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Gifts for him inspiration? Look no further!

It’s sometimes tough to get inspired with different or unique gift ideas for men. If there’s a husband, brother, dad, son or uncle in your life who’s notoriously hard to buy for, don’t worry. We have you covered. Even those tricky workplace leaving gifts that need inspired and thoughtful input can be a doddle. Whoever you are looking to buy for and whatever the budget, we can get you sorted. Here are our top ten inspiring and unusual gifts for him ideas. Shadow Foam, the gift that really does keep on giving!


Whatever the man in your life collects, chances are it’s pretty special to him right? And often pretty valuable too? Using Shadow Foam to protect your collection is the best way of keeping them organised, safe and secure. Plus, keep items free from damage in the longer term, even when moved around from place to place. Importantly, if something is taken out or removed, it’s really obvious if it’s not replaced. That way you can ensure that the precious items aren’t lost.

Gift ideas for men who collect... how about something to store and protect his previous collections?
Need gift ideas for him…? Any collection can be stunningly stored in our foam inserts, just look at this knife collection.

So whether it’s knives, figures, memorabilia, coins, cars, medals or anything, what greater gift could there be than future-proofing them and protecting them longer term using Shadow Foam? Not only that but the items look awesome when presented beautifully like this! They’ll love showing off their valued collections to everyone! Whatever box, case or drawer you want to kit out to hold the collection, there is a way of achieving it.


Live with a gamer? We have gift ideas for him too! It doesn’t matter if you’re a traditional or digital gamer. However you play, the possibilities for using Shadow Foam to protect your kit are limited only by your imagination.

In terms of unusual gifts for him, this Sneak Wall could be the ultimate for the gamer or collector in your life.
This Sneak Energy wall is a gamers dream and potentially one of the most unusual gifts for him you could give!

Whether it’s your kid’s handheld gaming or games console that needs protecting when it’s moving from place to place, or your boyfriends precious Scalextric, Warhammer or Dungeons and Dragons gear. Any equipment can be given instant protection and portability by storing it within Shadow Foam. That vintage or handmade chess set, no problem? Your brother’s Nerf blaster collection… perfect! However you choose to play, whatever it is you play with, give it the Shadow Foam treatment to protect and organise it perfectly.

Fishing Fans

We all know that fishing is the UK’s biggest participation sport. And anyone who lives with or loves a fisherman, amateur or professional, knows just how expensive that kit can be!

Treat all that valuable angling equipment with respect by storing it in Shadow Foam. It’s so easy to make a custom insert to fit whatever tackle box he uses. Then, every single item will be stored and protected so he should never lose a hook, weight, reel or even fishing license again!

Gift ideas for men who love fishing… the perfect way to store and protect their angling gear

Tool addicts

There aren’t many blokes who don’t have at least a little tool buying habit. But can they find the tool they need at the exact moment they need it…? Rarely! We can help. By getting those tools organised in Shadow Foam, there will be a place for everything and everything will be in it’s place. No more rattling around in drawers, cabinets or chests. Everything will be perfectly stored and protected.

Gift ideas for men… how about something to get his tool drawers organised… no more lost tools, ever!

What’s more, to make it super easy, we do ready-made inserts for many of the main tool box brands. So the dream tool storage solution can be achieved quickly, with the minimum of effort. Just think, no more tool clutter!

Tech fans

Many of us love a bit of tech but gosh it can be expensive. If the man in your life loves his valuable tech then it would be crazy not to give it the best chance of it lasting for years. As a bonus it should never get lost by organising and protecting it either. Whatever it is, however you want to store it, this is the perfect customisable solution.

For the man who travels between home and work how about a tech storage solution to protect his kit?

So whether you want to create an Apple drawer in the office, or the perfect portable workspace for the many of us sharing our time between work and home, this is the perfect way to get the most from your precious tech.

Man-cave dwellers & garage tinkerers

Be it a shed, garage, workshop, spare room or lock-up. We know the men in our lives love their own tinkering space. And we also know that these areas can become uncontrolled chaos without a little organised structure in them!

Shadow Foam is so flexible, it can be used pretty much anywhere to help your chaps get organised. It may be tools, tech, toys or anything! Because the foam is totally customisable, whatever is they need to get sorted is possible. These gift ideas for him really will help them get the most from their space, however small it might be! And your unusual gift will also give you the peace of mind of having brought some control to that chaos!

The cyclist or bike lover

We know boys love their bikes, so often accumulate all the tools and gears that go with them. For the ultimate gift for cyclists, why not take their kit to the next level by organising it and protecting it with Shadow Foam.

