Monday, 17 March 2014

Mothers Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day is just around the corner (at least in the UK, it is). I personally find buying for my mum really quite easy, as I know a lot of what she likes, whereas my dad is the complete opposite! So, I thought I would put together a little gift guide type thing, that you may find helpful if you're struggling to come up with some ideas for your mum.

1. Bouquet of Flowers here
You definitely can't go wrong with a bunch of flowers! Either one from a florist, or one ordered off a website and delivered to the door, or even one from the local supermarket, just make sure they're nice!

2. Teddy here
It's become a bit of a tradition for me and my brother to get our mum a teddy on Mother's Day. To be honest, I don't tend to get ones from places like Hallmark etc. as they seem to have gotten so expensive! I usually pick one up from Card Factory when I pick the cards up, and they are so reasonable there, and are really nice designs!

3. Lush Goodies here, here, here
Another go-to gift idea for my mum. She loves her Lush bath bombs etc. so I always try to pick a couple up. Lush also do some lovely packaged gift sets.

4. Engraved Trinket Box here
I brought one of these for my mum for her 50th birthday the other year, and she loved it! If you search around, you'll find all sorts of trinket boxes, and at different prices as well (I've found Amazon was the best priced). I love that they can be so personal, and it's such a thoughtful gift, which your mum will be bound to love.

5. Message in a Bottle here
I came across this when searching for my own gifts, and loved the thought behind it! I must admit, £20 seems a bit steep for it, but this would be a great DIY for you try. All you would need as a glass bottle, stopper, ribbon and fabric pen. You can write your own message on the ribbon, and choose your mum's favourite colour ribbon. Again, another personal present that has had a lot of thought gone into.

6. Charbonnel et Walker Pink Marc de Champagne Truffles here
You can't beat some really fancy chocolates! And you can't get much fancier than Charbonnel et Walker. These truffles are to die for! Gorgeous! They also do different sized boxes at different price points.

7. Sanctuary Spa Escape and Unwind Collection here
If you want to give your mum a pamper treat, than what better gift to get her than some Sanctuary Spa products? They do different scent ranges, but this is one of mine and my mum's personal faves. I'll be picking up a couple of things for my mum, and they're also on 3 for 2 at the minute at Boots!

I hope you enjoyed this post and found it helpful it you're stuck for something to get your mum.

What are you planning on getting for your mum?


  1. Awe! These are such great tips! I suck at buying presents and these are just great for mother's day!


    1. Glad you found it helpful, sweet!

      Laura x