Tuesday, June 11, 2013

DIY Fathers Day Gifts

Father's Day is right around the corner! For all you procrastinators out there, now is the time to start thinking about what your going to do for your dad on his big day. Taking him out for dinner is a nice gesture but why not give him something from the heart.  There's still time to make your dad a hand crafted gift for Father's Day.  Here are some great ideas for people of all craft levels!
Camp inspired leather work.  Get creative and make Dad something he needs like an iPad sleeve, mouse pad or fashionable pocket protector! Martha Stewart shows you how here.

Taking Dad's tool belt to the next level with this handmade BBQ apron and tool belt.  Perfect for the man who loves to grill out. Get the tutorial here from HGTV.

Quirky personalized pillow! For the dad who seems to have everything, a humorous gift may be the way to go. Try using an old shirt he never wears, or find a conversation starter that will put a smile on his face. Learn how here from Ruffles and Stuff!

Snack Attack! Decorate an old 6 pack (cleaned out of course!) and fill each bottle with his favorite snacks.  Get the full tutorial here


Make him a monogram tie coffee cup jacket. This is such a simple and unique project that any dad is sure to love! Perfect for coffee lovers.  Learn how at Dukes and Dutchesses.

Get out your hammer and make a DIY wooden tool box.  This project is great because it doesn't only have to be used for tools.  This could double as a desk organizer or whatever your dad needs! Learn how at Whimseybox.

Put together a root beer sampler for Father's Day! It's genius! If your dad likes the real stuff better make him a beer sampler.  Try finding brands that are new to him. Get more tips on the root beer sampler here.

Personalized etched glasses are great for Father's Day! Use a monogram, team logo, or even fun facial hair as the etching.  Learn how here!

Sweet and simple homemade BBQ.  Try making any of your dad's favorite foods and you're sure to make his day! Get the BBQ recipe here.

Do you have any great ideas for Father's Day? Share them with us at allysonm@haverkamp-properties.com

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