39 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts To Brighten Your Mom’s Day (2020)

  • BY Editorial Staff
  • March 5, 2020
39 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts To Brighten Your Mom’s Day (2020)

The art of gift-giving can sometimes be tough, especially when you are scrambling to do it at the last minute! However, you still want to honor your mom and make her feel special on a day dedicated to her role as your mother. We want to honor all moms, so we have come up with a list of last-minute Mother’s Day gifts that don’t seem last minute. 

Pick one of the items on this list to surprise mom on Mother’s Day. You can say ‘thank you’ to her for all the love and care she has provided over the years to really make her feel appreciated:

Cheap Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

Just because you’re looking for a gift for your mom doesn’t mean that it has to be expensive! You can even make your mom feel special on a budget; here are some of our favorite presents that are under $25.

last minute mother's day gifts - tile mask

Tile Mate (2018) - 1 Pack


Is your mom known for losing her keys or misplacing her phone? This might be the gift made just for her from son! 

The Tile Mate clips on to your keychain; if you lose your keys, you can find them from your phone, and if you lose your phone, just double-tap the tile to get it ringing!

Price: $15.18 

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3 Day Delivery

Mini Dried Posie | Everlasting Floral Bouquet


These precious little bouquets are the sweetest way to show your mother how much you love her. These bouquets can last for years, and the flowers are all grown organically. 

Your mom will never guess that this is one of last-minute Mother’s Day gifts from daughters. You can personalize a message to send with the flowers and have them shipped directly to her doorstep. 

Price: $10.39

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FabFitFun Subscription Box


With this subscription box, your mom can discover a whole world of new products that might become some of her must-haves. 

By getting a FabFitFun box, your mom will receive a box of amazing full-sized products from a daughter that are for fashion, fitness, or just for fun!        

Price: $25.00

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Gaiam Yoga Mat


These beautifully printed non-slip mats make the perfect gift for moms that love yoga! They’re super high-quality and are extra thick to provide cushioning. No one is going to “mistake” them for last-minute Mother’s Day gifts!

Price: $24.96 

super quick gifts - amazon prime

Same Day Delivery

Prime Subscription


Give your mom the gift of movies and TV shows galore! If your mom already has and loves Netflix, Prime Video is the way to go.
Your mom will get access to over 80,000 pieces of content for her viewing pleasure.

Price: $13 per month

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Stitch Fix Subscription


Stitch Fix is a way to take the guessing out of shopping if you want to stay fashion-forward, but with your own personal style.

If you give this super quick gift to your mom, she will be able to pick her style based on cues on the website and have a personal shopper send her clothing based on her choices. This is a quick and easy way to stay stylish without any hassle for daughters to consider.

Price: $20.00

Mostly Plants: 101 Delicious Flexitarian Recipes From The Pollan Family


For moms who love to cook and want to become healthier, this New York Times Best Seller is the perfect way to start!

Gift this cookbook to your mom as a cheap Mother’s Day present from son and daughter so she can be on her way to greener pastures. 

Price: $14.99

money soap real cash in soap

1-3 Day Delivery

Money Soap, Real Cash In Soap


This clear scented soap is a hilarious and creative gift to give your mom on her special day. There is a real bill in the center of the soap which can be reached by using it. While ordering, you can choose a preferred scent, and also how much money you want in the center! 

Price: $8.31

Keto For Carb Lovers


Is your mom on the Keto bandwagon, but always complaining about how much she misses carbs? Don’t worry, we’ve got her covered. 

This cookbook features over a hundred recipes with cooking hacks so she can trick herself into thinking she’s getting the carbs she oh-so-desires! 

Price: $24.95

100 Amazing Patterns: An Adult Coloring Book With Fun, Easy


This one is for the creative and artsy mom who needs to take a break. This adult coloring book is the perfect way to take some time out and just relax. Gift it on Mother’s Day to show your mom you see how hard she’s been working and how much you appreciate it. 

Price: $9.96

long distance mothers day gift for mom

Next Day Delivery

Love Knows No Distance Gift Scented Candle Mom


If you live far away from your mother, it can be hard sending her the perfect gift. But, love really knows no distance; remind your mother of that sentiment by sending her this personalized candle. 

