15 Best Gift Ideas to Make for Men


What to make for men this year for Christmas presents is no longer the question! {I’ve got your back}  Here are the best gift ideas to make for your adult son, boyfriend, husband, Dad, father-in-law, or significant other!  These home made gifts are perfect for men and include pictured tutorials for a leather journal, necktie zip pouch, coffee cozy, laptop case, cord roll, bucket tote for tools, keychain, pajamas and shaving cream.

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Laptop Sleeve Tutorial

1.  Laptop Sleeve Tutorial ~ Looking for a fashionable yet inexpensive laptop or tablet case, why not make your own? With this tutorial you’’ll learn how to take a piece of leather material and turn it into a stylish way to transport your device!

DIY Leather Cord Roll

2.  DIY Leather Cord Roll ~ Help keep the man in your life organized with this leather cord roll.  No sewing is necessary so anyone can make it!

Bucket Tote for Tools

3.  Bucket Tote for Tools ~ Using heavy canvas or twill you can sew him a heavy duty tool organizer that slips over a 5 gallon bucket.

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4.  DIY Leather Journal {gifts for men} ~ Take a boring journal and turn it into something unique and fabulous! Wrap it in leather and personalize it with their name or initials. The leather gives it a masculine touch making it perfect for gift giving, or chronicling your own adventures.

Necktie Zip Pouch

5.  Necktie Zip Pouch ~ Repurpose old neckties into a zip pouch.  Not only will they hold precious items, but also memories of when they wore a particular tie.

DIY Gold Leaf Cuff Links

6.  DIY Gold Leaf Cuff Links ~ Make a set of gold leaf cuff links with oven bake clay, gold leaf flakes and cuff link blanks.

Crafts with Ties

7.  Monogrammed Necktie Coffee Cuff ~ Make a monogrammed coffee cozy for that special man in your life.  It’s an inexpensive and thoughtful Christmas gift.  When Dad’s at work he can warm his hand and his heart every time he takes a sip!

Paracord Survival Keychain

8.  Paracord Survival Keychain ~ Here is a great pictured tutorial where you’’ll learn how to create paracord keychains. An easy project that is perfect for kids. Great for an indoor activity on cold rainy days this winter! Plus, they are a cute accessory for keys!

What to Make for Men

Rum Spice Aftershave

9.  Rum Spice Aftershave ~ Keep him wonderfully scented with this amazing after shave made from leftover rum and orange peels.

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10.  Rosemary Mint Shave Cream {gifts for men} ~ Pamper dad or your significant other with this amazing Rosemary Mint Shave Cream. It combines shea butter and coconut oil leaving their skin extra smooth and moisturized. It’s a practical gift he can continue to enjoy. How cool!

Homemade Leather Balm {recipe how to}

11.  Homemade Leather Balm {recipe how to} ~ This homemade leather balm is the perfect gift for men and women. It will help with the every day care as well as weatherproofing for leather boots. It’s a mixture of cocoa butter, beeswax and almond oil. You could also dilute it for a luxurious body balm.


12.  Homemade PJ’s ~ This tutorial shows how to make PJ bottoms for the whole family, but you can start out with a pair for dad.  I love the idea of picking out just the right fabric for him!

Stadium Blanket Tote

13.  Stadium Blanket Tote ~ A heavy wool blanket and canvas bag all rolled into one.  Perfect for keeping him warm.  When he’s done with it he can roll it up and be on his way.

Tripod Camping Stool {how-to}

14.  Tripod Camping Stool {how-to} ~ Build dad a modern tripod folding camping stool for Father’s Day, his birthday or even for Grandparent’s Day. It even has a shoulder strap so that it can easily be transported. You can make one using hardwood dowels, leather and other tools.

Industrial Photo Display

15.  Industrial Photo Display ~ If you’re looking for a cool way to frame a picture for dad or grandpa this Industrial Photo Display is perfect.

15 Best Gift Ideas to Make for Men

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We’’re continuing our Christmas in July with more amazing pictured tutorials for homemade gifts, DIY decorating, free printables, and recipes.

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Best Gift Ideas to Make for Men

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