As 2011 Mother’s Day statistics show, about one third of the British who were pressed for money had to buy down-market cards for mums, while about 46% used social networking sites or sent quick emails to congratulate mums because of being “time poor”. Are Mother’s Day gifts really that difficult to find or are people just making excuses? It takes no more than a few minutes to find Personalised Mothers Day Gifts online, especially with a number of great gift ideas available since 2010 and 2011.
Top 2010 Mother’s Day presents
In the run up to Mothering Sunday 2010, a lot of Britons were in search of bizarre presents for mums including a 1979 wall calendar, servant, Boeing 747 and metallic wallpaper, as online retailers reported. Traditional Mother’s Day presents such as flowers, chocolates and cards were in great demand as usual. Figures show that about £55 million are spent on chocolates on Mother’s Day annually, with about 4 million Britons buying them to treat mums. Sales of flowers usually increase by approximately 40% when the holiday is looming.
Top 2011 Mother’s Day presents
On April 3rd, 2011, a lot of British people treated their mums to meaningful gifts on a budget including traditional flowers, theatre tickets and specially baked cakes. Practical presents such as spa vouchers and digital photo frames were also popular options. Thoughtful personalised Mothers Day gifts from chocolates to champagne bottles bought on the web seem to be among top gift ideas every year.
What to expect in 2012?
While traditional presents are likely to be in demand this year as well, it’s a good idea to pamper mums with thoughtful Personalised Mothers Day Gifts on March 18th, 2012. An elegant heart shaped compact mirror engraved with a personal message of up to 50 characters on the reverse side is a meaningful gift that can be used every day. A personalised high gloss mug featuring a full wrap vibrant print is a great option on a budget, while engraved flutes with a bottle of delicious Louis Dornier champagne can be a luxury treat for her.
For those who can’t afford spending hundreds of pounds on Mother’s Day presents, it’s important to remember that mothers appreciate simple gestures more than expensive gifts, as surveys show. Meaningful personalised Mothers Day gifts for just a few pounds will be treasured for years in many cases.
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