6 of Our Favorite Spots for Cottage-Style Shopping

Photography by Jim Bathie

Text by Hannah Nance

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, which means it’s time to flock to your mom’s favorite shops and boutiques to find that perfect gift for the most important woman in your life. Good news: we’re here to help! Below, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite cottage-style shops that are sure to have just what you’re looking for—a gift that shows mom just how special she truly is!

Farmhouse Pottery

Vermont and New Hampshire
Photography by Jim Bathie

From small happies like mugs and candle holders to larger pieces like servingware, Farmhouse Pottery’s pieces are favorites among our staff thanks to their unmatchable handmade quality and how perfectly they blend with any style or décor.


New Orleans, Louisiana
Photography by Jim Bathie

Nestled on Magazine Street, this little shop is almost as cute as the design wares and décor they sell! This is the place if you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind gift that can’t be found anywhere else.

Nantucket Looms

Nantucket Island, Massachusetts
Photography by Jim Bathie

If you have a beach-loving mother, then a gift from Nantucket Looms will bring a piece of her favorite place to her own home. The throws that made the shop a Nantucket Island icon are still handcrafted and even cozier than ever.

White’s Mercantile

Franklin, Tennessee
Photography by Jim Bathie

Does your mom spend a little too much time watching period pieces on Netflix? Then, we imagine that White’s Mercantile might just be her new favorite spot. Modeled after owner Holly Williams’s great-grandfather’s Louisiana general store, White’s has storied finds and unique décor alongside local Tennessee staples.

Belle Cose

Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Photography by Jim Bathie

Inspired by the rustic landscape and Western hospitality, Belle Cose features interior design and entertaining pieces in neutral hues and a variety of textures. This shop is the perfect spot to find a few little pieces to layer together for a sweet vignette for mom.

Erin Flett

Photography by Erin Little

Fun prints and durable fabrics comprise the beauty behind Erin Flett’s screen-printed cloth products. From bags to hats to pillows, her range has a pattern perfect for everyone.

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