The Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas from Independent Businesses

The Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas from Independent Businesses

Whether she's a home bird who loves nothing more than a cosy night in front of the telly, an outdoor adventurer, or she just likes to be pampered (yes, ALL mums do!), we've got loads of amazing Mother's Day gift ideas that are guaranteed to show her just how much you care - or find an item of remembrance from our fabulous independent shops.

For the home bird

Think all things homely - some items to make their home life even cosier - a warm throw, a piece of art, some nice casual items to wear in the house, new slippers, a pamper kit or a gorgeous scented candle.

Be Happy Pamper Box - By Heather May - £21.95

Geometric Wall art - Handmade & Personalised Gifts by Romans Da - £10

Art Work Heart Large - Bay Tree Gifts - £65

Karina Navy Velour Faux Fur Collar Bow Slippers - Forgents & Vogue Fashions - £12.00

Summer Evening Scented Candle - Clive's Candles - £12.00

Sterling Silver Belcher Chain Necklace with Feather Charm - Belle & Bee - £70.00

Skincare Spa Treatment - By Heather May - £24.95

Frankincense Intense Age-Defying Skincare Set - Neal's Yard Remedies Organic Independent Consultant Natasha - £50.00

Small Print Mugs - Anna Wright Mugs - £27.90

The Chocolate Indulgent Box - Black Cat Catering - £8.95

Amour Natural Ultrasonic Wood Effect Essential Oil Diffuser - Bawtry Natural Health, Doncaster - £41.95

The Pastel Bouquet - Nomad Floral Styling, Sunderland - £20.00

Chocolate Gift Hamper - Sweet Cheeks, Doncaster - £15.00

Aromatise Melt Burner - Henry & Co, Bridgnorth - £28.50

For the Socialite

Think a new device to help them stay connected, purchasing something you can do together, a cocktail kit, some new gadgets for fitness and exercise, or a hamper of treats will go down well.

Chatsworth Gin - Peak Ales Ltd - £39

Undiscovered Gems (White Wines Case) - Vineyards Direct - £69.00

Prosecco Cocktails - Bay Tree Gifts - £7.99

iPhone XR Soft Butterfly Print Case - Top Town Mobiles - £4.99

Apple iPhone XS - IMJ (Ideal Mobile Junction) - £450.00

Traditional Hamper - Foxy's Deli and Cafe - £39.95

Monthly Engagement Calendar - Cannings Cards - £5.99

Qwirkle Rummy - The Board Room - £5.50

Purple Eco-Friendly Yoga Mat - AllYogaMed - £85.00

For the Romantic

A dinner date at home, a recipe book, a travel book or a romantic film - a piece of jewellery, perhaps a diary for making plans, a photo frame for capturing memories, some chocolates, a box of pampering treats with a scented candle to remind them they are loved - and of course a meaningful card.

Art Glass Copper Artisan Earrings - Artisans Corner - Sandra James Jewellery - £40.00 

Azabache Gran Reserva Rioja 2007 - The Naked Grape Vine - £25.99 

Q&A a Day: 5 Year Journal - Plum - £15.95

Calming Travel Kit - The Courtyard Beauty Salon - £18.00 

Tree of Life Carved Photo Frame - Lu Lu's Gift Company - £15.00 

Set of 3 Photo Frames - Ten North Street - £14.99

4 Bag Gift Box 24 Pieces of Fudge - Death By Fudge - £12.00 

Chocolate Fit for a Queen - Madhatter Bookshop - £12.00

For the Hobbyist

The ultimate crafter, think model kits, cookery books or new hobbies - there are plenty of local shops with craft options and shopkeepers will happily advise on the kit you might need to get to fuel a hobby or start a new one. Bookshops are obviously a great option for this too.

