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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


Posted on Jun 14, 2013   Updated on 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.

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.

1) Candy-filled tie

Photo via Things Remembered/Pinterest

2) Desk organizer

Photo via Psychobaby/Pinterest

3) Hand-stamped key chains

Photo via Tina Comstock/Pinterest

4) Coffee warmer

Photo via Rayann Heck/Pinterest

5) Luggage tag

Photo via Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores/Pinterest

6) No. 1 Dad trophy

Photo via Shelly Cameron/Pinterest

7) Rock paperweight

Photo via Carey Shurtleff/Pinterest

8) Fish handprint mugs

Photo via Rekha Rao/Pinterest

9) Cooking apron

Photo via Hobby Lobby/Pinterest

10) Toolbox

Photo via Francesca Fazio/Pinterest

11) Coasters

Photo via Parenting/Pinterest

12) Memo board and key rack

Photo via Brigitte Gardner/Pinterest

13) Picture frame

Photo via Tori/Pinterest

14) Custom cards

Photo via Whole Living Web Magazine/Pinterest

15) Crown

Ohoto via Kaycee Cook/Pinterest

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