When it comes to holiday shopping for the men in your life, thoughtfulness and creativity play an important role in giving great gifts. Personalized, customized, do-it-yourself and homemade Christmas gifts have inherent sentimental value that makes them extra special. Still, it can be hard to find the right gifts for men so, with that in mind, we’ve compiled this list of 60 Christmas gift ideas that’ll be a hit with every man on your list.
Whether he’s a handyman or a businessman, a jet-setter or a trend-setter, you’ll find the perfect gifts for him right here.
1. Custom Coasters
Personalized glass coasters make a sophisticated gift that’s both stylish and functional. Customized with a bold etched monogram, meaningful message or trendy design, this is one coaster set he’ll remember to use.
2. Sentimental Placemat
If you’re gifting for a father or a sentimental family man, a photo collage placemat will produce smiles each time he sits down at the table. This personalized laminated placement could also make a great desk accessory for the office.
3. Off To The Races
For the runner in your life, check out local races or marathons that he could run in. Sign him up and pay for his admission fee so he has something to train for.
4. Money Jar
If he’s always saving spare change, a money jar will make an excellent Christmas present. Whether he’s saving up for a vacation or just putting coins into his “beer fund,” he’ll appreciate having somewhere safe to keep his stash of coins.
5. Handmade Leather Keychain
This quick and easy do-it-yourself keychain project creates a tastefully trendy small gift or stocking stuffer that’s stylish and practical—perfect for any man on your Christmas list. And, because it’s handmade by you, it’ll really be appreciated.
6. Monogrammed Cord Keepers
This fun little project makes a great small gift for coworkers or guy friends that are into tech and gadgets. Made from soft leather and brass studs, these handy cord keepers keep charging cables, cords and earbud wires neatly organized and tangle-free.
7. Hand-Dipped Pinecone Fire Starters
Here’s a really unique small Christmas gift idea that can easily be made for all the men in your life. Dried pinecones are easy to find this time of year and, when hand-dipped in scented candle wax, they make cute and clever fire starters. Perfect for a backyard bonfire or in a basket by the fireplace.
8. A Good Sport
If the man on your list is a sports fanatic, give him an experience he’ll never forget. A behind-the-scenes tour of his team’s ballpark along with a pair of tickets to a home game or a jersey signed by his favorite player will put you at the top of the leaderboard.
9. Keep Your Cool
Are you shopping for a grill master, a fishing aficionado, an outdoorsman or a guy that just likes to keep his drink cold? A top-of-the-line cooler is a hot Christmas gift for every man on your list.
10. Custom Made Koozies
These custom-made koozies make cool Christmas presents for the man in your life. Made using fabric that shows off his favorite sports team, superhero or pastime, this gift will keep his drink cool and his heart warm.
11. Memory Mobile
Help a loved one remember his best year ever with a fun and funky hanging photo mobile. Select an assortment of important snapshots from the past year and, using twine, feathers and wooden accent pieces, create a clever photo hanger for his home.
12. Tech Tools
If your guy is into electronics, he’ll appreciate a gift that appeals to his tech senses. From the latest great headphones to all sorts of accessories for his smartphone, you can’t go wrong with the latest gizmos and gadgets.
13. DIY Insta-Photo Frame
This easy do-it-yourself project makes a cool and creative way to display favorite Instagram photo prints and easily swap them for a new look each day. Made with wood and small gold hooks, square prints are hole-punched and hung in a unique new way.
14. About Time
If your main man is all about keeping time, he’ll appreciate a way to show off his collection of wristwatches. A stylish watch stand or elegant watch case, gifted with a watch winder will really impress him.
15. Stay Warm
Socks may seem stereotypical, but some well-crafted pairs will do him a lot of good. A wool-blend will help keep him warm and dry all winter long.
16. A Hole In One
Is he a golfer who won’t go long without hitting the links? A golf-related gift will be a hole in one. A putting green, a new set of clubs, a golfer’s tool or a new set of balls would be an unforgettable gift, especially when paired with golf lessons from a pro.
17. Make Pour Decisions
A sophisticated gift for the vino-loving man, this wine decanter can be personalized with a favorite quote, a meaningful phrase or the name of your gift recipient. This gift pairs well with matching personalized wine glasses and a bottle of his favorite vintage.
18. Viva Las Vegas
A weekend trip to Vegas to hit the slot machines can be the perfect gift for a guy friend. Plan it all out and see if you can get a hotel down on the strip so he can be part of the action.
