Mother's Day Gift Guide 2017 Featuring Amara Living. (and so much more)

One of my fave holidays is coming up, and I cannot wait to celebrate! And yes, I am talking about Mother’s Day. It always tends to sneak up on us! Being a mom is one of the most special jobs in my life and all moms out there are the most important, loving, and inspiring people in the world. And every year I think we all look forward to showering these special mommas with cards, gifts and lots of love on Mother’s Day.

However, shopping for the perfect Mother’s Day gift can be a little bit exhausting. What do you get for the woman who shaped who you are today?! What do you get the woman who has everything already? What do you get the woman who deserves the stars and the moon?!  It’s not an easy task. So to help out, I have rounded up my top 23 favorite gifts for mom. From jewelry to slippers and everything in-between, I have  got you covered my dears! I am also pleased with all of these price points. No matter your budget..I think I have the perfect presents for you. So just put your feet up and click away. I did the hard work and you get all the praise and I am 100% okay with this! 

So without further ado, here are our 23 favorite ways to show that woman how much you love and admire her:


  1. Joules Wicker Picnic Basket from Amara Living: This is absolutely for the woman who has everything! I promise you she will adore this! Mom can update her backyard accessories with this effortlessly elegant picnic basket. It's perfect for embarking on a romantic picnic or an adventure with friends, opening to reveal plates, wine glasses, napkins and cutlery for four people along with salt and pepper pots. Lined with a grey floral print and finished with a carry strap . OMG, it's just divine. Hey, you can even go one step further and pack it with all mom's faves and take her for a picnic brunch on her special day. Or how adorable for the kiddos to pack it and gift it to her with a card inviting her to the picnic! 
  2. Ugg Scuffette II Snakeskin-Embossed leather slippers from Amara LivingFor the woman who deserves some down time! If she has never stepped her feet inside an Ugg slipper...she is about to become a new woman. Other house slippers do not compare. I love these and own them myself. The unusual neutral tone is just fabulous and the embossed snakeskin pattern adds so much detail to the leather. With a sheepskin insole and collar, the Scuffette slippers are indulgently soft and comforting, perfect for keeping feet warm during colder evenings. I wear mine all 4 seasons! 

  3. Fornasetti Ochhi su Bianco Scarf from Amara Living:  For the woman who loves design and fashion...kill two birds with one stone! Beautifully crafted from a modal & cashmere blend it features the eyes, nose & lips of Piero Fornasetti's fave muse, opera singer Lina Cavalieri. An affirmation of personality and culture, it makes a fabulous gift for her. Expertly handcrafted in Italy, this piece has been created using the rigorous techniques deployed in the brand's very first designs made by Piero Fornasetti himself. This is the dreamiest classic! She will be kissing you for hours over this one! 

  4. Fornasetti Bacio incense box with lid from Amara Living: For the woman who admires ambience in her space: This beautiful wooden incense box adorned with the striking Bacio design opens to reveal 80 incense sticks in signature Otto fragrance. All incense sticks are refillable which is a major plus. Created by master perfumer Olivier Polge, this scent is unique and sophisticated, and transcends time, season, gender and borders. The blend of Mediterranean herbs and woody notes has been produced by renowned Japanese manufacturer Nippon Kodo. Seriously so good! 

  5. Ted Baker Brogue manicure Set from Amara Living: For the woman who knows what a good mani can do! Us ladies gotta ensure our hands are always looking their best and this Thistle manicure set from Ted Baker is just! This elegant set is perfect for placing in an everyday bag or whilst travelling, contained within a dainty case. The interior reveals an iconic floral lining and a selection of rose gold tools to prep nails, including emery boards, scissors, clippers and a mirror. This is a great gift idea for the beauty enthusiast in your life!

  6. Kate Spade New York Dahlia Travel Umbrella from Shopbop:  For the woman who cannot ruin that gorgeous hair in a rain storm! Any fashionable lady will adore this bright, painterly floral print. And you can seriously never have enough umbrellas. I keep one in my car, my house, and always have one handy in my weekender bag! 

  7. Côte Noire Rose Bouquet in dark glass from Amara Living: For the woman who loves florals! That special lady in your life can now perfume her space whilst updating her decor with this Rose Bouquet scented floral arrangement from Côte Noire. Filled with a bouquet of faux roses, this arrangement has been skillfully handcrafted with a natural coating to the petals. In rich pink, the flowers are encased in a sleek glass holder. Including two floral scented spray bottles, the petals can be spritzed with the enticing scents to refresh and enhance the ornament when needed. I am obsessed with these!

  8. Bloomingville Storage Bag From Amara Living:  For the woman who loves organization in her life! Perfect as a laundry basket, this bag is in a pale grey with the text 'nothing is lost until your mom can't find it' in black around the front. With a contrasting drawstring closure and piping in mint green, this bag is an essential accessory for any room! 

  9. Joules Kembry printed overnight bag from Amara Living:  For the woman who loves adventure! You could whisk your woman away and include some airline tickets in this baby!! This Kembry overnight bag from Joules is just the right size. This bag features a large interior compartment with a zip closure to ensure contents remain secure. Featuring a floral print in blue and pink tones and an alternative shoulder strap allows to easily carry to any location. 

  10. Holistic Silk lavender eye mask from Amara Living:  For the woman who knows the importance of beauty sleep! Momma can relieve daily stress and tension with this lavender eye mask from Holistic Silk. Decorated with an intricately embroidered dragonfly in one corner, this eye mask is made from lusciously soft silk. Lined with 100% cotton velvet and with velvet ties which ensure maximum comfort and fit at all times, it effortlessly blocks out light and promotes a good night's sleep. Filled with pure dried lavender to sooth the senses, this eye mask has been lovingly made in Britain and I am addicted. It comes in various colors but I love the blue! 

