Whimsical, quirky, nostalgic, fun, elegant and functional, cheeky and novelty – that’s what made retro gifts such a joy to give as well as to receive.
If you’re searching for some really good retro gift ideas for her – your mom, grandma, sisters, girlfriend, best friends etc, check out these unique nostalgic old fashioned gifts that every one would love to receive.
Sentimental vintage style gifts bring back memories of those good old days, a blast from the past so to say.
Retro dresses are elegant and chic. You’ll be the star at the party wearing a gorgeous retro inspired prom dress or evening gown.
Check out these retro inspired gifts that pamper her, delight her, gifts that show how much you care about her.
Unique gift ideas for retro lovers
Retro Gifts For Her – The Cook In Your Life
The kitchen is her paradise, the place where she gets to relieve stress, where she gets to cook grandma’s delicious apple pies.
Her kitchen is decorated with old fashioned items that bring comfort and smiles, where time stands still – well, at least for her.
Old school kitchen tools and vintage style wall decorations would make lovely retro inspired gifts for her.
Old style vintage metal kitchen signs can be funny and humorous, quirky retro inspired kitchen tools can really work, nostalgic tableware can make great conversation piece, 1950s, 60s wall hangings can bring back happy memories of bygone days.
Vintage themed canvas kitchen wall art would be lovely too.
Old fashioned meaningful and practical kitchen gifts make great vintage inspired gifts for her who loves to cook.
Retro Gifts For Her – The Traveler
What vintage inspired gifts can you get for her if she loves to travel?
Vintage world map items, personalized travel tags, cool travel mugs for that important cup of coffee to start her day, charming retro travel themed decor items, retro inspired frames or albums for her many photos – all make meaningful retro gifts for the traveler in your life.
Gifts that help to capture those memories on the road, for examples, old time travel journals, old fashioned cameras, old school sketch books are great too.
The good looking retro style watch would be good too. After all, she’ll need to keep tabs on the different time zones.
So would comfortable retro dress and tee shirts.
Retro style luggage trolleys or suitcases look so cool and eye catching. They will certainly be filled to the brim with nostalgic memories.
Paste on some cool vintage travel luggage stickers onto her trolley-on-wheels and she’ll have one of the most charming old fashioned luggage bag on the planet.
Traveling is fun, traveling with her old school traveling bag is quirky fun and cool.
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Retro Gift Ideas For Her – The Coffee Lover/ Tea Lover
The coffee lover would need her cup of wake-me-up to start her day right.
Retro fun coffee mugs with messages would make lovely gifts for her. So would vintage inspired coffee signs and funny coffee slogans wall hangings.
Old fashioned coffee pots look so lovely and make great decorative items too – beautiful and functional.
An old fashioned coffee wall clock would be perfect – constant reminder for coffee breaks throughout the day.
The traditional hand crank coffee grinder would bring great pleasure to a vintage coffee lover.
Tea or coffee themed vintage metal signs would appeal to her too.
Lovely canvas wall art featuring coffee/tea would not look out of place hanging on her dining room wall.
Get her some old style coffee/tea themed tee shirts or dress so that she can announce to everyone that her greatest lover is actually coffee/tea (Poor you!).
Coffee themed jewelry such as the coffee beans earrings make interesting retro gifts.
Then there are those pretty tea or coffee themed decor items that she’ll have a hard time choosing as they are all just too cute and charming.
Retro Gift Ideas For Her – The Gardener
Gardening is a great way to relax and unwind after a hard day’s work besides getting an enjoyable workout.
If the women in your life love gardening, then retro garden tools, heirloom seeds and rustic wooden planter boxes are always welcome.
Vintage style outdoor lanterns, retro inspired garden lights, recycled vegetable planting bags or rustic patio furniture would make lovely decorative gifts for avid gardeners.
A retro metal garden bench offers a relaxing place for her to sit and enjoy her garden.
Old school vintage metal garden signs dress up her garden, so do retro decorative garden flags or garden statues such as the old fashioned garden gnome.
The colorful old style garden tools wind chime with its soothing music is fun and unique.
Fresh from the farm artwork or 3D wall decals bring the farm into her home.
Retro Gift Ideas For Her – The Book Lover
Whether she’s reading something for fun or something to learn from, she loves them all.
Old school books quote mugs, books quote pillows, books quote ornaments (the list is quite endless) – these will make her happy indeed.
Vintage inspired jewelry created with book lovers in mind would appeal to her too.
Books themed wall plaques or vintage style wall hangings would make lovely retro decorative gifts for her.
Present her with a lovely old style books themed travel bag and don’t be surprised this will be her go to bag whenever she travels with you.
Cozy books themed bed covers make beautiful and unique gifts.
Handcrafted bookmarks with old school charm, fun shaped book ends, book scented candles or perfumes make such charming gifts for the book lovers in your life.
Vintage world map items come in all unique shapes and sizes.
Of course if you’re thinking of gifting books, there are plenty of choices too. A book dedicated to the culinary history through the centuries sounds interesting.
Classic books that take her on a journey to bygone eras sound like a wonderful gift for history lovers.
Vintage Inspired Gifts For Her
Look for retro gifts for her that she feels passionate about. Retro inspired gifts feel magical and sentimental to the retro lovers.