10 Great Gifts for Mum
Mother’s Day gifts can be the single most important gift you give each year. While we all know the importance of getting a thoughtful and carefully considered gift, the majority of us still leave gift buying until the last minute. Homebodii knows how much you love your mum, and wants to help you get her something truly special for this day of celebration. This is why we have done some of the hard work for you, and found some lovely gift ideas from sweetly traditional products to luxurious pampering goodies. These wonderful gifts also support Australian brands and companies. And while you are shopping for your mum, there is no reason why you can’t treat yourself too!

 

1. Short Piping Pyjama Set from Homebodii, $89.00

    The Short Piping Pyjama set is an absolute must this Mother’s Day. Available in black or white, your mum can sleep glamorously in this luxurious pyjama set. The set includes a buttoned shirt with front pocket, bottoms featuring an elasticised waist for comfort, and detailed contrasting piping.

    Why Mum wants it: The average person will spend twenty-five years of their life sleeping. So what could be more perfect than giving your mum a present that she is going to spend so much time in? And let’s be honest, we are in our PJs for much longer than just sleeping, sometimes the Homebodii girls come to work in them! Pair it with a Homebodii robe to have the perfect at home sleep and loungewear ensemble. We suggest our Lola White Matte Satin Kimono Robe.

    2. Betty Bow UGG Boots from Original UGG Boots Australia, $159.00

    This amazingly comfortable boot from Original Ugg Boots Australia is lined with luxurious 100% double-faced sheepskin, is 100% Australian made and owned, and comes in an assortment of colours for all styles. These boots can be worn up or folded down, and comes with either ribbon or wide lace. Not only is it perfect to wear around the house, they are perfectly acceptable for outdoor use with their EVA sole.

    Why Mum wants it: Your mum is on her feet all day, likely wearing uncomfortable shoes. When she gets home she needs to look after her feet and cushion them after a day of pain. EVA soles are one of the best shock absorption materials available, ensuring that contact with those cold hard floors have low impact on joints. Our favourites are rose and pink for a homely look.

    3. Chakra Votive Candles from Lemon Canary, $39.95

     

    These scented Chakra candles from Lemon Canary are made with 100% Organic Essential Oils and Full Moon charged Crystals. The candle is filled with creamy eco soy wax, and lovingly hand-poured with care at their Gold Coast Studio. These candles engage with the individual seven centres of spiritual power in the human body, Grounded (1), Creative (2), Powerful (3), Love (4), Expression (5), Intuition (6), and Enlightenment (7).

    Why Mum wants it: Your mum can release her negative energy and engage with the positive with these Chakra Candles. We recommend connecting with your forth Chakra Heart in the form of a Love Candle, scented with sweet orange, lime, geranium, patchouli, Ylang Ylang, Rosemary, Rose Otto and Lavender. Love encourages unconditional love, compassion, and forgiveness, and assists with healing and releasing pain. You can also get these scents in a beautiful organic perfume.

    4. Body Rescue Duo from Salus, $49.90

     

    This home spa kit from Salus includes an amazingly invigorating Eucalyptus, rosemary, aloe, bamboo, and pumice Purifying Body Scrub, and a Calendula & Shea Butter Hydrating Body Cream with restorative extracts. The body cream consists of the lovely ingredients of shea butter, calendula, chamomile, sweet almond, rosemary, mandarin, lavender, rose, patchouli, vanilla, and aloe.

    Why Mum wants it: This beautiful kit will not only make your mum feel super fresh and invigorated, but will allow her to indulge in an at home spa treatment whenever she wants!

    5. Bamboo Bath Caddy from Howards Storage World, $79.95

    As we start getting closer to winter, a hot bath is one of those amazing luxuries we all wish we had more time to indulge. With this sophisticated bamboo bath caddy, your mum is sure to make time for this pleasure. Not only does this elegant bath caddy have a book holder, but also a non-spill wine glass holder. Made from water resistant bamboo this caddy has a spot for your loofah, razor, and soap, making it the perfect bath companion.

    Why Mum wants it: This bamboo bath caddy is perfect for that at-home luxury and pampering every mother should experience. A hot bath will improve blood circulation, help your mum fall asleep easier and make her feel well and truly relaxed. So let her put up her feet and relax with a good book and a good wine. Get it here.

    6. White Teacup and Saucer from Robert Gordon Australia, $24.95

    Robert Gordon’s Australian made collections have been manufactured on high fired stoneware for over 25 years. This super sweet retro cup and saucer set is created with traditional and modern equipment and passed through the hands of skilled crafts people, some of whom have been with the company for over 25 years.

    Why Mum wants it: What mum does not enough a nice cup of tea? This adorable cup and saucer set will make that morning cup of tea even more enjoyable with its’ lovely white background and shiny gold spots. Why not co-ordinate the set with a lovely robe, to make those lazy Sunday mornings much more enjoyable (and lazy)!

      7. Exfoliating Foot Socks from Jolly Feet, $17.95

        This quirky Australian brand specialises in a foot care treatment that removes the hard, cracked skin under your feet. Jolly Feet Exfoliating Socks have been filled with a gel containing a blend of natural extracts and fruit acids that deeply penetrate the layers of the skin. The gel breaks down and gently removes the dead skin cells, with hard skin effortlessly peeling away in three-seven days.

        Why Mum wants it: Dry, rough, and hardened skin under your feet is one of the most unappealing problems a girl can face. It can leave you choosing those enclosed pair of shoes over those amazing pair of strappy heels that show of your feet. Get two and share the pampering experience with Mum this Mother's Day!

        8. Donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, $Unlimited

        A donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation can make a difference to improve the understanding, treatment, and detection of breast cancer every day.

        Why Mum wants it: It is a lovely gesture giving a donation in the name of your mother for such an important cause. She will feel a sense of satisfaction, and feel pleased to have such a caring offspring.

        9. Strike Grey Quilt Cover from Major Minor Sydney, $260.00

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        This Australian designed quilt cover by Major Minor Sydney is made from 100% linen Belgian flax, a natural fabric known for having eco-friendly properties. This effortlessly simple, yet chic, quilt cover becomes softer the more you wash it and is perfect for all year round!

        Why Mum wants it: Wrapping yourself up in luxury linen is the equivalent of a nice warm hug. So why not make sure she gets one every day! We love the quilt cover in Strike Grey, which can be perfectly accessorised with matching sheets or contrasting pillows. Ensure your mum gets a good night’s sleep in soft linen she will never want to get out from!

        10. Querkles Puzzling Colour Books By Thomas Pavitte, $10.75

        Now this may seem like a childish colour-by-number book, but you couldn’t be more wrong! These drawings are made up of hundreds of circles numbered from 1 to 5, and coloured in from dark to light to reveal the hidden image. Available with twenty iconic works in the Masterpieces book, including the Mona Lisa and the Statue of David, and twenty iconic people in the original Querkle book, with faces such as Audrey Hepburn and James Dean, your mum will be occupied for hours.

        Why Mum wants it: Get her away from that smartphone or television screen, and into something hands-on and creative. Your mum will be addicted, relaxed, and completely satisfied once she finishes her very own colour-by-numbers masterpiece. She can get creative with colours, and best of all these oversized images can be easily removed, framed, or given as presents!

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