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    35 Things For Father's Day If You're Sick Of Giving The Same Ol' Gifts

    A smoking cloche, hiking blanket, tic-tac-toe TP holder, and 32 other unique Father's Day Gifts (without a necktie in sight).

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    1. A sturdy doormat that's so your father's sense of humor you just might find him standing outside yelling "Ding dong!" all day long.

    Natural doormat with words in black that say "Doorbell broken, yell ding dong really loud"
    Urban Artistry Co.

    This couple-run company is based out of Woodstock, Illinois. Owners Brittany and Jeremy Schwab make wood signs, pillows, and doormats that are equal parts cute and eye-catching.

    Promising review: "The item was just as ordered. It arrived in excellent shape and quickly. It looks amazing on the front porch. Here is hoping people actually read it! 😂" —Katie Skuzeski

    Get it from Urban Artistry Co. on Etsy for $29.75.

    2. A pack of brilliant beer labels to give new dads celebrating their first father's day by being spit-up on by their newborn (with love, I'm sure).

    Four beer bottles with labels that say dirty diapers, sleepless nights, drool and spit up, and three am feedings
    Paprika Paperie

    This woman-owned business is run by self-proclaimed "typography nerd" Jessica Jacoby and located in Ballwin, Missouri. To get updates on all of these dreadfully darling paper goods, definitely follow the shop's Instagram account.

    Promising review: "So cute! My brother-in-law loved these! We bought beer bottles and removed the labels first before adding the stickers, it was a very easy process! The stickers are great quality and so is the beer carrier. I would highly recommend these!" —erinmd535

    Get a four-pack from Paprika Paperie on Etsy for $12+ (available in four styles).

    3. A baseball cap perfect for dads who have been rooting their kids on from the bleachers since day one. "Just go out there and have fun!" was practically his personal motto...but that might have been because of how scared you got when the ball came within your proximity.

    Black cap that says "I just hope both teams have fun"
    Brain Dazed

    BTW, this small business is located in LA! They have caps and beanies for pop culture fans, couples, animal lovers, and more.

    Promising review: "I love this hilarious hat. It's great quality and it was shipped out quickly. I would definitely shop again! :)" —kellyota

    Get it from Brain Dazed on Etsy for $19.99 (available in eight hat and text colors).

    4. A pair of truffle-based sauces (black truffle *ranch* and *Sriracha*) to give any dad who knows that food with intense flavor is the spice of life!


    Trufflin is a Black- and woman-owned small business founded by a French woman with a family history in the truffle business and an Atlanta-based chef.

    Get it on Amazon for $54.99 or from Trufflin for $59.99.

    5. A Baseball History Told Through The Washington Post, a collector's item that's gonna delight the sports fan you call "father." Get it embossed with his name on it and this gift is sure to be, excuse me, a home run.

    Cover of book with one color image shown from the inside
    Uncommon Goods

    You can get a similar version for basketball fans, football fans, and personalized birthday headlines.

    Promising review: "This is the perfect gift for any baseball fan/avid newspaper reader! I love that each page not only has the baseball headlines and stories, but you can also see other stories on the page that show what else was going on at the time. The book itself is larger than I anticipated as the pages are newspaper-sized, but the text is clear and easy to read." —Katie

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $80 (includes free personalization).

    6. A pair of wingtip oxfords that can add some color to your dad's closet. Once he laces up these snazzy shoes he probably won't even regret not getting a tie this year. At least, here's hoping.

    Cole Haan Set A

    Promising review: "I love these shoes. They're super sharp. They have a clean look to them. I get lots of compliments on them." —Mark O.

    Get them from Cole Haan for $200 (available in sizes 7–13 and eight colors).

    7. A shed wall decal to protect your daddy-o's garden from certain doom.

    Decal on shed above several gardening tools that says "In case of zombies...or gardening"
    Magic Decals GB

    This small business has every kind of wordy decal you could ask for. Owner Emma creates iron-ons, wall options, digital downloads, and more. The shop is located in York, United Kingdom.

    Get it from Magic Decals GB on Etsy for $14.39+ (available in six sizes and 23 colors).

    8. A machine-washable hiking blanket that's lightweight and incredibly cozy, for fathers who know it's great to have some time in the great outdoors.

    A puffy blanket with a multicolored image of Yellowstone hot springs

    This small business was started SMALL (we're talking in the back of a van!) and thanks to founder and CEO, Wylie Robinson, the Kickstarter success has become a go-to shop for nature lovers looking to stay cozy in the great outdoors. Be sure to check out all the OG puffy blankets Rumpl has to offer! The company is now based in Portland, Oregon.

