The Most Thoughtful Mother's Day Gifts for Your Grandma

Bryr "Clementine" Closed Toe Clog in Blush
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This Mother's Day, remember to celebrate the matriarch of the family: Grandma. These sentimental tokens will remind her of the ones who have her heart—her children and grandchildren.

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Bryr "Clementine" Closed Toe Clog in Blush
Courtesy of Bryr

It's a universal truth: There's simply no one like Grandma. She likely played a formidable role in raising you, serving as an extension of your own parents. She taught you about your lineage, how to make that perfected-through-the-ages family recipe (after swearing you to secrecy first!), and shaped you into the person that you are right now. And while you know you don't need an excuse or a particular reason to celebrate her, since every day you get to spend with her is a holiday of sorts, there is one built right into the calendar year: Mother's Day. Even though you might not be able to be together this year due to COVID-19, you can still show her you care with the perfect gift.

This holiday, show your grandmother how much she means to you (she did, after all, give you your mom and dad!) with a thoughtful present that she's bound to love. Not sure exactly what to get your grandma for Mother's Day? That's where we come in. From a treat-filled basket curated by Martha herself to a sophisticated fragrance to supplement her signature go-to, there are plenty of gifts on this list that suit her particular tastes.

We thought about her comfort, too, incorporating cozy, silky loungewear sets, cashmere bed socks, and warm wool blankets—and also considered her skill set (just wait until she gets her hands on the crochet blanket project ahead!). Ultimately, there is bound to be a gift or two—at all price points, if you and your siblings are looking to split something—here that will let Grandma know how much you care.

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Floral Fragrance

jo malone london Share Scarlet Poppy Cologne Intense
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Sure, she has a fragrance that she wears every day—but when's the last time she selected a special, just-because perfume? This one's a winner if she naturally gravitates towards floral notes; one spritz, and she'll be transported to a poppy field.

Shop Now: Jo Malone "Scarlet Poppy Intense" Cologne, $195,

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Pearl Earrings

moda operandi agmes pearl earrings
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It doesn't get more classic than pearl studs, but we love this pair's subtle update. The freshwater design is simply gorgeous—one your grandma will surely appreciate.

Shop Now: AGMES Pearl Earrings, $150,

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Gardening Tools

Martha Stewart Three-Piece Stainless Steel Gardening Tool Set
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If she can usually be found tending to her flower and vegetable garden, she'll appreciate this trio of sturdy stainless steel tools—the cheerful green coating on the handles makes them even more appealing. Best of all, they'll help her tackle all kinds of tasks, from transplanting bulbs to breaking up piles of compost.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Three-Piece Stainless Steel Gardening Tool Set, $85.05,

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Photo Book

Artifact Uprising Everyday Photo Book
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This little cloth-covered book has big impact—especially with Nana. With thick pages, foil embossments, and premium binding, this photo collection tells the story of your family in a meaningful way.

Shop Now: Artifact Uprising Everyday Photo Book, from $59,

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Short Sleeved Puffer Jacket

martha stewart womans puffy Vest Down Vest Jacket
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We love a stylish transitional piece, and chances are, your grandmother does, too. Gift her this short-sleeved puffer jacket from Martha's collection, which is one of our founder's most popular garments.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Quilted Women's Puffy Vest, $59.99,

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Crochet Project

Wool and the Gang "Here Comes the Sun" Blanket Crochet Kit
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If she's an experienced knitter, then she's up for this challenge. Plus, you can customize the blanket's colorways to match her comforter or couch.

Shop Now: Wool and the Gang "Here Comes the Sun" Blanket Crochet Kit, from $167,

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Grandma's Kitchen Candle

Homesick "Grandma's Kitchen" Candle
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She's all of those secret family recipe's keeper—which means her kitchen always smells heavenly. Honor her culinary skills by presenting her with this aptly-named candle, with notes that will reminder her of her epic apple crisp recipe (your favorite).

Shop Now: Homesick "Grandma's Kitchen" Scented Candle, $34,

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Room Shoes

Sasawashi Room Shoes in Camel
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Part shoe, part slipper, these slip-ons (composed of breathable, antibacterial fabric) are perfect for padding around indoors.

Shop Now: Sasawashi Room Shoes in Camel, $78,

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Cozy Blanket

Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool Solid Blanket
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This thin wool blanket is an in-between-seasons staple—she'll appreciate the extra layer as winter turns to spring, especially. Have it monogrammed with her initials (or, better yet, all of her grandchildren's!) for a special touch.

Shop Now: Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool Solid Blanket, from $149,

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Easy Meal Plan

Martha Stewart and Marley Spoon meal plan

This basket, curated by Martha, is full of your grandmother's favorite things, like mouth-watering cheeses, crackers, fig spread, chocolate, caramels, and tea.

Shop Now: Martha & Marley Spoon Meal Plan, from $52.95 a week,

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Bryr "Clementine" Closed Toe Clog in Blush
Courtesy of Bryr

She'll be the most stylish grandmother on the block in this mid-height clog, with a pale nubuck leather exterior.

Shop Now: Bryr "Clementine" Closed Toe Clog in Blush, $276,

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Silky Pajamas

Eberyjey Gisele Long Pajama Se
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We're not sure what we love more about this stylish loungewear set: The loose, move-with-you silhouette or the soft, monochrome aesthetic.

Shop Now: Eberjey "Gisele" Long Pajama Set, $120,

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Cashmere Socks

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There's nothing better than drifting off to sleep in a pair of cashmere bedsocks. Only the best for Grandma, of course.

Shop Now: Comme Si Cashmere Chainlink Set, $215,

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Bird Puzzle

Christian Lacroix Birds Sinfonia Puzzle
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Here's a jigsaw puzzle that's pretty enough (it's printed with a Christian LaCroix bird vignette) to leave out on her coffee table. And once she's completed it? She can rescramble and flip: The project is two-sided, for twice the fun.

Shop Now: Christian Lacroix Birds Sinfonia Puzzle, $35,

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Herbal Tea Blend

bellocq tea
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The organic herbal blend is perfect for the summer months—the lemongrass, verbena, lavender, rose petals, mint, and sage bring to mind a summer meadow.

Shop Now: Bellocq Tea Atelier "No. 12, Le Hammeau" Tea, from $15,

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