Sunday, 21 February 2016

Mothers Day Gift Guide

So it's not long now until Mothers Day and I have been building up a bit of a collection of items for our Mothers Day gift guide. Mothers Day doesn't have to be about chocolate and flowers, although they are my absolute favourite thing to get! So take a look at this lovely collection I have for you, I'm sure you will find something for the Mother in your life.
Valley Mill 100% natural hand made soap is made using only the finest natural oils. There are no artificial preservatives, additives, paraben free, SLS free and contain no animal products. All the soaps contain shea butter, coconut oil, olive oil, palm oil and castor oil. The orange and cinnamon soap combination offers natural cleansing and antiseptic properties. They are lovingly hand made in their South Wales workshop and smell amazing.
Stratum C Menopause Skin Gentle Cleanser was designed exclusively for menopausal skin to combine excellent cleansing properties with gentle ingredients that will rejuvenate and improve your skin's tone and elasticity. Stratum C Gentle Cleanser uses sensitive ingredients and is suitable for all skin types and has all natural Ingredients, seaweed extract and rose hip seed oil are full of powerful antioxidants and Vitamins A and E to replenish those lost during menopause. 
Travel Between The Lines Colouring Book - £6.59
This travel coloring book for grown-ups features 47 beautifully detailed cityscapes and scenes from across Europe, Asia and the Americas. Each illustration was created from a real-life photograph taken during the around-the-world, non-stop travel adventures of the book's husband-and-wife creators, Geoff and Katie Matthews. Offering a range of difficulty, from relatively simple illustrations of Paris, Guatemala, and Colombia, to extraordinarily detailed architectural cityscapes of Prague, Quito, La Paz, and others, the crisp black and white line drawings will transport colorists from Taiwan to Lithuania to Argentina with the flip of a page. This adult coloring book is perfect for people who love to travel, people who dream of traveling, and those who love to lose themselves in a world of imagination and creativity while completing colorful cityscapes, detailed line work, and memorable vignettes of extraordinary travel destinations.
The Grey Wash Wicker Storage Basket is a lovely grey wash coloured wicker basket with an easily removable/washable lining which has an attractive bow. This wicker basket made from willow comes in 2 sizes and is perfect for a bathroom or bedroom, but would suit anywhere. The medium size is perfect for storing your make up collection and the larger basket for your hairdryer, straighteners and hair products. They look stunning on the sideboard or on top of a wardrobe.
I love a good candle, what I love even more is a good candle with a nice scent and for it to last a while. Little White Dragon make soy candles, soy candles are 100% natural, burn 25% longer than paraffin candles and burn cooler, so that the scent smoother and last longer. The soy candles come in lovely screw top jars and you can choose what colour lid you would like on top. They are available in 10 lovely scents and you can have a personalised label on, so they would make a perfect gift for Mothers Day.
Vanilla & Honey Lip Balm is a rich, deeply replenishing lip balm to repair, intensively condition and soothe dry chapped lips. Active ingredients include protective British beeswax, natural source vitamin E, British borage oil; a rich source of skin strengthening essential fatty acids and British echium oil to replenish dry skin. Squeeze the tube gently and apply to lips as often as needed to bee-autifully soothe and condition. In cold conditions, warm the tube in your hands for a few moments before use to ensure the contents exit the tube smoothly. 
Just like the natural soap above the Valley Mill natural soy melts are hand made in the Welsh workshop. Each wax melt is hand poured to achieve the lovely cog design, you can see the layers in the design. There are some stunning scents available, I was sent the passionfruit and as soon as you open the box you can smell the delicious scent. You get 5 wax melts in each box, so the price is great at just over £1 per melt.
In just 60 seconds you can cleanse, tone and moisturise, leaving your hands, nails and cuticles bright and revived by the Abyssinian oil, nettle, lemongrass and grapefruit. You rub generously onto wet hands, paying special attention to dry areas and the base of your nails. Rinse off thoroughly with warm water. Pat dry. Repeat weekly or more often if your hands feel  in need of moisture. It's freshly made in the UK with no parabens, no sulphates, no synthetic fragrance, no this, no that, no the other...
Fushi’s Passion Seed Oil is primarily known for its calming properties as well as a variety of other amazing health benefits. The oil is made from the seeds of the exotic Passion Flower and is perfect as a moisturiser for the skin. Inhale the aroma of the oil, put a few drops on a tissue and place it on your pillow to help you sleep after a stressful day or try putting a few drops in a bath to aid relaxation. I really love the smell of this and it feels amazing on your skin.
