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When you’ve found the right person, and have worked with La Maison d’Or for the right ring,
continue writing your story with the perfect proposal! Your story, your ring, YOUR proposal.

So how do you make your own proposal turn out flawlessly?

Get some inspiration from some of our clients stories below
or check out some wonderful tried-and-true advice to help you pop the big question.

"Myrna, Thank you very much for your help! Here are our pictures and a few words from Kal & I.”
Danie

Kal & Danie

“Once upon a time... love striked, he striked back... It felt like love at first sight... but it didn't take him too long to realize that she is the one... The End "
Kal

"Being with you, I learned that love is simple. It doesn’t have to be perfect but real. Thanks for being your true self with me and for your unconditional love"
Danie

 

Clayton & Daniela

Clayton came in to our store, sat down and we designed a unique, one-of-a-kind engagement ring for him. He insisted on all Canadian diamonds and gold!

Even more exciting, was how he presented it to her!

He flew all the way to Venezuela and carefully prepared a surprise engagement proposal! How romantic?

Our team at La Maison D'or wish Clayton and Daniela all the best!
Congratulations! - Arpi

 

"We are now in the process of having our matching wedding bands designed at La Maison D’Or”
Razan

Patrick & Razan

“After 2 amazing years together, I decided to propose at the end of our 3 week trip to Spain this summer. I went to see Brent and Myrna at La Maison D’Or at Place D’Orleans, and filled them in on my plan. They were so amazing!"

"I was able to have a say in every part of the creation of this ring"

"They talked to me about my vision for the ring and allowed me to customize it completely. I couldn’t have been more happy when I saw the final product!"

 

 

 

 

 

Tried-and-True Advice

Inspiration from around the world:

This will be one of the most important questions you will ask someone in yours, and their, lives. A little bit of effort will go a long way to make it special! It’s all about the location: pick a spot that is special to you and to your partner. This could be a nostalgic spot, like a first date, to a romantic place, such as your favourite restaurant. That said, a location doesn’t have to be all about a physical area! It can be at an event, such as his/her favourite band, or a local music festival that you both love to attend. The location sets the tone and mood of what will become a great memory!

Setting is also key – do you want to stay traditional, one-on-one, or perhaps in a small gathering amongst family and friends? Do you want to go big, in an exotic space, or in front of thousands? What would your loved one most appreciate, as you drop to one knee and begin the next chapter of your life?

The Best WAYS to Propose:

  • A favourite place
  • On a romantic trip
  • Via a pet/child
  • Treasure/scavenger hunt
  • Surprise
  • New Year’s Eve

The Best Places to Propose in the WORLD:


  • Venice or Rome, Italy
  • Mystique Hotel, Santorini, Greece
  • Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
  • Paris, Franc
  • The Mayan Ruins, Tulum, Mexico
  • New York City, New York
  • Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado (also can do Canada)
  • Isle of Skye, Scotland
  • Na Pali Coast, Kauai, Hawaii
  • Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California
  • Bora-Bora, French Polynesia
  • Cappadocia (Balloon), Turkey
  • Northern Lights, Iceland
  • Heart Reef, Australia
  • Disney World, Florida

The Most Romantic Places to Propose in CANADA:

  • Le Saint-Amour (Quebec City)
  • Montreal Botanical Garden (Montreal)
  • Distillery District (Toronto)
  • CN Tower (Toronto)
  • Calgary Stampede (Calgary)
  • Lake Louise (Banff)
  • Grouse Mountain (Vancouver)
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge (Vancouver)
  • Peggy’s Cove (Halifax)

The Best Places to Propose in OTTAWA:

  • Rideau Canal – winter
  • Fairmont Chateau Laurier
  • Gatineau Park
  • Atelier Restaurant
  • Cacao 70
  • Nordik Spa

 

 

Once they have said YES, what are the next steps?

Depending on how private you and your recent fiancée are, spread the news! Tell your friends and family, don’t hide your excitement! Shout it from the roof tops, put a spot in your local paper, or nowadays, post it all over social media. Are you shy? Keep it to yourself. Are you a star and love to share your life with the world around us? Then make your social media a part of the story! Take a photo, video, even capture the entire moment and share it with the world to see and celebrate with you.

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