50th birthday is not just a normal birthday. It’s a milestone. And what else could be more beautiful than a special gift for the person? But 50th birthday gift ideas are not the usual ones.
You need to think more and be more creative. I mean, don’t you think that arranging a party or a good dinner is gone long ago? It is high time that we should put in that hard work and make the day more memorable.
50th birthday is too beautiful to forget. But how to pick up a good gift for the person? If the person is very close to you, which I’m sure they are, then you should stop thinking about basic gifts like flowers, photos, etc.
Even if you are thinking of photos, there are thousands of ways to enhance them and make your gift stand out.
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Before finalizing any kind of gift, make a list of what the person likes. If they are creative people, go for paintings or something artistic.
Furthermore, if they are more into fun things like gaming or something they can use, go for things like that but don’t forget the drop of creativity.
I think I have said enough. So, let’s look at some 50th-birthday gift ideas that might help you in your decision-making.
Disclaimer – pendant is not feminine. You can give it to men as well. This pendant is not like the ones you see in advertisements.
Let me explain it directly. Have you thought about customized jewelry? Yes, I’m talking about that. The reason I’m specifically talking about pendants is that they would be more visible to others.
And in pendant jewelry, there is more space for creativity. So, what creativity can we show through a pendant?
If the person who has just turned 50 likes jewelry or something symbolic to carry with them all the time, it’s the best one for them.
Before going to the store and getting a pendant that writes 50, imagine what kind of creative pendant you would like to wear when you turn 50.
If you ask me, I will wear something that reminds me of my journey. If not the entire one but at least the best part of my life.
Suppose I’m 50, and my 20s were the best decade of my life. So, you can engrave the memories in that or go for the ones in which you can show the pictures if you look inside it.
You need to preorder it and give instructions.
If you want to keep it simple, choose your favorite shapes, like stars or diamonds, and a message written on it from each decade of their lives.
Again, this pen would not be a boring one. It would be very specific and special because it would be made only for the person.
This gift is suitable for people who are into writing, or at least you want them to write and motivate the writer in them.
Have you seen the age-old pen, yes fountain pens! It looks just superb. Wait! I know it sounds pretty boring, but it’s not that bad though if you add that personal touch.
So, what we are going to do is design the pen. Yes, you can write the message and ask the artist to engrave it on the pen.
Moreover, if it’s a wooden pen, it’s a cherry on top. The best thing that you can do is give them an antique notebook and tell them to write their story.
Once done, you can publish it and make their dream come true.
Now, this is something that you can call very specific. So, your mother-in-law has turned 50, and you want to surprise her with something that she can use on a daily basis and remember you. Why don’t you go for a kitchen apron?
She is a mother, and she loves cooking, right? In that case, a nice apron with a written message or wish from you would be the best.
But make sure that you don’t go for boring wishes. You can design it in your own way if you want to.
Otherwise, choose messages or wishes that are pretty personal and specifically do justice to your feelings.
What color to choose? This is a matter of concern because I think that in the excitement of picking up something cute, we should choose something that is not suitable for daily use.
Maybe it’s white and too pretty; she might end up keeping it in the closet and forget about it. I’m not saying that you gift her an ugly one, but yes, something they would consider using daily.
Don’t think it’s for women only. For anybody who loves cooking, an apron is the best gift, but yes, the message should be there.
50th Birthday Ring
50th birthday gift ideas are incomplete without the ring. You wouldn’t believe that it is not about a normal ring. Yes, we will be doing the necklace trick here.
These kinds of gifts are something that you wouldn’t find in an online store. You need to visit places and customize them.
Quick gifts? Nope, it’s a planned one. Made with love and care. What to use? A message or a line that they say all the time or one thing that reminds people about their 20s or 30s.
The goal is to remind them about how wonderful they are.
What comes to your mind when you read the word dress? I’m thinking of a dress that has sayings or messages that the person has gotten throughout this journey. It can be anything, a memory, a motivational quote, etc.
Suppose you want your uncle and aunt as a memory on that dress. You can either print that photograph which I don’t suggest because it looks tacky, or you can go for the thread design.
