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25+ Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That You Still Have Time To Buy! 

25+ Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That You Still Have Time To Buy! 

With less than a month to go for Mother’s Day, many of us are still scrambling to find the perfect gift for the most special person in our lives. If you fall under that majority, do not feel guilty as it is hard to find a token of love that conveys our appreciation for all that our mom does for us. If you don’t have the time left to get something customized, there are still tons of last-minute Mother’s Day gift ideas to help you get something meaningful. We have compiled some last-minute Mother’s Day gifts that you can take cues from! Hopefully, our list of Mother’s Day gifts will help you find something that your mom will love, and can be delivered by May 8.

Apart from buying a gift, you can also send Mother’s Day wishes, or share Mother’s Day quotes and poems to make her feel extra-special! 


Unique Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts Ideas

There’s a famous quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca- “A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.” It is true! Even if you were unable to get your mum anything for Mother’s Day, she will love you all the same ‘cos she knows where your heart lies. However, it’s still not too late! There’s just enough time to get your mom a gift that is thoughtful and can arrive right in time. Below are some last-minute Mother’s Day gifts that you can either order online (if you still have time for shipping) or simply go to a store and buy. 

Mother’s Day Flowers

If it’s already May 8, and you still haven’t got your mom anything, a bouquet of flowers makes for a good last-minute Mother’s Day gift. They look beautiful, and can instantly bring a smile to your mom’s face. More than anything else, gifting your mum flowers is a thoughtful gesture, and will let her know you have been thinking of making this day special for her! 


Dainty Necklace

If your mother is fond of jewellery, you can buy her a dainty necklace like this one! You’ll find plenty of options online- just make sure they’ll deliver on time. Or even better, go and buy one quickly from a store! 

Collage Photo Frames

Numerous collage photo frames are easily available online, or even in gift shops, and they make for amazing last-minute Mother’s Day gifts. You can use photographs that you already have with your mom, or choose to gift the collage as is so that your mom can add in the photographs that she is fond of!  


Printed Dinner Plate Set

Who doesn’t love having more crockery? Especially when it’s so beautiful! These printed bamboo fibre dinner plates by Home Centre are not just trendy, but also eco-friendly and biodegradable since they are crafted from bamboo fibre, a great alternative to plastic dishes. The beautiful print on the plates makes it all the more appealing, and makes for a great last-minute Mother’s Day gift. 

Oil Diffuser Set

Let’s face it, the last few years have been challenging for all of us and we could all use aromatherapy gifts that can calm our mind and body. Gift your mom this decorative ceramic oil diffuser set that comes with a tealight and a vial of rose essential oil. It can instantly fill up the room with a soothing scent that is sure to create a relaxing moment for your mom. 


Gift Card

Sure, a gift card isn’t the most creative last-minute Mother’s Day gift idea, but it is a popular gift for a reason. Giving a gift card to your mom gives her the liberty to buy whatever she wants, when she wants it! Choose a store that your mom likes to shop from, and get an e-card delivered via email within minutes. 

Couture Beauty Set

Does your mother love beauty products? If so, there’s no better last-minute Mother’s Day gift idea than to buy her this Manish Malhotra couture beauty set that she can pamper herself with! It includes an eyeshadow palette, a lip gloss, soft matte lipstick and nail lacquer- basically everything she needs to glam herself up! You just can’t go wrong with this gift set. 


Handmade Luxury Soaps

Life is too short to use boring soaps. Why not gift your mom this set of handmade luxury soaps that are functional, look beautiful and smell absolutely divine! This collection of premium handmade luxury soaps includes Lavender & Vanilla soap, Rose & Jasmine soap, and Sensual Amber Handmade soap that your mom will surely love. 

Skincare Gift Set

This coffee cranberry skin polishing set consists of a gel-based face scrub, body scrub and a face towel, and makes for the perfect last-minute Mother’s Day gift! Not only are the products simply amazing, but they also come in cute packaging that is perfect for gifting your mum. Besides, it’s budget-friendly too! 


Ceramic Tealight Holder

Tealight holders come in beautiful shapes and colours, and are easily available online and in décor shops, making them a good option for a last-minute Mother’s Day gift. We’re especially loving these ceramic tealight holders that have an aesthetic appearance, and your mom is sure to love this decorative accessory for the home.  

Mini Nail Polish Kit

Here’s an amazing last-minute Mother’s Day gift that is all your mom needs for an at-home pamper sesh. Bring the salon into your home by buying your mom this mini nail polish kit that contains 5 nail paints in nude and blush shades that are oh-so-flattering. 



