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    30 Mother's Day Gifts From Small Businesses Worth Ordering Right Away

    Personalized jewelry, beautifully scented candles, delicious vegan cookies, and more great Mother's Day gifts from small businesses.

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    1. A personalized handwriting bracelet so you can get a special phrase or a name written by you or someone close to them into a piece of jewelry they can cherish forever.

    person wearing personalized handwritten bracelet
    Caitlyn Minimalist / Etsy

    While I haven't bought this exact item from Caitlyn Minimalist, I have purchased two necklaces from this shop. One was a heart from a Taylor Swift autograph that I ordered for myself. The other is a necklace I bought my mom for Hanukkah. I sent a picture of my late grandmother's handwriting of my mom's first name to Kate, the shop owner, and I was speechless at how beautiful it came out. Whether you're ordering a ring, a bracelet, a necklace, or something else, I cannot recommend this amazing shop enough. Caitlyn Minimalist is an Asian woman-owned Etsy shop based in Los Angeles that sells beautiful personalized jewelry.

    Promising review: "There are not enough words to describe how beautiful and priceless this is. My Nana passed away only a few weeks ago. I ordered this with her handwriting sample for my mom for Christmas. It's absolutely perfect. Even the packaging is tastefully done. My mom is going to love this. It will make her cry, but with the very best tears. I cannot thank you enough for this exquisite piece." —Tiffany Whitfill

    Get it from Caitlyn Minimalist on Etsy for $27.75 (available in three finishes, and eight lengths).

    2. A 500-piece puzzle of a beautiful bird landscape that'll keep them busy and entertained!

    Badge Bombs

    Badge Bomb is a small business based in Portland, Oregon that sells puzzles, pins, magnets, greeting cards, and more fun goodies!

    Promising review: "The puzzle is beautiful and I love the bonus sticker! I plan to get some more of these puzzles in the future!" —Kelly A.

    Get it from Badge Bomb for $20.

    3. A vaccine card holder to keep their vaccine card safe and protected. This is a simple, but great gift option for those who have gotten their vaccine already or plan to in the near future.

    Crafty Clementinas / Etsy

    Crafty Clementinas is an Etsy shop based in Brookfield, Connecticut that sells a beautiful and fun assortment of patterned scrub caps, and more recently, these lovely vaccine card holders!

    Get it from Crafty Clementinas on Etsy for $11+ (available in three styles, and with or without a pin back).

    4. A book tracker bookmark they can fill out as they read. Once they finish a book, all they have to do is color in one of the spines, write the book's title, and then use the bookmark for their next read.

    britishbookart / Etsy

    Britishbookart is an Etsy shop based in the UK that sells hand-painted pieces of everyone's favorite book characters on book pages, as well as bookmarks and bullet journals.

    Promising review: "It is so sturdy and it is so fun writing in the names of the books I have already read this year! It took a minute to get here, but it was soooo worth it!!" —Janna Laubscher

    Get it from britishbookart on Etsy for $3.96.

    5. A set of affirmation cards that'll make for a simple, but lovely way to lift their spirits. I think we can all use some affirmation cards in times like these.

    person holding card that reads "today is a sacred gift from life"
    The Lamare / Etsy

    The Lamare is a woman-owned Etsy shop based in Jacksonville, FL that sells beautiful journals, planners, and of course, the affirmation cards above.

    Promising review: "Absolutely stunning! I will be mailing these to my staff who I’ve been missing so much during quarantine. I know it’ll lift their spirits. The cards are high-quality and even prettier in person than the photographs. My package shipped promptly as well, which I always appreciate." —Clarisa Legaspi

    Get a set of 40 from The Lamare on Etsy for $22.95.

    6. A personalized cutting board you can get customized with a recipe they love! It's the perfect way for them to meal prep and add a special touch to their kitchen!