The thread one looks artistic and just mind-blowing. Yes, you need to tell the designer everything. Make it sober so that they can wear it. A t-shirt will also work.
It suddenly came to my mind, and I consider it to be one of the best 50th birthday gift ideas of all time.
I don’t know how many of you have already done that, but if you are one of those who haven’t thought about it, go for it.
If you are a taken person and this time you want to give your dad the best gift on his 50th birthday, create a movie of his and your mother’s love story or his life story, both work.
You can either make an animated one that looks cute and cool, or you can go for a real short movie.
You need to hire actors for that, or you can contact any shirt filmmakers. This is something that they will be able to cherish forever.
A movie that you make is one of the most valuable gifts because it requires hard work and patience.
Moreover, it is a lot different than just going to a shop and buying a gift. Something that is made holds more value, and your love makes it more valuable. So, are you ready?
Collage painting is never out of trend. In most cases, people do this when there’s a family. But this collage will be a little different and more special.
If you are okay with bigger paintings, this will suit you. Paintings are not about clicked photos; it’s also about memories and messages.
So, the entire look of the painting will depend on your motive. If you want to remind them about the golden days when they were young, choose the most beautiful photo and write a note describing the elegance of their age and then turn it into a photograph.
Furthermore, if you want to make it detailed, you can assign the images to each decade of their lives, and in the center, there will be your message.
Make sure you need to include yourself too! So, if it’s your mom, add the image of her with you as a baby. It will remind them how valuable these memories are for them and, yes, for you too.
What else can you do? A handmade painting works best. Even if you are not a painter, you can find several painters who can work for you at affordable prices.
Sculptures are the coolest. At least, this is what I think. I’m not talking about an already-made sculpture of lovers or beautiful women. It can be more specific.
You can gift them a sculpture of their own. But you don’t need to do this all the time. Remember what we always use in our gifts? Symbols! You don’t need to reflect the person but something that symbolizes them.
A sculpture telling the life story of the person or depicting something that they love to do works best.
If the person has always worked hard and you see them as an ideal, buy a sculpture that reflects hard work and achievements.
It will not only enhance the look of their room but also remind them constantly that they have achieved enough in their lives and they are not less than anybody.
Sometimes, it’s needed to motivate elderly people because they are in such a stage of their lives where they have nothing to be motivated. So, do them a favor.
There’s another way of keeping them motivated. You can gift them a musical instrument that they can learn and have a good time with.
Gift them the opportunity to learn something they couldn’t in their young decades.
Picture or Symbols of Young Age
I know I have mentioned pictures quite a few times. But what can I do? It’s the beauty of the age and the celebration. The best thing about 50th birthday ideas is that you can customize each gift.
To be very honest, without customization, these gifts are nothing but ordinary. You know, sometimes it’s not about the gift but the presentation.
Customization does that. You can also gift them a box that has all the cute little things that they used in their younger ages. Let’s start with toys or candies or music CDs; anything works.
Some Humorous Books
It does not matter how old the other person is; making them laugh is always a good idea. I don’t care what other people think; books are always the best gifts.
But yes, it depends on what kind of books you are considering. It’s pretty obvious that they are parents.
You can gift them books like dad jokes or mom jokes. Or something that is related to cool parents.
Furthermore, they are in a stage of their lives where they just want to relax, and giving them a book that has jokes, or funny scenarios would be the best.
In addition, if they are book lovers, you need to put in less effort. I have seen people of this age being interested in spirituality. If your loved ones are on the same path, why don’t you kick-start their journey by gifting them books on spirituality?
Or, you can write a book and gift them. Yes, it’s not that tough. Moreover, the impact would be a lot stronger than the ordinary one.
If you are planning a trip to celebrate a birthday, that is also an extraordinary idea. If it’s a family trip or even a couple’s trip, Ontario would be the perfect match.
Starting from Niagara Falls to film city. You can have it all here. If the person is someone who loves traveling but can’t because of other responsibilities. No need to think much. Just book the tickets to Ontario.
One tip that I would like to give you is never think of giving something they like. If you truly love them, you would also want them to be on the right path, so you can also make them create good habits through gifts.
So, be bold and choose what is beneficial for them.