Mother's Day Gift Guide: 15 Finds Under $50

This Mother's Day, there's no need to resort to a boring gift card. Instead, treat mom to something special with one of these fifteen cool (and fabulously affordable) finds.

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Fig & Yarrow
This Mother's Day, there's no need to resort to a gift card. Instead, treat mom to something special with one of these fifteen cool (and fabulously affordable) finds. BKR Bottle by BKR : Function and design don't have to be mutually exclusive, as evidenced by BKR's elegant (and eco-friendly) water bottles. These colorful sippers are made from natural glass and silicone, making them hardy enough to tote to the gym but stylish enough to bring to the office. $28 at My BKR.
Up in the Air Somewhere
Small Peach Fade Bowls: Mom always has snacks on hand when we come for a visit, and these elegant peach bowls—fashioned from thin strips of paper that create a soft, organic texture—would make a stylish addition to the midday munchies. For added "oomph," one bowl fades from dark to light while its partner is painted in the reverse. $28 at Up in the Air Somewhere.
Sugar Lane Bakery
Chocolate Chip Cardamom Cookies : Who wants to make a mess in the kitchen when homemade treats like Sugar Lane Baker's chocolate chip cardamom cookies can be delivered right to mom's door? Each sandwich is filled with a silky almond buttercream and, for an extra-fancy presentation, comes individually wrapped. $16.70 at Sugar Lane Bake Shop.
Oriental Tribe 11
Vintage Cotton Pillow Case : These colorful pillow cases are fashioned from old textiles and traditional Hmong costumes. Each pillow is different, but we're pretty sure mom will agree that the hot pink stitching on this faded purple print is simply irresistible. $45 at Oriental Tribe 11.
Fig & Yarrow
Fig & Yarrow Facial Care Kit : Let mom glow with this handy skincare kit from organic apothecary, Fig & Yarrow. Inside, she'll find lavender honey facial scrub, rockrose and cider cleansing nectar, a nourishing serum and refreshing "complexion water."n$46 at Fig and Yarrow.
Cashmere Eye Mask : You know what mom really needs this year? A nap, probably. She's sure to catch a few Z's when she slips this super-soft cashmere eye mask (which is printed with a fun charcoal stripe) over her weary lids. $44 at Catbird.
Striped Linen Scarf : Yeah, we know, a scarf is a Mother's Day cliche. But just hear us out: not only does this funky striped Zara number come with swishy tassels, but it's large enough to double as a park or beach blanket for impromptu picnics. $35.90 at Zara.
Austrian Collander : When it comes to killer kitchen accessories, leave it to the Riess family of Austria, who have been crafting elegant enamelware like this white colander spoon for over a century. Not only is each piece is guaranteed to maintain its luster through years of use, but they're also heat, scratch, and bacteria resistant. $32 at Joinery.
Chen Chen and Kai Williams Coasters : These colorful coasters by Brooklyn-based artists Chen Chen and Kai Williams—fashioned from a combination of resin, wood, rubber and plastic—are sure to make mom smile each time she reaches for a refill.n$50 at Mociun.
Colorblock Pouch : Close your eyes: do you picture your mother rooting around in her handbag for lost gum or missing car keys? We thought so. This handy little pouch is a colorful solution for bottomless bags, and a colorful catchall for things that go missing the most like lipsticks or a favorite travel perfume. $49.50 at J.Crew.
Mohawk General Store
Baxter of California White Wood Candle : Designed by Marc Atlan (an art director with packaging credits at Comme des Garçons and Yves Saint Laurent to his name), this spiffy soy candle from Baxter of California exudes a soft blend of birch tar, leather, and cedar that conjures evenings around the campfire. $50 at Mohawk General Store.
A + R Store
Hai & Scholten & Baijings Tea Towels : Kitchen cabinets are too often overlooked as artistic opportunities. These chic dish cloths from Danish design studio Scholten & Baijings come rendered in geometric grid prints with bold neon accents, and are sure to enliven even the dreariest of drawers. $32 at A + R Store.
Of a Kind
Union Thread Socks Trio : Get mom to toss her old white socks and kick up her heels in style this Mother's Day. These colorful socks from Union Thread—a limited edition set of three produced for Of a Kind—are made entirely in North Carolina and come in jazzy stripe and chevron patterns. $48 at Of a Kind.
Olive Wood Salt Keeper : We dare you to find a mom that doesn't like unwrapping boxes from Williams Sonoma on Mother's Day. This elegant little salt terrine is as gorgeous as it is functional, carved from olive wood and finished with a swiveling lid that keeps salt fresh and moisture-free. Bonus: like most things at Williams Sonoma, it can be engraved with mom's initials. $49.95 at Williams Sonoma.
Brook Farm General Store
Florentine Rose Water : This pretty bottle of Florentine rose water packs a lot of Mother's Day bang for the buck. Not only can the sweet nectar function as a facial toner, but it doubles as a bath fragrance, linen spray, and can even be used to launder delicates. $12 at Brook Farm General Store.
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