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Stuff: The Mother Load

Get your mom the mother of all gifts with our guide to great local and online finds


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A kaleidoscope of slate-and lemon-coloured blooms pressed on a mauve backdrop makes this digitally printed number by Toronto’s Calica Studio a dramatic beauty. $250, at calicastudio.com

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FUNKY FRACTALS

Straight from the vivid imagination of fashion visionary Issey Miyake comes portable eye candy in all its graphic glory. Inspired by the construction of steel facades, these bags invite your mom to step into the next dimension. From $160, at Studio Brillantine, 1518 Queen St W and Zane, 753 Queen St W

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LIGHT PLAY

Flip the switch and this adorable table lamp brightens up mom’s bedside. The polycarbonate panels rotate to adjust the intensity and direction of light. At Eurolite, 200 Queens Quay E

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TREASURE TREE

This multi-functional colour-blocked jewellery stand by Montreal’s Zoë Mowat features a detachable mirror, brass and steel necklace stand, and a horizontal plate for rings and earrings. $449, at zoemowat.com

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WATERING HOLE

Green thumbed-moms with discerning taste will appreciate this elegant, handmade watering can by local designer Maïwenn Castellan. The brass surface wears over time, leaving a rich variegated patina. $500, at mplusdc.com

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FINNISH FUN

At its Liberty Village HQ, EQ3’s Marimekko shop carries the label’s bowls, mugs and tea towels—all adorned with the brand’s iconic patterns, including the Unikko blossom and black stipple motifs. At EQ3, 51 Hanna Ave, Ste #3


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