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They say Mom knows best, and they would be 100 percent correct. Your mom is there for you when you’re in a sticky situation, and on those days when you just need someone to vent to. She comforts you through thick and thin, but she also tells it like it is. There’s nobody else in the world who understands you as well as Mom does. And when you have someone so special in your life, it’s important to show them your gratitude.
One way to do that is by giving her thoughtful gifts for the holidays. Me, personally, I feel like I’ve exhausted all of my good ideas as I’ve gotten older. I’ve already wrapped my fair share of fuzzy slippers and printed a few cheesy photo albums. So, what’s next?
There’s an array of presents you likely haven’t already bought for your mom. Ones that are a little more creative and thoughtful, like a digital photo frame or a custom handmade portrait. Below, we’ve gathered the top holiday gifts that Mom will no doubt cherish and use all the time. If you’re running low on ideas, here are 25 incredible options that have your mom’s name written all over them.
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Diamonique x Jennifer Miller Pave Initial Necklace
Even moms love personalized gifts, just like you do. Grab her this sterling silver Diamonique necklace that will become her new everyday staple. Jennifer Miller is a celeb-loved jeweler with a line that’s exclusive to QVC. Since it’s made from sterling silver, it can get wet, and the Diamonique faux diamonds give all the impression of real stones without the stress of being too rough on it with everyday wear. If you’re a first-time QVC shopper you can score $15 off an order of $35 or more when you enter code HOLIDAY at checkout. That’s like paying just $59 for this gorgeous piece for Mom.
Aura Carver Luxe Frame
We know moms love pictures of their family and friends, but printing and framing a bunch of images isn’t always that easy. Instead, level up with Aura’s Carver Luxe digital picture frame. You can upload images to the frame from anywhere and at any time. She won’t be able to take her eyes off of the precious memories you’ve carefully curated for her.
Colorescience Sunforgettable Total Protection Face Shield Glow SPF 50
For the mom who’s obsessed with beauty products, get her this glow-enhancing sunscreen from Colorescience. It’ll add a gorgeous sheer gold tint to her face, while also providing SPF 50 sun protection. She can wear it alone, use it as a highlighter or mix it into her foundation. Mom is about to have such luminous skin that you might just have to buy a bottle for yourself, too.
Paint Your Life Custom Handmade Portrait
Transform one of your favorite photos with Mom into a custom handmade portrait. Paint Your Life makes it easy, since you get to choose the image, size, style, artist and frame. There’s no need to gift your mom another photo album when you can give her a stunning piece of art that cherishes your precious memories with her. Don’t forget to use code STYLE70 at checkout for $70 off your purchase.
Artifact Uprising Photo Desk Calendar
If you’ve already given your mom several photo albums and want to try something new this year, give her a personalized photo calendar. She can display it on her desk to check the date, but she’ll also be reminded of her favorite memories with you.
Cariuma OCA Low Sneakers
Mom deserves only the best when it comes to staying comfy, and these celebrity-approved, sustainable sneakers will do just the trick. Their lightweight cushion technology and classic cap-toe design might turn these shoes into the only pair she walks out of the house in. We tried them ourselves and our feet can’t get enough of them, either.
Dagne Dover Medium Landon Carryall Duffle Bag
The cool jet-setting or gym-going mom will appreciate this Dagne Dover duffle bag. It’ll hold all of her essentials and keep them extra tidy.
Mom might already have a go-to eye cream, but it’s probably not nearly as cooling and brightening as this one from Tula. It minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, but it also hydrates and makes eyes feel wide awake.
Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw Blanket
Mom probably already has a fave blanket, but does she have a Barefoot Dreams blanket? Its coziness is unmatched and it comes in 11 chic colors. If the brand is good enough for Oprah, it’s definitely good enough for Mom.
The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times by Michelle Obama
If Mom enjoyed reading Becoming, gift her former First Lady Michelle Obama’s newest book, The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times. It provides guidance for staying hopeful and balanced during times of uncertainty. Grab your copy of the No. 1 bestselling book on Amazon for under $20.
