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Father???s Day Gift Ideas To Make Yourself!

Father’s Day is approaching and as usual the challenge of what to buy is occupying the minds of some of us in the Conti@Home team! We decided, therefore, to come up with a list of presents that can be made at home, so that if you happen to be looking around for last minute quick and easy ideas to surprise Dad on his special day, you’re sure to find just the thing!

Personalised Pottery

As we all know Dad’s domain, when it comes to al fresco dining, is the barbecue - so how about giving him a personalised grill plate that he can use to present all his culinary efforts! All you need is a plain white porcelain plate and some coloured paint pens – ones that are oil-based and can be used on ceramic – and then you can create any design you like with your own personalised message!

Priceless Prints

Using a white or black rectangular photo frame – one that is large enough to take a mount with space for three photos – create a unique set of prints with your own personal message! Get snapping with your Smartphone and take some photos of you and/or family members each holding a large card with a different word which spells out a message. It could say WE LOVE YOU, YOU’RE THE BEST or HAPPY FATHER’S DAY. Print three of the best out as black and white prints and mount them in order in your photo frame. It’ll look great on a shelf or bookcase at home! 

Treat Box

There are a whole host of treats that you could gather together and present in a basket or bucket, which would make the perfect present for any Dad - a selection of his favourite beers and nibbles or cheeses and pickles. Not forgetting the barbecue theme, he might love to receive a box of different sauces, marinades and savoury snacks to try out and of course for those Dads that do like to spend a little time in the bathroom, how about a box with his favourite shaving foam, shower gel, shampoo and aftershave?

Delicious Desserts

Indulge your Dad’s sweet tooth and bake something that will make his day! You can either make a cake and ice it with a special message or create smaller individual cupcakes, for example, and decorate with the letters ‘D’, ‘A’ and ‘D’! Whatever you choose it’s sure to be a unique and personal gift that he will truly cherish!

If you need any shelving or storage to display any of the wonderful Father’s Day gifts you have created take a look at Conti@Home’s easy-to-assemble bookcases – available in 5 delicious colours – and also our ContiBoard panels, which are also available in the same colours and user-friendly sizes. You can request a free colour sample if you just can’t decide which colour to choose!

Both our Conti bookcases and ContiBoard provide a versatile solution for shelving, storage and bespoke furniture. We’ve produced some great hints and tips on how to use our ContiBoard panels to help inspire you. Check out our blog for more creative ideas as well as design and storage tips for around the home.

As always if you have any questions about our Conti bookcases or the ContiBoard range then get in touch and either tweet us @ContiatHome or visit www.conti.co.uk.

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