13 DIY Gift Basket Ideas for Father's Day

Waited until the last minute to get dad a gift? We've got you covered.

fathers day gifts baskets

Make Father's Day gift giving easier than ever this year with one of these DIY baskets. Just fill one of these with dad's favorite things and you have a perfect present, ready to go.

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Darling Doodles Design
For the Dad Your Nuts About

If Dad is a nut lover, this is the package for him. Loaded up with peanut butter, Reese's peanut butter cups, and various kinds of snacking peanuts and mixes, this basket will make Dad go, well, nuts.

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What you'll need: mason jars ($9 for 2, )

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For the Handy Man

The best part about this gift is that the basket looks just like a toolbox. This blogger even offers free downloadable labels to make your gift look just as good as hers.

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What you'll need: assorted card stock ($17, )

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Kitchen Concoctions
For the Grilling Guy

Dad will want to break out the barbecue when he gets this tin filled with grilling supplies and a homemade sweet-and-smoky dry rub.

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What you'll need: grilling tool set ($20, )

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For the Cocktail Drinker

Gather all the materials he'll need to make his favorite drink. This blogger put together a Moscow Mule kit, but you can choose different liquors and ingredients based on what he likes.

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What you'll need: copper mug ($12, )

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For the Baseball Fan

Pack this bucket-turned-baseball with everything he'll need for Game Day at the field: sunscreen, a hat for his favorite team, sunflower seeds, peanuts, and more.

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What you'll need: baseball score book ($10, )

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For the Coffee Addict

If caffeine is an essential part of his mornings, arrange a basket with his favorite coffee blends, then add some dark chocolate, a new mug, or biscotti for a special touch.

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What you'll need: Yeti insulated mug ($25, )

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For the Golfer

Easter grass, golf balls, and a printable flag make for a clever way to present dad with a golf course certificate so he can enjoy his favorite hobby.

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What you'll need: wire basket ($26, )

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For the New Pop

New dads celebrating their first Father's Day (or those who appreciate a good pun) will get a kick out of this pop-themed basket.

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What you'll need: wood basket ($15, )

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Courtesy of Handmade Mood
For Date Night

Surprise him with a gift basket the two of you can enjoy on your next date night at home.

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What you'll need: wood utensils ($3 for 36 pieces. )

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Savvy Saving Couple
For His Bathroom

Pamper him with his favorite skincare or body products, like a special soap, cologne, or new razor.

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What you'll need: Hanes t-shirt (from $3, )

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Andrew McCaul
For the Angler

If Dad spends summers wading streams and winters tying flies, hook his attention with fishing gear, top-shelf spirits, and a spicy homemade breading for his catch.

Present your gifts in this sturdy, vintage fishing creel, which can also serve as a stool in the field. $125; .

Grill it: Ideal for the campfire or the kitchen, Nordicware's two-piece 365 Grill, Steam & Bake Multi-Cooker with vent holes can be used to broil, smoke, or grill whole fish. $35; .

A fine malt: For the man who appreciates the art of passing time, the Macallan Single Malt Highland Scotch Whisky will hit the spot. Although it may be a bit of a splurge, we're partial to the smooth, smoky flavor of the 21-year-old Fine Oak; .

The scoop: To help Dad land the big one this summer, clip this durable, handcrafted, Nylon Net Bag Brodin Net to his fishing vest. $98; .

Made to order: Mix up a spicy cornmeal breading using just a few simple ingredients:

Homemade Spiced Cornmeal Breading Recipe

Combine 1 cup cornmeal, 1 cup bread crumbs, 4 teaspoons sea salt, and 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper. Package in a glass jar and affix a card or label that includes the following instructions: Lightly beat two eggs in a shallow dish. Dip fish fillets in the egg, shake off the excess, then dredge in cornmeal. Pan fry until golden brown. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate. Serve hot with tartar sauce and fresh lemon, if desired.

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Andrew McCaul
For the Pit Master

Enhance the spatula-wielding man's arsenal with grilling tools, oak smoking chips, spice rubs, and an affordable Cabernet Sauvignon from southern Australia.

Wrap up your gifts in a bark-covered bin.

Hot Stuff Grill safely and easily with Oxo's 17-inch-long flame-resistant Silicone Oven Mitt. $14.99;

Cheers McWilliam's Australian Cabernet Sauvignon pairs just as well with a cheeseburger as it does with filet mignon.

Cover Up Wayfair's leather Outset Grill Apron is the perfect armor for a long day at the grill. $36.99; .

Smokin' These wood chips add a smoky, mouthwatering flavor to grilled meats and poultry. $5.95; .

Rub It On Grill, bake or saute with Sugar Maple or Wild Cherry Chipotle rubs, two of Taku's six savory flavors. $8.99 each;

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Andrew McCaul
For His Man Cave

Whether it's poker night or Sunday football, this Dad values leisure time. Give a Netflix subscription, a beer club membership, and a roster of tasty snacks.

Package your gifts in Coleman's Blue Excursion Cooler; .

Chip lover: Turn Dad on to all-natural, kettle-cooked Cape Cod Potato Chips.

Home movies: Netflix delivers DVDs to your door in just one business day. Plans start from $7.99 per month; .

Gourmet snacks: No man can resist Gary West Meats' tender jerky. A four-flavor single serving sampler pack is $44; .

New brews: Let him make his own beer right at home with one of Brooklyn Brewshop's Beer Making Kits, $40; .

Nice and cold: Keep Dad's favorite beverages extra frosty with Bodum's double-walled 12-ounce beer tumblers; .

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