Our Top 6 Favorite Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Head’s up – Mother’s Day is just around the corner… In fact, it’s exactly nine days away, on Sunday, May 10th!

If you’re looking for a little gift inspiration, we’re here for you. Here’s our rundown of six fantastic Mother’s Day gifts to give the special mother (or in some cases mothers) in your life:


A beautiful, one-of-a-kind picture frame, complete with a picture of her favorite child!

photo by Nicole Sloan

A fantastically scented, handmade candle – and how about some bubble bath and a sponge to accompany it, so she’ll be ready for a relaxing bath?!?

photo by Nicole Sloan

These sweet Blenko glass carafes are ideal for all sorts of uses… A small vase (presented on her breakfast-in-bed tray), a bedside water pitcher, or just a pretty sun catcher on a windowsill.



Here’s a great idea… Gift her with a book as beautiful as her! Beauty Everyday is choc full of stunning images of homes and gardens throughout the south and is currently 20% off at steve mckenzie’s!

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photo by Nicole Sloan
photo by Nicole Sloan

No mother will be disappointed with a piece of handcrafted jewelry – especially when you tell her it’s as unique as she is!


These custom state flower artworks will help to bring out her sentimental side. Consider pulling a grouping together and include the state she was born in, the state(s) where her children were born, and the state in which she currently resides. These will tell a beautiful story!

***Bonus gift ideas – here are some thoughtful gifts you can create for mom yourself:

  • Plant a Potted Flower/Herb Garden
  • Author a Thoughtful Poem
  • Create a Book Full of Favorite Family Recipes

Hopefully we’ve inspired you to gift the special mother(s) in your life with something equally as special for her. And to all the moms out there, happy Mother’s Day!

Ready to be Wrapped: Jewelry in stock at steve mckenzie’s!

With less than a week to go till Valentine’s day, you’re in crunch time to find that little something special for your loved one… But have no fear, steve mckenzie’s is here! With plenty of fabulous baubles in stock, ready to be wrapped for your special lady:

Christina Kober Joy Drop sterling silver earrings

Is your hunny the epitome of elegant sophistication and simplicity? If so, show her how much she means with these perfectly understated “Joy Drop” sterling silver earrings by Christina Kober. She’ll be sporting this sweet pair everyday, be it to the office or yoga… And you’ll stay close to her heart.


We cannot say enough good things about these pieces by Grandmother’s Buttons – and your loved one’s family and friends won’t be able to say enough about them either. They’re that special and unique. Each piece is a statement and the handcrafted quality cannot be beat. These pieces are ready to be wrapped for your sweetie right away!

Christina Kober Fortune Cookie bracelet $68

Let your loved one know how fortunate you are that they’re in your life with this perfect fortune cookie bracelet by Christina Kober ($68). It may be a little unconventional – save the roses and chocolates for another year – but it’ll be treasured for years to come! Pop in the shop today and pick it up for that special someone.

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Talk about turning heads! These baubles by Mark Edge are undeniably head-turning, just like your Valentine… Mark has a way of bringing together the old and new, elegant and edgy to create some totally captivating pieces. And we have quite an array available for your favorite lady, ready to be wrapped right away!

Christina Kober sterling silver initial letters 2

If your sweetheart is classic monogram-loving southern belle, she’ll be sure to love our sterling silver initial necklaces by Christina Kober. Another understated item, these petite pieces are ideal for layering with other necklaces and will quickly become a wardrobe staple!

And to all the gals out there searching for that special something for their guy – check out our “5 Best Valentine’s Gifts for Guys” post here.

Come in soon for the best selection, and to work with a steve mckenzie’s team member to pick out the perfect piece to help make your Valentine feel extra special this holiday!

We’re seeing RED… Give back by shopping!

What easier way could there be for you to give back, than to shop?!? In honor of American Heart Month, steve mckenzie’s will donate 10% of your sale to the American Heart Association when you mention this blog post throughout the month of February. And, just to get you extra excited about shopping with us this month, here are some of our favorite “RED” items, currently available:

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Beautiful pieces, perfect for February (and really any month) from our collection by Grandmother’s Buttons!
Italian acrylic glasses
Italian Acrylic Glasses – Valentine’s Day picnic anyone?
A portion of our new vignette here at steve mckenzie’s, featuring many red items, including table linens, a rich red Moleskine daily planner, and some of our favorite R. Wood Studio pottery, in Poppy Red.

As many of us and/or our loved ones are affected be heart disease, it’s important to grow awareness and become educated on what we can do to better our heart health. Check out this article from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on ways you can become more heart healthy. Through education and donations – like yours, when you shop at steve mckenzie’s – we can help make a difference. Thank you for your support this American Heart Month, and every month; here’s to heart health!