12 Father’s Day Gift Ideas – Way Cooler than a Tie
Father’s Day is coming up next week. The conundrum of what to get your Dad or your spouse is waging war in your mind. I scouted far and wide on the interwebs to come up with 12 Father’s Day Gift Ideas that are Way Cooler than a Tie!
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For the Music Lover:
Upcycled Vinyl Record Notebooks
What to get the music fan that has everything? How about an upcycled vinyl record notebook. Real records were harmed (some scratched too much to listen to anymore) to make this one-of-a-kind spiral bound notebook.
Cassette Tape Mobile Phone Case
Remember the old days with this fun cassette mix tape mobile phone case. You can customize the words to add your guy’s name or his favorite album.
Outdoor Water-Resistant Blue Tooth Wi-Fi Speaker
Need tunes while washing the car; camping; lounging by the pool; at the beach or outside playing basketball? The number of places you can play music are now infinite. This water-resistant speaker can also be used in the shower or on your back deck during your next BBQ.
For the Tech Geek:
Misfit Shine Activity Tracker/Sleep Monitor/Watch in the Pebbled Black Leather Band
I am in love with my Shine Activity tracker. I get a lot of compliments on my watch, but when I show them how it synchs with my phone and monitors my activity and sleep, the response is always, “Whoa, that is so cool!” I must warn you that I wouldn’t use the wrist band that comes with the Shine as it can pop out too easily. Instead, buy the leather watch band shown above or the silver mesh band below.
Ladies, if you find yourself drooling over his Shine, they have a beautiful necklace you can wear your Shine inside.
USB Mobile Device Pocket-Sized Charger
Your guy is on the go and attached to his phone, but the battery can’t handle his phone addiction. Get this small pocket-sized charger and let him get back to candy crushing…or whatever important task he’s doing on his phone ;-).
Remote Controlled Drone with Camera
Want to impress the kids or the neighbors? Let the Dad in your life fly high with this drone and camera. Then download the video (or still photos) and publish them on YouTube.
For the Kid-at-Heart Dad:
Is your Dad the office prankster? Or better yet, he wants to get back at that pesky prankster. Arm him with this fun Rubber Band Shooter.
Target for Rubber Band Shooter
For the non-violent type or to help him hone his skills, don’t forget the spinning targets.
Strapped for cash? Want to give a handmade gift for the guy who has everything? Make your own Giant Jenga Set with these instructions from A Beautiful Mess.
For the Ultra-Hip Dad:
Unique Leather Belts (ships from outside the US, so order now)
You know he needs to retire that old worn out belt. Nudge him to pitch the old one with a stylish new leather belt. You won’t believe how beautiful and unique these handmade belts are!
For the Woodworker:
State Rustic Wood Mobile Phone Case (many other states available)
Make him proud of his state with a rustic wood state pride mobile phone case. Check out all the different states and designs to choose from.
Quick run out to the shop and see if you or your favorite father has an oscillating multi-tool. If not, he needs one! This is the tool I used most often during my kitchen renovation. It’s handy for cutting nails, cutting wood, sanding detailed areas and more.
If all else fails, a gift card from Lowe’s is sure to make any Dad happy!
I hope you made these affiliate links, because I totally bought that drone for Nick… thanks for the idea! HE IS OBSESSED with it and flies it every single day. I couldn’t wait till Father’s Day to give it to him because I knew he would love it so much and I’m very impatient. 😉
Ha! I did and had ordered the same one for Handsome Guy.
These are such cool gifts for Dads. I’d love most of those for myself. Thanks for these awesome ideas!