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An Australian Guide to Online Gift’s for Mum this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is slowly creeping up on us again and if you’re anything like me, you’ll be chasing your tail until the last minute trying to find the best gift for your mum. Finding a meaningful present for Mothers’ Day always seems to be more of an issue than buying gifts for any of the other national holidays. Every year, you like to ensure you’re getting mum a vastly different gift than the previous years while upholding that sense of personalisation and love.

Not wanting to take the shine away from a lovely bunch of flowers or box of chocolates (because who doesn’t love those?), here are 19 curated Mother’s Day gift ideas that you should have on your radar.

Give mum a custom wooden sign this Mother’s Day

Founded in 2014 after creating High Tea and Hen’s Night Invitations, Dolkens Invitations has now grown into a flourishing online business. Everything on this site is individually handmade and showcases my meticulous creativity

If you’re after a heartfelt gift this Mother’s Day, you can’t go past the wooden house sign with the quote “You’re the mum everyone wishes they had.” This house sign illustrates the pleasures of beautiful workmanship in every detail and is a true eye pleaser – perfect for those that appreciate quality.

Does mum have a sense of humor? This custom wooden sign displaying “If a woman speaks and nobody is listening, her name is probably mum.”  This sign is a brilliant performer with heavy-duty stains and paint that doesn’t miss the mark, mum will sure be delighted with your wit this Mother’s Day. This sign is a gift that’s just plain fun.

Created for your mum by hand, one brush stroke at a time, the wooden sign depicting the quote “Mum, I know you have loved me as long as I have lived, but I have loved you my whole life.” is a perfect gift and a modern masterpiece with a rustic twist. Don’t compromise on quality when you’re purchasing a gift from the heart.

All signs display perfect aesthetics, precision, ultimate craftsmanship and will send a loving message and confirm just how special she is to you this Mother’s Day.

A couple of things to note:

  • Afterpay available
  • Numerous stains and text colours available
  • All handmade / Made to order
  • Australian Made

Treat mum this Mother’s Day with a gift from the heart. Have another quote in mind? You’re more than welcome to contact me – I love creating different signs!

20% off any Wooden Decorations contained within | Start 1st April - 13th May

Custom Wooden Sign by Dolkens Invitations Wooden House Sign by Dolkens Invitations House Name Sign by Dolkens Invitations

Personalised Planners for the Busy Mum by Chasing Planner Peace

Chasing Planner Peace gives mum the same edge as the pros with highly effective time management. Run by a husband and wife team from Tasmania, Jess and Keitaro create planners that are designed to meet today’s demand. Give mum a gift that she will appreciate all year long.

A tried and true stand out from their range, the Pink Flower Garden Planner is an exceptional gift of elegance. It features a zipped pocket closure and contains plenty of internal pockets for storage of her little things. Included in the planner are lined and grid paper inserts.

The Dark Floral Planner is a gift every woman would love. Designed for the busy woman, this planner will also encapsulate all life’s special moments. Paired with silver hardware and featuring multiple pockets both front and back, it features a crisp button enclosure. She’ll treasure it forever, making it a perfect gift for Mother’s Day.

When that very special occasion calls for something extraordinary, you can’t go past the Purple Planner. Made from vegan leather (PU) it showcases 6 rings and compliments all of the available Chasing Planner inserts, allowing even more customisation than you thought possible! This planner is made with detail and care, only meticulous craftsmanship can display. No gift will be more appreciated than this weighty, solid and well-constructed planner.

Here are a few things to note;

  • Made from vegan leather (PU)
  • Afterpay is available
  • Customisable Inserts
  • Complimentary designs inside and out

Any of these planners are a very special gift to receive and a pleasure to own. Please ensure to check the current processing times if you’re a bit late shopping for mum to avoid disappointment.

Purple Planner from Chasing Planner Peace Dark Floral A5 Planner from Chasing Planner Peace Pink Floral Planner from Chasing Planner Peace

Give Mum the Gift of Time with an Elmore Lewis Watch

Originally founded in 2015 after realising there was a gap in the market for trendy and affordable watches, Elmore Lewis now boasts world-class design and construction. Every watch within the store showcases unsurpassed craftsmanship using the highest quality materials. All watches are under $200 and look phenomenal, your mum will be delighted. 

