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« on: November 22, 2009 05:22:01 PM »

Me: What do you want for Christmas?
BF: Will you make me something?
Me: Sure, what would you like?
BF: Anything you make.

Problem...I have no idea of any good, masculine ideas. He's a college athelete so he's not going to wear around anything tha even has the slightest feminine/ambiguous feel. Any ideas?
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« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2009 12:50:40 PM »

Sweatpants with college/team logos/sayings painted or appliqued on.  Easy and useable!
T shirts go in this same category.

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« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2009 02:23:37 PM »

I have the same problem. I find it hard for me to come up with stuff but easier for others, so let's give it a go.
So far I'm crocheting my bf a hat and making him a pillow and ironing on some cool design he likes (from a fav tv show, or football team, or whatever I come up with.) Something that shows you know what he likes and it's a plus if you get it right! lol. Think of something he would like to wear or something he needs, maybe not necessarily for outside of his room use. I hope that helped at least in some way Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2009 02:49:48 PM »

Maybe some manly jewelry... like items with hemp or suede..

Apparently this stuff is still in style because I saw it in the mall at American Eagle.
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« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2009 02:34:04 AM »

Is he into video games? Mine is and Mario themed keychains would be a hit with him. Basically favourite video game + manly keychains (because they're car related haha) is always a win.
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« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2009 07:25:11 AM »

the leather necklaces look hot on guys. It's usually a piece of leather or suede with one or two beads in the centre. It's almost like a choker too but make adjustable knots so he can take it off easily? I think i'm making one for mine. I love how they look on guys.
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« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2009 10:07:03 AM »

Leather with a glass focal bead.

Pietersite, Lapis Lazuli, bone, shell, Hematite, wood -- all make great beads for a single strand necklace, finish with a lobster claw clasp. 

If you want to get creative, you could use bullets or bicycle chain for a real manly necklace.
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