Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Searching for a gift that truly reflects the depth of your love this Mother’s Day? Sentimental Mother’s Day gifts are your answer, offering a heartfelt way to express your gratitude and affection. These gifts, from personalised jewellery capturing special moments to custom-made photo albums filled with cherished memories, are more than presents; they’re tangible expressions of appreciation and love. Imagine the joy and emotional connection your mother will feel as she receives something that beautifully symbolises your unique bond. Ideal for showing how much she means to you, Sentimental Mother’s Day gifts are not just about the item itself but about the precious memories and emotions they evoke, making this Mother’s Day truly unforgettable.

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Top 3 Best Sentimental Gifts for Your Mom

1 – Engraved Photo Locket  View Best Deals Here

2 – Willow Tree Figurine – View Best Deals Here

3 – Memory Book – View Best Deals Here

Skylight Digital Photo Frame - WiFi Enabled with Load from Phone Capability, Touch Screen Digital Picture Frame Display - Customizable Gift for Friends and Family - 10 Inch Black

The Skylight Frame is a 10-inch Wi-Fi digital picture frame that allows you to display and share your favourite photos with ease. It features a touchscreen display, making navigating your photo collection and customising settings convenient.

One of the standout features of the Skylight Frame is its ability to receive photos via email from anywhere. You can share photos directly to the frame without additional devices or cables. It’s a simple and hassle-free way to keep your frame updated with new memories, even if you’re far away from it.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Elevate your gift-giving with the Lovelox Heart Personalised Silver Locket, a treasure that captures memorable moments and heartfelt sentiments. Solid 925 sterling silver crafts this locket and chain duo, exuding timeless elegance that one can cherish forever.

The attention to detail sets this piece apart. The chain adjusts easily, offering 16, 18, or 20-24-inch options for the perfect fit. The heart-shaped locket measures 18mm in width at its broadest part and 18mm in height, presenting a subtle yet striking piece of jewellery.

The personal touch truly makes this locket extraordinary. Expert engravers and assemblers handcraft it, and it arrives in a luxurious, gift-ready jewellery box. Whether celebrating an anniversary, a birthday, or any special occasion, this locket transcends being merely a piece of jewellery; it is a heartfelt gift that keeps memories close to the heart. With fast turnaround times, you can surprise your loved one with this exquisite locket and make any moment unforgettable.

Willow Tree Figurine

Willow Tree Our Gift Figurine

The Willow Tree “Our Gift” Figurine is a beautiful and heartfelt sculpture that captures the essence of love and the precious bond between parents and their child. Created by artist Susan Lordi, the figurine depicts a loving couple embracing a small, delicate infant.

Mum’s One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book Diary

Mum’s One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book

By using Mum’s One Line a Day diary, mothers can easily document their daily experiences and create a beautiful record of their unique journey as parents. It is a precious memento and a reminder of the fleeting moments that make motherhood unique—the perfect gift for a new mum.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Celebrate the joy of first-time motherhood with the Mother’s Day Photo Tile Decoration—a beautifully crafted ceramic print that makes for a thoughtful and cherished gift for moms. This elegant tile captures a particular moment, ensuring it becomes a keepsake she will treasure for years.

This photo tile adds a personal touch to her home decor, proudly displaying the love and joy of becoming a mother. Handmade with care in the UK, this gift carries an eco-friendly element, adding to its uniqueness and charm. To personalise, share an image with sentimental value, and include any desired customisations.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Illuminate the joyous occasion of becoming a mother with the Personalised “The Night You Became My Mom” Star Map. This heartfelt and unique Mother’s Day gift captures the celestial beauty of a special moment. This custom star map allows you to preserve the exact positions of the stars on the night you became a mom, creating a personalised and meaningful representation of that unforgettable event. Choose the date and location, and watch as the stars align to form a beautiful map that reminds you of the love and joy that entered your life on that significant day.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Capture the precious moments of Mother’s Day with the Mother’s Day Hand Print Tree Keepsake—an extraordinary and memorable handmade gift for families. This fantastic gift lets you print your child’s hands and feet, creating a unique and personalised keepsake that will be cherished for years. We produce the hand-drawn, made-to-order print on high-quality white card or cryogen card, a soft white card with subtle sparkle, adding an extra touch of elegance. Personalise the handprint tree with your text and choose from a wide selection of VersaColor ink pad colours, ensuring we tailor every detail to your preferences.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Celebrate the joy of a first Mother’s Day with the Personalised Watercolour First Mother’s Day Portrait—a perfect and sentimental gift for new mums. This bespoke watercolour sketch, based on a favourite photograph, is hand-drawn by talented artists in Devon, ensuring a unique and artistic representation of the special moment.

