Mother’s Day gift ideas

Looking for a special something to show your mum how much you appreciate her this Sunday? We’ve scoured Melbourne’s gift shops to bring you some unique mother’s day gift ideas for any budget.

bag

Make your mum the envy of the green bag brigade with this mobile piece of art by designer Beck Wheeler.
This limited edition market bag is $10 from Craft.

Necklace

This Sunday’s North Melbourne Market will showcase a range of jewellery, craft and locally made items, including this Ruby Louise polymer clay pebble necklace ($20).

Candles

Among Clementine’s range of Victorian-made products are these L’ascari long-burning candles in delicious scents including French Pear and Elderberry. Small (pictured) are $20 and large are $48.

kneehigh-nailpolish

Give a double dose of pampering with a nail polish and knee-highs set, available from Milly Sleeping in various colour combinations for $22.

mork

Pop into Melbournalia to pick up some speciality hot chocolate from Melbourne makers Mörk. The range includes special flavours like chocolate salted honeycomb and salted caramel; available for $25.

bathhouse

Give your mum the gift of relaxation with a Japanese Bathhouse experience at Onsen Ma. Bath/sauna is $30, or add on a one-hour Shiatsu massage for an extra $80.

papersculpture

Support an emerging designer at the RMIT SAB Pop-up shop, which currently features the work of Trista Bradford (until May 16). This 3D paper sculpture in a small apothecary jar is $95.88.

Rug

Grab some supplies and take your mum on a picnic with this picnic rug by Otto and Spike. Made from vintage yarn, with a moisture-proof backing, it’s available from Melbournalia for $135.

scarf

Add a splash of colour to your mum’s wardrobe with a bold Jenny Kee scarf from Milly Sleeping. Pictured is the Tara baby square scarf ($155).

Or if food is more your mum’s style, check out one of Melbourne’s many restaurants to plan a special mother’s day feast.