Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Affordable Mother's Day Gift Ideas~ Guest Post

Mother’s Day is a special time for Mother’s, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be an expensive time for her children and husband. Every year when Mother’s Day rolls around, most Mothers truly are more concerned about the thought behind the gift. Most women will love a creative, affordable Mother’s Day gift as much as they will love a more expensive one. Here you will find some suggestions for gifts you can give your mother or wife to show her how much she means.

The first thing you will want to do when choosing your gift is to think about what your mother really loves, or possibly needs. Does she help you build snowmen in the winter? You should consider picking up a lovely scarf and matching hat. Does she collect a certain type of porcelain, dish or other figurine? Those can be found online, often at discounted prices. Maybe your mother loves to curl up with a good book or a mushy movie. Ask her what her favorites are, and consider adding to her collection.

Ebay and Etsy are both sites online where you may find the perfect gift. Antiques like depression glass and carnival glass can be found on Ebay. While some pieces will prove to be quite expensive, you will be able to find a variety of others that are just as unique, but quite inexpensive. Etsy.com sells handmade items and would be a great spot to find your mother a one-of-a-kind purse, hat, scarf or sweater.

Gift cards can be a great gift, provided they still show that you put some thought into it. Does your mother reminisce about her first date with your father at a certain restaurant? A gift card to that spot can be the perfect way to show your love.

Finally, never underestimate the power of home made cards and poems. Even if you are not a natural poet, this can still work for you. Simply review poetry sites online to find one that best suits her. Use that poem in a handmade card, giving credit to the original poet. Add a personal message and you are guaranteed to make her heart melt with joy.

Creative, affordable mother’s day gifts are available both in stores and online. With any of these choices your mother will recognize that you invested a great deal of time into finding her the perfect gift. And that will prove to be the greatest gift of all.

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