Mother's Day is heading this way fast. Time to snag some stylish gifts for the world's greatest woman.

- Joy Deangdeelert Cho
Tea time

Marla Dawn's double-spout teapot and symmetrical cups ($100) are the ideal accompaniment to a spot of Earl Grey or English Breakfast. Available at Foster's Urban Homeware, 124 N. Third St., and

Lovingly weighted

With an elegant John Derian paperweight ($48), you can remind her where your heart is always. Available at Petulia's Folly, 1710 Sansom St., and

Floral sphere

This bright modern bud vase ($72) is perfect for holding a single blooming token of your affection. Available at

Sounds of the times

For her listening pleasure, the iSongbook offers an all-in-one iPod docking station, radio, and alarm clock ($350). Available at Anthropologie stores (1801 Walnut St. and 201 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne) and

A beachy glow

Bring back memories of the Shore with these bone-china seashell votive holders ($36 for three). Available at Williams-Sonoma Home, King of Prussia Mall (160 N. Gulph Rd.), and

Flora and photo

Combine two of her favorite things with this combo frame from Umbra ($27.50). Available at Foster's Urban Homeware, 124 N. Third St., and


Joy Deangdeelert Cho is a Philadelphia textile and graphic designer.

Visit her design blog, Oh Joy!, at