    The cutting boards engraved with hand-written recipes in the beech and walnut finishes
    Morning Joy Co. / Etsy

    To place your order, take a photo of the recipe (or whatever it is you may want to get engraved, be sure to follow the instructions on the product page for more info!), and send the photo via Etsy Conversations or e-mail to the provided address on the product listing page with your name and order # as the subject line. Morning Joy Co. is a Black-owned Etsy shop based in Fort Worth, TX that sells custom laser-cut and engraved home decor. Currently, their shop just has cutting boards listed, but be sure to follow and turn on their Instagram notifications for future shop updates!

    Promising review: "My best experience with an Etsy purchase. Fantastic communication. I even received pictures of my board during the process of them making it. Lightning fast shipping! I truly wish this business the best of luck in these hard time as it's quite obvious they truly put their heart and soul into the products they make. I will be a returning customer!!!" —bitsnbullets

    Get it from Morning Joy Co. on Etsy for $69+ (available in two finishes, and can be personalized on one side or both).

    7. A beginner floral embroidery kit for the mom-figure looking to channel their creativity and learn a cool new skill set.

    various embroidered flowers including a rose, cole flowers, calendula, forget me not, and more
    55tree / Etsy

    55tree is an Etsy shop based in Guangzhou, China that sells a large assortment of DIY embroidery kits. So, if you're looking for one other than these floral babes, be sure to check out all this shop has to offer!

    Promising review: "Very satisfied with the outcome of this little project. The colors are just beautiful!! I actually used a different kind of stitch for the leaves as I couldn't manage the bullion knot just yet. It still looks amazing!" —Kübra Ürkmez

    Get it from 55tree on Etsy for $8.91+ (available in six patterns).

    8. A cocktail infusion kit so they can whip up easy and delicious cocktails. All they have to do infuse the kit with the right liquor, let it sit for three days, and then enjoy!

    InBooze / Etsy

    InBooze is a Black woman-owned Etsy shop based in Grandville, Michigan that sells a fun array of cocktail kits, as well as cute drinkware to gift or hold your fresh cocktails!

    Promising review (for the spicy margarita): "Love the creativity of this product and it definitely elevated my tequila. Made cocktails with a little bit of citrus simple syrup, a squeeze of lime, and poured over ice." —Christina Dunn

    Get it from InBooze on Etsy for $15.30 (available in various options).

    9. A jewelry dish with a feel-good message like "Boss Lady," "Effortless Beauty," or "Today I Will Slay," so any time they go to put on or take off their jewelry, they'll be reminded of just how awesome they are.

    the three different types jewelry trays
    The Pink Locket / Etsy

    The Pink Locket is a Black woman-owned Etsy shop based in Atlanta that sells modern minimalist handmade jewelry. They also make custom pieces, so if that's something you're interested in, you can start a convo with them via Etsy messages!

    Promising review: "Love my new addition to the bathroom counter that reminds me each day as I get ready that 'today I will slay.' Great jewelry holder for rings, necklace, etc. Very happy with my purchase!" —Hillary Butler

    Get it from The Pink Locket on Etsy for $22 (available in three styles).

    10. A pillow that can be customized with a picture of their favorite pet friend, aka the cutest pillow to ever exist.

    assorted pet pillows
    Aure / Etsy

    Aure is a woman-owned Etsy shop based in Surprise, Arizona that sells custom-made pet pillows and nature-inspired home decor.

    Promising review: "Adorable!! The pillow came out perfectly, and is so soft! It’s is a birthday gift for my sister and I haven’t given it to her just yet, but I know she’s going to love it. Customer service was also great — very responsive and friendly. Will definitely be ordering from them again!" —Caitlin Hinz

    Get it from Aure on Etsy for $29.99+ (available in three materials, and sizes 2XS—2XL).

    11. A spice blend variety pack perfect for maximizing the deliciousness of their favorite meats, seafood, veggies, pasta, and more.

    the four jars of spices that come in the pack — vermont maple, chipotle and honey, cajun blackened, and caribbean
    Calicutts Spice Co. / Etsy

    Calicutts Spice Co. is an Etsy shop based in Hershey, Pennsylvania that sells a delicious assortment of handmade artisan spices.

