Not sure what to get your mom this Mother’s Day? Grab a handful of her favorite family photos and create a one-of-a-kind photo gift she’ll love and treasure for many years to come.

Photo gifts are always a big hit with moms. They’re thoughtful, sentimental, and offer a unique way to display and enjoy cherished photos. There are tons of great ways to incorporate photos into nearly any item, from coffee mugs and flower pots to blankets, pillows, and even towels!

If you’re looking for some inspiration, here are 10 of popular photo gifts that are perfect for Mother’s Day.

1. Photo mug

Adding a handful of her favorite photos to a custom coffee mug is a great and easy way to show Mom you love her. You know she’ll love using this gift every morning! Customize the mug with her favorite colors, photos, and loving words to make this Mother’s Day gift a sweet and memorable winner.

2. Photo travel mug

For moms on the go, consider a travel mug or travel tumbler that she can take with her on her morning work commute, grocery shopping, or just running errands. Create a beautiful photo collage by using up to six photos from a recent family vacation or fun trip, a birthday party, or another memorable event.

3. Custom photo blanket

What mom doesn’t love to snuggle up under a cozy blanket? Treat her to a luxuriously soft custom photo blanket that will instantly become her favorite. Add a beautiful photo of the whole family or just the kiddos, plus a special message to create a Mother’s Day gift she won’t want to part with.

4. Custom photo pillow

A great addition to a custom photo blanket (or a good alternative if a blanket is out of your budget) is a custom photo pillow. You can choose from 10 colors that will match any decor and add up to three photos, plus two lines of text. Whether she uses it in her bedroom or the living room, it will surely become her favorite pillow in the house.

5. Photo flower pot

If she loves flowers and plants, enjoys spending time in the garden, or growing herbs, veggies, and flowers then she’ll adore a beautiful photo flower pot. You can customize this flower pot with seven photos and a special message. Make sure to add one of her favorite blooms (or herbs!) for her to enjoy, and your Mother’s Day gift is ready to go.

6. Photo flower vase

Another great option is a beautiful photo flower vase. If you’re already thinking about getting Mom cut flowers, consider presenting them in a flower vase she can use throughout the year. Add any photo along with three lines of text to make this a one-of-a-kind flower vase she can proudly display.

7. Photo tote bag

To create a practical gift she can use anywhere she goes, consider a sturdy photo tote bag that includes one or more of her favorite photos. She can take it with her to the gym, the library, and even grocery shopping. Add any two lines of text to create a sweet reminder of how much she’s loved and cherished by her whole family.

8. Photo jewelry box

For a classic Mother’s Day gift she’s sure to love, customize a beautiful photo jewelry box with her favorite photo and a loving message. This is the perfect gift to accompany a new piece of jewelry, making the whole present that much more special.

9. Photo shelf blocks

Create a beautiful home decor piece that will show her just how much you appreciate and love her. Use any three photos to create a set of wooden shelf blocks that feature the word “Mom” printed in semi-transparent letters across the front of the photos. It’s a unique piece any mom will treasure for years.

10. Photo key chain

For an inexpensive gift with a big impact, customize a fun photo key chain Mom can take with her everywhere she goes. Add any photo to one side with a special message on the back on your choice of 10 background colors. It’s a fun and functional gift she’s sure to love.


Kasia Lorenc is a writer and editor at Personalization Mall, covering gifting, home decorating and more.

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