just want to do almost nothing. Even then there could not have been a single day when we have not been served food irrespective of her mood. This is her selflessness and love towards her family which actually goes unnoticed.
On coming Mother’s day, give her a break from cooking duties and surprise her by serving the breakfast on her bed. Think about her favorite cuisines and plan the menu. Chances might be that you are not good at cooking.
Don’t worry, open YouTube website on your smartphone, search the recipe and go ahead with the instructions. Even if the final preparation doesn’t turn out to be as good as you wanted, your mom will not mind it as what she would see is your love and thoughtfulness behind your efforts.
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3. group party for moms
Now, this is going to be really interesting.
Your mom must be having a girls gang in her life with whom she loves chilling and having a frolic time. Her most favorite gang could be with the other female members of your family (like your paternal or maternal aunties) or with her school/ college friends or with her society friends.
Coordinate with the children of her friends and share the idea. If they are cool with your plan, organize a surprise party for your moms at a commonplace. Decorate the place, arrange some snacks, organize some fun games, play some music and let them have a rocking time.
4. relaxing spa session
We children are very much used to getting infantilized by our mothers. But this Mother’s day, infantilize her back by taking her to an Ayurvedic Spa center in your city for a rekindling experience.
These holistic treatments are aimed at reducing fatigue, overcome stress, deeply soothe the mind, relax and calm the body and promotes good sleep. This experience would be something that will last for a long time.
Many Ayurvedic centers launch special packages for Mother’s Day for a limited period of time. So, find out about the Ayurvedic center available in your city and grab the offer.
5. live plant
This Mother’s day don’t just give something to your mom that won’t last for a long time. Instead of investing in temporary flowers, invest in a live plant that would stay with her for a long time and if given proper care it would last forever.
Do you know? There are some indoor plants that attract positive energy to our homes, improves health, brings good fortune, promotes inner peace, brings calmness, purifies the indoor air and combats harmful toxins. Example of some of these plants is Lucky Bamboo, Basil, Money plant, Aloe Vera, Lily, Orchids, Lavender, etc.
Apart from providing these incredible benefits, these plants would enhance the interior of your house too.
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6. Mom’s day out
Make your mom enjoy a much needed and much-deserved break from daily chores, by gifting her a mom’s day out on Mother’s day.
Take her to ‘only mom’ shopping and help her choose some stuff for herself. This can be followed by dining out and spending quality time with her.
Please please stay away from using your phone because if you would be as usual busy on phone then the entire mom’s day out plan would be of no use.
7. Gift according to her interest and hobbies
You can also gift something to your mother which has some relation with her interests and hobbies. For example:
- Gardening Lover: If your mom has a fascination towards gardening then think about gifting her a plant for her garden.
- Music Lover: Gift her a headphone or a Bluetooth speaker if she enjoys listening to music.
- Movie/Series Lover Mom: If your mom has an interest in watching different movies and series then buy her a Netflix or Amazon Prime subscription.
- Reader Mom: If she loves reading about a particular niche like interior, fashion, lifestyle, current affairs, travel, cooking, womanhood, etc then gift her a one-year subscription of a magazine that caters to her niche.
- Home Decor Lover: If she has love towards decorating house then gift her a decoration piece for her room like antique wall clock, vase, photo frame, bed sheet, cushion covers, etc.
- You can also gift her a handbag, wallet, makeup item kit (lipsticks, nail paints or eye pallets), customized coffee mug, accessories (imitation or real depending upon your budget), watch, sunglasses, saree, kurta, etc.
- If you think your mom is not following a proper skin care routine and she should follow it, then gift her a skin care treatment kit/hamper.
A Mother’s Day gift may be small but it should be unique with full of love and emotion is something that moms cherish the most.
8. 100 reasons why you love your mom
I know the reasons why you love your mom has no counting but this would be interesting if you narrow down those infinite reasons and pen down 100 of them.
Write them on small colorful papers, fold and put them in a glass jar. Now keep this jar near your mom’s bed before she woke up.
This is one of the cutest Mother’s day gift idea that could surely bring a smile on her face.
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9. photo diary
Collect old pictures of your mother with you and your sibling with her. Buy a colorful scrapbook from a stationary and paste those pictures in it. Write beautiful captions and messages below those pictures and decorate the scrapbook.
Your mom would surely adore this Mother’s day gift consisting of old pictures and heartfelt messages.
10. video message
Due to our day to day struggles to cope up with our respective lives we often forget to tell our moms how much we love them.
The occasion of Mother’s day is a great opportunity to tell your Mother all that your heart feels for her.
Create a video by putting together a collection of photos of your mom (with or without you) and include some loving text messages along with a piece of background music.
If you are not a creative person you can simply create a video where you tell your mother, ‘Why she is the best mother in the world?’ , ‘What are the top five things that you love about your mother’, ‘Revive a memory of you and your mother from the old days that you still remember’.
Your mom would certainly treasure this cute gift throughout her life.
11. random notes
Another great way to show your endearment towards your mother on Mother’s day is to surprise her with love, care and appreciation not at one go but at multiple time in a day.
Now you must be wondering, how to do this?
Write loving messages on colorful papers and stick them around different corners of the house. You can stick one message on the back of her bed, one message inside her cardboard, one message on the fridge door, one message on the kitchen door and one message on her dressing table mirror.
Think about more and more places and implement this idea.
A mother’s love is the purest form of love on this earth as she sacrifices her days and nights to raise her children and make them capable to survive in this world. Before ending this post I would like to request you all to not restrict your heartfelt efforts to just one day. Instead, express your love and gratitude towards your mothers and make them feel happy by doing something special for them more and more often.