55 DIY Gifts for Father’s Day

Make Dad feel extra special this year with a DIY gift that’s made just for him. With a little thought and a splash of creativity, you’re on your way to making this Father’s Day one he’ll never forget. Our collection of DIY Father’s Day gift ideas are filled with love and style. From delicious brownies to fashionable ties and personalized flasks, there’s something here for every dad. No matter your crafting abilities, you’re guaranteed to find an idea to bring to reality. Be sure to check out our Father’s Day gift guide for more ideas on what to give to your Dad this Father’s Day.

For all that Dad does for you, create unique Father’s Day gifts as a message of thanks and love to show your deepest appreciation. From teaching you life lessons to picking you up when you fall, we all have something to be thankful for when it comes to Dad. Search our gallery of DIY gifts and check out our gifts for dad that can be made in minutes, personalized to your hearts desire, and still have that handcrafted feel.

1. Hot Pepper Oil

Four hot pepper oil bottles and cutting board gifts for Father's Day
Spice up Dad’s special day with hot pepper infused olive oil. If he finds joy in cooking, then this gift is perfect for him. Choose a bottle that offers easy pouring. It’s almost guaranteed he’ll be drenching his meats, eggs and veggies with this gift and enjoy every single meal along with the family members and friends he cooks for.

2. DIY Skinny Tie

Two DIY skinny tie gifts in gray and green for Father's Day
This stylish skinny tie offers Dad a new look with a story to tell when he strolls into the office, attends a special occasion like his daughters wedding, graduation ceremony, or celebrating a holiday. When his co-workers, family members, or friends ask him where he bought it, he’ll proudly say it was made by you.

3. Family Photo Mug

White, black, and gold cermaic mug that says "You're Our Favorite (don't tell Mom)"
Fill Dad’s heart with love every time he fills his mug with coffee or tea. With his new ceramic mug, he will think of you each time he goes to take a sip of his favorite beverage. If he likes to display his gifts that come from you, he can use it as decoration to display on the kitchen counter or in a clear cupboard.

4. DIY Laptop Desk

Wood print DIY laptop desk customized for Father's Day
For a dad that loves to browse the web, this DIY laptop desk is the perfect gift. Choose a fabric design that matches Dad’s style and is appropriate for professional occasions. If he works from home, he will love being able to work from the couch with a desk he can prop his laptop on. You can also gift him a laptop case to house his PC.

5. Recycled Rainbow Mobile

Recycled DIY rainbow mobile perfect for a Father's Day gift
When the wind blows and the sun shines, let this mobile catch the magic. Dad can hang this outside the kitchen window or on the back patio. Or, if he’s a first-time Dad, craft this gift to hang above his baby’s crib in the nursery. This recycled rainbow mobile is great for being environmentally conscious and looks wonderful as a decoration.

6. Festive Wall Art

Gallery of four framed canvas print in black and white
Looking for a gift that will last forever? Design mounted wall art with photos from a family vacation or favorite memory. He’ll be proud to display these in his office or at home and arrange them accordingly however he likes. They’ll be sure to remind him of all the fun times you’ve shared together throughout the years.

7. Caramel Crunch Brownies

DIY caramel crunch brownies treat for Father's Day
With a caramel crunch brownie recipe, you’ll have Dad raving on the first bite. To make the gift extra special, wrap them in a pastry box and tie with a ribbon. He’ll love to snack on these brownies throughout the day while he’s at work or at home.

8. Outdoor Photo Pillow

Personalized outdoor pillow gift for Father's Day that says "Go Outside"
When Dad’s outside on the deck or patio, he should have the perfect spot to kick back and relax. These custom outdoor pillows are comfy, weather resistant, and can be easily personalized with Dad’s most cherished photos from his favorite moments.

9. Homemade Taco Seasoning

Cup of homemade taco seasoning gift for Father's Day
Freshen up Dad’s spice cabinet this year by trying a homemade taco seasoning recipe. If he has a passion for cooking and loves experimenting with different ingredients in the kitchen, he’ll love adding this flair to tacos, fajitas, quesadillas and more.

