They call it, “The most wonderful time of the year.” ‘Tis the season for sleigh rides, chestnuts roasting on an open fire, and holiday cheer. And for many couples, it’s also a popular time to get engaged. The cold weather is ideal for cuddling and other cozy, romantic activities, and the colorful Christmas lights and snowy scenery make the perfect backdrop for marriage proposals. It’s no surprise that there’s a spike in engagement ring sales at jewelry stores in Cleveland, Ohio at this time of year!
The holidays are generally a time of warmth, caring, and sharing, so they’re well suited to engagements. To plan the perfect proposal, take your girlfriend’s personality into consideration. Is she a social butterfly? Then plan a party or propose to her in a public place. If she’s the quiet type, propose to her in a private setting, so she won’t have to answer your question in front of an audience.
Make your proposal memorable by adding a personal touch. Some things to keep in mind when planning a unique holiday proposal in Cleveland include what you enjoy doing together, how you met, and adventures you’ve had together. As long as your proposal shows how much you care about her and appreciate her, you don’t have to make a long speech.
Holiday Proposal Ideas
The holidays offer myriad opportunities for creatively proposing, from using the ring as a stocking stuffer to spelling out the question with Christmas lights. If you want to propose at a romantic Cleveland restaurant, such as Johnny’s Downtown or White Oaks Restaurant, perhaps you could arrange for the waiter to bring out a covered dessert plate with the ring under the cover. If her answer is affirmative, request your waiter to bring over a bottle of champagne to celebrate.
If you want to propose near Christmastime, decorate the Christmas tree together with handmade ornaments that commemorate special moments in your relationship. Create a tree topper that says, “Will you marry me?” and put it on the tree last. Alternatively, hang a ring box on the tree on Christmas morning. After she’s done opening all of her presents, tell her there’s one more present for her on the tree. When she finds the box, get down on one knee.
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