Everyone loves to be surprised and receive unexpected gifts, especially from those who we love the most. This warmth that we feel is heightened even more when it comes from a boyfriend or a husband. There are some guys who have really stepped up their game and delivered beautiful gifts to their significant other, whether it was for Valentine’s Day, or just out of the blue. These men have really raised the bar too high for the rest of us, since women are just falling in love with their ideas.
8-Bit Valentine Surprise
This guy went out of his way to create a Valentine’s Day surprise for his wife. He created an 8-bit room decoration with sticky notes containing more than 7,000 memories of the couple together.
When She Is Away
This guy created this seat by the window for his wife when she went away from home on a business trip for 48 hours. You can see that the husband has really put a lot of effort in to make sure that the seating area was as lovely as possible.
Replacing The Scale Markings
This guy’s wife was a bit too concerned with her body weight. So, the guy decided to change the markings on the scale so that his wife always feels beautiful no matter what her weight is.
Handmade Gifts Are The Best
This boyfriend put in a lot of time and effort when he made the leather messenger handbag for his girlfriend. This was his Christmas gift to her and we just love how personal and special it is.
The Perfect Note Jar
If you are looking for ideas for a gift for your significant other, look no further than this. It might take you some time but we are sure that your loved one would be thrilled about receiving such a wonderful gift.
No Fireplace? No Problem
This guy’s girlfriend was bummed out because they did not have a fireplace in their home where she could hang the Christmas stockings on. So, the guy got to work and created this artificial fireplace to cheer her up.
Paper Lilies Are The Best
This guy did not have a lot of money to spend on a gift but he wanted the gift to be something special. So, he bought a lot of paper and got to work. He made the Lily bouquet out of paper so that his girlfriend could have something pretty to look at when she came home.
Adult Pillow Fort
This guy thought that it was time to go back to his childhood and have a little fun. So, he made a pillow fort for adults for himself and his girlfriend.
Loving Plants Even More
This husband of 28 years got down to tidying up the garden and while he was doing the job, he decided to leave a little message for his wife. It goes without saying that she loved it.
Wanting That Puppy
Sara wanted this particular puppy but was told that someone had already adopted him. It turns out that the person who had adopted the puppy was none other than her boyfriend Rich, who surprised her with him one morning.
Real Trees Are Overrated
Three years ago, this couple did not have enough money to go out and buy a real Christmas tree or even get presents for each other. So, the husband decided to go out and buy a strip of lights. He created a Christmas tree out of the lights for their empty apartment and has continued that tradition ever since, even though they have the money now to buy a real tree.
Struggling Financially? No Issues
“Today is my 21st birthday. We have been struggling financially and I wasn’t expecting a gift, but my boyfriend surprised me with his work of art. I just wanted to share my happiness.”
Renovating The Pantry
This guy renovated the pantry in his house while his girlfriend was away even though she had not asked him to do it. These little things that guys do go a long way into making the relationship even stronger.
Creating A Puzzle
This guy saw that his wife really loved their labrador so he decided to create a puzzle with wood in his workshop. It is an amazing idea and if you are a pet-lover, you could do it too.
The Love For Harry Potter
This guy’s girlfriend was a complete Potterhead and she loved reading the books. So, he got to work and created custom leather cases for each of the books and surprised his girlfriend.
Enchanted Rose From Beauty And The Beast
This guy decided that his wife deserved the prettiest things and he decided to bring in some magic. He created an enchanted rose gift by combining a rose, a clock and some lights. It is truly a genius idea.
Valentine’s Day Card
This guy created a Valentine’s Day card for his girlfriend, showing how she filled his life with love. Simple and yet elegant.
Lounging On The Couch
This girl wanted a kitten for as long as she could remember and yet for one reason or another, she was never able to get one. One day, she came back from work and found this little furball sleeping on the couch. It was a gift from her boyfriend.
Hand-Carved Wooden Bracelet
If you are an expert with woodwork, you can do this too. All you need is a solid piece of wood and you too can create an amazing bracelet for your girlfriend as a Christmas present.
Perfecting The Bathtub
This guy got to work in his workshop and made a tray for his girlfriend. This tray fits perfectly over the bathtub and holds scented candles, her phone and a glass of wine. We can only imagine how relaxing that bath would be.
“In honor of the traditional gift for the first wedding anniversary, I made my wife a bouquet of paper flowers! I thought it turned out rather well for a guy with absolutely no crafting ability.”
Too Much Drinking
“Wife had a bit too much to drink so I made a nice romantic candle setting for her with pillow and blankets by the ivory throne complete with hair rubber band, water, socks, and nose spray. I’m going to sleep, candles are battery operated.”
