April 27, 2020

Celebrate Mothers, Support Small Business

by joeyphoenix

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Dear children. Yes, you. Your Moms (and the mom-like humans in your life) care deeply about your well being. And since they’ve supported you during the most difficult, messy, and stubborn phases of your life, you probably should thank them. Fortunately, there’s an annual holiday that reminds you to do just that.

Mother’s Day falls this year on May 10th, meaning that if you get started now you’ll have enough time to get her something that she’ll actually like. Also, if you get started now, you can do the dual good of getting your Mom a sweet gift and support small businesses that have been affected by the current economic troubles.

Here’s your 2020 Mother’s Day Shopping Guide from Creative Collective.

Clothing and Accessories

Compliment Mom’s witchy style with great ideas like the It’s Just a Phase hat from Coon’s Cards and Gifts ($12), this Golden Midnight Tank Dress from Die with Your Boots On ($58), or this Sunburst Ring from Hypnovamp ($28).

For sporty moms, consider the OctoCog 80s Throwback tank ($24.99), this super cozy Yellow Fleece Vest from Reality Snatcher ($40), these colorful Midnight Garden leggings from Shipyard Art ($58), or this comfy Stay Home, Believe in Boston T-Shirt from Sully’s Brand ($20).

Think Boutique with this spring-inspired Blue Eggchair and Fox Tunic Dress by Blue Platypus from Modern Millie ($46), these handcrafted Enamel Shell Earrings with pearl from Digs Enamels ($75), this vintage Michael Kors Wallet from Lifebridge Salem ($10), or these stylish Glass Periwinkle earrings from the PEM shop ($55).

Add some flair with these Golden Fish Earrings from Ravenstone ($24), this one of a kind Wearable Botanical Denim Jacket from Shindig ($98), this handmade potion bottle necklace from ChagallPAC ($15), or the Killstar Bloodlust Clutch from Vampfangs ($40).

You can also consider her safety with a reusable/washable mask from Skeletons in the Closet ($10).

Sweet Treats and Self-Care

Light up her room with this Honeycomb pillar candle from Beverly Bees ($18) so she can meditate with Sound Healing for the Soul on Mother’s Day. With all the handwashing that’s been happening, she can also make use of this Soothing Hands Beeswax Balm from Salters Point Provisions ($7).

For tea and coffee lovers, try this Genuine and Useful Mug from Advencher Supply Co., or this delicious Empress Herbal Tea Blend from Old Growth Alchemy ($15), this handy Mermaid Iced Coffee Cozy from Salem Style ($16), or this Iced Tea Tumbler from Jolie Tea and Co. ($16).

For aspiring mixologists, get this Peruvian organic ginger & pure cane drink mixer from Fruitations ($30), or this Hibiscus and Cinnamon Syrup from Rosadaleas ($12).

Greeting Cards and Art


A lot could be said with a great card. Try this To the Best Mom Out There card from Moody’s Gifts ($5), the No Matter What card by m.ink.* ($3), Cards that Care from Survival By Design ($3.95), You Totally Rule by Emporium 32 ($5.50)

And because you’ve got the time and space, why not throw in a Giraffe – You’re Doing Great sticker from Annadidathing ($4) or this 5×7 Mama Loon art print from Rusty and Ingrid ($18).

Is your mom a spooky decorator? Check out this “Children of The Night” Bats and Roses Art Print from Bats in the Belfry Crafts ($6) or the Wander’s Blessing Charm from Moon and Stag ($45).

Does she work too hard? Help her take a break with Doodle Life: Zen Coloring Art For Everyone from the House of the Seven Gables ($10).

* m.ink studio is having a Spring Sale on their website and Etsy stores until 5/16

Gift Certificates and Experiences

Need a last-minute gift idea? Why not get a customized video from Borah the Witch ($25), or gift certificates from Bobbie Bush Portrait Photography towards a portrait session, from LASS Stylist for a Wardrobe Makeover, or a gift membership to the House of the Seven Gables.

You can also get her a gift certificate to her favorite local restaurant, many of which aren’t just doing food but also drinks to go!

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