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mother's day gift guide

raise your hand if april is already flying by. now, keep them up if you realized that mother's day is less than a month away?? crazy stuff. anyways - i'm here to help you out. turns out my sponsors have some pretty sweet stuff for your moms and i'm pleased as punch to share them with you. whether your mom is a coffee addict, gardener or a sucker for pretty accessories, you will surely find something here for her. let's start shopping!

does your mom love to be cozy and warm while sporting expertly crocheted accessories? kasey at buttonwood cottage has a shop full of lovely warm + fuzzy accessories like these:

a blue puff stitch cowl

blue puff stitch cowl

or maybe she prefers a little victorian flair - how about this taupe button up cowl.

taupe button cowl

or, if your mom is fun and a little quirky, kasey's new my little monsters hats are adorable!

shop buttonwood cottage here

for the mom who loves to accessorize her hair with fun headbands and pretty colors, kelsey at poofy cheeks has a great assortment of elastic ribbon hair ties. i have a few of them and i absolutely love them - they are soft and easy on my hair and come in so many awesome colors.

one of my favorites is this caribbean collection

caribbean elastic ribbon hair ties

she also has a line of headbands in all sorts of fun summery colors. i'm not a pink girl myself, but i would still rock this adorbs headband with a pony.

jewel tone headband

if your mom is the crafty type, kelsey also has a great collection of kraft tags and bakers twine and it is all so affordably priced you could quickly make a great craft basket for your momma!

shop poofy cheeks here

ashley at after nine to five has a shop full of great prints and home decor and also shares some great information and insight to other bloggers on her blog.

one of my favorite items in ashley's shop is this print. what a great way for your mom to start her day every day - with a little reminder that she can do the impossible!


is your mom also a blogger or have you convinced her she needs to be?? ;) her e-book for bloggers is amazing - i have it and i have read it cover to cover. it has great information for beginners and novices and would make the perfect gift for that mom who is toeing the line, trying to decide whether or not to make the blogging leap!

blogger 101

or if your mom is a huge hunger games fan, ashley's shop is the place to go. she has a bunch of great hunger games home decor for your katniss-lovin mom!

shop after nine to five here

sarah from fontenot four is one of my biggest inspirations! she has such an uplifting spirit and really has a heart for the Lord. she writes an amazing blog and knits simple but fun coffee cozies for her shop.

one of my favorite cozies is this windsor coffee cozy with this cute little button. is your mom a starbucks addict? this would be such a great gift for her! plus, proceeds from sarah's cozy sales go towards an adoption fund for one of her friends. pretty sweet!

coffee cozy with button

if your mom loves to read and connect with other Christians, then you might just give her the gift of sarah herself and direct her towards the fontenot four blog which is full of daily inspiration, scripture wisdom, and faith-filled posts.

fontenot blog

shop simply handknit here

cassie is one of my dearest blog friends. hopefully one day we will be in real life friends too. ;) she has a cute shop full of pretty subway art and crocheted goodies.

is your mom an outdoorsy type with a gardening bench, several pairs of gloves, and a favorite type of potting soil? this spring subway art would make a great addition to her gardening station, reminding her every time she sees it why she loves spring so much!

spring subway art

or if your mom is a sucker for sweet accessories, this button necklace with crocheted chain is a perfect addition to her summer wardrobe.

green and blue button

shop ccy designs here

one of my new favorite shops is olivepatch. owner brooke sells what she calls "her stuff" through her facebook page. and you guys - it definitely isn't just stuff!

how about this darling tie back headband for that young, cute, and stylish momma who lives a little on the wild side? ;)

tie back headbands

i love this more traditional floral headband too - great for your mom if she is always on the go and needs a quick, but super cute, hairstyle.

stella headband

here is the best part - if these aren't what your mom would fancy, olivepatch also offers really cute handpainted canvasses and sweet bibs for new mommas and their babies. :)

shop olivepatch here

amanda at elf house delights totally won me over with these precious chalkboard painted glasses. wouldn't these be perfect with hand-picked flowers and a sweet "love you mom" message?

chalkboard glasses

amanda also has some super cute necklaces in her shop!

shop elf house delights here

katy from lil' alice sews is what i like to call the queen of adorable aprons. how cute would matching mom + daughter aprons be for mothers day?


does your mom brown-bag it to work every day? add a little pizazz to her bag (not to mention give the environment a helping hand) with one of her precious reusable snack bags.

eco friendly snack bag

shop lil alice sews here

is your mom tied to her electronics? a kindle, an ipad, an iphone - she has them all. know what else she needs? something fun and quirky to keep them in! ;) enter aubrey of aubrey plays - she makes sturdy and unique bags and cases to house all of your mom's toys and gadgets!

i love this beautiful mustard and lace ipad jacket. so pretty and feminine but eye-catching at the same time!

mustard and lace ipad jacket

and the fabric on this kindle case will surely take your mom back to her note-passing middle school days. ;)

kindle - ereader case

shop aubrey plays here

one of the best parts about buying handmade for mom on mother's day is knowing there is an extra little bit of love put in to your gift by the artist who creates it. consider shopping around on my sponsor's websites and i'm sure you will find something your mother will love!!

quick disclaimer: my "sponsors" are folks i swap ads with. there is no money exchanged. regardless, i would still say these sweet things about them because i love them and i love their work. if you want more disclaimer details click here and if you'd like to get your swap on click here. peace out. :)


  1. Everything is lovely! Great list, Skye. I love how you featured something for every kind of mom. :)

  2. What a great Mother's day shopping guide! Thank you for the shout out! :)) I will be shopping handmade for my momma and momma in law this year! :))

  3. Great ideas! My mother is one of the most difficult women to shop for. Maybe I can find something at one of these sites!

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