It’s just over a month until Father’s Day, meaning now is the time to plan the perfect gift for one of the most difficult people to buy for!
Dads are the taxi ride on a rainy day, the shoulder to cry on when you need some tough love, and the cheerleader when you need a little encouragement. With all of this in mind, Father’s Day is the perfect day to show him just how much he means to you.
Of course, for the youngsters, partners will likely be taking the reins when it comes to gift buying. But it’s important to put the kid’s ideas first, rather than just deciding on something without them.
To help, we’re sharing 5 gifts he’ll actually love, all based on different types of dads.
Dad may act big and tough, but there’s nothing like a homemade gift from the kids to melt his heart. Whether it’s a cake, a poster, or even a trinket tray made from clay, something with that personal touch of messy fingers will definitely go down a treat.
Even for older kids, there’s nothing stopping you from taking the DIY to the next level. Just check out this DIY cologne guide to make something a little more sophisticated.
If you’re super stuck for ideas, you can’t go wrong with something practical. Whether that’s an aftershave kit, or a new leather-bound notepad for work, something that he’ll use every day will always be appreciated.
Personalized cufflinks are a great way to gift something subtly sentimental. There are so many personalization websites that offer beautiful gifts, all of which can be personalized with sweet messages or initials.
If dad’s a sports fanatic, Father’s Day 2021 is the perfect time to splurge on a shirt from his favorite team or an experience day at the driving range. Sports tend to be a great time for dad to be selfish and just enjoy being with himself or with his friends.
Alternatively, combine sport with sentiment with this beautiful Handprint Baseball Memento idea.
Of course, no Father’s Day would be complete without a few foodie treats. A quirky spice rub for his favorite meat, or a chocolatey hamper just for him. If your dad feels most at home in the kitchen, finding a unique cookery piece is a perfect choice. If the kids hate dad’s spicy food, despite him saying ‘there’s barely a kick to it,’ why not gift him a hot sauce set to really see how spicy dad can handle himself!
When it comes down to it, it’s really not the gift that matters to dad, it’s the thought. Whether he’s good at showing his emotions or loves a good cry at a rom-com, what’s important to him is his family. Sometimes even just a beautiful homemade card filled with sweet messages from the kids and a day at home with good company is the perfect gift you can give.