Anchor Cross Stitch, Poppy Field - Knit & Stitch - £17.50 

Beginner's Knitting Kit - Knit & Stitch - £18.00

Caligraphy Set - APNA Elec-Tics - £24.95 

Mary Berry: Foolproof Cooking - Madhatter Bookshop - £27.00 

1000 Piece Jigsaw - James Hibbert Photography - £20.00 

2022 Life Map Creative Planner Notebook - NB Books - £8.33 

Year of Wonder: Classical Music for Every Day - Madhatter Bookshop - £16.99 

Ceramic Baking Signs - Lu Lu's Gift Company - £5.00 

Bottled Baking 9 Varieties - The Letterbox - £12.99

Geek Chic

Whether it is retro-gaming, the latest games or gadgets, getting a vinyl record, synths or a music subscription, buying a book with every detail about the latest film or a box set - this person loves the detail and knows what they love. In fact they are likely to be so precise in what they like and love, that they will happily provide you with their wishlist. You will be amazed at the local businesses that can offer the niche products they are looking for.

Harry Potter - Diagon Alley 4-in-1 3D Puzzle Set - Della's Gift Shop - £29.99 

Retro Sweet Box - Umpa Lumpa Sweet Shop - £9.99

Light Up Retro Clock - Ten North Street - £18.99 

Nintendo Entertainment System - Sore Thumb Retro Games - £75.00 

Retro Doe A4 Art Print - The Dandy Introvert - £8.00 

Dobble: PIxar - EH Gaming - £9.00  

Exit: The Game - ClueCapers Escape Rooms - £13.50 

Chocolate Games Controller (Welsh) - Umpa Lumpa Sweet Shop - £4.99 

Vintage Records Coaster Set - Lu Lu's Gift Company - £8.00

Fitness and Outdoor Lovers

They love to be out and about, fitness, sporty, walking, golfing, fishing or just watching others do what they love on telly. For this sociable and fun-loving type think sports wear, fitness kit, walking boots, books about the great outdoors or their favourite footie teams or sports. Items for making sure they can get out and about in the Winter and Spring are a must.

Yoga & Pilates Gift Set for Women - MVMT Pilates - £20.00

Blush Pink Chilly's - Plum - 500ML - £20

Akaso Action Camera Ultra HD 4K Edition - Dorset Tech  - £45.00 

Campfire Kit - Umpa Lumpa Sweet Shop - £2.99 

Ladies Hooded Soft Shell Jacket - Affordable Horse Ltd - From £40.00 

Paddle Board Package - Peninsula Leisure - £479.00 

Pizza Oven - Ooni Fyra 12, Portable, Wood Pellet Fired - Peninsula Leisure - £249.00 

The Nomads Kitchen - THE NOMADS KITCHEN - £29.99  

ALPE D'HUEZ POSTER - English Cyclist - £28.00

For the Social Commentator

They love to get stuck into the debate on current affairs, creating or signing petitions or sharing their views online. Look out for great books on political leaders, current issues and trends or get them a notebook so they can document their views and political ambitions more easily.

The Secret Political Adviser - Madhatter Bookshop - £9.99

Seascape A5 Lined Notebook - Bizzo Collection - £5.35 

The Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics for an Age of Crisis - Madhatter Bookshop - £9.99 

Black Tie - Red Wines Case - Vineyards Direct - £79.00 

Chilli Dark Chocolate Bar - The Little Refill Shop - £2.95 

Amour Natural Relaxing Reed Diffuser 50ml - Bawtry Natural Health - £9.95 

Diary of an Ordinary Schoolgirl - Madhatter Bookshop - £10.99

Marbled Pens - Made by Mannie - £5.00

In Loving Memory

Something special to remember those we have lost.

Tree of Life Keepsake Box - Lu Lu's Gift Company - £20.00

Memorial Ceramic Tealight Holder - Lu Lu's Gift Company - £14.00

Rainbow Cascade Almond - Perfect Gifts - £21.99

Local Shops for Mother's Day Gifts on ShopAppy

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