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How To Surprise Your Bride On Your Wedding Day

Your wedding day is more than just a formal festivity. In reality, it’s the beginning of the rest of your life together with your greatest love. And, after saying ‘Yes!’ to your proposal, surely you’ll want to go one more extra mile on that biggest day of your life to make your bride feel special.

Surprising your bride with gifts isn’t really required. But it’s a nice and memorable added touch, among all other details and different wedding options to a very special day. It’ll make your bride feel even happier when she’s reminded of her worth through the little surprises that you do. And, there’s no better time to start that lifetime of surprises than on your big day.

With that said, if you’re looking for ideas on how you can surprise your lady love on your wedding day, keep reading through below.

Customize Some Wedding Decorations Or Accessories

Your bride may have done 90% of the decision-making when it comes to the nitty-gritty details of the reception and wedding decorations and accessories. But this doesn’t mean you can’t sneak in a couple of surprises here and there.

Behind your bride’s back, schedule a separate meeting with your planner and wedding decorator. Then, discuss the decoration options where you can insert customized ideas. For instance, trendy centerpieces can be made even more memorable when it has a hint of your bride’s favorite flowers. Or, she may have some paintings and crafts that you can display as a part of the centerpiece. Basically, the options are limitless!

Plan An International Holiday!

Yes, a honeymoon will be in order after your wedding. But if you haven’t discussed your plans yet or if your bride still has no idea where you’re headed off to, why not surprise her with an international holiday! Give information or notice about that vacation on your big day itself.

There’s no better way to kick start your marriage after your wedding day, sealed with a kiss, than a holiday! It doesn’t even have to be somewhere far. If you can think of a destination that you know your bride has always long wanted to go to, that’ll be a pleasant and unforgettable surprise.

Bring A Box Of Breakfast Treats

As much as the wedding day is very exciting for the bride, chances are, they may not have slept well the night before the big day. There’s that roller coaster of emotions–from anxiety to excitement and even fear–of something that may go wrong on their biggest day. So, it’s always nice to start the wedding morning with a box or delivery of your bride’s special treats.

As simple as you may think it is, it’s a sweet gesture to remind your bride that her mornings will always be happy in your marriage. You’re guaranteed to put a smile on her face, albeit sleepy and nervous.

Arrange For A Radio Dedication

This one is for those of you with brides who love listening to the radio. Or, perhaps she works in the media industry. Radio dedications may sound cheesy and outdated, but it’s very sweet. Yes, you can’t invite the whole city to your wedding, but you can always profess your love to your girl to the whole world through a sweet radio greeting.

Or, you may even get the entire bridal party involved by informing them of when your radio greeting will come. That way, they can turn up the radio and your bride can hear the radio greeting with a playlist of her favorite songs while she’s getting ready.

Arrange For A Surprise Pamper Session

In between all the wedding preparations, family reunions, and other festivities that come together with a wedding, your bride will most certainly feel exhausted. As much as she may have wanted to have a pamper session, perhaps this is also something they’ve skipped doing.

No matter how busy the wedding day might be (or even the night before), there’s always time for an hour of a pamper session. Arrange for this surprise! That pamper session can be a spa, massage, or even a mani-pedi session with her bride squad. Doing so will truly make her feel even more like the glowing and beautiful bride that she is.


With the ideas above, are you now ready to be that lad who goes all out with surprising his bride on their wedding day? You see, you can never be short of ideas. From simple ideas to more lavish ones, you can’t go wrong with this list. Or, after going through this list, you may now even be more aware of other ideas you can do to surprise your bride. It’s your call as to what you know will make your bride happy. Happy wife, happy life, and your wedding day is the best start to apply that mantra.

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Written by Mark Greene

Mark Greene is writer and life coach dedicated to helping men to perform at peak level. He shares dating advice, style tips and strategies for building wealth and success.