Mother’s Day Ideas

6 of The Best Mother’s Day Greeting Cards

Choose from the Best Mother’s Day Greeting Cards.

Mother’s Day is fast approaching on Sunday 6th March and it’s time to get picking your card from this year’s best Mother’s Day greeting cards.

To get you inspired and to get your mum a great looking card we’ve hand-picked half a dozen of this year’s best designs.

A selection of quality cards from our best indie shops; stars of our very own Piccadilly Lane directory.

For all budgets and all tastes, there’s an amazing Mother’s Day greeting card to be found.

So without further ado, here’s the rundown of our best Mother’s Day greeting cards:

1. To Mum With Love’ from Five Dollar Shake.

This stunning ‘To Mum With Love’ Mother’s day greeting card is a handmade design decorated with a colourful mother and child design, butterflies and flowers. Embellished with organza bows and genuine crystals, the ‘To Mum With Love’ card is a truly luxurious Mother’s Day card that thanks mum for always being there.

Mother's Day Card by Five Dollar Shake


2. ‘Best Mum’ Concertina Card from Coulson Macleod.

Simple and stylish but with an impressive concertina design, this ‘Best Mum’ card from Coulson Macleod is the ultimate Mother’s Day card for sophisticated mums everywhere. A card design sure to make an impact and look great for Mothering Sunday and beyond.

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3. ‘Mom You’re Beautiful’ Butterfly Card from Night Owl Paper Goods.

With its glimmering gold butterfly, complete with floral wings this card choice from Night Owl Paper Goods is a soft, delicate design that mums will adore. Combined with the ‘Mom You’re Beautiful ‘ sentiment it’s a great card to make mum feel special this Mother’s Day and beyond.

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4. ‘Best Mum’ Bubbles Card from Kali Stileman.

The perfect pick for younger card-givers is the ‘Best Mum’ Bubbles card from Kali Stileman. A hugely popular card range, the design comes finished with a blank bubble space, allowing the sender to customise the card with a personal message, drawing or doodle. Kids will love decorating this card, sending mum a special bubble message.

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5. Lovely Mum Card from Rocket68.

With its lovely blooms and cute birds, this ‘Windowbox’ Mother’s Day card from Rocket68 Cards is a great choice for card-givers who want to send their mum something pretty. With its bright pink colour palette this is a striking card design that stands out from the crowd.

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6. Fairground Card for Mother from Pennychoo.

Inspired by Graeme Green’s classic ‘Brighton Rock’ this Mother’s Day card is for vintage divas everywhere. Giving a soft feminine look to a 1950’s style tattoo, it’s a great card choice for mum’s with a sense of fun and adventure.

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Stuck for a ideas on what gifts to buy mum? Check out our pick of this year’s best Mother’s Day gifts.

Posted by Charlotte 8:00 24/02/16
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9 of the Best Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Make Mum Smile With These Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day.

Need a few gift ideas for Mother’s Day?

With this year’s Mothering Sunday celebration fast approaching it’s the perfect time to soak up some gift inspiration from the indie community.

From classic jewellery gifts to chic shopping presents, there’s a huge array of gorgeous gifts out there for every mum.

Our pick focuses on beautiful gift ideas that can be seen and appreciated every day; a lasting reminder of just how special your mum is and how much she is loved.

These are our best gift ideas for Mother’s Day.


1. Jackal Buzzard Cushion by Sky Siouki.

For the stylish mum this luxurious, plush cushion makes a unique and memorable gift. With its understated, glamour and on-trend rustic look it’s the perfect addition to your mum’s world. The cosy and huggable present choice for Mother’s Day.

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2. Jazz Cats Art Print by Pennychoo.

The only gift for an awesome mum is a present that oozes cool; for this our choice is simple, the Jazz Cats art print from Pennychoo. Brimming with sophistication, the Jazz Cats bring vintage-inspired glamour to every place they go. The perfect print for the home or office, to show mum you think she’s one cool cat.



3. Quilted Handmade Sunflower Pouch by Valerie Valerie.

When you’re seeking gift ideas for mother’s day you should never overlook the handmade style, even if you don’t technically do the making yourself. This beautiful quilted pouch is a great example, a wash bag or make up pouch that is a stunning and stylish handmade item. A simple present idea that will add the pretty factor to mum’s every day routine.



4. Pina Colada Tote Bag from Caroline Gardner.

Add a touch of style to mum’s shopping trips with this cool ‘Pina Colada’ canvas tote bag. A fresh and fabulous design from Caroline Gardner’s most recent gift collection. With its striking floral design, this tote shopper is a step up from the same old bunch of flowers, and it lasts a lot longer!

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5. ‘Shhh … Champagne in Disguise’ Mug from Always Sparkle.

A fun and affordable gift idea for mums who like the champagne lifestyle every day. This ‘Shhh … Champagne in Disguise’ mug is a cute and quirky present that is perfect teamed with a bottle of bubbly or even fooling people with a classic cuppa.



