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21 DIY Father’s Day Card Ideas And Designs To Surprise Your Dad

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Make any of these Father’s Day cards, from printable cards to funny designs guaranteed to get your Dad all sentimental!

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DIY Father’s Day Cards That Will Make His Day!

1. Father’s Day Wallet Card


This is a fun and extra sweet little project you can make for your Dad. You just need some colored paper, a few basic stitches, 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. If you are on the hunt for clever printable cards, I’m sure it ends with this World’s Greatest Dad printable card.

3. Fishy Father’s Day Card


Is your Dad a huge fan of fishing? Then I’m sure he’ll appreciate this catch of the day. This one is an easy and unique card that sure hits the spot.

All you have to do is grab some colored papers, scissors, string, markers, and your creativity!

4. DIY Crisscross Card


Try and go a little rustic with this DIY crisscross card. If Dad’s the outdoorsy type, he’s sure to appreciate this design!

5. Hand Print Star Wars Card


Show Dad the Force is with him with this adorable Yoda card. This handprint 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 print or a happy family photo 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 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 every day? Then this handmade card will put a smile on his face.

There’s no tutorial but the infographic seems pretty straightforward. 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 origami dollar bill t-shirt card would be a great homemade Father’s Day card for teens to give a little back to Dad.

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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.

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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. You can add some Father’s Day card messages to make your Daddy 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 by 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. Free Printable Funny Father’s Day Cards


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 a 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 father is known for his Dad’s outfits, particularly of the Hawaiian shirt 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 cute card basically requires your youngster’s imprint and a letter rub-on. 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 little one 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 opt for a cleaner version by tracing your kid’s hand and letting them use crayons or colored pencils to color the monkey.

21. Candy Bar Card


Granted, this may not really look like a card, but it can be a great one to receive!

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!

Check out this video from K Werner Design for more Father’s Day cards:

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 sweet DIY Father’s Day card is definitely icing on the cake.

After all, your Dad deserves something with a little extra effort, don’t you think? Pick which among these 21 DIY Father’s Day card ideas is best for your Dad and add your simple touch to make it extra special!

Did you enjoy our list of DIY Father’s Day cards? Let us know in the comments section below what your thoughts are on these homemade Father’s Day cards.

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in May 2015, and updated for quality and relevancy.



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