As important as the wedding day is for the soon-to-be-wed couple, it’s also an incredibly special one for the mother of the groom. After all, she’s put in all the hard work raising a man worth marrying!
Whether you’ve already had a chance to get to know her, or you’re meeting her for the first time, buying a gift for the mother of the groom can be tricky.
But don’t worry too much, from sentimental to funny, a memento to hold onto or use every day, we’ve trawled the web to help you find the perfect gift for your future MIL.
Willow Tree Hand-Painted Mother and Son Figure
There’s something really special about the bond between a mother and her son, and we think this gorgeous hand-painted Willow Tree Mother and Son figurine illustrates it perfectly.
Beautifully crafted and hand-painted with love, any mom receiving this thoughtful gift from their son will feel all warm and fuzzy inside!
Personalized Mother of the Groom Gift Set
Beautifully presented, this personalized gift set from Lulu Sugar includes Vanilla Sugar Body Polish, a scented soy candle as well as luxurious soap.
We love that all the products are handmade and free from harmful ingredients such as paraffin, lead, and phthalate.
You can choose to have the parcel delivered directly to her home, or give it to the MOG the day before the wedding, say at the rehearsal dinner, for example.
Stepmother of the Groom Heart-Shaped Keepsake Box
It’s sometimes easy to overlook the other woman in your groom’s life – his stepmom!
This heart-shaped keepsake box is made of earthenware clay and features the heartfelt message, “You didn’t give me life, life gave me you!” On the inside of the box, another sweet message reads “Thank you for your unending love and support”.
It’s the perfect gift to keep treasures and trinkets in and let her know just how important she is in both of your lives.
Unique Purse with Personalized Photo Lining
Available in silver-gray or champagne-nude, this unique purse is made from suede with French lace and finished off with sequins.
But that’s not all… what makes this gift super special is the personalized photo (and meaningful message, if you like) on the inside lining.
It’s thoughtful, stylish, and best of all, it can be used by the mother of the groom on your wedding day!
Neutral Colored Trinket and Jewelry Tray
Let your future MIL know how much she means to you with this beautifully designed trinket or jewelry tray.
The neutral color palette of white, black, and gold is stylish enough to be used in any room in the house and is perfect for jewelry, keys, or other keepsakes.
And the lovely little message that reads “Blessed to Have a Mother-in-Law Like You” is a constant reminder of the special bond you share.
Customized Weeping Willow Tree Illustration
We love this weeping willow illustration that includes a personalized poem, and your groom’s mom will love it too!
An ideal gift from the two of you, or the bride to her future mom-in-law, the artwork is available in different sizes and materials, including canvas, paper, or metal.
You also have the option of having it framed or mounted. It’s completely up to you, and your mother-in-law’s taste, of course.
Handwritten Recipe Engraved onto a Maple or Board
Sentimental gifts don’t get better than this!
Whether it’s your mom’s favorite recipe or one that’s been handed down through the family, the mother of the groom will love this wooden cutting board with a handwritten recipe engraved on it.
It’s also a not-so-subtle reminder that you and your wife-to-be plan on popping in for family dinner… regularly!
Personalized Mother of the Groom Engraved Bangle
This listing includes a silver wire bangle bracelet with a rectangle tag with date of your choice, freshwater pearl with floating heart around it, and a disc with "Mother of the Groom" or with the short phrase of your choice (Mother of the Bride, Maid of Honor, Bridesmaid, etc).
Wow the mother of the groom with this personalized engraved bangle.
Made from stainless steel, this classic gift can be adjusted to fit around any size wrist and includes a disc with “Mother of the Groom” engraved on it, a tag with your wedding day and year (or any other significant date) as well as a freshwater pearl with a floating heart around it.
It’s the perfect bangle to wear on your special day and every day after.
MR. GREEN Manicure Set and Pedicure Set with Travel Case
An Essential Manicure Set:Tools of manicure set are made of high-end stainless steel,they can anti-rust and keep sharp for several years if have good maintenance.
You can’t go wrong with a well-presented manicure and pedicure set!
This one from MR. GREEN includes two pairs of nail scissors, a pair of toenail clippers, a nail file, tweezers, Vibrissac scissors (for those pesky stray nose hairs), an ear cleaner, and a hygienic stainless steel acne needle.
Personalized Wind Chime
This personalized wind chime with an engraved tag is the perfect gift for the mother of the groom that has everything.
It’s unique, thoughtful, and when it chimes, it’ll remind her of her two favorite people.
“Like a Mother to Me” Bracelet
It’s not always a biological mother who’s put in the blood, sweat, and tears raising the man your groom is today.
Beautifully presented with a meaningful poem that pretty much sums up their relationship, your groom and his mom will cherish this “Like a Mother to Me” bracelet forever.
Personalized Serving Platter
For the “hostess with the mostess”, this personalized serving platter is a one-of-a-kind gift.
Handmade, kiln-fired, and glazed, the platter also includes hand-stamped letters with your thoughtful message.
It’s food-safe so can be used in and around the kitchen or be displayed proudly on your future MIL’s table.
Soft Cashmere Wool Blend Pashmina
“I’ve got enough pashminas,” said no one ever!
