June is here, which means warmer weather, longer days and plenty of sunshine to chase away those winter blues for good. It also means that it’s time to celebrate those two shining stars of early summer: grads and dads. You probably have at least one graduation party on your calendar by now, and Father’s Day is right around the corner on June 21. With that in mind, here are 10 gift ideas to make your celebrations truly unforgettable: 5 Father’s Day gift ideas for #1 dads and 5 Honor Roll-worthy graduation gifts for your proud grad.
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Need a “from all of us” gift for Dad? This personalized men’s pendant is perfect for group giving. The front is engraved with his initials, and the back features a message of love customized with your names. Gleaming 24K-gold ion-plated accents add a handsome touch, worthy of a true hero!
A timeless gift for any dad, this monogrammed men’s bracelet is the ultimate expression of personal style. Its sleek and masculine design features rugged stainless steel, braided black leather and a row of rare black sapphires. Personalize it with 1, 2 or 3 initials for a Father’s Day gift he’ll wear with pride.
He’ll be the man of every hour with this distinctive men’s watch. It combines classic analog styling with a digital readout, so busy dads can quickly and easily check the time. Not only is it practical, it’s also totally classy — the black dial is set with a genuine diamond!
4. The Never Forgotten Men’s Hoodie
Handsome, comfortable and sporting an embroidered American flag and a POW MIA art patch, this hooded sweatshirt makes a powerful statement of Dad’s patriotic support. He’ll appreciate it even more when you tell him that a portion of the proceeds from your purchase was donated to help the families of POWs and those missing in action.
5. The STAR TREK™ Cuckoo Clock
Here’s a gift that no STAR TREK-loving dad could resist! Featuring full-color artwork of the crew, this wall clock is ready to beam Dad up with theme song music and a rotating Enterprise™ at the top of each hour.
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This keepsake music box captures everything you want to say to your grad with a touching message of encouragement, inspiration and love. Plus, you can customize it with a name and graduation year.
This ultra chic and colorful bracelet is a memorable way to wish your daughter well as she embarks on a new and exciting adventure. It combines brilliant Murano style art-glass beads with engraved “wish” charms that are beautifully explained in the poem card that comes with this gorgeous gift. A heart charm engraved with her name makes it all the more special and unique.
Want to dazzle your granddaughter on graduation day and inspire her for every day that follows? Encourage her to dream big with this sterling silver pendant. It features a 5-point star “floating” inside a brilliant blue topaz. It comes with an inspiring poem card, too.
For a son who is getting ready to take the next step in his life’s journey, this handsome men’s bracelet is a terrific reminder of God’s love — and yours. A braided black leather band and rare black sapphire give the bracelet bold style, and the blessing inscribed on the stainless steel center cylinder makes it heartfelt and inspiring.
If it’s your grandson who’s graduating, give him a handsome shield of inspiration to wear with this stainless steel pendant. The contemporary design is as meaningful as it is handsome. It boasts a gleaming black sapphire, black finishes, and an engraved blessing on the back.
Are you a proud grad or dad? Send your friends and family a helpful “hint” by sharing this list with them. And as always, thanks for reading!Dads and Grads: 10 Unique Graduation and Father's Day Gifts by Ann Kelley