    Promising review: "Firstly, the packaging was done well, and they arrived faster than I expected. The spices themselves are phenomenal in taste/blends. Can’t wait to try more." —Leah

    Get it from Calicutts Spice Co. on Etsy for $36.

    12. An embroidered sweatshirt to get the mom-figure who values their plant babies as much as much as they value their human babies.

    the plant mom stitched sweatshirt in light gray
    The Stitchuation / Etsy

    The Stitchuation is an Etsy Shop based in Grand Rapids, Michigan that sells a lovely selection of monogram nonmedical face masks and hand embroidered shirts and sweatshirts.

    Get it from The Stitchuation on Etsy for $54.95+ (available in five colors, and men's sizes XS–XL).

    13. A monogram knit coffee sleeve for a cute and environmentally friendly way they can hold their hot beverages.

    The sleeves on coffee cups in a variety of colors with a letter on each one
    NKB / Etsy

    NKB (Nelly's Knit Boutique) is a Black woman-owned Etsy shop based in Poughkeepsie, New York that sells handmade knit and crochet accessories like hats, headbands, gloves, and more.

    Promising review: "Love my knit coffee sleeve! I wanted one of these for a while and I am so glad I waited until I found this one. Besides doing exactly what I wanted, which is replacing the paper sleeve I was constantly using and throwing away, it’s SO CUTE! Well-made and arrived quickly!" —Kate Pedicino

    Get it from NKB on Etsy for $20+ (available in 15 colors, and three sizes).

    14. A whipped shower icing that comes in a variety of yummy scents to leave them feeling clean, moisturized, and pampered.

    Jars of the whipped shower icing in a fresh strawberry, sweet papaya, juicy mango, and tantalizing pineapple scent in pink, blue, and white
    Indulgence Spa and Body Products / Etsy

    Indulgence Spa and Body Products is a Black woman-owned Etsy shop based in Baltimore that sells an array of handcrafted soaps, lotions, hair care products, skin care products, and shower goodies.

    Promising review: "The best thing about my morning shower! So luxurious and the scent is absolutely heavenly! Will be purchasing more for myself, friends, and family!" —Cecile Robes-Stubbs

    Get it from Indulgence Spa and Body Products on Etsy for $15 (available in various scents).

    15. A ceramic herb garden marker so they can easily identify and keep track of all the delicious things they grow in the prettiest way possible.

    the various markers
    Magpie Mischief / Etsy

    Magpie Mischief is a woman-owned Etsy shop based in Wyoming, Michigan that sells gorgeous modern ceramic gifts.

    Promising review: "We started an herb garden and were looking for herb markers. We are happy to have found these! They’re wonderful quality and beautifully made. They arrived fast, and they were packaged very carefully. We highly recommend this seller!" —Emily

    Get it from Magpie Mischief on Etsy for $7.20 (available in five colors, 10 herb options).

    16. Triangle huggie earrings for a gorgeous, but minimalist pair of ear candy. BRB adding these to my own cart for I mean... my mom.

    person wearing the earrings in gold
    Emmanuela / Etsy

    Emmanuela is a woman-owned Etsy shop based in Thessaloniki, Greece that sells beautiful Greek Sterling Silver jewelry!

    Promising review: "Simply gorgeous! I am so happy with my purchase because these earrings are understated, yet outstanding. Love them already! Also, shipping was super fast and the earrings were packaged really lovely. Highly recommend!" —katrin0410

    Get it from Emmanuela on Etsy for $46.94 (available in five colors).

    17. A cloud bath bomb that'll turn into a stunning rainbow when dropped in water. It's basically magic.

    Zen Bath Candies / Etsy

    Zen Bath Candies is an Etsy shop based in Altoona, Pennsylvania that sells a fun assortment of unique bath bombs!

    Promising review: "This is the most awesome bath bomb I have ever used. Love the way the colors come out in a beautiful rainbow line. This is some bath bomb artistry right here!" —SaturdayInThePark

    Get it from Zen Bath Candies on Etsy for $8.49.

