Gifts for Her Mother's Day

Sentimental Mother’s Day Gifts that Mom Will Never Forget

Sentimental Mother’s Day gifts are the BEST!  I mean, it’s really what Mother’s Day is all about, isn’t it?

But truth be told, it can be really hard to find sentimental gift ideas for your mom, especially if you’ve waited until the last minute (which is also often what Mother’s Day is all about ;-)).  So hopefully you’ll find this list helpful!

Some of these sentimental gifts are great for last-minute gift ideas and others are really amazing handmade and personalized items that will be special every single time your mom looks at them.

When all is said and done though, what is most important is that you remember your mom and just tell her you’re thinking about her!  A sentimental gift is just icing on the cake. 😉


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These sentimental Mother's Day gift ideas will be something your mom will never forget!

What I Love About Mom Personalized Journal

This personalized journal is one of the best sentimental Mother’s Day gifts I’ve seen. It’s also a great last-minute Mother’s Day gift idea (which is always helpful!).

Each page has a different prompt for you to fill out about your mom – the things you love about her, your favorite memories, what she means to you, etc.

It’s something that she’ll be able to hold onto forever and really enjoy reading.

As if that isn’t enough, this is also one of the least expensive sentimental gifts on this list, which is a big deal for a lot of us!

Eggs Nest Necklace

This egg nest necklace is one of my favorite sentimental Mother’s Day gift that every mom should have in her jewelry box!

The necklaces are customizable, so you can get one that has just the right amount of eggs (however many kids your mom has).

It’s a lightweight piece of jewelry and will go with so many different outfits, so it’s a really great necklace to have…and is definitely sentimental!

To Us You Are the World Personalized Artwork

This customized piece of artwork is a really sentimental gift idea, especially if you don’t have any good photo ops coming up.

It comes in different sizes and says “To the World You Are One Person, To Us You Are the World” and then signed by you and your siblings (or just yourself!).

This is a really sweet idea that would be an uplifting picture to see everyday!

Photo Book of Grandkids (or your own kids if you need a Mother’s Day gift for your wife!)

If you have the time, a customized photo book of the grandkids is an amazing Mother’s Day idea.

There are a lot of companies that make really spectacular photo books – Shutterfly is probably the best known (and is always running deals for this kind of thing) – and will also make it pretty easy for you to upload photos (straight from your phone!).

These are definitely sentimental gifts for Mother’s Day that will NEVER be forgotten.  If you really like this idea, you can get in the habit of doing it every year so that there is a whole series to look back on!

Handprint & Footprint Artwork

Handprint and footprint crafts are GREAT sentimental gift ideas for grandmothers or new moms (if you need a Mother’s Day gift for your wife).

There are a ton of fun ideas that can work, but here are some of my favorite:

Lisa Leonard Designs Personalized Name Rings

This is one of my all-time favorite Mother’s Day gifts and one that I was lucky enough to receive myself.

Lisa Leonard makes a ton of really spectacular jewelry, but one of her best are these personalized stackable rings that each have your child’s name etched on them.

I wear them every single day and LOVE to look down at them and think of my kids.

This is a really great Mother’s Day gift for any mom, but is also a great idea if you’re looking for a sentimental Mother’s Day gift for your wife.

Flowers That Can Be Planted

Flowers are a classic Mother’s Day gift and while they’re always nice, there’s a really easy way to turn this classic gift into a perennial sentimental Mother’s Day gift – get flowers that can be planted!

Specifically, you want to get ones that will come back year after year.  That way, your mom will be able to think about you every time that the flowers bloom.

This is a really great Mother’s Day gift idea because it’s sentimental, great for a last-minute gift, and also inexpensive.

Handwritten Letter

The ultimate sentimental Mother’s Day gift is also one that is free, last-minute, and will last forever – a handwritten letter!

This type of Mother’s Day gift is often forgotten and overshadowed, but it is still one of the best.

And if you’re looking for a Mother’s Day gift for your wife, this is still a huge winner.

I hope these sentimental Mother’s Day gift ideas help you find the perfect gift for your mom.  Enjoy your day and the time with your family!

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These sentimental Mother's Day gifts are perfect ideas for a Mother's Day that they'll never forget!