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Giving gifts is a great way to add variety and excitement to a relationship. They can be holiday gifts, birthday gifts, or just because gifts. Holiday shopping for the one you love can be fun and exciting. The gifts you give don’t have to be purchased. This post outlines some homemade gift ideas to make the holidays a breeze.
For His Hobbies
If you’ve been dating for a while, you probably know him pretty well. Why not put together a gift basket with some of his favorite stuff in it? What you choose to put inside the basket does not necessarily have to be related, just choose some of the things he uses every day or try to find things that were his favorite from when he was little. Then, throw in some of his favorite snackies.
For The Office
You could also make him a work survival kit. What does he do for a living? If he works behind a desk all day, you could fill a basket with his favorite pens, a new tie, a nice new shirt, some healthy snacks, maybe an energy shot or two, a new coffee cup, and his favorite kind of coffee. Throw in a picture he can put on his desk, as well as a cute note for a nice touch.
For Sentimental Value
See if you can dig up some old pictures from social media, his friends, or even his mom. Frame them and make a collage. You could also do the same with pictures of the two of you from a trip you took together or special moments you shared. It will be a reminder of the wonderful childhood he had or the wonderful times you’ve spent together.
If you like to knit or sew, you could make him a new sweater or shirt. You most likely know what size he wears, or can find out easily enough, so all you have to do is pick out a pattern, buy the materials, and get to work!
These are just a few things to think about when holiday shopping for the one you love. Use your own imagination to come up with other things that you think he will like. He will appreciate the time and effort you put into making him these gifts.
Got any other ideas? Share ’em in the comments section!