04/23/2012 04:36 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

This Week on Etsy: 6 Smart Gifts for Mother's Day

We're obsessed with using Etsy to fill our gift giving needs. Buying unique presents directly from a worldwide marketplace of artisans and collectors allows us to skip the ho-hum box stores and avoid paying middleman mark-ups. Plus, we think it's pretty cool that this summer Etsy is sponsoring scholarships aimed at encouraging more women to enter the engineering work force.

To be candid, it can be a bit hard to sift through so many items -- so we're sharing an edited assortment of chic Mother's Day gifts suitable for every shopping budget.

For Mother's Day Six Gifts from Etsy

Rosalyn Hoffman is the author of the newly released "Smart Mama, Smart Money: Raising Happy Healthy Kids Without Breaking the Bank"(NAL/Penguin March, '12).

Join over 115,000 fans on Facebook and Twitter.