50 Creative Home Gift Ideas for Mom

by Caitlin McCormack | Last Updated Feb. 24th, 2016

Your mom works hard to keep the family happy all year long. From making lunches and doing laundry to providing taxi services and an endless supply of cuddles, she often gives more of herself than she asks for in return.

You can’t go wrong with something hand-made yourself with a personal message attached, but if you’re looking for a little something extra special, there are many ideas out there.

Show her how much you appreciate all that she does with one of these 50 creative home gift ideas for mom:

Gift Ideas Under $50

1. Cake Boss 2-Piece Melamine Mixing Bowl Set

This mixing bowl set from the king of cakes makes a wonderful addition to mom’s baking sets and features two bowls with colorfully patterned exteriors that make a real show piece on the countertop.

Key features:

  • Dishwasher-safe
  • Durable melamine construction
  • Integrated handle and pour spout

Cost: *Est. $14.98

2. Ban.do 40735 Hot Stuff Thermal Mug, But First Coffee

This cute little mug is a cheeky way for mom to get her caffeine fix in the morning and on the go. The lid features an easy to use open and close slider for easy sipping and is available in other fun styles as well.

Key features:

  • Durable acrylic design
  • Insulated to keep hot drinks hot
  • Holds up to 16 ounces

Cost: *Est. $14

3. Fiesta 5-Piece Bamboo and Silicone Utensil Set

This kitchen utensil set features several fun colors and stylish bamboo design that make it beautiful to display on mom’s kitchen countertop. The set includes one of each: bamboo turner, bamboo spoon, bamboo slotted spoon, silicone spatula, and silicone turner.

Key features:

  • Hand wash
  • Made of strong, long-lasting bamboo
  • Hook holes on handles

Cost: *Est. $42.44

Burt’s Bees products have been a cult favorite for years thanks to quality products made from natural ingredients that really work. This set features 6 of the brand’s most popular products in convenient trial sizes.

Key features:

  • Pamper hands and feet
  • Ready-to-give gift packaging
  • Made from natural ingredients

Cost: *Est. $9.39

5. Willow Tree Mother Daughter Figurine

This beautiful mother and daughter figurine captures the eternal bond of moms and their daughters and is a wonderful way to show mom how much you love her all year long.

Key features:

  • 6 inches tall
  • Hand carved in the USA
  • Comes with a gift box

Cost: *Est. $23

6. Klikel Family Tree Picture Frame with 10 Hanging Picture Frames

This stylish and elegant photo frame holder is a cute and unique way for mom to display all of her beloved family portraits. This is one gift that will definitely help you stand out without breaking the bank.

Key features:

  • Includes 10 photo frames
  • Approximately 20″x18″
  • Suitable for 2”x3” photos

Cost: *Est. $35.99

Perfect for the proud military mom, this necklace features a cutout phrase that reflects her child’s service, surrounded by gold-tinted stars and a 2mm birthstone. The beautiful 18-inch cable chain is made from stainless steel to last her a lifetime.

Key features:

  • Choose from all 12 months
  • Choose from Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine
  • Simulated stone

Cost: *Est. $24

This new tablet from Amazon features a beautiful 7″ IPS display (171 ppi / 1024 x 600) and fast 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, plus rear and front-facing cameras for all your photo capturing needs. With the all-new Amazon Underground app store, you can access over $10,000 in apps, games and even in-app items that are actually free.

Key features:

  • 8 GB internal storage
  • Up to 7 hours battery time
  • Unlimited cloud storage for Amazon items

Cost: *Est. $49.99

9. J.K. Adams Ash Wood 12-Bottle Wine Rack, Natural with Black Pegs

This wine bottle storage rack offers mom a stylish and compact way to store her favorite bottles of vino and is available in a number of sizes for the occasional wine drinker to the serious oenophile.

Key features:

  • Made in the USA
  • Can be hand washed if necessary
  • Lifetime warranty

Cost: *Est. $48.99

10. Renova 3 Ply Luxury Square Disposable Paper Napkins

These napkins make a wonderful addition to mom’s party-hosting arsenal and are available in a number of different sizes and stylish colors to add a little pizazz to her next shindig.

