50+ MOTHER’S DAY GIFTS WITH A DIFFERENCE…

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Say I love you! in over 50 inspired ways. Gift your mum something special this year and let her know how much she’s appreciated.

Home & Abode Vogue Turkey Framed PrintMr Greengrass Geo Metallic Pot, White (Set of 2)The Thoughtful Gardener Enamel Herb Pot (Set of 3)Linen House Lark Faux Fur Throw, Blush
From L to R: Home & Abode Vogue Turkey Framed Print, Mr Greengrass Geo Metallic Pot, White (Set of 2), The Thoughtful Gardener Enamel Herb Pot (Set of 3) and Linen House Lark Faux Fur Throw, Blush, available online at Zanui.

Mother’s Day has a super-speedy way of rolling round before you’re prepped and ready for it. It’s got something to do with ageing or time-management or the lack thereof. But let’s face it. The Righteous Brothers were wrong – time is not so slow in its turnaround.

Wedgwood Little Luxuries Butterfly Bloom Gardenia And Peony Scented CandleEcoya Madison Jar Candle, Sweet Pea & Jasmine
From L to R: Wedgwood Little Luxuries Scented Candle collection and Ecoya candles, available online at Zanui.

And seeing as mums are pretty much the most amazing superheroes we know, we’re keen to recognise their tireless efforts in a thoughtful manner. So we’ve given our grey matter a little canter outside the box and we’ve come up with 50+ Mother’s Day gift suggestions to say we heart you – you’re the bomb.

Eva Solo Aquastar Watering CanBarber Osgerby for Royal Doulton Olio Black Jug
From L to R: Eva Solo Aquastar Watering Can and Barber & Osgerby Olio Black Jug, available online at Zanui.

We’re all about saying I love you in more than words (credit – Extreme). Here’s hoping this helps you on your hunt to do the same.

Miranda Kerr for Royal Albert Glass Vase collection
Miranda Kerr vase collection, available online at Zanui.

FOR THE FLOWER CHILD

We’ve found a host of flirty floral Mother’s Day gifts that will look fresh forever, from faux fleurs and floral scents to blowsy blooms to adorn your walls. These beauties will bring some springtime verve to the winter months for your mum.

Black + Blum Flower Loop Vase with FlowerMaxwell & Williams William Kilburn Coaster, Blossom (Set of 6)Ecoya Candle + Diffuser Gift Set, Lotus FlowerRogue Artificial Potted Garden Rose Bush
From L to R: Flower Loop Vase with Flower, Maxwell & Williams William Kilburn collection, Ecoya Candle + Diffuser Set, Lotus Flower and Rogue Artificial Potted Garden Rose, available online at Zanui.

Chintzy floral designs are delightfully quaint and quintessentially British, making them the ideal the high-tea-loving mums out there. We adore the Miranda Kerr collection or the Royal Albert teaware. So darn pretty!

Corban & Blair Howard Gwynne Orange Leaves 1 Print in Slim Box FrameAmericanflat Blooms on Black
From L to R: Howard Gwynne Framed Print and Blooms On Black 4 Print, available online at Zanui.

Florals are an instant décor win. Surprise your mum with floral cushions, wall art and more. Still want to give her the fresh-cut kind? Pair it with a designer vase!

Almond Tree Designs Chocolate Doesn't Ask Questions Chalkboard PrintAmericanflat Love and Chocolate Print Art
From L to R: Chocolate Doesn’t Ask Questions Chalkboard Print, and Americanflat Love and Chocolate Print Art, available online at Zanui.

FOR THE CHOCOLATE LOVER

Chocolate is manna of the gods. The jury is IN on this one. It is heaven-in-the-mouth. But surrendering to its sweet siren call too often can be a slippery slope. Still there are plenty of ways to show your appreciation for its divinity. Take these two fine samples of wall art. Sage words to live by!

Bambury Microplush Bathrobe, Bitter Chocolate2BC - Barber & Osb
From L to R: Bambury Microplush Bathrobe, Bitter Chocolate  and Barber & Osgerby Olio Red Serving Bowl, available online at Zanui.

Not so keen on the calorific effects of a tête-à-tête with the dark stuff? Gift its richness to your interiors. Autumnal, raw, edgy, urban, chocolate as a hue is uber-versatile.

Zanui Stanhope Chocolate Chesterfield ArmchairA - Linen House Faux Fur 3
From L to R: Zanui Stanhope Chocolate Chesterfield Armchair and Linen House Lark Faux Fur Throw, Blush, available online at Zanui.

We adore this Zanui Stanhope Chesterfield Armchair. It’s the perfect haven for hunkering down with a hefty novel (anything from Marian Keys’ Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married to Franzen’s The Corrections will do) and a – well – a hot chocolate. Winter is coming…

Want fries with that? Throw in a Linen House Lark Faux Fur Throw, Blush. Plush-ous.

