30 Amazing 40th Birthday Gifts for Women!

by Jillian Leslie on

There's nothing better than finding 'that' perfect gift for a friend or family member, which is why I'm so happy to help you pick out the ideal 40th birthday gifts for women!

A 40th birthday is such an important milestone in a woman's life and finding a memorable gift can be somewhat daunting.

You've no need to stress though because we've found a bunch of beautiful ideas that are sure to impress.

30 Amazing 40th Birthday Gifts for Women!

We’ve got so many fabulous ideas such as a spa gift box, some lovely jewelry, a tote bag, a personalized wooden cutting board and so much more!

Scroll down to go through them...

The 30 Most Amazing 40th Birthday Gifts for Women!

1: 40th Birthday Necklace

To start off our round-up of wonderful 40th birthday gifts for women we've picked this elegant necklace with a bar pendant.

Personalized it was an engraved message to show her just how much you care.

40th Birthday Necklace

2: 40th Birthday Bracelet

Show someone just how much they mean to you with a beautiful solid silver bracelet with four rose gold vermeil textured rings

Each ring represents a decade and will surely put a smile on their face and warm their heart!

40th Birthday Bracelet

3: 40th Birthday Earrings

You can never really go wrong with jewelry and gorgeous heart earrings are perfect for a friend that's turning 40.

These beautiful earrings, made from 925 sterling silver, can be worn for any occasion and come in an elegant gift box.

40th Birthday Earrings

4: 40th Birthday Ring Holder

A keepsake ring holder engraved with 'forty' and a heart is a lovely gift to mark this special birthday.

It's perfect for storing your bits of jewelry at the end of the day and keeping it all in one place.

40th Birthday Ring Holder

5: 40th Birthday Heart Shaped Trinket Box

This next gift is a wonderful keepsake and ideal for storing little bits of jewelry, like rings or earrings.

This heart-shaped trinket box is such a special gift that will be so appreciated!

40th Birthday Heart Shaped Trinket Box

6: Travel '40' Jewelry Case

Treat your friend or love one to this cute '40 - naughty and fabulous' travel jewelry case.

It's just what she needs to make sure her favorite pieces of jewelry are safe when she is on the move, and it's also easy to just pop into her luggage.

40 Travel Jewelry Case

7: 1982 Sweatshirt

Treat the birthday gal to this SUPER soft and SUPER cute 1982 sweatshirt!

Perfect for yoga pants or dressed up with flannel underneath. You can choose from a wide variety of colors to customize your gift.

1982 Sweatshirt

8: 'Hello Forty' T-Shirt

If you're looking for a stylish gift how about getting one of these cool 'Hello Forty' t-shirts that comes in a number of different colors?

It's a great gift for a fashionista that loves posting selfies or TikTok videos!

'Hello Forty' T-Shirt

9: 'Hello Forty' Tote Bag

A girl can never have too many bags, right?

This is exactly why this 'Hello Forty' tote bag is the ultimate fashion accessory for someone celebrating their 40th.

They'll be strutting along proudly showing it off next time they pop out to the store!

'Hello Forty' Tote Bag

10: 'Forty & Fab' Makeup Bag

You can never go wrong with a chic makeup bag and this 'Forty & Fab' one is just what someone celebrating this milestone birthday needs!

It doubles up as a cool pouch for the beach during the summer.'Forty & Fab' Makeup Bag

11: 40th Birthday Crown

This stunning glitter fabric '40' crown is perfect for anyone celebrating a 40th birthday.

It's a great photo booth prop and is so much fun! She's gonna love wearing it on her big day!

40th Birthday Crown

12: 'I'm 40 Today' Badge

If you are looking for a cute little extra 40th birthday gift, check out this awesome 'i'm 40 today' badge.

It's such a fun gift that can be used on the big day or pinned to a tote bag or jacket.

'I'm 40 Today' Badge

13: 'The Big 40' Keychain

Small gestures of generosity can mean so much to someone that is special in your life.

This delicate charm keychain is so pretty and a wonderful keepsake that can be attached to keys, bags, purses, backpacks etc...

'The Big 40' Keychain

14: 'Forty & Fabulous' Apron

Any cook or baker would proudly wear this amazing 'forty and fabulous' personalized apron.

It's just what she needs when in the kitchen doing her magic!

