It’s pretty easy to come up with holiday gift ideas to make for all your galpals, but what about the fella in your life? Don’t panic! There’s still time to make some cool homemade gifts for the XY chromosomes you know, and we’ve got some fun ideas to get you started.
Create a beautiful handmade book he can use as a journal or sketchbook. Flickr user Kate E. Did has a great step-by-step tutorial available in her photostream. Link.
From the MAKE Weekend Project archives comes a D.I.Y. Teeshirt Design tutorial. Here’s Bre’s awesome Bunny Vader shirt–you too can create a one-of-a-kind design by using simple household items like masking tape and bleach. Get more info and an instructional PDF file here: Link.
If the guy in your life has a sweet tooth, why not whip up one of these festive and easy trees made from mini-candy bars? The Crafty Chica shows you how with her Snickers Tree tutorial. Link.
Last but not least–SamHober.com explains in step-by-step detail how to sew your very own custom bespoke necktie. You could easily dissect an old thrift store tie to use as a pattern template and make a few in varying fabrics. Embellishing them would be fun too, and adds a great personal touch. Link.
• CRAFT Holiday Gift Guide – Gifts You Can Make – Link.
• CRAFT Holiday Gift Guide – Edible Giftables – Link.