The portrait is created with a freehand-flowing line, then delicately coloured with watercolour brushes to highlight key elements. This artistic interpretation adds a touch of creativity and emotion to the portrait, extraordinarily capturing the photograph’s essence.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Elevate the joy of Mother’s Day with the Set of Bamboo Photo Coasters—an exquisite and sentimental gift that combines both sentimentality and utility. Ideal for mums, this set of four coasters adds a touch of elegance to any home and serves as a practical and thoughtful reminder of the special occasion. Crafted from bamboo, each coaster becomes a canvas for cherished memories, making it a meaningful keepsake. The set comes complete with a coaster holder, ensuring that these personalised coasters are not just a delightful addition to the home but also an organised and cohesive set.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Celebrate the extraordinary bond of family with our Personalised Family Names Heart Necklace, a handcrafted and sentimental piece from the Lisa Angel Collection. This intricately designed multi-heart pendant necklace is a symbol of love, expertly crafted by our skilled creative teams at Lisa Angel in the UK.

With up to three heart charms available in sterling silver, silver-plated, gold-plated, or rose gold-plated brass, each can be engraved with the names of your choice, creating a bespoke and cherished keepsake.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Celebrate the wonderful mothers and grandmothers in your life with the enchanting Personalised Mother’s Day Photo Memory Box—a truly heartfelt gift for any occasion. This beautifully crafted box offers a personal touch, allowing you to customise it with a name on the top, such as “Mummy,” “Nan,” or “Mum,” creating a special connection. The bottom can be adorned with a short, meaningful message like “Happy Mother’s Day, Thank you for being the best mum,” adding an extra layer of sentimentality (at a small cost). The 6×4 photo slot on the lid becomes a window to cherished memories, making this box a treasure trove for storing photographs and mementoes.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Surprise your cherished mom with the Personalized Mother’s Day Floral Cushion for the Home, a delightful and thoughtful present designed to express your love beautifully. The lovely floral design of this cushion makes it an ideal Mother’s Day gift, offering a perfect blend of style and sentiment.

Personalise the cushion with a heartfelt message across the middle, turning it into a unique and meaningful keepsake she can treasure. This cushion is not just a home accessory but a warm reminder of your love and appreciation for your mom.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Delight your mom with the perfect blend of sentimentality and personalisation through our Personalised Mum Gift—Mother and Daughter Illustration Acrylic Plaques. This heartfelt Mother’s Day gift captures the essence of love and connection.

Crafted with care, these plaques serve as a special keepsake, allowing you to tailor the illustration to reflect the unique bond between you and your mother. From customisable skin tones to clothing and hairstyles, every detail is thoughtfully designed. The poignant quote on the plaque, “Always my mother, forever my friend,” adds a touch of emotional resonance, expressing the enduring nature of the mother-daughter relationship.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Celebrate the timeless bond of family with our exquisite Family Birthstone Bracelet, a perfect Mother’s Day gift that encapsulates love and cherished moments. This elegant gold bracelet adorned with birthstones is not just a piece of jewellery but a symbolic representation of the unique connection shared with Mom.

