40+ Last Minute Gifts for Mums

It's time to thank our mothers for the unconditional love, support and kindness they have given us over the years.  We’ve put together an eclectic mix of last minute gifts for all types of mum, whatever her age and tastes.

Whether she likes a bit of glamour, comfort, whimsy, vintage or indulgence in her life, thanks to this selection we already know what we will be getting our mums this Mother's Day!

The key is to walk the line between classic gifts you know she’ll love, and something that she wasn’t expecting, to add an element of surprise.

Sara Miller Rose, Patchouli & Cassis Body Souffle

A lovely ultra-rich blend of shea butter, anti-oxidant Vitamin E and super-hydrating babassu oil and Meadow Foam seed oil, combined with bamboo and White tea extract for a lightweight whipped sensuous body cream.

Moroccan rose Petals settle amongst sensual patchouli, energised with bursts of ripened cassis and raspberry on a velvety base of oriental anise and warm amber in this non-greasy body cream.

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Portmeirion Botanic Garden Cake Tins

This set of 3 Portmeirion Botanic Garden Cake Tins is the most stylish way to store cakes, perfect for a mum who loves to bake.

This set of three nesting cake tins is the perfect way to keep all her cakes fresh and airtight, and makes it easy to transport them safely.  She might even bring one round for you to try.

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Emma Bridgewater My Mum is Beautiful mug

If ever there was a mug guaranteed to make Mother's Day, this boxed Love & Wild Flowers Mum is Beautiful 1/2 Pint Mug has to be it.  The reverse reads "She is wise and kind and loves doughnuts".

Buy Emma Bridgewater My Mum is Beautiful mug

Appleyard Flowers Bleubelle Bouquet

This stunning bouquet of sky blue agapanthus with scented white oriental lilies and avalanche roses is perfect for mums who love classic colours and scented flowers.

Buy Appleyard Flowers Bleubelle Bouquet

Moroccan Rose Otto Bath Oil

For a really indulgent skincare treat, give her the famous Moroccan Rose Otto Bath Oil from REN.  Run a bath and add a few drops, then watch it disperse into the water.  It gently blends, leaving no trace of residue once the water has drained.

Buy Moroccan Rose Otto Bath Oil

Bright Orange Folding Umbrella

Plumbing and Heating's folding umbrellas are lovingly made and assembled in England.  The canopies are manually cut and each umbrella is hand finished to make the ultimate in luxury umbrellas.  This pop of bright orange is bang on trend too.

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Nemesia Bloom Scented Feather Candle Pot

Bursting with floral aroma, the Nemesia fragrance in this prettily boxed candle from Gisela Graham will drift through the room giving a fragrant lift to her home.

Buy Nemesia Bloom Scented Feather Candle Pot

William Morris Scatter Cushions Set of 2

If your mum's taste is more classic and she enjoys the timeless beauty of Arts & Crafts design, these William Morris Scatter Cushions are sure to delight.  Available in a selection of the Arts & Crafts designer's most popular patterns.

Buy William Morris Scatter Cushions Set of 2

Godiva Spring Decorated Gold Box

What mum doesn't love delicious chocolates?  Godiva are celebrating Mother's Day with this beautifully stylish Spring Decorated Gold Box, filled with 14 delicious chocolate pieces.

The ever popular Coeur Lait, Mielodie, Eclat Feuilletine, Lady Noir, Lune Passion, Mokalata and, Moelleux Caramel Chocolat will delight mum and give her some joyful moments of indulgence.

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Wedgwood White Folia Photo Frame

This White Folia Photo Frame is a beautiful, inspired design that will make a perfect gift for capturing favourite memories.

Crafted from silky white china, it features unique embossments and motifs inspired by organic, natural forms, effortlessly bringing the beauty of the outside into the home.

Buy Wedgwood White Folia Photo Frame

Lipsy Diamanté Bridge Aviator Sunglasses

These rose gold tinted lens aviator style sunglasses, featuring a diamant√© detailed bridge, are perfect for sunny spring days and will go with everything.  Effortless and timeless style.

