12 customizable Mother's Day gifts guaranteed to bring a smile to her face

Kate Mendonca
·Shopping Editor
·3 min read

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Mother's Day gift box with purple ribbon and wisteria bouquet
Mother's Day gift box with purple ribbon and wisteria bouquet

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and there’s zero doubt that celebrations are going to look a little different this year. Since many of us won’t be able to celebrate together, sending Mom a thoughtful gift might be the next best alternative.

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Whether you’re shopping for your mother, grandmother, stepmom, godmother, or other mother figure in your life, you can’t go wrong with a personalized gift. Not only is a personalized gift thoughtful, it also shows that you know your recipient well enough to choose something that you know they’ll love.

In case you’re not sure where to start looking, we’ve done some of the work for you and put together a list of 12 items that would make any mother smile.

Spring Edition: Baublebar X OMC iPhone Case

Spring Edition: Baublebar X OMC iPhone Case. Image via Baublebar.
Spring Edition: Baublebar X OMC iPhone Case. Image via Baublebar.

In the most affordable edition yet, these Baublebar x OMC phone cases come in five vibrant colours that will brighten up any cell phone this season.

SHOP IT: Baublebar, $68 ($48 USD)

Mix-N-Match Personalized Flat Notes

Mix-N-Match Personalized Flat Notes. Image via Rifle Paper Co.
Mix-N-Match Personalized Flat Notes. Image via Rifle Paper Co.

If she’s a fan of leaving hand-written notes, she’ll love this set of stationery that comes complete with a whimsical illustrated portrait on every card.

SHOP IT: Rifle Paper Co., $92 ($65 USD)

Vacation Gallery of Five Custom Hoodie

Vacation Gallery of Five Custom Hoodie. Image via Shutterfly.
Vacation Gallery of Five Custom Hoodie. Image via Shutterfly.

Turn her favourite family memories into wearable art with this hooded sweatshirt that displays five photos.

SHOP IT: Shutterfly, $45 (originally $50)

Grafomap Poster

Grafomap Poster. Image via Grafomap.
Grafomap Poster. Image via Grafomap.

Turn the location of the family home, her wedding location, or any other meaningful place into a piece of sentimental artwork that she’s sure to love.

SHOP IT: Grafomap, from $63 ($45 USD)

Zodiac Ring

Zodiac Ring. Image via Mejuri.
Zodiac Ring. Image via Mejuri.

If she’s into astrology, this zodiac ring is a clear standout and comes in both gold and silver finishing to suit her style.

SHOP IT: Mejuri, $90

Personalized "Family Math" Cutting Board

Personalized "Family Math" Cutting Board. Image via Uncommon Goods.
Personalized "Family Math" Cutting Board. Image via Uncommon Goods.

For the mom who shows love through cooking, gift her this customizable cutting board made from solid cherry wood.

SHOP IT: Uncommon Goods, $76

Clare V. for Anthropologie Monogram Journal

Clare V. for Anthropologie Monogram Journal. Image via Anthropologie.
Clare V. for Anthropologie Monogram Journal. Image via Anthropologie.

A place to jot down her thoughts, doodles and to-do lists, this monogrammed journal makes a perfect gift idea.

SHOP IT: Anthropologie, $34 ($24 USD)

Susabella Pie Plate with Handwritten Recipe

Pie Plate with Handwritten Recipe. Image via Etsy.
Pie Plate with Handwritten Recipe. Image via Etsy.

Immortalize a beloved family recipe with this engraved pie plate that’s sure to become a family heirloom.

SHOP IT: Etsy, from $146

Carlie Mini Three-Hand Rose Gold-Tone Stainless Steel Watch

Carlie Mini Three-Hand Rose Gold-Tone Stainless Steel Watch. Image via Fossil.
Carlie Mini Three-Hand Rose Gold-Tone Stainless Steel Watch. Image via Fossil.

Personalize this feminine watch with a custom engraving that makes it an extra-special gift.

SHOP IT: Fossil, $135

See-All Vanity Case

See-All Vanity Case. Image via Paravel.
See-All Vanity Case. Image via Paravel.

Keep her toiletries organized at home and on the go with a monogrammed vanity that has clear panels to see exactly what’s inside.

SHOP IT: Paravel, $134 ($95 USD)

Personalized Garden Sign

Personalized Garden Sign. Image via Etsy.
Personalized Garden Sign. Image via Etsy.

She’ll probably be spending more time in her garden than usual this season, and this personalized sign will bring a smile to her face every time she sees it.

SHOP IT: Etsy, from $25

The Cloud 9 Pajama Set

The Cloud 9 Pajama Set. Image via Summersalt.
The Cloud 9 Pajama Set. Image via Summersalt.

Ideal for a good night’s sleep, these monogrammed pj’s bring a luxurious feel to her bedtime routine.

SHOP IT: Summersalt, $155 ($110 USD)

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