29 Presents for Your Mum - Impress Mother With These

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Buying gifts for Mum is not always easy. Mums might enjoy all sorts of things, but sometimes it can be tricky to know what the best things to buy for them might be. If you want something original or quirky then this task can be even more difficult. Therefore, we aim to make this task easy by providing a list of suggestions that you might like to choose from. We have useful and fun things so you can decide whether you want a practical gift or something more ornamental. There are also gifts at different prices so there is something suitable for every budget as well.

29 Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Your Mum

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This gift book ‘Mum: Tell Me’ is full of questions for your Mum to answer and then give back to you so that you can have lots of precious memories. There are all sorts of questions such as ‘what did you want to be when you grew up?’, ‘Did you ever have your heart broken?’ and ‘How did motherhood change you?’. The book has a hardcover and will therefore last a long time.

This is a special tea light candle shade for Mum. It is white and comes with a saucer and shade, so you stand the tea light on the saucer and then put the shade over and it provides a calming glowing light. The shade says ‘Amazing Mum’ on it and has a butterfly and flower design. It is made of bone porcelain and is 12cm wide, 8cm in height and 12cm deep.

This is a pair of pyjamas which say on them ‘World’s best Mum’ on the top which is short sleeved and white with a butterfly design on it in pink. The shorts are pink with a white drawstring on them. They are made from 100% cotton. They come in a size 16-18 and will be great for wearing in bed on warm summer nights or as leisurewear on hot days at home.

This is a bracelet for a ‘Marvellous Mum’. It is a silver plated chain with a simple heart on it. On the card it is attached to it says ‘A little marvellous Mum: the little heart is just for you because you’re my Mum and I love you’. The silver plating is done three times so that it has a really bright shine and lustre. The bracelet is on elastic so that it can easily fit on any wrist and it comes in a gift bag or bag with tag to write yourself.

This is a fun Ladybird book. It is a modern take on the old books and is printed as part of the ‘How it Works’ series and is called ‘The Mum’. It has original artwork from Ladybird books that your Mum may remember from her childhood but has funny text. Such as ‘This is Mum. A Mum has two very important jobs to do. One is to look after her children. The other is to do everything else as well.’

This is a cute and useful gift that would be great for Mums. It is a set of spa toiletries all in a silver bathtub. The silver tub is a great reusable bathroom caddy which you can use for keeping all sorts of things in to keep the bathroom tidy. Inside it comes with a washcloth, 60ml body spray, 110ml body butter, 260ml shower gel and 100ml body lotion. All of the products are Winter in Venice brand and Kula spa products with extract of sea kelp.

This chocolate and fudge hamper is designed for the ‘best mum’. It has in it a chocolate lollipop which has ‘best mum xx’ piped on it as well as four extra 125g bags of treats: vanilla fudge, chocolate peanuts, chocolate raisins and chocolate buttons (with milk chocolate or white chocolate jazzies). The items come rested on a bed of straw inside the gift hamper. The hamper measures 9.5cm high, 26.5cm wide and 17.5cm deep so is a really cute size.

This is a very handy canvas bag which says ‘The greatest Mum in the world’ on the front of it. The bag is a natural cotton colour with a choice of black, natural, green or fuchsia sides and handles which are 60cm long. The bag itself measures 42 x 33 x 19cm so it is nice and wide to put plenty of things in. The bag has an open top and can be carried in the hand or over the shoulder.

This is a lovely book called ‘Mindfulness for Mum: Simple ways to help you and your family feel calm, connected and content’. It is by Izzy Judd who has suffered from anxiety so knows what it is like amnd she has put together exercises specifically for mothers. It has exercises to do alone and with children to help them be happy and peaceful as well. It has lots of easy care tips and useful tools to find peace in a busy life.

This is a cute little tin which says on it ‘I love you Mum’ and has a picture of intertwined hearts. It is 45mm x 45mm x 20mm and comes with sweets inside it. The sweets are heart shaped mints but you can also choose heart shaped chocolates or jelly beans if you wish. Once the sweets are eaten the tin can be filled with small treasures and keepsakes or just refilled with sweets!

This is a light up wine bottle. It has a black cork and ribbon around the neck and printed on it black it says ‘To the world you are a mother but to your family you are the world.’. Inside the bottle is string of lights and when they are lit the writing shows up even more. There are batteries included so it could be sent directly to your mother and it will work right away.

This is a lovely silver-plated bangle. On it there is an inscription which says ‘My Mother by chance, my friend by choice’ or you can choose one that says ‘There’s no better friend than my Mum’ and this is on the front and the back. It is a hinged bangle with a magnetic clasp, so it is easy to get on and off. It comes in a lilac gift box.

This is a lovely shawl scarf. There is a choice of different colours and deigns to choose from so you can pick one that will suit your mother. They are soft and light which means that they can be worn to accessorise clothing in winter and summer as they will keep out draughts but also keep out the sun. The scarves measure 90cm x 180cm which means that they can be used around the neck but also around the shoulders or head.

This is a long sleeved top which says ‘Mama bear’ on it and has a bear silhouette on it. It comes in a choice of black, grey, white or wine red. Each has brown fabric patches on the elbows. They are made from 95% cotton and 5% spandex and come in sizes small – XXL. It has a baggy look with a crew neck and is long in length so can be worn over leggings or jeans.

