Depending on the size of your dog and your bowls, the dimensions may vary so sneakily measure someones puppy and start building! This simple storage rack can handle everything from winter boots to summer sandals, with no mud buildup or scuff marks on the wall. An oversize wooden snowflake like this would look great hanging on a front porch, or as a feature on an interior wall. The plans at My Altered State require just straightforward cuts and construction techniques, so even a woodworking novice can accomplish this project.

It’s the sort of gift he can keep on his desk to think of you all day long while he’s at work. For those men that may not be too keen on using an oil on their manly facial hair, this beard balm works just a well and can be used as a hair styling product, as well. The scents can be customized to whatever your boyfriend likes the most, and it is a super simple recipe. For painters and cooks alike, this apron is perfect to keep the mess off of your creative man. This is a simple design that makes a practical and durable present. You can customize the colors to fit your boyfriend’s personality.

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The wallet has two parts for cards and for cash, or whatever he needs it for. This wallet is thin, takes up very little space, and fits into pockets easily. Bow ties are cool, at least, that’s what modern television would have us thinking. For the dapper man of your dreams, why not gift him with a handmade polka dot bow tie.

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One of the pieces of the red maple I carved into a large stirring spoon, which has some interesting spalting. A friend who is a runner often lets me know when she has spotted possible wood for my creative work when she is out running. She alerted me to a stack of sweetgum branches at the front of a yard awaiting the yard waste pickup truck. Build this clever key hanger in an hour with two strips of contrasting wood. Each set of keys has its own small fob which nests in between the spacers. Opposing bevels in the spacers and fobs keep your keys from falling on the floor.

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The strong elastic core, sustainable bamboo fiber outer fabric, and neutral color tones make them a good stocking stuffer idea for women. This may be the best holiday season yet to consider healthier stocking stuffer alternatives, and this Eligen Vitamin B12 supplement may be the just the right fit. It normalizes B12 levels as effectively as injections and boosts energy, and each bottle contains a one-month supply. The CraftBud Candle Making Kit has 52 pieces to make boutique-quality soy candles at home. It’s a project that adults can work on with mature kids, creating burning wonders in up to 16 colors that they can then give to loved ones. This is the unique gift for families that keeps on giving, in myriad ways.

  • Everything you see here down to the ribbon is from the Dollar Tree.
  • The lace-like paper comes in a variety of shades and patterns to make quick work of crafting unique wrapping paper.
  • This design for a pet bowl stand is a great opportunity to perfect your pocket-hole prowess and, who knows, it could blossom into an idea for a side or coffee table.
  • A swift swipe of chalkboard paint makes the perfect spot for a seasonal greeting or your “to” and “from” label.

Hundreds of reasons exist as to why you should buy handmade products instead of commercially-produced items. Who doesn’t love snuggling up with a blanket on the couch or getting cozy in bed over the winter? Blankets can be chosen by materials such as fleece or sherpa, or even embellished tapestries to keep be kept as keepsakes. Blankets are personalized by military branches and can include embroidered personalization of name, rank, and dates served. A variety of lovely veteran Christmas gifts could be as handy as they are precious. You can search online for companies that offer personalized military accessories or household items.

The hard part is deciding which flavor to try first, because this package includes Sugar Plum, Cinnamon Roll, Clementine Spice, and Cranberry Orange. This simple yet spectacular little gift shows that you don’t have to spend a fortune to find just the right thing. While this crafter chose weathered white planks for her project, you can add any color you want to match your outdoor decor. Whether you’re making it as a gift or Christmas decor for your own home, a personalized wood sign—particularly with a smiling Santa!

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