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Wednesday, 7 November 2018
Gifts For Overseas Friends And Family
Aussie-inspired Gifts Perfect for friends and family overseas
If you're fed up of running around last-minute looking for Christmas gifts to post to friends and family overseas, then look no further! Mr Gift has some beautiful, uniquely Australian gifts that will make your overseas friends and family smile when they open them this Christmas. These gift ideas are also small and lightweight, so won't break the bank when it comes to postage either.
If it's just a card you're after, we can help with that too! Check out our beautiful new range of greeting cards from a range of talented Australian and English artists. New titles are being added everyday.
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Here are a few of our favourite Aussie-inspired gift ideas...
1. The Game Leather Cricket Wallet $129 Cricket fans, near and far will love this unique wallet. It is definitely a gift that will attract attention and start a conversation! Also available in black.
2. The Little Veggie Patch Co Guide to Backyard Farming, BOOK 2 $45 The Little Veggie Patch boys have done it again in their second book, which focuses on growing vegetables in pots and homemade window boxes, or maybe even building your own vertical garden if space is tight! Packed with great tips and fun ideas - the perfect gift for a gardening enthusiast looking for a bit of inspiration.
3. Australian Bushland Print Shower Cap $29.95 Look your best, even when you’re in the shower with these cool printed shower caps. They are made from quality cotton fabric with a PVC inner lining for simple cleaning. They are also compact and light-weight, soperfect to post overseas.
4. Microfibre Travel Towel $84.95 Share our nation's love of Vegemite with overseas friends and family! This handy travel towel is soft, super absorbent, lightweight and quick-drying. Made in Melbourne by Aussie company KE Designs, (who started life making microfibre lens cloths for the optical industry) these travel towels feature unique designs with an Aussie flavour.
5. Microfibre Tea Towel $24.95 No one loves an ice-cold beer more than an Aussie, which is always fun to remind our overseas friends and family! These cloths are perfect for drying and cleaning crockery, glassware, and cutlery because the microfibre fabric effortlessly removes smears, watermarks, and fingerprints. This makes the drying process quicker and easier than ever before so you can spend less time at the sink! They are also compact and light-weight and perfect for overseas postage.
6. Microfibre Cushion Cover $58.95 Soft cushion covers that you just want to snuggle are a must in every household. We adore these microfibre cushion covers from KE Design, not only for their soft finish, but also their cool designs. This gum blossom print is a stunning example, and uniquely Australian.
7. 'Australia is an Old Garden' Greeting Card $5.95 This intriguing original Australian greeting card features the iconic work of Rafael Saldana. This card is like the Aussie version of Where's Wally. Each time you examine the Saldana's exquisite work, you will spot something you hadn't noticed previously. His work is truly fascinating and is guaranteed to draw you back, again and again. A fantastic card for Australian wild-life enthusiasts, as well as a unique card to send to friends and family overseas.
8. 'Proteas in Red Vase' Greeting Card $5.95 Proteas have become very popular in floral arrangements in recent years, due to the broad range of colours and forms available. Peggy Shaw has been inspired by their beautiful shape and colour in this work, 'Proteas in Red Vase' - a marvellous showcase of Australian native flora. The perfect card for any flower or gardening enthusiast.
9. 'At the Beach' Greeting Card $4.95 This gorgeous seaside scene is typical of Claire McKellar's signature impressionistic style. The striking blue tones used in this work capture the Australian coastal lifestyle at its best.
10. 'Australian Feathertail Glider' Greeting Card $5.95 This Australian Feathertail Glider will make everyone fall in love with Australian animals - who could resist those big, beautiful eyes?! Show overseas friends and family the beauty of Australian wildlife with this stunning Lyn Cooke greeting card.