Price: $23.95

wireless headphone hat

Upgraded Bluetooth Beanie Hat Wireless Headphones


Tech gifts for mom can be tough to find, but we might have found the best one! This Bluetooth enabled beanie will let her listen to tunes on the go while staying warm and cozy! 

Price: $19.91

Sunflower Garden Grow Kit


If your mom is into DIYs, crafting, and gardening, this is one of those simple Mother’s Day gifts to make her smile. 

Gift her the gift of life, and let her grow her own beautiful variety of sunflowers; the DIY box takes the guesswork out of the process, so it’s easy and effective. 

Price: $12.00

Sleep Mask For Women Men


This ergonomically designed sleep mask gives users the perfect night’s rest. Give the gift of a good night’s sleep this Mother’s Day; your mom will thank you for it for years to come!

Price: $12.00

keepsake gift card

Share The Gift Of Keepsake


If your mom is quite the gifter herself, why not help her out by gifting her Keepsake. 

Keepsake is an easy way to get your photos framed for your home or as gifts; their gift cards are digital, so they make for the perfect last-minute Mother’s Day gift ideas.

Price: $25.00

Simple Mother’s Day Gifts at the Last-Minutes

If you want to splurge a little, but don’t want to go too over budget, these gifts valued under $50 are sure to make your mom feel super loved this Mother’s Day: 

last minute mother's day gifts - flower bouquet

Next Day Delivery

Fresh Flower


Everybody loves fresh flowers, but somehow they’re even sweeter when they’ve been gifted to son and daughter rather than bought.

Bouqs creates beautiful and unique bouquets that are made for gifting! For a quick Mother’s Day gift, send one to your mom to brighten up her day.

Price: $39+

my family cookbook

1-2 Day Delivery

My Family Cookbook


This gift is absolutely perfect for the mom who is holding on to a list of family recipes that she wants to pass down.

This customizable cookbook will allow her to jot down all of her heirloom recipes so she can share the gift back with you when the time is right.

Price: $30.00

Next Day Delivery

Paw Print Doormat


Does your mom have a precious pooch she adores? This last-minute Mother’s Day idea is ideal as a dog mom gift. 

Price: $26.08 

last minute mother's day gifts - first time new mom jewelry

Next Day Delivery

First-Time Mom Gift, New Mom Gift Jewelry


Mamas-to-be need to know how special motherhood will be for them. Gift this sentimental necklace to the mom-to-be in your life as her first-ever Mother’s Day gift to make her gush with emotion. 

Price: $43.81

Champagne: The Essential Guide To The Wines


This multiple award-winning book set is a guide for anything and everything to do with wines from the Champagne region. 

If your mom is a true wine lover, gift her this iconic book set so she can learn a little more about her drink of choice. 

Price: $45.49

bath bomb set - beauty gifts for mom

2 Day Delivery

12 Shower Steamers Set


These lovely little cubes fill the void that bath-bombs left for shower users. Instead of lying in a bath, if your mom prefers her showers, these steamers will fill her shower with the soothing scents of essential oils reminiscent of luxury spa days. 

Price: $46.00

Jonathan Adler Bourbon Candle


This candle makes for an exquisite gift for anyone, so why not pick one up for your mom as a last-minute Mother’s Day gift. If your mom isn’t into bourbon, the company also offers scents like Vodka, Champagne, and Sea Salt as part of their Pop Candles collection.   

Price: $38.00

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Maternity Pregnancy Self Care


Looking for the first Mother’s Day gifts for the mom-to-be in your life? This is a perfectly packaged parcel you can send directly to her doorstep.

It is packed full of products to make her pregnancy a little bit sweeter; she will be sure to love it.  

Price: $29.68 

SuperFat Nut Butter Variety Box - (Box Of 10)


Game of Thrones had everyone gaga over the seven kingdoms, and if your stepdad jumped on the bandwagon, he won’t be disappointed with this BBQ set. 

Price: $37.95

Same Day Delivery

Cheese & Crackers Serving Board


Made of solid maple wood, this beautifully crafted cheese board would make the perfect gift for a mother who loves to host. The cut-out ampersand is a great place to present crackers and cheese for guests to pick on. 

Price: $48.00

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Personalized Gifts

Personalized Lantern


If your mom’s outdoor area needs a little sprucing, this customized lantern is a great Mother’s Day idea for a gift.
Personalize a lantern so she can brighten up her outdoor space with something that is made especially for her.

