Fact: No one will outshine your mom—but your godmother is probably a close second. After all, not only has she always been there to guide and support you, but she's also probably been by your side since your baptism or birth.
So it's only natural that you'd want to treat your godmother to a good gift on occasions like Mother's Day, the holidays, and, of course, her birthday. Yet, finding a gift that'll truly thank your godmother can be tough—which is exactly why we've compiled a list of thoughtful presents that'll show her just how much you care. Think: a personalized piece of jewelry or art, a pampering eye pillow to help her unwind, a gorgeously scented candle, an inspirational coffee-table book, and a pretty picture frame. Plus, we've even included a few presents for new moms and dads who are preparing to ask a close friend or family member the big question—as in, will you be the godmother of our baby?
Ahead, the very best gifts goddaughters and godsons can give their godmothers—from stylish accessories that celebrate her to bubble bath that will get her to slow down for some R&R time—all of which will show her just how much she means to you and your family.
Remind your godmother you're always thinking of her with this heartfelt necklace.
If your godmother, like Oprah, describes herself as a "bathing connoisseur," give her this Oprah-approved bubble bath. "Taking baths is my hobby, which means I'm never without my white tea and honeysuckle Lollia by Margot Elena bubbles," she's said. "The bottle is almost as lovely as the relaxation inside."
Have this sleek and sophisticated silver frame personalized with the word godmother, then slip a picture of the pair inside.
Like a custom card, but better, since this one is nice enough to earn a permanent spot on her coffee table or bookshelf.
A dainty bracelet with silver beads that spell out one of her favorite job titles in morse code.
For a daily reminder of one of her most significant roles, a handmade catchall to corral rings, earrings, and more.
Who says birthstone jewelry is only for mothers? Any godmother will appreciate these beautiful raw gems.
Perfect for the godmother who loves to journal. The first journal from the Oprah Daily team is centered around a single question: "How do I become more of me?" And it features plenty of prompts and inspiring quotes to guide her on that journey of self-discovery.
It may not overtly refer to her role as godmother, but this bangle definitely speaks to why you chose her.
Gift your godmother the gift of scent, wrapped up in sweet sentiments about her. This candle is hand-poured in California using natural soy wax, and comes in Magnolia, Forest, and Invigorating.
Plants are known to be mood boosters, so essentially, giving her this DIY planting kit—which contains everything she needs to keep her heartleaf philodendron happy and growing—is like gifting happiness.
A utilitarian gift that tells the world what you already know: she's the best godmother ever.
You may not be able to treat her to a luxurious, week-long French holiday—but you can transport her to Provence, thanks to this delightful set of skin-softening soaps. "God is in the details, and the packaging of these triple-milled soaps—crafted in the South of France—is heavenly," Oprah said when she selected them for her 2019 list of Favorite Things. "They’re also ethically sourced, so you can feel good about buying one set to gift and one to keep."
What better way to treat your godmother to something sweet than this stunning cake. Featuring two tiers of rich chocolate cake layered with chocolate cream cheese frosting, you can't go wrong with this one.
Thinking of asking a close friend or family member to be the godmother of your baby boy or girl? Commemorate the occasion with this meaningful charm bracelet, available in silver and gold.
Treat your godmother to a spa-quality robe made of 100 percent Turkish cotton courtesy of Mark and Graham. Whats even better, you can customize it by adding her initials.
Oprah Daily's newest product is not only a staff favorite but will be your godmother's as well. It keeps tea warm or iced coffee cold for hours! Pro tip: She can use it as a vessel for wine after hours.
If you believe your godmother is a precious gem, this sterling silver pearl pendant necklace will sum up her whole vibe quite nicely.
Whether you want to treat your godmother to an at-home spa experience or ask your friend to be the godmother of one of your own, this adorable gift basket will be a favorite.
Tell your godmother exactly what she means to you with this small-but-mighty art print.
For what's sure to become a treasured keepsake, consider framing baby's teeny-tiny handprint.
Give her the gift of happy feet—with this three-piece set from Oprah's trusted nail technician. "I’ve been enjoying pedicures from the Footnanny (Gloria L. Williams) for years, and with her signature trio of products, everyone else can get in on the action, too," she said when she selected the kit for this year's list of Favorite Things. "Slough away dead skin with the buffer, massage in the eucalyptus foot cream, put on the cotton socks, and you‘ll get softness to rival any baby’s bum."
Celebrate one of the strongest women you know with this seriously inspiring coffee-table book.