Valentine’s Day is the season of lover’s. Romance is the in air, chocolates, and roses abound, and it’s also one of the most popular times to get engaged. After all, what better time to profess your commitment to love your partner into the future than on cupid’s holiday itself?
Some of the cutest, sweetest and most adorable proposals happen on this day. It’s the perfect opportunity to tie together everything the holiday represents with popping the question. If you’re on the giving end of a marriage proposal, consider these cute proposal ideas for Valentine’s.
Sneak in a surprise proposal under the lid of a large heart-shaped box of chocolates. Send the ring out with dessert at dinner that night, or have a personalized conversation heart made just for the occasion. There are so many delightful ways to incorporate a wedding proposal with the sweet treats eaten on this day.
Then there’s the other approach. The get down on one knee, full on romance overload approach. We’re talking a room with candles and rose petals laid out asking the big question. Or one that happens in a very public setting where an audience of many gets to partake in the blissful moment. There’s no shortage of ways to really make your inner romantic come out when it’s time to propose on Valentine’s Day.
Once the lucky recipient has said yes, and all the cute, sentimental stuff has happened, it’s time to start thinking about the big day! If cupid’s arrow has you both deeply in love, maybe you don’t want to wait forever and getting married ASAP is part of the plan. Keep reading, we’ve got you covered!
Here are the first three things you should do as soon as you’re engaged.
1. Pick a Date
If you want to start making plans, you need an idea of how long out you want to wait to celebrate your vows. Some couples will give themselves a full year or more of time to coordinate, plan and get ready for the big day. Others want something as soon as possible or select a significant date or time of the season (maybe a Valentine’s Day wedding?)
2. Decide on a Budget
Important decisions are made early on in wedding preparations to solidify plans. If you come up with a rough budget from the onset it will be easier to pick and choose the details you’ll include in your big day.
3. Book the Right Venue
We can’t stress enough what an important ingredient this is for having the wedding of your dreams. Finding and booking a venue early will ensure you get the date you want and that that you’re working with a facility capable of delivering everything you ever hoped for on that magical day.
The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station is where couples go when they want a private, elegant and memorable experience. Our venue overlooks the Connecticut River in Haddam and we deliver the very finest in food, service, and elegance – something you and your guests will never forget.