16 Bridal Shower Gifts from Mom to Daughter
Every mom cannot wait to see their daughter dressed in white and given to the partner of their dreams. The best part is that they get to give something meaningful or fun for their daughter leading up to her special day. If your daughter is getting ready to host a bridal shower, you know that she has been working hard planning her wedding. All mothers know the feeling, so why not give them something to make them relax? Here are 16 great ideas for bridal shower gifts from mom to daughter.
1. Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue
There is nothing wrong with giving a traditional gift a little bit earlier than usual. If you’re feeling up to it, giving her a keepsake with these items attached will be remembered always, and you can attach the engagement date or wedding date to whatever keepsake you decide on.
- The double heart charm added for the joining of two hearts; The blue crystal is Swarovski
- Handcrafted in The USA
- If you’re familiar with the ending of the something old rhyme, The sixpence is added to ensure that it all goes together, “and a sixpence in her shoe”.
Sample Customer Review…Got this for my daughter’s wedding. It was a treasure. Sparkle and pretty with a great card to explain what the charms were for. So glad I got it!Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
2. Custom Bracelet
There are so many mother and daughter jewelry pieces, if you have not gifted an item such as this or one in a very long time, a bridal shower is the best place to start. Maybe it can be two hearts, an infinity symbol to show that your love can last more than a lifetime, whichever custom bracelet you choose that fits your daughter I’m sure she will cherish forever.
- Joycuff comes with a cute gift box. Secret message engraved only yourself know what it says inside, It’s a good reminder in your daily life for your loved one
- Simplistic affirmation cuff bracelet
- High polished cuff bracelet, shine, very smooth rounded edges; clear engraving for easy reading
- Joycuff will provide each customer with efficient customer service and a 100% satisfied shopping experience.
Sample Customer Review…Packaging/Presentation: Super cute. Love the little gift box, and I am keeping it forever. The drawer feature is much more delightful than your typical “pull-off-the-lid-here-you-go” box setup.
Durability: This cuff is strong. I haven’t taken it off since I got it (three weeks ago) and it hasn’t been scratched, and I do a lot of physical labor. It was, however, flexible enough to bend to adjust slightly. I have ridiculously thin wrists which is why I usually tend to stay away from bracelets. This cuff, however, was an exception as it truly spoke to me.
Appearance: Love the outside shine! Looks just like a mirror and catches the light. The engraving overall was well done and is nice enough to wear in a professional setting (i.e. the office, on a date, etc).
Shipping: Was prompt despite the weather conditions.
Price point: Fair. Honestly would not recommend going any cheaper or you will get a lesser quality metal/engraving.
Final thoughts: This was a last-minute birthday surprise for me. I absolutely love this cuff and it has helped me through a lot already.
“Whatever life throws at you, even if it hurts you, just be strong and fight through it. Remember, strong walls shake but never collapse”. – unknownRead more reviews at Amazon.com.
3. Jewelry Box
I remember always looking at my mother’s mahogany jewelry box filled with royal blue velvet fabric hoping I would get something as magnificent as that. If you ever had a beautiful jewelry box, your daughter may have always wanted one because her mother had one. If your daughter is not into antique-style jewelry boxes, the modern ones are just as beautiful; they had rose-gold, gold, silver trimming, sometimes the metal parts are in designs, while the rest of the box is glass. You can even get one with her initials on it, there is always something for each bride.
- It has a design of an automatic pull-out compartment for necklaces for extra storage. This jewelry box is visually pleasing.
- The design team in the Netherlands. They have devoted themselves to produce practical, and fashionable products.
- Synthetic leather exterior, Velvet lining, and flannel interior.
- Vlando’s details are subtle, with the use of thicker leather even in the stitching. Vlando’s jewelry box is durable. Also, It is Lead-free glue so to keep you from health concerns for daily use.
- Dimensions are 10.0 x 7.3 x 7.0 inches.
Sample Customer Review…As soon as you open the box (which is constructed very well), you realize this company has spent time thinking about the presentation. It’s wrapped in a sheer white bag too. I bought this for my daughter for Valentine’s Day, and I’m so happy I did. It completely looks like real leather. Usually, I must have authentic leather, however on this magnificent piece you really can’t tell. The pink color is perfect. That beautiful soft pink we all want. There is SO MUCH room too. She’ll have plenty of space so all her jewelry will be organized. Also, there is a pull-out travel box with a snap box. I’m so glad I took a chance and purchased this. And of course, Amazon got it to me on time 😉 enjoy.Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
This is a great gift for the overachieving bride; you can add all of the awards they have received over their years; from the time they were young to the moment of their engagement, family vacations, and any other important moment in her life.
