Mum’s are great and totally deserve to be spoiled every day of the year!
If you are stumped for the perfect gift for Mother’s Day (or a birthday, or maybe you want to treat yo’self), look no further. I have some top ideas, to suit every budget.
Mother’s Day gift ideas 2019
Blow the budget
Aside from gin itself, glassware is weakness of mine! A beautiful set of glasses can make your drink seem more elegant, even if you are sitting in your jammies watching Netflix.
These two sets from Waterford crystal are absolutely stunning.
Elysian Champagne Coupe Pair $349 David Jones
Waterford Diamond Line Martini Pair $199 David Jones
Whether it’s rings or pins, I’m like a magpie when it comes to gin jewellery. I am IN LOVE with this martini necklace (earrings also available) from Sydney designer Sarah Crowley.
One of Three Jewellery Martini Necklace Silver $120 and Gold (not pictured) $150.
A little bit of cash
Martini Poster by Nick Barclay Designs
I’ve been a fan of Nick Barclay’s for some time. In fact, GQHQ’s walls are adorned with Nick’s gin cocktail posters.
I think the martini poster would make an elegant addition to any wall.
Martini poster, from $50 Nick Barclay Designs.
Pinkster gin is the original pink gin. Made with real raspberries, this is one of the most popular tipples at Junipalooza Melbourne every year! Make mum with a French 75 made with Pinkster and she’ll love you for ever!
Pinkster gin $80 Dan Murphys
Happenstance gin is a new hailing from South Australia. Mei-Lin and her business partner Tim make it using traditional pot stills over an open flame. They’ve married classic botanicals like juniper and coriander to lemon myrtle and strawberry gum to create a delicious citrus forward gin. Buy it for mum andmake her glad that she raised such a wonderful child!
Happenstance gin $80. Buy from the distillery here.
Aromatherapy Juniper and White Thyme candle and handcream set
This gorgeous set comprises of a 260g candle and 75g hand cream fragranced with juniper and white thyme.
The essential oil blend of in this candle creates a fresh, warm aroma for your home.
The hand cream is infused with Rose hip, Sweet Almond & Carrot Seed Oils and extracts of Pomegranate, blended with the 100% pure and natural essential oils of Juniper Berry & White Thyme to detoxify, stimulate and rejuvenate the skin.
Available from the Gin Queen $40 (individual RRP is $54.95)* Free Shipping when you spend $50 or more.
Gin, Distilled: The Essential Guide for Gin Lovers
My fabulous business partner in Junipalooza Melbourne, Olivier, has written this fantastic book for gin lovers.
It Includes, The history of craft gin; a short guide to gin styles and botanicals; how to taste gin; how to decipher bottle labels; the essential gins to try to master the breadth of this spirit; how best to serve different gins & which garnishes to use; choosing the right gin for every occasion; recipes for the best gin cocktails – classic and new; making the perfect G and making your own home infusions.
Karu Distillery Infusions
Award-winning Karu Distillery have created 2 different blends of botanical rich tea bags to heighten your gin drinking experience!
Vermillion contains Honey bush, delicate rose petals , orange and Rosella all giving a beautiful floral sweetness to the gin, while Amethyst contains Lemon grass, butterfly pea flowers and ginger root giving citrus and subtle spice flavours.
$21.95 for 10 tea bags (can be used multiple times) Karu Distillery
Tickets for Junipalooza Melbourne
Junipalooza Melbourne is the top gin event in Australia. 2019 sees us move to a larger venue where we’ll be welcoming more Australian and International Distillers. Remember, Our ‘Meet the Maker’ ethos means we only sell stands to those brands who can send along their distiller, so you’ll be chatting directly with the people who make your favourite tipple.
Most of our Early Bird tickets have gone and we are once again anticipating a sell-out event so make sure Mum doesn’t miss out!
Junipalooza tickets $45/$55 Book here.
What would you like for Mother’s Day?