Our resident fan of all things handmade, luxury and just that little bit different, Lauren, has hunted down the best and most stylish Mother’s Day gifts for mums everywhere. Whether you’re buying for your own mum, for your kids to give to their mum, or maybe just fancy something for yourself, we’ve got some great ideas that will make it in time for next Sunday!
1. Fig & Melon candle by Hopscotch – £24
Help your Mum relax with a luxurious candle that smells divine and will look at home in any room. This 100% soy wax, hand-poured candle is made in Britain and captures the sweet scents of spring. Hopscotch’s fig and melon candle comes in a minimalist glass jar with a gold screw-top lid, and burnsfor up to 60 hours. Also available in a medium size, which burns for around 30 hours. Next day delivery is available.
2. Glass Plate & Cloche – £56
Who doesn’t love cake? The perfect way to present a luxurious chocolate cake is this stylish glass cloche and plate. This modern yet elegant glass set is perfect for serving a post-dinner cheese course or presenting freshly baked cakes. Made in Poland from chunky soda lime glass and featuring a simple flat base with a statement domed lid, this robust piece is a stylish addition to your dinner table. Down from £70 to £56.
3. Tourmaline drop earrings by Embers Jewellery Shop – £15.75
These drop earrings are more than just an accessory. They’d be better described as works of art for your Mum’s ears. Handmade in the UK, the slim 18 carat gold plated drop design is finished with a shard of green or pink tourmaline (bonus points if your Mum was born in October, as this will be her birthstone). The shards are natural and no two are the same, which makes these earrings one of the most unique Mother’s Day gifts around. Express next day delivery is available.
4. Hurricane Lamps – £25
These hurricane lamps (£25) would look great inside or out, perhaps on a dining table or garden path, or maybe in the bathroom while your mother takes a well-earned soak. They’re handmade in India and the glass occasionally features delicate bubbles that reflect the artisan way each lantern is made. Perfect for holding a pillar candle, they’ll work well with Scandi, rustic and nautical themes.
5. Cityscape art print by Natalie Hewitson Art – £15
This bold and eye-catching print is a reproduction of an original oil painting titled ‘Into the Blue.’ The artist has signed each A3 print, which is printed on high quality paper, ready to be framed. The black, white and blue print will add a pop of colour to a minimalist or industrial chic room, and will be a talking point for years to come. If this particular scene doesn’t catch your eye, the artist has a number of similarly spectacular options that would all make great Mother’s Day gifts. Shipping costs £5.
6. Mother’s Day gifts in bed – £50
Everyone loves breakfast in bed! Do it in style with this glossy white breakfast-in-bed tray table (£50). Yes, it’s not cheap, but as one reviewer said “Expensive but worth it. Looks really nice. Good quality. Nice for special occasions. Eg, breakfast in bed on your partners birthday.” Or, on this occasion, your mother, maybe?
7. Artisan vase – £80
This understated hand-blown vase (£80) is a beautiful choice for modern-style bouquets or a few well-chosen branches of pussy willow, forsythia or spring blossoms. It features a wide, rounded base with a tall, narrow and elegant neck. It would look great against a plain chalk-white wall, or in a bedroom or hallway.
8. Colourflash iPad case by Create&Case – £29.99
One for the tech-savvy Mums out there, this case for Apple iPad Pro (9.7 Inch) was designed exclusively for Create&Case by Mareike Böhmer. Made from vegan leather, this water resistant case is both functional and beautiful. Use the case as a stand, and secure it closed with its elastic strap. Shipping costs £2.99, with next day delivery available for an additional cost.
9. Orla Kiely diffusers – £26
We’re big fans of Orla Kiely here and love her retro 70s aesthetic. These 3 mini diffusers, in Sicilian Lemon, Earl Grey and the ever popular Fig Tree make great Mother’s Day gifts and will add a little scented style to three rooms of the house. London-based Kiely is renowned for her retro-inspired patterns and playful approach to design. She originally received a Masters at The Royal College of Art, where she was picked up straight away by Harrods who purchased her collection. She’s since gone on to design for other retailers, creating iconic hats and bags, and also brought her iconic flair to fragrances.
10. Wall Hanging Terrarium Kit by The Art of Succulents – £29.99
Does your Mum have a green thumb? This beautiful hanging terrarium kit will help her transform even the most bare wall into a stunning green space. The kit contains everything she needs, from the copper and glass geometric terrarium to the compost mix, watering pipette, moss, and even two hand-selected succulent plants. Shipping costs £4.95.