(Originally penned for the Habitat Metrolina Restore Blog…)
Mother’s Day is quickly approaching- mark your calendars for Sunday, May 7th! Why not get a little creative and clever this year? Giving vintage is a great way to give a unique gift that shows you put real thought into the person and the item! What does your Mom like to do or how does she like to spend her time? Think about that and start shopping early- looking for something specific is always a bit more challenging when you are shopping vintage. Here are some great vintage gifting ideas to get you started.
1. Does your Mom like to entertain?
ModB Gift Idea: Vintage Linens: tablecloths, placemats, and napkins.
2. Does your Mom enjoy fashion?
ModB Gift Idea : Vintage Jewelry and purses have been making a huge comeback for some time now and can often be found at the ReStores as well as this fab midcentury dish- perfect for storing and display of vintage pins and earrings.
3. Was your Mom’s sweet tea or lemonade the VERY BEST you can remember?
ModB Gift Idea: Spring Pitchers and glasses with a note that hers was always the best….
4.Does your Mom pride herself on baking?
Mod B Gift Idea: Vintage cake stand or pie plate to display her perfect dessert!
5.Does your Mom love to travel or have a favorite vacation spot?
Mod B Gift Idea: Vintage framed postcard or map of favorite travel destinations. (Check inside vintage books for great pics and maps of destinations as well!)
Hopefully this is enough to get your creative juices flowing…what are some of your creative ideas for vintage Mother’s Day Gifts?