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    31 Small Businesses To Check Out For Mother's Day If You're Sick Of Giving The Same Ol' Gifts

    Sometimes it's the small (business) gifts that are the biggest hit.

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    1. Sugar Bombs By Cara — the perfect stop for anyone who has a mom who truly thinks tea is a treat. Thanks to all the drink bombs at this shop, it actually will be!

    Sugar Bombs By Cara

    This Toledo, Ohio-based company is owned by Cara Campbell. The shop has mouth-wateringly lovely candied tea balls, gourmet lollipops, loose-leaf tea blends, and chocolate bark.

    Price range: $5.10–$72.25

    Check out all of their products at Sugar Bombs By Cara on Etsy.

    2. ZJ Home Decors has such a unique selection of home goods, your artistic mama is gonna go gaga over anything you pick. That handbag vase might be making its way into my own shopping cart pretty soon.

    ZJ Home Decors

    This small business is run by two best friends! They are based in Montreal, Canada and have plenty of eye-catching products for design-minded consumers. Be sure to check out their acrylic vases (my personal favorite) while browsing through all the home decor they have to offer. There are pillows, felted decor, kitchen accessories, and more!

    Price range: $4.17–$365.06

    Check out all of their products at ZJ Home Decors on Etsy.

    3. Ellie's Party Supply is sure to be a fun way to surprise your mom on her special day. Here's hoping these balloons have her ~burst~ into a big ol' smile.

    Ellie's Party Supply

    I can't think of a better way to decorate and celebrate than with Meg Jensen's party kits! Based in Boston, this party supply shop is a modern wonderland for Instagram-worthy party shots. Along with the specialized balloon arch kits, you can find giant balloons, cake toppers, holiday decor, and other fun odds and ends for your next party.

    Price range: $5–$39.95

    Check out all of their products at Ellie's Party Supply on Etsy.

    4. Frankie Print Co has a selection of home goods that are out-of-this-world darling, including a blanket you can personalize with your own message and handwriting. Snail mail was never your thing, but this can make up for all the times you "forgot" to write while away at camp.

    Frankie Print Co

    Shop owner Diane started making the shop's signature love letter blankets and gained quite a following! The shop is filled to bursting with darling home decor. Feeling chilly? Choose from dozens of modern knit blankets! Need a ready buddy? These decorative pillows are here for you! There are even art prints available. Check. It. Out.

    Price range: $4.25–$135.15

    Check out all of their products at Frankie Print Co on Etsy.

    5. Madeup Macrame — a dried floral shop filled with handcrafted (and hand-dried!) bouquets your mom won't ever have to throw away.

    Madeup Macrame

    Business owner Angela Roh arranges real preserved flowers – some of which are personally grow and dried – into lasting, eye-catching home decor. All macrame techniques used are made with 100% recycled and natural cotton string or rope.

    Price range: $9.50–$380

    Check out all of their products at Madeup Macrame on Etsy.

    6. Infinityknotss has useful macrame goods your mom will be so impressed you found! We're talking table runners, reusable grocery bags, earrings...the works.

    Infinityknotss / Etsy

    This small California-based Etsy shop is owned by Jennifer Hopkins, who creates pretty macrame accessories and home decor. Be sure to follow the shop's Instagram account for more fiber art design inspiration.

    Price Range: $7–$63

    Check out all of their products at Infinityknotss on Etsy.

    7. WittyPills is stocked with gifts that are truly worth laughing out loud at. If your mom gave you the gift of her sense of humor, grab one of these and give it right on back!


    WittyPills is a US company with some laugh-out-loud products! I'm a big fan of their funny mugs (I bought the one pictured above for my mother-in-law) and have spent tons of time digging through their clothes while trying to find the best thing to shock relatives at my next family reunion. Their Instagram is definitely worth a follow!

    Price range: $10.02–$26.95

    Check out all of their products at WittyPills on Etsy.

    8. Eucalyptus Blooms is a dream come true for moms who love having natural, soothing scents in their home. From bath goods to natural bouquets, you can certainly find a hit gift here.

