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Best gifts for Mother’s Day 2022: flowers, champagne, chocolates and more

Spoil your mum with the perfect present on Mothering Sunday

1

Homeware

West House Pottery’s breakfast in bed set

West House Pottery’s breakfast in bed set

Social enterprise West House Pottery has served up a breakfast in bed set for Mother’s Day. The handmade set includes an egg cup, side plate, mug and a little milk jug for the perfect breakfast of a boiled egg with soldiers and hot drink. This is a gift that gives back as each piece is handmade by the adults with learning disabilities that the Pottery supports.

2

Flowers and champagne

Champagne Lanson X Beards & Daisies ultimate pink gift set

Champagne Lanson X Beards & Daisies ultimate pink gift set

The limited edition Champagne Lanson and Beards & Daisies Mother’s Day package features a mini-size bottle of Champagne Lanson Le Rosé alongside a beautiful bright pink hydrangea, potted in a chic ceramic pot. For a fully personalised experience, each gift box comes with an optional hand-written note and is delivered in time for Mother’s Day.

3

Experiences

Flower arranging workshops at Figaro’s Bar in London

Flower arranging workshops at Figaro’s Bar in London

Figaro’s Bar on Shaftesbury Avenue in London will be hosting a Mother’s Day flower arranging workshop on 26 and 27 March with independent eco-florist Bramble & Bloom Floral Alchemy. Held from 2pm-4pm, the interactive workshops will see participants pick up some of the industry’s top tips in floral care while sipping on Via Vai Prosecco throughout. 

4

Candles

Sculpd’s three wick candle making kit

Sculpd’s three wick candle making kit

Candles are a classic gift for Mother’s Day and Sculpd has launched a new kit which combines two of the most-loved crafts: pottery and candle making. Mothers will be able to get hands on, learning how to craft and hand-pour their very own large three wick candle from scratch. Mums will also be able to craft their own candle pot, giving them full creative control over the design of their candle.

Sculpd has also teamed up with Bloom & Wild to re-launch its pottery and flower arranging kit (£65). This new version includes a pottery kit by Sculpd to make three hand-crafted vases and a new selection of stunning dried wild flowers from Bloom & Wild. 

5

Champagne

Bubbleshop X Amuse La Bouche gift box

Bubbleshop X Amuse La Bouche gift box

Bubbleshop has partnered with London-based homeware label and textiles creator, Amuse La Bouche, to create a limited edition box that not only makes a unique gift but also supports female-run businesses. The box includes a set of four Amuse La Bouche ruffle napkins, handmade with 100% linen and featuring the brand’s signature circus stripes. Also included is a classic Bubbleshop tote bag and a bottle of Françoise Bedel et Fils “Origin’elle”, a champagne which gives notes of ripe apricots, peaches, and summer berries with a touch of almond paste and sablé biscuits. Last orders 23 March. 

6

Prosecco and truffles

Pale Fox X Rococo truffle box

Pale Fox X Rococo truffle box

As a gift idea for Mother’s Day, you can’t go wrong with prosecco and chocolates. This limited edition truffle box features a bottle of Pale Fox Prosecco alongside Rococo’s luxury salted caramel truffles, all neatly gift wrapped to save you the trouble.

7

Desserts

Pleesecakes’s Mother’s Day treats

Pleesecakes’s Mother’s Day treats

Cheesecake connoisseurs Pleesecakes has some tasty sweet options on its Mother’s Day menu. Brand new for 2022, the Choux Bun Box (£29.99, pictured) features six freshly baked choux pastries filled with a soft raspberry cream cheese filling and white chocolate shortcake, finished with freeze-dried raspberries and a floral white chocolate plaque. The limited edition artisan Chuffles (£26) are 24 unique cheesecake truffle bites in four flavours: cherry and coconut; butterscotch; miso caramel; and raspberry and mint. There’s also a specially-crafted box of six Mini Pleesecakes (£32). Last orders by 22 March. 

8

Gadgets

Groov-e Retro Cassette Player

Groov-e Retro Cassette Player

Does your mum have a collection of old cassette tapes? Then this is the perfect nostalgic Mother’s Day gift for them. Enjoy classic music tapes or listen to the radio through this personal cassette player from Groov-e. Play them loud through the external speaker or listen privately through earphones.

9

Cocktails

Build a cocktail box from NIO Cocktails

Build a cocktail box from NIO Cocktails

NIO Cocktails’s customisable cocktail box has a choice of 20 award-winning classic and signature drinks to create a personalised set of three (£19.50 plus £3 delivery), six (£39) or nine cocktails (£58). Last orders 24 March.