'Forty & Fabulous' Apron

15: Personalized Cutting Board

If the birthday girl is a cook then we've found just what they need in their kitchen... a personalized cutting board.

This rustic, olive wood board is ideal for chopping or serving cheese, or antipasti.

It can be personalized with a name which makes it such a special gift.

16: 'Forty-licious' Mug

Sometimes the most simple gifts are those that leave a mark.

This 'Forty-licious' mug is great, not only for a delicious morning tea or coffee, but it also looks fantastic on a desk full of pens and pencils!

'Forty-licious' Mug

17: 'For Tea' Mug

Nothing is more soothing that a delicious hot mug of tea, which is why this 'for tea' mug is a cool gift for anyone that loves tea and is turning 40.

You can bet it'll be in constant use.

'For Tea' Mug

18: Ceramic 40 Coaster

Coasters are so handy and you can never have too many of them.

Mark this special date with a special ceramic '40' coaster decorated with pretty colorful flowers.

It's perfect for those hot teas and coffees!

40 Coaster

19: '40 & Fabulous' Gin Glass

If like me, your loved one has a soft spot for a glass of gin, how about treating her to this '40 and fabulous' gin glass?

It comes in a beautiful personalized keepsake white box

'40 & Fabulous' Gin Glass

20: 40th Birthday Wine Glass

Life begins at forty, so raise a glass and celebrate with this elegant wine glass.

You can bet this gift will be a smash! No more drinking wine out of boring wine glasses.

40th Birthday Wine Glass

21: '40, The Other F Word ' Wine Bottle Label

Wine is a great gift that is always highly appreciated!

Stick this ' Forty. The Other F Word' label to add some humor to the bottle.

'40, The Other F Word ' Wine Bottle Label

22: 'Hello Forty' Neon Sign

This next gift is absolutely incredible and is also an excellent party decoration.

Treat the birthday gal to a 'hello forty' neon sign that she can put up on a wall and proudly celebrate her 40 trips around the sun.

'Hello Forty' Neon Sign

23: '40 Things We Love About You' Poster

If your looking for a gift to give together with other people then look no further because we've found just what you need!

This '40 things we love about you' poster is such a thoughtful and loving gift to receive on such an important birthday.

Each one of you contributes to the poster by explaining exactly why you love the birthday girl.

No other gift is so heartfelt!

'40 Things We Love About You' Poster

24: '40th Birthday' Newspaper Milestones Poster

For a fun 40th birthday gift you do not want to miss this awesome newspaper poster.

Full of awesome moments from 40 years ago, step back in time with this perfect gift for anyone celebrating a 40th!

'40th Birthday' Newspaper Milestones Poster

25: Best Friends 40 Poster

If it's your best friend that is turning 40, then I'm pretty sure you are going to want to give her a gift that she will love and be able to treasure.

How about treating her to this gorgeous 'Best Friends' poster? It's a beautiful way to let her know just how special she is and mark your friendship!

Best Friends 40 Poster

26: 40th Birthday Book

This next gift is perfect for anyone celebrating a 40th birthday! Surprise them with a unique book personalized with fascinating facts, music trivia, and more

It is beautifully designed and a wonderful gift they can treasure.

40th Birthday Book

27: Shine Bright at 40 Scented Candle

Fill your friend's house with a wonderful aroma by getting them one of these scented candles

Choose from a varied number of different relaxing scents, such as orange and cinnamon, black raspberry and vanilla, and a bunch more...

I promise they are going to love it!

Shine Bright at 40 Scented Candle

28: 40th Birthday Spa Gift Box

You can not go wrong with this absolutely luscious birthday gift treat. A fantastic 40th birthday spa gift box!

The box includes everything a girl needs to help her feel special, such as a candle, some lip balm, a marbled lavender soap, two bath bombs, and an engraved wooden heart with an inspirational message.

40th Birthday Spa Gift Box

29: 40th Birthday Ornament

If you'd like to give a unique gift then this nº40 heart-shaped ornament is such a delight.

It can be hung on a wall in a special place or even used as a tag for a gift.

You can be sure it will definitely be treasured!

40th Birthday Ornament

30: '40' Wrapping Paper

To finish off we have this awesome '40' gift wrapping paper that is just what you need to wrap whichever gift you choose.

It's totally on theme and is the perfect final touch to a 40th birthday gift!

'40' Wrapping Paper

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