In our 2018 Mother’s Day Gift Guide, we can never forget a selection of our favorite Mother’s Day gifts for Grandma! There’s nothing that quite makes you appreciate a cool grandma more than having your own kids, and this is the perfect time to honor her sacrifices, her pinch-hitting babysitting offers, and even those spoil-the-kids gifts that you keep asking her not to bring. (Kidding!)

Hope you enjoy these wonderful Mother’s Day gifts for grandmas, nanas, grandmothers and omas of all kinds, whether they’re from you, from the grandkids, or you know… “from the grandkids.”

There’s been no compensation for inclusion in our guide. Just the stuff we love!
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Don’t miss a chance to win our $820 spring accessories giveaway! Details below!

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2018 Giveaway | $820 value | Cool Mom Picks, courtesy The Accessories Council

Visit all of our 2018 Mother’s Day Gift Guide posts:
20 wonderfully creative, personalized Mother’s Day gift ideas
18 fantastic Mother’s Day gifts for stepmothers, mothers-in-law, or godmothers
17 wonderful Mother’s Day gifts for grandmas
13 Creative DIY Mother’s Day gifts that kids can make and give
15 beautiful Mother’s Day gifts that give back, beautifully
32 cool (really!) affordable Mother’s Day gifts all under $15
-8 of the sweetest mother-daughter necklace sets

 

Cool Mother's Day gifts for grandma: Apple/Tree mug set from Lace and Twig that can be peresonalized

Ceramic Apple/Tree Mug Set
Such a sweet Mother’s Day gift from a daughter or son to a mom who’s now a grandma, or even from a grandchild.
$32, with personalization and gift box extra, Lace and Twig

Cool Mother's Day gifts for Grandma: Jo Malone Travel Fragrance Collection at Nordstrom

Jo Malone Travel Fragrance Collection
Whether Grandma is a world traveler or just likes to smell fabulous right at home, this collection will give her five scents to do it.
$115, Nordstrom

 

Mother's Day gifts for Grandma: Custom photo heart art from Minted, now tinted with a lovely blush tone

Personalized Heart Photo Art
We’ve loved this personalized Mother’s Day gift from Minted for a while, but they’ve just added the ability to tint the photos with a lovely blush tone, black & white, or a range of sherbert-y pastels making it even more timeless.
Starts at $42 for a framed 8×8 print, more for larger sizes and specialty frames, Minted

 

Cool Mother's Day gifts for grandmas: Available for weekends duffel bag from Bando, plus time to spend with the grandkids

Available for Weekends Duffel 
What could a doting grandmother want more than more time with the grandkids? Plan a weekend for them together, complete with this cheeky hint hint duffel bag.
$54, Design Life Kids plus save 15% on the Mother’s Day gift collection with code MAMA15

John Wind Celebrating Women Swarovski hoop earrings for Mother's Day

John Wind Celebrating Women Hoop Earrings
I love these conversation earrings from the artist’s newest collection, engraved with inspirational words like courage and love — and embellished with just enough Swarovski crystals to highlight her inner beauty, not take away from it.
$66.95, Scarlett Alley or see more at John Wind’s website, Maximal Art.
5% of each purchase supports 3 excellent orgs that support women including The Hunger Project, ACDN, and the Cancer Support Community‘s Ovarian Cancer Registry.

 

Mother's Day gifts for grandmas: A favorite picture book + coupons for bedtime story time with the grandkids

My Nana and Me, by Irene Smalls
Give her a coupon book toward 10 bedtime stories — in person, or over FaceTime — along with a favorite book she can read with the grandkids. She’ll swoon.
$8.99 paperback, Amazon

Children's Signature or Artwork on a Silver Keychain: Wonderful Mother's Day Gift for Grandmas

Children’s Signatures or Artwork on a Silver Key Chain
We are longtime fans of this wonderful shop, which can engrave signatures (perhaps all the grandchildren?), art, or a message of love onto all sorts of jewelry and accessories. She’s fast, and the prices are great for the quality.
$165 for extra-large keychain shown here, Metalmorphis

Cool Mother's Day gifts for Grandma: DIY prize ribbon cake from Handmade Charlotte

DIY Prize Ribbon Cake
Party master Abby Hunter created this spectacular cake for the Derby, but we think it translates perfectly for Mother’s Day! Pipe some frosting on each cookie ribbon to spell out NANA or just put  #1 in each one. She’ll love it.
Tutorial, Handmade Charlotte

Nordstrom's coziest women's bathrobe: Mother's Day gifts for grandmas

Cozy Long Women’s Bathrobe
A soft microfibre robe she’ll never want to get out of. And why should she? She’s earned a little lounge time! Throw in a spa gift card too, if you’re getting extra-generous this Mother’s Day.
$99, Nordstrom, available in multiple sizes and 12 colors

 

 

Cool Mother's Day gifts for grandma: A DNA testing service to research your ancestry

Genetic Testing Service to Research the Family Tree (Nat Geo)
If she’s a genealogy buff, she will be thrilled. We’ve compared three of the top services, so you can choose the one that’s best for her.
All around $99, companies vary; Ancestry DNA shown here

Cool Mother's Day gifts for grandma: Kids fill in the prompts in this sweet, affordable "All About My Grandmother" photo book

All About My Grandma Photo Book

We also love the mom version of this photo book and are so happy to see one just for grandmas! Kids fill in prompts, you add photos…and ideally, Kleenex. Perfect.
$16.99, Pinhole Press

