53 Gifts For Grandma That Will Make Her Smile

Grandmas are a wonderful combination of warmth, love, laughter and kindness. What better way to celebrate yours than by giving her a reason to smile?

Whether you’re searching for a birthday present, a Christmas gift, looking for a way to express your love on Mother’s Day, or you’re celebrating an important milestone, like a 50th or 60th wedding anniversary, these completely customizable DIY gift ideas are a sure way to bring a smile to your grandma’s face.

From personalized gifts like photo frames to keepsake boxes and everything in between, you’re sure to find something Grandma will love among these 54 gift ideas for Grandma.

1. Grandma Rocks!

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If your grandmother loves her garden, a personalized, laser-etched garden stone is truly a gift that rocks! Garden stones can be used to welcome visitors, as a marker for her vegetable garden or simply to dress up an outdoor oasis.

2. Custom Cutting Board

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The perfect gift for a grandma that loves to cook, a personalized custom cutting board, laser-engraved with fresh floral accents, will make her smile every time she uses it.

3. Paperweight Portraits

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Grandmothers love to proudly display family photos. These custom-made paperweights are a fun and unique way to show off the family she loves! Add cool borders, sentimental quotes and choose from a variety of shapes and sizes for a gift Grandma will adore.

4. Felted Wool Cactus

This adorable and easy-to-make DIY felted wool cactus is as cute as can be as a standalone gift. But it even serves double-duty as a pincushion—perfect for the grandma that loves to stitch and sew.

5. Custom Canvas Art

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Turn beloved family photos into gorgeous works of art that Grandma will love. Photos custom-printed on canvas and personalized with a favorite quote or meaningful mantra create the perfect accent for Grandma’s family-friendly home.

6. Cute Knitted Clutch

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Handcrafted gifts are always a hit with grandmothers and this DIY knitted clutch is one she’ll love that’s sure to come in handy. Customize this knitting project with colors picked especially for Grandma.

7. Monogrammed Table Runner

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This gorgeous floral table runner makes the perfect setting whenever guests gather around Grandma’s table. And, with a personalized monogram, everyone will know who made that delicious dinner.

8. Pixel Heart Potholder

When it comes to gifting for Grandma, handmade and custom-created items are the fastest way to win her over. So, grab the crochet hooks, a few of Grandma’s favorite colored yarns and craft this pixel heart potholder to keep her heart warm and her hands cool.

9. Grandma’s Gallery

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Spruce up Grandma’s space with her very own family photo art gallery. Select a variety of frames, prints and photos to hang in an elegant wall collage or above the mantel.

10. Pretty Paper Lined Tray

Here’s a great way to present Grandma with a gift—on a gift! DIY a special serving tray with Mod Podge, pretty craft paper and some creativity, then gift it to your favorite grandmother along with fresh-baked cookies and a handmade card from the grandkids. She’ll love it!

11. Lucite Serving Tray

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Grandma will love serving snacks or displaying trinkets and treasures on a custom-created lucite serving tray made just for her. Select from a variety of backgrounds and styles, add favorite photos and personal touches just for her.

12. Personalized Photo Wreath

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A custom-made wreath that’s been personalized with family photos and floral accents makes a perfect gift for a sentimental grandmother. A classy golden ring and gorgeous greenery form the perfect backdrop for family photos and extra special memories.

13. Cute Cupcake Bouquet

Here’s a gift that’s as adorable as it is delicious! Six flavorful cupcakes frosted to look like hydrangeas, roses and camellia flowers tucked into a tiny terracotta pot are the perfect way to celebrate Grandma. If you’re lucky, she might even share!

14. Classy Coasters

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Coasters make an excellent gift for any home but are especially helpful for showing Grandma you care while helping protect her antique table from scratches and watermarks. Choose your own photos and add a monogram to make these custom coasters uniquely hers.

15. Family Rules

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Some of the most important lessons ever learned were taught by a loving Grandma. Now, those family rules can be beautifully displayed for future generations to benefit from, too.

16. Pressed Plants Photo Frame

If a picture speaks a thousand words, this beautiful personalized photo frame speaks a million! Find a photo that’s meaningful to your family’s matriarch, then make it extra special by pressing it between panes of glass along with her favorite flowers, leaves or stems into a work of art she’ll always treasure.