Snoopy Looks Over The Mail
The woman fell in love with the idea which her boyfriend came up with. He created Snoopy and placed him over the mailbox so that it looks like Snoopy is always looking at the mail.
A Unique Christmas Tree
If you are also looking for unique ideas for a Christmas tree, give this one a try. The boyfriend created a Christmas tree by decorating the old ladder that they had lying around in their home.
She Is A Masterpiece
In order to surprise his girlfriend, this guy decided to make a painting of her. We have to agree that the guy is quite the artist and he has made a masterpiece.
The Elven Engagement Ring
When this guy was looking for a ring to propose to his girlfriend with, he decided to go a little bit nerdy and created an elven ring at home. The girlfriend loved the ring and accepted his proposal.
Home Made Earrings
This guy’s wife loved playing video games and for Valentine’s Day, he designed and made these earrings for her. She loved them so much that she wears them everyday.
Restoring Old Things
This guy restored a 1910 fire extinguisher for his girlfriend who is a firefighter. She loved the idea and was very happy with her new antique lamp.
Waking Her Up Right
“My wife had one of “those days” yesterday, so I wanted to do something special for her. I woke up early, got the kids out of bed and made them breakfast. This way my wife could sleep in. I figured the kids were old enough to not set the house on fire while she was sleeping so I drove down to the store and brought her back her favorite Starbucks drink and the flowers you see above and headed back home. When I got back home I started a bath for her and went downstairs to make her an English muffin for a little breakfast snack. I left all of this in the bathroom with the lights off and natural light coming in. Finally, I went into our bedroom and nudged her awake, telling her that her bath was ready. She was happily surprised when she opened the door to the bathroom. I love doing these little things for my wife on occasion to remind her of how much she means to me. I’m sure she loves it too.”
Doing The Extra Bit For The Wedding
This guy in the pictures was the fiance back then and he made the extra effort to create a cupcake Ferris wheel for the wedding. Needless to say, the bride was very happy with the idea.
Painting A Mural
The girl was out at sea for a month, doing some research and her boyfriend decided that one of the walls in the house was too boring. He decided to make it interesting with a new mural.
Not Splitting Them Up
This guy wanted to get a kitten for his wife but he could not bring himself to split up these two kittens from one another. So, he decided to adopt them both as a surprise for his wife.
“My mom died last April, and despite my black thumb and utter lack of interest in gardening I somehow ended up inheriting one of her Christmas cacti. My husband spent the last 2 months manipulating/babying it and it finally paid off: it’s bloomed for the first time in years. I had a strained relationship with my mother and I was fully aware of his plans for the cacti, but I’ve really been caught off guard by how much happiness and hurt seeing this bloom has caused me.”
“This was a valentines day project that I started about a month ago. It’s two interlocking pendants that have a topographic map of my girlfriends and my hometown. The path where they are cut is actually the rout you take to drive between our houses.”
Settlers Of Catan
“I turned 30 today and my boyfriend gave me the gift he’s been working on for over two months: A custom hand made Settlers of Catan set + extension. I’m an incredibly lucky guy.”
The Aluminum Owl
This guy knew that his girlfriend was in love with birds, particularly owls. So, he decided to get to work and handcrafted this owl out of aluminum sheets.
Emily’s husband is considerate and thoughtful. As a surprise for her, he created a bench in their backyard out of the wooden pieces that he found in the backyard itself. Only the plank which was the seat was bought from the store.
Welcome Home Ryder
This guy wanted to surprise his wife, so he got her a puppy and this was how she reacted to Ryder joining their little family.
As Simple As Cooking Breakfast
Your surprises do not have to involve elaborate gifts. Sometimes, it is the thought that counts and it could be as simple as just cooking breakfast so that your wife or girlfriend has a few extra minutes to sleep in.
First Time Baker
This guy was baking for the first time when he decided to bake a cake for his girlfriend. He pulled out all the stops when it came to giving the cake different colors on the inside.
Just Need Thumbtacks
If you want to make your wife or girlfriend the mother of dragons, just like in Game of Thrones, all you have to do is get a foam cutout of the dragon eggs and start putting thumbtacks on all their surfaces. After that, just paint the eggs and you will have dragon eggs too.
Remodelling Done Right
While this guy’s wife was out of town for a week, he decided to remodel the laundry room and he even bought new washing machines to go with the design that he had selected.
This guy decided to create interlocking lockets for his girlfriend and he put her initials on his locket and his own initials on her locket to make the lockets even more special.
Wines For Different Occasions
This guy decided to label the wines in the house a bit differently for his wife. He decided to put labels on according to the various moods that his wife might be in before reaching for a bottle of wine. He also put threat levels on each bottle.
