Mothers Day Cards Message, Video, and Gift Ideas

Last Updated: March 1, 2024

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Mother's Day cards are back on your department store shelves, at stationery suppliers, and in greeting card shops near you less than a month before Mother’s Day.

Readily available commercial cards are great, especially when you’re running out of time.

But DIY and personalized cards appear more sincere and well-thought-out than regular cards. 

Only give the most special greeting card to the most special mom in your life. For this, you can level up your greeting card by turning it into a video greeting card.

Here’s everything you need to know about this new trend and how it makes your greeting card more memorable. Plus, you’ll discover greeting and video ideas for your cards below.

What makes Mother’s Day video greeting card so special

Send a video greeting card instead of a regular Happy Mother’s Day greeting card.

Don’t worry, your cards will arrive like regular greeting cards but with a fun twist. 

You can add videos and still send a physical card using a dynamic QR code.

It’s a QR code that lets you store videos, audio, and other heavy files without looking too cluttered.

Plus, these QR codes are customizable, editable, and trackable.

With videos, your mom can not only read your messages but also see, hear, and feel the emotions on your cards. 

Videos on your greeting cards make them feel more personal, like someone actually took their time making them.

Also, videos are more entertaining and engaging.

You’re creating more valuable greeting cards when you personalize your cards and attach videos to them, making them memorable keepsakes for your mother.

If you think adding videos and personalizing cards for your mom is tough and tedious, you’re wrong!

You only need your phone, creativity, and a *secret* greeting card generator. Within minutes, you can already produce your best greeting card.

Mothers day video ideas

Video ideas for your Mother’s Day cards

If you’re struggling to come up with unique ideas for your greeting cards, we’re here to help. Get inspired with these special Mother's day card ideas below and try them out!

1. Create a video montage of your favorite memories with your mom

Create a montage of memories for your mom and include old family photos and videos, as well as recent videos of the two of you together.

Ask for videos from your mom’s friends and invite them to do a collaboration greeting card by sending them invitation links to your Mother’s Day 2023 video greeting project.

2. Record a heartfelt video message to your mom

Tell your mom how much she means to you and how grateful you are for everything she's done for you.

Record a touching video message that you can later add to your greeting card.

3. Create a “day in the life” video

Follow your mom around as she goes about her daily routine.

You can record simple moments like her making breakfast, going for a walk, or spending time with family. It’s the candid little moments in their everyday lives that make moms so special.

4. Film a cooking video

Create a video of you and your mom preparing a special Mother's Day meal together.

It’s a fun and interactive way to spend time together and create a lasting memory.

Then upload or add your videos to your Mother’s Day greeting cards.

5. Record a song or dance performance dedicated to your mom

Amuse your mom with your hidden talent or make her LOL with your “unconventional” singing voice.

Choose your mom’s favorite song and sing it for her.

It’s a fun and creative way to show your love and appreciation to your mom on Mother’s Day.

6. Create a video tribute to your mom

Like the video montage idea, create a tribute video using videos from you, your family, or your mom’s friends. 

You can also feature messages from other family members and friends.

A tribute is a touching way to show her how much she's loved and valued by everyone in her life.

7. Record a video of you and your mom sharing your favorite memories together

Reminisce and bond over the good times you've shared with your mom.

Record a video of you sharing your favorite memories together. Make it an interview-type video.

Add the videos to your greeting cards and send them to moms along with some flowers or Mother’s Day gifts.

8. Create a video message from your kids or pets, wishing your mom a happy Mother's Day

Grandmoms and grandfurmoms are still mothers!

Create a video greeting with your kids or pets and greet the best teacher who taught you how to be a great parent or the best wife in the world.

Your kids and pets are a cute and playful addition to your video greeting.

Mothers day video greeting card

Find your best Mother’s Day greeting cards on GiftLips

The secret is out…

There’s no need to hire special people or buy special software to add videos to your greeting cards.

You can use your phone and an online greeting card generator with unique card templates. Introducing—GiftLips.

GiftLips is a greeting card maker where you can shop for greeting cards and add your videos.

No need to download an app! You can use your phone, browser, and data connection.

Greeting cards made using GiftLips have a dynamic QR code where you can put videos made by you and your friends.

So when your mom scans the QR code, she’ll unwrap a feed of short-form videos that she can scroll through and even tap “like” and post a comment. 

Shop unique greeting cards, like Mother’s Day, Christmas, or birthday cards that you can video with Giftlips today!

What to write on your Mother's Day greeting cards

From first-time moms, furmoms, and grandmothers, here are messages and Mother’s Day quotes that you can use on your greeting cards or videos. 

