29 Cheap Mother’s Day Gifts for $30 or Less (2021)

  • BY Joe Palinsky
  • January 28, 2021
29 Cheap Mother’s Day Gifts for $30 or Less  (2021)

While you might want to spend a lot on mom, there are plenty of affordable and cheap Mother’s Day gifts. You don’t have to break the bank to get mom a gift she’ll love! Whether you’re searching for personalized or DIY gifts, these last minute ideas are all under $30. Your mom deserves it! 


Custom Photo Coffee Mug Gift

Another great option when you need a personalized and cheap present gift for Mother’s Day is a coffee mug. Pick your favorite picture of you and your mom for a gift she can use every single morning.


Set Pure Essential Oils for Diffuser

instant birthday gifts: 6 gift set pure essential oils for diffuser

Different essential oils are said to bring out different moods in a person. With a reasonable price, you can help your mom discover the perfect balance for her needs with a collection of fragrant essential oils.

Candle Bundle

fun mother day gifts - Candle Bundle

Candles are a classic idea for Mother’s day gifts that any mother would love. What makes this candle unique is that you are able to personalize the label with names and a sentimental saying.

 Include her children’s or significant other’s names for a special gift that smells amazing. She’ll feel like she’s in a spa every time she lights it.

Bath Bombs

cheap last minute mother's day gifts: bath bombs gift set ideas

Nothing beats an at-home spa day for the woman who never knows how to take a break. When you’re looking for creative Mother’s Day gifts that make a big impact, a bath bomb gift set is a great idea.

We Love You, Mom” Custom Photo Suede Pillow

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On Mother’s Day, surprise her with a cute-looking customize photo pillow. We Love You Mom custom photo pillow is a unique gift that lets you show love to your mom.


Overnight Foot Care Kit

small gifts for mothers day: overnight foot care kit

A lifetime of running from one responsibility to the next can take a toll on the feet. An little overnight foot care kit is a thoughtful gift when you want to help mom take care of herself.

Glass and Metal Faceted Terrariums

mothers day gift specials: glass and metal faceted terrariums

If you’re after a truly unique gift idea for mom, a terrarium is a wonderful option. Made from glass and metal, this is a gift that will look fantastic as a piece of decor.

Mother's Day Card

mothers day gift from son: mother's day card

Whether you live far from home or need a little something to make your gift seem more personal, a card is definitely essential. Send the perfect message with a card that speaks to the true spirit of motherhood.

“To the World You May Be One Person” Custom Plaque

The world may see her only as your mother. But to you, she is the embodiment of love, compassion, strength, and everything that’s right in the world. Show her your gratitude and deep level of love by gifting her this “To the World You May Be One Person” plaque.

It is surely a good cheap gift to surprise her on Mother’s Day.

Hand Cream Collection


From doing household chores to working long hours in the office, mom’s hands tend to take a beating. This nourishing almond milk hand cream is a great way to give a gift that makes her daily routine a bit more comfortable.

Glass Coffee Maker

There’s nothing quite like the appeal of a fresh cup of coffee in the morning. Help turn mom’s morning routine into an even easier one with this beautiful glass coffee maker.

A Reading Subscription

what to reading-book: give mom for mother's day

For the mom who always seems to have her nose stuck in a book, she’ll love this thoughtful gift. An easy, quick gift that you can give her if you are short on time and money. 

Whether running errands or at the gym. She will be able to consume her favorite books more than ever with this audiobook reading subscription.

Water bottle

Water bottle​

Whether carting kids around to activities or headed to the gym, make sure mom is hydrated. This beautiful water bottle makes a thoughtful gift for Mother’s Day from son

Get her something for mother’s day that she can use every day. She will think this gift is swell when she is sipping ice cold water or her hot coffee.

Spa Gift Set

Spa Gift Set​

Good Mother’s day gifts should make her feel special and pampered. She will want to hide in the bathroom for hours with this amazing smelling spa gift set. 

Filled with soaps, candles, and bath bombs made from natural ingredients and a bit of love. The only thing that would make this gift better is being able to use it…uninterrupted.

Artificial Succulent Plants in Grey Cement-Tone Pot

MyGift Artificial Succulent

Not every mom has the time to take care of plants in the house. If your mom wants the pop of color without the added responsibility, an artificial succulent is a wonderful way to make it happen.

Floral Bath Tea

Floral-Bath-Tea: mother's day gifts under $10

Get her one more reason to hide in the bathroom with this floral bath tea. Made with good ingredients straight from the Earth, mom is sure to love this creative gift. 

The best Mother day gift ideas come from the heart and are often handmade items. This gift goes great with a bottle of her favorite wine or spa items.

