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Like many people, it wasn’t until I moved away for college that I realized how much my mom did for me. Suddenly her frustrations about not having enough hours in the day to go to work, keep the house clean and figure out what to cook for dinner every night make a lot more sense. And I don’t even have kids yet!

I’m not sure how she did it, but I’ll be eternally grateful. So even though there aren’t enough gifts and cards in the world to show my appreciation, I figure these are a good start. Check out what made our 2014 Mother’s Day gift guide and tell us what you’re planning to do for Mom this year in the comments below.

P.S. Don’t forget stepmothers, grandmothers and in-laws! They deserve your appreciation, too!

If you’re looking for the perfect card…

Free printable Mother's Day cards from Tomkat Studio gift guideFree printable from Tomkat Studio

Etsy Home is where your mom is Mother's Day cardMoglea, $7.50

Hand lettered mother's day card from etsyPatternDailyPrints, $3

Step mother Mother's Day card from EtsyLittleSloth, $4

If you want a kid-friendly DIY project…

Easy DIY fingerprint Mother's Day gift picture frame from Tomkat StudioEasy fingerprint picture frames from Tomkat Studio

Easy DIY garden bucket Mother's Day gift from iheartnaptimeDIY gardening bucket from iheartnaptime.com

Dip dyed wooden spoons Mother's Day giftPaint-dipped utensils from HGTV.com

String Art DIY Mother's Day giftMonogrammed string art from HGTV.com

Easy DIY block print tea towel linens Mother's Day giftKid-crafted block print linens from HGTV.com

If you have some money to spend…

Pottery Barn metal bathtub caddyBathtub caddy from Pottery Barn, $79

Vertical succulent heart planter garden Mother's Day gift from EtsyVertical succulent planter from RootedInSucculents, $47+

Soap and body mousse set Mother's Day gift from EtsyHandmade soap and body mousse set from viceandvelvet, $23.15

Bar app from Brookstone for Mother's Day gift guideApp-controlled smart bartending station from Brookstone, $69.99

HGTV Magazine May 2014 coverHGTV Magazine 1-year subscription, $19.99 for print/$12 for tablets

If you’re low on cash but not fond of DIY projects, take a cue from Camille and scour estate sales, thrift stores or online sites like Ruby Lane, ebay or vintage shops on etsy to find just the thing to suit her passions.

Camille’s mom collects vintage pins and transferware dishes so she searched high and low to find two unique pieces then combined them for one pretty package her mom is sure to love:

Vintage tea cup Mother's day gift

So what will you do for your mom this Mother’s Day? Let us know in the comments!


Gift Guides, Holidays

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