21 DIY Ideas For Father’s Day Cards
Express your love and gratitude with these Father’s Day cards ideas we’ve compiled for that special day to honor our father! We have plenty of design ideas for you, from basic printables to funny designs. I’m sure there’s something you can find that will show Dad how much he means to you this Father’s Day.
21 Father’s Day Cards | Father’s Day Gift Ideas
With Father’s Day just around the corner, I asked my kids to think of gift ideas they can give to Dad. My eldest suggested that we buy him a Father’s Day card, but with me being a crafter, I knew better. So instead of buying a card, I encouraged my kids to make DIY cards instead. They didn’t want the typical card with drawings on it so I searched the web, like I always do, for cool Father’s Day cards they can make. And sure enough, I came across a lot of ideas. From cute to funny to a simple printable, you can get tons of ideas for your homemade Father’s Day card. Check out the list!
1. Father’s Day Wallet Card
No tutorial but I’m sure you can make it. You just need some colored paper, a few basic stitches, and a little card for your message and a picture of you and your dad!
2. World’s Greatest Dad Printable
Tell Dad he’s the world’s greatest with this adorable printable card. So, if you are on the hunt for clever Father’s Day cards, I’m sure it ends with this world’s greatest dad printable card.
3. Fishy Father’s Day Card
Does your Dad love to fish? Then I’m sure he’ll appreciate this catch of the day. This fishy Father’s Day card is an easy unique card that sure hits the spot!
4. DIY Crisscross Card
Try and go a little rustic with this DIY crisscross Father’s Day card. If Dad’s the outdoorsy type, he’s sure to appreciate this design!
5. Hand Print Star Wars Card
Show Dad that the force is with him with this adorable Yoda card. This hand print star wars card is easy to make and perfect to give to a Star Wars fan Dad!
6. Easy Fish Card
Let your toddlers get creative with this DIY card and have them “fish” Dad a Happy Father’s Day. It’s the perfect DIY to teach your kids how to use basic crafting supplies!
7. Personalized Photo Wood Card
If you’re making your card last minute, this would be perfect. A simple photo transfer is all you need and you have yourself an awesome homemade Father’s Day Card. Choose his favorite pic or a happy family pic to make a perfect photo wood card!
8. Pop-up Father’s Day Card
Get into the art of pop-up and give dad a wonderful 3-D surprise with this simple yet beautiful pop-up Father’s Day card! All you need is 2 pieces of paper and make sure to choose your dad’s favorite color.
9. Necktie Card
Does your dad dress up for work everyday? Then this handmade card will put a smile on his face. There’s no tutorial but the infographic seems pretty straight forward. You can just glue everything else in the end.
10. Dollar Bill Origami T-Shirt Father’s Day Card
The perfect gift for the hardworking Dad. This dollar bill origami t-shirt Father’s Day card would be a great homemade Father’s Day card for teens to give a little back to Dad.
11. iDad Card
For the Dad who loves his gadgets, there’s nothing cuter than this DIY iDad card with your photo on it. I’m sure dad would be ecstatic.
12. Twist Turn Card
It may get a little tricky at first but once you get the hang of it, you’ll be making beautiful cards for every occasion. Your dad will be proud!
13. A Super Hero Card
Despite all the superheroes we watch and read about, Dad will always be the only superhero in our life. Let him know with this superhero card.
14. Taped Father’s Day Card
This is an effortless craft for your toddler. Make him or her go nuts coloring and once they’re done, remove the tape. I’m sure you and your hubby will be mesmerized with the result!
15. DIY Photo Card
Regardless of how old you get, your father will never get weary of collecting pictures of you. Create a fun DIY photo card with the help of the video above. It might look simple, yet it’s the sort of touching card that will move your father to tears.
16. Printable Funny Father’s Day Card
Give your Dad a wonderful laugh with this adorable printable DIY funny Father’s Day card. All you need are a few basic crafting supplies and funny memory you have with your dad. I’m sure he’ll treasure this for years to come!
17. DIY Leather Sketchbook
Your dad is one of a kind, so don’t settle for a plain old card. Rather, make him this DIY sketchbook. You can make a customized note and doodle for the main page, and don’t forget, to wish him a happy Father’s Day.
18. DIY Coloring Hawaiian Shirt Card
If your dad is known for his outfit choices, particularly of the Hawaiian variety, he will love this simple DIY card that you can color yourself. Easy to make, inexpensive to buy, and instantly downloadable, a personal touch doesn’t get much simpler than this.
19. Love You This Much Card
Simple yet expressive, this Father’s Day card basically require your youngster’s imprint and letter rub-ons. This simple art is an awesome exercise for kids who are figuring out how to compose straightforward words and letters.
20. Handprint Monkey Card
Your youngster will enjoy monkeying around with this artsy handprint monkey card! Using your kid’s handprint and some paint, your kid can make an adorable monkey with a wonderful message for daddy. If they go crazy with paint, you can change it for a cleaner version by tracing your kid’s hand and letting them use crayons, colored pencils or crayons to color the monkey.
21. Candy Bar Card
Granted this may not really look like a card, but it can be. Follow this idea and give your Dad one sweet treat that the whole family can enjoy. I’m sure he’ll love to share his bounty!
Want another DIY Father’s Day card idea? Check out this video from K Werner Design:
Father’s Day is the perfect time to shower your dad with appreciation, sweet sentiments, and love. While spending time with him is what matters most, creating a DIY Father’s Day card won’t hurt either. After all, your dad deserves something with a little extra effort, don’t you think? Pick which among of these 21 DIY Father’s Day card ideas is best for your dad and add your simple touch to make it extra special!
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published in May 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.