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16 DIY Father’s Day Gifts

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Fathers Day is just around the corner (June 19th) so you still have time to DIY a great gift. The best news? These ideas produce results you’ll be proud to give and he’ll be glad to receive.

Sweet sentiments, useful items—a mug, chef’s apron, personalized bookmark, golf tees, spatula, keepsakes, edible treats, and memorable moments—will give Dad a clue just how special you and the kids think he is.

Fathers Day Gift Ideas


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1. Embellished Apron :: I Heart Nap Time

This is a great way to let your husband know that he’s appreciated. Plus, it might encourage him to get into the kitchen a little more often, which is always a win!

DIY monogram mug father's day gift idea

2. Monogram Mugs :: Design Mom

Does Dad have a special mug? He will after you make one with his initial. If you have slightly older kids, they’ll really enjoy this DIY. It’s difficult enough to be challenging, but not so hard that they’ll struggle. Fill the mug with Dad’s favorite treats, and you’ll have a Father’s Day that he’ll love!

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3. Personalized Photo Bookmarks :: Simple as That

Does the dad in your life always have his nose in a book? Personalize these bookmarks with photos of you and your family, and you’ve got the ideal Father’s day gift for a bookworm.

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4. Free Printable Coupons :: I Should Be Mopping the Floor

What are you willing to do for Dad? Write it down, but don’t forget that you’ll have to do it too! Because these printables are free, this is a pretty easy gift to put together. Plus, it costs practically nothing!

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5. Free Printable :: Simply Kierste

This is the sweetest little printable you ever did see. It even has space for a Hershey’s kiss, or the option to turn it into a printable card. Isn’t it lovely?

Daddy Money Free Printable Gift Idea

6. Daddy Money :: The Dating Divas

This is a great idea — spoil the dad in your life with a menu of services and a whole lotta “daddy money” to pay for them. There’s an option for a husband and an option for a dad, so it’ll work whoever you’re making it for.


7. Father’s Day Gift in a Jar :: Lil Luna

Any dad with a sweet tooth will love this as a Father’s Day gift. Just print the label (there’s a free printable) and attach it to your jar. Fill the jar with his favorite candy, and you’re set!

Daddy Days Activity Jar Gift Idea

8. Daddy Days Activity Jar :: While He Was Napping

Depending on your kids, they might even be able to do this craft all on their own. It’s the perfect Father’s Day gift to make special memories with the kids all year long. I can just picture the guys having fun as they discover what each month’s super activity will be.


9. Free Printable :: Shanty 2 Chic

Want to make Dad melt? I love the sentiment on this handprint keepsake. The printable comes in several versions (I/we; Dad; Daddy; Papa, etc.), and it’s really simple to put together. This is a Father’s Day gift that will be cherished for years to come.


10. Free Book Download :: Eighteen25

Wouldn’t he love to read a good book ….about himself? You print out and bind the book (it’s super simple), then have the kids fill in the pages and draw pictures. This would work really well for kids of all ages, and would make a lovely keepsake.


11. Free Printable for Gift Bag :: Marvelous Mommy

I love this idea, and it’s actually pretty easy to put together (it would be a great last minute gift if you’re running low on time). Just print and put together the bag (they have a few options for how to do this), and fill it with his favorite treats. What would Dad like in his secret stash? So cute!

Wallet Surprise Gift Idea

12. Wallet Surprise :: The Dating Divas

Instead of Dad always shelling out…why not give him some treats on you? These cards end up being credit card size, so just pop them into his wallet for the best surprise!


13. Daddy Ties :: Kiki & Company via The Crafting Chicks

Here’s another way to make Dad feel like Numero Uno. This is another great printable that kids can fill in, meaning it’s very little effort, but looks great and is pretty heartwarming. It would make the best card if you’re giving him an actual tie as a gift!

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14. Free Tee-rrific Printable :: Inspiring Creations via Tater Tots and Jello

Does your husband or dad love to play golf? Give him all the tees he could ever need (for a while, at least), and make sure he has a tee-riffic day! This is another great printable.

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15. Treat and Beverage Labels :: Elli

Whether he’s dad, papa, daddy or pops, he’ll love the idea of these treats with his name on them (literally). This is a great Father’s Day gift if you’ve left things to the last minute, as it’s seriously easy to put together.


16. Funny Spatula Gift Idea :: Crafty Morning

What better time for dad jokes than father’s day? The Grill Master, aka Dad, will flip for this idea (see what I did there?).

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.