(Closed) Engagement gift for him? Share your ideas!

posted 3 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 2
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

rachacha:  I got my FI a watch. He’s really into watches and really wanted this one…

Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I got my husband an iMac. It tripled as an anniversary and birthday present since they were all around the same time 

Post # 4
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Bumble Beekeeper

I asked FI what he wanted as an engagement gift since he got me an e-ring. He’s a gun enthusiast, so he requested a pistol, which we had engraved with our names and a love quote. The gift fits him so well! 

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

I also got him a watch. He originally said he wanted to wear a ring also for our engagement, but then changed his mind. He likes having a nice watch, but didn’t have a good one, and I wanted something he could show off and that might make him feel as fancy as my ring does for me. 

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

Once we got engaged, I really wanted to give FI something too, not as a momento, more I guess a thankyou for going to all the work that you did.  Neither of us are into engagement rings for guys.  They just look like wedding bands to me which I think is a bit weird to wear when you aren’t married yet (no offence to people who do it!) I tossed up buying a new rifle for him, but didn’t really have the cash to get him one he would like, so I ended up buying him some goggles for when he goes quad riding (lots) which have a camera in them.  I was originally looking at a GoPro but these were cheaper, had a better quality camera and are more protected then something on the handlebars (he crashes lots lol)  I wrapped them up and gave them to him, he didn’t even know he was getting something and he LOVED them.  

I will save the momentos for the wedding and anniversarys 🙂

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I bought my now husband a ’48 GMC truck as an engagement gift. We then took our engagement pics with it!

Post # 8
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2016 - The Admiral Kidd Club

I got him a new 8″ Galaxy Tab 4 that doubled as both a 7-year anniversary gift to him and also a “thanks for the gorgeous bling and asking me to marry you” gift.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2016

Since he worked so hard to plan a surprise for me and I wanted him to relax after it all, I took him to a spa for a massage! He loved it!

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

I bought my FI a jersey for his fav football team/player. Extra special since that players # is the same as the date he proposed!

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

Mine collects comic books, so I got him a pricey Spiderman comic he was looking to add to his collection someday. He said I didn’t need to get him anything, but I wanted to do something nice for him when we got engaged. 

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