Make This: 7 Last Minute DIY Father’s Day Gifts

I am sure you know that this Sunday is Father’s Day. But if you just had an “Oh shoot!” moment, take a breath, check out these last minute DIYs, and get to work on Dad’s gift…

1. Create a Unique iPad Case via Lil Blue Boo

2. Make Dad a Bow Tie via Jessica of Living Swell for papernstitch *this tutorial is actually for a little man’s bow tie, but can be adapted for adults.

3. Make a Bulletproof Binder out of a Road Sign via MAKE (by Sean Michael Ragan)

4. Stitch Dad some DIY Suspenders via A Beautiful Mess

5. Make a Drum Shade Pendant Light via Living with Lindsay

6. Hand Stamp a couple of Hankies via Michael Ann for papernstitch

7. Make Dad a Skinny Tie via A Beautiful Mess

P.S. I am now a regular contributor at Curbly, one of my favorite sites for home DIY projects and before and afters. Yay! And I hope you’ll come over and visit me there and say hi. Here are my post’s from this week:

1. How to make a light fixture out of a tart tin (my favorite from the week).

2. How to paint a pattern rug with stencils.

3. And yum – how to make dip dyed marshmallows!

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there. Have a great weekend!

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Anna Liesemeyer (@inhonorofdesign)

Great ideas! They are sure to make any dad happy!

Owl

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The Makery (@TheMakerySoCal)

OMG, I LOVE the bulletproof binder! How clever!

MommaKT

Isn’t that one awesome MommaKT. I don’t think my dad needs a binder, but I love it. And could probably convert it into a notepad or something else for him.
-Brittni

papernstitch

i love the simplicity of the ipad cover.. what if i wanna make it for myself? ok, bow ties and hankies for my dad, it is!

erin

I say go for it Erin. I’m thinking about making one of those cases for myself too.
-Brittni

papernstitch

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YOGADEALS jenn pesce (@yogadeals)

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(@CremeDeLaCraft) (@CremeDeLaCraft)

The ipad case is just awesome. I would have to have one just like that made for my ipad.

Howard Jones

The ipad case is slick. The bullet proof binder is just super-dope 🙂

Ashley
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