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Mum You Are The Best Hamper

Want to tell Mum that she is so the best?  Then send this fabulous gift set.

A sweet pink rose plant is complimented by a luxury spa set with body creams, fragrant candle and all things special to make Mum feel truly loved.

Buy Mum You Are The Best Hamper

Dainty Disc Necklace

Perfect for stylish mums, this shimmering necklace loves being layered, but with intricate metallic discs it's also elegant enough to stand out on its own.

Pair it with her best LBD to let it shine or grab it in holiday hand luggage for style on the move.

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Succulent Trio Terrarium

This terrarium features three perfect succulents for mum to arrange.  Also comes with a bag of clay balls, and potting and care instructions.

Since these are succulents, they do require a different type of care than most other types of potted plants.  You can also add some fairy lights to give this gift some extra sparkle.

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Emma Bridgewater Pink Pansy Range

In the celebrated Victorian language of flowers, pansies were often used to send a message of love: 'I'm thinking of you' … 'I miss you’.  Send mum your loving thoughts with Pink Pansy, a daily reminder of your love.

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Michelle Obama "Becoming"

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era and a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world.

With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private.  Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is deeply personal yet inspiring.

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Pavilion Hoop Earrings Blue

These Pavilion hoop earrings are inspired by classical sculpture and geometric shapes.  They feature a 2.5cm gold plated sterling silver hoop with a hand painted stepped pendant in a beautiful dark blue colour.

Buy Pavilion Hoop Earrings Blue

Mums Ultimate Treat Hamper

Spoil your Mum with the ultimate treat this Mother's Day.  She deserves it!

Mums Ultimate Treat Hamper from Twinings includes a selection of tea with delicious treats like chocolates and biscuits, finished off with a pretty mug and reusable hamper.  A green tea version is also available.

Buy Mums Ultimate Treat Hamper

Luxury Citrus Coulis Bouquet

Flowers don't have to be sweet pastel shades, as this stunning bright bouquet shows.  A selection of cerise germini, vibrant Wow and Tara roses, and blue agapanthus  are complemented by lush foliage.

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Navy Spot Cotton Button Through Pyjamas

The perfect outfit for lazy evenings and at-home Sunday mornings, these soft pyjamas are made from 100% cotton, perfect for a comfortable night’s sleep.  In an all-over spot print design, with a button-through shirt with collar.

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The Old Curiosity Lavender & Echinacea Secret Garden Gin

Fantastic floral flavours make this gin truly unique.  Infused with lavender and echinacea, mum can relax after a long and stressful day with this amazing, distinctive Lavender and Echinacea Secret Garden Gin.

Buy The Old Curiosity Lavender and Echinacea Secret Garden Gin

William Morris Guest Soaps

Perfect for the guest bedroom, or to use herself, these luxurious British soaps celebrate the iconic Arts and Crafts designs of William Morris, a beautiful addition to any home.

Buy William Morris Guest Soaps

Lipsy Floral Watch

This white strap watch by Lipsy is sleek, bright and perfect for young or young at heart mums.  With a printed floral dial and silver casing, it is ideal for any occasion.

Buy Lipsy Floral Watch

100 Daffodils Bouquet

A bright and bold bouquet of 100 daffodils displayed en masse is certain to bring a smile this spring.  This truly is an eye-catching gift.

100 Daffodils Bouquet

Pompom Scarf

Step aside, woolly scarf.  This lightweight piece with pompom detail is perfect for draping around her shoulders on chilly evenings, and won't look out of place even when the dress code is more St Tropez than Scarborough.  Also available in Ivory/Reed and Navy/Ivory

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Mama Bear Mug

Fiercely loving on the one hand; fiercely protective on the other.  Who springs to mind for this Mama Bear mug?

Buy Mama Bear Red 1/2 Pint Mug

Flamingo Slippers

For anyone who is all about the pink and fluffy, these Flamingo Slippers will go down a treat!  The gorgeous slippers have a darker pink base with a baby pink fluffy top featuring two cute flamingo heads that will keep her feet warm and cosy.

