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.
Every Birthday Front Page for All 70 Years!
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.
Available in 2 cover styles and 7 colors, the souvenir book features an exclusive photo-packed 20-page timeline.
Jammed full with approximately 140 pages, the book also contains world headline news pages, and comes complete with a magnifying gass.
A thoughtful gift that's sure to spark memories and conversations! Mom will enjoy reading the book long after her birthday is over.
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!
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 Day You Were Born Canvas
I'm sure Mom is interested in finding out what life was like when she was born - and this personalized canvas 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!
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!
Personalized Close to Her Heart Gifts
Mom should be surrounded by those she loves most on her 70th birthday and all year long. These adorable "Close to Her Heart" gifts will remind her constantly of her loved ones!
Each gift features up to 21 names repeated in a heart-shaped pattern; most gifts are available in several colors.
Choose from over 40 different gifts - a fabulous way to shower Mom with love on her special day!
70th Birthday Wine Gift Baskets
Thrill Mom with an impressive 70th birthday wine gift basket that she can share with family and friends - or keep for herself!
GiftTree is my top pick for elegant wine gift baskets. Their prices for wine gift baskets start at just under $50, and continue to over $500 for their prestigious high-end baskets.
Add a personalized ribbon with your own loving message for a special touch.
Personalized 70th Birthday Picture Frame
Choice of 6 Color Schemes
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 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 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 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 70th birthday gift that Mom will treasure forever!
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!
Turning 70 certainly deserves a toast or two - so why not give Mom a bubbly gift of champagne to celebrate with?
Check out the elegant champagne gifts from GiftTree.
They range from affordable champagne gift baskets (under $40) to prestigious champagne and caviar experiences featuring the world's finest champagnes (think Krug, Dom Perignon).
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
Surround Mom with those she loves with a family tree print that features the names of her family members.
The delightful print pictured above features up to 20 family member's names on individual leaves, and the family name at the bottom.
The print is inscribed with the sentimental quote: "Like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one".
Mom will love displaying this lovely print in a prominent place in her home!
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.
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 70th birthday 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 70th birthday gift for your Mom 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!
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.