The Best Mother’s Day Gift Basket Ideas



Last Updated: Apr 19, 2022

Our mothers—or mother figures—are some of the most important people in our lives, and Mother’s Day is that special time of year when we can celebrate their presence and appreciate everything they do for us. Mother’s Day gift baskets, gift boxes, or Mother’s Day hampers are a way to show your mother how much you care. What could be better than a personalized or curated gift basket or gift box created just for her?

So, whether you’re celebrating Mother’s Day in person or from afar this year, draw some inspiration from our selection of Mother’s Day gift baskets and hamper ideas. And don’t forget the Mother’s Day card!

Mothers Day gift basket ideas

Create gift baskets full of pampering or relaxation goodies. Select some luxurious chocolate candies and luxury teas or theme a gift basket around a hobby or interest. 

1. Premium chocolate and candy gift basket

mothers day gift basket of mini cakes chocolate and flowers

For a mother who has a sweet tooth, fill a gift basket full of chocolate-focused goodies such as dark chocolate roasted peanuts, cacao dark chocolate bar, sour peach hearts, strawberries and cream mini marshmallows, milk chocolate raspberries, caramel marshmallows, and chocolate-covered macadamia nuts. 

2. Self-care gift basket

Give your mom a reason to spoil herself with this self-care gift basket idea containing scented candles, bath salts, chocolate-covered strawberries, luxury tea or hot chocolate, caramel shortbread, lip balm, and a gratitude journal.

3. Aromatherapy pampering gift basket

If your mom is into aromatherapy, surprise her with this gift basket idea full of pampering items such as essential oils, a natural wood diffuser, a scented candle, lavender-infused satin eye mask, chocolate strawberries, or luxury chocolates.

4. Everything gold themed gift box

Create this gold-themed gift box by selecting these premium gold-colored items. Fill a gift box with brut champagne, honeycomb chocolate, toffee-coated, chocolate-covered macadamia nuts, and chocolate carmels.

5. Luxury day spa gift basket

Surprise your mom with this sumptuous gift basket full of deluxe spa items. Create a gift basket that includes a detoxifying clay mask, healing bath salts, scented candles, satin eye mask, diffuser, relaxation herbal teas, and caramel shortbread.

6. Indulgent tea themed gift basket

For the tea lover, send this basket full of warm hugs and tea and cookies. Make sure to include organic English breakfast black tea, white chocolate macadamia cookies, Earl Grey black tea with bergamot, and an infuser teapot.  

7. Coffee themed gift basket

Coffee gift basket with cofee beans, mug, and decorations.

This gift basket has everything your mum needs to have an indulgent coffee morning, including small-batch roastery coffee beans, chocolate-coated coffee beans, a coffee plunger, and vanilla almond coffee creamer.

8. Fresh flowers gift basket

Opt for a traditional but beautiful sentiment by sending a Mother’s Day flower bouquet gift basket with a cute stuffed animal. 

9. Chocolate and cookies gift basket

Create a Mother’s Day gift basket with everything a chocolate and cookie lover needs. Deluxe chocolate chip cookies, dark chocolate truffles, artisan chocolate, cookie candy bars, and a cookie scented candle are all good picks for this basket.

10. Pink lychee prosecco gift basket

This Mother’s Day gift basket idea is perfect for any mother who adores pink and the sweet, tropical scent of pink lychee. Add in a bottle of pink prosecco, pink lychee body mist, lychee candle, pink prosecco caramel truffles, and some lychee rose dark milk chocolate.

11. Bohemian pamper gift basket

Create this boho gift basket for the artistic mother, with a scented candle, wood diffuser, raw chocolate bar, small-batch matcha tea, rosemary mint natural bar soap with shea butter, and a boho bandeau.

12. Indulgence chocolate and marshmallow gift basket

Sometimes, chocolate and marshmallow are the perfect treat companions. Create an indulgent gift basket by including a drinking mug, luxury marshmallows, milk chocolate marshmallow s’mores, organic hot cocoa mix, and toffee and pistachio chocolate bark.

13. Wine gift box

If your mum loves quality wine, she will love this wine gift basket featuring quality cabernet, chardonnay, and merlot wines.

14. Tropical coconut gift basket

Coconut lover moms will love the tropical scent sensation from a coconut gift basket. Put in coconut body butter, coconut bath bombs, a coconut hand-poured luxury candle, and some delicious coconut candy.

15. Revival gift basket

Refined gift basket with self care products.

Mother’s Day isn’t just about relaxing; it’s about taking time to refresh and revive, so gift your mom this revival gift basket. Include an infuser tea mug, organic herbal tea, energizing bath soak, luxury soap, and uplifting reed diffuser.

Mothers day hamper ideas

Mother’s Day gift hampers are perfect to give mom on Mother’s Day, as they’re a great way to customize all the foodie things she likes in a hamper. Whether your mum loves decadent sweet treats or quality wines, you’ll be sure to find something she’ll enjoy eating.

16. Wine and savory hamper

Wine goes best with cheese and savory snacks, so add in some delectable savory items as part of your Mother’s Day hamper. Choose a delicious cabernet sauvignon, camembert cheese, kalamata olives, salted pretzels, black pepper crackers, chili tomato chutney, and some assorted dark chocolates

17. Cherry blossom hamper

Rest and relaxation have never smelled so good with this cherry blossom-themed pamper hamper. Include some cherry blossom hand cream, a Japanese cherry blossom milk bath, a satin robe in blush color, French vanilla almonds, chocolate cherries, and a pink journal.

18. Rose gift hamper

Gift hamper, bouquet of red roses, bottle of champagne on white. Valentines day card.

If a rose is your mum’s favorite aroma, treat her to a rose gift hamper containing rose wine, rose facial oil, a fresh-cut roses scented candle, and rose-petal Turkish delight candy.

19. Chocoholic gift hamper

Nourish the inner chocoholic with this chocolate-centric gift hamper. Include chocolate truffles, a raw cacao chocolate bar, triple chocolate cookies, and a chocolate reed diffuser.

20. Red wine and sweets hamper

This Mother’s Day hamper will thrill any mum who is a wine lover. Make up a hamper containing cabernet merlot and shiraz red wines, creme brulee roasted peanuts, maple coconut almonds, toffee popcorn brittle, and red wine chocolate.

Celebrate Mother’s Day with thoughtful gift baskets

A gift basket or gift hamper is one of the easiest and most thoughtful ways to make your mom happy on Mother’s Day. Start creating your Mother’s Day gift baskets with many gift items available for same-day delivery. You can even get wine delivered, so why not order your Mother’s Day essentials through Instacart?



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