Home & Abode Vogue Umbrella Canvas PrintAmericanflat More Issues Than Vogue Watercolour Print Art
From L to R: Home & Abode Vogue Umbrella Canvas Print and Americanflat More Issues Than Vogue Watercolour Print Art, available online at Zanui.

FOR THE SOPHISTICATE

So your mum’s super-chic and stylish? We hear you. Gift her vintage Vogue poster prints + canvas art.

Hoxton Art House Miel Canvas Print
Hoxton Art House Miel Canvas Print, available online at Zanui.

She’s more artsy? Try the Miel Canvas Print for retro wall art that she’ll love.

Mr Greengrass Tweed Pot, Half Dipped Tweed Pot and Hive Pot collection
Mr Greengrass Tweed Pot, Half Dipped Tweed Pot and Hive Pot collection, available online at Zanui.

FOR THE HOMEBODY

If your mum is a potterer, set her up with a little something for the garden. Mr Greengrass specialises in en-vogue outdoor décor. The Thoughtful Gardener offers the tools for those wanting to get their hands dirty!

Aura by Tracie Ellis Big Squares Throw, GraphiteAura by Tracie Ellis Big Squares Cushion
Aura by Tracie Ellis Big Squares Cushions + Throws, available online at Zanui.

She’s not so outdoorsy? Get her a little something to snuggle with. Saint Albans throws are gorgeous and super-soft in alpaca and mohair and wool. She’s more modern in her aesthetic? Shop the Aura by Tracie Ellis range of geo-chic throws, cushions and homewares.

Americanflat Pineapple Pink Print ArtAmericanflat Be a Fruit Loop Print Art
From L to R: Americanflat Pineapple Pink Print Art and Americanflat Be a Fruit Loop Print Art, available online at Zanui.

FOR THE FRUITY

If you’re lucky enough to have landed a mum who’s a little left of centre, a quirky gift may be just what the doctor ordered. Pineapples are on-trend. They’re a cute and kooky accent for your décor.

Ecoya Candle + Diffuser Gift Set, Lotus Flower 3Ecoya Reed Diffuser, French PearAmalfi Pina Colada Pineapple Jar, Silver (Set of 2)
From L to R: Ecoya Candles + Diffusers and Amalfi Pina Colada Pineapple Jar, Silver (Set of 2), available online at Zanui.

Alternatively infuse her home with fine fruity perfumes like Ecoya’s Reed Diffuser in French Pear. Divine!

Waterford Essentially Lissadel Wine Glass (Set of 2)Maxwell & Williams Cosmopolitan Martini Glass (Set of 6)
From L to R: Waterford Essentially Lissadel Wine Glass (Set of 2) and Maxwell & Williams glassware, available online at Zanui.

FOR THE THIRSTY HEARTS

So your mum’s a little Dionysian in her approach to life (Dionysus being the god of the grape harvest, wine making and ritual madness!). Svelte glassware makes the experience that much classier.

 Wedgwood Arris Octagonal Plate, WhiteWedgwood Arris Octagonal Plate
Wedgwood Arris collection, available online at Zanui.

FOR THE MAD (WO)MEN

When she adores mid-century style, opt for Gatsby-esque dinnerware and en-vogue glassware this Mother’s Day. Wedgwood and Waterford revel in this distinctive look. Gift gold trim and decorative design and cut crystal!

Waterford Rebel Bowl, 15cm + Rebel Vase, 20cmCafe Lighting York Temple BoxAmalfi Koh Hurricane Candle Holder (Set of 2)Cafe Lighting York Temple Jar, Tall
From L to R: Waterford Rebel Bowl, 15cm + Rebel Vase, 20cm, Cafe Lighting York Temple Box, Amalfi Koh Hurricane Candle Holder (Set of 2) and Cafe Lighting York Temple Jar, Tall, available online at Zanui.

Décor accents in ornate geometric designs will delight this mum. The Cafe Lighting York Temple Box and the Amalfi Koh Hurricane Candle Holder (Set of 2) are mid-century mod.

Jasper Conran at Wedgwood Chinoiserie Green Round Platter, 34cmJasper Conran at Wedgwood Chinoiserie Green Round Platter, 34cm 2
Jasper Conran at Wedgwood Chinoiserie Green collection, available online at Zanui.

FOR THE FOODIE

This kind of mum is an open book. Her kitchen rules. Treat her to fancy utensils. Opt for something with flair like the Eva Solo Garlic Press which comes with its own stand.

Eva Solo Garlic Press with Glass StandFlorence Broadhurst Spotted Floral 3 Piece Kitchen Linen Set, Mustard
From L to R: Eva Solo Garlic Press with Glass Stand and Florence Broadhurst Linen, available online at Zanui.

Stylish servingware or Florence Broadhurst’s celebrated designs will also win her heart – select from placemats to kitchen-linen in en-vogue colours like mustard!

