Our Guide to the Best Mother's Day Gifts

Our Guide to the Best Mother's Day Gifts

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Trying to select that perfect Mother’s Day gift can be a tricky task, especially when that special motherly figure in your life has given you so much!

However, there’s no need to let the gift-shopping panic set in. We’ve collated a list of the best Mother’s Day gift ideas to inspire your gift-giving. 

Whether you’re planning ahead or you’re on the hunt for a last minute Mother’s Day gift, we have you covered!

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day gift ideas

It can be challenging to come up with new and exciting gift ideas for Mother’s Day each year, particularly if you have more than one motherly figure in your life. 

That’s why we like to think about Mother’s Day gifts in categories. 

For example, are you looking for a personalised gift, or a unique and unexpected gift? Is your mum especially moved by thoughtful gifts, or does she prefer a touch of luxury? 

If you’re not sure where to start, we’ve got you covered.

Below, we share eight Mother’s Day gift ideas to get the wheels turning!

A Beautiful Bouquet: A Classic Mother's Day Gift

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Of course this had to be on our list! 

A classic Mother’s Day gift, you can never go wrong with a beautiful bouquet of blooms.

There's a bunch for every budget and style preference. Most mums tend to have a favourite flower — from roses to lilies, sunflowers and dahlias, you can take your pick from the wide variety of arrangements available at Floraly.

As Mother's Day is one of the busiest days of the year for florists, we recommend getting your flower order in as early as possible to save yourself a lot of last-minute panic on the day. The good news is, you can pre-book your Floraly Mother's Day flower delivery right now, to take all the stress out of getting flowers in time.

When you buy Mother's Day flowers from Floraly, your blooms of choice will arrive on mum's doorstep in our beautiful signature gift box. We even include a free card with your order so you can send mum a lovely Mother's Day message — perfect if you can't physically be with her on the day. 

As an added bonus, mum will be glad to know that with every bouquet you purchase, you’re also buying a meal for someone who needs it, via our friends at OzHarvest.

Not sure which flowers to get? We've got a few recommendations: 

Our "The Mum" bouquet was designed with Mum in mind, with beautiful big mumma chrysanthemums and luscious roses. For something guaranteed to wow, The Paris is always a good idea — this pink and white pastel dream is a real show-stopper. Or for the mum who prefers something a little less flashy, you can't go wrong with our Seasonal Natives.

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A Floraly Flower Subscription: The Mother's Day Gift That Keeps Giving!

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Flowers and Mother's Day go hand in hand. But why send Mum flowers only once a year? With a Floraly flower subscription, you can treat mum to beautiful blooms more often, without even having to think about it. 

Gifting mum a flower subscription this Mother's Day will surely make her day, month, and year, especially if she loves having beautiful, fresh flowers around the house all the time.

You can opt for one of our seasonal or premium flower subscriptions, starting from just $59 and $79 per month respectively, including delivery. 

Choose from a fixed 3, 6, or 12-month subscription, or save by choosing an ongoing monthly subscription, which you can cancel at any time.

Each bouquet will be sent in our beautifully designed signature gift box and delivered right to mum's door, so it's like receiving a new gift from you every single month! 

Àerre Perfume: An Affordable Yet Luxurious Mother's Day Gift

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Àerre creates luxury perfumes without the markups, with scents inspired by Tom Ford, Chanel, Baccarat Rouge 540, Le Labo and many more - from $39.

Àerre believe that luxury should be defined by the quality of the product, not the name on the label, which is why they sources all their scents from Grasse, France - the world's perfume capital. 

All their fragrances are made from safe ingredients, and are colourant & UV filter-free, vegan & cruelty-free, paraben & phthalate-free, and if you're not happy with the scent you choose you can get a 100% refund, no questions asked.

Let your mother indulge in a sensory journey, where every spritz becomes a reminder of your love and appreciation. This Mother's Day, give her the gift of Àerre perfume and make her feel cherished and special.

Silky Sleepwear: For her First Mother's Day

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Pyjamas are a beautiful choice for her first Mother’s Day. What could be better than slipping into a luxurious pair of brand new pyjamas after a long day (or night) with the new bub? 

Treat the new mum to a blissful night's sleep with soft, silky pyjamas from Papinelle. From nighties to plush robes and French-inspired silk pyjama sets, there are plenty of lovely pieces to choose from in Papinelle's collection.

Papinelle uses sustainable, natural fabrics wherever possible and takes conscious steps to reduce their environmental footprint, so you can shop with peace of mind. 

Elegant enough for everyday wear, mum will want to wear her new Papinelle pyjamas all day long!

A Custom-Scented Soy Wax Candle: A Personalised Mother's Day Gift

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We're sure mum has received a candle or two as a gift over the years. But has she ever had a candle custom made just for her?

Sent Studio’s innovative Candle Bar experience allows you to do just this! 

All you have to do is complete a short quiz, and the team at Sent will create a wholly unique fragrance that is meaningful to mum, whether it's based on a specific memory you have of her or a fragrance containing all of her favourite notes. 

The custom label means you can put your mum's name on the candle itself, and include a short description of the inspiration behind the fragrance — how cool is that?

The candles are all hand-poured in Sydney, using 100% pure soy wax and real wood wicks for a safe, clean burn. The wicks even crackle and glow like a wood fire for the ultimate cosy experience. 

Now mum can enjoy a relaxing time at home with the one-of-a-kind scent you’ve created just for her, and every time she lights it she'll be reminded of you.

Did you know you can add a premade Sent Studio candle to your Mother's Day flower order with us? Simply add any bouquet to cart, and then look for the Sent Studio candles among the list of add-ons.

Skydiving: A Truly Unique Mother's Day Gift

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Looking for a unique gift for Mother’s Day?

Take your Mother’s Day gift somewhere unexpected and opt for a skydiving voucher!

If your mum is an adrenaline junkie, this is the perfect gift. You could even do the jump with her this Mother’s Day.

There is nothing like sharing a thrilling adrenaline pumping experience with your mum. It might, however, be best to check first that this is something your mum would like to do. 

It will certainly be a Mother’s Day present that will be remembered for some time!

Redballoon has plenty of options for sky-diving, as well as other thrilling experiences, across Australia.

A Spa Day: A Luxurious Mother's Day Experience 

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Mums are always busy juggling multiple roles, at work and at home, and it certainly takes a toll on the body. This Mother’s Day, treat her to a pamper session at a local spa, to rejuvenate her senses and help her enjoy total relaxation. 

Endota Spa has multiple gift card options available, covering massages, facials and other treatments. They also have a range of beauty products to shop in their online and physical stores, so mum can relax and refresh from the comfort of home.

A Home-Cooked Meal: A Thoughtful Mother's Day Gift

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Preparing a thoughtful home cooked family meal for your mother at your home or at your mum’s house is a beautiful Mother’s Day gift.

A special home cooked family meal where your mum’s only job is to sit back and relax is a gift in itself — and your company is a bonus!

To top it all off, you could also give her a lovely bouquet of flowers and make them the table centrepiece. 

Explore Mother’s Day Gifts at Floraly 

With these ideas in mind, it’s time to start shopping for your Mother’s Day gifts. In Australia, Mother’s Day falls on May 14th 2023, so be sure to order your gifts before then!

Explore our range of Mother's Day flowers and gifts today.

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