15 Unique and Thoughtful Birthday Gifts for Any Mom

When it comes to important people in your life, it’s not uncommon for moms to rise to the top. Essential right from the start, she’s someone who has been with you through the ups and downs and is always there when you need some loving support. But, as her birthday rolls around each year, it’s not always an easy task to find her something that’s as thoughtful and meaningful as you’d like.

No matter what stage of life mom is in, whether you’re searching for a thoughtful gift for a wise and experienced mom, a new mom, a God mother or you’re most supportive friend who you happen to call mom, the Cratejoy marketplace is well stocked to cater to the desires of every type of mom!

From beautiful home decor and delicious treats, to a spa day in a box or decadent bath products, this gift guide includes monthly boxes that deliver high-quality goods for women of all personality types. To narrow your search, we’ve gone ahead and gathered up unique birthday gift ideas for moms that are sure to delight.

1. Habitation Box


Price: Starts at $57.50

About the Gift Box: One of the best gifts for any mom looking to make her house a home, the Habitation Box is a monthly subscription service delivering rustic, French-cottage style home goods and decor items for an instant style upgrade. Each monthly box features hand-selected items from on-trend interior designers, sending everything from decorative throw pillow covers and cutting boards, to picture frames and wine glasses.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th of every month

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2. Earth Body Intuitive Health Company


Price: Starts at $49.00

About the Gift Box: Send an aromatherapy gift set that can help mom breathe deep and re-energize with a monthly subscription to the Earth Body Intuitive Health Company. Every box is filled with eco-friendly small business products, including full-size bottles of therapeutic-grade essential oils, along with other top-quality scent-infused products, like essential oil diffusers, pendant necklaces, handmade soaps and bath bombs, dryer balls and more.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of every month

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3. Glamour Jewelry


Price: Starts at $26.61

About the Gift Box: This birthday, fill mom's jewelry box with elegant, stylish pieces from Glamour Jewelry. Each monthly box brings a mix of 3 trendy jewelry pieces, including earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings. Dedicated to delivering only the best quality craftsmanship, accessorizing has never been easier with a selection of jewels that includes pieces that are ornate and sparkly, and others that are delicate and simple.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 5 days from order receipt

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4. PETure Perfect


Price: Starts at $13.99

About the Gift Box: Maybe the birthday mama is a mom to four-legged fur babies, making PETure Perfect one of the best birthday gift ideas for her. Using real photos or portraits drawn by experienced artists, each month's box sends extra-special home goods featuring the furry faces that mom loves most. From coffee mugs and greeting cards, to cheese boards and Christmas stockings, each item is uniquely customized just for her.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on the 4th day of the month

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5. My Paper Box


Price: Starts at $9.16

About the Gift Box: Perfect for snail mail lovers or for encouraging her to keep in touch with distant family members, My Paper Box delivers freshly designed, themed stationery products. Available in a Mini or Grand box, get either 3 or 6+ items, including paper goods like journals, calendars, notebooks, gift cards and more. To personalize it just for mom, some items come inscribed with her name for the perfect custom touch.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. The Mini box ships on the 1st of the month and the Grand box ships on the 18th of the month

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6. Gusto di Roma


Price: Starts at $69.99

About the Gift Box: When a last-minute Italian getaway is out of the question, send mom the next best thing with a subscription to Gusto di Roma. Choose from either a monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly subscription, to send an assorted mix of authentic Italian appetizers and sweets in every box. Experience a culinary adventure by sampling sweet and savory goodies, like pickles, spreads, crackers, olives, biscotti and chocolates.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 48 hours from receipt of order

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7. Life's a Wave BEACH box


Price: Starts at $45.00

About the Gift Box: Delight any beach-loving mama with a monthly gift subscription to the Life’s a Wave Box. Dedicated to delivering high-quality gift items while also supporting beach clean-up efforts, each box is packed with 5-8 handpicked items, including everything from beach totes and drinkware, to all-natural bath and body products, sea-inspired jewelry, edibles and eco-friendly reusables.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 9th-12th of each month

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8. The Adults & Crafts Crate


Price: Starts at $30.00

About the Gift Box: Subscribers love the inspiration and creativity packed inside The Adults & Crafts Crate, and if mom is into getting crafty, it'll make a fun and unique birthday gift. Each monthly box sends all that's needed to learn new techniques and craft a trendy DIY project, like geometric wall art, wine caddies, and wreaths, including everything from materials and tools, to accessories and easy-to-follow instructions.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 15th-20th of the month

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9. Uncorked Box


Price: Starts at $45.00

About the Gift Box: Help mom say sip sip hooray for another year down with the Uncorked Box, a quarterly subscription service that's curated by wine lovers, for wine lovers. Set the scene for a relaxing night at home with a box filled with 5-7 humorous and fun wine-themed goodies, like candles, coasters, socks, stemware, corkscrews, bottle stoppers, jewelry, kitchen accessories, snacks and more!

Shipping: Shipping now to select countries from the U.S.

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10. Unplugged Book Box


Price: Starts at $33.25

About the Gift Box: Nowadays, it seems that everyone can use a little reminder to disconnect from digital media and mom is no different. A perfect birthday gift that can send that gentle reminder is the Unplugged Book Box. Each month's themed box sends 1 hardcover YA or adult new release, plus 4-6 bookish novelty or self-care items, including seasonal accessories, treats, candles and bath goodies.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries during the 1st week of each month

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11. A Woman's Joy Box


Price: Starts at $26.91

About the Gift Box: Great for moms of all ages, A Woman's Joy Box is an affordable monthly subscription that's determined to provide a luxurious, revitalizing experience with every box. Sending a fun assortment of high-quality, stylish products, she'll unpack a themed lifestyle box, that includes gifts like all-natural, cruelty-free beauty and body care items, jewelry, fashionable accessories and tasty snacks.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. before the 26th of the month

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12. Finders Seekers Mysteries


Price: Starts at $27.00

About the Gift Box: Give mom a game night to remember with Finders Seekers Mysteries. Each monthly box brings plenty of fun by engaging the mind with a mystery that's just waiting to be solved. Whether she opts to play with a group or go solo, a new city and culture will come to life and players will face challenging puzzles and complex codes that need to be worked out and unraveled to solve the month's mystery.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 23rd of the month

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