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31 Handmade Gifts Dad Will Love

Fathers Day Gifts

We all know that our Dad’s appreciate ANY Father’s Day gift we give them, but if you want to give him a gift that he’ll treasure, why not make it yourself? Sometimes store bought gifts just don’t do justice to how much we LOVE our dads!

In honor of fathers everywhere, we have compiled a list of 31 great DIY Father’s Day gifts that not only can you easily make yourself but that won’t cost an arm and a leg either.

Dad will be thrilled about the effort you put into his gift and you’ll appreciate how easy it was to make! Win-Win!

Fathers Day Gifts

We “Heart” Daddy Photo

Grab the kids in between activities, write fast to avoid prolonging the tickling, and snap away!! 10 minutes tops and you’re done! :-)

Fathers Day Gifts

We “Heart” Dad Shadow Photograph

A camera, some poster board, a pair of scissors, and a sunny day is all you need for this fun idea!

P.O.P. Frame http://www.oopseydaisyblog.com/2011/06/give-me-a-p-o-p-frame-project.html

P.O.P. Frame

Another meaningful photo gift for a fantastic POP (or DAD!)

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Instagram Mini Photo Album

Your Instagram photos will never be more “Liked!”

Fathers Day Gifts

Fathers Day “Survival Kit”

Let your dad relax in his recliner, hand him the remote, and let him enjoy his special day with this survival kit.

Fathers Day Gifts

Rootbeer Sampler

For the rootbeer (or beer) aficionado! Not completely handmade…but fun and easy nonetheless!

Fathers Day Gifts

Happy “Pops” Day Gift Basket

Full of fabulous snacks and goodies for the “Pop” in your life. Especially great for hard-to-shop-for Dad’s!

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Grill Gift Basket

Make Dad’s summer a whole lot hotter with this fun gift basket!

Fathers Day Gifts

Marvelous Dad Card

Let your Dad know just how Marvelous (or Marvellous if you’re in the UK) he is with this quirky card.

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DIY Scrabble Coasters

These Scrabble coasters are sure to secure your favorite-child status this Father’s Day. :-)

Fathers Day Gifts

Miniature Wood Pallet Coasters

Strong enough to hold even the heaviest drinks, these “pallets” are the perfect complement to Dad’s man cave, office, or outdoor deck.

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Tumbled Marble DAD Coasters

A great gift idea for Dad for Father’s Day! Perfect for the guy who has everything!

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Comic Book Coasters

Do you have a Dad in your life who loves comic books? Then these “geeky” coasters are the perfect gift!

Fathers Day Gifts

Mini “Cheeseburger” Cookies

For the Dad with a sweet tooth. Store-bought cookies make this a quick, easy, and FUN idea!

Fathers Day Gifts

Father’s Day Toolbox Coupon Book

Does the dad in your life LOVE tools? If so, this is the gift for him! A fun spin on the popular coupon book gift idea.

DIY Shop Apron

Whether it’s cooking, woodworking, painting, or any other do-it-yourself pursuit, it’s always a good idea for Dad to have a trusty apron in his arsenal of “tools.”

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Hand-Stamped Handkerchief

Easy enough to bust out as a last minute Father’s Day gift and for the youngest of crafters to help with.

Fathers Day Gifts

Sock Bouquet

Socks might not SOUND very “cute”…but the presentation of this practical gift is so adorable even DAD will have to be impressed! :-)

Fathers Day Gifts

Woven Paracord Bracelet/Watchband

A paracord watchband (or bracelet) makes a great gift that can even be used as a survival tool. Unraveled, it provides about 10 feet of handy paracord for fixing tent lines or tying together broken gear.

Fathers Day Gifts

Woven Paracord Lanyard

A woven paracord lanyard to hold your keys or pocketknife, plus you’ll always have 12 feet of super-strong paracord handy. Makes a neat gift for Dad using his favorite sports team’s colors!

DIY Mosquito Repelling Bracelet

Help Dad fight mosquitoes naturally this summer with clever mosquito repelling bracelet.

Fathers Day Gifts

Recycled Paperback Wallet

An easy way to turn a favorite old book (or just a secondhand book with an attractive cover) into a wallet for Dad.

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DIY Car Air Freshener

Make Dad’s car smell good with this quick and easy idea! (Feel free to make his in the shape of a car or a football, etc.) :-)

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Guitar Pick/String Bracelet

A handmade bracelet made out of a guitar pick and some old guitar strings makes a very unique gift for the music-lover!

Fathers Day Gifts

Building Memories Hammer

Dad’s appreciate a gift they can put to good use. This useful gift will also tug at Daddy’s heartstrings.

Fathers Day Gifts

DIY Rock Trivet

A simple rock trivet the kids can help make for the Dad who loves to cook outdoors!

Homemade Shaving Cream or Shaving Gel

A homemade version of a very expensive shaving cream using just a few all-natural ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen.

DIY Oil Treatment for Dry, Flaky Scalps

A DIY treatment for the Dad who needs a little helps in the “dandruff” department. He’ll love you for caring!

Pre-Shave Oil For Sensitive Skin

A soothing and lubricating treatment for Dad that not only smells great but helps prevent razor burn and irritation.

DIY No. 2 Spray

All you do is spray No. 2 spray in the toilet before you “go”, creating a film on the surface of the water, which traps any odors! Guys in particular LOVE this stuff. :-)

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World’s Greatest Farter….errr Father!

Last but not least…..something to make Dad laugh! Because let’s face it, they all fart… a lot. :-)

By the way, if the dad is your husband or your son, I’ve got the card covered for you with these birthday wishes for husbands and birthday wishes for sons — and these include a link to my free printable birthday card!

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  • I was really excited when I saw the guitar string/pick bracelet, but no instructions! The link takes you to an Etsy store where you can buy one, or COULD buy one, because it’s listed as SOLD now. What a disappointment!

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