The best modern Mother’s Day gift ideas for every mother

With Mother’s Day less than a month away, it’s time to seriously find a gift your mom will love. But let’s be honest for a second: as close and dear as they are to us, most moms are notoriously hard to shop for. To help you find a gift worthy of the mothers, mothers-in-law, grandmothers, expectant mothers, and mother figures in your life, we share ours Top modern gift ideas for Mother’s Day that every mother will love and cherish. For more gift ideas mom will love visit Design Milk Shop!

Cookware set from Caraway Home
“I bought a set of my own favorite cookware for my mom,” says Kelly Beal, Editor-in-Chief of Design Milk. Especially for moms who love to cook, you can’t go wrong with a proven cookware set that makes time in the kitchen even more enjoyable. This cumin set even comes with its own pot and lid organizer! What a winner.

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Mordeco Nanosprayer

The refillable perfume NanoSprayer from Mordeco
Shopping for a mom who loves to travel or can’t live without her signature scent? Mordeco’s nanoSprayer will be her new favorite accessory. The refillable perfume atomizer is small enough to fit in your pocket and conveniently attaches to a key ring, making it a must-have for your purse or carry-on. Available in silver and matte black, the sleek and stylish design can hold more than 100 sprays, so mom can enjoy her favorite scents in style wherever she goes.

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small tea service

Small tea service from Førs Studio
Instead of the all-too-common ‘Best Mom Ever’ mug, our digital designer Lauren gave her mother this stylish tea set from Førs Studio. Crafted from durable bone china, this sophisticated set comes in a range of soft, aesthetically pleasing colors, with smooth, modern curves and a polished, hand-glazed finish that will take your mother’s tea ritual to the next level. Bonus: It’s all dishwasher and microwave safe.

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nota bene in bloom

Nota bag in bloom
Give your mom the gift of a sustainable swap with Notabag’s award-winning hybrid reusable tote and backpack. This special edition pattern, designed by Dutch artist duo We Are Out Of Office, captures the coveted springtime spirit with its graphic abstract floral print. And the practical multifunctionality of the bag’s convertible design makes it an instant favorite for moms who value comfort and strive for an environmentally conscious life.

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radiant crystal water glasses

Brilliant crystal water glasses from Puik Design
For moms who love to host and entertain, Puik’s best-selling Radiant Crystal Water Glasses are sure to impress. Lexi, our account manager, grabs a set for her glassware-obsessed mom: “For as long as I can remember, my mom has been collecting beautiful glasses for her bar to entertain guests,” she says, “these beautiful Radiant Crystal Water Glasses are it lightweight and have a beautiful diamond look that is perfect for any drink.”

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Sutton Planter

Sutton 15 self-watering pot by Greenery Unlimited
“My mom LOVES plants,” says our social media manager Lilit, “if your mom feels the same way, I can’t recommend enough to get a good planter! Contribute to her hobby while making her home look stunning.” The Sutton 15 self-watering pot is a simple yet modern statement that both plant-savvy and plant-savvy moms alike will appreciate in their home. Its timeless, raised shape complements any room in the home and comes in a range of colors from classic to bold.

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woven blanket

Coarsely woven blanket by AAPETPEOPLE
For moms like mine who love their movie marathons on the couch, check out the Woven Chunky Blanket from AAPETPEOPLE. Handknit from plush vegan wool, this thick and cozy knit offers comfort at its best – and the neutral cream color is sure to complement any mum’s existing decor (although it comes in a fun turquoise and a smoky grey). AAPETPEOPLE also makes a matching pet bed!

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Blender for animal health

B10 Blender by Beast Health
The Beast Health B10 Blender is the perfect gift for moms who are interested in wellness or who appreciate an ice-cold blended cocktail. It is a first class kitchen appliance. Not only does its modern, sleek design look sleek (and space-saving) on ​​your countertop, but the smart technology inside makes it a powerful, efficient blender that the mom in your life will want to use again and again. Plus, there’s a color to suit any kitchen (although Cloud White is our favorite!). It will not get better!

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Geode Puzzle

Geodes | 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle from Werkshoppe
“Since the pandemic began, my mom has kept a jigsaw puzzle going on her dining room table,” says our editorial director, Caroline. “Her favorite puzzles are super colorful, so I’m buying her this Geodes puzzle.” With its organic shapes and developing colors, Werkshoppe’s multicolored abstract art puzzle by Laura Van Horne is a fun yet meditative experience to put together! Moms with a penchant for puzzles and games will surely be fans!

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Everybody Grinder by Areaware
Designed by Dusen Dusen for Areaware, the Everybody Grinder is a fun and unique addition to any mum’s kitchen worktop. After all, everyone needs a grinder, so why not get the coolest one on the market for your mom? Crafted from beech wood, the Everybody Grinder has a delightful mix of bright, maximalist prints that are synonymous with Dusen Dusen’s mood-enhancing designs, adding color and personality to your kitchen.

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Self-watering herb organizer

Self Watering Herb Organizer by Eva Solo
“My mum loves to cook with fresh herbs, so this was a no-brainer when thinking about the perfect gift for her this Mother’s Day,” says Kate, our Merchandising Director, of Eva Solo’s self-watering herb organizer. “I’ll add some basil, mint, and rosemary for her too!” With its included water reservoir and capillary mat that transports water directly to the herbs’ roots, the organizer’s self-watering design makes caring for your herbs easy and convenient. Perfect for cook moms who appreciate the freshest ingredients, or moms with a budding interest in gardening!

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Freda sneakers

Eda D’Orsay sneakers by Freda Salvador
Lifestyle editor Vy recommends these Freda Salvador sneakers for Mother’s Day. “My friends and I traded in our 4-inch stilettos for sneakers and our feet couldn’t be happier,” she says. “The geometric cutout gives them just enough stand out from your average shoe, and with the warmer temps on the calendar, who doesn’t need a pair of crisp white trainers?” Vy swears by the Eda’s modern and comfortable design, saying they’re “perfect for everyday life and above all to run after wild children”. Sold!

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Grand Tour clock

Grand Tour Orange watch with dual time zones by Projects Watches
For moms who love accessories, the Projects Watches Grand Tour Dual-Time Watch is the perfect way to finish off an outfit. Designed by renowned architect Michael Graves, the Grand Tour Watch pays homage to the designer’s journeys through the great monuments of Europe, with its dual time zone dial designed to keep international travelers on time wherever they are. We love the contrast of the burnt orange strap and periwinkle blue clock hands and we’re confident mom will too!

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Alexa is Commerce Editor at Design Milk. She lives in Miami, Florida with her fiancé Alex and retired greyhound Phoebe. As a longtime art and design enthusiast, Alexa’s first stops in any new city are the art museums. When she’s not writing about her favorite DM shop recommendations, she might be buried in a book, watching reality TV, or going on adventures around her town with her partner and their pup.

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