Royal Doulton 1815 Tapas Mini Serving Dish, 19cm (Set of 4)
Royal Doulton 1815 Tapas Servingware Sets, available online at Zanui.

FOR THE HOSTESS WITH THE MOSTEST

She adores entertaining? Jasper Conran at Wedgwood will add an inspired touch to her dinner parties with his Chinoiserie Green collection of servingware. Opt for the 1815 collection of tapas serving plates in high-vibe colours for more relaxed Spanish feasts.

Maxwell & Williams Cashmere Enchante 2-Tier Cake StandCasa Uno Wood:Marble Wide Chopping Board with Handle
From L to R: Maxwell & Williams Cashmere Enchante collection and Casa Uno Wood/Marble Wide Chopping Board with Handle, available online at Zanui.

Or gift her the Casa Uno Wood/Marble Wide Chopping Board – ideal for tempting the guests to indulge in an array of cheeses, dried fruits and dark chocolate…

G - Have You Met Miss Jones Palm Leaf Tall + Wide Mouth VasesG - Maxwell & Williams Little Jungle Orbit, Oval and Donut TerraniumsWedgwood Harlequin Butterfly Bloom Sandwich Tray, 25cm
From L to R: Have You Met Miss Jones vase collectionMaxwell & Williams terrariums and Wedgwood Harlequin collection, available online at Zanui.

FOR THE NATURE LOVER

For mums with green thumbs, how bout a terrarium? For the ornithologists out there, Eva Solo’s collection of sleek bird feeders is the perfect match. Or the Wren Couture Cut from Almond Tree Design captures this feathered love affair in a snapshot!

Almond Tree Designs Wren Couture CutEva Solo Mini Bird Feeder (Set of 2)
From L to R: Almond Tree Wren Couture Cut and Eva Solo Bird Feeder, available online at Zanui.

The Wedgwood Harlequin range draws its design inspiration from the fervour of spring. Adorned with butterflies and festive florals, it is a delightful celebration of the natural world all year round. Too pretty.

Americanflat Shine On You Crazy Diamond Print ArtArt Club Concept Painted Diamonds Print Art
From L to R: Americanflat Shine On You Crazy Diamond Print Art and Art Club Concept Painted Diamonds Print Art, available online at Zanui.

FOR THE DIAMOND FANS

So she loves the earth’s response to extreme pressure – fine diamonds!!! – but you’re not flush enough to fund this kind of extravagance? Support this geological interest with statements for her walls! Or cut-crystal in diamond designs…

Waterford Lismore Diamond DecanterCafe Lighting Layla Jewellery Box BevelledVera Wang Wedgwood With Love Nouveau Pearl Gift BoxRoyal Albert Cheeky Pink Heart
From L to R: Waterford Lismore Diamond Decanter + Glassware, Cafe Lighting Layla Jewellery Box BevelledVera Wang Wedgwood With Love Nouveau Pearl Gift Box and Royal Albert Cheeky Pink Heart Tray, available online at Zanui.

Or gift her somewhere stylish to store her precious gems this Mother’s Day!

Ecoya Candle + Diffuser Gift Set, Lotus Flower 4Gascoigne & King Patchouli Poppyseed Olive Oil Soap Bar
From L to R: Ecoya Candles and Gascoigne & King Patchouli Poppyseed Olive Oil Soap Bar, available online at Zanui.

FOR THE ONE WHO NEEDS PAMPERING

(And let’s face it that’s all of us. In fact you’ve done so well to get this far – put one of these in your cart for yourself – you deserve it.) The Bambury Microplush Bathrobe defines luxury. Choose from a range of mouth-wateringly gorgeous hues for this deliciously soft robe. Yum.

Bambury Microplush Bathrobe, Blush Bambury Microplush Bathrobe, Teal Bambury Microplush Bathrobe, Watermelon Bambury Microplush Bathrobe, Olive

Bambury Microplush Bathrobe, available online at Zanui.

This one is perfect for the newest of mums. Steer away from something for the little person and indulge the one bypassing slumber. 😉 Perfumed candles are also calming and they add aromatic ambience to her home. Or you could treat her to a fragrant soap for a touch of luxury…

Americanflat The World Is A Book Print ArtAmericanflat The World Is Your Oyster
From L to R: Americanflat The World Is A Book Print Art and Americanflat The World Is Your Oyster Print Art, available online at Zanui.

FOR THE ETERNAL TRAVELLER

For the mum with itchy feet, feed her wanderlust. The world limits us enough without us limiting ourselves! (Or our mothers in this case!)

We hope that helps you out. Happy Mother’s Day all!

Rob Ryan Listen to the World Mug, Black:Green:White
Rob Ryan mugs, available online at Zanui.

Kay is a feature, blog and copywriter. She collects empty jam jars, academic degrees and tawdry dreams in the hopes of turning them into something useful someday. Her work has been published in ACP magazines, ABC fiction, Overland, Brittle Star, Seizure, trade publications and online forums. Her creative writing has won several awards.