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17 Mother's Day Gifts From Etsy That Are Guaranteed To Make Mom Smile

by Emily Westbrooks
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Whenever I'm looking for inspiration for gifts — for a baby shower, for the holidays, or for Mother's Day — I turn to Etsy. It's a remarkable treasure trove of options for any holiday, and in most cases, you know who's behind the purchase you're making. While I do love a good browse around Target, there's something about purchasing from Etsy that feels a little more special and thoughtful, which is why you're going to want to have a peek at all the Mother's Day gifts from Etsy that are guaranteed to make the special mom in your life smile.

You'll find decorated cookies, personalized necklaces and even some pretty hilarious t-shirts from Etsy, a global marketplace for creative and crafted gifts, clothing, homewares, craft supplies and much, much more. Without fail, every time I start searching on Etsy for a gift for someone else, I end up with at least six more shops on my favorites list for myself. For your bank account, at least, it can be a dangerous place to browse!

If you're on the hunt for a gift that's extra-special, lets the mom in your life know just how much you love and appreciate them and all the tireless work they do, and that directly benefits an actual human person every time they see a sale in their inbox, I give you the following.

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Personalized Mother's Day Sugar Cookie Set

Your mom would probably pretend she loves your baking, but unless it looks this pretty you should probably put the butter away and just order up a box. These are perfectly springy for the holiday and will be more delicious than a bouquet! Each set comes with one flower cookie and one vase cookie and can be personalized to say whatever you want.


Handwriting Bracelet

There's something beautiful about a loved one's handwriting, especially in an age when instances of actual handwriting are few and far between. This is a gift that would be perfect for almost any occasion, and from mom to daughter or daughter to mom. Write a special note to your mom and have it made into a beautiful bracelet.


Mama Bear Shirt

A mama bear shirt is actually quite a compliment, in addition to being a pretty gift. Acknowledging a mom for protecting her little ones with the fierceness of a mama bear is a very kind sentiment on Mother's Day.


Personalized Waxed Canvas Tote

Rugged and durable enough to be used as a diaper bag, but pretty enough to wear day to day. You can also customize this tote with her initials, which is even more special.


Original Watercolor Painting

Obviously, one of the incredible benefits of buying from Etsy is that you can actually buy one-of-a-kind, original artwork like this rose watercolor painting. You could give it to her with a gift card for framing as well.


Ceramic Vase

Rather than giving her a bouquet, try something daintier by giving her a colorful vase with a single tulip or peony.


Handmade Wreath

Upgrade the faux floral wreath that's been on her door since she took her Christmas wreath down, and replace it with this incredible ivy vine wreath.


Initial Necklace

A 14k gold initial necklace, whether with her initials or the initial of her child, is a beautiful keepsake gift for a mom this Mother's Day.


Pebble Art

This sweet little artistic creation of potted flowers made from sea glass and pebbles is so unique and definitely appropriate for Mother's Day, especially because these flowers won’t die.


Lavender Spa Set

With lavender lip balm, body oil, a clay mask, a bath bomb, and personalized towel, this is a luxurious gift set any mom would be thrilled to receive.


Hand Painted Silk Scarf

This hand painted silk scarf is beautiful and wearable art! Painted with Chinese Lantern or winter cherry flowers.


Personalized Gold Bar Necklace

This dainty gold bar necklace can be personalized with the initials of each of her kids, and comes in either gold filled or sterling silver metal.


Moroccan Table Lamp

This incredible lantern-style table lamp provides ample light and gorgeous shadows on the walls around it. This seller also has a variety of pendant ceiling lights that would make a beautiful statement in any home.


Leather Matisse Earrings

Sculptural earrings are totally on trend, but they can end up being pretty heavy. These are made from leather, which will be much lighter for the mom in your life to rock longer!


Handmade Soy Candle

Give the mom in your life a sweet smelling, clean-burning soy candle that’s hand poured into a glass jar. You can gift her a candle with a traditional floral scent or have some fun with the “Fruity Unicorn” option.


Birthstone Stacking Rings

Some women love wearing rings, and this would be a beautiful set if the mom in your life has three kids or even wants to include her partner. They stack together perfectly so they don't take up too much room on her finger.


Ocean Print

No matter what place is special to the mom in your life, you'll probably be able to find a limited edition print that depicts it. If she loves ocean scenes, this print would do just the trick.

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