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Mother's Day
February 2021
Reading time 5 minutes
Treat your mum to these gorgeous gifts from our favourite independents this Mother’s Day.
Coffee & Kiln

Gift box: coffee and chocolate, £28

With 250g of coffee beans, ground coffee, or 30 Nespresso-compatible coffee pods (as well as a selection of artisan chocolates), your mum can enjoy café-goodness at home.

Emily Ward Art

North East in a Gift Box, £20 at

This gift hamper features a bag, a bookmark, soap and a candle presented with exclusive Emily Ward branding on a bed of biodegradable tissue, highlighting the true beauty of the North East.

Melanie Kyles

Pick n Mix Scrunchie Box, £12 at

Ethically made in Newcastle from reclaimed fabrics and natural elastic wound in organic cotton, these eco-conscious scrunchies are gentle on your hair and perfect for adding flair to a simple ponytail or bun.

No. 003 Samphire Candle

No. 003 Samphire Candle, £45 Laboratory Perfumes at

The Laboratory Perfumes Samphire candle offers a fresh, aromatic scent that is clean, natural – and addictive. There are notes of verbena leaf and juniper berries, infused with middle notes of citrus oil and flourishes of lavender, basil and rosemary to provide a light finish. Base notes of white amber and oak moss are infused to create a complex, seashore-inspired scent.

Norton Florist

Hand-tied Bouquet, from £25 The Green Florist

Choose the best quality flowers for your mum’s bouquet this year, from roses and lilies or a carefully-chosen mixture of the florist's choice.

The Afternoon Tea spring collection, from £10–29

Can’t treat your mum to Afternoon Tea this year? These sumptuous chocolates are the best alternative, presented in a stunning keepsake box, decorated with floral prints. Expect Strawberry Cupcake, Chocolate Brownie Square, Champagne Truffle, Raspberry Square, Lemon Cheesecake, Dark Coffee Cream, Cookie Cream, and much more – yum.

Kiss the Moon

Sweet Dreams gift set, £45

This selection of beauty sleep essentials (face oil, face polish, balm and bath salts), hand-selected in each of Kiss The Moon’s signature blends, are all gift boxed, with the option of adding a handwritten note to add a personal touch.


Seaweed mineral bath soak, £16.95

SeaGrown’s seaweed mineral bath soak combines a unique blend of their natural, wild-grown seaweed, sustainably harvested on the Yorkshire coast, with high-quality Epsom salts to give a refreshing, mineral-infused bath time treat.

Clockface beauty

Signature facial serum, £44

Clockface Beauty’s facial serum is a high-performance formula, containing 12 active ingredients (and it's multi-award winning too). With a perfect balance of antioxidants, vitamins and fatty acids, this one product can tone, lift, tighten, protect and hydrate your skin. Suitable for all skin types, it’s the perfect natural treat for your mum.

Copper and White

Leather double pocket shoulder bag in tan, £25

Part of Copper and White’s luxury leather collection, this shoulder bag features two zipped sections and buckle detail on the front, with a magnetic fastening. The strap is adjustable so it can be worn across the body too.

Living North Loves Local

Living North Loves Local gift card at

Just can’t decide? Head to Living North Loves Local to discover a range of amazing independents to support in the North. Choose the shop your mum will love most and select the amount, add your message and send – it’s that simple! Plus, with getaways, gifts, homeware, health and beauty and designer-makers to choose from, there’s something for every mum.

1st Edition hand crafted gin, £40 at

Mother’s deserve nothing but the best so why not treat her to an immersive taste experience with a refreshing gin, distilled and bottled in the heart of the North East by WL Distillery. This refreshing gin flaunts aromas reminiscent of fresh fruit and the not-so-distant summer sunshine. Featuring those all-important juniper berries, with touches of apple, pear, raspberries and blackberries, this gin boasts an indulgent aroma and a captivating taste sensation from the infusion of English garden botanicals.

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