Mother’s Day is coming *fast*, folks. You probably already have your gift ordered and signed that Mother’s Day card printable, but now it’s time to get your Mother’s Day brunch on point, starting with the decor. Since your mama deserves only the best, make sure your event has plenty of flowers, champagne, and sweet shoutouts to her. From DIY pressed flower coasters to embroidered photo pillows, these ideas will give your brunch that super-thoughtful finishing touch she’s sure to appreciate. Now the only thing left that needs deciding is which recipes to make ahead for your Sunday afternoon.


1. Mother’s Day Flower Banner: Whether you hang it on the wall, from the ceiling, or display it as a table centerpiece, this cheery flower banner is a decor must-have for Mother’s Day. Use fresh flowers to add a lovely but subtle floral fragrance to your brunch. (via Studio DIY)

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2. 3D Flower Photo Art: Use this easy DIY to brighten up any photos of you and Mom that you’re going to have on display. Use hot glue to secure flower petals onto the photos. Mom is going to love the way this looks, so make the photos last long after Mother’s Day brunch by opting for faux flowers. (via Bespoke Bride)

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3. Photo Magnet Favors: There’s nothing that moms love more than photos when it comes to home decor. Give her something she can cherish and use to decorate her fridge, like these photo magnet favors. (via Sugar and Charm)

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4. Typography Cake Toppers: If you’re thinking about getting her a cake but you’re not 100 percent sure what you want to do with it, opt for a refined but simple look. Go for a classic white and garnish with a generous amount of sparkly cake toppers that’ll keep it looking far from boring. (via Proper)

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5. Mom Heart Wall Decal: This day is all about her, so make sure she knows it with a huge wall decal that’s both pretty and playful. Add a few flower heads to your sign for extra oomph. (via Brit + Co)

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6. LJ Paper + Styling Floral Paper Straws ($5): These floral paper straws are the easy and lovely way to spruce up those drinks. If you know you’ll be running too short on time to DIY stirrers, opt for these darling decorative straws.

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7. Bar Cart: Mother’s Day brunch isn’t complete without a well-stocked bar. This mimosa bar cart has everything she could ever want: Sparkling wine or champagne, different juice options, fresh fruit slices, and glasses. (via Kara’s Party Ideas)

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8. Floral Ice Bucket: This seriously beautiful floral *ice* bucket is all sorts of fancy. Not only will it keep your choice of drink cool, it’ll blend in seamlessly with the rest of your charming decor. Pro tip: When making your ice bucket, opt for plastic and galvanized buckets rather than glass, which is more likely to break. (via Sugar and Charm)

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9. Geode Place Card Holder: If she’s all about the little things, this delicate but stunning geode place card holder is sure to catch Mom’s eye. Add other sparkly gemstone accents sfor a seriously gorgeous theme that’s also totally on-trend this spring. (via House Beautiful)

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10. Berry Basket May Day Bouquets: If you bought berries for brunch, use the basket they came in to make this sweet Mother’s Day flower basket. Line the inside with parchment paper, add tiny mason jars, fill them with flowers and water, pin a few embellishments. It’s as simple as that! You’ve got the cutest takeaway gift. (via A Pretty Cool Life)

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11. Floral Ice Cubes: What goes better with a floral ice bucket than floral ice cubes? These gorgeous drink chillers are the prettiest decorations your mom will have ever seen. Imagine what they’d look like with a touch of edible glitter! Just make sure whichever flowers you pick (pun intended) are safe to eat. (via Brit + Co)

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12. Mom Planter: Consider livening up your space with Mother’s Day-inspired planters. They’re sure to spruce up your brunch whether it’s indoors or outdoors, and your guests can each take one home after the party’s over. (via Brit + Co)


13. Floral Chandelier: There’s no doubt she’ll be seriously impressed when you pull off this DIY floral chandelier. “Oh, you like this look? No, of course, it was no extra trouble — I do this for every brunch.” (via Brit + Co)

DIY Pressed Flower Coasters

14. Pressed Flower Coasters: Speaking of drink decor, these pressed flower coasters double as the perfect decorations and gifts for Mom. She’ll love bringing them out the next time her friends come over, which is probably when she’ll end up spilling all the deets of your fabulous Mother’s Day brunch. (via Brit + Co)

