Gift Ideas For Mother-In-Law

35 Gifts Ideas For Mother-In-Law That She Will Cherish


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Whether you’re shopping for mother’s day, the festive season or an upcoming birthday, buying for the in-laws can be a challenge any time of the year. If you want to get in the mother-in-law’s good books, a heartfelt gift can go a long way towards getting you there. Forget cliché items or mum-themed mugs – these gift picks are as genius as they are in-law friendly:

  1. Silk Sleep Mask

  2. Silk Sleep Mask
    You can’t buy a great night’s sleep, but you can help it along with a classic luxurious eye mask. Available in a range of classic shades, this eye mask goes with everything and guarantees the best night’s sleep possible. You won’t want to snooze on this incredible gift if you can help it.

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  3. Essential Oil Diffuser

  4. Essential Oil Diffuser
    Aaaah, now this is one relaxing gift. For the mother-in-law that’s always going at 100 miles per hour, this attractive diffuser is a great buy. Designed to look great with just about any interior décor, colour-changing LEDs add to the spa atmosphere while your MIL relaxes and unwinds. Bliss.

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  5. Bath Caddy

  6. Bath Caddy
    Who doesn’t love a good soak? If your mother-in-law is all about that bath life, rather than a quick shower, then this unique bamboo bath bridge is the ideal gift. Perfect for candles, kindles and a cheeky glass of wine, bath time has never looked better than with this home-spa addition.

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  7. Bath Bomb Gift Set

  8. Bath Bomb Gift Set
    Make bath time even better for your MIL with a selection of beautiful, luxurious bath bombs. Specifically designed to be non-drying or irritating for sensitive skins, these little balls of relaxation are packed with essential oils. The ideal way to bathe away the day in style – and smell great once you’re done, too.

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  9. Deep Sleep Pillow Spray

  10. Deep Sleep Pillow Spray
    If sleep doesn’t come easy to your mother-in-law, gifting this lavender-scented natural sleep aid might be the ideal option. Spritz onto your pillow at bedtime and drift off to a comfortable and relaxed sleep. Great smells and even better sleep. That’s a win-win in our book.

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  11. Personalised Chopping Board

  12. Personalised Chopping Board
    If your in-laws love spending time in the kitchen, a personalised chopping board is a gift that keeps on giving. Functional, useful, and visible, you can engrave any message you want onto the surface of this 100% bamboo board, whether it’s an inside joke, note of appreciation or simple ‘love you’ from the grandkids.

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  13. Wine Aerator

  14. Wine Aerator
    For the more sophisticated mother-in-law, this stylish and functional wine aerator is the perfect gift. Designed to make wine taste better faster, this gift will be valued by every adult in the family – and is the perfect way to make sure every bottle is as delicious as the last without waiting around.

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  15. Kindle Paperwhite

  16. Kindle Paperwhite
    For any MIL that’s an avid fan of true crime, loves a chick flick or enjoys catching up with their book club, the Kindle Paperwhite is an incredible gift. Designed in multiple attractive shades and totally waterproof, the Kindle is just as good by the pool on holiday as it is in the bathtub.

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  17. Teddy Fleece Weighted Blanket

  18. Teddy Fleece Weighted Blanket
    Incredible for reducing anxiety, helping with stress, and promoting good sleep, a weighted blanket is a gift that has meaning behind it. Available in a pretty pink and practical grey, this teddy fleece blanket is as comfortable as it is effective, and your MIL will soon be raving about it to all the friends and family.

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  19. Personalised Gin Glass

  20. Personalised Gin Glass
    Nothing says ‘thoughtful gift’ quite like a personalised item, and this gin balloon glass is an excellent choice if your in-laws love a gin & tonic or two. With a range of different fonts and plenty of room for a range of messages, these simple glasses are a great couple’s gift as well as a solo present.

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  21. Shiatsu Heated Foot Massager

  22. Shiatsu Heated Foot Massager
    Who doesn’t love a good foot massage? This streamlined machine does it all for you, providing a relaxing massage to help revitalise weary feet as well as improving circulation. The perfect addition to the home or the office, and ideal for a mother-in-law in need of a massage all of their own.

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  23. Our Family Tree Book

  24. Our Family Tree Book
    If family is important to your mother-in-law, then she’ll definitely appreciate this organiser as a gift. With plenty of room to include a full family tree, genealogy and much more, this hardcover book could be passed down the generations – or kept as a quirky addition to their library. Whichever they prefer, this family-focused book has plenty to offer.

