Father’s Day Picks from our Maker Dads

Father’s Day Picks from our Maker Dads

Father’s Day is coming soon on June 18th! We asked a few makers at Neighborly (who, of course, also happen to be dads) what they’d like for Father’s Day this year. 

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Under the moniker The Chicago Neighborhoods, local graphic designer Steve Shanabruch (dad to James) creates WPA-inspired neighborhood prints, some of the shop’s most popular artwork. His sense of outdoor adventure and pride for the midwest are evident in his Dad’s Day gift picks…


No Coast t-shirt made by RAYGUN in Des Moines – $20, National Parks 18″ x 24″ screenprint made by Brainstorm in New Hampshire – $45 (add a frame here), Chicago flag lightweight hammock by Grand Trunk – $89.99



Together with his wife Nancy, Andy of Chicago-based Circa Ceramics handcrafts quality, colorful wares for your kitchen, including their ever-popular line of Chicago flagware. Andy’s Father’s Day wishlist struck a happy medium of fun and function…


Rambler backpack cooler by Barebones Living – $80, Birch wood milk crate made by WAAM in Minnesota – $65, Wood handle screwdriver set made by Grace Tools in Michigan – $40



The dad & daughter team from Wood Creek & Co. came to be after Stephanie asked her father Chris to help her build a weaving loom from scratch. Together they turned their new product into a business and added more wood creations – their triangle wood shelves and weaving looms are staples in the shop! Chris’ gift picks focused on classic cocktails and modern, masculine decor…


Recycled glass pitcher ($32) and tumblers ($12 each) by Hawkins NY, Set of 3 dark concrete round pots made by Rough Fusion in Pennsylvania – $66, Recycled liquor bottle candles made by Reuse First in Chicago – $36


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