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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Printing your own adorable designs for Dad’s card is a quick and simple way to say “I love you.” These printables 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.
DIY: Fun Father’s Day Cards for Dad from Shari’s Berries
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Tractor Footprint Card
If you have little ones, this simple craft is for you. Paint-stamped footprints make every card a meaningful and one-of-a-kind gift to treasure for years to come.
DIY Father’s Day Cards from Things, Tings, and Chicken Wings!
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Fathers and neckties go hand-in-hand, as it’s a fashion accessory dads almost always wear to work or formal events. This project will allow you or your child to design the ultimate tie for dear ol’ Dad. If this card isn’t your style, there are a few other cute shirt-focused crafts to choose from in this tutorial.
Necktie Father’s Day Card from SheKnowsContinue to 5 of 16 below.
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Golf Ball Card
This craft 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 dads.
Fingerprint Golf Ball Father’s Day Card from Crafty Morning
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Make a replica of your pop’s wallet with this handy DIY project. When he looks inside, he’ll find cool detailing and an adorable message from his number one creative child.
DIY Father’s Day Card from Little Leaf Lane
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Rock n' Roll Card
Let’s face it—everybody loves some good tunes. This template 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.
Father’s Day Rockin’ Card from Family Fun Magazine
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Show Dad just how super he is with this adorable superhero-inspired card tutorial. 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.
A Super Hero Father’s Day Card from Kaminski’s CreationsContinue to 9 of 16 below.
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Watercolor Ribbon Card
Add a personal touch to your Father’s Day card with hand-lettering and watercolor paint. This tutorial (which is complete with an instructional video and free templates), makes this DIY creative card an easy feat.
Watercolor Ribbon Father’s Day Card from Every Tuesday
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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 is complete with a video that shows you how to use a few basic supplies to make this beautiful and thoughtful piece of artwork.
Easy DIY Father’s Day Card from Kristina Werner
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Fish Handprint Card
You can easily find all the supplies needed for this DIY ocean-inspired card 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 Father’s Day Card from KixContinue to 13 of 16 below.
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This printable 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.
Printable Father’s Day Card from The Handcrafted Story
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Pop Up Card
Video tutorials make everything easier, and this one 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!
Easy Father’s Day Pop Up Card from Creative Pop Up Cards
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This Father’s Day card looks professionally made, but anyone pull it off using these detailed instructions and a few artsy tools. There’s no way Dad won’t display this out-of-this-world piece on the fridge.
Easy DIY Galaxy Father’s Day Card from Kristina Werner
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Tool Box Gift Card Holder
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 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.
Father’s Day Tool Box Gift Card Holder from Paper Mill Direct