6 last-minute local gift ideas for Mothers Day

It's mum's day this Sunday, and while yes, it's nice to take mom out for brekky, lunch and/or dinner, we think it's time to up your game and surprise mum with something special. With so many local small businesses and creative ventures popping up, it's easy to find something unique for mum whilst also supporting local. To get your creative juices flowing, here's a bit of shopping inspo for ya.

 

Trader Trove

Unique and handmade Afghan Kilim Cushions for only $29

Unique and handmade Afghan Kilim Cushions for only $29

This isn't your stock standard homewares store, it's so much more than that. A creative space, full of positive vibes and happy energy and the perfect place to find something special for mum. Best of all, when you spend $100 Trader Trove would be delighted to gift you an extra $20 to spend between now until Mothers Day.
22 Christine Ave, Miami 

 

Borrowed Nursery

Black, snow and rose Terrazzo pots by @zakkiahomewares for $59.

Black, snow and rose Terrazzo pots by @zakkiahomewares for $59.

The insta-famous pink door in Mermaid Beach is much more than just a great photo shoot location. The Borrowed Nursery is your one-stop shop for everything plants. Think pots, hangers and of course, lots of plants. Whose mum wouldn't love an African Milk Tree or a Monstera Deliciosa.
42-44 Cronulla Ave, Mermaid Beach

 

The Craft Parlour

Intro to ceramics workshop for $175 (all materials supplied) May 20th, 9am-12.30pm.

Intro to ceramics workshop for $175 (all materials supplied) May 20th, 9am-12.30pm.

They say it's not about the money spend but the memories made, so how about something a little bit different this year. Spend some quality time with your mum at one of Craft Parlours amazing workshops happening all year round. Learn how to make pottery or have a go at screen printing, they even have a high-tea happening this Sunday.
1059 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach

 

The Bath House

60 minute massage and complementary 90 minute soak session for $120.

60 minute massage and complementary 90 minute soak session for $120.

Make mum feel special this Sunday with a bit of luxury. The girls from your all time favourite vegan eatery Greenhouse Canteen have opened a Moroccan inspired bath house located at the mouth of Tallebudgera Valley. The 90 min sessions will have your mum feel brand new again, book online.
7/37 Tallebudgera Creek Road, Burleigh Heads

 

Elle Jay Floristry

'Thanks a Bunch' - A lovely bouquet of burgundy and pink toned flowers starting at $58.95.

'Thanks a Bunch' - A lovely bouquet of burgundy and pink toned flowers starting at $58.95.

This unique and trendy Gold Coast florist aims to stand out from the rest by using different textural flowers, selected individually and delivered with all of the love it deserves. Ring up or book online to make sure your mum receives a beautiful bouquet of flowers this Sunday.
4 Sherwood Cl, Mudgeeraba

 

The Freedom State

Saya Organic Skincare starting at $26.

Saya Organic Skincare starting at $26.

The Freedom State located in Burleigh's Old Arcade is the perfect boutique to find an exclusive present for the free spirited boho mum. From long flowy dresses, designer hats and fedoras to organic skincare, The Freedom State's got you covered. Can't decide? Get a gift card instead.
Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade, Shop 4/64 Goodwin Terrace

 

Words by Louisa von Ingelheim