16 DIY Father's Day Cards Dad Will Love

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Instead of giving dear ol’ Dad a store-bought greeting card this Father’s Day, show him what he means to you by creating a one-of-a-kind note. Whether your dad is a joke fiend, has a passion for fashion, or is a sucker for sentimentality, there is a unique DIY card out there for him. Start your search with some of the charming notes below to find the perfect one for your guy.

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    Clever Printables

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    Shari’s Berries

    Printing your own adorable designs for Dad’s card is a quick and simple way to say “I love you.” These printables from Shari's Berries are filled with puns Dad is sure to love. Find quality blank cardstock at your local craft store, then glue your printed design onto the paper for a cute card he's sure to save.

    Fun Father's Day Cards for Dad from Shari's Berries

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    Tractor Footprint Card

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    Things, Tings, and Chicken Wings!

    If you have little ones, this simple craft from the blog Things, Tings, and Chicken Wings is for you. Paint-stamped footprints make every card a meaningful and one-of-a-kind gift to treasure for years to come.

    Tractor Footprint Card from Things, Tings, and Chicken Wings

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    Necktie Card

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    Fathers and neckties go hand-in-hand, as it’s a fashion accessory most every dad has worn at some point (maybe even every day!). This project from SheKnows will allow you or your child to design the ultimate tie for their Dad. If this card isn’t your style, there are a few other cute shirt-focused crafts to choose from in this tutorial.

    Necktie Card from SheKnows

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    Wallet Card

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    Little Leaf Lane

    Make a replica of your pop’s wallet with this handy DIY project from Little Leaf Lane. When he looks inside, he’ll find cool detailing and an adorable message from his number one creative child.

    Wallet Card from Little Leaf Lane

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    Toolbox Card

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    The Tomkat Studio

    This card from CatScrapbooking is perfect for all those handy DIY dads out there. You can use a paper-cutting tool, like an X-Acto knife, to cut out detailed tool shapes and get perfectly straight edges.

    Toolbox Card from CatScrapbooking

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    Golf Ball Card

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    Crafty Morning

    This card from Crafty Morning is kid-friendly and utilizes white fingerpaint to make the shape of a golf ball. Complete this cute card with a real golf tee and a pun greeting, like “Have a ball this Father’s Day.” After all, the sport is a favorite activity among many dads.

    Golf Ball Card from Crafty Morning

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    Rock n' Roll Card

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    FamilyFun Magazine

    Let’s face it: everybody loves some good tunes. This template from FamilyFun magazine will show you how to make this DIY record player card, perfect for Father’s Day. A few supplies and some crafting concentration will show your dad a rockin' good time.  

    Rock n' Roll Card from FamilyFun Magazine

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    Superhero Card

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    Kaminski’s Creations

    Show Dad just how super he is with this adorable superhero-inspired card tutorial from Kaminski's Creations. This craft uses Cricut templates, but you can easily follow along using hand cut-outs if you don’t have a machine of your own.

    Superhero Card from Kaminski's Creations

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    Watercolor Ribbon Card

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    Every Tuesday

    Add a personal touch to your Father’s Day card with hand-lettering and watercolor paint. This tutorial from Every Tuesday (which is complete with an instructional video and free templates), makes this DIY creative card an easy feat.

    Watercolor Ribbon Card from Every Tuesday

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    Daddy-Daughter Card

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    Rafashionably Late

    This project from Refashionably Late requires a top-notch card-making tool, the Cricut. Using different colored cardstock and the product’s templates, you can create this beautiful and unique Father’s Day card from daughter to Daddy.

    Daddy-Daughter Card from Refashionably Late

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    Watercolor Card

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    Kristina Werner

    It’s time to pull out that old watercolor set and put it to good use with this simple-yet-adorable Father’s Day card. This tutorial from Kristina Werner Design is complete with a video that shows you how to use a few basic supplies to make this beautiful and thoughtful piece of artwork.

    Watercolor Card from Kristina Werner Design

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    Fish Handprint Card

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    You can easily find all the supplies needed for this DIY ocean-inspired card from Kix at the craft store—you may already have what’s needed at home! Using paint, craft paper, and your little one's hand, make a collage of an underwater scene, complete with a father and son clownfish. Just add your own personal message to customize it!

    Fish Handprint Card from Kix Cereal

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    Fill-in-the-Blank Card

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    The Handcrafted Story

    This printable from The Handcrafted Story can be used year after year, making it a fun way to see your child’s growth in handwriting, vocabulary, and creativity as they fill in the blanks and draw pictures. Print this card on heavy cardstock paper to make sure it lasts through future Father’s Days.

    Fill-in-the-Blank Card from The Handcrafted Story

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    Pop-Up Card

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    Creative Pop Up Cards

    Video tutorials make everything easier, and this one from Creative Pop Up Cards is no different. Anyone can flex their card-making muscles by crafting up this DIY pop-up card for Dad this year. He’s sure to be impressed by your skills!

    Pop-Up Card from Creative Pop Up Cards

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    Galaxy Card

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    Kristina Werner

    This Father’s Day card looks professionally made, but anyone pull it off using these detailed instructions from Kristina Werner Designs and a few artsy tools. There’s no way Dad won’t display this out-of-this-world piece on the fridge.

    Galaxy Card from Kristina Werner Designs

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    Tool Box Gift Card Holder

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    Paper Mill Direct

    Gift cards are a great present for those dads who seem to have everything. Instead of handing it over in a simple sleeve, make this cool toolbox holder from Paper Mill Direct to kick your gift up a notch. You can cut the tool shapes out yourself or use an automated cutting machine to make this Father’s Day craft easier.

    Tool Box Gift Card Holder from Paper Mill Direct