If you have a mother-in-law that is incredibly hard to buy for because she basically has everything she wants, your worries are over.
The list below includes 50 unique gift ideas for a mother-in-law who has everything, will make you the favorite son or daughter-in-law hands down.
50 Gifts Ideas For Your Mother-In-Law
A Daily Reminder: You Became My Mother Frame
This 6 x 12 framed thank you poem is certain to make her day! The frame is available in different shades of black, gold, barnwood, and more so you’re sure to match any decor.
She’ll treasure this gift forever.
Let Her Know You Care About Her Health: Savvy Infusion Water Bottle
This Savvy Infusion water bottle is the perfect way to get the amount of water and vitamins needed daily. The silicone lid closes tight so she doesn’t have to worry about it leaking, and it features a handle so she can easily carry it everywhere.
It’s available in 24 or 32 oz. Colors available include black, blue, red, green, pink, rose gold, and teal.
For Your Husband’s Mother: KEDRIAN Mother in Law Necklace
This necklace is a wonderful way to let her know how thankful you are to have her in your life. The 18″ sterling silver chain comes with a 2″ extension.
She’ll want to wear it everyday!
A Reminder to Wear: LParkin Marriage Made Us Family But Love Made You My Mom Necklace
Another sweet necklace idea is this sterling silver chain with a tree of life and pearl charm. The small disc reads ‘Marriage made us family, love made you my mom’.
She will treasure this gift forever.
Joyful Reminder: Joy-Leo Wooden Family Birthday Reminder Calendar Board
A fun way to remember birthdays, this calendar board comes with 50 wood circles and hearts ready to personalize and hang under each family member’s birthday month. With so many styles to choose from, you’re certain to match her home decor easily.
You can buy one that comes engraved, one personalized with decals, or even one that is a jigsaw puzzle. This is a great gift that is definitely one-of-a-kind.
From Her Daughter-in-Law: Dear Ava Mother-in-Law Gift Necklace
Available in gold plated or silver plated brass, this necklace featuring 2 interlocking circles is a wonderful gift idea. It comes packaged with a card reading ‘Thank you for raising the man of my dreams’.
It’s a perfect gift for any daughter-in-law to give.
A Poem From the Heart: Thank You Prayer for Best Mother-in-law – Poem-Tulips Photo
This double matted 8 x 10 thank you prayer saying will be one of her most treasured gifts ever. It comes printed on a background of beautiful tulips.
For Her Kitchen: To My Mother in Law Tree Heart Bamboo Cutting Board
With a heart-shaped tree and beautiful poem about her son, this bamboo cutting board will be one of her favorite kitchen items. It’s 11″ x 8.5″ and laser engraved to make it last for many years.
If She Loves Jewelry: THE PEARL SOURCE 7-8mm Genuine White Freshwater Cultured Pearl Double White Ring for Women
This elegant sterling silver ring features 2 freshwater cultured pearls. It’s available in sizes 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, and 8.
It’s the perfect piece of jewelry to match any outfit.
Fun Coffee Gift: Mother-In-Law Mug
This cute mug is the perfect gift from a son-in-law. If they each share a fun sense of humor, it will make her smile every time she uses it.
The Gift of Light: Flickering Flameless Candles Battery Operated
This set of flameless candles puts off an elegant amber light. Easily adjusted with the included remote, she can set the timer to make them stay on for 4 or 8 hours. She can set them to look like small lamps or flicker like real candles.
A Place for Her Makeup: Mother in Law Large Travel Makeup Bag
She’ll love this makeup bag showing her she’s your ‘Bonus Mom’. It’s made of 100% 12-ounce cotton canvas and has a gold zipper closure. The inside is lined with satin. This 11″ x 7″ cosmetic bag will be one of her favorites.
Sweet Gift From Son-in-Law: ALoveSoul Mother-in-Law Necklace
This beautiful reminder by ALoveSoul will be worn with pride. Made of stainless steel, it features a pearl and tree of life charm. The disc charm reads “I’ll take care of her always”.
It’s an ideal birthday gift or the perfect idea for your wedding day.
Picture Perfect: Dear Mother In Law Picture Frame
This 8 x 10 black frame features a beautiful poem and a place for a 4 x 6 photo. You can choose the photo before gifting it to her and make it even more special.