Heartfelt messages for your mom

Happy mothers day

Dearest Mom, words cannot express how grateful I am to have you in my life. Your warmth and kindness have always been a source of comfort for me, and I feel blessed to call you my mother.

Happy Mother's Day to the most amazing woman I know. Your strength, grace, and resilience inspire me every day, and I am so proud to be your child.

Mom, you are the epitome of selflessness and sacrifice.

Your unwavering devotion to our family has been a constant source of inspiration, and I thank you from the bottom of my heart for all that you do.

Mom, your love knows no bounds, and I feel blessed to have experienced it firsthand. Thank you for being my anchor and for always believing in me.

Happy Mother's Day to the woman who has taught me the true meaning of unconditional love. Your sacrifices and selflessness have not gone unnoticed, and I am forever grateful for all that you have done for me.

Mom, you are the embodiment of strength and resilience. Your unwavering spirit has taught me to face life's challenges with grace and determination, and I feel blessed to have you as my mother.

Dearest Mom, thank you for being my biggest supporter, my confidant, and my guiding light. Your love has helped me through some of the toughest times in my life, and I am forever grateful.

Happy Mother's Day to the woman who has always put our family's needs before her own. Your sacrifices and hard work have not gone unnoticed, and I hope to make you proud in everything I do.

Special greetings for a friend or best friend

Happy Mother's Day to my dear friend! Seeing you grow into the amazing mother you are today has been a joy and inspiration to witness. Your love and dedication to your children is truly admirable.

To my best friend and fellow mom, Happy Mother's Day! I am grateful for the bond we share as mothers, and for all the laughter and support we have given each other along the way.

Happy Mother's Day to the coolest mom I know – my friend! Your children are lucky to have such a fun and loving mom in their lives, and I am lucky to have you as my friend.

Happy Mother's Day to my ride-or-die, my partner in parenting, and my friend. Together, we have laughed, cried, and celebrated the highs and lows of motherhood. I couldn't ask for a better friend or mom by my side.

To my friend who has embraced motherhood with such grace and strength, Happy Mother's Day! Your children are blessed to have a mom who cares for them deeply and works tirelessly to make their lives better.

Dear friend, on this Mother's Day, I want to celebrate the incredible mom that you are. Your children are a testament to your love and nurturing, and I am blessed to have you in my life.

Happy Mother's Day to my friend, who is not just a mom, but a mentor, teacher, and friend to her children. Your dedication and hard work are an inspiration to us all.

Memorable words for first-time moms

Mothers day greetings

Happy Mother's Day, [mom's name]! You're doing an amazing job as a new mom.

[Mom's name], you're a natural at motherhood. Enjoy your first Mother's Day!

To my dear friend [mom's name], I am so proud of the mom you've become. Happy Mother's Day!

[Mom's name], your love and dedication to your little one are inspiring. Happy First Mother's Day!

Wishing a happy Mother's Day to the strongest and most caring new mom I know – [mom's name].

[Mom's name], your first Mother's Day is a reminder of the incredible journey you've embarked on. Keep shining!

Happy Mother's Day to the beautiful [mom's name], who has brought so much joy into her little one's life.

[Mom's name], seeing you embrace motherhood with such grace and strength is an inspiration. Have a wonderful first Mother's Day!

Sending warm wishes to [mom's name] on her first Mother's Day. Your little one is lucky to have such a loving and dedicated mom.

[Mom's name], you were born to be a mother, and you're already excelling at it. Happy First Mother's Day!

Simple Mother’s Day messages for colleagues

Wishing all the hardworking moms on our team a happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day to my amazing colleague and fellow mom. Keep being a rockstar!

To all the working moms in the office, Happy Mother's Day! We see you and appreciate you.

Celebrating all the multitasking moms in the workplace this Mother's Day. You are superheroes!

Happy Mother's Day to the dedicated and loving moms on our team. You inspire us all!

Sending warm wishes to the busy moms in the office. May your Mother's Day be filled with love and joy!

To my wonderful colleague and mom, Happy Mother's Day! Keep balancing work and family with grace.

This Mother's Day, we honor the moms in the office for their hard work and devotion to their families.

Wishing a happy Mother's Day to all the moms who balance work and family with such grace and strength.

To the moms on our team, thank you for all that you do. Happy Mother's Day!

Pawsome Mother's Day messages for furmoms

Happy Mother's Day to the best furmom I know! Your fur baby is lucky to have you.

To my fellow furmom, Happy Mother's Day! Your love and dedication to your pet are inspiring.

Your pet may not be your biological child, but your love for them makes you a mother in every sense. Happy Mother's Day, furmom!

Cheers to the furmom who goes above and beyond for her furry baby. Have a wonderful Mother's Day!

