For Boyfriend DIY Crafts

24 DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend

Feature | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend

By Contributor 12 Comments

On the hunt for Christmas gifts for boyfriend? Surprise your man or guy buddies not only with these creative presents, but with your thoughtfulness and DIY crafting skills!

Christmas Gifts for Boyfriend You Can DIY

1. Cute DIY Framed Wall Art

Cute DIY Framed Wall Art | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
DIY Framed Wall Art Photo by Dalloway Place

Here’s an inspiration for a Christmas gift that will remind him how much he means to you. Some basic word art know-how will let you easily pull off this straightforward craft.

2. 7 Days of Love

7 Days of Love | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Seven Days of Love Photo by The Dating Divas

Here’s a creative use of a Monday-Sunday pill box: Give him Seven Days of Love with some sweet treats and love notes for your sweetheart! A little bit cheesy, but hey, we are all fools in love.

3. DIY Stenciled T-Shirt

DIY Stenciled T-Shirt | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
DIY Stenciled T-Shirt Photo by DIY Projects

Customize a plain T-shirt for a Christmas gift for your boyfriend. Try your favorite quote, a special message, or your initials on it!

4. 12 Months of Pre-Planned Date Nights

12 Months of Pre-Planned Date Nights | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
12 Months of Date Nights Photo by The Thinking Closet

Have your 12 monthly dates brainstormed in no time with this cute 12 months of pre-planned monthly dates for you and him!

5. DIY Love Coupons

DIY Love Coupons | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Printable Love Coupon Book Photo by I Heart Naptime

This DIY gift book full of great ideas is going to be an instant hit with any man! Grab the free printables here.

6. DIY Carved with Initial Candle

DIY Carved with Initial Candle | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
DIY Carved with Initial Candle Photo by Hello Glow

Carving initials on a tree are so old school! How about carving your initials on a candle? It’s so easy, a cuticle remover tool would work just fine! See tutorial here.

7. Secret Love Notes Pillow Cover

Secret Love Notes Pillow Cover | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Secret Pocket Pillow Tutorial Photo by See Kate Sew

Imagine your man waking up next to this? What do you think would his reaction be? This cute heart pocket on a pillow is a charming way to deliver your love notes!

8. DIY Thumbprint Heart Mug

DIY Thumbprint Heart Mug | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
DIY Thumbprint Heart Mug Photo by Amy Latta Creations

Take it from your mama, your boyfriend will love this simple treat that has more to its looks than you could tell. Your very own thumbprint will design this mug. Add some sweet treats he can help himself to in his office.

 9. Lipstick Art

Lipstick Art | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Lipstick Art Inspirations Photo by A Beautiful Mess

Smack away to create this sweet personalized lipstick art for your boyfriend! I bet he’ll be proud to have this hanging in his room.

10. A Kiss in Your Pocket Flip Book

A Kiss in Your Pocket Flip Book | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
A Kiss In Your Pocket Photo by Color Me Katie

Make your own pocket-sized flip-book of you blowing him a kiss! He’ll absolutely love this unique DIY gift.

11. Mason Jar Matchbox

Mason Jar Matchbox | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Mason Jar Matchbox Photo by Sense and Simplicity

This DIY mason jar matchstick dispenser is perfect for lighting candles at romantic dinners! It’s a DIY mason jar gift a man would appreciate.

12. Sweets in a Jar

Sweets in a Jar | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Sweets in a Jar Photo by Happy Go Lucky

This sweet jar of sugary treats labeled, “We love you to pieces!” will definitely paint a smile on his face. It’s one of the DIY Christmas gifts for last-minute you can pull off in a jiffy!

13. “I Love You Because…” DIY Message Board

"I Love You Because..." DIY Message Board | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
I Love You Because Message Board Photo by Life Sweet Life

Here’s a perfect way to show that your guy’s appreciated with everything he does—no matter how little. This is a simple DIY project which comes along with a free printable note, but you will have to supply the rest of the message.

14. Crochet Wrap Bracelet with Button

Crochet Wrap Bracelet with Button | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Crochet Wrap Bracelet with Button Photo by One Dog Woof

These DIY crochet bracelets are so cute with endless possibilities of color and buttons! Feel free to choose whichever works best for your boyfriend’s taste.

15. Sticks ‘n Stones

Sticks 'n Stones | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Sticks ‘n Stones Photo by Radmegan

Here’s a perfect and budget-friendly rustic DIY gift that will warm the heart of your outdoorsy man. You have to keep your eyes peeled though to look for the perfect stick and stone.

16. Candy Bar Card

Candy Bar Card | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Candy Bar Card Photo by Repeat Crafter Me

Get creative and sweet with candy bars in this unique Christmas card idea for your boyfriend! He’ll laugh and be impressed by your sweetness and creativity with this DIY gift idea for him.

17. DIY Photo Booth Picture Strip

DIY Photo Booth Picture Strip | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
DIY Photo Booth Picture Strip Photo by Do Small Things With Love

Create your own photo booth picture strip featuring the best pictures of you and your sweetie! Or you can also take this fancy Christmas magnet idea with the same pictures for your boyfriend.

18. Scrabble Wall Art

Scrabble Wall Art | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Scrabble Wall Art Photo by Hot Polka Dot

Surprise your boyfriend with this scrabble tiles art that will always remind him of your feelings for him. It’ll be just perfect if both you and your boyfriend have a thing for board games, especially Scrabble.

19. Homemade Ties

Homemade Ties | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Homemade Ties Photo by Purl Soho

Your man will be amazed with these DIY ties, and they’re so easy to make. It comes with a free pattern, so with your basic sewing skills, you will achieve this feat with flying colors!

20. Comic Book DIY Coasters

Comic Book DIY Coasters | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Comic Book DIY Coasters Photo by Mod Podge Rocks

Is your boyfriend a comic book fan? These DIY comic book coasters are sure to be a winner with that crowd. Plus, he’ll love its awesome vintage look!

21. Zen Garden

Zen Garden | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Zen Garden Photo by Curbly

This is the coolest gift for a guy who has a desk or office job—a zen garden on a budget! A calming activity for your guy makes you most thoughtful girlfriend ever.

22. U Da Man Chocolate Bar Wrapper

Thinking of giving your boyfriend some chocolate bars? Make it more special with these fun candy bar wrappers.

23. Cement Planters

Cement Planters | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
How to Make Modern Cement Planters Photo by Apartment Therapy

Got a gardener guy? These cement planters with an amazing organic feel will make his day! But, whether your guy gardens or not, a green thing is a sight for his sore eyes at the office.

24.  iPad Cover

iPad Cover | DIY Christmas Gifts For Boyfriend
Make an iPad cover Photo by Chica and Jo

He’ll love the retro look of this DIY iPad Cover and you could spell whatever you want on it! Any personalized item for a Christmas gift is always better appreciated for the effort and thought behind it.