Shop local this Mother's Day and get your mom something really special! Athens is home to a long list of locally-owned businesses that offer a variety of unique and locally-made items and experiences.

Take a look at these Athens vendors to find the most special gift! Be sure to visit these wonderful artists, shop small, and take home a piece of Athens for Mom!

$0-25 Gifts 

Rose Lotion Bar

Price: $5-$10

Maker: Healing Ways

These all purpose Rose Lotion Bars make for a great gift! Cute, moisturizing, and reusable, these lotion bars are perfect for practicing self care. Give the gift of relaxation and rejuvenation this Mother's Day! Healing Ways is a skincare service that provides products that are 100% natural, with just four ingredients. With creams, lotions, body butter bars and more, you can find the perfect product for you.

Sunflower Postcards

Price: $16

Maker: Homeward Studio

Get creative this Mother's Day! Grab a set of Sunflower Postcards from Homeward Studio! These vibrant, colorful prints are good for those looking for more artistic, crafty gifts. The artist, Allison Ward, is adept at incorporating nature and beautiful flowers into her work. Check out her website here!

Lavender Pine Room Spray

Price: $18

Maker: Little Light Co.

Looking for something unique and fragrant to give your mom on Mother's Day? This Lavender Pine Room Spray works like a charm! If you're looking for more delightful scents, check out Little Light Co for various candles, gift sets, and seasonal products. Not only are the hand-made candles 100% natural, but they're also hypoallergenic!

Franny's Farmacy Massage Oil

Price: $20

Maker: Franny's Farmacy

We all need a chance to relax, but for Moms this is especially true! Franny's Massage Oil will ease tensions, awaken your senses, and provide a deep, pervasive sense of calm while relaxing the body fully. Franny's Farmacy is a seed-to-shelf hemp dispensary providing products ranging from oils to drinks, located on 2361 W. Broad Street, Athens GA.


Price: $20

Maker: MePlusTea

Everybody loves tea! Gift your mother a set of tea bags, varying in flavors including Sweet Rose, Orange Mojito, White Chocolate, Raspberry Mushroom, Chai Butterfly Lemonade, Mint To Be, Jasmine, Happy To Be Me, Chamomile, and Creamy Earl. MePlusTea is a tea shop crafting hand blended loose leaf teas. They also offer herbal elixirs, tea blends, gift sets, and wellness items.

$26-50 Gifts

Satin and Lace Robe

Price: $32

Maker: Grail Bra Specialists

This satin robe really screams luxury and class, particularly with the embroidery, lace accents, and the silky material. This is a wonderful gift for Moms looking to have a spa day soon! This product also comes in curvy sizes. Grail Bra Specialists is a woman-owned boutique in Athens specializing in bras (they also have other items ranging from swimwear to sleepwear to lingerie).

Cappuccino Mugs by Sierra K Ceramics

Price: $38

Maker: Sierra K. Ceramics, Community

Is your Mom a coffee lover? Gift her a nice, pastel colored coffee mug for Mother's Day! These coffee mugs are sturdy and cute, making for a lovely gift. The mugs are available at Community, a local sustainable fashion boutique with various clothing items and other products. Sierra Kirsch, the artist behind this gift, is an Athens native with her own ceramics work in the area.


Price: $40

Maker: The Pickled Lemon

For a fashionable and fun gift for Mom, check out these sweatshirts from The Pickled Lemon! They come in all different styles, colors, and sizes. For more information and boutique items check out their website!

Beautiful Bouquet Scarf

Price: $42

Maker: Homeward Studio

A scarf is just the right accessory for Mother's Day! This beautiful bouquet scarf from Homeward Studio is soft, colorful, and can work with any outfit. This lightweight pashmina is semi-sheer and can work as a large scarf or a shawl, depending on the occasion. Not only is it hand-made, but it's also sustainable (crafted from recycled polyester).

$51-100 Gifts 

Owie Cream Bundle

Price: $60

Maker: Healing Ways

Owie Cream is an all purpose moisturizing cream and makes for a good gift to anybody! This Mother's Day, treat your mom to this multi-use cream that comes in a beautiful blue glass jar. This all natural skin care product comes in a variety of sizes: 1 oz, 2 oz, and 4 oz.

Cube Necklace

Price: $78

Maker: Trecy Bleich, Community

This unique, colorful cube necklace makes for a good gift as well! Handmade by artist, Trecy Bleich, these cubes are 8mm anodized aluminum strung together with gold hematite. Community has plenty more jewelry and accessories to shop for, so check them out!

Falling Leaves Underwire Swim Dress

Price: $79

Maker: Grail Bra Specialists

With the weather getting warmer around this season, it's time to hit the pool! Moms will love this simple, but fashion forward swim dress. The sizes range form large to 11XL. Not only is it comfortable, but it also provides protection from the sun.

Sunflower Bouquet

Price: $31- 77 (varies with size)

Maker: Homeward Studio

This Mother's Day, get your Mom a beautiful bouquet of flowers that never wilts! This hand drawn illustration makes for a good gift and it comes in sizes ranging from 8 x10 inches to 16 x 20 inches. Check out more beautiful prints and gifts from the Homeward Studio shop at

Boutique Athens Sweater

Price: $80

Maker: The Pickled Lemon

This light weight, American made boutique sweater might be just Mom's style! It's soft, washable, and comes in all different sizes.

$101+ Gifts 

Bikini Bag by Glad & Young Studio

Price: $180

Maker: Glad & Young Studio, Community

This chic, stylish leather Bikini Bag is another must-have with summer right around the corner! It comes in a variety of bold colors from pink to green to yellow so choose the one that's right for you. Glad & Young was founded by the artistic duo Anna Zietz and Erica Verges. The design studio sells a variety of leather goods including wallets, handbags, and jewelry.

Pretty, Pretty Posies

Price: $31-$164

Maker: Homeward Studio

This piece of art comes from the collection "Pretty, Pretty Posies: A Celebration of Friendship". It's a digital illustration by Allison Ward. This lively bouquet full of strokes of color and a classy dark background makes for the perfect Mother's Day present.

Gift Card

Price: Amount of your choice

Maker: Grail Bra Specialists

With all these amazing choices, it might be hard to decide! If you can't find the perfect present, let Mom choose something of her own from this local, bra specialty boutique. Grail Bra Specialists offers this gift card, so you can choose the amount you desire. This Mother's Day treat her to an item of her choice!


As you can see, Athens truly has a wonderful selection of gift ideas for Mother's Day. Look no further than the local shops and artisans that Athens has to offer for the perfect gift your Mom will love, something that will keep her coming back to the Classic City for years into the future!