17. A Tote She’ll Treasure

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Everyone needs a tote bag and Grandma is no exception! A personalized tote is equally as great for a day at the beach or for toting her knitting supplies to-and-fro. Make it extra special by adding her name, initials or colorful graphics to remind her she’s loved.

18. Custom Keepsake Box

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This beautiful keepsake box makes the perfect personalized place for Nana to keep her trinkets and treasures. This gorgeous oak box features a custom-printed tile that can include photographs or a favorite quote to elegantly and safely store mementos.

19. Teacup Fairy Garden

If you’re looking for a fun do-it-yourself gift that the grandkids will enjoy, a whimsical fairy garden built inside a delicate teacup and saucer is the perfect choice. Using a variety of beads, shells or small stones, dainty succulents and small handmade signs, this enchanted teacup fairy garden is sure to make Grandma feel magical.

20. A Year Of Love

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Gift Grandma with a personalized easel calendar to show you care all year long. Each month will reveal a new look when you create this custom calendar using a variety of photo collage layouts, backgrounds, colors and styles.

21. Mason Jar Herb Garden

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A whimsical mason jar herb garden makes an adorable gift for a plant lover. Plant mint, basil, rosemary or another favorite herb in glass mason jars, add handmade plant markers and present Grandma with a gift that keeps on giving.

22. Custom Catch-All Trays

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Personalized gifts are a wonderful way to celebrate what makes your grandmother unique and wonderful. These gorgeous glass catch-all trays make elegant gifts that are easy to customize for Grandma’s personality and style.

23. Whoooo Has The Best Grandma?

Owls are known for being wise—just like Grandma! Celebrate the grandmother in your life with an owl-themed gift, like this owl planter or some fun and funky owl jewelry. Then, add a customizable printed gift tag that asks, “Whooooo has the best grandma ever?”

24. Customized Cutting Board

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This customized cutting board is the perfect gift for every family’s favorite chef. Grandma will smile every time she cooks with this kitchen tool that’s been created with love.

25. A Photograph She Can Cuddle

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Grandma will surely feel the warmth when she cuddles up with a personalized throw blanket with a treasured family photo woven into the design. This custom gift is also perfect for picnics in the park or as a decorative wall tapestry.

26. Personalized Pillow

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Grandma will love resting her head upon a pillow that’s been personalized especially for her by the family she loves. Customize with quotes, colors or even photos of beloved family to create a truly one-of-a-kind gift to complement her space and style.

27. Terrific Tea Towel

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If you love to give gifts she’ll actually use, look no further than this terrific tea towel! Another great gift that’s sure to make Grandma smile, this personalized tea towel can be printed with a favorite photo, special sentiment or even one of Gammy’s most delicious recipes.

28. Embroidered Burlap Photo Frame

Start with a photo that’s meaningful to Grandma, then use your creativity to give it the perfect frame. This DIY frame is inspired by the vintage embroidered basket bags that Grandma grew up with. With a burlap base and colorful embroidery thread, it’s easy to craft a memento she’ll be proud to display.

29. She’ll Smile For This Tile

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A custom-printed decorative tile is a beautiful way to display fond memories or make a sentimental statement. Add a scrolled iron easel, and the tile becomes a decorative element in your grandmother’s loving home.

30. Family Photo Quilt

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A custom-crafted family photo quilt is a great way to create your own family heirloom while gifting the grandmother in your life. A collage of family photos is stitched onto a quilt the entire family will treasure for years to come.

31. A Mug Of Memories

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Nana will look forward to afternoon tea when it’s served in a personalized photo mug designed especially for her. Choose favorite family photos, a meaningful quote or a message of love to customize these gorgeous gold-rimmed mugs.

32. Sweet Tea Mug

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Grandma’s coffee or tea will always be sweet when served up in this personalized photo mug. Surround her favorite hot beverage with family photos, endearing words or both for a special drink that’s always a treat.

33. Charming Treasures

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Give Grandma a gift from the heart that she’ll always keep close. This personalized photo charm can be worn on a necklace or bracelet and features up to three treasured family photos on a delicate silver charm.

34. Decoupage Dishes

When gifting for Grandma, why not create a cute place to keep her favorite trinkets and treasures? These adorable DIY dishes are sculpted by hand in the exact size and shape you desire, then wrapped in fun, floral fabrics and decoupaged to last a lifetime.

35. Light Up Her Life

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Here’s a gift for Grandma that’ll really light up her life—and leave it smelling great, too! Personalize a scented candle with a photo, a collage or a sentimental saying to really brighten her day.

