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A Perfect Mother’s Day Brunch Basket

Create a custom gift filled with all her favorite things

While mothers and mother-like figures can be different for everyone, Mother’s Day is the ideal time to treat the special woman (or women) in your life to a beautiful basket of hand-selected items just for them.

When it comes to making your own gift basket, the two most important things to consider are your theme and color story – they will help pull together a curated basket that is not only cohesive but personalized and memorable.

This year, I pulled together my favorite farmer’s market goodies for a relaxing Sunday brunch with my mom. I started with a basket that fits my mom’s style, knowing she will repurpose it around the house. I laid a coordinating tea towel in the basket as my liner and tucked in a charcuterie board for texture. From there, I added some delicious goodies to nibble on including fresh squeezed orange juice that I decanted into a beautiful glass carafe; croissants from Noble bakery; jars of local made jam and citrus candies; and a half dozen macarons for a post-brunch sweet treat.

For interest, I added a little gold spoon, knowing it will be perfect to dollop a little scoop of peach jam on those decadent buttery croissants.

Don’t forget to add a beautiful flower bouquet for that fresh-from-the-garden look. I picked up this gorgeous bundle that featured a mason jar wrapped in brown paper and twine.

For more inspiration, along with easy DIY projects and gifts, find Amy on Instagram: @aecrist.