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June 12, 2012

10 DIY Gifts for Dad

DIY giftsFather's Day is just around the corner. Luckily we have a few ideas to help you celebrate your dad on June 17. Check the Green Life blog all week to find more inspiration. 

10 DIY Gifts for Dad

There's nothing like a handmade gift to show your pops that you care. Whether you're a pro with tools or just a creative tinkerer, these DIY projects will help you construct an unforgettable Father's Day. 

1.) Keyboard Wallet: For the techie dad, transform an old circuit sheet into an geek chic wallet.

2.) Blazer Backpack: Turn Goodwill-bound threads into an unforgettable bag.  

3.) Blender Lamp: Reminisce about margaritas past by the light of a repurposed blender lamp. 

4.) Solar Oven: For the adventurous chef, make a solar oven for summer food fests. 

5.) Wall Art: For creative types, construct memorable masterpieces from repurposed materials.

6.) Microwave Mailbox: Make mail more fun with this quirky post box made from an old microwave. 

7.) Key Rack: Dad have trouble keeping track of his keys? Give him an eye-catching key holder. 

8.) Car Air Freshener: Pair the key rack with a DIY scent for his hybrid. 

9.) Bike Upgrades: Sew a bike bag, re-cover an old seat, or build your bicyclist dad a new ride. 

10.) Drink Coasters: Make a set of personalized beer coasters for game day.

Bonus: Dress your present in DIY wrapping paper!

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