Price: $37.39

mariner cheese board

Mariner Cheese Board


This super cute cheese board would make a great addition to any kitchen. It’s understated, but follows a fun nautical theme; all the handles on the wheel-shaped cheese board are actually cheese knives!

Price: $35.00

Shiatsu Back Shoulder and Neck Massager with Heat


Does your mom need to sit back, take a break, and just relax? This heated massager would be just right for her. 

This heated massager is portable and has eight different nodes to make sure you feel completely and utterly relaxed. 

Price: $49.98 

Next Day Delivery

Family Tree Bracelet


Show your mother how important being a part of the family is for you. Gift her this charming family tree bracelet. Every time she wears it, she will be reminded of the depth of your love for her. 

Price: $31.28

Last-Minute DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

What mom doesn’t appreciate a gift made with some hard work for a homemade gift? All our DIYs suggested take under 15 minutes, and are super easy to execute:

3-Ingredient Rose Petal Sugar Scrub


Don’t know what to get for Mother’s Day? Mothers love gifts that are made by hand, and nothing gets better than this DIY all-natural, spa-inspired rose body scrub.

It only has a few ingredients, which means it’s super easy to make. Plus, it looks, smells, and feels great. 

last minute mother's day gifts - coffee milk soap

10-Minute Coffee & Milk Exfoliating Soap


Are you looking for a present for Mother’s Day? Does your mom love coffee? Get your hands in the mix, and make her these coffee and milk exfoliating soap bars. 

Coffee has tons of benefits for the skin, and you can make a whole batch of these homemade bars in less than 10 minutes. 

felt flower - diy gifts for mother

Felt Flower Bouquet


How adorable is this felt flower bouquet? If you want a DIY gift for Mother’s Day that younger children or kids can get involved with, this is the one for you. 

This craft requires no sewing and can be done by kids as young as four; plus, it looks super cute!  

60-Second Project: Lavender Bath Salts


How last-minute do you need your last-minute Mother’s Day gifts to be? Once you have the ingredients, this divine product takes less than a minute to put together! 

These homemade calming bath salts will be your mother’s new favorite bath time essentials. 

DIY Photo Candles


With only eight items, seven of which you probably have lying around at home, you can make this meaningful Mother’s Day gift she will love. 

Choose your favorite photo with your mom and transfer it onto a candle so she can proudly display it in her home in a creative way. 

last minute mother's day gifts - diy chocolate bouquet

Easy Mother’s Day Gift: Chocolate Bouquet


If your mom has a sweet tooth, this DIY chocolate bouquet is not only creative, but it’s also an affordable way to make your mom feel special. 

You can customize this project completely according to your mom’s preferences by choosing the chocolates, the flowers, and the colors. 

diy coffee syrup recipes

Homemade Coffee Syrup


Don’t look any further for Mother’s Day creative gift ideas. This super-quick DIY last-minute gift is the best way to surprise your mom on her special day. 

Choose your mom’s favorite flavor, and whip her up some delicious syrup to go with her morning coffee. Every cup will taste as if it came straight from a fancy artisanal coffee shop. 

DIY Gold Stamped Mouse Pad


For the tech-savvy, Pinterest-loving mom, this mouse pad is really something out of the ordinary. Instead of sticking to the basic pad, anyone can pick up at the store, fancify it with some glitzy gold dots. Your mom will absolutely love it!

Vintage Teacup Candles


These vintage teacup candles are one of the best last-minute Mother’s Day gifts for a mom who loves crafts, candles, and collecting cute crockery. 

Pick-up a few mismatched vintage-looking cups and saucers from a thrift store, and upscale them into these lovely candles for your mom this Mother’s Day!

handmade cookie butter

Up Her Snack Game With A Homemade Cookie (Butter) Jar


Who doesn’t love cookie butter? Yum! Do you want to know the best part about making cookie butter at home? You can make it from your favorite cookie! 

This recipe is so simple; you can make it even if you have never really attempted anything of the sort before. Show your mom or grandma your skills on Mother’s Day by gifting a jar made from her favorite cookies. 

Final Thoughts

It’s not always easy to remember the special days and dates, especially when you are trying to manage a busy schedule yourself. This list of last-minute Mother’s Day gifts has a little something for everyone; we hope we helped you find the right one for your mom. Happy shopping! 



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