Haven’t found a gift for Dad yet? If you’re on the same boat as some of us, and you’re scrambling for what to give for Fathers’ Day… here are 16 DIYs we’re loving–and doing before Sunday!
No matter what age or skill set you’re at, there’s a DIY here that’s definitely do-able.
1. Hand-print Art
A fun DIY to get your kids involved with.
2. Climbing Rope Rug
Kollabora shares a genius way to recycle climbing rope–or any rope for that matter.
3. Bottle Opener Wall Mount
Fun, simple, practical. We would just add hinges to the bottle cap collector for easy disposal. Thanks Shanty2Chic.
4. Dad Rocks Paperweight
Out of all of these DIYs, you can definitely make this. Salt, flour, water, and rocks. It doesn’t get any easier (and it’s practically free, guys).
5. Barbecue Coffee Spice Rub
If you haven’t already tried coffee grounds in your spice mixes: Carla Hall ‘s spice rub, from the Chew (http://abc.go.com/shows/the-chew), plays on sweet, spicy, savory, and with a touch of coffee that will have you addicted
6. Lego Cufflinks
Lego. Cufflinks. For your favorite nerdy dad, find the DIY here.
7. Swiss Army Inspired Key Ring
Another awesome Instructables DIY.
8. Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream
From Food for My Family, here’s a no nonsense shaving cream that’s refreshing and soothing, with things you might already have in your home.
9. Creative Card Idea 1: Love Tape Measure
Because a greeting card would seem unpersonable compared to this tape measure “card.”
10. Creative Card Idea 2: Love Hand Measure
Just watch his smile stretch as he opens this card
11. D.A.D. Group Picture
This might be one of the easiest DIYs for the least crafty-inclined person. Especially great for little ones!
12. Carved Leather Bracelet
Lil blue boo wins. This is the coolest DIY from this list. Totally doable. Very personable. And he’ll have a one-of-a-kind bracelet that will last for ages.
13. Beer Soap
You were thinking small when you thought about buying him his favorite six pack. His dream of showering with beer just may come true. You’re welcome.
For future reference, buy some here (like this pictured stout soap).
14. Coffee Cozy
Super easy, and it’ll be a present he will actually want to use. 4th graders made this–you can too!
15. Cork Key Organizer
Why exactly have you been saving those wine corks? This is perfect.
16. Newspaper Pirate Ship
I mean, who doesn’t want to be a pirate? Find instructions to this DIY ship here.