Yoga Mat

Yoga Mat​: things to get for mothers day

If mom loves yoga and is always practicing her breathing exercises, then she’ll love this simple gift. Yoga is a useful practice for reducing stress, practicing mindfulness, and increasing flexibility. Whether she’s an experienced yogi or just starting to learn, she’ll love this beautiful yoga mat. A best cheap Mother’s Day gift she ‘ll get a ton of use out of.

Lip mask

Lip mask​

Skincare and self-care items top the list of things to get for Mother’s day. She will be able to easily incorporate this lip mask into her nightly skincare and beauty routine. Packed with powerful anti-aging and skincare ingredients, it will help her to get that perfect pout. Available in several delicious flavors, she’ll have kissable lips in no time.

Personalised Passport Holder and Luggage Tag

Personalised Passport Holder and Luggage Tag​:something for mother's day

If mom is often off jet setting for work or pleasure, then she’s going to love these travel essentials. A thoughtful gift to make sure that she is able to keep all of her important documents close while traveling. An inexpensive Mother’s Day gift idea that she is sure to get a lot of use out of.

The face mask

mother day gifts under 20:The face mask​

If pampering her with a spa day is out of your budget, then opt for budget friendly Mother’s Day presents. This pack of seven different sheet face masks will have her glowing seven days of the week. 

With ingredients like pearl, honey, and charcoal, she will be looking great and feeling her best after using these masks.

Cutting Board from Daughter

Cutting Board from Daughter:best mothers day presents

Kitchen items always make useful gift ideas for mom on Mother’s day. This sturdy cutting board can be personalized by adding a sweet saying. 

A gift that will look great in her farmhouse or rustic kitchen. Made from durable hardwood, this cutting board is built to last. She can display it in her kitchen or use it whenever she’s cooking.

Floral Garden Tool Set

mother's day gifts under $20:Floral Garden Tool Set​

For the mom who loves getting her hands dirty, she will appreciate this cute floral garden tool set. An inexpensive gift idea for Mother’s Day for the mom who can’t get enough gardening. She will have everything she needs to be digging up and planting with this three piece set. A good cheap Mother’s Day gift idea that she’ll actually use.

Recipe cookbook

mother day stuff: Recipe cookbook​

Is your fondest memory of mom in the kitchen whipping up delicious food? Then she is going to love this perfect inexpensive recipe cookbook filled with new favorites. 

From stunning entrees to delicious desserts, she will have no shortage of amazing new recipes to try out. A practical Mother’s Day gift she will use again and again. 


Deck of card

what's a good mother's day present:Deck of card​

Is mom always dancing around and singing the classics? This deck of cards featuring musical geniuses makes a great gift for Mother’s day for the mom. Whether she’s playing Texas holdem or Go Fish, these cards make a fun and affordable gift idea for her. 


Sunflower Garden Grow Kit

good things for mothers day:Sunflower Garden Grow Kit

These flowers, just like your mom, are bright and beautiful. If you are looking for an easy DIY Mother’s Day gift that she will appreciate, give her this growing kit. 

This simple gift includes six different heirloom varieties of stunning sunflowers. All she will need to do is water them and watch them grow! 



affordable mothers day gifts:Sock

Remind mom of how great she is with these comfortable cotton socks. A cute little gift idea that makes a great present from younger children. She will think this is a nice and thoughtful gift when she opens her present from her wonderful children. 


Box of Chocolate

best mother day gifts ideas:Box of Chocolate

What mom wouldn’t love to get a box of gourmet chocolates for a Mother’s Day gift? As with Valentine’s day, sweets are a popular gift idea to give on Mother’s Day.

 An ideal gift if you are looking to spend under $20 without looking like you’re giving cheap Mother’s Day gifts. A luscious gift that will make her feel special. 


Sleep Mask

inexpensive mother's day gift ideas:Sleep Mask

Make sure mom is getting her beauty rest with this soft satin sleeping mask. A cheap yet thoughtful gift idea that makes a great gift from daughter to mother

Mother’s Day gifts under $10 don’t have to look cheap. Pair this gift with some skincare products or a satin pillowcase for a luxury gift basket.   


Vase of Flower

good mothers day gift:Vase of Flower

Fresh flowers are lovely, however, they quickly die. Get her some Mother day stuff that is a little different this year with a dried flower arrangement.

 This floral arrangement will last for years and will look great in any setting. Perfect for keeping as a dining room centerpiece, at her office, or in her bedroom. 


Make mom feel special without breaking the bank with these 29 cheap Mother’s Day gift ideas. From an at-home spa experience to delectable delights, she is sure to love anything you get her. 



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