Personalized gifts are especially appreciated, because they tell the recipient, “You are special, and I appreciate what makes you unique.”
No one deserves to hear that message more than a mom, and Mother’s Day is the perfect occasion to say it with a customized gift. Whether it’s purchased or made by your own hands, the warmth of such a present will touch her heart forever.
Family tree canvas
Liven up the wall with this pretty family tree canvas — a beautifully different way to display what is most important to her.
Most moms plaster pictures of their children all over their homes. Why not give her a frame that is as special as her memories? This frame holds a picture of the two of you alongside a heartfelt poem. (You can replace the poem with a page of your own, or another photo.)
A triple picture frame
For Grandma, this unique picture frame holds three special photos of her journey into motherhood — a beautiful showcase of her sweet family.
More photo gifts
Many retailers make it easy to create personalized gifts with photos you already have. Just upload them to the store’s site to create photo books, mugs, home accents or personalized cards. Some sites to try: Shutterfly, Mixbook, Kodak Moments, Snapfish and Pinhole Press.
Put your little ones to work creating one of these special gifts for their grandmother. Just clear off a table, grab some paint, and get started on a masterpiece that’s guaranteed to grace her fridge for a very long time!
DIY gifts you can make
If you love to get creative with handmade gifts, the mom in your life is in for a treat when you tackle any of these crafts:
Such a cute ladybug coffee cup is simple to make, and adds the kind of something special that a store-bought mug can’t deliver.
This personalized apron will be a fun addition to a grandkid/Grandma baking session. Just have the kids decorate a plain apron with some paint, and you’ll have a priceless gift (and a fun memory!) in no time.
Some fragrant peppermint sugar scrub is just the thing if you’re not really the crafty type but still want to make something special for Mom. A few simple ingredients, a small jar and perhaps a ribbon for the lid are all you need. (You might also like this Homemade salt scrub!)
Help your child decoratively assemble some of your favorite pictures exactly the way you like by making this adorable photo collage memory board!