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Treating your mum needn’t cost the earth this Mother's Day (Sun 26 Mar). We’re sure she'd appreciate a simple gesture like breakfast in bed or a homemade cake. But if you're going to spend money, here are some cheap Mother's Day gift ideas. 

Even better, ditch presents completely and use our DIY Mother's Day Gift Cheques.

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Sending a card to your mum on Mother's Day shows her you care/you're sorry/you're thankful (delete as appropriate). You can even pick up a free card if you're quick.

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Thoughtful gifts stem from the heart, but they needn't cost you the earth. You can get pretty bouquets for Mother's Day in stores from £3.

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Personalised gifts

If you're looking for unique gift ideas for Mother's Day, you can get cheap personalised gifts with the deals below.

Bonusprint logo80-page photo book £25 del (norm £71ish)*MSE Blagged for new & existing Bonusprint customers

Ends 31 Jan

You can get an 80-page large photo book with a hard photo cover for £25 delivered (norm £71ish) until Wed 31 May.

Photo books can work out to be really expensive but this is one of the cheapest we've seen. To give you an indication of how strong this deal is, on Wed 1 Feb, similar-sized photo books were £51.69 at Photobox (via 40% off code).

Here's how to get it:

  • Buy a voucher for £25 online via this special Bonusprint* link by 11.59pm on Wed 31 May.

  • You'll then get a unique code by email.

  • Log on to the Bonusprint website and follow the instructions to upload your photos and create your 80-page large photo book by 11.59pm on Fri 30 Jun.

  • Enter your code at the checkout. Delivery takes seven working days and is free when you use the code.

The basic 24-page book is normally £24.99, but once you factor in 56 additional pages at £36.40, a photo on the cover at £5 and £4.99 delivery, the total comes to £71.38 - so you'll be saving £46.38 with this deal.  

You can create a Bonusprint photo book via PC, laptop or a Bonusprint app, but not via mobile or tablet.

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You can buy as many vouchers as you like, but you can only redeem one per transaction. Glossy pages and the 'lay flat' option will cost you more.

Free Mother's Day gift cheques

Thoughtfulness melts the heart far more than a pricey gift. Our free Mother's Day gift cheques let you create unique vouchers for your mum. You could offer to do the washing up for a week, cook her dinner, bake a cake, or even take her out for the day.


Don't feel pressured to buy pricey presents for your mum, but if you're feeling flush (in the MoneySaving sense), then a small gift could be a nice surprise. And buying something at a discount will please your mum more than seeing you waste your hard-earned cash.

Sanctuary Spa logo£22.50 of Sanctuary Spa products for £10*Via free gift with purchase in store or online at Boots

Limited stock

You can get a Sanctuary Spa 'Enjoy the little things' travel gift set (norm £12.50) free when you buy two selected Sanctuary Spa products online at Boots*,  or in store (find your nearest*) until 11.59pm on Tue 14 Mar, subject to availability. The cheapest items we found in the offer are £5,  so you can get £22.50 of Sanctuary Spa products for £10.

If you buy online the freebie will be added automatically to your basket. Delivery's £3.50 if you order online, or you can collect in a store for free. If you buy in store, you'll need to pick up the freebie and take it to the till with your other purchases where the discount will come off automatically.

The 'Enjoy the little things' gift set* includes:

  • Cleansing burst lotion 75ml
  • Gentle polish body scrub 50ml
  • Silky smooth body lotion 75ml
  • Luxury bath float 75ml
  • Velvety hand cream 30ml

The cheapest items we found included in the offer are:

Ciate logo £75 Ciaté nail polish collection for £20*15 mini polishes, incl glitter, matte & pearl effects

Ends Today

MSE Update, 12pm Wed 15 Feb: Ciaté has decided to extend this offer until the end of the month, or until all 800 sets are sold.

You can get a set of 15 mini (5.5ml) Ciaté nail polishes for £19.95 delivered (norm £75, £5 each), if you sign up/in online at Ciaté* and enter the MSE Blagged code MSESHIPPING.

The deal ends on Tue 14 Feb  Tue 28 Feb or when all 800 sets are sold, whichever's first - so go quick if you want to nail this deal.

The set includes:

  • Speed Coat (clear)
  • Ditch the Heels (turquoise green)
  • Pool Party (bright blue)
  • Dangerous Affair (burgundy red)
  • Mistress (pillar box red)
  • Cupcake Queen (bright pink with blue shimmer)
  • Kiss Chase (coral pink)
  • Amazing Gracie (ballerina pink)
  • Girl with a Pearl (pearl studs in multiple sizes)
  • Sloaney Sweetie (matte dusky pink glitter)
  • Violet Vixen (gold and purple glitter)
  • Ride My Rocket (black, white & silver glitter)
  • Mineral Positivity (matte black & gold glitter)
  • It’s Haute in Here (matte red, white and black glitter)
  • Couture Noir (black & silver strand glitter)

Although you can sometimes find certain individual polishes cheaper than the prices above as part of promotional sets, you'd be hard pushed to find them for £20 all-in.

MSE Rhiannon says:

This is a great set to give as a gift as it is - but you could also separate it into several smaller gifts.

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Lidl logo£3.99 Suddenly Madame Glamour perfumeTop Chanel smell-alike. 50ml bottle, at Lidl


If you're looking for a Chanel smell-alike, Suddenly Madame Glamour perfume is £3.99 for a 50ml bottle in Lidl stores nationwide (find your nearest). 

Forumites swear it smells just like Chanel Coco Mademoiselle, which is normally £61ish for 50ml. We've also done some in-house testing at MSE Towers, and it scored highly against the more expensive brand. 

Obviously we can't guarantee you'll scents the similarity, but it's worth a nosey.  

See the Cheap smell-alikes forum post to see what forumites think.

Champagne deals

Aldi logo£9.99 Veuve Monsigny Champagne BrutCheapest champagne in stores and online at Aldi


Veuve Monsigny Champagne Brut is currently £9.99 a bottle in store and online at Aldi. If you're shopping online you'll need to buy a case of six bottles, so if you just want one, you'd be better off visiting a store (find your nearest).

We've seen this bottle go up to £10.99 before, we'll update you here if it goes back up.

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Sainsbury's logo£12 Defontaine Champagne*Cheapest champagne in stores and online at Sainsbury's


Defontaine Champagne is currently £12 online and in store at Sainsbury's*. Sainsbury's has confirmed this is the standard price for this bottle. It told us this prosecco isn't stocked in all its stores, so if you're planning a special trip it might be worth calling ahead to check whether it's available in your local store.

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Restaurant & takeaway deals

If your mum's usually top chef in your household, give her the night off and return the favour with a dine-in or takeaway deal - just make sure you do the washing up too! Or treat her to a meal out instead.

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