This stunning cushion from Evans Lichfield is the perfect gift for the comfort seeking Mother. The cushion is 43cm square and deep filled with soft wadding. The reverse of the cushion is bright red and the front adorned with a stunning scarlett Ibis. This is just one of the range of amazing cushions in the Evans Lichfield tropical birds collection. They also have others collections such as dogs, farmyard, equestrian and jsut plain coloured.
If you're going to give pj's then give good ones and they don't come much better than these Cyberjammies. Made in 100% modal they are so soft and comfy to wear. the floral print with navy trim look stunning. The top has a revere collar, shaped pocket and pretty fabric covered button. The trousers have an elasticated back and flat front waistband. They can be washed in your regular 30 degree cycle but must be washed inside out. I love the beautiful box and wrapping they come in, really special pyjamas.
The perfect gift for the hands on Mother in your life, make your own lip gloss from Beauty Kitchen. Inside the tin is everything you need to make 4 little lipglosses. The set comes with cocoa butter and beeswax to make your lipgloss, you also get 4 cute metal tins and labels that say made by you!
Creased Cards are a lovely store based in Brighton, who also retail online. The offer a range of quirky and unique card and gifts that are perfect for any celebration. The Portobello insulated mug is priced at £9.50 and will keep your drink hot while the outside stays cool. This eliminates the need for a handle and the gold spotted design is really elegant. The coaster is priced at £3.25 and is one of a collection of humorous coasters. They also offer cards for all occasions and the above are a small selection of the lovely Mothers Days cards priced £2.50.
What Mum doesn't love a bouquet on Mothers Day? The range on offer at The Flower Studio are simply stunning. With prices starting from £25 the prices are fab, you can even add nice little extra touches like a box of chocolates or scented candles. They offer next day delivery if you need delivery in a hurry and the flowers are delivered secure in a box. If you shop right now they have a 15% discount code off your order.
The selection offers 11 different Sea Shell shapes, of which the seahorse is the most famous one. Each carefully crafted shell is a blend of delicious white, milk or dark Belgian chocolate. Not one of them has exactly the same marbled look as the other one. There are all made of the finest Belgian chocolate filled with the delicious Guylian roasted hazelnut praline. An original and artisan recipe of the company's founding father Guy Foubert. Manufactured by: Guylian Delicious Guylian Sea Shells Filled with the famous Guylian Praline 44 of the Finest Belgian Sea Shells.
How about a photo case with pictures of all their loved ones on? Photobox offer this great service and whether you would like1 image in the case or even 12 they got you covered. You can even choose to have the case matt or gloss effect. I had great fun creating my case and if you're in a hurry you can pay for express delivery and have your case in less than 3 days.
Joby Griptight Gorilla Pod Stand - £25.00
The Joby gorilla pod is the perfect gift for any Mum who loves to take photos or who like me is a blogger. The griptight is suitable for smart phones such as the iPhone and Samsung models. The grip expands to fit phones snugly and holds them safely. The 3 legs will move and mould to all angels so you take picture or videos hands-free. PErfetc for getting your family portraits or recording logs, I love it and it's made the perfect addition to my must have photo kit.
The Photo Block is a contemporary alternative to a traditional photo frame, perfect for bringing your favourite photos onto your desk or into your home. Available in 4 different sizes and mounted on 2.5 cm thick wooden block, they are completely freestanding. They are available with black or white edging and printed in quality materials. The larger size is able to be wall mounted.What's even better about these is Photobox will donate £1 of every sale to Breast Cancer Care.

Do you see anything that takes your fancy? Or do you already know what you are getting for the Mum in your life. Leave me a comment and let my know.
Thanks For Reading
Mandy
xx
*I was sent the above samples FOC

10 comments:

  1. Great list thank you so much for the post! The soaps look amazing and I love that they are natural x

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  2. Loving these great mothers day gift ideas thanks

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  3. Great guide - the candle sounds lovely!

    Ashleigh

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  4. Lovely ideas, I love bee good products

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  5. Thanks for such lovely ideas

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  6. great guide was very fond of pillow

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  7. I don't know what I'm getting for my mother-in-law yet but there are some great ideas here - I always love reading about and exploring new small companies.

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  8. some lovely ideas here , its always handy to get ideas from others as its easy to run out of things that you havent already brought over the years x

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