11 Thoughtful and Long-Lasting Gifts for Mum
Mother’s Day is approaching fast, and the pressure to find a ‘good’ present can be stressful. But instead of gifting unwanted gifts (for the sake of it) that’ll end up in the local charity shop come next year, how about looking for something truly needed in their life?
Whether you’re celebrating your mum, auntie, grandma, mother-in-law or simply the person who raised you, give them something they can cherish for years to come.
Here’s our guide of 12 long-lasting and high-quality gifts, that are just as thoughtful and extraordinary as they are.
Treat them to a beautiful, organic cotton peshtemal this Mother’s day. Ethically handwoven by a small team of family artisans, this stylish peshtemal is extremely versatile: perfect as a picnic rug, bed throw, hair wrap, towel, sarong or even a small table cloth. Made from 100% natural Turkish cotton and with a 20 year guarantee, it’s a practical gift that keeps on giving.
2. Minirig 3 Bluetooth Speaker, 100 Hour Battery
Small but mighty, our Minirig portable bluetooth speaker is an ideal gift for the music lover. Made in the UK and encased in anodised aluminium, this durable speaker will provide endless hours of entertainment, with impeccable sound quality and outstanding battery life.
3. Linen robe
In beautifully fresh white linen, this simple, yet luxurious Piglet in Bed dressing gown is the perfect addition to any morning routine. Slip it on post-shower, or whilst relax in it while a morning coffee is being enjoyed.
4. Studio Blue Pebble Ridged Mug
Take their tea (or coffee) game to the next level with a beautiful ceramic mug, by Denby. Combining beauty and function, this stoneware mug has a stunning blue glaze, with a 10 year guarantee against chipping: a gift to be used everyday. Everyone loves a special mug.
5. Reclaimed Fire Hose Wash Bag, Medium
Give a gift with a story with this unique washbag, by Elvis and Kresse. Handmade in Kent, this upcycled bag is made from recycled British fire hose, making it tough, waterproof and unique: ideal for travelling or storing makeup.
6. Sustainable Electric Toothbrush
This award-winning sustainable electric toothbrush uses recyclable plant-based heads and bristles, and the slim aluminium body is designed to be repairable. All while delivering a dentist-approved clean.
7. Denby Studio Blue Cafetiere
Blending beauty, durability and versatility, this practical cafetiere is the perfect gift for the caffeine lover. Made from high-quality Derbyshire clay, this cafetiere is a beautiful speckled blue colour - a gorgeous kitchen centrepiece they’ll love to show off to guests.
This wonderfully natural, breathable fabric offers warmth in winter and coolness in summer, with a supple tactility that looks beautifully natural, even when it emerges wrinkled from the wash. Both comfortable and durable, Piglet pyjamas get softer and softer with each wear too. A little long-lasting luxury at home. There are lots of styles and colour to choose from too.
9. A Solidteknics Seamless Iron Frying Pan
An investment Mother’s day gift - but one they’ll treasure forever - is a Solidteknics wrought iron frying pan. If your loved one enjoys cooking with cast iron but finds it too heavy, this pans make an ideal present. Made from wrought iron, it’s half the weight of normal cast iron, and covered by a multi-century warranty. There are an array of sizes and designs available.
10. Small Round Storage Basket
This sturdy storage basket by Artisanne is a beautiful addition to anyone’s home. Made using traditional handwoven methods, this is a high-quality basket that is covered by a 10 year guarantee: a practical gift they can rely on all year round.
11. A practical, waterproof picnic blanket
Living in the UK comes with it's uncertain weather. So why not make the most of a damp day an invest in a packable, waterproof picnic blanket? Extra large to fit all the family/friends, this super lightweight yet durable blanket will keep your picnic off wet grass and mud.
Still looking for that perfect gift? Make it one that will last for life. For more long-lasting products of quality, take a look at our kitchen essentials edit, our homewares range, our bestsellers or our lifetime guaranteed collection.