Is your mom the Lorelai to your Rory? Then this is the gift guide for you. She's your best friend, your ride-or-die, but what do you get the person who's responsible for bringing you into the world? We've put together a list of some fun and unique Mother's Day gift ideas to help you find the perfect something for your No. 1 girl.
Surprise mom with a handmade paper-cut created by local artist Annie Howe. These intricately designed pieces are a beautiful addition to any home. Howe's pieces can be found in local shops such as Trohv and prints usually range from $20-$30.
Spell out for Mom how much you love her with one of Brightside Boutique's printed mugs. Find this mug and others in Brightside stores and online. Super Duper Mom Mug, $16
There's nothing a mom loves more than fresh flowers, but why not go the extra mile and gift her something special to hold her favorite stems? This mini handmade ceramic vase from local artist Ann Margaret Ceramics is the perfect gift for the Mom with a green thumb. OPAL on chocolate Mini Vase, $30
Print from the Heart
Although Foxwood Co. is known for their amazing wooden creations (also great gift ideas), their "Heartwood" print is the perfect gift for Mom. Its hand-drawn, heart-shaped design is unique and a great addition to any wall. "Heartwood" print, $35
If your mom is the fashionista in the family, there is no going wrong with a new statement jewelry piece and Anthropologie is the perfect place to find fun and unique jewelry pieces, like this layered necklace, for the most stylish lady you know. Abnoba Layer Necklace, $68
Candle with Character
So a classic candle can be kind of a boring gift, but not so with these Ms. Betty's Original candles from Punch! Boutique in Federal Hill. Each candle comes with personalized sayings to let your know your mom how much you care. Ms. Betty's Original Candle, $17.95
When you have a mom who has everything, you can never go wrong with a bag because, well, a woman can never have too many bags. Local company Almanac Industries creates handmade leather and fabric goods that are to die for. Find designs such as this Gold Floral Leather Clutch on their Etsy shop. Gold Floral Leather Clutch, $125
The Bees Knees
Do you rarely find your mom outside of the kitchen? Then get her something fun to spruce up her favorite room in the house, like a cool screen printed tea towel. Local artist Open Eyes Press creates modern screen-printed goods for the home. Let Mom know how sweet she is with this Honeybee tea towel.Tea Towel - HONEYBEE, $18
Mom's Night Out
This Mother's Day give mom something that will make her laugh and let her know that you're quite aware of where you got your party genes. This flask from Becket Hitch is a great way to tell mom it's okay to let loose. Mommy's Juice Flask, $65
Throw it Together
Give your mom something she truly deserves—and little relaxation. This Kantha throw from Trohv is made in India and is 100-percent cotton, which makes its perfect for snuggling up on the couch. Kantha Throw, $102