Show Her She’s the Best: Mama Birdie Best Mother In Law Ever Coffee Cup
This simple, yet adorable, coffee mug will be her favorite one to use. You can choose from a variety of colors and font styles including glitter pink with script or glitter silver with typewriter font.
The designs are permanent. She will love this 11-ounce mug.
Tree of Life Necklace: Mother in Law Gift Necklace
This sterling silver tree of life necklace comes on an 18″ chain with a 2″ extender. The sweet poem written on the card will warm her heart.
This makes a lovely gift for any mother-in-law.
A Bracelet She’ll Proudly Wear: Gzrlyf Mother In Law Bracelet
This sweet stainless steel bracelet is available with charms or as a cuff bracelet. The charms include a bouquet of flowers, a pearl, a heart with mother-in-law engraved, and a square charm with a lovely saying.
She’ll want to wear it everyday!
For the Sentimental Mother-in-Law: Cottage Garden Mother-in-Law Memories of Happiness Silvertone Jewelry Music Box
This gorgeous 8″ x 6″ music box has a velvet interior lining to hold her most prized jewelry. The wind-up mechanism plays ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’. It has a brushed silver finish with jewels surrounding the engraved saying.
This is a gift she will definitely treasure.
For the Tea Lover: Teabloom Blooming Tea Set
If your mother-in-law enjoys a nice cup of tea, she will love this gift set. The glass teapot is safe for any stove top. The set includes a diffuser, warmer, 4-3.4 ounce double-wall tea cups, and a variety of 12 different flavored teas.
She can enjoy this set alone or with friends, either way, she’s going to love it.
Not Your Ordinary Vase of Flowers: Kate Spade New York Gardner Street Bouquet Vase
Pair this elegant 8.5″ crystal vase with a bouquet of her favorite flowers, and you have the perfect gift.
Etched with intertwining vines, this vase will be lovely displayed by itself or anytime she receives flowers.
The Gift of Warmth & Memories: 34-Inch Natural Stone Fire Pit with Copper Accents
Might as well get prepared, because every time you and your spouse visit, this is most likely where you will be. She will love entertaining friends and family around a warm fire.
Help her set it up, make sure she has plenty of wood, and she’s all set.
Keep Her Comfy: Flippy Multi-Angle Soft Pillow Lap Stand
This soft, yet durable, pillow lap stand is perfect for sitting up in bed reading a book, looking at a magazine, or scrolling through her phone or tablet.
It has 3 adjustable viewing angles and is compatible with any book, magazine, phone, or tablet you can think of.
Help Her Feel Safe: heimvision HM203 1080P Security Camera
This incredibly useful security camera will fill her mind with ease whether she’s at home, at work, or on a trip. By using an app on her smartphone, she can easily check on pets, get notified if someone is at her door, or just check in and make sure everything is fine.
She will love the feeling of safety especially if she happens to live alone. And, all pet owners love the idea of checking in and interacting with their furry friends throughout the day.
Help Her Discover Where She Came From: 23andMe DNA Test – Ancestry Personal Genetic Service
It may appear that she has everything, but it’s a safe bet she hasn’t come across this unique item yet. She doesn’t have to be a fan of genealogy to love this gift. Everyone enjoys discovering where their ancestors came from.
With over 1000 geographic regions in their system, this kit can help narrow down where ancestors originated from better than ever before.
For the Coffee/Espresso Fan: Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine Bundle
If your mother-in-law is a coffee drinker, she will love this Nespresso. She can choose from 5 different sizes and it’s ready in seconds. She doesn’t have to worry about whether or not she turned it off, because after 9 minutes of inactivity it automatically turns off.
It comes with a 12-pack sampler with a variety of flavors she’s sure to enjoy trying out.
For the Reader: Kindle Paperwhite
If your mother-in-law doesn’t already have an e-reader, this would make a perfect gift. It comes available with 8GB or 32GB of storage. It’s adjustable so she can read inside or outside.
She’ll love the idea of being able to read any book at any time.
The Gift of Clean: eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 11S
Alright, at first she may be skeptical, but after using it a couple of times, she’ll wonder how she lived without it. This robotic vacuum has a strong suction power and runs quietly for up to 100 minutes per charge.
