Finding Christmas gifts for your boyfriend doesn’t have to be a struggle. Guys are somewhat predictable and as long as you play to their interests they’ll appreciate being given a thoughtful holiday gift. Here are the best gift ideas for a boyfriend that are sure to please, as long as you keep in mind the things that he likes or needs.
Boyfriend Messages in a Bottle Capsule Letter
Give him 365 reasons to smile in the following year with this sweet capsule letter set. Just write your feelings down on the year’s worth of paper slips included, pop them into a capsule, and store them in the jar for him to open and read every day. If you’re looking for a boyfriend christmas gift that’s thoughtful, personal and romantic, this is it.
Desktop 3D Printer
This printer lets him print in 3D, creating actual things rather than just printing onto paper. It is one of the latest technological hobbies out there, so if he’s shown any interest in it, this would be a great choice. If he loves techy things this would fit right in as well.
Custom Song Soundwave Art
Whether it’s a favorite song or the sound of your own voice, this polished acrylic block can hold the soundwaves of his most treasured piece in stunningly vibrant color. With a message displayed underneath, the block also includes a QR code so he can listen to it whenever he likes.
Long Distance Touch Lamp
Beautifully sentimental, these touch lamps will let loved ones know you’re thinking of them, as, when you touch yours, the other one will gently light up, no matter how far away you are.
Personalized Star Map
Pick a date that means a lot to him, and have a constellation map of that very night customized and sent ready to frame. Personalized with a title, names, date, and location, you can also choose from three fonts and three print sizes to represent that magical night.
Long Distance Touch Bracelet Set
Give him one of these contemporary bracelets to wear and when you think of him, simply tap your matching one to make his vibrate and gently light up.
Our Adventure Book
Chart your adventures together in this adorable memory book. Just like the one in the movie ‘Up’, this album has spaces for photos, tickets, postcards and more, and has rearrangeable pages so you can take them out and put them back in where they need to go.
Lovebox Spinning Heart Messenger
Send him a message via the app and the red heart will spin like crazy to let him know, and once he’s read your sweet nothings, you’ll get a cascade of hearts in return.
Ugly Christmas Dog Breed Sweaters
If you’re boyfriend has a fur child, this is the gift for him! 50+ dog breeds available.
If he tends to carry tension in his neck and shoulders, treat him to a soothing massage whenever he needs one with the Shiatsu Neck and Back Massager. Fitted with 3D massage nodes and infrared heat, this soothing device will drive tension away as he sits back and relaxes.
Holiday Snack Box
One of the best things about the holidays is the amount of time there is to kick back and watch TV. Give him something to savor with this massive set of holiday snacks. With sweet and savory snacks included, this box contains 40 of his favorite goodies to munch on.
The Ultimate Game for Couples
See how well you know each other with the Ultimate Game for Couples. Complete quick fire challenges or show how much notice you take of each other with the thought-provoking (but fun) questions. You can even pair up with another couple and compete to see who knows who the best!
Love Language Card Game
TVs, DVDs, and electronic gadgets are in danger of ruining the art of conversation, but the best relationships are built on communication. Keep yours alive and kicking with the Love Language Card Game. Each card contains a question to get the conversation going, and in turn get to know each other better.
Date Night Box
Keep date night fresh with a box of ideas, 60 of them to be exact. Each card comes printed with an exciting suggestion, or you can choose blank cards and write your own.
English Bulldog Dog on a Trike Shirt
One of the cutest, most boyfriend-friendly shirts for dog lovers.
12 in 1 Survival Gear Set
If he enjoys outdoor adventures, he will need a survival kit to ensure he’s equipped for all situations. Forget bulky gear and give him this incredible 12 in 1 kit instead. With a flashlight, bellow, emergency blanket, flint stone and more included, he’ll be all set for every eventuality.
Scratch Off Boyfriend Advent Calendar
If chocolate advent calenders don’t float his boat, take a look at this alternative option, which features both nice and naughty (some very naughty) treats hidden behind the scratch-off panels.
Wood Phone Docking Station and Organizer
This wooden docking station makes a fabulous Christmas gift for boyfriends who, like most men, tend to dump the contents of their pockets on the nightstand. With a handy space to charge his phone, this handsome stand will also hold his watches, keys, specs, and loose change.
Magnetic Levitation Floating Globe
This floating globe will be a real conversation starter, and would look superb on his desk. Perfect for geeky guys, this innovative piece includes a globe that actually hovers in mid-air and gently rotates by itself, and soft LED lights that illuminate it as it spins.
Knife Making Kit
Give him a Christmas gift that’ll keep him busy over the holiday period with this awesome Man Crate, which will enable him to build a Shawnee knife that fits his hand.
Weener Kleener Soap
Possibly not a Christmas gift to give to your boyfriend if his old Auntie Maud is going to be there for the opening of the stockings! This hilarious gag gift will ensure that your man is ultra clean, and will be more than happy to take a shower or a bath every day, or maybe even more often!
Create Your Own Reel Viewer
Reel Viewers were one of the best toys ever, and now you can create a grown up version by selecting 7 of his favorite photographs and having them made into one precious reel.
