Your mom (or mother-in-law) is sure to love these unique items.
Great for appetizers or beverages, this lovely serving tray is the perfect Mother's Day gift for the Southern hostess.
Buy It: Large Bamboo Tray, $155; haymarketdesigns.com
This cheerful glass cutting board, made in Atlanta, adds a jolt of color to the kitchen and makes food prep more exciting.
Buy It: Clairebella Personalized Cutting Board, $42; laylagrace.com
Tribal jewelry meets classic accessory—that rocks!
Buy It: Mansfield Brooch - Green Turquoise, $148; addisonweeks.com
These classic glass carafes are always in style. Since 1938 they have been the best-seller at Milton, West Virginia-based
Blenko, the oldest American producer of mouth-blown glass.
Buy It: Water Bottle, $36-$62/each; blenkoglass.com
Working from her family’s dairy barn in the Appalachian foothills of Tennessee, Good Fortune’s Jennifer Jack packages her
all-natural soaps with inspirational gift cards.
Buy It: Soaps with Spirit, $17/set of 3; goodfortunesoap.com
Mom can make an easy classic Southern meal with these mixes. Cooking instructions are printed in Gullah, a native Lowcountry
Buy It: Gullah Gourmet Mixes, $7.95-$11.95/each; gullahgourmet.com
A Southern woman knows it's important to put her best foot forward—even when she's lounging.
Buy It: Needham Lane Slippers, $30-$34/each; needhamlane.com
This adorable pie carrier will turn a homemade goody into the star of the potluck.
Buy It: Pie Carrier, $64; vonny.com
Luxurious chattering bubbles boast extract of Japanese green tea, hydrating avocado, and olive oils and vitamin E.
Buy It: Nest and Egg No. 2, $36/each; tokyo-milk.com
Graphic, sophisticated patterns and bright, saturated colors are hallmarks of Oklahoma City’s Whitney English stationary.
Personalize with your mother's name or monogram.
Buy It: Red Chevron Folded Note Card, $40/25 personalized cards; lemontreepaperie.com
A crown jewel for any Southern library.
Buy It: To Kill A Mockingbird, $75; graphicimage.com
What woman doesn't love a chocolate bar? Christopher Elbow of Kansas City, Missouri, offers 15 smartly packaged chocolate
bars, including dark, milk, and white versions combined with unexpected ingredients like citrus and spice.
Buy It: Christopher Elbow Chocolate Bars, $7; elbowchocolates.com
Improve your bad hair days with a colorful headband in a variety of patterns.
Buy It: Needlepoint Headband, $49 each; smathersandbranson.com
Is there anything that Southerners won't monogram? These lovely rain boots suggest the answer is no.
Buy It: Women's Monogrammed Boots, $78; zoubaby.com
Give family recipes the place of honor they deserve.
Buy It: Heirloom Recipe Card Box, $135; riflepaperco.com
If your mother likes to entertain, this is the gift for her. Salads and side dishes look and taste better in Rebecca Wood’s
flower-like ceramic serving bowl, molded by hand in Athens, Georgia, using local red clay.
Buy It: 14" Large Scallop Bowl, $120; rwoodstudio.com
Put down roots and pull up weeds with heirloom-worthy tools.
Buy It: Copper Garden Tools, $58.96/each; williams-sonoma.com
These simple, handcrafted vases come in more than 11 vivid shades. Each one is colored with a single
droplet of distilled color.
Buy It: Groove Vase, $42; orbixhotglass.com
Available in 18 vibrant colors, these extra-tall tapers (12") are smokeless and dripless—perfect for antique tables!
Buy It: Taper Candles 12" Thin, $21.50; creativecandles.com
Keep your state close to your heart with these fashionable necklaces available in all 50 states.
Buy It: State Pride Necklace, $48; krisnations.com
Dallas-based Kelly Wilson embellishes antique plates with hand-painted initials.
Buy It: Small Monogrammed Plate, $48/each; kellywilsonantiques.com
Baking has never looked so lovely.
Buy It: SL Collection Cook Tools Set, $25; ballarddesigns.com
Truly tray chic.
Buy It: Lacquer Tray, $150; shopiomoi.com
A truly bright idea.
Buy It: Lamp Finial, $55/each; hillarythomasdesigns.com
The ice cream social just got more charming.
Buy It: Pint Ice Cream Holders, $85/each; lunareshome.com