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Mother’s Day in Vancouver: 18 super Local and Unique Gifts for Mom

Mother’s Day in Vancouver: 18 super Local and Unique Gifts for Mom

Mother’s Day isn’t really about gifts, but it never hurts to be on the receiving end of a bath bomb, personalized necklace, cozy tee or beautiful treat. And, if it means picking one of this local items for yourself, well so be it. Besides, you can feel good that you’re supporting a local business that is quite possibly run by a mom.

18 Local Gift Picks for Mom

Grieving Pins, Seeds & Cards for bereaved mothers

Various cards and buttons with wishes for a bereaved mother.
Photo Credit: Katie’s Grieving Gift Shop

Give the gift of a garden this Mothers Day, to bloom each year with the memories of a loved one lost. Katie Jameson and Vancouver-based zero-waste floral studio Bloomiér, are offering carefully crafted gifts, for the Mom with a broken heart. The first set is Katie’s signature ‘Mother Forever’ Card, with a ‘stretched between heaven and earth’ gold enamel pin. The second is a gentle poem written by Katie on thick card stock. Both packages come with a packet of organic wild flowers, so a Mother can tend to her garden while she nurtures her heart.

>> Katie’s Grieving Gift Shop

For The Seconds

A top view basket of cards, room spray and a necklace with a v on it..
Photo Credit: For the Seconds

For the Seconds offers some pretty amazing Mother’s Day gift sets. But, our favourite product is their beautiful selection of bracelets suited to match any mama’s style.

>> For the Seconds

Naetal Skincare Belly Butter

A close up of Belly Butter By Naetal Skincare.
Photo Credit: Naetal Skincare

Naetal Skincare’s Belly Butter is a nourishing oil-based belly butter that’s a must- have for prenatal and postpartum moms. Made by local mom and Entrepreneur Vivian Lam, this custom blend leaves your skin feeling supple and soft.

>> Naetal Skincare

Q & A With Naetal Skincare Founder Vivian Lam

Flower Subscription- Perennial Gatherings

An arrangement of orange and yellow flowers
Photo Credit: Perennial Gatherings Instagram

Flowers are a timeless gift. So, why not give the mama in your life a flower subscription that lasts all year? Whether you choose a weekly or bi-weekly delivery, this local gift will bring a smile to any mama’s face.

>> Perennial Gatherings

A Sweet Treat From Mon Paris Patisserie

A read heart shaped cakes decorated with an edible yellow flower on top.
Delicious handcrafted chocolate flowers and decadent cakes at Mon Paris Patisserie .

A beautiful decadent treat is a great way to celebrate someone special! Pastry Chef, Elena Krasnova, combines chocolate with flowers to make Mon Paris Pâtisserie (4396 Beresford St., Burnaby) your one-stop shop this Mother’s Day. Along with her signature viennoiseries, Mon Paris presents a delightful Potted Mum made entirely of milk, dark, and white chocolate, as well as a heart-shaped Strawberry Brownie Cake decorated with a whimsical chocolate flower exclusively for Mother’s Day. Simply add to your Mother’s Day brunch or bring as a surprise addition to a coffee date at home – remember to snap a photo because these artistic desserts won’t last long!

These special Mother’s Day treats will be available starting April 26, 2022 and must be pre-ordered for pick up on May 7 & 8.

>> Mon Paris Pâtisserie Specialty Desserts

Matching rompers from Smash + Tess

A photo of a mom and daughter wearing matching sleeves jumpsuits.
Photo Credit: Smash and Tess

Is there anything cuter than matching with your mini? Check out these comfy, cosy rompers (and Jillian Harris fave) in a variety of colours from Vancouver success story Smash + Tess.

>> Smash + Tess Romper Sets

Candle Set from Sixth Scent

A close up of a Rose Petals candle.
Photo Credit: The 6th Scent

These 100% natural soy wax candles are hand-poured in reusable containers using fragrant oils and made in small batches. They come in lovely handmade gift boxes. Made in Langley.

