gifts for men–12 weeks of christmas crafting roundup

12daysofcrhistmascraftingbuttonsmallWhile teenagers may be hard to craft for, the men in our lives can be even more difficult (to craft for, that is). To the male readers of Frugal and Thriving, it would be great to hear what gifts you like receiving and whether you like handmade gifts of not.

Below are some ideas for gifts for men from around the net.

Magnetic Fridge Clock @ Dollar Store Crafts
ipad sleeve
iPad sleeve @ Sew 4 Home
leather wallet
Leather Wallet @ Art of Manliness
personalised tie
Personalised tie @ Martha Stewart
Tool tub @ Sew 4 Home
custom baseball cap patch
Custom cap patch @ Just Something I Made
beer coasters
Beer coasters @ Handmade Mommy
Pegboard organiser @ Martha Stewart
t-shirt quilt
T-Shirt quilt @ Craft Stylish
felt notebook pouch
Felt notebook pouch @ Instructibles

Pocket knife wallet @ Only Knives

Leather glasses case @ Design Sponge
nuts and bolts
Nuts and bolts @ Martha Stewart
pistachio brittle
Pistachio brittle @ The Kitchn
spiced almonds
Roasted spiced almonds @ Better Homes & Gardens
mens hoodie
Men’s hoodie @ Craft Stylish
knitted sweater
Knitted jumper @ Pickles
mens scarf
Men’s scarf @ Cotton and Cloud
key ring
Key ring @ Instructibles
gadget case from tie
Gadget case from tie @ Luvin the Mommyhood
Cuff Links @ Martha Stewart

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  1. says

    When the kids were small, they gave their dad a basket full of his favorite treat foods. It was full of cheap stuff like cans of smoked oysters, sardines,cashews. Pepperoni sticks and a bag of beef jerky…you get the idea.
    It was stuff we didn’t buy often.Basket was used again next year.
    For me it was chocolate bars, little bottles of jams and jellies, etc.

  2. says

    For me the handmade things I would like are
    Food Treats
    Dress up a standard polo or shirt with a monogram

    What I really want however are good tools so I can use them to do jobs around the house that will save money in the long run……….. Craft skills I enjoy.


  3. says

    Hi Kathryn, thanks, food always seems like a perennial favourite!

    Hi Brian, thanks for letting us know what men like to get!! Now, if it would encourage DH to get to the jobs around the house, I would buy tools too… :).