Unique Mother’s Day Gifts Your Mum Will Actually Appreciate
Mothers are the unsung heroes of our lives - the driving force behind the family, always making sure everyone’s taken care of and happy, often spending ages doing things behind the scenes that mainly go unnoticed. The anchor in many of our lives, Mother’s Day is the one day of the year where we can express our gratitude for the women our lives would never be the same without.
History of Mother’s Day
It is believed that one of the earliest celebrations honouring mothers was held in ancient Greece. The ancient Greeks dedicated an annual spring festival to maternal goddesses, such as Rhea, the mother of the gods, and Cybele, the Great Mother of the Gods. This festival was known as "Mother's Day" and involved activities such as feasting, singing, and offering sacrifices.
The modern celebration of Mother's Day, however, has its roots in the United States, where it was first observed in 1908 by Anna Jarvis to honour her own mother. Today there are an estimated 2.2 billion mothers all over the world with Mother’s Day celebrated in more than 100 countries on different dates depending on the country.
Heartfelt Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
We’ve taken seemingly mundane everyday items that can be transformed into heart-warming emblems guaranteed to lift your mum’s spirit. Knowing just how much of a challenge a well-thought-out gift can prove to be, we’ve compiled a list of some unique, gorgeous heartfelt gift ideas that’ll serve as a token of appreciation for all the accumulated “thank yous” over the days, making your mum smile.
1. Art Prints
Create a custom framed print, canvas print, poster or metal print to decorate your mum’s wall with art that will get her guests talking. At Fine Art Storehouse you can choose from an abundance of artwork and easily transform them into a range of products.
2. A cuppa with a Twist
For a busy woman with tons to tick off her to-do list, winding down with a warm cup of tea can be a simple pleasure in an otherwise hectic day, and now, you can be a part of this calming everyday routine too! Choose from a wide range of artsy, beautiful prints to decorate a sturdy ceramic mug with, and remind your mum of your appreciation for her with every sip she takes of her favourite drink creating a gift that’s both practical and sentimental. Oh, don’t forget to put some of her favourite chocolates inside the mug to make a winning combination that’s perfect for any mum.
3. Sit back and relax, mum
What better gift to remind your mum to prop her feet up and relax every once in a while, than a luxurious fibre-filled pillow. They instantly dress up any space, while providing some much needed comfort. Take your pick from options like tranquil scenery, right up to modern abstract art prints to decorate the front of a plush pillow that’s decked out with a stone coloured faux suede back. The gift that keeps on giving - nothing says “relaxing” better than a soft pillow after a long day
4. The missing piece I’ve been looking for
Looking for a fun and engaging activity that’s perfect for rainy days? Puzzles will be sure to entertain any Mum! Spend some time bonding together in a way that’s both fulfilling and therapeutic with a personalised puzzle of a place or something she loves. Get your mum a one-of-a-kind puzzle that’s not only a weekday stress-buster, but that also transforms into a gorgeous decorative piece upon completion - a win-win. Or, if searching for the right puzzle is daunting why let us do the work for you by choosing one from our Perfect Puzzles Galleries?
4. Beauty with meaning
Adding a customised caption to an art print will beautify and fill any space and also take your mum straight down memory lane whenever she looks at it. Now you can turn any art print from being simply “nice to look at" to a personalised piece of fond memory through a few simple words, and the best part, it’s free and there’s no limit to the type of products you can do this with!
How to add Captions in 5 Easy Steps
- Browse our galleries to find pixel perfect prints
- Customise your product; choose a framed, photographic, mounted or poster print
- Tick the add caption box
- Use the default title and description provided, edited it as needed or, if you're feeling creative add your own, then click the update button
- Check to make sure it's how you want it printed then complete the order
Life’s short, but beautiful moments are everywhere once we know how to look for them. This Mother’s Day, don’t forget to pamper your mum and let her know that you see every effort she makes and that her daily sacrifices don’t go unnoticed - after all, she deserves it!
Whether you wish to invest in a new canvas print, framed print or something a little outside the box such as a jigsaw puzzle or photo mug, we can do it all!
We hope you find inspiration from our guide. Start browsing our collections and choose a perfect photo gift for your mum now, before you forget!