We all love surprise birthdays as it brings with it the joy of eating cakes and gifting or receiving birthday gifts! Planning a birthday surprise or a get-together for your loved one can be an exciting affair. It could be for your boyfriend/girlfriend, parents, colleagues, or your spouse. No matter how much you know them, planning a surprise birthday can be a little tricky. To make it easier, we have some easy and cool birthday surprise ideas to bring happiness on this wonderful occasion.
Surprise Birthday Ideas
Plan a Birthday Surprise for your Girlfriend
All you need is creativity to make it right and surprise her. If you have access to her house, you can plan to decorate the room when she is away. Get her favorite drink and food items, and set the room with scented candles. A touch of rose petals adds to the romance. Figure out a playlist of her choice and keep the music list ready. Place her gift on the center of the bed. When she comes home, she'll be elated to see the effort you’ve put in.
If the love of your life loves a little bit of luxury, plan a fancy dinner for two at a rooftop restaurant. You can even prepare one at home if you have space. There’s nothing more appealing for a lady in love when her man plans an outing to perfection. Ensure her favorite items are on the menu. As you sip wine and marvel at the landscape from the rooftop, she will feel special with the beautiful ambiance and the thoughtfulness you’ve shown in making her birthday a success!
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Surprise your Boyfriend with these Birthday ideas for him
Is your man an outdoorsy person? Once you have a fair idea about his plans around his birthday, plan a surprise outing at a ranch or a camp. There are many outdoor activity places where a couple can have a great time discovering nature and having fun in the process. Seeing the setting sun from atop a hill in the comfort of a mini-tent will surely appeal to the man who has a love to explore new places. Make sure you do the booking in advance and carry the birthday gift.
Making something on your own holds immense value rather than a store bought gift. Cook your way into his heart with a surprise meal. Does he love baked items? Is he the kind to opt for barbecue? Understand his likes and dislikes and ensure you plan an extravagant dinner for him. Food made with love can never be compared to something randomly ordered from a menu. Also, make sure you send him these cute texts which will melt his heart for you.
Fun Birthday Surprise Ideas for your Wife
So, it is your wife’s birthday, and you want to make it special? If store bought things are not her choice, make her a beautiful scrapbook to maintain a record of memories. Begin from the day you first met, the proposal, wedding, and every little thing that means a lot to you as a couple. Collect the photographs and add snippets of information to make a lovely scrapbook that will touch her emotional side. There are numerous stores online where you can source some help to create an album of your choice.
Has the marriage made her too busy that she does not have enough time on hands? Plan a luxurious stay at a spa. Make sure she gets some ‘me’ time away from the daily chores. Let this be her day to relax and indulge in some spa treatments. Whisk her away to her favorite diner once she is done. Many spas and resorts also offer a couples package. Look for such offers.
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Cool Birthday Ideas for the Husband
Want to surprise your husband but don’t know where to start? Juggling a marriage with the stress of a job means less time for friends. Contact his closest friends and plan a surprise birthday party at home. Decorate the house with photos that depict memories over the years. Ask each friend to say something special about your husband and make a movie clip. Once he is home, he’ll be surprised and happy to meet and greet his friends while watching a video clip that will hold much value as a birthday gift.
Plan to leave tiny gifts all over the house on his birthday. You’ll have to wake up in advance and work a little around the house. Leave a romantic message on the mirror. A tiny gift by the dashboard, near the bed, at this office desk, or even in the kitchen will surprise him and bring a smile on his face. The gifts need not be expensive. What matters is the attention that goes into making his birthday very special.
Simple Birthday Surprise Ideas for Friends and Colleagues
Are you looking to plan a surprise for your colleague who is also a good friend? With the help of the team, you can plan a surprise event at the end of the day, either at work or a restaurant. All you need to do is coordinate to manage the budget. Brainstorm with team members to get done with more ideas. Get a giant birthday card and circulate it among the team to collect their birthday messages. Pin it up near his/her desk. Have a fun time over drinks and good food. Don’t forget to click selfies of this happy occasion.
Does your friend love to shop? Alternatively, is he/she a sports enthusiast? Plan a surprise outing at the local mall and let your friend splurge a little. This way, you would be getting your friend a gift of his/her choice. Besides, what can be more fun than two best friends hanging out together at the mall and having so much fun? Else, check the local events calendar for sports news. If there is a favorite game he/she would love to watch, make sure you do an advance booking. Don’t forget the cake once you finish the game!
Surprise Birthday Party Ideas for your Mom and Dad, Elders
Parents are special, and nothing can ever change this beautiful relationship. No matter the number of tantrums or mistakes committed by children, parents can love their kids unconditionally. Surprise your Mom with a lovely letter or a blog (if she is tech-savvy) and write down things straight from the heart. Your Mom will be pleased and will be touched to know that despite all the differences in the growing up years, her children still love her as before.
Dads will be glad when you select a customized message for a t-shirt of his favorite color. You can discover multiple websites that will print a message or a photo of your choice on t-shirts or mugs. It could be a picture of a family outing or his favorite one-liner. Get in touch with his college friends and plan a party at home. There’s nothing more special than meeting old friends on a birthday.
You can even book a vacation for your parents to allow them to relax and enjoy their personal space. After all, they’ve been working so hard so a proper recess gifted by their children will be so special to both.
We hope you have loved these surprise birthday ideas! Have you got something special to add? Do write below!