Buying gifts for your mum can sometimes be difficult. You always want something that shows her how much you really love her, but nothing too cheesy. If you’re searching for the perfect present for your mum, why not get her a custom gift mug? The latest designs of mugs have brought these old favourites into the 21st Century, with the option to upload your own design or add your favourite family photo. If this sounds like something your mum is sure to love, check out these great design ideas below.
A Simple Photo
Sometimes, a simple photo is enough to say ‘I love you’. While many people choose to add text or a colourful design to their personalised mugs, a photograph from a happy memory together could be just what you needed. Take the time to relive your happy memories and spend a day flicking through your photo albums, until you find the perfect picture of you and your mum loving life together.
Photo & Text
If you’d like to capture that happy moment in time, with a funny quote or meaningful saying, why not choose a design that incorporates your photo with some text. Various online designs enable users to add their own text, either within the photo, to the side, below or above – basically, wherever you like!
Upload your own Design
If you’re the creative type, why not give mum a gift from the heart and design your very own print for her mug. Many online printing companies allow you upload your own design, which they will then transfer onto your mug. Custom mugs online can allow to you to create a truly unique gift, encompassing your artwork, text and positioning.
Print & Your own Text
Choosing a premade print is a good option for people who just can’t find that perfect photo or are unsure of how to create the perfect print design for their mum. Online catalogues display hundreds of unique prints, which often allow you to add your own text, helping to create that personalised feel. While you may be choosing a premade print, keep in mind that there are still a number of ways to customise your gift. Monograms or initials are often a great way to personalise presents and will help your mum to keep an eye on who is using her new mug!
From the Heart
If you’re stuck for ideas, always remember that mum’s love a gift that comes from the heart. Premade designs, created by professionals, are perfect for simply adding your own text. While you could choose your mums favourite character or animal, you could also decide on something that represents your love. Mugs covered with hearts or sentimental designs are sure to have any mother feeling loved on her next birthday.
Whether you choose to create your own unique design or upload a favourite family photo, your mum is sure to love this thoughtful gift mug.
Written by Tara B
It was almost as good as dream comes true for Tara when she got an offer as a full-time writer three years ago. Tara loves to share her passion on anything to do with DIY art and craft with her fellow readers. Tara has been designing some custom mugs online for her friend’s baby shower. When Tara is not writing you will most probably find her at her local yoga studio coaching fellow yogis.