- DIY photo album
- Hardcovers and paper that are not easy to bend, made out of fine materials with sturdy pages.
- 360-degree sheet rotation, convenient for opening and closing scrapbook without tears.
- Dimensions: 8 x 8inches album, 40 sheets(total 80 pages)
Sample Customer Review…The quality of the scrapbook is unbelievably great! Paper is very sturdy, and it’s perfect for scrapbooking. It even comes with some stickers to hold your photos as well as a really cute box I decided to use to give to the person I’m scrapbooking for! There are so many pages I’ll probably end up ripping out and repurposing — puts less pressure on me too if I mess up and need to start over!Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
5. Mrs. Clothing
A bridal shower is one of the few days where the soon to be bride can make everything about her, to stand out, and be the center of attention, having clothing that says Mrs. on it such as pajamas, a jean jacket, robes, and even slippers, she’ll have all of these for a long time because it will always remind her of moments leading up to her special day.
- The cute girlfriend fiancee wife T-shirt for women is made from a cotton blend, the fabric is soft and will not shrink when washed.
- Recommend to machine wash with cold water inside out with like colors and tumble dry low or hand wash.
- Fabric is durable and stretches enough to wear
- Wear this tee to your own bachelorette party, rehearsal dinner, or bridal shower to celebrate your upcoming big day
Sample Customer Review…The shirt is true to size. It came on time. It fits like a glove. She normally wears small, and it fits her perfectly. Material is also of great quality.Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
6. Celebratory Items
There is nothing like gifting your daughter with a nice bottle of champagne and her favorite box of chocolates or desserts like macaroons. You’ve probably have helped with every little detail with the wedding, and one final gift you might want to give is just a simple celebration for all her hard work, and she will gladly unwind with her bottle of champagne and something sweet to eat.
- Mr. and Mrs. Champagne Glasses for Bride and Groom
- Set of two personalized Wedding Champagne Flutes.
- Dimensions: Height 8 inch Top, Diameter 2 inch Bottom, Diameter 2 ⅝ inch
- Clear Glass
- Capacity: 6.25 oz.
- Laser engraving
Sample Customer Review…These glasses are beautiful! The box they are shipped in is nice. The glasses were intact when I opened the box. No breakage. The engraving on the glasses is excellent. It looks more expensive than what I paid. The glasses are heavy, which took me by surprise. They’re not light at all, so I think we’ll have these glasses around for a while. I’m so excited to toast with our glasses on our wedding day!!Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
7. Polaroid Instant Camera
This meaningful gift will allow your daughter to document her wedding and future with her husband in a cute and artistic way. The polaroid camera is small and portable, and the photos are small enough to fit inside of a wallet! Your daughter will love this thoughtful gift and use it for years.
- 12 different colors to choose from
- Includes two packages of film
- Selfie mirror included
- A lens designed for close up photos
Sample Customer Review…How could you not love this camera….there are a lot of different settings than the ones from back in the day folks, so it’s pretty cool, and no worries it comes with an instruction manual but very easy to figure out the basics such as: how to install the film, how to turn it on, how to take a picture, etc… The new film for these polaroids takes a little longer to develop than the one I had when I was a kid, so don’t freak out right away if it stays white for a little longer than expected, the full colors of the photo will start to pop after about 10 mins. My daughter and I have had so much fun using this camera and created great memories and for some reason, nothing beats a candid and actual picture that prints out right away :). Also fun for artistic uses, random photography, group photos….”Selfies” are so much more fun and cuter when you don’t know how you’re looking in them.Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
8. Personalized Letter or Poem
This might seem dull at first, but it doesn’t have to be. Writing things that you wish your mother had told you and then giving that gift to your daughter can be special, and if you’re a creative genius, giving a beautifully written poem is just as endearing. You can also gift it in an extraordinary way, maybe curating the letter or poem on clear acrylic paper with gold writing, or placing the paper in a thin frame so she can hang it up and have it as decoration.
- All blanket throws are handmade using the softest quality of warm microfiber blankets, unique ideas for all genders.
- Able to write your own letter with your own handwriting, also able to add a picture, image, or quotes. Makes a great gift on Christmas or birthdays for any person you decide to give to such as grandmother, kids, husband, or wife.
- Can be used for any occasion; perfect for family gatherings, such as picnics, beaches, camping, weddings, and so much more.
Sample Customer Review…The blanket is so soft, and the pictures are so clear! We absolutely love it! In fact, we’re ordering another one! The seller was very prompt with the responses and shipped the item out so fast! It was my fault that I ordered it last minute for my hubby’s birthday, but nonetheless, it all worked out! Thank you very much!Review from TeeGarb.