  11. Kate Spade Telephone Dial Compact Mirror from Amara Living: For the woman who needs to look her best at all times ! She can look your best whilst on the move with this stunning telephone dial compact mirror from Kate Spade New York. This stylish round compact mirror is perfect for keeping contained in a bag or pocket and opens to reveal two mirrors. Made from metal with a gold color finish, the exterior displays a retro telephone dial design, a great gift idea for the beauty conscious individual.

  12. Kate Spade New York Occasions and Contacts Book from Saks 5th Ave: For the classic lady who still likes to write things down! Notebook adorned with a pink telephone and little black bow. Hard cover.146 contact pages.24 monthly pages. There is something so special about this!

  13. Louis Vuitton Fashion Eye Limited Edition Book Set From The Real Real: For the woman who lives for style! Limited Edition. Set of five Louis Vuitton 'Fashion Eye' book collection evokes a city, region or country through the eye of a fashion photographer. This exclusive limited edition brings together all five volumes, offering unique artistic visions of five iconic locations. Includes case and box. GASP!

  14.  Milk + Sass Macaron Detangling Brush and Sugar-Twists:  (From Milk + Sass) For the woman who is hair obsessed! Sweet and sophisticated, meet the bite-sized detangling hairbrush that kisses tangles goodbye. Forget about that awful ripping and tearing sound when brushing your hair with other hairbrushes. Macaron for Hair™ detangles twice as fast on all hair types effortlessly, so all you experience is a velvety soft feel that is as special and sweet as can be. They come in so many colors too! The Sugar Twists are also amazing! Picking up where other hair ties, bands, and fasteners leave off, Milk & Sass®’ Sugar Twists™ know when to hold tight and when to let go. It’s unique curlicue design delivers a seemingly weightless and uneven pressure to hair to guarantee a secure hold that won’t lead to uncomfortable pulling or hair breakage. These swirly treats are a must have for all hair types! I cannot get enough of this company! 

  15. Eberjey Adela lace-detail jersey PJ set:  (From Selfridges) For the woman who loves to lounge in style! On a mission to make sleepwear that flatters more than just models, Ali Mejia and Mariela Rovito launched Eberjey in 1996. Cut to a breezy and roomy silhouette, the Adela p.j set makes for a cling-free fit that will keep her cool throughout the warmer months. Trimmed with pretty lace, the short-sleeved, buttoned-down top is perfectly balanced by the mid-rise, cropped pants. They are so cozy!

  16. Pamela Love Lee Ring From Shopbop: For the woman who loves to be adorned! This gold-tone Pamela Love ring is so unique with the cutout design and trust me, she wants something different. The price point on this is amazing too!

  17. Chanel Premiere Watch From The Real Real: For the woman who loves luxury! This 18K yellow gold 26x20mm Chanel Premiere watch with quartz movement, smooth bezel, black flat dial, gold-tone baton hands, cabochon accent at push/pull crown, black leather strap and signed hinged clasp will take her breath away! Trust me!

  18. Nach Bijoux flying blue parrot necklace: For the woman who loves anything Parisian! Gold plated brass. Hand-painted porcelain. Lightweight. Nickel free. Hypoallergenic. Clasp closure. Need I say more?! 

  19. Dayna Decker Botanika Petit Diffuser from Derm Store:  For the woman who loves functional design! An oil-based liquid fragrance diffuser with wood reeds....these are just so lovely and will fill the whole home with the loveliest fragrance. 

  20. Tom Ford Clutch Size Lip Balm from Net-a-Porter: For the woman who loves makeup! TOM FORD BEAUTY debuts this limited-edition 'Clutch-Size Lip Balm' for Spring '17. This tinted formula has a creamy, gel-like texture that glides on like a gloss. The electric-pink hue of 'Cruising' particularly flatters cool-toned complexions. - Comes in a sleek gold and white tube and I know she will adore it!

  21. Missoni Stephen Hooded Bathrobe by Amara Living:  For the woman who needs to relax more! She can relax in style with the detailed Stephen hooded bathrobe from Missoni Home. Woven from sumptuously soft cotton, this bathrobe has a tie waist and hood for extra comfort. Detailed with chevrons upon neutral just takes my breath away!

  22. Les Interchangeables Constellation Paris Bracelet from Shoptiques: For the woman who is a Frenchie at heart! The Paris Bracelet by Les Interchangeables is an inspired line of fashion jewelry conceived by French entrepreneur Audrey Bot. Designed as an effortless way to bring color and sparkle to all the facets of your life, the collection is handmade in our Paris atelier with couture-quality stretch ribbon and genuine Swarovski® Crystals. Adjustable and water-resistant, From the beach, to the office, to girls night out. Sparkle like the night skies with this slim, elegant style. I am literally collecting these!! 

  23. Tom Dixon Scented Candle Set from Amara Living: For the woman who likes variety! She can create a relaxing atmosphere with this Scent Gift Set from Tom Dixon. Made from a soy and paraffin wax blend the set includes Orientalist, Royalty and London fragrances. The candles are beautifully encapsulated inside copper, brass and nickel vessels and have an approximate burn time of 20 hours per candle. A fabulous luxury gift idea! 

Happy Shopping my dears ! I really hope this makes things easier on you! Mother's Day is May 14th which is right around the corner so don't wait until the last minute to get her something amazing. I will be showing you how to create the ultimate Mother's Day picnic tomorrow on the blog too so be sure to drop in again. 

*Updated: Grab the picnic tutorial here

Picnic basket from Amara Living..and number one on my guide!   Photo by Krista Perry.  

Picnic basket from Amara Living..and number one on my guide! 

Photo by Krista Perry.