    Promising review: "Such a beautiful blanket, super insulated and will keep you warm. Borderline sweaty when fully wrapped up in it. Give me 1,000 of these blankets because I want so many more. The Yellowstone design is absolutely beautiful." —Nicholas C.

    Get it from Rumpl for $129.

    9. A mortar and pestle your dad is sure to ~marble~ at when he opens it up, 1) because it's gorgeous and 2) because he will officially know his cooking taught you your way around a kitchen.

    Dark marble mortar and pestle with salt inside

    This couple-owned small business is located in Ferrum, Virginia. The shop specializes in Himalayan salt products but you can also find luxe barware, bathing goods, cooking tools, and home decor.

    Promising review: "This is absolutely gorgeous! I requested one on the darker side, and was definitely not disappointed. It made a lovely Valentine's gift for one of my partners. SUPER fast shipping and incredible quality. Thanks so much!" —Ade Fambro

    Get it from Elemeants on Etsy for $34.95.

    10. The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook, a drool-worthy cookbook with darling photographs of Disney treat dupes for your favorite Disney adult. Being able to snack on a dole whip from the comfort of his kitchen? That's magic.


    Promising review: "This is a beautiful hardcover cookbook with so many yummy Disney recipes from the parks! There is a lot of Disney foodie history in it, plus recipes that look easy to follow with high quality ingredients. There are fun maps of each of the parks inside where the food is located from, which makes it fun. As an avid Disney fan I have never seen a cookbook like this. I highly recommend this cookbook for any Disney fan, whether they cook or not! It would even make a beautiful decoration in a kitchen." —Nicole

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    11. Hoof healer foot balm to nourish his dry, cracked, and callused soles. We're not ~horsing~ around — this gift is sure to make his feet feel silky soft!

    Large twisting bottle with solid balm inside
    Pickle's Potions and Lotions

    Owner Kristin Mutchler runs this small business in Wayne, Maine. And FYI, Hoof Healer was an Editor's Choice winner in the Beauty Shortlist Awards this year!

    Promising review: "I love the packaging! I've been using the product for over a week and the results are stunning! My soles are not as rough or cracked anymore, giving me boosted confidence to show off my feet this summer! Thank you!!" —Alyssa O.

    Get it from Pickle's Potions and Lotions on Etsy for $8.99+ (available in three scents and two sizes).

    12. A pretzel button-up that'll totally make your dad smile, no matter how ~salty~ he is about celebrating himself.

    Pyknic / Etsy

    This small business is based in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. They've got kooky mugs, patches, clothing, accessories, and more! Aaaand their Instagram is great. Give it a gander!

    Promising review: "I was worried that it was too big and boxy but after one wash it looks great. The orange part of the shirt actually catches the light in an interesting way. I love this shirt!" —Tiffany Pierskalla

    Get it from Pyknic on Etsy for $49.95 (available in sizes S–2XL).

    13. A soothing smudge spray made with sage and Himalayan sea salt, to make sure your dad is just a spray away from some instant good vibes.

    Amber bottle of smudge spray
    Sage Lady Trading Co.

    Sage Lady Trading Co. is a Native- and woman-owned small business based out of Phoenix, Arizona. Owner Rachelle specializes in smoke-free smudge sprays, botanical oils, and fills her shop with Indigenous-pride decor and clothing.

    Promising review: "Shipping was fast and it came well packaged. It's potent, and I'm loving the 'no smoke all spirit.' It's perfect for this change of season. Thank you." —Berecca Anne

    Get it from Sage Lady Trading Co. on Etsy for $12.50+ (available in four styles).

    14. A mini Theragun for a deep-muscle treatment that is said to increase blood flow to support the body's recovery process, for fathers who often (lovingly) call you a pain in the neck.

    Person using the product on their shoulder

    This is designed to reach 60% deeper into muscles than other massagers and at 40 times a second.

    Promising review: "This was purchased as a gift for my son. It is a great product. It helps to remove stress knots from the back. It's fabulous." —GQuincy

    Get it from Amazon for $199 (available in three colors).

    15. A personalized candle you know you can get your dad, because he always laughs at your potty humor. Plus, not getting him anything at all would really ~stink!~

    Candle that says "Light when Michael farts"
    Baum Designs

    This fun shop is located in Homer Glen, Illinois and owned by Shelby Baum who specializes in personalized gifts.

    Promising review: "I got this as a birthday present for my dad. The label isn’t even my favorite part of this candle – the mahogany teakwood scent is AMAZING! The lid is airtight and the jar itself is great quality, so this’ll get plenty of use once the candle itself is gone. It was much bigger than I was expecting, too!" —Sophia Rokas

    Get it from Baum Designs on Etsy for $25.15 (available in 14 scents and three colors).

