Candle Gifts for Mom

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Best Candles for Mom

I don't know about you, but my mom is hard to shop for. There's only so many 'Mother's Day gifts from daughter' out there.

And while I love sentimental gifts that are meaningful for mom, at this point, my mom already has too much stuff and doesn't need more lying around.

That means I'm always looking for Mother's Day ideas that are useful gifts for mom.

So, I'm here to give you Mother's Day gift ideas for hard to buy that she'll be able to enjoy for days.

Candles for Mother's Day

Without further ado, here are 5 awesome Mother's Day Ideas for moms and all mother figures. 

1) Birth Month Flower Candles 

Birth Month Flower Candles

Meet our brand new candle collection - Birth Month Flower Candles!

We are sooooo excited to introduce you to this collection, which has been a while in the making.

Each of these hand-poured soy candles features a gorgeous floral scent matching a given month's Birth Flower. (Did you know Birth Month Flowers was a thing? They are!)

A Unique Mother's Day Gift from Kids

When I was growing up, my mom had a birthstone necklace representing the months in which I and my siblings were born. In that spirit, we created the Birth Flower Candle Collection for Mother's Day so that moms could be gifted the candles representing her child's/children's birth months.


This collection is also versatile for Grandmas, Aunts, mother figures, and hopeful moms who may not have children - simply gift them their own birth month flower candle for a beautiful & thoughtful present that lasts much longer than a bouquet of flowers!

Intrigued? Read more about our Birth Month Flower Collection in our blog post devoted exclusively to these gorgeous new candles.

2) Love You, Mom & Best Mom Ever Candles

Our best-selling Mother's Day Candle Collection features two personalized labels just for mom.

Our Best Mom Ever + Love You, Mom candles come in your choice of scent so you can create a thoughtful gift for mom based on her favorite fragrances. 

Available in two different sizes - our signature jar candle and our double-wicked apothecary jar candle.

Easily make these candles the perfect gift with our gift box options.


3) One-of-a-Kind Teacup Candle


I don't know about you, but my mom is a huge tea drinker and she loves tea parties for Mother's Day. Our teacup candles take one of the best parts of a tea party - the beautiful china! - and turns it into a memorable, one-of-a-kind gift.

They're lovely, they're elegant, and they're totally unique. Shop our ready-poured teacup candles or splurge with a custom order for a Fine English Bone China teacup from renowned English companies like Paragon, Ainsley, Foley, & Stanley. You choose the scent and how you want it packaged, and we'll make it an amazing gift for the mom who has everything.

This candle gift for mom pulls double-duty: Not only will she be able to burn the candle, but she can also use the teacup afterwards!

4) Candle Gift Box


Can't decide on just one or two scents for Mom? We've got you covered! Fill a gift box with 1, 2, or 3 candles to curate a special gift for mom.

Does Mom love the beach? Pick summery scents like Coconut Lime and Tropical Mango for definite beach-y vibes.

Is she more of a gardener? Our collection of florals will bring the scents of her favorite flowers inside.

Whichever candle scents you choose, these handmade gift boxes are perfect for sending love from afar to the hard-to-buy-for mom.

5) Wine Bottle Candle

Does your mom love relaxing with a glass of wine in the evening? Help her relax in style with one of our upcycled wine bottle candles, as seen in Sunset Magazine.


Handmade out of a real wine bottle these large candles are hand-cut before being poured with your favorite fragrance and decorated with jute twine and a cork.

A unique gift for the mom who has everything. Complimentary gift box with ribbon, paper roses, and a Happy Mothers Day tag makes gifting easy and lovely!

Mom deserves to unwine-d!


Bonus Gift for Mom: Fine Fragrance Oil Reed Diffuser

Not a candle, but we love our reed diffusers as a gift option especially for our customers in the San Francisco Bay Area (currently available for pick-up only)


These lovely reed diffusers feature a stylish square glass container and 6 fl oz of fine fragrance oils that will enhance any room in your home with minimal effort on your part! Long-lasting fragrance will fill your room for up to a year, depending on number of reeds.  

Choose from 6 popular fragrances, or, order a custom diffuser in your favorite candle scent! Most candle scents are also available in these reed diffusers.

*Note: Reed diffusers, currently available for local pick-up in San Jose, California only.

These oil diffusers are soooo low maintenance

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June 06, 2022 — Kate De Palma

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