When Father’s Day comes around, it’s not always obvious what to get your Dad. Dad’s can be amazingly hard to shop for. Do you get him something he needs? Something useful? Something he can eat? It’s always difficult trying to figure out what kind of gift will make him happy. You can get him a traditional gift like a tie or a watch, but how many times have you gotten him those things before? Why not go a different route and give him something special this year, something that has been customized just for him? That’s where a personalized gift comes in and you’ll be surprised at just how many choices you have in this niche and just how easy it is to choose, customize and order it for him. Read on to find out more about personalized gifts that can make his Father’s Day extra special.
A pocket watch is an accessory that many men are wearing these days. In the past, it was a bit of a novelty, but pocket watches are making a comeback, especially with more retro and steampunk styles coming back into fashion. Regardless of your Dad’s fashion sense, a pocket watch is also a practical gift to give as well. There are many styles to choose from, and in a wide variety of budgets, from more basic models for $20 to hundreds of dollars for more fancy designer models. A pocket watch can be engraved with his initials, name and other wording, making it a totally personal gift just for him.
Personalized Pocket Knife
Every Dad can use a pocket knife, they come in handy for many things, from opening packages and boxes, cutting things like string and even for emergencies. There are many styles of pocket knives available, from stainless steel to wood handled, and they can all be engraved on the blade or handle with his name or initials.
Personalized Phone Case
Every Dad has a phone nowadays, why not make his phone personalized to him with a custom phone case? These gifts can protect his phone from damage and also show off a picture that you have chosen, like a treasured family photo or even a picture of a place or landmark that means something to him. Maybe he’s always dreamed of going to Paris and seeing the Eiffel Tower, or Egypt to see the pyramids? You can customize his phone case with a picture of the pyramids or Eiffel Tower to remind him of this dream.
A Zippo lighter can be handy for most men, especially for smokers. There are many models of Zippo lighters available which an be engraved with his name and/or initials. There’s also models which feature logos of sports teams and popular brands, all of which can be personalized.
If Dad loves to barbecue, then consider getting him a set of BBQ tools. Not just any set of BBQ tools though, a set that has been customized just for him. You can get a set of tools which includes a spatula, fork and tongs that comes in a lovely wooden box for storage. The box can be personalized with his name and also each tool can be engraved on the handle with his name. Consider having Happy Father’s Day engraved on the box and his name on the handle of each of the tools.
If Dad loves his wine, then consider getting him some wine accessories. Dad would love to open up his next bottle of wine with a corkscrew that has his name handsomely engraved on it. There are also accessories like foil cutters, wine stoppers and decanters available, all of which can be engraved with his name on the handle. You can choose to give him a set of tools or just one tool. Don’t forget to give him a nice bottle of wine with this gift, to make sure he can enjoy the tools with it. Or consider giving him a wine of the month club subscription with this gift so he never runs out.
A flask can be handy for people who like to drink hard liquor. A flask is basically a flat container which is lined with stainless steel. It is typically used for holding strong drinks like bourbon, scotch, whiskey or tequila. Though it can be used to hold other drinks of course. A flask is made flat so it can be carried in your pocket or jacket quite easily and conspicuously. There are many styles of flasks available, including ones with covers and even accessories like a set of tiny shot glasses for sharing a drink with friends. No matter the style you choose, all have the option of being engraved with his name or initials on the side, making for an elegant gift for Father’s Day.
Many Dad’s enjoy drinking at home, whether he’s watching football or whether he has his own small home bar. There are many choices in barware you can get him. Consider a shot glass with his name etched on the side. Or how about a glass beer stein with his name etched on the side? Or how about a set of coasters to keep his drinks from messing up the bar or table? Each can be customized with his name or even something like “John’s Bar”, “John’s Pub” or “Dad’s Bar and Grill”.
Every Dad has keys he needs to keep secure and together on a keychain, whether it’s to his vehicle, home, storage, tool box, safe or myriad of other things that need to be kept secure with keys. A new keychain would certainly be a nice and inexpensive gift you can give him. There are many styles to choose from, and some even have little extras attached like a bottle opener or a USB storage stick. Every keychain can be engraved with his name in some way. A keychain is a durable gift that any Dad can make use of.