Mothers Day Independent Gift Guide

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  • March 21, 2019

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Mothers Day

 

Mothers Day is approaching and it’s important to spend the time appreciating your Mother, parent or guardian, who most definitely deserve it. If you’re anything like me, you’ll be stressing about the perfect gift to buy them that truly shows how much you do appreciate them. But do not stress, were going to help you choose that ever so unique and personal gift from the Liverpool City Region’s best independent businesses, because independent business owners always do a happy dance when you buy from them.

IO Handcrafted Jewellery

One of our very talented resident jewellers Victor is the first on our gift list today. Victor uses his silversmithing skills to create beautifully bespoke jewellery pieces, with a wide range of products from necklaces to earrings, making it that ever so traditional gift for your mother.  Or if you think it’s a bit generic just buying your parent a piece of jewellery, Victor also runs introduction to jewellery classes where you can walk away with your own bespoke piece. His next class is Mother and Daughter Intro. to Jewellery: Matching Heart Pendant Necklaces, you can get tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mother-and-daughter-intro-to-jewellery-matching-heart-pendant-necklaces-tickets-58488305095?aff=ebdssbdestsearch  

Our favourite: Bell Flower Earrings

Studio: Make North Docks, Ten Street Liverpool

Where to look: https://www.welcomeio.com

Instagram: @iojewler

The Hippy Rose

Designer and Maker Rose Davies, along with the help of daughter and best friend run a handmade boho store based on Etsy. The Hippy Rose mostly makes boho style bags and accessories perfect for that everyday Instagram look and we love them! You might recognise their cotton string market bag which was a big trend in summer ‘18, and is perfect for shopping!

Our Favourite: Cotton String Market Bag or Faux Sheepskin Top Handle Bag

Studio: Liverpool

Where to look: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/TheHippyRose?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=610953705

Instagram: @thehippyrose

Facebook: /thehippyrose

 

 

Pretty Flamingo

Sally is all about those vintage vibes, festival garms and just overall positive vibes. If your mums a free soul, you should definitely check out Pretty Flamingo. Sally has a plethora of talents which means there’s a lot to scope out for that spot on gift, whether it’s jewellery, classic vintage pieces or some cool boho designs.

Our favourite: Vintage Maxi Dress 1970s

Studio: Make North Docks, Ten Street, Liverpool

Where to look: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/PrettyFlamingos?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=679412227

Instagram: @prettyflamingosvintage

Flowers By Carys

You can’t go wrong with a bunch of flowers for mother’s day, I mean who doesn’t love flowers? Carys’ flowers are better than your average bouquet and you can even take your mum to a Mothers’ Day Bouquet Workshop At Claremont Farm if you want to do something a bit more creative.

Our Favourite: Mums the Word – Tied

Studio: Claremont Farm, Wirral

Where to Look: https://shop.flowersbycarys.com

Instagram: @flowersbycarys

Facebook: /flowersbycarys

 

The Digi Sloth

Have you got the present sorted? What about the card?  The card can often be an afterthought. But If your mums not the typical mushy type or just loves a pun, check out the Digi Sloth for all the pun mothers day cards you need and want. And if you think that greeting cards are just a waste of paper, don’t worry because Digi Sloths cards are environmentally friendly will make a good print afterwards!

Our favourite: You’re A Koala Tea Mum

Studio: Liverpool

Where to look: https://www.thedigisloth.com

Instagram: @thedigisloth

Facebook: /TheDigiSloth

The White Papillon

Holly has been creating colourful fibre art since 2014, her style is colourful, happy and fun and this definitely shoes through her products! She makes woven wall hangings, dreamcatchers, prints and punch needle hanings, all wood look perfect in the home to add a splash of colour and a great gift for your mum.

Our favourite: Custom macramé plant hanger with pom poms + tassels or Custom Mini Weaves

Studio: Liverpool

Where to find: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/TheWhitePapillon/items

Instagram: @thewhitepapillon_

Curious Twist

If you’re looking for something to do on Mothers Day with a bit of a twist, Make are holding a Mothers Day Cross Stitch and Afternoon Tea event ran by Melody from Curious Twist. It’s not your ordinary cross-stitch though as Melodies cross-stitched proverbs can be a bit provocative and on the risque side. Who doesn’t love getting crafty with some sandwiches, cakes and fizz? You can get tickets for the event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mothers-day-cross-stitch-and-afternoon-tea-tickets-56193715917?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Our favourite: Mothers Day Cross Stitch pattern  

Studio: Liverpool

Instagram: @curious.twist

Facebook: /acurioustwist

 

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