Mother's Day Gifts

Mother's Day Gifts

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Mother's day Sunday, May 12th, 2019


Soon, it is the second Sunday of May and that means Mother's Day. At least, in a lot of Western countries.


Many (Western) countries have mother's day on data in March, April or May. In the Netherlands, Belgium and several other countries Mother's Day is on the second Sunday in May. In France, it is Mother's Day on the last Sunday of May. In Spain is El día de la Madre celebrated the first Sunday in May. In the UK Mother's Day falls on the fourth Sunday of Lent period, so three weeks before Easter.


To celebrate Mother's Day


In families that celebrate Mother's Day, the mother gets to relax the whole day. Most mom's get their breakfast in bed and they get gifts. Household tasks should be carried out by father and the children. Often the younger children at school or at the nursery make handmade gifts. Also on this day is often visited. Flower shops are experiencing an absolute highlight in the week before Mother's Day.


The history of Mother's Day


The worship of mothers is a very old tradition and goes back on the mother cult in ancient Greece. The formal mother cult with ceremonies for Cybele or Rhea, the great mother of the gods, was practiced on the ides (15th day) of March. Only in the middle of 19th century, mother's day in America. The feast day has been in its current form from the United States over the rest of the Western world. In the Netherlands began the tradition around 1925.


Mother's Day gift idea: a vase of flowers, a stylish necklace, a beautiful scarf


Of beautiful, smart folding vases to design ceramics. Silver, aluminum and rubber necklaces from casual to chic.
The most beautiful scarves with motives of Canal houses, Amsterdam and other Dutch cities, Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Mondrian and Hieronymus Bosch. All top mother's day gifts!


A unique Mother's Day gift: scarf in Rembrandt style


Very topical: a silk Rijksmuseum scarf with fragments of Marten and Oopjen, painted by Rembrandt. In three different designs. Something really special for mother's day!


Mother's day gift ideas: a Metalbird or a Happy Bird necklace


Always a bird in the tree with a special profile Metalbird, a well-known bird in metal that you are so in the trunk of the tree. Interesting are the 3D printed Happy Bird chains: a little bird in a cage in bright colors. Also fun and especially the Lucis wireless LED lamp for indoor and outdoor use. A real atmosphere bringer.


An original mother's day gift: a copper cheese fondue


Cozy fondue with the all-new stylish copper fondue pan of Boska. Also original and a very affordable gift is the Amsterdam Piepei – a fun egg timer that with Dutch tunes indicates when your egg is perfect – there is also in Delft blue.


Also for mother's day all design from the Netherlands


Holland Design & Gifts hosts a range of over 100 Dutch designers. They design under their own name or for well-known Dutch labels such as Droog Design, Functionals, Gispen and Goods and sometimes for foreign brands such as Hay and Alessi. You'll find so special mother's day gift ideas at Holland Design & Gifts, your webshop for Dutch design, accessories and original gifts.