A perfume is one such gift idea that you can never go wrong with. Especially when the perfume is as good as this one! Not only does it smell ah-mazing, it comes with an affordable price tag too! 

Greeting Card

If you only have a few minutes or hours left before Mother’s Day, you can simply go the mainstream way and buy her (or DIY!) a greeting card. This last-minute Mother’s Day gift idea can never get old, and you can simply shower some love on your mother by writing a heartfelt note for her.  


Magnetic Frame

Doesn’t this magnetic frame look adorable? This illustrated fridge magnet by Alicia Souza is sure to leave your mom delighted and surprised! This isn’t specifically a last-minute Mother’s Day gift idea, but before you buy, just check how long it will take to deliver.

Swarovski Infinity Bangle

Swarovski is known for its charming jewellery and sparkling creations. If your budget allows it, why not give your mom a Swarovski infinity bangle that not only looks stunning but also symbolizes everlasting love. 


Personalized Photo Pop-up Box

If you still have a few days left before Mother’s Day, you can go for this personalized photo pop-up box that your mom will surely love! It’s a unique photo album that your mom can carry with her wherever she goes, and lets you add six photos. IGP also has an option of Express Delivery which guarantees delivery by a selected date, making it convenient for last-minute Mother’s Day gifts.  

Chocolate Cupcakes

Have these yummy chocolate cupcakes sent to your mom on Mother’s Day to make her day super-special! The best part? It is available for same-day delivery, so you can be rest assured it will be delivered right on time. 


Potted Plants

If your mom is fond of gardening, she is absolutely going to love this last-minute Mother’s Day gift idea! You can buy a simple potted plant anywhere, however, if you still have some time to order online, you can opt for this money plant by Ferns n Petals that comes in a glass pot with an adorable message written over it. 

Personalized LED Lights Decanter

This decanter by IGP comes with a printed design that reads, ‘#1 mom’. The name underneath can be personalised and will surely make your mum beam with joy. If there isn’t enough time to order this online, you can try looking for an LED bottle in gift shops. As for personalizing it, you can try writing your own message on the bottle using permanent markers or acrylic colours. 



One can’t have too many watches, which is why it makes for a safe last-minute Mother’s Day gift idea! We’re especially loving this beautiful pink dial leather strap watch by Titan that is just the perfect balance of smart and chic.

Mother’s Day Mug

You’ll find a lot of options for Mother’s Day mugs not just online, but also in gift shops. We know it’s a simple gift, but is sure to make your mom feel special every time she drinks her morning coffee from the mug.  


Fuzzy Slippers

Who doesn’t love fuzzy slippers? They not only look good, but feel amazing too! Check off your last-minute Mother’s Day gift with these fuzzy slippers that are easily available, and don’t cost a lot. 

Heated Straightening Brush

Here’s another last-minute Mother’s Day gift that is a safe bet! This heated straightening brush by Philips is extremely convenient and will let your mom style or straighten her hair swiftly.


Bath Gift Set

There’s nothing more calming and relaxing than just enjoying a good bath after a tiring day. You can gift your mom a bath hamper such as this one from Marks & Spencer that includes a full-size bath oil, bath salts, body wash, mini hand and body lotion, scented candle and a hair turban. This makes for an amazing last-minute Mother’s Day gift that your mom will surely appreciate.

What I Love About Mom Book

This book serves as a great last-minute Mother’s Day gift as it contains fill-in-the-blank lines to remind her why she is the best mom in the world! If it cannot be shipped in time, you can instead consider making something similar on your own- a compilation of letters describing what makes her so awesome. This is something your mom will surely treasure forever. 


Beauty Subscription Box

This is undoubtedly one of the best last-minute Mother’s Day gift ideas that your mom will love especially if she is a lover of cosmetic products. There are many beauty subscription boxes in India, and all you need to do is pay for it, and then wait for the box to arrive! 

Letters To My Mom

This book makes for an amazing gift on Mother’s Day! It contains 12 fold-and-mail-style envelopes in which you can write about your memories, appreciation for your mom and more. If you’re running out of time, you can create something similar on your own. Just write down heartfelt letters to your mom to remind her of how awesome she is!


We hope these last-minute Mother’s Day gift ideas helped you find the right one for your mom. 

More Mother’s Day Celebration Ideas

Mother’s Day Quiz: Looking for something fun to do on Mother’s Day? How about taking up a Mother’s Day quiz with your mom? Check out this quiz and let’s see how many of these questions do you and your mom get right!


Mother’s Day Captions: Check out these amazing captions for Mother’s Day that will make your mom feel a whole lot special! 

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