Christmas gifts for guys

Spread holiday cheer with these cheap and easy DIY Christmas gifts for guys. You can make these gifts for under $15 with minimal effort and skill.

60 Cheap & Easy Christmas Gifts for Guys Under $15

Tools and Supplies You May Need:

  • Mod Podge with Foam Brush
  • Tacky or Super Glue
  • Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks ($3 – Walmart)
  • Spray Paint ($1-$5 at Walmart, depending on color and type)
  • Acrylic Paint ($0.50 each at Walmart)
  • Scissors
  • Craft Knife
  • Tape (e.g. double sided or painter’s tape)
  • Paint Brush ($0.50 – Walmart)
  • Basic Sewing Supplies (needle, thread, pins, sewing machine, fabric scissors, etc)

beer-reindeer

Reindeer Beer
Tutorial here

iphonetie

iPhone Tie Phone Cover
tie + stick pins + self-adhering velcro

Tutorial here

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Homemade Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream
shea butter + virgin coconut oil +  jojoba +  rosemary essential oil + peppermint essential oil

Tutorial here

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BBQ Apron
apron + printable inkjet transfer paper + iron

Tutorial here

phone-charger

Phone Charging Station – great way to free up some desk space!
32-ounce plastic bottle + sandpaper + spray paint + newspaper

Tutorial here

natural-branch-coasters

Natural Branch Coasters
straight branches + hand saw + sandpaper + clear varnish

Tutorial here

tie-clip

Leather Tie Clip
thick leather + a blank tie clip + a letter and number punch set

Tutorial here

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Woodsy Beard Oil

Tutorial here

remote

Book Box for Remote

Tutorial here

coffee-soap

Coffee Bean Soap
melt-and-pour soap base + ground coffee beans + fragrance oil + soap mold

Tutorial here

beer-coaster

DIY Beer Coaster
six-pack cardboard beer holders + ceramic tiles + felt + hi-gloss lacquer

Tutorial here

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Pork Rub in a Jar
Most of the spices you probably already have in your spice rack.
All you need is a mason jar and the free printable
Recipe here.

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Wood Sign Using Printer
wood  + paint + painters tape + sharpie
This would be an awesome gift for that special guy in your life who has a man cave.
You could use this sign above the entrance

mug

Mug Holder
15″ of 1×8 board + 12″ of 2×2 or a 1.5″ dowel + hooks + spray paint

Tutorial here

cheese-board

Chalkboard Cheese Stone
slate tile + chalkboard paint

Tutorial here

leather-cuff

Leather Cuff
a piece of leather + snap pieces + snap attachment tools

Tutorial here

magnetic-wrist-band

Magnetic Wristband
fabric and velcro + small strong magnets  + small piece of scrap metal + rivets

Tutorial here

cologne

DIY Natural Cologne

Tutorial here

etched-mason-jar-drinking-glass

DIY Etched Mason Jar Glass
mason jar + etching cream + stencil(s) + Rubbing alcohol and cotton balls

Tutorial here

leather-valet

Monogrammed Leather Valet
suede + photo frame + adhesive letter stencils + upholstery batting + tape

Tutorial here

door-mat

Wood Door Mat
wood stakes + sisal rope + hex nuts
If you include the optional stainer it will cost more like $15, but without it, the cost will be under $10

Tutorial here

bookends

Baseball Bookends
2 – 5 x 5″ wood + wood screws + baseball + acrylic paint + self stick rubber pads
Also, you do need some basic tools like screwdriver and drill

Tutorial here

tool-beltpins + pencil made for fabric +  thread (heavy duty is better) + 1/2 yard fabric
You will also need a sewing machine and fabric scissors

Tutorial here

gloves-grip

Glove Grips

Tutorial here

lotion-men

Men’s Aftershave Lotion

Tutorial here

leather-sleeve

heavy-duty leather  + snap fasteners + waxed cord + leather punch

Tutorial here

Flannel Hand Warmers

Tutorial here

beer-tray

Beer Tray
circular wood piece + credit card or old gift card + printed colored labels of your favorite beers

Tutorial here

leather-key-chain

Leather Keychain DIY
leather scrap at least 9″ long + rotary cutter + leather hole punch or awl + screw post

Tutorial here

pencil-holder

Pencil Holder

Tutorial here

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Leather Glasses Case

Tutorial here

wallet-cowboy

Old Cowboy Boot Wallet
one cowboy boot + scratch and stitching awl + rotary cutter + seam ripper

Tutorial here

apron

apron + stencils + craft paint

Tutorial herebottle-opener

Strong Magnetic Bottle Opener
wood of your choice + neodymium Magnets +bottle opener

Tutorial here

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Leather Bracelets

Tutorial here

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Salted Whiskey Caramels

Recipe here
Tip: You can use the bottle to make the project below

soap-dispenser

Whiskey Soap Dispenser

Tutorial here

wood-book-end

Wood Book Ends
scrap wood + jigsaw + sandpaper + stencil

Tutorial here

bacon-salt

Bacon Salt

Recipe here

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Leather Monogrammed Cufflinks
gold cufflinks + leather remnants + alphabet punch + tacky glue

Tutorial here

beer-soap-11

Citrus Honey Beer Soap
This project does require some basic knowledge of soap making and working with lye

Tutorial here

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Comic Coasters
comic books + electrical outlet covers + E-6000 adhesive + spray paint + sandpaper

Tutorial here

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Charging Station

 picture frame + scraps of trim + thick cardboard + hand saw + chalk finish paint

Tutorial here

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Leather Cord Keeper
leather strap + hitch post fastener + leather hole punch

Tutorial here

bbq-rub

BBQ Rub

Recipe here

reuse-a-tie

Necktie Zip Pouch

2 neckties + 7” metal zipper + Shape Flex Fusible Interfacing + Fusible Fleece + 1 fat quarter for lining + Zipper foot for sewing machine

Tutorial here

key-cover

Leather Key Cover

leather + leather punch + sewing machine

Tutorial here

leather-card-holder

Leather Card  Holder

Tutorial here

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Leather Cord Roll Up

fake (or real) leather + snap buttons

sparkling-cider

 Sparkling Cider

Recipe here

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Belt Organizer

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Paracord Lanyard
paracord + swivel clip +  snap hook + keyring

Tutorial here

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Jake and Coke Cake

Recipe here

pretzel

Homemade Pretzel

Recipe here

clock

Bicycle Brake Clock

bicycle brake disc + cheap quartz wall clock + 2 long bolts and nuts + brasso

Tutorial here

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