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2015 Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Top American-Made Presents for Her

by Loll Designs |

Looking for a way to make this Mother’s Day extra special? How about purchasing a gift for mom that’s made in the USA? At Loll, we’re all about buying American-made products. To give you a head start on Mother’s Day shopping (it’s May 10, folks), we consulted our Loll ladies and created a list of some made-in-the-USA surprises we think mom will love:

RMS Beauty Gift Set

rms beauty Glowing Gift Set The women at Loll are in love with RMS beauty, and we think mom will be, too. RMS beauty is an original, pure, organic color cosmetic line created by world renowned makeup artist Rose-Marie Swift. This gift set features RMS beauty’s best sellers: luminizer, cream eye polish, lip2cheek and ‘un’cover-up. Retails for $120.

 

Bebe Bella Throw

Bebe Bella Chevron Throw Give mom luxurious comfort with this double-sided throw made with minky chenille. Bebe Bella designs and manufactures all of its products in Woodbury, Minnesota, and has lots of other great products for infants and children, too. Retails for $165.

 

J.W. Hulme Co. Wallet

J.W. Hulme Co. Blue Leather Wallet The folks at St. Paul-based J.W. Hulme Co. have been making handcrafted leather and canvas goods for more than 100 years. All of their products, including this full-grained leather wallet, are guaranteed for life. You can even personalize this gift for mom with a complementary embossed monogram. Retails for $185.

 

Fat on the Moon Face Mask

Fat and Moon Mermaid Mask Treat mom to a luxurious at-home facial with this face mask from Fat and the Moon, a California home-spun skin care company specializing in handcrafted, herbal body care products. Retails for $16.

 

Clovis Necklace

Sloan and Themis Clovis Necklace Sloan + Themis is a luxury jewelry company that handcrafts all their goods in Mississippi. Called the Clovis Necklace, this beauty is inspired by one of New Mexico’s most serene cities. Retails for $149.

 

Beginner’s Weaving Kit

pamphlet and loom and yarn from Maryanne Moodie Weaving Kit Inspire mom into a new hobby with this weaving kit for wall hanging and tapestry. The kit is handmade in Brooklyn, NY, byMaryanne Moodie – who teaches sold-out weaving workshops around the world – and includes everything a beginner weaver needs to get started. Retails for $140.

 

Heath Ceramics Vase

Heath Single-Stem Blue Vase Heath Ceramics is one of the few remaining mid-century American potteries still in existence today. This single-stem vaselooks beautiful with or without flowers, but for Mother’s Day, fill them with mom’s favorite for an extra surprise. Retails for $84.

 

Karley Rose Design Cards

Thanks for being a wonderful parent and an affordable therapist card Mom’s love snail mail. And yours will love these sweet Mother’s Day cards by graphic designer and illustrator Karley Rose Design. These little beauties are handmade in Duluth, MN, and digitally printed on locally made paper with a matching (yep, you guessed it) American-made envelope. $4.95 each.

 

Kitty Hawk Tote Bag

Skybage Kitty Hawk Leather Tote Made in Raleigh, North Carolina, this tote bag from Skye Bags is constructed from recycled aircraft leather donated by Delta Air Lines. These folks have a truly inspiring story and emphasize sustainable, low-impact practices in their operations, including using recycled packaging. Retails for $118.

 

Epicurean Pizza Peel

Epicurean Pizza Peel Help mom upgrade pizza night (hey, a win, win!) with a pizza peel from our sister company, Epicurean. Made from durable wood fiber composite, this peel doubles as a cutting board, so you can cut your pie right on it. Retails from $24.99 to $39.99.

 

MCMC Fragrances Perfume

Perfume from MCM Fragrances A family business owned and operated by sisters, MCMC Fragrances crafts in small batches and bottled by hand all of their products in Brooklyn, NY. All scents are amazing, but one of our favorites is Maine – “the fresh scents of sea, air, sun, pine, and the discovery of a perfect beach plum rose.” Retails for $95.

 

Silvercocoon Earrings

Blue Silvercoon Earrings Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, silvercocoon is a design company that offers a myriad of design projects made in the USA, ranging from architectural design to jewelry design all mothers will love. We love the owner’s rationale for producing American-made products: “I choose to work with local suppliers, to build meaningful partnerships within our own country, and to produce in small batches by hand as I strive to fulfill the American dream.” One of our Silvercocoon favorites for mom, the Lace Chain Earring, retails for $35.

 

Lake Superior Honey

Jar of Lake Superior Honey Tea-drinking moms will love this artisan honey from Lake Superior Honey Company. It’s all free-foraged single-location honey with no chemicals, pesticides or medications. Similar to a fine wine or cheese, the honey flavor varies by location and weather and is influenced by the floral sources within that area. They also sell soap and lip balm!

 

Faribault Mill Scarf

Faribault Mill Turn Me Loose Scarf Made from 100 percent merino wool, this bright and cheery scarf is sure to keep mom warm and cozy. Retails for $42.

 

Loll Garden Planter

Three red Loll Garden Planters with flowers Our outdoor planter boxes are sure to cultivate mom’s green thumb. And the best part? They’re all-weather and maintenance free, which means less work for mom. Retails from $130 to $819.

 

Giejo Swimsuits

Giejo swimsuit top and bottoms Swimsuit season is almost here – time to get mom ready. Our Loll ladies love these suites by Giejo, which creates interchangeable and multifunctional swim separates using vintage and reclaimed textiles. Separates retail from $105 to $120.

 

Hemlock Leather Shoes

Hemlocks Leather Womens Shoes These adorable shoes are made of rich oil-tanned leather and fully lined in super-soft pig skin. Each pair is handmade, taking about 30 hours – a labor of love for the Duluth, MN-based shoemaker. Retails for $290.

 

Paper Lovely Stationary Set

Light Blue Ferris Wheel Stationary Set I don’t care what anyone says – snailmail isn’t dead. Made by Paper Lovely in Omaha, Nebraska, this set of six letterpress notecards is perfect for any occasion – or even everyday “hellos.” Retails for $15.

 

Earring Holder

Ceramic Earring Pod Holder Help mom stay organized with this earring holder that’s as beautiful as the earrings it holds. Handmade by ceramics studioBailey Doesn’t Bark in Brooklyn, NY, this piece is made from raw porcelain clay and holds 12 earrings. Retails for $90. What did we miss? Share your favorite American-made gifts for mom in the comments section below!