10 Bookish Mother’s Day Gifts Your Mom Will Love

Mother’s day is right around the corner. Surprise your mom with one of these novel gifts.

1. A Paper Bouquet

Why give your mom ordinary flowers when you could give her paper flowers? They’re bookish, beautiful, and best of all they last forever.


Comic Book Flowers

Comic Book Bouquet by New Z Lynn


 2. A Luxury Book

Give your mom a slipcased Folio Society edition of her favorite classic and watch her squeal in delight!

3. A Handmade Journal

Give your mom a beautiful journal! You can give her a blank journal to record her thoughts or fill a journal with handwritten memories, photos, and notes.


Mini Leather Journal and Rainbow Journal by Jackdaw Bindery


Fall in the Mountain Journal by Heidi Michele Design

Fall in the Mountain Journal by Heidi Michele Design

4. A Soundtrack to Her Favorite Book

If you want to do something a bit more creative, try making a playlist to go along with her favorite book. For inspiration, check out this Jane Eyre playlist and this Pride and Prejudice playlist.

5. Literary Home Décor

Buy your mom some literary home décor, like a throw pillow from the Charming Prints Shop (right) or a set of bookends like the ones below by Design Atelier Article (left).

Literary Home Décor

6. Bookish Jewelry and a Place to Store It

Jewelry is a classic Mother’s Day gift. Give your mom some stylish bookish jewelry, like this book locket by LeBua Jewelry (left) or a place to store her jewelry, like this recycled book jewelry box by Kiss Every Comma (right).

Bookish Jewelry

7. Book Perfume

Does your mom love that good old library smell? Buy her a bookish perfume like Silence in the Library by Marie DeMars (below) or Book by Commodity Goods.

Silence in the Library Perfume

8. Bookish Booze

Motherhood is no easy job. Give your mom a break with one of these 5 Literary Wine Labels or these 12 Beers With Literary Names.

9. Bookish Tea & Mugs

If your mom is more of a teetotaler, try giving her one of these Nifty Teas Inspired By Classics and one of these Coffee Mugs for Book Lovers.

10. A Literary Mother’s Day Card

Sometimes all you need is a nice card! Try one of these unique bookish Mother’s Day cards from Etsy. (The one on the left is also a notebook!)

mother's day cards books

Mother’s Day Cards by Bookishly UK & Hop Skip Jump Paper



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