With Mother’s Day just weeks away the Baby Hints and Tips team have been discussing some of our favourite products! New releases, fashionable favourites and sentimental décor are topping our ‘most wanted’ list this year. So whether you are shopping for Mum (pay close attention here Daddy!) or the kind of mummy who needs to provide very direct hints for gift ideas to your other half (an email and a web link seems to work best!) here’s a round up of products we know she’ll adore…
Personalized & Sentimental Works of Art
If you’re searching for something colourful, gorgeous and wall-worthy for Mum or Granny these custom prints from Ollie’s Room are the perfect choice. With meaningful messages, on-trend design and an affordable price tag at under $20, this will be featured with pride in Mum’s home for years to come. Don’t worry if you call Granny something else – be it Nanny, Nanna, Oma or Grandma, the team at Ollie’s Room will create something just for you. With a rainbow of 42 colours to choose from this gift is as unique as your Mum! Love, love, love!
Something stylish for mum and practical for bub!
Statement jewellery is on-trend for Winter 2015 with chunky, colourful pieces gracing all the pages of glossy mags. This gorgeous set from Bubs and Beans is right on fashion but has a sneaky double use – it’s made of silicone and is perfect for a little person to chew on or play with. Made without any nasties and designed to the highest Australian Safety Standards this is a fabulous, stylish gift that will be the source of many compliments for seasons to come. Want!
Something Mum will love… as much as the kids? Really!!
Yes! This adorable tin contains magical items…. It’s actually a complete growing kit that will transform these laser printed beans into a petite garden of read-able plants! Customized for mothers day with the words like Mum, Beautiful, Inspiring and Loving this is a gift that the kids will delight in as much as Mum does. Priced at only $12.95 and able to be purchased online this is a present that Dad, Mum and the little people will equally enjoy! So affordable! So, so adorable!
Mother’s Day (and any day!) is Wine Time!
For the Mum that likes a tipple (and who doesn’t right!?) we can’t get enough of this wine travel ‘sippy’ cup from Mullins Design. Perfect for picnics, outdoors, camping or by the pool it prevents spills, keeps the bugs out and means no dangerous glass breakages. Buy one for a mum who’s on the go or a set for a mum that loves to entertain al fresco! People will definitely want to have ‘what she’s having’ if you are drinking it out of a wine sippy cup. Pair it with a bottle of mum’s favourite selection and be assured of favourite child status for the next 12 months. Cheers!
For the fashionista Mum of all shapes and sizes
Maxi Dress Heaven is the designer of this gorgeous, poncho-style top. It’s a feminine fabric, a flattering silhouette and available in a variety of colours from stylish black with grey to fabulous fuchsia. Able to be ordered online and with sizing from 8 to 26 this stunning piece will become a go-to staple in any mum’s wardrobe. Pair it with leggings for an easy and comfortable but ‘very put together’ look. Mum will feel a million dollars in this; you’ll feel almost as good when you see how much she loves it!
Refined, collectable china
For the Mum that enjoys a soothing tea and the finer things in life, a Royal Albert teacup may be a sophisticated choice. Mix and match vintage is a popular trend so add to her collection each year with a new 3-piece set. Mum will think of you every time she pours herself a tea and unwinds. It’s said tea tastes better from a fine china cup! From $79, there are a vast array of pretty pastels and fancy florals to choose from.
Forget the flowers, terrarium me!
Everyone sends flowers – it’s just so predicable – but for the mum with a true designer aesthetic a terrarium might be the delivery of choice! Featuring a range of succulents and perfect for display on a coffee table or bathroom vanity, this glass fishbowl can be brought right to Mum’s door anywhere in Australia from $70.