Barbara Barry Candles
Looking for a Mother's Day gift that's absolutely luminous? Each of these candles is designed for a different room with just the right scent for the space. Fill your childhood home with the smell of mimosa, orange blossom and star jasmine.
Available for $48 each at shop.barbarabarry.com. Featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, April 2008.
Elum Designs Stationery Set
Attention all Edith Wharton wannabes: Here's a sophisticated desk set that includes 315 pieces of various-sized note cards, envelopes, stationery sheets and gift enclosures. Oprah says it's guaranteed to put your e-mail to shame.
Available for $150 at elumdesigns.com. Featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, January 2008.
Lilly Pulitzer Cardigan
Wrap your mom in something soft and stylish! This cashmere and wool blend cardigan looks as great with jeans as it does with a simple black skirt. The rosette pins come off, but we say live a little and leave 'em on!
Available for $198 at Lilly Pulitzer, lillypulitzer.com. Featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, February 2008.
Baccarat Faience Teacup Set
It may be time to replace the mug you gave your mom in elementary school. Upgrade to this beautiful Baccarat faience set, which serves up tea or espresso for two.
Available for $110. Call 800-777-0100 for more information. Featured in O at Home, Spring 2008.
Breville Ikon Panini Press
From peanut butter and jelly to grilled cheese, no one makes a better sandwich than Mom. This kitchen gadget turns your favorite sandwiches into yummy paninis. The best part? It doesn't just make a great lunch—it also grills meats, fish and veggies.
Available for $99.95 at Williams-Sonoma, williams-sonoma.com. Featured on Oprah's Favorite Things 2007.
Mud Studio Stoneware Juicer
Give a gift with heart. In its ongoing aim to provide work where unemployment is high, South Africa-based ceramic design company Mud Studio employs local artisans to craft these stoneware juicers.
Available for $28 at Anthropologie, anthropologie.com. Featured in O at Home, Winter 2007.
Keri Golf Bags
Sporty moms will love a colorful golf bag that's feminine, fun and—thanks to interior pockets for wallets, cell phones, tees and balls—beautifully functional.
Available for $375 at kerigolf.com. Featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, March 2008.
Rwandan Sisal Coil Bowls
Celebrate Mother's Day by helping women around the world. Weaving and exporting sisal coil bowls, like the 12-inch one shown here, has created thousands of jobs for Rwandan women affected by genocide.
Available for $40 at Macy's, macys.com. Featured in O at Home, Winter 2007.
Claus Porto Soaps
These all-natural, bath-sized shea butter bars distributed by Lafco New York are a labor of love. They have been created by the Claus Porto's family-run factory in Portugal for the past 117 years. The jumbo-sized soaps appeal to the senses with beautiful wrappers and 17 magnificent scents, from honeysuckle to grapefruit fig.
A set of three is available for $42 at Lafco New York, lafcony.com. Featured on Oprah's Favorite Things 2007.
Kate Spade Flip-Flops
Treat mom to a day of manicures and pedicures before giving her colorful Kate Spade flip-flops.
Available for $60 per pair at Bloomingdale's, 800-555-7467. Featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, March 2008.