Though your dad loves those handy shop gift cards and handsome ties, why not give him personalized Father’s Day gifts this year? They will last longer, and they will mean so much more because he will always remember you and his family when he sees them. Here are some personalized Father’s Day gifts he will cherish forever.
1. Picture Mug
Every dad drinks something out of mug, even if it is not coffee. Getting him a personalized picture mug will really be special to him. You can put a picture of you when you were young, of you and your siblings, of you and your dad, a collage of pictures of your family, or whatever you think he would like best. Some companies let you add a message too, so shop around. Whatever you pick, he will adore it and always smile when he looks at his favorite mug. Shutterfly offers some great mug options.
2. Hand Print Cufflinks
These personalized Father’s Day gifts are a little more pricy, so maybe get your siblings in on it. You can include a hand print from each of you on the cufflinks, and your dad will absolutely love them. Use hand prints from the present or from the past. Your dad will cherish having them with him whenever he gets dressed up. Silver Sculptor offers several cufflink options, and each is uniquely special.
3. Special Message Hammer
If your dad is a handyman, he needs one of these hammers for Father’s Day. Every time he uses it, he will think of you and the love you have for him. Etsy offers hammers with messages on them that can have your name engraved on them underneath the message, following “Love”, showing your dad that message is from your heart. Whether he uses this hammer or sets it on display somewhere special, he will love your thoughtful gift.
4. Personalized Whiskey Glass
Why not trigger your dad’s nostalgia when he is kicking back with his whiskey glass? It will be his favorite whiskey glass, as it both shows you think highly of him and reminds him that you love him. Personalization Mall has a few personalized Father’s Day glasses to choose from, and each leaves space for your name to be engraved on them. You could even use the nickname your dad used or uses for you on this glass, as it will make him smile even more.
5. Customized Grilling Utensils
If your dad is a griller, he needs these grilling tools. Not only will they literally have his name on them so everyone else will know not to touch them, they also have cool or funny messages on them to make him chuckle. Personalization Mall has several utensil set options, and each set also includes options on font and messages. Some even have cool personalized carrying cases to keep your dad’s cooking tools in tip top shape.
6. Hand Painted Family Figurines
If your dad has an office of any sort, these are great personalized Father’s Day gifts to give him. These peg doll family portraits from Glue Paper Scissor Shop can be as in depth as you wish; give them some information and a picture, and they hand craft a family portrait for your dad. They even do pets, so leave no family member behind! You can pick scenery or just figurines, but it will look great regardless. Plus, it will be extra special to your dad because the figurines will look just like the family he loves so much.
7. Engraved Cutting Board
If your dad likes to cook or grill or just needs a cutting board for some hobby he has, an engraved cutting board will really make him smile. Engravable Creations has all sorts of cutting board options, and you can get whatever you want engraved on them. Pick the size and wood type for your dad’s cutting board, then work with them to decide on the perfect cutting board creation your dad will cherish. Make it fun and silly or heart-felt and mushy, whatever your dad would like best or whatever you want him to remember most.
8. Picture Frame with Message
It is one thing to give your dad a framed picture of you and him, but it is another thing entirely to give him a personalized picture frame holding that picture of you and him. Personal Creations offers several personalized picture frames, each including a different but loving message for your dad and your name engraved under that message. Every dad has a place for a picture frame, and he will especially love this one because of the personalized message on it.
9. T-shirt Pride
These personalized Father’s Day gifts are gifts your dad will be proud to flaunt. Putting your and your siblings’ names on a shirt declaring your dad’s greatness will make him so happy, and possibly also the proud owner of a new favorite shirt. Etsy offers several message options, each with the space for your and your siblings’ names to be filled in. Your dad was already proud to be your dad before getting one of these shirts; after getting one, his pride levels will only go up!
10. Secret Message Money Clip
These personalized Father’s Day gifts are something you and your dad will share privately share. He may keep his special money clip in his pocket most of the time, but he will probably fondly read it every time he removes it. Executive Gift Shoppe offers money clips that can be engraved with whatever you wish. Get your dad’s initials on one side and a special message from you on the inside, reminding him that you love him.
11. Family Travel Mug
Your dad loves you and is proud to be your dad, so why not give him something to brag about it with? Get him a personalized travel mug with a message totally him and your and your siblings’ names on it. Giftware Direct offers a large selection of graphics to add to your dad’s personalized mug, and you can write whatever you wish on it. Wherever he goes with his travel mug, his family pride will be flying high.
12. Inscribed Fillet Knife
Does your dad fish? Does he eat that fish? Get him this personalized fillet knife! Though it only has his name on it, he will remember you gave him this beautiful personalized gift. Plus, it can help him and his buddies know whose knife is whose. Gifts for You Now offers these beautiful fillet knives that you can have engraved for your dad. You could even have your nickname for him engraved on it instead of his name, making it extra special to him.
13. Custom Bottle Opener
Whether your dad likes popping open an old glass bottle of coke or some other kind of bubbly bottled drink, a personalized bottle opener is something he will like. Wall mount bottle openers are great if he has a spot for one, or get him a hand held personalized bottle opener if he needs to store it in the drawer. Etsy has a lot of options for both styles, and each allow a custom message from you and your name on them to make him smile.
14. Light Up Monogram Memories
These personalized Father’s Day gifts have a bit f DIY attached to them, only making them more special. Purchase a light up monogram letter of your family’s last name, then fill it with family photos. Shindigz has some really nice letter designs, just make sure to pick one you can attach pictures to without covering the light bulbs on the letter. Your dad will love the family pride enveloped in this gift, and he can display it in his man cave, work shop, office, or even in the family living room.
15. Keychain of the Team
Every dad has keys, so why not get your dad a personalized keychain for Father’s Day? It will be a little reminder of you and your bond with him that he will take everywhere with him. Pretty by Priscilla has a large selection of keychain options so you can find the right theme for your dad. Get them personalized and watch your dad’s face light up when he gets this wonderful loving gift.