Buying a gift for a man can be tricky. You don’t want to get him a tool set, because you don’t know what kind of tools he needs. And he doesn’t want flowers. Sure, your presence can be your present, but honestly, I can’t even type that with a straight face. So don’t be the gift. Be the change you want to see in the world, but don’t be your dad’s or your man’s gift. Instead, go with one of these 20 Handmade Gifts For Men.
This Handmade Gifts For Men list is just one of the gift guides we have on Drugstore Divas in hopes of making your shopping life so much easier.
Be sure to check out Drugstore Divas’ Holiday Gift Guide for all of our shopping guides.
20 Handmade Gifts For Men
This list is filled with really homemade gifts for men. But, honestly, I get it. You might not be the craftiest of crafters. Or maybe you just don’t have time to make one of these handmade gifts for him. Or maybe you don’t know how to use hand tools. That’s fine too.
We don’t judge here.
So, I made this post really easy for you. I’m posting a link to the DIY tutorial for each project so you can make it … but then I’m posting a link to a similar already made item you can just order online. So, you can get a similar gift for dad without worrying about hot gluing your fingers together.
DIY Comic Book Coasters
If dad likes comic books, these DIY Comic Book Coasters are perfect for him. Just check with him before you potentially pull apart one of his favorite comic books.
X-Shaped DIY Wooden Magazine Holder
You do need a few power tools to make this X-Shaped DIY Wooden Magazine Holder, but you really only need to cut out two small pieces to make this.
DIY Travel Humidor
If the man you’re shopping for likes cigars, he probably likes taking them on vacation with him. That’s where a travel humidor comes in handy. Make him one and purchase a bunch of cigars to fill it with.
DIY Lawn Dice
We love spending time outdoors, playing games. It’s just a great way to be together. So definitely make dad these DIY Yard Dice. Then play a game of Yardzee or, Pete’s fave, cee-lo.
What man doesn’t want snacks? None I know. And what man wants flowers? None I know. So skip the bouquet and get him a broquet — basically snacks in the shape of a bouquet. Just, maybe, don’t call your man bro.
Paint Pour Coasters
Your man will love these paint pour coasters because they look so cool. And you will love them because that means you won’t have to worry about you coffee table getting ruined. Everyone’s happy.
DIY Funny Bathroom Sign
Men like bathroom humor. I mean, really, they’re just overgrown boys, right? So your man will absolutely love this DIY funny bathroom sign. And if you’re lucky, you will love it too and hang it in the bathroom for everyone to see. It’s like having your artwork hung on the fridge when you were a kid … but better.
DIY Painted Patriotic Coasters
If the man you’re gifting likes America, these DIY Painted Patriotic Coasters are perfect. They’re really easy to make and quick to dry, so they’re a great last minute DIY gift idea.
DIY Baseball Pencil Holder Craft
If your man is into baseball, this DIY Baseball Pencil Holder Craft is a really cute and easy craft to make for his office (or his home office).
DIY Rustic Scrap Wood Snowman
You’ll need a little bit of power tools skill and a little bit of lumber to make this DIY Rustic Scrap Wood Snowman for your man, but it’s such a cute craft, so it’s so worth the effort.
DIY Giant Beer Pong Game Tutorial
If the man in your life loves hanging out at home and playing games, this DIY Giant Beer Pong Game Tutorial is perfect. There are rules in the post too, just in case you’ve never played beer pong before.
DIY Wooden Serving Tray
If your man loves cooking, especially on the grill, a serving tray is a must. You can buy one, or you can make one with some scrap wood using this DIY Wooden Serving Tray tutorial.
DIY Birthday Lollipop Tower
Don’t mind that this is a DIY Birthday Lollipop Tower. You can scratch the “birthday” portion, change the card up top, and give this to your man for the holidays.
DIY No. 2 Pencil Mason Jar Pencil Holder
If your man is a teacher, or an architect, or has any job that requires pencils, this DIY No. 2 Pencil Mason Jar Pencil Holder is a great homemade craft to make for him.
DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set
If your man is a chemistry teacher, or just likes science, this DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set is a really fun homemade gift idea for him.
DIY Starbucks Coffee Cup Gift Card Holder
Sometimes, a gift card is the best gift you can give. But just handing your man is a gift card is pretty boring. Instead, you can easily turn a cup from the coffeeshop into a gift card holder.
Homemade Chocolate Covered Oreo Baseballs
It’s not baseball season, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make these Homemade Chocolate Covered Oreo Baseballs. They’re a lot easier to make than you think and taste incredible.
DIY Terra Cotta Lighthouse
Decorate the outside of your man’s house by making him this DIY Terra Cotta Lighthouse for Christmas. You can paint it to match his home as well.
DIY But First, Coffee Mug
If you’re looking for a gift for a coffee lover, look no further than this DIY But First, Coffee Mug. It’s easy to make at home. The post has a stencil for the words in it, but you could really just write whatever you want on the mug.
Homemade Football Flatware Holder
If your man likes football and football parties, this Homemade Football Flatware Holder is a great homemade gift and one of the easiest homemade gifts for guys on this list.
Purchase Gifts For Men:
This homemade gifts for him list is filled with our favorite gifts for men. But maybe you don’t want to try to make something. It’s okay. I get it.
If you want to just shop, there are great gifts for men (like the Personalized Dock Station above) at the following shops below:
Be mindful of shipping minimums you might need to hit for free shipping. You can also choose instore or curbside pickup to avoid shipping charges as well.
Which of these handmade gifts for men are you making this year?