These Father’s Day tutorials are perfect for the pops that is top of the trends. If dad is a a Dapper Dan, make him a new set of handkerchiefs with custom stamps. I love the nautical theme, but I also think you could use geometric shapes to make Southwest-inspired handkerchiefs, too — think Pendleton meets Gatsby. For the jet-setting dad, go with something a bit more rustic, and let the kids restyle vintage luggage tags with art. Encourage the kids to think outside-the-box to come up with new spins on these great gifts for dad.
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If dad is a frequent traveler, have the kids make him a set of personalized luggage tags with their artwork. If he has a soft spot for vintage, head to your local thrift store to see if you can find vintage leather ones to restyle.
Use oven-baked clay to make personalized cufflinks for dad, and embellish them with gold leaf for a modern, eclectic look. The younger kids can help with shaping the cufflinks, and the older ones can add the golden touch.
If Dad is perfecting his green thumb, surprise him with a new set of garden stones. You can customize them by using letter stamps to write out messages. Since polymer is easy to work with, let the kids get creative with different shapes. Get the tutorial at Pretty Prudent.
Make dad a map bulletin board and mark off all the places he has been with pins. When he opens it you can all plan out places you want to go explore as a family. Consider painting it black and white for a more modern look.
Jacinda Boneau is a fabric designer and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.