Julia Child Cookbook Birdhouse: French Hen
Available from Uncommon Goods.
Handmade from a vintage French Chef Cookbook by Julia Child, this ornamental birdhouse is covered by the title page, two recipe pages, and a picture of Julia and Features the rest of the book as a roof. The finishing touch? A perch made out of a mini wooden mixing spoon. Handmade by *Dave Vissat in Pennsylvannia.
For decorative indoor use only.
*Dave Vissat is an artist who spends his days as a creative director for a Pittsburgh advertising agency. But for the last ten years, he has spent his nights creating one-of-a-kind birdhouses out of vintage books.
A Small Bag with Big Style: The Bag
Available from Passchal.
Made from store sign banners and tractor inner tubes, The BAG by Passchal offers several storage compartments to hold everything Mom will ever need. Zip and cell phone pockets add versatility and function to this stylish design of a handbag.
Garden in a Bag: Mother’s Day
Available from Branch Home.
Say “I love you, Mom” in a way that will long be remembered. This bag contains everything the recipient needs to grow colorful zinnias right on a desktop or windowsill.
Growing the plants is easy: simply follow the included instructions, and soon your Mom will have a plant that grows right in the bag. With regular watering and occasional fertilizer (not included), it will continue to produce year ’round.
Irresistibly Gorgeous Chocolates from Hotel Chocolat
From left: Chilli & Nibs Sweethearts, Pink Champagne Truffles, Pretty in Pink Goody Bag, and Vintage Dark Chocolate Buttons. (Available from Hotel Chocolat.)