11 Holiday and Winter Proposal Ideas for Your Bohemian Bride (and the Products to Pull Them Off!)
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What better time to ask your love to be your love for life than at the holidays? Because warm-and-toasty-all-over vibes! We love the idea of giving her one more reason to cherish this season. So, we’ve put together our ultimate roundup of winter and holiday marriage proposal ideas and inspiration to get you excited to pop the question, and then, perhaps pop some champagne. Of course, you’ll want your proposal to be perfect and to speak to who she is as a person. If your GF is a Bohemian bride-to-be, you’ll love these special proposal ideas tailored to her adoration of all things free-spirited and flowery. Plus, we’ll share the products you’ll need to pull off each idea, from the perfect celebration outfit for her to don at dinner when you surprise her with an engagement ring, to props for creating a winter wonderland “proposalscape.” So, grab a cup of hot cocoa and get ready to start planning a holiday engagement that’ll be the best gift your hippie honey could ever hope to get.
How to Pull off the Ultimate Holiday Marriage Proposal
One word: plan! Winging it is fine for date night, but for a proposal? No way. She’s going to remember every detail for the rest of her life. No pressure! We’re here to help. Start your holiday proposal planning by thinking about her unique personality. For instance, if your love is more of an introvert who doesn’t like a ton of attention, a private place might be the best location for asking her to be your wife. Perhaps in front of the Christmas tree? Would she want her family and friends to be involved? Consider all the special and personal attributes of your bride-to-be, and use them as a jumping off point. You already know she loves the holidays. Is she a chocoholic? Read on for a sweet idea to propose with treats. Maybe your free-spirited GF has mentioned she’d love to visit a certain place this time of year. A “proposal-moon” might be in order. Just don’t forget to pack the engagement ring! In the end, whether you want to go big with a horse-drawn sleigh ride or keep it simple with candles and romantic music, planning the perfect holiday proposal is about making the experience special and personal for the woman you are asking to be your wife.
Bohemian Bride Proposal Inspiration
Where to Propose:
Nothing is sweeter and more personal than an intimate engagement at home during the holidays. But if she’s always dreamed of an over-the-top proposal, the engagement would be more fun for her if you did it on vacation. Don’t have a huge budget after buying that stunning engagement ring? Plan a day trip to the country or make a reservation at a restaurant she’s been dying to try. Ask her to marry you at a holiday lights event. As the ball drops on New Year’s Eve, during a Christmas card photo shoot, at the tree farm, at the Thanksgiving dinner table … see? There are so many places to propose this time of year, it’s giving us goose bumps. Or is that the chill in the winter air?
Type of Proposal:
It’s OK to get down on one knee and simply ask her to be your wife. However, if you want to get creative with your proposal, she will certainly appreciate your efforts. Again, the type of proposal you decide upon is going to be determined by your soon-to-be wife’s personality. Does she enjoy surprises? Maybe she has nieces or nephews who can accompany her on a fun or silly scavenger hunt to find her ring. Is she low key? A Love Actually–inspired proposal with hand-written signs might make her cry (in a good way!). Or, does she respond favorably to grand gestures? Because there’s also that scene with the “All You Need is Love” orchestral flash mob. Read on for more holiday proposal ideas that may fit your vision from our favorite retailers, including Amazon, Etsy, William Sonoma and more.
Fake snow, silly photo booth props, candles, flowers, the perfect champagne flutes. Inspired by Bohemian vibes, we have curated a list of creative and romantic proposal props that will enhance your engagement. The only thing left to do is ask her!
Her Boho spirit is one of the reasons you love her, so let that be your guide. She’s bound to adore your holiday proposal as long as it comes from the heart.
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