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10 Meaningful & Personalised Mother's Day Gift Ideas From Local Instagram Businesses

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Cover image via @arthirah.mj (Instagram) , @tiffy.tingz (Instagram) , @flowstrands (Instagram)

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1. Mini aesthetic designer cakes

What is sweeter and more tasteful than a fancy cake? There are tons of homebakers selling mini vintage cakes, floral cakes, trendy minimalist bento cakes, and cute cupcakes online. With plenty of spectacular dessert options, you'll be able to find something to suit your mum's taste and style.

LinLin Cake Shop specialises in vintage retro lace cakes that taste as spectacular as they look. Their fresh cream cakes are made using halal ingredients and each one is layered in a moist and yummy sponge cake that comes in a variety of flavours, such as chocolate banana, chocolate Oreo, vanilla and lemon cream, as well as strawberry and fresh cream. 

Self-collection and delivery are available from Kota Kemuning. 

Visit their Instagram for more information.

Launched in 2019, The Comel Bakes makes designer cakes that look too lovely to eat. They have a special Mother's Day combo set that includes a 5" mini cake and a gorgeous bouquet of carnations. They also offer custom designs for other special occasions.

Self-collection is available, and they also provide delivery around the Klang Valley.

Visit their Instagram for more information.

Joy and Tiers Cake Designer is a certified Korean flower piping and flower sculpture master. Their Mother's Day specials include ichigo shortcakes, carnation flower cakes, and cupcakes. They also provide professional courses, workshops, and accept custom orders. 

Self-collection from Mutiara Damansara.

Visit their website or Instagram for more information. 

2. Crochet bags

Order a simple crochet bag for your mum to thank her for carrying you through all your highs and lows. She'll definitely appreciate it!

The Crochet Guy was founded by a solo creator who turned his simple hobby into a business. He sells handmade shoulder bags, bucket bags, and net pouches that are minimalistic, modern, and versatile. 

Delivery is available within Malaysia.

Visit his Shopee or Instagram for more information.

3. Customised flower frames

Celebrate your mum by gifting her a floral frame to display your precious moments together. You can also get one with a special written message. 

Twenty Degrees is owned by a florist who's based in KL, and sells floral mirrors, bouquets, pressed flower acrylic panels, and preserved flowers in elegant bell jars. You can also attend private lessons, workshops, and events organised by Twenty Degrees if you're interested to learn how to create your own floral gifts.

Delivery is available within Malaysia.

Visit their website or Instagram for more information.

Love Limzy Co is also based in KL, selling classy pressed flower frames and illustrated art prints that can be customised according to your preferences. You can opt to include a personal photo, message, or quote.

Delivery is available within Malaysia.

Visit their website or Instagram for more information.

4. Handmade artisan clay jewellery

Jewellery is a timeless gift, and is more precious when it's handcrafted with love and personalised to suit the receiver's style. Check out this list of small businesses that sell clay jewellery online. With tons of stores to choose from, you'll surely find something your mum would love to wear.

Visit Cath & Clay's website or Instagram for more information.

Visit arthirah.mj's Instagram for more information.

    Visit Get Hands Crafty's Instagram for more information.

    5. Custom painted phone cases, acrylic stands, and canvases

    Shower your mum with extra love when you surprise her with a custom-painted portrait. It's a heartfelt gift to show her how much you treasure your mother-child relationship, and it can be displayed in the house like a family photograph.

    Tiffy Tingz sells handpainted phone cases that are sealed with a protective layer of resin, so the paint will not scratch off during use. Your mum will enjoy having a personalised phone cover that reminds her of her loving child each time she picks up her phone!

    Delivery is available within Malaysia.

    Visit their Shopee or Instagram for more information.

    Seni by Ratna offers custom painted acrylic Perspex sheets and phone cases. Each is a detailed work of art, and you can customise it to your liking. Your mum will love looking at it, and it's a truly unique and precious gift that will make her day.

    Delivery is available within Malaysia.

    Visit their Instagram for more information.

    polca_art sells pretty glass paintings, as well as miniature canvas paintings. You can also opt to include a quote on the canvas. Each one comes with a mini stand, and it doesn't take up a lot of space. 

    Delivery is available within Malaysia.

    Visit their Shopee or Instagram for more information.

