4 Awesome Gift Ideas for Mums

August 18, 2019

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Whether you’re looking for a gift for your mum for Mother’s Day, Christmas, her birthday, or just because, it’s important to choose something you know she’ll love. After all, presents are much more meaningful if you put some thought into the purchase. Start brainstorming options by checking out these ideas.

Consider Home Decor and Household Items

Most mums love the idea of decorating their homes. Whether it’s a set of unique table lamps for the living room or a coffee table for her cosy reading nook, home decor is almost always a hit. 

Personalized gifts, such as framed family photos, are also a good idea. Or you could purchase a digital photo frame that displays a running slideshow of some of your family’s favourite moments. 

The more creative you are when making a photo gift, the more likely it is to be a favourite. 

Whether your mum has a sleek, modern kitchen or a farmhouse-style, it’s easy to find supplies and decor to gift her — especially if she loves to cook. From canisters and bowls to the latest blenders and energy-saving appliances, mums who consider themselves amateur chefs will enjoy receiving kitchen items as a gift. 

A vase filled with purple flowers

Schedule a Mum and Me Spa Day

Mum and me spa days are quite popular these days, and it gives you a chance to relax and spend some quality time together as well. Make sure that you schedule the excursion at a time when neither of you have appointments or other prior commitments. Enjoy the relaxing day together, then maybe stop for dinner on the way home. You’ll be surprised at how much your mum will love the gift of just being with you for a full day, no matter what you’re doing together. 

Enrol Your Mum In a Class

Is your mum a lifelong learner or is there a specific topic of skills she’s been wanting to explore further? Enrolling your mum in an educational or activity-based class encourages her to socialize more and try new things. Check out the closest community college or local libraries for technology-related instructional classes, or help your mum fulfil her dream of learning a second language. Cooking, quilting, dance, and painting classes are also all good options. You could even choose a topic or activity that interests you both and take a class together — maybe a jewellery making or sculpture class?

A close up of a book

Choose Literature for Your Book-Loving Mum

If your mum loves to read, then there could be no better gift than books. Whether they are books in hardback or books on their Kindle, giving her a few books by her favourite author, or even by someone new will make a great gift. Once you do that, try offering to run her errands for the day and clean her home so that she can relax in her reading nook with her nose buried in a book. 

To make the gift extra-special, create a gift basket that includes a few books and some of your mum’s favourite snacks and sweet treats. You could also add some bubble bath and scented candles to the mix. That way she has everything she needs for an entire day of rest and relaxation.

These are just a few of the awesome gift ideas for mums. Use this list to get the creative juices flowing so you come up with the perfect gift for your mama. Remember, it doesn’t need to be a holiday to give your mum a present that shows her how much you care.

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