by Melissa Schreiber

12 Winter Proposal Ideas from James Allen Customers

Winter proposal ideas

Some of us are waiting impatiently for winter to be over, as we shiver and curse the cold air. Then there are those of us who cherish every moment that winter brings, enjoying each cozy second under our fuzzy blankets, warming up with our significant other by the light of Netflix, the falling snowflakes twinkling outside our window. There is only one thing that would bring extra sparkle to the already shimmering winter scene – a diamond ring and a ‘Yes.’

Read on for our BRRRilliant (get it?), snowiest winter proposal ideas, brought to you by our very own customers.

Winter Proposal Ideas and the Engagement Rings Behind Them

1. Daynia & Colin from San Diego, California

winter proposal ideas - Daynia & Colin from San Diego, California

“It was one of the most beautiful places in the world and it was so quiet, intimate, and peaceful.” – Daynia

 

On a family trip to a cozy cabin in Utah, Colin and Daynia took a break from their snowmobile ride, for the perfect winter proposal moment.

Read the full proposal story in Daynia’s words

The Ring:

WHITE GOLD PAVE HALO DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING (PRINCESS CENTER)

View Daynia’s princess-cut halo engagement ring in 360° HD

2. Alyssa & Joey from Providence, Rhode Island

winter proposal ideas - Alyssa & Joey from Providence, Rhode Island

“I opened the little red box and immediately came to tears, said yes and fell into his arms with happiness and joy.” – Alyssa

 

After four years of dating, Joey proposed to Alyssa on a Valentine’s Day getaway, in the White Mountains of New Hampshire… wait for it… In. An. ICE CASTLE! How much more Frozen-esque can you get?

Read the full proposal story in Alyssa’s words

The Ring:

WHITE GOLD 0.42CT CHANNEL SET DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING

View Alyssa’s channel-set engagement ring in 360° HD

3. Tom & Marie from Parlin, New Jersey

winter proposal ideas - Tom & Marie from Parlin, New Jersey

“Marie came closer and stared at [the ornament]. I asked her if she noticed the date. She said ‘okay…’ I pointed out that the date on the ornament is today. Still nothing but silence… So, I got down on one knee and proposed.” – Tom

 

Tom marked a Christmas tree ornament with the date of his winter proposal, and the two celebrated their engagement at a Christmas party.

Read the full proposal story in Tom’s words

The Ring:

PLATINUM THREE STONE TRILLION AND PAVE DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING

View Marie’s three-stone engagement ring in 360° HD

4. Ashley & Tyler from Grand Rapids, Michigan

winter proposal ideas - Ashley & Tyler from Grand Rapids, Michigan

“I cried like a baby and could barely get a yes out in between tears.” – Ashley

 

After requesting permission from Ashley’s parents to ask for her hand in marriage, Tyler popped the question at home, in an intimate setting with just the two of them.

Read the full proposal story in Ashley’s words

The Ring:

WHITE GOLD PAVE HALO DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING (OVAL CENTER)

View Ashley’s oval halo engagement ring in 360° HD

5. Chelsea & Patrick from Norfolk, England

winter proposal ideas - Chelsea & Patrick from Norfolk, England

“He starts to play one of my favorite songs, ‘A Thousand Years’ by Christina Perri and then gets down on one knee and asks me to marry him!!!” – Chelsea

 

Chelsea surprised Patrick with a trip to NYC, but little did she know that Patrick was planning his own surprise – a winter proposal on top of the Empire State Building!

Read the full proposal story in Chelsea’s words

Watch the proposal video

The Ring:

WHITE GOLD 2.5MM KNIFE EDGE SOLITAIRE ENGAGEMENT RING

View Chelsea’s solitaire engagement ring in 360° HD

6. Ashley & Craig from Michigan City, Indiana

winter proposal ideas - Ashley & Craig from Michigan City, Indiana

“I am still on cloud 9! We found the perfect tree, my boyfriend found the perfect ring, and I found the perfect man for me!” – Ashley

 

While shopping with his family for a Christmas tree, Craig asked Ashley to be his forever. Now there’s a fun winter proposal idea!

