Father’s Day Gifts with an Eco-Friendly Vibe

Jun 2011

With a little extra effort, staying true to green gifts isn’t all that hard.  Use my curated selection to give Dad that something special, showing appreciation for both him and the planet.  Take a look…

A. Four Salami Sampler from Boccalone. Small batch, artisan selection that is hormone free and humanely raised.  $ 49/set. B.Redomon Woodworkers carves these sexy serving boards salvaged from industrial logging scraps or storm damaged trees.  The grain patterns and organic shapes are unique and one of a kind. $86.   C. From Whimsey and Spice, a gift box of decadent treats with combinations like Chocolate Stout Malt, Curry Peanut Butter and Hazelnut Whiskey.  Sounds very adult doesn’t it!  $26.   D. Stanley Cup Finals are upon us, for the hockey dad here’s some Hockey Puck soap from DaisyCakeSoap.  It has a vegetable glycerin base and is extremely mild. E. All natural Manly Man soaps from Rocky Top Soap Shop have all natural ingredients that get the job done.  $20/set F. Created by designer Laura Skelton, these charming wallets are made from up cycled ties and lined with clever pin-striped suiting,  $30 from Uncommongoods.G. Vintage map sterling silver cufflinks.  You select the journey-perhaps your honeymoon or a romantic trip you’ve taken {or want to go on-hint, hint} from Dlkdesigns.$50/set H.DiaperDude.com offers this very hip diaper bag made from recycled water bottles.  Even has a checklist on the inside so Dad doesn’t forget anything.  $98. I. Modern Day Retro Radio has a very chic vibe.  For every tree used in their production process, another is planted.  From Areaware $ 150-300. J. Jazz Daddy will love this print of an original collage from Dolangeiman.  The company is a green business committed to using recycled materials and prints with solvent  and VOC free inks.  $70.