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Make dad feel extra special this Father’s Day with a unique card that’s made from scratch, just for him. With a little extra thought and a splash of creativity, you’re sure to make this Father’s Day one that he’ll never forget. Let us help with our Father’s Day DIY card ideas. These Father’s Day DIY cards are super creative, made with love and easy to make! Trust us, no matter your crafting abilities, you will easily be able to recreate one of these Father’s Day DIY cards. For all dad does, make something unique for him this Father’s Day. Be sure to check out our video tutorial for an extra helping hand making these Father’s Day DIY cards!

A great place to get all your arts and crafts needs is Joann’s. They have a great selection and coupons all the time. If you don’t feel like making your own card, Etsy has wonderful selections or try making your own scrapbook with Mixbook.

Father’s Day DIY Cards

1. Revealing Card

Father’s Day DIY Cards, Revealing card

Materials:

Templates

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Father’s Day DIY Cards, Materials

Instructions:

  1.  Take the template and outline it on 2 sheets of paper.
  2. Cut out your sheets of paper, as shown in our video tutorial.
  3. Fold your colored sheet of paper along the lines of the template.
  4. Repeat the last step with your white sheet of paper.
  5. Using a glue stick, glue down your white sheet of paper on top of your colored sheet.
  6. Fold the edge of your sheets of paper and glue the other side down to this fold. Creating a paper ‘pouch’.
  7. Place the piece of paper with the drawing on top of a clear sheet protector and with a pen, outline the piece of paper onto the sheet protector.
  8. With scissors, cut out a piece of clear sheet protector, following the outline we just created.
  9. Color or paint in your drawing and then once dry, glue down your piece of sheet protector.
  10. Place paper tape on top of sheet protector, to ensure sheet protector is secured.
  11. Take piece of colored paper and glue down, over the top of the paper tape.
  12. Taking a black marker, begin to add the finishing touches to the sketch, drawing on the clear sheet protector.
  13. Carefully, slide your drawing into our paper ‘pouch’ we created. Making sure that the colored sketch is hidden behind the paper and the only thing visible from the front is the clear sheet protector. Then, the whole design is revealed when lifting the top of the card.
  14. Gift your dad this unique and creative Father’s Day DIY card!

2. Explosion Card

Father’s Day DIY Cards, Explosion Card

Materials:

Instructions:

  1. Take a square of paper that’s 19×19 cm. Fold and unfold, creating a diagonal crease.
  2. Fold and unfold, creating a horizontal crease straight through the middle.
  3. Now, push in the left and right sides (at the valley folds), to once again form a triangle.
  4. With your triangle, fold the corners in towards the centre. Flip over and repeat on other side.
  5. Working with one side at a time, unfold left and right corners.
  6. Invert the right corner to inside at fold line as shown in our video tutorial.
  7. Repeat the last step on the other side.
  8. Flip your piece of paper over and repeat, inverting left and right corners.
  9. Take another piece of paper that’s 21×10 cm.
  10. Fold sheet of card paper in half, forming a square. Then unfold so you have a crease straight through the middle.
  11. Place first sheet of paper that we folded on the bottom half of card paper and glue down to both sides.
  12. Optional – Write on the front of the card and stick on cute stickers if you wish.
  13. Gift your dad this unique and creative Father’s Day DIY card!

We hope you enjoyed our article on how to create your very own Father’s Day cards this year.

Looking for another cute DIY gift you can make for Father’s day? Be sure to check out our Super Dad mug that will melt his heart.

Stumped with what else you can gift dad this Father’s Day? No fear, read our trusty Father’s Day gift guide for tons of awesome gift ideas!