Thinking of proposing on the ultimate romance day of the year? Make
February 14th unforgettable for her. “Place roses and rose petals around
the room and light candles everywhere. Create a CD of romantic music
and have it playing when she comes home. Invite her to dance with you
and spend the evening whispering sweet nothings in her ear as you dance.
Have the last song be Martina McBride's 'Valentine' and as it ends, get
down on one knee and propose.” This is just one marriage proposal idea
out of many that are listed on RomanceStuck.com.
RomanceStuck.com features breathtaking proposal ideas if you’re planning
to propose on a special occasion such as a holiday, during a certain
season, or while traveling. Whether it is that you’re planning to
propose during a certain holiday like Valentine’s Day, during your
summer vacation together at Disney World or if you decide to send your
loved one on a treasure hunt for her ring, there are plenty of ideas for
you to explore.
Read more here
Many questions come up about how to safely clean jewelry, especially fine and bridal jewelry. Glamour Weddings shares a quick 10 second trick that is safe on traditional diamonds and all metals. So what’s the secret?
Photo: Flickr/Tela Chhe
Rubbing alcohol! A simple rubbing alcohol wipe can put the sparkle back
in the jewelry most precious to you.
The next time you notice your jewelry lost its “bling” factor, try the
rubbing alcohol wipe. For other gentle and effective ways to clean your
jewelry, click here.
Inspired by the timelessness of Audrey Hepburn, tailored dress and Mad Men – vintage engagement ring styles are back. From the beautiful and elegant hand engravings on the side to the diamonds around the crown, Gottlieb & Sons put a unique twist on these traditional engagement rings.
Glamour Magazine featured a one-of-a-kind proposal in stop-motion! Walt
Thompson spent 22 hours taking pictures of his Legos – 2,600 to be exact
– and edited them to create an incredible stop-motion proposal video.
This thoughtful video includes special elements of their relationship,
such as how the couple met and activities they do together.
See the video here
Would you say YES?
Want some great DIY wedding ideas to give your wedding a personal touch?
Martha Stewart Weddings has some great ideas to get you started,
including custom banners, ribbon reminders for your wedding date,
hand-made hanging lanterns, and much more.
Get more ideas here and add a little creativity to your big day!
We love to hear about marriage proposals that are creative and
special. The New York Times featured the engagement stories of several
couples from this past year.
Image via The New York Times/Tom Bloom
The proposals vary from a gentleman dropping to one knee on stage
during a theater performance to a proposal in the midst of Paris’ most
We celebrate these engagements because they are unique and
timeless memories that each couple will remember for the rest of their
Read the full article here.
Engagement 101 included us as one of the top 10 wedding sets of 2011! To see the full top 10 list, please click here. Thank you, Engagement 101. Which one of our wedding sets would make your top ten list?
According to the 2011 American Wedding Study by Brides Magazine, December is the most popular month for engagements with about 18% of marriage proposals staged at this time. Many couples get engaged during the holiday season when family and friends are all together. These significant moments can be shared and cherished with all of your loved ones. Thinking of getting engaged? There’s no better month than December!
Many engaged couples travel a unique path leading to their wedding day. Brides and grooms seek elements for their wedding to reflect that particular journey, leading to a boom in the custom-made bridal market. The 2011 Engagement and Jewelry survey from the Knot Market Intelligence and the XO Group Inc. cites that nearly twenty-six percent of brides and sixteen percent of grooms seek custom-made engagement rings. With that said, The New York Times recognizes us as a leader on personalization for millennials. We feature a wide array of bands in gold and platinum to pair with diamonds and gemstones to specifically match the special tastes and aspirations that lead every couple to this magical moment.
The floral inspired ring is ideal for the romantic bride - from the diamond encrusted pave petals that supports each stone, to the finely sculpted and organically marked mountings - the setting is feminine, elegant and stylish. The ring pictured above is an antique style semi-mount ring with round diamonds and milgrain trim in 18kt white gold. We love the floral design - do you?