The mother of the groom will love this wool blend pashmina wrap. It’s a good size, drapes well and because it stays wrinkle-free, it can be rolled up and kept in a bag or suitcase.
HomeTop Women’s Fuzzy Fur Memory Foam Loafer Slippers
These easy slip-ons are designed for cute and cozy wear. Lined the thickening insole and cushion.
Okay, so these memory foam slippers with polar fleece lining won’t score major brownie points as far as glamor goes, but they win hands-down for comfort. And every time the mother of the groom slips her feet into them, she’ll be reminded of you.
Next-Day Mother of the Groom Wedding Print
Whether it’s a gift from the groom or the just-married couple, this customized wedding print of the handsome groom with his mom will be treasured forever.
Include a personalized message for that extra special touch.
Personalized Makeup Mirror
Practical doesn’t need to be plain! The mother of the groom will love this hand-made rose gold makeup mirror that includes a heartfelt message on the shell.
It’s a one-of-a-kind gift that she can use every day to remind her of her son and his new wife.
Customized Coffee Mug
Get the MOG her very own customized coffee MUG! Choose a classic white mug for everyday use, or go for a camping mug, a travel mug, or a thermal tumbler.
We love that they’re dishwasher and microwave safe, and durable for everyday use.
Photo Clip Wooden Frame
This adorable 8” Square wood clip photo frame is engraved across the bottom with any quote or text that you desire.
You can never go wrong with a picture frame, and the mother of the groom will adore this particular one.
The photo clip wooden frame is available in various wood finishes and has a message that reads “Today a Groom, Tomorrow a Husband, Forever Your Son”.
You have the option of customizing the message, but we think it’s perfect just the way it is.
Personalized Mother of the Groom Blanket
The groom’s mom will appreciate this personalized blanket. It’s hypoallergenic, super-soft, and the long-lasting eco-friendly ink means the message won’t fade over time.
We especially like the different sizes and fabrics options, depending on your budget.
“Thank You for Raising the Love of My Life” Keychain
This item has a charm that says Thank you for raising the love of my life, choice of initial, bead or stamped heart and a ring, zipper clip or 8" car rear view mirror hanger.
Letting your future mother-in-law know that you appreciate her for all she’s done doesn’t have to break the bank.
This personalized keychain includes a charm with a printed message that reads “Thank You for Raising the Love of My Life”.
Personalize it by including an initial on a separate charm, or go for the bead or stamped heart option. Don’t think she’ll like a keychain? Go for the zipper pull or rear-view hanger instead.
Novelty Wine Glass
Okay, we’re just putting this out there. This is NOT the perfect gift for your future MIL if you haven’t met each other!
Here’s why – the message across the front of the wine glass reads, “Best F@cking Mother-In-Law Ever.
But we think you’ll agree, it’s one heck of a gift if you know, and love, each other’s wicked senses of humor.
We can almost guarantee that your SO’s mom will be shedding a few tears of joy on the big day.
This personalized handkerchief can be used to wipe them away, and be kept as a precious reminder of your special day.
Bath Haven Full-Body Mat and Cushion Headrest
Although this Bath Haven full-body mat and cushion headrest isn’t the most obvious gift choice for the mother of the groom, we’re 100% sure it’ll be appreciated after all the prep and planning for the big day.
Designed to hug the whole body, this luxurious, but practical body mat and pillow can be used in the bath or jacuzzi.
Bellisso Bath Bomb Gift Set
Talking of baths, the MOG will love these bath bombs from Bellisso.
Each bath bomb is handmade in consultation with wellness and spa professionals and is 100% vegan and cruelty-free. Ingredients include the very best essential oils to nourish the soul, while premium vitamin E nourishes the body.
The gift pack includes 12 delicious scents, including Garden of Heaven, Revive, Yoga Strength, Sweet Dream, and Life Reloaded. Paired with the full-body mat and cushion headrest, this makes the perfect gift for the mother of the groom.
Woodwright Personalized Hanger
What’s not to love about this personalized wooden hanger from Woodright?
Handmade using architectural bamboo with the finest attention to detail, each hanger has a unique look and feel.
There are 5 designs to choose from and 4 different engraving options. Depending on what the mother of the groom will be wearing on the big day, you can decide on a hanger with or without a pants bar.
Mother of the Groom Sweatshirt
Perfect for relaxing in, or popping out for a coffee with friends, this mother of the groom’s sweatshirt is loose and comfy and will look good with a pair of sweatpants, jeans, or a casual skirt.
The MOG will be the coolest OG on the block!
Burt’s Bees Essential Gift Set
The mother of the groom will feel like the bee’s knees with this travel-sized gift set from Burt’s Bees.
Featuring 5 of Burt’s Bees’ favorite products, including Hand Salve, Milk & Honey Body Lotion, Beeswax Lip Balm, Coconut Foot Cream, and Soap Bark and Chamomile Deep Cleansing Cream, she’ll be glowing from head to toe, and looking like a million dollars.
Etsy Gift Card
Still not sure what to get the mother of the groom? Why not give her the gift of choice with a gift card from Etsy?
The global marketplace is a one-stop-shop that brings artists, crafters, and vintage collectors together to sell their goods.
Whether it’s pieces of art, clothing, one-off custom jewelry designs, or kitchen goods, there’s something for every taste and budget!