Make Mother’s Day 2022 extra special with these unique hand-made gifts!
English poet and playwright Robert Browning once said: "Motherhood: All love begins and ends there" It’s a beautiful quote. Our mums have nurtured us, raised us and shaped us into the people we are today. Who deserves to be treated more than them!?
With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday 27th March, we’ve compiled a short guide to mark the occasion and provide you with some unique, thoughtful gift ideas from independent brands. From luxury hand-poured candles to sentimental homeware, these UK-made products are the perfect way to shower your mum with love.
1. A Fawn & Thistle female empowerment mug
FAWN & THISTLE MUGS - £12.50
Does your mum enjoy a good cuppa? You can brighten her tea or coffee break with a charming Fawn & Thistle mug. Available in the standard 11 oz size, these gorgeous microwave-safe ceramic drinking receptacles are designed and printed here in the UK.
Choose from the Badass Mother design, which comes in two different colours; the fun and playful Stay Fierce mug from the Grrr Power collection, which features our popular pouncing leopard pattern; and finally, the Kimmy Schmidt-inspired Females are Strong as Hell style – a great empowering gift to show that special lady in your life just how much you respect her.
2. Bird & Blend Tea Co loose leaf tea
BIRD & BLEND PICK & MIX BOX - £20
So, you’ve selected a Mother’s Day mug from Fawn & Thistle. Now it’s time to find the perfect tea. Enter Bird & Blend Tea Co. This eco-conscious, award-winning independent company is on a mission to spread happiness and reimagine tea.
There are over 70 tasty blends to choose from, which are all made using high-quality whole leaf tea, fruit, spices, herbs and many other incredible ingredients. Some best-sellers include Gingerbread Chai, Dozy Girl Chamomile, Lavender and Rose and Earl Grey Crème.
3. You Are My Sunshine candle from Maegen Candles
MAEGEN YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE CANDLE - £20
Candles are excellent Mother’s Day gifts. They soothe the mind, create a calm, warm ambience and elevate the décor of any room. Maegen Candles’ 100% sustainable soy wax You Are My Sunshine candle offers a refreshing sweet basil and cucumber scent.
Featuring a cheerful yolk yellow ceramic reusable vessel with a "you are my sunshine" message, it’s both adorable and indulgent.
4. Ickle Pickle Prints’ Engraved Fingerprint Necklace
ICKLE PICKLE PRINTS ENGRAVED FINGERPRINT NECKLACE - £60
If you’re looking for a unique, endearing present, this Engraved Fingerprint Necklace is a great choice. It comes from Leah at Ickle Pickle Prints, a Bristol-based company that specialises in featuring your loved ones’ handprints, footprints and fingerprints to create personalised jewellery and bespoke gifts.
Simple, stylish and sentimental, the hand-made necklace will bring a tear to your mum’s eye! If you’re a dad shopping for a gift on behalf of your little one, check it out!
It also makes a beautiful Mother’s Day gift for grandma!
5. A Fawn & Thistle Mother’s Day card
FAWN & THISTLE MOTHER'S DAY CARD - £2.75
Cards are easily overlooked but they are especially meaningful. This simple, classic Fawn & Thistle "Mum, You're the Absolute Best" design is a real crowd-pleaser.
Made and designed in the UK using heavy, high-quality 300gsm card, it’s blank inside so you can write a beautiful personal message.
We hope these Mother’s Day treats provide you with some inspiration. To find out more about Fawn & Thistle, head to the ‘About’ section of our website. We’re passionate about creating designs, which feature on greetings cards, stationery, homeware and more, that are bright, fun and make people smile.