It seems to roll around pretty quick even though we know Mother’s day has been coming up for months. But life can get in the way. If you want to buy something cool and different then here are some GREAT last minute Mothers Day gift ideas. And these gift ideas are ALL Australian made or Australian designed and certainly Australian owned.


This collection comes with my personal recommendation for super-luxurious, melt on your skin perfection. Glamourflage is a Melbourne-based skincare company and the packaging alone – classic 50’s pin-up girls – is divine. The products inside, even more so. Check out Elegant Eliza, your Mum will LOVE this gorgeous and well-priced range $18 – $36.

elegant.eliza.2Convict Handbag:

This range is classic, quality, Australian and each different bag comes with a wonderful ‘certificate’ providing the history of the 1800’s Australian convict after whom the bag was named. These are truly unique and long-lasting gifts for a very special Mum. See the beautiful selection at Convict.


Chic and Comfortable Shoes:

When Mum is on her feet all the time, she needs beautifully chic and effortlessly comfortable shoes. Annie Abbott designs her Habbot range in Australia and has them made in Italy. Elegant, on-trend and they’ll last Mum for many seasons. Call it an investment in your Mums healthy feet. See the new range now at Habbot.

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On-Trend Copper-Blush Homewares:

Salt&Pepper is a loved and trusted brand in quality, affordable homewares available nationally. The newest range of copper-blush Metal & Metallics homewares will add elegance and distinction to your Mum’s kitchen or dining table. And prices start at a tiny $14.95. See the whole range now at Salt&Pepper, major department stores and homewares outlets nationally. Perfect for last minute mothers day gift ideas.


Lucy & Alice Jewellery:

Fun, colourful, affordable and fabulous. Designed in the beautiful country town of Penola, South Australia, Lucy & Alice jewellery are wood, metal and resin creations starting at just $16.95 and up to $38.95. But they currently have a SALE and prices start from $8.37. You can buy on-line or at a homewares retailer closer to you. See the Lucy & Alice website.


Colourful Socks:

Think Mum doesn’t want socks? Think again! Lafitte socks are different because are high quality,  have unique colour combinations and patterns, are Australian designed and mostly Australian made, and  come in cotton, wool or bamboo for ultimate comfort and wear-ability. And your Mum will love the ‘Tough Toe’ no holes, no quibbles one year guarantee. Support the local that supports the locals. Lafitte; luxury for feet.


Sensational Scents:

Tilley Soaps have been indulging Australians with sweet scents for 150 years from their base in Melbourne. Mum will love a gift of soap, a scented candle, diffuser or body lotion. I can guarantee no Mum can resist these kinds of gifts. With gorgeous packaging and prices from just $9.95 you’ll find something luscious at Tilley Soaps to tell you Mum how much you love her.


Ultimate Beauty Trick:

And finally, if you live in Melbourne then treat Mum to the place where celebrities go to have their eyebrows shaped. The Eyebrow Queen has clients including Margot Robbie, Natalie Bassingthwaighte and Lauren Phillips. Carmen Duma will personally ensure your Mum’s eyebrows are perfectly shaped, tinted and pampered giving her the ultimate beauty treatment for framing a beautiful face. Call The Eyebrow Queen now, and surprise Mum with something she probably won’t buy for herself. For last minute mothers day gift ideas this one is a beauty.

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Did you find something here for Mum? Do you find it difficult to find last minute mothers day gift ideas? What does your Mum love? And how will you make her day special?

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