Tag: proposal ideas

Having trouble deciding how and where to pop the question? Fear not! The James Allen blog has got you covered with a selection of awe-inspiring proposal ideas. From summery beach proposals to ones in the snow, high up in a plane to way down-low.

10 Winter Proposal Ideas from James Allen Customers

10 Winter Proposal Ideas from James Allen Customers

Brave the cold with these BRRRilliant winter proposal ideas, brought to you by our very own snowmen and women! Some of us are waiting impatiently for winter to be over, as we shiver and curse the cold air. Then there are…

Around-the-World Marriage Proposals: The Greatest Glow on Earth!

Around-the-World Marriage Proposals: The Greatest Glow on Earth!

Love makes the world go round and we’ve got the aw–inspiring around-the-world marriage proposals to prove it! Somewhere on this big blue marble we call home, a couple is getting engaged right now. By the time you finish reading this…

Shhh! Keeping the Ring a Secret

Shhh! Keeping the Ring a Secret

With your sparkler safely in the bag, the next crucial step is keeping the ring a secret. Buying the engagement ring is the easy part. Keeping it a secret from your SO is where the real challenge lies. You’re up…

Rebarkable Dog Proposal Ideas

Rebarkable Dog Proposal Ideas

Fall in wuff with these dog proposal ideas… Our customers’ pet proposals are doggone adorable. If your partner is a dog lover and especially if you have a dog in the family, prep an emotional pup proposal! Shop Engagement Rings…

Our Top 6 Summer Proposal Tips

Our Top 6 Summer Proposal Tips

If you’re planning on proposing during the sunny season, check out our ultimate summer proposal tips! Shop Engagement Rings Ah, summer. The season of picnics, performances, frozen drinks, and some of the most romantic proposals we’ve seen. Before you pop…

Destination Proposal Ideas & Tips

Destination Proposal Ideas & Tips

Here’s what you need to know to plan your show-stopping destination proposal! Destination Proposal Ideas & Tips Want an unforgettable way to start a lifetime of adventures together (with amazing photo ops)? Think big with a travel proposal! To make…

Beach Proposal Stories: Sandals & Sparkle

Beach Proposal Stories: Sandals & Sparkle

Take a look at customers who went coastal with their beach proposal. For many, beach season means hitting the gym and going on crash diets to get the beach bods they’ve always wanted. Here at James Allen, we like to…

How to Propose with Flying Colors

How to Propose with Flying Colors

Before you get down on one knee, check out our pro tips on how to propose like a boss. Our previous article in this series, Buying an Engagement Ring 101, took you back to the basics of ring shopping. With…

Plan Your Super Bowl Proposal

Plan Your Super Bowl Proposal

Super Bowl rings take on a whole new meaning with Super Bowl Sunday proposals! Super Bowl VIII has arrived. If you and your SO bond over football, it’s an amazing proposal opportunity. Choose the perfect Super Bowl-inspired engagement ring and…

10 Essential Proposal Tips

10 Essential Proposal Tips

Planning a proposal? We’re here to give you the answers before you pop the question! Check out these proposal tips inspired by our Customer’s Engagement Moments: Proposal Tip 1: Plan ahead to capture the moment. This moment will be one…

From High School Sweethearts to Engaged – Ashley & Noah’s Proposal Story

From High School Sweethearts to Engaged – Ashley & Noah’s Proposal Story

Surprise proposal story Each of us experiences a different path to love. But when it’s right, it’s right. And how awesome is it that sometimes it’s right the first time around?! Although everyone grows together in their own relationships, there’s…

Summer Proposal: Message in a Bottle

Summer Proposal: Message in a Bottle

This summer proposal is for beach lovers or just all around romantics. There are so many different ways to propose – each proposal story is unique, from the reaction of the person being proposed to, to the look on the…

Will You Accept this Rose? The Bachelor Proposal

Will You Accept this Rose? The Bachelor Proposal

How excited are you for the upcoming season finale of The Bachelor? The show’s drama is definitely addictive and has had me on the edge of my seat these last few episodes. I think I like it a bit too…

Surprise Proposal Story – What Ends in Olitaire?

