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Best Hallmark Gifts For Dad

Updated on January 11, 2015
Hallmark Gifts for Dad
Hallmark Gifts for Dad | Source

Affordable Gifts For Dad From Hallmark

Remember to do something for your father that shows you know and appreciate him because that is what Dad really wants for Father's Day and his birthday. If you want to add a small physical gift, Hallmark, who made its first Father's Day card in the 1920s, now presents some wonderful and affordable gift ideas for Dad.

On this page you will find gathered together some great Hallmark suggestions for Father's Day or any other Dad occasion including Hallmark's recordable picture frame and Dad and Me storybook, dad themed coffee mugs and t-shirts, an exclusive Hallmark Gold Crown and Ty Beanie Baby teddy bear, a certificate of achievement and a dad-friendly Hallmark movie choice. I am sure that you will find something here that is within your budget AND perfect for your Dad.

Click here to see this Hallmark card for dad on Amazon.

Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June.

Hallmark Recordable Picture Frame
Hallmark Recordable Picture Frame

Hallmark's Recordable Picture Frame

Filled with a picture of Dad's team, whether that is his sports team or Mom and the kids.

Hallmark's Memory Keeping Recordable Frame reads, "Life makes the best story." It allows you and/or your children to record, in brief, the story of the picture in the frame. Definitely a gift that can be packed full of love in more ways than one.

Blogger Everything Mom shares a story about giving this picture frame to her husband who travels quite a bit. She chose a picture of the whole family on vacation in Hawaii and all three of the children recorded a sentence about the trip, one that was important in relationship to the particular child and to their father and that would bring back pleasant memories. She expected her husband to be pleased with the framed picture of their family, but she did not expect him to cry. Hallmark's Recordable Picture Frame is, apparently, a gift that can make grown men cry.

Click here to see Amazon's collection of Hallmark recordable picture frames.

Dad and Me Recordable Book
Dad and Me Recordable Book | Source

Hallmark's Dad and Me Recordable Book

From Hallmark's Conversations To Keep Recordable book series.

Perfect particularly for dads of young children, he will love a Hallmark Dad and Me recordable book. Each page of this book prompts him with one or two questions to ask his child and allows him to record the answers. Fun with your child now and a record of your little one's voice forever.

Hallmark's Dear Dad Teddy Bear

A Ty Beanie Baby and Hallmark Gold Crown Exclusive.

A Hallmark Gold Crown Exclusive, the Ty Beanie Baby 'Dear Dad' is an authentic Ty product. If you are looking for a cute present for Dad, this bear has to be as cute as they come and he is extremely affordable, too. If you have a sports-minded Dad, you will hit a home run with this teddy bear.

Hallmark Dad Certificate of Achievement

Hallmark Dad Certificate of Achievement
Hallmark Dad Certificate of Achievement | Source

Proclaim your dad's achievements in Dadliness with Hallmark's Certificate of Achievement for Dad. Another fun, personal and, at under $10, very budget-friendly choice.

I Am Your Father Coffee Mug
I Am Your Father Coffee Mug

Star Wars Hallmark Mugs

Dads who love Star Wars will surely love this mug (and appreciate the significance) of Darth Vader claiming, "I Am Your Father." My sons would choose this coffee cup for their dad in a minute!

Hallmark Do or Do Not...There is No Try Yoda Star Wars Mug - # SHP2005
Hallmark Do or Do Not...There is No Try Yoda Star Wars Mug - # SHP2005

This Star Wars mug features Yoda saying, "Do or Do Not. There is no Try."

Hallmark Star Wars SHP2014 May the Force Mug
Hallmark Star Wars SHP2014 May the Force Mug

Finally, this mug features Obi-Wan Kenobi saying, "The force be with you always."

Hallmark Best Dad Mug
Hallmark Best Dad Mug | Source

More Mugs By Hallmark For Dad

There's a bit of spirit in all of these Hallmark Dad mugs whether it be The Word According to Dad, Darth Vader proclaiming I Am Your Father or simply as shown here, Best Dad, there must be a father-themed mug available for the dad in your life.

Hallmark Dad T-Shirts

These dad t-shirts available from eBay.

A t-shirt might not seem like a totally original gift idea. However, it surely is a practical one and Hallmark has and has had some very fun graphic designs like the ones shown below that are available from these eBay sellers. They are perfect for dad all year long.

