Coming up with great 90th birthday gift ideas for Grandma can definitely be a challenge! Check out this list of the top 20 birthday gifts for 90 year old grandmothers – you’re sure to find the perfect present.
The New York Times Ultimate Birthday Book
Every Birthday Front Page for All 90 Years!
A milestone birthday like this is a time for reflection and reminiscing about the past.
This unique personalized book is a fun way to recall historical events that happened throughout Grandma’s lifetime.
The striking 140 page book is personalized with her name and birthdate on the front cover. You can choose from 2 cover styles in a variety of colors.
Inside, she’ll find every birthday front page from the New York Times for her entire lifetime!
It also includes an exclusive 20 page photo-packed timeline, as well as headline pages from important world events.
A gift that she’ll enjoy reading – and displaying – long after the celebration has come and gone!
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Useful Birthday Gifts for Grandma
If Grandma is on the practical side, she’ll appreciate a useful birthday gift. It’s still her birthday, though – so make it fun also!
She can ward off any chill by wrapping herself up in her family’s love with this this super-soft personalized blanket.
The heart design features up to 21 family member’s names printed in a repeating fashion on the cuddly blanket.
(Personalization Mall also features the heart name design on other items such as coffee mugs, shirts, tote bags and more).
90th Birthday Pillows
Grandma is probably proud as a peacock about turning 90! And after all those years, she deserves a little comfort.
Zazzle offers has a wonderful selection of adorable pillows – and many can be personalized.
The pillows are available in 3 different sizes (the lumbar pillow might be a great choice if Grandma’s in a wheelchair).
Unique 90th Birthday Gift for Grandma
Perfect Gift for the Nana Who Has Everything
This unique personalized The Day You Were Born canvas print is the perfect gift for the 90 year old grandma who has everything!
Trendy chalkboard-style print is personalized at the top with her name and birthdate.
Underneath is a treasure trove of information about what life was like when she was born – including the headline news stories, and top entertainment and sports events.
It also includes cost of living comparisons between then and now, which are sure to spark conversation.
It also makes a great centerpiece and conversation starter for her birthday party!
Personalized Necklace with Grandkids Names & Birthstones
“My Heart Belongs to My Grandkids”
If Grandma likes jewelry, then this personalized necklace is a gift that she’s sure to treasure!
The hand-crafted heart shaped charm is personalized with up to 15 birthstones of her loved ones – perfect for the grandmother who’s been blessed with a large family!
The grandchildren’s names are engraved on the back of the necklace, while the front features a sweet expression of love – “My Heart Belongs to my Grandkids“.
A wonderful expression of love that your grandmother will treasure always!
NY Times Front Page Jigsaw Puzzle from Your Birth Date
A fun way to piece together history – and a gift that Grandma can enjoy with family and friends!
This sure-to-be-a-hit gift is a great idea for the difficult-to-buy for Grandmother.
The jigsaw puzzle features a high-quality reproduction of the front page of the New York Times from any date you specify.
It also includes a paper copy reproduction as a reference point to help in assembling the puzzle.
Available in 3 sizes – an ideal gift for a milestone birthday!
Personalized Jewelry Box
Let Grandma know what a treasure she’s been to you with this sweetly old-fashioned personalized jewelry box.
Your own loving 3 line message and 2 line ending sentiment will be artfully engraved onto the glass lid.
It’s finished with a dangling heart charm.
A sentimental 90th birthday gift for the Grandma who has everything!
90th Birthday Gift Baskets for Grandma
Add a Personalized Ribbon for a Special Touch
Gift baskets are always popular birthday gifts, especially for seniors. It’s a gift that’s fun to receive, and the treats are perfect for snacking on by yourself or for sharing with others.
Many of their gift baskets can be adorned with a personalized ribbon that offers plenty of space for you to write a unique 90th birthday message for your grandmother.
They offer an amazing collection of themed gift baskets, such as tea, coffee or spa-themed baskets, as well as a huge selection of champagne and wine gift baskets.
