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23 Meaningful Mother of the Bride Gifts Ideas

By Sophie Carter - 17th June 2024

Meaningful Mother of the Bride Gifts

The mother of the bride is a pivotal role in anyone's wedding day, and one that doesn't go unnoticed. She'll likely be counting the hours until she gets to see her beloved daughter embark on the next exciting stage of life, and on the day will be brimming with excitement, emotion and joy. Of all the wedding roles that deserve a big ‘thank you’, the mother of the bride comes near top, as not only is it tradition for her to act as official hostess to the guests, she'll likely have had heavy involvement in the planning and execution of the day's events too.

Thank You Mini Candle and Dried Flower Posy Gift is Perfect for Sharing Appreciation for the Bride's Mother

Do you get the mother of the bride a gift?


It has long been tradition to honour the bride's mother during the ceremony or reception, either with a mention in a reading or the groom's wedding breakfast speech. Many now go one step further to commemorate the mother of the bride's involvement in the day by gifting her something sweet and thoughtful as a thank you. 


1. Share your thanks with a pretty and practical present such as our Thank You Mini Candle and Dried Flower Posy Gift

2. Unsure on one gift? Why not treat her to a host of heartfelt treats by filling up a Build Your Own Gift Hamper?

3. Fill this Ohh Deer Rainbow Thank You Greetings Card with your meaningful messages of appreciation




Who gives the mother of the bride a gift?


Whether you're a doting daughter wanting to show appreciation for everything Mum has done, or you're the soon-to-be son-in-law keen to show her she's valued, a great gift will likely never go unappreciated.


Looking for the perfect gift for the mother of the bride from the bride herself?

4. Our Personalised Pressed Flower Forget Me Not Necklace allows her to carry your words close on the special day

5. If she loves a cute quote, she'll adore displaying this Forever My Mum Pink Ceramic Heart Coaster with pride

6. Fill this Personalised Wildflower Hamper Box with mementos so she can look back on the day with joy


How about a sweet gift from the groom to the mother of the bride?

7. Gift this Personalised Champagne Glass alongside a bottle of bubbly so she can raise a toast to the day

8. You can't go wrong with flowers and our English Countryside Dried Flower Bouquet will last for years to come

9. A bottle of ‘I Was Going To Buy You Flowers’ Gin is a fab floral alternative for a gin-loving mother-in-law


200ml I Was Going To Buy You Flowers Pink Gin is the Perfect Gift to a Mother of the Bride from the Groom
Personalised Floral Bee Accessory Bag Makes a Great Practical Accessory for Mum to Use on the Wedding Day

When do you give the mother of the bride a gift?


Among the bustle of the ceremony and the post-wedding wind-down, it can be hard to find the time to properly present a gift to the mother of the bride. The best time to gift her something special is on the morning of the wedding, whether it's something she can use on the day or treasure long after.


Looking to gift her something she can use on the wedding day?

10. She'll be grateful for something useful like our Personalised Script Name Compact Mirror for on-the-day touch-ups

11. Choose a unique accessory to wear with her bridal outfit with these Birth Flower Stud Earrings in Silver

12. This pretty Personalised Floral Bee Accessory Bag is perfect for holding her wedding day necessities


How about something she can make use of long after the big day is over?

13. She can fill this Personalised Pink Velvet Jewellery Roll with her priced pieces worn on the wedding day

14. Our Natural Dried Flower Posy Letterbox Gift is a long-lasting floral arrangement, perfect to post direct to her door

15. Gift her a Personalised Birth Flower Refillable Notebook so she can scrapbook her favourite photos and memories


Sentimental mother of the bride gifts


A keepsake of her proudest day is guaranteed to make her smile, and with plenty of personalised options, it has never been easier to gift her the perfect piece of your wedding day. Whether small, simple or statement, a keepsake gift should say every word of love and appreciation you'd like to in a much more concise way.


16. Gift her a way to wear your wonderful words with pride with this Personalised Polished Bar Bangle

17. Capture her favourite moment from the big day in this Personalised Handmade Photo Wooden Frame

18. Add a meaningful message to this Personalised Token Dried Flower Bouquet for a timeless gift to treasure

19. This Personalised Floral Initial Linen Jewellery Case can be filled with wedding photos and cute keepsakes



Personalised Polished Bar Bangle is Ideal for Adding a Meaningful Message for the Mother of the Bride
You're So Wonderful Tiny Matchbox Dried Flower Posy is a Great Token Gift for a Mother of the Bride

Token gifts the mother of the bride will love


A great gift doesn't have to be lavish to be cherished. Sometimes it is easier to say the biggest ‘thank you’ with the smallest present. If you're looking for a petite but sweet present to share appreciation, going down either a practical or personal route can be your best bet to truly make her smile.


20. Tell her she's the best in the most understated way with our You're Wonderful Matchbox Dried Flower Posy

21. Fill this Colourful Thank You Greeting Card with words of adoration for her to read and reminisce for years to come

22. Another matchbox with max impact is our Blooming Lovely Ceramic Flower Token, small but perfectly sentimental

23. Allow her to store her treasured trinkets with pride with this adorable You Are Wonderful Flower Trinket Dish



Of course there are many more ways to say ‘thank you’ than gift-giving, and most mums just love to be thought of when it comes to a special occasion. If you're sharing your appreciation on the day, why not give her a mention in the speeches or a special place in the wedding photos? A great way to show her you're grateful for everything she does after the wedding mania has died down is to take her out for dinner or afternoon tea. After all, she'll be delighted with any mention of your appreciation in whatever form, and will be bursting with pride for her favourite couple and their exciting new chapter.

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