10. Giant Tower Game

Giant tower game of Jenga Father's Day gift
Have a Dad who loves games? Bring a twist to his collection with a fun giant tower game the whole family can join in on. Paint the wood pieces or leave them natural. Dad will be ready to host summer parties with this entertaining game.

11. Custom Mouse Pad

Personalized mouse pads that say "World's Best Gramps," and "Dad You're the Best"
During a long day at the office, Dad can look down and be reminded of his favorite moments with you. With a personalized mouse pad, the special photo and message you add will bring him joy and motivate him throughout his busy work day.

12. Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream

Rosemary mint shaving cream perfect for Father's Day
Go all natural this Father’s Day with homemade shaving cream. Using a rosemary mint mix, you can supply Dad with a whole year’s worth of cream so he won’t have to stock up at the grocery store. He’ll be clean shaven, smelling fresh, and feeling good.

13. Glass Frame

Personalized glass frames featuring a bride and groom posing with family on their wedding day
If you’re searching for a keepsake gift Dad will have forever, look no further. This uniquely engraved glass photo frame offers you a chance to share one of your most special memories with Dad. Choose a photo from an unforgettable day, like a birthday, anniversary or summer holiday together.

14. Colorful Kite

DIY colorful kite perfect for a Father's Day gift
Just in time for summer fun! This colorful kite by is constructed with paper, string and bamboo sticks—and it’s simple enough for the kids or grand kids to make. Dad will enjoy letting it soar at the beach or in the backyard with his daughter and family.

15. Pilsner Drinking Glass

Personalized pilsner glasses, flasks, and a growler
With his favorite beer or cider in hand, Dad can unwind after a day at the office or working around the house in style. Customize pilsner glasses, flasks, or growlers with your choice of lettering, and he’ll think of you every time he uses it.

16. Wine Cork Fishing Rod

DIY wine cork fishing rod perfect for a Father's Day gift
When Dad’s relaxing at the river or lake this summer, he’ll be sure to think of you every time he casts his line. Get creative and design a fishing rod from a wine cork, and hope that Dad reels in a catch or two he’ll remember for a lifetime.

17. Custom Garden Stone

DIY custom garden stone perfect for a Father's Day gift
Throw a dash of love into Dad’s garden. With a custom garden stone, his outdoor world will become a bit brighter. Every time he weeds the flowers or plants the vegetables, he’ll be reminded of you and your thoughtfulness.

18. DIY Planter Boxes

Two DIY wooden planter boxes for Father's Day
Father’s Day crafts bring out our creativity, love and special skills. For the nature-loving dad, construct planter boxes. Don’t forget to fill the boxes with herbs, flowers or vegetables he can water and take care of every day.

19. Personalized Smartphone Case

Personalized smart phone cases featuring a father and his two children
Whether Dad has an iPhone or Android, you can create iPhone cases that fit his personality. Add fun photos he’ll enjoy seeing everyday like those from an afternoon he spent with you at the ballpark, or a photo of him and his wife from a beautiful vacation trip.

20. Refrigerator Pickles

DIY Father's Day gift of two mason jars filled with sliced pickles
Crunchy and savory, this pickle recipe is bound to make Dad ask for more. Marinating the cucumbers in garlic, lemon juice and dill seed offers a fantastically fresh taste for Dad to enjoy all summer long.

21. DIY Shirt for Dad

DIY shirt made for Dad as a gift on Father's Day
The best Father’s Day gifts come from the heart. This DIY shirt shows you care about Dad by putting extra time into his special day.

22. Personalized Flask

Personalized flask gift featuring a deer head for Dad on Father's Day
With his favorite drink tucked in this personalized flask, Dad can head out to hunt, ski or go for a hike. Design one today that can be shipped right to your door.

23. Photo Gallery Cube

Set of three photo gallery cubes for Dad on Father's Day
When those tough days happen, it’s always reassuring to know we are surrounded by love and appreciation. Design a photo cube that will remind Dad of your special times together, like relaxing at the lake or sharing a Thanksgiving meal.