Illuminated Jellyfish Lamp
Much more than just a lamp, this sensory ‘aquarium’ will make a stunning feature in his bedroom. Changing color as it gently glows, this lamp contains three lifelike jellyfish which float and glide their way through the water, while the gentle hum provides a soothing white noise.
If the way to his heart is through his stomach, this fun pizza socks box will make a great Christmas gift. Presented in an authentic-looking delivery box, these 4 pairs of socks are arranged like slices of pizza in pepperoni, Italian, and Hawaiian ‘flavors’.
BedJet - Climate Control for Couples
You like it hot and he likes it cold? If you fight with your boyfriend over the thermastat, this is the gift you both need. BedJet creates dual zones personalized to his and your prefrences, making it the ultimate climate control system well-rested, happy couples.
Simpsons Custom Cartoon Portrait
Doh! If you’ve been wracking your brains for gift ideas for your boyfriend, how about having a portrait drawn up of the pair of you a la Simpson?
What I Love About You By Me
Here’s a gift that’s part DIY and part store bought. It’s a book that guides you through all of the things you love about him and presents it in an attractive format. You’ll have fun making it and he’ll love opening it and reading through it!
Drive Safe Keychain
‘I love you’ comes in many forms, and ‘drive safely’ is one of them. Remind him of how you feel with this simple but sweet keychain. Made from stainless steel so it will last and last, this keychain will tell him how much you care in two different ways.
I Choose You Bottle
Pokémon-loving partners will absolutely adore this tiny token of love. Inside the miniscule glass bottle is a scaled down Pokéball, along with red and silver glitter, which comes tied with a diddy little label which reads ‘I choose you’. It’s the perfect pocket-sized reminder of how you feel.
Go one better than his Grandma this Christmas – we can bet she won’t be knitting him one of these this year (and if she does, it’ll be kind of weird). Keep every part of him warm and cozy with this Peter Heater, and he won’t be a shrinking violet.
If he likes Mexican food, he will love getting himself wrapped up in this giant burrito blanket. Designed to look exactly like a tortilla, this throw is made from the softest fleece fabric, and comes in 4 sizes – from 47” to 80” – so there might even be room enough for two.
Keep him snug and sporty at the same time with the Carhartt hooded sweatshirt, which comes with the signature logo on one sleeve, front hand-warmer pocket, and a 3 piece attached hood.
Funny Boyfriend Candle
If he’s ‘treated’ you all year, this funny candle will make a cute Christmas gift for your boyfriend. Thanking him for all those satisfying experiences, this 50 hour soy wax candle comes in an apothecary-style jar and is scented with lavender to relax him after all his exertions.
Race a Lamborghini
The ultimate Christmas gift for boyfriends who love cars, you can choose from NASCAR, Lamborghini, Indy, or even McLaren racing for a once in a lifetime driving experience, in a choice of convenient locations.
GTRACING Gaming Chair
Once he sits in this ergonomic racing chair from GTRACING, you won’t be able to get your man out of it. Designed for comfort as well as to optimize gaming, the chair reclines between 90 and 170 degrees and it has adjustable armrests along with a cushioned headrest.
My Girlfriend Is Hotter Than My Coffee Mug
Give him bragging rights with this fun mug that might just become his new favorite. Printed on both sides, this white ceramic mug states ‘My girlfriend is hotter than my coffee’ with ‘yes, she bought me this mug’ in smaller print below. It even arrives gift boxed so it’s ready to give.
Toilet Night Light
Avoid the thrills and spills of midnight forays to the bathroom with a motion detector light which illuminates the toilet in a spectrum of pretty colors, with 5 levels of brightness.
Personzlied Wooden Hearts
If he ever needs a reminder of how you feel about him, this beautiful wooden box will give him 15 of them. Printed on the inside with ‘I love you because’, the box is filled with 15 handmade wooden hearts, each of which is printed with a touching love quote.
Credit Card Companion
This is the size of a credit card but they’ve somehow managed to fit 8 different tools in it. It’s a handy piece of equipment that can fit in his wallet, and is great for a guy that likes to feel like he’s McGyver and can be called upon at any time to fix something.
Paint Your Life Custom Painting
Choose your boyfriend’s most treasured photograph and turn it into a beautiful hand painted portrait with stunning detail, in a wide range of sizes and a framed or unframed finish.
Fart Extinguisher Candle
If ever there was a fitting gift for boyfriends, this is it – the Fart Extinguisher candle! Choose one of over 50 scents, and make stinky episodes a thing of the past.
Dog Pun Shirts
Guys who like clever puns will appreciate one of these Milky Mug t-shirts, especially if they happen to be dog lovers. Great for casual wear, these tees come in a range of colors and sizes, and feature various pooches with titles that have a clever doggy twist.
Long Distance Keychain
If you can’t be together at Christmas, or you know you’ll be spending time apart in the New Year, give your boyfriend a gift to remind him of you. Personalized with a State of your choice, and an anchor, it is a reminder that no matter where you are, you’re never far from home, or the people you love.
Beard Grooming Kit
Keep his face looking fine with this huge haul of beard-related products. The special boar bristle brush and wooden comb will keep stray hairs in place, while the beautifully-scented products will cleanse, nourish, and add shine to his beard, no matter how long or short it is.