    16. A hand-crafted ceramic essential oil diffuser that'll let your dad control the smell of the house, no matter how often your family's pungent pug sleeps on the sofa. Dad may not have wanted Indiana Bones at first, but you all know your dad's the one who taught him to get onto the sofa in the first place.

    Oval diffuser with pointed top

    Promising review: "After researching, this diffuser cost a little more than others, but the design and quality more than justified the price difference. I've seen other diffusers and they are all plastic and feel/look cheaply made. The Vitruvi model really is stone, which adds value and appeal to my whole apartment. Also, it's smaller than other brands out there, so fits in well as an accessory. We ordered the peppermint oil and the diffuser worked great in our home. Great product and would recommend!" —Deanna

    Get it from Amazon for $119+ (available in five colors).

    17. A pack of bestselling personalized golf tees sure to put you on ~par~ with your siblings this year...even though their gifts always knock it out of the park. (Did I mix my sports analogies here? I genuinely do not know. Sorry, Dad.)

    Several wooden golf tees that say "Happy Father's Day!"
    Xcalibur Ink.

    This family-run small business makes engraved gifts and favors (we're talkin' knives, ornaments, travel goods, and more!). They're located in Everett, Pennsylvania.

    Promising review: "I just love these tees! I’ve purchased a few, both for my son's grandfather and my husband, and they always impress. Not only do they ship quickly but they also come in handsome packaging. It’s a great, easy gift for golf lovers." —Michelle Rodriguez

    Get a box of 20 from Xcalibur Ink. on Etsy for $9.98+ (available in several text and tag phrases).

    18. A rainbow bar soap or anklet that's gonna let your dads know how much ~pride~ you have for your wouldn't be you without them!

    Moon Shine Suds

    Moon Shine Suds is a woman-owned small business in Nashville, Tenessee. Owner Synnøve Robinson creates one-of-a-kind bar soaps with cryptid, botanical, and cheeky themes.

    Made by Nami is a small business in Berlin, Germany. The company is filled with handmade boho accessories that are so high-quality they'll last through ages of heavy use.

    Promising reviews: (soap) "OMG these are even more beautiful in person!!! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!! I received amazing customer service and a beautiful product. I got these as wedding favors for our guests. I love it so much!!" —Anna Sasser

    (anklet) "I love this anklet! I wear it every day. I’ve had it for months now and the quality is superb. I will definitely buy another one for whenever this one wears out. But even with constant wear and showering etc. it doesn’t even have a thread loose. Honestly I think it is my favorite accessory!!" —Melissa Petty

    Get the soap from Moon Shine Suds for $7.50 and the anklet from Made by Nami for $8.82, both on Etsy.

    19. An essential oil roller for anxious dads who could use a reminder to breathe every now and again. Soon, this little bottle may be an ~essential~ in their life.

    Small roller bottle with "Peace Elixir" written on the label
    Elixir Apothecary

    This small business is heaven-scent for aromatherapy fans. Owner Michelle has vegan soaps, creams, elixirs, and more in this Atlanta, Georgia based shop.

    Promising review: "Amazing, as usual. This is my second bottle of the anxiety roller ball. It works wonders and I've even got my friends hooked!" —Lindsay Frenk

    Get it from Elixir Apothecary on Etsy for $19.95.

    20. A drinking fountain faucet attachment — a nifty gadget that'll likely be loved by your old man (especially if he's notorious for putting glasses straight back into the cupboard after drinking a glass of water).

    Sink spout with water lifting into an arc for drinking

    This design only fits standard sized faucets but you can still use this even if it doesn't fit, just be sure to grab an adapter along with it.

    Promising review: "I have Parkinson's and find it difficult to handle a water glass while taking my daily pills. This little water fountain is perfect for me! It was shipped quickly and was super easy to install with no tools. The knob is easy to slide in and out to change from faucet to fountain. The water comes up high enough that I do not have to bend too far over to drink from it. It is not in the way when I wash my hands. I really am glad that I spotted this gadget." —Texas Grandma

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98.

    21. A linen kitchen apron so the Iron Chef in your family can dress to impress! Your Papa deserves a wardrobe worthy of his homemade baguettes.

    Person wearing apron over outfit also made with linen. The apron hits just above the knees and is tied at the neck.
    Magic Linen

    Magic Linen is a family-run company in Vilnius, Lithuania. They specialize in tablecloths, bedding, curtains, towels, and more! You can also get linen clothing, which they can customize to make sure you get the perfect fit.

