Use handprints of your little one to make intricate designs, letter stamps to script a love note, or googly eyes to create a reptilian tie. Our DIY Father’s day tie will be a treasured keepsake, regardless if he is a regular tie-wearer! With a solid tie, old or new, and a few simple craft store items, grab the kiddos and get ready to create a gift he’ll treasure forever.

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DIY Father’s Day tie craft
  • handprint tie
  • tie for dad in solid color (old or new)
  • fabric paint
  • rubber paint roller
  • waxed paper
  • snake tie
  • tie for dad in solid color (old or new)
  • googly eyes
  • felt
  • glue gun
  • scissors
  • stamped tie
  • alphabet stamps
  • permanent ink stamp pad
  • puff paint
personalized handprint tie
  1. Pour small amount of Speedball fabric paint onto waxed paper.
  2. Roll Speedball rubber roller into paint just enough to lightly cover roller.
  3. Roll paint onto palm of child’s hand and start stamping
. The less paint on the hand, the lighter the handprint. A great way to create depth is to have some lighter and some darker handprints.
snake tie
  1. Glue googly eyes onto end of tie.
  2. Cut strip of red felt with 2 points like snake’s tongue and glue on backside of tie
. Have fun creating other reptile ties for dad to wear each day of the week to the office.
stamped tie
  1. Make pattern with alphabet stamps and permanent ink stamp pad.
  2. Apply puff paint lines to add dimension or highlight parts of design.
  3. It is not recommended to wash these ties, spot clean only if needed.
Consignment stores and outlets are great places to find inexpensive ties! You don’t have to spend a bundle to show dad he’s loved.