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Gift Guide - The Creative Dad

Fathers Day is creeping even closer! Yet again, we’ve been discovering some awesome gifts for all budgets, this time for those Dads and Grandads who like to get creative! - Whether they love to make art, music, food or anything else in their spare time, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect gift amongst these amazing items made by artisans from around the UK.

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This leather guitar strap is the perfect gift for the guitarist or bassist Dad. Ready to be personalised with your choice of custom logo, imagery or text to make it truly unique. You can even choose the colour from a range of dyes! This hand cut and dyed strap is incredibly strong, resilient and comfortable; it’s fully adjustable and of course looks awesome.

Home Bacon Curing Kit - Ross & Ross - £20

A great gift for the Dad who likes to get creative in the kitchen! This kit from Ross & Ross contains everything you need to make your own original, sweet and smoky cured bacon at home.  Bacon is delicious, as we all know, but home-cured bacon is a whole other level, with the added satisfaction of having made it yourself.

Pencil Mountain Art Print - Sean Mort - £25

This beautiful screen printed illustration is perfect for those Dad’s who always have a pen or pencil in their hand or behind their ear. Sean Mort has a great range of print based gifts for creative folks and hobbies of every type, including a massive selection of pick’n’mix mini prints. “A no.2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.”

Maker’s Balm - Old Faithful - £27

We’ve raved about Old Faithful’s Foot Balm before and this Maker’s Balm is perfect for the Dad who’s always using his hands. Your hands are the greatest tools you will ever own and just like all tools, your hands need care. This Balm contains Shea Butter which moisturises and protects while the Calendula acts as anti-inflammatory for dry, chapped skin. Not to mention, it smells fantastic!

Vinyl Record Notebook - Melodies - £17

A music lover and creative writer’s dream, the cover of this lined notebook is made from a unique vinyl record. Melodies offers a handful of unique notebooks amongst plenty of other trinkets made with music paraphernalia such as records, guitar knobs and drumsticks.

Outdoor Cooking Tripod & Griddle Plate - Netherton Foundry - £190

This outdoor cooking tripod and cast iron griddle plate is absolutely perfect for the guy who loves to get creative with his cooking. Netherton Foundry are experts in pre-seasoned cast iron cookware. You can fry or cook directly on the griddle surface or use it as a hob for pans and kettles. The tripod folds and can be disassembled for easy storage and carrying. A real treat for him, but hey, you’ll get to enjoy the food too!

Canvas Pencil Case - Wild Marshmallow - £24

This understated waxed canvas pouch is the perfect companion for Dad to carry around his pens, pencils, brushes and other creative tools! At 9” x 5” you could even fit in a small sketchbook! This could be used as use a pencil case, toiletry pouch, or for travel accessories and we think it looks great.

Vegvisir Leather Cable Holder - HORD - £10

This leather cable holder is perfectly designed to keep earphones, chargers and other small cables organised and tangle-free. Made from resilient veg-tan leather and hand dyed, this handy little gadget will keep Dad’s cables tidy for many years to come.