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10 Handmade Valentine’s Gifts for Him

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DIY Kindle Case

DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

Honestly, a lot of these gifts would be great for a lady or a fella. Consider this more a guy-friendly list, but don’t be shy about whipping up one of these DIY gifts for the special lady in your life instead!

1. Kindle Case – You can’t crochet up a Kindle, but you can use your sewing skills to make your sweetie a Kindle case to keep his device cozy and safe. Here’s how to make a Kindle case in 10 simple steps.

2. Custom Art – Does his office have a bare spot on the wall? Create a piece of custom wall art out of junk mail!

3. Sweet Treats – Whip up a batch of your man’s favorite baked goods and package them in a pretty Mason jar. Eighteen25 has some super cute printable labels to make this gift extra special!

4. DIY Kit – Art of Manliness shows you how to turn an old Altoids tin into a bunch of different kits, from first aid to an on the go martini kit. There’s sure to be one that your fella will dig!

5. Applique Necktie – If your guy wears a tie, you can embellish a thrift store necktie to add a little oomph to his wardrobe.

Up Next: 5 more DIY Valentine’s day gifts for the guys in your life!

photo by Becky Striepe


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Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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2:29PM PDT on May 7, 2013

interesting ideas..

1:27AM PDT on Apr 25, 2013


4:37AM PST on Feb 14, 2013

Some fun ideas. thanks

2:51AM PST on Feb 14, 2013


4:21AM PST on Feb 12, 2013

Thanks for sharing!

2:56AM PST on Feb 12, 2013

some good ideas, not sure many of them would work for me, but baking special treats always goes down well!

9:45AM PST on Feb 11, 2013

Good ideas, but none practical for my sweetie.

A good massage for him with some good quality scented oil, dressing up a little for a dinner at home, and a sweet baby movie courtesy of Netflix (since we're expecting any day) should be a lovely, inexpensive combination.

3:58AM PST on Feb 9, 2013

Thanks for sharing

7:10AM PST on Feb 7, 2013

Aw, I really wanted to see how to make those coasters, but the link is dead... The Altoids tin ideas look super fun, they are going in my bookmarks.

6:00AM PST on Feb 7, 2013


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