Get Inspired with Christmas Gifts for Grandparents
If you’re looking for Christmas Gifts for grandparents you’re in the right place! Buying Christmas presents for your grandma and grandad isn’t always easy. With busy chaotic lives, we often don’t get to see our grandparents as much as we’d like. Add to this the fact that grandparents are all about giving and seldom want anything for themselves and you’ve got a gift giving quandary on your hands.
To save you a little time and confusion I’ve scoured the gift industry and found a few present ideas that are perfect Christmas gifts for grandparents. You’ll find joint presents first, followed by gifts just for grandad and lastly gift ideas for grandma.
Joint Christmas Gifts for Grandma and Grandad
If you’re lucky enough to have a grandma and grandad, then you might be looking for a joint present; A combined gift that they can enjoy together. Our first picks of Christmas gifts for grandparents aim to fill this gap. Each gift is a unique and sweet idea that can be appreciated and shared.
Copper Weather Clock
This extraordinary clock with integrated barometer features unique ‘Mechanimated’ weather artwork, which changes with atmospheric pressure movements. Designed and hand-assembled in Britain, the clock uses German-made Quartz mechanism, which keeps clock hands on time. A great addition to any home, this is a luxury clock grandparents are sure to love.
Small Copper Mechanimated Weather Clock. Prices from £295.00 from Bramwell Brown.
Favourite Places Personalised Infographic Print
This personalised map print focuses on your grandparents favourite places. Choose the map outline you would like from UK & Ireland, Europe, North America, Oceania or The World; next pick up to eight favourite places to highlight. Each Giclée print is created using museum grade archival papers, to create a special picture that will last a lifetime. Available in 2 sizes and 6 colour ranges, you can create a unique gift specially made for grandma and grandpa.
Favourite Places Personalised Infographic Print. Prices start from £24.50 from Betsy Benn.
Christmas Gifts for Grandad
If you’re not looking for a joint present for your grandparents then the next set of gift is for you; Individual presents made just for grandma or grandpa. First up is a few gift ideas hand-picked for grandad.
Gardening Storage Sack
If you’re grandfather is a green-fingered gardener why not treat him to a personalised storage sack for all his bits and bobs. An easy way to keep gardening tools handy; each sack is perfect for storing gardening gloves, twine, seeds, trowels, hand fork or secateurs. Whether they manage an allotment or their own back garden, this 100% natural cotton sack will be a useful addition to any garden.
Grandad’s Gardening Storage Sack. £15.00 from Alice Palace.
Totally Rocking Grandad Gift Mug
For your own legendary and Totally Rocking Grandad! This super, bone china mug is printed with some marvellous words that will make grandad smile. Taken from the popular ‘The Bright Side‘ collection, the mug features a boyish-blue star in the design, ideal for a star grandpa. Each mug is paired with a star decorated box, ready for gifting.
Gift Mug for a Rocking Grandad. £10.00 from Really Good UK.
Whisky Map Of Distillery Regions In Scotland Print
This contemporary and stylish print of the Scottish whisky regions and distilleries is the ideal gift to give any passionate whisky lover. Each print takes whisky enthusiasts on a journey through the rich cultural heritage of Scotch whisky. Showcasing a selection of the finest distilleries of single malts from the six famous Whisky regions. A colour coded key helps to distinguish each region and its renowned flavour.
Whiskey Map. £20.00 (unmounted) or £25.00 (mounted); can also be personalised for an extra £10.00. Order online at the Bonnie Blackbird website.
Christmas Gifts for Grandma
Once you’ve found the perfect gift for grandad it’s all about what present to get grandma. This next selection of pretty gifts deliver a touch of luxury and elegance that every grandmother will appreciate.
Luxury Writing Set
Fresh for 2016 Wrendale Designs (known for their adroable animal greetings cards) has created brand new letter writing sets. Ideal for corresponding with friends, family and grandchildren, the set includes: 20 A5 sheets of beautifully illustrated paper, paired with 10 illustrated envelopes. The writing materials are supplied in a elegant presentation box, ready to be gifted.
The Crash Landing Mallard Writing Set. £5.99 from Wrendale Designs.
Hand-Printed Glasses Case
Add a touch of luxury and beauty to grandma’s accessories with this ‘Hand-Printed Linen Glasses Case’. Taken from Helen Round’s ‘Garden Collection’ the case features a hand-printed design of flowers. Each case is amply padded and lined with soft, striped ticking, which helps protect the glasses. Made from 100% linen, the glasses cases are available in 5 beautiful colours: natural, indigo, raspberry, hollyhock and cowslip.
Linen Glasses Case. £18.00 from Helen Round.
Handmade Thistle Vases
Last in our pick of Christmas gifts for grandparents are these beautiful ‘Thistle Vases’. Each vase is lovingly handmade in Charlotte Hupfield’s studio as a unique, one-off piece that can’t be found on the high street. Crafted from stoneware clay and decorated with a variety of layered glazes, each piece is inspired by a love of the natural world. Suitable for indoor or outdoor use, they’re sure to make Grandma smile this Christmas.
Thistle Vases. Small £15.00; medium, £25.00 and Large, £30.00 from Charlotte Hupfield Ceramics.