36. A Charming Bracelet

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Jewelry is always a welcomed gift for the woman in your life and Grandma will especially adore jewelry that features the family she loves! A charm bracelet featuring beloved photos, silver or rose gold, colorful crystals and monogramming will have her looking her best while keeping family close.

37. Custom Chevron Frame

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This gorgeous personalized photo frame features shades of blue and cream in a modern chic chevron pattern that provides the perfect presentation for a favorite family photo. Personalize with a name, date or special occasion to really make this gift unique for Grandma.

38. Just “Fur” You Blanket

Sometimes the most touching gifts are those DIY gifts you make yourself. Any grandmother will have a soft spot for this DIY fur blanket made by hand using comfy, cozy fur fabric selected just for her.

39. DIY Wood Frames

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These do-it-yourself photo frames combine wood, leather cord and classy gold clips to create a cool and creative way to display favorite photos. Grandma will love that it’s handmade and you’ll love how easy it was to make for her.

40. Custom Cozy Throws

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Gather together for a fun family night at Grandma’s house, complete with cozy custom printed throws to match her home and style. She’ll remember the special times you’ve spent together each time she cozies up with her own specially designed throw blanket.

41. A Charming Trivet

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Grandma will love home decor that both serves an important purpose and reminds her of those she loves. These charming trivets can be personalized with photographs, quotes and terms of endearment for the matriarch of the family.

42. A (Puzzle) Piece Of Your Heart

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Looking for the perfect gift for a grandma that loves putting together puzzles? This custom-made jigsaw puzzle can be personalized with a photo collage, meaningful quotes and a variety of background designs.

43. Wonderful Wooden Photo

Clever and creative ways to frame treasured family photos are always a hit when gifting to your favorite Nana. This wonderful wood photo transfer is surprisingly easy to make and serves as a unique new way to display portraits of beloved family and friends.

44. Curved Glass Photo

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A favorite family photo custom-printed on delicately curved glass with a beautiful blue watercolor border makes for a unique way to display a treasured memory. Elegant and classy, this alternative to the traditional photo frame stands on its own as a gorgeous addition to Grandma’s home.

45. A Window To Memories

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This unique photo frame makes a gorgeous personalized gift for Grandma. A meaningful photo of a fond memory is printed on glass then framed to look like it’s being viewed through a window.

46. Sentimental Paperweight

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Paper weights are a uniquely simple way to say you care and make the best homemade anniversary gifts. Dressed up with a sentimental quote and optional personalization, Grandma will adore the thoughtful gift adorning her desk.

47. Personalized Pot Holder

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Grandma will think of you every time she bakes her famous chocolate chip cookies when she’s treated to her very own personalized pot holder. Mix-and-match styles, add photos, colors and text to create a truly unique gift.

48. Monogrammed Photo Keychain

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Here’s a fun, small gift that’ll make Grandma smile every time she reaches for her keys. Choose two of her favorite photographs and a monogram to make this fun, floral keychain personal just for her.

49. The Story Of Her Life

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A custom-made, personalized photo book is a unique and touching gift for any grandma. Add photos of the entire family, document milestones in Grandma’s life or create a photographic journey through time in the pages of this beautifully printed hard-bound book.

50. DIY Crochet Coffee Sleeve

If Grandma loves coffee or tea, this do-it-yourself cozy crochet coffee sleeve will really warm her heart. A periwinkle sleeve with pretty pink crocheted roses and delicate green leaves makes the perfect thoughtful gift she’ll love to use.

51. 12 Months Of Memories

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Looking for a gift for Grandma that’ll make her happy all year long? A personalized photo calendar featuring twelve months of memories will keep her smiling day after day. After adding favorite family photos, be sure to include special dates, family birthdays and memorable occasions to truly make it personal.

52. Personalized Playing Cards

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When grandmother gets together with friends for a game of Bridge or Rummy, she’ll love showing off her personalized playing cards! The deck can be customized with a logotype created just for Granny or even printed with adored family photos for a great conversation starter.

53. Sentimental Serving Tray

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A beautiful personalized serving tray makes an ideal gift for a loving Grandma! Add photos of her family, grandkids or favorite pets to create a stunning gift that makes great decor when not in use.

Whatever gift you decide to give your Grandma, remember to personalize it just for her. By making her gift yourself and adding your own unique touches, you send a message of love, creativity and appreciation—and that’s the greatest gift of all.