Mother’s Day is this coming Sunday, and it’s time to select the perfect gift to honor your mom! We’ve put together a great green list of Mother’s Day presents that is sure to please all types of eco mamas — and there’s something for every budget! Traditional favorites like chocolates and flowers get a green makeover in our guide, and we also suggest unique options like amazing and serene ecospheres and a designer organic cotton butterfly shirt that is sure to make your mom’s heart flutter. Click on through to view all of our suggestions to help make mom’s Mother’s Day special and green!
You can’t go wrong by giving mom jewelry for Mother’s Day, and the Acai Berry and Gold Hummingbird necklaces are a beautiful tribute to her eco-fashion sense. The Acai Berry necklace features a cascade of hand-dyed acai seeds which are sustainably harvested from the rainforest and low lands of South America, and the Gold Hummingbird necklace is made with ethically mined Fair Trade 9 carat gold by master craftsmen in the UK. Two stunning and memorable gifts for mom, that she can wear proudly with an eco-conscience!
If your mom loves butterflies (and who doesn’t?) — let her wear her penchant for the flying beauties on her sleeve — literally, with this gorgeous 100% organic cotton Mika Machida Butterfly shirt. Adjustable shoulder straps on this off the shoulder garment represent the butterfly’s antennae. It’s perfect green attire for spring and summer garden parties!
Organic Chocolate Truffles and Vegan Organic Chocolate Truffles — need we say more? These goodies are sure to delight chocolate loving mamas on Mother’s Day and for as long as they last beyond! Gourmet, organic and thoroughly delicious, make mom’s mouth water by presenting her with one of these truffles boxes and she’ll be sweet on you!
All moms love to be pampered, and these gift sets, which are filled with organic skin care products will help mom look radiant and feel relaxed — which are two gifts every mom needs! The Juice Beauty Organics to Go set contains a complete organic skin care routine for day and night, and it cleanses and brightens skin with essential vitamins and antioxidants. The Mambino Organics Mommy Care Pack is ideal for moms-to-be and new moms, as it contains a four-piece system of belly butter, body toning oil, calming aromatherapy oil and facial oil — all formulated to care for a pregnant mom’s skin and enhance her well-being.
Let mom tote your “love” for her all over town with this stylish Katharine Hamnett Love Tote Bag. The 100% organic cotton bag is printed with water-based, eco-friendly inks in the UK, which are designed to fade with the bag’s first wash to give it a vintage look. Moms on the go always need a reusable bag, and this one boldly states your affinity for her!
Earth mamas will rejoice in owning an Ecosphere, which combines art and science in a beautiful and serene aesthetic that will look great at home or work. This totally enclosed ecosystem encases a self-sustaining miniature world that is perfectly balanced. Does it get any better than that? Your household may be filled with chaos and mayhem, but this Ecosphere can be mom’s happy place.
Flowers are a staple Mother’s Day gift, and you can turn your bouquet up a notch by arranging it in one of these transglass vases made from recycled wine bottles. The crafting of these green vases also provides a livelihood for craftspeople in Guatemala with the help of “Aid to Artisans,” a non-profit organization. Fill one with organic roses, or make your own recycled roses from newspaper for an even greener offering.