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Best Father’s Day Gifts for Your Chef, Creative, and Dapper Dad

June 16, 2013
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We know that there are many fathers with different personalities and lifestyles, so we just had to create a Part Two in our short series of Father’s Day gift ideas! Whether your father is a stylish daddio or a pro chef, you’ll find a wide array of goodies here in our Part Two list of Father’s Day presents for them. From a magnetic grilling spice set to airplane cufflinks, you’ll find various and unique handmade items from independent sellers under each category!

Chef Dad

Football Shaped Cutting Board

By Personalized Just4You

Add a sporty feature in the kitchen for your dad with Personalized Just4You’s football shaped cutting board! This cutting board can be customized with your dad’s favorite recipe, quote, image, or other personalization options. You can even choose the font you want to have displayed on the football shaped cutting board! These personal messages are laser engraved into the cutting board for a lasting impression.

Personalized Bamboo Kitchen Utensils
By Scissor Mill

Replace Dad’s worn kitchen tools with Scissor Mill’s personalized and classic bamboo kitchen utensils! Whether for tossing salads or making breakfast, your father will have a more upbeat attitude while cooking with his new kitchen utensils set. This utensil set can be engraved with any message or name you would like as long as it is in Scissor Mill’s 20 character limit, making it a wonderful, long-lasting present for Father’s Day.

Organic Grilling Spice Set In Magnetic Jars
By Gneiss Spice

Get your dad back on the grill on Father’s Day with Gneiss Spice’s organic grilling spice set! From steak rub to bonfire smoked salt, this set includes classic and exotic spices. With Gneiss Spice’s convenient magnetic jars, these spice jars can stick to the side of the grill or on the fridge for easy access. Each magnet jar cap is labeled with the specific spices so that it’s easy to read and decipher each spice. This will be a spice used all summer for the Fourth of July and random grilling occasions just so your dad can use his spices! You can also request eco-friendly gift wrapping from Gneiss Spice.

Chef Apron and Hat Set
By Bow Peep Aprons

Dress your dad up with chef gear from Bow Peep Aprons! This set includes a personalized apron and chef hat that you can customize with your dad’s name. Bow Peep Aprons includes the title “Chef” before the name given, adding that extra pizzazz to the apron and hat. You can also choose fabric and embroidery thread colors, so choose your dad’s favorite!

Creative Dad

Large Tree Stamped Handmade Leather Journal
By La Bella Vita Journals & Gifts

If your dad loves to sketch nature, then this is the perfect present for him! With a manly leather cover and a whimsical forest of trees on the front of this beautiful leather journal, it’s a wonderful complement to a father who enjoys nature and art. This can also be an ideas journal, personal journal, note-taking book, and other types of purposes journal. Versatile and visually-appealing, La Bella Vita Journals & Gifts’ leather bound journals are incredible Father’s Day present. There are also many other styles of journals in La Bella Vita Journals & Gifts’ shop! You can receive free monogramming to make this journal a personalized gift.

“Dad” Folded Book Art
By Luciana Fergio

Get your reading loving dad this artistic and unique folded book art from Luciana Fergio! This folded book art spells out “Dad”, which makes for a lovely Father’s Day gift. You can also request a customized folded book art from Luciana Fergio’s shop and have your own message or word created into a 3D masterpiece. Since Luciana Fergio’s folded book art is created from recycled books, you’ll receive an eco-friendly item as well.

Personalized Baby or Children Photo & Word Canvas Art
By GeeZees

Pictures say a thousand words, but adding more words to the picture doesn’t hurt! With GeeZees’ personalized photo and word canvas art, you can create a special present for Father’s Day that says more than a thousand words. Choose a favorite picture of you and your father or family and a song lyric, poem, or words that are meaningful to your and your father to put on this customized artwork. GeeZees offers sizes up to 55’’x100’’ and goes through a proofing process to ensure you receive the best item from this shop!

Four Vintage Music Instrument Collage Prints On Wooden Boxes
By John W. Golden

Play some music for Dad through vintage-like prints by John W. Golden! These miniature yet decorative art box prints makes for a fascinating display on the wall or on a side table. With this art box set’s vintage appearance, it also brings a timeless decoration to homes. John W. Golden’s shop allows customers to choose which instruments to display on these lovely wooden boxes.

Dapper Dad

Personalized “Dad Since…” Date Leather Wallet
By Mesa Dreams

Dad’s 20-year old leather wallet is all worn out, and it’s time to get a new one for him! At Mesa Dreams, you can find this personalized “Dad” leather wallet, made of fine leather materials. You can personalize this wallet with the year that your father became a dad, making this wallet a touching memoir of his first year of fatherhood. With customization options from stain color to trifold wallet style, you can have a customized wallet made for your father in the way you want!

Personalized Initial Silkscreened Tie
By Cyberoptix

Makeover your dad this Father’s Day for a fancy dinner or occasion with Cyberoptix’s AlphabeTIES men’s ties line! This custom initial tie creates an old-fashioned and timeless appearance with a baroque filigree script. You can choose from numerous tie colors and lettering colors to complement the tie color you choose. The silky nature of the tie also complements the elegance of the font for the initial. If you’re interested in a more narrow tie, depending on the letter, Cyberoptix can custom make it for you!

Airplane Cufflinks
By Tomer M Jewelry

Whether your father or grandfather was an army pilot or just has a liking for planes, these airplane cufflinks from Tomer M Jewelry make for a stylish and personal accessory for business suits and dressy shirts! Tomer M Jewelry’s airplane cufflinks are made with 24K gold, which makes it a small yet luxurious embellishment. Tomer M Jewelry also handcrafts other men’s accessories, from rings to necklaces, for you to choose from.

Personalized Silver Pocket Watch
By Pish Posh Boutique

Whether modern or old-school, your dad can still enjoy the timeless pocket watch! At Pish Posh Boutique, you can find this stylish and elegant silver pocket watch that you can personalize with your father’s initials. The pocket watch has a black face with white numbers and watch hands for a classic appearance. Pish Posh Boutique offers free initial personalization on these fancy pocket watches as well!

Take some time on Father’s Day to take your dad out for dinner or do his favorite hobby with him! Time is the most precious gift of all, so if you can, spend it with your dad on this honorable holiday. Happy Father’s Day to all fathers, whether a chef or a major sports fan, out there!

Written by Emily Nguyen, a freelance writer and core contributor to NerdWallet Shopping.