Many times, once you have kids they become the focus of the family. When holidays and special occasions come around people tend to buy gifts that may cater to the family or children. For example, if you’re pregnant or just had a child around your birthday you may end up with many cute, new baby outfits. At Christmas time maybe you receive an ice cream maker or family season passes to the zoo. While these are wonderful and thoughtful gifts it would be nice to get something just for yourself. But being a mom doesn’t mean we suddenly lose ourselves. If you’ve got a mom to buy for, why not get her a gift from the list below that are just for her.Cake Decorating Class
A great gift for a trendy mom is a cake decorating class. Learn to bake, cover and decorate celebration cakes, cupcakes and biscuits and keep up with the latest trends in cake decorating. It’s fun and creative and has the additional bonus, that when it’s time to make birthday cakes for the family, your friend will be way ahead of the pack!
Crafting at home has been very popular over the last few years, so why not get a craft day experience for the trendy mom in your life? You can choose between learning to crochet blankets, chalk painting furniture, making bird houses or jewelry making. You could even plump for an embroidery course. Remember these days embroidery is less ‘botanical sampler’ and more ‘rap lyric.’ So it is perfect for mom’s with their fingers on the pulse.
Anything retro, 50’s, cute or quirky is popular at the moment. We are seeing a lot of pastel colors in homewares like vases and soft furnishing. Hawaiian and tropical themes are also very popular at the moment. Think pineapple ice buckets, hula girls, and pink flamingos. Try some of the online craft and vintage stores for a really a one off original on this theme.
Another super trendy gift of 2016 that is a terrarium.They are mini indoor gardens, and they often contain cacti or succulents.Terrariums make the perfect gift as they are both low maintenance and decorative. Terrariums can be grown in pots or beautiful glass containers. Geometric, brass containers are super trendy at the moment, and look beautiful on the mantel or windowsill. Adding landscaping and little characters to your garden is also a trend in itself at the moment. Why not try it and create your own mini world in a terrarium?
A growing trend for 2016 is the subscription box. This is when you pay a monthly fee for a box of surprise goodies that is posted through your door. There are so many different types of subscription boxes, so it is easy to find the perfect gift. For the trendy mom why not try a hair accessories box or an art box? You can also try a beauty box from Target. These are one-off purchases so you don’t need to subscribe, and they offer samples of the newest products to come out the cosmetic world.
These are just a few ideas for the mom in your life. As a mom, what would you like to receive for a gift?