It’s available in black or white, and will run on hardwood to medium-pile carpeted floors. No more feeling like she has to constantly get the big vacuum out, this one will do the trick.
It comes with several items including a charging base, a remote with batteries included, extra filters, and more.
Help Her Go Hands-Free: Echo (2nd Generation) – Smart Speaker with Alexa
While she’s busy cooking, cleaning, or visiting with friends, she can easily start music, answer a call, and so much more with just one sentence.
After a short adjustment period, it will quickly become one of her very favorite items.
She can even turn on lights and adjust the thermostat with a simple command.
Two Gifts in One: Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet
Now she can enjoy her favorite essential oils on the go. The adjustable bracelet features a stainless steel locket that holds one of the included pads. She simply places a few drops on the felt pad she’s chosen to use that day, and she can enjoy the fragrance for hours.
Show Off All of Her Family: CLORIS TAUTOU Family Tree of Life Floating Charms Memory Locket
This floating charms tree of life memory locket is certain to be a hit. It comes with one heart and one circle crystal for each month of the year. She can choose to include her children, grandchildren, or change it up anyway she likes.
The lead and nickel-free alloy chain is 21.65″ in length and comes with a 2″ extender.
Keep Her Warm & Comfy: THE COMFY: Original Blanket Sweatshirt
If your mother-in-law is always complaining of being cold, this is the perfect solution. The Comfy blanket sweatshirt is one size fits all. It is made of 100% polyester microfiber on the outside and is lined with 100% polyester on the inside.
It includes front pockets to keep her hands warm and is available in 9 different colors including cream, black, and pink.
Funny Tee From Son-in-Law: Cute Mother-In-Law Gift T-Shirt
If you and your mother-in-law share a sense of humor, she will love this adorable t-shirt. The solid colors are 100% cotton, and the heather colors are a mix of polyester and cotton. The colors include black, royal blue, pink, and many more.
It’s available in sizes small – 3X. You are certain to get a fun reaction with this gift.
Bring on the Charm: I Love My Mother-in-law Forever – Purple Flower Bead Charm Bracelet
This beautiful purple flower bead charm bracelet will quickly become one of her favorite pieces. The 8.3″ bracelet includes silver charms that are adorned with clear crystals, engraved hearts, and one that simply says ‘mother’.
It arrives in a velvet gift box, so it’s ready to give right away.
If She Loves to Cook: Adjustable Bib Apron with Pockets
For the mother-in-law who loves to be in the kitchen, this stylish black and white pinstriped apron is the perfect gift. The neck strap is adjustable and the ties are extra long for comfort. The pockets are spacious.
It’s made with a blend of polyester and cotton.
It will be her favorite apron to wear while she’s cooking the family up a delicious meal.
You Can Never Have Too Many Throws: Genteele Sherpa Throw Blanket
Anyone is certain to enjoy receiving this luxurious throw by Genteele. It’s available in 3 different sizes and 5 different colors including teal and grey. One side is microfiber velvet cashmere while the other is faux sheepskin.
It will be her favorite blanket to snuggle up in to watch t.v. or read a book.
A New Journal: Leather Journal Writing Notebook
If your mother-in-law enjoys journaling, she will treasure this leather writing notebook. It comes in sizes 7″ x 5″ or 8″ x 6″ and is made of genuine water buffalo leather. It includes 120 sheets of cream colored paper.
She can use it to keep recipes in, for Bible study, or to simply take notes.
For the Puzzle Lover: JIGSORT 1500 – Jigsaw puzzle case
If she enjoys puzzles but hates having to put them away when she’s not working on them, this is the ideal gift for her. This stylish 36″ x 26″ puzzle case will hold a 1500-piece puzzle with ease. It includes 4 sorting trays to easily keep pieces situated.
The outer case can be zipped to ensure everything stays where it should when not in use.
If She Likes to Stay Fit: Tepoinn Fitness Tracker
Whether she likes to stay fit, or is curious about her activity level, this fitness tracker is a great gift. She can easily pair it with her smartphone and keep track of her heart rate, steps she’s taken, how many hours she slept, and so much more.
It’s available in black, green, or red and features a large display.