Key features:

  • Pre-folded for easy hosting
  • Package of 25
  • Biodegradable design

Cost: *Est. $1.51

11. Personalized Rocking Cocktail Glasses

These stunning cocktail glasses help to enhance the enjoyment of spirit drinking by creating a swirling motion when you set them down, increasing the oxygenation of the spirits.

Key features:

  • Enhances aromatic experience
  • Can be customized with mom’s initials
  • Hand wash

Cost: *Est. $29.99

12. Heavenly Tea Leaves Tea Sampler Gift Set

This tea sampler pack contains a variety of 9 different types of tea to help mom enjoy a quiet moment to herself. Loose leaf teas can be resteeped and brewed to her preferences. This set contains a mix of sencha green tea, China green tea, flavored green tea, white tea, peppermint, chamomile, rooibos, berry herbal tea, and flavored rooibos tea.

Key features:

  • Around 10 servings per tea
  • Eco-friendly gift box packaging
  • Includes caffeine-free options

Cost: *Est. $39.99

13. Bodum 11571-01 Pour Over Coffee Maker with Permanent Filter, 34 oz

Pour over coffee has been growing in popularity and this coffee maker is a great way for mom to make her own at home. It provides a beautiful slow brew that’s packed full of delicious coffee flavors as the oils to not become trapped as traditionally happens with paper filters.

Key features:

  • Dishwasher-safe
  • Built-in permanent stainless steel filter
  • Durable mouth-blown borosilicate glass

Cost: *Est. $27.92

14. Zapi Hi Ya Toothbrush Sanitizer

This stealthy little ninja eliminates up to 99.9% of germs and bacteria from mom’s toothbrush thanks to powerful UV rays. Perfect for use at home of on the road to help keep mom’s pearly whites healthy and happy.

Key features:

  • Available in several designs
  • Easy to use, portable design
  • Toothbrush included

Cost: *Est. $35.99

15. SALLY HANSEN Salon Effects Real Nail Polish Strips

These nail stickers provide the ultimate in ease of application to allow mom to have a salon-look nail effect all from the comfort of her own home. Strips can easily be removed with standard nail polish remover when you want to change your look.

Key features:

  • No drying time
  • Lasts for up to 10 days
  • Includes cuticle stick and mini file buffer

Cost: *Est. $5.34

16. Custom Coffee Mug

This mug can be fully customized with a special photo near and dear to mom’s heart along with text to really show her how much you care all year long. Choose from a variety of interior and handle colors.

Key features:

  • Cleaning pad included
  • Holds up to 11oz
  • Ships in just 2-3 days

Cost: *Est. $14.99

17. SkinCeuticals Daily Moisture Cream

Winter weather means beefing up your moisturizing routine. This powerhouse contains botanical extracts to help reduce pore size, restores and maintains moisture, helps heal and protect skin and leaves a smooth finish that’s ideal for normal and oily skin.

Key features:

  • Non-greasy finish
  • Natural extracts
  • Ideal for face, neck and chest

Cost: *Est. $43.90

18. Personalized Cutting Board Beautiful Mahogany

Help mom to remember a special memory with this beautiful cutting board. It’s hand crafted from solid walnut before being laser engraved to become the show-piece of your mother’s kitchen.

Key features:

  • Durable wood made to last
  • Measures 11”x17”
  • Fast shipping

Cost: *Est. $32.99

19. DIY Mason Jars: Thirty-Five Creative Crafts and Projects for the Classic Container

From salads to drinks to storage, mason jars are all the rage. Mom will be busy for hours with this book that shows you 35 other creative projects to make her the envy of her Pinterest followers.

Key features:

  • Available through Kindle store or in paperback
  • Easy to follow tutorials
  • Label designs bonus included

Cost: *Est. $14.81

20. Norpro Honey Syrup Dispenser

This cute no-drip dispenser is perfect for drizzling honey or maple syrup atop delicious homemade goods and offers a sophisticated alternative to the traditional plastic squeeze tube or bottle.

