Surprise the mother in your life with a colorful taste of spring.
Give the cool a
colorful boost with local artist Araya Jensen’s pastel and neon dipped kitchen goodies. Wooden spoons ($24), by Wind & Willow Home, from Walker Shop, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-375-7633, shop.walkerart.org
Let Her Eat Cake.
She’ll entertain like a queen with this decoupage beauty. Cake platter ($298), by John Derian, from Ampersand, Galleria, 952-920-2118,
Perfect for the most fashionable of moms (and non-moms, too). Silk tank ($139), by Amanda Uprichard,
from Motto, 3105 Hennepin Ave. S., Mpls., 612-545-5636, shopmotto.com
Heart of Gold.
Every woman needs a little gold in her life. Coasters
($9 each) and charger ($50), by Canvas; artisan-made hearts ($6 each), all from The Foundry Home Goods, 125 N. 1st St., Mpls., 612-333-8484, thefoundryhomegoods.com
Chew on This.
A cute necklace
literally designed for the new babe to
nom on. Teething necklace ($29.50), by Chewbeads, from Pacifier, 4942 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-767-6565; 310 Hennepin Ave. E., Mpls., 612-623-8123; City Center, Suite 260, 612-767-6330, pacifieronline.com
Spell out how much you love her with the Create-a-Garland. Garland ($16.95), by Rifle Paper Co., from Patina,
six locations including 2057 Ford Pkwy.,
St. Paul, 651-695-9955, patinastores.com
Form and Function.
A high-design hideaway for jewels and trinkets. Lacquer box ($108), by Pacific Connections, also from Motto
Help mom protect her most favorite thing—favorite after you, of course! iPad case ($23), by Anna Griffin,
from Epitome, Galleria, 952-920-2978, epitomepapers.com
Everything is Illuminated.
She’ll love the chic design, not to mention the intoxicating fragrance of cassis and
sea salt with a hint of avocado. Cactus
Verde candle ($34), by Illume, from
Corepower Yoga, 7495 France Ave. S.,
Edina, 952-835-9642, corepoweryoga.com
. After all, she was the one who taught you the art of a hand- written letter. Notecards ($12.95 for 10), by Ecojot, also from Patina
Surprise the mother in your life with a taste of spring, from beautiful botanicals to baby-inspired baubles.