DIY Roundup: Get a Jump on Father’s Day with these DIY Gifts!

As June quickly approaches, many of you might be feeling anxious about what to get dad for Father’s Day (June 17th). Dads can be hard to shop for— ties and golf shirts are such a yawn! Why not show how much you love your dad with a homemade gift from the heart? We have collected some of our favorite DIY gifts that are fun to make and full of love!

365 Things We Love About You

Why should Father’s Day be the only day of the year to shower your dad with love? Try this DIY craft “365 Things We Love About You” from The Princess and the Tot if you are looking for a way to keep the appreciation coming all year long. With an easy assembly that the kids can help with, this DIY project is truly the gift that keeps giving.



Mod Podge Photo Cube

While moms generally get pictures for gifts, there is a good chance dad needs some updated photos of the kids for his office desk this year! Photo cubes are a great way to show off several of your favorite pictures with the personal touch that only a DIY project can give. Follow this simple tutorial from Alpha Mom to create one for dad or grandpa— all you need is a square block of wood, six photos, and Mod Podge!




DIY Car Kit

There is nothing better than knowing you can count on dad to fix anything, from the leaking guest toilet to that faulty carburetor  on the family car. Make sure he is prepared when the car breaks down next with a homemade car kit like this one from Holidash. Personalizing a kit for your dad shows him not only how much you love him but also trust him to be super dad and fix anything that might come his way!

DIY “Dad Rocks” Paperweight

Looking for a DIY project that younger kids can help with? Try this nature-loving idea from Crafts by Amanda for an easy tutorial on how to make your own today! Have the kids collect small stones while you prepare the mix and watch with joy as your dad or grandpa falls in love with his gift!


DIY Wrapping Paper

Already have the perfect Father’s Day gift? Well, why not go the extra mile this year and consider sprucing up your packaging like never before! All you have to do is grab your dad’s favorite tie or suspender and attach a note to decorate the gift-wrap. Take a cue from Nesting Pretty for instructions on how to make your own!