Treat your mom to something special this Mother’s Day with less than $30. Browse through our gift guide to discover what you can get for mom with affordable price but doesn’t look cheap. It’s a challenging year, finances are tough, so we have to stick to a small budget. Smaller budget doesn’t mean we can’t show our love to mom.

Fortunately, with $30 budget or less, we can definitely find some thoughtful gifts that your mom will appreciate. Let’s focus on what your mom really love rather than the price. Very often small, inexpensive gifts are more sentimental or practical in use than those expensive presents.

We have rounded up 15 best gifts for mom under $30 for every type of mom. Read on to find out now.

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Best Gifts For Mom Under $30

1. Birth Flower Bag

With $30 budget, you can get mom an inexpensive gift with personalization. Surprise mom with a lovely tote bag designed with her birth month flower.

Carnation January Birth Month Flower Bag
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2. Good morning Mom Spoon

Express your love to mom not only on Mother’s Day, instead feed your love to her every morning. This engraved spoon is a really cute and cheap gift under $30 that your mom would love.

Mom engraved Spoon
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3. Nine West Women’s Bracelet Watch

There are many great gifts you can get for mom even with tight budget. Be sure to pick something special for her this Mother’s Day. This gorgeous watch by Nine West is a wonderful choice. It features an elegant floral design, rose gold-tone hands and markers, and stylish silver mesh bracelet.

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4. Mom-tastic Charm Bracelet by Katie Loxton

Because your mom is mom-tastic she deserves to get this beautiful gold heart bracelet.

Katie Loxton Momtastic Charm Bracelet
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5. Women Self-Love Motivational Hardcover Journal by Eccolo World Traveler

Mom always takes care of the needs of her family first. This Mother’s Day, tell her to make herself a priority. Take a break and make time to pamper herself. This desk-size notebook has 256 lined pages for her to write everything down. It will serve as a reminder to love herself more.

(Related article: 11 Best Gift Ideas For The Working Moms)

Hardcover Journal
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6. VOBAGA Coffee Mug Warmer

This beautiful pink mug and warmer set is cheap but useful for every busy mom. It makes one of the best Mother’s Day gifts under $30. It has three heat settings to keep your beverage warm while you work. It also has an automatic shut-off feature just in case you forgot to turn it off.

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7. Love Quote Decorative Jewelry Dish

This beautiful ceramic tray is a cheap but heartfelt gift to get for mom. The words of love will definitely warm your mom’s heart.

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8. Amazing Mom Mug

Because your mom is nothing short of amazing!

Mug Gift for Mom
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9. Purple Carnation Flower Earrings

Traditionally, carnation is the official flower of Mother’s Day. It signifies love, faith, beauty, and the traits that represent the virtue of motherhood. You can get mom a bouquet of fresh carnations. Alternatively, you can get this pair of earrings that contains purple carnation petals and lustrous freshwater pearls.

Carnation Earrings
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10. Essential Oil Diffuser

Another thoughtful gift even the hard-to-buy-for mom would approve. This aromatherapy diffuser will fill her home with relaxing scent to calm the mind. It also works as humidifier to keep her room moist in the dry season.

(If you think your mom is feeling a little stressed recently, read here for our gift guide suitable for women who need to release stress — 30 Stress Relief Gifts for People Who Need A Little Self-Care)

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11. Full Range of Embroidery Kit

Embroidery kit is one of the most popular gifts for women in recent years. It is inexpensive and comes with all the necessary tools including the pattern. This particular set is really fun to stitch as the flowers and quote are eye-catching.

(Related: See more unique gifts loved by older moms.)

Embroidery Kit Set
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12. Marble Rolling Pin

There are many good kitchen appliances and tools that cost less than $30. If your mom loves baking, we recommend this marble rolling pin. It is made of solid marble with a wooden handle. The marble is smooth and its heavy weight makes it perfect for rolling out dough.

(You might also like: 18 Best Retro Appliances for Your Home)

Norpro Rolling Pin
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13. Mulberry Silk Sleep Mask

Affordable luxury gift on a $30 budget. Treat your mom luxury beauty sleep with this natural silk sleep mask. The breathable and soft silk reduces the appearance of fine lines around the eyes. The comfy elastic band and contour design blocks out even the brightest of light.

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14. Cat Paw Oven Mitts

Another simple Mother’s Day gift idea. For moms to have more fun cooking and baking. Let this kitty help mom to grab hot stuff from the oven without burning her hands.

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15. Mother Daughter Bracelet Set

If you are looking for a sentimental Mother’s Day gift to get from daughter, why not take a look at this matching mother & daughter bracelet set? They feature interlocking hearts charm that depicts the strong bond between a mother and her daughter.

Mother Daughter Bracelets Set
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16. Punny Turtle T-Shirt

Whether she is a turtle lover or not, why the shell not get this tee for her? It looks cool and stylish for women of all ages.

Turtle Puns T-Shirt
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17. Hotsch Portable Blender

An awesome gift for the health-conscious moms. This personal blender is mini, powerful, and convenient. It is designed with 4000mAh batteries that can be easily charged via USB. Just fill in your favorite ingredients and make fresh juices, smoothies, or protein shakes wherever you want.

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18. Jade Roller Massage Tool

This is a good self-care product for women. Let’s massage away stress and tiredness with this jade roller. The cool jade stone has calming and soothing effect on the skin. It helps reducing wrinkles and puffiness, improving blood circulation, and also relaxing the mind.

Jade Roller
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19. Mom, You Are The World Wood Sign

This decorative sign costs less than $30 but it is definitely a meaningful gift to make your mom feel loved. It reads “To the world you are a mom, but to our family you are the world.”

Mom Gift Sign
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20. Leather Debossed Monogram Wallet

A small, cheap, and useful gift for women. This minimalist card holder allows her to carry her cards and cash without bulk. It is made of PU leather and you can choose to add her initials on it.

Leather Wallet for Women

That concludes this year’s best Mother’s Day gifts under $30. Thanks for reading.

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