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

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

By Samantha Daly
Give thanks this Sunday, May 10 with these showstopping gifts that all clock in under $50.
Marimekko Rosarium Apron
This cotton apron features the Rosarium pattern. It has one front pocket, an adjustable neck strap and bands at the waist that can be tied together at the back. The Rosarium design captures a rose garden where the fullest bloom will soon be over. Petals are already coming off in the autumn wind.
Mother’s Day Farmer’s Market Bouquet
When it means more than ever to make Mother’s Day special, send our Farmer’s Market Bouquet. Our proud US growers put their passion into every stem, arranging a one-of-a-kind bouquet using flowers picked at the peak of freshness.
Aromatherapy Associates Polishing Body Brush
What it is: A popular polishing brush made with natural cactus sisal bristles to help skin look bright, fresh and even. What it does: This intensely stimulating and toning brush promotes healthy skin circulation and dead skin removal.
Caraway Market Tote
A bag made to stand out; meet our crochet organic cotton Fair Trade Certified™ Market Tote. Ditch those single-use plastic bags and make this your new go-to for a run to the farmer’s market, or hang it in your kitchen to hold fresh fruit.
The Sill Hoya Heart Plant
This Hoya kerrii cutting is commonly referred to as the Hoya Heart because of its heart-shaped leaf. The leaf is partially rooted.
Tom Dixon Etch The Clipper Poly Tea Infuser
The very best tea is made from loose leaves and our contemporary update for the traditional British teatime tool infuses the perfect cup.
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.
Ginkgo Japanese Saibashi Tongs
Platings in a pinch. Microgreens, meet your steel-y match. These extra-precise (sorta tweezer-esque) tongs let you place even the most itty-bitty of garnishes without batting an eye.
Rose & Fitzgerald Mugavu Geometric Bottle Stopper
Don’t let a good bottle go to waste. Beautiful and functional, this hand-carved wood stopper creates an airtight seal that preserves your unfinished wine. Each piece is crafted by a group of woodworkers in Kampala, Uganda, making it one of a kind.
Snowe Speak Easy Candle
With notes of leather, rye whiskey, bitters and burned cedar, Speak Easy has the dark, brooding appeal of a smokey cocktail that's intended to transport you to your favorite dark, brooding establishment.
Printworks Puzzle
Do you have the patience to recreate the sky? The Dawn Puzzle brings you the everlasting beauty of the sky at dawn in 500 unique pieces.
Birchbox 3-Month Grooming Subscription
Treat the guy in your life to a monthly grooming subscription packed with five samples tailored just to him. Each month, he’ll discover new and exciting products (from haircare to skincare to bodycare) from some of the best grooming brands in the business.
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.
Caudalie Instant Detox Mask
Enraptured by the beauty of the vineyards of Bordeaux, Mathilde and Bertrand Thomas created a line of spa-quality skincare that harnesses the anti-aging, therapeutic properties of French grapes and vines.
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,...
Modern Sprout Brass Grow-Anywhere Growhouse
In this mountable glass-and-brass growhouse, your indoor plants and herbs can thrive without a wink of sunlight (and a less-than-green thumb).  An LED light with a built-in timer ensures your plants get just the right amount of TLC—just add water and let this magic box do its thing.
Hydro Flask 40-Ounce Wide Mouth Cap Bottle
A large-capacity bottle is the perfect companion for the trail, the beach or everyday use thanks to TempShield protection that keeps all your beverages the perfect temperature, hot or cold.   Photo Courtesy of Nordstrom...
Le Labo Shower Gel Basil
What it is: A rich, thick-lathering shower gel that offers you a few moments of serenity while cleansing your body. What it does: This plant-based formula is made with sesame oil to nourish, rosemary leaf to tone and sunflower oil, which acts as an antioxidant.
Rex Ray
Rex Ray celebrates life, work, and legacy of iconic San Francisco fine artist Rex Ray (1956–2015). This comprehensive volume features more than 100 of his works on canvas, wood, and paper—including never-before-seen pieces courtesy of the Rex Ray estate.
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 Photo Courtesy of...
LSA Canopy Recycled Glass Vase Collection
Come into bloom. Leave it to these vessels to put a little spring in your step—or, well, on your table. They’re tailor-made for your tulips and hyacinths: Just fill the lower section with water, pop a bulb into the neck, then watch those roots grow, grow, grow. Wanna stick a few fresh sprigs inside?
Moon Juice SuperYou Dietary Supplement
What it is: A daily dietary supplement that contains a clinical-strength blend of four potent adaptogenic herbs. What it does: These herbs are shown to help reduce the signs and effects of stress and help improve energy, mood, focus and beauty.
NOTO Botanicals Rooted Oil
The Rooted Oil is your moisturizing and calming must-have for your skin and hair. Riffing off the smell of Palo Santo, the Argan-based oil boasts undertones of smoke, wood and earth while notes of cardamom and bergamot ground the oil in its soothing dimension.
Caraway Pot Holders
Meet your go-to kitchen helpers. Our Pot Holders feature double-layer stain-resistant weave stitching, ensuring they resist heat like a pro. Use them as table setting trivets to add a pop of color to the dinner table.
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.
House No. 23 Handwoven Turkish Beach Towel
Ready to bask in the sun.  Designed by a generations-old Turkish textile company, this handwoven, 100% cotton towel might be pretty enough to drape over your sofa...but it also makes a lovely towel.
Blomus Modern 2-in-1 Silicone Candle Holder Trio
There are always two sides. This clever trio of silicone candle holders features a different sized recess depending on how you flip it. Turn it over and you’ve got one for pillars, then back again (ta-da!) for tea lights.
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
What it is: An incredible tool for both inner and outer beauty. What it does: 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.

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