    Get it from Magic Linen on Etsy for $51 (available in four colors).

    22. A dreamy comets blanket that'll be well used by dads who consider napping their favorite hobby.

    A throw blanket in dark blue with yellow and white illustrated comets, each with a face, flying through the sky

    Otherwild is a queer-owned company that collaborates with creatives to fill their shop with unique products. They're dedicated to producing products through ethically-sourced supply chains.

    Get it from Otherwild for $140.

    23. A decorative print for design-minded dads who would never be caught dead with bland, beige walls. I'm sure there's room for this perfect piece *somewhere* on his lusciously cluttered gallery wall!

    Illustrated print of an elderly man with a gray beard and a super colorful patchwork jacket, with a patterned shirt and colorful scarf underneath
    Quirky By Payton

    Quirky By Payton is a Black-owned business run by artist Payton Croskey, whose colorful and charming style is truly one-of-a-kind. The shop has a selection of must-have stickers and prints, and you can also order a custom piece and work with Croskey on something all your own.

    Promising review: "Payton is a talented, quick, and super pleasant artist to work with! She was super accommodating to my request and I loved her creative direction. She takes the ordinary and reimagines it into something fabulous, quirky, and vibrant!" —dmeno12

    Get it from Quirky By Payton on Etsy for $12.

    24. A smoking cloche — a suuuper snazzy way to infuse unique flavors into food and drinks, to delight your pops if he likes food with some extra flare.

    Mixed drink inside glass dome filled with seasoning smoke
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "We have used this for smoking cocktails and it works exactly as advertised. You use just a tiny bit of wood chips, so the jar that comes with it the cloche will last for many uses. We are looking forward to trying to smoke a few cheeses as well." —Happy in Texas

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $200.

    25. A seat filler, because you've heard your dad shout in frustration over dropped keys, glasses, and the like while driving. Give him something that'll save future french fries from certain doom.

    Reviewer's seats with gap filler in between

    Promising review: "I have to admit, my expectations weren't very high. I thought it was more of a joke when my husband got this for me for Christmas. Little did I realize, it would be one of my favorite gadgets ever! I don't know if I realized just how many things went missing in my seat gap. It has really saved a lot of things from disappearing into that black hole. It was easy enough to fit into my car and it's soft! It's just like an extension of my seat, except it fits every curve of my seat! There really isn't another product that compares to this. That's why I gave it five stars!" —Tessa Forbes

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    26. An iced tea set for giving your dear old dad a calming ritual to turn to when he needs a restart. Easing anxiety and keeping himself hydrated at the same time? You're practically taking care of him now!

    Two glass pitchers beside boxes of tea. One pitcher is filled with ice and the one stacked above it is filled with steeping tea.
    Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    The set includes two stackable pitchers, five sampler teas, an additional iced tea sampler pack (with five infusers and five loose leaf blends), and two double-walled glasses.To use, put ice in the bottom pitcher and your tea in the top. Boil water, let it steep up top, and then pour it into the iced pitcher. It's simple, pleasant, and makes a delicious cup of iced tea!

    My husband and I are *major* Tea Forté fans — we usually have a cup in the morning and always have at least one cup every night. I suffer from extreme anxiety and have mentioned often that the ritual involved in making an herbal iced tea with this set brings me back to a calm space.

    Get it from Tea Forté for $92.

    27. A mystery jungle box with three itty bitty plants. I can't think of a cuter way to let your dad know you plan on being best ~buds~ forever than with this cute plant family!


    Rooted is an Asian-American owned small business founded by Ryan Lee and Kay Kim. They are based out of NYC aaand they happen to be my personal favorite plant shop! I own the kit featured and have several other plants/items from their shop — including this (plant) life-saving first aid kit.

    Get it from Rooted for $30 (available in two light requirements).

    28. A wall-mounted tic-tac-toe TP holder that'll be equal parts cute and useful. The design is worth a chuckle, and it'll also help him know when he's running low on TP! So thoughtful.

    Wood shelf with nine squares. Four are filled with wooden X shapes and the rest are filled with toilet paper rolls.
    Blackwood Decor

    Woodworker and shop owner Jade runs this small business in Boise Idaho. Browse around and find geometric shelves, tray tables, and decor.

    Promising review: "This is such a fun idea for a bathroom with limited room, or just to add a little fun to your space. We love this! I love this item and think it’s a great addition to our main bathroom!" —Michelle Terminesi

    Get it from Blackwood Decor on Etsy for $64.99 (available in seven primary colors and stain colors).

