24 Gifts for Grandma She'll Absolutely Adore

From book and crafts subscription boxes to custom mementos like photo wall art and jewelry, grandma is sure to love these gift ideas.

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There isn't a one-size-fits-all gift for grandmas, as every Nana, Mee-maw, Yia-yia, Nanny, or Granny is different. The key is to figure out what presents your grandmother will really appreciate. If she's taking it easy in retirement, a bag perfect for the working woman may not be quite right for her, and if she's still busy all day, every day, she might frown at a set of loungewear that she'll only wear once a month.

Our guide to some of the best gifts for grandmas is sure to help you figure out what to grab before Christmas, Mother's Day, her birthday, or whatever occasion you're shopping for—fingers crossed that you find that just-right gift among our thoughtful ideas.

Sprout Design Lab Custom Artwork Necklace

Sprout Design Lab Custom Artwork Necklace

Sprout Design Lab

For the grandma who oohs and ahhs over every piece of artwork her grandchild produces, turn a favorite piece into a necklace she can wear and show off to her friends.

Legacybox Digitizing Kit

Legacybox Digitizing Kit

Legacybox

Odds are your grandma and other family members have some old video tapes, 35 mm film, or photos lying around that you'd like to preserve and be able to view whenever you'd like.

Pack them all in a Legacy Box and the team there will upload it exactly how you'd like it: a USB drive, discs for your DVD player, or a digital download—and return the items you'd like returned.

Uncommon Goods Personalized Family Tree Wire Sculpture

Uncommon Goods Personalized Family Tree Wire Sculpture

Uncommon Goods

This elegant wire sculpture lets you celebrate each member of the family in a subtle way, as the branches are twisted and turned into their names.

Literati Book Subscription

Literati Book Subscription

Literati

If your grandmother loves to read, this gift connects her with new books hand curated by authors and experts, from Malala's books showcasing bold female heroines, to beach reads from Elin Hildebrand.

The Literati app has author conversations and other exclusive content, so she can join the conversation virtually.

Adults & Crafts Kits

Adults & Crafts Wood Burning Kit

Adults & Crafts

If your looking for a gift for grandma who's always looking for a new craft to try, the Adults and Crafts kits might be the perfect option. You can opt for a monthly craft subscription that'll include everything they need for a new type of craft each month, or purchase a specific kit—like marbling clay, gold leafing, or glass etching, if you know that's what they'd enjoy.

Flippy Compact Tablet Pillow Stand and iPad Holder

Flippy Compact Tablet Pillow Stand and iPad Holder

Amazon

This cushy lap pillow can hold their tablet, Kindle, smartphone, or book at three different angles so they can find the perfect way to view it—making it so much easier to enjoy their favorite shows or books without having to hold onto their device.

Minted Heart Snapshot Mix Hues Photo Art

Minted Heart Snapshot Mix Hues Photo Art

Minted

If grandma has a lot of grandkids (and not a lot of wall real estate), this charming design lets her get all of her favorite faces into one simple piece of art.

Clarins 12-Pc. Winter Wonders Advent Calendar Set

Clarins 12-Pc. Winter Wonders Advent Calendar Set

Macy's

Your grandma could probably use a shake up to her beauty routine. This set of 10 mini and two full-sized skincare and beauty products lets her try something new—and perhaps discover a few things she can add to her routine.

A Skylight frame keeps your grandma in fresh photos. You set up an email address where you and other family members can send pictures. Then your loved ones can see the new images pop up instantly—and know you're thinking of them.

Gardener's Demeter Mobile Planter Cart

Gardener's Demeter Mobile Planter Cart

Gardener's Supply Company

If your grandma gardens, kneeling down to weed and plant might be a little tougher for her. Make it easy for her to tend to her plants with a raised planter like this mobile garden cart, which she can easily move around to get it to the best spot for her garden to grow.

The Unemployed Philosophers Guild Crossword Puzzle Coffee Mug

The Unemployed Philosophers Guild Crossword Puzzle Coffee Mug

Amazon

If your grandma loves puzzles, this mug lets her sharpen her skills. Every month, a new set of clues is published that works with the mug—so she can check it out and work to solve it.

