28 Homemade Gifts for Dad


Wondering what to make for Dad this Father’s day?  Here are some of the most thoughtful and creative homemade gifts for Dad, Grandpa, Father-In-Law to make this Father’s Day.

When Is Fathers Day?

When is Father’s Day? It’s Sunday, June 21, 2015! The United States celebrates fathers on the third Sunday in June and made it a national holiday in 1966.  Are you ready for Father’s Day 2015 in the US on Sunday, June 21st?!

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What To Make For Dad

Fabric Resist Art Pillows

1.  Fabric Resist Art Pillows ~ Make dad or grandpa a custom pillow using the fabric resist method also known as gel glue batik.

Father's Day Poster {free printable}

2.  Father’s Day Poster {free printable} ~ How fun is this poster sized card?  Hang it on the wall and your child can draw and write on it.  You could even frame it.

Father's Day Back Scratcher

3.  Father’s Day Back Scratcher ~ For those hard to reach places! Customize a plain back scratcher with paint and a wood burning tool. Engrave your child’s picture or a saying like World’s Best Dad.

DIY Leather Tool Roll

4.  DIY Leather Tool Roll ~ Using leather scraps you can sew him a heavy duty tool caddy that can roll up for easy storing.  Travels nicely too!

"World's Best Daddy" Keepsake Book {free printable}

5.  “World’s Best Daddy” Keepsake Book {free printable} ~ Have your child fill out this ‘keepsake book with pictures and what they love about dad.  Not only will your child have fun creating it, but dad will love to hear what they have to say about him.

One Stop Pop Shop {free printable}

6.  One Stop Pop Shop {free printable} ~ Make a gift basket for “pop” with all things that say pop like, pop rocks, pop tarts, ring pop and popcorn.  You can also download and print the free “pop” card.

Hugs and Fishes for Dad

7.  Hugs and Fishes for Dad ~ A quick and easy gift for the dad who loves to fish.  Grab a tackle box, some swedish fish, and attach the free printable tag.

Golf Gifts for Dad

8.  Golf Gifts for Dad ~ This gift idea is perfect for the golf enthusiast.  Fill a jar with golf balls and attach the free printable golf vouchers which double as gift tags.

Printable Father's Day Tags and Labels

9.  Printable Father’s Day Tags and Labels ~ Chalkboard style printable tags and labels for Father’s Day.  The set includes beer and wine labels, sweets and soda tags, jar labels and coaster labels.

DIY Handprint Travel Mug

10.  DIY Handprint Travel Mug ~ You don’t have to be a coffee drinker to love a mug especially when it’s personalized with your child’s handprint!  Use a chalkboard travel mug and white paint to handprint a mug. 

DIY Father's Day BBQ Apron

11.  DIY Father’s Day BBQ Apron {free printable files} ~ Perfect for the king of the household and master of the bbq!  Use the free printable files to make dad a BBQ King apron this Father’s Day.

BBQ Rub Recipe {free printable}

12.  BBQ Rub Recipe {free printable} ~ Make some signature BBQ rub for Dad this year and get the kids involved in the process! 

Bacon Salt

13.  Bacon Salt ~ Because we all know that everything is better with bacon, right?!  This simple recipe combines bacon, sea salt and pepper.  That’s it!

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Father's Day Gift & Free Printable

14.  Father’s Day Gift & Free Printable ~ If you’re looking for a cool way to make a picture for dad or grandpa this display is perfect.  Line of the kiddo’s handprints on the wood and attach a clip.  You can hang the free printable or some artwork.

DIY Suspenders {How-To}

15.  DIY Suspenders {How-To} ~ Love the look of suspenders on a guy?  Surprise your man with this fun little gift before heading out for a night on the town.  Think Valentine’s Day, Anniversary, or birthday.  Not sure who will love them more – him or you!

Father's Day Mens Wallet

16.  Father’s Day Mens Wallet ~ Use a masculine fabric and you can sew this in just a few minutes. Practical and not too cute so your guy can enjoy having something handmade. 

DIY Neck Ties {Father's Day}

17.  DIY Neck Ties {Father’s Day} Here is a great tutorial for making your own fabric neckties.  Perfect for Father’s Day or dad’s birthday.  This is also useful if you are wanting dad and son to have matching ties, since they can be hard to find.  You could also make yourself a skirt in coordinating fabric – just sayin’ {wink}.

DIY Gold Leaf Cuff Links

18.  DIY Gold Leaf Cuff Links ~ Make a set of gold leaf cuff links with oven bake clay, gold leaf flakes and cuff link blanks.

DIY Shaving Cream

19.  DIY Shaving Cream ~ Pamper dad or your significant other with this amazing shaving cream. It combines shea butter, coconut oil, vitamin e and olive oil leaving their skin extra smooth and moisturized. It’’s a practical gift he can continue to enjoy. How cool!

DIY Pre-Shave Oil

20.  DIY Pre-Shave Oil ~ Pamper dad or your significant other with this amazing Pre-Shave Oil. It combines castor oil and olive oil leaving their skin extra smooth and moisturized. It’’s a practical gift he can continue to enjoy. Perfect for sensitive skin. 

Happy Father Day Card

DIY Typography Glasses {free template}

21.  DIY Typography Glasses {free template} ~ A fun and unique card idea for dad this Father’s Day. Use the free template to make the DAD glasses.

Happy Father’s Day Card

22.  Happy Father’s Day Card ~ Three options to print in this fabulous black, white and gray modern card, Happy Father’s Day, World’s Best Daddy and World’s Best Father.

Father's Day Card Printable

23.  Father’s Day Card Printable ~ A fun mustache card for the dashing man in your life.  Simply download and print.

Homemade Father's Day Card

24.  Father’s Day Card and Tie {Father’s Day Cards} ~ This printable Father’s Day card and tie are beautifully designed with dad in mind! Your kids will love the tie on tie, and dad is sure to get a kick out of this clever gesture! Download and print, easy and fun!

Etch a Sketch Printable Card

25.  Etch a Sketch Printable Card ~ Let dad know how much you love and appreciate him with this free nostalgic printable Etch a Sketch card.   

Photography Gifts

Father's Day Portrait Clock

26.  Father’s Day Portrait Clock ~ Update an old clock or make an entirely new one using a wooden clock face, clock motor, photos, paint and mod podge! 

Father's Day Puzzle

27.  Father’s Day Puzzle ~  Here is a fun craft to not only make, but then also super fun to be played with! A beginner puzzle with personal meaning! 

Industrial Photo Display

28.  Industrial Photo Display ~ If you’re looking for a cool way to frame a picture for dad or grandpa this Industrial Photo Display is perfect.




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