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Did you know that almost 40% of all engagements occur between December and February? It’s a magical time of the year. If you are recently engaged, congratulations!

Whether you want to bask in this moment privately for a few days or shout it from the rooftop, here are a few tips to start spreading the great news:

1. Tell your parents first

2. Make calls to close family and friends – they will love to hear the excitement in your voice!

3. Create an announcement – in the newspaper, by letter, via email or go eco-friendly with services like Paperless Post or Pingg to share the news

4. Go traditional – keep it quiet if you can and host an intimate gathering with your family and friends to announce your engagement

However you decide to spread your news – enjoy this moment! It’s a wonderful and natural high!

Here is a little inspiration board on new love…enjoy!

Proposal illustration by Guy Shield. Engagement Photos by Simply Bloom Photography, Tinywater Photography, Tim Melideo and Max Wanger

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Being the avid F1 enthusiasts that we are, when my boyfriend Scott told me we were going on a last minute, jet-setting weekend to the F1 Grand Prix of Monza, I was naturally super-excited. What I was not expecting was that he master-minded the entire weekend.

On Saturday evening after a beautiful day spent at the track and in Bellagio, while dining at La Piazzetta in Lago di Como and to my complete surprise, he popped the question and … I said… YES!

I said YES!
I said YES!

The planner has officially become the bride! Looks like I will be taking a break to walk The Wedding Showfor some of my own ideas in January.

Our spot in Lago di Como
Our spot in Lago di Como

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