With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about that special gift. If you want to find a gift that is unique and a little more special than a mass produced item, consider something handmade. This doesn’t mean that you yourself have to make something, but rather purchase something that has been handcrafted or hand painted by an artist. These gifts really stand out and will let mom how special you think she is. Here we take a look at some great handmade gift ideas for Mother’s Day.
Pedestal Jewelry Holder
Lake Erie Artists Gallery offers unique gift ideas created by local artists. This is an original design by SheaClay Pottery made by pressing lace into the clay. Jewelry holder has holes for safely keeping French hooks, hoops, and posts. Measures 6 inches long by 6 inches wide by 4 inches high. Made from dishwasher safe lead free stoneware and glazed in an attractive denim blue color.
Mother And Child Necklace
Another original jewelry design by Paula Atwell offered at Lake Erie Artists Gallery. Necklace is made from sterling silver, fine silver charms, and Swarovksi crystal. Includes 18 inch oxidized sterling silver chain, with other lengths available upon request. Design features one large charm representing the mother, and smaller similar charm representing the child.
Handmade Soap Gift Set
This set features four 4.5 to 5 ounce bars of luxury organic handmade soaps and one free travel sized scented sample soap. Each bar is individually wrapped and made from pure aromatherapy grade essential oils and are gentle enough for all skin types. Soaps are eco-friendly and not tested on animals, so you can feel good about using them. Contains no preservatives, no pesticides, and no petroleum byproducts. Comes elegantly wrapped and ready to give as a gift.
Handmade Bannerfish Art Glass
This handmade Bannerfish glass piece is made by an artisan of Thailand with high quality glass and attention to detail. Work is handmade and hand painted. Piece features a very colorful fish and green sea vegetation. Measures 2 inches long by 1 inch wide by 3 inches high. Since items are handmade, each one is slightly different so an ordered item will be similar, but not identical item shown in product photo.
Hippie Dorm Tapestries Wall Hanging
This beautiful handmade Indian Screen Printed tapestry is made from 100% cotton tapestry and serves as a bed cover or can be hung on the wall. Features a beautiful Peacock Mandala design in pinks, blues, teal, orange, white, and purple. Measures 55 by 85 inches. May be dry cleaned or machine washed in cold water and hung to dry. Makes a beautiful gift.
Handpainted Colorful Lovely Totoro Chinchilla Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover
This handpainted cushion cover is made from 50% linen and 50% cotton. Measures 18 by 18 inches. Hidden slide fastener and zipper to close. Made from environmentally friendly materials, this lovely cushion cover is certain to lend some charm to your home. Design features pastel shades of pink, blue, green, yellow, orange, and purple.
Welcome Snack! Bowl Set
Set of four dishwasher and microwave safe ceramic bowls, each with handpainted design. Bowls measure three inches high and five inches in diameter. Vintage inspired designs done in blues, pinks, and yellows. Each design is different, but the entire set is color coordinated.
Knit Your Own Cat
This is a book written by two skilled crafters which provides detailed step by step instructions for knitting your own cat. Pictures of 16 different cat breeds are shown so that you can choose which one to make. A great gift idea for Mother’s Day for the knitting mother, or make mom her own cat by following the directions in the book.
Rings Of Radiance Earrings
Treat mom to some handmade, dangling hoop earrings for Mother’s Day. Earrings are made of metal and faux turquoise stones with petite gold beads. Each earring measures 1.5 inches by one inch. Each earring is a circular shape with alternating beads and stones. Seven beads and six stones total per earring.
You Octo Glow Lamp
For any mom who loves sea creatures and a touch of whimsy, this handcrafted octopus lamp makes a great gift. Head of octopus is carved from smooth, marbled amber, while tentacled base is crafted from bronze. Provides an ambient glow. Made from glass, resin, and wire and measures 7.5 inches by 7.5 inches by 5.25 inches. Cord measures 65 inches. Inches 7 watt light bulb required for operation.
Gather and Grow Flat
These classic suede slippers are made from a leather upper and man made lining and sole. Hand beaded by the Maasai Mamas in partnership with Me to We. Dark brown color, slip on style.
Shaggy Raggy Pink Area Rug
Made from 100% cotton jersey strips, this is an adorable heart shaped rug that is tied by hand to create a unique look. Can be vacuumed from reverse side, hand washed or professionally cleaned, and hung or laid flat to dry. Pink heart rug measures 22 inches by 34 inches. Rug pad is recommended and additional sizes and shapes are also available. Makes a great handmade gift for Mother’s Day.
Petals Quilt Set by Textiles Plus Inc.
This lovely handmade quilt set is made from 100% cotton front and back and can be machine washed and dried. Filled with polyester/polyfill, a non-toxic material. Features white fabric with nature/floral pattern in soft colors. Reversible, with other side being a solid white in color. Set includes quilt and sham and is available in various sizes: twin, full/Queen, and King sizes. Mom will think about you as she drifts off to sleep wrapped in this cozy quilt.
“Purple Wild Rose B” Original Handmade Paper Collage Signed by Gianni Framed Graphic Art by Empire Graphic Art
This handmade art collage measures 22 inches high by 22 inches wide by 1.75 inches deep. Comes in a black oak finished frame. Created from tiny bits of paper clipped from newspapers and magazines. Through use of light, shadow, dimension, and scope, this flower seems to come to life and pops right out at you, adding unique flare to your home decor.