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  25. Wine Decanter

  26. Wine Decanter
    You don’t get much posher than a hand-blown crystal glass decanter. For high-end MILs or those that enjoy a wine or two of an evening, this unique and stylish decanter is a great choice. Not only does it look great on the shelf, but it holds 32 ounces of liquid too. Practically perfect in every way.

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  27. Best Mother in Law Ever Mug

  28. Best Mother in Law Ever Mug
    Okay, okay – we said no mugs. But we’ll make an exception for this quirky addition to your in-laws’ mug tree. Featuring a bold statement about how incredible your mother-in-law happens to be, this ceramic mug is straight to the point, and high quality too, ticking all of the boxes for the perfect gift.

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  29. Leather Jewellery Box

  30. Leather Jewellery Box
    This elegant luxury jewellery box is the ideal space to store rings, necklaces, earrings and more. With plenty of handy compartments and pinks or white shades, this faux leather box is sturdy and lockable, keeping all those valuables safe and sound at home and away. A nifty auto-opening feature adds to that luxury feel, too.

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  31. Steve Madden Tote Bag

  32. Steve Madden Tote Bag
    When we say your mother-in-law might be a ‘bag lady’, we mean it in the nicest possible way. If she’s a lover of all things handbag, this gorgeous Steve Madden tote in green or blush is sure to steal her heart away. These bags are practical and pretty in equal measure, making them ideal to be shown off every single day.

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  33. Open Front Cashmere Cardigan

  34. Open Front Cashmere Cardigan
    You can’t go wrong with a classic cardi, and this stylish knitwear by State Cashmere is as soft and attractive as they come. With a Missoni-style design in aqua or grey, this hand-wash-only piece of clothing is the ultimate in luxury. Why not treat your mother-in-law to a touch of the finer stuff?

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  35. Funny Socksn

  36. Funny Socks
    If your MIL is a particular fan of novelty gifts – and loves the odd glass of wine – these fuzzy socks might be an instant ‘add to cart’. Not only are they comfy for wearing around the house, but they get the message across as soon as she puts her feet up at the end of the day. Even better, each pair is packaged up like cupcakes for double the joy.

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  37. DYSON Supersonic Hair Dryer

  38. DYSON Supersonic Hair Dryer
    If you really want to splash out on your mother-in-law, the luxurious and costly DYSON gift set might be right up your alley. Designed to blow dry hair super-fast without causing damage, this hair tool is as posh as it comes as well as being incredibly practical for daily use.

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  39. Emporio Armani Watch

  40. Emporio Armani Watch
    Ooh, big spender. If you’re after something truly dazzling for a special occasion, this delicate yet luxurious watch from Emporio Armani is sure to win your mother-in-law over. Created from steel and golden steel with crystals all over the face, this elegant watch comes in rose, white and gold tones plus a fancy display box included as standard.

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  41. Lavazza Coffee Machine

  42. Lavazza Coffee Machine
    Is your MIL a fan of espresso, or do they love to start their day with a latte? Then this stylish and effective machine will get professional coffees going all round. Lavazza is well-known for their luxury roasts, so why not up the class factor with a full-on café style experience with breakfast every morning?

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  43. Hummingbird Garden Feeder

  44. Hummingbird Garden Feeder
    If your mother-in-law is more of an outdoorsy type or spends a lot of time in the garden, this elegant hummingbird feature could be the perfect present. With a hook included for easy hanging, this hand-blown glass feeder looks beautiful and does the job too, bringing wildlife into the garden while enhancing their outdoor spaces.

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  45. AncestryDNA Kit

  46. AncestryDNA Kit
    Genetic testing kits are bigger than ever and are an incredible gift to give anyone. For a MIL that’s interested in their history, genealogy and connecting with long-lost relatives, an AncestryDNA test kit is a fantastic gift. All it takes is sending some DNA off to get back a wealth of fascinating information. You may even be tempted to add one to cart for yourself, too.

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  47. Plush Reading Pillow

  48. Plush Reading Pillow
    Give your mother-in-law the gift of reading in comfort and style with this attractive back support pillow. Designed to be used in bed to read, watch TV or anything else, this reading pillow is also great for the sofa. In a neutral fawn shade, it goes with everything too – so won’t clash with existing home décor.

