Finding the right words for a Father's Day card can make all the difference! There are many places to find interesting sentiments for handmade cards. If you are looking for something a little different this year then take a look at some of the ideas below. From traditional quotations to a few lyrics from a song, there are ideas for words for Father's Day cards here for all tastes.
Ideas for Incorporating Words into Father's Day Projects
There are many ways of incorporating your chosen words into a Father's Day card.
See How to Add Sentiments to Cards for more information. Suitable words can also be used as inspiration for a card design. This can be a great way to get ideas for a design.
Interesting words and sentiments can also be used to create interesting gifts. Choose a selection of words and sentiments to add to a calendar or notebook, for instance, for an extremely thoughtful and personal gift.
Poems for Father's Day Cards
Poems can range from a few well considered words through to lengthy poetic verses. Poems can be a great way to add a heart felt greeting or sentiment to a Father's Day card. There are poems that are thoughtful and reflective as well as amusing and funny poems. Pick a poem that says what you want to convey and that also complements the theme of your Father's Day card.
Excellent Father's Day poems and poetry can be found at the following websites:
- About.com Poetry
- Poems for Free – non commercial use only
- Donna's Holiday Sentiments-Father's day poems – note copyright, for non-commercial work only
- Can Teach– special poems to go with gifts
Father's Day Proverbs
A suitable proverb can be a good alternative to poems or quotations for use in handmade Father's Day cards.
Proverbs are typically shorter than poems and are therefore perfect for using in cards where space is limited. A proverb can also be used as part of the card design.
Father's Day proverbs can be found on the following websites:
- The Holiday Spot
- Phrases – an extensive list of English proverbs, not all Father's Day related but offering plenty to inspire
- Creative Proverbs – a range of father related proverbs from different cultures
Father's Day Quotations
Quotations make a great addition to handmade cards of all types. There are a wide range of quotations that are suitable for using in Father's Day cards. These Father's Day quotations are suitable for cards of all types.
Father's Day quotations can be found at the following websites:
- About.com Quotations – a wide range of quotations suitable for Father's Day
- Quote Garden
- Think Exist
- Think Exist – quotations about fathers and daughters
Father's Day Lyrics
An alternative to traditional greetings or sentiments is to use a lyric or two from dad's favorite band.
This is easier than it might first appear as there are a number of websites that have searchable databases that include lyrics from a wide variety of musical genres.
- About.com Music Ed – lyrics and downloadable music sheets if you fancy being really creative!
- About.com Top 40 – a list of lyric websites which have been rated and reviewed
- Lyrics Directory – lyrics for a wide range of songs, both old and new
- Lyrics.doheath – searchable database of lyrics
Humorous Father's Day Quotes and Sentiments
If your father is the type to roll his eyes at sentimental quotes, then how about using some humorous words in a Father's Day card. These can make an interesting alternative to traditional Father's Day sentiments.
Sites that offer a range of humorous Father's Day words include:
- Activity Village – jokes that are suitable for kids
- Basic Jokes – clean jokes about fathers
- Cybersalt – click on a face for a clean father related joke
Other Ideas for Father's Day Cards
Here are some different ideas for Father's Day cards:
- Poems for Free (stories) – these free Father's Day stories could provide the inspiration for a stamping project
- Rhymes – there are a wide range of traditional nursery rhymes on this site – do you remember a favorite from childhood? If so, why not create a Father's Day card based on one of these?
- About.com Puzzles – there are lots of puzzles here that can be used to bring something a little different to a Father's Day card or even used to create an unusual Father's Day gift
More Sentiments, Words and Sayings for Father's Day
Here are more websites with an eclectic mix of sentiments, sayings and poems that are perfect for Father's Day:
- Inkstains With Roni – an extensive range of words for Father's Day cards
- Ancestry – a wide range of homely poems and sentiments
- Indobase – famous sayings
- Indobase – Father's Day trivia which could be used to create a quiz to attach to a handmade card
- Verses4Cards – a wide range of verses, poems and quotes
- Making Greeting Cards – lots of poems and sayings that are ideal for Father's Day cards
- About.com Christianity- quotations from the bible
See Father's Day Rubber Stamping for ideas for rubber stamping for Father's Day.
Father's Day Craft Ideas from About.com
- Father's Day Craft Projects - from Family Crafts
- Make Gifts for Father's Day - from DIY Fashion
- Father's Day Knitting - from Knitting
- Father's Day Cross Stitch - patterns from Cross Stitch
- Decorate Altoids Tins - from Minatures