GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV)- Mother’s day is a hop, skip and a jump away, leaving us with nearly two weeks left to shop for a meaningful gift! But, what do you purchase for a woman who deserves the entire world? With so many options to choose from, it may be hard to pinpoint the perfect present. Fortunately, we’ve thought ahead to make Mother’s Day shopping a breeze!
Check out these gift ideas that your mother, grandma or another awesome mom will love.
P.S. You can find all of these gift options at shops across West Michigan. Cheers to supporting local businesses and for making the leading ladies of our lives feel extra special this year!
A stunning pair of earrings
These earrings from Michigan-based jewelry boutique, Tracy Lynn Designs, are a must-have! Not only are they lightweight and handmade, but any mom will turn heads while wearing a variety of gorgeous prints that Tracy Lynn Designs offers!
The perfect lippie
Every supermom needs her secret weapon…a high-quality lipstick! Whether she’s at work, enjoying a night on the town or making a quick target run, rocking a bold lip will make mom feel like the queen she is!
No Label Lipstick is a proud black-owned, vegan and cruelty-free beauty brand that carries the perfect lipstick shade for everyone. Find your go-to shade of red, berries, nudes and lip glosses by visiting their website.
A jar of luxurious preserves
There are preserves, and then there are Luxe Artisan Preserves! Luxe Artisan offers one-of-a-kind hand-crafted preserves infused with herbs and alcohol that are both flavorful and unique. Check out the Luxe Trio set and Mother’s Love Gift Box.
Hand-crafted home decor
Give the gift of a renovated living space by purchasing new decor for your loved one. Now’s the perfect time to add a touch of spring and summer into their home to give it a nice refresh! West Elm offers a variety of eco-friendly decor and furniture to fit any design style and the best part is that the retail company supports local artists and designers by featuring their products on their website!
A bottle of West Michigan’s finest wine
Who doesn’t love wine? It’s sophisticated, classy and loved by many, just like mom! There are so many incredible wineries across West Michigan to support and our friends at the West Michigan Tourist Association put together a complete list of wineries to visit. Check it out and take a trip to any of these locations to purchase a nice bottle for your special lady!
An empowering card
As much as our moms mean to us, sometimes we can’t find the right words to express how much we love and appreciate everything they do for us daily. Luckily, local artist and motivational speaker Shannon Cohen creates the most heartfelt cards to help mom feel extra special. Find Shannon’s cards in 28 stores across Michigan or through her official website.
A beautiful bouquet
Ever heard the phrase, “give your loved ones their flowers while they can still smell them?” This quote is not only floating around Pinterest, but it holds a lot of truth. While we should make an effort to let our loved ones know how much we cherish them often, Mother’s Day is the perfect occasion to present mom with a beautiful bouquet.
Here’s a list of boutiques you can support across West Michigan.
- Grand Rapids: Kennedy’s Flowers & Gifts, Ball Park Floral & Gifts, Eastern Floral, Mitten Floral
- Holland: Picket Fence Floral & Design, Glenda’s Lakewood Flowers, Back to the Fuchsia
- Kalamazoo: VanderSalm’s Flowershop & Garden Center, Schafer’s Flowers Inc., Ambati Flowers
- Battle Creek: Swonk’s Flower Shop, Lakeside Florist, Greensmith Florist & Fine Gifts
- Muskegon: Barry’s Flower Shop, Flowers by Ray and Sharon, Muskegon Floral Co.
A candle made with love
West Michigan Candle Co. is a growing candle company established by local mom, Rebecca Stead! Find a wide range of candles, lip balms, air fresheners and hand sanitizers that smell superb and lasts a while!
A sentimental family portrait
A custom hand-painted family portrait is the perfect keepsake! Mom will not only treasure this art piece on Mother’s Day, but she’ll get to admire it for a lifetime. TheBarefootBarnOwl and MerakiDesignsbyLisa create custom art pieces available for purchase on Etsy!
Classic Mama wear
There’s no such thing as having too many Mama-themed shirts, pants, or “Mama” named anything! Head on over to Pink Lemonade GR to hook your mom up with some new swag!
A picnic-style lunch!
You can never go wrong with treating mom to a nice lunch or dinner on Mother’s Day! Reserve Wine & Food is offering a Mother’s Day meal special which includes enough tasty foods to feed 4 adults. And the best part? Wine is included! Cheers!
Check back soon for more ideas to make this Mother’s Day the best one yet!