Now, this can be quite difficult since so many birthday surprises involve a party, and you need to come up with something sweet and different. Here are some ideas that you can use to surprise your friend on his/her birthday. These are bound to make them feel loved, appreciated and happy about the day!
1. Gifts Compiled from Old Memories
If you and your friend are old friends, or have spent a year or more together, you can sort out things that you have collected or bought together. You can get your favourite nail colour shade, old photographs and messages written to each other, something you might have borrowed etc. This will be a sweet yet considerate gift for your friend and it will make them feel special on their birthday.
2. An Unplanned trip
Who doesn't like to take a few days off and enjoy with their friends out of town? For your friend's birthday, you can surprise him/her with an unplanned trip. It might be expensive for you, but if you are planning this surprise with other friends together you can all contribute to bear your friend's expenses. This can be anything from beach, to sports, any adventurous trip, a weekend in Vegas etc.
3. A Group Video with Recorded Messages
Making a short video with recorded messages of all your friend's family members, relatives, other friends etc. is a very sweet and memorable surprise that is bound to impress your friend. For their birthday, you can record the people wishing them and combine it with good animation and music to create the perfect video. Your friend will be surprised to see your effort on their birthday.