If your mum (or you!) loves rose gold, you won’t want to miss out on The Cardiff watch. Made from the finest materials, it showcases a polished rose gold case with a matching mesh strap. The wristband is unexpected artistry and suits all sized wrists up to 21cm. All Elmore Lewis’ watches come with a branded gift box, making wrapping her present a breeze this Mother’s Day.

Want something a little different to the ‘run of the mill’ watch? The Malibu watch is a flawless piece of mechanical ingenuity showcasing a genuine white Italian leather strap. You’re sure to be impressed with the slick design and fast shipping, leaving you to enjoy the pleasures of beautiful workmanship. This is the type of gift that would make even your friends jealous of your thoughtfulness. The Malibu features a polished rose gold case, attached to the interchangeable, genuine white leather strap and showcases a watch face of 40mm.

If you’re after a beautifully crafted watch for mum this Mother’s Day, you can’t go past The Manchester. Designed and assembled in Australia, the details of the watch demonstrate that it is well constructed with a polished silver case (40mm) and thickness of 7mm. Beautiful workmanship indeed when paired with the silver mesh strap that fits all wrists up to 21cm.

Elmore Lewis makes shopping with them easier by providing;

  • Free shipping worldwide
  • Afterpay (available at checkout)
  • Easy and fast returns
  • 12-month warranty

Be proud and present mum a watch showcasing the pleasure of beautiful workmanship this Mother’s Day.

20% off Entire Order + FREE EXPRESS SHIPPING Australia Wide | Start 1st April - 6th May

The Manchester The Malibu The Cardiff Watch

Encourage Delicious Indulgence with a 450mL Teaquarium

Does your mum occasionally indulge in tea, one of life’s greatest pleasures? Showcase your mum’s uncompromising good taste with an elegance worthy of admiration with a Teaquarium. Insulated in a double glassed borosilicate bottle with a bamboo lid, these Teaquariums will make a statement wherever she is. Each Teaquarium comes with its own stainless steel removable basket, allowing her to make in tea or fruit infusions leaving a refreshing taste. Hot or cold, they command attention.

  • 350mL and 450mL options
  • Afterpay available
  • Optional sleeves can be purchased

Give mum a sunny sensation for Mother’s Day!

15% off storewide 

450mL Teaquarium Cold Tea Teaquarium Cold Tea Infusion from Teaquarium

Pamper her Senses with a Gift Box from Harry Hoot

Based in Queensland, Harry Hoot is named after the founder, Lauren’s youngest son Harry. Let Harry Hoot tempt you into a gift box for mum this Mother’s Day and indulge her senses. Beautifully tailored to suit mums, the Pamper Her gift pack is breathtaking enough to make double takes the response you’ll expect.

The Gift Box from Harry Hoot is an ideal present for your busy mum. Let her be pampered this Mother’s Day. The gift pack includes;

  • 250g Himalayan and Lavender Scrub and Soak
  • 50g Rose Clay Mask
  • Rose and Lavender Mood Candles in a Flower White Travel Tin 160g
  • Eye Mask
  • 100g Ultra-Light Face Moisturiser
  • White Chocolate Pyramids

Spoil mum with a delicate and magical Pamper Her gift pack from Harry Hoot and let her relish in the opulence it creates. Harry Hoot assists with your gift-giving by offering the following;

  • Afterpay available
  • All products are enclosed in Harry Hoot’s Signature Gift Box making wrapping a breeze!
  • A Gift Card is included (AKA Note Card) with the option of a personal message to be written on it – everything is thought of!

20% off Entire Order | Start 1st April - 6th May

Pamper Mum Gift Box ButtNaked Skinfood Rose Clay Naked Scrub and Soak

A Mother’s Day Gift Pack of Soy Candles from Illuminate Luxury Candle Co.

Illuminate Luxury Candle Co was born in April of 2014 in Gladstone, Queensland. Initially started as a hobby, Illuminate Luxury Candle Co has now flourished into a business showcasing a passion of all things candles. Each product is created with painstaking care and boasts the finest renewable soy waxes. Every individual wick features cotton and is lead-free – Exceptional in every way. Each handmade product is crafted with the finest ingredients and the purest quality fragrances, helping to preserve the aroma and ensuring the burn experience isn’t sacrificed but enhanced.

The $99 Gift Pack creates the warmest of welcomes with the following;

  • Large Mother’s Day Candle
  • Bath Bomb
  • Whipped Soap
  • Handmade Luxury Soap
  • Large Silver Pineapple Candle
  • Coffee Scrub
  • Car Diffuser 

Perfect, from the beginning until the end.

