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#1 jawedding

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    Posted 01 December 2009 - 09:33 PM

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    My Fi is a HUGE Maple Leafs fan (i know, they're terrible). I'm not a huge sports fan, but a lot of the wedding is to my taste, and I would like to include something just for him (even something small).. Have any of you done anything like this? any ideas? any special surprises for your fi?
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    #2 Patti

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      Posted 01 December 2009 - 11:08 PM

      Yes, I'm doing something special. My FI is a HUGE Chicago sports fan. I was going to have a groom's cake made in a design of something to do with the Cubs or Bears, however, we have a very small crowd and the wedding cake is more than we can handle. His birthday is the day after we arrive - and 2 days before the wedding. I'm having a cake made and delivered to the restaurant where we are having our welcome dinner as a suprise to him. It's going to be in the shape of the Wrigley Field sign. Here is a link that could possibly give you some ideas. Coolest Homemade Sports Cakes Photos and How-To Tips Good luck.

      #3 Andi

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        Posted 01 December 2009 - 11:14 PM

        how about a sports garter?
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        #4 budgetjamaicabride

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          Posted 01 December 2009 - 11:53 PM

          What are you doing for your cake topper? We included the personalization there. Or in my husband's case, he wore a belt underneath the untucked shirt with a joke belt buckle that had the logo on it. He would flash it occasionally to make everyone laugh.

          #5 debbmach

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            Posted 02 December 2009 - 12:05 AM

            i love the garter idea...who knew that they even made those! that'd be an awesome little surprise for him (an then you don't have to ruin your wedding with TML paraphernalia..LOL)!
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            #6 trobin01

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              Posted 06 December 2009 - 11:46 PM

              Yeah, I have the same problem. Although even FI seems to have lost enthusiasm for the leafs of late. But the garter is a great idea- and with TO colours it can be your "something blue"

              #7 MexicoBeachBride2010

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                Posted 09 December 2009 - 11:19 PM

                I am doing a DUKE basketball garter and I ordered mine through garters by kristi mentioned above and love it! My fiance is going to be really surprised!

                #8 Danielle77

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                  Posted 09 December 2009 - 11:21 PM

                  I am doing a Vancouver Canuck garter. My mom added the emblem to a garter.

                  #9 alkoch

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                    Posted 10 December 2009 - 12:40 AM

                    I was going to suggest a garter! I just got a Chicago Bears garter - I love it! It will be a great surprise for the guests.

                    #10 noelles

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                      Posted 25 July 2011 - 11:06 PM

                      I have done something a little different for the guys, my FH is a huge guitar junkie, I have 18 and counting in my house, and yup he plays them all, but his favorite is a very expensive Taylor guitar, I contacted the company and they sent me a miniature version, FOR FREE, they loved this idea, I used the miniature with a guitar pick fan around the back as his bout, our son is the best man and he is a call of duty nutbar, so I have used a keychain ps3 controller and laminated scans made wee of the game for his bout, my dad is all about the coors beer so he has a beer bottle bout, future father in law is a retired police officer and so on, I wanted to really personalize things, I havent gotten the pics done yet but will post them as an album when I can


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