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Mollie Makes – Last Minute Mother’s Day Picks

Mar 25, 2014

by RobynneHodgson handmade and vintage goods

Mollie Makes is a lifestyle magazine for people who enjoy making, thrifting, collecting and crafting. Published 13 times a year, Mollie Makes draws inspiration from the online community, curating the best content from designers and makers to create a beautiful, inspiring and highly collectable magazine. Visit the blog for beauty, fashion, interior, photography and wedding inspiration, plus free craft tutorials.


No one deserves a treat more than mum, right? We’ve picked our favourite foodie-themed presents from UK Etsy sellers and Mollie Makes favourites such as Bread and Jam and Freya Art. Whether mum’s a baker (check out that cute apron, and cheese and wine-themed tea towel – not to mention the super-cute ‘Tempted’ food labels!) or simply appreciates the sweet things in life, raspberries e.t.c. this little selection should have something to fit the bill.


1) French Cheese & Wine Map Tea Towel by LucyLovesThis 2) Enjoy This Precious Life Apron by FreyaArt 3) Jammy Dodger Wall Clock by BooBooAndTed 4) Vintage Scale Kitchen Sticker Labels by MXSify 5) Raspberry Photograph Art Print by oohprettyshiny 6) Little Notes from the Kitchen by wearebreadandjam


Everything pretty – that’s what mum is. The moment we spotted these delicate and feminine handmade items we thought of her. From makers such as MsSpanner and Jackdaw Bindery, this collection of charming items is the manifestation of the beauty in mums the world over.


1) Integrity (Pinback Button) by LilyMoon 2) English Rose Purse by lazydoll 3) Happy Mother’s Day Bird by charmingcreatures 4) Cream Flower Bob Necklace by ElizaJoan 5) ‘She believed she could, so she did’ Mini Pillow by MsSpanner 6) Mini Leather Journal Gift Set by JackdawBindery


Mother’s Day falls just at the turn of the seasons. The days are growing longer, the flowers are starting to bloom, and we can enjoy time relaxing and pottering in the garden once again. Watercolour florals are a big trend right now, as are graphic patterned versions. Oh, and we’ve suggested a helping hand for our friends the bees, too.


1) ‘Like Mother Like Daughter’ Embroidered Hoop by ThimbleAndBobbinUK 2) Recycled Garden Notebook by katebroughton 3) Peacock Flower Print Tea Towel by luluandluca 4) Mother’s Day Card by TheRainBowInMyMind 5) Ceramic Custom Herb/Flower Marker by jolucksted 6) 100% Bee Friendly Wildflower Seeds by TheLondonBeeCompany

Springtime Pastels

As a staple palette for springtime – pastels are guaranteed to uplift any tired decor, or outfit. Subtle shades of candyfloss pink, daffodil yellow, duck egg blue and mint have been spotted all the catwalks as trend for s/s2014. They combine effortlessly into dreamy homewares and gifts that your mum will cherish and admire the whole year through.


1) 4 Vintage French Coffee Bowls by CrolAndCo 2) Blue Bow Necklace by iloveyoujewels 3) Fade Out Nesting Russian Doll by SketchInc 4) Crochet Scarf by SixSkeins 5) Geometric Earrings by JessBiscoe 6) Porcelain Flower Ring by MaaPstudio

Download the Mollie Makes Easter Guide from Apple Newsstand for more gift ideas, plus a free bunny brooch tutorial inside. 


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