10 Places to Find the Best Cards for Mother’s Day

10 Places to Find the Best Cards for Mother's Day
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Looking for the best cards to treat your mom with on Mother’s Day? With all the chaos going on in the world, it is important that we take a step back and remember the important ladies in our lives. Mother’s Day this year is just around the corner on May 10 so don’t let it pass you by. While gifts are an important part of celebrating the mother figure in your life, they’re only half of it — don’t skimp out on your card! Whether you are looking for a funny card, one with a beautiful design, or anything in between, these stores have got you covered. 

Check out our picks for where to find the best Mother’s Day cards. 

Please note all shop locations are temporarily closed, with online operations only.

Juxtapose Cards and Gifts


Juxtapose Cards and Gifts has been a staple in the Annex since 1992 for good reason. There’s a wide range of Mother’s Day cards in stock here so no matter what your mama loves, you’re bound to find it here. You can find funny cards including illustrations of icons like cast of The Golden Girls and Queen Elizabeth II, as well as sweet cards with cute drawings of animal moms. The store is offering free shipping on all cards, as well as free store pickup and drop-offs throughout the GTA. 

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This cool and quirky shop has a great selection of Mother’s Day cards online for you to shop. Queen West’s Outer Layer carries both funny cards for the mom with a sense of humour, and cute cards to really your appreciation. No matter what your mom is into, there’s sure to be a card that she will love here. Plus, in-store pickup is free, as well as shipping on gift cards!

Secret Planet Print Shop


If your mom loves supporting local artists, then be sure to get her a card from Secret Planet Print Shop. All the products here are created by Toronto-based artists, including work created by the owner of the store! Not only will shopping here help support your talented neighbours, but the incredibly vibrant cards are sure to bring a smile to your mom’s face. 



You and your mom will absolutely love the minimalist vibe of Gotamago. The east-end store boasts an impressive collection of ethically created work by local artists. The cards you’ll find here serve as both a work of art, as well as a way to express your admiration for your mama. Some of the cards also come with an extended Care Package, so you’ll have a couple of little gifts to give to your mom. At checkout, just write your note that’ll be transferred into the card by one of the talented artists. 

Good Neighbour


Good Neighbour is a hip general store that’s known for all sorts of goodies, including greeting cards. The shop has a selection of beautiful cards that your fashion-forward mom will fall in love with and actually want to keep. Check out Good Neighbour’s website to see its specially curated Mother’s Day store, which not only includes the cute cards but some great gift ideas as well. 

Penny Paper Co. 


Shop perfect pastel cards for your mommy dearest at Penny Paper Co. The beautiful products from this Toronto store are perfect if your mom loves all things pretty in pink. You can mail a card directly from the website and all you have to do is choose your card, type out the message, and the store will add it into the card for you. At Penny Paper Co. you also have the option to buy a build-your-own gift box and you bet there’s one just for mom. The Mother’s Day gift set includes items like a cute mug, enamel buttons, a tote, and even candy!

Spicy Cards


If you are constantly bantering with your mom and know she has a great sense of humour, Spicy Cards is the place to shop for a cheeky card. True to its name, Spicy Cards is not for the faint-hearted. This shop carries tons of cards filled with tongue-in-cheek slogans and jokes on the outside. You can either buy the cards blank, or write your message on the website for the store to write it for you. 

Kid Icarus


Kid Icarus is working to make this year’s Mother’s Day the best it can be, even if you are not able to spend it with your mom. Check out its selection of cute illustrated cards as well as stationery, home goods, and more. Plus, in order to help get your card to your mom on time, the store will write your message on your behalf and ship it directly to her.

Labour of Love


Cuteness overload! If your mom is obsessed with all things cute and fun, then you’ll find the perfect card for her here. Labour Of Love is a beautiful concept store focused on featuring new and local artists. Along with its curated collection of adorable cards, the store has also created a gift guide, so you can shop for gifts as well as buying mom her card, too. 



Scout is an independent gift shop that carries items made by local Canadian artists. Your mama will love the cute and quirky designs that are part of its The Mother’s Day collection which consists of cards (duh!), necklaces, t-shirts, wellness items, and more. With the wide variety of items this store carries, you’re sure to find something that will suit your mom’s taste!

Please note all shop locations are temporarily closed, with online operations only.

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