Key features:

  • Hand wash
  • Holds up to 1 cup
  • Glass storage stand included

Cost: *Est. $13.66

This beautiful picture frame features a number of beautiful sentiments that let mom know just how much you care. Pre-fill it with a special memory for an added touch.

Key features:

  • Easily wipes clean
  • Hold a 4”x6” photo
  • Easel back for easy display

Cost: *Est. $13.02

22. C.R. Gibson Ceramic Pots Set with Tray, Flowering Herbs by Susan Winget, Set of 3

This beautiful herb planter set offers an elegant and coordinated solution that will allow mom to grow her own fresh herbs indoors all year long. Start some of her favorite seedlings if you have the time.

Key features:

  • Designed by Susan Winget
  • Other items available in this pattern
  • Set of 3

Cost: *Est. $23

Gift Ideas Under $100

23. Keurig 2.0 K200 Brewer

Help mom get her morning caffeine fix with the newest brewer from Keurig. It uses special barcode-sensing technology to brew the perfect cup, every time. It also features a compact design and spacious water reservoir.

Key features:

  • Choose from 9 different brewing sizes
  • Adjust brewing strength
  • Easy to use touch display

Cost: *Est. $79.97

24. KOHLER K-9245-CP 2.5 GPM Moxie Showerhead and Wireless Speaker

This combination showerhead with wireless speaker system is a great way for mom to be able to listen to her favorite tunes or catch up on podcasts in the shower. It easily syncs will all Bluetooth-enabled devices up to 32 feet away to provide the ultimate listening experience.

Key features:

  • Speaker is rechargeable
  • Speaker can be used independent of shower head
  • Choose from two flow levels

Cost: *Est. $99.99

25. BISSELL CleanView Upright Vacuum with OnePass, 9595A

This upright canister vacuum makes quick work of cleanup chores thanks to its powerful suction and innovative brush design that allow this unit to pick up more dirt and debris with each pass. It features an integrated TurboBrush tool that allows for quick and easy cleaning of stairs, furniture, upholstery, and more.

Key features:

  • Foam tank filter is washable
  • Multi-level filtration system
  • No messy bags to change

Cost: *Est. $79.99

This convenient kit allows mom to try out a number of this popular skincare brand’s products without having to invest in a bunch of full size items. It includes a cocktail of dermatologist-trusted ingredients that help correct a number of skin imbalances.

Key features:

  • Includes SPF 20
  • Sleek, clean packaging
  • Helps reduce redness and dark spots

Cost: *Est. $55.95

27. LexMod Molded Plastic Armchair Rocker

This sleek and stylish armchair rocker is available in a number of different colors to suit nearly any mom’s personal design style. And features an ABS plastic seat atop a durable steel base.

Key features:

  • Solid wood rocker bottoms
  • Modern design
  • Lightweight design

Cost: *Est. $91.68

28. Martian Notifier SmartWatch

Unlike many other smartwatches, this one is capable of communicating with both Android and iOS smartphone devices. Mom can get real-time alerts and notifications from her Facebook and Twitter accounts, along with weather updates, email, Instagram and fitness stats.

Key features:

  • Available in choice of colors
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Customize the vibration patterns

Cost: *Est. $84.99

29. Canon SELPHY CP910 Wireless Printer

This network-ready printer with built-in Wi-Fi means mom can print from anywhere in the house or office. It’s compatible with both iOS & Android devices – so she can print right from her phone.

Key features:

  • Lab quality prints ready in as little as 47 seconds
  • Prints will last up to 10 years
  • Available in black or white

Cost: *Est. $85.99

These bangles from Alex and Ani offer a beautiful and elegant way to display mom’s strength and character. They are fully adjustable to one size fits all up to 3.25 inches in diameter.

Key features:

  • Choose from two finishes
  • Made in the USA
  • Made from recycled materials

Cost: *Est. $58

This hand-poured candle offers the beautiful fragrance of fresh figs and features a burn time of 50-60 hours. It’s also available in a variety of other fragrances to suit nearly every mom’s taste.

