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    29 Personalized Gifts That Are Absolutely Perfect Mother's Day

    Happy tears, commence.

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    1. A vegan soy candle that can be customized with a personal message *and* one of 35 delicious scents (think everything from blueberry muffin and French vanilla to lavender and eucalyptus). For the indecisive souls out there, good luck.

    The Secret Owl Shop / Etsy

    Get it from The Secret Owl Shop on Etsy for $12+ (available in 35 scents and three sizes)

    2. An adorable fill-in book for a sappy gift sure to evoke several happy tears. *proceeds to sniffle* *breaks out a new box of Kleenex* / Via @knockknock

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10.

    3. A pet portrait that is the most thoughtful present you can give. It also only takes about two days to receive: submit a photo, add a pet name, and that's it. You'll receive a printable digital illustration sure to earn you the "favorite child" slot.

    gisart print / Etsy

    Get it from gisart print on Etsy for $7.

    4. A lined hardcover notebook so they can jot down dreams, to-do lists, their next novel — the possibilities are endless, and this thoughtful gift is guaranteed to be put to good use.

    The Inspired Stories / Etsy

    Get it from The Inspired Stories on Etsy for $19.69 (available in three colors).

    5. A personalized ring that lets them keep their loved ones ~on hand~ at all times. This dainty piece of jewelry is destined to become part of their daily accessory game.

    Grace Personalized / Etsy

    Get it from Grace Personalized for $32.80+ (available in three colors and multiple sizes).

    6. A charcuterie board that’ll make mom say “Oh, you shouldn’t have!” as she begins to break out an assortment of cheeses, crackers, and dried meats (because, really, you absolutely should have).

    Flowertown Weddings / Etsy

    Get it from Flowertown Weddings on Etsy for $29.95+ (available in six styles).

    7. A 500-piece puzzle to inspire feelings of nostalgia. Simply add their DOB to receive the New York Times front-page cover that ran on the *exact* day they were born. (Psst, they have all covers dating back to 1851.)

    Uncommon Goods

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $49.95.

    8. Wood and marble coasters because after years of ignoring all "YOU'LL RUIN THE TABLE!" remarks, it may be time to *finally* give them peace of mind when it comes to protecting their very expensive furniture.

    eckoinc / Etsy

    Get them from eckoinc on Etsy for $22+ (available in four styles).

    9. A Hogwarts acceptance letter not delivered by owl or by Hagrid, but I think being delivered by mail will suffice. (Special perk: This letter also comes with a real wax seal and a first year class schedule.)

    Writing With Magic / Etsy

    Get it from Writing With Magic on Etsy for $18.69+ (available in seven styles).

    10. A hand-painted portrait that allows you to take your favorite photos and turn them into Very Regal (capitalized on purpose) paintings. If you've been wanting to hang something fancy above the fireplace, then rest assured that this is it.

    Paint Your Life

    Everything from pets to people and landscapes is fair game, and you can choose between oil, charcoal, watercolor, pastel, pencil, and acrylic formats.

    You can also opt for sending a gift card, that way mom can choose a photo herself! (You can also have said gift card e-delivered if you're pressed for time.)

    Get your custom portrait from Paint Your Life for $179+ (enter promo code GIFTBUZZ50 at checkout for $50 off your order, valid until the end of April).

    11. A trinket dish for storing everything from their favorite pieces of jewelry to the car keys they always seem to misplace (*thinks about mornings spent overturning couch cushions and checking pockets to find said keys*).

    SweetClementinesCo / Etsy

    Get it from SweetClementinesCo on Etsy for $11.99.

    12. A letter book complete with 12 fold-and-mail letters, each filled with a different prompt. Prepare to hold back tears as you jot down the list of things that pop into your head whilst filling in "I always think of you when..."

    Paper Source

    Get it from Paper Source for $14.95.

    13. An art print that uses modern mapping software to showcase a special place in moms life — this includes coordinates for a city as big as Manhattan *or* the small village she grew up in.

    mapologist / Etsy

    Get it from mapologist on Etsy for $27+.

    14. A dainty handmade bracelet presented in a gorgeous gift box, which will have you breathing a sigh of relief if you hate to wrap. Just scan a picture of your signature, send it to the Etsy seller, and DONE: Your mama will be walking around strutting your handwriting on her wrist.

    Caitlyn Minimalist / Etsy

    Get it from Caitlyn Minimalist on Etsy for $27.75+ (originally $37, available in gold, silver, and rose gold as well as in eight sizes).

