Christmas gifts for your mother-in-law 2020

Finding the right present for your in-laws can be tricky! We've put together some gift ideas that are sure to get you on your mother-in-law’s good side.

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Finding a gift for your mother-in-law is one of the hardest presents to buy at Christmas. She’s an important member of your family but you might not know her that well, so finding something that suits her tastes is a task that can take work and research.

But we’re here to help! We’ve created a curated guide of top present ideas for mother-in-laws. Scroll through these top picks and make sure you find your mother-in-law the perfect Christmas gift.

Homeware

Why not buy your mother-in-law something nice for her home? Whether she’s been talking about needing some new kitchenware or she’d love a sentimental framed photo of the family, there’s lots of options when thinking about homeware.

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LINX Ceramic Salt & Pepper Shakers - Mr. & Mrs. Claus

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John Lewis Double Photo Frame
John Lewis Double Photo Frame

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Candles and Fragrances

Candles are a lovely little gift for your mother-in-law. Let’s face it – who doesn’t love candles? They look lovely and they smell even better.

Linea Linea 12 Days Of Christmas Candle Gift Set
Linea Linea 12 Days Of Christmas Candle Gift Set

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Branche d'Olive Floral Votive Candle Gift Set
Branche d'Olive Floral Votive Candle Gift Set

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Yves Delorme Bois Precieux Fragrance Range
Yves Delorme Bois Precieux Fragrance Range

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Alcohol

If you know your mother-in-law enjoys a glass of wine or a classic gin and tonic, treat her to a lovely new bottle.

Fonseca Porta Bin 27 Single Bottle Port Gift Set with Glasses
Fonseca Porta Bin 27 Single Bottle Port Gift Set with Glasses

Majestic Wine

Sacchetto Prosecco Superiore Col de L'Utìa 2016
Sacchetto Prosecco Superiore Col de L'Utìa 2016

Naked Wines


Beauty

Beauty gift sets are a great present for mother-in-laws. Whether you’re looking for body lotions or make-up sets, there’s plenty to choose from.

Baylis & Harding Jojoba, Silk & Almond Oil Dressing Gown Set
Baylis & Harding Jojoba, Silk & Almond Oil Dressing Gown Set

House of Fraser


Jewellery

Get your mother-in-law a special, sparkly gift this Christmas and surprise her with a lovely piece of jewellery.

Silver Pearl & Cubic Zirconia Floral Drop Earrings
Silver Pearl & Cubic Zirconia Floral Drop Earrings

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Silver Pearl & Cubic Zirconia Floral Pendant
Silver Pearl & Cubic Zirconia Floral Pendant

Goldsmiths


Top tips for buying your Mother-in-law the perfect Christmas gift

Buying for your mother-in-law can be hard, especially when you don’t know her well. So to avoid getting her something really off the mark, ask for some advice from your partner. They’ll be sure to have a better idea of what she would really like. Find out what interests she has and whether there’s anything she really wants for Christmas.

If you’re looking to buy her something beauty related, try and find out what scents she likes so you can buy her a sweet-smelling gift she’ll love. Or if you plan on getting her jewellery, it’s worth checking what kind of jewellery she likes to wear. Whether that’s necklaces, bracelets or earrings, find out if she prefers gold or silver jewellery.

If you’re going down a different route and choose an alcoholic gift, be sure to check whether she’s a wine drinker or a spirit drinker to make sure your mother-in-law enjoys her gift as much as possible.

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