Did you know that today, 1st October, is officially Senior Citizen’s Day?
With people living and working longer these days, it becomes more and more significant to recognise the importance of supporting and cherishing senior citizens in our community and in our lives. Older People’s Day, or Senior Citizens Day is an opportunity to give something back and to maybe treat the older generations in your family to something a little special – whether it be an extra hug or a thoughtful gift.
With this in mind, we wanted to share with you some of our favourite personalised gift ideas, which should go down a treat with grandparents and other beloved older people in your life.
A beautiful, free standing photo block makes such a gorgeous centrepiece for the living room. No need for a fame, your cherished photo looks like it is encased in clear glass, giving it a crystal clear image and a stylish, artistic look. These acrylic photo blocks make perfect personalised presents and they are so easy and quick to design and make, and they are unbreakable too! What a bonus. To start designing your photo blocks click here.
As the colder months draw in, it is essential that we all keep warm and cosy. What better gift to give to a loved grandparent or older person than a gorgeous personalised hot water bottle? Our soft hot water bottle covers are made from fleece and are perfect for snuggling up with. You can choose whether to purchase just the cover or the cover complete with the bottle and design it, however you wish! Choose your favourite photos and text to make it a truly unique and loving gift. Design your hot water bottle cover here.
What better gift than a gorgeous, bone china personalised mug? The receiver will truly love this beautiful mug, which you can personalise by uploading their favourite photos and even a loving message. Dishwasher safe and made from real bone china, these customised mugs make a real sweet treat! Create yours here.
A storage tin is a super useful item to have. Perfect for keeping all sorts of bits and bobs together. Our storage tins give you that, plus, as they are personalised, they also have an extra special touch, guaranteed to make the recipient smile. Choose a favourite photo and we will print it onto the tin lid. Use our personalised tins as a biscuit tin, a sewing box or just to keep cherished items in. There are so many uses and it will look gorgeous on display. Start designing yours here.
Keep our personalised cushion on the couch, a chair or the bed…the choice is yours! As is the design. If you are looking for a loving, personalised gift for an older person, then our customised cushions couldn’t be more perfect. Choose a special design, a family photo or even a montage to create a cushion as unique as they are. Handmade by us in London, start designing your cushion here.
A perfect gift for grandparents and the like, especially with the colder months coming up. Our customised photo blanket is super soft, made from cosy, double thick polar fleece and can be personalised to feature your photos or designs. We print the photos deep into the fabric, to give it a stunning, permanent print and all blankets are handmade to order. Design yours here.
What better gift to give than a lifetime of memories, presented in a stunning, luxury photo book? You can design our premium photo books online and fill them with photos to make your loved ones smile, laugh and even shed a tear. Our professional bookbinders construct each photo book, so you can be sure you are receiving a unique and lovingly made item. Start creating your photo book now.
Available in several sizes and with your choice of whether to choose one gorgeous photo or several and create a photo montage, our photo canvas makes a classic gift. Sure to be loved by the whoever you give it to, a photo canvas makes a real statement in the home, and ensures your loved ones are always around. Start designing your perfect photo canvas here.
Perfect for adding a personal touch to any home, our customised throw’s make a gorgeous gift. Place our personalised throw on a sofa or over a bed, to add a stylish and loving feel to your home. Made from a soft fleece and with your photo or design printed deep into the fabric, our throws really do make wonderful gifts. They can be washed in the washing machine and the full colour print will last for years and years. Click here to make a throw for your loved one.
Finally, our beautiful personalised decorative wall plate. These decorative all plates make a stunning addition to any home, and is guaranteed to make a cherished gift. Upload a meaningful photo and we will print it onto the plate’s surface, to create a stylish and unique gift. Choose whether your wall plate hangs on the wall, or props up proudly on a fireplace or coffee table. Make yours here.
We hope this list of our favourite gift ideas for older people has given you some inspiration. Remember to make it personal and keep it unique!