The Birthday Gifts Your Daughter-in-Law Won't Stop Gushing About (2022)

Finding the perfect daughter-in-law birthday gifts just got a lot easier and more fun, thanks to Cratejoy. If you talk to your daughter-in-law or future daughter all the time, you probably have some gift ideas for her already, but you still need to make sure that whatever you buy is a great gift she’ll love — and one she doesn’t already have. And if you only see her on special occasions, you’ll want to find a thoughtful gift that shows that you care and think she’s a great addition to the family. Fortunately, you can find a birthday gift she’ll treasure again and again with a high-quality subscription box.

A Cratejoy subscription box makes a great daughter-in-law gift from a father- or mother-in-law for many reasons. It shows your thoughtfulness in wanting to give her a fun surprise and pick-me-up every month. Plus, when you see each other, the subscription box becomes a wonderful conversation starter, as you can talk about what she’s received in her latest gift box.

Cratejoy features an impressive variety of monthly boxes, making it simple for loved ones to find the best gifts, whether they want to send a treasured keepsake, a fun DIY project, some delicious treats, or beauty and self-care products that the birthday girl is sure to love. Read on to see some of our most popular birthday gift ideas for a daughter-in-law and why our subscribers love them.


Coffee and a Classic Book Box Subscription

From $40.84 per box
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If your DIL is a book lover, skip ordering books on Amazon and give her a fully immersed reading experience instead. Coffee and a Classic comes with one old classic literature or children's classics, and a beverage. Curated around the novel’s theme, each box comes with fun goodies like an exclusive coffee mug, a bookmark, and other bookish items like socks, soaps, and treats. Past boxes include The Wizard of Oz, A Tale of Two Cities, and Peter Pan!


Earspiration of the Month

From $18.00 per box
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Let’s face it — jewelry is often one of the best gift ideas. This daughter-in-law birthday gift, however, gives jewelry a fun twist by combining the thrill of new accessories with inspiration, motivation, and support. Subscribers receive a cute pair of new stud earrings every month along with a challenge card encouraging them to reach their goals and celebrate their successes. You can gift this box confidently, as the earrings feature high-quality materials like 14-karat rose gold plating or sterling silver. It’s a fun way to brighten her days and make her feel like the best daughter-in-law in the world.


The Cactique Boutique Box

From $27.25 per box
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If your daughter-in-law loves decorating her living room with plants but doesn’t quite have a green thumb, The Cactique Boutique Box is the perfect gift to give her. The great thing about succulents and cacti is that they are low-maintenance and easy to care for. Each monthly box comes with a mini cactus and succulent arrangements with containers, top dressings like rocks and moss, care instructions, and extra themed goodies like plant-themed stationery and pins.


KOS Monthly Wine Club

From $45.83 per box
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If your daughter-in-law is a wine lover, give her a gift that she can enjoy after a long day or something she can open during a catch-up session with her best friend. Each delivery comes with 2 bottles of KOS’s small-batch wines made from the vineyards in California. 10% of each subscription purchased is donated to educational charities. This gift will have her polishing up her wine glasses and enjoying a nice glass of cabernet, pinot grigio, or one of each!



From $19.80 per box
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Who wouldn’t love a box of pampering goodies and self-care items? Feeling Fab makes for the ultimate birthday gift with morning affirmations and several self-care products like scented bath bombs, sage bundles, skincare products, crystal jewelry gifts, delicious treats, and productivity trackers to keep her goal-focused. Consider Feeling Fab to be the sidekick she needs to ring in her birthday with a special ritual.


Mix Box

From $27.95 per box
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If your DIL loves baking treats in the kitchen or has a natural talent for whipping up tasty desserts, Mix Box is a birthday gift that will nurture her hobbies and sweet tooth. Each box comes with pre-measured ingredients to make 12-32 servings of homemade desserts from cookies, scones, muffins, and cinnamon buns! This gift box also delivers holiday-inspired goodies that make family get-togethers, school bake sales, and birthday parties extra sweet and special.


180 Degree lifestyle box

From $44.00 per box
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If your longtime or new daughter-in-law loves self-care and mindfulness, and if you love a great bargain, this is the perfect birthday gift subscription box. Each box delivers high-quality wellness and lifestyle products such as healthy snacks, a tote bag, skincare items, home essentials, tumblers, and other goodies, thoughtfully curated to encourage self-care and relaxation. Your daughter-in-law will love enjoying her new items and taking time to rejuvenate and be present in the moment. And with 6 to 9 products in every box, this subscription service has a retail value of +$100, making it an incredible deal.


