The great thing about planning your Father’s Day gifts ahead, is that you have a lot more options. Like some really incredible custom gifts.

In our world, customization doesn’t mean a mug with DAD on it. If you want something really cool, just the way you (or the dads in your life) like it, we’ve tracked down a few neat options that you still have time to order in time for Father’s Day.

The custom dress shirts from Blank Label (at top) start around $60 and the styling is lovely. You get a say not just in the length, fit, and fabric, but whether you want a pocket, the type of collar, and the placket style. You can add a monogram too if Daddy is preppy.


My Jones personalized soda

For the dad who has everything, we adore the personalized sodas from Jones. It’s so easy to upload your own photo of Grandpa holding his prize fish, or Daddy and the kids then have it made into a custom label on a six-pack of his favorite natural soda flavor.  ($16.99+ at My Jones)

custom flip cams

With Flip cams going away (sniff, sob) this could be your last chance to grab Dad or Grandpa that easy-use video cam that looks just how he likes it.You can upload your own photo, or choose from ready-made Father’s Day Flip designs including the standard grill/golf/fishing themes. Personally, we love the tweed phone shown here.

custom ice cream

We recommended the personalized ice creams from eCreamery for Mother’s Day, but if the men in your family are like the ones in ours, it will be a big hit for Father’s Day too. Ready-made Father’s Day flavors include “World’s Coolest Dad,” but you can make your own if you’ve got a flavor name in mind. (Save 10% with code DAD through 6/20)

custom dad mug

Not every dad is a coffee guy. For those tea-drinkers, we’re in love with this  #1 dad mug, which just may be the best #1 dad mug of all the mugs anywhere–but you can customize it with any short message you’d like. Also add the custom teaspoon plate for a really special gift ($50, $34 from Bailey Doesn’t Bark)

custom iphone case

For the guy who can’t put down his iPhone or Blackberry–if you can’t beat him, join him. On the case. Create a custom iPhone or Blackberry case from case-mate with your favorite family photo, sports logo, you name it. Another option: The custom phone cases from This is Uncommon.  (all around $35)

keepsake bowl

The custom keepsake bowl from Lisa Leonard is the perfect place for a dad to toss his watch or change at the end of the day. Inscribe it with Happy Father’s Day, an I love you from the kids, or a funny saying from the baby. ($44)

father's day gift guide

For more Father’s Day Gift ideas, see:

Father’s Day Gifts for the First-Time New Dad
Father’s Day Gifts for the Grandpas We Love
Father’s Day Gifts for the Manly Man
Father’s Day Gifts for the Gourmet

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