Happy Mother’s Day

Mother's Day Gift Guide
Moms: if your kids are all grown up like mine, take a minute to poke through your memorabilia and dig out one of the adorable Mother’s Day cards they made for you back in the day. Thank goodness for Mrs Green and all the other wonderful elementary teachers!  And thanks to my dearest sons, Kendall and Riley who still melt my heart with every smile (even if it is just an emoji).

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all our favorite moms: our fabulous customers, our wonderful team members (Rebecca and Michelle), our incredible craftswomen, our inspiring consultant (Judy) and all our partners who keep this little mom-friendly business alive and thriving.

PS – Riley, You’re Next…

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This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

A Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Vermont Lovers

What Are You Getting Mom?

Whether you’re a mom, dad, brother, sister, aunt or great uncle twice removed, you’ll probably need to get a Mother’s Day gift or two. If your honorees are devoted to exquisite, Vermont made treasures and you’re lucky enough to be able to indulge them, we’ve got some suggestions for you.

Expecting Moms, New Moms & Grandmothers

Mother's Day Gift Guide | Give mom a rocking chair to relax & snuggle up in
This handmade Quilted Rocker is perfect for expecting moms, new moms, grand moms, step moms and well..  any mom who needs a little pampering. The rocking chair’s made in Vermont by Jim Geier.  Mom will have the same rocker that’s owned by several Presidents of the United States and even the Pope.

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This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

5 Locally Crafted Last Minute Mothers Day Gifts at Stonehurst

Mothers Day is tomorrow, and if you are looking for a thoughtful gift from a local source, you might find exactly what you need right here at Stonehurst. Besides our great selection of wood furniture, we also have an assortment of locally crafted gift items like home decor, accessories, artwork, kitchenware and more! Walk around and you’ll be sure to find something your mother would love. Everything is locally made in Vermont by talented craftspeople and artists, gifts your mom would be proud to own!

Here are 5 of my favorite locally crafted gift items you can find right here in our Vernon, Vermont showroom:

DSC04513This beautiful, nature inspired pottery is handmade by local Vernon, Vermont potter, Bronna Zlochiver. 

DSC04522Cricket Radio linens are luxurious and eco-friendly, not to mention stylish! Cricket Radio offers heirloom linen pieces with modern sophistication. Each piece of linen is Eco friendly and handmade in Vermont.

DSC04532These unique and luxurious pens are made by local Vermont artist, Micah Ranquist.  Micah is a local artisan who crafts beautiful handmade wooden pens using a lathe.  He began losing his sight at age 3 but that hasn’t stopped Micah from creating elegant pens, bowls and other collectibles made from wood. 

DSC04534These specialty handmade ceramics are the work of Vermont artist, Laura Zindel.  Find original hand-drawn roosters, hares, owls, bees, butterflies and ferns applied to a wide selection of dinnerware.  Laura’s original collections are all USA made, right here in Brattleboro. Vermont.

 

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For over 65 years JK Adams has been handcrafting high quality kitchenware and kitchen accessories.  From knife friendly cutting boards to cookware and spice storage, JK Adams has the solution. All JK Adams products are made in Vermont from eco-friendly, sustainably harvested North American woods.

If you see something you love, or think your mother would love, stop by our showroom and pick up your gift asap!

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Happy Mother’s Day to My Amazing Mom and Yours!

I'm visiting my mother this weekend and as always, I'm in awe at how amazing she is.  I wonder how I will ever be able to live up to her legacy.

Mom always has a project going on.  Right now she's in the middle of a feral cat rescue!  I came home to find 2 mother cats and 10 kittens on her back porch.  Mom is caring for them until the babies can be adopted and the mothers can be spayed.  Can you imagine a white-haired, 80 year old gramma trapping wild cats, and ferrying them back and forth to the vet for shots and neutering?  I guess if you haven't ever dealt with feral cats, this may not seem like such a feat… but I promise you these are not your average cuddly pussy cats.  I'll post some photos later this week.  Must get back to the porch now.

Wishing a Happy and Joyful Mother's Day to all our Mothers!  Please tell me about your own amazing mother below.

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