15 DIY Father’s Day gift ideas from Pinterest

Why buy a standard gift when you can stand out by making one with your own hands?


Lisa Granshaw


Published Jun 14, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 1:26 pm CDT

If you’re still looking for a last-minute Father’s Day gift from you or your kids, you might want to check out Pinterest for some crafty inspiration. Why buy a standard gift when you can stand out by making one with your own hands? Sure your crafts could go horribly wrong, but we think dads are worth the attempt.

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From cards to luggage tags, there’s no end to the pinspiration you can get from the virtual pinboard site. Here are 15 of our favorite DIY gift ideas from Pinterest.

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1) Candy-filled tie

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2) Desk organizer

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3) Hand-stamped key chains

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4) Coffee warmer

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5) Luggage tag

Photo via Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores/Pinterest

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6) No. 1 Dad trophy

Photo via Shelly Cameron/Pinterest

7) Rock paperweight

Photo via Carey Shurtleff/Pinterest

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8) Fish handprint mugs

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9) Cooking apron

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10) Toolbox

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11) Coasters

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12) Memo board and key rack

Photo via Brigitte Gardner/Pinterest

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13) Picture frame

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14) Custom cards

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15) Crown

Ohoto via Kaycee Cook/Pinterest

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*First Published: Jun 14, 2013, 11:00 am CDT