On Mother’s day, mothers around the world are spoiled and celebrated in gratitude for everything they do. Make this years’ time honored tradition extra special by throwing a spring themed brunch! Hosting a brunch is the perfect opportunity to celebrate and thank all of the wonderful mothers in your life. Planning and hosting a Mother’s Day brunch is hard work and can be stressful, so we at Memorable Gifts would like to extend a few tips and tricks to help you throw a beautiful brunch and give the special mothers in your life an unforgettable mother’s day.
Theme/Color Scheme – Classic spring flowers, bright colors and soft details make the perfect theme for this Mother’s Day brunch. This seasons popular colors are starting to drift away from traditional pastels and shifting towards bright and lively oranges, greens and yellows as well as deep blue, peach and rose colors with nude accents like grey and tan. Any combinations of these seasons’ colors are sure to dazzle your guests!
Invitations – In today’s world paper invitations are too formal and email invitations are either too casual or just too confusing. A short and sweet handwritten invitation on plain or simply detailed stationary can convey an intimate and heartfelt sentiment.
DIY Decoration – Sometimes amazing decorations or lack thereof, can be the difference between a normal brunch and an unforgettable brunch. Skip the costly and cheesy party store decorations and create one of these incredibly easy and quick DIY decoration projects. Whether it is hanging, table or wall decorations, this special touch will add that special something to the moment. Best part is that you can reuse or re purpose it again for another party or just home décor and you getting bragging rights!
Table Setting – It’s the worst when you feel cluttered and tight at the dining table. Keep the table setting simple and not too formal to avoid clutter and encourage cross conversation. This is where you can really incorporate your themes colors in the place mats, napkins and dishware.
Seating Printable – Take your table setting to the next level with a name place holder for a classy and put together feel. Make it easier with our Name place Printable! Use our template to match colors and shapes to your theme. Print and cut out to hand write the guest’s names. Where to place it? Now that’s totally up to you!
Centerpiece – What’s the first thing you think when you think centerpiece? Flowers! A flower centerpiece is a classic focal point and an opportunity to incorporate the colors, textures and shapes of your theme. Use our personalized Mother’s Day Vase to make the centerpiece a unique and heartfelt statement.
Main Dish – The most exciting part of brunch is the actual food. Traditional brunch foods and bagel or biscuit bars are always popular and best for picky eaters. Wow your more adventurous guests with this decadent and seasonal Asparagus and Prosciutto puff pastry.
Mimosa Bar – Everybody loves a good mimosa, so create a mimosa bar with different fruit juices, fresh fruit and champagne. Encourage your guests to tailor their own tasty cocktail. Best part is that there are virgin options.
Dessert – To end the brunch with a little something sweet try this moist and refreshing gluten free lemon poppy seed pound cake. Not too sweet, with a refreshing hint of lemon and poppy seed this dessert is paired perfectly with any hot drink especially coffee or tea.
Gift – Although this wonderful brunch or the centerpiece can be a take-home gift, it is always nice to have a little something special to truly express your gratitude and love. A thoughtful personalized picture frame to hold your favorite picture from a special date or a classic monogrammed jewelry box to hold family trinkets.
We hope some of our tips and tricks for a spring mother’s day brunch inspired you to take it to the next level or try something new. Either way we here are memorable gifts want to extend happy Mother’s Day to all families. Are there any special mothers in your life that deserve a brunch? How are you going to make Mother’s Day extra special this year?