Mothers-in-law often get a bad rap and find themselves on the receiving end of comedy club jokes, but if you have one who goes above and beyond, it’s time to show your appreciation. This collection of birthday gifts for mothers-in-law features thoughtful and wonderful items that will really show her what she means to you.
Books are a thing of beauty, and now she can adorn them with these gorgeous vase bookends which will flank her collection and allow her to display her favorite flowers, too.
The Luxury Birthday Gift Basket
Hampers are the ideal birthday gifts for mother in laws, and this one will definitely sweeten yours up! Brimming with wine, chocolates, and Italian savories, it makes a truly classy gift.
Personalized All Heart Bangle Set
With up to 5 sterling silver bangles included, this bracelet set is perfect for any mother – each one stamped with a child’s name, and held together by a gold-fill heart.
Castaway Gemstone Necklace
Add a dash of color to her wardrobe with the Castaway Necklace, which is made from repurposed gemstones, and can be worn long or doubled-up for 2 different looks.
Travel Knitting Bag
Made from organic cotton and recycled plastic bottles, this clever knitting bag holds up to 3 balls of wool and hangs on her arm, leaving her hands free to make something lovely.
Best Bonus Mom Ever Coffee Mug
If you hit the jackpot with your mother in law, this mug will remind her what a bonus she is to your life. Available in 2 sizes, it’s also microwave- and dishwasher-safe.
Birthday Gift Basket
Keep ma in law well stocked with treats with this gift basket which contains a smorgasbord of sweet and savory goodies for her to enjoy, including pretzels, cookies, chocolate and more.
Tea Forté Herbal Retreat Petite Tea Sampler
With deliciously named teas such as Apricot Amaretto and Mojito Marmalade included, this tea sampler contains 5 varieties of refreshing herbal teas for a taste of something a little bit different.
Customized Birthday Wishes Wine Gift
While the California red wine might disappear quickly, the bottle it comes in will be a treasured reminder of how you feel, as it comes inscribed with your own personal message.
Thank You For Being My Mother In Law Mug
The message on this 11oz or 15oz mug is as sweet as it looks, but comes with an added feisty line which is guaranteed to make your other half’s mom smile.
Floral Batik Kimono Robe
Made from batik material which softens with every wash, this gorgeous robe is a piece of loungewear luxury. Printed in shades of purple, this floral kimono style garment makes a beautiful gift.
Flower Hummingbird Feeder
Hummingbirds are beautiful creatures, and this feeder, which comes in either hanging or stake form, is made from vibrantly colored recycled tins which will attract these tiny birds to the garden.
Painted Blossoms Hummingbird Feeder
Made from handblown recycled glass bottles, this Mexican bird feeder is designed to accommodate up to 3 hummingbirds at a time, and is topped with vibrant red flowers to draw them in.
Thank You For Your Part In My Journey Necklace
A beautiful relationship between you and your mother in law can be celebrated with this Lapis Lazuli necklace which symbolizes truth, and recognizes her part in the journey you have taken.
A Mother’s Memory Journal
A Mother’s Memory Journal will make a poignant birthday gift for any mother as it takes her from childhood to the present day, with 100 thought-provoking questions to fill in.
Wooden Oven Rack Pull
Simple but invaluable, this cherry wood grab handle will stop those oven burns as it hooks on to the oven shelf, making it easy to slide the shelf in and out.
Ring of Love Mother Necklace
If she’s like a mother to you, let her know how special she is with this Ring of Love necklace which features a sterling silver ring and a labradorite charm.
Happy Birthday Gift Tower
Indulge your mother in law’s sweet tooth with a birthday celebration hamper that’s crammed full of delicious delights, such as popcorn, cookies, and chocolate, and comes in a brightly colored tower.
Mama Birdie Best Mother In Law Ever Coffee Cup
Sometimes elaborate words aren’t necessary to convey a sentiment, which is why this mug is perfect for the woman of few words. Available in 4 colors, it’ll make her coffee even sweeter.
Calming Lavender Heat Pillow
Soothing for the body and the senses, this lavender pillow can be heated in the microwave for up to 2 minutes for a relaxing warmth and calming aroma.
These stunning buds will make a unique birthday gift, especially if she has a glass teapot, as they open out to reveal a beautiful flower in three varieties of delicious tea.
As Good As Gold Gift Basket
All that glitters isn’t gold, but this basket is as it contains a bullion of treasures to tempt the tastebuds. With caramels, popcorn, nuts, and more, it’s a 24k birthday gift.
Mother-in-Law Gift Necklace
This necklace – available in 3 finishes – makes a delightful gift to any girl’s mother in law, as it thanks her in a tongue-in-cheek way for the gift of her son.
Chocolate Bliss Gift Basket
The chocoholic’s dream, this hamper is ‘choc’ full of cocoa goodies in the form of cookies, truffles, French Galettes, cherries, and many more decadent edibles for a truly delicious offering.
Infinity Heart Necklace
When your mum in law is so much more than just a relative, choose this simple sterling silver necklace, which comes with an 18” chain and intertwined heart and infinity sign.
Love for You Wood Locket Petite Music Box
Playing ‘How Great Thou Art’, this little music box boasts a distressed finish, and comes with a beautiful message and Corinthians’ scripture, along with a metal locket for that special photograph.
Large Travel Makeup Bag
This make up bag makes a delightful gift for your mother in law, as it comes with a lovely message telling her just how important she is to you.
Mother In Law Soy Candle
With several scents to choose from, this soy candle comes with the words ‘#bonusmom’ and ‘mother in law’ on the front, with the option of a further message on the back.
Classic Champagne Gift Basket
Suitable for any celebration, this champagne gift crate contains a crisp bottle of La Marca bubby, and a selection of both sweet and savory bites to go along with it.
3 Diy Mother Gifts You’ll Want to Keep for Yourself
Diy Teacup Candles
Hit the fleas markets to find a few ‘vintage’ teacups, and turn them into these super cute teacup candles that will look adorable at your mother in law’s next dinner party.
Diy Pounded Flower Tote Bag
This tote bag would make a delightful gift from children to their grandmother. Using real flowers, the petals are hammered to release their dye, creating a unique pattern on the fabric.
Diy Pink Himalayan Salt Grapefruit Soap
With the perfect scent to refresh and revive, this grapefruit soap also utilizes pink Himalayan salt for a nourishing, exfoliating cleanse, and goats milk for a moisturizing, softening effect.
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