This is a white plinth which is carved with the work ‘Mum’ and has three cherubs on it. It is 8.5cm x 20cm x 2.5cm and is made with resin. It will stand out if put against a dark background and could work as a gift for a Mum who likes angels or cherubs or could go on a gravestone for a Mum or be a sentimental reminder of a lost Mum.

This is an album of music designed especially for Mums. It has a selection of different artists on it. The songs are sentimental ones about women or love and are all easy listening tracks that any mother would enjoy. There are three CDs in the set and you get 60 songs in total. Artists featured include: Olly Murs, Dusty Springfield, Girls Aloud, Abba, Blondie, Take That, Pink, Britney Spears and Westlife.

This is a mirrored wall plaque which lights up. It says on it ‘Mum you light up my life’ with a star design and the words will light up when it is switched on. It needs 3 x AAA batteries and can easily be hung on the wall or propped up on a shelf. They measure 20 x 20 x 4.5cm and are for indoor use only. A sentimental gift for a Mum that likes sparkly things.

This is a stainless steel bookmark which has a phrase engraved on it and a purple tassel tied through the hole in the top. The phrase says ‘Mother and daughters never truly part, maybe in distance, but never in heart’. A lovely sentimental gift for a mother that enjoys reading, although it could be used as an ornamental keepsake too. It comes in a gift bag so all ready for giving as a present.

This is a deluxe manicure set. It comes in a carrying case which has a pretty pink inside and a floral outside and has 12 pieces all made of stainless steel. It comes with scissors, three sizes of clippers, nail file, tweezers, lancet, blackhead remover tool, ear wax pick and other tools as well. Looks pretty so would make a good gift for a Mum that likes pink floral items.

This is a pair of pink fluffy slippers. One slipper says ‘super’ and the other says ‘Mum’ on it. The slippers are in a trendy backless style and are mainly pink with white inside and on the turn up. They are soft to touch and will be perfect for keeping toes warm. The writing is in crystals so it will sparkle. They come in one size so would fit an average sized foot.

This is a fun Mr Men book called ‘Little Miss Busy Surviving Motherhood’. It is definitely a book for grown ups but it features original artworks by Roger Hargreaves. It is all about how Miss Busy used to have a lazy life but now she is juggling all sorts of things so that she can be the perfect Mum. It is a funny book which Mums will appreciate. Available in hardback and kindle editions.

This is a pen which has the words ‘special mum’ written on it. It is a pink pen which is pale pink at the top and darker towards the base. It has gold detailing. It has a twist mechanism to reveal the nib and writes in black ink. It comes in an elegant pink gift box secured by a ribbon and so it is all ready to give away as a lovely gift.

This is a lovely charm which has two bears on which have a silver colour which say ‘mama’ and ‘bear’ on them. The first ‘a’ of mama is a gold heart and this is written on the larger bear with ‘bear’ written on the smaller one. The charm has a ring with a 4.8-5mm hole so that it can fit on a charm bracelet made by Pandora, Biagi, Chamila or on a necklace.

This pair of thermal bed socks will keep any Mum soft and cosy. They are white in colour and have ‘super mum’ printed on them in red. They are made from 90% acrylic and 10% polyester so they stretch to fit and feel super soft. They are suitable for sizes 4-7 and there is also the option of lavender, mint green or peach coloured socks if you do not want the white.

This is a lovely photo album. On the white cover is a heart which is made from word art with all sorts of sentimental words including ‘Mum’ in the middle in silver foiled wording and there is also a silver heart. The album is 4 x 6 inches and holds 50 photos with space to write notes beside them. It can be filled up with pictures of children and grandchildren before gifting or given empty so she can choose her own photos.

This is a personalised print for a Mum. It has a poem on it and at the bottom there is space where is says love from [name] and you can choose which name(s) to put. It is available in A3, A4 and A5 sizes and you can choose between frames in matte grey, oak effect, textured black wood effect and white wood effect which have clear glazed acrylic instead of glass for safety purposes.

‘The New Mum’s Notebook’ is a pink hardback book which has all the information you will need for the first year of being a Mum. It is written by Amy Ransom and has all sorts of hints and tips written in a humorous way with love and reassurance and it even has spaces to write your own notes, memories and feelings. The book will nurture the new Mum, something that most books do not offer.

This is a coaster which has been engraved with ‘Mum you are tea-riffic’ on it. It is engraved pale coloured wood but around the edges it is painted in a lavender colour. A practical gift which Mum can use everyday and will be constantly reminded of how highly she is thought of. This is a hand made gift and there is the option of buying it with a gift box to make it even more special.

This book is ‘Keep Calm: The New Mum’s Manual’ by Dr Ellie Cannon who is a GP and mum of two. The book has a foreword by Jools Oliver and covers early days, sleeping, feeding, soothing, weaning, development, health and vaccinations. The book encourages mothers to relax, trust your instincts and enjoy your baby. It is a light-hearted and sensible guide with essential advice to build confidence without the condescending and conflicting advice that many books have.

This is a very pretty gift box which has a selection of four hand creams in it. They each have a different scent : Joie – orange blossom, rose and lily of valley, Provence – verbena and bergamot, Rose – rose, peach and patchouli and Douce – almond, fig and vetiver. The vintage looking keepsake box can be used afterwards for storing other things. Each hand cream is in a 25ml tube and instantly absorbs without stickiness.

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