Mother’s day is right around the corner, readers. Whether you shower your mom or mom-like-ladies in your life with gifts, cards, or words of encouragement, there’s something out there for everyone with or without a budget.
First on my list? Is always a beautiful card. Luckily, there are three great spots in Old Pasadena where I find my gift cards: Anthropologie, Lula Mae, and Paper Source. Each of these stores offers boutique like cards with quirky messages, adorable imagery, and colorful designs. Yes, they run on the pricier side; however, their uniqueness makes them worth the splurge. Plus, from May 8th-9th, Lula Mae is having their annual Spring Sidewalk Sale, where they’ll feature $1.00 cards!
Next on the list is any kind of whimsical goodie. Like a beautiful serving bowl; fresh smelling candle; dainty jewelry; or versatile tote. Anthropologie is the perfect go to for any and all of these items. And surprisingly, their home accessories are well priced. Like the Miruna Pitcher for $36; glass with a soft white diamond pattern throughout. Or their Capri candles, which come in an array of colors and scents, for only $28. (Trust me, the small and pretty packaging make them worth it!)
For dainty jewelry, one of my go-tos is Madwell. Budget friendly but packs a punch, each item is dainty on its own or fabulous as a layering piece. My favorites include the arrowstack necklace, a mix of brass and grey metal, for $55; the arrow bar necklace for $32; and the open-diamond shaped ring in brass for only $18.
And there’s always crowd-pleasing Kate Spade. (Yes, a little higher in price, but isn’t mom worth it?) Especially if it’s something as adorable as the Lily Avenue Kieran wallet. Classic tri-fold; bright colors (my choice is island deep); and a scalloped edge. For $128, it’s as classy as it gets.
Last on my list (but surely not least) is always hugs, kisses, and lots of love. (Cheesy? Of course. But probably her favorite.)
There are plenty more options (just not many days) to shop for your mom this Mother’s Day. Find them all in Old Pasadena.