10 cards to craft for Dad

After a special card design to surprise the patriarch of your family? We've found ten all-occasion cards to treat any kind of dad… From decorative to minimalist, or extreme handyman, we've got you covered!

If your dad is always the one taking the pictures, make him the focus with this vintage camera card, complete with space for family photos on pull-out film strips!

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This nautical-themed notelet is perfect to commemorate all those days spent at the beach with Dad, bringing back those precious memories.

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Go bold with this mini-booklet. It's a classic but statement card, and will look great on the mantlepice for any occasion.

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Mr Smith's Workshop is the perfect collection for Dad: rustic and metallic but also fun and diverse. This pop-up card is just one example of what you could create with the collection.

How-to here

This rocking cassette tape creation is sure to bring back a little musical nostalgia… He's guaranteed to want this in his collection.

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Use the dinky Mr Smith's tool charms for this simple but equally-handy notelet, thanking Dad for all those odd jobs he does to help.

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Move mountains for Dad with this chevron-detailed landscape greeting, using textured cardstock and vintage brads.

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Does your dad always forget his wallet? He'll never forget this card, made using Mr Smith's papers and decoupage.

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This show-stopping creation will be just the thing to get Dad away from pottering in the shed, using rustic cardstock to build texture.

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Celebrate a special age with this geometric card, complete with layered balloons and sweet sentiment.

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For more free projects and inspiration, make sure to keep an eye on the docrafts team inspiration page or on our community gallery, where lots of projects are uploaded daily for all craft abilities and specialities.

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1. Project and how-to instructions by Julie Hole. Project originally published in the May issue (70) of docrafts Creativity  magazine. 2. Project, how-to instructions and photography by PDT member Kieron Franklyn. 3. Project, how-to instructions and photography by PDT member Camila Bertolini. 4. Project, how-to instructions and photography by PDT member Kieron Franklyn. 5. Project and how-to instructions by Sarah Gane. Project originally published in the February issue (67) of docrafts Creativity magazine. 6. Project, how-to instructions and photography by PDT member Julie Wilson. 7. Project, how-to instructions and photography by PDT member Camila Bertolini. 8. Project and how-to instructions by Sarah Jackman Read. Project originally published in the May issue (70) of docrafts Creativity magazine. 9. Project and how-to instructions by PDT member Mags Woodcock. 10. Project and how-to instructions by Jo Boland. Project originally published in the May issue (70) of docrafts Creativity magazine.


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