In a family of six children, it can be difficult to come up with unique Mother's Day gift ideas every year. Unless you're me of course because, I am no doubt, the favourite child. However, I am an overachiever and the cheeky rivalry between my siblings and I can be fierce. Particularly with one or two of them (you know who you are).
My absolute favourite place to shop for my mum is Etsy. If I'm being honest, it's got to be one of my favourite places to shop for everyone. In today's post, I'll be focusing on the plethora of glorious gift ideas for mum available on the platform.
Now, if you've left it too late to order something online and have it arrive in time, fear not. I have included some great last-minute digital download options also.
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Buying Unique Handmade Gifts
Before we get into it, perhaps you have been living under a rock and don't know what (or who) Etsy is? Perhaps you're of the male variety and have heard the term thrown around by your wife or daughters? Okay, that is definitely an exaggeration. Etsy is definitely not just for us lady folk. More and more men are making their way over to the marketplace. So if you haven't already, Mother's Day is the perfect time to get some shopping done for that special lady in your life.
Etsy is an online marketplace for unique and creative items. These items are made, curated and collected by their sellers. You could be buying from anywhere in the world, typically from a solo or small business owner. Etsy's sellers are makers, crafters, artists, mums, grandmothers and so much more. I'm one of them too! You'll find such a diverse range of products from vintage to handmade to custom. There's jewellery, home decor, clothing, toys, art, collectables and more.
When you buy from Etsy, you really are supporting small businesses that often don't have the ability to reach such an audience to grow their business. Speaking from my own experience, I am so incredibly grateful for every sale that I get. I get so much from each of those sales that I like to support others in the same way too.
What type of Mom are you buying for?
I would never try to force all of those amazing women into only a handful of categories (because they're so beautifully unique in their own way). But I'll try my best to break it down just to make browsing a little easier for you.
- Mother's Day Gift Ideas for All Moms
- Gifts for New Moms
- Grandmother Gift Ideas
- Plant Mama Gifts
- Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Pet Moms
- Complimenting Extras for your Gifts
- Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas
Mother's Day Gift Ideas for All Moms
#1 Dainty Minimalist Mama Necklace (below) from CaitlynMinimalist
#2 Personalized Wooden Recipe Book (below) from HoneyTheWood
#4 Infinity Necklace (below) from EastonLaneJewelry
#5 Funny Sarcastic Mother's Day Soy Candle (below) from WolvesnWillows
#6 Mom Funny Gift Basket (below) from badgerfacebeauty
#7 Personalised Wooden Polaroid Photo Block (below) from BanjaraGypsy
#8 Best Mom Ever Spoon (below) – other options available from EOJStudios
#9 I Love You To The Moon and Back Initial Keychain (below) from UniquelyBirr
#10 Personalised Dear Mommy/Mummy Book (below) from FromLucyandCo
#11 Personalised Family Tree (below) from TrulyPersonalised
#12 Happy Mother's Day Embosser Cookie Stamp Set (below) from CutBakeStamp
Gifts for New Moms
#13 New Mom Custom Necklace (below) from JewelleryGBShop
#14 Mother-to-Be Spa Gift Box (below) from ErynsHomeAndGifts
#15 Baby's Firsts Shot Bottle Tags (below) from Choobliee
#16 Our First Mother's day Mum and Baby Set (below) from ColourFashionShop
#17 New Parent Decision Flip Coin (below) from CherishUs
Grandmother Gift Ideas
#18 Grandkids Family Tree Sign (below) from PartyTopShop
#19 “Granny in Gold” Jute Tote Bag (below) from prettylittlestore83
#20 Grandma Dried Flower Coaster (below) – choose your own wording from OrphicTreasuresGB
#21 Mother's Day Personalised Plant Stake (below) – choose your own names from 3SweetSistersDesigns
#22 Personalised Nanny Belongs To Cushion (below) – choose your own wording from amylucydesigns
#23 Custom Grandma Cutting Board (below) from BlueRidgeBoards
Plant Mama Gifts
#24 Brass Animal Plant Decorations (below) from AnotherStudio
#25 Personalised Metal Planter (below) – choose your own wording from DUSTandTHINGS
#26 Plant Lady Terracotta Pot Mug (below) from ShelbySellsCo
#27 Cedar Wood Propagation Test Tube Stand (below) from RootsSproutsAndHome
#28 Plant Lover Name Mug (below) from redbrickmarketplace
Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Pet Moms
#29 Custom Pet Portrait Sweatshirt (below) from Mademydays
#30 Personalised Dog Name Bone Necklace (below) from TwinklesilverUS
#31 Personalised Family Dog Print (below) from byMerakiDesign (available as an unframed print or digital file)
#32 The Original Tarot Cat Meme Coffee Mug (below) from PingHattaStudio
#33 Custom Dog or Cat Earring Studs (below) from SehreensArtLab
#34 Personalised Cat Decorative Mat (below) from BirgitVStore
#35 Personalised Dog Tote Bag (below) from ToastyTeez
Some Complimenting Extras for your Gifts
#36 Happy Mother's Day Heart Greeting Card (below) from TwistStationery
#37 Botanical Wildflowers Mothers Day Card (below) from ByBeckyAmelia
#39 Mother's Day Clay Gift Tag (below) from SparkesAndCrafts
Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas
If you've left things too late to order and arrive, fret not. Below you'll find instant gifts that you can download. The first list is physical items that you'll find above but they are also available in a digital format.
- #40 Personalised Family Dog Digital Print from byMerakiDesign (see above – also available as an unframed print)
- #41 Personalised Digital Family Print from Dollyandfreddesigns (see above – also available as an unframed print)
#42 Family Portrait Custom Drawing (below) – also available as a physical item from ArtByFreesia
#43 Instantly download these olive branch gift tags (below) for free from my Printables Library
#44 Botanical Embroidery Pattern Digital Download (below) from VividStitchShop
#45 Jute Crochet Hanging Basket pattern (below) from EcoFriendlyJuteHouse
#46 Coloring Greeting Card + All About My Nanny Worksheet (below) also available in other Mother and Grandmother options. From my shop StudioMerriment
#47 Family Custom Flower Art Digital Download (below) from PaperDaisyBespoke
#48 Sorry About Your Other Children instant download card (below) from APDigitalCreations
#49 Download the free Mom/Mum and Me Printable Activity Book for Kids from my Printables Library
Although I do love myself a little DIY, sometimes handmaking a gift yourself isn't an option. Many of the options on Etsy are custom and handmade. So you can still gift something unique.
Whether you're buying for a gift for new moms, plant mamas, looking for gift ideas for pet moms, or ideas for your own mother hopefully, you've found some inspiration here! Happy Mother's Day to all of the different types of mother's out there. Do you have an amazing find from Etsy? Tag me @avisualmerriment on Instagram or Facebook so that I can see them.
Other resources you may like:
FREEBIE: Mom /Mum + Me Children's Activity Book
FREEBIE: Kids Butterfly Handprint Art
ARTICLE: Adorably Easy Mother's Day Crafts for Kids to Make
ARTICLE: How to Easily Wrap a Wine Bottle with Fabric
SHOP: Last-minute Mother's Day printables