Father’s day is coming up and if you’re anything like me, you don’t have a gift or even the money to get one. Working with a college budget can be tough for any gift-giving holiday, but this year have no fear for DIY gifts are here! These homemade crafty gifts are cost efficient and sure to put a smile on your dad’s face.
Candy in a Bottle
Collect some bottles you or someone you know may be getting ready to recycle. Paint them or decorate them as you see fit. Next get 6 of your dad’s favorite candy and fill the bottles. Get a cute card and you’re all set!
Whether you cook up your dad’s favorite meal or go out to eat you will still need dessert! Bake a cake or a batch of your dad’s favorite cupcakes and decorate them using his favorite sport as the theme. Delicious and made specially for him!
52 Reasons Why I Love You
Most people have a deck of old playing cards lying around. This father’s day switch it up by using the cards to show your dad why he’s the best man in your life. Write a reason why you love him on each card and add cute designs to the cards to jazz it up.
This idea actually comes from Martha Stewart. Make a frame out of the word dad and fill it with your favorite moments with your family. It seems pretty simple and is definitely a unique gift.
Some dad’s like to spend their time fishing, especially now that it’s summer. Check out how you can make him a fishing pole. If you make two you can plan a fishing trip together and use them!
Happy crafting! Comment below with other DIY Father’s Day gift ideas!