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Handmade gift ideas for teens

Posted by  ·  September 23, 2008  ·  Last Updated: May 23, 2016

Some cool fabric and most of these ideas would be great for both boys and girls

CD holder for car visor

Bag for Bike

Key Chains

Binder Cover

Ipod Nano pouch

How about a car car kit with  a knitted ice scraper mitt or cool recycled felted ice scraper mitt

Dopp Kit

Heat resistant hair iron cozy

Vinyl Pouch

Floppy disk pen holder

A floppy disk note pad would make a cute stocking stuffer, video instructions here

Hanging bed organizer

My boys would love a hammock! Fun video instructions another plan here

Bottlecap magnets for their locker (fun with photos of friends and cool sayings)

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    Your ideas are wonderful...for girls....it would be awesome if you couls make a blog showing things to make for teen boys....but they are beautifull ideas all in which i will certainly use!....i was looking for thing to handmake for my 14 year old boys birthday that is today...i wanted to het him a handmade gift and a store bought GIFTS....oh well maybe there are better sits
  20. Friday, December 4th, 2009
    These are some great ideas. It is always hard for me to think of gifts for teens and boys. thanks
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    Monday, November 2nd, 2009
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    Wonderful ideas! I especially like the laptop sleeves.
  24. anon
    Sunday, March 29th, 2009
    The first one is an excellent idea.

    A covered mouse pad is a bad idea, can cause tracking problems.

    And how old is that iPod Nano? aren't the new ones thin?
    • cindylouh
      Sunday, March 29th, 2009
      Thanks for the tip about mouse pads--- I didn't know that. I know many people use them.

      You are right about the Nano. Last year it was perfect for my kids, but now they do have an Ipod touch. I will look for an updated soloution. Thanks!
  25. Rachel
    Friday, December 5th, 2008
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  26. wren
    Tuesday, November 25th, 2008
    As a 17 year old myself shopping for friends, this is the best guide I've found yet! yay!
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    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008
    ARE U PE0PLE FREAKIN SERIOUS.
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    NO TEENAGERS THAT I KNOW
  28. Sunday, November 9th, 2008
    Those are some great ideas. I have 2 teens of my own and a teen brother that would like some of this stuff.
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    Saturday, September 27th, 2008
    Very cute! I love the fabric for the iPod case.
  31. Wednesday, September 24th, 2008
    Such wonderful ideas. Time to start making gifts!!
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    Thanks for the ideas. Now i need to get craftin' These will be great for christmas presents!
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