Forgotten Fathers – Homemade Gifts

Some of the dads out there love the personal touch, the handmade card, the painting from their kids or even a little clay model but why not get him something that will last a lot longer whilst still having that handmade or personal element. I have tracked down three great products that do just that.


Recordable Artwork from Hallmark
Now this is a little sneak peak for you as this is not even available at the moment. This should be available from June 2012. Comprising of a framed blank canvas board,paints and a paintbrush, the kit also features a unique recordable panel that uses innovative voice capture technology to allows messages to be recorded.

Available from Hallmark for £12.99


Create your own Mug from Great Gizmos

Using the included Markers kids can draw and write to their hearts delight and a quick wipe with a tissue to make the masterpiece permanent.

Available from Bright Spark toys for £4.49


Personalised gifts from Photo fairy tales

If you want personalised then this is the place to go and with so many gifts to choose from I just couldn’t choose which one to talk about, with mugs, plates, canvases, photo art and more you are bound to find something for your dad or grandad here.

available from Photo fairy tales starting at around £10


Acrylic Blocks from

Why not turn dads favourite family photo into a nice acrylic keepsake and if you order today you can get 2 for the price of 1 using code “father12” so you can get one for Grandad too!

Available from for £29.99

Maybe the man in your life is more of a big kid or even prefers some family fun or maybe he is a more refined gent, which ever personality he is I have a gift guide to suit him so why not have a look.