The $69 Gift Pack will add a unique ambiance to every room, and contains the following;

  • Large Mother’s Day Candle
  • Small Black Pineapple Candle
  • Whipped Soap
  • Bath Bomb
  • Handmade Luxury Soap

Each pack is made with a style and substance rarely found nowadays

Illuminate Luxury Candle Co makes shopping a fresh breeze by offering;

  • Afterpay
  • Free shipping on orders over $100 Australia wide
  • Pickup if you reside within the Gladstone area (If you’re in a bind and located close by, this is great!)

Illuminate Luxury Candle Co offers quality that is without compromise and verifies there is a difference between nearly right, and exactly right. Spoil mum this Mother’s Day with a gift of distinction.

$99 Gift Pack Spread $99 Gift Pack $69 Gift Pack Spread $69 Gift Pack

Warm Mum’s Heart with a Pure Merino Throw by LeroyMac Designs

LeroyMac Designs has been providing pure Merino Wool Throws to Australians since 2010. Merino Wool makes the ordinary become extraordinary and is truly a breakthrough in comfort. Merino wool assists with regulating body temperature and is resistant to bacteria. If your mum craves all season comfort, don’t pass by the prospect of a pure Merino Throw by LeroyMac Designs.

  • Throws are 100cm x 140cm
  • Afterpay available (at checkout)
  • Pure Merino Wool
  • Australian Made

Let your mum experience the epitome of comfort and style with a merino throw by LeroyMac Designs.

Leroy Mac Designs Throw

Pamper Mum with a Bespoke Clay Gift Pack from Emporium of Natural

Founded in 2016 by Niki out of love for natural products, Emporium of Natural creates gifts of nature with products that are toxin free.

Emporium of Natural upholds a strong sense of Social Responsibility and ensures all packing materials and business cards are made from recyclable materials, being alert of conscience of their digital footprint every step of the way.

For the mum that deserves natural loving care, the Clay Kit Bespoke Beauty Gift Pack works as a water-activated facial treatment creating a pure and traditional answer to rejuvenation. To please your mum’s nature-loving persona, this gift pack comes with 3 x 30g of vegan, cruelty-free mask combinations (see below) each encased in matte black pots. Each set also includes a handmade ceramic treatment dish along with a professional applicator brush.

1 x 30g Hibiscus and Pink Clay – SOFTENING | REJUVENATING

Whilst each clay facial treatment is relaxing, renewing, and rejuvenating for your mum, you can’t miss the softening properties that the Hibiscus and Pink Clay provides. Included in the gift pack, it improves cell renewal whilst assisting skin rejuvenation and improving elasticity.

1 x 30g Yellow Clay and Tumeric – TONING | ANTI-INFLAMMATORY

A delightful and refreshing way to assist with toning and strengthening connective tissues while stimulating the blood circulation on the face, this yellow clay and turmeric blend are ideal for gentle exfoliation. The essence of nature nourishes your skin making it feel smoother.

1 x 30g White Clay and Coconut – SOOTHING | HEALING

Suitable for all skin types, the properties of white clay balanced with coconut help nourish soothe and heal. The coconut milk is high in fat and is natural support against aging, leaving it more suited to mature skin types.

Here are a few things to note;

  • Afterpay is available
  • All natural products
  • Cruelty-Free
  • Free shipping on orders over $50 (Australia Wide)

While you can head down to your nearest chain store and purchase any number of skin care packs, the Clay Kit Bespoke Beauty Gift Pack from Emporium Natural captures your imagination and gives back what heavy, everyday toxins take away. Spoil mum this Mother’s Day with an all-natural, biodegradable present that any woman would love.

20% off Entire Order | Start 1st April - 6th May

Emporium of Natural Gift Pack Beauty Gift Pack Clay Kit from Emporium of Natural

Give Mum a Set of Lovingly Handmade Earrings from Lola and Pearl Designs

Lola and Pearl was established in 2016 by Amelia, a mum that needed a hobby to keep her mind busy while her newborn slept. Today, Lola and Pearl Designs is a well-developed business with its own website and boasts over 2 dozen Stockists! Every product within Lola and Pearl Designs has been designed and crafted in Melbourne, Australia.

