DIY Gifts for Dad

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Dads are so difficult to shop for! What do you get the man that has everything? Below are 7 DIY gift ideas to make father’s day special for your dad (Or stepdad. Or grandfather, uncle, father-in-law, mentor, or whomever.).

    1. Coffee bean soap
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      Is your dad a big coffee drinker? He’ll love this DIY coffee bean soap! Find the instructions here.
    2. Gift in a jar: Cleans up wellPhoto Collage Maker_xO7jSz.png
      My grandfather loved his “shaving kit” a few Christmases back. To a mason jar I added a razor, homemade sugar scrub (“Manly Hand Scrub”), nail clippers, lip balm, and moisturizer. Add in cute labels and it’s a sweet, simple gift. You could also add a mini cologne, rosemary mint shaving cream, homemade hair pomade, or anything that can fit in the jar! (Find the original “Cleans up Well” gift in a jar post, instructions here.)
    3. Grill Kit
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      Does your dad love to host cookouts in the summer? Put together everything he’ll need for the perfect barbecue.

    4. Scrabble coasters
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      These are cute, simple, and easy to personalize! Find the instructions here.
    5. Gift in a jar: Energy BoostPhoto Collage Maker_KzmCpM.png
      Put together a little energy boost for Pop in a cute mason jar! I recommend adding:

       

      (Find the original “Energy in a Jar” post that inspired this here.)

    6. Wine and glass holder
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      Build this classy wine bottle and glasses holder with a few materials and a little hard work!
    7. Loves to Cook Kit
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      My dad is the best cook in my family. He loves to experiment in the kitchen (USUALLY to great success.) Put together a gift basket with:

I hope this has been helpful to those of you trying to DIY it for your dads this year! Whether you’re crafty or not so much, I hope this post has inspired you to get creative and put together a personal and unique gift for good ole dad. A big shout out to Suburble for their awesome 30 handmade gifts for men post; many of your ideas were incorporated into this post. You’re fab!

Did you enjoy this post? What are some of your favorite DIY ideas for Dad? Share them in the comments below!

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