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THE ULTIMATE MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

There are way more options than you think.

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  • Belgian Flax Linen Sheet Set from West Elm, in white, platnium, moonstone and natural flax on special $40.95 - $319.00, www.westelm.com.au
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  • Belgian Flax Linen Quilted Pillowcase in Slate from West Elm, $69, www.westelm.com.au
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  • Belgian Flax Linen Quilted Coverlet in Slate from West Elm, $299, www.westelm.com.au
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  • King Size Pillowcases 800 Thread Count, 'Amalfi' Pillowcases, $155, www.hotelluxurycollection.com
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  • Modern Set of 6 Linen Napkins from Hotel Luxury Collection, was $180 now $100, www.hotelluxurycollection.com
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  • King Size Pillowcases 800 Thread Count, 'Amalfi' Pillowcases, $155, www.hotelluxurycollection.com
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  • An assortment of beautiful Tonga & Batonga African Baskets from Orient House Sydney, starting at $45, www.orienthouse.com.au
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  • Marble lotus bowls from Orient House, perfect for displaying soaps, candles, cotton balls, fruit, vegetables and more, starting at $45, www.orienthouse.com.au
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  • Rattan baskets from Orient House, from $150-$200, the kind of baskets you can stow under tables to pull a room together, www.orienthouse.com.au
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  • Beautiful black Laquer Boxes from Orient House, www.orienthouse.com.au
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  • Copper Saucepan with two handles from Living by Design, starting from $15.99, ww.livingbydesign.net.au
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  • Copper Beaten Frypan from Living by Design, starting from $9.99, ww.livingbydesign.net.au
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  • Copper Beaten Saucepans from Living by Design, starting from $14.99, www.livingbydesign.net.au
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  • Rattan Oval Placemat from Living by Design, $9.95, www.livingbydesign.net.au
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  • Laguiole Cheese Set in Grey, Cleaver Fork and Knife, $59.95, www.livingbydesign.net.au
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  • White Marble Stand Round Large Size from Williams Sonoma, $56 was $70, www.williams-sonoma.com.au
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  • Marble Double Condiment Bowls from Williams Sonoma, $36.80 was $46, www.williams-sonoma.com.au
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  • Williams Sonoma Mini Copper Cocottes, Set Of 4, $131.95 was $165, www.williams-sonoma.com.au
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  • MacKenzie-Childs Saute Pan, 2.8 L, Flower from Williams Sonoma, $240, www.williams-sonoma.com.au
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  • Williams Sonoma Bay Stripe Apron, Bright Blue, $38, www.williams-sonoma.com.au
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  • Dark Grey Glazed Dinner Plate from Kmart, $3, www.kmart.com.au
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  • Dark Grey Glazed Small Bowl from Kmart, $3, ww.kmart.com.au
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  • Industriell Tea Towel in blue from IKEA, 2 pack for $7.99, www.ikea.com.au
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  • Industriell Terracotta Vase from IKEA, $29.99, www.ikea.com.au
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  • Ivrig Glass from IKEA, $1.49, www.ikea.com.au
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  • Krustad Plate from IKEA, $4.99, www.ikea.com.au
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  • Cire Trudon Josephine Room Spray, $299, www.beckerminty.com
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  • Dinner Plates in Black, Grey and White Wash from Wonki Ware, $46, www.wonkiware.com.au
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  • Etosha Bowl in Black Wash from Wonki Ware, $37, www.wonkiware.com.au
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  • Variety of plates from Wonki Ware, starting at $26, www.wonkiware.com.au
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  • Ceramic Plates by Valérie Casado from Parterre Garden, starting from $145, www.parterre.com.au
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  • Oval Champagne Bucket from Parterre Garden, $395, www.parterre.com.au
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  • Australian Coral from Parterre Garden, starting from $495, www.parterre.com.au
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  • Belgian Glass Vases in various shapes and sizes. Small carafe vase, 14 cm height x 10 cm diameter, $35, from Parterre Garden, www.parterre.com.au
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  • Hotel Waffle Robe from Hotel Luxury Collection, $135, www.hotelluxurycollection.com
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  • Long Pleated Dress from Zara, $49.95, www.zara.com.au
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  • Contrast Check Dress, $179.95, and crochet hat, $39.95 both from Zara, www.zara.com.au
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  • Multicoloured Beaded Clutch from Zara, $159, www.zara.com.au
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  • Gem Earrings from Zara, $25.95, www.zara.com.au
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  • Large Stone Hoop Earrings from Dinosaur Designs latest Blush Collection, POA, www.dinosaurdesigns.com.au
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  • Geometric Dangle Earrings from Zara, $29.95, www.zara.com.au
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  • Contrasting Metal Earrings from Zara, $19.95, www.zara.com.au
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  • Assorted Homewares from Dinosaur Designs latest Blush Collection, POA, www.dinosaurdesigns.com.au
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  • Assorted Homewares with Stone & Metal Cuff and Louise Olsen Liquid Twist Ring from Dinosaur Designs latest Blush Collection, www.dinosaurdesigns.com.au
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  • Assorted Homewares with the Louise Olsen Liquid Bangle and Stone & Metal Ring from Dinosaur Designs latest Blush Collection, www.dinosaurdesigns.com.au
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  • The Italian Garden Restoring a Renaissance Garden in Tuscany by Paul Bangay, Cecilia Hewlett, Narelle McAuliffe, $38.50, www.booktopia.com.au
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  • The Flower Expert by Fleur McHarg, $37.50, www.booktopia.com.au
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  • Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut, $69.99 from Dan Murphys, ww.danmurphys.com.au
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  • Soap Set by Byredo, $81, from MECCA, www.mecca.com.au
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  • Seam Dinnerware from West Elm, starting from $9, www.westelm.com.au
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  • Rose Hand Wash by Byredo, $62, www.mecca.com.au
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  • Jo Malone Grapefruit Body Creme, $120, www.jomalone.com.au
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  • Reading Collection C by IZIPIZI in Tortoiseshell, $49.95, www.until.com.au
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May 1, 2018