    Eucalyptus Blooms / Etsy

    Self-proclaimed "dog mom" and owner of Eucalyptus Blooms, Nicole, has run her local business since 2015 selling fresh eucalyptus to the city of Charlotte, NC. Lucky for the rest of us, you can now get farm fresh eucalyptus shipped straight to your door! BTW, her dog's names are Emmy, Elliot and Piper...and she has a bunny, Dexter (there was no chance I'd skip giving them a shout out!).

    Price range: $8.50–$180

    Check out all of their products at Eucalyptus Blooms on Etsy.

    9. Wish Upon Magic offers customers a quick trip to Disney through darling decor and some sweeeet stickers — your Disney-lovin' mama is sure to think this gift is magic.

    Wish Upon Magic

    Ada runs this magical shop from Arcadia, California. I have impulse-purchased more than one of these Disney stickers and I'm in love with the keychains and decor the store also offers. An iridescent little mermaid keychain? Yes. Please.

    Price range: $2.99–$15.99

    Check out all of their products at Wish Upon Magic on Etsy.

    10. Small Batch Pottery has eclectic art and pottery for moms who have an impressive ability to spot the oddest (and loveliest) treasures when you're shopping together. Ceramic fortune cookies FTW.

    Small Batch Pottery

    Artist Julie Holt's ceramic and print shop is in Little Rock, Arkansas. The shop has everything from hand painted greeting cards to one-of-a-kind pottery pieces. Browse around and find tree toppers, tableware, and vases.

    Price range: $8–$425

    Check out all of their products at Small Batch Pottery on Etsy.

    11. Aleishla — a stunning jewelry shop that'll definitely have a unique piece your mother will love. She deserves jewelry as bold and beautiful as she is!


    Aleishla Lopez handcrafts jewelry from a studio based in Puerto Rico. The shop has one-of-a-kind pieces as well as bundles of studs. This is a great stop for statement-making accessories.

    Price range: $36–$1,255

    Check out all of their products at Aleishla on Etsy.

    12. Handcrafted Buffalo is filled with cheery decor and other needle felted fun — go ahead and grab a garland that's gonna brighten up an empty nook or cranny in your mom's place.

    Handcrafted Buffalo

    Owner Jess Z's needle felted works are made in Saint Peter, Minnesota. The shop has a mix of cutesie characters like farm animals and rockets for children's rooms and a mix of must-have cottegecore garlands for any adult's home.

    Price range: $3.75–$72

    Check out all of their products at Handcrafted Buffalo on Etsy.

    13. Granite Press — one of these prints is the perfect way to show your mountain-climbing mama that you appreciated the time she took to get you out into nature...even if you're enjoying getting your BFA in the center of the city these days.

    Granite Press

    The national parks prints in this shop are all influenced with a minimalist Mid-Century style. There are 76 unique park pieces in all, so you're sure to find one that you (or your loved one) has a connection to. BTW, this shop is run by Andrew in Los Angeles.

    Price range: $35

    Check out all of their products at Granite Press on Etsy.

    14. The Rubbish Revival is the best stop for gorgeous oceanside goods. Wrap up one of their sea glass accessories and ~sea~ your mom light up when she puts it on.

    The Rubbish Revival

    This woman-owned small business is run by artist Rebecca Long who, along with her daughter, finds "rubbish" on beaches and turns them into gorgeous pieces of art. This shop is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

    Price range: $8–$700

    Check out all of their products at The Rubbish Revival on Etsy.

    15. Sorano 7 has a small selection of dazzling lighting your mom is sure to brag about to all of her friends. Good on ya, kid — this gift is a ~bright~ idea!

    Sorano 7

    This design studio is owned by designer Lauren Berkman and based in Dallas, Texas. There are currently three different lighting options to chose from — every single one is worth the splurge! I own the lamp on the left and it's my personal favorite conversation piece.

    Price range: $35–$95

    Check out all of their products at Sorano 7 on Etsy.

    16. EcoVibe is a true one-stop-shop for all your home good hopes and dreams. Does your mom want apothecary goods? Furniture? The gift of more gift wrap? They've got it!


    ECOVIBE is a Black-owned business based in Portland, Oregon and founded by Leonard and Andrea Allen. They wanted to create a business that supports local designers, women, minority, and family-owned businesses with a focus on small makers and manufacturers. Not only do they provide a platform for others, they also donate 1% of all online sales to 1% For The Planet, which provides funds to non-profits who are taking on environmental issues.