Storyworth Book

Storyworth Book

Storyworth

Collect some precious memories from your grandma with this gift. Every week, you get to pick a question to ask her—and her response goes to you, and later, into a published book that becomes a beautiful keepsake and story of her life.

Slip Silk Pillowcase

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Slip Silk Pillowcase

Sephora

Pamper Grandma a bit with a luxurious-but-practical pillowcase that will preserve her hair and her skin at the same time. A silk pillowcase absorbs less in the night than standard pillowcases, so her creams and lotions will stay put, and this one reduces friction, too, to reduce stretching and tugging on hair and skin.

Supergoop! Glowscreen Body SPF 40 PA+++

Supergoop! Glowscreen Body SPF 40 PA+++

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Sunscreen is important at any age—and this SPF 40 formula doubles as a makeup primer to help give her a dewy glow while protecting her complexion.

Uncommon Goods Elephant Eyeglasses Holder

Uncommon Goods Elephant Eyeglasses Holder

Uncommon Goods

If her glasses are more often lost than found, help her out a bit with this adorable, hand-carved sculpture, which has a convenient spot where she can tuck her glasses when she's not wearing them so they're always easy to find.

Whether she's gardening, pacing the house during WFH, or heading off to water aerobics, her feet will be happier than ever in these supportive, lightweight clogs. Made with a carbon-negative material with shock absorption and a removable footbed, these shoes will be the practical gift she uses day after day.

Chanel No. 5 Eau de Parfum Spray

Chanel No. 5 Eau de Parfum Spray

Chanel

If she's the type of grandmother who values the finer things in life and who has discerning taste, she'll be delighted by the gift of this perfume, which has long set the standard for what's considered luxury and has a classic scent she'll be proud to wear.

The Cat's Pajamas Confetti Dot Pima Knit Pajama Set

The Cat's Pajamas Confetti Dot Pima Knit Pajama Set

The Cat's Pajamas

Supremely soft, stretchy, and even a little flattering, this PJs set will be her go-to for cozy nights in and pajama parties with the grandkids.

Infinite Objects Video Print

Infinite Objects Video Print

Infinite Objects

If your in-person time together is short and sweet (or even if it's not), she'll likely want to fill her home with pictures of you, her beloved family. Help Grandma bring her family photos to life with an Infinite Objects frame, which you can fill with a family video of your choice to give her a moving photo that helps you feel close, even when you're far apart.

Uncommon Goods Harvest Basket

Uncommon Goods Harvest Basket

Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Growing your own produce is an admirable feat—more so if you're sharing your goods with friends and family. Help a garden-growing grandma out on her harvesting with this traditional-style basket, which can easily hold a day's produce and has a wire mesh base, so she can hose everything off inside before bringing it inside.

Uncommon Goods Shower Steamer Spray

Uncommon Goods Shower Steamer Spray

Uncommon Goods

With one of these all-natural sprays, she can turn her daily shower into a ritual worthy of her favorite spa: A few spritzes fills that steamy air with aromatherapeutic scents designed to help with sleep, waking up, stress relief, and more.

Pottery Barn Quinn Medium Leather Jewelry Box

Pottery Barn Quinn Medium Leather Jewelry Box

Pottery Barn

She's spent her life accumulating precious and precious-to-her jewelry: Give her somewhere safe and beautiful to store it all with one of these elegant boxes, which have built-in mirrors, helpful compartments, and more to keep her collection organized and safe.

Lululemon The Reversible Mat

Lululemon The Reversible Mat

 Courtesy of Lululemon

Being a grandma doesn't mean she has to give up her active lifestyle. Upgrade her yoga routine—or introduce her to a new activity that's good for joints and flexibility—with the gift of a fresh mat. This one has an easy-to-grip top layer that will keep her from sliding around, plus a thick 5 millimeter surface that offers just enough cushioning.

Estelle Colored Glass Hand-Blown Glass Cake Stand

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Estelle Colored Glass Hand-Blown Glass Cake Stand

Food52

If baking has been her passion for decades, give her a stand worthy of her spectacular creations in the form of this hand-blown glass one, which has a subtle-but-gorgeous pink tint and a delicate frame to keep the focus on her bakes.

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