Looking for unique (and LOCAL) gifts for Mother’s Day? Here are some ideas.

Before you know it, Mother's Day will be here. Whether it's your mother, grandmother, godmother or best friend, we've put together a list of gifts to let the lady in your life know she's special.

by Keisha Lee
April 21, 2020

Before you know it, Mother’s Day will be here. Whether it’s your mother, grandmother, godmother or best friend, we’ve put together a list of gifts to let the lady in your life know she’s special.

Personalized necklace

via WhiteCarnationDesign (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy ($27.30)

Not only does this necklace come with a beautiful quote, you can add charms for two people including their initials and birthstones to make things special.

Barnwood framed art

via EmmaAndTheBean (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy ($31.50)

This piece has enough room for SIX names and birthdates, and the recycled wood gives it a vintage touch. The top reads “My greatest blessings call me Mom.”

Soy Candles

via Starstruckcandles5 (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy ($19.99)

These jumbo sized tealights have the scent of roses and Japanese cherry blossoms mixed in. They come packaged in a box with a personalized card, so you don’t even have to worry about wrapping them yourself!

Burlap Print

via BurlapWillow (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy ($16)

This burlap print can be customized to your liking, including having names and birthdates.

Vertical Necklace

via SheloveCrafts (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy ($17+)

These chic four-sided bar necklaces can be engraved with messages, birthdays or names on all four sides. It comes in three color choices, including gold, silver and rose gold.

Photo Blanket

via CustomGiftWear

Buy it on Etsy ($40+)

The fleece sherpa blanket can feature up multiple photos to keep your memories close and warm (like the hugs mom gives you). It also comes in three sizes that go up to 60×80 inches.

Travel Tin Candle

via WicksNOLA

Buy it on Etsy ($10)

Always be close to home with this 4 oz. travel tin candle. NOLAWicks hand pours their candles with scents like bourbon creme brulee, Bywater and Elysian Fields.

Chris Rose quote art

via NolaGirlDesign (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy ($11.53+)

You can take the girl out of New Orleans… but she’ll always come back. This legendary quote from newspaper-turned-wise man Chris Rose talks about the spirit of New Orleans girls and where they belong.

Spa Box Set

via MyDailyMantra (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy ($45)

We all love a little pampering. You can add a personalized card to the box in a sealed envelope includes an all-natural soy candle, boho mantra matchbox, vanilla mint lip balm, bath bomb and body butter. Each box comes with a pyramid natural stone which represents a sense pf harmony and unity within ourselves.

Mother’s Day Mug

via GoldenDesignsbySarah (Etsy)

Buy it on Etsy ($19+)

This sublimation mug’s writing won’t scratch or rub off. It comes in three color choices, including white, gold and pink. You can personalize the mug with names or dates as well.

But remember, the greatest gift of all is giving your mom a Zoom call (at least during the quarantine) and letting her see your smiling face.

Keisha embarked on her event planning career In New Orleans in 2015 as a sponsorship activation lead for ESSENCE Festival, and since then, she has managed and helped plan political fundraisers, conferences and Tulane University’s convocation ceremonies. She is always ready to face the next challenge and is ready to bring the events and experiences that are truly unique and absolutely embody the spirit of New Orleans.

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