One the best gifts for older women credit card sized magnifier that you can slip into your wallet or pocket. It’s easy to squint at the grocery store when reading labels and it’s helpful to whip it out of a pocket to get a quick closer look! The older person in your life may also find herself trying to read a menu, wanting to have a quick read with a magazine while waiting for someone or straining her eyes to read those small signs you’re always seeing at shops. This magnifier makes the ideally exceptional of gifts for older moms since it’s so compact it can fit in a wallet credit card slip and is so unobtrusive to use! Makes the most wonderful of Mother’s Day gifts for older women!

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Take a twist on the traditional breakfast in bed Mother’s Day gift and serve it on a tray you’ve made personal with a favorite picture! To start, print out a favorite picture so you can save the original. It could be one you’ve taken yourself of your mom, or one she especially treasures, a beautiful scenic picture of a place she has visited or dreams of visiting. Resize it on many different free photo programs found on the internet. Create a collage of photos and print that out. Glue the printed photos in place with a decoupage medium. When dry, cover the whole thing with clear acrylic paint. And remember, you’re always safest washing by hand! A personalized tray is the cutest of gift ideas for older woman, AND a most memorable of gifts for older moms, that will be treasured and used over & over again!

Another fantastic gifts for the older woman who likes to drink tea, coffee, cocoa, anything warm, is creating her own personal mug. You can use a photo or a saying or phrase in a wonderful font or color. Manipulate the photo, or even create your phrase, in your photo program until it is the correct size to fit your chosen mug. Print it out on plain paper or with plain background and black & white text first to check the fit. Then print out using water slide decal paper using the clear paper for white mugs and white paper for colored mugs.  To keep the ink from running, spray the picture with fixative spray, following the manufacturer’s directions. Let dry thoroughly, then cut out the picture, submerge it in water until the paper curls up, and the decal lifts off. Place the decal on the mug, blot it lightly with a cloth or paper towel and let it dry. It is finished now, but to make it last longer & be dishwasher safe, you can seal it with a craft resin, found at most Craft shops. Since Mother’s Day is so close to planting time, fill this greatest of gifts ideas for older women with a couple packets of your favorite seeds! A personalized mug makes the most superb of gifts for the older mom!

By Haadi