Mother’s Day in the UK, affectionately called Mothering Sunday, is March 14th, and you're on the lookout for unique gifts for mum. Whether lockdown has kept you at a distance or in close proximity to your loved ones, this is the perfect year for a gift that arrives in the post every month!
Go beyond the typical bouquet of flowers to find something luxe and out of the norm to show Mum how much she means to you. With a wide range of subscription services available on the Cratejoy Marketplace, there's no need to feel any stress, because we can help you find a brilliant gift for Mother’s Day.
Unique Gifts for Mothering Sunday
Cost: Starts at £20.00 GBP/month
What's Included: Being a mum is hard work, so this Mother’s Day, keep her looking fresh and healthy with VertueBox. A monthly or bi-monthly clean beauty subscription box, she'll unbox a variety of luxurious, 100% natural, and organic beauty products from award-winning brands including cosmetics, haircare, skincare, aromatherapy, and superfood snacks.
Shipping: Ships worldwide except to select countries from the U.K. at the end of Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, and Dec
Price: Starts at £12.00 GBP/month
What's Included: Highlighting the work of a different artist each month, Papergang is a fun-filled box for Mum. Each monthly box sends out charming paper goods perfect for those who enjoy sending snail mail or having a desk full of cute supplies. From stationery and greeting cards to pens and art prints, she’ll enjoy exclusive designs each month sent right to the letterbox.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.K. in the first 7 working days of each month
Price: Starts at £36.33 GBP/box
What's Included: Every mother longs for an extra lie-in to catch up on some beauty sleep. So, whilst that’s not always a possibility, the Natural Wellness Box ensures she gets some health-promoting items and me-time every other month. From superfoods and snacks to high-end beauty products and calming essential oils, give her the goods she needs to treat herself inside and out.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.K. on the 18th every other month
Price: Starts at £22.50 GBP/month
What's Included: A great Mother's Day gift idea for game-loving mums who need a little excitement in their lives, Boxed Locks is a monthly subscription game where the devil is in the details. Each box is designed for a challenge, filled with puzzles, props, and clues to a code that unlocks the final box. Give the brain a workout with a game that's suitable for mums and kids 10 and up.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.K. around the 1st week of every month
Price: Starts at £23.33 GBP/month
What's Included: Moi-Même is a gift box that aims to bring a taste of the good life, and comes filled with first-rate goods from independent brands. Sourced from British and European partner companies, this splurge-worthy gift includes self-care and beauty products, decor items, jewelry, and paper goods, and will give Mum the unique opportunity to explore new high-end brands.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. in the middle of every month with the quarterly box shipping in Jan, Apr, Jul and Oct
Price: Starts at £14.67 GBP/month
What's Included: What’s better than kicking back and taking in a good book? Reading that book while sipping a hot beverage and munching on a delicious chocolate treat, of course! The Chocolate and book month-to-month subscription gives Mum permission to spend an afternoon just like that, delivering a new book from a chosen genre, a relaxing hot drink, and a scrumptious treat.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.K. between the 17th-20th of every month
Price: Starts at £24.00 GBP/month
What's Included: Often pulled in all different directions, give Mum what she needs the most: a chance to connect with herself. Fill her cup with the goodies in WILDWOMAN, a monthly subscription box to help women reclaim a connection with themselves through quality me-time spent reading, journaling, and enjoying scented candles, calming teas, and fragrant baths.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on or around the 15th of every month
Price: Starts at £14.00 GBP/month
What's Included: Whose mum is not into that #cakelife? Rachel’s Cake Delights gives her a taste of the sweet life with a monthly box full of homemade baked delights. Each box sends 3 different kinds of baked goods with enough to share. Help her indulge her sweet tooth without stepping foot in the kitchen with a mix of cake, cookies, brownies, and more.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.K. on the last Thursday of every month
Price: Starts at $14.50/month
What's Included: Fantastic for foodies and mums who miss a meal out, the World Food Spice Box sends just what she needs to make meals burst with bold flavor. After popping over to the market for produce and fresh ingredients, she can whip up delicious meals with authentic recipes and carefully crafted spice blends.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. except for select countries at the end of the month
Price: Starts at $18.00/month
What's Included: Instead of gifting a typical bouquet, opt for a unique flower subscription with the Wildflower Paper Club. Each box comes with beautiful stationery goods featuring hand-finished floral motifs. Along with 3 folded greeting cards printed on thick Italian cardstock, she'll also get a sheet of stickers and extras like mini art prints and original bookmarks.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on the 15th each month
Price: Starts at £11.00 GBP/month
What's Included: Looking for a book subscription that will help her get comfy, cozy, and enjoy getting lost in a good read? Bookfulness not only brings a brand-new book in her preferred genre, but also delivers a relaxing hot drink, a taste of chocolate, and bookish extras like a high-quality coffee mug or candle –– just what she needs to create a perfect afternoon.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. within the last 2 weeks of the month
Price: Starts at £23.00 GBP/month
What's Included: As these past couple of years have proven to all of us, you can never have enough pajamas! Whether you're planning to snuggle up at night or lounge all day, the Pyjama Drama Box brings a monthly pair of PJs in luxuriously soft fabrics, along with an assortment of self-care essentials –– all handpicked and cruelty-free –– like body care products, candles, and nourishing face masks.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. within 1 working day from ordering
Price: Starts at £45.00 GBP/month
What's Included: Treat Mum like the queen that she is with a gift subscription or a one-off box from Fab Fox Jewellery. Each package is beautifully gift-wrapped and delivers a curated set of earrings and pendant necklaces. Looking to customize the pieces with initials, birthstones, or other special requests? They're happy to tailor the selections to help you send the perfect set!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on the 4th of the month
Price: Starts at £18.33 GBP/month
What's Included: The Pip Box is like hiring a beauty guru to lead Mum on a journey into some of the best vegan and cruelty-free beauty brands and skincare products on the market. This discovery box is filled with full-size products that allow her to try before she buys. She'll sample a variety of brands for less, discover new favorites, and find out what works for her!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. during the 1st week of every month
Price: Starts at £24.95 GBP/month
What's Included: Perfect for crafters and creatives, the MOOD subscription from Innocent Bones will help Mum get in the mood to make! Each box comes loaded with premium paper products and craft supplies. And, with a fun subscription upgrade, they'll include a limited-edition Innocent Bones cross-stitch kit to create a one-of-a-kind home decor pieces with a bit of cheek.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on the 15th of each month
Price: Starts at £17.50 GBP/month
What's Included: True to their name, the Book & Tea Box is a subscription focused on life's simple pleasures. Perfect for tea-loving bookworms, each box brings a pre-loved book, premium loose leaf tea, and biscuits, all wrapped in simple style. And, if Mum's new to loose leaf tea, the first box includes a brewing essential –– a quality tea strainer!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on the 5th of the month
Price: Starts at £18.00 GBP/month
What's Included: Self-care can be a challenging concept to embrace, but with a little help from the Monthly Lemonade Box, Mum will be just fine. Personal and warm, subscribers love the handpicked clean beauty items, and value the thoughtful mindfulness missions to help them focus on positivity, personal growth, and gratitude.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on or before the 7th every month
Price: Starts at £28.00 GBP/month
What's Included: The Classic Vintage Teatime Box does teatime as it should be done! Serving up a feel-good experience every month (something we all need more than ever!), she'll unpack an uplifting read, a coordinated, genuine china tea-for-me set, a wide selection of name-brand tea bags, top-quality biscuits, and a charming surprise to complement the monthly theme.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. within 4 days of ordering