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Designer Picks for Mother's Day: Five last minute finds for Mom

by Suzanne M. Harvey

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Waiting till the last minute?  No need to worry.  Here are my designer picks for Mother’s day. These items are available right now and you can still get them in time for Mom’s big day on Sunday.  But seriously don’t wait too much longer or you will miss it! Mom_tray   Mom’s are special ladies so show mom some love this year with something personalized for her home.  A great option is this acrylic tray from Mark & Graham (  It can be personalized with a sentiment from you or just a monogram.  If purchased by Wednesday you can get it just in time to surprise mom.       Mom_Herbs   Does your mom love to cook?  Here is a sweet herb planter for her to display in the kitchen.  It comes in various sizes (2,4 or 6 pots) and the pots nestle in this rustic painted box.  All you have to add is some herb plants (or seed packets if you’re really late).  What a great gift for the mom that lives in her kitchen.  This is available from Stonewall Kitchen (     Mom_wreath   Still not seeing just the right gift for mom?  Are you the one that runs by the grocery store at the last minute for flowers on Mother’s day?  Well here is a great solution to replace those last minute flowers.  This gorgeous wreath has greens and flowers and some luscious fruit (available at  This wreath is air dried for lasting enjoyment.  Won’t mom love something that she can enjoy long after her special day!     Mom_frame   So maybe your mom is the super sentimental kind and would love a really personal gift.  A picture frame is always a great choice.  This lovely frame from Pottery Barn ( is a great choice.  This frame is the perfect option to leave out for everyday enjoyment and goes with any room.  Now don’t get lazy now!!  Make sure to print out a great picture of you & mom to really make this special.   Mom_CatchallOk so here it is – my last gift idea.  I love this little catchall tray(available at  It would be a great addition to any office or bedside table.  Every woman will be encourage by this quote from Shakespeare.  Let mom know how special she is this year.     So there you have it, my designer picks for Mother’s day.  Get out there and show your creativity.  Find a gift for mom that makes her feel special and let’s her know how loved and appreciated she is! Blog Signature


  1. JulieK on May 5, 2014 at 9:44 pm

    Oh I LOVE these – I need to reference this page for hubby! I’d be delighted to get ANY of these things! 🙂

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