40+ Unique & Thoughtful Gifts for Grandma to Show Her Love (2020)
Are you searching for the perfect gifts for grandma?
A grandmother is an important figure in anyone’s life. She’s the one who shares that special bond and love with you and sends you home with freshly baked cookies to warm your stomach after a difficult day.
Nana is caring and thoughtful, so it’s only fair that when a special occasion arises for her that she’s given a gift that she’ll love. However, sometimes choosing a gift that does her justice can be difficult.
Gigi deserves the world and you need to find a present that reflects how much you care about her. That’s where we come in to help, with our handy list of gifts for grandma. From sentimental gifts to homemade presents, we’ve got you covered.
Whether choosing a gift for Christmas, her birthday, or a Mother’s Day gift for grandma, these presents are sure to put a smile on Grandma’s face.
Long Distance Friendship Lamp
Want to feel connected to grandma? Light up her smile with this long-distance friendship lamp. Wherever you both are in the world keep in touch with these pretty in-sync lamps.
Price: $99.00 – $198.00
"Someone Special Calls me GRANDMA" Photo Canvas
Show grandma how much you care with this personalized photo canvas. Whenever she sees it hanging up in her home, she’ll think of you. Just make to sure choose some flattering photos of both of you.
Let the world know the bond between your grandmother, her daughter and her granddaughter is unbreakable! This gorgeous minimalist silver necklace is a must-have birthday or Mother’s Day gift for your grandma.
Does your grandma love to sew? Then she’ll appreciate this sweet stoneware sewing station to keep her kit together, complete with a pin cushion topper. Not only is it useful, but it will look fabulous sitting on her desk too.
For more quilting gift ideas, check out our gift guide here.
Gnome Sponge Holder
Grandma can keep her sink tidy and organized with this adorable gnome sponge holder. After all, everyone likes a bit of company while they scrub the dishes, don’t they?
Keep nana warm this winter with this fashionable poncho cape. With many trendy designs and colors, there’s bound to be a style she’ll love, making it one of the most versatile gifts for grandma.
Glass Jellyfish Bells
Is your grandma the creative type? Then she’ll adore these artsy and novelty glass jellyfish bells. This is certainly the right gifts for the grandma who has everything. Inspired by the ocean near the artist’s Florida studio, these stunning bells will look great in any contemporary home.
For Her Wellness
Calming Lavender Heat Pillow
Pop this calming lavender heat pillow in the microwave for two minutes and an aromatic lavender fragrance will infuse from it. The soothing scent will help anyone snooze, especially grannies who have trouble sleeping at night.
Hanging Heart Vase
What better way for granny to present her flowers than with this beautiful hanging heart glass vase? It will look stunning dangling from anywhere in the home, from the kitchen to the lounge. Fill it with her favorite blooms for bonus points.
Porcelain Lily Ring Holder
Grandma can display her rings in style with this elegant porcelain lily ring holder. Featuring a spindle for holding rings, the dish will look beautiful sat on any dresser or desk.
Gardener's Tool Seat
Is your grandma green-fingered? Then she’ll appreciate this handy gardener’s tool seat. Not only does it provide room for gardening tools, but it also works as a seat for when grandma needs a rest from all that digging.
ISOTONER Women's Terry Slip In Clog
These Isotoner slippers will keep grandma’s feet warm and snug this winter season. Featuring foam cushioning and plush material, they’re one of the perfect gifts for grandma during the colder months.
Price: $22.99 – $26.00
Glass Bird Cafe
Welcome a host of beautiful new birds to grandma’s garden by gifting her with this stunning and artistic glass bird café feeder. Fill it with birdseed or hummingbird nectar and watch the garden become a bird lover’s paradise.
Echo Show 8
Keep nana entertained with the Echo Show 8. Not only can she watch her favorite movies and TV shows, but she can also use the Echo Show 8 to connect with family and friends who also have the Alexa app or an Echo device with a screen.
Actual Fingerprint Necklace
Grandma can carry a piece of you around with her every day with this adorable engraved fingerprint necklace. Not only is it a sweet memento, but it also looks great and is available in gold, silver, or rose gold.
Personalized Kitchen Utensil Holder
Crafted from bamboo, this stylish and personalized utensil holder will look fabulous sitting in grandma’s kitchen. Buy the holder on its own or go for the full package with the utensils included.
My Life Story - So Far
Take nana on a nostalgic journey with this life journal. In the book, grandma can jot down her life’s experiences, wisdom, and relationships. Maybe one day she’ll let you read through it too.
Family Photo Ornament
Looking for Christmas gifts for grandma? Then this personalized family photo ornament is ideal. Find the perfect family snap of you all to hang from the Christmas tree this festive season.
Custom Handwriting Pin
Transform your handwriting into a custom pin or brooch for a gift that’s sentimental and thoughtful. Write your name so granny can use it as a special brooch that she can wear at any time.
Fill in the Blank Journal
Knock Knock What I Love about You Fill in the Love
Make grandma smile by filling in this love book for her. With fill-in-the-blank lines and pages, you can show nana how and why she’s so special to you with this sweet memento.
Family Tree Picture Frames
Surprise her with this unique family tree photo frame. You can hang up to 12 pictures onto this family tree frame. Just pick the best photos of her, with grandpa, her grandkids, or perhaps the dog as well. She will love this one for sure!
Spa Gift Box
Take the spa to your grandma with this thoughtful at-home spa gift box. Featuring a lavender candle, rose-oatmeal bath bomb, and a mint-lime lip balm, give nana the chance to relax at home with this soothing and calming box set.
