10 Gift Ideas That Aren’t Flowers for the Mom in Your Life

Still looking for the perfect gift to pamper a special mom? Look no further.

Still looking for the perfect gift to pamper a special mom? Look no further.

For the Zen Mom

If enjoying a long, hot bath away from the chaos of daily life sounds like the most appealing way to spend Mother’s Day for your recipient, Lollia’s This Moment Bubbling Bath ($85) is the right gift option. The sleek glass bottle (complete with a cute, decorative tassel) is beautiful, and the scent of water lily and sun blossoms is sure to soothe. thecrossdesign.com

For the Environmentally Conscious Mom 

Give your supermom the chance to save the planet by avoiding plastic bags. This well-constructed Rope Rope Big bag ($53) by Korean label Kitty Bunny Pony is roomy enough for a grocery run, and the design is chic and playful, to boot. wootoseeyou.com

For the Stylish Mom

These Dama Earrings ($126) by Portland-based Seaworthy are sure to make the mom in your life feel glamorous. They come in both brass and sterling silver, and she’ll love the light, minimal design. charlieandlee.com

For the Athletic Mom

Hardcore workouts deserve ice-cold water. Corkcicle’s triple-insulated stainless-steel canteen ($50) keeps beverages hot for up to 12 hours, and cold for up to 25 hours. They come in eight colours, too, so you can choose the one that suits your mom best. mec.ca

For the Foodie Mom

The Anya apron ($45) by Anthropologie is probably the prettiest apron ever. Mom might feel compelled to toss on this purple bohemian covering even when she’s just reheating pasta in the microwave. anthropologie.com

For the Trendy Mom

If your mom is always up on the latest trends—even before you are—consider gifting her the chain-themed jewellery that’s been popular on the runway this spring. This dainty but bold Chain Ring ($215) by Mejuri is a 14-karat solid-gold statement piece. mejuri.com

For the Traveling Mom

The Baggu Duck Bag ($43) is perfect for the jet-setter in your life, whether she’s beaching in the Bahamas or trekking in Thailand. It has adjustable straps, is big enough to fit a laptop, and has pockets inside to hold her phone, so she’ll be able to keep everything she needs right by her side. gatley.ca

For the Crafty Mom

If your mom is always wanting to try something new while testing the limits of her creativity, why not treat her to an art class? The Beginner Watercolour course ($240) at Opus Art Supplies includes six sessions where your recipient can master their painterly skills through step-by-step instructions. opusartsupplies.com

For the Tech-y Mom

The Versa Lite ($200) is one of Fitbit’s newest models, and mom is sure to loves its sleek, minimal design. (Has Apple seen this?) The battery lasts for more than four days, and it tracks steps, calories, sleep time, heart rate and more. It comes in white, lilac and mulberry. chapters.indigo.ca

For the Chocoholic Mom

Ignore our food editor’s anti-chocolate rant and give your mom the prettiest sweet she’s ever seen with Beta5 Chocolate’s Floral Polygon Heart ($95). It’s hand painted and filled with 12 chocolates and caramels, and comes packaged in a charming wood box. shop.beta5chocolates.com