2013 Father’s Day Gift Guide from Craftsyble

Father’s Day is just around the corner. We asked our loyal fans and indie business owners to share their favorite products or top sellers.

Here are some wonderfully handmade products that would make the perfect gift for your Dad! Or any Dad! We hope this Gift Guide will give you interesting options! Happy shopping and Happy Father’s Day!

Pictures and product descriptions courtesy of the companies featured below.

SariBlue Hematite Bracelet
Price: $35.00
Made by: SariBlue®

These bracelets bring you good luck and good energy. The hematite stones have a strong grounding ability that helps to clear and calm your mind.

SariBlueThe small single evil eye bead and choice of either the OM or Hamsa charm bring you added good luck.

This subtle and simple bracelet is perfect for a man as a great Father’s Day Gift or anytime during the year.

These bracelets are available from 6.5 inches to 8 inches. For the best fit please take a piece of string and wrap it around your wrist starting at the inside of your wrist back to meet the end of the string. Then measure the string. If no note is made this bracelet will be sent at 8 inches.

*Although there are images with multiple bracelets this listing is for one bracelet only.

SariBlue is a hip, earthy, bohemian wear-it-everyday jewelry collection centered on the power and theory of the universally recognizable symbol the Evil Eye.

Beautiful, simply designed jewelry to add peace, positivity and a bit of fun to your style! There’s nothing evil about it…


th-sugar-rush-creativeMen’s Billfold
Price: $20
Made by: TN Sugar Rush Creative, LLC

Stylish and affordable, this handmade billfold fits every lifestyle. The exterior of the billfold is made out of twill and the interior lining is a gray solid cotton. It has plenty of storage for money, cards, receipts, bus tickets or whatever you may need.

The billfold folds in half and is interfaced throughout to help with structure and durability.


sogaLike A Sir Shaving Bar
Price: $10
Made by: SoGa Artisan Soaperie

Pamper the wet shaver in your life with this absolutely decadent Shaving soap, made the old fashioned way. Completely a new formulation, this bar is softer than our normal body bars – made to load onto a brush and produce tons of lather easily.

A complex medley of scents, beginning with fresh, daring notes of Japanese grapefruit, bergamot, and lemon; followed by middle notes of peppercorn, ginger, jasmine, aquatic marine notes, and a hint of peppermint; sitting on expensive base notes of natural patchouli, cedar, vetiver, labdanum, and frankincense.


elle-dee-designsMen’s Mustache Baseball Shirt
Price: $25
Made by: Elle Dee Designs

Looking for that fun and useful Father’s Day gift? Perfect for the man in your life, our trendy Mustache Baseball style tee from the American Apparel line are made in the USA with quality and care. The shirt is completed with an adorable appliqué felted mustache in the color of your choosing, making it the perfect gift for all dads from the hipster to the weekend ball player and the everyday adventurer.

Shirts are available in a variety of colors and sizes. Coordinating shirts are available in smaller sizes to complete the look for the entire family. All items are handmade and support small businesses.


jewels-for-hopeUnisex Paracord Bracelets
Price: $25.00
Made by: Jewels For Hope

This bracelet is fashionable and useful. Perfect for the Dad on the go or lover of the outdoors! With a secure buckle that fastens around your wrist, it’s easy to keep your Paracord Bracelet close by in case of emergencies. This bracelet is easy to unravel and waterproof. Use it for boating cord, dog leash, tying down a tent, shoelaces, first aid and a multitude of other uses.

Portion of the profits donated to one of 25 organizations! Look Good while doing good!


Bay-Rum-Spa-CandleBay Rum Soy Spa Candle
Price: Regular $17.95, On Sale: $14.35
Made by: CT River Candles

Hand Poured Bay Rum Scented Soy Candle.

Scent Description: Cloves, Cinnamon Sticks, Tangy Orange, Pine and a touch of Patchouli, gives this Bay Rum fragrance a nice spicy, masculine aroma straight from the Caribbean. Perfect for Father’s Day gift giving. This photo shows a fun way to gift with a rum runner recipe but it would also be great paired with a bottle of Bay Rum aftershave or cologne.


draeko_stainlessDraeko pour Homme – Dragonscale Chainmaille Bracelet
Price: C$80
Made by: Saniki Creations

Dragonscale Chainmaille bracelet in Stainless Steel is a favorite for those who want a dramatic chunkier look without taking away the streamline of the weave. Over 100 rings where individually woven together to form this particular weave which is strong and masculine.


genuine-leather-designsBe A Man-Red Wrenches
Price: $75.00
Made by: Genuine Leathers Designs

Tools, that’s what defines a real man, right? Then be one with this dark red option in the Be A Man series! Show us your guns and get those tools ready; there’s work to do, man.This single left front split is white with a contrasting print of wrenches, a black stripe and print pocket. Right front full print, black collar, white body, contrasting back yoke and black buttons.

Man up!