Hallmark's Safe Harbor Movie (2009)

Starring Treat Williams, Nancy Travis, Reiley McClendon, Myra Turley, Cameron Monaghan

Safe Harbor is based on the true story of a married couple who are set to retire and spend their retirement on their sailboat. However, before they manage to leave, a friend asks them to look after two teenagers who have been sentenced to juvenile hall. The hall is at capacity and unable to take them in and when it is suggested that the teen boys be put to work getting the boat ready for its trip, the couple agrees. Soon they find themselves with four boys.

The situation brings a set of challenges from attitude to fire but, in the end, there are positive changes in all four boys who decide they do not want to break up their newly created 'family.' The couple questions their own situation, their sailing trip, their choice not to have children and the future.

What gift will you be giving YOUR Dad?

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    • BuckHawkcenter profile image


      6 years ago

      It's always got to be a funny mug or t-shirt for Dad. He just loves them!

    • Wednesday-Elf profile image


      6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Lots of fun and interesting gifts here for Father's Day. Love the "I am your Father' Star Wars mug!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      6 years ago from United States

      What a fabulous selection of gift suggestions for Father's Day! Of course, I love that recordable frame!

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      Mary Beth Granger 

      6 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      I love the recordable books. They make such great memories.

    • DecoratingEvents profile image


      6 years ago

      Great gift ideas for dad! I love the star wars spoof mug: "I am your father". Made me laugh out loud!

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      Gloria Freeman 

      7 years ago from Alabama USA

      Hi I enjoyed reading this lens.Great Father's Day gift ideal.

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      Mandy Stradley 

      7 years ago

      Great lens!

    • AgingIntoDisabi profile image


      7 years ago

      Nice spectrum of gifts - something for everyone.

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      7 years ago

      Fishing equipment of course.

    • hubcaps lm profile image 

      7 years ago from 5611 Kimball Court Chino, California 91710

      @thememorybooksh1: good lens!

    • thememorybooksh1 profile image


      7 years ago

      I would like to say that great lens.

    • thememorybooksh1 profile image


      7 years ago

      I would like to say that great lens.

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      7 years ago

      Your work is amazing! It's an example for others to notice.

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      7 years ago

      An appreciative heart.. He truly deserves it! Thanks for the article

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      Gayle Dowell 

      7 years ago from Kansas

      Helpful ideas. I need to get shopping!

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      7 years ago

      It is very hard to decide. But it is really helpful! I like it!

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      7 years ago

      Still undecided about the gift but this is very helpful for planning ahead!

    • gatornic15 profile image


      7 years ago

      I haven't decided yet, but I always buy all of my cards from Hallmark. They have great gifts too! You have a nice selection of gift items for dad here.

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      Darcie French 

      7 years ago from Abbotsford, BC

      Especially thankful for my Dad this year, he's survived some health traumas and almost losing him really made me all that more grateful to have him. I'd give him something for his RV this year for Father's Day.

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      7 years ago

      Amazing gift ideas.. Loved them.. :D

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      7 years ago


    • writerkath profile image


      7 years ago

      It's always difficult for me to think of what to give my Dad, because he doesn't really WANT anything - but he is the absolute best father a daughter could have. Sometimes I just write my thoughts about how thankful I am to have been brought up by a Dad who encouraged and listened to me. He has been a guiding force my entire life, and I can't think of any gift that could really honor him the way he should be honored... By the way, that movie "Safe Harbor" looks really good! :)

    • justholidays profile image


      8 years ago

      Great selection of gifts for father's day or gifts to get a men on any occasion: birthday, Christmas, or even as an unexpected gift :)

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Great Gifts for Dad here. You sure can't beat Hallmark Gifts.

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      Susan Deppner 

      8 years ago from Arkansas USA

      I like the recordable story book for dad. Seems there aren't nearly as many of that type of gift for dads as there are for moms. Love the Star Wars mug!

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      8 years ago

      Oh Conversations with Dad! we have to do that with the grands for our son!

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      Dianne Loomos 

      8 years ago

      I like The Word According to Dad. Cute mug.

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      Julia M S Pearce 

      8 years ago from Melbourne, Australia

      Lovely collection of Dad's Day gifts!This is coming up soon too!Great!

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      8 years ago

      Great collection of Dad gifts! We tend to focus on Mom and forget how very important good dad's are in our lives. I'm thinking of writing my dad a letter this year with my memories of him...that will require some forethought, but I think he'll like it.

    • Missmerfaery444 profile image


      8 years ago

      Super selection of gifts for Dad! Loved the story about the Hallmark frame. I gave my partner a digital frame last Christmas as he also travels a lot for work and I wanted him to have pics of his family with him. Lovely lens!


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