Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Father's Day Gifts

It's Father's Day on 17th June, but those of us who like to buy handmade gifts know you need to buy them nice and early to make sure they arrive on time.  So I'm doing my guide to Father's Day gifts now to allow you plenty of time to choose and order.

Gold & Black Titanium F1 Cufflinks by LedonGifts
£20.03 (+ £3 p&p)
Simple and stylish cufflinks made using a pair of titanium brake disc components with an added black resibn centre.  They measure 17mm in diameter.  Originally used in the 2005 Bar/Honda F1 car driven by Jenson Button and Takuma Sato, these would make the perfect gift for and motorsport fan.

Ammonite Fossil Cufflinks by OffTheCuff2010
£20.03 (+ free delivery)
These Cufflinks are made from rare Madagascan Ammonites, the Ammonites are split down the centre and then polished to give a smooth and classy finish.  These are not small slices of ammonite as most cufflinks are these are the whole ammonite and add a touch of class to any outfit.  Each set of cufflinks will be sent out to you in a small presentation box and if required then gift wrapping is available at no extra cost.

Doctor Who Dalek Ten Pin Bowling Mug by flamingimp
£12 (+ £1 p&p)
A unique Doctor Who mug design. The Tardis bowling ball is knocking down the Dalek bowling pins. On a white ceramic mug.  Dishwasher and microwave safe.  Height: 9cm, width (measured across the top of the mug): 8cm, volume: 12fl oz or 325ml (just over half a pint).

Leather and Pewter Gecko Keyring by Loutul
£16 (+ £1.30 p&p)
This genuine leather keyring in a tan colour has a cute little pewter repousse Gecko on the front. This leather keyring measures 117mm (4 1/2") (excluding ring) x 50mm ( 2") wide. The embossing is done by hand using only hand tools.The back of the embossed design is filled to prevent denting. It is then aged using a patina and finally polished to the silver-looking antique finish.

Handturned Wooden Pen by diggiwoodturning
£16.02 (+ £3 p&p)
This Ballpoint Pen is crafted from Columbian Kingwood
Beautiful grain markings
Totally natural finish - no artificial colours, dyes or varnishes.
No templates are used and every piece of wood is different.
Gold Plate
With twist action and Black ink.
Comes with Velvet Drawstring Bag
An Original and Useful Gift

Herringbone Tweed iPad Case by Covercraft
£19.02 (+ £3 p&p)
Protect your ipad 2 or ipad 3 from bumps and scratches with the very smart sleeve in tweed fabric in silver grey herringbone. It's made partly from re-cycled fibers so you'll be doing your bit for the environment with this case!  Practical front pocket to carry all those essentials. Make the right impression at work with this ever-so-stylish cover!
*Fully interlined with high density foam for ultimate protection.
*Lined with tailor's cotton in co-ordinating grey
*Fastens with a handmade wooden button and elastic loop.

'My Dad, My Hero!' Illustrative Print by accidentalvix
£15.02 (+ £4.34 p&p)
This fun, and quirky handmade illustration is perfect for Father's Day, as a birthday card or just to say thanks for being the best dad!  The original hand sketch was scanned in and then coloured digitally before being printed on gloss photopaper, and set in a cream mount - the mount is 12" x 10" / 305mm x 255mm which fits in a standard frame, and the visible illustration/aperture is 7.16" x 9.16 / 180mm x 230mm, although printed on A4 photopaper.

Nintendo Evolution Print by ohdearmolly
£12.68 (+ £3.67 p&p)
"Nintendo Evolution - Next Generation Gaming" Poster Print.
A3 in size.
42cm x 29.5cm
16.5" x 11.5"
Printed on 190gsm satin paper.
Any colour variation (for background) available to suit your colour scheme.

Set of Three Rubix Cube Coasters by AlteredImagesUK
£15 (+ free delivery)
Set of 3 Rubix Chunky Coasters
Stacked together they make a rubix cube. Tiled edged and felt backed, made out of tessera glass mosaic tiles.  Colour combination on each coaster is a one-off based on the rubix colours.  Individual coaster size: L8.5xW8.5xH2cm.  Stacked cube size: 8.5cmsq.  Truly unique gift and original gift for rubix and 80's retro fans alike.

Vinyl Recod Bookends by WhenTheMusicsOver
£10 (+ £3 p&p)
Stunningly simple and practical bookends made from two vintage 12" albums.  Sold in a set of two they make a wonderful retro gift.  These unique design bookends have been cut along one side in order to fit flush against a wall.  They measure 21cm H x 21cm D ( 8 1/4 inch x 8 1/4 inch. You will receive a pair of randomly selected labels.


  1. Lovely post and equally lovely selections for Fathers Day. Thank you for including my keyring

  2. Great ideas, thank you for including one of my pens