Spring has arrived and Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Drop by our Tumblehome Shop for a wide selection of local and hand-crafted goods. Here, our Retail & Visitor Services Manager, Dayne, shows off a few of her favourites. You’re sure to find a perfect and unique gift for mom.
As an extra special touch, add a museum membership to your gift. Find out more about the benefits of membership here.
Hand Printed Canoe Pillow: $86.00
By: Cottage Cloth
Luscious and plush pillow hand printed in Toronto by Cottage Cloth, perfect for the avid paddler or weekend cottage goer.
Sweet Paper Craft Cards: Various prices
By: One Girl Wonder
These uniquely crafted cards, handmade with love in Peterborough, ON, feature cute designs for any occasion.
Cara Jordan Postcard: $1.25
By Cara Jordan
These sweet bunnies are original pieces created by talented pyrographic artist Cara Jordan. Pyrography is the burning of images onto a variety of surfaces. Cara is also an active volunteer and artisan here at the museum.
Hand Thrown Tree Mugs: $40.00-$42.00
By: Clayworks Pottery
Created at Clayworks Pottery in Bethany, ON. These beautiful, sturdy mugs are perfect for a morning coffee or tea on the porch. And, a visit to their studio makes is a perfect day trip for mom.
Flint and Feather: The Life and Times of E. Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake: $21.00 By: Charlotte Gray For moms who love a good biography. Indigenous writer and performer, E. Pauline Johnson, celebrated her heritage through poetry during the late 19th century. The daughter of a Mohawk Chief and an Englishwoman, she also travelled 19 times across the wilds of Canada. This is a great book to share with friends and family.
Silver and Gold Maple Leaf Necklaces: $73.50 each
By: Birch Jewellery
Give mom a stunning gift from this handmade, nature-inspired collection from Ottawa, ON. These necklaces are perfect for everyday wear, or adding sparkle to any outfit.