|Personalized Groomsmen Gift Ideas|
As the groom, part of your responsibility is to choose personalized groomsmen gifts and now for hunters. Not all gifts for the groomsmen are personalized, but the most memorable usually are. Several categories of personalized groomsmen gifts are recommended. These categories are: sports enthusiast, outdoorsman, alcohol enthusiast and executive.
Men are traditionally known as sports enthusiasts, which makes a gift in this category not only appreciated and useful, but also personal. Along these lines are NFL mugs. The groom can choose the groomsmens' favorite teams and then have their name engraved beneath their teams mascot along with a short message. Many grooms take this opportunity to memorialize their gratitude with a few personal words.
Golf is yet another favorite pastime of men. A vintage or pub style plaque personalized with the groomsmen's names are a great way to say thank you in a very unique way. For the baseball fan, order mini-baseball bats, engraved baseballs and wall plaques similar to the golf plaque described above.
For the sportsman, a personalized hunting knife is a quite popular gift idea as well as a sportsmenís set with a multi-use pocket knife, flashlight and compass. A personalized groomsmen gift fit for the outdoor barbeque enthusiast includes a set of personalized steak branders or barbeque tool kit. The barbeque kits generally come complete with the following items:
Each tool can be engraved with a groomsman's initials on the handles.
What group of high school or college mates cannot remember those carefree bachelor nights out on the town? In celebration of such memories, give one of a wide variety of engraved beer steins, bottle openers, stainless steel flasks and shot glasses. Even more unique is a certificate to a microbrew of the month club. These offer 12 premium brews, one delivered each month for a year. Starting at around $30, the microbrews may not be a lifetime keepsake, but the memory is guaranteed to linger long past the last few drops enjoyed the true beer enthusiast.
For a group of stout business executive groomsmen, you can choose from a number of creative wedding party gifts. The infamous engraved executive pen has been a stable gift for decades. To step up the uniqueness of this age old classic, try a classified secret agent pen. These pens are stainless steel, very smooth writing and feature a nifty hiding place for money, vitamins and anything else you could think of. For the more practical groomsmen, a leather gentlemanís box with engraved initials makes for a timeless keepsake that can be used for watches, keys, rings cufflinks, etc.
Cigars and engraved accessories provide a unique and personal thank you.
Personalized plaque presenting to its holder one single share of Playboy stock.
Mix and match these diferent categories between the groomsmen, just make sure that no particular gift will lead to jealously between them.
The big question before purchasing a personalized groomsmen gift is how much should you spend? Some experts advise on spending according to the overall cost and complexity of the wedding rehearsal. Other experts recommend that you should spend in correlation with the cost of the suits that the groomsmen are purchasing.
The best advice is not to worry about the cost, but what you want the gifts to mean to your groomsmen. Just the same as any gift you give, sometimes the best personalized groomsmen gift are homemade or straight out of the grooms belongings. Spend what is comfortable to your budget, but donít make it a dollar-for-dollar competition. Groomsmen are there to celebrate and see their friend off to a new stage of life; not to cash in on a great gift!
Initial Author: Kathleen Roberts