    18. A customizable candy box for building their perfect mix of sweet treats. It's like the magic of walking into a candy store, except they don't have to change out of their pajamas or leave the house.

    an assortment of individually wrapped candies
    SendShop / Etsy

    SendShop is an Etsy shop based in Hastings, UK that sells a scrumptious selection of candy boxes. Each box can be customized to include your favorites and remove ones you don't like — so be sure to specify in the notes at check-out. They can also add a personal handwritten card to the order free of charge. All of the packaging SendShop uses is either recyclable, biodegradable, or compostable. Plus, they offer listings for dietary needs like vegan and vegetarian.

    Get it from SendShop on Etsy for $7.18+ (available in two sizes).

    19. A pair of sunnies because we already know they're the coolest person ever, and it's only fitting to get them the coolest sunnies ever.

    model wearing sunglasses
    Coco and Breezy

    Coco and Breezy is a Black woman-owned small business based in Brooklyn, New York that sells super trendy eyeglasses and sunglasses.

    Get them from Coco and Breezy for $225.

    20. A personalized constellation map that'll help to commemorate what the night sky looked like on a specific date. It could be for an anniversary, a birth date, or any other special occasion important to them.

    constellation map with text underneath that reads "under the stars, with a date, and a location"
    Finch & Cotter / Etsy

    Finch & Cotter is an Etsy shop based in Grand Rapids, Michigan that sells personalized pillows, night sky prints like the one above, and other fun gift ideas.

    Promising review: "I gave this to my husband as our first anniversary gift. He loved it!! Thank you for making our first wedding anniversary a little more special during these hard times. It was packed very well and framed beautifully. This gift is perfect for making moments a little more special." —Erin Fitzgerald

    Get it from Finch & Cotter on Etsy for $26+ (available in two sizes, and with or without a frame).

    21. A scented candle for a sweet way to enhance their cozy at-home vibes. Now for the hard part, choosing which delicious scent to buy for them.

    Paige's Candle CO

    Paige's Candle Co is a Black woman-owned small business based in Queens, NY that sells handmade vegan soy wax candles formulated with a blend of phthalate-free fragrances and essential oils. Plus, a portion of sales are donated to offering free craft classes to non-profit organizations in NYC!

    Get them from Paige's Candle Co: the lavender candle for $16+ (available in three sizes), and the full-grain leather candle for $26+ (available in two sizes).

    22. A hot sauce trio that'll bring some serious flavor and heat to all of their favorite dishes.

    the hot sauce in belizean habanero, jalapeno lime, and sweet chili flavors
    Bushel & Peck's / Etsy

    Bushel & Peck's is an Etsy shop based in Beloit, Wisconsin that sells artisan food items like hot sauce, jam, and pickles.

    Promising review: "I love the uniqueness of the flavors and the variety offered. Definitely makes for a great gift set, especially for those who like a little heat!" —Adrienne Jones

    Get it from Bushel & Peck's on Etsy for $18.

    23. A blind date with a book so they can go on the best blind date ever — this cool concept sends them a beautifully packaged surprise book. Their only job is to open it and read it!

    individually wrapped books
    MarDeLunaArtsCo / Etsy

    MarDeLunaArtsCo is an Etsy shop that sells Cottagecore-aesthetic art, decor, and other fun goodies.

    Promising review: "Best blind date I’ve ever been on and one of the greatest purchases I’ve ever made. The packaging is adorable and creative. I bought this for a friend's birthday and it was the perfect gift. I love it so much that I’m going to gift one to myself sometime soon!! 11/10 would recommend. Customer service is really great, too. Super friendly and understanding!!" —Brooke

    Get it from MarDeLunaArtsCo on Etsy for $9.77.

    24. An assortment of vegan cookies from Maya's Cookies that'll take their taste buds on an exciting trip to Deliciousville. Population: every cookie this awesome shop has to offer.

    assorted cookie flavors
    Maya's Cookies

    Maya's Cookies is a Black woman-owned small business based in San Diego that sells scrumptious soft-baked vegan cookies in forward-thinking flavors like chocolate chip s'mores, birthday cake, and marble fudge.

