No Or Low Cost Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday and if you haven’t bought a gift yet or are struggling to find the funds to get your mum something nice, the following articles list a selection of cheap gift ideas which are within most people’s budgets – or even free.  Just click on the link.

Every mum wants the chance to relax!

32 Fun & Unique Mother’s Day Gifts On The Cheap – Moneycrashers.com


This is an American site so the costs are in dollars but the ideas would work just as well here.

Sample ideas:-

* Create a Memory Journal

“Every family has made plenty of funny, sad, and crazy memories over the years… Ask everyone in the family to write down their favorites in a journal. It can be serious or silly, whatever you choose, and you can continue to add to the memory journal when the next Mother’s Day rolls around.

* Give the Gift of Sleep

For mums of babies or young kids, this is the ultimate gift. Let her sleep in for once, and make sure she knows beforehand that she has the entire morning to lie in bed. Alternatively, consider setting aside a few hours during the day for a much-needed nap…

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That Are Cheap, Easy & Surprisingly Thoughtful – Time.com

9 more brilliant ideas from our friends over the Pond.

Sample idea:-

* List the reasons you love her

Among the DIY Mother’s Day gifts suggested by Today.com is a decorated mason jar stuffed full of adorable and funny messages about why mom is the greatest. For example: “You give the best hugs,” or “You don’t snore as loud as dad.” The idea is that mom can open up the jar each day or whenever she needs a pick-me-up, and get a reminder about how amazing she is, and how much all of you appreciate her”.

Pink candle and crystals on a bed with white bedding, glasses, cup of tea, magazine and laptop


24 Ridiculously Easy DIY Mother’s Day Gifts – Buzzfeed.com

Sample ideas:-

* Transform thrifted tea cups into candles to dress up any tea party.

* Stencil your mom’s most inspiring words on a tea towel to let her know you’ve been listening.

* Make a DIY box for your mum’s favourite bon-bons

Cheap Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – The Balance

Sample idea:-

* Cut flowers are nice, but they don’t last very long. For a gift with longer-lasting appeal, choose a flowering perennial for her garden instead – she’ll enjoy your gift this Mother’s Day and every one thereafter. For an even cheaper take on this idea, just place a packet of seeds inside a card, and schedule a time to help her plant them.

So there you have it – plenty of ideas to make Mum’s day special.  In my book though, you can’t go wrong with letting Mum have a nice lie in and bringing her a cup of tea in bed.  Bliss!

What’s your favourite Mother’s Day treat?

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