Exchanging gifts the morning of your wedding with your soon-to-be spouse is a common tradition among couples. This intimate moment can happen in person during a first look or via special delivery using someone in your wedding party to act as a courier. It’s a chance to give your groom a wedding gift that lets him know your thoughts are solely on him.
Some ideas that other brides have given as wedding morning gifts for the groom include personal gifts, letters, and accessories for his wedding day look. There is no right or wrong gift. It is all about you and your forever partner. The presents don’t need to be costly to be remembered and cherished. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite gifts for brides to give to their grooms on the morning of the wedding below.
Pro tip: Tell your photographer when this exchange is taking place so he or she can capture the moment on film forever.
Best Gifts for Your Groom
Sentimental, comical or creative, you’re sure to find the perfect wedding day gift for your groom.
LoveJoy Printing Press • $6.99
The price may be small for this journal but what you fill inside will be worth so much more. You can write your vows, a letter, or just a cute running listicle of all the reasons you are thrilled to be marrying your groom today.
Everday Photo Book
Artifact Uprising • $62
Designed for the small yet significant moments, the 7 x 7” Everyday Photo Book celebrates you and your groom’s day-to-day love story, in print. Plus, simplified page counts and image layouts make it refreshingly easy to personalize and create.
Pottery Barn • $79
Make a quick, stylish honeymoon getaway with the Quintin Garment Bag. Perfect for future spontaneous road trips or special events, this versatile, vintage-style bag features two handles, a roomy interior, and a zipper closure. You can also personalize it with his monogram and a list of all the places you wanna escape together.
Photo Lapel Pin
PendantPlaceStore • $24
Are you ready for a surprisingly touching reaction? Using your own creative vision make a custom photo lapel pin brooch. You can use any combination of pictures or personalized messages to create your memorial jewelry. Choose from one or three photos for your special pin!
PeoniesAndBells • $19.55
This personalized handkerchief is a great way to give your future husband a special message on the morning of the wedding. A unique wedding morning gift for a groom and one he is sure to cherish.
Custom Whiskey Decanter + Glasses
SwankyBadger • $84.99
This engraved whiskey decanter set is the perfect wedding morning gift for your groom. Personalized with the name of your choice, this custom whiskey decanter, and matching glasses will be displayed with pride for years to come. Cheers to your future together!
Appreciation Gift Box
SwankyBadger • $99.99
If you can’t decide what to get your groom why not just get him a gift box! This set includes a personalized Birch Plywood Cigar Box with initials laser engraved on the outer lid and a message engraved on the inner lid. A personalized flask, flask funnel, pocket wallet, notebook, pen, bottle opener, and koozie.
Engraved Photo Compass
CMTImpressions • $32.96
Set your direction the morning of your wedding when you gift your groom this locket-style brass compass. This high-quality compass can be engraved with your special message on the front and/or back. Your photo memory will be adhered to the inside of the lid using a special process.
MuujeeWeddings • $57.99
Leave the details for the day off with this custom cufflink and tie clip gift set. A perfect wedding morning gift for your groom to finish his complete look with a message from your heart.
Personalized Map Art
This beautiful, personalized, heart map design, embellished with stunning crystals by Swarovski®, makes the perfect wedding morning gift for the groom. Put on the map where you met, got engaged, married, and where you’ll live all in one frame.
Groom Survival Kit
GestGear • $75.68
If a bride can have an emergency day of kit why can’t the groom! This all-in-one kit includes everything to give your groom for the big day including a special message from you.
Things Remembered • $150
Create accents as sleek and charming as his persona with this personalized Fossil Men’s Minimalist Smoke Stainless Steel Watch. Engrave the back of the watch with his initials, a secret message, or a significant date (or time).
LeatherArtMuseum • $61.15
This handmade leather bracelet with a custom brass engraving plate is the perfect accessory for your groom. Present this to him and it will add a masculine touch to his wedding day look with a special nod to the love you are celebrating.
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