Christmas Gifts For Her: 25 Ideas For Moms, Sisters, & Friends

Saffron Marigold - Updated: November 18, 2023

Find elegant, beautiful Christmas gifts for her in this curated gift guide. You’re sure to find the best Christmas gifts for her right right, whether you’re wondering what to get your sister for Christmas, looking for long-distance friendship gifts, or gift ideas for Grandma. We’ve curated this guide to Christmas presents for her that are guaranteed to bring comfort and joy throughout the year. In this guide, you’ll see meaningful gifts for mom (or your mother-in-law), fair trade gifts, and handcrafts gifts for the home and from the heart. Happy shopping!

1. Stylish fair trade gifts for her 

The more pillows, the better! Every woman knows that a new set of pillow covers is the easiest way to freshen up the look of her home. A pair of exquisite block print pillows make awesome Christmas gifts for mom. Gift them along with a book by her favorite author–she’ll be so happy.

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2. Artisanal, handmade gifts for her 

These bowls painted by Spanish artisans, bring beauty to every meal from her morning bowl of granola to a warming winter’s soup. (Bonus: they’re dishwasher safe!)

3. Practical Christmas gifts for your bestie who loves to travel

If you have a friend who’s always flying out for a global adventure, gift her a quilted toiletries and makeup bag set she’ll take with her to every corner of the world. The set of three block printed bags makes it easy to organize her essentials, whether she’s off for a weekend trip or a three-month trip throughout Asia. Best part is, each one is fully lined with waterproof fabric!

Blue Poppy Flower Mix ~ Quilted Toiletries and Makeup Bag

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4. Unique gifts for sisters & sisters by heart

For your sister, consider this handmade necklace that features a mountain shape to represent the strong foundation between the two of you. It’s a meaningful, unique gift for sisters on any occasion. We think this is an especially sweet long-distance friendship gift. After all, best friends are sisters by the heart!

5. Travel-themed Christmas gift ideas for her

Does she daydream of travel and adventure? Is her style best described as colorful, boho, global chic? Then present her with a gift inspired by the famous Spice Route. Add a great bottle of wine from Spain to make it a travel-themed gift. And for more gift ideas for people who love to travel, check out this guide. 

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6. Long-distance best friend gifts for any time of year

When you live far away from your best friend, it’s important to keep up traditions any way you can–wine nights included.  This engraved stemless wine glass will remind you and your long-distance friend to stay connected. We think these are such great Christmas gifts for friends.

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7. Gifts for friends in touch with their spiritual side

The Hamsa symbol represents the Hand of God, and in many faiths, it is invoked for protection and good fortune. Pair our Hamsa Protection candle holder with a Hamsa charm necklace to make it an even more special gift for a close friend. Good news—you can place the necklace inside the same shibori box our Hamsa Protection candle holder is packaged in.

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14K Gold Asymmetrical Hamsa With Diamond Necklace

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8. A meaningful gift for your mother-in-law or mom

Finding gifts for your mother-in-law can be a challenge, but we think this gift is fabulous for any mother. Present her with an elegant birthstone ring this year. It’s an awesome Christmas gift for moms! She’ll always cherish this sweet reminder of the family she helped bring into this world.

9. A stylish Christmas gift for the home

A set of beautiful new block print, fair trade curtains will help her spruce up her space. Surprise her with a pair and then tell her you’ll help to hang them. It’s a gift to open and the gift of your time all in one!

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10. The perfect hostess gift

A friend who loves to host probably owns all the dishware they’ll ever need. Why not gift them something unique that they’ll definitely use? With six Saffron Marigold designs to choose from, one of our kitchen aprons is a fantastic give for a close friend, mother-in-law, or sister who loves to cook for guests. Block printed on lightweight cotton fabric with functional pockets (!) and adjustable waist and neck ties.

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11. Christmas gifts for Plant Moms

You probably know a Plant Mom, or someone who is devoted to their collection of indoor and/or outdoor plants. Whether they love tending to their succulents, cacti, ferns, or Arums, the Plant Mom in your life will love something from our Woodland Ferns collection.

Woodland Ferns ~ Table Placemats

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12. A foolproof gift for teachers and aunts

From grandmas to teachers, our block print tote bags make thoughtful, practical, and stylish presents. Printed on cotton with a sturdy buckram structure, and finished with a brass zipper and and handmade tassel. Also a great choice for someone who tries to live a sustainable or zero waste lifestyle—no more poor quality totes or disposable bags!

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13. What to get someone who has everything

Of course, you might not know the exact measurements of her windows, or how she might want to update her home. In that instance, one of our gift cards serves as a practical–and fun–Christmas gift for her. It’s exactly what to get someone who has everything!

