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Easy DIY Father’s Day Gifts

Fathers Day Tool Idea CardFather’s Day is just around the corner! I’ve rounded up 7 awesome gift ideas the Dads in your life will love. Everything from hand-made “tool” themed cards to a delicious no bake dessert.  Read on to see all the ideas for this 2016 Father’s Day…

DIY Tools Fathers Day Card Idea

If your dad is a tool guy this card is for him, a cool tool themed card. Simply  sketch and cut cute tools out of newspaper or colorful card paper. To make the base of the card you can simply take an 8.5 x 11 inch piece of card stock and fold it in half.

Fathers Day Tool Idea Card


DIY Message Key Chains

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 Kids will really enjoy being involved in making these awesome key chains with great messages and its something that Dads will actually use!

You will need to gather a few supplies:

1) Alphabet beads (can be found at Walmart)
2) Split Rings found at the craft store
3) Leather Jewelry String, or plastic works too just as long as the bead holes will thread onto them.
4) Decorative beads (hearts, colors, etc.) are optional.

Full instructions for this project can be found at  hellobee

Candy Filled “Tackle Box”



When I saw this candy filled “box” idea my mind went in a ton of different directions – my first thought was heck ya, I want one RIGHT NOW…

If the dad on your Father’s Day list is anything like the dads I know the way to his heart is through his stomach.  This fun DIY Candy-Filled Tackle Box gift idea is sure to thrill and I guarantee it will put a smile on his face. This idea could be adapted to any occasion.

No Bake Frozen Chocolate Mousse Dessert

frozen chocolate mousee dessert by Hershey

If you are looking for an easy no bake dessert head over to Hershey’s kitchen for this easy frozen chocolate mousse recipe.

Easy DIY Calendar for Dad


Here is a great calendar that you can make for Dad and he can use just about anywhere. You can Download these templates and pick up a small clipboard at any office supply store to create a one-of-a-kind keepsake calendar in no time flat. Full instructions can be found here.

Father’s Day Soda Can Coasters from the Idea Room


The Idea Room has a great tutorial on how to make your own Father’s Day Soda Can coasters.  These are fairly easy to make with only a few supplies and would look great in Dad’s office or man cave and would make a nice addition to your outdoor living space.

DIY Luggage Handle Cover

luggage handle cover for fathers day

What you’ll need:
*2 pieces of 6″ x 6 ½” fabric
*1 piece thin batting 6″ x 6 ½”
*5 ” of sew-on Velcro
*Sewing machine and thread

Whenever I am in the sewing mood and want a quick project I always head over to Little Birdie Secrets to check out what Jessica and Mandy are up to. Head on over there to see the full tutorial for the Luggage Handle (complete with lots of pictures).

Unique and thoughtful gifts for every Dad, its A Wandaful Thing!

Do you make DIY gifts for Father’s Day? Please share what you have done.

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