12 Fresh Takes on Cliché Mother’s Day Gifts Feature Image

Mother’s Day is coming up this month and it’s time to start thinking about gifts. If you’re like us and tired of giving the cliché Mother’s Day gifts year after year, check out our guide for some fresh takes on the usual ones.

 

Succulent Mother's Day Gifts 2019 Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor

1. Then | Flowers 

Now | Succulents

Flowers are pretty but they don’t last long. Succulents are a great gift because they will add a pop of green to your mom’s space with minimal effort of upkeep.

 

Perfume Fragrance Subscription Mother's Day Gifts 2019 Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor

2. Then | Fragrances

Now | Fragrance subscription

Instead of trying to guess which scent your mom might like, buy her a subscription to Scentbird, a fragrance subscription service. She will be able to test out scents every month until she finds her favorite.

 

Cooking Class Mother's Day Gifts 2019 Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor

3. Then | Cookware

Now | Cooking class

Sign up for a cooking class for both of you to take together. She’ll love learning new techniques in the kitchen and enjoy the quality time spent with you even more.

 

Essential Oil Diffuser  Mother's Day Gifts 2019 Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor

4. Then |  Candles

Now | Diffuser + essential oils

If your mom loves candles then she’ll definitely love unwinding with an essential oil diffuser. Lemon, peppermint and lavender are great oils to start with.

 

VINGLACE Wine Bottle Insulator Cooler Mother's Day Gifts 2019 Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor

5. Then |  Wine

Now | Wine bottle insulator

Your mom’s wine bottles will be kept cold for hours with this Vinglace wine bottle insulator. Perfect for barbecues, music in the park and other fun summer activities.

 

Silk Pillowcase Mother's Day Gifts 2019 Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor

6. Then |  Slippers

Now | Silk pillowcase

If you’re looking to up your mom’s relaxation game, gift her a luxurious silk pillowcase. Besides feeling great, they prevent wrinkles and are good for hair and skin.

 

Yeti Rambler Mug 14 oz Mother's Day Gifts 2019 Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor

7. Then |  Coffee mug

Now | Yeti insulated mug

Take your mom’s coffee game up a notch with this insulated mug by Yeti. It’s double insulated walls will keep her cold drinks cold and her hot drinks hot for hours.

 

What I Love About Mom Knock Knock Book Mother's Day Gifts 2019 Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor

8. Then |  Homemade crafts

Now | Personalized book

Make sure you’re tissue-ready after you gift this personalized book to your mom. Fill in the blanks to tell your mom how much she means to you.

 

Weighted blanket  Mother's Day Gifts 2019 Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor

9. Then | Robe

Now | Weighted blanket

How many robes can a mom really need? Buy something similar that will be cozy and comforting – a weighted blanket.

 

Headphones Audible Subscription Mother's Day Gifts 2019 Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor

10. Then | Magazine subscription

Now | Audible subscription

If your mom enjoys books but has a hard time finding the time to read, look into an audible subscription. She’ll be able to listen to all types of books for only $15/month.

 

Family Portrait Mother's Day Gifts 2019 Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor

11. Then | Gallery wrapped print

Now | Custom personalized portrait

The mom in your life will love the special personalized touch to this piece of art.

 

Beats Wireless Headphones  Mother's Day Gifts 2019 Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor

12. Then | Jewelry

Now | Wireless headphones

Jewelry is great but wireless headphones are way more useful. Gift her with a pair of earbuds or headphones to use for listening to music, exercising, traveling and more.

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