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Five Home Made Gifts For Father's Day

Updated on February 1, 2015

Thrifty Crafts For Dad

I don't have my father anymore so I can't say that I am giving anyone, anything for Father's Day.

I miss not having a father period. You don't realize how important it is to show them that you care by doing small things for them. It shouldn't only be on Father's Day or Mother's Day it should be periodically "just because".

Growing up as a child I couldn't always afford to go out and get my parents a nice gift, but what they did appreciate was a gesture to show them that we cared and do think about them on such a day like this.

That can be by making them a card and telling them what they mean to you. There is so much you can say and do with a card by designing it yourself.

My brother went out and bought my mother a candy bar for Mother's Day. I am sure he used all his allowance to do that and she did appreciate the gesture.

In all honesty I do feel that days like this it has become to commercial but that is my personal belief. It should be every day that you show your father, mother how much they mean to you. But since it is a tradition to do that on their day then lets come up with some thrifty ideas that would be different from going out and buying them a gift.

I am sure that who ever is the lucky one to receive all your hard work that is put into the gift will love you that much more. Ok they love you already but when it is done by your hands it makes it that more personal don't you think?

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Daddy's Car Wash Kit

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Here is a thrifty idea for Fathers Day, you can go to Dollar General or a Family Dollar and pick up some of your father's favorite cleaning items for his car with a reasonable prized bucket. You can get some Father's Day sticker decal and decorate the bucket with decal and then put the items inside the bucket adding a ribbon and a personal card.

If you are a adult child and you don't want to give him a car wash kit for Father's Day, here is another idea. You can detail his car by washing it your self. They have local car washes that even have a shampoo machine next to the vacuum cleaner.

You can buy wax at a thrifty store and wax his car too, and put a scent tag inside that you can get for a dollar at any thrifty store. Make sure that all the windows are spotless. If you want to be extra nice you can fill his car up with gas. He would love all the hard work that you did and really appreciate the gift.

I know that when I went to get my car detailed washed at a special place that does that, it was such a good feeling to have someone else doing it for me for a change, even though I was the one paying for it. It felt like going to a beauty shop and being pampered or a spa for that matter. There are no excuses if you have little money you can wash his car yourself for very little cost.

Car Wash Kit

All you need for a car wash kit the items, Father's Day stickers and bucket. Or you can put it together yourself at a thrifty store.

Tie Rack

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Tie racks is another thing that your father may enjoy. I don't know a man who don't own a tie. At least I never heard of any. You can probably buy the board with the pegs already at any Hobby Lobby store even a Target etc.

Home Depot they probably can even sell you a board and make the holes in it for you right there at their store. Pegs can be bought separately.

If you want to make it more personal then you can make it by yourself by scratch if you have the proper tools. Using a plywood board or a perch one. Directions are giving in the photo slide below.

Instructions For Creating - A Tie Rack Holder

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Using a mdf board that is twenty six by six and three forth thick, that you can get at Home Depot and have it sized for you if you want. There are options of boards to use that is using plywood or perched board. It really is up to you how thick and tStart at the center of the board, drill your hole making sure that it is centered. Then with about two inches apart you continue on down both sides of the center of the board starting with one side then the other. Make sure that the holes are even. YThen carefully place the pegs into the holes. If you want them to have more security you can add wood glue to the tips of the pegs and to the holes. Try not to make a mess when you are doing it. You want it to look neat and clean.You can get a vinyl personal description online at a printing store, there is one place that does it for you called Vistaprint.com that seems to be pretty reasonable but there are a few out there that do this kind of stuff.Now that your project is finished your father has a place to hang his ties on his new tie rack made by you.
Using a mdf board that is twenty six by six and three forth thick, that you can get at Home Depot and have it sized for you if you want. There are options of boards to use that is using plywood or perched board. It really is up to you how thick and t
Using a mdf board that is twenty six by six and three forth thick, that you can get at Home Depot and have it sized for you if you want. There are options of boards to use that is using plywood or perched board. It really is up to you how thick and t
Start at the center of the board, drill your hole making sure that it is centered. Then with about two inches apart you continue on down both sides of the center of the board starting with one side then the other. Make sure that the holes are even. Y
Start at the center of the board, drill your hole making sure that it is centered. Then with about two inches apart you continue on down both sides of the center of the board starting with one side then the other. Make sure that the holes are even. Y
Then carefully place the pegs into the holes. If you want them to have more security you can add wood glue to the tips of the pegs and to the holes. Try not to make a mess when you are doing it. You want it to look neat and clean.
Then carefully place the pegs into the holes. If you want them to have more security you can add wood glue to the tips of the pegs and to the holes. Try not to make a mess when you are doing it. You want it to look neat and clean.
You can get a vinyl personal description online at a printing store, there is one place that does it for you called Vistaprint.com that seems to be pretty reasonable but there are a few out there that do this kind of stuff.
You can get a vinyl personal description online at a printing store, there is one place that does it for you called Vistaprint.com that seems to be pretty reasonable but there are a few out there that do this kind of stuff.
Now that your project is finished your father has a place to hang his ties on his new tie rack made by you.
Now that your project is finished your father has a place to hang his ties on his new tie rack made by you.

Revolving Motorized Tie & Belt Rack - This is for the tie lover who needs space in his closet

This revolving tie and belt rack mounts over your closet rod, what is cool about this is that it lights up while it is revolving. It is sturdy holding up to 64 ties and there are also four hooks to hang eight belts.

Also there are a few ready made banners for Fathers Day to add to any gift for that special day,

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You can take these bottles and fill them up with your dads favorite peanuts and lots of goodies. Tying a ribbon around them to make them look fancy. Adding your own decal and stickers and putting it into a basket making it look like a gift basket. Or use the pop bottle carry box and decorate it like the picture below, of course using your own idea would be best.

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Printable Coupons - For Father's Day

You can get free coupons online and give it as a gift to your father. Just print these free coupons and cut them adding a nice ribbon through the holes and making a coupon booklet for your father.

Make sure that you are going to follow through with what each coupon says or don't give it. You can find so many places online to get free printable coupons.

I only provided you with a few below just right click on your mouse, copy and then paste the links to your tool bar and it will take you to some free printable coupons for Father's Day.

1. thefrugalgirls.com

2. Wate.com

3. allkidsnetwork.com

Penn Championship Extra Duty Tennis Ball Can, 3 Balls
Penn Championship Extra Duty Tennis Ball Can, 3 Balls

balls you will need to make the tennis crafts for dad

 

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There are a lot of unique ways to create something neat for your father. Depending on what your father likes you can go by that. I thought that this was a different idea for that tennis player or tennis lover, when it comes to sports. Amazingly you can use these for a lot of stuff. Father's Day is a good reason to make these as gifts.

Things that you will need:

1. Tennis Ball

2. Black Marker or for eyes and mouth, you can also use button eyes for the eyes

3. Trincheta blade

4. To create the mouth in the tennis ball you mark a line through half of the ball.

5. Very carefully cut it off where the line was marked.

6. With the many styles of the tennis ball, you have to decide which one that you are going to work on drawing the eyes with the play style of the hanger: To hang up his keys, a clip is recommended or similar into the mouth of the tennis ball snowman.

As you can see in the pictures this craft can be used for multi purposes:

1. To hang your keys

2. How about save your mail

3. Hang your towel or clothing

Tennis Ball Crafts for dad

Everything you need to make the tennis ball crafts that I showed you above. So easy and quick. You can even think about using buttons for the eyes that is another idea and gluing them on instead of using a marker that is up to you. Use your own imagination and make it fun.

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