GIFTS FOR MUM ON A BUDGET

Lifestyle

24 April 2017

With Mother’s Day just around the corner now is the time to start thinking ‘gifts’. Don’t leave your present buying till the last minute, here are a few ideas we’ve come up with to help get you started and all for under $50, or under $100.

GIFTS UNDER $50

1/ Cubic Zirconia Fancy Studs $39 from Pascoes

Jewellery is a beautifully sentimental gift to give and these earrings were made for giving.

2/ Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly $26.99 from Whitcoulls

Buy her a novel that she can curl up and read on a cold winter’s day. Lilac Girls is inspired by the life and times of a real World War II heroine. A must read!

3/ Boston wallet by Pulp $39.95 from Hannahs

Does she have a fancy wallet that she can use for a special occasion? No? Then, this timeless piece could be the one for her.

4/ Mega Blanket Scarf $39.99 from Glassons

A chunky scarf in a neutral colour that looks great with a winter coat. What’s not to love?

5/ Simple Essential Pro Series Eye Essentials Brush Set $39.99 from Life Pharmacy

A 4-piece brush set to replace her ‘old faithfuls’ and it comes in a beautiful case.

6/ Bracelet with hematite and sterling silver $49 from Michael Hill Jewellers

This bracelet is sure to please lovers of modern and classic and at a great price too.

7/ Layered necklace $39.99 from Max

Jewellery buying is not always easy but this minimal layered necklace will be an easy match with most outfits.

8/ Moonshadow Satin Robe $44.90 from Bras N Things

Relaxing Mother’s Day (tick), bubble bath (tick), beautiful robe to wear (double tick).

9/ Ecoya Botanicals Mini Candle set $49.99 from Stevens

Not sure which candle to choose from? Then don’t. There is a candle to suit every occasion in this beautiful gift set.

10/ Therapy Hand cream trio set $24.90 from Max

This set features 3 delicious hand creams in 3 different types: Lavender & Chamomile, Cocoa Vanilla & Cassia and Sweet Lime & Mandarin.

11/ Vidal Sassoon Hair dryer $39.99 from Noel Leeming

Is her old hairdryer in need of an update? This could be the one to replace it!

12/ Almond Expert Manicure Set $45 from The Body Shop

All the essentials of an ‘at home’ manicure are covered in this perfectly formed gift set. Includes nail file, nail buffer, nail clippers and Almond hand and nail cream.

GIFTS UNDER $100

1/ Givenchy Dahlia Divin Parfum 50ml $89 by Life Pharmacy

There is a perfume to suit every personality, Dahlia Divin is subtle yet sweet and perfect for a special Mum. Featuring notes of Jasmine, Sandalwood and Mirabelle Plum.

2/ Ocelot trim sneaker by Max $79.99

If she likes ‘classic with a twist’ she’ll love these comfy white sneakers with a leopard print trim.

3/ Almond Milk Honey Premium Collection $95 from The Body Shop

Almond Milk and Honey is perfect for the Mum with sensitive skin. This decadent pack features shower cream, body butter, bath milk and hand cream.

4/ Fancy bracelet sterling silver $79 by Michael Hill Jeweller

For a gift that can be treasured long after it’s received, you can’t beat a classically styled wrist bracelet.

5/ Bebe Poppy Tote $64.95 from Strandbags

If Mum’s old handbag is in need of an overhaul, now might be a great time to give her this!

6/ Hush Puppies Cosy slippers $89.95 from Hannahs

For something to keep her feet warm all winter nothing beats a pair of cosy Hush Puppies slippers.

7/ Sterling Silver Plated Lucky 7 necklace $79 from Pascoes

A fashion-forward keepsake that will stand the test of time and look good with just about everything.

8/ In The Company of Women $59.95 by Grace Bonney from Whitcoulls

A book by inspiring women for an inspiring woman, filled with advice and wisdom from over 100 artists, makers and entrepreneurs.

9/ Jacquard fleece gown $79 by Peter Alexander

The kind of treat that looks good, feels good to wear and can be worn every morning and night.

10/ Drops of light Pure Healthy Brightening Serum $81.95 by The Body Shop

Enriched with red algae and vitamin C, this serum will be an instant mood and skin boost.

11/ Border Serape Wrap $64.90 from Max

A wrap is the perfect gift for this time of year. She can dress it up or down but most of all she can keep warm and be stylish at the same time.

12/ Sony portable speaker $99.95 by Noel Leeming

A handy speaker that she can take anywhere; while gardening or cooking or adventuring just sync up a mobile phone and you’re good to go.

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