Father's Day DIY Bookmark

Father's Day DIY Bookmark

Father's Day DIY Bookmark
Father's Day DIY Bookmark
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If you have no idea what to get your dad for Father's Day, you could make this adorable yet masculine Father's Day DIY Bookmark. For this easy paper craft, you will make a bookmark out of an over-sized manila shipping tag, decorate it with specific inks and stains, and top it off with a wonderful mustache. You can put your own message on this bookmark template to make it like a Father's Day card if you have other Father's Day craft ideas for gifts, too. You can never go wrong with DIY Father's Day gifts.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueMixed Media

Project or Page SizeCard

Type of Paper UsedCardstock

Difficulty LevelIntermediate

SeasonFather's Day

Materials List

  • Manila cardstock or jumbo tag
  • Distress Stains
  • Distress Inks
  • Archival Inks
  • Stamps
  • Stencils
  • Fiber
  • Black enamel accents
  • Black paint
  • Wet glue


  1. Use Distress Stains to color your base paper; heat set or let dry.

  2. Add ink to tag to fill in uncovered areas.

  3. Add interest with background stamps and stencils.

  4. Stamp main image with jet black Archival Ink on separate paper. Cut out and adhere to base.

  5. Stamp border stamp image and cut into a crown shape.

  6. Adhere fiber with wet glue and attach to base.

  7. Distress and ink edges.

  8. Diecut a mustache or cut one with scissors. Color with paint and attach to base.

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