Gift Guide What to Get Your Mum for Christmas
While your Mum will probably be insisting not to ‘make a fuss’ over her, we all know it’s important treat her to something special this year – after all where would you be without the woman. Check out our #DublinTown guide that will make you the favourite child this Christmas.
Whether you associate your Mum’s cooking with feelings of glee or fear, you know your going to have to eat it anyway, so if she’s passionate about cooking grab this Avoca Cookbook gift set, that will have loads of recipes to read up – It also lets you know how Avoca get their food tasting so devilishly good. While you’re there, why not grab her one of Avoca’s famous throws so she can get cosy as she reads – to say a little extra thank you for everything she has done this year.
Does your Mum fret about what the cold snaps … for her plants? Talking in depth about re-potting, and gets excited about going to the garden centre? Pop into the Christmas gift Haven Designist and keep her up to speed with all the gardening info she can get with this beautiful gardening book. Let her try out these indoor gardening tips on these cute hanging planting pots that would look fab anywhere around the house!
If your Mum loves nothing more than to have her head in a book, get her a couple that she can delve into over the Christmas holidays! Eason’s have such a huge selection, no matter what her favourite genre is you will have her covered. If your eyes are more square and haven’t a clue when it comes to books Eason’s have a book club online which will definitely push you in the direction. These two Mammy pleasers were picked from the December book club click here to check out the rest.
Whether your Mum writes a few lines day or maybe she just like to make lists and organise, nothing beats a beautiful note book! Industry do some amazing notebooks, check out these leather journals and travel diaries, that are definitely extra special! Industry is packed full of great gifts made of the highest quality that will make sure your Mum won’t be writing any complaints about you in hers if you got her one for Christmas.
Does your Mum love a pampering – or does she need one? Give your Mum a full pampering experience courtesy of Lush, who not only have a good enough to eat range of soaps, bath bombs, masks and more but they have also professionally picked gift boxes with all the best bits that go to together all wrapped up beautifully like the ones below. Your Mum will not know herself after all the amazing hand made treatments. Lush prides itself on natural ingredients, no animal testing, and economically sourced ingredients – need we say more?
If you have been lucky enough to be adorned in hand made scarf or a knitted Christmas jumper (or maybe not so lucky) then you know that your Mum has a hand for the crafts. Pop into Home Focus at Hickeys and pick up some of their excellent craft accessories and materials that will keep your Mum occupied with her favourite hobbies over the holidays. Check out this cute sewing basket and knitting case! They have great all inclusive kits, and pattern that will be great for any level of craftsmanship.
Jam Art Factory
Show your Mum you inherited her taste, and get her something from the Jam Art Factory that she will love to hang from her wall! They have a great range of prints and works that will suit every taste from old style etchings to screen prints to photography. Check out these modern style beauties by Fuchsia Macaree.
If your Mum is a fitness fanatic, and can literally can give you a run for you money when it comes to anything sports related, get her some of the best gear that will make her feel great as she exercises. This luxury watch a pedometer will keep her beating her P.B’s, and this Nike zip up will keep her warm and dry as she does so. These two sports gems were found in Elvery’s Sports, and are full of potential gifts for the sports fiend in your life.
Get your Mum some beauty treats that will keep her covered for 2017! Arnotts is the haven for beauty hampers ranging in all different prices and brands. This Clinique skincare set will be have her skin looking flawless, and this Clarins lip set will be great for when she wants to glam it up a bit. Make sure your Mum gives herself time to pamper herself this year as we know she deserves it!
Brown Thomas‘s Home Department will have even the most fussiest of interior designers impressed! If You mum has an eye for decorating check out this beautiful twinset frame (so you can put two photos of yourself in!) and how good would this mixology book look on the coffee table? It’s also will be a great way to make some extra fun Christmas drinks on the day. These two are just the tip of the ice berg in regards to homely gift, pop in and have a gander!
Pop into the Ladurée and pick up something to suit even the sweetest tooth and choose from their selection of world famous macaroons with a recipe they have perfected for over 150 years. They also have an amazing selection of sweets, chocolates and all other kinds of treats from Paris. Pick from one of their custom made boxes that will give your gift the extra pizzaz!
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The store has finally opened on Grafton Street and has loads of luxurious bits and bobs that will definitely have you sorted for you Mum this year! This Faux Fur wool scarf and this scented candle make stocking fillers, and is great for the kind of Mum who loves her accessories.
Well there you have it the Christmas guide for your Mum, hopefully this gave you a bit of inspiration … now all you have to do is brave the Christmas shopping! Keep us up to date with all your Christmas fun with the hashtags #DublinTown and #DublinatChristmas!