    15. A handmade ceramic mug that can finally replace the chipped one she's been using for the last, oh, two decades — you know, the one you bought for her at the school fair using your piggy bank money.

    Laura Lynn Pottery / Etsy

    Get it from Laura Lynn Pottery on Etsy for $34 (available in four colors).

    16. A vegan leather case with multiple compartments to organize her go-to jewelry *without* taking up too much space. This tiny thing can comfortably house eight rings, a ton of bracelets and necklaces, and even has a double-sided pouch for extra storage.

    Mark & Graham

    Get it from Mark & Graham for $69 (available in 14 colors).

    17. A handmade bookend that any bibliophile will want to purchase for themselves (*adds to personal shopping cart*). This hunk of customizable solid oak even comes with a built-in vase to house their favorite flower.

    MijMojDesign / Etsy

    Get it from MijMojDesign on Etsy for $45.88+.

    18. A custom ring inspired by their favorite cityscape (or the one they're currently living in now): Think spots like New Orleans and New York to Paris and Prague being adorned on their digits.

    Caitlyn Minimalist / Etsy

    You can even opt for much smaller cities than the ones listed above — simply let the seller know about the city you're thinking of, and they'll create a mock-up for you to approve.

    Get it from Caitlyn Minimalist on Etsy for $23.62 (available in three colors, 68 cities, and sizes 4.5-13).

    19. A zippered leather tote that may be monogrammed with their initials, sure — but it's also invisibly monogrammed with the word "versatile". Seriously! Mom will be ~toting~ this quality bag around every single day.


    Not crazy about the tote above but love the idea of gifting a monogrammed purse? No worries — Leatherology has a ton of customizable bags to choose from.

    Get it from Leatherology for $195+ (available in four colors).

    20. A Zodiac-inspired Venus Et Fleur arrangement featuring four roses that will last 👏 all 👏 year 👏 long 👏. If mom loves fresh bouquets and reading her horoscope, then consider this a foolproof gift. / Via @venusetfleur

    Get it from Venus Et Fleur for $169 (available in twelve styles).

    21. A cherry wood board that can be used to showcase the ~secret~ family recipe that has graced Sunday dinner from the beginning of time. Simply scan a recipe card, that way the etching can match mom's handwriting!

    Uncommon Goods

    If you don't have a recipe card available, you can simply type the instructions.

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $100.

    22. Shampoo and conditioner individually tailored to suit mom's hair needs; all she'll have to do is take a quick hair quiz before deciding on a color and fragrance (with options ranging from peach to eucalyptus). / Via @functionofbeauty

    Get a personalized shampoo and conditioner from Function Beauty starting at $39.

    23. A customized magnet because who doesn't want to stare back at themselves every time they open the fridge? Oh? That's weird? Well then I suppose you can opt for getting a magnet of your face instead since your mom <3's you.


    Get it from KitAtlas on Etsy for $32+.

    24. Or why not go for custom cookie cutters because I'm sure your mother would love to see herself in sugar cookie form.


    Get it from Cookillu on Etsy for $28.49.

    25. A customizable fleece robe that exudes luxury — because mom deserves to feel as if she's at a spa on the daily. This post-shower outfit is a step in the right direction.

    Bed Bath & Beyond

    Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $60.99.

    26. Photo stickers so your mom can add her VERY GOOD BOY to any surface. Laptops! Cell phones! Notebooks! So much happiness, so little effort required on your part.

    My Sticker Face

    (You can also make the stickers look like you...but I think a sticker of her dog might be a bigger hit. No offense.)

    Psst, these indestructible stickers are also waterproof, microwave-, and dishwasher-safe.

    Get them from My Sticker Face for $10+.

    27. A scrapbook that requires no glue, scissors, and this-will-stain-everything puff paint, thank you very much. Just use Instagram, Facebook, or Google Photos to upload images and compile 'em all into one place.


    You can also add captions to each of the images, as well as choose between a whole bunch of cover designs.

    Create your own book at Chatbooks starting at $10.

    28. A splurge-worthy Montblanc writing instrument you can get get personalized and gift wrapped (that way you don't feel the urge to keep it for yourself). Mom will fall in love the moment ink hits paper — truly, all other pens will be ruined for her. / Via @montblanc

    Get a pen from Montblanc for $225+.

    29. A custom phone case that is adorable, sure — but the more important thing to note? It's designed with a shockproof bumper that will *actually* keep mom's phone safe. / Via @casetify

    Get it from Casetify for $35+ (available in eight colors, four layouts, eight font styles, and 17 font colors).

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