Thoughtful Couples Picture Frame
If all your conversations end with ‘I love you more’, this photo frame will make perfect sense. Made from wood and with space for a 3” x 3” photograph, this frame also gives you the last word in how you feel about each other, as well as displaying a sweet string heart.
Whiskey Appreciation Crate
If he appreciates whiskey then he’ll appreciate this – a manly crate filled to the brim with whiskey-related goodies, such as a monogrammed decanter, personalized glasses, and even ice sphere molds.
Runaway Alarm Clock
This alarm clock is a great buy for the boyfriend that can’t seem to make it out of bed in the morning. It creates a game of cat and mouse first thing in the morning so he can’t just reach out his hand and turn it off. He has to chase it down in order to turn it off.
Does your boyfriend like his drinks cool but undiluted? That’s the problem with ice cubes – they keep things nice and cold, but end up watering the drink down. These soapstone rocks will keep any drink cold, but as they don’t melt they don’t dilute whatever his chosen tipple is. And as they are odourless and flavorless too, they won’t contaminate the drink in any other way.
Whether he accumulates a lot of rubbish or a lot of ‘things’, this miniature dumpster will work hard to keep his desk or nightstand clutter free in stunningly authentic detail.
Help him clean up his act with this beard bib, which fits snugly around his neck and fastens to the mirror to catch all his beard trimmings before they hit the basin.
Star Wars Chess Game
This incredibly cool chess set replaces the usual pieces with characters from Star Wars, like Darth Vader, Boba Fett, and Han Solo, to make it a set he’ll treasure forever.
For a new twist on the Christmas sweater, buy your man a Reindeer Mankini instead. It may not be suitable for the annual family Holiday photograph, but it will certainly brighten up your Christmas night! May be a bit chilly if it looks like rain, dear. Ha!
Personalized I Miss Your Face Candle
Light up his life with this hand poured soy wax candle which is presented in an amber glass jar with a sentimental quote on the front, and personalized message on the lid.
BioLite FirePit Outdoor Smokeless Fire Pit Grill
If he’s ‘King of the Grill’, get your man this BioLite Outdoor Smokeless Fire Pit for the backyard. With a USB rechargeable powerpack that can be controlled through the IOS or Android app, this energy-efficient grill provides the warmth and atmosphere of a campfire without the smoke.
Pickles of the Month Club
If he’ll never get sick of pickles, keep him stocked up with a monthly selection of tasty dills, spears, slices, and even tomatoes which are made for popping in the mouth or a martini.
Man Crates Winemaking Kit
Any time can be wine o clock with this wine making kit from Man Crates. With everything he needs to make delicious-tasting vino included, he’ll be charging his glass in no time.
Craft Beer Making Kit
Get him this kit full of all of the necessities to make his own beer and he’ll definitely be thanking you for it for some time to come. It brews 2 gallons of craft beer that he’ll enjoy ’til the last sip!
Kemy's Canvas Duffle Bag
Whether he’s traveling for work or leisure, your man will arrive in style with this canvas duffel bag from Kemy’s. With a classic, distressed look, the genuine leather weekender is carry-on size, yet it’s big enough to hold the essentials when spending a few nights out of town.
Moving Beer Pong Robot
Your guy can relive his college days with this Moving Beer Pong Robot. It won’t just be the beer making for a more challenging shot – this robot moves around the table during the game to make it harder for players to get the ball in to the cup.
Brown Sugar Bacon Jerky
Jerky – every man’s favorite manly snack. But we’ve managed to track down something better! Candied bacon! What more can we say? Hickory smoked bacon, candied with maple syrup and brown sugar. A match made in Heaven.
Yeti Roadie 20 Cooler
Perfectly sized for on-the-go adventures, the YETI Roadie 20 can hold 16 cans of beer or 20lbs of ice (or a mix of both) for much longer, while withstanding the most rigorous of conditions.
Man Meets Stove
This cookbook is specifically designed for guys that don’t really have a lot of cooking experience, but still want to be able to make a meal that is more complicated than just macaroni and cheese. It breaks things down into easy steps and also talks to guys on a level they can understand.
Pizza Grilling Crate
When he’s a foodie, gifts for boyfriends are easy, and this one comes with everything he needs to become a pizza aficionado, including 4 pizza stones, flour, herbs, and recipe book.
Brain Specimen Coasters
Choosing gifts isn’t brain surgery! But this set of ten coasters would thrill any neurologist, pathologist, or wanna-be brain surgeon! Each glass coaster depicts a brain “slice,” and the stacked set reveals a 3-D brain! For the more nerdy folks on your list, this choice is truly a “no-brainer!”
I Love You Box Sign
It’s always nice to hear those three little words, but on those occasions when you can’t tell him in person, this box sign will do it for you. Small enough to sit on his desk or work space, this distressed wooden cube is printed with a sweet and sentimental reminder.
LED Clock Fan
Wouldn’t it be cool if your fan could do something much more than cool you down? This clock fan has built-in LED displays on the blades that flash at the same speed as the fan spins to give the effect of a clock. It plugs in to any USB port and can bend to stay pointed in any direction.
