7 DIY Gifts for the #1 Dad

Jun 3, 2016, 17:27 PM
Not sure what Father’s Day gift to get the man who has it all or simply replies “don’t know” or “whatever” whenever you ask him what he wants? We’ve got you covered. Celebrate Dad with these fun and funky DIY presents. Don’t spend the day hopefully wandering around a hardware store, following a man who looks like your Dad, trying to see what he buys. Instead, surprise your Pa with a homemade treat. Check out the following gift ideas from some of the best bloggers out there, and get ready to wow your Dad. These sweet and simple presents are sure to put a smile on his face.

Cute Clock - Make him something fun and functioning. We love this idea from Make It & Love It; it’s like something out of Harry Potter. Grab some of your favorite family photos and remind him what he’s coming home to every day. Get the full tutorial here.

Make It and Love It Clock

Groovy Growler - Is Dad a big fan of hoppy beers and flavorful ales? Try making him a monogrammed growler. This fabulous idea from Kristi Murphy is the perfect mix of fun and practical. Get the full tutorial here.

Kristi Murphy Growler
Image via Kristi Murphy

Sweet Sleeve - Does Dad love rich coffees, teas, and a rustic aesthetic? He’ll swoon over this leather mason jar sleeve from A Beautiful Mess. Take his morning cup of joe to the next level with this cool craft. Get the full tutorial here.

A Beautiful Mess Sleeve
Image via A Beautiful Mess

Cool Case - If Dad’s a big fan of the iPad, we’re sure he’ll be a big fan of this case from Polka Dot Chair. With a zippered pouch for earbuds, chargers, and more it’s an ideal gift for Dads who travel a lot and love to use their iPad on the go. Get the full tutorial here.

Polka Dot Chair Case
Image via Polka Dot Chair

Superior Shave - Bearded Dads (who don’t want to be bearded any longer) rejoice! This pre-shave oil from The Merry Thought helps make shaving easier and skin smoother. With only three ingredients it’s a great last minute Father’s Day gift. Get the full tutorial here.

The Merry Thought Oil

Creative Cufflinks - Whether your Dad dons a suit every day or just for special occasions, we’re sure he’ll love these geometric cufflinks from Almost Makes Perfect. Unique and stylish, they are sure to make your Pop’s outfit pop. Get the full tutorial here.

Almost Makes Perfect Cufflinks

Terrific Tools - Treat your grilling guru to the ultimate BBQ accessories: custom tools from Brit + Co. The cook will want to kiss you after he sees this thoughtful gift. Get the full tutorial here.

Brit + Co BBQ Tools
Image via Brit + Co

We hope these fun ideas help inspire you to make the perfect Father’s Day presents this year. If you try tackling any of these crafts, make sure to share the finished products with us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. We love seeing what you create. And from our family to yours, Happy Father’s Day!