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Handmade Father’s Day Cards

Say thanks to a special dad or father figure with a handcrafted greeting this Father’s Day. Whether you’re crafting a card for the special man in your life, or getting little ones to make one for theirs, we’ve got 21 card ideas that are ideal for everyone from beginners to pros.

Handmade Father’s Day Cards

Tie shaker card Tie shaker card
Say thanks to dad with this fun shaped shaker by Keren Baker. It’s super simple to create and you can get creative with the embellishments that you put within the shaker element.

No.1 dad!
Paper-piecing is a fun way to add texture, interest and patterns to a card plus it allows you to use any scraps of patterned paper that are just too good to throw away! Colette Smith’s quick and easy Father’s Day card is a great introduction to this technique, creating a shirt front and tie design that guys will love

Rocket man
Treat a dad that is out of this world with a fabric space themed card by Sophia Palmer. Three, two, one, get crafting!

Bear hugs
Help a little bear craft this sweet greeting for Father’s Day. Once complete, slot dad’s favourite sweet treats into the teddy’s arms to personalise.

Clever kinetic cards
we’ve made life easy for you crafters with five kinetic cards that he is sure to love. Customise them to suit his hobbies and interests and play around with different coloured papers, the really fun part lies in the hidden surprise!

Car card
Car lovers
If classic cars are your dad’s thing, he’ll love this vintage-inspired automobile card. We’ve got two styles you can make; opt for a gatefold or top-fold.

Moustache shaker card
Shaped shaker
Have fun with this moustache themed shaker greeting. Personalise the sentiment in the centre to suit dad, grandad, or anyone else that deserves a special thank you.

Chevron card
Great outdoors
Does your dad enjoy spending quality time outside? This funky card features trees, chevrons and lush green hues reminiscent of the woods, camping trips and adventure. Get creative and sew with fabric, or make an entirely paper version.

Tshirt card

Stash buster
Use striped and geometric paper scraps from your stash to create this fun greeting. To personalise, simply cut a T shirt shape from card, then customise with a stamped sentiment or image.

Dad map card
Journeys with dad
Is there somewhere special that holds fond memories? Capture locations such as holiday destinations, birthplaces or favourite days out by crafting with maps. We love how simple, yet sentimental this design is. Plus, if you’re feeling adventurous, you can even create a matching paperweight and pair of cufflinks.

Smart look
Impress Dad with Tracey Dakin-Jones’ speedy Father’s Day make using minimal craft supplies. It’s smart, sophisticated and oh so simple!

Tachetastic card

Create a novelty moustache themed card with circle, triangle and rectangle dies. This is a great stash buster, as you can use a variety of decorative papers and embellishments. If you haven’t got a moustache die, use two paisley shapes, or swap it for a motif that you know your dad will love.

Boffle cards
Mini crafters
These sweet greetings are perfect for little ones to make. Gather together scraps of patterned paper, ribbon and embellishments to create a craft station, then let them follow the simple instructions to assemble a cute card for dad.

Suited and booted
Tracey Daykin-Jones shares her spiffing make-in-a-flash greeting for Father’s Day! Why not mix up the colours to suit your dad’s favourite tie?

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