All Weather 2-in-1 Fire Starter
Does your boyfriend like to be prepared for all eventualities? Does he like to think he would be able to survive The Walking Dead, or The Apocalypse? If this sounds like him, then why not give him this handy all weather fire starter to add to his survival kit? Great for keeping wolves at bay when stranded on a mountainside, or equally for lighting a barbecue or a beach fire.
Some like it hot, but does your boyfriend? This crate comes packed with fierce and fiery flavors, such as 2 different Sriracha sauces, seasoning, peas, and 3oz of Sriracha beef jerky.
ManGroomer Back Shaver
This back hair shaver lets him make quick work of those pesky back hairs that can be really hard to keep trimmed. If you like him to have a nice move back, it only makes sense that you would want to get him this, and since there aren’t a lot of easy ways to go about this, you’ll make it that much easier for him to do.
The Science of Cooking
Okay, so he knows how to make things taste good, but does he know why they do? This book answers all his cooking questions to give him a greater understanding of flavor.
I Love You Mug
If he likes his romance with a side of profanity, this mug will become his new favorite way to drink. Handmade with an attractive and opulent marble design, the 11.5oz mug spells out those three little words in gold, along with a fourth little word thrown in for good measure.
Whether he’s into music, magic, or making gourmet-standard meals, there’s a master class for him. Choose from 70 classes and sign him up for lessons from the greatest experts in his chosen field.
Jerky Ammo Can
If he can’t get enough of jerky, this ammo crate will make the perfect Christmas gift, as it comes stuffed with three flavors of premium jerky, and a selection of delicious snacks.
Whether he prefers a true blue denim or a light beige corduroy, this iconic Sherpa jacket from Levi’s will be just the thing to see him through the winter and beyond.
Personalized Whiskey Barrel
Speeding up the aging process by up to 10 times, this mini oak barrel comes with a range of flavor essence options and can be personalized with names, year established, and location.
Makey Makey An Invention Kit for Everyone
The Makey Makey is the ultimate gift for tech savvy musical friends. Connect the alligator clips to just about anything and make music! Turn your stairs into a keyboard, use bananas to play the piano, or design your own game controllers. This stocking stuffer will electrify even the most seasoned gadget collector!
TACOsaurus Rex Taco Holder
Tacos are amazing but they do get pretty messy. Lend him a helping hand with Tacosaurus – the obliging dinosaur who holds two tacos in his back, just waiting to be filled.
Strange Planet Book
Readers who prefer their literature on the weird side will find themselves engrossed in Nathan W. Pyle’s ‘Strange Planet’. Following the full life cycle of the Strange Planet’s dwellers, this book is based on the Instagram account of the same name which has amassed more than 6 million followers.
Poo-Pourri Master Crapsman Set
If his performance in the bathroom is less than impressive (or more, according to him), this twin pack of Poo-Pourri will definitely take all the ‘wind’ out of his sails.
Give him a gift that will make short work of cleaning the car with this high powered wheel brush, which comes with two brush heads for even the grimiest jobs.
Butt Face Soap
This soap will help him use the right side of the soap for the right parts of his body. It features a carved out label for butt and face, so he doesn’t use the same part he uses on either part. This should let him be more hygienic, and have less likelihood that one part has touched the other.
Daily Harvest Smoothie Subscription Box
If he’s careful about what he eats, he can use this service to choose delicious and organic smoothies, soups, oat bowls and more which arrive ready to freeze with no prep required.
Sunny Health & Fitness Belt Drive Indoor Cycling Bike
It can be hard to stay motivated when it comes to exercise, particularly at this time of year – with this indoor cycling bike, your man can skip spin class and work out at home in front of the TV. Plus, the heavy, 49lb flywheel and padded seat ensure a smooth ride.
Mongrammed Steak Brand and Carving Board
If he lives for the thrill of the grill, this steak brand and carving board will add a totally unique touch to his steak as both can be personalized to include his initials.
Bullet Pint Glass
He’ll enjoy his pint even more when he’s drinking it from this awesome 16oz glass, which comes with a real copper (lead free) 0.50BMG bullet embedded in the side.
Concise History of the World
Most guys would love to know more about history, but they just don’t have the time to devote to studying it. This book by National Geographic lays things out in chronological order, and also includes lots of pictures to keep his eyes interested.
Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate Fitness Wristband
Walk a thousand steps, track your heart rate, burn calories, and monitor your sleep with the Fitbit Charge 2. Great for maximizing workouts! It comes with a large wristband and OLED screen. Receive call, text, and calendar notifications. Sleek, black, and elegant, and wakes you with a silent vibrating alarm. A beautiful tech stocking stuffer!
Crescent Mechanics Tool Set
If your man can often be found with his head under the hood in the garage, this 170-piece Mechanics Tool Set is the gift for him. From wrenches to screwdrivers, he’ll find the tools he needs for the job in this blow mold storage case.
Indulge his inner geek with a subscription to Loot Crate, which will deliver a monthly haul of collectibles, clothes, and merch from his favorite fandom, whether that’s Marvel or Rick and Morty.
Puffy Memory Foam Mattress
The Puffy Mattress is ‘like sleeping on a cloud’ thanks to its multiple layers and climate adaptive materials which will keep him cool and make sure he’s comfy from head to toe.