Key features:

  • Made in France
  • Paraffin wax
  • Fragrance made of natural ingredients

Cost: *Est. $59.95

Gift Ideas for Big Spenders ($100+)

32. Neato Botvac D80 Vacuum Cleaner

Take the work out of housework for mom with this robotic vacuum cleaner. Thanks to its patented technology, it using a Laser Smart Mapping and Navigation system to scan and map a room before planning and methodically cleaning it from top to bottom.

Key features:

  • Powerful suction and precision brushes leave floors cleaner
  • Ideal for cleaning pet hair
  • Recharges itself when necessary

Cost: *Est. $469.99

33. UP3 by Jawbone Activity Tracker

Wearable tech is all the rage and this activity tracker band can help mom to meet her fitness goals thanks to its ability to track steps, distance, and calories burned. Its also able to track and monitor your sleep so you can get even more and better rest.

Key features:

  • Available in a selection of colors
  • Integrated food tracker
  • Sleek and stylish design

Cost: *Est. $164.97

34. Delta Faucet 552LF-MPU Tesla Single Handle Lavatory Faucet Metal Pop-Up

This faucet features warm, modern and sophisticated styling, and is available as a complete bathroom collection featuring a full suite of products available in a variety of finishes. This is the brand’s first joystick lavatory faucet, featuring optional Touch2OTM Technology, which activates the flow of water with a simple touch anywhere on the faucet and/or via intuitive, hands-free proximity sensing when your hand moves close to it.

Key features:

  • Meets ADA standards
  • Compatible with 1 or 3 hole installations
  • Valve embedded with diamonds for long-lasting usage

Cost: *Est. $245

35. Breville BTM800XL One-Touch Tea Maker

Forget your ordinary kettle, this one-touch tea maker is the ultimate brewer. It allows mom to brew a variety of her favorite teas at just precisely the right temperature. Never burn another tea leaf again.

Key features:

  • Programmable automatic start
  • Keeps warm up to 60 minutes
  • Digital LCD display

Cost: *Est. $249.95

36. J.A. Henckels International Forged Premio 18-Piece Block Set

These knives are known all over the world for the high quality and this set is a convenient way to give an entire set in one package. The included knife block provides ideal and safe storage. The set includes a 3 inch paring knife, 5 inch serrated utility knife, 6 inch utility knife, 7 inch santoku hollow edge, 8 inch chef’s knife, 9 inch sharpening steel, 8 inch bread knife, 5 inch boning knife, kitchen shears, and storage block.

Key features:

  • Full tang for added balance and strength
  • Ergonomic design
  • Triple riveted handle for long-lasting control

Cost: *Est. $189.95

This enameled cast iron dutch oven cooker is a beautiful addition to mom’s kitchen and is available in a number of different sizes and colors to suit her family’s cooking needs. It will provide her with years of reliable and durable meal preparation.

Key features:

  • Heat safe up to 500F
  • Won’t react to acidic foods
  • No seasoning required

Cost: *Est. $214.95

Available in 24- and 30-inch widths, this microwave is the ultimate dream for foodies looking to create the kitchen of their dreams. It can easily be installed in an island or peninsula, and can also be installed below or adjacent to a wall oven.

Key features:

  • Smooth power open
  • Hands-free close
  • Automatic sensor cook and reheat

Cost: *Est. $1,353.05

39. KRUPS EA9010 Barista One Touch Cappuccino Fully Automatic Machine

This top-of-the-line espresso machine will allow mom to feel like she has her own barista at home. Wow her with one of 17 recipes available all at the touch of a button. Unlike the popular single-serve coffee machines, this one lets you grind your own beans for fresh brews every time.

Key features:

  • Machine is self-cleaning
  • One touch digital screen
  • Made in the USA

Cost: *Est. $2,499.99

40. KitchenAid KVJ0333CU Easy Clean Juicer

Enjoy all the health benefits (not to mention the superior taste) of fresh juice at home with this powerhouse machine. It features an extra-wide feed chute and 3-in-1 adjustable pulp screen. Best of all, it’s dishwasher-safe which makes cleanup a breeze!

