Thoughtful Gift Ideas For Mum

Author: Sarah Shevy   Date Posted:19 April 2018 

When is Mother’s Day?  What Other Mother’s Day Ideas will show your Mum you love her?

Growing up, our school fete was the go to event to source presents for Mum on special occasions.  Wishing her a happy mother’s day or buying special birthday presents for mum could all be sorted at our annual school fund raiser.  Fast forward a few years (let just say around 30) and now I am the receiver of love and special handmade or smelly gifts deemed appropriate for mothers of school kids, one and all.  From keyrings or beaded necklaces made with love in Art class, to seedlings of herbs or flower pots, the older my kids get, the more variety of presents are excitedly handed over to me while I am still in bed the Sunday morning of Mother’s day.

Mother’s day this year, 2018 in Australia is Sunday 13th May.  It is usually the second Sunday in May here in Australia.  I always remember that because that is the weekend my fiancé (now husband) and I thought to get married.  My parents diplomatically suggested that we should get married another time of the year as for florists and people working with flowers, that weekend is one of the busiest of the calendar.  My dad used to grow hundreds of his own Chrysanthemums, the traditional Mother’s Day Flower in Australia.  The chrysanthemum symbolises friendship and positive well wishes. They come in all shapes and sizes from smaller field varieties to the wonderfully large disbuds.  If you are looking for a traditional floral arrangement for Mum, it will nearly always have a few ‘Chryssies’ in it.

It’s less than a month away and time to find the perfect gift for mum.  Inside Outside Furnishing & Lifestyle have a 2018 curated collection of gift ideas for mum.  Of course this can inspire you for any occasion to celebrate a special woman in your life.  It could be your mother, sister, wife, girlfriend, bestie or anyone who deserves appreciation. 

Following is some Mother’s Day Inspiration to help you choose the best gift for Mum.

 

Gifts under $30

BAMBURY GLAMOUR ESSENTIALS MICRO BODY KIT PINK ARGYLE $19.99

NAIL CARE MANICURE SET WITH CASE - RED $24.95

 

Gifts under $50

GLASS GENIE BOTTLE LANTERN WITH IRON HANDLE - BLUE SMALL $34.95

NATURAL WOVEN MAKOTO JUTE AND GLASS LANTERN INDOOR OUTDOOR DECOR  $34.95

120ML 4-IN-1 AROMA DIFFUSER WHITE $40.00

PORTABLE BEAUTY MAKEUP CASE CROCODILE BLACK $45.41

HAMMOCK SWING CHAIR W/ CUSHION MULTI-COLOUR $46.10

 

Gifts under $100

ATWELL THROW 130 X 180 + F NAVY $59.95

TREE OF LIFE COTTON HANGING WALL ART - NATURAL $59.99

8 DAY WOOD MEMO BLACKBOARD FAMILY ACTIVITY PLANNER ORGANISER $79.00

MACRAME HAMMOCK SWING CHAIR GREY $93.70

 

Gifts over $100

7 IN 1 PORTABLE BEAUTY MAKE UP COSMETIC TROLLEY CASE PINK $113.52

CHUNKY KNIT THROW RUG 100 X 150CM ROSEWATER $149.95

DAHLIA GOLD WIRE MIRROR - 55 DI $169

MAKE UP MIRROR FRAME WITH LED LIGHTS 65X50CM WHITE $233.40

 

Of course additional giftware and homeware products are added weekly in our New Arrivals category so there will always be a gift idea for someone special in your life. 

Growing up, my Dad used to like to buy Mum a useful household appliance for any gift.  One year it was a kettle, another year a blender.  If that is how you would like to bless your Mum, some or the popular household appliances available in our online store include a range of dehydrators, several different sizes of air fryer, cold press juicers, small convection ovens and a variety of vacuum cleaners, from a stick vacuum cleaner that is bagless, a couple of bagless vacuum cleaner styles, industrial vacuum cleaners and the convenient robot vacuum.  Use the search fuction in the header of our newly updated website to find the right appliance to meet your needs.

Consider stylish new bedding such as a floral quilt cover to brighten bedroom décor, or what about a treadmill to keep fitness levels up over the coming Autumn/Winter when we would rather stay inside, than venture outside.  If the great outdoors is a place Mum loves, Inside Outside Furnishing & Lifestyle have a selection of camping gear and all you need to enjoy nature-based holidays.   

If you are celebrating Mother’s Day 2018 by sharing a meal around your dining table, or a picnic in the park, Inside Outside Furnishing & Lifestyle is here to help your celebration in so many ways. 

A few years ago, my three young boys celebrated MY Mother’s day by climbing into our pantry and hopping into the icing sugar I had stored.  They ate spoonfuls of it, before discovering it made white dust that looked like snow when thrown around the kitchen.  The little darlings coated our whole kitchen with said dust and my sleep-in that morning ended up with devastating consequences for me.  Instead of chilling out and being treated to breakfast in bed, I ended up having to vacuum and mop the floors and clean the whole kitchen

 

What are your favourite memories of your Mum?  What are your favourite traditions to celebrate your Mother?  What did you learn about lift from your Mum?

We would love to see your pictures of your Mother’s Day celebrations, why not share a photo on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/insideoutsidefurnishing/

 


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