On Sunday, May 11, more phone calls will be made than on any day of the year. In the days both prior and after, hand-written cards will zoom across the nation to land in mail boxes at childhood homes. And flowers galore will travel from florist to doorstep, bringing smiles to the faces of mothers everywhere.
This year marks the centennial anniversary of when President Woodrow Wilson signed a measure officially establishing the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day. While this holiday had been celebrated long before 1914, it serves a national recognition of how important our mothers are to us.
Are you prepared to show how important your mother is to you? This year, give more than a phone call. Below, we have the top 5 Mother’s Day gifts. While your voice and presence is sure to be enough for your mother, it never hurts to send her a beautiful surprise in the days leading up to Mother’s Day, just something to say “Thank you for everything.”
1. The Morning Sunshine
A perfect gift for the woman who motivated you out of bed every morning for school, the Morning Sunshine arrangement is a stunning bouquet of yellow roses, blue hydrangeas and white stock held in a blue glass vase. And with a hand-written note saying thanks for all those morning wake-up calls, it’s sure to add brightness to her home and a smile to her face. And when you order the $99 arrangement from Tipton & Hurst, get it $20 when you use promo code MD14.
Is there a better way to describe moms? For the woman who can easily shift between sophisticated hostess to mama grizzly bear protecting her cubs, get her a bouquet of flowers that perfectly matches her personality. The Bold ‘N Beautiful bouquet holds a stunning collection of colorful gerber daisies, red roses, lilies and stock in a glass cube vase. It’s like bringing an elegant explosion of color that will undoubtedly make this Mother’s Day one to remember.
3. European Garden Basket
Mother’s Day comes at the most beautiful time of the year. Spring has been busy blooming and summer’s heat hasn’t gotten a hold of the outdoors yet, so nature is all pretty pastels, verdant green and huge blossoms. For this Mother’s Day, bring your mom a piece of that beauty with blooming plants she can keep long past May 11. You can have the blooms delivered in a garden basket in an assortment of brilliant colors, bringing the best of the season to your mother’s home.
4. Scents Baskets
Is your mother something of a smell freak? Is she into gifts she can really use? She may love flowers, but when it comes to scent products, there’s along list of gifts you can choose from. If that’s the case, then go with a gift basket overflowing with sweet and soothing scents. If she’s looking to aromatize her home, get her a candle collection basket. If she wants to aromatize her style, send her a Rose Water basket. Or go with Sorbet by Aromatique basket, a dreamy assortment of candles, fragrance sprays, votives, diffuser oils and potpourri. Regardless of which you choose, any of these baskets will be sure to lift her senses and her spirit.
Orchids symbolize perfection, because of their symmetry and the straight lines of their petals.
During the Victorian era, orchids were considered a luxurious gift, since they could only be grown in the Tropics. And in Japan, orchids were treasured by the royalty and seen as a
symbol of wealth. So can you think of a better gift to give you mother? Get her a double stemmed phalaenopsis orchid with air plants, set in a ceramic container, showing just how special and perfect she is to you.
We know Mother’s Day is more than a holiday, it’s a day of saying “Thank you” and “I love you” and “I wouldn’t be here at all without you.” So we ensure every gift we design and deliver receives a motherly dose of care and attention. Any of the gifts listed above can be bought at Tipton & Hurst’s locations or online. And if you live in Arkansas but your mother lives far away, we won’t charge you the extra wire fee for delivery (use promo code FREEWIRE at checkout). We’ll still make sure she feels your love even from afar.
See what else we have in store! Peruse our Mother’s Day Collection today.