{DIY} Father’s Day Gift Ideas

When my husband and I got married, we decided that money would not be spent on frivolous gifts – even for birthdays and anniversaries. We often make each other cards or write each other notes in lieu of spending money.

Make one of these 37 {DIY} Father's Day Gifts and FREE printables for a memorable day for dad!

Now when it comes to the kids, they always enjoy making cards, drawing pictures and creating anything special for their Daddy. So each year around Father’s Day, I scour the internet in search of some fun, cute and easy DIY gifts. Here are some of my favorites.

Coloring Pages and Painting

FREE Father's Day Coloring Pages

1. Design-Your-Own Tie for Dad

2. Have you ever made your own mugs? Let the kids decorate a mug from the Dollar Store and bake it to seal in the colors forever!!

3. Do your kids love to color? Check out these fun DIY Coloring Cards for Dads over at In All You Do.

4. Feeling Adventurous? Let your toddler(s) color a t-shirt for Dad that he will be proud to wear!

5. This fun DIY Father’s Day collage from Suzy Homeschooler is so creative and fun. And a great way to get all the kids involved!

6. Have you seen our printable Scripture Cards for Dad? They are available in KJV and ESV and you can download them {free} here at Intoxicated on Life.

7. How cute is this DIY Father’s Day Shirt-Tie Origami from Proverbial Homemaker? She gives great, detailed instructions to help you create your own!!

BBQ Loving Dad


8. Suzy Homeschooler created this fun handprint apron and painted tool set for the BBQ Lovin’ Dad in your life!

9. If you’re a sewer, which I am not, you can easily create this fun BBQ belt for the Dad who loves to grill!!

10. My Dad always loved experimenting with different rubs and sauces. Try making some of your own this year!

11. Get the kids involved and have them help you create a Homemade BBQ sauce and decorate the brush too!


Snacker Dad

Do you have a Dad that loves snacks? Check out some of these fun and create ways to give him his favorite snacks this year!

12. Coffee Break with Liz and Kate has some fun and different snack ideas for gifts.

13. If your dad like Reese’s Pieces, this is a super cute and easy gift to give. And it comes with a {free} printable.

14. Create this fun DIY Father’s Gift for the HERO Dad at your house!


For the Golfer Dad

15. How cute is this Golf Tee Porcupine by Reading Confetti? So simple and yet so cute!

16. Make your own Golf Tee Picture Frame for the golf-loving Dad or Grandpa!

17. A simple, cute gift for the golfer in your life.

18. I absolutely LOVE this Golf Tee Monogram Pallet Art from Becoming Martha!!


Baseball Loving Dad

19. Does your Dad or Grandpa love America’s favorite pastime? These are some fun and easy gifts for the baseball lover in your life.

20. I love this keepsake painted baseball plate!! So simple, yet so creative!

21. Have a budding baseball player in your house? Make this one-of-a-kind handprint baseball for his Dad. Who knows…someday he could be famous!


For the Handyman Dad

These are some fun and super creative ideas for the handyman, do-it-yourself(er) in your life this Father’s Day!!

22. I absolutely LOVE this {free} printable Tool Box Coupon Book from Kiki and Company.

23. Try creating this Monogrammed Hammer so Dad won’t lose his tools anymore!

24. Grab some washers, nuts and bolts to create this one-of-a-kind Father’s Day picture Frame.

25. These little Altoid tins made into “tool boxes” are too fun!!


Outdoor Dad

26. This is an easy and fun Father’s Day gift for the Dad who likes to garden or be outside! Grab the kids and make your own Stepping Stones for the Garden!!

27. Does your dad like to go fishing? Make him a one-of-a-kind tackle box that he will want to take along every time he goes fishing!!


Pamper Dad

Now my hubby is not one that likes anything frilly or pampering in any way, but he does use a lot of lotion and hates having rough hands. Try making this MANhand Salve by Crunchy Betty to smooth out that rough, dry skin.

28. And who doesn’t want a great smelling man?! Try making this all-natural and easy Homemade After Shave for the Dad in your life!

29. This easy Homemade Peppermint Foot Soak is one that will not only help dad’s feet smell better, but help him to relax too!


DIY Printables and MORE

30. DIY Envelope Surprise – This could easily be a Father’s Day countdown gift

31. If your garage is like ours, there is always some extra wood lying around. Use that extra wood to create a beautiful Picture Wood Block set.

32. Make a smaller stepping stone and create this DIY Coaster Set for Dad using these directions from Naturally Educational.

33. Kiki and Company has some adorable and {free} Father’s Day printables that are sure to fit any Dad!!

34. Want to tell Dad just how much you love him – every day of the year? Make this easy 365 Reasons We Love You jar for Dad this year!

FREE Father's Day Printables

My favorite gifts to give and receive are ones that are inspired by my kids. Maybe they create them or maybe it’s just answering some silly questions. Either way, they always make me smile. They also make great keepsakes for when they grow up too! So, I decided to create some for you all!! Simply click the links below to instantly download your Father’s Day freebies!

35. Father’s Day Interview

36. World’s Best Dad in the Headlines

37. My Grandpa Interview

Don’t forget to check out my Father’s Day pinterest board for more great ideas.

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