Beautiful Mothers’ Day paper gifts

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Mothers' Day paper gifts

On May 8th, it’s Mothers’ Day in the USA. Here’s our pick of some of the most beautiful gifts for you to show your appreciation this Mothers’ Day – and, best of all, they’re all sustainable and made from paper.

It might be traditional to show your appreciation with flowers on Mothers’ Day, but these gifts have a much longer shelf-life and are equally sustainable. We hope this list offers you some inspiration for some beautiful mothers’ day gifts made from paper.

#1. Make your own paper bouquet

If your mother loves crafting, this is a beautiful idea that we’re sure she’ll love. A twist on the traditional Mothers’ Day bouquet, this is a flower arrangement that will last and last. It’s a paper kit that offers your mother the opportunity to transform beautiful 2D papers into fabulous 3D flowers and foliage. We recommend you use the Universal 80 g.m-2 Navigator paper due to its special surface treatment, which will surely produce beautiful bouquets.

#2. Interior and craft inspiration

This beautiful book offers double inspiration – it showcases both creative interior design ideas and the creative lives of artists by revealing how modern craftspeople and artists take inspiration from the transformation of their home interiors and surroundings to live a creative life. If your mother has a creative leaning, then this book is sure to delight.

#3. Grow your own flowers for a full year

We’ve all learned to love our outdoor spaces during lockdowns – and, as a result, the hobby of gardening has seen a resurgence lately. If your mother is lucky enough to have her own garden or outdoor space, we’re sure Sarah Raven’s A Year Full of Flowers: Gardening for all seasons will be appreciated. Its another way to gift a flower bouquet that lasts and lasts – a great gift idea for any green-fingered mums.

#4. Inspiration for new flavors

If your mother would prefer to enjoy the goods of the garden rather than tend to them, she’ll love this wonderful cookbook by Israeli-born British chef, restaurateur, and food writer Yotam Ottolenghi. Known for his delicious middle-eastern-inspired flavors, Flavour is packed with Ottolenghi’s vegetarian recipes.

#5. A book for her own thoughts

We’re huge fans of journaling here at Business Optimizer – you can find some of our previous journaling tips here. The practice is known to improve productivity and wellbeing. These beautiful journals from Smythson offer an opportunity to get started this Mothers’ Day – and without needing the new year as an excuse – because they run from halfway through the year.

#6. A journal for wellbeing

If a page-a-day diary is a little too business-like for your mother, how about this beautiful wellbeing journal instead? It has extra sections for setting intentions and taking note of the things that make you feel good. Altogether, there are twelve weeks of pages for reflecting on your mindful goals, habits, meals, water intake, sleep and the things you’re grateful for.

#7. A record to share

Encourage your mother to share her memories and her wisdom this Mothers’ Day with a memory keepsake journal. With writing prompts throughout, this pretty book from Etsy is a lovely way to capture your mother’s memories in a book that can be treasured forever.

#8. The art of letter writing

The Business Optimizer team is a big fan of letter writing. Not only is it an amazing way to connect with the people you love, but letters have been known to change the world. This gift of beautiful stationary from Molesworth and Bird gives every incentive to your Mother to indulge in this lost art.