Not on the High Street
Not on the High Street

The mother of the bride role is so important, both on the day and in the lead up to the wedding.

The father of the bride might get a lot of attention, thanks to the father of the bride speech, but from helping you pick your wedding dress to those last finishing touches on the day itself, your mum or step-mum will have been your rock.

If you can afford to, it’s lovely to save a little bit of wedding budget to be able to buy a small thank you gift for your mum – which you can give to her either before the wedding, during the speeches on the day or after the wedding.

We’ve picked out some of the prettiest and most sentimental wedding gifts that would be perfect for the mother of the bride.

NB: We have included third party products to help you navigate and enjoy life’s biggest moments. Purchases made through links on this page may earn us a commission.

Mother of the Bride Gifts Under £15

1. Soy Candle – From £12, Lolly Rocket Candle Co

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This soy candle from Lolly Rocket Candle Co can be personalised with your mum’s name and you can choose from a range of gorgeous scents. If you are putting together a thank you gift bag for the mother of the bride then this candle would be a lovely addition.

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2. Mum’s Tissue Holder – £12, Handmade at Poshyarns

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If you are already feeling pretty certain that your mum is going to shed a few tears on your special day then this embroidered handmade tissue holder from Handmade at Poshyarns will be perfect – and perhaps point her in the direction of our favourite waterproof mascaras!

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3. Mother of the Bride Mug – £9.98, Momoosa

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We think this mother of the bride mug from Momoosa would be perfect for the morning of the wedding and will look great in your getting ready shots by your photographer. You can personalise the mug with your wedding date to make it extra special.

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4. Wedding Poem – £8, From the Heart GB

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This beautiful poem is the perfect way to say thank you to the mother of the bride. Your mum will adore this meaningful gift by From the Heart GB that can hang in her home.

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5. Mother of the Bride Luxury Hand-Poured Candle - £12.99, Team Hen

We're a little bit obsessed with this pink mother of the bride candle with matching pouch. Made from vegan wax and featuring a sparkling rosé and pomelo scent, we reckon your mum will be a little bit in love with it too!

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6. Mother of the Bride Ceramic Hanging Heart - £12, Juliet Reeves Designs

How cute is this ceramic hanging heart from Juliet Reeves Designs? We think it'll take pride of place in your mum's home after the wedding! 

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7. Mother of the Bride Enamel Pin - £7, Alphabet Bags

While your mum may not be keen to pin this Alphabet Bags badge to her fancy w-day frock, we reckon she'll love rocking it at the hen do and other key wedding events as well as keeping it as a memento after the big day!

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8. Handmade Wish Bracelet Gift - £7.50, By Lizzie & Molly

How sweet is this wish bracelet from By Lizzie & Molly? We reckon your mum will love using it to wish you happiness in your marriage!

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Mother of the Bride Gifts Under £30

9. The Story of Mum Messages Gift Box – £23, Martha Brook

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This cute box from Martha Brook is more than just a gift, it’s a lovely experience. Filled with cards to prompt stories from growing up – such as what makes your mum special and what you have learned from your mum. She will love it!

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10. Mother of the Bride Teacup and Saucer – £17, Slice of Pie Designs

Does your mum love a good cuppa? Us too! We reckon this cup and saucer from Slice of Pie Designs will go down a real treat, especially when paired with some quality tea bags and a tin of luxury biscuits!

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11. Mother of the Bride Wedding Tote Bag – £20, Precious Little Plum

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This super cute tote bag from Precious Little Plum is so stylish and can be filled with all your mum’s favourite goodies such as champagne, beauty products or sweet treats. We adore the chic monochrome style and to make this bag even more meaningful it can be personalised with your mum’s name.

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12. Personalised Mother of the Bride Makeup Bag – £17, Rosie Willett Designs

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If your mum is doing her own makeup on the day then why not treat her to an extra special new makeup bag that she can use. We love this monochrome style from Rosie Willett Designs that can be personalised with your wedding date. There is also a mother of the groom version if you wanted to buy matching gifts!

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13. Personalised Mother of the Bride Trinket Dish - £22, White Rain Designs

Give your mum a cute place to store her rings and jewels with this gorgeous trinket dish from White Rain Designs. It can be personalised with your wedding date, giving it an extra-personal feel. 

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14. Mummy's Prosecco Glass - £23, Oh So Cherished

Let your mum enjoy the celebrations with her very own prosecco glass from Oh So Cherished. She'll love using this on the morning of the wedding and beyond! 

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15. Personalised Mother of the Bride Skincare Collection - £25, Sweet Cecily's

Featuring everything your mum needs to prep herself for the big day, this personalised mother of the bride skincare collection makes for the perfect wedding morning gift. You can choose a body butter scent and lip gloss flavour, giving the gift a personal feel that your mum will love. 

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READ MORE: DIY Wedding Makeup – Everything You Need to Know

16. Mother of the Bride Personalised Photo Frame - £23.50, Natural Gift Store 

Mother of the bride gifts don't get much more sentimental than this personalised photo frame. Featuring your wedding date and space for a photo of the two of you as well as adorable message, we reckon there'll be a happy tear or two when this is unwrapped!

