Father's Day: Five Gifts You Can Make for Dad

Father's Day: Five Gifts You Can Make for Dad

Father's Day is upon us and my local stores are telling me all the dads need new power tools and video games. Both are lovely options if that's what the fathers in your life want but sometimes we want something a bit more personal -- something that was made just for them. We've gathered up five DIY gift ideas you can make that special dad in your life.

Etched Star Wars Glass

etched glass Star Wars mug
Credit: Architecture of a Mom

I think everyone is in my family is a Star Wars fan. I find the whole process of making etched glass fun and fascinating. It's like science! When I saw Rachel's Star Wars "I am your father" etched glass mug I knew it was perfect for the men in my life. If the dads in your family aren't Star Wars fans, Kim has some good ideas for etched glass beer steins.

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