On the hunt for Christmas presents for a friend? Surprise your husband or your friends not only with these creative gifts, but also with your thoughtful and craftsmanlike skills!
Christmas gifts for the friend you can make yourself
1. Cute DIY framed wall art
Here’s an inspiration for a Christmas gift that reminds him how much he means to you. With some basic Word know-how, you can easily pull through this straightforward craft.
2. 7 days of love
Here’s a creative use of a Monday-Sunday pills box: Give him seven days of love with some sweet treats and love notes for your sweetheart! A bit cheesy, but hey, we’re all in love with fools.
3. DIY stenciled T-shirt
Customize a simple t-shirt for a Christmas present for your friend. Try your favorite quote, a special message or your initials!
4. 12 months pre-planned date nights
5. DIY love vouchers
This DIY gift book full of great ideas will be a hit with every man! Get the free prints here.
6. DIY carved with initial candle
Carving initials on a tree are so old school! How about carving your initials on a candle? It’s so easy, a cuticle remover would work well! See tutorial here
7. Secret Love Notes – Pillowcase
Imagine your husband wake up next to this one? What do you think would be his reaction? This cute heart bag on a pillow is a charming way to bring love letters!
8. DIY Fingerprint Heart Mug
Take it from your mom, your friend will love this simple pleasure that looks more than you might think. Your own thumbprint makes this mug. Add some sweet treats to help in his office.
9. Lipstick art
Hit away to create this sweet personalized lipstick art for your friend! I bet he’ll be proud to let that hang in his room.
10. A kiss in your paperback
Make your own paperback book where you’ll kiss if you blow him! He will absolutely love this unique DIY gift.
11. Mason Jar Matchbox
This DIY Mason Jar Matchstick Dispenser is ideal for candles during romantic dinners! It is a DIY mason jar gift that a man would appreciate.
12. Sweets in the glass
This sweet jar of sugary treats saying “We love you to pieces!” Will definitely put a smile on his face. It’s one of the DIY Christmas gifts, because at the last minute you can start in no time!
13. “I love you because …” DIY Message Board
This is the perfect way to show that the guy is valued for everything he does – no matter how little. This is a simple DIY project that comes with a freely printable note, but you must specify the rest of the message.
14. Crochet wrap bracelet with button
These bracelets for DIY bracelets are so cute with endless choices of colors and buttons! Feel free to decide which one is best for the taste of your friend.
15. Sticks’ n Stones
Here’s a perfect and reasonably priced rustic DIY gift that will warm the heart of your outdoor man. You need to keep your eyes open to look for the perfect stick and stone.
16. Chocolate bar card
Get creative and sweet with chocolate bars in this unique Christmas card idea for your friend! With this DIY gift idea, he will laugh and be impressed by your sweetness and creativity.
17. DIY picture frame picture strip
Create your own photo booth picture strip with the best pictures of you and your sweetheart! Or you can use this chic Christmas Magnet idea with the same pictures for your friend as well.
18th wall art scrabble
Surprise your friend with this Scrabble tile art that always reminds him of your feelings for him. It would be perfect if you and your friend have something for board games, especially Scrabble.
19. Homemade ties
Your husband will be thrilled with these DIY ties, and they are so easy to do. It comes with a free sample. With your basic sewing skills you can achieve this with flying colors!
20. Comic books for DIY coasters
Is your friend a comic fan? These DIY comic book coasters will surely be a winner with this lot. He will also love his fantastic vintage look!
21. Zen Garden
This is the coolest gift for a man who has a desk or office job – a Zen garden on a budget! A soothing activity for your husband makes you a most thoughtful friend of all time.
22. Cement planters
Do you have a gardener? These cement planters with an amazing organic feel will make his day! But whether your guy has gardens or not, a green thing is a sight for his sore eyes in the office.