9. Spa Gifts
Like I said before brides have been taking care of business ever since they said yes. Moms have been there every step of the way with planning the wedding and all the pit-stops in-between. Giving a spa gift card is wonderful, it gives the soon-to-be bride alone time to cherish at a spa. If you want to one-up that idea, you can have the gift with twice as much so she and her maid of honor can have a spa day together. Let’s take it even further, you can gift her a spa basket with all the home spa day essentials with added items for mani-pedis, face masks, and so much more.
- Full-size citrus soap bar
- Grapefruit body oil
- Facial clay mask
- Bath bomb
- Shower steamer
- Natural lip balm
- Soy candle with “Make a Wish” scribed on it
- Face towel and a white sponge
Sample Customer Review…I received this as a gift. I have trouble with perfumes, but this is just a lovely natural scent that is not headache-inducing. I love sweet scents. The grapefruit and lemongrass are delightful.Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
10. Personal Artwork
Anything handmade will always be a special gift. If you are good at making candles, you can gift her a few curated candles with her favorite scent, or if you can crochet, crocheting a bridal robe is also very different than a silk satin robe to switch a few things up.
- Handcrafted canvas prints from the Texas Art Company.
- Upload the photo of your choosing and your customized product will be sent within 2 business days.
- The canvases are framed out of thick wooden bars, 1.25 inches.
- The final product should resemble the preview process. By using Photo Gifts, your canvas print will have outstanding clarity and colors.
- It’s the perfect printing service for memorable moments such as weddings
Sample Customer Review…First off, this came 2 weeks earlier than expected, so I was thrilled to receive it in the mail. I got this canvas for our dog, Prince that passed away the day after Christmas. It came out way better than I expected. The detail is literally top-notch…down to the point where you can see his scar above his eye. This canvas really put some happiness back into our home since he has been gone. Thank you guys so much!! Definitely recommended!Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
11. Pearl Earrings
Not only do they bring a classy look, but they never go out of style. The most exciting thing about pearls is that they now come in an array of colors, so you will never run out of the colors she might want for any occasion. If the soon-to-be bride is more minimalistic, then a pair of pearl studs should do the trick, but if she’s gaudier then a pair of tear-drop crystals with pearls should fit her as well.
- 5.5mm diameter white Freshwater cultured pearls.
- Pearls are hand-picked for quality and cleanliness
- This heartwarming gift is beautifully packaged and ready for gifting. Makes a sentimental surprise gift for Mom or Grandma on Mother’s Day, for that special someone on that special day
- To ensure satisfaction, a 90 Day No-Questions-Asked Money-Back Guarantee.
- Pavoi is an American-owned and operated company.
Sample Customer Review…These pearl earrings are absolutely adorable. They arrived in a suede blue bag in a clean white box. My ears are extremely sensitive and I have no problems with these earrings at all. The earrings are simple, very classy, and feminine; they can be worn by adults or kids for everyday use or for special occasions. You really can’t go wrong with these earrings because they are dainty and timeless. The earrings also came with two types of backings — the clear plastic ones and the gold ones pictured. For the price of the earrings, I was extremely shocked to see how good the quality was. I will for sure purchase more of PAVOI’s items in the future. You can’t beat this quality and this price.Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
12. Wedding Survival Kit
Better to be safe than sorry. Therefore, gifting a kit filled with all the essentials for the bride will be much needed. Hopefully, it won’t be needed on that day, but if something does happen and the kit is needed, your daughter will be thanking you for always being one step ahead.
- Supplies included are: a manicure set with nail clippers, tweezers, scissors, nail file, 4 hair ties, 8 bobby pins, paper clothing tape, 12 oil absorbing wipes, and a mini sewing kit
- A clear front in order to find every item quickly
- Convenient size bag to carry around in small spaces
- Floral print bag; measures 10.2-inch width x 6.7-inch height x 2.1-inch Diameter
Sample Customer Review…This kit was PERFECT for a MOH gift to the BRIDE as her emergency kit for the day of! I needed something small so it would fit on my carry-on, and this fit the bill. Also, the design and the differing items came exactly as pictured and were just darling! I decided to purchase a couple more small items to add to the kit- like a couple of tampons, small tubes of medicines- ibuprofen, tums, clear nail polish, bandaids, and a small travel pack of q-tips and packing it in the clear case behind the Kate Aspen items to really make sure the bride was prepared for any type of emergency! VERY happy with this purchase!Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
13. Custom Ring Dish
This customized dish is a perfect gift for your daughter to store her new ring and other jewelry! The dish is handmade and can be customized with whatever engraving you would like. Your daughter will love this beautiful and personal gift!
