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Gorgeous keepsake at a great price, but hurry to make Christmas delivery!
$20, Magic MoonPottery
Use code HOLIDAYS17 to save 10%
One of the most inventive personalized photo gift ideas for grandparents we’ve seen.
$34.99, Pinhole Press
Use code COOLMOMS for 15% off all products
If you’ve been meaning to gather up all those recipes in your family scribbled in all sorts of places, the holidays are a perfect excuse. Love this box to store them all, too.
$34, Rifle Paper Co
There’s nothing more sentimental than a gift made from a child’s artwork, and this shop makes keepsakes as beautiful as any we’ve seen. If you don’t make the order-by date…get an IOU. Totally worth it.
$110+, Metalmorphis Jewelry
For some grandparents, this is the ultimate family heirloom.
$54.99 on sale, Amazon (prices may fluctuate)
A truly special keepsake that makes a wonderful grandparent gift for the holidays.
$125+, Le Papier Studio
Use code THANKS10 for 10% off + get free US shipping with orders over $150
Art.com has plenty of options for customization in every price range.
So they can think of you every time wine and cheese are served.
(Note that To The Market is also the sponsor of our Mother-In-Law Gift Ideas…but we love this board so much!)
$40, To The Market
Use code COOL10 for $10 off all To the Market exclusives when you spend $30.
Such a sweet, affordable grandparent gift “from” the cousins.
$12.60 on sale, Fieldtrip
Time together is always the best gift. Whether it’s Tiffany (ooh!) or just a favorite coffee shop that serves the hot chocolate that the kids love.
Here: The new Tiffany Blue Box Cafe, NYC
Whether they’re in home sweet Chicago or have Georgia on their minds, this is an affordable, thoughtful gift for a grandparent with a little hometown pride. Just add a frame!
$5, Ink Lane Designs
Don’t grandparents deserve to be cozy, warm and pampered?
$350, exclusive to Bloomingdale’s
How great is this idea! The hardest part is picking just one quote. And uh, one that’s not R-rated.
$55+, Uncommon Goods
Coming home for the holidays will smell that much more delicious.
Extra special if you include tickets for a trip to NYC together. If not…the chocolates are pretty awesome on their own.
$95, Stick with Me Sweets
Great excuse to play — or learn to pick it up.
$69.95 Timbergreen Woods
Use code 2017END for 17% off shopwide
Have the grandparents fill this out, and by next year, they can give it back. Instant heirloom.
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