We all know those parents—the ones who never want anything or have literally everything. You ask what they want as a gift for their special day, and you might hear “Oh, just your presence is enough.” But deep down, we all know we want to find that perfect gift that brings sparkle in their eyes, isn’t it? Plus, nobody wants to be the one child who skimped on the gifts—there’s a bit of healthy sibling rivalry involved as well. But don’t fret, we’ve got you! Through meticulous curation, we’ve hunted down 35 amazing gift ideas for the parents who have everything.
Yes, indeed, when it comes to gift-giving, there’s a new breed of parent out there who doesn’t fit the traditional bill. They’ve been through all phases of life, unboxed assorted novelties, and may not seem to need much else. However, armed with our innovative gift guide, you’ll be the one creating moments of sincere surprise and delight this year. So, without further ado, let’s dive in!
1. Custom Family Portrait: For a truly personal touch, custom family portraits have the power to touch hearts. Hint at every family member’s personality, even the family pet! It’s a perfect piece of decor for their living room wall!
2. Smart Garden: If your parents fancy themselves green thumbs, an indoor smart garden might just be the thing. They can grow their favorite herbs or flowers with little or no effort.
3. Wine of the Month Subscription: If there’s one thing most parents appreciate, it’s a good glass of wine. Bonus points if it arrives right at their door each month without them lifting a finger.
4. Personalized Wooden Cutting Board: If they love to cook, a custom-engraved cutting board makes for a splendid, practical gift. Every time they chop an onion, they’ll think of you (hopefully not crying).
5. Grandma’s/Grandpa’s Socks: These funny socks will certainly garner a chuckle. Plus, they provide a legitimate excuse not to be disturbed when their feet are up, and socks are visible.
6. Custom Recipe Plate: Got a family recipe that dates back to the last century? Treasure it forever in the form of a custom recipe plate. It’s a lovely keepsake and ideal for those family matriarchs and patriarchs.
7. Couple’s Massage: A day at the spa never hurt anyone. Treat your folks to a day of pampering with a couples massage because they probably need it.
8. Personalized Star Map: Commemorate a significant date for them, like their wedding day, with a custom star map showing how the sky looked on that special day. It’s romantic, sentimental and unique.
9. Premium Coffee Subscription: Adds a caffeine kick on top of a monthly surprise. If coffee is their soul fuel, this might just be one of the best gifts!
10. Luxury Cashmere Wrap: Treat them to pure, unadulterated luxury with a cashmere wrap. They’ll stay warm and stylish during those chilly winter nights.
11. Complete Range Oven Pizza Kit: Let your parents become pizza chefs overnight with a complete oven pizza kit, because, who doesn’t love a slice of homemade heaven?
12. Echo Show: Help them stay connected with an Amazon Echo Show. It’s a perfect gift for technology-savvy parents.
13. A High-Quality Record Player: Gift them a slice of nostalgia! Coupled with their favorite records, it might just reignite some old memories.
14. Travel Book: If they love to travel, give them a beautiful travel book filled with their next adventure inspirations.
15. Multi-Device Charging Station: Keep all their devices in one place, fully charged, neat, and tidy. An organizer’s dream come true.
16. Tile Pro Tracker: Ideal for parents who are always hunting for their keys, wallet or phone. The Tile Pro Tracker makes sure they never lose anything again.
17. Custom Front Door Mat: Something cute and funny for a warm welcome. A custom front door mat is both fun and functional.
18. Wireless Sleep Headphones: Help them get some much-needed shut-eye with a pair of soft, comfortable sleep headphones.
19. Digital Photo Frame: A Wi-Fi-enabled photo frame allows you to share photos directly to their frame from anywhere. Keep them updated with your best shots.
20. Scenic Helicopter Flight: A truly exhilarating gift for thrill-seeking parents. A scenic helicopter ride is sure to spark joy.
21. MasterClass Subscription: For the lifelong learner parents, a MasterClass subscription might just tick all the right boxes.
22. Sausage Making Kit: If they love their meats, a bit of DIY sausage making could be a great addition to their kitchen pursuits.
23. Personalized Print Family Names in a Tree: A perfect blend of nature and family love. A truly sentimental and heartwarming gift.
24. Birchbox Subscription: Let them discover new beauty or grooming products every month with a Birchbox subscription for him or her.
25. Whiskey Decanter: If they appreciate a good glass of whiskey, then a decanter might be something they wouldn’t buy for themselves but could definitely appreciate.
26. BioLite Wood Burning Campstove: If camping is their thing, then this nifty gadget that functions as a stove and a device charger might just be the perfect pick.
27. Personalized Family Cookbook: Is there a host of family recipes that need to be gathered in one place? Enter personalized family cookbook!
28. House Cleaning Services: Who wouldn’t love coming home to a clean house without lifting a single mop?
29. E-reader: Kindle or Nook or whatever is their preference, an e-reader is perfect for the bookworm parents.
30. Custom State Wall Art: A tribute to their home state, custom state wall art is a lovely piece of decoration and a warm reminiscence of home.
31. Tandem Bike: For those active parents who love to spend time outdoors. It’s fun, it’s adventurous, and it’s something they can do together.
32. Backyard Fire Pit: Perfect for cozy evenings and roasting s’mores, a backyard fire pit might just be their favorite chill-out spot.
33. DIY Cheese Making Kit: If they’re cheese enthusiasts, treat them to a DIY cheese making kit, because homemade mozzarella sounds awesome!
34. Personalized Mum/Dad Mug: It’s a classic, and yet, personalized mugs never run out of style. They’ll smile every time they take a sip of their morning Joe.
35. Virtual Reality Headset: Tech-savvy parents would definitely find fun in a new virtual reality headset. It’s like gifting a new way of experiencing things.
So there you have it—35 unique gift suggestions for the parents who have everything and usually end up buying items they need themselves. And remember, it’s often more about the sentiment behind the gift than the gift itself! Hoping this eclectic list sparks some joy and makes gifting an exciting affair for you this year!