Mother’s Day in the United States is rapidly approaching—it'll be here on Sunday, May 14, 2017. Though we don’t need a holiday to tell our moms how much they mean to us, this special occasion is a nice way to celebrate how great they are. And, the internet is chock-full of items that would make for unique Mother’s Day gifts. To help you in your quest for the perfect present, we’ve gathered a bevy of different items from makers around the world.
If your mom loves fresh flowers, we’ve found a few ingenious ways to display beautiful blooms in the home or around her neck. But if she's allergic, we've got other suggestions, like bottle stoppers for wine enthusiasts and playful tea infusers for moms who enjoy an afternoon cup. And for those who love science? Rachel Ignotofsky has written and illustrated a colorful book on 50 pioneering women in the field.
Check out our selection of creative Mother’s Day gifts for the favorite lady in your life.
Things are great, but buying experiences can offer a lasting impact on your mom. So, here are five other ideas for mother’s day gifts that come in the form of creative online classes.
Intro to Knitting: Learn the basics of knitting—including how to make a beanie and infinity scarf.
Brush Pen Calligraphy Workshop: Get acquainted with brush lettering and color blending for unique, beautiful writing.
Basics of Digital Photography: Start taking better photos with this introductory course to DSLR cameras.
Creative iPhoneography Tips & Tricks: Make the most of your phone's camera to create incredible images.
Painting with Watercolors: This class teaches you everything you need to know about watercolor paints.
And if you want to venture into DIY territory…
Etsy Studio has a special online guide on how to make a personalized necklace. The free guide includes a list of all the materials you'll need (conveniently purchasable right on the site), and step-by-step instructions.