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18 Thoughtful Parents’ Day Gift Ideas That’ll Make Them Feel Extra-Special!  

18 Thoughtful Parents’ Day Gift Ideas That’ll Make Them Feel Extra-Special!  

From dealing with us as cranky babies to putting up with us through our teenage tantrums, our parents have made a lot of sacrifices just to see us happy. It’s next to impossible to reciprocate all that our parents have done for us, but we can surely try! This year, the 24th of July will be celebrated as National Parents’ Day, and it’s the perfect opportunity for us to express our love and gratitude by gifting them something thoughtful. Finding it difficult to come up with an ideal gift for your parents? Our compilation of the best Parents’ Day gifts will help you pick something for your folks that is actually useful and feels personal too. Hurry up! Start filling your shopping carts with these perfect gifts.

Parents’ Day Gift Ideas

You don’t need an occasion to show your love and appreciation for your parents, but a thoughtful gift on Parents’ Day does go a long way in making them feel extra-special. Rest assured, anything you gift your parents is sure to bring a smile to their faces. But why not give them some thoughtful, practical presents that they’ll actually use? Below are some amazing Parents’ Day gift ideas that can help you pick the perfect present for your mom and dad.  

Couple Watches

A ‘his & her’ watch set makes for a great Parents’ Day gift idea, and this watch set by Joker & Witch can be a stunning addition to your parents’ collection! We’re loving the modern spin on the classic watch design and these watches are sure to help your parents make a style statement. A watch set is one of the most common and popular Parents’ Day gift idea ‘cos you know it’s something they’ll definitely use and love.  


Do your parents love reading books? Then you might wanna consider gifting them a Kindle Paperwhite! It’s a useful Parents’ Day gift idea that’ll allow your parents to browse, buy and read multiple ebooks on just one device. Its price might be a little steep, but it is absolutely worth the splurge if your budget allows it.  

Personalized Wooden Photo Frame

Photo frames make for the perfect gifts, no matter what the occasion! However, the heartfelt message on this wooden photo frame is what makes it extra special. It looks elegant, and can add to the home décor, while also constantly reminding your parents of a happy memory. 

Colour Changing Mugs

Magic mugs or colour-changing mugs make are becoming increasingly popular and are perfect if you’re looking for budget-friendly Parents’ Day gift ideas. The print on the mug will reveal itself when hot liquid is poured inside the mug, and will surely amaze your parents.  

Movie Tickets/Gift Card

If your parents don’t often take out time to enjoy a movie with each other, you can encourage them to do so by gifting them a gift card from BookMyShow, or simply buying movie tickets for them! A gift card makes for a great Parents’ Day gift idea as it can be loaded in any amount that suits your budget- right from Rs 250 to Rs 10,000.   

Cushion Covers

Looking for a thoughtful yet affordable Parents’ Day gift idea? These cushion covers can be a great option! Surprise your parents with these stunning cushion covers that have cute messages to express what your parents mean to you, and how grateful you are to have them.  

Personalized Wooden Photo Clock

Think normal photo frames are too common and boring? You can instead opt for a personalized photo clock like this one! It’s a great way to amp up your décor, and will remind your parents of all the great memories you have shared together, every time they look at the clock.  

Handmade Luxury Soaps

Pamper your parents with these luxury handmade soaps by Oriental Botanics that come in amazing fragrances- Jasmine and Mogra, Vanilla, and Rose & Geranium. They are made with premium ingredients on a chemical-free soap base, making them mild, soothing cleansers that your skin will love! 

3D Text LED Moon Shape Lamp

We’re absolutely loving this moon-shaped lamp with 3D text that reads, “I love you to the moon and back.” It’s a simple yet thoughtful Parents’ Day gift idea that will surely make their day!  

Scented Candle Gift Set

Who doesn’t love scented candles? This scented candle gift set consists of 12 fancy shot glasses candles in a number of fragrances that your parents will absolutely love! It makes for an amazing Parents’ Day gift idea and can also add a pop of colour to your home décor.

Hydroponic Glass Vase With Wooden Frame

When it comes to Parents’ Day gift ideas, you can’t go wrong with cute décor pieces that are also functional and useful! This hydroponic glass vase with a wooden frame is just perfect for growing water plants, and can instantly liven up any space in the house!  

Perfume Set

Here’s another Parents’ Day gift idea that you just can’t go wrong with! These perfumes smell divine, and come in a beautiful gift box that is sure to leave your parents delighted. 

Luggage Set

This Parents’ Day gift idea can be a great option if your parents are globe-trotters, and travel frequently. This 3-piece set from American Tourister comes in different sizes, and their lightweight design makes them suitable and convenient for traveling. Oh, and did we mention they look really cool? Yep. Not only are these durable, and strong, but are also really chic! 

Macrame Plant Hangers

Macrame plant hangers can be the perfect Parents’ Day gift idea if your folks love gardening! These hangers can enhance the beauty of your balcony or terrace garden, and can hold almost any medium-sized pot. Besides, they add a boho touch to any space!  

DIY Parents’ Day Gift Ideas 

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Whether you’re running out of time, are broke AF, or just want to showcase your love with handmade gifts, below are some DIY Parents’ Day gift ideas that you can take inspiration from! 

Photo Album

If you’re looking for a thoughtful DIY Parents’ Day gift idea, you can consider making them a photo album filled with amazing family pictures that encapsulate great memories. It’s a sure-shot way of reminding them of the good old days, and is sure to bring smiles to their faces.     

Handwritten Letters

When looking for Parents’ Day gift ideas, you’ll come across many pre-written letters with generic content about how much you love your parents. But that’s not the same as handwritten letters that you can give them! Handwritten letters make for heartfelt DIY Parents’ Day gift ideas that your parents will probably cherish forever, and read them over and over again. Share your favourite memories, things you love the most about them, and how much they mean to you. 

Pull-Out Photo Box

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If you think a photo album is too boring, you can instead opt to surprise your parents by making a pull-out photo box! It’s a quick and easy DIY Parents’ Day gift idea, and you’ll find numerous tutorials online that can guide you on how to make one at home.

Greeting Card

This one is a classic DIY Parents’ Day gift idea that can never get old. And it’s super easy to make! You can draw and write what you want, and also add some pictures inside to make it stand out. Looking for text inspiration for your greeting cards? You might wanna consider checking out these Parents’ Day quotes, Father’s Day wishes, and Mother’s Day wishes to help you express your feelings using the right words. 

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12 May 2022

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