20 Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts That You’ll Definitely Want to Buy for Yourself
We get it — finding a Mother’s Day gift that is thoughtful, handmade, and available at the last minute has proven to be a lifelong endeavor. Thankfully, you don’t need to do it all on your own. We’re teaming up with Amazon Handmade to answer all of your Mother’s Day gifting prayers! Boasting tens of thousands of products, Amazon Handmade offers custom-made gifts, as well as Prime-eligible products straight from small businesses. (Bonus: Almost everything is made right here in the USA.) To narrow down the treasure trove of options, we headed to Amazon Handmade’s Mother’s Day Gift Shop and considered one question: What products would we also want for ourselves? Scroll on to find 20 handmade Mother’s Day gifts that are so good, you’ll probably end up buying one for yourself.
Tulip Suede Tote ($158) Mama’s got a brand new bag. Swing for a one-of-a-kind handmade suede and genuine leather tote, constructed in California. Get major bonus points by pairing the shipment with her favorite bag essentials, like lip balm, gum, a coin purse, and a sunglasses case.
Green Bohemian Blooms Tassel Earrings ($14) Got yourself a boho mama? Go for the bold with these tassel statement earrings. Psst: Get these babies while they last — they’re on Amazon Prime!
Washed Linen Bathrobe ($140) Bring the spa vibes to mom with a breezy and luxurious washed linen robe. We definitely won’t judge if you scoop up one for yourself too ;)
Rainbow French Macaron Soap Set ($25) Pro Tip: Fancy soap makes any bathroom a guest bathroom. Help her gussy up her powder room with these cute-as-can-be rainbow macaron soaps.
Birthstone Stud Earrings ($38) Looking for a failproof gift? Birthstone jewelry is *always* a safe bet. These teardrop studs check all the boxes: elegant, custom-made, sentimental, and affordable. Win, win, win, win.
America Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet ($125) Give mama’s signature brownies a patriotic spin with this cheeky pre-seasoned cast iron pan. Pair the gift with a packet of postage stamps so she can overnight you her next batch ;)
14k Evil Eye Gold Ring ($170) The evil eye is a 3,000-year-old symbol that’s believed to protect its wearer from evil forces. Send mom one — in 14 karat solid gold — as a little way to protect her from harm.
14k Gold Filled Petite Initial Necklace ($29) Simple and subtle, this dainty 14 karat gold pendant is an ideal layering necklace to add a sentimental touch to her daily look. It's handcrafted in Scottsdale, Arizona, and you can customize the necklace with up to three characters.
Best Friend Long Distance Mugs ($20) Yes, BFF gifts are absolutely applicable on Mother’s Day, because moms are the OG best friends. Customize these long distance mugs with the states or countries of your choice and enjoy your coffee together, no matter where you are.
Jane Austen Mansfield Park Bracelet ($19) Inscribed with the iconic phrase, "Of course, I would rather have nothing but tea," this Pennsylvania-made cuff is the perfect memento to gift a mama that taught you to love women’s literature. Psst: It’s Prime-eligible too!
Push Pin World Map ($199) Is mom a travel buff? Try this incredible detailed map crafted by award-winning cartographers. It includes ancient trading routes, ocean floor topography, and mountain elevations, plus an opportunity to personalize with a custom title and compass inscription. (Psst: If it were us, we’d totally title this, “It’s a Mom’s World.” But that’s just us.)
Abstract Art Makeup Bag ($16) For the mama who’s always on the go, pick up this colorful makeup case for her travels. The fabric is based off one of the Louisiana artisan’s paintings; how neat is that?
Grapefruit + Spearmint Essential Oil Soy Candle ($30) Hand-poured in Austin Texas, this candle has an aroma blend of citrus and cool mint to inspire cheer and euphoria. Bonus: All of Slow North’s candles are plant-based, a rare find on the candle market.
Triple Birthstone Ring ($53) How sweet is this triple-stoned ring? Personalize the order with the birthstones of three of her loved ones. Choose between 925 sterling silver or 18k vermeil gold, then sit back and relax as the ring is handmade and delivered to mom’s doorstep.
Nevertheless She Persisted Canvas Tote Bag ($17) — AKA a can’t-lose gift for the woman who taught you to persist. Add a handful of empowering books to the order as a way to say thank you for paving the way :)
Curio Press Custom Stationery (Prices Vary) Opt for personalized stationery for your analog-lovin’ mama. Curio Press offers dozen of custom styles, handmade from start to finish in St. Louis, Missouri. With these, your mom will feel classy even as she’s scribbling down the grocery list.
Boho Ceramic Coffee Mug ($34) Thrown by hand using locally-sourced stoneware clay, this dishwasher-, microwave-, and food-safe mug is the kind of quality drinkware your mom deserves. Pair the mug order with her favorite tea, and she’ll think of you with every cup.
Veggie and Fruit Pattern Kitchen Towels, Set of 2 Tea Towels ($28) For the woman who has everything, there will always be seasonal textiles! Bring some lively, summer-y cheer into her kitchen with these darling tea towels that were hand-sewn and screen-printed in the USA.
Grateful Leather Quote Bracelet ($22) Small reminders can make a big impact. Try this handmade leather bracelet for a sweet and subtle way to the her thank you for all she’s done — and to remind her how powerful gratitude can be. (Psst: This sweet gift is Prime-eligible.)
Monogrammed Kitchen Spoons ($18) Personalize a classic kitchen spoon with mama’s name, so she’ll think of you while she’s cooking the best food in the world. Each beech wood spoon is laser-etched and engraved by Canoe Baby Crafts, AKA a darling couple in Southern Georgia. It doesn’t get any sweeter than that.
There you have it! Twenty gifts that check all the boxes: Handmade, high-quality, thoughtful and a cinch to purchase in time for Mother’s Day. Which, by the way, is May 13 ;)
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Author: Maddie Bachelder
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