Here are some ideas for things to make for Father's Day using rubber stamps and a few other craft materials. These projects are ideal for customizing and adapting. See Father's Day Sentiments
for ideas for words to incorporate into Father's Day cards.
Air dry clay is great for rubber stamping in and fantastic results are easy to achieve. Make a special coaster for Father's Day using your favorite rubber stamps and some air dry clay!
Make a special calendar out of a cd case. This is a great way to make a very personal desk calendar that can be used at home or at work. As Father's Day is in the middle of the year, instead of making a month-by-month calendar, why not use a single sheet and write special family dates on it? Decorate this with rubber stamps to customize the look.
Make even the smallest of gifts special by presenting it in a special bag. Bag toppers are a very effective way of packaging items such as homemade candies or hand cooked cookies. Bake Dad a few tasty morsels and package them with a customized bag topper for a special gift!
These printable Father's Day sentiments are ideal for adding to handmade Father's Day cards, scrapbook pages and other projects for a special Dad.
Plain storage files can be customized with a few rubber stamped images. These can make great gifts and are ideal for holding all sorts of items, from correspondence to magazines.
Make a pencil holder or a desk tidy as a Father's Day gift. These are quick to make, using recycled food containers, yet look very effective. Make the desk holder to coordinate with storage files for a special extra gift.
Rubber stamped images can be used as templates for glass painting projects. This is a quick and simple way to customize a variety of glass objects from candle holders to beer glasses. Simply stamp an image onto plain or scrap paper and put this inside of a glass jar or glass to act as a template for glass painting. Pick a suitable image to make a special gift for Father's Day!
Cufflinks, Keyrings and Other Accessories
Shrink plastic is ideal for using to make small accessories such as cufflinks, keyrings and other items. Simply make some rubber stamped shrink plastic charms and add these to cufflink or keyring blanks using a strong glue. This can be a great way to make a variety of interesting gifts and can also be used to create embellishments for cards. Our About.com Scrapbooking site has a step by step guide to using shrink plastic - How to Use Shrink Plastic
Use these coupons to promise to do special tasks for Father's Day. From washing the car to mowing the lawn, there are a wide range of ways that you can give Dad a special gift and help him. Print the coupons and pop them in a hand stamped gift card and envelope to make them extra special.
These Father's Day stencils from our About.com DIY Fashion site are ideal for printing and incorporating into projects. Add one to a handmade card or gift tag.
More Father's Day Craft Ideas
Here are some more ideas for Father's Day craft projects. While these do not use rubber stamping, many can be customized with rubber stamps or packaged in your own hand stamped gift packaging.