10 Fantastic Gift Ideas for the Boss

These gift ideas for boss are so cool that they are sure to impress your boss even though they are homemade.  These fantastic homemade gift tutorials include boss gift ideas, gifts for adults 50+, gifts for adults 25 – 50, boyfriends, as well as gifts to make for men.

As always, the Tip Junkie Homemade Gifts site has hundreds of pictured tutorials with free patterns for things to make for men to Make, so you can always search there if you’re looking for something specific. {wink}

Gift Ideas for Boss

Gifts for Boss

1.  DIY Monogrammed Mug ~ Using a ceramic pen, it’s easy to create your own customized monogrammed mugs.  This would also be a fun activity for kids to decorate a mug for grandparents or teachers.

DIY Mug Cozy

2.  Felt Mug Cozy ~ Move over classic coffee cup, Megan of Not Martha has given a spectacular spin to the always lovable –and giftable– mug. These colorful can’t take-our-eyes-off-them felt sleeves make sipping hot cocoa that much more delicious.

DIY Business Card Wallet
3.  Business Card Wallet ~ These handmade business card holders are cute and functional.  Perfect for the business man or woman.

Boss Gift Idea

DIY Vanilla Extract

4.  Homemade Vanilla Extract ~ If you’re looking for an easy, affordable and rewarding homemade holiday gift for friends, family co-workers or boss, whipping up a batch of your own vanilla extract is the perfect solution! After all, with lots of holiday baking on the horizon, vanilla extract will be a welcome (and delicious) homemade gift.

Homemade Fudge Recipe
5.  Homemade Fudge ~ Fudge is a holiday staple and this recipe for traditional fudge is tried and true and perfect for gift giving!

Gifts for Boss

6.  Raw Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles ~ Just like a Ferrero Rocher, but even better, you know the ingredients are pure and simple without unwanted additives and excessive bad sugars.  They are made with raw cacao powder and can be highly addictive! {snicker}

Homemade Hot Cocoa & Marshmallows

7.  DIY Hot Cocoa and Marshmallow Labels ~ Here’s a step-by-step tutorial for making your very own hot cocoa mix and marshmallows! Recipes and photos show exactly how it’s done, plus we have printable labels to help package it all up into a great looking gift—perfect for neighbors, co-workers, boss and your holiday party hostess.

DIY Wine Bag

8.  No Sew Felt Wine Bag ~ With the holiday season upon us and lots of fabulous parties to attend – here is a simple and quick way to dress up a bottle of wine for the hostess! {Seriously – you can make this in just a few minutes while ironing your party outfit and pick up a bottle of bubbly on your way to the get-together}

Gifts for Boss
9.  DIY Zen Garden {Tutorial} ~ Here is a fun gift for men, boss or for a co-worker.  Perfect for a birthday or Father’s Day gift, it might be fun to also accompany it with some new desk supplies.

DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrub

10.  Peppermint Sugar Scrub {free printable tag} ~ Peppermint Sugar Scrubs are easy to make, package adorably and are good for your skin! Plus, they are the perfect holiday homemade gift! Here’s an easy-peasy, Peppermint sugar scrub recipe (with a FREE printable tag) that’s perfect for gift giving this holiday season!

More Gift Ideas for Boss


If you love these holiday crafts and gifts – then you’ll find  THOUSANDS more just as creative over on the Tip Junkie Homemade Gifts , Free Patterns & Christmas site!

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