24. Fun Shaped Pancakes

Fun shaped pancakes made for Dad on Father's Day
Want to prepare something different than the typical breakfast in bed? Jazz up Dad’s morning with one-of-a-kind pancakes. Get creative and design pancakes in the shapes of tools, ties or sports equipment.

25. Grilling Apron

Apron with large and small apron sizes and king grill printed on the front
Who’s ready for some summer BBQ? Deck Dad out with a custom apron. He’ll love how he looks in this personalized apron.

26. Photo Candle

Personalized scented candle gift for Dad on Father's Day
We all know dads deserve to relax. With a luxurious scented candle made with essential oils, Dad can unwind at the end of the day. Personalize your design with your choice of colors, patterns and photos.

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27. Superhero Bookend

DIY superhero bookend gift for Dad on Father's Day
Splash some character onto Dad’s bookshelf this Father’s Day. You’ll impress Dad with your DIY skills and make his office or library a lot more fun with your superhero design.

28. Wood Photo Frame

Personalized wood photo frame gift for Dad on Father's Day
Even the simplest moments, like a late evening talk with Dad or a bike ride through the park, are the most precious in life. Capture these moments for Dad with a customized wood frame for Father’s Day.

29. String Wall Art

Colorful DIY string wall art gift for Dad on Father's Day
This string art project will bring color and style to your Dad’s office or home. Craft a piece that represents your Dad, using shapes of a favorite locale or pastime.

30. Customized Father’s Day Card

Personalized Father's Day card and thank you cards
Personalize a Father’s Day card with colorful photos representing a day where you simply spent time together. Whether it was grabbing lunch or going for a walk, memories like that last a lifetime—and mean the world to dads.

31. Wood Burned Bottle Stoppers

DIY wood burned wine stoppers made for Dad on Father's Day
Breathe extra fun into Dad’s dinner parties with festive stoppers for his liquor and wine bottles.

32. Shirt and Tie Gift Boxes

DIY shirt and tie gift boxes for Dad on Father's Day
Brighten Dad’s day from the minute he eyes your gift. Fill these artsy gift bags with healthy treats like nuts, dried fruit and trail mix.

33. Metal Wall Art

Personalized metal wall art gifts for Dad on Father's Day
Design a metal art piece for Dad with a photo that represents a special moment—like a family reunion or trip to the mountains. He can hang this at home or in his office, and it will always tell a precious story.

34. Stenciled Bird House

DIY stenciled bird house gift for Dad on Father's Day
Share the gift of nature with Dad this Father’s Day. Handcraft a birdhouse and watch the birds flutter to and from in your backyard.

35. Mason Drinking Jar

Personalized mason drinking jar gift for Dad on Father's Day
Does Dad love coffee in the morning or a cold lemonade on a hot summer day? This monogram mason jars holds both warm and cold beverages, and is customizable with the lettering and design. Create one for Dad for a unique Father’s Day gift that’s delivered right to your door.

36. Shaped Bird Feeders

DIY bird feeder gift set for Dad on Father's Day
Every season is a bit brighter with colorful birds close by. Create bird feeders in fun shapes. Dad will love the amount of life these bring to his yard.

37. Photo Coasters

GIft set of four photo coasters for Dad on Father's Day
In the den, living room, office and kitchen, Dad can always use an extra coaster. Why not gift him some with extra meaning? Customize coasters for Dad today, using photos from his favorite vacation spots and local family hangouts.

38. Colorful Lounge Chair

DIY colorful lounge chair gift for Dad on Father's Day
After a long day’s work, Dad can lounge in a chair that beams with personality. When rehabbing an old aluminum chair, use a range of colors or stick with a simpler theme.

39. DIY Tie Rack

DIY tie rack gift for Dad on Father's Day
Check out this gorgeous wooden tie rack. You can build one for Dad’s closet or coat room. He’ll think of you every time he uses it—and he’ll be thankful his morning are a bit more organized.

40. Panoramic Wall Art

Black and white panoramic wall art gift for Dad on Father's Day
Is there a favorite place Dad always talks about? Find a photo from our Art Library and enlarge it for his wall with a acrylic print. He’ll never forget this year’s Father’s Day gift.