>> The 6th Scent Candle

A Culinary Experience at Maenam

An aerial shot of a table and you can see people reaching for food and plates.
Photo Credit: Maenam

Mother’s Day date night out? Yes, please! Mom deserves a night off. Whether it’s you and mom, or you’re booking for your mother or mother-in-law, a culinary experience at Maenam is the perfect gift for anyone enjoys a beautifully curated meal. Maneam is launching their spring menu just in the for Mother’s Day. Highlights include: beautifully hand-crafted Chor Muang flower dumplings filled with caramelized chicken, peanuts, and garlic; Thai Cupcakes with BC Sidestripe shrimp; Tom Gati curry with choice of vegetable (kale, beets, and rutabaga) or dry-aged smoked duck; and Chu Chi curry with grilled prawns, fried shallots, and makrut lime leaf. If mom can’t get out of the house, this incredible menu is also offered as a takeout option. Be sure to place orders or make reservations at least 24hrs in advance!

>> Maenam Mother’s Day Menu

Seeds from Strathcona 1890

A cabinet various garden seeds packaged in tins, and envelopes.
Photo Credit: Strathcona 1890

Gardening season is on! Gardening moms will love these open-pollinated, heirloom, and non-GMO seeds. Their motto “Help them change the world, one seed at a time” is as good as it gets.

>> Strathcona 1890

Mama Yana Mug

A mug from Mama Yana for a Mother's Day gift.
Photo Credit: Mama Yana

Any mama knows that motherhood can be lonely at times. Remind the mama in your life that they are never alone with one of these “You are not alone mugs.” They offer local pick-up too.

>> Mama Yana

Soaps & Balms from Bareskin Bar

A photo of four boxes of Bare Skin Bar soaps in pink, green, brown and light blue boxes sitting on a wood tray next to fresh flowers.
Photo Credit: Bareskin Bar

Vegan effervescent hand-made bath treats packed with benefits. Everything that goes into them is purposeful and smells oh-so-yummy! Free shipping!

>> Bare Skin Bar

A Tee From Strong as a Mother Club

Get one of these lift-you-up Ts or sweatshirts for the mom who needs strength and has strength! Think twinning is winning? Add a “Strong as MY Mother” shirt for the kids!

>> Strong as a Mother Club

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Bloom Natural Nutrition

6 black plastic bowls filled with salad and soup next to one loaf of bread.
Photo Credit: Bloom Natural Nutrition

Bloom Natural Nutrition’s Bloom Bundle is a heathy and unique gift. We guarantee any mama will love this weekly curated selection of meals, with a focus on warming, healing and seasonal plant-forward foods that support postpartum mamas and their families.

>> Bloom Bundle

Giving Gifts Mamma Mia Crate for the Mom to Be

A Giving Gifs Crates for moms is filled with bath sea salt, a jar of pink body polish, a foot cream bar, lotion, room spray and a candle.
Photo Credit: Giving Gifts

This gem of a shop on Vancouver’s Main Streets has a strong crate game! If there’s a Mom to be in your life she’ll love this crate jammed with soothing body all-natural body products. PS: There are loads of other crates to choose from.

>> Giving Gifts

Personalized Jewellery from Small Print

A photo of a silver heart shaped necklace, its two pieces and one has a child's fingerprint imprinted on it.
Photo Credit: Small Print

This North Van mom of two handcrafts meaningful keepsakes from finger, hand or foot prints. She sends you a print kit, and then creates a memorable silver necklaces, bracelets, keychains piece from your print. Once it’s ready, she mails it to you!

>> Smallprint

Honey from East Van Bees

Two jar of East Van Bees Honey, one is having honey dripped into and a piece of bread is in the foreground is slathered in honey with a butterknife.
Photo Credit: East Van Bees

Show your mom she’s the bees knees with multi-floral honey from East Van Bees whose hives dot Vancouver neighbourhoods. Talk about local. They also make candles, lip balms, food wraps, soap, Tees, and even offer seeds.

>> East Van Bees

Undies from Revol Girl Underwear

A picture of a woman's torso and arm. She is wear a black bra and matching black panties.
Photo Credit: Revol

These period-proof panties and bras are not just practical and comfy but downright sexy! With various levels of protection and endless styles that you’ll love to wear everyday, they’ve got sizes ranging from 2XS to 5XL. PS: They even have masks.

>> Revol Girl

The Mother of All Boxes

Photo of a floral coffee cup, a truffle chocolate bar, a black tin of East Van Tea Company, four pastel knit potholders, and two chocolate bars.
Photo credit: Good Things Collective

The local Good Things Collective has put together two curated gift boxes for delivery to Mom’s door. Choose from two cheekily named boxes: Mommy’s Time Out Box or the Mother of All Boxes both artfully filled with local creations and goodies.

>> Mother’s Day boxes

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