The holiday season is a time filled with love and romance – 'tis the season of giving, is it not? It's a time of year when the whole world sets aside a moment to reflect on their friends and family, and say thanks for all their unconditional love and support. As such, we think it's the perfect time of year to propose to your significant other! Perhaps you agree, but need some help coming up with a proposal plan that will sweep your S.O. off their feet. No worries, we have plenty of unique ideas for you – after reading this, the hardest part will be just selecting one!
Just check out some of these perfectly romantic ways to propose to your significant other this holiday season.
1. Use a tree ornament
There's an old Christmas tradition that says on Christmas Day, the first person to find the pickle ornament on the tree gets to open the first present. Adopt this tradition as your own for the year! Tie your engagement ring to the ornamental pickle and start the hunt. Naturally, you're going to let your partner find the pickle, but it'll still be a fun surprise when she gets excited that she's found not just the ornament, but also an engagement ring too!
2. Holiday chocolate surprise
This one is a delicate process, but ultimately yields a sweet surprise. First, pick up one of those hollow chocolate eggs that have a candy or toy surprise inside. Next, gingerly unwrap the candy so you can re-wrap it later. Gently cut along the seem of the chocolate so it splits in half, remove the toy and replace it with your engagement ring. You can use a lighter to melt the halves back together, rewrap in its foil and present the chocolatey surprise when the time is right!
3. Put it in lights
Getting the house ready for the holidays always involves putting up strings of twinkling lights, right? Use those to your advantage this year and spell out 'Will you marry me?' across your yard and ask your partner to come check out the display. Once she's taken in the message, you can drop to one knee and give her the ring to seal the deal.
A pup under the tree with a bow wrapped around its neck is truly the dream.
4. Pull out the puppy
This is the classic Christmas surprise – who doesn't have a fluffy puppy on their wish-list every year? All you have to do is select the snuggliest dog and fasten your engagement ring to a bow around its neck. Now, a pup under the tree is truly the dream, so don't be offended if your S.O. doesn't notice the ring at first, or at all. You might just need to call a bit more attention to the ring before she really gets what's happening – your proposal!
5. Family involvement
Does your significant other have a huge and incredibly close family? Would they love to be involved in the proposal process? Awesome! There's no better time to get everyone in one place than Christmas Day. Sing a song, do a dance, make a play featuring all the youngest kids (this option will have serious "awww" factor and high probability of tears) or just drop down on one knee with the ring in front of everyone and create a holiday memory that the family will be talking about for years to come.
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