Jolly Festive’s 2023 Gift Ideas for Mum Friends covers all categories from sweet & stylish through to funny & practical.

Jolly Festive 2023 Gift Guide For Our Mum Friends

We all have those amazing mum friends who somehow seem to manage it all! And while we’ll always be at the end of the phone for supportive natter, sometimes we wish we could do more to show our admiration. 

Enter our Best Gift Ideas For Mum Friends 2023, packed full of present ideas for every mother (perhaps even yours!) on your list! From hilarious designs, inspirational products, encouragement to relax and practical items to make life just a touch easier, these gifts will lift up the women in your life. 

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Designworks Ink Vintage Sass A5 Hardcover Notebook

Sassy Notebook

Yep, we can all relate! This beautifully-bound notebook from Designwork Inks is just one in their range of fabulously sassy creations. You’re sure to find one that speaks to you and your friends!

Designworks Ink Vintage Sass A5 Hardcover Notebook

Solesmith Boucle Embroidered Hot Water Bottle With Eye Mask

Hot Water Bottle

We’re all here for this bouclé hot water bottle from Solesmith. Perfect for chilly evenings on the sofa or to warm up in bed. Comes embroidered with your friend’s initials for a personal touch and complete with satin eye mask for full-on pamper possibilities.

Solesmith Bouclé Embroidered Hot Water Bottle With Eye Mask

Oliver Bonas Gold & Glass Green Satin Swivel Box

Jewellery Tidy

Love this practical and elegant design for a jewellery container from Oliver Bonas. Perfect for the little pieces you don’t want to lose. It’ll be easier to spot them too!

Oliver Bonas Gold & Glass Green Satin Swivel Box

Gemma Wightman Ceramics Just Another Manic Mum Day Mug

Manic Mum-Day Mug

Another very relatable gift! Gemma Wightman Ceramic’s mug is as gorgeous as it is fun / true (delete as appropriate!). A great Christmas gift for a fellow overwhelmed Mum!

Gemma Wightman Ceramics Just Another Manic Mum-Day Mug

Photobox Personalised Desk Calendar

Personalised Photo Desk Calendar

You can’t really go wrong with a year of memories.  Brighten up those days at the desk reminiscing about special moments, wonderful family, and great friends with a personalised photo calendar from Photobox. You can add key diary dates to your bespoke calendar too.

Photobox Personalised Desk Calendar

Arronwork Personalised Phone Case With Wrist Strap

Phone Case With Wrist Strap

Help your friend leave the house with everything she needs in the palm of her hand with this fabulous phone case from Arronwork. The wrist strap is great for holding the phone for selfies and can be personalised. Available in a crossbody version with long strap as well if preferred.

Arronwork Personalised Phone Case With Wrist Strap

Alphabet Bags The Everything Really Big Bag

Oversized Tote Bag

Going in entirely the opposite direction … sometimes you just need a big bag to fit everything in. This wonderful canvas tote from Alphabet Bags really hits the mark. Available in a range of colours.

Alphabet Bags The Everything Bag

Candlemeleon Pink Leopard Colour Chaning Candle

Colour-Changing Candle

These ingenious candles from Candlemeleon come in clever colour-changing containers. Available in a range of styles and scents but we think this pink leopard really hits the spot (boom boom!).

Candlemeleon Pink Leopard Colour Changing Candle

Laurence King The World Of Jane Austen Jigsaw Puzzle

Jane Austen Jigsaw Puzzle

We love a good jigsaw come Twixmas and January. And surely the wonderful world of Jane Austen is the perfect picture setting for any puzzle fan’s next project (after all, who doesn’t want to search for Mr Darcy…!).

Laurence King The World Of Jane Austen Jigsaw Puzzle

Of Life & Lemons Gin Tea Towel

Gin Tea Towel

Not sure this one needs much explanation! Can’t think of many friends who wouldn’t enjoy receiving this fabulous gin tea towel from Of Life & Lemons.

Of Life & Lemons Gin Tea Towel

L'Occitane Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Cream

Shea Butter Rich Body Cream

Picking beauty products for someone else can be daunting. But, let’s face it, there are not many people that will turn their noses up at a bit of L’Occitane.  And this gorgeous shea butter body cream is so silky on the skin and not that heavily perfumed so shouldn’t offend anyone!

L’Occitane Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Cream

K Design Studio Colour Block Blanket Scarf

Colour Block Blanket Scarf

How fabulous is this colour block blanket scarf. Made from brushed acrylic so it’s super soft against the skin and available in a selection of different cheerful colourways, it’s a surefire winner this winter season.

K Design Studio Colour Block Blanket Scarf

I'm Not An Early Bird Wooden Plaque

I'm Not An Early Bird Wooden Plaque

Hannah *may* have given this to more than one or two friends. Easy to relate to, this tongue-in-cheek little wooden sign is a great addition to the home office, kitchen, cloakroom, …!

I’m Not An Early Bird Wooden Plaque

Pom Pom London Bum Bag

Bum Bag

No wonder these useful bags are back in fashion (and we’re loving the new crossbody style rather than round the waist). 100% leather, these bags from Pom Pom London are available in a vast array of colours – we challenge you not to find your tone! Comes with your choice of two straps, selection from another huge collection.

Pom Pom London Bum Bag

Cotton & Grey Time For Me Mini Candle Set

Me-Time Candle Set

What better gift than the gift of time! Encourage your Mum friend to take some time out for themselves with this mini candle set, shortlisted for this year’s Gift of the Year awards.

Cotton & Grey Time For Me Mini Candle Set

COOK Gift Card

Meal Gift Card

Gift the gift of not having to worry about dinner! A COOK gift card will help your friend fill the freezer in the new year, perfect for those occasions when getting a meal on the table is just one thing too many.

COOK Gift Card

What other gift ideas for Mum friends have you got up your sleeve?  Do let us know in the comments below!  What else would you like to see on our guide?

Looking for more Christmas inspiration?

And be sure to check out our gift guides for everyone on your list – we’ve got inspiration for everyone from the littlies to the teens, cooks to the athletes, impossible to buy for gents, pet lovers, and so much more.

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