    Price range: $6–$1,800

    Check out all of their products at EcoVibe.

    17. Lakeside Creations 2 has a delightful selection of carved decor, including funny backyard critter feeders that'll make your childhood backyard the place to be. Birdwatching is your mom's jam, but squirrel-watching might be even better!

    Lakeside Creations 2

    This shop is full of character! Larry Thomas' carved creations are equal parts functional, funny, and fun. You can find everything from face-shaped bird feeders to personalized cutting boards to elegant home decor. The squirrel feeders are my personal favorite. And FYI, this shop is located in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

    Price range: $3.99–$100

    Check out all of their products at Lakeside Creations 2 on Etsy.

    18. Top Pops Shop is gonna be the easiest place to find (to put it in the most early '00s way possible) epic candies. You can get your mom a golden candy bar or a chocolate bear with a mallet. These kookie gifts are as fun as she is!

    Top Pops Shop

    I want *everything* this shop has to offer! The company is based in Blue Ash, Ohio, where apparently people have figured out how to make sweets as fun to look at as they are to eat! You can find coffee creamer bombs, cookies, lollipops, bust-able chocolates and more. Willy Wonka has nothing on this small business.

    Price range: $2–$60

    Check out all of their products at Top Pops Shop on Etsy.

    19. Fox & Fables' collection of whimsical critters and cozy paintings are the perfect gifts to fill your mamma's IRL cottage with.

    Fox & Fables

    Owner Emma is an illustrator and designer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Inspired by nature and children's books, the products in this shop have a certain sort of whimsy I've never found anywhere else. If you're looking for a gift that can fit in an envelope or pack flat; the stickers, prints, and tea towels here are a solid choice!

    Price range: $2.50–$60

    Check out all of their products at Fox & Fables on Etsy.

    20. Papa Rozier Farms takes wholesome ingredients grown on their actual family farm and turns them into luxury products for the hair, face, and body. This shop is my go-to stop anytime I get someone a gift. Can confirm: they are always a hit!

    Papa Rozier Farms

    Papa Rozier Farms is a Brooklyn-based company founded by Haitian-American siblings, Rubens Amedee and Fredeline Amedee-Benjamin. The siblings started their organic farm on 50 acres of land in rural Haiti. The land was owned by their late grandfather (the actual Papa Rozier!) and their business created 30 full-time jobs. They've continued to support their birth country by building the BATI School on the land, a K-12 institution "designed to equip Haiti’s future with the transformative education needed to address the island’s challenges."

    Price range: $14–$140

    Check out all of their products at Papa Rozier Farms.

    21. Maya's Cookies is a vegan bakery that offers a mind-boggling selection of cookies, ranging from lovable classics to the completely unique. Yes I will take 17 of the "Drunken Grandma" batch. ThankYouVeryMuch.

    Maya's Cookies

    This woman-owned bakery in San Diego is America's #1 Black-owned gourmet vegan cookie company. Not only are these all vegan, but there are also a number of gluten-free options. Some select stores sell Maya's baked goods but if you're not near one – no worries! They deliver nation-wide!

    Price range: $10–$54

    Check out all of their products at Maya's Cookies.

    22. Snif bottles up gender-fluid aromas in primo packaging. This is a splurge-worthy stop for showing your mom your taste is slightly more sophisticated than the year you gave her a whoopie cushion. Your ma is gonna love this gift so much it just might give her the sniffles.


    This New York City company is the new face of modern personal aroma. The line had this goal in mind “we focused on ingredients that are known to improve mood to develop a fragrance that smells amazing and promotes positivity.” These are the aromas I personally wear and I love every one. The packaging is snazzy, being able to sample them before buying them is stellar, and I *love* the magnetic closures.

    Price range: $65–$150

    Check out all of their products at Snif.

    23. Red Bay Coffee provides customers with the beans and brewing tools to make a truly perfect drink. Start Mother's Day off with a perfect cuppa, your mom will be espres-so appreciative.,

    This rad brand is in Oakland, California and working to diversify the coffee industry by creating opportunities for women, people of color, people with disabilities, and folks who were formerly incarcerated.