Chanel N°5 Eau De Parfum Spray
Yes, yes your mom does need another bottle of perfume for her collection. Go with a forever classic, Chanel N°5. You could even make a cute little gift basket by pairing the perfume with the body oil, body lotion and shower gel in the same iconic fragrance.
Fellow Stagg EKG Electric Gooseneck Kettle
Your tea-loving mom might already have a kettle she uses every day, but does she have one that also happens to be Kourtney Kardashian-approved? This electric kettle will help make Mom’s life so much easier in the morning, since all she has to do is turn it on, choose a temperature for her water, and wait for the built-in timer to let her know when she can start enjoying her tea.
Kind of Wild Wine
Kind of Wild is the destination for organic and vegan wines that Mom will definitely love. IMO, organic wines just taste fresher and are much smoother than traditional wines. You can ship mom a single bottle for under $30, or put together a three-pack for her for a $5 flat rate shipping fee. Bonus points if you swing by her house to enjoy a glass or two with her.
Stanley Deco Collection 40oz Tumbler
Mom has definitely seen Stanley on TikTok. Grab her one of her own that’s decorated in line with the holiday spirit. This Stanley tumbler is dishwasher-safe and will carry all of her favorite beverages.
Vinglacé Wine & Champagne Chiller
A wine and champagne bottle chiller is exactly the kind of gift your mom would never go out of the way to buy for herself. However, it can keep her fave bottle of bubbly chilled for hours on end, which is exactly why it’s a must-have for any wine-loving mom.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition
For the bookworm mom, help her snuggle up with an endless amount of good books. The Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition
features wireless charging, an auto-adjusting front light and a display that mimics real paper. This reading device is on sale for $44 off at Amazon, so hurry, fast!
Dagne Dover Mila Toiletry Organizer
If she can’t travel without all of her serums and oils, help her keep them tidy by getting her Dagne Dover’s Mila Toiletry Organizer. The design is genius and so convenient for the mom who’s always on the go—whether it’s to another state or the gym.
Casper Weighted Blanket
Give her the gift of better sleep with this weighted blanket from Casper. It’ll help Mom take a nice breather and get some well-deserved relaxation.
iRobot Roomba 694 Robot Vacuum
My mom is so obsessed with robot vacuums, I think she bought two for the house. If yours also love keeping spaces clean and dust-free, without all the manual labor, get her a Roomba
. This model is a whopping 35 percent off on Amazon right now.
Tory Burch McGraw Bucket Bag
In case your mom is in need of a new handbag, Tory Burch has exactly what she needs. The McGraw Bucket Bag can fit all of Mom’s everyday essentials. It’s also super stylish, and a purse you might end up stealing from her closet or buying one for yourself.
HERMÈS Mini Fragrance Discovery Set
My mom and so many others are lifelong fans of Hermés. This mini perfume sampler is a foolproof gift for Mom, since it comes with so many different scents that are all travel-size. Plus the whole set comes in an iconic orange box. Do I even have to explain why it should already be in your cart?
T3 AireLuxe Hair Dryer
For the mom who’s been using the same hair dryer for as long as you can remember, gift her a brand new one that’ll give her the best hair in town. T3’s AireLuxe
will dry her strands fast when she’s in a rush and won’t strip her hair of its natural moisture.
Longchamp Large Le Pliage Shoulder Tote
Mom can never have too many tote bags, so why not add one to her rotation? Longchamp’s Large Le Pliage Shoulder Tote is the iconic silhouette you know and love, except with a coated canvas material that looks unbelievably chic. I have a feeling this is about to become her go-to bag.
Grove Collaborative Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Diffuser
It’s only fair that your mom gets the best treatment, and that includes helping her transform her home into a spa. This aromatherapy diffuser fits the bill with its minimalistic ceramic design and LED light features. With a dash of essential oil, she’ll be relaxed in no time.