"A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society." ~ Billy Graham
When it comes to thinking of good gifts for dad, we all go blank, one can never be sure of what dads would like as a gift. They always seem to be content with whatever they have. But how many years can one gift the same things like gadgets, perfumes, handmade cards and books. This father's day, surprise your dad by gifting him something really unique.
Token of Love
Personalized mugs or custom-made mouse pads are more special than the ready-made ones.
The best part with personalized gifts are that they are inexpensive and you can make them on your own. You can use your creativity to personalize the coffee mug or the mouse pad in the way you want. One of the popular ideas is that of hand printing or adding photographs.
There are many sites online that offer personalized t-shirts, glass picture frames, photo keychains, coffee mugs, beer cups. You could inscribe them with something like,"Hands down, you are the best dad in the world!" or "Father, we love you and deep down know that you love us, too. Thank you for everything". Such simple lines are sure to make your dad happy!
You can surprise your dad by secretly serving him coffee in this mug before he gets up on father's day! Express your love for your dad, by letting him know that you value him a lot and how lucky you are to have him in your life.
If you think one gift is not enough or too less for your dad, you can get him a gift basket! You will find different kinds of ready-made gift baskets in the market; like Golf Kit baskets, Fishing basket, Shaving Set, Multi-tool Set, Wine gift baskets, etc.
The wine gift basket generally contains two or more bottles of the best wine along with gourmet snacks like beef jerky, spiced nuts, pretzels, etc.
Some baskets also contain glasses. You will also have a choice of small or large gift baskets, so you do not need to worry about the gift going beyond your budget. You can either choose from these baskets or make a gift basket yourself.
Take a nice square- or round-shaped basket and add the things that your dad likes the most. It could be anything ranging from homemade cookies or chocolates to a collection of his favorite DVD movies with high-definition clarity or blu-ray print.
Collages are a wonderful photo gift idea. If you have ever explored your dad's belongings like his suitcases or wallet, you would have found some family photos.
The idea is to gift him a small wallet-size collage, which he can carry everywhere. This is one of the best homemade father's day gifts, as you can make the collage at home itself, and all you will need is your family's I-card sized photographs.
There are many creative collage samples available online, with a step-by-step guide on how to make a collage of your memories in style. You can also opt for different shapes like circles, squares, hearts and wrap the borders with some colorful crepe paper. Your dad will surely be touched by this homemade gift.
All stores offer gift certificates or vouchers, grab this as a perfect gift for your daddy dearest.
Get your dad a voucher and let him choose his favorite music artists CDs or DVDs, electricals, sportswear, car accessories, watches, home & garden decor, books, etc.
You could also gift your dad his favorite sports team gift card, an autographed sports memorabilia or sports collectibles. Gift cards are usually available in denominations of $25, $50, $75, $100, $150 and $250, and you can purchase them online.
Here are some more gift ideas to choose from:
- Hammock and headlamps
- Wine-tasting Tour
- Diamond-studded Watch
- Swiss Army Golf Tool
- Solar Chargers
- Photo Posters
- Best Father Trophies
- Mini Grooming Kit
- Three-piece LED Torch Set
- Travel Mugs
In the end, all that matters is how much love, thought and effort you put into making your dad feel special.