Gift ideas for him when he loves cycling,.. how about a customised cycling toolbox!?

Your bikes are a usually a pretty big financial investment. So isn’t it a great idea to keep the tools you need for keeping them on the road in tip top condition? And more importantly having them where you need them, when you need them! Never be caught out in a repair emergency again! Make your man the envy of his cycling pals.


Photography, drone and video fans

Gift ideas for men who love photography - how about an impeccably organised camera kit?
Gift ideas for men who love photography… the perfect organised storage for their valuable kit.

If ever there was a bit of kit that needed ultimate protection it’s the delicate lenses and optical kit that comes with being an avid photographer. You might even be a drone photographer, go-pro enthusiast or video maker. You do not want to risk any damage to such high value kit, so storing it securely is super important.

Moreover, wherever you go with your kit, storing it in Shadow Foam creates the ultimate in portability. It helps to keep your kit secure and to make it obvious if you are about to leave anything behind. This is the perfect give to compliment your photography nut’s hobby and protect them for years to come.

“Too much gear and not enough space” types

We’ve all done it… got carried away with getting new gear, then wondered where on earth we can store it. Often people think “we’ve no room for foam to get organised” but actually the opposite can be true! Foam can be layered and used in creative ways to make more room for storing and protecting kit than you ever thought possible.

And for the real space-challenged chaps, then lets turn it into art! Just look at some of the foam wall creations you can achieve. With a little time and investment, you can will change their life and give clutter (or precious gear!) a home for ever with this unusual gift.

Whatever your man needs to store or display how about a unique foam wall to showcase his precious tools or collections?

Car fanatics

For the man who loves cars then we really do have great gift ideas for him! How about giving them the gift of an organised boot space? Need to carry lots of tools or gear around in the car? Then our space saving and protective Shadow Foam could be just the thing.

Gift ideas for him don't come much more inspired than getting his kit protected and car organised... making the most of boot space using Shadow Foam to store tools on the move.
Want ideas of unusual gifts for him… how about an impeccably organised boot space!?

Your car is so much more than just a mode of transport. It’s often a source of price, a work space, a taxi for the kids or a time to cruise with your music on. So you don’t want your kit rattling around in the boot! Gift ideas for him don’t get much more inspired than this! Get organised and protect your clobber with the ultimate in customisable in car storage. The ultimate in unexpected and unusual gifts for him, he’ll never see that one coming!

Campervaners and motorhomers

With more and more of us staycationing and loving the flexibility of using our own tents, motorhomes, caravans and campervans for our time away, wouldn’t it be amazing to give your leisure loving man the gift of no more rattles! Shadow Foam has proved to be an incredible product for those of us on the move. We’re renowned for protecting and organising belongings in a secure and transit friendly way.

Gift ideas for men who love camping, caravanning and motorhoming.  No more rattles using Shadow Foam to store and protect your kit
If he loves motorhoming and you want unusual gifts for him – how about perfectly organised camper kit!?

Stow away plates, glasses, cutlery, tools or anything you need to make your home from home without the famous and annoying rattles. It’ll be silently tucked safely away in your drawers or cupboards until you arrive and are ready to pour your first drink! Does it get any better that gift ideas for men that lead to a more stress- and trouble-free life!?

How to give the gift that keeps on giving….


Feeling creative? Anyone can make unique foam inserts with our Shadow Foam. Want to give them the life-improving gift of organisation? Then make them a completely unique and thoughtful gift that you’ve put time and thought into. Simply order your foam, plan the creation you want to make and get to work cutting and peeling! We’ll give you all the help and inspiration you need to come up with something so show stopping and impressive. It will be the present that gets talked about for years to come!


Not feeling brave enough to take on the project yourself? No problem, give them the gift of hours of fun! Give them foam and let them get organised with a project to work on themselves. That way they can get everything sorted just as they want it and it will keep them out of mischief for a few hours while they work on their epic creation. Just imagine how fulfilled they will be once they’ve made their own organised storage solution from the foam you gifted them!?


The easiest and most stress-free option to find gift ideas for him is to give them the flexibility to choose themselves. Not sure what colour or depth of foam you want? That’s fine, with our Shadow Foam gift vouchers they can visit our online store and get exactly what they need, when they need it. It’s still the height of imaginative gifting but gives him the chance to personalise your choice of unusual gift.


With FREE UK shipping, and gift vouchers available, there’s something for everyone. Take the stress out of your gift buying and let us inspire you.

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