Mothers Day is on 12 May this year.

That’s just around the corner. So are you ready to shower your mum with all the love and affection she deserves?

If you’re scrambling for last minute gifts, consider supporting a local Canberra business and buying handmade this Mothers Day!

Stop the panic! Here are some ready-to-send/collect products from the CBRmade community.

Mothers Day gift ideas

Glitterbomb Jewels (that’s me!) have a lovely, hand-lettered print and earring bundle starting at $35 delivered in Canberra. With Afterpay available, this is a great option! Glitterbomb Jewels will also be at the Old Bus Depot Markets on Sunday 28 April from 10am to 4pm.

Mothers Day bundle – $35

Tilly & Type offer a range of gorgeous hand illustrated cards that any mum would be delighted to receive.

Illustrated card – $5

Zoes Button Emporium (my partner in crime and CBRmade!) make beautiful fabric-covered earrings with a design to suit everyone. Mum not into earrings? Then check out the brooches, bookmarks and badge reels on offer instead. Find Zoes Buttons at the Old Bus Depot Markets every Sunday from 10am until 4pm.

Fabric button earrings – $10

TumbleTree Lane have some truly beautiful products ready to arrive before The Big Day! They will also be at Hartley Hall Markets on Sunday 5 May to check out their handmade goodies in person before purchase.

Floral wallet – $65

LLL-Designs have a massive range of fun handmade jewellery. Quick delivery and Afterpay make these the perfect choice.

Timber teardrop earrings – $8

Little Red Birdy have a wide range of framed art prints in stock which are ready to send. They have kindly offered FREE NEXT DAY DELIVERY in Canberra and Queanbeyan if you mention you saw them in this gift guide. Awesome!

Photo of beach print in a frame
Mollymook Sunshine limited edition print – $50

MooiOntwerp have lots of cute, affordable items for a crafty mum. This flower duo can be used as fridge magnets or as needle minders – Mum won’t lose her needles and you won’t find them with your feet!

Sunny flower mini duo – $5.50

LoveMyBeads create colourful necklaces and earrings in every colour you can imagine. With discounts aplenty in the lead up to Mothers Day, head to the Old Bus Depot Markets on 28 April and again on Mothers Day to grab some pretties for your mum.

Colourful resin bead necklaces

The Cat’s Pyjamas Sleepwear Co. have a range of luxurious, handmade sleep and lounge wear that will make your mum feel like the Queen she is. Order before Mothers Day to get 20% off the new Queue for the Zoo print. Send an email to place an order.

Queue for the Zoo sleep shirt – $199

Mothers Day can be a very difficult time for those who have suffered the loss of their child. Jessica from JAC Studios has created the beautiful Liesel’s Collection range to help offer some comfort to friends and loved ones.

Baby memorial birthstone necklace – $60

Oh Little Spark Art are the perfect choice for Canberra or Australiana themed gifts for your mum. This affordable and large cosmetic purse is perfect for precious items – the handmade touch just makes it even more special.

Large cosmetic purse – $20

BEAUTY-full Art create stunning one-of-a-kind resin pieces which would make a great gift for the home. Any mum would be delighted to receive this gorgeous serving tray for Mothers Day.

Pink and grey serving tray – $54

Handmade Over Coffee create bright, colourful and very useful handmade bags and key fobs. How adorable is this llama print! Ready to go for Mothers Day, what are you waiting for?

Llama print tote bag – $34.99

Keep your mum looking youthful with face cream from Mad Passion Skincare. This cream is packed full of amazing ingredients to promote the retention of moisture resulting in healthy vibrant skin.

Face cream 100ml – $29.95

How do you choose?

In short, there’s are so many options in and around Canberra for Mothers Day catering for a range of budgets.

If nothing above inspires you, pop down to the Old Bus Depot Markets on any Sunday, the Hartley Hall Markets on 5 May or even the Collector Pumpkin Festival, also on 5 May.

Handmade, ethical and local – Mum will definitely approve!