The photo vault helps him store ham store all of the photos that he’s taken of you two together. It is a way to get the photos off of his computer, while still keeping them secure, as well as making them protected from the wrong hands with a password.
Whether he needs style direction or just wardrobe additions, Sprezzabox will send him a collection of stylish accessories, like ties, socks, and jewelry, every month for a fraction of the total retail price.
Hardwood Tortilla Press
For perfect tortillas every time, this press is made from Red Oak and Walnut to give it a striking appearance, which will look good in the kitchen even when it’s not in use.
BattlBox Survival Gear Subscription Box
They say pick your battles, but now you can pick his Battle Box, with a monthly subscription service which will deliver field tested survival, field, and EDC items straight to his door.
IK Multimedia AmpliTube iRig Guitar Interface Adaptor
Play the electric guitar and looking for a portable app? The Multimedia AmpliTube adaptor connects to your instruments and works along with other guitar apps. Use with headphones, and play like no one’s listening. You can import songs and share files with the Track recorder. Makes a great stocking stuffer for gadget and music lovers.
Captain Cat America Print
Printed on a vintage dictionary page, Captain Cat America sits proudly behind his shield as he waits to pounce on unsuspecting villains (or family dogs). Arrives ready to be framed.
Manly Man Soap
Smellies are a staple of Christmas gifts every year, but it’s not always easy to find any which are not of the usual run of the mill drug store variety. But wait! Manly man soap is an artisan soap made with all natural ingredients, and comes in a nifty little tin displaying a – well – a manly man! Made with vetiver and clary sage, it has a lovely, clean, musky scent too.
Golfers BBQ Set
Peanut Butter & Jelly? Mac & Cheese? How about Golf and BBQ’s? That’s right. Here we have some fantastic golf inspired BBQ utensils for those days where the green is just your back yard. The only birdie you’ll be getting, is a chicken leg and some wings.
Personalized Pub Glasses
These pub glasses are just like the ones that you’ll see at the corner pub, except for they have been personalized with information that pertains to a fictitious pub. In this case it is a pub that you can create for him, including the year it was established, and the city it is located in.
RUSH24 Tactical Backpack
Whether he’s Military or he’s spent too much time playing Call of Duty, this Tactical Military Backpack will make sure your guy prepared, whatever his mission. Made from innovative fabric, the durable, water-repellent backpack has a spacious storage compartment, as well as pockets for a drinks bottle and eyewear.
Keep someone you love from getting too hot under the collar, with one of these incredible cooling towels. Perfect for sports players, sun bathers, runners, athletes, or even someone who just doesn’t like it when it’s too hot. Simply soak it in water, and it stays 25 – 30 degrees cooler than standard towels. A very cool gift!
Bicycle Repair Kit
If buying stocking stuffers leaves you feeling a little deflated, how about choosing something practical instead? Any cyclist will get down on one knee (or both) in thanks as they swiftly fix a puncture with this compact little kit which contains everything they will need to be on their way.
Albert Einstein Paper Clip Holder
Paper clips are pesky little things, and the only way to contain them is in a box or a mug. Until now. Cue the Albert Einstein paper clip holder. With magnets hidden inside, the paper clips simply stick to Albert’s head, keeping them safe and together. A fun item for any desk.
Pink Octopus CeramicCoffee Mug
3D in design, this stunning octopus would love to share your morning cuppa. Simply grab on to a tentacle, take a sip, and you won’t have to go to work feeling like the kraken who forgot his coffee. Dive into the world of kitchen tools with Pinky the Octopus.
Tie Clip Bar Set
Make sure he’s prepared for any situation with this tie bar set. One black, one silver, and one gold tie clip to match whatever he’s wearing and help him look as elegant as possible. He’ll never need another tie clip again with this gift!
AmazonBasics Wireless Bluetooth Dual 3W Speaker
If you’re into music, you’ll simply love this wireless Bluetooth Speaker. It comes in bright blue and has a built-in microphone. Play your music all night with batteries that last up to 15 hours and take the speaker wherever you’re going. You can also connect and answer calls on your phone. A great stocking stuffer!
ThinkGeek Captain Jules Everlasting Steampunk Flask
Would Capt. Jules board the airship without his trusty flask? If you know the answer is “of course not” then you’ll love this copper-clad flask in a leather holster with convenient belt loop for easy access during treacherous moments! Perfect gift for the nerd cos-player or geek con-goer! You’ll be their hero!
Personalized Long Distance Mug
No matter how many miles separate you, you can have both your locations printed onto this 11oz or 15oz mug in a choice of colors, with your own special wording on the other side.
Orvis Memory Foam Dog Beds
When only the best will do for his dog, give him the Orvis bed which is made from superior memory foam for the most comfy sleep yet, and comes in a variety of sizes and styles.
Cairn Subscription Box
Make sure he’s well-equipped to survive his outdoor adventures with a gift from Cairn. Designed with the traveller in mind, they supply everything from one-off items to monthly subscription boxes for all-things adventurous.
ALIEN Chestburster Plush
How about cuddling up with an Alien Chestburster? This may not be the prettiest doll, but sci-fi fans will love all 48 inches of its grotesque plushness! Whether your favorite geek wants to star in the next Alien episode, or just have someone to binge-watch with, this creature is an out-of-this-world gift!
