There will never be enough time or enough words to tell your father what he means to you. It may seem trivial to give a gift to a man who you owe so much and could never repay, but that’s not what father’s day is about. It’s about taking a moment, just a slice of time to let your father know how important he as been in your life. Good or bad, he’s had a huge influence in making you who you are. Even the smallest gift from a child is magnified beyond all proportions to a Father, from the rock you gave him when you were 5 to the tie you gave him when you were 16, never worn and still tucked away in a top drawer, he keeps these gifts securely treasured.
So this year, since you have a little time, give him a gift that he will more than cherish. Take 5 minutes and think of a special moment, movie quote or saying and have it engraved on a gift he’ll use everyday. It doesn’t have to be serious, it doesn’t have to sappy, it’s for your Dad, your Papá, your Babba, you are creating it for him, so engrave something that is iconic to your father.
Here’s some gift ideas that will cover almost everybody’s Dad, Dad’s who drink…water, coffee, tea, whiskey and wine, they all are fine.
The Water is the Best – Dad
Does your dad always have a glass of water on his desk or by his favorite chair? Then this is the perfect gift for him. A water carafe with matching glass, have the pitcher engraved with your dad’s style of hipster beard and your words of appreciation and love. Is dad not the bearded type? Have no fear there are hundreds of house designs you can choose from, add in a few special words to make the gift special for him.
The Coffee Lover Dad
You’ve watched The God Father with your father at least a hundred times. You know your dad’s favorite quote is “Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.” why not have it engraved on a coffee mug to make his day each morning? It will bring back memories of your special time together and get him pumped for the day all at the same time.
Your Dad, the Zen Master
Is your Dad more of the Zen Master type described beautifully in this article “My Dad, the Zen Master?” Then why not engrave this quote along with your words of acknowledgement on a tea box and fill it with his favorite tea? “There is no path to Happiness: Happiness is the Path.” Each cup of tea will not only quench his thirst, but will provide a moment of reflection that will include you in a special way.
The Brewski Dad
Your dad might not be the Craft brewery and micro brew type of guy, but he would still appreciate an ice cold beer in a crystal mug designed specifically for him. Your mother will like this too, because a crystal beer mug makes the cheapest canned beer look good and it can handle the hundreds of dishwashing yet to come! No more cans at the dinner table or during Thanksgiving dinner. Be sure to engrave something that has special significance to him, so he’ll be sure to use it everyday.
The Liquid Sunshine Dad
Have you reached that special time in life when sharing a whiskey with your father is the best thing that has happened all week? Do your father’s stories and advice actually have some applicable points that interest you? Then set the stage for your next drink and give Dad this beautiful Whiskey glass gift set. It comes with 2 engraved glasses, chilling stones and coasters. You’ll have to add his favorite whiskey.
The Oenophile Dad
Is your father an Oenophile? If so you don’t even attempt to give him a bottle of wine, not unless you are absolutely sure which one he prefers. Instead give him wine accessories, which he can use to show off his latest bottle of Bordeaux. Engrave the lid of the bamboo box with his favorite wine label or another design that would make him smile and think of you every time he opens up one of his favorite bottles.
Whatever you decide to give your father this Father’s Day is up to you, just don’t forget to wish him a Happy Father’s Day and let him know how much you love him. And if you like… join our mailing list so we can keep in touch. (You’ll get $10 off your first order when you do.)