Prices start at under $30 and continue to over $250 for a top-of-the-line champagne gift basket, so it’s easy to find something in your price range.
Personalized Photo Album
If you’re planning a celebration for Grandma’s big day, you’re sure to take lots of pictures.
This striking photo album is the perfect place to store all those precious photos!
The wooden album features Grandma’s name and age on the front. Inside she can store up to 72 pictures from her birthday party.
Available in 2 designs.
Looking for a last minute gift? This can ship out in just two days.
Personalized Family Tree Canvas
I’m sure that your grandmother loves being surrounded by her family – and this gift is a wonderful way to remind her of her loved ones even when they’re not there!
Unique family tree canvas is available in 6 sizes, and features up to 20 family member’s names each printed on their own leaf.
You can add your family name or any 1 line message at the bottom.
A sentimental 90th birthday gift that will always remind your grandmother of the loving bond your family shares.
Personalized Picture Frame
Choice of Colors
There’s bound to be loads of pictures taken on this milestone birthday – and this adorable personalized 90th birthday frame is the perfect way to show off a favorite memory!
This thoughtful yet affordable (under $30) frame is available in your choice of 6 color schemes.
Personalize the frame with 3 different names or nicknames, as well as the year she was born.
The perfect way to showcase a group photo from the birthday party!
If you need a last-minute gift, this frame can ship out in just 1 day using the express shipping option.
The New York Times Front Page Reprint from The Day You Were Born
A unique gift that it sure to be the hit of the party! Grandma will love finding out what exactly what was going on in the world on the day she was born – and The New York Times is the ultimate resource.
Available in 3 sizes – choose framed or unframed. Looking for a last minute gift?
This can ship in just 3 days – choose express shipping to get your gift quickly.
Personalized Bracelet with Family Names
Her family and jewelry – what a wonderful way for Grandma to celebrate her 90th birthday!
If Grandma’s the type to love jewelry (and what woman doesn’t?), then consider getting her a bracelet that’s personalized with her loved ones names.
This gorgeous bracelet features up to 10 elegantly engraved names. The bracelet sparkles with 10 genuine diamonds and 24k gold-plated accents.
Inexpensive 90th Birthday Gifts for Grandma
Gifts under $25
There’s no need to spend a fortune to get a unique 90th birthday gift that your grandmother will love!
This adorable personalized The Year You Were Born mug is a great choice for the coffee or tea drinker!
It features Grandma’s name and birthdate, and features loads of trivia about what life was like when she was born.
Better yet, this is under $20! It makes a cute stand alone-mug, or you could fill it with coffee, tea, and other treats to make a cute little gift basket.
Personalized 90th Birthday Coffee Mug – Choice of ColorsPersonalized 90 Years Loved Shirt for Women90th & Fabulous Birthday Tiara and Sash SetFunny 90th Birthday Coffee Mug90th Birthday Keepsake Gift Bag/Shopping ToteAged 90 Years to Perfection Wine Glass
90th Birthday Greeting Cards
Send Grandma HUGE 90th birthday wishes with an oversized personalized greeting card! Fun birthday card comes in 3 big sizes (the middle one is pictured above) and is sure to make her day even more special.
Jumbo greeting card (available in 6 colors) has plenty of space for family and friends to leave a loving message. It can take the place of a guest book at a party, and makes a wonderful addition to the gift table.
Homemade 90th Birthday Gift Ideas
If you’re gifted with the crafting gene (handed down from Grandma, perhaps?), I’m sure she’d like nothing better than a gift that you’ve created yourself.
The options are practically endless! If possible, try to make a present that uses photos of the people and memories that she loves so that she can enjoy reminiscing about her favorite people and places.
Some of my favorites include:
- a memory quilt, like the one pictured on the right
- a wall picture collage
- 90 reasons we love you frame
- a fingerprint family tree (free printable)