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14. A pretty & practical Christmas gift idea for your sister-in-law

This water jar and cup, known as a moringa in Brazil, will look lovely at her bedside table–or anywhere, really! Handcrafted and hand-painted, staying hydrated has never before looked so pretty.

15. For fashionistas and travel lovers

Our shibori silk scarves tick off both boxes! Each design silk scarf in our River Collection is inspired by one of the world’s greatest waterways, from the Amazon in South America to the mighty Nile in Africa. Choose from eight different colorways and hand-dye patterns. Depending on the style, it is available in a large size (44″ x 84″) or regular size (22″ x 72″). Oh, and each large scarf is packed in a gift-ready, reusable shibori pouch!

Ganges ~ Ice Blue Designer Shibori Silk Scarf for Women

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16. A great gift for girls and grown women alike

Like our collections of storytelling linens, Spireside’s eco-friendly, fragrant offerings each tell a story. This sweet jar of whipped soap makes a great gift for anyone who maintains their youthful spirit (or at least tries to!). If she’s a bit of a diva and you love her, then go ahead—indulge her inner princess.

17. A pamper-yourself gift box for women who deserve some me-time

We all know someone who goes above and beyond for others, but rarely takes the time to pamper themself. Create a spa gift package with a set of candles, luxury soaps, and fragrant bath bombs for this giving person. We’ve got the first two covered, and we recommend Lush or The Body Shop for pampering bath essentials.

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18. An elegant and extravagant Christmas gift for her 

If your Mom, sister, or best friend is an HGTV addict and cannot get enough of home decor, then she’ll love the gift of a designer fabric shower curtain. Our Dahlia Daydreams pattern, inspired by the pompom dahlia, is at home in Mid-century Modern looks as it is in contemporary style of home decor. Pair this grey and pink shower curtain with a bottle of her favorite hand lotion or bubble bath for a fun gift that promotes self-care.

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19. Cozy Christmas gifts for her

A hand-stitched quilt will last for years, and she will always cherish it. Your mother-in-law, sister, or friend can use it as a layering blanket in bed or lap blanket on the sofa. It’s a beautiful, versatile gift. 

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20. An heirloom-quality gift for wife or Mom

Made from soft cotton saris and six layers of cotton, one of our hand-embroidered quilted sari bedspreads will make any woman in your life feel loved. Each quilt takes about 20 days to complete using the kantha embroidery technique, which consists of a delicate running stitch. Order your favorite design for gifting before it’s too late—there is only one per design!

Reena Jangid ~ Vintage Kantha Quilt Sari Bedspread

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21. Christmas gifts for your mother-in-law

Show your mother-in-law that you have great taste and appeal to her sophisticated sense of style by presenting her with a beautiful set of block printed cloth napkins. This is always a welcome Christmas gift for women who like to entertain and build their collection of table linens.


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22. A sweet little Christmas gift for her

Of course, if you give her cloth napkins, she’ll need napkin rings with them! A set of handcrafted and painted set will leave her impressed. Check out our guide to napkin rings to help you pick the best ones for her.

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23. A small gift to add to a stationery gift box

Sourced from a small printshop in Mumbai, our blank note cards are perfect for someone who enjoys sending gratitude messages and expressing words the old fashioned way. Each set comes with five blank note cards and matching envelopes. Get her a few sets, and throw in an engraved pen with her initials to make your stationery gift box extra special.

Tulip ~ Blank Thank You Note Cards

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24. Christmas gifts for women who can’t get enough of Downton Abbey

An English Gardens tablecloth is just the gift for her if she loves all things British, refined, and related to high tea!

English Gardens ~ Floral Round Tablecloth

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25. Or, Christmas gifts for women impatiently waiting for the new Bridgerton season release

A glamorous take on Regency fabric prints (think petite florals on cotton muslin), our Versailles collection will transport you to fabulous ballrooms and lavish estates. Perfect for fans of period dramas like Bridgerton and Downton Abbey. We suggest a table runner in the main print and a sheer curtain in the complementary print to gussy up a dining room. Read our style guide on elegant French style if you’re thinking of gifting these to yourself.

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These Christmas gifts are also perfect for special occasions throughout the year. We hope our collection of thoughtful, high-quality gifts help you find the perfect token of appreciation for all the moms, grandmas, sisters, aunts, friends, and other loved ones in your life.

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Searching for the perfect holiday gift? We’ve put together a Decor and Gift guide this holiday season to help with your shopping–for yourself as well as for others!