40+ Craft Ideas for HIM! Ideal for Birthday’s, Father’s Day & Christmas

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Welcome to the Gift Ideas for Him craft round up! There are so many crafts and tutorials out there to delight children, girlfriends, mother’s and sisters and yet, it is always hard to find really good craft ideas for him – either the man in your life or your father or a brother! So I thought it was about time to create a round up dedicated to the (grown up) men in our lives. Be it making gifts for Father’s Day (there are crafts for children to help with too), a birthday or Christmas, these ideas should be relevant all year round!! I do hope you like the selection (they are hard to find!!) and that you are inspired to get crafty for him! Enjoy!

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More wonderful Father’s Day Crafts for Kids here!

 

DIY Gift Ideas for Him for Teens or Grown Ups

diy gifts for him Sew Your Own Tie

Purlbee shows us how to sew a tie. I don’t think I have even thought about attempting to sew a tie – what a great idea! I know The Englishman would enjoy one of these.. Hope he isn’t reading the blog today!x

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diy gifts for him DIY Suspenders

And another one I never really thought about making –  DIY Suspenders! Aren’t these fab? You could make a pair “for dad and for son”… wouldn’t they look cute together?! A really fun idea and such great gift for him for sure! A Beautiful Mess shares her clever how to.

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Guiness Socks

Well.. sometimes, men just get socks. Face it. That is life! In fact The Englishman is so used to getting socks, that he asks where the socks are if he doesn’t get any! I love Pom Pom Emporium’s idea of making normal socks look really fun – with these “Socks in a Glass”. Brilliant.

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diy crafts ideas for fathers day Fleece Socks

Alternatively, don’t buy socks, but MAKE socks – how about these fun fleecy socks – great for cold winter days, hiking or skiing.. or just for being snug and cozy at home. Instructables shares their how to.

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gifts for him Sew Your own PJs

How about making him some PJs? Sew 4 Home made some for ALL the family to enjoy! You really should go and take a peak, they are fabulous!

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diy gifts for fathers day

Super Hero Coasters

Mmmmh, I think I rather like these coasters for myself… but if you have a “for him” gift to make, why not make a batch of these? All you need is to rustle up some lovely old comics! Shared by the Mod Podge Rocks Blog (and yes, Mod Podge really does rock!)

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easy diy gifts for him Map Coasters

Alternatively, take the same idea as the Super Heros and make “Map Coasters”… again an idea by Mod Podge Rocks Blog. Adapt it any which way it suits you!

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homemade gifts for men Make a Zen Garden

Now for something completely different -a  mini Zen garden!!  Forget the executive spinning and ball toys, bring in the calming Zen garden. It looks fantastic and I bet would be great to ponder thoughts with in the office.  Curbly shares the how to video. Brilliant.

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homemade gifts for men Etch a Sketch iPad Cover

Oh my, I love love love this ipad cover by Smashed Peas and Carrot – how fun is this Etch a Sketch idea? Not only is it “retro” and “nostalgic”, but you can add a fun message too! Brilliant.

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crafts ideas for him Fleece iPad Cozy

Alternative check out the how to video on Crafty Sanity to make this Fleece iPad cozy. I am sure that this will keep any ipad nice and cozily protected!

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gifts for him Micro Fibre and Denim iphone/ ipod/ phone case

A super quick craft – an iphone case – it will only take about 10-15minutes for you to make – the handy “clever bit”, is that the lining is made from micro fibre cloth, so you can clean your iphone whilst on the go.

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diy present ideas Wallet

How about this cute wallet? Ok, so Noodlehead made it for “her boy”, but I think that this would make  a lovely “for him” gift regardless. Check out the tutorial. Lovely.

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crafts for him Messenger Bag from Trousers

And another great craft from Noodlehead and “officially for the boy”… but why not make it for your other half? A fantastic way to upcycle old trousers. Brilliant.

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homemade gifts for men Peg Board Tool Organizer

Now, I don’t know about The Englishman, but I want this FOR the ENglishman.. not only does it look great, but it would be so nice to get some order into our tool shed… seriously, I need to make one! Martha Steward inspires.

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gifts for him Wine Bottle to Drinking Glass

I ADORE this upcycled craft ideas from over at Scissors and Steam – fabulous way to upcycle old wine bottles and would look really great. I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to make some of these. I need TOOLS.

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homemade gifts for men DIY Monogrammed Mugs

Love love the simplicity of these monogrammed mugs! Don’t they look fantastic? Design Mom gets crafty and shares her how to!

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homemade gifts for him Emergency Car Kit

I think these car kits not only look great, but are a great way to keep all those things in the car in order. Holidash show us how they are made.

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gifts for men Film Candle Holder

Come on… even men like some “romantic light” every so often.. but make it “cool” with these “film candle holders”. Photo Jo Jo shows us how quickly it is to make these!

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gifts for him Bike Brake Clock

Make a cool clock out of an old mechanical parts – this made from a Bicycle break.. but I am sure you can be inspired by the Instructables post and find other cool and “manly” things to make a clock from?

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diy gift crafts for men Vinyl Record Bookends

Remember the Vinyl Bowls I featured in my Recycled Crafts Round up (about 2/3s of the way down the post)? Well how about some Vinyl Book Ends?  I think this is a fantastic idea and looks fabulous… There are lots more ideas on Record Revirginizer, but sadly no instructions – but with  Recycled Crafts Round you may have enough info to experiment yourself?

