70th Birthday Gift Ideas for Mom

If Mom is turning the big 7-0, you'll want to find a memorable present for her. Check out this guide to the top 70th birthday gift ideas for Mom - you're sure to find a unique gift that she'll love! Prices start at under $25.

Personalized The New York Times Ultimate Birthday Book

Mom's sure to be impressed by this unique commemorative book that features every single birthday New York Times front page over her entire life - 70 years of memories in one gift!

 This best-selling 70th birthday gift is personalized with her name and birthdate on the front.

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Family Tree Birthstone Necklace with Names

Jewelry is a wonderful gift for any occasion, and a milestone birthday like this calls for a special necklace.

Mom will treasure this gorgeous customized family tree necklace almost as much as she treasures her family!

Unique pendant features up to 7 loved one's names each engraved on their own individual "leaf".

Sparkling birthstone charms dangle like blossoms from the "tree branches".​

An heirloom-quality necklace that Mom will enjoy wearing for years to come!

70th Birthday Organic Spa Gift Basket

Pamper Mom's body and soul with this luxurious spa gift basket that includes the wholesome, organic, dye-free bath and body products.

The all-natural spa products come beautifully packaged in a naturally woven keepsake basket that's perfect for storing toiletries or treasures in.

Upgrade to a personalized ribbon to add your own custom birthday message for Mom.

Personalized 70th Birthday Picture Frame

Choice of 6 Color Schemes

You'll probably take a ton of pictures on Mom's special day, and this personalized frame is the perfect way to showcase your favorite memory!

Customize the frame with any birthday age along with her name, as well as any nicknames or titles she goes by.

A fun and easy way to commemorate this milestone event!

Personalized Memoir Book

Mom has so many wonderful memories to share - and this beautiful personalized Story of a Lifetime book is a lovely way to preserve them!

Elegant book features ​almost 500 questions designed to help Mom recall the favorite times of her life.

The gold-tipped pages leave plenty of room for her to answer in as much detail as she likes.​

Mom will love reflecting upon her beautiful memories, and family members will treasure this keepsake for generations.​

Personalized The Year She Was Born Plaque

I'm sure Mom is interested in finding out what life was like when she was born - and this personalized plaque provides loads of fun facts and information for her!

The festive chronicle features her name and birthdate at the top.

It's full of all the headline news from the day she was born, including the top movies and sports results.

It also features a fun cost-of-living comparison between today and 70 years ago.

If you're looking for a last-minute gift, this can ship in just 2 days - Mom will never know you procrastinated!

Personalized Heart of Love Sweatshirt Blanket

This super-soft sweatshirt blanket is the perfect way for Mom to wrap herself in warmth - and the love of her family members!

It features up to 8 loved one's names printed repeatedly throughout a heart shape, with additional hearts intermingled with the names.

Perfect for snuggling up in with while reading or watching tv.

Personalized Dear Mom Poem Keepsake

Show Mom how much you appreciate her with this magnificent personalized poem keepsake.

Add your own poem or message (or choose from 9 pre-written poems) and your own loving closing sentiment to this scalloped Lucite block.

70th Birthday Shirts for Mom

Most momentous occasions in life call for new clothes - so deck Mom out in style with a 70th birthday shirt!

Zazzle has over 1500 women's 70th birthday shirts, with prices starting at under $20.

After 70 years and raising a family, Mom deserves a comfy outfit to kick back and relax in!

70th Birthday Wine Gift Basket

Thrill Mom with an impressive 70th birthday wine gift basket that features two prestigious red wines and a carefully selected array of high-end gourmet treats.

The treats come packaged in a stylish leather tray that she can use long after the wine and treats have been savored.

Add a personalized ribbon with your own loving message for a special touch.

The New York Times Jigsaw Puzzle

A gift Mom can enjoy long after the big day is over  - at under $50!

This challenging puzzle features the New York Times front page from the day Mom was born (or you could choose any significant day in her life).

It includes a full-size reproduction of the page for helpful reference while working on the puzzle.

A unique and fun gift that she's sure to love!

Champagne and Caviar Gift Basket

Indulge Mom this year with two extravagant treats - champagne & caviar!

The goodies arrive beautifully packaged in a bamboo carrying case that will make a wonderful picnic basket or decorate storage case once Mom's enjoyed the treats.

Add an optional personalized ribbon to create an especially memorable gift.

Personalized Picture Frame with Poem

This is a wonderful time to let Mom know how much she means to you - and this lovely personalized frame is the perfect way!

Your loving message to Mom is engraved on the glass frame (choose from 6 pre-written poems or write your own), along with a personalized ending sentiment.

Add a favorite picture of the two of you and you've creating a loving memento that your Mother will treasure forever!

Personalized Family Tree Canvas Print

Choice of Styles

Surround Mom with those she loves with a family tree print that features the names of her family members.

