Mother’s Day Gifts for the Sentimental Mom
Mother’s day is on the way! We know how hard shopping for someone can be, especially our moms. Every mom is completely different but there is always ONE common denominator; moms are sentimental. It doesn’t matter if you have a sporty mom, a corporate mom, a DIY’er mom or a super woman mom. Every mom is sentimental to some degree. It’s part of the job! Don’t think you have a sentimental mom? Ask yourself these questions:
If you answered yes to any one of these questions, congratulations! YOU have a bonafide, sentimental mom!
So what kinds of mother’s day gifts are good for a mom who loves all things thoughtful? How about a keepsake hand made card? You can even indulge her in a cool hobby. Or just hand her a old school instant camera and let her run wild! With a little creativity, you can whip up a gift that your mom will be able to cherish for years to come. We scoured the internet and found some fun ideas that any sentimental mom would love.
Fuji Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic Camera Bundle
Let mom have a little old school fun with this super cute instant camera. The Fuji Instax Mini 90 is the perfect gift for moms who just can’t get enough of those awkward family photos. If you’re planning a family get together for Mother’s Day, encourage her to open this gift right away. That way, she can take advantage of photo worthy moments. The best part is that this camera prints out credit card sized pictures. Perfect for displaying in wallets just liked the good ol’ days!
Staedtler 5 Nib Calligraphy Pen Set
Lettering can be a super soothing activity. If your mom is a fan of snail mail letters, then this is a great gift option. This set comes with five different nibs and will allow your mom to be creative while keeping in touch with friends and family! It also includes water based ink cartridges in assorted colors. Wouldn’t it be nice to receive a letter in the mail that wasn’t a bill?
A Personalized Photo Album
Get those awesome family photos off your phone and into a photo album! There are tons of options when it comes to printing photos. We love Shutterfly for their quality prints and Freeprints.com if you’re on a budget. Both services also make custom photo albums you can layout yourself. If you prefer a more DIY approach, we love this simple canvas album. It’s neutral enough to customize to your heart’s content.
Custom Stamped Keyring
If you want something that’s unique and functional for mom, why not gift her this meaningful keyring. We love this little Etsy store where you can choose from many customizable keyring styles. The artist also makes bracelets, necklaces and other trinkets. If you prefer made in the USA, we suggest this store located in Idaho Falls where you can get cute little pieces that mom is sure to love.
DIY Shrinky Dinks Keychain
Remember playing with Shinky Dinks as a kid? You’d fill in a doodle, cut it out and stick it in the oven. It then shrinks down to a tiny plastic charm you could make jewelry or figurines out of. Doesn’t ring a bell? Watch this for some serious nostalgia. Fast forward to 2017 and Shrinky Dinks are still insanely fun to play with. We love this cute DIY keychain that any mom or grandma would love. You can preserve your child’s handprint as an adorable keepsake and add more year after year! Check out this awesome tutorial from Grey House Harbor on how to make this cute little keychain.
If you’re crafty in the kitchen, this cute little cupcake bouquet is a nice alternative to real flowers. Real flowers are pretty, but who doesn’t like something they can eat? Mom will love the ingenuity too. Receiving something baked with love is by far more special than store bought flowers.