Jun 1, 2015

Father’s Day is right around the corner and we’re pretty sure we know what you’re thinking: what do you get the man who wants for nothing? If yours is like the many fathers who, when asked what they’d like to mark the occasion, say they don’t need anything and leave it at that, we’ve got you covered. No more last minute, uncertain shopping at the hardware store. This year, try making Dad a unique gift to show how much you care. Not only will he appreciate the thought, we’re sure he’ll appreciate the gift as well. We’ve rounded up the most creative, clever, and fun Father’s Day DIY gifts for you to try your hand at. Check ‘em out below and make Dad something he’ll love.

Planter – We’ve finally found a good use for those old floppy disks: turn them into a planter! Geeky Dads will rejoice at this super cute creation! 

Image via Brit + Co
Just make sure to put an easy-to-care-for plant inside, like a succulent!

Shirt – Make him a sweet reminder of when his life changed and he earned his most important title: Dad.  

Image via She Knows

Spicy Cooking Oil – Is your Dad a fan of the heat? Spice up his world with homemade cooking oil. He can use it on almost anything!

Image via A Beautiful Mess

Mug – If you’ve got really little ones, this craft is for you! Immortalize their drawings on a mug for Dad. It’ll make his morning joe that much better!

Wallet – Make a wallet using an old postcard. You can remind him of a trip he’s taken or just find some pretty scenery.  

Image via Country Living

Desk Organizer – Made of Lego, this desk organizer will be fun to build and fun to use! Anything to make Mondays more bearable, are we right?

Picture Sachets – Freshen up Dad’s gym bag and his memory with scented picture sachets. Remind him of sweeter times while making his everyday smell a little better.

Image via Lil Blue Boo

Pillowcase – Have your little ones share a loving message with Dad on a pillowcase. It’ll be one of the last things he sees at night and first in the morning. How cute is that?

Image via Mama Papa Bubba

Tie Clip – Class up Dad’s attire with a homemade leather tie clip! You can even put on a special message or fun saying!

Image via Lovely Indeed

Shaving Cream – Homemade shaving cream? Yes, please! We’re sure this rosemary mint concoction will secure your position as the favorite.

We hope this list helps you come up with a great idea for your Dad this year. From all of us here at Marketplace Events, we wish you and yours a happy and fun Father’s Day.