Father’s Day Handprint Tree 2015


  This Father’s Day Handprint Tree has become one of the most requested posts for this time of year. In fact, I’m always surprised how early you all start asking for this. This year I went a little more simple with the frame but added in a different tree to give you a few more options.  I think that I’ll have my three girls just add their hands wherever they want on the tree. Usually I try to stage it a bit but they are getting old enough that they can just place their hands and then it has more of their touch to it. If you have questions on how to do this please refer back to previous Father’s Day Handprint trees like: 2012 Father’s Day Handprint Tree 2013 Father’s Day Handprint Tree and 2014 Father’s Day Handprint Tree For the 2015 version download below All printables are property of The Crafting Chicks, LLP. For personal noncommercial use only. [Read More…]

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12 Free Printable Father’s Day Gift Ideas


We are rounding up 12 of our favorite Father’s Day Free Printable Gift Ideas from around the web!  Some from our very favorite blogs!  Father’s Day is just around the corner…and we hope this gives you some fun ideas of ways to celebrate the men in your life! Father’s Day Super Hero Package @ Alpha Mom Father’s Day Cards & Cupcake Toppers @ Catch My Party Daddy Ties @ The Crafting Chicks Dad’s Stash @ Print Your Party Father’s Day Soda Bottle Covers @ The Idea Room Father’s Day Printables @ Ham & Pea Father’s Day Card Printables @ Sarah Hearts Super Father’s Day @ Piggy Bank Parties Father’s Day Coupons @ Parents We Love Dad Printables @ I Heart Naptime Father’s Day Questionaire @ The Crafting Chicks A Book For Dad @ Eighteen 25     Pin It

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Father’s Day Handprint Tree 2013


You asked for it and now it’s back.  The 2013 Father’s Day Handprint Tree! I sure loved giving this to the grandpa’s and my husband.  Everyone really loved it.  My girls have so much fun getting their hands painted and then stamping them on the page. I think they could do it all day long.  If you want instructions on how to do it, I wrote it all up on 2012’s tree post. I hope that you enjoy it! [wpdm_file id=32] All printables and downloads designed by The Crafting Chicks are for PERSONAL USE ONLY. Please do not alter or claim as your own. This file is not intended for resale, nor are the printed versions of this file. Feel free to link back to www.thecraftingchicks.com if you like our printables, and we’d appreciate a comment if you download.   **The 2014 version can be found here. Pin It

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Father’s Day Tie


Giving Dad a tie for Father’s Day is kind of a no brainer–but this year give him one he’ll never forget! A couple year’s ago, we started the tradition of having the kids help me decorate a tie for my husband. They proudly give it to them Father’s Day morning and love that he puts it on and wears it to church. I think he likes being able to wear it once and then hangs it in his closet with the other Father’s Day ties, and there are no questions asked of where it went, or why he doesn’t use it like so many of the other creations they give him. This one was super easy. We started with a bargain tie. I found this one for $5 (some years Micheal’s sells all white ties just for this), and taped off diagonal stripes using painters tape. The kids painted the lines while I cut out their cute little heads and [Read More…]

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Father’s Day Round-Up: DIY Crafts

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Today’s theme for the Father’s Day Round-Up is DIY Crafts. I know, sometimes it’s hard to think of crafts that the men in our lives would actually want to display at work. 😉 So hopefully this list of ideas from some of our favorite bloggers will help you out in your crafty quest! Father’s Day Round-Up: DIY Crafts #1) Measure Up: Father’s Day Card {The Dating Divas} – Write a cute note to your spouse or father on this special day to let him know he “measures up!” #2) Sculpey Pens {Little Birdie Secrets} – Dads can be hard to craft for, but every dad can use a pen, right? This fun and creative craft gives kids a chance to make something for dad that he’ll actually use! #3) A 2×4 We Love Daddy Photo Stand {How Does She?} – The perfect desktop frame to remind him how much he is loved! #4) Father’s Day Magnet Board {WhipperBerry} – A [Read More…]

Father’s Day Round-Up: Quick & Easy Ideas

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Hey, we’re back again with even MORE fun ideas for Father’s Day! If you are running out of time and need to come up with something FABULOUS for Father’s Day, this is the post for you because this is the “Quick & Easy” section! These ideas should take you 15 minutes or less to prepare. The only problem? Choosing which one you want to do. Take a look! Father’s Day Round-Up: Quick & Easy Ideas #1) Framed Father’s Day Quote {Somewhat Simple} – Darling and sooooo easy!! It doesn’t get any easier than this! Print directly from the computer or use some vinyl to stick on the glass with scrapbook paper behind it. Simple and sweet. #2) Money Shirt For Your Guy {HowDoesShe?} – A new way to give him some “man cash” to show how much you love him: An Origami Man Shirt #3) Homemade M&M Dispenser {The Dating Divas} – If the father of the house LOVES M&M’s [Read More…]

Father’s Day Round-Up: Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is coming up in just a few days, so we are excited to be part of a Father’s Day Round-up organized by The Dating Divas! Over the next few days we’ll be sharing tons of creative ideas from us and our blogging friends to help you celebrate the special DADS in your life. There is so much to choose from, and if you like an idea click on the title. It’s that easy! FATHER’S DAY ROUND-UP: GIFT IDEAS #1) Spouse Subway Art {The Dating Divas} – Custom-make a subway art piece based ON your husband! This free site we found will help you do just that! #2) Luggage Handle Cover {Little Birdie Secrets} – A great “manly” gift for the guy who travels! This luggage handle cover is a quick and easy project, but one that will surely be appreciated by the dad in your life. Not only does it make his luggage handle more comfortable when lugging [Read More…]

Father’s Day Gift Idea: For the Geek


Am I the only one who has a hard time crafting up a gift for dads? Seriously, I love to give a handmade gift–but also try to give something they’ll like and those two don’t always go together when it comes to dads. They’re not really into the cutesy stuff like moms are. It’s not very often my husband gets excited about using supplies from my craft room! So I knew this was a success when I suggested it as a Christmas gift for my husband’s boss, and the husband was on board. And then he made more to give to co-workers and his dad. It’s a welcome mat, but instead of putting an initial or last name it uses the GPS coordinates to the front door. Let’s get our geek on: To find the GPS coordinates you can either sneak up to their doorstep with a GPS unit, or using Google Earth you can locate the house and the [Read More…]

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Father’s Day Hand-print Tree Free Printable

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If you’ve followed this blog for a while you know I am a huge fan of using my kids hand-prints to make gifts and keepsakes.  I saw something similar to this on Pinterest and knew that I wanted to make it. I used one of Crystal Wilkerson’s trees from her Funky Fresh Forest Stickers with the leaves removed. Then I put some green paint on my girl’s hands and had them stamp the tree.  Super cute, super easy. Here’s your chance for a fun Father’s Day gift.  Just print this out.  I sent mine to Sam’s Club photo as an 11×14, (which is the size I’ve made the printable).  This way you will have nice spacing for the hand-prints.  Make sure that you turn off the auto color correct.  Your tree will turn out black instead of brown if you don’t.  Guess who forgot to do it?  Yup, I did.  But they were nice enough to fix my mistake. Here’s the [Read More…]

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{Father’s Day Questionnaire & Free Printable}

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Since the Mother’s Day questionnaire was a huge hit…I couldn’t leave out the guys in our lives right?!  So today I am sharing the “Father’s Day” version of the questionnaire with you today.  One for dad & one for grandpa!   EDIT** This link will download a PDF (Personal Use only Please)   Pin It

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