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5 Great Gift Ideas For Your Boyfriend
Great Gift Ideas For Your Boyfriend's Birthday
It's a fact...Men are hard to shop for. So, if you've been searching for unique gift ideas for his birthday than you've made it to the right place. Check out our list of five great birthday gift ideas for him.
Men are passionate about sports! There's something about competition that makes us fanatical! You can get major points (no pun intended) by choosing the right sports gift for him.
There are a few paths you can take when choosing the best sports gift for him. You can go the jersey route and buy him a jersey of his favorite team or player. He can get some great use out of this for a few years but the jersey will eventually wear down and will need to be replaced.
Another path is the memorabilia route. You'll basically want to choose a gift that he would be proud to display at home or at the office. These gifts can range from photo frames, autographed memorabilia or even framed jerseys.
The autographed memorabilia may be a bit more expensive but keep in mind that these gifts will last a long time! If you aren't sure who his favorite team or player is then just ask him.
- Sports Memorabilia Key Points: Find out who his favorite team (or player) is and really think about where he will display his gift. Jerseys may be good gift ideas for guys if you're thinking of a shorter term gift (in this case a few years). However, if you're looking for gift ideas that have long-lasting value than you might want to look into a gift that he can display like a framed jersey, autographed ball or photo frame.
If you've ever traveled to an amusement park you've probably seen the guy drawing caricatures. These are fun, unique and are great to display.
This birthday gift for him is easy to do and has lasting appeal.
Basically you upload the picture and allow two weeks for the item to be shipped. You can even request a specific setting or activity for your caricature.
For his next birthday you can order a 2 Person Caricature Print or you could just get the Caricature of him only.
- Caricature Key Points: The approximate shipping time is two weeks so be sure to plan in advance if you're going to get him a Caricature print. You'll also want to think about his favorite activity or city so you can request it when purchasing your caricature. Also, this should go without saying but I'm going to say it anyway...the artists are designing the print based on the photo that you upload so be sure that it's a good picture! close-up photos work best.
Digital Picture Photo Frame
Digital photo frames can be great gift ideas but you can make them even greater with a little effort. Here's what you do...Pick up a new memory card for your digital camera and take pictures of him doing the things he loves.
Or even find other photos of him doing what he loves and take a picture of that picture to capture it on your memory card (you'd be surprised at how good the quality can be). Be sure to include some pictures of you (just be sure that the pictures are appropriate for the place that they'll be displayed).
- Digital Photo Frame Key Points: The key to this gift is to think about how many pictures you want to include and buy a frame that will fit that capacity. You'll want to capture many pictures that remind him of great memories. Most importantly be sure that you are included in these pictures to remind him how lucky he is to have the BEST girlfriend in the world!
If you're looking for unusual gifts for men than this next one is very unique and can be easy on the bank account. Register his name as a domain name.
This can be a great gift idea because he will be able to create a website about himself. What guy doesn't like to talk about himself? This is similar to myspace or Facebook but the twist here is that the website will be his name.
So instead of going to http://www.myspace.com/david_kotowski you could just go to DavidKotowski.com.
If he's not too technical in web design he can setup a simple blog where he can add updates about his life and give his friends and family a way to keep in touch. A consultant friend of mine uses his personal site to post his resume and expand on his professional accomplishments.
- Domain Names Key points: This gift could take more work than the others if you/he choose to have the website built. If you're not too tech savvy you can always pay for someone to host the site, and/or create the actual webpages. You can find some resources at rentacoder, Elance or even find a local student to create the site for you. If he has Facebook page you can simply purchase the domain name and redirect everyone that types his domain name directly to his Facebook page.
Personalized Poker Chips
TV can be a great way to determine popular activities for men. For example, you'd have to have been under a rock these past few years to not notice the explosion of the World Series of Poker.
The popularity of poker is at an all time high and you can use this to your advantage for his next great birthday present.
Personalized Poker Chips make a great gift for a few reasons.
1. It gives him a reason to get together with friends and do something he enjoys.
2. Gives him a "one-up" on his buddies (and we all know how competitive guys can be).
3. The personalized chips are sure to stir up a conversation which means that he'll be talking about *YOU* to his friends when they ask where he got the great gift!
- Personalized Poker Chips Key Points: Take some time to plan how you would like the chips to be personalized. Some manufacturers allow you to upload photos to be placed on either side of the poker chips, so be sure to pick a photo that he likes. Other manufacturers already have a design and just allow you to add text to personalize them. Either route you take this gift has the possibility to be quite expensive so be sure that your design will fit into your budget.
I hope my recommendations have been helpful and get you on your way to finding those unique gifts for men. I look forward to your feedback so please feel free to leave a comment or a criticism at the bottom of this page.
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