Archive for the ‘Engagement’ Category

Don’t Buy That Engagement Ring Until You Read This

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Your engagement ring is unlike any other piece of jewelry you’ll ever wear—part treasured adornment, part profound promise, part enduring symbol of love. Which can make buying your engagement ring a pretty daunting prospect. Before you buy, get answers to your hard rock questions here!

1. ROMANTIC SURPRISE OR ROMANTIC INVESTMENT?

First, decide how you’ll decide on your ring. The element of surprise is part of most proposal fantasies. But so is the element of loving your ring. Before you set out on the path to engagement, talk with your future spouse about how involved you want to be in the engagement-ring-selection process. It’s perfectly acceptable, and, in fact, advisable, to participate in choosing the ring you’ll wear forever as a symbol of your enduring commitment. If choosing the exact ring you want is important to you, go with your partner to the jeweler, look at diamonds together, and (more…)

8 Tips For A Perfect Marriage Proposal

Monday, January 8th, 2018

You’ve been with your partner for a while now, and the relationship is stronger and more stable than ever. Life without this person seems unimaginable and you know that there is no other person you’ll ever love more. You’re ready to make the decision of a lifetime, and ask your partner to spend the rest of their life with you. Yeah, let’s repeat that: You’re ready to ask your partner to spend the rest of their life with you. It’s a big question, and a BIG moment, and you’re likely to need a little guidance. So, here you go:

Downtown Brenham Engagement Shoot by Sarah Ainsworth Photography

Photo: Sarah Ainsworth Photography

1. TEST THE WATERS BEFORE POPPING THE QUESTION

Before asking your partner the big question, make sure this is something they see as a possibility for your relationship. Marriage should be a subject you’ve both discussed at some point in your relationship, along with the question of (more…)

Our Absolute Hands-Down Favorite Celebrity Engagement Rings

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

It’s engagement season, hence, the perfect time to reflect on our favorite celebrity engagement rings from the past year (while they reflect right back at us–there are some serious dazzlers in the batch, darling…shades are recommended). Feeling inspired by these celeb ring styles? These Houston jewelers can bring the ring look you love to life!

Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton Engagement Ring

Photos: Timothy White/Paris Hilton via Twitter

A bit tardy to the celeb-engagement-ring “best of the year” bunch (she said, “Yes” to boyfriend Chris Zylka this past weekend), Paris Hilton more than makes up for her late arrival with sheer carat weight. Her ring, featuring a (gulp) 20-carat pear-shaped center stone is reportedly worth $2 million! (more…)

Newly Engaged? We’ve Got A Gift For You…

Monday, December 25th, 2017

Merry Christmas, loves! We wish you a joyful and peaceful day, and a season of festivity, feasting and family bonding. And speaking of family—if you’ve just said, “Yes!” to the one you’ll start a loving new family with, well… we’ve got something (in fact, LOTS of things) for you!! (more…)

Joyful, Romantic Downtown Houston Engagement Shoot by Adam Nyholt

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Already lucky in love, Houston couple Morgan and Nathan scored again, as attendees at this past February’s I Do! Wedding Soiree at The Corinthian, when they won an amazing engagement shoot from top Houston wedding photographer Adam Nyholt.

Known for his superb, unposed, full-of-personality portraits, Nyholt took Morgan and Nathan on a tour of downtown Houston, documenting their deep affection and unmistakable pre-wedding glow all along the way. We’re so excited to feature this engagement photo session here on the blog…and equally excited to see Nyholt’s photos of the lovebirds’ wedding, which will take place at The Corinthian in November!!

Love what you see? Check out more of Nyholt’s recent wedding work here and here, then find out just how he can capture your own wedding in stunning photos you’ll treasure forever!

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