Marriage Proposal Ideas & Stories

At Zoara, we know how difficult it is to design the perfect marriage proposal. To help whet your imagination and inspire new ideas, we've organised a collection of wedding proposal ideas and stories written by people just like you. Let us lend you a helping hand in making your marriage proposal an immeasurably joyous and memorable occasion.

Marriage Proposal Tips

Before you get down on one knee, take a look at some priceless marriage proposal tips to make that big moment as special and intimate as possible.

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Engagement Rings

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Romantic Proposal Stories

Are you a hopeless romantic? Read through our collection of classically romantic marriage proposals that are sure to make your heart melt.

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Adventurous Marriage Proposals

Our assortment of adventurous marriage proposals is not for the faint-hearted. If you and your significant other are true thrill-seekers, now's your chance to make her heart skip a beat.

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Humorous Marriage Proposals

Show off your humorous side and bring a smile to her face. Let our funny wedding proposals send you laughing down the aisle.

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Culinary Marriage Proposals

Cook her up the surprise of a lifetime when the time comes to ask for her hand in marriage. Let our collection of culinary proposal stories whet your romantic gestation.

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Sports Marriage Proposals

Does her love of sports make you love her that much more? Take a look at our sports-inspired marriage proposals for some spirited inspiration.

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Vacation Marriage Proposals

Whisk her away from it all to make your wedding proposal festive, intimate and unforgettable.

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Botched Marriage Proposals

Our treasure trough of marriage proposals gone wrong. When deciding on the best way to pop the question, make sure you steer clear of these disappointments.


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Marriage Proposal Ideas and Stories

You know that your significant other is the one you want to spend the rest of your life with and you've decided to propose. Congratulations! This is an exciting and poignant time in your life. You are approaching a milestone. But, now that you've decided to pop the question, how do you do it in a special and meaningful way? There are so many things to consider, from the marriage proposal to the engagement gifts. Should you make your wedding proposal private or public? Should you make it surprising and extravagant or keep it low-key? And what about the pinnacle of all engagement gifts - the engagement ring?

In this day and age, it's important to tailor your unique marriage proposal to your special someone and their unique character. Some people envision a simple, classic, down on one knee in a fancy restaurant after a night on the town. Other, more adventurous individuals may be picturing an extravagant surprise or a public to-do. Still, even though you may know your loved one backwards and forwards, you want to make sure they say yes- and you want them to say it emphatically.

Luckily, at Zoara we understand how stressful and difficult it can be to devise the perfect marriage proposal. For anyone and everyone preparing to propose, Zoara is here to the rescue. We have collected a number of wedding proposal ideas, tips and stories to help you brainstorm the perfect way to ask your one-and-only to share their life with you. We invite you to take some time to browse through the stories of successful and not so successful marriage proposals and our collections of Engagement Rings and Wedding Rings. Peruse various adventurous wedding proposals for extreme and daring ideas. Leaf through our culinary marriage proposals if you feel like you two are foodies at heart. For the sporty and athletic couples, we invite you to take a glance at our sports marriage proposals.

Whatever your unique relationship may be, whether it's better suited for a classically romantic marriage proposal or a more unusual wedding proposal, we hope you can find some encouragement and inspiration among the proposal stories and engagement ideas we've amassed. Ultimately, it’s up to you to dig deep and find the best marriage proposal for you and your special someone. One thing’s for sure – the best wedding proposals come straight from the heart.