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Wednesday 18 September 2019
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How to Plan the Perfect Proposal

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Choosing the right time to propose to your partner is one of the most momentous life-decisions that you are ever likely to make. And even once you’ve made your mind up, and you’re certain that it’s what you want, I’m afraid the hard work doesn’t stop there. Because next you have to decide upon the perfect way to do it. Are you going to opt for a traditional proposal and get down on one knee? Or, are you going to use the element of surprise and hide the ring in a glass of Champagne? With so many options and only one chance to get it right, it’s essential that you plan the proposal right down to the last detail. Luckily for you, you don’t have to do it alone because we’re here to guide you in the right direction.

Be Original
Whether you’re planning on a traditional proposal or something a little more modern, it’s important to put your own personal twist on it. This shows your partner just how much thought you’ve put into it and makes it something unique that only the two of you can share. Choose a location that has a special meaning for the two of you, such as the place where you had your first date. Or, propose to the soundtrack of all the songs that have had a special significance during the course of your relationship. If you’re the joker of the relationship, there’s nothing wrong with a proposal that gets your partner giggling. Just don’t go too overboard, it is a serious moment after all. But if your sense of humor is one of the things your partner loves most about you, it makes sense to incorporate a little humor into the proposal.

Choose the Right Ring
Choosing the right ring is arguably the most important part of any proposal. You want to choose a ring that’s going to reflect and complement your partner’s personal style. So, if they like vintage fashion, it’s best to opt for a vintage style ring. If you’re unsure as to where to start, checking out Houston jewelry by Whiteflash.com is a great way of finding ideas and inspiration.

Capture the Moment
A marriage proposal is one of those momentous life-moments that you want to remember forever, so why not hire a professional photographer to capture the moment on film? If your budget is a little limited, ask a friend who’s got a steady hand and a good eye. A few well-timed pictures, or a video recorded on a cellphone is all you need to be able to reminisce and remember the big moment for years to come.

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However you decide to propose, the most important thing is that you do it in such a way that your partner knows exactly how much you mean to them. Everything else is immaterial. You don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on some overblown romantic gesture. The sincerity of the gesture is far more important than how much you spend. Speaking and acting from the heart is the only surefire way of sweeping your partner off their feet.