Guys can be tricky to buy gifts for, especially on such a holiday as Valentine’s Day. If you want to get him something besides candy and stuffed animals, there are plenty of other, more unique guy-friendly options to look out for.
30 DIY Valentine Gifts for Him
Valentine’s Day is all about showing your friends and loved ones how much they mean to you. Whether the man you’re shopping for is a significant other or a guy friend, you can always find the perfect gift that fits in with his personality, style, and interests for Valentine’s Day.
Want to go DIY this Valentine’s Day? Check out our list of
2018 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas.
Citizen Eco-Drive Watch
An elegant timepiece makes a perfect and personal gift for the man in your life. This one features a titanium case and a stunning black dial. It does double duty as a watch and a calendar, so it’s a gift he’ll use and treasure through the years.
What I Love About You
There are endless ways to say “I love you.” If you’re at a loss for words, this books offers fill-in-the-blank prompts and ideas for fresh ways to tell your special someone what you love about him.
Pixel Heart Heat Changing Mug
Every gamer knows you need full health in order to make it through the work day. A heat-sensitive mug with an 8-bit heart illustration turns red when it’s filled with hot coffee, and reminds him to keep his mug full for optimal health all day.
I Love You Bean
Say “I love you” with a houseplant; this one-of-a-kind bean plant actually has the words “I Love You” written on the bean. All he needs to do is add water and let it soak up some sun. Soon the bean will sprout and the hidden message will appear.
World’s Largest Hershey’s Kiss
If your man likes kisses, he’ll love this one. A giant Hershey’s Kiss milk chocolate (the world’s largest) clocks in at over two pounds. If he can make it through the shell to the hollow inside, he’ll be surprised with another handful of normal-sized kisses to enjoy.
Van Der Hagen Luxury Shave Set
A luxury shave set is the ultimate gift for the ultimate man. This one from Van Der Hagen boasts a 100% badger brush, a monogrammed apothecary mug, a combination brush and razor stand, and hypo-allergenic shave soap. You’ll see a smile creep across his smooth face every time he uses his gift..
Most men appreciate gifts that are as useful as they are thoughtful. A hardcover moleskin notebook is a sophisticated gift he can use at home and at the office.
Swiss Army Cologne
Cologne is a great go-to gift for guys. It’s also a versatile gift option, with a message that can be either neutral or romantic. This classic Swiss Army eau de toilette features notes of invigorating citrus and fresh lavender, with hints of spicy-sweet woods.
Malin + Goetz Cannabis Candle
Intoxicate his senses (the legal way) with a unique cannabis candle. With a relaxing blend of flowery, citrusy, and woodsy notes, this candle fills the whole room with a scent that’s light but masculine, making it a perfect gift for guys.
Humongous Heart Plush
This Valentine’s Day, give him a gift from the heart. Or, in this case, give him a gift that looks like a heart. This humongous and super soft embroidered heart plush is a fun and unique gift for guys of any age.
Concrete Salt & Pepper Shakers
A pair of innovative salt and pepper shakers is crafted from an advanced concrete mix that becomes even more durable with age. A handsome addition to his kitchen, these table top accessories make a great gift he’ll be proud to both use and display.
Ticket Stub Organizer
Sports fans, concert goers, and museum mavens now have a way to store and preserve their tickets and playbills from their favorite events and outings.
Hug Time is the story of a kitten who decides he wants to give the whole world a hug. Give him a hug-along with this sweet gift-and you’ll bring a smile to his whole day.
Sexy Truth or Dare
The classic game of truth or dare gets a racy upgrade your man will love. The game features 50 sticks, each with a sensual “truth” on one side and a dirty “are” on the other. It’s a great valentine’s day gift for him, but you’re both sure to enjoy it together.
Sweethearts Photo Collage Frame
Capture and preserve all your most cherished memories with your sweetheart. Your name, a heart, and your special someone’s name are cut out of a white mat board, with your favorite photos showing through. The wall piece is then framed and ready for you and your sweetie to admire.
Try Something New
Is your guy stuck in a rut? Give him a gift that will lift him out of even the most stubborn of ruts. The Try Something New book features 100 fun and creative ways a couple can spend time together. It’s the gift that keeps on giving.
Hugs & Kisses Personalized Frame
A personalized frame features your name and your significant other’s name in handwritten style, plus the year and a set of sweet “hugs and kisses” embellishments. Add your favorite photo of the two of you together and you’ll have a romantic gift you can both enjoy.
A bottle of champagne adds instant romance to any occasion. Treat him to the best with a bottle of smooth, stylish sparkling wine for Valentine’s Day or any day. Make it even more romantic by adding a silver-plated that’s engraved with a personal message.
Sprout Cork Dial Watch
This contemporary timepiece is a product of a dedication to both traditional watchmaking and the environment’s needs today. The Cork Dial Watch from Sprout is crafted from sustainable materials, but it still has those sophisticated accents he loves. It’s a stylish and innovative timepiece he’s sure to cherish.
Coupons from the Heart
Whether you’re the other half to his relationship or just a caring onlooker, the Coupons from the Heart booklet is a sweet and humorous gift that houses coupons for couples. Each coupon features a romantic activity the couple can enjoy together.
Nike Classic Hoodie
Nike’s classic no-hassle hoodie is perfect for warming up on dress-down days. It has all the essentials: front pockets, full front zipper closure, and a hood with drawstrings. And, of course, the Nike logo on the upper left chest. Once he puts this hoodie on, he won’t want to take it off.
Heartworm GIANT Microbes Plush
Who’d have thought heartworms could be so cute and cuddly? This giant heartworm plush makes a strangely sweet gift for the quirky guy with a sense of humor (or the microbiologist in your life). For dog owners, it’s a great reminder to get their pets checked out and kept safe.
Be… Inspirational Paperweight
The “Be…” paperweight serves as both a contemporary decoration and an excellent reminder to get more out of life every day. He can display his choice of card (each one featuring a positive quality), reminding him (and anyone who walks into his office or home) to be bold, playful, creative, etc
The LoveBook Activity Book
Guys love spending time with their significant others, but they don’t always know how to show it. An activity book for couples is the perfect way to help. The LoveBook is all about giving couples a fun way to learn about each other, share their thoughts, and spend quality time together.
Personalized Stump Ring
Remember Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree? The personalized stump ring is both a tribute to this beloved story and a token of how much he means to you. A sterling silver ring features the rings of a tree carved on top, plus yours and his initials carved on the side.
The classic comfy white boxers officially get her seal of approval. Give your guy a pair of personalized white boxers, featuring a “Property Of,” “Heart On,” or “Was Here” message that’s personalized with your name and sealed with a kiss.
The Long Distance Relationship Survival Guide
Finally a practical manual for love that really helps! This book gives you tips on how to keep your communication real, alive, and up close even when you’re far away. This books is written by a married couple and based on hundreds of interviews with couples that really made it work.