It is not a secret — the winter season is a popular time for engagements. In a recent survey, 28% of engaged women said their significant other popped the question around the holidays. It is one of the most romantic times of the year, so it makes sense that many couples get engaged. Are you getting ready to ask the person you love to marry you? If so, check out these seven heartfelt holiday proposal ideas.
Write It In the Snow
If you have snow in your area, then use mother nature to your advantage. On freshly fallen snow, carve out “Will You Marry Me?” and then, bring your love out to answer the question. This is best on a day when it does not plan on snowing beyond the time you engrave the message in the snow. If flakes do start to come down, find a shady area to write out your message. You do not need to create a big event or spend a lot of money to show your partner how much you truly feel.
Propose with an Ornament
A cute way to propose this holiday season is with a Christmas ornament. You can place the ring at the top of the ornament and surprise your sweetheart. This ornament will also probably become a traditional ornament that you put up each year to commemorate the special occasion, so try to find one that is unique or not like your average orb.
Involve Creative Crafts
Whenever the holidays come around, many people tend to become more crafty. If you are a duo who enjoys doing creative projects together, then add a twist on the next project by proposing. Great proposal craft ideas include Christmas cookie decorating, ornament making, greeting card crafting and more. For more craft ideas, check out crafting magazines or Pinterest boards for inspiration.
Go Back to Where You First Met
Sometimes you do not need to take advantage of the holidays to have a heartfelt proposal. Nothing says “I love you” more than whisking your love off to the same place where you first met or had your first date. It will not only bring back memories of how your relationship started, but it is a sweet token that shows you still remember the small details. You can make a short speech and then end it with you on your knee.
Use Christmas Lights
Since you already have the Christmas lights out, might as well take full advantage of them by incorporating them into your holiday proposal. You can create a sweet light scene or even spell out the message in lights. If you do decide to go with this method, make sure to have enough lights and have someone to give you a hand. Also, this proposal is a night one, so have warm clothing and hot chocolate.
Grab the Carolers
Whenever the holidays come around, people love the Christmas tunes that come with it. From “Deck the Halls” to “Jingle Bells”, people cannot get enough of these songs. You can take your proposal to the next level by including Christmas carolers. Christmas carolers add even more romantic vibes to the atmosphere to make the night even more special.
A great way to incorporate family, friends and the holidays is by doing your holiday proposal through a Secret Santa gift exchange. You can team up with everyone to make sure you get your significant other’s name. From there, all you have to do is wrap the gift and wait for the big day. Also, ask your friends to take videos or pictures of the moment it all happens. It will be a great way to look back and remember the night.
Underneath the Mistletoe
Mistletoe in itself is romantic, so adding your proposal is just icing on the cake. For this proposal, you need to wait for the right moment. Wait until your sweetheart is not paying attention and then drop down on your knee. From there, ask the question and then wait for a reply. Then, it can all end with a kiss underneath the mistletoe. To remember the moment forever, ask someone to take a photo or video as it is happening.