Be Mom's Favorite

Rory Gruler



May 10 is coming. Yep, Mother's Day. The "thank you for carrying me nine months physically and 29 years financially" holiday.


Fear not, you lazy, good-for-nothing-kids. I've put together a fab mix of local gifts, creative crafts, and DIY projects that will make mom swoon.



A team of expert chandlers curate unique candles, candle accessories, and other standout products, aiming to showcase the journey and accomplishments of the makers and their intentionally wonderful goods. Shop local scents or take a class together.
71 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC


Candy Shop Vintage's Charleston Rice Beads
These fabulous beads, reimagined by Candy Shop Vintage, are meant to be worn at different lengths, wrapped in different ways, and even stacked as bracelets. Trade them, share them, and give them away. Not just for tourists, but a bit of Southern charm for everyone, everywhere.
9 Cannon Street
Charleston, SC


Rose + Twill Handmade Quilts and Other Goods
Fusing a love of graphic design and fabricating handmade gifts. Handmade in Charleston, SC.
Does your mom love vintage? Shop this retail and online boutique for accessories, home goods, and fabulous garments.
644 Long Point Road, Suite i
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464


SpaceCraft Studios
Take a class led by skilled local crafters, stitchers, makers, inventors, builders, and artisans.
8 Avondale Avenue
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 284-6253(MAKE)


A unique collection of refurbished vintage and mid-century furniture, reimagined one-of-a-kind pieces made from reclaimed materials, and carefully curated items from a diverse mix of dealers and craftsmen.
875 Coleman Boulevard
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464


mac & murphy
A Charleston paper company that is oh so much more. Shop unique gifts, adorable greeting cards, and journals.
74.5 Cannon Street
Charleston, SC



ibu movement
A collection of luxurious garments and goods for the home handmade by women artisans around the world.
138 King Street
Charleston, SC



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DIY Paper Flowers
Click here for an easy turorial to create these simple, yet detailed blooms that will never die. Pop into your favorite thrift or vintage boutique for a groovy vase to complete this look!

DIY Garden Markers
Brighten up her herb garden with this simple and fun tutorial!