17 Best Holiday Gifts to Make for Men


What to make for men this year for Christmas presents is no longer the question! {I’ve got you 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, photo album, coffee cozy, flask sleeve, laptop case, remote control caddy, leather cuff, pajamas and shaving cream.

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

Best Gift Ideas

Best Men's Gift Ideas

1.  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.

Repurposed Ties

2.  Recycled Tie Photo Album ~ Repurpose old ties into photo albums.  Not only will they hold precious photographed memories, but also memories of when they wore a particular tie.

Crafts with Ties

3.  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!

Handlebar Mustache

4.  DIY Mustache Glass ~ These etched mustache glasses are too cute!  You can purchase a stencil or make your own with a die cut machine.  You’ll love the personal touch.

No-Sew Leather & Wool Flask Sleeve

5.  No-Sew Leather & Wool Flask Sleeve ~ This leather and wool flask sleeve is a perfect gift for the favorite man in your life, father or grandfather.  It would also be great as a groomsmen gift.  The best part is that it’s a no-sew project.
Monogrammed Cuff Link Tutorial

6.  Monogrammed Cuff Link Tutorial ~  Turn a pair of thrift store cuff links into a personalized, monogram set for Dad this fathers day.

Old Neck Tie Crafts

7.  Necktie Camera Strap ~ If your dad loves to take pictures then this is a great hip alternative to the black nylon strap his camera came with.

Catalog of Love

8.  DIY Catalog of Love ~ Inspired by library catalog cards, this homemade gift replaces book numbers with important dates the relationship, book titles with “chapters” of life together, and publisher locations with places that are important to the recipient. The best part?  Memories can be added  to the library card box.

What to Make for Men

Laptop Cover

9.  Leather Laptop or Tablet Case DIY ~ 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!

How To Make a Remote Caddy

10.  How To Make a Remote Caddy ~ Here is to wishing the new homeowners never lose their TV remote.  This detailed sewing tutorial will show you how to make a remote caddy to help that dream become a reality.

Gifts for Men

11.  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!

Scrub for Men

12.  A DIY Scrub for The Men {Body Scrubs} ~ Looking for a Christmas or Birthday gift for the man in your life? This scrub was created with the man in mind. Made with pepper and mint to give it a scent that is a bit more manly. Make it, put it in a jar, wrap it up and you have a great way to pamper him!

Jumbo Tape Dispenser Tutorial

13.  Jumbo Tape Dispenser Tutorial ~ I think this is hysterical and couldn’t help but show it to you.  This is a quick tutorial on how to make a jumbo tape dispenser for Dad.

Firewood carrier

14.  Firewood Tote ~ This firewood tote sews up super quick, and will make carrying wood to your fireplace a whole lot easier.  It comes with a free downloadable PDF file so there’s no guess work involved.  Fabulous!


15.  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!

Bicycle Frame Lunch Bag

16.  Bicycle Frame Lunch Bag ~ This is the perfect gift for the man who has everything and likes to cycle.  Now he’ll be able to bring his lunch and not have to worry about a place to stash it while he’s riding.

Gifts for Men

17.  Leather Cuff {diy} ~ This cool snap leather cuff is perfect for the boys and men in your life. It’s easy to make, durable and versatile. All you need is a scrap of leather fabric, snaps and tools. It would make a great Father’s Day gift, birthday gift and Christmas gift!

Things to Make and Do:

Thanks Ladies. I just adore these homemade gift ideas! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {knuckle bumps}

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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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If you love these homemade tutorials– then you’ll find a THOUSAND more just as creative over on the Tip Junkie Christmas and Homemade Gifts site!


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