Treat your mum this Mother’s Day with these Claudia Tassel Earrings. Handmade by the dedicated artisan behind Lola and Pearl Designs, these tassel earrings showcase brilliantly executed design and construction with black beads and copper spacers. Weaved onto a 50mm silver hoop, these striking earrings are all handmade, making each piece as unique as you and your mum.

Just when you thought you have seen everything fashion has to offer, along come Margot Tassel Earrings. You can really enjoy the pleasures of beautiful craftsmanship when you see earrings of this caliber. Showcasing black clay beads paired with gold spacer beads, the Margot Tassel Earrings are exclusively designed and handcrafted for Lola and Pearl Designs. The black tassels excel in eye appeal and mum will be instantly pleased. Oh, so pretty!

When that very special occasion calls for something extraordinary, you can’t go past the Perfect Neutrals Rose Gold Stud Pack. Allow mum to take control of her creative vision with this three (3) stud earring pack. All carefully crafted from clay, the pack includes nude studs, marble studs, baby pink studs and all are assembled on top of silver plated posts with a soft silicone rubber backing. A clever problem solver for coordinating her attire!

Here are a few things to note;

  • Afterpay is available
  • Handmade in Australia
  • The option to “Put a Rush on it”. Expedites your order to the front of the queue and sends your parcel express! (Great if you’re down to your teeth with Mother’s Day coming up)

Give your mum a gift that she’ll treasure this Mother’s Day with a present she can use 365 days per year. Each of these essential earring sets will express your love and say thank you in first-class style. Please allow up to seven (7) days processing for standard orders as some products may need to be handmade for you.

20% off Entire Order | Start 1st April - 13th May

Claudia Tassel Earrings Margot Tassel Earrings from Lola and Pearl Perfect Neutrals Rose Gold Stud Trio

Give Mum a Russian Necklace that is so special and distinctive, it can become a Family Heirloom from Three Little Angels Boutique

Three Little Angels Boutique is a family run business from Canberra, Australia. Priding themselves on customer service and their use of 304 and 316L graded stainless steel, the bulk of their items on offer are individually cast from molds and not cut from sheet metal. This gives each piece a competitive edge as the thickness and shine are impeccable in every detail.

If you’re stuck for Mother’s Day and looking for a gift for mum that sends a loving message, the Russian Necklace from Three Little Angels Boutique is worthy of this occasion. The three intertwined rings represent endless love and you have the ability to personalise these heirloom quality necklaces! Whether you choose to customise with names or a significant saying/quote, that choice is yours, and the experience of luxury these necklaces provide is your mums to own.

The possibilities almost seem endless with the amount of customisation that Three Little Angels Boutique provides meaning your gift will truly stand out from others.

Customisable options include;

  • Choices of Gold, Rose Gold or Silver
  • Chain length including 51cm, 61cm or 75cm
  • The font used to personalise your mum’s necklace
  • And then, of course, the names or quote you would like imprinted

Each necklace is shipped in a striking gift box, hand stamped with the Three Little Angels Boutique Logo and then wrapped in ribbon ready for you to gift mum.
These necklaces are heirloom quality and are engineered for a lifetime of beauty.

Here are a couple of things to note;

  • Afterpay is available
  • Handmade in Canberra, Australia

A Russian Ring Necklace by Three Little Angels Boutique is a delightful and sensitive keepsake and a perfect way to express your love this Mother’s Day. Personalisation does take up to three (3) weeks during peak periods including Mother’s Day so please ensure to keep this in mind when ordering.

20% off Russian Ring Necklaces | Start 1st April - 14th May

Russian Rings Necklace Custom Necklace by Three Little Angels Boutique

So, if you needed ideas when it comes to Mother’s Day in 2018, I hope this gift guide helped you on your quest to find mum that perfect present. If you’re left at the gate and have run out of time, just remember – there’s nothing wrong with flowers and chocolates. We all love those! x

Over to you!

What are you planning to get mum this Mother’s Day? Did I miss something you think should have been included?

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    Margaret said:

    Wow! I’ve never even considered most of these as options before, but I have so many ideas now! Our moms do deserve the BEST. I love the saying “When Mom deserves an island, but you can only afford a candle…” ;) Thank you for the ideas!


    Shruti said:

    My mom would love the handmade earrings. Thanks for this post!


    Marisa said:

    I love saving money and this was a helpful guide, thank you!

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