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Purple Dog Coin Purse

Let this cute pup be in charge of all her loose change.  So cute and perfect for any dog lover, it's vegan-friendly too.

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Kate Atkinson "Transcription"

Kate Atkinson is a fine writer and this World War II and 1950s set tale of espionage and intrigue is a great read, starting out as a bit of a girls' own adventure, but becoming something far more complex.

"A triumphant work of fiction from one of this country's most exceptional writers."

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Kew Lavender Palace Mug White

With designs inspired by a colour engraving from the collection in the archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, this white palace mug brings a touch of English charm to her morning tea.

Buy Kew Lavender Palace Mug

Fragrant Hyacinth Bouquet

Delight her senses with this beautiful and elegant bouquet of scented mixed hyacinths in pure white, baby blue and pastel pink. A stunning spring gift.

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Bee Drop Earrings

These simple Bee Drop Earrings are a fantastic way to show her love for one of nature's most valued creatures.  The 22ct gold vermeil earrings have very intricate detailing on the wings and are almost life size, measuring 2cm across.

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ESPA Radiant Results gift set

The perfect gift for a mum who loves good skincare products, the Radiant Results gift set from ESPA will help her reveal clear, hydrated and glowing skin every day. The set contains three award-winning products based on powerful plant, marine and aromatherapy blends they leave the complexion refined, balanced and beautifully radiant.

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Brightly Coloured Socks, 3 Pack

Cliche?  Yes, but who doesn't need socks, and these are the best.  Soft and cosy socks in bright, fun prints and beautifully boxed too, making them a lovely gift.

Buy Three Pack Bright Socks

Mother's Day Garden Celebration Gift

This is the ideal Mother's Day gift for the aspiring gardener or garden enthusiast.  Containing a set of essential gardening tools and a beautiful rose plant she'll be able to potter away to her heart's content.  There's also a box of chocolates for her to savour while admiring her new and more colourful garden.

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Miranda Kerr Friendship 3-Piece Set

Delicate and delightful, this three piece boxed set is the perfect gift for the sophisticated mum who enjoys celebrating afternoon tea time, or simply a nice cup of tea. The delicate pattern features a beautiful peony print on a white background with magenta toned blooms and turquoise, purple and orange butterflies.

Buy Miranda Kerr Friendship 3-Piece Set

Who says technology has to be black or grey?  With this Wallflower Retro Mini radio she can listen to all her favourite radio stations on DAB Digital or FM.  If she get bored of the radio, don’t worry: Retro Mini also has Bluetooth so it can stream music, audiobooks or podcasts from her phone, tablet or computer.

Buy Wallflower Retro Mini Radio

Sara Miller Portmeirion Chelsea Mug

Sara Miller's love of print, pattern and colour is represented in this glorious mug from her new collaboration with Portmeirion. The sophisticated and stylish design is made in fine porcelain for afternoon tea, morning coffee or any time.

Buy Sara Miller Portmeirion Chelsea Mug

Ladybird "The Mum: How it Works"

Ladybird books aren't just for children in this new humorous range from the iconic brand. They looks just like the original Ladybird books, with similar artwork and design, but have grown up themes and humour. A funny extra for mum this Mother's Day.

Buy The Ladybird Book Of The Mum

Spring Tulip Bouquet

A beautiful array of seasonal pink, white and yellow tulips makes the perfect gift this Mother's Day.

Buy Spring Tulip Bouquet

Metallic Weave Cuff

Easy to weave into any outfit, this cuff might just be her new jewellery box hero.  It's supremely versatile: layer with bracelets in contrasting shapes and textures on the wrist, or embrace simplicity by wearing alone on the upper arm.  Perfect for holidays or evenings out.

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Pink Roses Bouquet and Continental Box

Combine those perennial favourites, chocolate and flowers, with this delightful gift from Thorntons. The delicious Continental chocolates feature a range of European flavours, while the bouquet of 20 hand-tied pink roses represent Grace, the perfect gift for nay mum.

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