This Mother’s Day, make mom smile with a gift that shows she was thought of. She will cherish whatever present you get, so make it good since it may end up being displayed or talked about until the end of eternity. Whether she loves entertaining, stepping out in style or spending time with her family, you would be hard-pressed to not find something she will love at one of these area shops. Check out this previous list packed with places to find a thoughtful gift to wow your mom this Mother’s Day.
4240 Cass Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
Nora is a shop featuring modern housewares that any chic mom would love. If she’s the type that channels her inner Julia Child, consider something for the kitchen or something she can use for her infamous dinner parties. If she’s into dazzling others with her impeccable taste, try finding something for her home, then she can brag about your impeccable taste. Want mom to feel truly pampered? Nora offers an assortment of luxurious bath products. Browse Nora in midtown for gifts, or check out the online shop and find the perfect present. Can’t decide what to send? Just ask. The staff will offer recommendations or put an awesome assortment together, and will even ship it directly to mom’s doorstep.
Detroit Institute of Arts Museum Shop
5200 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202
The Detroit Institute of Arts is beyond amazing, but have you checked out the Museum Shop? This is where to find a gift for the stylish mom who has everything. The shop features some creative gifts that can take your gift-giving skills to the next level. Browse through the glasswares to find the perfect vase that mom will adore. Gaze at the baubles in the case, and discover mom’s new favorite piece of jewelry. Choose a coffee table book filled with her favorite artists, or select a stellar gift for the home – there are many to choose from. You will definitely find something special she will cherish forever.
Art in Motion
19452 Livernois Ave.
Detroit, MI 48221
Art in Motion is a studio, gallery and gift shop that offers an array of outstanding gift possibilities for your mom for Mother’s Day. Find a lovely gift handcrafted by artists in the shop, which features jewelry, vases and tableware displayed throughout the space. Does your mom love receiving things you hand made as much as did when you were little? If you answered yes, consider taking a ceramics, drawing or painting class taught by talented instructors and create a special piece with her in mind. If your mom is really into art and making things, give her the gift of learning. Art in Motion has classes available that guide students to make ceramics themselves. This gives your mother the opportunity to meet other art enthusiasts, brush up on or learn a new skill and have a piece of original art to show off. Better yet, sign up for a class with your mother and have fun spending time together.
Motor City Bike & Brew Tours
Troy, MI 48085
Motor City Bike & Brew Tours offers historical bicycle tours within the city limits. This unique take on rolling through the city gives biking enthusiasts and history buffs a convenient way to explore noteworthy aspects of the city, while accompanied by a guide. The leisurely pace of the tours allows ample time to survey the sights and absorb the knowledge dropped on you by the knowledgable tour guide. The distances and themes vary and include a ton of cool options. Checking out local brew pubs extends to sipping your way through town. Added bonus: lunch is included. Motor City Bike & Brew Tours also offers private tours for groups and gift certificates – a unique gift idea for Mother’s Day, or maybe even a memorable family reunion, with mom as the guest of honor.
15 E. Kirby St.
Detroit, MI 48202
The Peacock Room carries a selection of stylish accessories and attire. Find something that will stand out from other gifts you have given your mom on Mother’s Day in previous years. This fashionable boutique will have something she loves and you will probably borrow. From unique jewelry that cannot be found elsewhere to statement purses, a lovely gift awaits. If you can’t decide which gift to choose, enlist the help of the owner, Rachel Lutz. She is a pro at finding the perfect gift for that special someone, in this case, the one and only mom.
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