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10+ Out-of-the-Box Birthday Gift Ideas for Your Boyfriend

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Get some awesome and lovely birthday gift ideas for your boyfriend to make his day memorable. You can plan a day out with him to watch his favorite movie or show, gift him customized goodies, make him feel special, cook his favorite food, book a spa session or take him out for romantic dinner. Do your best to make your partner feel happy.

Deciding a birthday gift for the most loved man in your life is not always a cakewalk. Along with his liking, needs and moods, budget, presentation and most of all a fresh gifting idea is something that you may find hard to think of. Whether to shower him with lovely romantic gifts, naughty ones or the ones with an element of humor attached to them is a difficult choice for many. Buying a birthday gift for your man especially when you personally feel that he has everything that he needs becomes a little tricky. This is our attempt to save your time and efforts while you are still looking for creative and innovative ways to make his birthday a memorable time to remember. Gifting him something unique will not only make him feel special but he will also appreciate your time and efforts that you put for him.  

You can use the below funny ideas and gifts to make his day memorable.  

1. Treat your boyfriend

Treating your boyfriend to go out for a lunch or dinner could do deliciously well for you both. You can prepare a special dinner for him at home. Trying out his favorite one or even some new dishes can create an impression. This would give you two a chance to spend quality time together and maximum out of the occasion. If you are not the type who loves to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, going out to the choicest restaurant can be another thing to look for. You may want to choose the one that was lying there on his list for long and he couldn’t give it a try as yet. He would surely enjoy the meal with you and won’t amaze any lesser on the way you prioritize him.

2. Be creative

This one goes for those who have a boyfriend who has a taste for music. Instead of going through multiple sites and crafting a gift, you can also make a personalized iTunes playlist for him. A customized photo album for him or a calendar displaying vivid memories from the past would touch his heart. He wouldn’t stop praising your efforts for this would reflect your love and concern for him. 

3. Surprise arrangement

This idea has been used since ages butstillit never fails to work even till the date to make a day perfect and gleeful. Throwing a surprise birthday bash for your guy will make him feel loved and special. You can also keep a theme to go with the party.

surprise arrangement

4. Why not something new in the ideas list

This idea is based on the fact that trying something new acts as a fresh breeze of air in a relationship. Pay attention to what he wishes to do or fantasizes about the most, this could be an outdoor activity like river rafting or paragliding. It is a proven fact that the romantic bond between you two gets stronger when you try something new together. He would love the thought that you do not just listen to him but also pay attention to what he says.

5. Just lazying around

It is fun to go out for the birthday but sometimes keeping it a low-key affair can be a soothing experience. You can grab his favorite shows or movies DVD which he has been looking forward towatchcombined with his favorite food and just spend the day lounging and bonding together.

6. Furlough

What could be best than celebrating his birthday with a mini-vacation? You can organize a getaway for the two of you or even invite his close pals or family. A scenic location can be the perfect way to create memories of his special day.  

7. Customized goodies for gifts

You can also gift him a customized birthday cake, mug or watch. You can also gift him a mini arcade game if he is into games.

customized birthday cake

8. Personal decoration

If your man is a fan of rock music or has been a member of his college band group then this gift surely makes its place in the list. You can drape his room in classic band art. You can use ultra cool tapestry hangs on the wall to showcase his style and memories.

9. Gifting a gadget

Men love gadgets and their accessories. Instead of a predictable gadget idea, you can gift him a smartphone projector. He can watch his favorite movies and shows without straining his eyes.

10. Cologne

This can save your day if you are have forgotten to plan something great for your guy. Cologne along with selective items such as beard kit, body & face wash,andhair geldomake a useful and admired gift for men.

11. Gifting a power bank

Last but not the least, if your man always runs out of his phone battery in the middle of nowhere then gifting him a power bank won’t be a bad idea at all. Something that saves efforts and works as a savior in a difficult situationlikein the case of a drained phone battery, it will surely make him happy.

gifting a power bank

12. Get him a Pet

If you have a man who loves animals then giving him a lovely pet would only add to his love for you. It is one way of making him feel that you actually care for his choices and sentiments. If he is an animal lover or a pet lover, then you know exactly what he would love to have. It could be a little pup, a kitten, a small bird or even agoldfishin a glass bowl that can make him instantly happy. Moreover, this would be the gift that you both have to take care of; hence it would add up to the cooperation and team spirit in both of you.

13. A luxurious day out

You may also consider gifting your loved one a gift card to a body spa or you two can both go together for it. You can also ask him to choose a package and accompany him there. A nice spa session would not only rejuvenate his body and spirit but your love life too. He won’t get anymore happier to have your company on a relaxing andfun-filledday.

14. Take out to shop

You may find this one a bit off the track yet guys love shopping as much as a girl does. Taking him out for shopping would make him feel great especially when he knows that he can pick anything he wants as you pay the bill. This is one subtle way to show him that you care; you may also love to have a romantic dinner before returning back home after a tiring day.

Getting him something valued is not about the money you spend. It is all about making the right choice that you know he would love and remember in times to come. The key to look for an awesome gift for your boyfriend is more in by knowing about his hobbies, personality, style and interests rather than plainly searching through the Internet or other places.

Hope this article gave you enough ideas to make your man or boyfriend’s day more special and memorable. For more tips to improve your love and relationship follow ElaWoman blog.

Dr. Ma. Fe P. Villafria

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Infertility Specialist, Gynecologist Dr. Ma. Fe P. Villafria

Dr. Ma. Fe P. Villafria is one of the best Obstetricians and IVF Experts available in San Lorenzo, Makati. She holds experience of about two decades in the respective industry. Dr. Villafria practices her specializations at Makati Medical Center in San Lorenzo. The list of services provided by her is comprised of Mirena (Hormonal IUD) Insertion/ Removal, Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF), Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI), Testicular / Epididymal Sperm Aspiration( TESA), Micro Epididymal Sperm Aspiration (MESA) etc. In 1997, she went to complete her MD from Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation and has been practicing since then. For more information about the doctor visit


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Vaishali Rajput

Good ideas are listed in this article. I think I choose one to surprise him this year.

Sept. 29, 2018, 12:01 a.m. 5.0



Gifting iPhone will be very expensive but the best gift ever.

Sept. 25, 2018, 11:50 p.m. 4.5


Divyanka Gandhi

I really prefer to take him to the shop and let him buy anything he wants. It's a best birthday gift to him.

Sept. 21, 2018, 4:59 p.m. 5.0


Rashmi Rao

I gifted a fish to my boyfriend once and he forgot to feed her. Bad choice!

Sept. 10, 2018, 1:23 p.m. 4.5


Nadish Nigama

It has been 10 years to our relationship and every year I have a storm in my mind that what to gift him. Thanks for the help, this year I am sorted.

Sept. 1, 2018, 5:44 p.m. 5.0


Suren Kondapaneni

Aug. 31, 2018, 12:36 p.m. 4.5

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