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Perfect Mother’s Day gifts that you can spring on her

“Magnolia Blossom” bowls from the Museum of Fine Arts store.MFA Bookstore

“Magnolia Blossom” bowls, $28/set of four at MFA Bookstore & Gift Shop, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 617-369-3575,

“Sparrow’s Song” wind chime, $18.99 at Ten Thousand Villages, 252 Washington St., Boston, 617-372-8743,

“Garden Drive” jewelry box, $40 at Kate Spade New York, 117 Newbury St., Boston, 617-262-2632,

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“Impressions” sleep mask by Elizabeth W, $30 at Bells & Whistles, 68 Leonard St., Belmont, 617-489-2500,


“Heart” coasters and trivet by Kikkerland, $24 at Joie de Vivre, 1792 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-864-8188,

Lemon tart bonbons by EHChocolatier, $16.95 at 561 Windsor St., Somerville, 617-284-6096,



“Ojakellukka Ruut” cosmetic bag, $70 at Marimekko, 140 Newbury St., Boston, 617-354-2800,

Custom succulent garden, $245 at Sage Market + Design, 58 Merrimac St., Newburyport, 978-255-4113,

“Oxford” lighter by Social Lights, $42 at Blackstone’s of Beacon Hill, 46 Charles St., Boston, 617-227-4646,

“Plant a Seed & See it Grow” coloring book, $8.95 at The Giftsmith at Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline, 617-566-6660,

“Buy-A-Bulb” Charles River Esplanade Mother’s Day program, $1 per bulb (minimum $25),

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Joshua Tree” throw by Caroline Z Hurley, $140 at Hauswitch Home + Healing, 144 Washington St., Salem, 978-594-8950,

Isabel Harvey

“Crazy Beautiful” tray, $24 at Isabel Harvey, 41 Central St., Wellesley, 781-237-3038,

“The Hand” jewelry holder by DOIY Design, $35 at Gifts at the Gardner, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, 617-278-5122,

“Alvar Aalto” vase by Iittala, from $75 at Lekker Home, 313 Washington St., Boston, 617-542-6464,


Cork notebooks by NOMESS, from $11 at Ouimillie, 121 Charles St., Boston, 617-982-7962,


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