Surprise Proposal Story – What Ends in Olitaire?

Have you ever been surprised by someone, and thought afterwards, “how in the world did I not see it coming?!” Despite all of the pretty obvious clues, the surprise was somehow not ruined for you. When we really want something,…

A Winter Proposal – Meghan and Ian’s Proposal Story

A Winter Proposal – Meghan and Ian’s Proposal Story

The Perfect Winter Proposal There’s just something about the snow that brings out the inner romantic in us. Who can resist gazing out the window at the ground blanketed with dazzling white snow, or at an individual spectacular snowflake as…

From Textbook to Storybook – Customer Proposal Story

From Textbook to Storybook – Customer Proposal Story

How often do we miss out on opportunities that are right under our noses? Sometimes the one thing we’ve been looking for all this time has been right in front of us, or in Benjamin and Candice’s case, in the…

A Grand Canyon Proposal – James and Verity’s Proposal Story

A Grand Canyon Proposal – James and Verity’s Proposal Story

A Grand Canyon Proposal A proposal at the Grand Canyon is great. A proposal at the Grand Canyon including a video of the couple’s love story, with a song written and performed by the proposer, is omigod-am-I-living-in-a-fairy-tale fantastic. Read on…

6 Perfect Proposal Ideas

6 Perfect Proposal Ideas

Guys – you’ve decided she’s the one and are ready to put a ring on it. That’s all fine and dandy, but how in the world are you supposed to ask her? There are about a gazillion different proposal ideas…

She Said “Yes, Sir” – Damaris & Sean’s Proposal Story

She Said “Yes, Sir” – Damaris & Sean’s Proposal Story

Damaris & Sean’s Proposal Story People often warn against long distance relationships, claiming that they never work out. Damaris and Sean, however, prove that distance really does make the heart grow fonder. It’s people like them who teach us that…

Magical Disney Proposal Ideas

Magical Disney Proposal Ideas

Our marriage proposals are meant to be one of the most magical moments of our lives. It’s no wonder why so many lucky ladies these days are asked those 4 magnificent words (“Will you marry me?”) in front of the…

Should I Propose? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

Should I Propose? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

Should I Propose? So you’ve been in a serious relationship for some time now, and started imagining what the future might entail and asking yourself “Should I propose?” Before you pull the proposal trigger, here are 4 important questions worth mulling…

Maldives Engagement Story: Alyssa & Tom

Maldives Engagement Story: Alyssa & Tom

A Maldives Engagement Story All us ladies grew up with that fairy tale image of romance in our heads. Chick flicks like Pretty Woman and Bridget Jones’s Diary had us dreaming of our own movie love. Whether you’ve yet to…

The Surprise Proposal that Never Ends: Ben & Danny’s Proposal Story

The Surprise Proposal that Never Ends: Ben & Danny’s Proposal Story

Who said surprises end with the proposal? For Ben and Danny, the proposal day was full of surprises. It wasn’t enough for Ben to just plan the proposal – he wanted to make sure the celebrations would continue. A Surprise…

Hawaii Bound – Donald & Alexis’ Engagement Story

Hawaii Bound – Donald & Alexis’ Engagement Story

A Hawaii Engagement Story How do you plan a proposal to someone who never gets surprised? That’s the question which Donald had when he was brainstorming proposal ideas. Turns out the answer lay in their ordinary daily life during a…

Engagement Moments: James Allen Customer Proposal Stories

Engagement Moments: James Allen Customer Proposal Stories

The Ultimate Destination for Proposal Stories We’re excited to announce the launch of Engagement Moments, featuring genuine James Allen customer proposal stories and photos. About Engagement Moments You can get inspired by couples’ proposal stories and view the stunning rings…