A word of advice for the men out there: if you’re planning to propose, you have to make it a moment. Sure, dropping on one knee, and holding a ring before finally popping the life-changing question can be romantic. But if you want to make the day more memorable, you really have to do more than that.
To give you an idea of what we mean, you can go check out the awesome collection below. These creative gentlemen took the most unconventional ways of proposing to surprise and delight their future spouses – and man, their efforts definitely paid off well for them.
#1. Permanent Proposal
For Vinnie Capaldo-Smith’s proposal, he asked his tattoo artist girlfriend Brooke Wodark to ink his leg. During the session, he pulled his shorts up to reveal another tattoo that says “Will you marry me?” complete with the Yes or No options. Fortunately for him, Brooke marked the Yes box. Watch the heartwarming video above!
#2. With a Little Help from a Beluga Whale
This guy tapped a beluga whale’s help for his proposal. During their visit at a local aquarium, the animal brought a box to his girlfriend which had a note that said “Will you marry me?” Now how epic is that?!
#3. A Customized Ice Cream Tub
Luke Munsterteiger surprised his significant other with a customized ice cream that asked the golden question. No pun intended but that’s really sweet!
#4. From Hogwarts With Love
She’s a huge Harry Potter fan and he doesn’t know much about it but love can make you do the impossible. For his proposal, he arranged for a Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt and added a little romantic twist. At the end of the hunt, he wore a Daniel Radcliffe mask and they had a Nerf duel. “After he took the mask off, he asked me to be his wife and I said ‘Yes!’ and ugly cried,” she later said about it. You can read the lengthy post on Imgur.
#5. A Personalized Children’s Book
Paul Phillips shared on Reddit:
“To propose to my girlfriend, I wrote this book about our relationship, had it illustrated, and printed. I had her stumble across it at the library and read it to me. When she got to the right page I got on my knee and asked if she would marry me. She never saw it coming.”
#6. Through The Lens
He casually asked his girlfriend to take a look at the moon using his telescope. Just imagine her surprise when she discovered this. Talk about loving each other to the moon and back!
#7. Pictionary Proposal
They were playing a game of Pictionary and she happened to pick a card that said “Marry Me.” She drew it and he eventually “guessed” the correct answer. Much to her surprise, he suddenly dropped on his knee and popped the golden question.
#8. Starbucks Note
Austin Mann and Esther Havens are frequent travelers and so to stay in touch, they both leave little notes for each other in different airport Starbucks across the world. Esther was in Amsterdam when she got one of the notes – and he suddenly appeared from nowhere to propose!
#9. Running For Love
Ben Chudley loves running and so he decided to use his passion for his proposal. He tracked his run and spelled out the words “Will you marry me” and then sent it to his girlfriend, along with a ring. Well that’s really creative and sweet.
10. A Dance She Will Never Forget
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Phil Wright isn’t only a talented dancer but a certified romantic. In the video above, we see him performing with his girlfriend Ashley Liai. Now click the play button and watch how her facial expression suddenly changed dafter realizing what was going on. This is truly heartwarming!
#11. Photobooth Surprise
Whoever said a proposal has to be expensive to be effective is wrong. Take it from this guy who cleverly proposed while they were taking snapshots in a photobooth. It’s actually a pretty cute idea.
#12. Coffee First Before Anything Else
She just finished her morning coffee and she had no idea her life would change from that day on.
#13. So Sweet!
The same can be said about this simple but sweet proposal.
#14. Cracker Jack
The guy managed to insert a ring and a note inside her bag of Cracker Jack. The note, of course, asked her to marry him. Judging from that smile, it’s obvious she said ‘yes’.
#15. Framed Movie Tickets
Yes, the words “Will You Marry Me?” were spelled out using movie tickets from past films they’ve watched together. That’s definitely the perfect proposal for this movie-lovin’ couple.
Man’s Epic Proposal Included 16 Adorable Dogs To Surprise His Girlfriend
“Because releasing dogs is so much better than releasing doves!”
How's this for an epic proposal? One man decided to pop the question on top of a canyon covered in a bed of roses. If that's not amazing enough, he also enlisted 16 adorable dogs to surprise his girlfriend as soon as she said yes.
New York-based freelance author Laura Stampler got an awesome surprise on a recent to Los Angeles, California. On the last day of the trip, her boyfriend Maurice Goldstein brought her to the top of Runyon Canyon in Hollywood Hills, which was covered in rose petals. Goldstein then got down on one knee and asked Stampler to marry him.
Stampler admitted she had a feeling Goldstein would propose but was still in for a major surprise.
Woman Adopts Senior Dog, Realizes It’s Her Long-Lost Childhood Puppy
“I never thought I’d see my dog again, but I just knew in my heart that it was her.”
Some of us are just destined to be together. One woman recently discovered that an old friend can still return to her life. It happened in the most unexpected way when she decided to adopt a senior dog.
Nicole Renae was an only child who often felt lonely. However, things changed for the then 10-year-old girl when her grandmother gave her a little gray puppy. Renae named her new friend Chloe and the two were inseparable for four short years. Unfortunately, Chloe had to go away and Renae was worried she would never see her puppy again.
Renae and Chloe during happier times.
109-Year-Old Woman Says Avoiding Men Is The Secret To Long Life
“They’re just more trouble than they’re worth!”
They say that regular exercise, proper diet, and a clean lifestyle can guarantee a long and healthy life. However, a 109-year-old woman said the secret to living long is so much simpler than that. All you have to do is avoid men.
Jessie Gallan was born on 1906 in a small farm in Kintore, Scotland. At the young age of 13, she became a milkmaid before working for a hotel where she once met Queen Elizabeth. Interestingly, the former oldest woman in Scotland remained single all her life and even credited her avoidance of men as the secret to her long life.
This amazing senior citizen claims men will only make you die early.