Gift / Kids Crafts

DIY Father’s Day Card

Father’s Day is rapidly approaching. But, you still have a few days to find a gift for the man who has everything. I’m always confused about what to gift the men in my life. This year, I resolve to pick out the perfect gift and help you do the same.

This week, we will focus on all things male. The week-long series will include:

– Unusual gifts at every price range

– Yummy cookies that ship well

– Cute DIY gift for your favorite techie

The easiest way to personalize any gift is to make a card. It’s faster and cheaper than buying a card! This tissue paper card is super simple and uses items you probably already have sitting around!

Final

Materials:

2 sheets of cardstock (standard letter size)

Mod Podge (or clear scrapbook glue)

Tissue paper (various colors)

Scissors

Patterned Scrapbook paper

Directions:

Step 1: Cut tissue paper into small pieces. Set aside. Fold one piece of cardstock in half to make a card.

DIY Easy Father's Day Card

Step 2: Print out the word “Dad” or whatever you want on one piece of cardstock. The font I used here is Clementine SketchΒ (which is free). Make sure the font you use is large enough and blank in the center (does that make sense?), as seen above.

DIY Easy Father's Day Card

Step 3: Paint a thin layer of Mod Podge (or apply glue) over each letters. Stick on pieces of tissue paper (or have your kid do it! My 3 year old loved it). Do one letter at a time, as the Mod Podge dries quickly.

DIY Easy Father's Day Card

Step 4: After finishing all the letters, put another thin layer of Mod Podge (or glue) on top. Allow it to dry fully, about 30 minutes.

DIY Easy Father's Day Card

Step 5: Carefully cut out the letters. Trim the scrapbook paper to fit on the card.

DIY Easy Father's Day Card

Step 6: Glue the word onto the scrapbook paper. Then glue the scrapbook paper onto the card. Add a cute message and give to your favorite father!

Do you have any special plans for your father or husband this weekend? I’d love to hear them in the comments!

This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small percentage of the proceeds, which goes towards buying more craft supplies and great new content!

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