Perfect Gifts For Moms

If you're struggling to find just the right gift for mom this Mother's Day, look no further. Style maven Christy Ferer has sone gift suggestions, which she brought to The Early Show.

Personalized Gifts

Family Tree and 3-Piece Starter Kit
Ferer says there's no better way to share traditions, memories and family stories than with The Family Tree collection from Hallmark. The kit includes: Family Tree Display Base (Metal; measures 15 inches high), Family Tree 3-Piece Photo Holder Starter Kit (Set of three ornaments. Mother-of-pearl and glass. Rectangle frame measures 2-inches x 2 1/2-inches. Square frame measures 2-inches x 2-inches. Round frame measures 2-inches in diameter). $41.95. Available at Hallmark stores nationwide and at Hallmark.com.

Memories of Motherhood Box
From their first lock of hair to a favorite homemade card, this chest will hold her favorite keepsakes of motherhood. The box has a large main section, four covered compartments, and a pouch to store special papers and documents. $60. For more information, go to Redenvelope.com.

White Gallery Serving Tray
Serve mom breakfast with this personalized ivory-painted wood and glass tray. Photos and other keepsakes can be displayed on the mat under the glass top. The tray has a removable back so the images can be changed easily. $55. For more information, go to Redenvelope.com.

Personalized Items From FedEx-Kinkos
At your local FedEx Kinko's office and print center, you can make personalized placemats, mouse pads, and travel mugs. For instance, photocopy a birth certificate on colored paper, add mom's favorite decorations and laminate, or choose favorite snapshots to transfer onto mouse pads and travel mugs. Costs from $6 to $12 and more. For more information, go to Kinkos.com.

Jewelry

Celebrities in Pink Watch for Women
Ferer says this beautiful ladies CZ silver dial watch with pink leather strap is the epitome of a "pretty-in-pink fashion statement." Austrian crystals have been individually set around the watch face. Ferer says it is the perfect watch for the new mother and grandmother to proudly display their beautiful baby girl. In addition to the pink band announcing her arrival, there can be a picture and engraving of her birth housed in the secret chamber. $124.95. For more information, go to Hourpowerwatches.com.

Gold Drop Earring
Amazon has recently expanded to include jewelry online, such as 14K gold interlocking almond-shaped drop earrings for $80. For more information, go to Amazon.com.

Pearl Bracelet with Pink Leather Strap
Fresh water cultured pearl bracelet with pink leather strap is playful and feminine and makes a great accessory for the spring and summer, according to Ferer. $25. For more information, go to Amazon.com.

Quartz Necklaces
Ferer says pink or gold quartz necklaces are a great day-to-evening accessory -- whether mom is wearing jeans or a cocktail dress. "Martini Rounds," $80 each. For more information, go to Cocotay.com.

Note: For more jewelry trends go to Jewelry Information Center at JIC.org.

Fashionable and Colorful Gifts

Lime Shawl
Lime-colored cashmere/silk blend shawl (with fringe) adds a splash of color to any outfit, Ferer says. $69. For more information, go to Spiegel.com.

Red Silk Dragon Diaper Bag
This red brocade diaper bag is perfect for busy, yet stylish moms. The bag has three inner pockets, four outer pockets, a detachable pouch, and an unfolding cushiony makeshift changing table. Can be worn with a shoulder strap or as a backpack. $138. For more information, go to Uncommongoods.com.

Button-Down Shirt
A colorful striped long-sleeved poplin button-down shirt has a classic stylish look for mom. The back of the shirt has a contrasting plaid print. $59. For more information, go to Lizclaiborne.com.

Reading Glasses
Chic and colorful red polka-dot reading glasses. These lightweight, durable optical-quality plastic reading specs with a spring hinge frame are usually seen on expensive Italian glasses. $9.98. For more information, go to Lillianvernon.com.

Others

Mother Board Game
Players of the "Mother" board game choose one of four moms: doting, overbearing, passive aggressive or best friend. Answer pop culture and psychology questions on mothers, and perform commands like "Compliment another player's clothes but make them feel bad at the same time." Be the first one "in the Will" while avoiding penalty areas like "Guilty Trip" and "Jail/rehab," and you win! Two to 26 players, ages 18 and up, can play the game. $30. For more information, go to Uncommongoods.com.

Love Tokens
Give mom a special message with these love tokens: "kiss token," "good for one hug," and other. Each set contains four tokens of each design, and comes in an attractive pouch. $15. For more information, go to Uncommongoods.com.
  • Rome Neal

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