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16 Local Gifts for a Seattle Mother’s Day

A funny candle, a meaningful necklace, and the best sundae in town

By Seattle Mag May 8, 2024


Let’s talk about Mother’s Day. It’s a holiday that can feel a tad complex. Maybe you’re planning to spoil your mom with a spa day, or maybe you’re finding ways to honor her memory or handle some tricky emotions. If you choose to celebrate, we’ve rounded up some fun and local gift ideas.



Gift box containing various Mother's Day self-care products including scented candles, soap, bath soak, and lip balm, alongside a card with a heartfelt message.

A personal self care box, curated just for her with the scents and vibes she likes best, $65.


A lightweight puffer jacket (it folds into itself!) for transitioning from winter to spring, $47.40.


This cheeky candle that smells like horses and patriarchy, $29.


A bowl of ice cream topped with whipped cream, a cherry, popcorn, and a brownie, perfect for Mother's Day, against a plain white background.

A warm brownie sundae, $10.95. The honey lavender ice cream, topped with lemon curd and sprinkles, is equally delicious.


Update her accessory game with a chic new handbag, $350, or makeup pouch, $18, perfect for keeping her essentials stylishly at hand.


A gift card to a local nursery like Sky or Swansons so she can wander the aisles drinking tea and smelling flowers.


A playful wine glass featuring a sassy Pacific Northwest crow, perfect for sipping her favorite reds, whites, and pinks, $12.


This small-batch nail polish, $14, is free from the top ten chemicals (10-free) and is vegan and cruelty-free. It’s inspired by food and made in the Pacific Northwest. We’ve been rocking the Cookies & Cream all winter.


Gray and white striped scarf loosely knotted, displayed on a wooden surface as a perfect Mother's Day gift.

A soft, lightweight linen scarf for dressing up jeans and a tee, $42.


Close-up of a woman with curly hair wearing a delicate gold necklace, the perfect Mother's Day gift, featuring a pendant resembling an infinity symbol.

This pretty pinky promise necklace as a playful promise to always keep it real between you two — even if it means letting her know when she’s got food in her teeth, $56.


A handwritten card that says all the things you don’t say enough, $5.50.


Brighten her kitchen table with a burst of blooms from a local florist like April Showers, $160.

A buzzy new novel or cookbook — ensuring she gets all the me-time she deserves, $28.


Get her favorite kicks restored — breathe new life into her go-to sneakers, making them ready for more adventures together, $100.

A fresh new fragrance to add a touch of elegance to her every day, $60.


White and green splattered reusable water bottle with a metal handle and red seal, perfect for Mother's Day, isolated on a white background.

Some fancy extra virgin olive oil in a hand-painted jug for entertaining guests this summer, $54.95. Or, this Edible Flowerfetti, $29.95, would be so pretty to use on summer salads.

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