For the Grandma that Loves to Cook
Hamilton Beach Electric Slow Cooker
Does your grandmother love to cook? Encourage her to make delicious food for you by gifting her with this Hamilton Beach slow cooker. You’ll be eating well for weeks!
If she is a marvelous baker as well, then should take a look at our guide of gifts for bakers!
My Family Cookbook
Speaking of cooking gifts, want to learn of some of grandma’s best recipes? Gift her this My Family Cookbook, and maybe if you’re lucky she’ll write them down to share with you one day.
Photo Engraved Keepsake Box
Make grandma’s heart melt with this personalized wooden keepsake box. Customize it with your photo and text to make it a truly special memento for grandma to store her favorite belongings in.
Willow Tree "The Quilt" Figurine
This peaceful and sentimental sculpted figurine is sure to make any new grandma smile. Sculpted and hand-painted, the ornament will look beautiful sitting on the mantlepiece to signify the birth of a new grandchild.
Grandma and Grandpa Est Year Custom Mugs
Celebrate new grandparents with these sweet grandma and grandpa mugs. Add the year to make it a personalized treat that they’ll love sipping their morning tea and coffee from.
Grandma will love cooking even more with this personalized kitchen apron. Choose from the apron colors and pocket printing to design her a style she’ll adore. You can also customize the text used to add the perfect quote that will suit her.
Lightweight Medium Crossbody Bag
This lightweight brown crossbody bag looks stylish with any outfit. Featuring zipper closures and an adjustable shoulder strap, it’s efficient and secure too. Your nana is bound to be the most fashionable lady in town!
Cutting Board with Engraved Recipe
Does your grandmother have a classic recipe she uses to impress the rest of the family? Have it engraved on this bamboo cutting board so she can read it as she chops her vegetables ready to prepare the dish.
Throw Blanket with Message
Grandma will know you’re thinking of her every time she snuggles up on the couch with this personalized message throw blanket. Simply choose your message to nana and it will be printed on this warm and snuggly cover.
Cat Eyeglasses Holder
Does nana wear glasses? Does she like cats too? Then she’s sure to appreciate this cute hand-carved kitty glasses holder. No longer will she have to fumble around looking for her specs – they’ll be sitting in the same place every time.
Personalized Recipe Box
Gift grandmother this handy recipe box so she can scribble down her favorites to keep in a special place. No longer will she have to rummage through tons of old recipe books – all her best recipes will be in one easy-to-access spot.
New Grandma Keychain
Mark the beginning of a new role in life with this touching new grandma keychain. Include a photo of the new grandchild, along with his or her gemstone.
For the Pregnancy Reveal
Mom, Grandma, Great Grandma Established Pillow
Reveal the little secret to her that she is not just a Mom or Grandma anymore. Add in all the relevant dates and names, and you’ve got a gift to pass through the ages.
Grandma can carry around all her grandkids’ names with her by wearing this special multi-name necklace. Choose from silver, gold, or rose finishing for a design that she’ll love.
DIY Photo Calendar
Make grandma smile every day by gifting her this DIY photo calendar. Simply use a selection of cute photos of the grandkids to mark each month of the year.
Photo Album for Grandma
Again, who doesn’t love the gift of special photos? Create this funky photo album for grandma and fill it up with some of her favorite family snaps.
Child’s Handprint Clay Jewelry Dish
Help your little one craft this handprint clay jewelry dish for an adorable homemade present that will melt granny’s heart. It’s super easy and fun to create, so you can make an afternoon out of it.
Heart Photo Display
Create a heart montage out of favorite family photos for a sweet artwork to hang up on grandma’s wall. It’s a super easy and affordable project which offers a great final gift.
Glowing Photo Luminaries
Ready to get crafty? Try your hand at making these glowing photo luminaries for grandma, so she can see her special family members glowing any time she likes. They’ll look great sitting on the dining table for an atmospheric dinner.
Salt Dough Fingerprint Keyrings
Another easy-to-make and sweet handmade keepsake are these salt dough fingerprint keyrings. The little ones will love making them just as much as grandma will love receiving them.
DIY Essential Oil Diffuser Necklace
Grandma will smell great with this hand-crafted essential oil diffuser necklace. Make the necklace chunky or streamlined, depending on nana’s tastes in jewelry. All you need is some cord, lava stone diffuser beads, craft beads, scissors, and essential oils.
DIY Pom Pom Picture Frame
For a unique photo frame, grab some pom poms to make this colorful and funky frame. Be sure to choose a nice family photo to pop in for grandma.
Heart Handprint Canvas
Another crafty present for the kids to help make is this heart handprint canvas. Create a colorful heart using the grandkids’ handprints and it will look great hung up in the lounge.
Wood Photo Transfer
Display one of grandma’s favorite family photos beautifully with this wood photo transfer. You’ll be left with a crafty and elegant photo frame that will brighten up any wall or desk.
Felted Wool Cactus Pincushion
If grandma loves sewing, then she’ll appreciate this handmade felted wool cactus pincushion. While it may be tricky to make, the result is a fabulous looking pincushion that wouldn’t look out of place being sold in an arts and crafts store.
While all these gifts for grandma are meant to take her breath away, don’t forget that the secret to winning your grandma’s heart is to drape the gift with utmost respect, love and affection!
Whatever you decide to go for, we’re sure grandma will be touched and will love her gift. Happy shopping!
October 14, 2020
October 13, 2020
October 13, 2020
October 11, 2020
October 05, 2020
October 02, 2020
October 01, 2020
Sign up for the 365Canvas newsletter.
Get notified of the best gift ideas to surprise your loved ones on special occasions.