Genuine Leathers Designs was born out of boredom and unemployment; so costume industry professional Rachel Leathers put her sewing skills back to work, and for herself for a change. We have created a new twist on an old favorite; bowling/Hawaiian shirt styles with added color, dimension, loads of humor and an emphasis on the prints to bring new life and fun back into the mix! Several options are available, and custom orders are always welcome.


Handmade Glycerin Soap by MagicSenses.comMoroccan Spice Handmade Glycerin Soap
Price: $6.99
Made by: Magic Senses

Moroccan Spice is the perfect soap for men! Very rich and strong fragrance. 6 oz.

Each bar is unique and has its own personality; being handcrafted and imperfect adds greater value and fascination. The eye appeal and beautiful scent make it an excellent choice for unique and special gifts.

Packaging: each soap comes in its own clear box, ready to be offered to that special someone!


Wine-CharmsHandyman Tool Wine Charms
Price: $20.99
Made by: Loralyn Designs

A perfect gift for the handy man in your life! Included in this set: (1) hammer, (1) pliers, (1) wrench, (1) hand saw and (1) drill. Each charm is made from Tibetan silver metal and finished on both sides. The wine stem hook is made from memory wire so no need to secure it closed, simply place around the stem and the ring will retain its shape and hang securely!

This wine charm gift set comes packaged in a silver tin with a clear lid. Great to have on hand for parties and a perfect addition to any gift basket!


4 Archival Feather Prints
Price: $100
Made by: Jody Edwards Fine Art and Illustration

An instant collection of Archival Feather prints, from the original watercolor studies. Includes feathers from Raptors, Mallards, Grouse and Blue Jays. Great gift for your birder Dad. Great for a feature wall to spruce up the man-cave.

Printed with an Epson Stylus R2880 with Epson Ultra Chrome pigment inks which are guaranteed to last a couple hundred years on Hahnemuhle Museum Etching quality paper. 350 gsm. Beautiful, thick, watercolor-like paper that is also certified archival.

Print size: 8″ x 10″ Paper size 8.5″ x 11″ Signed by the artist.


keychainYour Child’s Artwork on a Fine Silver Key Chain
Price: $110.00
Made by: Metalmorphis

Now you can preserve your child’s artwork forever on a key chain made of recycled fine silver. Your child’s Masterpiece will be shrunk down and transferred to a piece of fine silver. Key chain measurements are approximately 1 to 1 1/4 inch in size. Several shapes are available..choose from a rectangle, square, circle, or oval. A name and date or personalized message can be added for an additional fee. If a key chain isn’t what you are looking for, Cuff links and dog tags are also available. This is meant to be a keepsake to be cherished forever by Fathers and Grandfathers!


Black Obsidian Unisex Stretch Bracelet
Price: $32.00
Made by: Sienna Grace Jewelry

Black 12mm obsidian polished rounds are paired with Bali sterling silver domed bead caps. I’ve chosen a lovely woven pendant from the Karen Hill Tribe as a focal. This pendant (16mm x 21mm) has woven silver attached to a silver frame. All are hand made and no two are exactly alike. Black and silver is such a classic combination.

This bracelet is sized for a medium sized men’s wrist, 7.5″ – 7.75″ (19.0 – 19.7cm), and is unisex in style. Perfect for Father’s Day!


Key Chain – Green ribbon and glass beads
Price: $13.50
Made by: AlyxAndrea Design

This key chain by AlyxAndrea Design is fun and unique. I started with 1cm green grosgrain ribbon. Woven into the ribbon are small antiqued bronze beads alternating with neutral colored glass beads in various shapes, sizes and shades of yellow, red and orange.

Beaded ribbon section is 3 inches long (7.5 cm). Made with durable materials.
Ships free to U.S. Like the design but not the colors? Request a custom piece.


AlycenMaille_StainlessSteel_BraceletMen’s Stainless Steel Chainmaille Bracelet
Price: $68
Made by: Alyce n Maille

This heavy duty men’s stainless steel bracelet is truly a work of art. It is made using high quality 16 gauge stainless steel rings. This darker silver colored bracelet is finished with a strong stainless steel clasp which makes it very durable. This bracelet has a nice weight to it and will not tarnish. To achieve this unique sleek look, each individual ring is handwoven in the chainmaille box style. It is definitely made to be seen. It is the perfect accessory to add a bit of edge to any style. This particular weave makes this bracelet a statement piece but still perfect to wear everyday.


mens-argyle-gift3 Bar Handmade Soap Set for Him
Price: $18

Made by: Allison-Nichole Handmade Bath & Body

Looking for the perfect gift for Dad or the special man in your life? Clean him up handmade style! These handmade soap gift sets are perfect for uncles, brothers, nephews, boyfriends, husbands…just about anyone. Choose the gift box style that best suits your man: classic solid white ribbon, argyle /black, or plaid/black. Each set comes with 3 bars our customer favorite men’s soaps. 1 of each: Fresh Outdoors Shea Butter bar, Bay Rum Shea Butter bar, and Sexy for Him.

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