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7 DIY gifts your dad can use in his man cave (and everywhere else)

Whether your dad has a black thumb and can’t make anything grow or he’s Mr. Fix-It when it comes to home improvement, help your old man out this Father’s Day by making him something he can use around the home. This Father’s Day, it’s predicted that shoppers in the U.S. will spend a total of $170 million on home improvement or gardening supplies for their dads. Instead of spending a fortune on tools or supplies, take the time this year to DIY something special for your dad.

From outdoor games and planters, to bottle openers and coasters, give your dad a present that he will appreciate by DIYing him one of these 10 gifts for his man cave, den or garden, from the Blogger Community at

1. Cornhole boards

Image: By Stephanie Lynn

DIY these painted cornhole boards for a fun backyard activity that the whole family can enjoy!

2. Magnetic bottle opener

Image: Practically Functional

Just what your dad needs to complete his man cave, this DIY magnetic bottle opener will collect every cap and look cool doing it.

3. Hand-stamped handkerchief

Image: Michael Ann Made via Paper and Stitch

Get stamping with these graphic hand-stamped handkerchiefs, for a last-minute DIY Father’s Day gift that your dad will love!

4. Painted wood coasters

Image: unoriginal Mom

Personalized coasters make for great gifts and are easy to DIY! Make these creative painted wood coasters that your dad can use in his den or man cave.

5. Dino succulent bookends

Image: Refresh Restyle

These plastic dinosaur toy planters will instantly dress up your dad’s office, without taking away from his “manly” decor. Find out how to DIY your own by following this tutorial.

6. Grill set holder

Image: Lil’ Luna

Does your dad have grill tools, but nowhere to store them? This DIY grill set holder made out of wood, spray paint and knobs is the perfect addition to your dad’s outdoor grill area!

7. Leather luggage tag

Image: Almost Makes Perfect

For the family businessman, this no-sew DIY leather luggage tag is just what he needs for all of his travels. Follow these steps to make one for your dad this Father’s Day!

What will you be making for your dad this Father’s Day? Let us know in the comments below!

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