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10 Surefire Ways to Surprise the Groom

Posted October 31, 2013 | 2 Comments

Brides: your wedding day allows for plenty of sweet, thoughtful ways to surprise the groom. To inspire you, we’ve hand-picked ten of our favorite surprises for before the ceremony and during the reception. Plus, you can win one of these sweet finds to help you get started. Which surprise do you think the groom will love most?

1. Surprise the Groom with… a First Look

Blindfolded Groom - First Look - 10 Ways to Surprise the Groom #wedding

before the first look! – photo: mint photography via my wedding

2. Surprise the Groom with… a Love Note

Whether given to him by the flower girl…

Surprise the groom with a note - 10 Ways to Surprise the Groom #wedding

photo: dnk photography

… or before the wedding.

Love note before the wedding - 10 Ways to Surprise the Groom #wedding

photo: rick redd

3. Surprise the Groom with… a Mascot

Favorite sports team mascot? College mascot? He’ll love it.

Surprise him with a mascot - 10 Ways to Surprise the Groom #wedding

via pinterest

4. Surprise the Groom with… a Note on his Tie

Hand-embroider a secret message…

Embroidered Tie - 10 Ways to Surprise the Groom #wedding

via

… or have a tie patch sewn on.

Tie Patch - 10 Ways to Surprise the Groom #wedding

photo: janae shields

5. Surprise the Groom with… a Garter of His Favorite Team

Surprise him with a garter with his favorite team - 10 Ways to Surprise the Groom #wedding

photo: lorie chambless

6. Surprise the Groom with… an ‘I Love You’ as he puts on your Ring

'I Love You' on ring finger for when he puts on the ring - 10 Ways to Surprise the Groom #wedding

photo: freshly wed

7. Surprise the Groom with… a Scotch Bar

scotch-bar-surprise-groom-wedding

via martha stewart weddings

8. Surprise the Groom with… Socks (in case of ‘cold feet’)

In Case You Get Cold Feet Socks - 10 Ways to Surprise the Groom #wedding

silkscreen express

9. Surprise the Groom with… a Choreographed Dance

Surprise him with a dance - 10 Ways to Surprise the Groom #wedding

via

10. Surprise the Groom with… a Groom’s Cake

Pick something he’ll love… whether he’s an avid golfer, video game player, or Star Wars fan.

Groom's Cake - Golf Themed

photo: dayna mae photography via weddingstar

*FUN IDEA

Want to travel to the ceremony with the entire wedding party? Just blindfold the groom so you can hang out before the ceremony (without him seeing your dress!) Love.

Blindfolded Groom - Travel together but blindfold the groom so you can hang out before the ceremony

photo: cjk visuals via bayside bride

Ready to Surprise the Groom?

We’re giving away a pair of ‘In Case of Cold Feet’ socks to surprise the groom! We’ve teamed up with the lovely folks of Silkscreen Express to give away one pair to a lucky reader. Between 10/31-11/6, enter for a chance to win a pair of ‘in case of cold feet’ socks. Value: $35. No cash value. Free shipping included to US only. Must ‘order’ socks within 6 months. Winner randomly picked and announced on 11/7/13. Respond to winning email within 72 (business) hours. Past giveaway winners within 30 days not eligible to win. Use entry form below to enter. Good luck!

Entry Form

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Happy Planning!


-E.

BRIDES: How will you surprise the groom? Tell us below!





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  • Meagan

    Hey, that’s Big Red!!! He’s my university’s mascot!!

    • http://emmalinebride.com/ Emma | Emmaline Bride

      That’s awesome, Meagan! What university is it?





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