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Six Top Tips for Planning an Epic Proposal in 2023

Are you looking to create an unforgettable proposal in 2023? Then you've come to the right place! Planning a romantic and special proposal can be intimidating, but with the right preparation, you can make your special moment unequivocally epic. 

From setting the scene at a sentimental location to hiring a professional photographer – we've got some tips for planning an incredible proposal.

Whether you're childhood sweethearts, met through a mutual friend, or on a dating app, we can help you plan an unforgettable, beautiful and personal moment!


1. Setting the Scene: Create a Sentimental Proposal Location

Choosing the right location for your proposal can make all the difference in making it extra special. Consider a sentimental place that is significant to you both, such as where you had your first date or where you both said 'I love you' for the first time.

It's important to consider the kind of experience your partner would prefer. While some may appreciate a public display with onlookers and grand gestures, others may prefer something more intimate and personal. 


For that extra wow factor, why not pop the question during a romantic getaway to an idyllic destination or their favourite iconic landmark?

If you don't have a specific location in mind, why not do something equally as magical by recreating a moment in time? From reminiscing when you met each other to recreating that first kiss, immortalising lovely moments will make this once-in-a-lifetime moment even more precious. 


2. Capture the Moment: Hiring a Professional Photographer to Document Your Love Story

The weeks and days leading up to your proposal can seem like forever, but the big moment is gone in a flash. Make sure to capture those magical moments with a professional photographer.

From getting down on one knee to the shock and excitement on your partner's face when they first see the ring, there won't be any moment missed. These photos will serve as a beautiful reminder of your special day for years to come.


If discretion is vital, hire an expert proposal photographer who knows how to keep surprise proposals under wraps until just before popping the question!

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3. Involve Your Loved Ones: Bring In Family and Friends

If your partner loves being surrounded by family and friends, why not surprise them with a gathering of their nearest and dearest?

Invite your closest family and friends to join you in celebrating this special moment, or surprise them with a secret get-together after the proposal. It's always nice to have your loved ones close by to share in your special moment and create lifelong memories.


Or what better way to make it even more special than including your furry friends? Pets are often seen as an integral part of a family, so it makes sense to involve them in such an important event. Not only will including your furry companions make things more adorable, but they can also be a source of comfort for both partners during this exciting yet nerve-wracking time.


4. Incorporate Their Hobbies and Interests for an Unforgettable Moment

Impress your loved one by planning something extra special just for them! Incorporate their favourite hobbies and interests into the proposal to make it truly unique. 


Set up a romantic picnic in the park for a nature lover, or go all out with a themed proposal and recreate a memorable movie scene for a film buff - whatever you can come up with that speaks to your partner's passions will show how much thought and effort went into the big moment.


5. The Final Touch – Little Details That Make All the Difference

Decorating the location of your proposal can be a beautiful way to add an extra special touch. Hiring beautiful decors, such as garlands, balloons and lanterns, can instantly transform any space you've chosen into something truly magical. It also adds an element of surprise when your partner sees it all put together.


Music can help to set the mood and create a romantic atmosphere, so why not go the extra mile and hire a musician to perform your special song?

Live music will definitely add to the ambience, whether it's a string quartet, jazz band or solo singer. Flowers are also a great way to add colour and beauty to any special occasion - decorate the space with red roses or their favourite blooms for an extra-special touch.

If creativity isn't your thing, consider hiring professional decorators to take care of all the details and create an unforgettable proposal space.


6. Prepare A Little Speech

So you've nailed the location, but have you thought about what you will say other than the obvious?

When the moment finally arrives, it can be overwhelming and easy to blurt out, "Will you marry me?" without thinking. It's understandable, but so much more could be said at such a special time. Why not share some of the things that make your partner special and truly unique? This is a moment for them to feel cherished, and the more specific you can be about why you love them, the better!


So there you have it - our top tips for planning an epic proposal in 2023. From setting the scene at a sentimental location to adding personal touches, if you put your heart into it, you'll be able to create a truly romantic moment that will stay in your hearts forever.


Here at Diamond Rocks, we wish you the best of luck in creating an unforgettable proposal.

If you're looking for the perfect ring to make your vision come to life, look no further than our extensive range of stunning diamond engagement rings. From a classic round solitaire to a modern diamond pear-shaped halo, you're sure to find the perfect diamond engagement ring to make your special moment sparkle.

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