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Gifts for the women who raised us

As Mother’s Day approaches, let’s show some appreciation for the women who raised us or inspired us with gifts that are handmade, thoughtful and sustainable.

I’ve handpicked some of my favourite gifts from some talented small makers from the South West.

Fabric Storage Pot / Helen Round Designs

Fabric Storage Pot, £25.
These storage pots are made from linen with a waterproof lining, so can be used to store anything from clothes pegs to a pot plant.

Made in Devon.

Porcelain Birds / Julia Crimmen Ceramics

Porcelain BIrds, from £22.
These handmade birds each have a character of their own and are sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face.

Made in Cornwall.https://juliacrimmenceramics.co.uk/shop/porcelain-birds/

Fern Ring / Botanical Boheme

Fern Rings, £35.
Made from recycled silver offcuts with a delicate fern imprint, a zero waste ring for nature lovers.

Made in Devon.


7oz Coffee Mug / Feldspar Studio

Coffee Mug, £34.
A perfect combination of function and beauty, this handmade bone china mug will elevate any morning coffee.

Made in Devon.

Hot Chocolate / Harth Chocolate

Hot Chocolate, £6.95.
Sometimes chocolate is the right gift and this luxurious organic cocoa comes in recyclable & compostable packaging.
Image: Sarah Rudd

Made in Somerset.

Spring Seasonal Gift Box / Gorse & The Wild

Spring Gift Box, £60
Available for preorder now for release on the vernal equinox. A personalised e-card will be sent to your recipient to let them know something special is on the way. The box features a selection of sustainable, handmade products that celebrates the season of renewal.

Made in Devon.