The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Less Than $50

The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Less Than $50

Don’t worry, these presents only *look* expensive.

Give thanks to mom on Sunday, May 8 with these showstopping gifts that all ring up at less than $50. Whether you’re near or far this year, you can be confident that these floral teas, bath soaks, colorful puzzles, and more will please moms, nanas, and mother figures alike.

The Qi Floral Tasting Collection
Experience all three varieties of flower tea in this Floral Tasting Collection for a magical flower garden to cup ritual. Set your intentions, watch the flower bloom back to life, and feel its beauty and Qi....
Bialetti Moka Express Espresso Maker
Simply ingenious, this time-honored Italian stovetop coffee maker is an espresso-lovers essential. Just fill the base with water and the filter with ground coffee or espresso, and place on any heating surface. Water is forced upward through the coffee, brewing a fresh pot in minutes.
Crumble Handmade Strawberry Almond Hand Tarts
Tarts of gold. There’s nothing quite like hand tarts that are baked from scratch—especially when they show up right at your door. These are handmade by food writer Leah Eskin and shipped to you lickety-split.
Parks Board Game
Encounter the US National Parks in the award-winning, immersive board game, Parks. Hike along a different trail every season, take in the sights, and experience the beauty of our parks in a new way. Get game night on the calendar, hit the trails, and make lasting memories... Happy...
Raaka Chocolate Daily Dose Chocolate Pack (30 Pieces)
Bean to bite. A month’s worth of chocolatey pick-me-ups? Count us in. This box is filled to the brim with 30 bite-sized bars, each one individually wrapped and ready for snacking (or stashing in the pantry for later).
Ilex Studio Avocado Vase
Weird to think we usually only see about half of an entire plant above the ground, while the interweaving, ever changing system of roots grows in every direction beneath the surface.
Marimekko Unikko Mug
Start the day fresh with this stoneware mug featuring the Finnish brand's iconic poppy pattern, which debuted in the '60s and has come to represent creativity. ...
Courant Catch 1 Essentials Wireless Smartphone Charger
This low-profile wireless charger compatible with iPhone's and Androids is a space-saver, making it the perfect gift for dorm-bound grads.  ...
Ilia Balmy Tint Hydrating Tinted Lip Balm
A clean, tinted lip balm with active levels of moisture-boosting ingredients along with sheer color that builds with each swipe.  ...
Youth to the People Superberry Hydrate and Glow Dream Overnight Face Mask
This mask is made with powerful, antioxidant-rich super berries and vitamin C. Four vital hydrators—squalane, hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and betaine—plump and seal in moisture to repair dehydrated skin.
Modern Sprout Take Care Gift Sets
R&R in a box. We didn’t realize you could send someone rest and relaxation...until we met these gift sets, that is. Each one comes with its very own plant-growing kit, along with some very-fitting extras for a lucky friend.
Terrain Canvas Carry-All Garden Stool
This foldable chair and tool bag can be carried with ease and provided an ideal place to sit while gardening. The removable bag with spacious side compartments provides plenty of space for gardening tools and accessories ensuring they are always at hand when needed. 2-in-1 function.
L'or de Seraphine Whitby Diffuser
Housed in our signature printed ceramic vessels, our rattan reed diffusers are our newest home fragrance gesture. The Whitby wafts waves of Sea Salt, Violet, Vetiver. No. 07 is soothing, uplifting and full of joy.
Staff The Oven Mitts
These Staff are a happy pair of different colored oven mitts that want to hold your hand. BPA free. Food grade silicone. Dishwasher safe.
Elana Gabrielle Nasturtium Tea Towel
The Nasturtium Tea Towel is screen printed with water-based inks on highly absorbent 100% cotton fabric, and dyed by hand.
Wooj Duna Vessel 1
The Duna family of vases is characterized by its undulating ripples, inspired by the great sand dunes of the world. The "Bottle" variant is the first in the series; its form derived from ceramic wine vessels.
Aesop The Forager Gift Kit
A vivifying, low-foaming body cleanser and a swiftly absorbed, lightly hydrating body balm, housed in a recycled paper pulp case. Contents: Citrus Melange Body Cleanser and Rind Concentrate Body Balm.
Boy Smells Petal Candle
Poured in a glossy black glass tumbler and fitted with a braided cotton wick, this intoxicating floral-scented candle is made from a rich blend of coconut wax and beeswax.
Silvon Pillowcase
An essential to any skincare routine. Our pillowcase is woven with silver to naturally eliminate acne-causing bacteria so you always have a clean surface to rest on....
Maman: The Cookbook
Experience the award-winning recipes for cookies, cakes, quiches, and croissants from Maman, the beloved rustic-chic café. Elisa Marshall and Benjamin Sormonte opened Maman to fill a void in their hearts.
Baggu Visor
An oversize visor to shade you from oversize sun rays. Perfect for the park, the garden, the beach, and anywhere else the sun happens to shine.
Kinto OCT Brewer - 4 Cups
Porcelain. Dishwasher safe. Made in Japan. Wash with care. Do not use abrasive cleansers or steel wool.
Everything She Touched: The Life of Ruth Asawa
Everything She Touched recounts the incredible life of the American sculptor Ruth Asawa. This is the story of a woman who wielded imagination and hope in the face of intolerance and who transformed everything she touched into art.
Gefu Hot & Cold Milk Frother
Foam sweet foam. Coffee lovers and self-proclaimed baristas, rejoice—this handy tool lets you create creamy froth for your favorite pick-me-up at the touch of a button.
Palais des Thés Parisian Tea Gift Box
