Good 80th Birthday Gift Ideas

by Natasha

Reaching that milestone of an 80th birthday is a wonderful occasion, so make sure you choose an equally awesome gift. The ideas mentioned in the article will help you decide.

80th birthday is really a big milestone and hence should be celebrated as such.  So make 80th birthday special for your Grandpa or Grandma. Throw a nice theme party and purchase a beautiful gift for them.  Listed below are some popular ideas for the 80th milestone birthday.

Gift Ideas for 80th Birthday

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Happy 80th Birthday Toast Poem for 80th Birthday Party

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80th Birthday Gift Basket Box of Retro Candy

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80th Birthday Celebration Gift Bag - 80th Birthday Party Supplies

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Birthday in a Box

- Autobiography Journals. This is a neat idea and perfect for the octogenarian who enjoys writing. Find these types of journals on sites like Amazon.

- Family tree picture frames. Insert photos of their grandchildren and/or great-grandchildren and present in a lovely gift box. One of the more elegant of 80th birthday gift ideas!

- “What Happened on my Birthday” idea. There are many websites that offer this fun gift idea. Try Amazon for options, or other online stores.

- “Meaning of your name” framed gift. This idea is perfect for the octogenarian who has everything! It’s a unique way to show how much you care.

- Personalized pocket watch. Most men turning 80 love this type of watch, and some even collect them. Make it even more special by engraving their name or initials on a sterling silver or gold pocket watch. Amazon has a wonderful selection of these elegant watches.

- Song medley. Buy a CD with a medley of songs you know they like (jazz, blues, etc.). This thoughtful of 80th birthday gift ideas is personal and will be very special to them.

- A scrapbook. Create a special scrapbook for the octogenarian in your life, embellished with journaling and photos from their life.

- Engraved wedding photo frame. Find a picture of their wedding, have it blown up and then frame in an elegant gold or silver frame for a special birthday gift.

- Throw a lavish dinner party. Cook their favorite foods, invite friends and family, and surprise them with a dinner party in their honor.

- Engraved mantle or grandfather clock. This is a distinguished gift for either a man or woman, and personalizing it with their name is a special feature to showcase how much you care for them.

- Gardening tools. Is your friend or family member an avid gardener? Purchase seed packets, gloves and other tools and present them in a pretty planter for a thoughtful gift idea.

- Personalized birthstone jewelry. For the female octogenarian, look for a ring or pendant with the birthstones of all their grandchildren. Or, use the birthstones of their children instead

Updated: 01/19/2012, Natasha
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Shaz on 01/20/2012

These are great ideas, I'm sure any 80 year old would be delighted with any of these gifts. Well thought out.

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