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17. Lindt Swiss Luxury Selection - £19.99, Selfridges

Is your mum a bit of a chocoholic? Treat her to the ultimate in luxury with this Lindt chocolate selection. Featuring white, dark and milk truffles infused with nuts and cremes, she'll be in chocolate heaven!

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18. Engraved Compact Mirror with Crystals - £24.99, GiftsOnline4U

We think a compact mirror is an on-the-day essential and your mum will certainly appreciate this engraved, silver plated one from GiftsOnline4U. You can personalise it with your own message and even select a font to suit your style. 

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19. Rose and Hydrangea Arrangement and Vase - £25, Lime Tree London 

You can't go wrong with flowers as a mother of the bride gift but may we suggest a faux arrangement? Not only are they the sustainable choice, they'll also last forever as a reminder of your special day and your mum's important role!

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Mother of the Bride Gifts Under £50

20. Friends and Family Locket – £39, Silk Purse, Sow’s Ear

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If you are looking for a sentimental mother of the bride gift then this locket from Silk Purse, Sow’s Ear will be something that your mum can treasure for years. Fill it with pictures of the two of you from over the years and maybe even leave a space blank for a wedding day picture.

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21. Mother of the Bride Wedding Robe – £30, Precious Little Plum

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Your mum will love this white mother of the bride robe from Precious Little Plum that can be personalised. It’s perfect for getting ready photographs and is something memorable your mum can keep after the wedding day.

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22. Personalised Mother of the Bride Vase - £30, Mirrorin

We think this personalised vase from Mirrorin would go down a treat with your mum - especially when teamed with her favourite blooms! Plus, you can add your married name and wedding date, making it the perfect keepsake. 

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23. Personalised Mother of the Bride Jumper - £30, Rosie Willett Designs

Ideal for the hen or wearing on the morning of the wedding, this personalised mother of the bride jumper is sure to be a hit. We can totally see it in your mum's loungewear collection post w-day too! 

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24. Personalised Shimmering Silk Wedding Scarf - £35, Studio Hop

This silk blend scarf from Studio Hop features shimmering threads and a subtle mother of the bride print. The scarf is available in ice blue, dusty peach and caramel, so one of them is bound to complement her outfit!

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READ MORE: 44 of the Best Mother of the Bride Dresses and Outfits for 2021

25. Personalised Gin Garden, Herb Seeds, Compost and Markers - £45, Potting Shed Designs

If your mum's drink is a gin, why not treat her to this personalised gin garden? You can add her name or simply 'mum' to the box and it comes packed with everything she needs to grow the best herbs for enhancing gin cocktails. 

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Mother of the Bride Gifts £50 & Over

26. Thank You Plant – £50, The Gluttonous Gardener

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If your mum is pretty green fingered then this thank you plant from The Gluttonous Gardener is the perfect thank you gift and will flower year after year as a beautiful reminder of your special day.

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27. Mother of the Bride Custom Illustration – £78.21, Jes Married

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For something memorable that your mum can keep for years to come, why not consider a custom illustration of you and your mum in your wedding day outfits? We adore this sweet design from Jes Married that can include any text you want.

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28. Mother and Child Elephant Necklace Set - £160, Charlotte Lowe Jewellery 

Did you know elephant calves stay with their mums for almost as long as human children stay with theirs? The bond between an elephant and her calf is a symbol of enduring love and care which is exactly why this necklace set is so special. Featuring a mother elephant guiding her calf, the necklace will let your mum know that you will continue to look to her for guidance as you enter this new stage of life - so adorbs! 

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29. Moët and Chandon Exclusive Imperial Rosé Champagne - £58.99, Selfridges

It doesn't get much more special than a bottle of pink Moët, right? Well, actually you can now get a bottle of pink fizz in a personalised pink tin! We think your mum could use the tin to store all of her important wedding bits and pieces in afterwards such as your order of service or any other mementos. 

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30. Jo Malone London Peony & Blush Suede Cologne - £50, Selfridges 

Jo Malone's Peony & Blush Suede is the ideal wedding day scent and so we think it's a great gift idea for the mother of the bride. This 30ml bottle will slot perfectly in her handbag, meaning she can top up her fragrance between the 'I dos' and the dancing!

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31. Afternoon Tea Hamper - £56.20, The British Hamper Company 

Who wouldn't love this luxurious afternoon tea hamper? Certainly not us! Featuring cookies, toffee waffles, cakes, jams and teas, there's everything your mum needs here for a relaxing post-wedding treat with a friend!

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32. Mother of the Bride Chain Bracelet – £79, Merci Maman

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This chain bracelet from Merci Maman is the perfect thank you gift for your mum – she can wear it on your special day and long after the wedding as a special reminder of the big day. Choose from silver, gold or rose gold and have your very own small message engraved on the bracelet.

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Are you looking for gifts for the rest of your bridal party? Don’t miss our guide of gifts for the mother of the groom or our collection of the ultimate bridesmaid gifts.