14 Christmas gifts that mum will actually love

It's the perfect time to spoil her.

Christmas is the perfect opportunity to do something to let mum know how much she means to you – whether that’s by hosting family lunch or spoiling her rotten with gifts.

Christmas gift shopping for your mother, or maternal figure, can be hard though. When it comes to Christmas gifts for mum, you need to find something that’s personal, useful, and something she doesn’t already have.

We hear you. So, we’ve done the hard work for you and curated a list Christmas gifts for mum that are guaranteed to go down well (we won’t mind if you sneak one into the shopping cart for yourself too)!


L’Absolu Mademoiselle Shine Moisturising Lipstick, $63, Lancôme

Complete your mum’s makeup collection with this hydrating lipstick. With its balmy texture and rose oil, the shade of choice melts onto the lips in a juicy texture and fruity fragrance, keeping them soft, supple, and looking good day after day.


L’Occitane Rejuvenate & Pamper Hamper, $169, Gifts Australia

With a sibling (or by yourself if you want all the credit) spoil mum with this luxe pamper hamper. It’s complete with hand cream, bath salts, cherry blossom soap, a satin robe, sweet treats, and more.


Face Case Silk Pillowcase, $65, Go-To

Silk pillowcases are the ideal overnight hair treatment. And the maternal figure in your life deserves not only sleek hair, but a plush night’s sleep!


Oliochi, Capella Picnic Blanket and Bag, $149, Hardtofind

Your mother’s beach days will be complete with this picnic blanket and bag duo. With a water resistant canvas and a padded middle layer, this is perfect for the park, sporting events, festivals, and more.


Marc Jacobs Daisy Perfume, $99.99 (usually $128), Amazon

It’s a favourite for a reason. With its florally and feminine scent, this is the perfect gift coming into Summer.


Red Balloon Gift Voucher, Prices Vary

For a mum who prefers experiences over tangible gifts, a Red Balloon voucher is the ideal gift for the silly season. Choose from a wide range of experiences in your desired location; from hot air ballooning, to spa treatments, and more.


Laura Jones, Triple Compartment Tote Bag, $70, Strandbags

Spoil your mum with a classic tote bag perfect for any professional or personal occasion (and any outfit!).


Echo Pop Smart Speaker, $29 (usually $79.99), Amazon

If your mum loves to listen to her favourite podcasts while she potters, this compact smart speaker is just the gift for her. In chic lavender and fit with Alexa, the speaker features voice-control and full crisp sound.


Penguin Clothbound Classic: Jane Austen, $291.75, Booktopia

For the reader in your life, you can’t go wrong with Penguin’s stunning Clothbound classics. This set in particular is for all the Austen fans!


Fressko Camino 12oz Reusable Coffee Cup, $39.95, The Iconic

We’re sure there is at least one maternal figure in your life who loves a cup of joe. Elevate their caffeine experience with this lightweight and insulated stainless steel coffee cup. Plus, it’s more sustainable; win, win.


Photo Book, from $49.99, VistaPrint

Memories are cherished above all else. Make mum’s Christmas with a custom album of your family’s best photos. It’s a trip down memory lane for everyone, and a present for generations to come.


Etch Pendant Necklace, $198, Francesca

Sure, jewellery can sometimes fall into the basic category. But with this pendant, you can etch the recipient’s initials or letters of significance to make the gift that extra bit special.


Personalised Book Embosser, from $13.52, Etsy

Help the maternal figure in your life create the dream library with this customisable book embosser. The recipient can stamp books, letter, stationary and more with their name!


Dyson Airwrap™ Multi-Styler, $699 (usually $949), The Iconic

Now this one you might need to team up with the siblings for, but we did say Christmas was a time for spoiling! Worth the hype, your mum’s hair will love the Dyson airwrap; it dries, curls, shapes, smooths, and hides flyaways – all with no heat damage.


Paloma Egg Pot, from $10, Bunnings

Crafted with a perfect blend of form and function, the Paloma Egg Pots come in various sizes making it easier for your plants to grow and upgrade to the next pot size or to accommodate larger indoor plants in your space. They’re perfect to elevate the look of your growing greenery with a clean and chic design.

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