We’ve put together a selection of gifts to delight every kind of mother – even those who say they don’t need a thing. Things she can use immediately and will slot effortlessly into her life; that show you appreciate and love her. If you choose a present with care, you don’t need to spend a lot. Money is no substitute for thoughtfulness…all you have to do is work out what makes your mother tick and ensure what you buy is appropriate to her. Here’s an exhaustive selection of beyond-the-obvious presents to show how unbelievably thoughtful you are – from new-season treats to old favourites – sure to impress! They’re all so pretty…

A LITERALLY FEELGOOD GIFT GUIDE FOR MUM:

  • A Pullover Consider a knit V-neck that your mother can team with a pair of trousers and long necklace.
  • Accessories To Change The Look of Outfits Think new-season earrings, bags, scarves (all style, no real value) to make your mum feel like a movie star.
  • A Dress New and fun, in a good, non-crushable fabric that will make her look like a local wherever she goes.
  • Beautiful Bowls that will make her think of you everytime she sets the table
  • A large breakfast cup and saucer Dishwasher-proof and with a fine rim.
  • Beautiful personalized stationery Get her name printed across the top.
  • French champagne. It’s outfizzing Italian prosecco
  • Dressing Gown Something light, foldable and glamorous for mornings and evenings.
  • A very special book on a subject that interests her
  • Tanqueray Gin for the Mum who wants to have fun
  • Monogrammed anything: for mother’s who love personalized pieces from pyjamas to iPhone covers, and luggage tags.
  • French, Italian or English soaps in multiples
  • Tea towels, preferably plain or classic designs
  • White Egyptian cotton or linen guest towels
  • Pure linen or cotton pillowcases and bed linen – get a gift voucher, so she can choose. We love Hotel Luxury Collection (top designers swear by it)
  • A throw rug in a lovely neutral colour
  • A teapot that pours beautifully
  • A weighty frying pan makes a good cook out of her
  • Good wooden spoons: she’ll think of you everytime she stirs a bowl
  • Large white cotton or linen napkins
  • Extra-virgin olive oil – a year’s supply
  • A generous wicker basket or tray for just about anything
  • A plain glass vase in a low, squat shape that always make her flowers look great
  • A classic clock that will keep ticking even when there’s a blackout
  • A beautiful tape measure – surprisingly handy
  • Satin sleep masks for those times when the hotel room does not have shades
  • A leather writing book that she can slip into her bag and jot notes
  • A plant that she can pot for the house or garden

 

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