With each box geared towards a certain theme, your guy can receive a monthly selection of quality items which he can accept or reject, and also add different items as he sees fit.
More Christmas Gift Ideas for Boyfriends
- 104 Unique Gifts That Will Leave Your Boyfriend Speechless
- 150+ ERMAHGERD-worthy Gifts for Boyfriends
- 55 Cool Gifts to Give Your Boyfriend This Christmas
- 44 Funny and Cute Gifts for Boyfriends That Love a Good Laugh
- 50 Cool and Unique Gifts for New Boyfriends
67 Diy Christmas Gift Ideas for Boyfriends
Healing Cuticle Balm
Does your boyfriend work hard and often come home with damaged or dry hands and skin? This healing balm is a simple and great way to show the man in your life that you care about him. It will soothe his skin and bring it back to its healthy state.
Diy Printable Holiday Gift Tags
Gifts need tags so you know whose is whose after you’ve wrapped them in festive paper. These DIY printable gift tag won’t only tell you who’s present it is, but also whether they’re on the naughty or nice list. A vital piece of information at Christmas!
Hanging Watch Holder
For painters and cooks alike, this apron is perfect to keep the mess off of your creative man. It is fully adjustable so he can make it fit how he likes. This is a simple design that makes a practical and durable present. You can customize the colors to fit your boyfriend’s personality.
Stamped Metal Bar Tags
For those men that may not be too keen on using an oil on their manly facial hair, this beard balm works just a well and can be used as a hair styling product, as well. The scents can be customized to whatever your boyfriend likes the most, and it is a super simple recipe.
This leather journal is fully customizable so you can put whatever quote you want to on it and tailor it to his specific interests. It’s a stylish way to upgrade a journal for his diary or for work.
Diy Mason Jar Matchbox
Candles always need matches, but a plain old matchbox can really spoil the aesthetics. Turn a small mason jar into a decorative match jar, complete with a striking strip on the lid.
His + Her Sharpie Mugs
What better way to remind your beau that he is loved! To go along with the DIY heart tea bags, you can also make mugs to hold tea, coffee or ice cream. This DIY craft project is super easy and you can customize it with any message you want. All you need is a Sharpie or Pebeo Marker and a porcelain cup or mug, a cute message or doodle and an oven. You’ll have a memorable matching couples gift to treasure in your cabinets and hearts.
Men's Suit Gift Box
Show him that life is like a box of chocolates with these unique gift boxes! They’re made to look like little suits that’ll make his gift as good on the outside as what’s inside. You could even match it to his own personal look for added effect!
Diy Leather Wallet
Turn a piece of soft leather into one of these incredibly simple wallets which can be used to keep notes, credit cards, or even photos together in his pocket.
Stenciled Cork Coasters
With pre-made stencils from your silhouette cameo machine, you can create your own stenciled cork coasters. Apply your weeded out vinyl to a piece of clear contact paper and outline or fill in all spaces with a black Sharpie fine-point pen. These fun and personalized drink coasters make great housewarming gifts.
Help your man to stay fresh and looking fine with this eucalyptus shaving cream. It is great for the skin and gives his face a soft and silky feel. The best part about making his shaving cream is you know exactly what’s going into it and can tailor make it to what he likes.
Diy Message In A Bottle
Post-it notes are so passé! This is a much better way of sending love notes; write them on a teeny piece of card and pop them in one of these miniature bottles, instead.
License Plate Key Hanger
It’s much easier and more organized to have a key hanger than it is to just through them in ‘the drawer’, you know, the one that’s cluttered with random items? This one is made from a fake licence plate that you can hang anywhere in the house so that you’ll never have to worry about misplacing your keys again!
12 Months Of Date Nights
This 12 Months of Date Nights booklet really is the gift that keeps on giving, as it contains ideas for a year’s worth of romantic things to do and places to go.
This tie keychain will definitely stand out and make sure he never loses his keys. It’s made using a real tie so you’ll need to pick one up if he doesn’t have an old one that you can use. He’ll have the classiest keys around when you make this gift for him!
Baseball Wall Decor
Any baseball fans out there? This wall decor gift will show that you really care. It’s made from everything and anything baseball including baseballs, gloves, and bats. You can customize it however you’d like to match any decor and baseball fanatic’s fantasy!
Diy Leather Luggage Tag
If he’s often away on his travels, make sure his luggage doesn’t get lost by making him a set of these leather luggage tags using leather hide, glue, and vellum.
Pop Up Photo Box
This photo box has a strip of photos that fold into itself, so has he pulls it out of the box pictures of you come alive. It’s the sort of gift he can keep on his desk to think of you all day long while he’s at work.
Carabiner Key Chain
Here’s a key chain that could help him survive in a survival situation. Not only that but it looks pretty good with his other keys and key chains and you can use his favorite color to personalize it.
Knit this amazing looking scarf and you’ll not only have a great Christmas gift for your boyfriend, but you’ll be helping him keep warm all winter long. It looks great, and you can customize the color of it to suit his tastes, or yours.
A Gift In A Tin: Coffee Lover Survival Kit
Make sure the coffee lover in your life is always prepared with this amazing homemade coffee gift basket. The coffee lover survival tin is fully adaptable, although you can follow this guide to get the basics on how to make it. A guaranteed hit!
