When it comes to Mother’s Day it can be tempting to pick up the tired combination of flowers and chocolate. Busy lives mean we don’t always get the opportunity to go all out and say just how much we appreciate our mums with inspiring and unique gift ideas.
Yet, there’s plenty out there that every mum deserves. Raise a smile (and win son/daughter of the year award) with these genuinely unique Mother Day gifts (and cards!) all in one simple place.
1. Peaky Blinders mother’s day card
The King of Mother’s Day cards has to be this one featuring Peaky Blinders character Tommy Shelby. He’s even swapped his weapon for a bouquet.
Plus, you can peruse a range of other TV favourite designs such as Mary Berry and Olivia Colman.
The Stuck Shop, Etsy, £3.
2. TEA THAT TASTES LIKE RED WINE
If your mum is into a spot of vino, but isn’t a fan of waking up the next morning feeling a little rough, Firebox has got you covered with Red Wine Tea – that is tea that tastes and smells just like an exquisitely heady merlot, but with none of the booze.
3. Personalised Mother’s Day yankee candle
For those looking to go down the personalised gifts route, you just can’t go wrong with a Yankee candle… featuring your face on.
Personalised Yankee Candle, From £17.99 for one.
4. Unicorn flowers
Unique gifts don’t get much more magical then these unicorn flowers coming in-store to Morrisons on March 27. The mythical gift packaging is perfect
Morrisons, £15, From March 27
5. Rainbow Flowers
Why choose any bouquet of flowers when you go for all the colours in the rainbow? Rainbow lilies both look and smell exquisite, or you can even choose rainbow roses if you like.
Blossoming Gifts, £34.99
6. Flower pot mug
Is it a flower pot or a coffee mug? Make mum both the queen of the garden and mornings with this eye-catching design complete with little spade decoration.
7. Your Face on a Mug
What could be better than the gift of you? This mug uses heat change magic to display the faces once the hot beverage is added.
8. Your Family’s faces on a Cookie
Your next family bake will feature the biggest star of them all… your actual family. We all know mums love showing off photos of their pride and joy so why not make it in the shape of a cookie?
Hot Smile, Etsy, £35.48
9. Dumbo Mug – Best budget buy
You just can’t go wrong with a Disney character and this fabulous budget buy is actually under £5. Featuring Dumbo just in time for the movie remake, it’s sure to make your mum happy.
10. Chocolates in the shape… of everything
From gardening to gaming, whatever your mum is into look no further than these weird and wonderful collection of chocolates made by Friars. Believe it or not, but these umbrellas are actually made from chocolate!
Friars, 80p for one
11. disney themed afternoon tea
There’s a number of Disney themed afternoon tea across the UK including Beauty & the Beast and this enchanting Mary Poppins themed spread. Table for two?
Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea, The Shard, £49 pp.
12. Pet themed Plant Pots
One for the pet parents as well as the mums, there’s a range of pet planters to suit every household. This hanging cat planter is almost too cute to handle.
Sass & Belle, £9
13. Smiley Planters
In general, mini planters are a pretty good idea, especially when they come with a face this cute. Choose from a range of colours including pink, blue, yellow, and orange.
Matalan, £8 each.
14. Custom Family Portrait
Have your family turned into an illustration with a custom family portrait. Simply send the photos you want transformed and the artist will turn it into a stylised version for the wall.
JCADesignStudio, Etsy, From £14.98
15. There may gin in here mug
Gin lovers who also love tea will love this funky mug complete with fun slogan and golden handle.
DC Thomson Shop, £30