Welcome Box A

From $9.99 per box
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No list of birthday gifts for daughters-in-law is complete without mentioning aromatherapy. This affordable subscription box delivers a new set of all-natural and vegan essential oils every month, letting your daughter-in-law try new scents and enjoy her favorite ones. Subscribers take a scent recipient quiz, then receive a customized set of essential oils tailored to their preferences, including some holiday and seasonal selections, making this subscription box a truly unique gift. Featuring products that are non-GMO, free of synthetics, and not tested on animals, this subscription box is sure to delight any fan of essential oils.


DIY Décor Subscription Box

From $32.05 per box
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If your daughter-in-law is an aspiring DIY diva, a beginning crafter, or someone who wishes she could make Etsy-worthy projects, this unique gift will delight her. It’s a fantastic gift set for beginning crafters and people who want to put together their own cute and unique home accents without too much mess or stress. Every month, your daughter-in-law will receive a seasonal DIY craft kit, including all the supplies and materials needed. The results are a pretty project that’s also pretty easy to make. Subscribers rave about the clear instructions and loveliness of the finished items.


Deluxe Spa Box Natural, Vegan Luxury

From $41.67 per box
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Make a splash by sending this luxury bath product subscription box as a birthday gift to your daughter-in-law. Featuring organic and all-natural bath bombs, essential oils, soaps, and other bath and body products and spa items, all of which are handmade by artisans across the U.S., this premium subscription box makes a great gift for an eco-conscious birthday girl. It’s a smart way to show you care about her while providing a high-quality gift set that encourages self-care. Plus, it’s available at four different price points, so you’re sure to find a thoughtful gift that will delight the recipient every month while staying within your budget.


Habitation Box

From $80.00 per box
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Hiring an interior designer to redecorate your daughter-in-law’s home might be out of your price range, but this fabulous subscription box is the next best gift idea. Every month, she’ll receive a box filled with high-quality home decor items like lanterns, scented candles, and seasonal decor, all curated by a professional interior designer, with 4 to 6 items in the regular box or 7 to 9 in the Elite box. The subscription box focuses on handmade, eco-friendly, and socially conscious products sourced from small businesses, and each item is selected to match a neutral palette that’s certain to look stunning in any home.


Nail Shack Pack

From $13.25 per box
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Filled with colorful and customized nail polish strips and other manicure goodies, this subscription box makes a great daughter-in-law gift for anyone who loves nail art and the look of a fresh manicure. Subscribers receive at least 4 full packs of nail polish strips every month that give them salon-quality nails at home, along with a nail file, cuticle pusher, and additional personalized touches. Each month’s box features new designs, and subscribers note that the stickers are easy to apply and look great. This subscription box makes a fun and unique birthday gift for your daughter-in-law or even granddaughter-in-law.


Vegancuts Monthly Beauty Box

From $26.99 per box
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Surprise your vegan daughter-in-law with a high-quality birthday gift filled with luxury beauty products she’s sure to adore. This top-rated and award-winning subscription box from a longstanding vegan company includes more than four deluxe and full-sized skincare items each month that are perfect for moisturizing and exfoliating. Your daughter-in-law will receive superb body care items that are vegan, cruelty-free, paraben-free, and filled with nontoxic ingredients. It’s a delightful way for her to discover unique vegan beauty products and enjoy their moisturizing and cleansing capabilities while pampering herself.


Scent Club Box

From $29.83 per box
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Send a scents-ational birthday gift to your perfume-loving daughter-in-law. This subscription box features clean consciously-crafted fragrances, handcrafted in small batches to maintain their high quality. Daughters-in-law who love clean beauty and makeup products will appreciate the fragrances’ responsibly sourced and sustainable ingredients and how each product is vegan, cruelty-free, and not tested on animals. Choose between the regular once-a-month box with one perfume and two to three bath and body items, or opt for the more economical box of one perfume oil roller delivered monthly.


Nettie's Craft Brownies - Assorted Brownie Bites

From $29.99 per box
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How sweet it is to have a birthday. Now you can treat your current or future daughter-in-law to a bite-sized celebration every month. The birthday girl will enjoy a delectable selection of brownie bites, each hand-cut, and hand-dipped in chocolate. She’ll savor seasonal flavors as well as time-tested classics, all without having to lift a whisk or turn on the stove. It’s a fantastic treat that she’ll love enjoying by herself or sharing with friends and loved ones. This daughter-in-law birthday gift is one of the best gift ideas for chocolate and dessert fans who appreciate presents in good taste.