Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world to honour motherhood. Unfortunately the celebration this year will be quite unusual due to the current restrictions.

As it won't be possible for everyone to see face to face their family for the time being, online shopping might save the day to find the best gift for the occasion. It is often possible to contact small business owners to ask them to attach a personal note along with the gift.

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First thing first, let's check when Mother's day is celebrated around Europe as it's not observed the same day:

  • 14/02: Norway.

  • 08/03: Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia.

  • 14/03: Ireland, UK, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey.

  • 25/03: Slovenia.

  • 02/05: Hungary, Lithuania, Spain, Portugal, Romania.

  • 09/05: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland,

  • Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Malta, Netherlands, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine.

  • 30/05: France.

  • 13/06: Luxembourg.

Gifts under €50

Jewellery Case - The Temple Wolf

Travel cases available in different sizes, colors, vegan leather or velvet to store your rings, bracelets and necklaces safe. From €19.

Long Distance Map Print "Distance means so little when you mean so much"*, The Daisy Designs Co

Fully personalised A4 print. Printed with high quality paper in Ireland. €30

Irish Seeds, Little Green Shop

For people with green thumbs or for those who would like to start a new activity during lockdown. From €2.95

Mother's Day Greeting Card*, Lilly and Bright

Eco-friendly card offered with recycled kraft envelope and a biodegradable protective sleeve.

Handmade in Ireland. €3.50

Virtual Hug Mini Floral Wreath*, Studio Eight

Popular wreath handmade in Cavan, offered with a personalised tag. €16 + €5 domestic delivery.

Quai Sud Cocktail Mix - Mojito, Finders Keepers

Perfect after a hard day of home schooling. €14

Rhubarb for Cotton & Linen - Natural Dye Kit, Apple Oak Fibre Works

A lovely opportunity to start a new hobby. €24.25

Wire Heart Earrings*, Mdwcraft

Minimalist earrings made in Ireland, available in silver, rose gold or gold colours. €5

Lavender Shampoo, Justine le Guil - yes, it's me ;)

Handcrafted in Dublin in small batches with natural ingredients. €11.85

Gifts between €50 and €100

Crepe Paper Flower Bouquet, Glitters and Sugar

A bouquet made with crepe paper flowers in Ireland. You can contact the business for a custom order. €63, shipping to Ireland (€10) and to Europe (€28).

The Kind x Kotanical Limited Edition Gift Set, The Kind

Ultrasonic essential oil diffuser offered with 2 fragrances (Desire + Blush). €99

Elegant Navy Macrame Wall Hanging*, Fancy Macrame

Handmade with cotton in Ireland. €85, Free delivery to Ireland.

Monstera Deliciosa - Large Plant, Clay

Popular and beautiful plant. €80, Free delivery within Dublin.

Gifts above €100

Sophia Emerald Bag*, Mashu

Handcrafted with vegan suede in Greece, designed in London. £220, Free delivery.

SilverTech™ Active Pack Sports Bra*, Organic Basics

Leggings and sport bra available in 3 colours, made ethically in Europe with recycled materials.

€114, Free shipping. Get 10% off with the code LEGUILOBC

Plume V-neck Sweater, Minuit sur Terre

Made in Portugal with Oeko-Tex certified recycled cotton and recycled lace. €105.

JAVA Shopping Bag - Silver, Camille Vegan Bags

Bicolor bag made with apple skin and eco-synthetic fabric in France. €210.

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