This guy understood his wife’s love for bacon and roses. He decided to combine the two loves and he created roses out of bacon by simply folding the bacon strips in that way. It was an amazing and tasty gift.
Box Of Envelopes
“My girlfriend is leaving home for school and is in a bit of emotional turmoil over it. I wrote her 365 personalized love letters and sealed them in individual envelopes for her to read each day while she is away.”
New Member Of The Family
This guy decided that it was time for their family to grow so he bought a dog for himself and his wife. Needless to say, his wife was immediately in love with the newest member of the family.
Gift In High School
This guy made a ring for his girlfriend when they were in High School together. Fast forwarding 9 years into their relationship, they are married and his wife still cherishes that first ring he made for her.
Useful Birthday Gift
This guy got down to his woodworking skills and made a jewelry cabinet for his girlfriend with a mirror on it. This was a birthday gift for her.
Ice Creams And Sloths
“I made my girlfriend a sloth ice cream cake for her birthday, because she loves ice cream and sloths.”
Silver Metal Clay Ring
Homemade jewelry can be wonderful, as shown above when this guy created a silver ring out of silver metal clay for his girlfriend. He even made the beautiful box himself.
Climbing The Rocks
This guy made rock climbing figurines of himself and his girlfriend because she loved rock climbing. This shows how much he pays attention to her hobbies.
Seeing the pattern of the tiles in his house, the guy went out and bought a cat that would match the pattern and presented it as a gift to his girlfriend. They’re going to have quite a hard time spotting the cat.
Here we have another Potterhead girl whose boyfriend was considerate enough to make leather bound copies of the Harry Potter books for her. The covers are amazing.
This boyfriend knew of his girlfriend’s love for sushi and comfort, so he went out and bought a sushi pillow for her. The Easter egg here is that the inside pieces are individual small pillows.
Adopting The Pound Puppy
The girl was looking to adopt this pound dog for quite a while now so she was very surprised when she found out that her boyfriend went out and got it for her.
This girl loved Cinderella, so her boyfriend decided to propose to her by taking her to Disneyland and proposing with a shoe which contained the ring.
Tardis Police Box
This is a great idea for a birthday gift. It can be made by everyone who loves Dr. Who. All you need is a bunch of cardboard pieces, some glue and painting skills.
Financial Clutches On Anniversary
This couple could not go out for a fancy dinner for their anniversary since they were struggling financially. So, the husband decided to make something at home and showed his wife his amazing cooking skills.
Enchanted Rose Pt. II
Here is another guy who decided to present the enchanted rose from Beauty and the Beast as a gift to his girlfriend. It is amazing how he has made the plaque for her saying “For my Beauty”.
What Does The Fox Say?
This girl really loved foxes, so her boyfriend decided to give her a gift that involved foxes. He made her this piece of art for Christmas and she loved it.
Salvador Dali Vans
These are the Salvador Dali Vans of a girl whose boyfriend painted them for her for Valentine’s Day. We just hope that she does not wear them too much or else the color will fade and we would hate to see them ruined.
Surprising Christmas Present
“My boyfriend told me there was a dust bunny under the dresser he couldn’t reach. Best Christmas present ever!”
Cartoon Christmas Tree
It does not matter if you can’t get a real Christmas tree for the holidays. All you need is Christmas spirit and it is important that you do not lose it. Make do with a cartoon Christmas tree.
Getting Over The Fence
This cat was having trouble getting over the fence that she loved to climb. Her owner saw this and her boyfriend made this ladder for the cat from scratch and it really made his girlfriend happy.
Custom Steel Frostmourne
“My boyfriend got me a Custom Steel Frostmourne for Christmas. +480714 Boyfriend XP Points. I’ve never been speechless over a present before.”
Painting Nails Is Fun
“My girlfriend, who hasn’t seen these yet, has been working her ass off everyday at her (often thankless) job. Her time relaxing is spent painting her nails and browsing “Laqueristas”. This is a little treat I picked up on the way home from work, hopefully it is a good reward for her after yet another long day in the office”
The Gold Rose
If you are looking for an elegant gift idea for your girlfriend, here is a gold rose for you. It is simple to make and yet it is one of the most beautiful things we have ever seen.
Bowl For Christmas
This guy’s girlfriend wanted a bowl for Christmas but he did not have a lathe to make the bowl. So, instead of buying a lathe, he got to work with what he had and created this amazing bowl for her.
This guy made a happiness meter for his girlfriend. The closer she is to him, the higher the scale is on the happiness meter. It is just so cute.
Beauty On A Budget
This guy did not have a lot of money to spend on a gift for his first anniversary with his girlfriend. However, he had a creative mind. He made use of that and came up with this exceptional piece of art made out of a broken flowerpot.