 

Cool Mother's Day gifts for Grandma: Wooden perennial garden kit at MoMa Store

Wooden Perennial Garden Kit
If she’s a gardener, this is the perfect Mother’s Day gift for grandma. Even better, throw in some perennial seed packets for her favorite blooms, from Hyacinths to Hydrangeas, to Hollyhock.
$90, MoMA Store with 10% off for members; seed prices vary from Burpee

 

Mother's Day gifts for Grandma: Custom Mother's Day candy trunk from Sugarfina, with 20 delicious candies of your choice

Custom Mother’s Day Candy Trunk 
Also included in our guide to Indulgent Gourmet Mother’s Day gifts on Cool Mom Eats, we love this cool Mother’s Day gift for grandmas with a sweet tooth. And wow, the treats they offer are amazing, which is why we’ve loved Sugarfina since they launched.
$26 and up for custom boxes; $195 for this Candy Trunk, Sugarfina

Cool Mother's Day gifts for grandma: DIY paper flower card tutorial at Hello Wonderful

DIY Paper Tissue Flower Mother’s Day Cards
We always offer a ton of great DIY gifts and cards from kids for Mother’s Day, but this is such a lovely, easy project.
Tutorial: Agnes Hsu for Hello Wonderful

 

I Love My Nana Ring Dish handmade by Momology on Etsy | Mother's Day gift for grandmothers

I Love My Nana Handmade Ceramic Ring Dish
So sweet, and such a great price! She also sells dishes that say Grandma, Grammy, Oma and Mom.
$19.95, Momology Pottery

Mother's Day gifts for Grandma: Gorgeous silk floral scarf from Echo Design

Floral Silk Scarf
Flowers for Mother’s Day are guaranteed to last when they’re in the form of this gorgeous 36″ silk scarf in pink or navy.
$135, Echo Design

Cool Mother's Day gifts for grandma: Love you to the Moon and Back USA-made wooden journal from Woodchuck

“Love You to the Moon and Back” Wooden Journal
One of our favorite expressions preserved in beautiful, hand-constructed, USA-made journal from a terrific small company.
$35, Woodchuck USA

 

Visit all of our 2018 Mother’s Day Gift Guide posts:
20 wonderfully creative, personalized Mother’s Day gift ideas
18 fantastic Mother’s Day gifts for stepmothers, mothers-in-law, or godmothers
17 wonderful Mother’s Day gifts for grandmas
13 Creative DIY Mother’s Day gifts that kids can make and give
15 beautiful Mother’s Day gifts that give back, beautifully
32 cool (really!) affordable Mother’s Day gifts all under $15
-8 of the sweetest mother-daughter necklace sets

Extra Cool: WIN IT!

We are so happy to be able to giveaway one amazing $820 accessories bag donated by the Accessories Council. (Follow them on IG for some great finds!) It’s the same bag gifted to top fashion editors in NYC this spring, and now…maybe, you too! It includes:

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2018 Giveaway | $820 value | Cool Mom Picks, courtesy The Accessories Council

Items may not be exactly as pictured, but will be of comparable value and you will love them regardless, so there’s that. 

Kipling Laptop Backpack • Pink Karma Meet Me at the Bar NecklacePink Karma Wave NecklaceJubilee Jones Singer Dress ClipKaren Salmonson Instant Happy JournalBlossom Box Drop Earrings • Marcia Moran Statement Earrings • Deux Luxe ClutchMila & Such Silk Scarf • John Wind New Spring Collection Ring

That’s enough to keep you, your mom, your grandma, and all your mom friends in swanky spring swag!

To Enter for a Chance to Win:

1. Share any one of our 2018 Mother’s Day Gift Guide posts on your Facebook feed. See the list above. There will be a total of 7 posts. Then, send us a permalink to your update (or a screenshot if you have a private page) to info@coolmompicks.com with the subject line MD18 CONTEST. (You don’t have to like @coolmompicks on Facebook but if you did we’d be happy!)

You may enter one time with one link per gift guide post, for a total of 7 entries.
(Hint: Maybe spread them out a little? You probably don’t want to inundate your friends and family with consecutive updates!)

2. Follow @coolmompicks on Twitter, then share a link to any of our gift guide posts on your Twitter feed.
Be sure to tag us @coolmompicks with the hashtag #cmpmothersday

Tip: You can tweet something like:
“The @CoolMomPicks Mother’s Day guide is the coolest I’ve ever seen! I want everything here: [link to post] #cmpmothersday” Or,  feel free to get creative. You do you.

You may enter one time on Twitter per gift guide post, for a total of 7 entries. Again, spread them out! More for you than for us.

3Follow@coolmompicks on Instagram, then share a photo featured in any of our gift guide posts on your Instagram feed.
Make sure to tag us @coolmompicks with the hashtag #cmpmothersday AND (important!) give credit to the shop or maker. Their name is very easy to find under the item you’re sharing.
Example:  “Look what I found on the @coolmompicks Mother’s Day Gift Guide from [name of maker here]. It’s perfect for me because _____. #cmpmothersday” Or again, feel free to get creative. You can do it!

You may enter one time on Instagram per gift guide post, for a total of 7 entries.

Total possible number of entries: 21. Sweet!


Nitty gritty and important legal details

Contest ends 11:59pm PDT on May 13, 2018. We’ll draw one lucky winner at random from all the entries. You must be 18 years or older to enter, U.S. residents only. Void where prohibited. Read more detailed contest and giveaway rules here.

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