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  • Writer's pictureGem Gilbert

Father’s Day Small Business Gift Guide

As you know Father’s Day is June 21st which is not too far away. I know each year its a special day where we thank our Dads for all the hard work they do and everything they have done for us, especially growing up and every day, If you still live at home like me. I am incredibly lucky my Dad has been supportive of my riding, driving many miles around the country over the years, to take me competing or to come and watch me.

If you are stuck for ideas this year and you wanted to support a small business, with your purchases here are some wonderful ideas for gifts, and for that special card too.

All Fathers’ days gifts should start off with a card and what better way than to purchase a gorgeous farmyard style drawn animal card which also raises money for St John Ambulance.

Zoe Olivia - Art Farmyard pack of 4 different animal cards. To purchase these all you need to do is donate to her just giving page Then send your address to her via private message.

Camilla’s Kitchen Imagine your Dad having his favourite hobby, whether that be gardening, shooting, fishing, football, or rugby on a beautifully baked and iced biscuit. Camilla’s gorgeous biscuits have got you covered for any Dad, new Fathers, or Dads of any ages. They look incredible, whose Dad would not want these as a little thank you. Each biscuit is £1.50 each minimum of 6 in a box plus postage.

TC Leatherworks Is your Dad a leather bracelet fan? TC Leatherwork uses the finest English leather to hand stitch his lovely leather bracelets, he is a very clever man. They come in a range of styles…. plain, stitched leather if you were after something simple or rolled leather and plaited leather if you fancied a bit more going on. They also come in a range of colours too, price starting from just £18 crafted by hand made from English leather.

Fruitbat Textiles Cufflinks go hand in hand with special occasions and special Dads. Charlotte from Fruitbat Textiles dyes the British lamb’s wool herself, to create such a wide range of colours, along with weaving it herself to create the amazing different patterns, such an incredible talent. The cufflinks come in a different range of colours and patterns. If code Gem10 is used you will receive 10% off, they cost £20.

JJR Bespoke Nothing says thank you like a personalised “Coin Purse” also very handy for Cards too I have found. They come in a range of coloured leathers and coloured stitching. Jess from JJR Bespoke is also an incredibly talented lady too as she stitches these by hand. You can have up to 4 characters to personalise your card holder at no extra cost. Price starting from £30.

Touch Of Tweed I’m sure it isn’t just my Dad who is in charge of the BBQ in our household. Touch Of Tweed have a gorgeous men’s Southbourne sweatshirt to keep your Dad warm, of an evening or out for a countryside walk. It is made here in England from organic cotton. They are £135 but you can also purchase as a gift voucher along with using Code gem10 to receive 10% off.

Sporting Hares With all this hot weather you want to keep our Dads protected in the sun as seen in the photo of me and my Dad. Sporting Hares have a lovely selection of collection caps, in a wide range of colours such as the new NHS cap where all profits go to NHS charities. The Dark plum is my favourite, but it also comes in Tan, Emerald Green, Blue, Black, Oxblood Red and many more. They are also waterproof and cost £20.

Mackenzie and George All Dads love their cars I am sure or have many sets of keys so why not treat them to a personalised keyring. Mackenzie and George have a great selection of coloured British leather to choose from such as Tan, Navy, Dark Brown and Black. Personalisation can be plain embossed or gold or silver foil. The keyring comes in gold or silver finish. Priced £35.

Half Halt Equestrian Day time can be rather warm especially in these heatwaves for any unpaid groom or lorry driver... Halt Halt Equestrian have a new range of Men’s Wedmore Tee’s perfect for any equestrian or country Dad. They are made from 100% organic cotton, nice and light weight keeping your dad nice and cool. priced at £25.

Chester and Cooke All equestrian and country Dads need one of these for sure for the number of boots and wellies they wear and take off. Chester and Cooke have a lovely selection of personalised engraved quality wood Boot Jacks. Dads Boot Jack being one of the many options. Or you could have it personalised up to 15 letters for an extra £10. Standard boot jack costing £18.


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