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Mother's Day // Gifts - Make - To Do....

Sunday the 10th of May is Mother's Day, there are many types of mothers, take me for instance I am lucky enough to have my birth mother, a step mother, a mother in-law, and two loving grandmothers. As well as being a mother myself. 

'Wikipedia defines Mother's Day as 'A modern celebration honouring one's own mother, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.'

So to help you celebrate the 'Mother' in your life here are a few inspirations, gifts to buy or make, and a few suggestions on things to do with each other. But at the end of the day remember, it's as simple as a hug, a kiss, and saying 'I love you' and 'thank you'. 

Gift Inspiration

  1. Cup & Spoon Friends - by Sydney based maker Vanessa Bean Shop 
  2. Beautiful Customised Family Portrait Illustrations - By Melbourne maker The British Rule 
  3. Knitted Boots - Or anything from Peter Alexander Shop
  4. Quote Candles - Damselfly Collections but be sure to check out there range of jewellery also. 
  5. Jumbo Cable Knitted Throw in Mint, Charcoal, Orange or Neutral - From Aura Home
  6. 'Ocean Mist' Woven Wall Hanging - by yours truly. No online store at the moment but you can contact me directly via (custom design available)
  7. Flowers - if in doubt I say all mothers love a bunch of flowers!

Make it

If you're a little creative and like to put a personal touch on a gift. How about making something, these are some wonderful ideas.
  1. DIY Hand Stamped Tea Towel Tutorial - by Babs from Patchwork Cactus
  2. A Chrysanthemum Body Scrub Recipe - by Cybele from Blah Blah Magazine
  3. DIY Artwork Gift Bag - Use your kids beautiful artworks - check out other creative ideas under my 'Create' header - Pinch Me Beautiful
  4. Make a Sphagnum Moss Ball - by Sarah from tomfo
  5. If you're giving mum a card, novel or recipe book, why not add an updated photograph of yourself/and or the family inside with a small poem or verse.
Photo credit Julie's Place Website

To Do

I can't speak for all mums but I think on most Mum's list for the day would be 'Not to cook' -  haha. So if you can't make her a lovely breakfast, lunch or dinner at your own home, then take her out to a local cafe or restaurant for a beautiful tasty meal. Another idea would be a High Tea, at a fancy hotel. For a full day, if you are a local Sydney sider, what about a trip to the Hunter Valley Gardens - Mother's Day High Tea or perhaps a little more local, the Central Coast Mother's Day Pink High Tea with Julie GoodwinOr if you know this might be all too fancy for your mum then try a simple picnic at your local park or down by the beachside.

I hope this post has given you a few new ideas for this Mother's Day and I hope you and your mum have a beautiful day together. 


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  1. Great post. Some yummy and fantastic ideas!

  2. Beautiful Bec! love the Make it ideas and your weave is a stunner too x

  3. So much gorgeousness to create. I feel a crafty MOthers Day coming on here ;) Thanks chick xx

  4. All fabulous ideas Bec. It given me food for thought for my own mum :)

  5. Awesome ideas Bec - I'd be happy with any of those (as would my mum and mum-in-law)! Hope you have a lovely Mother's Day xx


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