A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 313,039
Currently Running With Scissors:
646 Guests and 20 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: I need gift ideas for my boyfriend?  (Read 1147 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: January 06, 2012 11:50:42 AM »

Pretty soon it's going to be my boyfriend and I's 5th anniversary and I've got no idea what to give him as a gift. I haven't really got much money so I was thinking I could make him something but I just can't think what. I can crochet and I'm a beginner at sewing with a machine and cross stitching. He's in his second year at uni studying Spanish and Mandarin. Any help would be great Smiley
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Crafting keeps the madness at bay. Or is it the cause?
Online Online

Posts: 7624
Joined: 22-Jul-2006

Willing to personal swap for art of my doggies!

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2012 06:26:08 AM »

Sew a simple fleece blanket and embroider or cross stitch on them your names, the date, and the words for "I love you" in Chinese characters and Spanish.

Find a great picture of the two of you together, and mount it on a matt that you cross stitch with the same, and frame it.

Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 14750
Joined: 10-Jun-2009


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2012 12:11:18 PM »

Those are great ideas, Onyxnox!

Following on that thought, maybe sewn book covers with embroidered messages in Spanish or Mandarin? Or a throw pillow? Both are pretty easy sewing projects and I'm sure he'd be quite pleased and impressed Smiley. A pencil case type thing could be another easy project that you could personalize with embroidery.

Maybe some kind of photo mural or canvas with pictures of you guys in the shape of the number '5'?

I always think that coupons for things are fun for anniversary gifts.... good for one massage, good for one night of watching whatever you want on tv... etc.

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Truth in Advertizing Book Launch Party at Mother New York
Unexpected Gifts Book Trailer by Chris Heuertz
She Matters by Susanna Sonnenberg
All That Is Red
Author Anna Caltabiano Talks Pain and Survival
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Asymmetric Cowl
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Felt Basket
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kindling Bundle

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.