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Father's Day Gift Ideas - Pug dog book ends from Yellow Octopus

10 Budget-Friendly Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Dad

I’m going to go out on a limb here (a generalised limb) and say that dads are hard to buy for. I find Mother’s Day so much easier when it comes to gift giving, but Father’s Day tends to be tricky.

Do not default to socks this year though; they are strictly off-limits. I think there are ways to keep the budget low, while still finding a rocking gift that your dad will love.

Fathers Day Gift Ideas - Camera lens coffee mug - Yellow Octopus


Naturally, I’ve selected a handful of decor-inspired goodies that will make his space look amazing, but there’s loads more funny gifts and gadgets over on the Yellow Octopus website if you think your Dad will appreciate something more humerous. Stockist info is included below so you can click and buy if need be.

Featured above is the Camera Lens Coffee Mug. Click here to shop.

This is a TLC Solution for Yellow Octopus. 

Father's day gift ideas from yellow octopus

Top Row:
Sparq Giant Whiskey Rocks, $22.99. Click to Shop
Magic Tray Bedside Touch Lamp, $34.99. Click to Shop
Mr Men Mugs, $14.99 each. Click to Shop

Middle Row:
Set of 2 Pug Dog Bookends, $39.99. Click to Shop
Black+Blum Plant Pot BBQ Grill, $195. Click to Shop
Wooden LED Alarm Clock, $49.99. Click to Shop

Bottom Row: 
Buff and Shine Shoe Polish Kit, $28.99. Click to Shop
Mason Jar 2 Litre Beer Stein, $26.99. Click to Shop
1930s Retro Style Desk Telephone, $138.99. Click to Shop

>>> Which of these Father’s Day gift ideas is your fave? Drop a comment below and share!


Chris Carroll

Outside of writing this blog, Chris is an interior designer, presenter and author. He’s also spent time on TV, on Channel 10’s Changing Rooms, as well presenting segments on Channel 7’s Sunrise and The Morning Show. If you’d like to book a design consult with Chris, you can find out more here

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I’m interior designer Chris Carroll, and at TLC Interiors we’re all about helping you create an amazing home without breaking the bank. It’s affordable designer style at its best, and we make the whole process easy and fun for clients & readers alike!

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