19. Burlap Sack Firewood Carrier
You’ll love gathering around the fireplace to get cozy this Christmas season. And the man in your life will love how easy it is to carry firewood with his handcrafted firewood carrier. Made from burlap coffee sacks, these useful totes are as stylish as they are durable.
20. Custom Phone Case
What’s the perfect gift for the man that’s number one on your speed dial? A personalized phone case, of course! Available in dozens of designs and customizable styles, these cases are lightweight yet durable.
21. A Guy On The Go
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for a business man on the go, a practical gift will appeal to his sensibilities. He’ll appreciate something he’ll actually use in everyday life, like a top-of-the-line charger for his electronics, travel gear or a new pair of noise-canceling headphones.
22. Bottoms Up
This Christmas, he’ll say “Cheers!” when popping the top off his favorite frosty beverage with all the bar gear he needs. Include a custom bottle opener, shot glasses, a shaker and cocktail glasses to round out the collection.
23. Accessorize In Style
If he’s all about his belts and cufflinks, make sure he has a shiny new set for the new year. Check out his current stock before shopping to make sure you don’t get him something he already has!
24. Tandem Skydiving
If you’re shopping for an adrenaline junkie, knock an item off his bucket list with a gift certificate for tandem skydiving. You’ll give him the experience of a lifetime by having him jump out of a perfectly good airplane.
25. Store It
Gadgets and tools need a place to go, and the more organized they are, the better. A tool chest with compartments will help him keep everything in the right place for his next projects.
26. Feel The Power
For an outdoorsy guy who always has a project going, a power washer can be a great multi-purpose gift. It will help him keep his outdoor space clean and fresh-looking all year long.
27. A Piece Of My Heart
If you’re looking for a way to show a special man some love this Christmas without being too over-the-top or girly, this heart collage poster print is a really sweet way to display cherished memories. Treasured photos are printed to look like Polaroids arranged in a subtle heart-shaped collage.
28. Hand Stamped Hanky
Here’s a fun little Christmas gift project the kids will enjoy having a hand in making. Design a homemade stamp and, using fabric paint, press your design onto a handkerchief to create a practical and heartfelt gift.
29. Play Ball
There’s nothing better than a day at the ballpark. If your best guy friend loves a good game, set up an afternoon with his group of best guys to play baseball and hang out
30. Sweet Treats
Who doesn’t love a good dessert? Gift him his favorite dessert or a giftcard to his favorite bakery. He can treat himself whenever he wants.
31. Sports Memorabilia
If he’s a sports fan, Christmas will be a slam dunk when you step up to the plate and present him with memorabilia from his favorite team. A signed ball, a game-worn jersey or a souvenir from his team’s stadium will all look great in his man cave.
32. Dog Days Photo Book
What could be a better Christmas gift for a man than a photo book that honors his very best friend? A gift that any dog dad will adore, the pages of this book can be filled with adorable photos of his furkids to remember their life together.
33. Take Note
A personalized journal makes a thoughtful Christmas gift for the man in your life. A fantastic way to keep notes and jot down thoughts and dreams, this Layered Stripes Journal can be custom printed with photos or meaningful quotes, even along the spine.
34. Whiskey And Adventures
A tasteful flask is he perfect way to lift his spirits this Christmas. From leather to stainless steel, copper to wood, your beau will be proud to sip from this thoughtful gift.
35. Drive-In Movie
Does your town have a local drive-in theater? See what they’re playing and buy tickets to a show you know he’d love. Bring old school classic movie theater candy and have a retro night out.
36. Love Coupons
If you’re looking for a little romance this holiday season, present your man with a a coupon book full of love coupons that he can “cash in” whenever he wants. You could include coupons for a 30-minute massage, a night out with the guys, or a full day as King of the Remote Control!
37. Adventure Pass
If your guy is always looking for a reason to get outdoors, he’ll love a yearly pass that gets him entry into to all the National Parks in the U.S. It makes a perfect gift alongside a new tent, camping or hiking gear.
38. Handcrafted Cookbook Stand
If you’re gifting a guy that loves to cook, you can’t go wrong with this DIY wooden cookbook stand. Handcrafted from scraps of wood, the rugged style and practical design will be a hit in your favorite cook’s kitchen.
39. Engine Revving
Keep his ride running smoothly with new motor oil, new tires or an accessory he’s been wanting. If his car is his baby, make sure the open road keeps calling.
