Show your parents how much your appreciate their love and support over the years by gifting them with one of these unique finds.
What I Love About My Mom
Consider this a grown-up version of the baby book mom once made for you. With unique checklists and fill-in-the-blank prompts to show mom how much you love her, this is sure to become the most treasured tome on her shelf.
To buy: $10, urbanoutfitters.com.
As you establish roots of your own, give mom and dad something that symbolizes the strong foundation of wisdom, strength, and endurance they provided for you. This tree may be miniature now—the small is just 16 inches tall—but, when planted, it will grow into a mighty oak that’ll always remind your family of your special day.
To buy: $115, 1800flowers.com.
Mates for Life Print
Honor a relationship you admire with an artful print that highlights a unique set of animals that couple up for life. Purchase the artwork framed or as is.
To buy: From $30, uncommongoods.com.
A sentimental pre-wedding gift with a practical use, these lace-edged handkerchiefs will come in handy mid-ceremony when the happy tears flow. With a rainbow of thread colors and designers, it'll be easy to create a truly one-of-a-kind gift.
To buy: From $25, etsy.com.
Personalized Family Tree Pillow
This linen pillow serves as your spouse’s official welcome into the family tree.
To buy: $20, amazon.com.
Where Chefs Eat
This is the perfect gift for parents who love to dine out. It's a comprehensive guide that includes more than 3,000 chef-approved restaurants in 70-plus countries around the world, so there will never be a question about where date night should take place.
To buy: $22; target.com.
Handwritten Letter Box
If you wish to write your parents a letter on your wedding day, consider giving them this keepsake to preserve your words for years to come. Simply write a short message in your own handwriting, scan and email it, and let the artist do the rest.
To buy: $45, etsy.com.
Premium Photo Book
Once the professional photos are ready, parents will be eager to relive (…or just show off) the day you tied the knot. This fully customizable book features an array of cover choices (everything from leather to silk) and double thick paper—and it lays flat, so Mom can leave her favorite page open on the coffee table for all to see.
To buy: From $55, shutterfly.com.
New York Times Custom Anniversary Book
The wedding day may be all about you, but your parents’ history is the root of your own existence, after all. This personalized anthology features a reproduction of the front page of the New York Times each year since their love story began.
To buy: $100, uncommongoods.com.
WiFi Cloud Digital Photo Frame
You can choose to preload this 8-inch digital photo frame with wedding pictures, but thanks to wireless capabilities, it’s easy to keep Mom and Dad in the loop from afar by changing the snapshots in rotation straight from your computer or smartphone.
To buy: $180, amazon.com.
Intersections of Love Pop Color Canvas
This graphic print, which can be personalized with two names, symbolizes the intersection of two families. Choose from six vibrant colors—or don’t: You can also order a tiled print.
To buy: From $75, uncommongoods.com.
Gift this box to any parent known for collecting keepsakes. They’ll love to have one central place to store all the special items—from invitations to dried flowers from the ceremony—they’ve collected throughout the wedding planning process.
To buy: From $190; etsy.com.
Wedding Tie Patch
A custom patch for your father’s tie that bears a personal and sentimental message. Add your dad’s name plus your name and wedding date in a variety of colors. The patch can be easily sewn onto any tie or in the inside of a suit jacket or vest.
To buy: From $16, shannahjsmith.etsy.com.