Having a daughter join your family is a real gift. And as the mother-In-law, you’re in a special place to receive her as one of your own.
On the wedding day, all parents in attendance probably can’t help but reminisce about their own wedding, so why not make the bride’s day extra special with a gift to show her how much you care? Find time to take a moment for just the two of you and give her something meaningful.
While passing down heirlooms is a classic tradition, it’s not always easily available for many families. Here’s why we’ve gathered 29 thoughtful gift ideas for things we think the bride would love to receive from her newly minted Mother-In-Law!
Whether it’s a piece of delicate jewelry or simply something off of the registry, it will mark the beginning of a long and special relationship between the two of you.
6 Piece Bride-To-Be Care Package
What better way to show you care than by providing a luxurious, relaxing care package for your soon-to-be daughter-in-law? This 6 piece bridal gift basket includes everything she’ll need to indulge in some pampering and self-care before the big day!
We love that it comes with an adorable greeting card, too. She’ll definitely be touched by the gesture and warm thoughts!
Just Married Trinket Plate
Is your future daughter-in-law a fan of the show “Friends?” They title each episode as “The One Where…”, a theme that she’ll absolutely pick up on! She’s the bride and she wants everybody to know- so grab this adorable novelty ring dish for her and you’ll be simultaneously putting a daily smile on her face.
Kate Spade “Miss to Mrs.” Tumbler
This travel-friendly gift is perfect for the on-the-go bride! Everybody needs a tumbler (because hydration!) and how cute is this one that marks her big life transition from being a “Miss” to a “Mrs.”?
It’s an Instagram worthy gift- she can show off her manicure with her new bling while sipping from this white tumbler for all her friends to see (and be envious of!)
9 Piece Relaxing Lavender Bridal Spa Set
Any woman will appreciate a lavender-themed gift… it’s kind of our “destressing” Kryptonite. Your special daughter-in-law will love indulging in the facial clay mask, body scrub, and shower steamer mist (just to name a few!)
Wedding Guest Book
This beautiful gold foil wedding guest book is a great gift for any bride. With 100 pages and personalized engraving, it comes in a variety of colors, so you can be sure to find one to suit the wedding theme.
The bride will appreciate this thoughtful gift on her wedding day- and will cherish it as a keepsake forever.
Engraved Champagne Flutes for Toasting
What’s more elegant than these handmade custom champagne toasting flutes? Surprise the bride on the big day with these beautifully crafted glasses.
During the toasting portion of dinner, everyone will be in awe of these gorgeous flutes. Your son and his new bride can thank everybody in style, thanks to you.
Bride To Bee Spa Gift Box
As a mother-in-law, you probably have a good idea as to how stressed out the bride can get with all the wedding planning.
This Bride To Bee spa gift box includes a bath bomb, salts, hand-poured candle, linen spray, and other assorted goodies.
Your soon-to-be daughter-in-law will appreciate your thoughtfulness towards her self-care and wellbeing.
Love Knot Necklace
What better way to celebrate and welcome the newest member of your family than with this sentimental white gold love knot necklace?
This sparkling little gem is a wonderful reminder to the bride that she has gained a family who is proud to call her their own.
The necklace comes with a sweet note, but you can craft your own to give it an extra special touch.
Bridal Party Wall Art
Surprise the bride with this gorgeous print of the bride’s team on her wedding day. If you team up with the Maid Of Honor, we’re sure you can gather all the details ahead of time.
You can customize every detail down to the dress back, skin tone, and hairstyle of all the ladies. She’ll treasure this piece forever.
New Bride Gift Box
The puns are strong with this new bride-to-be gift box! She’ll appreciate the wedding cake soy candle with “perfect match” matchsticks and a bar of “mint to be” handcrafted peppermint soap.
The gift box also includes a congratulations card, where you can shower your new daughter-in-law with a personalized welcome message.
Vintage Pearl Earrings
These pearl earrings are truly heirloom potential. There are several colors of pearls available, so you can be sure to find one that complements her skin tone to perfection.
Pearls are a classic wedding accessory, and we know your new daughter-in-law will cherish them forever.
Monogrammed Satin Bridal Robe
A monogrammed satin robe is perfect for any bride’s wedding day. We love the gold personalization on the back and don’t forget to get the bridesmaids some matching robes as well. There are so many pictures to take!
