15 Coolest DIY Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is on the docket next, and you know how much I love a good DIY … I thought I’d hunt around and share some of the best DIY Father’s Day Gifts I could find in the hopes that you’ll feel inspired to go beyond the traditional new tie route when it comes to showing the dad (or dads) in your life a little appreciation.  

There are some amazing dads out there, so let’s show ‘em some love!

Leather Luggage Tag 1 of 15
I've always wanted to try my hand at working leather, and this cool luggage tag looks like a fun project to start. Every rad dad needs one of these.

See the detailed instructions at Fairgoods here
Homemade BBQ Rub 2 of 15
If you've got a grill king on your hands, this homemade spice rub is the perfect gift for Father's Day.

Recipe from Delia Creates here
Personalized Back Stratcher 3 of 15
This is a super cool and unique idea, have your kid draw a design on a simple wooden back scratcher and then etch their design in with a wood burning tool. You can find them at most any craft store. So fun!

Details from Delia Creates here
Origami Shirt 4 of 15
Kind of cutesy but lots of fun, I've also seen this done with dollar bills.

Details from It's Pretty Nice here
Tripod Camping Stool 5 of 15
Another fun project with leather, this time a handy little collapsable camping stool. Bingo!

Instructions from Design Sponge here
Scrabble Tile Cuff Links 6 of 15
Super simple, and always a winner with the sharp dressed dad crowd.

Instructions from Hello Wonderful here
DIY Hammock 7 of 15
I don't know a dad in all the world who wouldn't love to kick back in one of these babies. The project doesn't look terribly difficult either! Give it a go!

Instructions from Design Sponge here
Shrinky Dink Tie Tack 8 of 15
I think I link to this project every year, it's just that fun! Personalize a shrinky dink tie tack for dad, he'll love it!

Instructions from Handmade Charlotte here
Paint Dipped Golf Tees 9 of 15
If your dad's a golf lover, these dipped tees are just the thing. Doesn't get much simpler than this!

DIY from Design Improvised here
Leather Tool Roll 10 of 15
Some dads are good at the handy guy thing, this little project would be the perfect gift for them. A leather tool roll, of course!

DIY from Caila Made here
Manly Apron 11 of 15
Maybe the dad in your life is the one who happens to be a whiz in the kitchen too, if so, lucky! This simple apron pattern is easy to follow and makes the perfect gift.

Details from Molly's Sketchbook here
BBQ Tool Belt 12 of 15
It's pretty manly I guess, and super handy too. A BBQ tool belt, oh yeah!

Instructions from HGTV here
Letterpress Keychain 13 of 15
I guess technically you'd need to have access to some letter pressing equipment for this DIY, but it sure looks cool. Inspiration?

Details from Stop+Create here
Personalized Roasting Sticks 14 of 15
Because it just tastes better when it's cooked over an open flame, doesn't it? Personalized roasting sticks, the perfect Father's Day gift.

Details on my personal blog Design Mom here
Father's Day Sampler Boxes 15 of 15
I really love this idea of giving a sampler box of Dad's favorite foods. Tons of tasty fun and guaranteed to please.

Details here from Oh Happy Day here
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