- 3 inches in diameter
- Can customize the dish with any message or initials
- Made of a white clay
Sample Customer Review…So beautiful! Just as pictured and packaged lovely. This was the perfect gift for a friend who just got engaged and love that it was customized. The seller went above and beyond to ship it out for me ahead of schedule so I could receive it in time for my friend’s engagement dinner. So happy with this purchase and highly recommend it!!Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
An antique locket is gorgeous and timeless, what more can you say with a velvet box with a beautiful locket inside with a picture of the bride and groom inside. If she loves engraving which we all hope for, on the back of the locket with the date of their engagement or the wedding date.
- The locket can hold two photos.
- Provides a hidden hinge design.
- Spring ring clasp.
- Made in the USA.
Sample Customer Review…Great locket! Just received it in time for Christmas (and yes it comes in a box). Looks very pretty in person. It’s quite delicate and I find the chain too short but it depends on the length one prefers. I will most likely switch the chain out for a longer one. But the locket itself is great. I was able to insert two small photos.Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
15. Martha Stewart’s Newlywed’s Kitchen Book
Newlywed’s Kitchen: Recipes for Weeknight Dinners and Easy, Casual Gatherings: A Cookbook by Martha Stewart features recipes for all sorts of occasions from recipes for quick, daily meals to recipes for larger parties. The book is 304 pages in length.
Martha Stewart, who has years of experience in entertaining, cooking, weddings, etc, is the author, and her experience helps make this cookbook one of quality. Whether your daughter loves to cook or is looking to start, she is sure to enjoy this thoughtful and practical gift that could help her and her partner for years to come.
- Length: 304 pages
- Author: Martha Stewart
- Weight: 3.36 pounds
- Publisher: Clarkson Potter
- ISBN-10 : 0307954382
ISBN-13 : 978-0307954381
Sample Customer Review…This is my favorite go-to cookbook. It has a great variety of recipes, and most of them only need a handful of common ingredients. I have a few other very beautiful, curated books, but they tend to use obscure ingredients. This one doesn’t! This book is full of great photos, and the instructions are detailed but simple. We really loved the pan-fried steak with mustard cream sauce, creamy baked acorn squash, and warm chocolate pudding cakes. Highly recommend this book, especially for those just learning to cook or looking for some simple inspiration.Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
16. Kindle Paperwhite
The Kindle Paperwhite can be a fun gift to give the bride for her bridal shower. You can even download books for her and read them together.
The Kindle Paperwhite comes in four different colors: black, plum, sage, and twilight blue. It is lightweight and waterproof so the bride can bring it wherever they go! You can purchase the device in a 32 GB or 8 GB option for whatever storage needs the bride may have.
The light on the Kindle will adjust to the lighting the bride is at so reading can be easy. Additionally, your daughter can bring the Kindle anywhere and not have to worry about charging as the Kindle can last for weeks at a time. The newest version also connects to Audible so the bride can listen to or read books- whatever they prefer!
- Comes with Audible
- Connects to Wifi
- Comes in 8 GB or 32 GB
- 6’’ display
- The battery can last 6 weeks
- Four hour charging time
- Supports Wi-Fi
Sample Customer Review…I absolutely love my Kindle. It’s become such a staple in my life that I normally just tuck it into my purse no matter where I’m going. It’s waterproof so I take it to the beach and on hikes without worrying that it’ll get ruined. It’s also great for reading in the bath. The battery life is ridiculous. Sometimes I can go like 2-3 weeks without ever having to charge it. I don’t use it on high brightness, so that is probably helping conserve battery, but the backlight does come in handy if you’re trying to read on a really bright sunny day.
I linked my library account to my Kindle, so storage isn’t an issue since I have to return the books in order to get more books. The ads also don’t bother me at all. I considered paying extra to not have ads, but now I’m really glad I didn’t. The ads are just ads for other books that show on your Kindle before you unlock it. As soon as you unlock the Kindle, no more ads. They really truly do not get in the way. Don’t bother paying more to not have ads.
The Kindle is also really sturdy and strong. I have dropped it on multiple occasions, and it has never cracked or anything. I do have a case on my Kindle, but I repeatedly drop it while it’s open so the actual device is hitting the ground instead of the case.
I wish I’d bought a Kindle sooner. I haven’t read this much since I was in elementary school and first discovered the library.Read more reviews at Amazon.com.
I hope all these fun bridal shower gifts from mom to daughter serve you well and, as always, congratulations to your family, and happy shopping!
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Written by Niani Pogue and Victoria Beuchat