Your unconditional love and care for your pet is a true testament to the amazing mother you are. Happy Mother's Day, furmom!

To the amazing furmom who makes sure her pet has everything they need and more, Happy Mother's Day! Your pet is lucky to have you as their mom.

Your furry baby may not have been born from your womb, but they have certainly stolen your heart. Happy Mother's Day, furmom!

Your pet may not be able to say “I love you,” but their wagging tail and cuddles speak volumes. Happy Mother's Day, furmom!

To the furmom who spoils her pet with treats, toys, and endless affection, Happy Mother's Day! You are the best mom your furry baby could ever ask for.

Your pet may not understand the concept of Mother's Day, but they sure do understand the love and warmth they feel from their furmom. Happy Mother's Day!

Sweet Mother’s Day greetings for grandma

Happy Mother's Day to my sweet grandma, the woman who always knows how to make me smile and feel loved.

To the grandma who has always been my confidant and best friend, Happy Mother's Day! I am so grateful for your presence in my life.

Your hugs and kisses have always been the warmest and most comforting, dear grandma. Happy Mother's Day to the most loving grandmother in the world.

Thank you for always spoiling me with your delicious home-cooked meals and treats, dear grandma. Wishing you a happy Mother's Day filled with all your favorite things!

Your wisdom and guidance have helped shape the person I am today, dear grandma. Happy Mother's Day to the most wonderful and wise woman I know.

To the grandma who has always been my biggest cheerleader and supporter, Happy Mother's Day!

You have a heart of gold and a smile that can light up the room, dear grandma. Happy Mother's Day to the most beautiful and kind grandmother in the world.

Your stories and memories are treasures that I will always cherish, sweet grandma. Happy Mother's Day to the most fascinating and inspiring woman I know.

You have always been a source of comfort and strength, dear grandma. Happy Mother's Day to the most resilient and courageous grandmother in the world.

Your love and devotion to our family have never wavered, dear grandma. Happy Mother's Day to the most selfless and loving grandmother in the world.

Mother’s Day Quotes for all moms

“A mother's love is more beautiful than any fresh flower.” – Debasish Mridha

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Cardinal Mermillod

“A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” – Victor Hugo

“Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn't know you had, and dealing with fears you didn't know existed.” – Linda Wooten

“A mother's love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” – Marion C. Garretty

“All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” – Abraham Lincoln

“A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.” – Amy Tan

“A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” – Dorothy Canfield Fisher

“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” – Rudyard Kipling

5 Mother’s Day gift ideas for amazing moms

Here are 5 of the best Mother’s Day gift ideas to make moms feel amazing on their special day.

1. Personalized cards with Mother's Day video greetings – $5-$7 

A greeting card filled with pictures and videos of cherished memories and special messages from loved ones is a thoughtful and meaningful gift for any mom who loves to reminisce and cherish family moments. 

2. Spa gift set – $50-$100

Every mom deserves a little bit of pampering, and a spa gift set is the perfect way to help her relax and unwind. 

3. Personalized jewelry – $30-$100

Personalized jewelry, like a necklace or bracelet with the names or initials of her or her children, is a sentimental and stylish gift that she can wear every day.

4. Cooking class gift certificate – $75-$150

If your mom loves to cook or is looking to expand her culinary skills, a gift certificate for a cooking class is a fun and useful gift. 

5. Fitness tracker – $50-$200

For a mom who's into fitness or looking to get in shape, a fitness tracker is a perfect gift to help her track her fitness activities throughout the day.

How to make Mother’s Day video greeting card

Here’s how you can create unique Mother’s Day greeting card with videos on your phone using GiftLips:

  1. Open your browser, go to GiftLips, and choose a Mother’s Day greeting card template
  2. Type a short Mother’s Day greeting on your card and tap Next Step
  3. Tap Record Video, Record Audio, or Add Videos to insert videos on your greeting card QR code
  4. Optional Step: Tap Invite Friends to generate an invitation link that you can send to people you’d like to collaborate in making your greeting card
  5. Then, tap Done Uploading to preview your video greetings
  6. Tap Download Card to save your card on your mobile phone

Give moms the best Mother's Day greeting cards they'll ever receive

Mother's Day cards are special cards that you can give to the most amazing women in your life. Though we can greet them anytime, Mother’s Day is a special day dedicated only to them. 

Of course, extraordinary celebrations like Mother’s Day only deserve the most exceptional greeting cards—like a video greeting card. It’s the perfect greeting card where you can use videos to express sincere appreciation to the mothers in your life. 

Check out over 100+ unique greeting card templates and shop your best greeting card on GiftLips today! 

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