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2 DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

16 June 2021

Even the self-proclaimed Mr. Macho Man appreciates a Father's Day gift that warms his heart. Because it might be difficult to find a store-bought present that combines functionality, customization, and love, try crafting one of these creative Father's Day gifts this year. Although the skill level of these handmade gift ideas varies, most of them are simple enough for toddlers and children to make (with mom's watch, as usual).

Most of these DIYs feature your #1 man doing what he likes best: tending the barbecue, cracking open a cold beer with his mates, and embarking on family outings. While we tried to come up with things that he can use in his everyday life, there's still plenty of room for you and your kids to become creative. Write a thoughtful message, incorporate your family's greatest images, or attach a handcrafted Father's Day card to any of these personalized presents to add soul. Even if the finished product doesn't exactly match the photo, he'll undoubtedly treasure this gift for decades to come.

Customized Spatula for the Grilling King

Personalized presents are the sweetest, — particularly when they are crafted by someone you care about, like a child. When the occasion arises, you can blend romantic and functional elements. With wooden-handled kitchen utensils, you can accomplish just that.

This personalized grill spatula will be loved by every father in your life who is a barbeque wizard. In their grill inventory, they can never get enough spatulas! And this one is going to be really memorable for them!

Here's a list of the materials you'll need to create your own grill spatula. If you're a crafty person, you might already have some of these on hand.

  • Spatula with a wooden handle - You can use any spatula with a wooden handle. Any equipment would suffice, and you can even customize a mallet for your father or husband.
  • Sandpaper, fine to medium
  • Scissors or any material to use for cutting
  • Paint Coat like Mod Podge
  • Brush made of foam
  • Paint or Paint Pens

This spatula is practical, and it's even better because it's a one-of-a-kind gift for him!

So let's get started on making the custom spatula. To begin, you'll need a clean hardwood surface on which to work. If the spatula's handle has any kind of rubber grip, carefully chop it off.

Then, using the sandpaper, lightly sand the whole hardwood handle. This will aid in the paint's adhesion to the handle.

You're now ready to customize! Paint pens are a mess-free way to accomplish this. The medium and fine points make it easy for everyone to scribble with paint. They're also flexible! These are fantastic since they can draw on a variety of surfaces like timber, steel, porcelain, plastics, and textiles!

Customize the wooden handle of the spatula using paint pens. You can tell your Dad that he is the best and that you adore him. You can also choose to personalize it by decorating it and writing a heartfelt message specifically for him.

Allow time for the paint to dry completely. To seal in the paintwork, apply a coat of Mod Podge after it has dried.

Picture Perfect Photo Frame with Customizable Pictures

A photo frame is ideal for fathers who enjoy preserving photographs of their most cherished family members.

A DIY picture gift is a simple project to complete, and you probably already have most of the materials on hand. This gorgeous picture frame may be made with little materials.

  • All you'll need is a pine board in the size you want.
  • Project Board 
  • Wood Stains
  • Any color of acrylic paint
  • Screw-type hooks
  • Photos that have been printed in any size you want.
  • A hole puncher
  • Saw
  • A hammer and little nails or a Brad Nailer
  • Palm Sander
  • For the Stains, you can use a rag
  • Brushes for painting

First, you should cut the board. However, do keep in mind that this photo frame will look better on a desk than when it is hanging. So, be mindful of the size that you want. Carefully saw the board to your desired size.

After sawing the parts, sand everything well and apply a layer of your preferred wood stain. Align the parts into a frame and attach them together after the stain has dried. If you don't have a brad nailer, you could pound in a couple of little nails instead.

Two hooks are screwed in along the top board. Any type of thin board will suffice. Shape it to fit the frame's backside, then sand it flat and paint it some color that he likes or would match his office. Attach the backing to the wooden board using nails with a brad nailer or simple hammer and nails.

Did you know that many photoshops will now print square photographs for you? Many photo labs now offer a square size that is ideal for printing all of your photographs.

Punch a hole in the top center of each photo you've curated and printed so you can put them on the hooks of your image frame. Make two stacks of photographs and hang them from the hooks! This homemade photo gift is ideal for putting on your desk at work or at home.

You can make a frame for the person in your life who adores sentimental gifts for just a few bucks in materials and photo prints. It's a very basic project that can be completed with very few materials, most of which you presumably already have on hand.

For a couple of bucks and a whole lot of patience and imagination, who knew that you can create a Father’s Day gift that is not only useful but also thoughtful? If you want to take it to the next level, you can head on over to FlexiSpot’s website and look at the wonderful Father’s Day discounts for the best standing desks that your old man can ever have!