Sometimes the best gift to get Dad is the old-fashioned DIY kind. While we aren’t talking about Macaroni necklaces and hand print paintings (although those were simpler times), this selection of gifts made by Y.O.U. is the perfect wallet safe alternative. So break out your crafting tools and get creative with our list of the best DIY Gifts for Dad this Father’s Day!
DIY Candy Dispenser
Does Dad have a sweet tooth? Let him satisfy his cravings with this nifty DIY candy dispenser (you can even pick and choose from his favorite candies to “personalize” it further).
Get the tutorial at The House of Wood.
DIY Paintable Wooden Mason Jars
These paintable wooden mason jars can be customized however you please. The best part: They’re crazy affordable, but way more meaningful than a typical card.
Customizable Father’s Day ‘Coupons’
These printable Father’s Day coupons are not only completely customizable; they’re also perfect for a last-minute gift that doesn’t feel last-minute in the slightest. Simply personalize, print, punch a few holes, then tie the bunch together with a ribbon and call it a day.
Dad might not care for a dozen roses—but he’ll definitely love this super simple present.
Get the tutorial at Unoriginal Mom.
Dad’s Stache Jar
This blogger offers a fun free printable for her cute craft.
Get the tutorial at Alice Wingerden.
Dad will feel oh-so-dapper in a handkerchief made just for him.
Get the tutorial at Paper and Stitch.
Bottle Cap Fishing Lures
Dad will be reel-y thrilled to receive these homemade lures.
Get the tutorial at 2 Little Hooligans.
A cool retro headcover will have Dad as excited as ever to hit the links come springtime.
Get the tutorial at Positively Splendid.
Monogrammed Leather Dopp Kit
If your father is a frequent flier, he will definitely get good use out of this toiletry bag.
Get the tutorial at Polkadot Chair.