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Thoughtful and special Mother’s Day ideas

Thoughtful and special Mother’s Day ideas

Mother’s Day is on the way and with this year’s date, Sunday 12 May, fast approaching, you’ve no doubt already started searching for the perfect gift and thought about some other Mother’s Day ideas to spoil her – not just in the traditional gift giving sense, but also by creating lifelong special moments that she can treasure forever! After all, these incredible women didn’t just raise us, they also spent their evenings cooking us delicious dinners, their mornings packing our school lunches, and always drove us to and from our afternoon activities, whilst providing us with all their endless love and support.

So, this Mother’s Day, why not go the extra mile? Instead of just giving your mum a traditional gift this year, why not provide her with a thoughtful experience to say thank you? Remember, it’s always the thought that counts, so when it comes to showing her how much you care, think beyond the norm and go for special bonding moments instead.

For those who need an extra helping hand to level up the experience, you can get everything you need right here on Stockland Marketplace! Here are the best ways to treat the mother figure in your life this Mother’s Day – and remember, the best gift of all is one that comes from the heart.

Make her a delicious breakfast


Product captions: The Tea Centre The Glow' Wooden Tea Box $58, The Cumquat Tree iKOU Ash Wood Spa Tray $49, The Tea Centre Tippy Tea Strainer $20.90, The Tea Centre Breakfast Teapot $55, Habitania Side Plate $19.95.

It’s always the simplest things that hold the most value and so we can guarantee that one of mum’s favourite memories of Mother’s Day mornings will be a sleep-in and a delicious brekky in bed! Our mothers always spent time whipping up a scrumptious breakfast for us each day, so why not turn the tables and pop into the kitchen to whip up her favourite dish! Sprinkle some chilli salt on top of some scrambled eggs, add some quandong and wattleseed balsamic jam to a breakfast roll, or add some freeze-dried raspberries to your pancake batter to elevate this sweet morning treat. Serve your breakfast alongside your mum’s brew of choice and she’ll start this Mother’s Day off with a big smile on her face.

Treat her to an at-home spa day


Product captions: The Cumquat Tree Salus Rose Bath Oil $30, The Cumquat Tree iKOU Crystal Quartz Facial Roller $39.95, City Perfume Chloe Signature Perfumed Body Cream $100, Gracie's Boutique Flannel Flower Bath Salt $39.95

If the mother figure in your life was the person who taught you everything you know about skincare and nourishing your body, then this Mother’s Day, why not treat her to an at-home spa day? Light a candle or two, place some essential oils on her bathroom basin, and display a collection of the best skin and body care products (such as a body lotion and scrub set) on an aesthetically pleasing tray for her to use, and she’ll be ready to relax. We also recommend having a cosy robe and a pair of fluffy slippers ready for her to wear to enhance the at-home spa experience. Then, when everything is prepared, ensure the house is empty for a few hours so your mum can have some well-deserved me time.

Set up a wine and cheese night


Product captions: Habitania 32.5cm Acacia & Brass Serving Board $59.95, Mister Minit Wine Glass 450ml Two Pack $33, Warndu Quandong & Wattleseed Balsamic Jam $20, Habitania Woodlands Green Napkin Set 4 $29.95, Gracie's Boutique Eli Marble Spreader $14.95

Take our word for it – if there’s one thing mum will really love and appreciate this Mother’s Day, it’s a cosy afternoon with a cheese board and cheeky glass of vino. Grab all her favourite savoury and sweet treats and set them up on the patio while you chill her favourite drop of wine, ready to serve in these classy lead-free crystal glasses. Add some artisanal products like this Quandong and Wattleseed jam and serve atop a beautiful acacia wood serving board with marble spreader. All she needs now is the perfect autumn sunset to close out the day!

Level up your gift-wrapping


Product captions: Honest Paper Poppies Greeting Card $6.95, Honest Paper Gift Embellishment $7.50, Dollars and Sense Satin Polyester Ribbon $2.50, Honest Paper 100% Recycled Double-sided Wrapping Paper $6.95

Now, if you’ve already decided what gift to give your mum this Mother’s Day, instead of just popping it into a gift bag and calling it a day, why not get crafty and creative with your gift-wrapping? Taking the time to wrap a gift beautifully will show the mother figure in your life that you’ve put a lot of love and care into their gift. So, this year, why not invest in gorgeous wrapping paper, colourful ribbon, gift embellishments, and even a wax seal, to make your Mother’s Day gift look impeccable?

This Mother’s Day, we’re all about showing our incredible mother figures that we care through thoughtful acts of love. Whether you make her breakfast, provide her with the ultimate at-home spa experience, or do everything on our list, we’re sure these Mother’s Day ideas will show your mum just how much you appreciate her. If you still need supplies, get all your essentials on Stockland Marketplace and have them delivered to your door, or simply Click and Collect. Happy Mother’s Day!

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