There’s one question that eclipses all others: The marriage proposal! When done right, the speech makes her weep and the gesture touches the heart. More and more, people are feeling the pressure to get creative with a marriage proposal.
Need some inspiration? These wedding proposal ideas will surely tug at the heartstrings.
1. Go to Your Favorite Place
Let’s start simple. Every couple has their special places. Maybe it’s a local park where you go on long walks, your favorite restaurant or where you went on your first date. Your proposal should mean something, so picking a meaningful location is a step in the right direction.
2. Dominate the Photo Booth
It’s always gold when you can catch the surprise in action. For something simple yet memorable, propose in a photo booth. The progression of pictures is hilarious and heartwarming!
3. Infiltrate Game Night
Are you a couple that lives for game nights with friends? Slip a homemade card into your game of Pictionary, Cards Against Humanity or charades for an amazing surprise.
4. Enlist a Furry Friend
If your beloved pet is well-behaved enough to avoid eating the engagement ring, enlist your furry friend’s help for the proposal. Tie the ring to a ribbon that hangs from their collar, or tuck the engagement ring box into a bandanna around their neck. This way, all of the important members of the family are involved.
5. Take It to New Heights
Okay, this one’s a little tough for the average couple, but if you’re the kind of pair who loves to spend their vacations climbing the tallest peaks, you might as well make the occasion even more special than it already is. Get down on one knee at the highest spot…and don’t forget the camera.
6. Stop at the Finish Line
Planning a half marathon or marathon? Heck, maybe you’re just even doing your first 5K race as a couple. Hitting the finish line is a milestone you’ll never forget. Take it up a notch by getting down on one knee right as you cross the line. You could always bend down pretending to tie your shoe. Best of all, you can blame the nerves of the impending proposal on the very real nerves of finishing a big race. She won’t see it coming!