20 Best Mother-in-Law Gift Ideas She'll Actually Appreciate This Mother's Day

This list of top Mother's Day gifts for your MIL will score you major daughter-in-law points! 😉

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Moms can be hard to shop for, but mothers-in-law can be even tougher! Get on her good side with one of these mother-in-law gift ideas she'll be sure to love on Mother's Day (think beauty products, home accents, stylish accessories, and more). Plus, check out our ultimate Mother's Day gift guide and favorite Mother's Day DIY gifts.

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gardening gift for mother in law
Beer Gardener Trowel Bottle Opener


This clever tool serves two purposes: digging her garden and quenching her thirst!

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ysl lipstick mother in law gift idea
YSL Lip Balm


Make your mother-in-law feel even more beautiful with this luxe addition to her makeup bag.

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Ikaroo Paint-by-Number Kits

For more than 20 years, we’ve showcased stunning country scenes in our magazine, coupled with inspirational quotes. And now, you can take the tradition one step further and turn the beautiful images of the countryside into actual works of art.

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sheets mother in law gift
Brooklinen Sheets


Encourage that long Mother's Day nap she so deserves with a set of super-soft, fresh sheets.

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straw tote bag mother in law gift 
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Rio Tote


Warmer weather calls for a summer bag upgrade. Your mother-in-law can use this adorable tote for a picnic or the beach.

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birds and blooms art mother in law gift
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Birds and Blooms Art


If she loves showing off her state pride, this art print, featuring her state's state bird and state flower, is the perfect gift.

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kindle paperwhite e reader  mother in law gift
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Kindle Paperwhite E-Reader


If she loves to read, give her a gift that will help her discover all kinds of great books.

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cusinart mini food processor
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Cuisinart Mini Food Processor


The perfect new addition to any kitchen, this 24-ounce food processor can chop and grind at the touch of a button.

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dipped ceramic pitcher
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Dipped Ceramic Pitcher


If your mother-in-law loves to display fresh blooms around her house, she'll love this customizable pitcher vase.

RELATED: First Mother's Day Gifts Every New Mom Will Appreciate

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diy terrarium kit
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DIY Terrarium Kit


For the mom-in-law who loves to garden, this kit includes everything she'll need to design her own terrarium, including soil, river stones, shamrock seeds, polka dot plant seeds, parlor palm seeds, lichen branch, reindeer moss, and black lichen.

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kendra scott birthstone bracelet 
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Kendra Scott Birthstone Bracelet


She can wear her own birthstone or stack several bracelets to represent the months her kids were born.

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kiehl's masque set
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Kiehl's Masque Set


This mask set from Kiehl's comes with an overnight mask, an energizing mask, and an age-defending mask.

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phone charging bracelet 
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Phone Charging Bracelet


For the on-the-go mother-in-law, this phone charging bracelet is not only stylish, it's helpful during those busy days when she doesn't have access to a phone charger.

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fragrant purple bulb garden
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Fragrant Purple Bulb Garden


Special delivery! This bulb garden from will surely brighten any room thanks to its tulip bulbs, hyacinth bulbs, and striped crocus bulbs.

RELATED: Flower Delivery Options for a Sweet-Smelling Mother's Day

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 retro 3 in 1 breakfast station 
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Nostalgia Retro 3-in-1 Family Size Breakfast Station


This 3-in-1 breakfast station is genius (and perfect for busy moms)! It can brew up to four cups of coffee, toast four pieces of toast, and cook eggs all at the same time.

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rifle paper co weekly desk planner notepad 
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Rifle Paper Co. Weekly Desk Planner Notepad


This 52-page desktop notepad functions as a weekly planner and a mousepad.

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slip silk pillowcase 
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Slip Silk Pillowcase

from $79

Give your mother-in-law the night of rest she deserves! This silk pillow case promises to help reduce wrinkles, sleep creases, and bed head.

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state dish towel 
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State Dish Towel


Let her show off some state love with these embroidered kitchen tea towels.

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women's pajama set
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Moonlight Pajamas


All moms deserve a comfy set of PJs! This simple set is super soft and comfortable.

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bamboo kitchen utensils 
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Bamboo Kitchen Utensils


Upgrade her kitchen tools with this adorable set that comes with five essential tools including a spatula, slotted spatula, spoon, slotted spoon, and angled spatula.

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Aura Frames
Aura Frame


A perfect gift for grandparents, this digital frame lets users upload photos, then rotates through them like a slideshow.

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