Planning a wedding can get really stressful, especially big weddings, there’s so many different moving parts and things to do that managing all those gears can get too overwhelming for the soon to be married couple. And that’s normally when you’d get outside help, like the mother of the groom, to help with certain aspects of the wedding.
With their help, the wedding of your dreams will come true, and you as the groom, or your soon to be forever partner might want to show their thanks and appreciation for not just all the work they’ve done for the wedding, but also their endless support through gifts! There’s plenty of fun, thoughtful, and customizable last minute gifts for the mother of the groom that’ll make for a delightful surprise when the time for the wedding comes.
One delightful surprise you can get for not just the wedding season, but anytime of the year is a GiftYa virtual gift card. GiftYa is a website/mobile app that sells thousands of digital gift cards to locations all over the country like well known retailers, restaurants, spas, local establishments, and online subscription services. You can pick a place that you think she might like and then choose up to $100 to load on the card then send it via email or text. It takes just a few minutes and will make for a great gift for her to use at her favorite store at any time.
We’ve mentioned that weddings can be stressful and when the big day finally has come and gone you may be in the market for a vacation, so what could make for a great gift to get your mom/the mother of the groom is an Airbnb gift card. Airbnb is an online marketplace for vacation homes and condo rentals all over the world.
You can find cabins, treehouses, historical homes, mansions, beachfront houses, and stays with the most gorgeous views. Get away from the chaos of everyday life for a while and go somewhere you’ve been talking about for ages. With Airbnb you can get privacy you can’t get from a hotel, so head online, choose a home, and enjoy that vacation life.
Get a last minute gift for the mother of the groom that doesn’t feel so last minute…
Weddings are sentimental, they can have a bunch of traditions, there’s so many friends and family members around, and you’re sharing something very intimate with not just your partner, but with many others. And if you want your gift to your mom to be something just as special, then these next few customizable gifts might just be what you’ve been looking for…
All Things Jewelry
You can’t go wrong with a nice necklace, and there’s so many different ways you can make a necklace unique to her. You can choose to put the son’s initials on it, that way she will always have a little piece of him close to her heart, you can keep it simple and get a necklace with two interlocked hearts, a reminder of the special day and a possible conversation starter. Or you can look at what her style is and get a piece that reflects her own jewelry collection.
This simply designed Willow Tag Initial Necklace - Gold Vermeil for $100 at Oak and Luna is perfectly modest and it can be worn with any outfit. Put a letter, number, or heart on it to give it that familial touch.
From Etsy you can look into getting a Birth month flower necklace on sale for $35.69. Choose the son’s birth month and she’ll get this cool teardrop shaped necklace with the flower of that month inside.
If you liked the two heart interlocking necklace idea then we’ve got good news for you because also on Etsy you can get a Gold Personalized 2 Heart Name Necklace on sale for $34.80+ and you can even have your names engraved on it.
CustomJewlery.com has a step by step process where you can create any kind of custom jewelry in a unique way specific to your wishes.
Necklaces aren’t her thing? Then she might like this 4k Solid Gold Personalized Ring on sale for $116.45 on Etsy. You can inscribe 7 ALL CAPS letters on it and it can be aligned how you want, either centered or to the right.
This Silver Birth Flower Bracelet on sale for $22.60 also on Etsy features a cute flower along with a birthstone of your choice. You can get this in Gold, Rose Gold, and/or Silver.
Now that she has all of that jewelry, wouldn’t it be great if she has somewhere special to put it all in…
This Ring Dish is so cute and simple in its design and would make for an excellent addition to any home. It can be found on Etsy for $17.00+ and you can add the two initials of the lovely couple along with the wedding date.
And if you think the mom might like some more versatility, then this Travel Jewelry Box on sale for only $5.97+ would be perfect to keep with her as she goes about her own life traveling to and from different places, and it would be a cool pre-wedding gift. Add the flower of the month along with her name to this piece.
And if you think she might like a jewelry box that’s bigger in size then this Custom Wooden Jewellery Box for $73.84+ might just be the move! Add the birth month flower and name and you’re good to go.
Everyday Things Don’t Have to be Boring
Add a little spark to your everyday routine and smile at a few gifts that will be perfect fits to the home:
If the mom is a coffee and/or tea drinker and likes to use a mug everyday then you can get her a Custom Mug from VistaPrint! Add a picture from the big day or get a baby photo of the groom, it’s a cute little present that she can use everyday, and who knows it might just become her new favorite mug?
When there comes the time for a wedding, there comes the time for photos. So, so many photos, photos of the couple, photos of the family, photos with the groom and mom. And getting those photos framed or put into a custom album is a lovely gift to give.
If you need your wedding photos on cups, mugs, cards, stationery, posters, blankets, and pillows, Shutterfly has got you covered. You can get any photo from the day on almost anything you can think of and they create beautiful photo albums that will perfectly capture the day.
It might be a cliche gift, but it’s a good one. This “Today a Groom, Tomorrow a Husband, Forever your Son” MayAvenue Wooden Tabletop Wedding Photo Frame will make any sentimental mom happy. You can buy it for just under $20 on Amazon. There are a lot of different styles too, so search that phrase and get to browsing if that one doesn’t suit your mom’s style.
8 More Gifts that She will Enjoy
An array of things that’ll definitely make for a delightful surprise
Personalized and more sentimental gifts are great, but a few gifts that might be nice for just her and she will appreciate might make for a nice second present…
Care Packages for the Win
Everyone loves a good care package and/or gift basket, and there’s a few that we like from the famed Harry & David:
Sometimes a “Thank You” card can really be the perfect present. Take time and write down all the things you're thankful for and show how much you appreciate your mom being there for you. And if you’re the groom's partner then it’ll be even more appreciated. Warm thoughts and caring words can go a long way.
Wine and Flowers
If the mother of the groom is a wine connoisseur then she might like a Winc subscription gift. She can get custom wine delivered to her home that is right to her tastes. A great continuous gift for her to enjoy every month.
Regular flowers are great! You can find a bunch of online services that deliver really amazing bouquets like 1-800-Flowers. But if you want to do something a bit different, look at these Glass Flowers from Lake Superior Art Glass. You can get them for $36.00 and they definitely will be a different spin on getting flowers for the mom.
A Custom Visa Gift Card from Gift Card Granny
A gift card that she can spend on whatever she wants, wherever she wants!
If you want a gift that can go well with another gift then a Visa Gift Card from Gift Card Granny will make for a perfect addition. You can spend it at any participating store in the country and you can customize it! Add a photo and message and choose to send it via snail mail or email. Load up to $500 on the card and add a greeting to it. There’s so many things you can do to make this small gift stand out.
Last minute gifts for the mother of the groom don’t need to be so last minute, and even if they are- (because let’s be honest, with all that wedding planning, some things are bound to slip your mind), all of these gifts are sure to surprise and delight.
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