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17 Useful Gifts If Your Mom Doesn't Like Jewelry Or Bouquets

Give her something that won't die in a week.

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1. A hand embroidered (by you!) petit-point print that can be made into a pillow, or hung like a tapestry.

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Get the kits (in varying levels of expertise) from We Are Knitters for $68 each.

2. A handmade tote bag that has not one, but two compartments for wine.

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Or a bottle of wine and a blanket, but two bottles of wine is always better than one bottle of wine. Get it from Apolis Global for $88.

3. A yummy smelling reed diffuser, which is way safer than a lit candle.

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Get 'em in different scents from Anthropologie for $20 each.

4. A purse with secret compartments and smell-locking technology if your mom needs, or just enjoys, the ganj.

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Get the Maya, Riri, and Lady G styles from AnnaBís for $125, $95, and $245, respectively.

5. An Audible subscription, for the moms who love to read but may not have the time. (And let's be real, that's most moms.)

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Gift a single book for about $15 and up, or gift a 3, 6, or 12 month Audible membership for $45 and up.

6. A Bandolier iPhone holder/case/purse thing which an actual BuzzFeed mom loves so much she told me I had to put it on this list.

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Available in a bunch of styles and colors on Bandolier from $88 and up.

7. A super highly-rated digital frame that can play your mom's favorite pictures and videos of you in an endless loop.

It can turn on with a motion sensor, or you can set it to play all day. Buy it from Amazon in a bunch of different sizes for $79.99 and up.
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It can turn on with a motion sensor, or you can set it to play all day. Buy it from Amazon in a bunch of different sizes for $79.99 and up.

8. An adorably tiny fox planter that's handmade in Brazil, and perfect for holding an equally tiny plant.

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Buy it from cumbucachic on Etsy for $25.

9. Speaking of small plants, why not try one of these low-maintenance baby air plants?

Buy this set of 5 small air plants from BlissGardensBoutique on Etsy for $11.95.
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Buy this set of 5 small air plants from BlissGardensBoutique on Etsy for $11.95.

10. A beach bag that is actually a cooler/chilling bag in a super cute disguise.

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Buy them from ban.do for $32 each.

11. A set of 10 custom pencils with her favorite saying, or, you know, her favorite swear word.

Get them from RowHouse14 on Etsy for $18.
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Get them from RowHouse14 on Etsy for $18.

12. A wristlet/wallet that comes in a zillion colors and holds tons of essentials in one sleek little package.

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Keys, yep. Chapstick? Got it. Cards, ID, money, phone? YES, literally all of it. Buy one from Dagne Dover for $125.

13. A pair of blue-light filtering glasses to help ease eyestrain after looking at a phone or computer screen.

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Her eyes will thank you. Buy a pair from Felix Gray for $95.

14. A pair of fuzzy socks with super cute animals on 'em.

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Because everyone could always use more fuzzy socks. Get 'em from Target for $3 each.

15. A pair of highly rated, noise-cancelling headphones that only look expensive.

Get them on Amazon for $34.69.
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Get them on Amazon for $34.69.

16. A rose-hibiscus face mist that will encourage your mom to refresh for a moment and take care of herself, even if it's just for a couple spritzes.

Buy it from Sephora for $32.
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Buy it from Sephora for $32.

A certified cruelty free, vegan, and eco-friendly skincare set that's perfect for traveling.

Get it from Blissoma for $48.
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Get it from Blissoma for $48.

17. A small wristlet that can charge your mom's phone while it's in there.

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Get it from Amazon for $19.99.