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15. Buffet-Style Table: Make sure the decorations extend to your buffet table. Just don’t forget to give all the moms first dibs when it comes time to serve. (via A Cup Full of Sass)

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16. Oversized Tissue Paper Flowers: Whether you plan to decorate the walls, the backs of chairs, or both, oversized tissue-paper flowers are the next big thing your brunch decor needs. Add a little tinsel to their centers for a pop of metallic sparkles and you’ve got an eye-catching decoration without too much effort. (via A Blissful Nest)

Embroidered Pillow

17. Embroidered Photo Pillow: Make those seats a little more comfy with embroidered photo cushions of you and mama. She’ll love the sentimental gift that she can take home to remember one of the best Mother’s Days ever. (via Brit + Co)

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18. Flower Garland Backdrop: No matter the theme, this flower garland backdrop is the perfect way to spruce up a bare wall, and it creates the perfect photo opp. It’s a little bit whimsical and a whole lot of beautiful. Take advantage of the scenery and update those family portraits and Instas. (via Brit + Co)

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19. Dressed-Up Dresser: Here’s a look you don’t see every day. Refurbish your old dresser to double as a brunch buffet display. With decor like that, there’s no doubt Mom will be impressed. (via Kara’s Party Ideas)

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20. Paper Flower Food Picks: It’s almost impossible to decide which is cuter: The mini pancake stacks or the paper flower picks. Good thing you don’t have to pick just one — make both for your brunch to put a smile on Mom’s face! (via Kara’s Party Ideas)

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21. Hey Mama Placemat: This cute n’ sassy placemat could not be easier to make. Either bust out those lettering skills on a sheet of white paper or print it out using the free template. (via The Alison Show)

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22. Polka Dot Decor: This fresh spring color palette was actually inspired by melon hues like watermelon, honeydew, and cantaloupe. As pretty as those colorful speckled runners and pot decorations are, they’re actually made of fingerprints. If you’ve got kids, the decorations will make an excellent craft activity to help celebrate grandma or their mom, too. (via The TomKat Studio)

23. Mother’s Day Flower Arrangements: A brunch calls for a softer set of florals, and these little bouquets are perfect for sprinkling in between plates on the table.(via Lovely Indeed)

24. MOM Pancakes: Snag this idea for a personalized breakfast in bed and cook up a stack of letter pancakes to feed your brunch crowd! (via Brit + Co)

25. Removable Vinyl Tablecloth Finishes: This is a great way to turn your regular Sunday best into a Mother’s Day masterpiece. Just use removable vinyl! (via A Kailo Chic Life)

26. DIY Donut Wall: Your sideboard is probably packed full of delicious food, so save some space and take things vertical with this delicious donut wall. (via The Merry Thought)

27. DIY Paper Box Gift Garland: Bring a little color and whimsy to your decor with this hidden gift banner. String it around the sideboard or behind the table and invite your mom to open the boxes! (via Proper)

28. DIY Butterfly Glassware: Your drink station will see some heavy action, but these butterfly-and-flower rings are strong enough to survive the morning. (Using faux flowers makes all the difference here.) (via Flax & Twine)

29. Waffle bar with edible flowers: You can’t go wrong with maple syrup, but why not take your waffle toppings offering over the top with some edible flowers? (via Paper & Stitch)

30. DIY Tie Dye Mug Cakes: A great way to prep for the big day is to pre-make mug cakes that you can microwave as needed. These tie-dye confections are as tasty as they are colorful. (via Brit + Co)

31. DIY Meringue Heart Wreaths: You’ve seen them all over Instagram and Pinterest, but did you know they were this easy to make? Grab the full tutorial and create a masterpiece for mama. (via Wilton)

32. Grapefruit Ginger Mule Cocktail: By the time brunch winds down, your guests might be ready for another cocktail. This citrusy version of the spicy original is a refreshing way to start the afternoon. (via Sarah Hearts)

33. DIY Custom Painted Bowls: Your breakfast bar could use a little love before everyone gets there. Upgrade all of your bowls with this brushstroke pattern. (via Sugar & Cloth)

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