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5 Fun DIY Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

03 June 2022
5 Fun DIY Gift Ideas for Father’s Day -  june hoy

5 Fun DIY Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Dad – because who else will open all the tightly closed jars and check for monsters under the bed at night or make those embarrassing jokes at the dinner table?

Life without dad would be very boring which is why we have put together some easy, fun DIY gifts that dad is sure to appreciate and cherish for Father’s Day this year. While we don’t always need a reason to spoil dad, Father’s Day is definitely the perfect occasion to show dad how much you care.

Plus homemade is straight from the heart!

Here are five fun DIY gift ideas for Father’s Day.

1. Homemade Chilli Oil

Does dad love spicy food?

If the answer is a resounding ‘yes’ then he is sure to fall in love with this homemade chilli oil recipe. The best part about this recipe is that it is super easy, relatively inexpensive and can be easily made for dad again in the future.

Chilli oil can be used to add flavour and heat to various dishes and can also be used in food preparation like grilling steak, drizzling over pasta or even in sauces.

You will need:

  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 18 – 20 dry chilli peppers of choice
  • Clean glass bottle
  • Gloves

How to get started:

  • Put on your gloves and slice each pepper so that the insides and seeds are exposed.
  • Place the peppers in the glass bottle and fill them with olive oil.
  • Allow soaking for 2-3 days before gifting or using.

Craft Credit:abeautifulmess.com

2. Homemade Rice Krispie Treats

Does dad have a sweet tooth?

Homemade treats are always a welcome gift and these rice Krispie treats are super easy to make making them the perfect treat to get the kids involved in making for Father’s Day.

Not to mention the childhood memories that they will stir!

You will need:

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 large pack of marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies

How to get started:

  • In a large pot, melt butter over low heat. Add the marshmallows and stir until melted then remove from heat.
  • Add the cereal and stir until well coated.
  • Using a wooden spoon, press the mixture into a baking pan and cut it into 2-inch squares.

Recipe Credit:kelloggs.co.za

3. Homemade Shaving Cream

Does dad enjoy grooming himself?

If dad enjoys spending time keeping his beard well-groomed or prefers the clean-shaven look, then this homemade shaving cream is the perfect gift for Father’s Day. Not only will it help keep dads skin smooth, but it will also keep him smelling fresh after a shave.

You will need:

  • 1/3 cup shea butter
  • 1/3 cup virgin coconut oil
  • ¼ cup jojoba or sweet almond oil
  • 10 drops of rosemary essential oil
  • 3-5 drops of peppermint essential oil

How to get started:

  • Combine the shea butter and coconut oil in a small pot over low heat, stirring until they have both melted. Once melted, remove from the heat and transfer to a heat-proof bowl.
  • Now add in the jojoba or almond oil along with the essential oils. Stir completely.
  • Place the bowl in the fridge and chill until solid. Remove from the fridge and whip using a hand blender or stand mixer until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  • Spoon the cream into a jar and close the lid carefully.
  • Store in a cool and dry place.

Image and Craft Credit:foodforfamily.com

4. Chocolatey Microwave Fudge

Does dad enjoy snacking in front of the TV at night?

These simple chocolate microwave fudge pieces are quick to make and are guaranteed to disappear faster than what they can pop out of the fridge making them the perfect Father’s Day gift to help dad to treat the midnight nibbles.

You will need:

  • 3 cups chocolate chips
  • 1 can of condensed milk
  • 4 tbsp baking butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt

How to get started:

  • Grease an 8 x 8-inch baking tray with cooking spray followed by tin foil.
  • Combine the chocolate chips, condensed milk and butter in a large microwave-safe dish. Microwave for a minute then stir. Repeat this every 30 seconds stirring well until the fudge is melted and smooth.
  • Once melted, add the vanilla extract and salt. Mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared baking tray and then place it in the fridge to set for at least 2hours. Once set, cut into 1-inch squares and place into a gift bag for dad.

Image and Recipe Credit:thespruceeats.com

5. Candy Gift Basket

If you are in dire need of some last-minute ideas, then you can never go wrong with a gift basket filled with dad’s favourite chocolates, sweeties, chips and other snacks.

Head to the supermarket and fill the trolley with all of dads favourites and pop them into a gift bag, or if you want to be a bit more creative, a homemade basket or box. Maybe it’s even a good idea to queue dad’s favourite movie and spend the day watching movies with dad while he snacks on his gifts.

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Image and Craft Credit:oprahdaily.com

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How do you plan to spoil dad this Father’s Day?

Be sure to share your own homemade gift ideas with our followers to give them some cool Father’s Day gift ideas. Follow us on our social media pages for more gift ideas and recipes: Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

 

 

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