Each birthstone holds significance, creating a personalised and meaningful accessory she can treasure forever. The Family Birthstone Bracelet is a heartfelt gesture, a token of appreciation and a beautiful reminder of the precious individuals who make up her family.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

This Mother’s Day, create a memorable and heartwarming experience for the special mothers in your life with the Ravensburger Photo Jigsaw Puzzle featuring photos of their beloved children or grandchildren. Crafted with love and attention to detail, this personalised puzzle transforms cherished moments into a delightful and interactive gift. As each piece falls into place, it becomes a journey through the laughter and joy captured in the images. The Ravensburger quality ensures a satisfying and durable puzzle that can be enjoyed repeatedly.

This thoughtful and sentimental gift celebrates motherhood and provides a unique way to relive precious memories. Give the gift of nostalgia and connection this Mother’s Day with the Ravensburger Photo Jigsaw Puzzle, a delightful expression of love through the joy of puzzling.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Make this Mother’s Day unforgettable with the Diamond Set Personalized Heart Locket in Silver—a timeless and elegant expression of love. Crafted from solid 925 sterling silver, this heart-shaped locket is adorned with a real diamond inset, adding a touch of brilliance to its classic design. The front case of the locket showcases the exquisite diamond, while the reverse provides a beautiful gold surface for a custom engraving, making it a truly personal and sentimental gift.

With an adjustable chain length of 16/18 inches or 20/22/24 inches, the locket is versatile and can be worn close to the heart. Measuring 18mm in width and height, it perfectly balances size and delicacy. Expertly engraved and assembled by hand, this diamond-set heart locket comes in a gift-ready luxury jewellery box, ensuring a presentation as special as the piece itself.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Celebrate the heart and soul of your family with our Personalised Gift for Mum—a uniquely crafted Puzzle Design Heart that embodies the love and unity of your cherished family bond. This freestanding oak heart is more than just a Mother’s Day gift; it’s a heartfelt expression of gratitude and appreciation. Individually crafted with care, the intricate puzzle design is both symbolic and beautiful, reflecting the interconnectedness of each family member.

Engraved with the touching message, ‘You are the piece that holds us all together … and together we make a family,’ this gift captures the essence of a mother’s role in creating a warm and loving home. Give your special mum a token that decorates her space and constantly reminds her of the love that unites your family.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Surprise and delight your mom this Mother’s Day with a truly personalised and heartfelt gift—our Customised Mother’s Day Gift, a stunning Custom Portrait From Photo presented as a beautiful Canvas Print. This unique and thoughtful present captures the essence of your family through a personalised family portrait, ensuring that the love and warmth shared among your loved ones are immortalised in a timeless piece of art.

With meticulous attention to detail, the portrait is crafted to showcase the unique qualities of each family member, creating a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. This canvas print is not just a decoration but a meaningful expression of love and appreciation for the extraordinary woman who holds your family together.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Make your first Mother’s Day extra special with the First Mother’s Day ‘Book Of Memories’—a heartfelt and charming hardback book that serves as the perfect gift for a new mommy. This thoughtful keepsake, customised in gold, copper, or silver foil, features a personalised folder in various colours, showcasing the memorable name Mummy is called and the baby’s name.

Inside, ten removable cards adorned with a mix of heartfelt messages and precious photos, each complete with captions, await. As Mummy flips through the pages, she’ll be transported back to those cherished moments, creating a lasting and tangible memory of the unique bond shared.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

This Mother’s Day, honour the extraordinary mothers in your life with a personalised touch through the Photo Coasters Set of 4. Measuring 9.5 x 9.5 cm with a slim 0.4 cm thickness, these high-quality coasters boast a glossy and wipeable melamine finish that beautifully showcases photos of cherished family, children, or grandchildren.

Each coaster is a practical surface protector and a heartfelt keepsake, capturing and preserving precious memories. Delivered in a tasteful gift box, this set is a thoughtful and unique way to celebrate Mother’s Day, providing a daily reminder of the love and joy that family brings.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Make Mother’s Day unforgettable with our Personalised Mum Definition Print—a custom gift that beautifully combines a heartfelt definition of “Mum” with a cherished photo, creating a unique and sentimental present. This personalised print goes beyond conventional gifts, allowing you to add a personal touch by incorporating a photo with special memories.

