20 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas That Mums Will Adore

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20 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas That Mums Will Adore

What do you get the woman who taught you how to walk, talk and feed yourself?

On a day that celebrates honouring mothers, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of all mothers in society, Mother’s Day can be one of the most difficult gift giving days of the year.

What unique gift could possibly embody how thankful we are to our mums?

While some mums would be happy to go to the bathroom alone, many mums are really sentimental and love a tangible thing to spark their memories of the beautiful moments they experienced on their motherhood journey.

We’ve created a shortlist of 20 Mother’s Day gift ideas that will hopefully inspire you.

Or you can not so subtly share the post as big ol’ Hint-Hint-Wink-Wink…

1. Get Mum a Pamper Hamper

Give Mum the gift of pampering.  We love this gorgeous Pamper Hamper from Byron Bay Gifts.  Perfect for creating a bespoke day spa at home.  Products include a body polish exfoliant, hand & nail repair cream, magnesium bath soak and magic eye gel and an essential oil infused Byron Bay Candle.


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Pamper Hamper from The Byron Bay Gift Store

2. Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Products

For a super skin treatment in a bottle, look no further than Palmer’s Perfecting Facial Oil. It’s jam-packed full of natural oils and anti aging superpowers to restore, repair and rejuvenate your skin. Tip: Use together with the night cream for ultra skin hydration and repair. Doesn’t everyone deserve a little extra special skin treat.  

Palmer’s Perfecting Facial Oil $19.99 and Night Cream $15.95

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3. Merry People Gumboots

The perfect everyday rain boot that mums will absolutely lovely.

The Bobbi seamlessly blends fashion and function with natural rubber and a neoprene lining -designed for utmost comfort. Easy to dress up or down, wear from day to night!

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Click here to view a variety of colours you can choose from!

4. Succulents

Tiny succulents are all the rage at the moment, and they are plants that are both pretty, and hard to kill! Arranged in a small jar or container – they look freaking adorable!!

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5. Mug Crumbles Recipe Book

Sometimes, after the kids go down at night, we might like a little treat to have with a cup of tea. And not share.

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6. Stunning Ocean-inspired Scarf

If you or your mum have an affinity for the ocean, then this is for you.

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7. Archie Rose Signature Gin Hamper

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8. Activewear

Donning the mum uniform for school drop off, supermarket trips and play dates couldn’t be more comfortable unless you were in your PJ’s. Activewear solves all the what to wear woes while mums rough and tumble with their kids throughout the day.

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9. Perfume

Perfume is definitely something that a mum would seldom indulge herself in buying. Gift her favourite scent for a special touch.


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10. Bubbles & Beauty

Whatever tipple you or your mum prefers, enjoy some guilt-free indulgence with something little special.

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11. Relaxing Pamper Session

Whether it’s a luxe hamper of beauty and body products for Mum to enjoy, or a voucher for a relaxing pamper session, it’s sure to make Mum feel shiny and new!

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12. Put together a ‘Mother’s Day In A Jar’.

Grab loads of little things Mum really loves — her favourite lip balm, chocolates, mints, fancy straws, nail polish – anything! Buy a large pretty sealable glass jar and arrange all the items in the jar to look beautiful and add a ribbon or bow!

Gorgeous and useful!

Jar Filled With Yummy Delights For Mom | Stay at Home

13. Leather Handbag

Check out The Iconic for some gorgeous handbag ideas. The spacious design in their collection makes them ideal for Saturday errands and holding all the kids toys, wipes and wayward sultanas.

Navy Leather Handbag For Mother's Day | Stay At Home Mum

14. Photo Book

Customised photo books are a great way to collate all those digital images we hoard on our smart phones, laptops and memory cards. Officeworks offers photobooks from as little as $12.50, you can create it, order it online and you don’t even have to leave the house since they can deliver it to you.

Personalised 20 x 20cm Soft Cover Photo Book - 20 Pages |

15. Watch

Polished to perfection, the $199 Jacqueline Watch from Fossil will top off any outfit with its luxurious leather strap available in pink, silver, brown, black and gold with stand-out Roman numerals. We found it on The Iconic.


16. A hamper filled with all her favourites!

Chocolates, sweets and wine? PERFECTION.

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17. Throw Blanket

In love with this cosy pom pom throw! Perfect for cuddles on the couch on Mother’s Day. We found this online at Zanui for $52.46.


18. Soy Candle

Soy wax candles are a natural alternative to the usual candles and are the most delicious scents to infuse your home. We love Dusk candles and this beautifully designed glass it comes in, on sale for $15.

Dusk Candle For Mother's Day | Stay At Home Mum

19. Wicker Egg Chair

Relax and sit outside with a cup of tea (or wine) while you read your book curled up cosy in a relaxing wicker egg chair.

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20. Fujifilm Instax Camera

Take gorgeous instant photos with the cute and compact Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Camera. The Mini 8 prints your photos from the camera as you take them, so your memories will be in hand in seconds. We love this one from Camera House for $99


See something you like on this list for Mother’s Day? Send it on for a subtle hint, you deserve it.

20 Mother's Day Gift Ideas That Mums Will Adore | Stay at Home Mum

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Cherie Bobbins creates an authentic account of motherhood from the front-lines with a central theme of empowering other mothers through Cherie's first...Read More hand experiences. Her aim for every piece of content created is to serve someone, sparking them to exclaim, "OMG, Cherie Bobbins totally gets me, it's exactly what I needed and I am not alone!" Residing in Melbourne, experiencing four seasons in one day, Cherie has had an overflowing, clean basket of laundry on rotation since January 2015. Cherie is a life hacker, professional laundry dodger and mother of two. Read Less

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