Gift Guides

Mother’s Day Gifts
for the Impossible-to-Shop-for Mom

April 15, 2019

Your mama taught you that you can do anything. “Just set your mind to it,” she said. Who knew she was setting you up to someday find her the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Sure, it’s not easy picking out something for the lady who already has everything (or claims she doesn’t want anything), but you CAN do it. Our list of gifts for the impossible-to-shop-for mom can help.

1. A lovable log (that grows edible mushrooms).

Shiitake Mushroom Log Kit | UncommonGoods

Hear us out: You should get your mom a log as a gift. But only if she likes mushrooms, because this wooden wonder actually lets her grow them at home.

Shiitake Mushroom Log Kit – $30 Buy Now »


2. A puzzle that’s as tricky as it is pretty.

Geode Puzzle | UncommonGoods

Designed to resemble actual agate, these colorful puzzles are as hard as they look.

Geode Puzzle – $65 Buy Now »


3. Little love bugs she can wear.

Love Bug Necklaces | UncommonGoods

Featuring a mama ladybug and up to four babies, this necklace is a lovely way to thank her for letting you follow her lead.

Love Bug Necklaces- $72-129 Buy Now »

4. A handmade stand to display her treasures.

Lace Pedestal Jewelry Holder | UncommonGoodsArtist Tracy Shea creates these delightful jewelry stands by pressing a piece of actual vintage lace into clay.

Lace Pedestal Jewelry Holder – $50 Buy Now »


5. This outdoor decor is for the birds.

Yarn Nest Starter | UncommonGoods

Bring winged friends to mom’s backyard with this handmade piece of garden art. Fill it will snippets of yarn and birds can actually use the pieces when building their nests.

Yarn Nest Starter- $40 Buy Now »


6. Mom’s birth month flower in a colorful necklace.

Birth Month Flower Necklace | UncommonGoods

Why do birth stones get all the attention? Each month has a flower, too, and it’s their time to shine. (Kinda like how Mom will glow when she gets this gift.)

Birth Month Flower Necklace – $48 Buy Now »


7. A pendant to thank her for inspiring you.

Herstory Necklace | UncommonGoods

Printed with “Girls with dreams become women with vision.” on one side and the word “Herstory” repeated on the other, this brass necklace celebrates Mom’s strength.

Herstory Necklace – $100Buy Now »


8. This serving tray easily stows away.

Compact Swivel Cheese & Tapas Board | UncommonGoods

Planning a Mom’s Day brunch for your favorite lady? Put out this swiveling cheese and tapas board filled with her faves, then let her keep the set for her next soiree.

Compact Swivel Cheese & Tapas Board – $85 Buy Now »


9. A mug that lets Mom track her travels.

Color Map Mugs | UncommonGoods

Remember those vacations she took you on as a kid? She’ll color in all the places your family visited on this fun mug. (Now that you’re a grown up, you’ll have to forgive her if she doesn’t invite you along on her next adventure.)

Color Map Mugs – $18-24 Buy Now »


10. A sampler of teas, without the tea bags.

Tea Drop Sampler | UncommonGoods

These drops dissolve in hot water, so each makes a tasty cup of tea without a bag to toss.

Tea Drop Sampler – $34 Buy Now »


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