Life: Mother's Day Gift Inspirations

I was recently asked to put together an idea for Mother's Day gift by the lovely gals over at Cotton Traders and it got me thinking about what to actually get that special lady in my life for the big day.

Since I know my mum will probably be the first person to read this (cutie), I'm not going to give anything away as to what I'm ACTUALLY going to get her but more give you lot help with your own gifts!
I'm the sentimental type and tend to do things on a budget, which isn't as bad as it sounds! I think there's a lot to be said about something homemade or thoughtful that maybe only costs a couple of pounds or maybe costs nothing at all.

And nothing says 'I love you' better than a big, gorgeous bunch of flowers! A great choice if you're on a budget but want to let that special lady in your life know just how much you appreciate her, and it's easily something you can personalise too. Plus they make any room look cosy and inviting and is guaranteed to be something every Mum would love to receive on Mother's Day...
You could go as big or as small as you want with this, but I'm sure she'll appreciate it no matter what and since the average bunch of flowers last at least a week, it's the gift that keeps on giving!

If flowers aren't your thing, you could also take her out for a lovely little lunch in her favourite cafe, send her off for a facial or go get your nails done together. Maybe you could bake her your version of her favourite cake, or even just run her a candle-lit bath and offer to clean the house for the day while she puts her feet up!
Mums (and Grandma's too!) often work tirelessly to provide for all of their loved ones without a second thought for themselves so give something back to the woman who gave you life this Mother's Day and make her day!

What ideas do you have for Mother's Day*?
Let me know in the comments below and don't forget to follow me on Bloglovin' to keep up to date with my posts and be sure to check out what ideas the other lovely bloggers have for thoughtful Mother's Day gifts over on the Cotton Traders website!

Always, Alice x

*Don't forget Mother's Day is on March 6th this year!


  1. Nothing like fresh flowers to make a girl feel special!

    Candice | Beauty Candy Loves

  2. Tulips are ironically, my fave flowers! My mum, on the other hand, don't actually like fresh flowers bc she thinks it's not worth it hahaha. So I usually try and get her something practical - cookware is a prominent feature and a handmade card :) and how cute is it that your mum reads your blog <3 my mum doesn't understand the concept of it and finds it suspicious hahaha!

    Cherie x
    say hi at sinonym

  3. Those flowers are so beautiful! :)


  4. I have always made my mother home made gifts! This year I am doing a makeover in a jar where I bought her lots of makeup and put in a jar and on the day I will do her makeup for her x

  5. Those flowers are beautiful! I'm thinking flowers this year as I've never bought her any before, bad daughter award. I usually get her gifts but went and bought herself a watch this year so left me stumped x

    Tamz |


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