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The Green Life: Green Your Father's Day: Make a Gift

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June 14, 2011

Green Your Father's Day: Make a Gift

Scissors twine craft Father’s Day is this Sunday, so this week's tips are about the greenest ways to thank dads.

Tip #2: Get crafty.

One of the simplest ways to give Dad a green gift is to be creative with objects you find around the house. A crafted present will likely take a little longer than a bought one, but it'll also remind him of the macaroni-picture-frame days of yore. You could go classic and make him a custom tie, for example, or keep it simple and press some flowers on a card. Sierra magazine's Repurpose column provides good ideas for enlivening old stuff.

Tell us: What would you make for Dad?

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