With wedding season just around the corner, you may also be in the market for an engagement ring. Question is, how will you be getting down on one knee to ask for your partner’s hand in marriage? There’s really no right or wrong way to propose. It all comes down to who you are as a couple and the mutual interestsyou may share. You may also be thinking to yourself how your partner would like to be asked. To help you decide, here are a few interesting ways to pop the question based on how you identify your relationship.
If you’re both rather nostalgic and have a go-to spot that you call your own, turn one of your traditions into the site you’ll get down on one knee. Your partner will appreciate the thought, meaning, and not to mention, romance, behind this gesture. Whether it’s the first place you met, your first date, or your favorite spot to grab dinner, there’s a load of sentiment attached to these places, which is why they make for great destinations to pop the question.
The Great Outdoors Proposal
Source: The National Geographic
If, as partners, you both have an appreciation for nature and spend a good amount of time together hiking, camping, etc., then consider popping the question during of one of your infamous adventures. Mountaintop proposals are memorable, as they make for great pictures. There’s nothing quite like natural scenery as a backdrop for an engagement ring. Your fiancé’s diamond ring will be shining amongst an evergreen canopy.
Planning to getaway? Your next vacation can be one to remember. Whether it’s a tropical escape or a cabin in the woods, take advantage of some alone time with your one and only, leading them up to the question you’ve been dying to ask. Don’t forget the ring!
If you’re looking to keep things cool, calm, and casual (yet super romantic), the beach is the way to go. Don’t sail away just yet, but rather, take a stroll by the water, hand in hand. Don’t shy away from getting creative and writing a messagein a bottle or in the sand. Roll out the blanket and set up a cute little picnic. Rose petals, a garland, or candles can also be used to spice things up. You really can’t go wrong with a proposal by the sea.
Like to draw a crowd? If you and your partner have no problem with being the center of attention, consider getting others involved in your proposal. Whether it’s a flash mob, jumbotron, or writing in the sky, it’s really a team effort and having some helpful hands can make things a lot easier and smoother for you. In the end, all the applause will be for you! Blow your partner away with this dramatic surprise.