10 gorgeous green Mother's Day gifts for under £30
This Mother’s Day (11 March 2018), give a thoughtful present that not only treats mum but supports fair trade artisans, small scale designers or makes the most of recycled and upcycled materials.
We’ve partnered with ethical lifestyle shop, La Juniper, to come up with 10 pretty presents any mum will love.
Fri 9 Feb 2018
10 ethical and amazing Mother's Day gifts for under £30
Naty Disc Geometric Necklace, £28
Simple, stylish and spot on, this cute geometric necklace was designed in London and made by fair trade artisans in Peru. It’s made of brass and painted with enamel and is even wrapped in ethically sourced tissue paper.
Linen Make Up Bag, £19.95
You can never go wrong with cowslip blue. Designer Helen Round makes all of her cute make up bags in Cornwall from 100% linen and each comes with classic dark navy splashproof lining and a brass zipper. Perfect for all your essentials.
Shell Pink Pourer and Bowl, £14
This soft pink handmade ceramic tea for one set will soon become a firm favourite. Each pretty boxed set includes a milk jug and sugar bowl that will turn any mug of tea into a proper teatime. British artist Lynn Fox was inspired by the colour of seashells on the beaches. Designed and made in the UK, it makes for a perfect Mother’s Day present.
Teal Himalaya Notebook, £12
Who doesn’t love a new notebook to jot down their dreams (OK shopping lists)? This A5 treasure comes from Nepal and is handmade from natural Lokta bark. Designed in London by Laura and screenprinted by fair trade artisans from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Rose Temple Bead Bracelet, £11
This pretty bracelet comes in on-trend brass and sparkles with pink tinted glass. The bracelet was made using traditional techniques by the female artisans at the Flowering Desert Project in Tamil Nadu, India.
Joy Soap with Vanilla and Coffee Bean, £4.75
You can’t go wrong giving gorgeous smelling soap. Aside from the fact solid soaps are coming back into fashion (as they don’t use plastic), these handmade beauties are cold pressed and include shea butter, coconut oil and olive oil for soft skin. Mum will love them.
Eco Apple Bird Feeder, £4.95
Keen gardeners or bird watchers will love this cool apple feeder, made from recycled plastic plant pots in the UK. Simply add an apple, hang in a tree or bush and feed the birds.
Daisy earrings, £12
Give mum flowers that will last forever. These cute ethically sourced silver daisy stud earrings have a tiny gold centre and will perk up any outfit. The delicate flowers come on velvet backing in an organza bag. They make a fab gift to post.
Home of Juniper Soft Hands Gift Set, £11.95
Give the gift of soft hands and feet with this gorgeously thick moisturising cream that’s handmade in the UK. It comes with an ethically sourced gift box and includes a handmade hand massager, made from sustainably sourced Beech wood that’s perfect for soothing stressed hands.
Wildflower seeds, 95p
Wildflower seeds make a great gift and who doesn’t want to help the bees? These seeds will attract butterflies and bees to your garden. They can be planted between April and October, in plant pots or in the ground. These packs are made in Derbyshire and 10% goes to the Bumblebee Conservation Trust.