we totally copied this idea from martha stewart. and it’s something fun the kids could make too.
what you’ll need:
- plastic box (ours are from hobby lobby)
- cardstock/patterned paper
- dad’s favorite snack
- template from martha found HERE
we printed the template onto white cardstock, cut it out and then used it to trace the tie onto red and blue cardstock (or onto patterned paper). then we taped it just under the lid, all the way around. once that was done, we filled the box up with chex mix.
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check out these father’s day ideas we shared last year…
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Susan Crabtree says
Just Rhonda says
cute cute cute!!
Great idea! Where were you when I taught second grade! Oh, you were probably in kindergarten! You have some great ideas here!
what super cute ideas! I think I'm a little old for that for my dad haha…maybe it can be a PART of the gift =)
What a fun idea. Love the neck tie and so perfect for DAD.
Seriously awesome idea! And YES…it is rather easy to copy Martha!!
Mark my words, even though you are giving me plenty of notice, Father's day is going to sneak up on me!
Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 5 post on Jun. 07, 2011. Thanks again.
Mailbox Moments says
Thanks for sharing!
Katie Elizabeth says
more cute fathers day ideas! and great ones! really nice finds.
xo katie elizabeth
Amanda @ Frills and Frolic says
Thank you for sharing your Marth inspired Father's Day box gift.
I included your great idea in a round up of tie-riffic Father's day ideas!
Two Thirty Five Designs says
Oh the ideas going through my head right now…. I am hosting a 'geek squad' party for my son's bday, and am totally digging the paper ties on the jars!!
What a super cute idea!!!