Proposal Ideas

Creative Marriage Proposals
for Lifetime Beginnings

Great lifetime memories start with great creative marriage proposals.

How important is a good proposal?

Let’s just say, if I had a quarter for every time either I or my wife have been asked for our proposal story, our place of residence would be “Easy Street”.

Many couples really do want to know how you went about “popping the big question”.

Gentlemen, give your wife a story to tell.

Because great marriage memories start with great and creative marriage proposals, this page is devoted to sharing ours and helping you with yours.

Our Story

Hi! Stan & Jessica Leffew here, your site hosts.

Not only do we both have fond memories of our marriage proposal, our story is one we both love to tell.

We hope you enjoy this little walk down memory lane with us.

I had been thinking about creative marriage proposals for weeks leading up to the evening I had determined as my ideal night for popping the question.

It was a cool, early Spring day in late March.

Because I had taken Ballroom Dance lessons for two years, I knew what type of romantic occasion was coming up on that day. The Glenn Miller Orchestra would be performing at a six-hour dinner and dance.

If you have never been to one of these events, put it high on your romantic to-do list.

I had an idea that my girlfriend was on to me, so I purposely waited till later in the night.

This was creating a dilemma for me without my knowledge. The Orchestra played brilliantly through several memorable love songs that I purposely let go by. I wanted to keep her guessing on my intentions for the evening.

As the evening advanced the choices for just the right song were becoming fewer and far between. (I would find out later that my girlfriend was thinking that the night had creative marriage proposals written all over it but had given up on this being the night after a period of time.)

Five-hours and forty-five minutes after the dinner and dance began, the ideal song was finally played that fit creative marriage proposals perfectly. I had been sweating it myself for quite some time leading up to that song, regretting that I had allowed so many songs to go by earlier in the evening.

As you will see though, this too was meant to be.

Up to this point, they had played and sung several meaningful songs. But this one was the best of the night.

The lyrics to this song were the perfect fit for one of those great and creative marriage proposals.

The Song: “That’s All”.

“I can only give you love that last forever,
and a promise to be near each time you call.
Where the only heart I own,
is for you and you alone, That’s All! That’s All!

I can only give you country walks in Springtime,
and a hand to hold when leaves begin to fall.
And a love that’s burning bright, to
warm each winter night, That’s All! That’s All!

There are those I am sure who have told you,
they would give you the world for a toy.
All I have are these arms to enfold you,
and a love time will never destroy.
If you’re wondering what I’m asking in return dear,
you’ll be glad to know that my demands are small.
Say it’s me that you’ll adore,
for now and evermore, That’s All! That’s All!”

Fifteen-minutes before the dinner and dance was over, we finally hear the perfect song.

I pulled my girlfriend to me and asked her during the song if she would marry me. (Since that’s Jessica in the wedding dress above, I guess that means she said yes.)

After the dance was over, we went to the members of the band and asked to purchase a copy of the song. We explained to them that we were another one of the many creative marriage proposals that have taken place at their performances over the years.

They didn’t have it! Worse, they didn’t even know who originally recorded it.

Shattered that we didn’t have a momentum of our creative marriage proposal, we drove home, and my girlfriend (now my fiance’) drove an extra hour after she left my house to get home herself.

After she left, I started looking over a Nat King Cole CD that I had received that very day. Guess what song was #17? You guessed it! “That’s All.”

I called my fiance’ and recorded it on her answering machine for her to hear when she arrived home.

It was perfect!

More Stories and Ideas

To Whom The Bell Tolls Creative Marriage Proposal

The girlfriend is in a handbell choir. Her boyfriend arranges with the director of the choir to have them play one last song at the end of the concert.

The song! The tune of “Here Comes The Bride”.

Because the girlfriend is the only one who hasn’t been informed about the last song of the evening, she is completely unprepared and bewildered. Creative marriage proposals hasn’t even entered her mind.

Since she has received no prior practice of the song, it is all she can do to maintain her composure and try to keep up with everyone else in the handbell choir.

It all makes sense to her when her boyfriend stands up at the end and asks for her hand in marriage. It was really meaningful to her that he considered creative marriage proposals important for their relationship.

Burning With Love Creative Marriage Proposal

It was a hot and sunny day, perfect for a trip to the beach. While there, the boyfriend has a friend write the words in sunblock on his back, “Will You Marry Me”.

He then sun-bathes until he gets a good burn.

After a few hours he goes to visit his girlfriend with a bottle of lotion in his hand and asks her if she would please do him the favor of rubbing some lotion on his back.

The creative marriage proposals in this book are some of the most favorite found online and come to your desktop in ebook format for immediate availability. The Romantic’s Guide to Popping The Question will help provide you some great ideas for your own.


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