Christmas shopping 2013: 10 presents for Mum
We've scoured the shops and put together a list of our favourite gifts made in every corner of the UK.
Ecru Personalised Cushion, £32
This pretty linen and duck feather cushion is handmade in England by the textile designers at MiaFleur. It can be personalised with your loved one's name for no extra cost and comes beautifully gift wrapped in tissue and ribbon. P&P and delivery are free too. Delivery for personalised items is within two weeks as standard but if you need it in a hurry, the website will try to help.
Personalised cupcake design notebook, £9.95
This smart personalised notebook is adorned with a bright and colourful cupcake design by illustrator Clare Fennell. It's a perfect place for baking enthusiasts - or just those with a sweet tooth - to keep hold of all those secret recipes. The hardback A5 (approx) notebook, made by Bristol-based company madebyellis.com, is wire bound and contains 70 lined white pages. Delivery costs £1.70 and takes up to five working days.
Summer Garden cotton dressing gown, £30
This oriental-style robe with colourful floral print looks beautiful year round. The gown is made of 100% cotton that has been hand screen-printed by the designer. Others colours and patterns are also available.
FROM NORTHERN IRELAND
Purple and lilac beaded bracelet, £18
This delicate and colourful bracelet is handmade in Saintfield and comprises purple oval beads that have a velvet feel and a matt appearance and sparkling lilac Swarovski crystals. It has a sterling silver clasp. Free UK delivery.
Handmade Fudge from Blackthorn Foods, from £3.25 per bar
This delicious handmade and award-winning fudge comes in a range of tempting flavours you can mix and match, including cranberry & white chocolate, creamed coconut & dark chocolate and Madagascan vanilla. Every bar is individually wrapped in wax & brown paper. UK delivery is £3.50 extra.
Nature's Winter Wonders Christmas Bundle, Organic Surge, £29.65
If you want mum to be able to pamper herself, this bundle of luxury toiletries from award-winning organic beauty company Organic Surge makes a lovely treat. Packed full of goodies, it includes Volume Boost Shampoo and Conditioner, Spiced Lily Foaming Bath, Sugared Almond Shower Gel, Lavender Meadow Body Lotion, Super-intensive Daily Moisturiser, all in a pretty gift bag. Free delivery (on orders over £20) within three to five working days.
Dip and Dine Spa Day at the Loch Fyne Hotel & Spa in Inveraray, Scotland, £12.95
Who says luxury has to be expensive? This super-affordable spa day includes full use of the hotel's facilities, including swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and outdoor hot tub from 10am, a slap-up lunch and guests will also receive 25% off selected pre-booked spa treatments.
Welsh Tapestry covered Photo Album, £30
This beautifully crafted photo album is handmade in Ceredigion and bound in traditional Welsh tapestry. Available in a range of colours and patterns, it will keep photos safe and sound within the film-protected pages. Measures 8.5in x 6.5in (22cm x 16cm). Presented in tissue paper inside a protective box. UK delivery is £8.99.
Enamel heart earrings (red), £29
These quirky heart-shaped earrings are made from hand-cut copper, enamelled in vibrant red on sterling silver ear wires. Each pair is individually made by designer Lora Wyn. Standard UK delivery is £4.95 and takes between two and seven working days.
Melin Tregwynt fabric iPad cover, £29
iPads fit snugly and securely in this Welsh-blanketed padded cover, which comes in a range of designs. The zip-up case is leather trimmed and Teflon treated for water and stain resistance. It's sure to impress anyone looking to add a touch of old-school design to the latest technology. Typical UK delivery costs around £3.50.