6. Stag and Star Bangle from Hello Pearl.

Searching gift ideas for Mother’s Day you will always come across the classic gift of jewellery. It never goes out of fashion and is the ideal way to add a touch of glamour to Mum’s day. This simple and elegant bangle is perfect for everyday wear and special occasions. The star and stag charms add subtle detail to the delicate band. Available in gold or silver to suit every taste.

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7. Favourite Memories Keepsake Tin from Peel and Sardine.

This beautiful keepsake tin is a great gift for mums to keep all their special bits and bobs safe. Fill it with mementoes, letters and photographs that can be treasured forever.



8. Dotty Bird Lavender Pouch Gift Set.

A super sweet mini gift, these handmade Lavender pouches are great for mums. Decorated with a delicate dotty bird screen print they’re not only pretty but they smell amazing too.



9. ‘Mother’ Art Print from Coulson Macleod.

With this print you can give the gift of inspiration. The ‘Mother’ art print from Coulson Macleod is not just stylish typography, it’s also jam-packed with wonderful sentiments and simple wisdom that can be appreciated each and every day.

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Posted by Charlotte 8:00 22/02/16
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5 Fab Gifts for Mother’s Day that Will Make Mum Smile

Sorella Brings Us Unique Gifts for Mother’s Day.

The Sorella boutique in Hexham, Northumberland pride themselves in hand-picking unique gifts from small companies; quality designs that will “inspire, tempt and delight you”. Today they’re helping us choose a selection of gorgeous gifts for Mother’s Day, sure to make mums everywhere smile.

With their combination of inspiration, temptation and delight, the Sorella team offers the perfect recipe for Mother’s Day gift inspiration.

With the big day approaching at the end of the month we think these five fabulous finds from the Sorella gift collection will each make wonderful gifts for mum.


1. For the stylish, fashion conscious mum

A beautiful linen scarf in a pastel colour palette, £18.00.

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2. For creative mums who love to draw, doodle or write

A soft, Italian leather journal, £22.00.


3. For the domestic goddess with a great sense of humour 

A ‘Save Water, Drink Champage’ apron, £23.00.


4. For chefs & food-loving mums

A stylish, slate cheeseboard in a lovely heart design, £22.00.


5. For mums that deserve and love to be pampered

An Abahna gift bag packed with little luxuries delivers a heap of mini gifts for Mother’s Day in 1 quick sweep. A simple and classic gift idea that any Mother would love.



Find out more about Sorella.

Posted by Charlotte 15:40 10/03/14
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3 of the Best Mother’s Day Cards for Vintage Lovers

Discover The Mother’s Day Card for Vintage Lovers.

If you’re looking for the best mother’s day cards for vintage lovers you’ve come to the right place!

We’re sharing a closer look at a trio of cool, vintage-inspired cards from the delightful Pennychoo. Home of retro-flavoured doses of design. Quite simply Pennychoo is all about cards that say “I care” not just “I remembered”.

So without further ado let’s take a look at some stunningly distinctive greetings card for mum.


Floradeco Card for Mum


Floradeco Mother's Day Card from Pennychoo

With central floral motif you can make your mum feel special with this thoughtful and elegant ‘For You Mum’ card.

Fresh from the best-selling ‘Floradeco’ card collection, the rich inspiration of the design will be a thrill for vintage-loving mum’s everywhere.

Can you spot the design inspiration? Here’s the list!

~ Art deco elegance
~ Russian folk art charm
~ A touch of Clarice Cliff-inspired button roses and poached egg pansies
~ Geometric styling courtesy of The Bloomsbury Group

The result is a greeting card that is guaranteed to please those with a love of vintage that like to stand out from the crowd.


Matchbook Card for Mother


best mother's day cards for vintage lovers

Another best selling greeting card range, this time taking inspiration from the blobby, mis-registered and strikingly simple ads of 1940’s and 1950’s American matchbooks.

The design features a smart, trim-looking 1940’s mother, who’s practically perfect in every way. Unlike every other dull card on the market, these cards are unique, just like every perfect mum.


Fairground Card for Mother

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Our last touch of vintage glamour comes courtesy of the great British seaside holiday.

“Take a trip to the end of the pier where a Bryl-creemed young buck is getting his first bit of ink. The seagulls screech over the waves outside while inside, the tattooist’s needle hums through a fog of Woodbine smoke and steamy tea.”

Inspired by Graham Greene’s ‘Brighton Rock’  the ‘Fairground’ card collection gives a soft, feminine treatment to old school 1950’s tattoos.

A perfect way to make Mum smile on Mother’s Day this card has rock ‘n’ roll style and glamour without the lasting damage of a real tattoo!

All of the cards featured are printed on a high quality 350gsm heavyweight board that is FSC certified and matched with a crisp envelope.

Another bonus for shopping with Pennychoo? A FREE postcard with every purchase. Keep it as a mini work of art for your good self or send it to you favourite retro design fan.

Have we converted you to loving vintage-inspired design? Explore more Pennychoo vintage and retro-inspired greetings cards in the Piccadilly Lane directory.

& if you’re really ready to embrace the vintage life don’t miss Pennychoo founder Sue Lee sharing her pick of the Best Indie shops.

Posted by Charlotte 16:45 25/02/14
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