Father’s Day Gifts

At Our Handmade Collective we have lots of unusual handmade gifts for Father’s Day on Sunday 16th June 2013. More than half of our makers have made something special for you to buy your Father! What sort of dad is yours?

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For the well-dressed dad we have some elegant cufflinks upcycled from scrabble tiles Handmade by Natalie, in their own presentation box. We have other cufflinks for you to choose from.

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For the scientific dad you could get a new key ring or mug with a microscopic photograph printed on it by SciArtImages. This keyring is Whatman lens cleaning tissue photographed using polarised light microscopy!

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For the beer-loving dad Bottom’s Up Nappy Cakes have made a ‘Pint of Socks’! Hidden inside a Guinness or Magners branded pint glass there is: a pair of socks, facecloth, mini Lynx deodorant or chocolate bar, expertly wrapped in cellophane with a gift tag  – £7.50 each.

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For the tea- or coffee-loving dad a giant-sized mug with a pair of socks, face cloth, football soap on a rope and chocolate bar, beautifully wrapped in cellophane with a gift tag – £10 each. Have you got a Mr Strong or Mr Grumpy in your life?

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For the well-groomed dad we also have a wide range of natural bath products handmade by Little Shop of Lathers. Claire has made a gift set for your ‘No. 1 Dad’ and non-girly bath bombs individually wrapped with labels that say ‘You Mean the World to me Dad’, ‘Gold Medal for Dad’ and my personal favourite…’You’re a Good Egg, Dad!’.

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For the foodie dad we have a range of unusual fruit sauces, cordials and preserves handmade by The Seasonal Larder. Each gift is beautifully presented in a natural hessian bag or cardboard box tied with raffia. We also sell slate cheeseboards by George & Joseph.

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For the sweet-toothed dad we have a wide range of exquisite chocolates handmade by The Chocolate Chest – but hurry they won’t stay on the shelves for long!! This photograph shows the amazing chests that Emma makes from chocolate. Each chest is elegantly wrapped in cellophane making them an extra special present.

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For the dad that has everything you are sure to find something really unique in Our Handmade Collective. For example how about this beautiful glass bird by Tina Green Glass Artist (photo by Ollievision Photography).

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We also have a wide range of handmade cards by Clarry Cards, Imagine by Lindsay Chapman, Rose Cottage Crafts and this lovely one made by Red Rat Designs.

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It is our official opening on Friday 14th June 11am-6pm and Handpicked Hall, The Grand Arcade, Leeds will be very busy, but don’t forget to come and find us upstairs (there is a lift available). We look forward to helping you find the perfect gift for your loved one soon!

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