Mother’s Day is just around the corner. If you’re anything like the millions of people who celebrate Mother’s Day on the second Sunday of May, then you’re probably at your wit’s end trying to find the perfect give for your mother.
The 22 Colors team has come up with a list of unconventional mother’s day gifts you can give the most important woman in your life. And no… mugs are not included.
1. Artist Paint Box for Travel
This gift is perfect for the artistic mom who loves to travel. It’s very handy and it even has a hole for your thumb so you can use it as a palette. Designer and shop owner Julia Mironova is an art student from Neva, St. Petersburg, Russia. She sells these artist paint boxes on Etsy. If you are left handed, she can customize it for you. The box is 18 x 14 cm., just the right size to work with.
This box comes with small tubes of paint and brushes, a palette and cassette for carrying your art. You can place the palette either in the box or attached to the side. Your artist mom will definitely love this!
2. Dinosaur Earrings
For paleontologist moms or moms who just can’t get enough of dinosaurs, these cute dinosaur earrings make the perfect mother’s day present. They come in all shapes, sizes, and materials like this cute pair of brontosaurus stud earrings available on Etsy.
3. Character Face Masks
Character Face Masks by the The Face Shop are the perfect gift for fun-loving moms who are into beauty and wellness. Forget plain face masks, these masks with faces of different cute characters on them will guarantee a fun beauty session for your mom. She will not only love how they feel on her skin, but she will surely enjoy taking selfies while wearing them. Check out these masks on Amazon.
4. Scratch Map
For moms who love to travel, one gift that will surely make her love you more is the Scratch Map Deluxe Edition Personalised World Map By Luckies of London Ltd. Ticking off the countries your mom has been to will be so much fun with this scratch map. She will feel like a kid again. And if she also love buying those scratch cards from the supermarket or local convenience store, then she will surely love this!
5. Bookworm Jewelry
If your mom loves to read and pre-orders every book she wants on Amazon, then it must be pretty difficult to buy her a present. Why don’t you check out these accessories like the “Time to Read” pendant and the “Bookworm Ring,” both available on Amazon for $3.80 and $10 respectively. They are just the the perfect gifts for your bookworm mom. We’re pretty sure your mom will love them!
6. Watercolor Portrait
Any mom will appreciate a watercolor portrait painted by Singapore-based Filipino illustrator Nellamae Antopina. Nella Mae is in advertising and is a very talented and creative young woman. Check out her beautiful artworks on Instagram.
7. Evil Eye Clutch
Help your mom ward off evil and be chic and stylish at the same time with this affordable Evil Eye and Pom Pom Envelope Clutch from Etsy. It is the perfect gift for moms who have an eclectic taste in fashion. It’s boho meets classy with this cute purse that your mom will surely enjoy carrying around when she goes out for drinks with her friends. It retails for just over $50 (Php 2,525.77).
8. Miniature Cookware
Take your mom’s cooking experience to a whole new level with miniature cookware. Challenge your mom to make your family’s favorite dishes using miniature pots and pans. We’re pretty sure mom will roll up her sleeves and get down to it right away. Every mom loves a challenge. These are available on Etsy’s for $46.
9. Running Engraved Stemless Wine Glass
Make running and drinking more fun for mom with this Running Engraved Stemless Wine Glass Runner’s Measurements by Gone For a Run. Mom’s drink is measured by the distance she’s been able to run. It will definitely motivate her to run a full marathon so she can drink a full glass of wine.
Photo credits to the owners