Celebrating Mothers Day this year is going to be very different. Especially considering I won’t even be able to give her a hug this year. Despite this, I know many of us will still want to make it special for all the amazing motherly figures in the world!

This post is full of amazing small and local businesses selling gifts perfect for any motherly figure! Lets spoil them this year, they bloody deserve it!


Flowers are an absolute classic. I dont know anyone who wouldn’t love to recieve flowers on Mothers Day!

  • Flowers from Under the Ivy
    Their flower arrangments always look so incredible!
  • Flowers that will last a little longer from The Dry Decor
    They specialise in dry flower arrangements which look incredible!

Afternoon Tea/Hampers

  • A Mothers Day Hamper from The Cake Kitchen
    Better get in quickly as they are full for deliveried on the 14th, only the 13th spaces left!
    Message their Facebook to order.
  • A Mothers Day Gift Hamper from K Keep Gifting
    Kay pts together a load of different hamprs in a veriety of different prices and styles, so there will absolutely be something for your needs!
  • Afternoon Tea from The Waffle Bar & Co
    Based in South Shields, their afternoon teas look fantastic! You can order via their website, or their Facebook

Thoughtful Gifts

  • A Resin Gift from Kreation Resination by Karen
    These could make really lovely gifts for someone and look really expensive! They have many other things availible on their site such as bookmarks or jewelery
  • Perfume from Perfect Finish
    Perfume is very expensive, and I know not everyone can afford it right now. Perfect Finish is a FM Perfume business by a friend who is always advertising really great products!
  • Various homeware bits from Made by Mannie
    They have a great selection of Mothers Day Gifts availible.
  • Beautiful hand painted glassware from Lucy Siviter Design
    These products look amazing and would be something that can last forever!
  • A snug blanket from Knit Knot North
    This would make a perfect gift for anyone who likes to be snug and cosy!
  • A Hand Embroided Gift from Little Sewing Bea
    A Sunderland Based creative who makes the most adorable embroidery which would be a perfect little keepsake!
  • Sewing Kits from Trouvaulle Stitch Kits
    I have just got my own and can’t wait to start it! My mam has one too and is loving hers! Its a great thing to keep you occupied during lockdown.
  • Incredible Artwork from Meg Gardner Art
    An incredibly talented Northeast based artist who sells some beautiful paintings. My absolute favourites are the ones painted on wood slices. You really should check out her Instagram and her website to see the incredible pieces she creates! Order quickly though as you don’t want it to be too late!


Jewelry is always a winner for a gift.

  • Phone cases, accessories, home decor and jewelry from Tuppence Store
    I love this brand and know a lot of other people will too!
  • Handmade Pieces from Craft by Ceilidh
    There are a lot of things on their site that I am obsessed with and they have a great range of jewelry to fit anyones personalty!

Candles or Waxmelts

Another classic for Mothers Day! There are so many places doing amazing waxmelts or candles that have been handmade right now which is so amazing!

  • Wax Melts from Haus of Aroma
    Based in Houghton-Le-Spring, Haus of Aroma has some really pretty looking snap bar wax melts which would make amazing gifts!
  • A Candle Making Kit from The White Candle Company
    These sell out very quickly on their website so keep an eye out for restocks. But for any crafty people, this could be a really fun thing for them to do. And, is definatly something a little different!
  • Wax Melts from The Wax Theory (formerly The Wax King)
    I have shouted these out on many gift guides, and here they are again. They are a Sunderland based company that make really incredible wax melts that smell amazing! Can’t recomend enough!

Sweet Treats

  • Cookies from We are Cookie Freaks
    For the best cookies in the Northeast. Their goodies sell out so quickly because they’re so popular. Their stuffed terry’s chocolate orange ones are INSANE! Orders go through their WEBSITE, but give their INSTAGRAM a follow for updates too!

Thank you for reading, and I hope I was able to inspire some gift ideas for whoever you are looking for! And if you enjoy my content dont forget to drop your email address below to be notified of any new posts.

Stay Safe and Happy Mothers Day!

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