    Price range: $19–$149

    Check out all of their products at Red Bay Coffee or on Amazon!

    24. Capsul Jewelry creates one-of-a-kind custom charm bracelets, pendant necklaces, and other small accessories that'll love calling your mom's jewelry box home. Unless she ends up wearing it 24/7, which is a likely possibility with pieces this cute!

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed, Capsul Jewelry

    The jewelry at Capsul utilizes 3D printing technology to make completely unique accessories. Founder Tina Cheng became interested in the techniques used when she wanted to turn her young daughter's handwriting into a piece of jewelry. This WOC-owned business is filled with personal pieces that'll make any receiver feel loved.

    Price range: $15–$280

    Check out all of their products at Capsul Jewelry.

    25. Neil Neil Orange Peels sells brilliant stained glass artwork you can practically already picture in your mom's library/garden/office...depending on the flavor of mom you have.

    Neil Neil Orange Peels

    Neil Maciejewski Johnson makes these stained glass masterpieces in Cotuit, Massachusetts. Shop around the site and you can find aloe plants, vegetable gardens, patterned windows, and more — all made of gorgeous stained glass!

    Price range: $39–$895

    Check out all of their products at Neil Neil Orange Peels on Etsy.

    26. Fox Bairn specializes in making custom family history charts — a great choice for the family history fan you call mummy!

    Fox Bairn

    Brianna Kelley runs this shop out of Tulsa, Oklahoma. There are so many great gifts available here! The shop has several different designs specifically for showing family history, but it also has fun signs, kitchen products, and pins.

    Price range: $5–$105

    Check out all of their products at Fox Bairn on Etsy.

    27. Dumpster Fire Goods — a mirror from this stellar site is sure to have your mom ~reflect~ on what a great kid you have been. I am sure of it.

    Dumpster Fire Goods

    Artist Tika's shop is in Austin, Texas. The shop offers multiple bag and mirror designs, as well as custom orders.

    Price range: $20–$45

    Check out all of their products at Dumpster Fire Goods on Etsy.

    28. Bushel & Pecks has delectable preserved foods you can give your mom to add some pizzazz to your parents' impressive food storage collection. That is, unless it gets eaten first (warning: it will get eaten first).

    Bushel & Pecks

    This Beloit, Wisconsin shop is for those who would pick savory over sweet any time they grab a treat. They preserve local, organic foods like pickles, jams, and hot sauce. TBH? I want to try it all!

    Price range: $18–$275

    Check out all of their products at Bushel & Pecks on Etsy.

    29. Alexis Louise Clay makes decorative objects that your mom is certainly ~knot~ expecting to get. Fortunately a piece this unique might be the best way to know your mom thinks of you every time she sees it!

    Alexis Louise Clay

    This small business is owned by Lexy in Salt Lake City, Utah. The shop is full of *gorgeous* home decor. The handmade decorative objects are the actual shape of my heart. All of them.

    Price range: $10–$60

    Check out all of their products at Alexis Louise Clay on Etsy.

    30. American Plant Exchange — a fun switch from traditional bouquets, this shop has dozens of hearty plants to chose from. Grab one of these to show your mom you're really glad to be ~buds~ now that you're all grown up.

    American Plant Exchange, American Plants

    This lush plant shop is based in Florida and has ferns, bonsai, cacti, and more. You can also look for plants specifically under "pet safe." Just FYI, the shop is not able to ship to California, Hawaii, or Alaska.

    Price range: $3–$425

    Check out all of their products at American Plant Exchange on Etsy.

    31. In Good Taste, because wine might be a classic Mother's Day gift but a wine tasting (particularly one that can be done at home) is exactly the kind of gift your mama might want. That is, if you two share such good ~taste~ in gifts.

    In Good Taste,

    In Good Taste offers luxury wines made easy, letting consumers taste wine from around the world from the comfort of their kitchen. I've had their tasting flights sent my way and can confirm: this is a truly fun gift to get! The packaging is gorgeous (which is great if you're as into repurposing bottles as I am) and each selection is well worth the indulgence.

    Price range: $9.99–$65

    Check out all of their products at In Good Taste.

    Cheers to all the mother-figures who have made us who we are today! We love you!


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