10

Experiences

Yew Tree Farm was once owned by Beatrix Potter

Yew Tree Farm was once owned by Beatrix Potter

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‘A Tale of Ms Potter’ tour in the Lake District with ToursByLocals

On this full-day private tour, Lake District local Anna will help culture-vultures walk in the footsteps of the iconic children’s author and illustrator, Beatrix Potter. Travellers will uncover the story of this extraordinary woman with remarkable insight, beginning in her early years as a gifted artist, up to the pivotal moments that shaped the course of her life. ToursByLocals offers the eight-hour tour for £575, for up to three people. The tour includes guiding services and private transportation.

11

Afternoon tea

Cutter & Squidge’s afternoon tea box

Cutter & Squidge’s afternoon tea box

Soho-based bakery Cutter & Squidge sells a box filled with all the components you need for a no-fuss afternoon tea from the comfort of your own home. The kit contains strawberry shortcake-inspired loaves, coffee-break blondies, scones with clotted cream and jam, and bags of English breakfast tea.

12

Gin

Bathtub Gin’s Grapefruit & Rosemary gin

Bathtub Gin’s Grapefruit & Rosemary gin

Award-winning gin brand Bathtub Gin crowdsourced its latest flavour via two social media competitions – and the result is a grapefruit and rosemary delight. Bathtub’s signature double infused gin has been carefully blended with the fruit and herb, instilling the spirit with zesty, floral overtones. 

13

Gin and cupcakes

No. 3 Gin X The Hummingbird Bakery’s gift box

No. 3 Gin X The Hummingbird Bakery’s gift box

No. 3 Gin has teamed up with The Hummingbird Bakery to present a limited edition gin and cupcake gift box for Mother’s Day. The box contains six cupcakes made by the luxury London bakers with flavours inspired by classic cocktails (and subtly infused with gin), as well as a bottle of No. 3’s award-winning dry gin. A cocktail recipe card is also included.

14

Home appliances

Smeg ECF01 Espresso Machine

Smeg ECF01 Espresso Machine

Whether your mum prefers an espresso, cappuccino, latte or latte macchiato, the Smeg ECF01 coffee machine can create barista-standard drinks to enjoy at home. The model is available in a range of colours. 

15

Tea sets

Mariage Frères Sweetheart Tea Set 

Mariage Frères sweetheart tea set 

For a beautiful bouquet every morning, carefully fill this special Mariage Frères glass teapot with recently boiled water and watch as the whole jasmine flower bud begins to blossom.

16

Chocolate

Hotel Chocolat Happy Mother’s Day Sleekster 

Hotel Chocolat happy Mother’s Day sleekster 

The Mother’s Day Sleekster is a collection of Hotel Chocolat’s classic, well-loved flavours, and slightly more unique tastes. Varieties include caramel cheesecake, carrot cake, billionaire’s shortbread, mousse au chocolat, and champagne truffle.

17

Candles

Absolut Elyx Boutique - Elyx No. 1921 Scented Candle Gift Set 

Absolut Elyx Boutique Elyx No. 1921 scented candle gift set 

Absolut Elyx Boutique’s natural wax scented candle is presented in a reusable decorative damask glass jar. Its scent is a complex woody blend of sandalwood, amber and vetiver with top notes of fresh citrus and a twist of star anise.

18

Homeware

Victoria + Albert Baths - Tombolo Bath Rack

Victoria + Albert Baths Tombolo bath rack

The perfect accessory for the mum who deserves a relaxing soak and a glass of plonk. The Tombolo bath rack from luxury British bathing brand Victoria + Albert Baths is exquisitely crafted from solid wood and is available in three finishes – walnut, oak and white.

19

Prosecco

Mum’s Prescription Prosecco

Mum’s Prescription Prosecco from GiftsOnline4U

Does your mum need a prosecco prescription? This quirky gift (£31.99) features a bottle of prosecco with a label that can be personalised for an extra special touch on Mother’s Day. If bubbles and sweets are more to your mum’s taste, then GiftsOnline4U also has a luxury prosecco and chocolate hamper (£39.99). 

20

Gin

Drinks by the Dram Premium Gin Collection

Drinks by the Dram premium gin collection

This Drinks by the Dram collection is perfect for discovering new gins and enjoying old favourites. Containing 12 specially curated drams from some of the top brands in the world, each dram is presented in beautifully wax-sealed 30ml bottles. Gins inside the box are: Bathtub Gin; Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin; Hernö Old Tom Gin; Moonshot Gin (That Boutique-y Gin Company); The London No. 1 Original Blue Gin; Copper Republic Rooibos & Grapefruit Gin; Kyrö Gin; No.3 Gin; Conker Spirit Port Barrel Gin; Hernö Juniper Cask Gin; Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin; and Tobermory Gin.

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