Skip to content
5 Creative Proposal Ideas

5 Creative Proposal Ideas

At Brian Gavin Diamonds, we live in the world of passionate love stories, romantic proposals and memorable wedding days. Aside from working one-on-one with customers to create an ideal ring, one of the most enjoyable elements of our jobs is learning about the details of each ardent love story and proposal.

Proposals are by far one of the most memorable and extraordinary moments in a person's life. Having the person you love surprise you with a question as bold as spending eternity together is bound to be unforgettable. We're so honored to help our customers make these memories through a seamless ring buying experience.

Many of our customers are kind enough to share their proposal stories with us—it's a true delight that makes us proud to be in this business. We've seen heart warming, exhilarating, intimate, witty and meaningful proposals happen over the years. Each proposal is unique in its own. We've gathered a few of our favorite creative ways to propose, as demonstrated by our brilliant customers.

Get Crafty with a Handmade Element

Matt proposed on Valentines Day, surprising his girlfriend with a calendar with a hand-carved nook into their engagement date (February 14), perfectly fitting the classic knife-edge solitaire ring. Read Matt's story here.

classic knife-edge solitaire ring
Matt's Classic Knife-Edge Solitaire Ring
Matt's Valentine's Day Proposal
Matt's Valentine's Day Proposal

Write an Amazing Love Story—Your Own

Our customer Jack proposed to his fiancé in San Francisco during an elaborate day of sightseeing. After venturing through Land's End, Golden Gate Park, and other famous Bay Area attraction's, he planned to share a special gift with bride-to-be at the magnificent Palace of Fine Arts. Jack wrote an entire 88-page story about his and Audry's love story, which ended with him getting on one knee. Read more about Jack and Audry's dreamy proposal here.

Jack and Audry's San Francisco Proposal
Jack and Audry's San Francisco Proposal
Jack's Love Story to Audry

Set the Stage with Romantic Decorations

Kent surprised his long-time girlfriend Phuong with a special day at Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, California. He arranged for he and Phuong to run into a photographer on the beach who took a few photos of the perfect pair. Phuong had no idea that the casual pictures would soon be her engagement photoshoot. While Kent and Phuong walked the beach and went to dinner, his family and friends were busy decorating their hotel room with candles, rose petals and photos of their relationship. When Kent proposed under a full moon on the balcony of his romantically adorned hotel room, Phuong said "yes." Read their story here.

Phuong's ring
Phuong's Engagement Ring
Kent's Proposal to Phuong with BGD ring
Kent and Phuong's Engagement Shoot

Make It Sweet

Our customer Bryan, who selected a gorgeous 2.235 ctw. Brian Gavin Signature Hearts and Arrows diamond set in our Belle Halo Micro Pave setting in Platinum, wanted anything but a cliché proposal. The day before embarking on a big trip to Hawaii with his girlfriend Amber, he took her to a local chocolate shop for a "tour." At the end of the tour, the tour guide brought out a chocolate bar with a special crafted label asking Amber to marry Bryan. Read the details of their adorable proposal here.

Bryan and Amber's Proposal
Bryan and Amber
Amber and Bryan's Chocolate Factory Proposal
Amber's Belle Halo Micro Pave Diamond Ring

Be Adventurous with an Outdoor Proposal

Demetri and Jodi are definitely a perfect match. The couple loves hiking, cycling and most of all, skiing. When it came time to pop the question to Jodi with a BGD 18K White Gold Split Shank Rope Solitaire, Demetri knew the slopes were the place he'd ask her. From getting her family in on the secret to hiring an action photographer to capture the moment, Demetri left no stone unturned. Read his exhilarating proposal story here.

Demetri and Jodi's Proposal on the Slopes
Demetri and Jodi's Proposal on the Slopes
Jodi's Brian Gavin Diamonds Engagement Ring

Thank you to all of our amazing customers who choose Brian Gavin Diamonds to be part of their life-changing love story. We are grateful to work with each of you and watch your future unfold.

Previous A Flawless Proposal