We are at that time of year again when guys gather round supermarket flower stalls, nervously clutching several bunches of pastel coloured bouquets.
Instead of bringing home yet another gaudy wrapped meaningless bunch of anonymous flowers, why not surprise your mum with a thoughtful gift? It can still be flower-related, but make it personal and sentimental.
If you are all out of ideas, worry not, we here at Shoppersbase have put our collective mum minds together and come up with a comprehensive list of what we’d love this Mother’s Day.At Home with Ashley Thomas Glass ‘What I love’ Hanging Sign
What mums really love is something sentimental to look at once you’ve gone home. And this beautiful print from Ashley Thomas fits the bill perfectly.
The words ‘what I love most about my home is who I share it with’ are painted onto glass and surrounded by flowers.
Cost £12 from Debenhams
Rosantica Grace Flower Hair Slides
These stunning and one-off design hair slides are handmade in Italy and feature a high-polish gold-tone brass, finishing in a delicate floral shape.
The flower centre piece is an onyx which is perfect for any hair colour.
Cost £70 from Net-a-Porter
Spring Garden Flower Bottles
This beautiful flower bottle set is not only charming but reusable. The bottles are reminiscent of old milk bottles and the flowers are fresh spring blooms.
So much more elegant than a bunch of flowers from the garage.
Cost £29.99 from Not on the High Street
National Trust Membership
Instead of buying your mum a bunch of flowers, why not give her membership to see a bunch of them?
A year’s membership allows her unlimited visits to over 500 places, free parking and a handbook.
Cost – Individuals: £63 per year Couples: £105 per year. Visit National TrustLiberty Print Fabric Notebook
All mums like to own a distinguished designer purse or handbag, but they obviously wouldn’t want you to waste hundreds of pounds buying them one.
Get the balance just right with this charming Liberty print notebook.
Cost £19.95 from Liberty of LondonJo Malone Red Roses Bath Oil
A rich and luxurious bath oil from the queen of scents, Jo Malone has created the ultimate blend of roses in a sumptuous oil.
An enchanting smell which is surprisingly light, enriched with natural conditioners including almond and avocado oils and jojoba.
Cost £17 for 30ml from Jo Malone
Ted Baker Criscon Large Tote Bag
Ted Baker epitomises elegance and sophistication, and this is one way of owning an affordable bag from his incredibly popular floral range. This large tote is perfect for all your shopping needs, and is covered in a washable shiny vinyl.
What we love especially about this bag is that from a distance you’d think it was one of his more expensive handbags.
Cost £39 from House of FraserMarc Jacobs Daisy Gift Set
Buying a gift set of your mum’s favourite perfume is a great way to give her a present that she really wants, and if her perfume is flower based, all the better.
For instance, this set by Marc Jacobs features an eau de toilette, a shower gel and body lotion.
Cost £54 from Debenhams
Bamford Geranium Hand & Body Lotion
This super rich and luxe hand and body lotion is made with a mix of botanical oils that protect, hydrate and soften the skin. It contains the woody notes of Egyptian Geranium, stimulating Peppermint and a hint of Eucalyptus.
It sinks into the skin quickly and does not leave a sticky residue.
Cost £24 from Net-a-PorterAbstract Flower Bracelet
If you have a relatively young mum to buy for, amaze her with this stunning and modern friendship bracelet.
From Highland Angel, it comes in mauve, chocolate or grey, and is finished with a gorgeous diamante flower.
Cost £16 from Not on the High Street