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Topic: Ideas for xmas gifts for men needed.  (Read 3101 times)
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Jewels1223
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2008 02:34:50 PM »

I have painted shot glasses with DecoArt glass paint (almost as cheap as acrylic paint!) with things like Jack Skellington and the Chevy symbol, coffee mugs with I (heart) you mom and I (heart) you dad) with cocoa in them, a drawing of hobby (airplane for my dad)...

I've found that the items for men have to be incredibly useful or sentimental/character/hobby - related to truly be enjoyed.
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« Reply #11 on: December 14, 2008 08:33:11 PM »

somewhere, can't find now I had a knitting pattern for an ice scrapper mitt, you know those mitts that keep your hands warm when you scrape the windows, I did that one year for the men

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« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2008 01:44:05 PM »

I sewed corn heat therapy bags for all of the men I know, they're always pulling muscles playing sports and doing yard work.  You can Google "corn bag" and find some good tutorials.  I also bought some inexpensive beer mugs and will be filling them with cookies and adding a "Just add milk" tag - all the guys I know love homemade cookies and baked goods.
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« Reply #13 on: December 17, 2008 01:37:40 AM »

this is an awesome thread, i can never think of anything to craft for guys. theyre rellay hard to please, i dont think they get the 'handmade' thing  Huh

ok some ideas for guys:

-home made food, ofcourse. lol cookies, chocolates, lollies, baked goods, cupcakes, etc.
-sweaters
-scarves
-mix cds
-stencilled/iron-on image tshirts
-hoodies
-pjs
-boxers
-man bags (shoulder bag things) or laptop bags
-stubby/can holders
-bbq aprons with funny pictures/slogans on the front
-hats/beanies
-wallets/card holders
-organizers/diaries
-sports/tv related items
-boxes/tins/pencil cases etc.
-decorated mugs/shot glasses/beer glasses, etc.
-travel mugs
-slippers
-socks
-organizers/diaries
-ipod or phone cases/cozies
-cool set of chopsticks
-little random toys of things they like, maybe even stick them on keychains?
-frames with pics of fam/friends
-badges
-ornaments of hobbies/things they like, maybe from movies, etc.
-some necklaces with pendants

i hope this helps!  Wink
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« Reply #14 on: December 21, 2008 08:10:22 AM »

I will be making some hankies (snot rags). Men are always full of boogers Smiley and alot of older men carry them too. I will be making some with initials on them to personalize them.  Tongue
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