Key features:

  • Choose from 3 different colors
  • Durable ceramic disc
  • 1 year warranty

Cost: *Est. $299

41. Motorola Moto 360 Smart Watch

This smartwatch is powered by Android Wear™ and stays true to the timeless form of the classic wristwatch, while keeping you connected to modern conveniences. Send texts, set a reminder, check the weather and even ask for directions.

Key features:

  • Choice of multiple band styles
  • Choice of multiple face colors
  • Compatible with Android devices

Cost: *Est. $148.64

42. Instant Pot IP-DUO60 7-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker, 6Qt/1000W

Stovetop pressure cookers are sooo yesterday. This electric pressure cooker can cook a number of items including beans, grains, rice, vegetables and more in a fraction of the time and all at the touch of a button. Mom can even make her own healthy homemade yogurt.

Key features:

  • Stainless steel inner cooking pot
  • Rack, spoon and measuring cup included
  • Can also be used as a slow cooker

Cost: *Est. $132.45

43. KitchenAid Sparkling Beverage Maker

Homemade is often more healthy, and mom will love that you can make your own syrups with fresh ingredients at home before adding a dose of carbonation to them with this machine. The streamlined silhouette echoes the brand’s iconic stand mixer.

Key features:

  • Available in a choice of colors
  • Made of premium die cast metal
  • Made in the USA

Cost: *Est. $187.99

44. Swarovski USB Pendant

Add a touch of sparkle to mom’s file storage needs with this gorgeous USB pendant that’s as functional as it is stylish.

Key features:

  • Genuine Swarovski crystal
  • USB easily slides out
  • Convenient on-the-go storage

Cost: *Est. $306.19

45. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Wi-Fi Enabled Lifestyle Tough Camera

This digital camera really is the whole package. Not only is it waterproof, dustproof, shock and freeze proof, but it will let mom quickly and easily share photos with her smartphone or tablet via a wireless connection.

Key features:

  • Available in a choice of colors
  • Clearer images thanks to 5-axis optical image stabilizer
  • Lightweight design is comfortable to hold

Cost: *Est. $289.99

46. Nespresso VertuoLine Coffee and Espresso Maker with Aeroccino Plus Milk Frother

This intelligent and innovative single-serve coffee system delivers richly aromatic, deeply flavoured, crema-topped large-cup coffees and espressos.

Key features:

  • Available in a choice of colors
  • Milk frother attachment included
  • Fast heat-up time

Cost: *Est. $187.99

47. IGI Certified 14K White Gold Round Diamond Stud Earrings (1cttw ) with Screw Backs

Nothing shows mom how special she is like a beautiful diamond and this pair of earrings is no exception. The screw backs provide additional security that she won’t lose this precious gift and token of your appreciation.

Key features:

  • No questions asked return guarantee
  • Conflict-free diamonds
  • 14K white gold

Cost: *Est. $1,095.95

48. Cuisinart DFP-14BCN 14-Cup Food Processor, Brushed Stainless Steel

Meal prep will be faster and easier when mom has this food processor in her kitchen. This large capacity processor features a 14-cup bowl and wide chute that’s ideal for tackling a number of different food prep needs.

Key features:

  • Available in a choice of finishes
  • Includes 3 stainless steel slicers
  • Dishwasher-safe

Cost: *Est. $179

49. Acme 16000 Teresa Jewelry Armoire, Java Finish

This beautifully-crafted armoire offers a lovely way for mom to store and display her favorite pieces and is made from select wood solids and veneers for an elegant, timeless look.

Key features:

  • Made in Taiwan
  • Measures 16”x12”x40”
  • Some assembly required

Cost: *Est. $122.40

50. Jetson Eco-Friendly Electric Bike

This eco-friendly electric bike offers mom a practical and economical solution to getting around town and running errands. No special testing or license is required, so she can start scooting around in no time at all.

Key features:

  • Travels up to 40 miles per charge
  • Ergonomic dashboard and handlebars
  • Charges in just 4 hours

Cost: *Est. $1,799

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