Best Mother’s Day gift ideas

flowersFor those of you (like me) who haven’t yet planned a special treat for the one woman in your life whose love is unconditional, it’s time to get a move on as Mother’s Day is fast approaching! I have listed some great ideas here such as visits to unique venues in London and great ‘foodie’ gifts which definitely won’t disappoint and are all really easy to pull out the bag when you are working to last minute deadlines.

The extravagant gift

For those mums who really deserve some special one on one time, why not book a delicious afternoon tea? We love Tipsy Tea at Mr Fogg’s. You can replace the sugar cubes with ice cubes and enjoy some incredible tea cocktails as well as a generous selection of pretty petite cakes and macaroons. If your mum enjoys a cheeky tipple, this is just perfect!

Looking for a bit of luxury? ESPA Life at Corinthia is a calm oasis far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. From the ice fountain and thermal suite to the sleeping pods and heated lounges, you will not be disappointed with this breathtaking spa.


The thoughtful gift

Mother’s Day is the best time to sit down and reflect on all the reasons your mum is the best, so why not put pen to paper – or to the chopping board – and let her know? There is a brilliant online tutorial by Clare McBinnon which explains the basics of burning a design or words onto a blank wooden cutting board and all you’ll need to do it is a wood burning tool. Your mother will then think of you every time she cooks a meal… the lucky thing.


The creative gift

For those of you who don’t have a huge budget, you can still do something at home. How about a personalised tea tray? It’s time to dig out some golden Kodak moments and get your scissors at the ready. Cut and stick your favourite pictures onto the base of a rimmed tea tray to create a collage of all your favourite family moments (or cut your siblings out and make it all about you!), then pour resin (using a resin kit) over the tray and leave to harden until it is smooth like glass.