    6. Portrait embroidery

    Upgrade your family portraits to a delicate and detailed embroidery art piece that your mum will be proud to display on the wall. Take your pick from a variety of styles and colours, and prepare to be pleasantly surprised when you receive the finished product!

    Embroidery Thangs makes line portrait embroidery that's precise, minimalistic, and aesthetic. They also sell painted portrait embroidery on small and big hoops, so you can hang the small keychains on your bag or purse, and the large hoops on your wall.

    Delivery is available within Malaysia.

    Visit their Instagram for more information.

    Flow Strands makes full-coloured embroidery as well as detailed line portrait embroidery pieces. They also make embroidered names with floral designs, and adorable mini embroidered keychains.

    Delivery is available within Malaysia.

    Visit their Instagram for more information.

    Stitch n Paint specialises in painted portrait embroidery, line embroidery, floral tote bags, tees, and even embroidered clocks. They have a large variety of products to choose from, and you can get them fully customised to your liking. 

    Delivery is available within Malaysia.

    Visit their Instagram for more information.

    7. Reusable face masks

    Gift your mum a comfortable, yet fashionable face mask that's environmentally friendly and complementary to any outfit. She won't have to spend so much money buying disposable ones if she has a gorgeous reusable one! Check out this list for more online stores that sell reusable face masks.

    glissé sells face masks made with 100% pure mulberry silk that will make your mum look and feel like a tai tai living out her best life. They come in five classy colours, which are sapphire storm, scarlet rose, hazelwood, silver sky, and midnight dream. Each has an adjustable strap and nose clip, as well as a filter pocket.

    Delivery is available within Malaysia. 

    Visit their Instagram for more information.

    Founded by a Nyonya mama and her daughter, Batik by Nell specialises in handmade batik pieces that have a unique twist. With over 30 years of designing and tailoring experience, this talented mother-daughter duo sells modern tops, pareos, and face masks that are made using 100% cotton batik.

    Delivery is available within Malaysia.

    Visit their Instagram for more information.

    The Young Woman Christian Association of Kuala Lumpur (YWCAKL) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to enhancing the development of women and girls irrespective of background. Each mask comes with an insertion pocket, and you can get them as a set of three.

    Delivery is available within Malaysia.

    Visit their Instagram for more information.

    8. Personalised compact mirrors

    Make your mum feel special by gifting her a compact mirror, and telling her that she's beautiful inside and out. It's guaranteed to put a smile on her face! There are lots of online stores selling customised mirrors, and you can pick your design, colour, and even add a name on the cover.

    Artorias sells compact vanity mirrors in rose gold with handcrafted pressed flowers, gold flakes, and the personalised initials 'mum'. They also sell resin trinket trays, trinket dishes, pet tags, alphabet keychains, and more.

    International delivery is available.

    Visit their Instagram for more information.

    Lettered Grace Co sells colourful glittery vanity mirrors with the name of the receiver in silver font. They also offer personalised acrylic clutches, jewellery boxes and tiered organisers, marble cups, cake, and more. 

    Delivery is available within the Klang Valley.

    Visit their Instagram for more information.

    9. Handmade skincare, soaps, and cosmetics

    Pamper your mama with handmade soaps and skincare items to make her feel like a queen not just on Mother's Day, but every day. There are plenty of local online businesses selling self-care kits, from handmade bath bombs, to homegrown skincare products.... your mum deserves this treat!

    Check out BUIH's Instagram or website for more information.

    Check out The Pink Diamond Co's Shopee or Instagram for more information.

    10. Curated Mother's Day gift sets

    You can order a specially-curated Mother's Day gift box with essential handpicked goods that your mum, or your friend who's a mum, will truly appreciate.

    the kraft store sells curated aesthetic goodies in gift sets for young and new mums. Items include a sleeping mask, facial masks, soap, a candle, tea sachets, a children's book and toy. They also have cotton and bamboo swaddle cloth, cotton and silicone bibs, as well as silicone bowl and spoon sets for new mums.

    Delivery is available within Malaysia.

    Visit their Instagram for more information.

    Wishful offers beautifully curated gift sets for any occasion. Their Mother's Day special is called 'Queen of My Heart', and it includes a metal accessories holder with her name, some nourishing bird's nest, a scented candle, Godiva assorted chocolates, and more.

    Delivery is available within Malaysia.

    Visit their website or Instagram for more information.

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