Great Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is coming up – show her you care enough to Buy Handmade! Choose from these amazing gifts to make  Mother’s Day very special.


Purse by Julie Marie



Mom will love this colorful purple and teal handmade purse with batik fabric, by Julie Burns. Measures 14 1/2″L x 10 1/2″H x 2″D, and retails for $52.00. Check out Julie’s Etsy shop for this item and others sure to be a hit.


Cherry Blossoms



Bright and textured springtime cherry blossom trees sit against a rich green background in this textured abstract painting by Rachel Bingaman. Just 5″ x 7″, it adds a charming touch to any room. Pick it up for $25.95 from Rachel’s Etsy Shop.


Abalone Shell Necklace



How pretty! A perfect accessory for the upcoming summer, this handmade necklace pairs abalone with iridescent pearls and howlite. 21″ in length, from Tresa Meyer-Clark, this stunning piece can be yours to give for $49.00.


Needle-felted Robin



This little charmer will warm Mom’s heart. Needle felted robin by Karen Engelbretson stands on linen-wrapped wire feet. Measures 3.5″ high x 4″ long (beak to tail), and is made of wool roving with linen-wrapped wire feet. Retails for $35.00.


Jake Pfeifer Glass



Choose a stunning handblown glass vase from Hot Glass Alley, $115.00 each. Each one measures 9 1/4″ tall, 5 1/4 inches at the top widest, with a 4″ base. Sturdy and large enough to hold a whole bouquet, they come gift wrapped. Contact


Meeshka Coffee Bracelet



Delight any coffee-lover with this solid sterling silver coffee bean bracelet from Meeshka, with charms cast from real coffee beans. This bracelet is approximately 7.5 inches long and is adjustable. Sells for $116.00. Matching necklace and earrings are available.


Handmade Ceramic Mug by Charan Sachar


Have a cuppa with Mom when you give her this charming handmade mug from Creative with Clay. Pattern looks like embroidered fabric wrapped and attached with buttons!  Food, dishwasher, microwave safe. Measures 4.76″H x 3.5″ W, and holds 16 oz. Retails for $40.00.


Liz Sabo Lavendar Bag



Lavender microsuede zippered tote from Liz Sabo has plenty of room and multiple pockets. Tote is  18.5”w x 13.25”h x 5”d plus 31″ long straps, and is a great choice for a mom who loves to travel.  Sells for $250.00.


Christine Keller Cuffs



These cute cuffs make a fashion statement. Hand cut copper, ammered and textured with German Silver Heart on one and patina on the other. Made by artist Christine Keller, each one sells for $60.00.


Debra Keirce Oil Painting


What more perfect gift for the wine lover? Artist Debra Keirce creates this 8″x6″ original oil painting on illustration board, and can customize it to depict three of Mom’s favorite wines for a truly unique surprise. Available for $645.00 framed or $595.00 unframed.


Linda Blumel Malachite Earrings



Wow! Pick up these stunning Chrysocolla-Malachite earrings from artist Linda Blumel and make Mom very happy. Set in sterling silver with turquoise accents. Each measures 2 1/8″ x 3/4″. The set retails for $310.00.


Michelle Gallagher handmade ceramic owls



Whoooo loves ya? These darling owlets are an irresistible gift for any nature-loving Mom. Handmade by ceramic artist Michelle Gallagher, the trio ranges in size from 7″ – 10″ and are made of stoneware, wheel thrown and altered. Each piece sells for $80.00.





A just-right sentimental gift for Mother’s Day that will be appreciated, this giclee print of original artwork made of calligraphy and pressed flowers is by artist Judy Orcutt of Quilligraphy. Buy it as a card for $3.95, or available as 5″ x 7″ framed work for $37.50.


Tending the Nest



This lovely one-of-a-kind clay sculpture by Pat Underwood is called “Tending the Nest,” and is sure to be a conversation piece. Measures 15 ½ x 9 x 5”, and is available for $325.00.


Needle Felted Sushi Magnets



What fun! These handmade needle-felted Sushi magnets are from Chrissy Mahuna of Felted Chicken, and are sure to be a big hit. Set of 6 plush magnets come packaged in a plastic sushi container with fake green felt grass & a pair of chopsticks! Shown are Tuna Roll, Cali Roll, Spicy Tuna Roll, Shrimp, Salmon, & Egg magnets, retail $45.00.


Clutch Bag by Rose Duffy



Just lovely, this clutch bag is handmade by Rose Duffy, with dark purple crinkle satin and a floral silk trim.  It is 9″ wide at the top, 7″ tall, 2″ deep, and has a zipper closure. Retails for $27.00.


Santora Pet Portrait



If Mom has a favorite pet, gift her with a custom made pastel portrait by artist Carol Santora and make her day! Archivally matted and framed, these are available in 6″ x 6″ for $200.00 or 8″ x 10″ for $300.00.


Handbuilt Ceramic Bowl by Wendy Durand


Lovely centerpiece handbuilt ceramic bowl by Wendy Durand. Titled “Blue Lotus,” this is made of soda fired stoneware with turquoise oribe and white salt glaze accents. Measures 12″ x 10″ x 4″ and retails for $125.00.




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  1. I am excited to have my painting of wine bottles be part of this amazing gift guide. These paintings make wonderful Father’s Day gifts too!

  2. I am honored for my hand blown glass to be selected for the Great Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Guide, along side these other great artists. All great gifts for Mom! Jake Pfeifer

  3. tresameyerclark says:

    This is a great collection! Lots of blues and pinks! Thank you for including my Abalone and Pearl necklace!

  4. Brilliant article and I especially love the painting by Deb.

  5. Wonderful gift guide for Mother’s Day! I’m so honored that one of my paintings has been included!

  6. Thank you so much for including my “Mothers and Daughters” design in your Mother’s Day Gift Guide. I am honored.

  7. Karen Engelbretson says:

    Thanks very much for including my KJE Felties robin. It’s a great honor to be included in this lineup of wonderful handmade gifts.

  8. This is a wonderful collection of beautiful and unique gifts. I am thrilled to have my clutch bag included.

  9. some very awesome gifts!!

  10. What a wonderful collection of gifts! I would like any of them for Mother’s Day!:)


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