Mother’s Day is a special day to show thanks and let your mom or mother figure know you care. This year, give a thoughtful gift from a small business – here are 10 ideas to help you give unique gifts for Mother’s Day and #SpendLikeItMatters!

Mother’s Day – Rain I Love You by Ilee Papergoods Card, $5

The Handmade Showroom #AsianOwned #WomanOwned

A thoughtful card can be the best present of all. Nothing says “I love you,” like a handwritten note of affection.

Browse additional cards for Mother’s Day at The Handmade Showroom here.

Candle – “I Get it From My Mama,” $20

Adorned Abode #BlackOwned #WomanOwned

Tell your mom you’re proud of where you got ‘it’ from.

This santal-scented candle has a 40-hour burn time and gorgeous, luxurious scent.

Shibori Top – Black + Gray, Brown Peony Design, $140

KOBO at Higo #AsianOwned #FamilyOwned #WomanOwned

After a year indoors, your mom deserves some new clothes to make her feel herself, again!

This unique shibori top was made from vintage kimono fabrics and is great for warmer months over a turtleneck or for cooler months over a tank top.

Body Scrub by Sequoia Handmade Native Organics – 5oz Sweetgrass Scrub, $16

The Sacred Circle #NativeOwned

Your mom likely deserves a little pampering and nothing’s better than a luxurious exfoliating product.

This delectable body scrub is made in the Kahnawake Mohawk Territory with organic olive oil and comes in two scents: sweetgrass and blackberry sage.

Mom Interview Book, $10.95

Alair #WomanOwned

This is the kind of sentimental gift that will lend itself to a forever-keepsake.

This Mom Interview Book will evoke stories big and small to be specially documented in ink!

Take Me Away By BloomNation™, $69.95

Flowers Just 4-U #BlackOwned #WomanOwned

You can never go wrong with a classic bouquet of flowers!

This Mother’s Day, delight your mom with a bouquet of lovely orchids, bells of Ireland, snapdragon, roses, and mums!

Japanese Pantry Collection, $89

Hannyatou #AsianOwned #WomanOwned

This thoughtful, unique gift is perfect for the mom who loves to cook and enjoy artisan groceries and liquors!

The collection includes house-made ponzu, spring shichimi togarashi spice, 2 year aged mikan kosho, and house-smoked shoyu. They also include a fruity, and juicy bottle of Joto Junmai Ginjo, and a tasting of their own habanero-infused plum sake.

Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy, $24.99

Natural Resources #SocialEnterprise

For the new mom, the pregnant mom, the feminist mom, or the mom who loves to read…

This powerful book by Angela Garbes “debunks common myths and dated assumptions, offering guidance and camaraderie to women navigating one of the biggest and most profound changes in their lives.”

Renewal Notebook, $24

Eighth Generation #NativeOwned

This beautiful notebook is a gorgeous gift for the mother who loves to write, journal, or keep grocery lists and recipes all in one place.

Made by Anishinaabe Artist Sarah Agaton Howes, the traditional native design reflects “the gifts of our good life.”

Small 14K Gold Initial Necklace – Charm, $125

Valerie Madison Fine Jewelry #BlackOwned #LatinoOwned #WomanOwned

If your mom likes dainty, thoughtful jewelry — this initial necklace is the perfect present.

Get them their own initial, their partner’s initial, or your own initial so they’ll always have something to remember you by.

Bonus Gift!

If you live in the Seattle area, give the gift of a gift certificate to a local business! You can purchase a gift certificate from over 80 participating businesses by visiting our Gift Certificate Marketplace.

For your mom, we recommend FogRose Atelier. This is the perfect place to enjoy a luxurious, artisan dessert in good company!


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Intentionalist is built on one simple idea: where we spend our money matters. We make it easy to find, learn about, and support small businesses and the diverse people behind them through everyday decisions about where we eat, drink, and shop. #SpendLikeItMatters

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