28 Exceptional Craft Ideas for Dad

We all know that dad’s can be tricky to buy for. Besides the usual array of sporting themes and supporters garb, tools for gardening or anything remotely drink-related, most choice on the high street can be somewhat limited. So, what if (like mine!) your Dad isn’t a golf-loving, green-fingered, whiskey drinker? Well, that’s where these neat 28 alternative craft ideas for dad come in! – I’ve scoured the web to find the most inspirational and unusual ways to help craft your way out of a potentially sticky stuck-for-ideas situation – and save your blushes when the only thing left to give him this Father’s Day is socks. Again.

28 Exceptional Craft Ideas for Dad

1. Desk Tidy

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Pencil Holder Log Tutorial by Kate’s Creative Space #fathersday

Pencil Holder Log Tutorial by Kate’s Creative Space

2. Breakfast in Bed

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - DIY Herringbone Balsa Wood Tea Tray by Apartment Therapy #fathersday
DIY Herringbone Balsa Wood Tea Tray Tutorial by Apartment Therapy

3. Coffee Sleeves

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Upcycled Father's Day Coffee Sleeves #coffee #fathers day

Upcycled Coffee Sleeves Tutorial by China Club Circle

4. Brunch

28 Craft Ideas for Dad- Pancakes by Betty Crocker #fathersday #pancakes
Dad Pancakes Tutorial by Betty Crocker

5. Wall Art

28 Ideas for Dad - How to Make a Mod, Cruelty-Free 3D Deer Head by ManMade #stag #fathersday

How to Make a 3D Deer Head by ManMade

6. Edible BBQ

28 Craft Ideas for Dad -  BBQ Biscuits Tutorial by Munchkin Munchies #fathersday #biscuits

BBQ Biscuits Tutorial by Munchkin Munchies

7. Wreath

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - I {Heart} Dad Wreath by It’s Always Ruetten #wreath #fathersday

I {Heart} Dad Wreath Tutorial by It’s Always Ruetten

8. Picture Frame

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Rustic Frame by HGTV #frame #fathersday

Rustic Frame Tutorial by HGTV

9. Movie Night

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Movie Night Popcorn by Cooking Classy #fathersday

Chewy Salted Caramel Popcorn Tutorial by Cooking Classy

10. Seaside

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Seashell Shadow Boxes Tutorial by It’s the Little Things that Matter #fathersday #seaside

Seashell Shadow Boxes Tutorial by It’s the Little Things that Matter

11. Drinking Mug

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - DIY Chalkboard Mug by Oh! Crafts #chalkboard #fathersday

DIY Chalkboard Mug by Oh! Crafts

12. Soap

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Lego Soap and Hand Sanitizer Tutorial by The Rockin Boys Club #lego #fathersday

Lego Soap and Hand Sanitizer Tutorial by The Rockin Boys Club

13. Art

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - T-Canvas by Pursuit of Craftyness #canvas #fathersday

T-Canvas Tutorial by Pursuit of Craftyness

14. Cupcake Crowns

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Duct Tape Treat Crown by Hostess with the Mostess #ducttape #fathersday28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Duct Tape Treat Crown by Hostess with the Mostess #ducttape #fathersday
Duct Tape Treat Crown by Hostess with the Mostess

15. Candles

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Tree Branch Candles Tutorial by Day2Day SuperMom #candles #fathersday

Tree Branch Candles Tutorial by Day2Day SuperMom

16. Tote

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Photo Transfer Tote Tutorial #totebag #tote #fathersday

Photo Transfer Tote Tutorial by Say Yes

17. Onsie

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Knitted Onsie by I am Bored #onsie #knitting #fathersday

Knitted Onsie Pattern by I am Bored

18. Pudding

28 Craft Ideas for Dad -  Coffee and Doughnut Bread Pudding by Babble #fathersday

Coffee and Doughnut Bread Pudding Tutorial by Babble

19. Incognito

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Neck and Torso Moustache Cowl by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark #knitting #moustache #mustache #fathersday

Moustache Cowl Pattern by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark via Ravelry

20. Jam

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Lemon Jam Tutorial by Williams Senoma #jam #fathersday

Lemon Jam Tutorial by Williams Senoma

21. Cosie

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Knit and Felt a Coffee Cosy Tutorial by Resurrection Fern #coffee #fatherday

Knit and Felt a Coffee Cosy Tutorial by Resurrection Fern

22. Photography

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Photo transfer Instagram block by Mod Podge Rocks #modpodge #fathersday
Instagram block Tutorial by Mod Podge Rocks

23. Tea Towels

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Block Print Tea Towels Tutorial by Garden Therapy #teatowel #fathersday

Block Print Tea Towels Tutorial by Garden Therapy

24. Glassware

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Nautical Glass Set Tutorial by Plaid #fathersday

Nautical Glass Set Tutorial by Plaid

25. Jars

26. Card

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Pop Up Card Tutorial by Creative Popup Cards #cardmaking #fathersday

Popup Card Tutorial by Creative Popup Cards

27. Coasters

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - DIY Nautical Coasters by The Shabby Creek Cottage #coasters #diy #fathersday

DIY Nautical Coasters by The Shabby Creek Cottage

28. THIS Knitted Face Furniture

28 Craft Ideas for Dad - Viking Beard and Hat Tutorial by Craft Town #viking #beard #fathersday

Viking Beard and Hat Tutorial by Craft Town

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