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    40 Mother's Day Gifts That Are As Beautiful As They Are Useful

    Stuff that looks good while actually doing stuff. Revolutionary.

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    1. A marble AirPods case in a range of gorgeous colors that'll also dispel the mystery of whose is whose in your household. It's really pretty. Do you agree?

    hand holding airpods case in marble print

    2. A geometric tray they can use to elegantly park the day's jewelry so it doesn't get lost in between walking in the door and putting away everything from the day.

    tray with rose gold accents and mirrored bottom

    3. An outta-this-world paperweight to help them zero in on the right document while they're roving their desk for that *certain* stack of papers.

    solar system dome shape paperweight on stack of papers

    4. A copper string of lights for shedding some ethereal light on most anything — like that reading nook they've been trying to set up for ages. This'll make it so cozy!

    5. A luxurious candle in a gorgeous container they can reuse after they've burned through the scent. But even that will be awhile because these bbs seem to last for a very long time (or at least for me!)

    6. A rechargeable lighter for the candle fiend who also can't get enough gadgets (two things can be the truth at once!). Lighter fluid? I don't know her.

    BuzzFeed Editor holding the candle lighter

    7. And a candle wick trimmer to keep that luxury candle in tip-top shape to make it last.

    rose gold wick trimmer used on a candle

    8. A 10-pack of leather wire wraps for the most organized person you know. Also, these are going to look sooo much more expensive than what they cost ya'.

    open notebook with the simple ties wrapped around ear bud cords

    9. A picturesque Bundt cake pan to produce the most glam cake ready to easily satisfy any baking itch after binge-watching The Great British Baking Show together.

    top look down at a swirl bundt cake on a cake stand

    10. A roll of galactic tape can help patch some holes in their life (or the universe).

    roll of tape with a galactic pattern

    11. Breathable pajamas with a tailored look for a gift so fancy that'll make them nervous about how much money you spent. Joke's on them!

    plus size model wearing a shorts PJ set with a drawstring waist and button-up collared shirt

    12. A lotus incense burner they'll put to use by finally wafting their way through that bundle of incense sticks you found at that boutique for a steal.

    flower-shaped incense holder

    13. A serving bowl duo your aunt who loves pottery AND chips and dip will adore.

    double bowl with room for chips, dip

    14. Copper utensils to help upgrade the various tools that you've grown up with but are in sorry shape. Is that can opener older than you? Possibly.

    copper tone kitchen utensils with navy handles

    15. A rose quartz massager and roller perfect for giving themselves a pampering face massage with their holy grail face oil.

    reviewer's hand holding both of the massagers

    16. A highball glass with a cool ridge effect at the bottom to contain any tasty cocktail creations.

    high ball glasses with modern ridges at the bottom

    17. A keyboard cover as some insurance for anyone who's always sipping coffee at the computer.

    colorful keyboard cover on a mac laptop

    18. And a hard faux-crocodile laptop case to cover the other parts for drops and dings.

    Apple laptop with a lavender cover in a faux-crocodile finish

    19. A handy headphones stand that'll cradle their fave noise-cancelling wonders while they're at ease.

    wooden and metal headphone stand with a tray at the bottom

    20. A reinforced umbrella for making skies look blue, even when they're gray.

    black umbrella with blue sky print on the inside when you open it

    21. A mirrored bookmark that'll transform into the most gorgeous thing ever when they glimpse their own visage.

    open book with the bookmark on a page

    22. A jute basket large enough to help corral kids' toys or dirty clothes.

    the jute basket with dirty clothes in it

    23. A cuticle oil can do their personal beauty counter, cuticles, and skin good.

    24. A couple of plant watering stakes for the plant mom whose house plants are still alive. (How?!)

    container plant outside with the bird shaped globe stuck into the soil

    25. A gorgeous velvet headband as an easy accent on those days when their hair's a day too dirty but they couldn't resist the appeal of the snooze button.

    velvet headbands with knot on top, faux pearls sewn on it

    26. A trio of reusable shopping bags they actually won't forget to take to the store. They'll easily fit in a purse or car door pocket!

    model holding three various patterned reusable totes

    27. Or a five-pack of washable mesh shopping totes as a très chic solution to them always having to pay for a plastic bag. I own one and can vouch that these beauts ball up into very little space but have some Mary Poppins-like capabilities.

    28. A snazzy bottle opener because you used their poor excuse for a bottle opener over the holidays and it wasn't pretty.

    bottle opener that looks like a gilded beetle

    29. A scratch-off world map they can use to plan their next trip and satisfyingly scratch off their bucket list countries. It'll look gorgeous now and have them reflect on trips of a lifetime.

    person scratching off map

    30. A botanical shower curtain because perhaps they've tried and failed at caring for bathroom-friendly plants. (Relatable.)

    floral and butterfly print shower curtain

    31. A fashionable wrist watch they'll assume was on Oprah's faves for last year because it looks *that* fancy. (Psst, it wasn't.)


    32. A scratch-off holographic notes set you two can use to leave lil' notes for each other.

    person placing tic-tac-toe on one of the notes

    33. A faux-fur throw blanket — it'll help cozy up any sitting spot, especially if Mom keeps it frigid indoors (like my mom!).

    gray faux fur blanket thrown over a side chair

    34. Or a pretty faux-fur weighted blanket that'll look like it's just there for looks (and warmth!) when in reality it has that extra comforting embrace.

    model sitting on a bed embracing the weighted blanket

    35. A 20-pack of on-trend hair clips can amp up a major case of bedhead or lend a hand for when those bangs they talked themselves into need to grow out.

    various style clips

    36. A trio of glitzy ballpoint pens so it'll be so much easier for them to find a pen in their purse when they need one.

    person writing with the metallic pen that has a giant fake diamond at the top

    37. A set of Jonathan Adler playing cards so they'll never have to track down exactly where a deck is next time they wanna play some gin rummy.

    the two decks of cards and some of the playing cards fanned out

    38. An electric kettle they could even keep at their desk for a mid-afternoon cup of tea.

    person pouring water from the marble print tea kettle into a coffee mug

    39. A snazzy tin of hemp beeswax salve will easily fit in a bag or pocket because a year of the most frequent hand-washing ever has been rough on everyone's paws.

    pocket-size round copper tin with an abstract design on the label

    40. A Dove x Brother Vellies limited edition set with a silk scrunchie that'll be stylish *and* gentle on their hair, along with Dove's Breakage Remedy collection.

    silk scrunchies and the bottles of product

    Them when they open your gift:

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