Most of us probably still have a lot of holiday shopping left to do. I always leave the men for last because they’re the hardest to buy gifts for, and I tend to procrastinate. Does he really need another sweater? Do I really want to spend a lot of money on the newest gadget? I’ve learned over the years that making something is the best route to go. Bonus: You can skip the crowds!
However, handmade gifts for guys can be a bit tricky — you want to make something useful but also something he can brag about to his friends. While we’re at it, let’s make it really easy to make (Nobody has time to spend hours crafting!).
Here are our top 5 DIY holiday gifts for the men in your life:
Felt Gadget Case
He may already have the latest gadget, so get him a felt cover to help protect it. If you don’t have basic sewing skills, try this project with fabric glue!
Personalized Bar Set
If your guy loves beer, he’ll get a lot of use out of this personalized bar set. Save time by asking your local home improvement store to cut the wood for you.
Something For His Best Friend
Even though this pet feeding station is technically for his pooch, he will still love that you thought of his best buddy. And how cool does this upcycled wooden crate look?
Homemade S’mores Kit
This gift is a little more involved — especially if you make the chocolate and marshmallows from scratch — but it’ll surely impress him. And maybe he’ll share!
Rustic Seed-Starting Kit
Personal and eye-catching, this seed-starting kit is the perfect gift for a gardener. Plus, you can probably find most of the materials in your home.
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