    Shop the wide selection of cookies from Maya's Cookies starting at $24.

    25. A precious personalized book for celebrating the lessons moms and kids teach/learn from one another. This unique gift is bound to be one they'll cherish forever.

    the dear mommy personalized story book
    From Lucy / Etsy

    From Lucy is an Etsy shop based in Tavistock, UK that sells the cutest selection of personalized story books.

    Promising review: "This book is beautiful! Such a touching story with a great message. Great quality. Reasonable price. It came so quickly, faster than expected. I would definitely order from this shop again." —Linda Tomasella

    Get it from From Lucy on Etsy for $33.02.

    26. A plant animal decoration to turn their indoor gardens and succulents into a fun little jungle.

    a fox, squirrel, and owl animal decoration on a plant
    Another Studio / Etsy

    Another Studio is an Etsy shop based in London, UK that sells a cool mix of fun and playful gifts for plant lovers!

    Promising review: "I had quite the plant collection before quarantine, but now I have a jungle. This little guy just adds to that jungle vibe that is my little apartment now. Super cute, quick shipping, great quality. They’re easy to bend to fit your plant just right. Highly recommend! (My friends love theirs too!)" —Emma Corinne

    Get it from Another Studio on Etsy for $8.56 (available in 17 options).

    27. A floral plush blanket that'll make a welcome addition to their binge-watch/couch snuggle sessions.

    the pink floral throw blanket
    Izzy & Liv

    Izzy & Liv is a Black woman-owned small business that sells clothing, accessories, beauty products, home goods, office items, and even offers its own subscription service called Brown Sugar Box.

    Get it from Izzy & Liv for $35.

    28. A vanilla bean simple syrup so they can add some delicious vanilla flavor to coffee, tea, cocktails, mocktails, baked goods, and well, basically everything.

    person holding two bottles of vanilla bean syrup
    Lynn&Gray / Etsy

    Lynn&Gray is a woman-owned Etsy shop based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania that sells all-natural simple syrups sourced from local and fresh produce and herbs that are free from artificial sweeteners, flavors, and preservatives.

    Promising review: "Tried this in my espresso from my Nespresso machine at home. Wow! This tastes amazing! Will be buying more! Just the sweetness to balance out the bitter in my coffee! Love!" —Kayla Ziegler

    Get it from LYNNANDGRAY on Etsy for $9.50+ (available in two sizes).

    29. An activated charcoal soap bar that contains tea tree and peppermint essential oils to provide their skin with a thorough cleanse, and leave it feeling brighter and softer. It also contains coconut oil olive oil to help moisturize their skin, rather than dry it out.

    the black charcoal soap bar and the pretty packaging the soap comes in

    This brand claims this soap bar works well for all skin types and is gentle enough for daily use on both your face and body. The Little Flower Soap Co is a small business based in Chelsea, Michigan that sells small-batch body care products from fabulous soap bars cozy candles, wonderful lip balms, and more. Be sure to check them out on Amazon Handmade or their website.

    Promising review: "I just loved everything about this product. The packaging was so pretty I didn’t want to open it. I did, of course, and love the charcoal soap. It smells wonderful and made my face feel very clean and soft . Plus, as a bonus they sent tangerine lip balm!" —Cheryl

    Get it from The Little Flower Soap Co on Amazon Handmade for $4.99+.

    30. A funny and all-too-accurate card so you can admit all the times they were right without actually having to SAY it (yeah, you're welcome). It's sure to be a card they'll get a kick out of, but truly appreciate.

    the card that reads "times you were right" in black font at the top with an illustration of different colored tallies
    Hoopla Love / Etsy

    Hoopla Love is an Etsy shop based in New York that sells beautiful illustrations, stationary, and custom invitations.

    Get it from Hoopla Love on Etsy for $4.50.

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