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gifts for him iPhone Fridgemagnets

Make these cute iphone “App” fridge magnets, or adapt them to add your own little images. So fun and would look great on your fridge… Infarrantly Creative shares their how to.

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gifts for him Terrarium

Maybe the Man in your life enjoys a bit of gardening or greenery? If so, he will really like this DIY Terrarium – it would look great in the office or at home and it is all contained in a jar. Beautiful!

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Father’s Day Gifts made by Kids

Personalide Photo Candle Holder

A super simplw and sweet Father’s Day Gift Idea that kids can  make. Turn your favourite family holiday snaps into this oh so simple to make personalised photo votive for dad!

 

 

crafts for him Lego Artwork

If you can persuade the kids to part with any of the Lego, I LOVE LOVE LOVE this piece of Lego Art.. great for any nostalgic Other Half. Check out Tara’s post on Stick Fingers. I think this cute idea works for a number of different “nostalgic” toys… e.g. you could use toy cars, playmobil, gogos, or scrabble pieces…

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gifts for father Choo Choo Train Massage Shirt

Now is one craft that made me giggle and I KNOW that The Englishman would love this (he really likes the kids walking on his back?!). Repeat Craft Me shares this great Father’s Day gift.. or his Birthday! Fab.

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gifts for him Embroidered Hanky

Love love love these little hankies – get your kids to draw a simple picture and embroider it onto a hanky for father’s day. How adorable are these? I think I want to make some. Great keep sake too! Check out Miles of Sunshine for more info!

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fathers day crafts Photobooth Bookmark

Ok so, this one is labelled “a bookmark for mum” over at Makes & Takes, but I think this is an adorable craft for any parent, grandparent and carer. Makes me want to run out and get some of these photos done. Right now!

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diy gifts for fathers day Photograph Bookmarks

I spotted these FANTASTIC book marks a little while back and “perfect to surprise you all” on this “for him” round up… but alas, since then they appeared on Pinterest, so you may have seen them already. Still. I think they are brilliant! Creative Family Moment shares her idea!

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fathers day craft ideas Footprint Bookmarks

Or make some keepsake footprint bookmarks… make a set for the grandparents too, I am sure they will love them!

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crafts for fathers day Just Because I Love You Book

An adorable little book that you can make with your kids – fill it with drawings, messages and photos and let Daddy know how much you love him. Makes a gorgeous little keepsake too! Liz and her daughter gets crafty over at Me and My Shadow.

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crafts for him Balloon Stressballs

A cute and simple craft idea from Family Education, by Allison McDonald who writes at No Time for Flashcards, they are super duper quick to make, look fun and am sure will come in very very handy!

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gifts for him nostalgic Lego Cufflinks

These are SOOO ridiculously easy you will wonder why you never made them before. I adore the Lego cufflinks and I am sure that men around the world would appreciate them too. Sugar Tart Crafts shares her simple how to, I am sure the kids can help!

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father's day craft ideas Dad Rocks

Make this adorable paper weight. Love the “play on words”. This idea comes from a beautiful blog – Rebecca Cooper. She has wonderful ideas and takes brilliant photos!

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fathers day craft ideas Miniature Helper Tins

A cute way to upcycle old mint tins and make a lovely gift. Design Sponge shares their idea.

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fathers day rafts Stationary Holder

Get crafty and make some pencil and stationary holders as per Here Come The Girls! A nice bit of recycling to boot. Lovely.

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fathers day crafts Tie Bookmark

Aaaa how cute is this snake tie bookmark? Another crafty bit of recycing and a great gift for Dad! Hooray for Domestic Goddesque and her fun craft!

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Father's Day Craft Idea Squash Monster Pencil Holder

Another one from the Domestic Goddesque – upcycle some squash bottles, paint and transform into this very fun pencil holder… Check out the post and you will also find some other little craft ideas to do with your kid for Father’s Day

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gifts for him  Sweet Beer

Once again, I think The Englishman would love this… he is rather partial to some nice sweets, especially marshmallows, so if the children presented him with this he would be happy!  Thrifty Fun shares their idea.

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craft ideas for fathers day Leaf Bowl for Car Keys & Loose Change

I love love love these Autumn Leaf Bowls and they appeared as a guest post a little while ago. And I just love bringing them out again and again, as they are so pretty! The guest author did these at school with a kiln, but we had a go with air drying clay too and it look different but just as lovely. They would be great for car keys and loose change as one Facebook reader reminded me recently!

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Treats for Him

diy gifts for him

Wild Garlic Pesto

Oooh how yummy does this sound – wild garlic pesto – delicious! I love how Liz from Me and My Shadow found the garlic in her local woods – I love foraging and making things for “free”. So this is right up my street! Yummy.

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gifts for him food Homemade Nutella

Ahem, now I know a lady or two would adore this too (ME ME ME!!!) – homemade nutella! How fablous! Check out Leite’s Culinaria for the recipe!
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gifts for him Barbecue Rub

Mmmh, now what man doesn’t love to be in charge at the BBQ – here is a great recipe for “Barbecue Rub” by Real Simple. A perfect gift for him for sure! I am definitely going to give this a go!

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diy gifts for him Heart Sugar Cubes

Ok ok… so these may be for Valentine’s… but still, aren’t they cute? And surely even the toughest of men, likes to be reminded that they are loved?! Cute Food For Kids tells us how to make them! (These would also be ADORABLE at a wedding).

Also love these DIY Mug Ideas, these fab Photo Wood Blocks and Star Wars Ideas….x

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