Every mother is one-of-a-kind in the eyes of those who love her. And while no gift could ever completely express your love and gratitude, Mother's Day is an opportunity to remind her how much she's treasured.
For gifts that really "wow" and pay homage to Mom's unique qualities, it's hard to beat the appeal of something personally meaningful to her. Engraved initials or a heartfelt message are popular - and great - ways to personalize a gift, but to really put a personal stamp on a gift, consider these ideas for Mother's Day gifts from the gift-giving experts at The Bradford Exchange Online.
Mother's Day is a great time to give her a piece of jewelry that will really touch her heart. It's easy to personalize jewelry with birthstones and engraving. A mother's ring, which bears the birthstones of her children, is a popular Mother's Day gift and one that's sure to remind her of her most wonderful accomplishments - her children - every time she wears it. You can also have her children's names engraved on her mother's ring, for an extra special touch.
Pendants and bracelets can also be personalized with birthstones and engraving. A pendant that bears a special charm representing each of her children, or a bracelet with their names engraved on it can be a wonderful way to honor her importance in your life.
You can also find other ways to choose a jewelry gift that will be especially poignant to her. Perhaps she has a favorite sports team, a beloved pet she dotes on, or religious beliefs. Choosing a jewelry gift that ties into her personal passions shows Mom you put thought into her gift.
She'll also be touched if you make something with your own hands - something that has special meaning for her. Scrapbooking is a great way to create a one-of-a-kind gift that is deeply personal. Gather together a selection of favorite photographs and memorabilia from her life to make the gift really personal and engaging, decorate the cover, leave the inside pages blank, and present it to her with a commitment to help her fill the pages - it will be a great way to spend some extra quality time with her.
Finally, the appeal and power of traditional gifts like flowers can always brighten a mother's big day. Flowers are also easy to personalize. Simply choose a bouquet of her favorite blooms, or one that encompasses her favorite colors. Present it with a stuffed animal that will remind her of your favorite childhood toy and your shared memories, or - you can never go wrong with a box of her favorite chocolates.
Fortunately, when it comes to giving a Mother's Day gift, it really is the thought that counts the most. By choosing something personally meaningful to her, you'll be telling Mom that you think a lot of her, not just on her special day but throughout the whole year. Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers out there.