41. Wooden Headboard

DIY wooden headboard gift for Dad on Father's Day
It’s time to get crafty! Impress Dad with a handmade wooden headboard—perfect for a master or guest bedroom.

42. Homemade Concrete Planter

Homemade concrete planter gift set for Father's Day
That’s right. You can make a gift from concrete and used plastic containers. Be sure to pop in succulents or herbs before gifting to Dad this Father’s Day.

43. Personalized Catch All Tray

Personalized DIY catch all tray for Father's Day featuring a daughter and her Dad
Perfect for his keys, watch and jewelry, Dad can stay organized with a custom catch all tray. Create a keepsake with a photo of you and Dad relaxing together or enjoying the great outdoors.

44. Manly Homemade Soap

DIY manly homemade soap gift set for Father's Day
Who says dads shouldn’t be pampered? Stir up a batch of all natural soap embedded with essential oils. He’ll love unwinding at the end of the day with this Father’s Day idea.

45. Photo Book

Custom photo book made as a gift for Dad on Father's Day
From family reunions to Saturday mornings over coffee, every moment is special with Dad. Create a memorable collection of photos with a custom photo book. No doubt he’ll keep this Father’s Day gift forever.

46. Custom Photo Poster

Custom photo book made as a gift for Dad on Father's Day
Looking for a unique gift that’s easy to make? Design a photo poster with an enlarged family portrait or snapshot. With a range of colors and layouts available, you’ll be able to create something special for Dad this Father’s Day.

47. Mason Jar Bloody Mary Kit

DIY mason jar bloody mary kit for Father's Day
Dad’ll look forward to Saturday mornings with this Bloody Mary kit—complete with the tomato juice and special spices.

48. Customized Glass Magnets

Three circular personalized glass magnets for Father's Day featuring family photos
When Dad has something important to place in his office or hang on the kitchen fridge, give him a festive way to do it. Customize photo magnets using memories from a recent hike in the woods or day on the family farm.

49. Remote Control Cookies

DIY remote control cookie gift box for Father's Day
At first, we thought this TV remote control was real too. Create a cookie that just looks like the remote control in Dad’s living room. He’ll love the idea of having the control—and a sweet treat.

50. Custom Cup

DIY red custom cup gift for Father's Day featuring the word "DRINK"
Pour some fun into Dad’s everyday routine with a custom photo cup. Have any photos of the two of you being goofy together? These will brighten Dad’s morning, even if it’s a fully packed day.

51. Homemade Beef Jerky

DIY homemade beef jerky gift for Dad on Father's Day
Pack protein into this year’s Father’s Day gift with homemade beef jerky. Dad can munch on this while he’s on the trail, out fishing or relaxing at the end of the day. Choose roast or flank steak as your meat and allow Dad to enjoy his feast.

52. Custom Growler

Personalized growler, pilsner glasses, and flask for Father's Day
Head to the local beer or cider brewery and pour in Dad’s favorite. He can take this custom growler to hang with his buddies or share with the family around a campfire.

53. DIY Tripod Floor Lamp

DIY tripod floor lamp gift for Father's Day
Craft in style with this DIY Father’s Day gift. Complete with the lampshade and tripod stand, Dad will have a whole new way of reading at night or waking up with coffee in the morning.

54. Photo Blanket

DIY custom photo blanket gift for Father's Day
On those cold nights and chilly mornings, Dad will love snuggling up with a blanket designed by you. Customize a photo blanket with family portraits or snapshots from a recent day trip together. He’ll love that this gift is meaningful and practical.

55. Father’s Day Coupon Book

DIY Father's Day coupon book gift for Dad
Fill pages of a coupon book with gifts like a homemade dinner or round of bowling at the local alley. Dad will appreciate all of the thoughtful ideas—made specific to him.

Closing Thoughts

As you create these wonderful DIY gifts for your dad, remember all that hes done for you in your life. As a special thank you, you can make these gifts as personalized and one of a kind just for your dad. Your dad will know that you took the time and effort in creating these gifts to celebrate Father’s Day.

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