''A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take."
- Cardinal Meymillod

With Mothering Sunday falling on the 19th March 2023, we thought we would help you out by hand picking some of our favourite Mother's Day gifts from other small businesses so that you can treat the motherly figure in your life and remind her just how much she means to you.

Pictured: Shropshire Petals Springtide Bouquet

1. A Personalised Plant Pot

Treat them to a beautiful terracotta plant pot by Letterfest Gifts, personalised with your choice of message. The pots come in a variety of shapes and design options. A really lovely keepsake for your mum or for a friend who's celebrating her first Mother's Day. Make it even more special by planting your birth flower in it.

Image: Letterfest Gifts

2. A Sustainable Jumper

Give the gift of comfort this Mother's Day with this stunning lambswool jumper from Highland and Herringbone, the Brae high neck blossom jumper is from their sustainable collection and will keep your mum warm whilst looking her very best.

Image: Highland and Herringbone

3. A Personalised Biscuit Treat

Mother's Day is the perfect excuse for mum's to indulge that sweet tooth! We simply adore these handmade delights from The Kitsch Hen. Particularly the 'Mum You're the Best' pastel-coloured designs as they are very apt for this time of year. Whether delivered straight to her door or you decide to visit and enjoy them with a cup of tea together, these biscuit treats make a brilliant Mother's Day gift idea.

Image: The Kitsch Hen

4. A DIY Dried Flower Wreath Kit 

Our DIY Dried Flower Wreath Kits make a great activity on Mother's Day for those mum's who love to get crafty. Something to do together, this kits comes with dried flowers, a frame and special instructions to make this beautiful show stopper for their home. Set a relaxing scene by opening a bottle of fizz and popping on her favourite play list.

If DIY isn't her thing, gift her one of our stunning handmade wheat wreaths, we have a variety of colourways to choose from. Each arrangement is carefully put together by hand using dried flowers and wheat grown on the Shropshire Petals Farm.

Pictured: Shropshire Petals Create Your Own Heart Wreath  

5. A Personalised Candle

Candles are always a welcomed gift, even better when the candle can be personalised for your mum with soft lettering and a beautiful flower illustration. Kindred Fires modern style candle with nostalgic apothecary look has a 25 hour burn time meaning she can enjoy it's charming scent time and time again.  

Image: Kindred Fires

6. A Ceramic Mug for a First Time Mum

Give her a giggle with this 'Just another manic mum-day' ceramic mug from Gemma Wightman. She will defiantly relate! Make sure she actually sits down and takes time to enjoy a hot tea or a coffee for a change.

Image: Gemma Wightman

7. A Letterbox Bouquet

The gift that keeps giving for longer! This letterbox bouquet will arrive filled with pretty, sustainable dried flowers grown on our Shropshire farm, ready for her to arrange as she pleasesEach stem is carefully dried to make them last for months, if not years! She just needs to keep them away from heat, moisture and prolonged direct light and they will keep just fine. Add a Louise Mulgrew Mother's Day card to make this gift extra special.

Pictured: Shropshire Petals Wildflower Bouquet 

8. A Hospital Bag for a Mum to Be

Mother's Day is a time for mum's to be to get excited about their pending arrival and this should be celebrated with a gift. This gorgeous pre-packed recycled canvas hospital bag from Something a Little Different will make sure she feels super organised and the print on the front 'Mummy, let the adventure begin' will certainly melt her heart.

Image: Something A Little Different

9. A Self-Care Ritual Set

Self-care is something busy mum's aren't always good at, as they are often putting themselves at the bottom of the priority list. Remind her how important it is to set aside some time with this Time to Dream Self-Care Ritual Gift Set from Botanical Bloom Apothecary. With it's time to dream bath salts and bath and body oil it's the perfect gift set for getting her ready for a blissful night's sleep. 

Image: Botanical Bloom Apothecary


10. A Flower Field Experience

If you are looking for something really special to do with your mum then you can register your interest in visiting Shropshire Petals Fields this summer. In August 2023 we're teaming up with Shropshire Festivals and opening up our fields to the public. Explore the best nature has to offer, pack a picnic and most importantly, don't forget your camera to capture beautiful memories with your mum that will last a lifetime.

Why not purchase one of our beautiful dried flower bunches and card letting your mum know she needs to keep her diary free in August for the ultimate flower field experience.

Image: Shropshire Petal Fields

Order Early for Mother's Day 2023

Each of our dried flower arrangements are different from the next, it's part of their charm, and every arrangement is lovingly put together by hand in the Shropshire Petals shed. As they are made to order they can take a few working days before being dispatched therefore we recommend placing your orders early this Mother's Day to avoid disappointment.

Our last Mother's Day orders are as follows:

  • Standard Delivery: order by midnight on Tuesday 14th March 2023
  • Next Day Delivery: order by midnight on Thursday 16th March 2023

We hope something here has sparked the imagination and inspired a unique Mother's Day gift idea.

Wishing you a wonderful Mother's Day.

Love from SP X