Father’s Day is just under a month away, so this is the ideal time to start planning a handmade one! Here are some DIY projects that would make perfect gifts for dad.
Handmade gifts have more heart than store-bought ones, and they’re often better for the environment, too. As a crafter you’ve got complete control over what you’re making. You can choose to use secondhand or organic components, for example, rather than conventional pieces.
I’ve always found it trickier to come up with handmade gifts for men, so here are some handmade Father’s Day gift ideas to get you started!
Make a Gadget Cozy from a Book
The video below shows you how to turn a book into a Kindle cozy, but you could really translate this to work for whatever gadget dad loves. The key is finding the right sized book. Sneakily take some measurements and head out to the local thrift store to find the right book for your dad’s gadget. Here’s the video:
When choosing your book, make sure you do a little bit of research before reaching for that X-Acto blade. You don’t want to cut into a collector’s item!
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