Simple Wooden Ring
These rings have a unique look to them because they’re made of wood. It’s great for a guy that loves nature and wears a lot of earth tones. The are actually pretty easy to make, but he doesn’t have to know that.
Beer Bottle Keychain
Incredibly easy to make, this beer bottle cap keychain will make a fabulous gift that your boyfriend will use every single day, meaning you’ll be in his thoughts wherever he goes.
Homemade Bath Fizzies
Guys like a good bath as much as the ladies do, they just don’t seek it out generally. These bath fizzies make a bath super luxurious, and if you draw him a bath with them he’s sure to love the pampering. Don’t be surprised if he asks you to join him!
Media Player Leather Case
With this DIY tutorial, you can give your boyfriend a stylish leather case tailor made for his media player or phone. The case is designed to fit inside pockets and be light yet durable. It is a great, unique gift for the music or tech obsessed guy in your life.
Stout and Coffee Soap
With this gift you are doubling down on him liking coffee or stout beer, and if he likes both he’ll love this just that much more. It’s made from real stout and coffee so it smells great and gets them nice and clean.
Whether your boyfriend works in manual labor or sits at a desk helping others, this skin lotion will keep his skin healthy and soft. This is an all-in-one product, so he won’t have to deal with multiple skin products to keep his skin in great shape.
New flavors of vodka always seem to be released and some of them are actually quite good. This tutorial shows you how you can take that vodka brewing to your own kitchen and create different colors and flavors of vodka using Skittles. It’ll look like a rainbow in his liquor cabinet with this gift!
A Kiss In Your Pocket
Oh, this is super cute and makes a perfect gift for boyfriends who miss your kiss when they’re away. The added bonus is that they get to look at your photo, too.
Diy Candy Tackle Box
This is a super sweet idea that’s low cost and easy to do. Just fill a plastic tackle box with candies – you can customize the dividers for different sized sweets – and gift.
Diy Lump of Coal
This DIY lump of coal will make an excellent Secret Santa gift. If you’ve been lumped with someone you don’t particularly like, this lump of coal will be perfect for them. Made from scrunched up paper painted black, this is a great gag gift.
Polka Dot Bow Tie
Bow ties are cool, at least, that’s what modern television would have us thinking. For the dapper man of your dreams, why not gift him with a handmade polka dot bow tie. The best part is there is no sewing required to make this stylish bow tie for your boyfriend.
Photo Collage Clipboard
A great way to craft a good boyfriend christmas gift that is functional and nostalgic. Give him a clip board that is collaged with photos of his childhood, his favorite hobby, his college insignia or whatever else means something to him! This DIY blog will give you all the instructions you need to turn a boring clip board into a showcase of photos and memories.
Diy Crochet Wrap Bracelet
Crochet isn’t just for sweaters – you can make these boho bangles which are wound around the wrist before being fastened with a wooden button, and are suitable for both guys and girls.
Diy Painted Mugs – That Won’t Wash Away
Are you sick of making personalized mugs that only last one round of coffee? Or simply want to give a thoughtful gift that will last a lifetime? This DIY guide shows you how to create a DIY painted mug that will stand the test of time (and a wash). A perfect coffee gift for a perfect coffee lover.
DIY Book Clock
Add a very unique clock to his book collection with this DIY book clock tutorial! It can be made out of virtually any book and will last for years. It makes a great gift for bookworms who want to add a bit of elegance to their library!
Diy Carved Candle
Quick and easy to make, this DIY gift idea really will brighten up his Christmas night. All you need is a candle, gold leaf pen, and something to carve it with.
DIY Heart Shaped Tea Bags
This valentine’s themed blog has the DIY instructions for you to make heart-shaped tea bags, even though they can be used or given for any holiday. A great christmas gift idea for the cold months and if your guy is a tea lover. Find some tea or coffee filters, cut them into a heart shape, sew them shut with love and fill with his favorite tea.
Root Beer Float Kit
Gift baskets are a great idea because they can be tailored to your boyfriend’s preferences. This one can be adapted to include everything needed to make delicious root beer floats any time he likes.
Men's Ear Flap Hat
This is a classic gift that almost any man can enjoy. This DIY tutorial will show you how to build your own beer carrier that can hold up to six beers. It will also show you how to create custom etched glasses personalized for your boyfriend. All of this can be made for under $25!
Diy Personalized Sticks and Stones
Nature loving boyfriends will truly appreciate this little gift – collected sticks and stones that have been decorated by wood burning and painting make for a sentimental stocking stuffer he’ll cherish.
Diy Concrete Fire Pit
If you fancy tackling a DIY project that’s a little more complex, take a look at this tutorial which shows you how to create a concrete fire pit from scratch.
DIY Retro Clock
For guys that have a retro style make them this retro clock that is made from an old vinyl record. It looks great in a man cave, and actually does tell time because the base is made from a real working clock.
Diy Tripod Camping Stool
If your man is happiest when he’s sitting around a campfire, have a look at this article to see how to make him a DIY tripod camping stool this Christmas. The Birch design is much smarter than the folding plastic camping stools on the market – and it’s made with love, too.
