67 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas You Can Still Get to Her in Time
Mom loves a good deal, and so do we! Surprise her with any of these thoughtful gifts that just so happen to be on sale this week.
It's the same song and dance every year. Your mother — who fed you, clothed you, kept up with all of your activities and continues to answer the phone to hear every detail about your day — when asked what she wants for Mother's Day says, "Oh, I don't need anything."
Cue the palm sweats and panic that come with being on your own to find the perfect present. This woman deserves cards, bouquets of flowers, the royal treatment and then some. You can't just get her nothing.
Luckily, you have me, and finding thoughtful and affordable presents when you're down to the wire is my specialty. Here are 67 items (most of them are on sale!) that would make great Mother's Day gifts and that can be delivered to her door before May 14. Mom will be so glad you ignored her advice, just this one time.
If Mom loves keeping up with the latest trends, then treat her to one of the season's hottest items from Amazon. Here, you'll find TikTok-famous belt bags, trendy necklaces and even a certain travel tumbler in multiple colors (just in case there's one she doesn't have yet). And since Amazon Prime members automatically qualify for free two-day shipping, you can bet that your gift will arrive before May 14.
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Sometimes the best gifts are the ones she never knew she needed but soon won't be able to live without, like a countertop hydroponic garden. Surprise Mom with her very own AeroGarden Harvest and instantly take the guesswork out of growing fresh herbs. This clever gadget is currently on sale for 52 percent off and automatically qualifies for free shipping at checkout. You can have it delivered straight to her door.
What do you get the Hostess with the Mostest, you ask? Literally anything from Anthropologie. Shop their sale section now and find select entertaining essentials (like cheese knives, wine glasses, cookbooks and more) for great mark-down prices. They're all fit for Mom's table, so you can definitely mix and match items. And if you spend $50+, you'll automatically qualify for free shipping at checkout. Just place your order this week to ensure that it will arrive by May 14.
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There's nothing that moms treasure more than handmade artwork from their kiddos, but when that keepsake box is overflowing, it's time to edit. Give her a more streamlined way to enjoy all those sentimental drawings by surprising Mom with an Artkive gift card. She'll fill a prepaid box with her favorite pieces and then Artkive will transform them into a hardcover book and framed mosaic. Best of all? There's no time limit to this gift, so she can start the process whenever it's convenient.
Do you know what new moms really want for Mother's Day? Sleep. More specifically, eight uninterrupted hours cocooned in luxury bedding. Make her dreams come true by stocking up on new comforters, pillows, sheets and more during Brooklinen's annual Birthday Sale. If you shop from now through May 9, you can get 25 percent off your purchase with the code "BDAY" at checkout.
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If she's a frequent flier, then she'll definitely appreciate some new travel gear from Calpak. Shop their Mother's Day sale now and get 15 percent off your purchase of two or more items. (Seriously, any two items!) This would be an excellent opportunity to upgrade her suitcase or duffel bag or equip her with some long-overdue essentials, like a tech organizer or portable charger. Just enter the code "MOM15" at checkout.
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There are very few gifts that top a good night's sleep. Help Mom get the rest she deserves with luxurious bedding, bath towels and loungewear from Cozy Earth. Right now, you can score 30 percent off sitewide with code "HGTV" (some exclusions apply). This includes their best-selling and ultra-breathable Bamboo Sheet Set that Oprah described as the "softest EVER." Treat her to total relaxation by pairing a sheet set with a piece from Cozy Earth's loungewear collection made from temperature-regulating viscose from bamboo fabric.
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Crate & Barrel
The Queen of the Kitchen deserves the best tools — and you'll find a ton of them on sale at Crate & Barrel for up to 30 percent right now. Think Chantal Tea Kettles so she can serve herself or a crowd, plus Schmidt Brothers Knife Block Sets to help with dinner prep. You can ship the gift directly to Mom's door, or buy it online and pick it up in-store for her.
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Make Mom feel stylish whether she's running errands or grabbing brunch with friends, and upgrade her wardrobe with a new statement piece from Madewell. They have hundreds of purses, bandanas, sunglasses, hats and other accessories on sale right now. Best of all? If you place your order in the next few days, the gift will arrive in time for Mother's Day.
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When in doubt, delight Mom with some self-care essentials from Pottery Barn. (And then give her a few hours alone to actually enjoy them.) Right now, you can take your pick of fluffy robes, textured candles, fur-trimmed slippers and even sentimental picture frames for her vanity. Pottery Barn also offers free in-store pickup.
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For the Mom who craves quality time, we suggest planning an activity that you can do together, like painting and sipping something wonderful. Luckily, Target has plenty of craft kits and craft drink mixes in stock, with supplies starting at just $5. You can ship everything straight to the house or select in-store pickup and make the trip to Target together. (Now that is what we call speaking her love language.)
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If Mom's happy place is in her garden, then surprise her with something special from Terrain. You can peruse thousands of items (including fresh flowers and wreaths!) and get 10 percent off your first online order. If we had to guess, she'd probably love a new linen apron or sun hat for those especially hot days.
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For the mom who's always on the move, we suggest an outdoorsy or sporty gift from Walmart. They've rolled back the prices on hundreds of items, including Beach Cruiser bikes, golf clubs, yoga mats, hiking packs, treadmills and even rowing machines. Be sure to grab an insulated water bottle to help her stay hydrated and a set of AirPods so she can listen to music.