(Closed) Engagement gift for him?

posted 6 years ago in Waiting
Post # 3
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Blushing bee

What about something sentimental/homemade? Might make a change from techy stuff :-). I’m not sure exactly what tho -that’s where my inspiration ends!!!

Post # 4
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Newbee

I’d go for something more sentimental you could have the cufflinks engraved or a watch/hip flask (If he’d use it) they could be engraved too.  I don’t plan on getting my SO an engagement present but he has a milestone birthday this year so I’m going to get something extra special for that.

Post # 5
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Worker bee

A pool table!

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2018

I’m in the same boat! What do you get the guy who is asking you to spend the rest of your life with him?!?!? lol all I’ve got so far is Pac Man band aids lol he’s obsessed with the game lol 

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Just wanted to say that surprising him with an engagement gift is an awesome idea!  I don’t really have any suggestions for you, but it just seems like the right thing to do after he’s gone to the trouble of finding (and paying for!) you the perfect ring.  🙂

Though, I do agree with @Pinkrefresher:  if he’s already stocked up on tech gadgets, you should go for something sweet and sentimental, and maybe homemade!  Though, I’d say screw gadgets even if he wanted one:  the ring is an everlasting symbol of your love, and I feel like a gift in return should be of a similar sentiment!  🙂

Make sure to let us know what you decide on!

Post # 8
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Blushing bee

Have you thought about a boudoir shoot or just a single pic?! That would be something he could keep and see how lucky he is to be making you his wife!!!

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I agree with PPs- I would go the sentimental route and get something he would keep/ use forever. Gadgets come and go and get upgraded often. A scrapbook of your courtship before Engagement would be sweet, I also like the boudoir idea. Maybe consider an experience- seeing a sports event with his favorite team, a concert with his fav band, a weekend away to a place of sentimental importance, or a weekend away to a new place to create and celebrate new memories/ your engagement. 

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