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  49. Rose Gold Hair Brush Set

  50. Rose Gold Hair Brush Set
    If you’re after a gift that looks more expensive than its price tag, these elegant rose hold hairbrushes are a great call. The perfect gift for a mother-in-law who is all about a styled head of hair, these high-quality brushes offer the salon experience at home and are ideal for a hairdresser-quality blowout.

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  51. Luxurious Bath Bomb Gift Set

  52. Luxurious Bath Bomb Gift Set
    Nothing is more relaxing than a spa-like bath. This luxurious set of eight bath bombs are just the ticket, each beautifully scented in either Rose, Lavender, Coconut and Mint. Presented in a lovely box to make it the ideal gift.

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  53. Mother in Law Necklace

  54. Mother in Law Necklace
    If you’re a family that loves a good heartfelt saying or soppy quote, then you’ll adore this necklace – and your MIL will too. If you’re particularly close to your mother-in-law, this beautiful necklace gets the sentiment across nicely, with hypoallergenic stainless steel allows for daily wear or longevity for special occasions.

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  55. UGG Cozette Sliders

  56. UGG Cozette Sliders
    You can’t beat a good pair of UGGs, and these stylish sheepskin slippers are ideal for times when the full boot look is just a bit too much. Available in a soft oyster and classic black shade, these 100% wool slippers are equal parts cosy and on-trend. For warm and comfortable feet that aren’t TOO warm. Cozette by name, cosy by nature.

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  57. Garden Tool Bag

  58. Garden Tool Bag
    Green-fingered MILs will adore this practical, waterproof toolset. With a hand trowel, bulb trowel, hand fork, cultivator and weed popper included, there’s a tool for everything whether they’re a budding gardener or a long-time veteran of the flowerbeds. Secateurs and a misting bottle are also included, making this kit ideal for gardens of all shapes and sizes.

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  59. Yves Saint Laurent Libre Eau de Parfum

  60. Yves Saint Laurent Libre Eau de Parfum
    Luxury perfume is a great gift for just about anyone, and your mother-in-law is no exception to that rule. This elegant and classic perfume from Yves Saint Laurent is beautifully citrusy with lavender middle notes, making for a sophisticated and fresh scent that your MIL will love. A luxury brand and an incredible scent make this one twice as nice.

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  61. Michael Kors Bag

  62. Michael Kors Bag
    This signature Michael Kors bag may be something you’d love to have in your own wardrobe, but your mother-in-law would likely love to get her hands on one too. Available in a wide spectrum of gorgeous shades, from tans to pinks to blacks and browns, this versatile leather bag is both practical and instantly recognisable for a gift with real impact.

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  63. Pro Breeze Garment Steamer

  64. Pro Breeze Garment Steamer
    If your MIL is the kind of woman that looks neat to a fault, a handheld steamer might be her new best friend. Getting rid of the unwieldy iron in exchange for a garment steamer might be the best thing you ever do to her, especially since you can easily steam upholstery, curtains and more as well as your everyday outfits.

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  65. Himalayan Salt Lamp

  66. Himalayan Salt Lamp
    Providing a relaxing glow to any room, Himalayan salt lamps have been a top-tier gift for multiple years running. These unique lamps don’t just look great – they’re supposed to purify, de-stress and promote healing too. All that in one light source can’t be a bad thing, and for a thoughtful gift for your MIL, this option is a real lightbulb moment.

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  67. Le Creuset French Oven

  68. Le Creuset French Oven
    Le Creuset is the undisputed king of the kitchen, and your mother-in-law is probably more than aware of one’s of the culinary world’s most coveted brands. This attractive dutch oven is a multi-purpose addition to any kitchen, designed for a whole host of purposes. Created from cast iron, this classic dish will stand the test of time and look great in the process.

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  69. Mulberry Silk Pillowcase

  70. Mulberry Silk Pillowcase
    Forget searching for the cool side of the pillow. This 100% silk pillowcase will keep your mother-in-law cool all night long while helping to reduce wrinkles and smooth hair as she sleeps. Available in a rainbow of different shades from blue to purple to white, there’s a colour to suit every interior in this selection. No need to buy a new pillow either – each fits your MILs standard pillows for practicality and ease of use.

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If you’re on the hunt for the best gift for your mother-in-law, our list might just be the answer. From silk pillowcases to gardening gear, jewellery to kitchenware, there are a thousand options out there that your MIL will love.

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