The definition is a loving tribute to the unique qualities that define a mother, making it a thoughtful and touching gesture. Whether it’s a quote that resonates with your mum or a humorous twist on her role, this print captures the essence of your appreciation.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Celebrate the cherished bond between mother and son this Mother’s Day with our heartfelt Mother and Son Pebble Frame. This thoughtful and sentimental gift beautifully encapsulates the love shared between a mother and her son. Adorning this 6×8 frame, carefully arranged pebbles and sentimental words create a touching visual representation of the unique connection between a mum and her son. The boxed presentation adds an extra layer of elegance, making it a perfectly packaged gift for Mother’s Day.

ACTLATI Mother and Son Figurines Mother and Son Sculptures You Will Always Have Me Hand-Painted Figure Statue, Gift for Mom From Son A Gift to Celebrate Mother's Day, Mother's Birthday

Capture the enduring bond between a mother and her son with the ACTLATI Mother and Son Figurines. This exquisite hand-painted sculpture beautifully symbolises the everlasting connection and love between them. This heartwarming statue, delicately crafted with attention to detail, depicts a mother’s and her son’s emotional embrace, conveying a sense of warmth and comfort.

A truly thoughtful and meaningful gift for Mother’s Day, this figurine is a timeless reminder that a son will always have his mother’s unwavering support and love, no matter the distance or time.

Sentimental Mother's Day Gifts

Celebrate the joyous journey of motherhood with our First Mother’s Day Personalized Book From Baby, a heartwarming and thoughtful gift to commemorate those initial months of being a mom. Tailoring this unique book to the number of days since your baby’s birth, we create a personalised narrative from the baby’s perspective. It expresses gratitude for all the beautiful moments shared with Mum – from laughter to unique places visited and bedtime routines.

Whether celebrating a singular or twin journey, we customise the text to mirror the unique family dynamics. The first page features a personalised message, injecting an extra layer of sentimentality into this keepsake.

How to Choose the Best Sentimental Mother’s Day Gifts

Selecting the best sentimental Mother’s Day gifts involves focusing on the emotional value rather than the material worth. These gifts should evoke fond memories, represent your unique bond, and convey deep appreciation. Consider items that can be personalised, such as custom-made jewellery with family birthstones, a handwritten letter, or a family photo book. The key is to choose something that reflects the special relationship and memories you share with your mother.

Why Sentimental Mother’s Day Gifts Are Important

Sentimental Mother’s Day gifts hold a special significance because they transcend the material value of the gift itself, profoundly touching the heart. Here’s why these gifts are so important:

  1. Emotional Connection: Sentimental gifts foster a deeper connection between the giver and the recipient. They reflect thoughtfulness and a deep understanding of the person, strengthening the bond between mother and child.
  2. Lasting Memories: Unlike conventional gifts, sentimental ones are often tied to memories and shared experiences. They are tangible reminders of cherished moments, evoking warmth and nostalgia whenever they are seen or used.
  3. Personalisation: Sentimental gifts are usually personalised in some way. This personal touch shows that the gift was chosen with care and consideration, specifically for her, making her feel uniquely appreciated.
  4. Expressing the Inexpressible: Sometimes, words fall short of describing the depth of our feelings. Sentimental gifts can convey emotions and messages that might be difficult to articulate, allowing us to show our love and appreciation more profoundly.
  5. Timelessness: While other gifts may fade in value or become outdated, sentimental gifts possess a timeless quality. Their value increases as they become imbued with more memories and meaning.
  6. Promoting Reflection: Receiving a sentimental gift can lead to reflection on the relationship and the journey together. It can be a reminder of the love, challenges overcome, and the growth experienced as a family.
  7. Encouraging Tradition: Sentimental gifts can start or uphold family traditions. Whether it’s a specific gift given every year or a particular way of celebrating, these traditions create a sense of continuity and belonging.

