June is always a very busy month for our family. We have three birthdays, plus there is Father’s Day and very often graduations and end of school gifts to buy. Like most people, I always try to buy gifts that are thoughtful as well as meaningful to the recipient.
I usually can find a special gift for birthdays with very little trouble, but Father’s Day and graduations…well, that is a different story! Finding something special for those occasions can often be tough. Honestly, if my husband gets another golf shirt, I think he may have to take over part of my space in the closet to house them; that is NOT going to happen!
If you find you are racking your brain for a special, one-of-a-kind idea for Father’s Day, as well as meaningful gifts to give the graduate in your life, Hallmark Canada has you covered!
These Hallmark favourites below include some must have Father’s Day, graduation or any occasion gifts.
~ FOR DAD ~
Celebrate the dad, stepdad, granddad, uncle, son or any other special man in your life this Father’s Day with help from Hallmark. Whether he’s into sports, motorcycles, movie memorabilia or books, Hallmark Gold Crown Stores have something for every father-figure this special day.
- Autograph Baseballs - Special: $9.95 with each purchase of three Hallmark cards (MSRP: $16.95)
Remind the special father figure in your life of summer days tossing around a baseball in the backyard. Play on Dad or Grandpa’s nostalgia by adding a distinct quote or message to show him how much he really means to you.
- Dad’s Remote Novelty Gift - Special: $9.95 with any purchase. (MSRP: $14.95)
A gag-gift for the goofy Dad who never gets control of the remote! Dad’s dream-come-true
remote control provides commentary that speaks to his love of sports, food and family and is sure to make him laugh.
- HARLEY-DAVIDSON® vro-o-o-m! - For Harley-Davidson® lovers, it’s all about the thrill of the ride. Celebrate Dad bycommemorating his passion for all things motorcycle and bring the essence of the open road to life with these great gifts. With iconic colors, chrome and phrases, Dad is sure to receive a gift he’ll display with pride. Including a:
Life Doesn’t Come With a Road Map Tin Sign
What Happens on the Road Travel Mug
Live Free Mug
Flip Mug – ‘Live to Ride’ ~ ‘Ride to Live’
Harley-Davidson® Boxed Coaster Set
(Prices range from $14.95 – $26.95)
- STAR WARS ™ May the Force be with you - Bring the power of the Force home for Father’s Day with Star Wars™ themed gifts. These clever products feature iconic phrases, characters, sounds and designs from the popular franchise. This top-performing assortment has been expanded with 10 new gifts for even more classic quips and quotes. Star Wars wins at Father’s Day by providing a great gifting opportunity for any enthusiast. Including:
Yoda™ Cut-out Desk top sentiment
Darth Vader™ Cut-out Desk top sentiment
R2-D2™ Mug with Sound
Darth Vader (Father) and Yoda (Child) Stacking Mugs
Darth Vader™ Bottle Opener with Sound, Chewbacca™ Bottle Opener with Sound, and Yoda™ Bottle Opener with Sound
(Prices range from $14.95 – $24.95)
…and you will never go wrong with books! Including:
- *NEW* Love You, Dad
- *NEW * Duck Dynasty™ Wit & Wisdom
- Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
- Guts, Grace & Glory
- Golf: The Players, The Tournaments, The Records
(Prices range from $11.99 – $17.99)
Magic Prints create personalized gifts of special memories – The Magic Prints® collection doubles as a fun activity for kids and adults to do together. Use the included mess-free Magic Mitt, Magic Print paper and the clear solution from Crayola® to capture a child’s handprint or footprint. Display the print in the frame alongside a favourite photo for a gift for parents or grandparents. Holds 5” x 7” photos and/or Magic Prints. Includes 3 Magic Prints inserts and 2 Magic Mitts.
- 2-Panel Folder Frame (MSRP: $14.95) and Young Boy/Girl Black Frame (MSRP: $16.95)
- Love Goes Too Hot/Cold Travel Tumbler - (MSRP: $14.95) Display your favorite print in the travel mug for a totally unique gift for a grown-up. Reveals: I Love You. Includes 2 Magic Prints inserts and 1 Magic Mitt.
~ FOR THE GRADUATE ~
Celebrate the graduate in your life, whether graduating from kindergarten or medical school, show how proud you are of their accomplishment. Some of my favourites include:
- 2014 Graduation Album - Special: $9.95 with each purchase of three Hallmark cards (MSRP: $19.95)
Memories from your school-days may be captured in your mind, but help them last forever by preserving them with a graduation album. This 2014 album is complete with 50 photo sleeve pages, with lines for journaling, so you can be sure to remember every moment for years to come.
- Autograph Owl with Pen - Special: $12.95 (MSRP: $16.95)
This fabric owl is the perfect place for family, friends and fellow students to add meaningful messages. Pass it around at a graduation party or open house to let everyone add a signature, wellwishes or a special memory that the grad will love reading well after the festivities are over.
- Owl Gift Card Holder - Special: $6.95 (MSRP: $9.95)
Owls are archetypes of wisdom and knowledge. What better way to present a beloved gift card to a grad than with this fury creature.
- 2014 Red Party Mug - Special: $9.95 (MSRP: $12.95 )
Grads love gifts that can go with them to their next phase of life. This mug is sure to be a favourite
that they’ll reach for again and again, with its collegiate styling and a bold “14″ to represent an unforgettable graduation year.
- Sculpted Sentiments - MSRP: $14.95 each
Commemorate the milestone with a sophisticated white porcelain sculpture of a graduation cap(“Wear your success proudly”), lock (“Unlock your potential”), typewriter (“Write your own story”), airplane (“Let your dreams soar”), or light bulb (“It’s your time to shine”). Featuring motivating words, these meaningful pieces of décor look great on a bookshelf, desk or bedside table.
- Accordion Display Board Album - MSRP: $12.95 each
Protect the moments that matter most in this ‘2014’ display board album. The perfect addition to a coffee table or study, the album allows you to feature your favourite photos and includes a sticker page for customization.
- One-of-a-Kind Creations 2014 Frame - Special: Save 30% on any Shutterfly Word Cut-Out Frame (OFFER DATE 05.30 – 06.15) MSRP: $24.95.
Graduation is a day like no other, so remember the momentous occasion with a one-of-a-kind, customizable “2014” die-cut frame. In partnership with Shutterfly, display is as easy as sliding a printout photo into the frame.
Any dad or a new grad will love the special sentiment behind these reasonably priced and very thoughtful gifts! These and other gifts can be found at a Hallmark Canada store near you. Be sure to keep up with all the Hallmark Canada happenings by connecting with Hallmark Canada on Facebook and Twitter.
DATES: Closes June 27, 2014 @ 11:59PM AST
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Disclosure- I am part of the Hallmark Canada press pause panel. I received product as part of my participation in the program. All opinions are my own.
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