Looking for inspiration for Mother’s Day gifts? Here are some spoily ideas for a range of budgets:
These hand-crafted personalised cuff bracelets are perfect for special personal messages and treasured memories. Words are hand-stamped using individual letter punches and a hammer. The bangles are handmade in nickel silver, brass and copper by silversmiths in a quirky little jewellery studio, housed in an Old Victorian Fire Station in Biggleswade.
WE SAY: Go on, tell your mum you love her!
PRICE: from £22.75 for one to £62.75 for all three, from Morgan & French via Etsy.
Emma Bridgewater is the master of messages for any occasion and true to form she has designed a new mug for Mother’s Day this year. This boxed Love & Wild Flowers ‘Mum is Beautiful’ Half Pint Mug is perfect for a huge cup of tea and a hug!
WE SAY: Serve with breakfast in bed!
PRICE: £19.95 from Emma Bridgewater.
“Just because a woman is relaxing at home, there’s no reason she can’t feel as glamorous as when she’s on a night out” – Pretty You London offers feminine and fun nightwear with a classic ageless, pretty style. Ranging from the ultra-glamorous for those who can’t resist anything fluffy and sparkly, to the classic cosy wear for those who love nothing more than snuggling up in a big chunky knit and a pair of super soft fluffy booties, Pretty You London has you all covered!
WE SAY: Perfect for that pampered feeling.
PRICE: Sweetheart Set (pictured) was £75, now £63.70 from Pretty You London
Presented in a beautiful compact, this luxurious, multi-dimensional baked powder delivers an illuminated glow. The velvety, super fine powder combines colour correcting pigments with a subtle bronze toned highlight. It can be used to perfect bare skin, set foundation or touch up make-up throughout the day.
ECLIPSE TIP: It’s designed to be ‘universally flattering’ so should suit your mum no matter what her colouring.
PRICE: £52 from Rodial.
Featuring a brass zipper, inside pocket and lovely purple alkantra lining, this bag was Made in France from Epi Leather for Louis Vuitton. It’s vintage so it has some signs of use (and a musty smell). If you’re not sure about the colour, there are plenty of other vintage designer handbags available at remarkable prices from Open for Vintage.
WE SAY: For a ray of sunshine as spring arrives, you could get a bunch of daffs – or you could go for this stunning gift!
PRICE: £430 (RRP: $1,500) from Open for Vintage (only one available).
This Filled Mothers Day Gift Box can be personalised and contains a candle, moisturising cream, a personalised small beauty bag/purse, printed pocket mirror and sweets of your choice. All presented in a gift box with an Amy Lucy label ready to give to your mum.
WE SAY: It’s cute without being corny!
PRICE: £14.97 from Amy Lucy Designs via Etsy.
This heart-shaped hat box is filled with 12 pink roses and finished with a pink satin ribbon which can be personalised with a message of your choice. The heart box is sent with care instructions, flower food and a gift card containing a second personal message.
ECLIPSE TIP: If you don’t like cut flowers, there is also a choice of potted plants including a bonsai tree!
PRICE: £42.99 from Getting Personal.