If you are short on cash and really want to show your boyfriend how much you care this Christmas, you could always give him a homemade gift.
Homemade Christmas gifts for boyfriends are heartfelt and a great way to say “I love you.” Here are a few simple ideas to get you started.
The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Making some simple candies at home is not hard. Melt some chocolate chips, and use them to coat pretzels. Top these with some sprinkles, and place them in miniature muffin cups inside a Christmas tin. You can also candy-coat peanuts, almonds and even caramels that you buy in the store to make them look homemade. There are candy recipes for caramels and hard candy that you can check out online, but make sure you follow these carefully, since candy is a very tricky thing to make.
Take a picture of the two of you, and present it to him inside a hand-painted frame. You can find cheap frames at the discount store, and acrylic paint is very inexpensive.
Decorate a mug
If he is a coffee drinker, buy him a simple ceramic mug, and use ceramic paints to personalize it for him. You could write a special saying on the mug, or just decorate it with drawings of things he likes.
There are hundreds of homemade gift ideas out there, so these are just a start. Making a gift from scratch shows your boyfriend that you really care, so put your whole heart into the project for the best results.