Keep your boyfriend fresh and clean with this recipe for citrus honey scotch ale soap. Not only will it smell amazing and work great, but he will love that you made it from beer! It’s a manly soap great as a unique Christmas present for him.
DIY Wood Grain Flask
When he takes a swig from this flask he’ll think of you. It has the look of wood grain and is surprisingly easy to make. Just follow the instructions and soon you’ll have a flask that looks like this one. And personalized too!
This simple personalized wallet is a great gift to treat your other half to. The wallet has two parts for cards and for cash, or whatever he needs it for. This wallet is thin, takes up very little space, and fits into pockets easily. He’ll love its sleek and stylish look.
Diy Date Arrows
The best Christmas gift ideas don’t have to cost a lot, as this cute date night lucky dip shows – make as many arrows as you like, and attach an idea to each one.
Homemade Bay Rum Aftershave
With a scent that’s almost good enough to eat – or drink – this bay rum aftershave makes a brilliant Christmas gift idea for the man who loves to smell delicious.
Multi Purpose Skin Lotion
Do you have a nautical seafarer as your first mate? If so, try building him this rustic driftwood sailboat which will be a great centerpiece in his house. There is no sewing required. The driftwood is protected by wood varnish to create a long-lasting gift your boyfriend will love.
DIY Camera Strap
If he’s into photography make him this camera strap. Here’s how to tell if he’s into photography if you’re not sure: if he has a big expensive camera instead of using his smartphone, he’s into photography.
DIY Cement Coasters
Coasters serve a great purpose but they can be easy to forget to use. These cement coasters have a cool and unique manly look and feel to them so he’ll never forget to use them. They’re also perfectly smooth so they won’t scratch up your furniture.
Laptop Sleeve: A Tutorial
Dust off your sewing machine and have a go at this handmade gift; check out the DIY laptop sleeve tutorial to see how to make the smart, faux leather sleeve, which your man can use on his commute instead of a plain, boring laptop bag.
Personalized Folded Book
These books look amazing when you’re finished folding, and you can choose whether to spell out his name or another word. They may take awhile to complete but once they’re finished they’re a real work of art.
DIY Mouse Pad
If he’s on his computer often then he probably goes through mouse pads like mice go through cheese. This guide shows you how you can make a customized mouse pad that’ll fit anyone’s style. He’ll love this gift because it’s something that he really needs that was made by you!
Diy Tread Belt
An original, handmade gift for cycling enthusiasts, this tread belt will keep your guy’s trousers in place as he’s pedalling. Made from used bicycle tires, this accessory makes a statement – even more than his Lycra gear. Check out the post to see how to make it.
Diy Golf Headcover Pattern
If golf is his second love (but feels more like his first sometimes), he’ll go crazy for this DIY headcover for his driver. Have a look at this blog post where you’ll find a downloadable pattern for you to stitch, as well as printable instructions.
On the other hand, maybe your boyfriend likes to keep a long and luscious beard. If that is the case, why not make him beard oil in a professional looking bottle. He will love that you put some time and effort into creating an oil perfect for his manly beard.
All you need is a casual blazer and old sweater to make your boyfriend a new and trendy fall jacket for the cold weather months ahead. This jacket is perfect for any fashionista to give the man she adores. Keep him warm when you are away with this snazzy sewing DIY.
Ticket Stub Memory box
Another way to customize a way to showcase all of the memories the two of you share. Every relationship has mementos and ticket stubs left behind from date nights and getaway weekends and these DIY instructions show you how to make a shadowbox that can have previously used ticket stubs and an easy way to insert future ones!
MacGyver-Style Chess Set
This MacGyver-style chess set is the manliest chess set around. It’s made using just nuts and bolts that you can find at your local hardware store. He’ll have a new-found appreciation for chess with this set and even if he doesn’t play, it’ll make a great art piece for his man cave!
Whipped Eucaplytus Shaving Cream
Keep your boyfriend looking stylish by designing him a sweater vest from one of his old sweaters. If your guy loves sweater vests, but is lacking in sweaters, the local thrift store could have just what you’re looking for. This is a perfect and simple gift for the dapper man in your life.
With this iPad sleeve with a removable cross-body strap, your guy can carry his belongings himself, rather than putting them in your handbag. Read this post to see what you’ll need to make the DIY sleeve for his tablet; if you’re an amateur sewer, don’t worry, there are step-by-step instructions with photographs.
His and Her Pillowcases
Here’s a cute way to make sure your pillows don’t get mixed up. Just like a set of his and hers bath towels, these pillowcases also help delineate which side of the bed is which. A gun gift to give your boyfriend this Christmas.
Diy Embroidered Pillowcases
Put aside a little time and you will be able to make this pair of his and hers pillowcases by embroidering them with a cheeky little picture.
Slippers are one of the best Christmas gifts you can buy, but make them even better by stuffing them with loads of little goodies, and tying it all together with a bow.
Seven Days Of Love
Whether you’re looking for a stocking stuffer to make or are only exchanging token gifts this year, this 7 Days of Love candy box makes a sweet, affordable gift.
Diy Geek Dishes
This DIY can be changed to include any image you like – although Middle Earth IS pretty cool, right? Using dishwasher-safe Mod Podge and a glass dish, they make a great Christmas gift idea.