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Apr 30, 2013

12 thoughtful Mother's Day gift ideas

By: Cindy Jacobelli

12 thoughtful Mother's Day gift ideas Author: Style At Home

Gift Guides
Apr 30, 2013

12 thoughtful Mother's Day gift ideas

By: Cindy Jacobelli
Mother’s Day is about making mom feel extra special. Gifts don’t have to be big – just thoughtful. Does she like to be pampered? Does she like pretty things? Maybe she’s the active, on-the-go type or a whiz in the kitchen? Think of all the things that make your mom who she is. One of them is bound to inspire you to find the perfect Mother's Day gift. Of course, we’ve come up with 12 great ideas to help out if you’re stuck!
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1 High tech kitchen gadgets
Here’s a great gift idea for the modern mom in the modern kitchen. She can find recipes or cooking videos, video chat or simply listen to music with this sleek iPad stand that includes Bluetooth and a screen shield. Williams-Sonoma, $243.95. thoughtful-mothers-gifts-scarf.jpg
2 Marble print scarf

This lightweight scarf in a muted watercolour pattern of pale blues and greens is the perfect summer accessory for mom. Each scarf is handmade, meaning the design on each is different – making this a totally unique gift for a totally unique mom. Indigo, $33.75. thoughtful-mothers-gifts-bathbom.jpg
3 Bath bombs

How irresistible are these little bath bomb cupcakes? They make a pretty package for any luxury powder room accessory and are the perfect way to tell mom to take a little time to herself! notonthehighstreet.com, $15.38 US. thoughtful-mothers-gifts-luxury.jpg
4 A little luxury

Warm her heart with a luxurious cashmere throw. It may be spring, but there’s always a need for warm and cozy beautiful blankets. Restoration Hardware, $199. thoughtful-mothers-gifts-tea.jpg
5 Chocolate truffle black tea

Need we say more? The decadent flavour of chocolate truffle takes tea to new levels of indulgence. A tasty treat in a specially designed keepsake tin makes this a lovely and thoughtful gift for mom. Indigo, $15. thoughtful-mothers-gifts-bookcov.jpg
6 Classic book covers

Mom may have recently joined the digital age, devouring books on her e-reader, but she doesn’t have to miss the old school classics. Help her curb that longing with beautiful e-reader covers like these. notonthehighstreet.com, $45.34 US. thoughtful-mothers-gifts-tray.jpg
7 Breakfast tray

Let the childhood tradition of breakfast in bed continue with this great tray conveniently crafted to hold her favourite reading material – or the crossword! Pottery Barn, $164.23. thoughtful-mothers-gifts-basket.jpg
8 Gardener’s tool basket

Indulge her passion for gardening with this handy basket. It keeps her garden tools of the trade organized and allows her to harvest her bounty as she tends to her plants. Williams-Sonoma, $48.74. thoughtful-mothers-gifts-blender.jpg
9 Smoothie blender

If your mom is especially health conscious (read: health nut!), then she’s sure to appreciate this small but mighty, sleek and modern smoothie blender. An essential kitchen gadget for any health-conscious mom! Crate and Barrel, $89.05. thoughtful-mothers-gifts-caketin.jpg
10 Cake tin

Are your mother’s tasty cakes legendary? Does she bake constantly for every occasion from regular mid-week treats to big family celebrations? Then give her efforts your stamp of approval with this personalized cake tin.  notonthehighstreet.com, $63.15 US. thoughtful-mothers-gifts-soaps.jpg
11 Bath soaps and lotions

You can’t go wrong with sweet smelling stuff. These soaps and lotions come in a variety of delicious scents that will make her feel like she’s at the spa. Restoration Hardware, $4-$14. thoughtful-mothers-gifts-vase1.jpg
12 Pretty vase
We love the eye-popping colour and beautifully realistic flower on this vase. It comes in a variety of colours and is bound to put a smile on her face – especially if you fill it with her favourite flower arrangements! Anthropologie, $18.

Find more great gifts for Mom with our helpful Mother's Day gift guide.
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