15 Best Personalized Father’s Day Gifts That Go the Extra Mile for Dad
Dad deserves a gift that's as unique as he is. These personalized Father's Day gifts were designed for every type of dad—and every budget.
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Everyone loves personalized gifts. Not only are they one of a kind, but they also show that the gift giver went above and beyond. On June 18, show dad how much you care with these personalized Father’s Day gifts for your number one guy, whether he’s your own dad, grandfather, husband or father-in-law.
For the most thoughtful gifts for dad, consider his interests and hobbies. Is he a handyman? Does he love a good dad joke? If you’re not sure how to turn those gift ideas into reality, don’t worry. You’re in the right place, of course. We’ve chosen unique gifts for men that can be given to any dad. Now all you need to do is plan a fun Father’s Day activity, and you’re set for creating his most memorable holiday yet!
For the stylish father: Printed Sweatshirt
Emblazon this soft, customizable fleece sweatshirt—complete with a trendy reverse tie-dye pattern—with the personal message of your choice. Consider adding dad’s nickname, his kids’ names, his dog’s name, “Best Dad” or any other word, phrase or slogan you have in mind. Each handmade sweatshirt, which comes in sizes small to XXXL, is pre-washed and shrunken before shipping from this popular New Jersey-based Etsy shop. For other cozy ideas, check out the best men’s pajamas.
For the music lover: Record Display
If there’s a song that always reminds you of dad, use it to create a unique piece of artwork. To personalize this decorative record display, choose a song and a favorite photo of the two of you, then upload your custom text. Dad can display this one in his office or man cave as a special reminder of your bond. It’s a unique gift for any music lover.
For the family handyman: Tape Measure
Dad is often the resident tinkerer, fixer and handyman extraordinaire. Help him keep his skills sharp with this clever measuring tape. This personalized Father’s Day gift extends up to 25 feet and is engraved using a laser-cutting process. Plus, it has a wrist strap for easy carrying. Pair it with this key multi-tool that he’ll find himself using every day.
For the photo taker: Classic Photo Book
Take dad on a trip down memory lane by gathering photos of your favorite moments together and compiling them in a handsome, professionally bound Mpix photo book. Print anywhere from 20 to 100 pages, and choose from a variety of sizes, cover styles and paper types. The photo quality is superb, and the intuitive layout program on the site makes it incredibly easy to create this impressive gift for a photographer. It can be delivered right to his door in one to two business days with expedited shipping. Procrastinators, rejoice!
For the puzzle master: Photo Puzzle
This custom photo puzzle will keep dad busy for a while. You can use any image you like for this personalized Father’s Day gift and have it divided into 24 to 2,000 puzzle pieces that come in a box or keepsake tin. And hey, he might even let you help him put it together! It may not be the hardest puzzle on Amazon, but it’s one of those thoughtful gifts he’s sure to love. Don’t forget to gift it with some puzzle glue so he can frame the finished product.
For the self-care dad: Scented Candle
Whether he’s a new dad or has years of experience under his belt, this personalized Homesick candle will give him all the feels every time he lights it. Customize everything from the box to the scent to the label. For inspiration, choose what he likes to be called, the year he became a dad, your favorite quote or even his children’s names. It makes a sweet Father’s Day gift from daughters.
For the on-the-go dad: BruMate Toddy XL
The only thing dad loves more than his morning coffee is being a father. Still, this leakproof, insulated BruMate travel mug will keep his coffee piping hot or ice-cold for hours. There are dozens of colors to choose from, as well as a variety of personalization options. It is also dishwasher safe and fits in most cupholders, so it’s a a gift he can actually use!
For the artist: Paint-by-Numbers Kit
Draw out dad’s creative side with a paint-by-numbers kit using his (or your) favorite photo. There are two sizes to choose from, and it comes with everything he’ll need to create a frame-worthy painting. He’ll paint on a professional-grade white linen canvas using up to 36 pods of acrylic paint chosen specifically for the photo he’ll be recreating. To keep up with the artistic theme, be sure to get creative with your wrapping.
For the traveler: L.L.Bean Large Carryall Spinner
Whether he’s headed on a trip for business or pleasure, dad needs a quality piece of luggage. If he’s been using a ratty, old duffle bag, this lightweight, L.L.Bean soft-sided spinner is a worthy upgrade. It features a large main compartment, as well as a deep side pocket and organizer panel to hold all of his essentials. And for a personalized touch, add dad’s initials, the first letter of his name or even spell out “dad.”
For the king of dad jokes: Coolest Dad Crate
No one loves a good dad joke more than, well, dads, and this Coolest Dad Crate is loaded with goodies that will give him a good chuckle. A super-soft, unisex T-shirt and Koozie will let everyone know he’s the raddest dad in town. The 16-ounce “Days Since Last Dad Joke Pint Glass” will ring true once he gets The Essential Compendium of Dad Jokes book in his hands. It contains over 300 comically bad jokes that are sure to have him cracking up. But the joke’s on him! He’ll have to work for this gift, as it comes packaged in a sealed, wooden crate that he’ll have to open with a laser-etched crowbar. No wonder this is one of our favorite Father’s Day gift baskets!
For the kid-at-heart: Where Are You? Personalized Book
This personalized book takes dad through six fun adventures to find none other than, you guessed it, himself! Personalize it by adding his name, which will appear on the cover and throughout the story, customizing his illustrated character and adding a dedication that lets him know he’s the best dad around. Keep the gifts for book lovers going with more picks.
For the long-distance dad: Personalized Photo Box and Gift
You may not be able to spend the day with him, but you can still send personalized gifts that’ll make his day. These easy-to-build Greetabl boxes allow you to create custom gifts for dad that include a decorative box, a small gift or snack and a bonus gift or gift card. You might also consider setting him up with a unique subscription box.
For the dad who does it all: Customizable Heart Messages
How do you say thank you to the dad who’s always there for you? This handcrafted container filled with a dozen reasons why you love him is a pretty good place to start. To personalize this sentimental gift, choose the name you want on the lid, font color and 12 different reasons why he’s the best. There are 56 different options to choose from, so whether you want to thank him for being your biggest supporter or killing all the spiders, personalized Father’s Day gifts like this one make it easy to tell him how you feel.
For the sports fanatic: Fan Family Art
Looking for personalized Father’s Day gifts that will really knock it out of the park? This customized piece of art puts dad as an illustration in the stands along with the entire family. You can include up to 14 family members (including the dog), and fun props, like pennants, foam fingers, gloves and snacks. Then, take it a step further by adding names, team colors and customizing each family member. If he loves being active, he’ll also appreciate these fitness-focused presents.
For the sentimental father: Customized Mug
Need a way to say I love you without getting all mushy about it? This personalized mug will do just that. Customize this mug by choosing the size, skin tone, hair and names. You can also pick among the five funny sentiments to let dad know exactly how you feel about him. This mug ships out in just a few days, making it a no-fail last-minute Amazon gift.