Dads. So hard to shop for, right? Not this year. We are bringing you the ULTIMATE men’s gift guide for shopping local, and handmade. Oh, and it is all going to be available in once place right before Father’s Day. Yep. We’ve made this SO easy for you.
Find all of these great products and more from each artisan at ShopCraft, located inside Thin Ice at 719 Elmwood Avenue, starting June 17. Spend $50 or more at ShopCraft June 17-18 and get a your choice of 1 of 3 Father’s Day cards from resident artist C Designs for FREE.*
*While supplies last.
Also, please join us for a happy hour from 3-8pm on June 18, featuring local food, beverages, and Butter Block goodies!
Americana Buffalo T-Shirt
Father’s Day is just in time for the fourth of July. Dad can celebrate his American and Buffalo pride at the same time with this locally made t-shirt, printed with eco-friendly water based inks.
– Rusterior Designs for $20
Craft Beer Soap
Double the local goodness with this unique gift for dad. Elle Pea Tee has crafted bar soaps using local craft beers, including this equinox scent with Resurgence Brewing. Now dad can have a shower beer, every time he suds up.
– Elle Pea Tee for $7.00
Buffalo Nickel Cufflinks
These tasteful and smart cufflinks are handcrafted from pewter. Just the thing to help Dad spruce up his dress shirts.
–Peg’s Hardware for $42
We’re kind of obsessed with the fresh and clean scent of this moisturizing goat’s milk shave soap, that is handcrafted locally by goat milk farmers, Alpine Made. Make it a complete gift for did by pairing it with a shave brush and a locally made shaving mug.
– Alpine Made for $59.49
Main & Perry T-Shirt
Fresh and modern, local designer Main & Perry has taken a different spin on your classic Buffalo apparel. Their full line prominently features one of the city’s most important intersections, celebrating an area that shows us the roots of our beloved city and celebrating its current resurgence!
– Main & Perry for $27
Buffalo Coordinates Rustic Sign
We really love these rustic signs as a great addition to any dad’s man cave. Featuring the geographic coordinates for Buffalo, it’s a great gift to remind dad of his Buffalo roots.
– My Buffalo Shirt for $15
Ear Bud Keeper
Is dad forever untangling his ear bud cord? This handy little, leather keeper will keep them snapped up and untangled between uses.
–Thin Ice for $10
Hoppy Father’s Day Card
This special edition to C Designs’ Feed Your Inner Foodie line is the perfect card for any beer loving dad. Printed locally with the earth in mind on 100% post consumer waste paper and blank inside for your own message.
–C Designs for $4.50
Knit Bow Tie
A stylish twist to the classic, “a tie for dad” gift, these knit bow ties are handcrafted and available in multiple colors.
–Lady Fingers Handmade for $12
BFLO Dad Mug
Give dad the classy, handcrafted, rustic version of a dad mug this year. Great for drinking copious amounts of coffee, that he probably needs because of the all years you kept him up.
– Everyday Earthware for $25
Clear Eyes, Full Hearts Letterpress Print
Friday Night Lights fan or not, you can’t lose with this print as a gift for dad. It’s a great addition to any man cave. Hand letterpressed at the Western New York Book Arts Center by a local artisan.
– Nicole Cooke for $40 framed
Comic Book Stationery Set
Help dad relive his childhood with these fantastic upcyled comic book stationery sets!
A set of 6 kraft envelopes, lined with either DC or Marvel comic book pages is paired with handstamped letter paper.
-Paperette for $16
Remind dad of all those cartoons you watched together growing up with this enamel “Beware of Underdog” pin.
–Buffalo Made Co for $9
City Photography Print
Is dad’s office desk looking pretty bare? Give him a piece of the beautiful Yeah! Buffalo instagram feed. Paired with a reclaimed wood block, it is casual yet professional.
–Beth Insalaco for Yeah! Buffalo for $22
Buffalo History Buff
Dad won’t have a hard time finding a place to hang this piece of Buffalo history. Iroquois brewery was one of the largest in Buffalo in it’s time. This reproduction is a great ode to Buffalo’s craft brew scene, past and present.
– Buffalo History Buff for $40
The Boxer Beard Oil
Handcrafted using all organic cold pressed oils, it treats both the beard and the skin underneath with a distinguished and refreshing scent.
– Hemingway for Men for $22
Buffalo 716 Decal
Give dad a little style for his phone or computer with these removable decals that will help him show off his Buffalo pride no matter where he is spending his time.
Hometown Decals for $10
Pastries, Cookies, and Croissants, OH MY!
Hosting Father’s Day brunch, or prefer to give dad an edible gift? You can’t go wrong with the decadent treats from small batch patisserie, Butter Block. Seriously. So. Good. Join ShopCraft for their happy hour event to pick up your own treats.