Factors to Consider When Choosing Sentimental Mother’s Day Gifts

Choosing sentimental Mother’s Day gifts involves thoughtful consideration of various factors to ensure the gift truly resonates with your mum’s personality and your relationship. Here are essential factors to consider:

  1. Personal Memories: Reflect on shared memories or significant moments in your relationship. Gifts that evoke these memories, such as custom photo albums or jewellery with a particular date, can be particularly touching.
  2. Her Interests and Passions: Tailor your gift to her unique interests, hobbies, or passions. Whether art, gardening, reading, or cooking, a gift that celebrates her interests shows you understand and value what brings her joy.
  3. Sentimental Value: Look for gifts that will hold sentimental value over time. This could be something personalised, like a custom engraving, or something more meaningful with age, such as a tree to plant in her garden.
  4. Quality and Craftsmanship: Opt for gifts that are well-made and will last. The quality of the gift contributes to its sentimental value, symbolising the enduring nature of your love and appreciation.
  5. Personalisation: Personalised gifts, whether a custom piece of art, engraved jewellery, or a monogrammed item, add a unique touch that makes the gift exclusively hers.
  6. Expressing Appreciation: Choose a gift that explicitly expresses your gratitude and appreciation for all she does. This could be through a heartfelt letter, a book about why you love her, or a custom piece that speaks to her role in your life.
  7. Presentation: How you present the gift can add to its sentimental value. Thoughtful wrapping, a personal note, and the setting where you give the gift can all enhance the emotional impact.

How to Wrap Sentimental Mother’s Day Gifts

Wrapping sentimental Mother’s Day gifts involves more than just covering the item. It’s about creating an experience that begins when she sees the gift. Here’s how to wrap these unique gifts with care and creativity:

  1. Choose Meaningful Wrapping Paper: Select wrapping paper that resonates with a memory or theme special to both of you. For example, if you share a love for the ocean, use paper with a sea pattern. This thoughtful choice adds to the sentimentality of the gift.
  2. Incorporate Family Photos: Use family photos as part of the wrapping. You can create a collage on the paper or attach a photo on top of the gift instead of a bow. This personal touch turns the wrapping into a gift itself.
  3. Use Fabric with Sentiment: Wrap the gift in a piece of fabric that holds meaning, such as a scarf she admires or a piece of cloth from a memorable event. This method adds a layer of personal connection to the gift.
  4. Personalise with Handwritten Notes: Instead of a store-bought card, attach a handwritten note or letter expressing your feelings and gratitude. Sharing heartfelt words enhances the emotional value of the gift.
  5. Decorate with Custom Tags: Create custom gift tags that reflect the gift’s sentiment. You could use significant dates, quotes, or messages that have special meaning to both of you.
  6. Add a Touch of Nature: Include a natural element like a flower, a sprig of her favourite herb, or a branch from a tree you love. This adds a fresh and personal touch to the presentation.

Wrapping a sentimental Mother’s Day gift is about infusing the package with as much love and care as the gift inside. These thoughtful touches ensure she cherishes the gift from the moment she touches it.


Sentimental Mother’s Day gifts are an excellent way to express love and appreciation. These gifts are not just items; they represent the special bond and shared memories between a mother and her child. By choosing something that has deep personal significance, you can make this Mother’s Day unforgettable for her.


What are some examples of sentimental Mother’s Day gifts?

Customised family tree sculptures, engraved lockets with family photos, handwritten letters, and memory books are excellent examples.

How can I create a sentimental gift on a budget?

DIY gifts like a handcrafted photo album or a homemade video of family memories can be very sentimental and cost-effective.

Is it a good idea to recreate old family photos as a gift?

Yes, recreating old family photos is a touching and unique way to revisit cherished memories together.

Can I turn a family recipe into a sentimental gift?

Absolutely. Presenting a family recipe in a beautifully framed format or creating a family recipe book can be a heartfelt gift.

How do I ensure my sentimental gift resonates with my mother?

Reflect on shared experiences, memories, or inside jokes that are unique to your relationship, and incorporate these elements into your gift.


  • Francesca Kingsley

    I am a seasoned primary school teacher, a dedicated mother of two, and a passionate advocate for children's education. I am a keen gifter and I try to combine my passions to provide the best gifts I can find particularly for Parents, Children and Education.

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