Read the full proposal story in Ashley’s words

Watch the proposal video

The Ring:

YELLOW GOLD 1.5MM COMFORT FIT ENGAGEMENT RING

View Ashley’s solitaire engagement ring in 360° HD

7. Glenn and Karla from Hamburg, New York

winter proposal ideas - Glenn and Karla from Hamburg, New York

“After dinner we went Glenn’s cabin and set off fireworks to celebrate our future.” – Karla

 

Glenn chose a silver “ice cream” platter to hide the engagement ring. Everyone in the restaurant cheered after she said ‘yes.’

Read the full proposal story in Karla’s words

The Ring:

WHITE GOLD DOUBLE CLAW PRONG PAVE SET DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING

View Karla’s engagement ring in 360° HD

8. Courtney & Ian from Portland, Oregon

winter proposal ideas - Courtney & Ian from Portland, Oregon

“[McKinley Park] was a winter wonderland – the most gorgeous place I have ever been! #Luckiestgirlalive” – Courtney

 

Courtney’s high school sweetheart used snowy mountains as the backdrop for his winter proposal.

Read the full proposal story in Courtney’s words

The Ring:

WHITE GOLD PAVE HALO DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING (CUSHION CENTER)

View Courtney’s cushion-cut halo engagement ring in 360° HD

9. Jennifer & Hector from Denver, Colorado

winter proposal ideas - Jennifer & Hector from Denver, Colorado

“We pulled up to the lagoon and the sky was covered in stunning pink light – the perfect setting to see all of the mini icebergs floating in pristine water. There were even seals swimming around!” – Jennifer

 

Hector got down on one knee on a magical glacier lagoon in Iceland, with seals as his witness.

Read the full proposal story in Jennifer’s words

The Ring:

WHITE GOLD DIAMOND SPLIT SHANK DOUBLE HALO PAVE ENGAGEMENT RING

View Jennifer’s double halo engagement ring in 360° HD

10. Meghan and Ian from Newmarket, New Hampshire

winter proposal ideas - Meghan and Ian from Newmarket, New Hampshire

“Ian and I love winter and snow. I could not have imagined a more magical and more ‘us’ proposal.” – Meghan

 

While sledding in the backyard of Meghan’s childhood home, Ian stopped to present Meghan with a shiny ring.

Read the full proposal story in Meghan’s words

The Ring:

WHITE GOLD 2MM COMFORT FIT SOLITAIRE ENGAGEMENT RING (SIX PRONG)

View Meghan’s solitaire engagement ring in 360° HD

11. Lorelei & Kevin from Mount Olive, New Jersey

winter proposal ideas - Lorelei & Kevin from Mount Olive, New Jersey

“Kevin got down on one knee and asked me to marry him that night in front of our daughter and the magic that Christmas truly is.” – Lorelei

 

Kevin appointed Santa Claus himself to deliver the sparkling engagement ring.

Read the full proposal story in Lorelei’s words

The Ring:

PLATINUM THIN FRENCH-CUT PAVE SET DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING

View Lorelei’s pavé engagement ring in 360° HD

12. Marcus & Grace from Chicago, Illinois

winter proposal ideas - Marcus & Grace from Chicago, Illinois

“When Grace turned around, Marcus was on one knee. The details from there are blurry on all accounts, but one thing we know is she said ‘OF COURSE!’” – Grace and Marcus

 

Marcus chose the restaurant where he first met Grace as the spot to pop the question. We love how sentimental this winter proposal idea is.

Read the full proposal story in Grace and Marcus’s words

The Ring:

YELLOW GOLD TWISTED SHANK CONTEMPORARY SOLITAIRE

View Grace’s yellow gold engagement ring in 360° HD

Are you a lucky winter proposer or proposee? If you got engaged with a James Allen ring, send us your proposal story and photos to Media@JamesAllen.com.

Melissa Schreiber

Melissa Schreiber

Melissa is a lover of love, writing, cupcakes and pretty things (James Allen sparkle included).

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