Dear May, why you gotta be so busy?? This month is FULL for us: the birthdays of Barrie & Will, our EXPANSION PARTY, Crafty Wonderland Colossal Spring Sale, Betsy & Will's trip to Peru, Memorial Day, and, fingers crossed, the first real warm weather days (which should be city wide holidays, but that's for another post). Even with a full calendar, there's a day that we could absolutely NEVER forget coming up fast this month. That's right, it's time to celebrate all the mommas in our lives! Whether she's your birth mother, a mother figure, or your baby's momma, we want to help you make her feel special. Here's some Mother's Day gift inspiration*, or as we like to call it at b&i, "giftspo." *Note: all items are for sale in our brick & mortar shop. Call 503-227-5482 to purchase if you aren't in Portland; we're happy to ship! All betsy & iya jewelry is for sale in our online shop.

Birth Mother aka "Mi Madre"

Mother's Day is an excellent excuse to reminder her of her beauty, inside and out. Treat her to an escape with an in home spa treatment. These Herbivore products are luxurious and indulgent but also gentle and hydrating. Curling up in a soft bath sheet by Creative Women is a great way to end her pampering experience.

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Bath Sheet by Creative Women $68
Coconut Bath Soak by Herbivore Botanicals $29
Luminous Body Oil by Herbivore Botanicals $32

Mother Figure

This lady might be your stepmother, sister, grandma, mentor or anyone else that has taken a motherly role in your life. Whatever her lifestyle, these items are sure to fit in and soon be considered essentials. L to R: The love for the hand poured Sydney Hale Co. candles we sell in our shop is universal. These double wicked, soy wax candles come in multiple scents that are rich, yet subtle. // It's a universal truth that no matter how many bags a woman has, there's always room for one more. This cosmetic bag is handmade and handprinted in Portland. It's perfect for holding skincare, vitamins or whatever other treasures your fabulous Mother Figure desires.// A neutral scarf is a classic, easy piece to layer wherever the day may take her and whatever weather pattern she encounters along the way.

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Lemon + Olive Blossom candle by Sydney Hale Co. $28
Cosmetic Bag by Appetite $22
Rahel Wrap Scarf by Creative Women $52

Your Baby's Momma

Show her your appreciation and admiration for not only being a mother, but also being a committed partner. Make her feel loved and lovely. Each one of these betsy & iya pieces is handmade by our makers and are delicate, feminine, and versatile. Buy her one, or go with the recommended set below.Mother's Day jewelry gift idea

All jewelry by betsy & iya
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Portsmouth Hoop Earrings (pictured in Seafoam) $62
  xo Ashley Song of the Moment: Mama Liked the Roses by Elvis Presley

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