Midwest Makers You Can Count On For Mother’s Day
Finding the right gift for Mother’s Day can be challenging, but thankfully the search stops here. Tap into the potential of Midwest makers with these brands that are sure to delight and surprise.
Consider the Wldflwrs, Nashville
With a brick-and-mortar location in north Nashville, Consider the Wldflowers brings together a curated selection of delicate jewelry that won’t break the bank. The brand focuses on pieces that are attainable but never compromise on quality. The result is items that are beautifully simple yet memorable. For a truly bespoke gift, we recommend opting for a customizable signet ring or pendant necklace engraved with a single initial. The brand even offers cards with messages including ‘grateful’ and ‘can’t do this without you’, both which seem especially fitting for Mother’s Day.
Consider the Wldflwrs is located at 1807 9th Ave. in north Nashville, Tennessee.
Collin Garrity Woodworking, St. Louis
Garrity is a designer and woodworker living in St. Louis who aims to bring together beauty and utility with his handcrafted collection of objects. His handmade items range from simple spinning tops to walnut serving trays, perfect for those who relish nature. Each item artfully displays the natural grain and finish of the wood from which it is carved.
Big Heart Tea Company, St. Louis
Lisa Govro started selling tea out of a trailer in 2012. Today, she has established Big Heart Tea Company in St. Louis as a vibrant brand seeking to make people feel good in their everyday lives by injecting healing herbs into their food-and-drink experience. The brand’s signature item is the ‘Cup of Sunshine’ which combines turmeric, ginger and Malabar peppercorn to create an anti-inflammatory drink that also helps boost the immune system. Big Heart offers delicious and soothing options for Mother’s Day that will make the simple act of drinking tea feel special and memorable.
The Object Enthusiast, Kansas City
Emily Reinhardt aims to make ordinary objects into small works of art with her ceramics company, The Object Enthusiast, and she succeeds at doing exactly that. Made in Kansas City, each item has unique, earthy imperfections and is multi-functional. Our favorite pieces include the small dishes that are perfect for storing rings and keys as well as the mini planters that will provide a luxe home for tiny succulents.
byrd & belle, Minneapolis
Angie Davis founded byrd & belle in Minneapolis, Minnesota back in 2008 after working in architecture, a career progression that is evident in the functionality and modern design of her felt products. She creates basic sleeves for tablets and phones as well as zip pouches for storing cables, makeup, craft supplies or any other small items that tend to get lost in an oversized handbag. The color options are one of our favorite parts. Moss green invokes a sense of the outdoors, while grey is available with a red-striped binding and sandstone comes with a contrasting bright-yellow zipper. byrd & belle is ideal for the person that already has everything but just needs to keep it a bit more organized.