Roundup: 40 Father's Day Cards and Printables

by Joel Selby
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Some people call him "sir," others "chief." Still others see him as "hero," as in "I never would have gotten [fill-in-the-blank] done without him." Sure, he could be all of those things to you, too, but you're also the lucky duck who also gets to call him Dad.

That's how one Washington state woman felt about her pop, a Civil War veteran and widower who raised her and five brothers—so much so that she rallied for a day of officially recognized commemoration, and won it in 1910.

Hitting the campaign trail to create a special holiday has already been done, so now you can devote all your effort to making sure your dad gets singled out for all the good about him—and what better way to kick it off than with a card? Fathers Day cards are the embodiment of a host of strong and sometimes complicated emotions, but regardless of the state of your relationship, every dad appreciates a nod of appreciation.

Read on for our curated selection of printable Fathers Day cards, cards you can buy online, and some tips on what to put in that card before you deliver it!             

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How to Write a Meaningful Father's Day Card

by Amber Dickson
How to write a meaningful Father's Day card
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If you find conquering the blank space at the bottom of a Father’s Day card daunting, you are not alone.  It can be difficult to express yourself even if you have an ideal relationship with your father or father figure, let alone one that is more complicated.  When you want to write something heartfelt but don’t know where to start, consider using one of these prompts:         

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10 Awesome & Budget-Friendly Gifts for Groomsmen

by Holly Wade
10 Budget-Friendly Groomsmen Gifts

I've gotta say, I feel a little bad for the groomsmen in a wedding. You want to say thanks for being here for us today, but there are so few ideas out there when compared to gifts for bridesmaids. Have no fear! Whether you're a bride or groom shopping for the men in your wedding party, these 10 budget-friendly groomsmen gifts are sure to be appreciated. 

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DIY Father's Day Gifts

by DIY Maven

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Impress your dads and dad equivalents this Father's Day and get your DIY on! I scoured the intertubes for some fun projects that cost next to nothing but look like a million bucks. (Okay, maybe tens or hundreds.) From a bit more involved to super fast and simple, here they are:

First up is the Tool Tub & Tote pictured above. Could there be a better gift for the DIY dad? For instructions, head on over to sew4home.com. Via.

I LOVE this paracord...

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Curbly Roundup: Hip Father's Day Cards for Totally Awesome Dads

by Chris Gardner

Curbly Roundup: Hip Father's Day Cards for Totally Awesome Dads

Here at Curbly, we think Father's Day should get a little more play. Mother's Day is full of commercials, sections at the grocery store, fresh flowers, elementary school craft projects, and the like. But, for Father's Day? Maybe a sale at the hardware store? Some jokes about ties and cologne.

But not this year, at least not on Curbly. Yesterday, we kicked off the season with our gift guide for stylish dads, and today, we're sharing a roundup of handmade and independently printed cards from our friend and stationery professional, Carina Murray of Crow and Canary. 

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How to Make a Garden Tote

by DIY Maven

Backyard Living gives us the low down on how to whip up a garden carry-all. Outfitted with pockets on one side to tote your tools, seeds while the center part can hold the big stuff, like your knees-y. It could be a great gift for the gardening dad for Father's Day! To make one, you'll need:

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Tie Pography

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

Tie Pography

Either you love or hate things made from old ties. Skirts, handbags, belts have been predictably sewn  from old ties. Even tablecloths and footstools have been made from the long bias-cut silk strands.  Over on Dudecraft we found a refreshing twist, or should I say knot, for the familiar piece of flair.

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