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Mum's The Word // Gift Ideas for The Interiors Lover

A Mammy's home is her palace, so if you're looking for some last minute inspiration as to what to get the 'Interiors Loving' Mum for Mother's Day tomorrow, check out my edit below and get shopping!

Around The House

Penneys / Primark Letterboard

Primark / Penneys Letterboard from €8 (Image: Living and Beauty)

So Mum can leave her 'ever important' reminders in the most stylish way possible. Pop into Primark/Penneys to pick one up from €8.

Where to Buy: Penneys/Primark stores everywhere.

Foxford Woollen Mills Luxury Throw

Foxford Giant Herringbone Throw €115 (Image: Living and Beauty)

For mum to snuggle up on the sofa to watch her favourite Netflix series, or to go alongside the 'good cushions' on her bed, you can't beat a luxury throw from Foxford, like this giant herringbone throw.

Where to Buy: Foxford Woollen Mills, Arnotts

Sweep Her off Her Feet

Because when Mum's finish a busy day, they want to put their feet up in style! These two foot stools from EZ Living and DFS are both high in the style stakes, in on trend colours and practical too. Win, win!

EZ Living City Loft graphite foot stool €229

DFS Velvet Storage Truth footstool €249

Where to Buy: EZ Living and DFS stores nationwide. 

Breakfast in Bed

(Image: Living and Beauty)

Okay, so the breakfast tray itself may not be what you want to give Mum as her main gift, but can you imagine her delight to have breakfast in bed served on one of these in the morning. 

Habitat Tiffany Breakfast Tray €37 at

Head to your nearest Argos store to pick up one similar by Habitat. And it's a nice item for her to have afterwards too. 

Where to Buy: Argos stores nationwide

Scented Candles and Accessories

Diptyque Rose Delight Candles

Diptyque Rose Delight Candle €60 - Brown Thomas

Up there amongst my all time favourites are Diptyque candles and this limited edition Rose Delight  - a stunning combination of florals and rose, would complement that bouquet beautifully. If you pop into Brown Thomas today (Saturday 10th March) they're offering a personalisation service on their colognes and candles on Level 3 until 5pm.

Diptyque Candle Snuffer and Wick Trimmer

Diptyque Candle Wick Trimmer £20

Diptyque Candle Snuffer £20

For the consummate candle lover, the additional accessories of a wick trimmer to keep candles burning properly, or a snuff to gently extinguish that flame at the end of an evening, will be a welcome gift.

Where to Buy: Brown Thomas, Space NK Apothecary Grafton Street and Dundrum Town Centre.

The White Company 'Mustique' Candle

The White Company 'Mustique' candle €20

A pop into Kildare Village is made all the sweeter now that The White Company is there to offer their lush linens, sublime scented candles and home fragrances, like this 'Mustique' one combining cool cucumber with watermelon and aromatic basil for a subtle, yet refreshing scent.

Where to Buy: The White Company Outlet Store, Kildare Village 

Field Apothecary 'Rain' Candle

Field Apothecary Rain Candle £30

Voted 'Product of the Year' at the Image Interiors & Living Irish Design Awards, Irish brand Field Apothecary have cleverly capture the essence of that beautiful ethereal smell in the air after rainfall. With notes of geranium, fern and stone this is such a beautiful candle you may well end up buying one for yourself too. 

Where to Buy: Brown Thomas, Arnotts, Industry & Co

Luxury Handwash

Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Handwash

Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Handwash £27 Space NK Apothecary

Instagram's favourite hand wash has to be Aesop. Insta-Mum's will love this to include in their posts. A luxury treat.

Where to Buy: Space NK Apothecary, Grafton Street and Dundrum Town Centre.

Interiors Inspiration

Domino - Your Guide to a Stylish Home

Domino Your Guide to a Stylish Home  €35  - Eason and Sons 

One of the most inspirational sources for interiors lovers around the world has to be Domino magazine (and their online magazine too), whose Editors created this essential guide to discovering your personal style at home - the follow up to their bestseller The Book of Decorating. This book is a  more detailed and modern perspective on how to personalize, style, and create a home you love. 

The Kinfolk Home

Not only does The Kinfolk Home give a wonderful insight into over 35 inspiring homes from around the world, it also doubles as a fantastic coffee table book and Insta prop. 

Where to Buy: Eason & Sons, Hoggis Figgis Dawson Street,  Dublin and other local bookstores

Mum's Got Mail 

(Image: Living and Beauty)

Give Mum the interiors gift that keeps on giving - a subscription to one, or even both of Ireland's top interiors magazines, Image Interiors and Living, and House and Home. Print off the confirmation details to include in her card. She'll love to receive a year's worth of interiors inspiration in the post  - a welcome relief from brown envelopes and takeaway menus!

Where to Buy:,

Say it with Flowers

Hydrangea Plant €6.99 at Lidl  (Image: Living and Beauty)

And finally,  most Mum's love to receive flowers, whether it's a big bouquet,  a sweet little posy or a pretty plant like this Hydrangea one from Lidl. But hurry, before the best are snapped up!

Where to Buy: Lidl Stores and local florist's nationwide.

"No Pressure no Diamond"

A writer I once worked with always said when the deadline was looming, "no pressure, no diamond". Sometimes the gift found at the last minute can be the one that really helps cherish the moment. So let's keep your daylight dash to the shops as our little secret. 

Mum's the word so to speak.

(Header Image credit: Harry Fabel)


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