Personalization Mall offers four styles of family tree canvas prints that feature between 8 - 18 loved one's names.

A unique and meaningful piece of art that's the perfect way for Mom to show off her pride and joy in her family.

Personalized 70th Birthday Photo Album

Choice of Styles

Keep Mom's precious memories from her big day organized and accessible with this striking wooden photo album!

The front is personalized with her name or title, and features her age and birthdate.

Fill the album with up to 72 pictures from the big event.

Personalized 70th Birthday Wine Bottle Label

Celebrate Mom's big birthday with a personalized bottle of her favorite wine!

Personalize the wine bottle label with Mom's name, age and a special birthday message.  Then just peel and stick the waterproof label to a special bottle of wine.

She'll enjoy displaying the wine bottle long after her special day is over.

Personalized Heart Shaped Clock with Poem

Thank Mom for all the love and time she's shared with you!

Add your own loving poem or message (or choose from 7 verses) to this beautiful heart-shaped clock.

A sentimental gift that Mom will treasure forever!

Where to Buy 70th Birthday Gifts for Mom Online

There's a bewildering selection of online gift stores! If you need a little help deciding where to find the best presents, here are some of the top websites:

70th Birthday Gift Baskets for Women

A gift basket is always a wonderful gift, no matter how old you are! They're easy to order online and send directly to your Mom. If you need a last minute gift, you can usually have a basket sent the next day.

My top pick for ordering gift baskets online is GiftTree. They offer impressive gift baskets and towers in all prices, ranging from under $25 to well over $300. So they're a marvelous choice for both budget picks and luxury gifts.

They also feature customer reviews, so it's easy to see what people have actually used the service have to say about it.

One of the best features, however, is that you can order a personalized ribbon with many of their gift baskets (it does cost a bit extra). Imagine how thrilled Mom will be to see your own unique Happy Birthday message imprinted on the ribbon!

Personalized 70th Birthday Gifts for Mom

People are always impressed by personalized gifts - it means that you've gone an extra step in choosing a present that's just for them!

Whenever I'm shopping for customized gifts, my first stop is always Personalization Mall. They have hundreds of personalized gifts just for birthdays (their entire catalog runs into the thousands). Many of their items can be personalized with your own unique message or poem, not just a name.

Prices start at under $10, so it's easy to find a gift that fits even the most strict budget.

Many of their gifts can ship in just 1 or 2 days, so it's a marvelous choice for a last-minute gift (you'll have to pay for express shipping).

They also offer customer reviews - and many of their customers have uploaded pictures of they way they personalized their presents, which is a great way to get inspiration.

My favorite part, however, is that you can preview your personalized gift online before you place your order! That way you'll know exactly how it's going to look, and you'll be able to make any necessary changes.

And here's another little tip if you're looking for quotes or poems for Mom's 70th birthday...check out any of their items that feature a poem (you can find them here.) Just click on any product, and then click the "View Choices" button on the Choose Your Poem option.

They will then show you a selection of pre-written poems and quotes - a wonderful way to be inspired when writing your own message to Mom. Each product has different poems, so there's quite a few for you to choose from.

Inexpensive 70th Birthday Gifts for Mom

Where should you look if you want to get a great gift for your mother, but your budget is a bit tight? Check out the inexpensive birthday gifts for Mom at Zazzle!

For under $15, you can get a tote bag, coaster, or a magnet that is perfect for Mom's big day. They also feature notebooks, wine boxes, and keychains.

You might also want to check out the personalized birthday mugs at Personalization Mall. They're priced at under $15, and go on sale quite frequently. It's always worth checking Personalization Mall - you never know what they might have on sale or clearance!

Photo Gifts

Moms always love pictures of their family! For a 70th birthday, why not give her a gift that showcases some of her favorite memories?

You'll find a great selection of top-notch photo gifts at Shutterfly. Mom might like a pillow or canvas print with her favorite pictures (they have great Instagram-style gifts that allow you to showcase a lot of photos all at once).

You can also find coffee mugs, phone cases, magnets, notebooks and more.

A milestone birthday like this is also a fabulous time to make a photo book that highlights Mom's entire life. Shutterfly has a wonderful selection of photo book templates that make creating a custom book incredibly easy (once you've chosen the photos, that is)!

Although they have quite a few styles to choose from, I particularly like the Better with Age or the A Life's Story designs for a 70th birthday. They templates really help you organize 70 years' worth of memories and make a stunning picture book!

Funny 70th Birthday Gifts for Mom

Does your mother have a sense of humor about turning older? Then check out the funny 70th birthday gifts at CafePress.

Get her laughing with a "I'm too sexy to be 70" bandana, or perhaps a "70 is just a number - a BIG number" journal or mug. Prices start at under $10.

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