Valentine’s Day Cookies
If you are good at baking, then this is a great idea for you. All you need is edible colored dough and you can make a batch of Valentine’s Day cookies for your partner too.
Tale As Old As Time
This girl was in love with the Beauty and the Beast movie. Her boyfriend decided to make a picture of the window from the movie and they use it as a Stained Glass window in their apartment.
The Christmas Bowtie
This little puppy was an early Christmas present that a guy got for his girlfriend. He did not make his girlfriend wait until Christmas morning to open up the present and she swiftly undid the bow on the puppy’s neck.
If you are someone who knows his wife’s or girlfriend’s taste in handbags, you can also be as thoughtful as this guy who created this leather wallet for his girlfriend.
Jewelry For Your Loved Ones
You could always learn how to make jewelry at home and surprise your wife or your girlfriend with homemade jewelry like this guy does regularly.
This guy made a heart-shaped necklace for his wife and she loved it so much that she never takes it off her neck.
First Month Messages
This woman was worried that she was going to lose the messages she had with her boyfriend during their first month. Her boyfriend printed out 300 screenshots on 10 meters of rolled paper and made this lovely box for her.
Painting On The Cast
When the girl broke her arm, her boyfriend made this beautiful painting on her cast. She was quite sad when the cast had to be removed the next day.
A Ring Almost Perfect
Joe’s girlfriend was going away for college and he decided to make a ring for her. While the ring was not in the perfect shape, it was a really thoughtful gift and she just loved it.
If you have a genius mind, you can come up with pretty good inventions. This guy came up with the idea of a chain clock for his girlfriend and she absolutely loved it.
Cutting Board Illusions
This is quite the craftsmanship that the guy had when he made a cutting board for his girlfriend. It’s something so simple and yet many people do not think about it.
Living Multiple Lives
“I made this for my wife, all of her favorite childhood and young adult books with memorable quotes plus a nice George RR Martin quote to tie it all together. Think she’ll like it?”
Kittens For Christmas
The guy made sure that Christmas would be quite lively in their home when he adopted these two furballs. His wife was so surprised with the new additions to the family.
Dirt From Mars
This boyfriend has surpassed everyone. He got his girlfriend a sample of the dirt from Mars in a necklace with a Certificate of Authenticity. This gift is literally out of this world.
Bad Day At Work
Kevin made sure that Andrew had something to cope up with when he was having a bad day at work. He wrapped up candy and a loving note for Andrew so that his mood could improve.
Learning To Make A Fondant
While Theresa was away for a month in Nunavut, her husband learned how to make a fondant and this was the fondant that was waiting for Theresa when she got home after a month.
Making A Quarter Priceless
This guy found a quarter from the year that his girlfriend was born in and he made a ring out of the quarter. It is a genius way to make something even more valuable.
Macho Man Cross Stitches
“My 230 weightlifting, ps3 playing, comic book reading husband taught himself how to cross stitch. He made me this for my birthday and I love it!”
Gift For A Biology Teacher
When you have a girlfriend or a wife who is a biology teacher, you can come up with some truly creative ideas. This guy made earrings that looked like the two strands of DNA and gave them to his girlfriend.
This nutella cheesecake looks absolutely delicious. If we did not know any better, we would have assumed that the husband had gone out to the market and bought it for his wife.
The Meerkat Experience
The boyfriend got the Meerkat Experience for his girlfriend on her birthday. She took this picture while the Meerkat was eating out of her hand.
Bending It The Right Way
This guy made a silver ring for his girlfriend. He used the silver from a fork that he had in his house and bent it in the shape of a ring for her.
The Adorable Cake
This was the cake that this boyfriend had made for his girlfriend. There was no special occasion. He simply loved her a lot.
Leaving For Basic Training
This husband created these beautiful dog tags for his wife, Jackie. He got the messages engraved on them before he left for basic training.
The Custom Controller
This boyfriend got a custom controller for his girlfriend themed after the Overwatch game. The design is really beautiful.
Fighting The Evil Teddy Bears
The boyfriend made this painting of his girlfriend, her cats and her other stuffed toys fighting the evil teddy bears.
Taking Her Out On A Date
This is the right way to make sure that your wife or girlfriend has a good time on a date with you. You should take charge and book the reservation instead of asking her where she wants to go.
Peppermint Bath Bombs & Card
“Tomorrow is our 1 year anniversary. I recently lost my job so I can’t afford a nice gift, so I made her a jar of homemade peppermint bath bombs and a card. I hope she likes it.”
Lamp Out Of Driftwood
This guy found some driftwood and he decided to make good use of it by creating a lamp for his girlfriend. She loved the lamp so much that she propped it on her work desk.