40. Safe Keeping
Give the gift of security. A safe makes a Christmas gift that’s equal parts practical and thoughtful. Any man will appreciate a safe place to keep watches, jewelry or precious mementos.
41. Superhero Sips
There’s a pretty good chance the man you’re gifting this Christmas is a fan of comics! With that in mind, why not DIY a set of drinkware to feature his favorite heroes or villains? Easily etch a set of shot glasses, pint glasses or even a glass mug using etching cream and stencils.
42. Show Some Love
If his favorite artist is coming to town, get him a pair of tickets to go enjoy. Make sure you get him a shirt or poster at the event so he can commemorate it.
43. Dark Room
For an avid photographer, booking time at a photography studio is a favorite passtime. Schedule some dark room time for him to go develop his film and work on his craft.
44. DIY Book Planter
A unique gift for the man that loves to read, this succulent planter is a gorgeous DIY Christmas gift. Turn a favorite book into a clever tabletop planter for live and easy-to-care-for succulents that he’ll proudly display on a desktop or shelf.
45. Concrete And Casters
Modern, industrial style is totally on trend and the man in your life will love this fun and functional concrete beverage cooler made by you. Easy to make in a single afternoon, this handcrafted cooler with chunky casters and rugged rope handles will be a hit at his holiday get togethers.
46. Ruggedly Cool Keychain
When gifting to men this Christmas, you can’t go wrong with something simple, rugged and practical. These handcrafted keychains combine durable leather with metal rivets and hardware to make a great small gift or stocking stuffer.
47. Universal Remote
Help him keep track of all of his gadgets and channels with a universal remote. It will allow him to program all of his devices to one unit so there’s no more searching for the various remotes every time he wants to watch a game.
48. Read His Mind
If he loves to read, get him the latest copy of his favorite author’s book. Even better: find a vintage or a signed copy of his favorite book so he can cherish it forever.
49. Organization Station
Losing keys is often too easy. Designate a spot by the front door or garage entrance where he can hang his keys and store his wallet. That way, he just has to grab them on the way out the door every morning—no more searching required.
50. Me And The Guys
If you and your guy friends have an annual trip, make a reservation at a nice restaurant so you have something to look forward to. Especially if your trip is for hiking or golfing, everyone in the group will appreciate sitting down to a nice meal at the end of the day.
Does the man you’re shopping for dream of traveling the world? A stunning, full-color travel guide to a place he dreams of visiting could be just the cure for his case of wanderlust.
52. Antlers And Initials Pillow
This custom printed plush pillow makes a comfy, cozy gift for your husband or boyfriend this Christmas. The masculine yet sophisticated design means his personalized pillow will look great in any home.
53. Trendy Paint-Dipped Tees
While paint-dipped golf tees make a fun gift for the golfer in your life, they’re a quick and easy gift the kids can help make, too. Package these fun and functional tees in a clear bag with a handmade gift tag to really make your favorite golfer feel special.
54. Leather Luggage Tag
Perfect for the adventurous man, these leather luggage tags are totally customizable with his name and contact information. Whether he’s traveling across town or across the world, he’ll travel in style with this thoughtful gift.
55. Couple’s Cooking Class
Nothing tastes as good as a meal you make together. If your fella is a foodie, enroll in couple’s cooking classes. Not only will you develop your cooking skills, but it’s also a fun way to spend time together.
56. Skating Time
If he loved skating at the rink as a kid, revive that love with a new pair of skates or rollerblades. Go to the local skating rink and relive your childhood under the disco balls and rainbow lights.
57. Keep Spinning
Spin and cycle classes are a great way to blow off steam and stay fit. Gift him a package of classes to his favorite cycling studio or a new one if he’s never tried it before. He’ll have the wheels turning in no time at all.
58. Bake It Up
Bread making is a fun activity the two of you can do together. Schedule a class to learn the ins and outs of what goes into making the perfect loaf. Then, make one together for the holiday table.
Subscription boxes are a fun gift that keeps on giving—and you can find one to suit just about anybody. From beer of the month clubs to monthly tech loot or a subscription for hot sauces from around the world, a subscription box is a great way to introduce him to new things.
60. Industrial Copper Pipe Clock
Christmas is the perfect time to give a handmade gift! Copper piping, a wooden panel and a simple clock mechanism combine to make this industrial-inspired wall clock that’ll look stunning in any man’s urban abode.
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