Mothers Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day gift guide

Sunday 11th March is Mother’s Day. On this special day for the mums and grans in your family, here are some unique gift ideas courtesy of the Post Office Shop.

Flowers and chocolates remain the most popular gift choices on Mother’s Day. However, according to a recent survey, it is the simple things in life that mums really treasure. Topping the list is a handmade card and time with the family.

If you are looking for a more unusual present for the special ladies in your family, take a look at these Mother’s Day gift ideas. We hope they bring you some Mother’s Day gift buying inspiration.

For the mum who loves classic children’s books

Alice and the White Rabbit Framed Stamp - Lewis Carroll’s masterpiece, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland remains a favourite with children and adults alike. This White Rabbit framed stamp features Grahame Baker Smith’s special stamp illustration commissioned for the 150th anniversary of the book. It also includes the 2nd class special stamp set inside a contemporary black ash effect frame.

Peter Rabbit Miniature Sheet First Day Cover - This enchanting first day cover envelope features not only a background of purple flowers and image to reflect Mr. McGregor’s garden but also the Miniature Sheet from the Beatrix Potter special stamps. The Miniature Sheet focuses on the Tale of Peter Rabbit, and depicts four iconic scenes from the first of Potter’s “Little Tales”.

For the mum who loves to write

Parker Jotter Victoria Violet Chrome Ball Point Pen - The latest range of Parker’s popular Jotter pens, Jotter London, takes its inspiration from London’s rich heritage. Jotter has been a design icon for 60 years with its familiar stainless-steel body and arrowhead clip. Other colours are also available.

Penny Post Collection Large Notebook - If your mum keeps a personal journal, or simply prefers to write down her thoughts using a pen and paper, this beautiful notebook will be treasured. The cover is decorated with the original print design of the world’s first ever postage stamp, the Penny Black.This A5 sized notebook features cream-lined pages with a pocket inside the back cover to store loose papers, tickets and other mementos. An elasticated band ensures the contents are kept neat and secure.

For the mum who feels the cold

Mini Hottie Snowflake Fox Hand Warmer - A long walk with the family on Mother’s Day is high on the list of activities mums cherish on their special day. However, whilst the saying goes, “cold hands, warm heart,” no mum or gran will shiver with this toasty hand warmer.

Simply bend the disc inside the case between your fingers until you hear a click and the liquid inside will crystallize and begin to heat up instantly. The heat lasts for 30-60 minutes but can last for several hours if placed inside your pocket, mitten or glove.

For the mum who loves Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones stamps

Game of Thrones Framed Character Stamp Set - Fans of the blockbuster TV series will love this framed set that includes the ten 1st Class Special Stamps from the Game of Thrones Special Stamps collection. It is mounted and set in a black box frame (43cm x 27cm). A colour visual of King’s Landing is printed on the mount making this a must have item for Game of Thrones fans.

Don’t forget your handmade Mother’s Day card

Nothing beats a lovingly handmade Mother’s Day card. So, stock up on some coloured paper and card and coloured envelopes and get creative.