20 Gift Ideas for a Brother & Sister-In-Law

Looking for the best gifts for your brother and sister-in-law?
Here are 20 ideas to get the creative juices flowing.


Choosing a gift for your brother and sister-in-law is not always easy. You want to show them how much you care as well as giving them something which is a little bit special and perfectly suited to their personality.  So whatever the occasion we’ve got some unique ideas that will help make the task a little easier.

1. Funny Color Changing Mugs

Bring a smile to the faces of your brother and sister-in-law with a pair of color-changing mugs. Pour in boiling water to make your favorite beverage then stand back and watch the magic happen. And if they don’t like cold tea or coffee, it also alerts them when their drink is cooling down by turning back to its original state. A useful and humorous gift for any occasion.

2. Whiskey Globe

Gift them something to display their whiskey to its best advantage, as well as being an interesting talking point. The crystal globe has an etched world map design and wooden base and is suitable for storing most beverages. A great gift that would add a touch of sophistication to any home.

3. Socks

Treat your brother and sister-in-law to cozy pairs of socks with a funny and cheeky message. Fluffy socks never go amiss in a woman’s world, but for a man cool cotton might be more comfortable and durable. Choose from a range of colours depending on their tastes.

4. Adult Coloring Books

Bring out the creativity in your brother and sister-in-law with an adult coloring book. They can choose their own coloring tools and indulge in a bit of art therapy – whiling away the hours relaxing and de-stressing. Why not suggest framing their favorite pieces to hang on the wall.

5. Beer Pub Mug & Stemless Wineglass

A monogrammed beer mug or wineglass would be a thoughtful and practical gift for any beer or wine lover. Suitable for any occasion you could choose a matching pair or go for two different vessels, depending on their tastes. They’re sure to be a talking point at any party or gathering.

6. T-Shirts

Surprise your brother and sister-in-law with cool slogan t-shirts showing them that you think they really are the best. Pick their size and favorite colour and away you go, they’ll be impressed by your thoughtfulness. A perfect gift for any occasion.

7. Fitbits

If your brother and sister-in-law are fitness fanatics why not treat them to a Fitbit? The fun and handy gadgets can track steps, distance, calories burned and active minutes so its a great tool to add to their fitness routine. They can also automatically track how long and how well you sleep, and set a silent, vibrating alarm.

8. Monopoly

There’s no better way to bring the family together than a good old fashioned board game. Monopoly is a firm favorite with traditional editions still available as well as many new versions to choose from. This set comes in a tin inspired by the original 1936 design.

9. Phone Cases

If your relatives’ phone case is looking a bit shabby or if they like to ring the changes, splash out on new ones for them. Choose matching ones if they’re that way inclined or go for contrasting designs. Phone cases are a great way of reflecting an individual’s personality as well as being valuable protection from bumps and scratches.

10. Teapot Warmer

There’s nothing worse than pouring that second cup of tea from your teapot only to find that your favourite beverage has gone cold. A teapot warmer, which uses a tealight candle, not only looks attractive but also makes sure your tea is always just the right temperature.

11. His & Hers Robes

Why not treat your brother and sister-in-law to a personalised robe each. Something they both probably use everyday but you can make it extra special by adding their name or even a nickname. You could also choose the color and material to suit them for the perfect match.

12. Retro Vinyl Record Coasters

Music-lovers are sure to find these retro vinyl record coasters fascinating as well as useful. Perfect for protecting furniture surfaces they come in sets of six and are non-slip. Suitable for all glasses, mugs and cups, these fun coasters will bring a touch of nostalgia to your relatives’ home.

13. Personalised Jigsaw Puzzle

Surprise your relatives with a jigsaw puzzle of themselves! Snap a photo of them when you meet up, but be sure not to tell them what you’re going to do with it! Choose from a variety of sizes and pieces, then just send it off and wait for a truly original gift to be created.

14. Scratch Map

If your brother and sister-in-law love to travel or if they’re planning on travelling in the near future then this would be a great gift for them. They can use it to mark off destinations they have already visited and even plan their next adventure. Plus, it will look really cool pinned up somewhere in their home.

15. Massager

Gift your brother and sister-in-law an easy to use massager to make relaxing in there own home that little more luxurious. It can be used anywhere on the body and has a heater setting too. You could treat them to one each if you’re feeling generous, because who doesn’t love a bit of pampering?

16. Instax Camera

A gift that keeps on giving. With this camera your brother and sister-in-law will be able to capture all the amazing memories they have together and showcase them instantly in their home – an old concept that’s come back into fashion. You can choose the colour of the camera to make it suitable for them both.

17. Suitcases

Another one for travellers… suitcases are a great idea because they’ll be a generous gift that they probably wont be expecting and they will come in so handy for those who like to travel a lot. You can buy them matching ones or personalize them and choose the right pattern or colour for each of them.

18. Clock

Time goes fast when you’re enjoying yourself so treat your brother and sister-in-law to a new time piece for their wall. It could be personalized with their family name or why not treat them to a photo clock so they can add their own favorite pictures and replace them when they fancy a change. The possibilities are endless.

19. Necklaces

Vegan faux leather necklaces make beautiful gifts for your brother and sister-in-law if they like to live cruelty-free lives. They can be worn as they are or used to hang a pendant from. Made from 3mm cord, which is soft yet strong, they have a secure stainless steel magnetic clasp and come different colors and lengths.

20. Terrarium Kit

This unique terrarium kit makes the perfect gift and will look beautiful in any setting. Tillandsia, or air plants, do not need soil to grow but absorb moisture from the air and light. The kit comes with plants in the vessel, so you just add the stones and sea cookie and then hang it in your favourite spot.

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