Unique Mother's Day gift ideas

10 original ideas for presents to delight your mum (or start hinting for yourself)

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  • Kraft Monogram Notebook

    Why we love it: If you're always writing lists then this is the gift for you. 96 pages of luxury lined paper to fill with shopping lists, reminders and daydreams. Choose any laser cut letter for a lovely personalised present.

    What it costs: £6.99, from Mollie and Fred

  • My Mum Poem Print

    Why we love it: You don't need to have a way with words to make your mum well up this Mother's Day, because you can purchase a unique-to-your-mum poem, have it framed and delivered to your door.

    What it costs: £15+, from Not On The High Street

  • Personalised Tiger Print Scarf

    Why we love it: You can't go wrong with a scarf. They'll tart up any outfit and cover everything from a splodge of your toddler's 'artwork'  to the remnants of baby sick from that episode at lunchtime.

    But there's more... it can be personalised with any name or initial. Now that's thoughtful.

    What it costs: £15, from Not On The High Street

  • The Gift of Colouring For Mum Book

    Why we love it: No longer just for children, colouring for adults is the way to relax unwind. Anti-stress art therapy calms the mind and keeps the hands busy – like a kind of meditation. Colouring for 20 minutes a day is a highly creative way to free the mind, improve focus and help you relax. 

    Now, where are those felt tips?

    What it costs: £7.99, from Amazon

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  • Rose Gold Teaspoon Gift Set

    Why we love it: A chunky rose gold teaspoon that can carry your own personalised message – perfect for tea lovers. Comes with a bag of organic English rose bud tea in a rather lovely gift box.

    What it costs: £25, from Not On The High Street

  • Lyca Mother Of Pearl Necklace

    Why we love it: Oliver Bonas has loads of stylish unusual homeware gifts that many mums will love - but we couldn't resist this simple silver necklace.

    What it costs: £28, from Oliver Bonas

  • 'Mum' Bottle Bud Vases

    Why we love it: These dinky vases would look great lined up on a windowsill or dotted around the house. Can also be personalised with your own special message.

    What it costs: £24, from Not On The High Street

  • Prestat Truffles

    Why we love it: You can't go wrong with chocolates and these ones are extra special. There's a whole range of tempting flavours available from Prestat but we're after the London Gin Truffles and Sea Salt Caramel Truffles. HINT.

    What it costs: £13.95, from Prestat

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  • Hawaiian Lush Gift Set

    Why we love it: Smellies are always a winner and this exotic set from Lush is all about taking the time to relax. Think tropical scents, and as the website says, a way to imagine you're on a beachy holiday in Hawaii...

    What it costs: £34.99, from Lush

  • V&A Ceramic Planter Pots

    Why we love it: If she's a keen gardner, give your mum's kit a style overhaul with these indoor plant holders decorated with a variety of matching patterns

    What it costs: £10, from V&A Shop

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