    29. A DIY kimchee kit to help Dad make probiotic-rich kimchee at home. This step-by-step kit is a great way to give him confidence in the kitchen and, after his first batch, the tools are at-the-ready every time he get a hankering to monch on some delectable sour cabbage.

    Full jar of DIY kimchee
    Kimchee Rules

    The kit includes a half-gallon glass fermenting jar, a pair of rubber gloves, brining sea salt, an airlock, two airtight lids, one jar of kimchee paste, and instructions. Founder Kheedim Oh started Mama O's to bring quality, hand made kimchee with traditional methods to the marketplace and TO YOUR KITCHEN.

    Get it from Kimchee Rules for $45 (available in three flavors).

    30. A 3D daffodil paper bouquet — a bouquet that packs flat and easily displays upright once opened. Get your pa one of these long-lasting flowers so they can know you're still thinking of them far after a regular bouquet would have wilted away.

    Fresh Cut Paper

    I have given several of these away to friends and family! The first time I saw one (and realized how easy they were to set up) I knew this would be my new go-to "card" for special occasions. They come in a wide variety of flowers, so you're sure to find their favorite. These are made with such quality I would gladly pay twice the price for them. Seriously.

    Promising review: "These are so much fun! I sent these as a gift – my friend was just floored at how cute they are." —Cindy

    Get it from Fresh Cut Paper for $10 or from Amazon for $12 (available in six styles).

    31. A bag of Kickoff Coffee — a gift that finally makes sense to give the soccer fan you love. Because apparently the pigskin you gave your dad for his birthday was the wrong ball. You didn't realize he's been pronouncing it "fútbol" all this time!

    Two bags of coffee beans beside a white mug
    Kickoff Coffee

    This POC-owned small business' goal is "to celebrate the beautiful game through top-quality artisan-roasted coffee, while giving back through each bag." And they mean it! 10% of each coffee bag sold goes to support "organizations that use soccer to promote youth development in underserved areas." The company is owned by former professional soccer player and Olympian Melissa Ortiz, former collegiate soccer player Christian Ortiz, and entrepreneur and refuge-advocate Rasha Qumsiyeh.

    Get a 12 oz. bag from Kickoff Coffee for $17.

    32. A personalized leather keyring you can add a photo of yourself to. That way your father remembers who his favorite child is every time he reaches for his keys. YOU have the key to his heart. Your siblings can suck it!

    Leather keyring with a flap that says "Daddy" and a baby photo underneath
    Create Gift Love

    Husband and wife duo, Tony and Emily Carr, started Create Gift Love in 2012, where Emily began making custom cufflinks from her backyard garden shed. The company has since grown to offer customers over 250 personalized gifts including coasters, key rings, luggage tags, and other leather goods.

    Promising review: "I bought this customized photo keyring for my husband's Christmas present. He absolutely loved it! The leather is high quality and feels both soft and sturdy. I chose a photo of my husband, myself, and our son and we all fit perfectly in the enclosed metal image! I was amazed at how it turned out. I should note that there were two small scratches near the embossment on the leather, but it adds to the uniqueness of the leather so it wasn't too much of a concern. A perfect gift!" —elevy027

    Get it from Create Gift Love on Etsy for $42.21 (available in six colors and several personalizations).

    33. A 2-pound fudge box, because you can't ~fudge up~ and forget Father's Day again. With this, you're able to choose from a massive variety of flavors to make sure you select your dad's favorites.

    Six blocks of fudge inside a box
    Farmhouse Fudge

    Promising review: "OMG!!! THIS STUFF IS AMAZING!!! It’s so hard to find vanilla fudge and this is absolutely delicious! Absolutely melts in your mouth!" —Kelly Brian

    Get it from Farmhouse Fudge on Etsy for $45.99 (available in 24 flavors).

    34. A temporary Dad tatt you can cover your kids in to celebrate your baby daddy's special day.


    Owner Christen Strang runs happytatts from Mobile, Alabama. The shop has 82 different temporary tattoos...and I want ALL OF THEM.

    Promising review: "These are super adorable. I bought them for Father's Day and they were amazing! They went on easy and stayed for days! My kids didn't want me to remove them. Bold colors and look legit. Thank you!" —stefrock

    Get it from happytatts on Etsy for $8.

    35. And finally, a graphic tee that'll show off your dad's great sense of humor along with his rad dad bod.

    Gray shirt that says It's Not A Dad Bod It's A Father Figure

    Promising review: "This T-shirt came out exactly as it appears online and it arrived super fast!" —Samantha Norris

    Get it from zazations on Etsy for $17.11+ (available in S–3XL and eight colors).

    Father-figures out there, we appreciate all you do for us!


    Reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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