For Her Tired Achy Feet: Miko Shiatsu Foot Massager
Everyone enjoys a foot massage. Now, she can have one any time she wants with this Miko Shiatsu foot massager. It has 5 different pressure settings with adjustable heat. The 2 included remotes can make it simple for her to change settings.
She will love this gift, and it comes with a 1-year warranty.
For the Adventurer: Destinations of a Lifetime: 225 of the World’s Most Amazing Places
If she loves to travel or is always talking about taking an overdue vacation, she will really enjoy receiving this book. It includes 225 destinations with breathtaking photographs. It also includes helpful tips such as where she can eat, stay, and things she can do while there.
This may be the encouragement she needs to start planning her trip of a lifetime.
For the Movie Buff: Premium Scratch Off Movie Poster
If she enjoys movies, this is a fun unique gift. It lists 100 movies every movie buff should see. It includes stickers so she can add whether or not she loved it, would recommend it, and more. It has a scratching tool so she can mark off each movie after she’s watched it.
This movie poster makes a fun piece to hang in her t.v. room or office.
Comfort While Traveling: Luxury Quality Memory Foam Neck Pillow with Hoodie
For comfort on airplanes or long car rides, this velvet neck pillow includes a memory foam interior with an attached hoodie. She can lay back, relax, and enjoy the ride. It folds easily into the included travel bag and is available in blue, gray, black, and purple.
For the Fitness Fanatic: Yoga Set Kit 7-Piece
If she’s a fan of yoga, she’ll love this 7 piece set that includes a mat, towel, carry case, and more. If she’s never tried it but has mentioned wanting to, she’ll be excited to have everything she needs to start.
Available in blue, green, pink, and purple, this set would make a great gift.
Book Journal: Books I’ve Read, A Reader’s Journal
If your mother-in-law loves to read, this spiral bound journal is perfect for her. It has prompts for her to log the books she’s read, what she liked about them, and so much more. It even has a section to keep up with books she’s loaned to friends and family.
A Bible That Welcomes Note Taking: Inspire Bible NLT for Coloring & Creative Journaling
Your mother-in-law may already have a Bible she’s quite attached to. However, she will love the idea of being able to journal and color in exquisite artwork in this beautiful new Bible.
Pair it with a nice package of colored pencils, and you’ll have a wonderful gift she’s sure to love.
A Tote For Everything: Mud Pie Initial Canvas Tote
This 100% cotton 17″ x 19″ tote is perfect for her favorite books, grocery shopping, or whatever else she wants to use it for. It’s stylish enough to be carried anywhere and has a sturdy canvas construction so she won’t worry about whether or not it will hold up.
Everyone Needs Socks: Women’s Cute Fun Crew Cotton Socks
These super comfy crew socks come in a ton of different character styles. You can choose from cats, dogs, and even famous art! Depending on the design chosen, you get 4 or 6 pairs.
She will love lounging around the house with these fun designs.
If She’s a Planner: Clever Fox Planner PRO – Undated Weekly & Monthly Life Planner
Available in orange or turquoise, this undated planner has everything she could possibly need to get and stay organized. She can keep track of appointments with ease, write down her goals, look back over all she’s accomplished, and so much more.
She’ll love the design and ease of use of this stylish planner.
For the T.V. & Movie Lover: Fire TV Stick 4K
If your mother-in-law enjoys relaxing and watching t.v. often, she will absolutely love the Fire Stick. She’ll have access to thousands of television shows & movies using Netflix, Showtime, YouTube, Hulu, and so much more.
The Fire Stick is not just limited to shows and movies, she can also access apps and games on her t.v. This makes a wonderful gift for the person who has everything.
If She Loves Fashion: Kate Spade New York Wellesley Printed Stacy Wallet
If your mother-in-law likes to keep up with the latest fashion accessories, she’s certain to love this leather wallet by Kate Spade. The hardware is 14-K light gold plated. It’s available in many colors including black, jeweled pink, red, rose gold, and many more.
Finding the perfect gift for someone shouldn’t be a chore. Hopefully, the only trouble you have with this list is choosing which fabulous gift to buy.
Be sure to share this list with your friends so they can find the perfect gift for their mother-in-law as well. Also, feel free to comment about an incredible gift you’ve given or received.