10 Out-of-the-Box Gift Ideas For Father’s Day
DITCH THE DAD MUG
This article is taken from a post shared on Forbes.com by Noma Nazish (click for link).
Father’s Day is just around the corner. And before you buy that Best Dad Ever mug or a pair of cozy socks (again), check out these unique, thoughtful gifts he’ll actually want…
Homemade Infused Alcohol
LIFT HIS SPIRITS
Infused spirits are one of the easiest homemade gifts you can make. They are inexpensive, highly customizable and make for a thoughtful gift for your old man. Things you’ll need: decent spirit, infusion ingredients and a large mason jar. Embellish the jar with lace ribbon and a gift tag. You can also buy a fun cocktail glass and bar spoon to turn it into a cute gift set.
Floppy Disk Planters
Floppy Disk Planters: This DIY planter is easy to make and really cool to look at. A great present for your dad to keep in his office or living room. Here’s the tutorial. If you can’t get your hands on old floppy disks, you can use a vintage tin box instead. Or, upcycle old light bulbs.
Watch Gang Subscription
HELP DAD WIN A ROLEX
If your dad loves watches, diversify his collection by getting him a subscription to this monthly box service. Founded by Matthew Gallagher in 2016, the LA-based ‘watch club’ curates and delivers wristwatches of different makes and styles to its members. Their distinctive, high-quality watches are sourced from notable as well as up-and-coming watchmakers, like Puredial… Oh, and did I mention a random member stands a chance to win a Rolex every Friday?
Comic Book Coasters
IT’S ALL GEEK TO ME
Indulge your dad’s geeky obsessions with this simple DIY craft project. All you need are a couple of Dollar Store coasters and a comic book or comic printouts. No superhero powers required.
DIY Rosemary And Mint Shaving Cream
FOR A CLEANER SHAVE
This easy-to-make organic shaving cream makes a unique and handy gift for your dad. Plus, it smells darn good! Check out the recipe, linked. Once ready, store the cream in a small mason jar. Decorate it with ribbon or twine. You can also create a gift combo by including this homemade aftershave oil.
Handmade Baseball Keychain
BRING THE BALLGAME TO HIM
If your dad loves baseball, you’ll definitely hit a home run with this creative DIY gift. It’s cheap, durable and can be put together in an hour. Here’s the tutorial.
Portable BBQ Grill Briefcase
FOR THE GRILL MASTER
A compact charcoal grill is a perfect Father’s Day gift for the grill master in your life. It’s made of stainless steel and includes a mess-free ash catcher. So he can take it to a family picnic or use it on the patio to whip up scrumptious BBQ recipes!
Fruit Infuser Water Bottle
Help your dad stay hydrated this summer by turning plain H2O into an on-the-go, fun drink. The bottle comes with an anti-sweat sleeve which means your fitness conscious dad can carry it to the gym or for his morning run as well. It also includes an ebook with over 50 recipes so he can start infusing right away! Order it here.
Treat your dad to the monthly goodness of nutritious snacks with this affordable subscription service. The company has over 100 on-the-go, gluten-free and vegan snacks options to choose from. Each box contains eight full-sized yummy, minimally processed snacks (like cheddar cheese crackers, sriracha glazed cashews, vanilla bean wafers and Meyer lemon flavor cookies). Also, they keep adding new snacks to the wide collection, so there’s always a new between-meal nibble to try.
The Complete Cartoons of The New Yorker
FIND IT ON AMAZON
Keep your dad laughing with this one-of-a-kind collection of New Yorker cartoons. The book includes brief overviews of predominant themes of each decade along with short profiles of popular cartoonists like Arno and Ziegler. In addition, the book comes with a DVD that stores an easily browsable collection of over 70,000 funnies – that’s basically every single cartoon published in the magazine ever since it debuted in February 1925.
Don’t forget the card!
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