Father’s Day Guide: Card Prints, Sample Messages, and Gift Ideas

Father’s Day guide: card prints, sample messages, and gift ideas.

Father's Day guide for everyone

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With Father’s Day quickly approaching on our calendars, it’s crunch time for card-making and gift-giving. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, we’ve got you covered. Keep reading for printable cards, sample messages, and present ideas for every kind of dad.

Printable cards

Trying to avoid yet another trip to the store? These printable cards from FTD will save you the trouble. Simply download the cards and print the one that fits each father figure in your life.


Father's Day guide for everyone


Sample messages

Once you’ve printed your cards, it’s time to write a little something. If you’re struggling to find the words, keep reading for sample notes for different kinds of father figures.

For your dad

He’s been there through it all, so summing up your appreciation in a short letter is tough. Here are some possible messages:

  • “I’m so proud to be your kid.”
  • “You’ve been by my side through it all, and I can’t thank you enough.”
  • “I’m so grateful for all the sacrifices you’ve made for me.”
  • “I’m so lucky to have grown up with a father like you.”
  • “I’m so grateful for all the memories we’ve shared, and I can’t wait for more.”

For your grandpa

You might be used to hearing wise words from your grandpa, but now it’s your turn to give him a message. Consider these ideas:

  • “I’m so lucky to have a grandfather like you.”
  • “I’m forever grateful for everything you’ve taught me over the years.”
  • “I can only hope to be half the person you are.”
  • “Thank you so much for everything you’ve done for me and for this family.”
  • “I hope your Father’s Day is filled with love, appreciation, and a whole lot of desserts. You deserve it!”

For your partner

This Father’s Day, be sure to show appreciation for the husband or partner who helps you raise the kids. Here are some messages you can use:

  • “I’m so grateful for you every day.”
  • “Happy Father’s Day to the best dad and the love of my life.”
  • “I’m so thankful to have you in my life.”
  • “Our family is so lucky to have you.”
  • “Thank you for being the best father and the best partner.” 

Gift ideas

Now that your cards are ready to go, it’s time to look into presents. There are all kinds of Father’s Day gift ideas out there, but here is a handful of them:

  • Snack basket: Gather all of his favorite treats and put together his dream selection of goodies.
  • Wine tasting: For the wine guys, a trip to a nearby vineyard or wine-tasting joint is the perfect present.
  • Customized apron: If he loves to cook, a personalized apron adds a personal touch to his favorite hobby.
  • License plate holder: Whether you buy one with his favorite sports team or a “Best Dad Ever” message, he’ll love this car accessory. 
  • New plant: For dads who love to do yard work, a new plant or flower is an ideal gift.

After reading this guide, hopefully, you have all the cards, messages, and gifts you need for Father’s Day. Looking for even more ideas? Check out this post to discover additional ways to celebrate the dads in your life this year.

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