Having a Catholic wedding just wouldn’t be complete without a rosary. If you have a unique family rosary to pass down, that would be perfect for the faithful couple. If not, don’t fret!
This natural howlite stone rosary is made with crystals and Swarovski pearls and would be a meaningful gift to the bride on her wedding day.
Our Story So Far Personalized Scrapbook
The happy couple will need a place to keep all of their memories after the big day, so gift them a personalized photo scrapbook that they can fill as time goes by.
This high-quality photo album is completely customizable and has 80 pages available to fill with happy memories.
Wedding Ring Box
If you have a ring bearer for the ceremony, this wooden wedding ring box, comes filled with moss for a rustic look but can be removed if you prefer.
Engrave this gift with the name of the happy couple and their wedding date for a keepsake they’ll cherish forever.
“Something Blue” Handkerchief
This high-quality handkerchief would be the perfect addition for any bride who might need that “something blue.” With beautiful packaging and a delicate lace border, any bride will be moved to tears upon opening it.
Delicate Gold Necklace
This delicate gold necklace has just enough shine to make any bride’s day extra sparkly. If the bride has accessories in one particular metal, you can match the chain with the available silver, gold, and rose gold.
Antique Style Memory Box
An antique-style memory box is a perfect gift for any bride. Fill it with precious photos of your son when he was a child, or include mementos from his childhood.
The bride-to-be will appreciate this keepsake, and best of all, the box can be filled with future memories!
Pearl Wedding Bracelet
You can’t go wrong with gifting jewelry on the wedding day, and she’ll absolutely fall in love with this pearl bridal bracelet. Pair these with dainty pearl earrings, and you’ll win the “Best Mother-In-Law” award for the year!
Personalized Passport Cover and Luggage Tag
If the happy couple is embarking on a honeymoon right after the wedding, gift them a set of passport covers and luggage tags, so they can travel the world in style!
They’ll appreciate the feel of the soft top grain leather, as well as the safety of knowing their credit cards are protected by RFID blocking technology.
Pearlized Bridal Clutch
This gorgeous pearlized clutch is so eye-catching and will be a luxurious gift for the bride to show off on her wedding day.
You can get it monogrammed with her initials or with her new family name. Either way, she’ll be so excited to whip this beauty out at any opportunity!
Glass Dome Oil Diffuser
If the bride is into essential oils, then this fancy glass dome oil diffuser is a must-have. With a wood grain base, it changes colors too!
The bride will love the ability to relax and unwind with essential oils in her home, so include a set of her favorite scents with this, and you’re good to go!
Who doesn’t love a personalized charcuterie board? For the bride that loves hosting parties, this board can be used for both tasty snacks and beer flights.
You can personalize this gift with dates, family names, phrases, or a sweet quote or message. This is ultimately a one-of-a-kind treasure!
With big “wow” energy, this wine stand is a creative and modern way to serve vino and impress guests! Pair it with a bottle of anniversary wine for the happy couple to enjoy a couple of years down the line.
Don’t forget to personalize it with an engraving to celebrate the two lovebirds!
“First Christmas as Mr. & Mrs.” Ornament
The holidays are a time to celebrate with family and loved ones, so why not usher in the Christmas feeling by surprising the newlyweds with a “First Christmas as Mr. & Mrs.” ornament for their tree?
Romantic Bridal Shawl
For a winter wedding, the bride’s look wouldn’t be complete without this romantic shawl.
With so many color options, you can find something complementary to the wedding colors, or go for a classic tone of white like bone or ivory. She will be kept warm and cozy for all those gorgeous outdoor photos, and have you to thank!
Custom Family Portrait
Surprise the bride with a custom family portrait that includes her. We love the vivid artistic touches and the effortless look of weaving photos together to create (and celebrate!) one cohesive, big, happy family.
Wedding Advice Cards
These 50 advice cards can be filled with words of wisdom from wedding guests and older family members. The bride will be so grateful for the advice and wishes!
To complete the gift, why not include a keepsake box to store these sturdy cards for the happy couple.
Personalized Flower Vase
Make the bride’s bouquet lasts as long as possible after the wedding day by presenting her with this gorgeous ceramic flower vase.
You can customize the earthenware clay by adding the initial of the family’s last name and their wedding date to make it extra special.