Southern-Made Gifts Perfect for Your Mom’s Personality


This Mother’s Day, be sure your mom knows how much she means to you. Although it’s hard to find just the right gift to say “thank you” for all the years spent tucking you in at night, driving you to soccer practice and, most of all, being your biggest cheerleader, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite Southern-made finds that will fit her to a T.

See our list of gift suggestions based on what your mom already loves. If she is a …

  1. Lover of Artisan Goods: Give her a spa-worthy soap or cream made in Moorsville, Alabama. We love this bar that comes in lovely scents like Oatmeal Milk & Honey, Sweet Sandalwood, and Peppermint Tea Tree. 1818 Farms Hand Crafted Soap, $7
  2. Decorating Guru: She won’t be able to get enough of Furlow Gatewood’s most recent book. The collection of projects is a Southern decorator’s dream. One Man’s Folly, $60
  3. Frequent Hostess: go with a home fragrance. Every hostess loves to light a good-smelling candle before her guests arrive. We love this scent by St. Louis-based company K. Hall Studios. Petal #35 Boxed Candle, $24
  4. Fashionista: She’ll love this mint-colored octahedron and 18-karat gold necklace pendant by J. Bird Jewelry. Abby Mint Fluorite Necklace, $195
  5. Chocoholic: This texture-rich chocolate bar crafted with ingredients like cinnamon apple bits and crunchy candied pecans will be sure to satisfy her sweet tooth. Cinnapsis Chocolate Bar, $7
  6. Whiz in the Kitchen: Give her something that is just as beautiful as it is functional. This cutting board by Birmingham-based Felix Glenn will do the trick. Walnut & Cherry Round Board, $200
  7. Social Butterfly: She’s always needing a go-with-anything clutch. This neutral-colored one by Austin, Texas, designer Kelly Wynne will go perfectly all her gala-going attire. Cloud Nine Clutch, $298
  8. A Master of Baking: She’ll appreciate this pint-sized apron to put her grandkids in while passing down the tradition. Find one in her size on as well. Little Helper Apron, $40


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