Pinkies up. The tea cabinet is about to become the kitchen’s most popular destination. It’s all thanks to these gift boxes from French purveyor Palais des Thés, who travels the world and builds partnerships with talented growers to bring us next-level infusions.
Oui the People Cheat Sheet Resurfacing Body Serum
Asking for a friend, where can one find a shortcut to smooth skin? Right here, friend, wink wink. Cheat Sheet delivers on your most delicious skin while you sleep, with pore unclogging glycolic acid, texture smoothing lactic acid, and hydrating Atlantic sea kelp.
Birkenstock Arizona Essentials EVA
An iconic cushioned sandal is revised in a rubber-like texture with sleek adjustable straps designed to exercise foot and leg muscles while providing comfort. ...
Indian-ish: Recipes and Antics From a Modern American Family
Indian food is everyday food! This colorful, lively book is food writer Priya Krishna’s loving tribute to her mom’s “Indian-ish” cooking—a trove of one-of-a-kind Indian-American hybrids that are easy to make, clever, practical, and packed with flavor.
Ghia Non-Alcoholic Apéritif
Ghia is a non-alcoholic apéritif packed with only pure, natural extracts. Potent plants. Heady herbals. Blithe botanicals. Everything inside our bottle was picked because of its completely natural ability to soothe and to stimulate.
Emile Henry Ceramic Ruffled Pie Dish
Get your pie-orities straight. When it comes to bakeware, Emile Henry has it down: They use French Burgundy clay that diffuses heat for picture-perfect pie crusts.
Brooklinen Indoor Party Puzzle
The perfect lazy day activity, featuring original artwork by London-based artist Tess Smith-Roberts. However you put it together, we hope this puzzle brings a little peace, a little joy, and a little comfort.
Rifle Paper Co. Hydrangea Blue Tumbler
Our collection with Corkcicle pairs our signature prints with their innovative, triple-insulated drinkware—so you can enjoy your favorite hot or cold beverage at home or on the go. This 16-ounce tumbler keeps drinks chilled for 9 hours or warm for 3 hours.   ...
Olio E Osso Tinted Balm
This essential, versatile product is nourishing on lips and cheeks, soothing on skin and hair, and adored by all who discover them. Swipe across lips or slide over cheekbones for a subtle glow.
Tartine: A Classic Revised
This brilliantly revisited and beautifully rephotographed book is a totally updated edition of a go-to classic for home and professional bakers—from one of the most acclaimed and inspiring bakeries in the world.   Tartine offers more than 50 new recipes that capture the invention and,...
Act + Acre Cold Processed Scalp Detox
This vitami- rich oil-based treatment from Act+Acre is packed full of nourishing nutrients to cleanse and moisturize your scalp.
Golde Matcha Turmeric Latte Blend
Make the switch to jitter-free energy with the Matcha Turmeric Superfood Latte, a powder blend of 7 essential superfoods to support skin glow, debloating, and serene focus.  ...
Hydro Flask 40 oz Wide Mouth Bottle
From road trips to endless hours at the beach, our 40 oz Wide Mouth bottle keeps you well-hydrated from sun up to sun down. We couldn’t think of a bottle more deserving of a refresh, so we’ve elevated the silhouette and simplified design without compromising one degree of performance.
Le Labo Basil Shower Gel
A rich, thick-lathering shower gel that offers you a few moments of serenity while cleansing your body. This plant-based formula is made with sesame oil to nourish, rosemary leaf to tone and sunflower oil, which acts as an antioxidant.
Otherland Daybed Candle
Rosebud / Peony Blossom / Pear Water Signature Wax Blend Hand-poured, soy/coconut wax blend  Made in the USA Premium glassware, wick, and waxsourced from leading American factories Developed with Master Perfumers Each scent is crafted to bring its own transformative energy...
Hay Watering Can
After living and working in Milan for Lissoni Associati, American designer Shane Schneck founded his own Stockholm-based studio in 2010. Since that time, his work has received international acclaim in the form of iF, Red Dot and Wallpaper awards.
Blomus Nona Mini Porcelain Vase Trio
An eye-catching ensemble. Any one of these three vases is a dazzler, to be sure. But put them together? Now, that’s a wow-worthy trio. They’re all built from matte, unglazed porcelain, in modern shapes and shades that were tailor-made to mingle with one another.
Pineapple Collaborative The Olive Oil
Our one true olive. Crafted in collaboration with Kathryn Tomajan using a blend of organic Koroneiki and Picual olives grown by the Ricchiuti family at ENZO Olive Oil Company and Rio Bravo Farm. ...
Nécessaire The Body Exfoliator
The Body Exfoliator is a weekly multi-exfoliation treatment for the skin. Use 1-2 times a week or as desired. Apply all over body. Massage for foam.
Kinto Double-Walled To-Go Tumbler (17oz.)
Sip and take.  These bright buddies remind us of a day at the beach, and, hey, maybe that’s exactly where we’ll take ‘em. Each vacuum-insulated tumbler keeps your favorite drink cold or hot for six hours and is made from powder-coated stainless steel for an extra kick of durability.
Herbivore Jade Facial Roller
An incredible tool for both inner and outer beauty. Facial rolling is relaxing and de-stressing and has been a beauty ritual since ancient times in China. Physically, it helps to firm the look of skin through gentle massage.

We love the products we feature and hope you do, too. If you buy something through a link on the site, we may earn an affiliate commission.

More Mother’s Day Gifting:

The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Less Than $25

The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Less Than $100

The Best Bouquets You Can Buy Online for Mother’s Day


Last Updated

Get the Shop Newsletter

Smart shopping for the design obsessed. Find what you love in our expertly curated selection of finely crafted home, office, travel, and lifestyle products.