We have the Perfect Idea for a DIY Dad Birthday Card!

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Looking for the perfect Dad Birthday card idea? Look no further! We have a great idea that will surprise and delight Dad on his special day. Instead of giving him a standard greeting card, why not give him a homemade framed card? This will catch him off guard and make his day extra special.

This card idea will work perfectly for either his birthday or for Father’s Day. We have put together a step-by-step guide on how to create this unique card, so read on for all the details!

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Supplies needed to make this Dad Birthday Card or Father’s Day Card

Camera or phone with a camera

Blank poster board or bulletin board

Craft Puzzle Pieces

5 x 7 flat picture frame (or a flat picture frame with a matted area measuring 5×7 – we used a black frame, but white or any color would also look great)

Hot glue

Hot glue gun

Markers, crayons, or paint (for decorating the puzzle pieces)

Instructions for how to make a DIY Framed Dad Birthday Card

There are so many reasons why making your dad a homemade card is such a special gesture. For one, it shows that you care enough to take the time to create something specifically for him. It also allows you to express your feelings in a creative and personal way. Homemade cards are always more thoughtful than store-bought ones, and they often become cherished keepsakes.

If you’re not sure what to say in the card, think about what your dad loves most and use that as inspiration for your card. Whether it’s a simple message of love or a funny inside joke, he’s sure to appreciate the effort you’ve put into making him feel special.

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Take a picture of your children holding a blank poster board or bulletin board and save it to your computer or picture file.

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Go to Picmonkey.com and click on “create new” from “blank canvas.” Scroll down to “print sizes” and select 7×5.

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Upload the photo and adjust the size to fit the template.

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Navigate to your favorite photo printing service (like Walgreens Photo) and upload the photo to print. Or, use your printer and print on photo paper.

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Change the name of the file to something you will remember and click to download.

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Add a text box from the sidebar. Drag the text box to fit over the blank bulletin board. Place your desired text into the text box and change the font, size, and color/s as desired.

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To create the frame: Ask children to decorate the puzzle pieces as desired.

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Using hot glue, attach the photo pieces to the frame, making sure the frame can stand without balancing on the pieces. Allow to dry completely.

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Place the photo in the frame and it’s ready to gift.

What to write on a birthday or Father’s Day card for Dad?

Birthdays are always a special occasion, but they can be especially meaningful when celebrating the life of a father. After all, fathers play an important role in our lives, providing love, support, and guidance. When it comes time to write a birthday card for Dad, there are many ways to say “Happy Birthday” or “Happy Father’s Day.” Here are just a few examples:

-I’m so grateful for everything you’ve done for me, and I wish you all the happiness in the world on your special day.
-Thank you for being the best dad I could ask for. I hope you have a wonderful birthday.
-You’re always there for me when I need you, and I know that I can always count on you. Thanks for being such a great dad, and have a happy birthday!
-Wishing you a birthday that’s as wonderful as you are, Dad. Happy birthday!
-Thank you for everything, Dad. I hope your birthday is as special as you are to me.
These are just a few examples of things you could say in a dad birthday card. Whatever words you choose, simply conveying your love and appreciation will fill him with happiness on his big day.

This is a creative and unique card for a dad that would be perfect for Father’s Day, Birthday, or even for a Grandad gift. If you enjoyed this idea, let us know in the comments!

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