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Father’s Day is fast approaching (3rd September for those who have forgotten) and it’s a special time to celebrate the amazing fathers and father-figures in our lives to show them just how much they mean to us.
But for those on a budget, (who isn’t these days!) how about expressing your love and appreciation through a heartfelt DIY craft? From personalised photo frames to coffee mugs, we’ve got you covered.
Customised Coffee Mug
For the dad who loves his morning cup of coffee, a personalised coffee mug is a fantastic idea. You could purchase a plain mug and use porcelain paint to write a message, draw a cute design or simply write 'I love you dad'. With every sip, he will be reminded of you!
Create a memory jar filled with notes that highlight some of your favourite memories with your dad. Write down inside jokes, things your grateful for or special moments on pieces of paper and pop them in a jar. Whenever your dad needs a pick-me-up, he can reach into the jar and relive those heartwarming memories.
Have a favourite picture of you and dad? Get it printed and pop it in a cute frame that he can put pride of place. If you're feeling extra crafty, decorate the frame too!
Handprint and Footprint Art
Use non-toxic paint to make imprints of your little one's feet or hands on a canvas or paper (bonus points for arranging them creatively to form shapes like a heart or tree). This craft is not only adorable, but also serves as a lasting memory of how little hands and feet once were - perfect for new dads!
If you're the type to keen mementos, this craft is for you. Create a scrapbook featuring all your favourite memories together, include photographs, tickets, maps, or other small mementos,
Handwritten Letter or Card
Sometimes, the simplest gesture is the best. Take the time to write a heartfelt letter to dad, express your gratitude, share your feelings and remind him of how great he is.