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The best and most practical gifts for busy moms are presents that are useful, unique, and beautiful. These creative gift ideas will make everyday shine, bring joy, and many smiles.

Dinner plate by Coton Colors sitting on a ruffled polka dot platter

Valentine's day is just around the corner and I started thinking what are some practical gifts for busy moms. Presents that are useful but absolutely beautiful. You know the ones where it sits out on the table all year long and make you feel special.

Disclosure: This post is not sponsored by COTON COLORS™.  I just really love it and wanted to share it with you!

Most Practical Gifts for Busy Moms

Having many busy mothers in my family I started searching for charming creative handmade gift ideas and guess what happened? I ended up finding the best gift ideas right in my hometown at Coton Colors.

What is Coton Colors?

Coton Colors is a company that sells unique entertaining, personalized, and seasonal gifts. They focus on celebrating life through their beautiful designs. A great place to start when shopping for decorations for your holiday table, personalized ornaments, and much more.

Now that you know what Coton Colors is let's look at some gift ideas for those busy mothers in your life.

Best Practical Gifts for Busy Mothers

Here is a list of the best practical gifts for busy mothers who love to entertain, and decorate their home.

Valentine's day is just around the corner and many people are looking for tablescape ideas. Here is a Valentine table decor idea to get your creative juices flowing for that table for two but wait until you see what Coton Colors has in their kitchen and dining line of goods.

Kitchen and Dining Gift Ideas

Practical gifts for busy moms Coton Colors table dinnerware gift idea for her

Look at how charming this place setting turned out! It was so easy to create these Thanksgiving dinner table ideas using Coton Color dishes which means that the special mom in your life will love, love, love dressing the table for the everyday or special occasion.

Did I mention that Coton Colors is all about celebrating the everyday? Can you see it coming through in this dinnerware designs? We all need a little happiness in our lives so consider any of Coton Colors dinnerware as a gift for the busy mom.

Coffee Mugs and Tumber Gift Ideas

Mugs make great practical gifts for busy moms

Coffee mugs and tumblers make great practical gift ideas for her. Beautiful mugs are in the details and Coton Colors not only has lovely mugs to go with their table decor but they are perfect for the everyday!!

Think about getting her a mug or tumbler as a gift.

Personalized Ornaments gift ideas for her

Are you surprised I have ornaments on my list of great ideas for gifts for busy moms? I couldn't wait to share this idea with you because who wouldn't love a personalized ornament to go on their Valentine tree or one when they just move into a new home or get married.

Practical gift ideas for busy moms like ornaments

Coton Colors has ornaments for all kinds of special occasions, holidays and they are in stock year-round. A great gift idea is giving an ornament that can hang on her tree year after year or she can use them as apart of her table setting as I did on our Christmas tablescape.

Coton Colors bridesmaid ornament gift idea

Calendar and Planners

If there is one thing I have learned about being a mom it is that a calendar and planner are essential for keeping everything and everyone on track. Wait until you see this adorable Happy Everything's magnetic calendar.

Great busy mom gift of a Magnetic calendar by Happy Everything
Photo by JK_farmhouse

When my girls were in school I kept a large calendar by our kitchen with everyone's activities written on it in their color. This saved me a load of questions from my hubby and kids. If they wanted to know when their next swim practice was all they had to do was look at the calendar.

But if a busy mom needs a calendar get her one that is fun to play with too. Happy Everything did just that with these fun little attachments. Not only can you get a calendar as a practical gift for a busy mom but you can pick out cute attachments to go with it and keep giving more fun ones as gifts in the future.

Picture Frames Gift Ideas for Her

With so many picture frames to choose from in the world wait until you see Coton Colors frames. The details are so pretty and they have many to highlight memorable events in life.

Photo by Coton Colors

Now that I have shared these gift ideas for busy mommas I want to leave you with what I found many years ago while at the Atlanta market. I dropped in at Coton Colors to see what was new and this will give you an idea of how whimsical and fun their designs are.

Keep in mind some of the items below are no longer available but I thought you might like to see the photos and pieces from their other line called Happy Everything.


What a fun and whimsical vase!  While at Atlanta Market I got the opportunity to see these precious flower pots.  There are five different styles to choose from which will match just about any design color scheme in your home.  Click HERE to see all five colors.


Happy Everything vase with attachment makes a great gift idea for busy mothers

If you're familiar at all with Coton Colors™ then you know a little about their pottery and all the fun special day and holiday attachments.  The Happy Everything!™ Vase can be displayed all year because there are attachments for all occasions. 

So, this sweet vase can celebrate Easter, Fourth of July, Birthdays and so much more.  This will be a Valentine's gift that keeps on giving–if you know what I mean.

Click HERE to see the Happy Everything!™ attachments.


While visiting the showroom, I just couldn't stop at the vases and roses and not show you all the other pottery sparkling under the lights.  Here are some more photos for you to get ideas.

Entertaining gift idea for busy moms

Coton Colors dinnerware can be mixed and matched. I also love how they have holiday pieces that coordinate with everyday pieces.

Happy Everything platter gift idea for her

See what I mean about Coton Colors celebrating every day? How fun are these pieces. Anything from their Happy Everything line will make a great gift for her.

unique and practical gifts for busy moms

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I hope you enjoyed getting ideas for practical gifts for busy moms and the Coton Colors™ showroom room tour. There are so many ideas to choose from that will make someone smile.

We have more ideas for moms in our I love you gifts for her and this Mother's day gift guide. She will love you for any of these gift ideas.

If you don't have a Coton Colors™ store near you that okay because they have loads of great ideas to shop for online at Coton Colors and Happy Everything.

What's your favorite gift ideas for busy moms?

Happy Decorating!


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