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Extreme Proposals

By |August 1st, 2014|Categories: Ideas from Proposal Planners, Marriage Proposal Ideas|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

One thing is for sure these days, proposals are getting more extreme than ever.  When Doug contacted The Heart Bandits to plan his proposal, his hope was that his over-the-top love would translate into an [...]

Cute Puppet Story Book Proposal

By |March 18th, 2014|Categories: Budget Proposals, Creative Proposals, Marriage Proposal Ideas, Romantic Proposals, Unique Proposals|

Create a photo album of your life together, using stuffed animals to tell the story, like claymation. Include all the major events in your relationship so far, and end it with a scene where the boy proposes, and be ready with the ring.

Proposal and Wedding at Once

By |March 18th, 2014|Categories: Elaborate Proposals, Expensive Proposals, Marriage Proposal Ideas, Romantic Proposals|

This is ONLY for stable, proven, longterm relationships that are ready for marriage! I heard that someone did this, and it seems very shocking to me, but I can imagine it for some people, so I am including it here! Arrange for a week in Hawaii together, and tell her you are arranging a complete holiday surprise. Tell her to pack for fine dining, the beach, and a fancy party you have planned. Propose on the beach, as elaborate as you like, and then... have everything ready to marry her right then!

Imaginary Real Beach Resort Proposal Idea

By |March 17th, 2014|Categories: Elaborate Proposals, Expensive Proposals, Marriage Proposal Ideas, Romantic Proposals, Sexy Proposals|

Arrange for a long weekend off together, and tell her you are arranging a pretend trip to a beach resort. Build the story that you will create a complete imaginary beach resort vacation for her. Then buy the tickets and actually fly to Cozumel together. Surprise! Use any of our other proposal ideas when you get there.

Fine Dining in a Limo Proposal Idea

By |March 17th, 2014|Categories: Elaborate Proposals, Marriage Proposal Ideas, Romantic Proposals, Sexy Proposals|

Rent a limosine for the evening. Have the driver pick you up first, then pick her up at home or work. Make reservations at your favorite fine restaurant, and re-arrange for the staff to serve you a three course dinner in the limo outside. Ask her after dessert.

Word Game Proposal

By |March 15th, 2014|Categories: Budget Proposals, Creative Proposals, Marriage Proposal Ideas|

Scrambled Word Game Proposal Idea Create large, individual letters that spell your proposal, and send them to her in a bunch of different ways, arriving over the course of a day or a week. When [...]

Hiking Trail Proposal

By |March 14th, 2014|Categories: Adventure Proposals, Creative Proposals, Marriage Proposal Ideas, Romantic Proposals|

Work with friends to surprise her with little romantic moments along a favorite hiking trail, ending at a picnic with food favorites...

Bring The Indoors Outdoors

By |February 23rd, 2014|Categories: Creative Proposals, Ideas from Proposal Planners, Marriage Proposal Ideas|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Another trend seen across many events is to bring the indoor outdoors.  Check out this proposal planned by The Heart Bandits that gives a great example of how just adding furniture to a location where [...]

Freeze Mob Proposal

By |February 23rd, 2014|Categories: Creative Proposals, Elaborate Proposals, Ideas from Proposal Planners, Marriage Proposal Ideas, Unique Proposals|Tags: , , , , , , |

We at The Heart Bandits believe flash mobs are so 2012. While they are still popular, be more creative and think of a new spin on it like our Freeze Mob Proposal shown below.

Magician Proposal Idea

By |February 23rd, 2014|Categories: Creative Proposals, Marriage Proposal Ideas, Unique Proposals|Tags: , , , |

Hire a talented local magician, and have him pick "her card" as the "will you marry me" card instead...

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Live Action Marriage Proposal

By |February 21st, 2014|Categories: Creative Proposals, Elaborate Proposals, Ideas from Proposal Planners, Marriage Proposal Ideas, Romantic Proposals|Tags: , , , , , , |

Don’t miss out on the hottest marriage proposal trend right now, live action marriage proposals.  What is a live action marriage proposal?  A term dubbed by Proposal Planners The Heart Bandits, a live action marriage [...]

Skywrite Your Proposal

By |February 14th, 2014|Categories: Marriage Proposal Ideas, Romantic Proposals|Tags: , , , |

Have a plane sky-write your proposal. Other versions use billboards, radio ads, etc. This has been done before, but it is still dramatic, romantic, and amazing.

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Photoshop a Ring On Her Hand

By |February 13th, 2014|Categories: Budget Proposals, Marriage Proposal Ideas, Romantic Proposals, Simple Proposals|Tags: , , , |

Take a professional portrait photo, with her hand against her cheek. Photoshop a ring on her hand. Make it the last photo in a photo album of yoru special moments together, and share the album together. GREAT IF SHE LIKES :: reviewing photos in an album, quiet romantic evenings.

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William Shakespeare – Sonnet 40

By |February 13th, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Poems, Love Poems|

Take all my loves, my love, yea, take them all: What hast thou then more than thou hadst before? ...

William Shakespeare – Sonnet 65

By |February 13th, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Poems, Love Poems|

... Shall time’s best jewel from time’s chest lie hid? Or what strong hand can hold his swift foot back? Or who his spoil of beauty can forbid? O, none, unless this miracle have might, That in black ink my love may still shine bright.

Ben Jonson – Song to Celia

By |February 13th, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Poems, Love Poems|

... Suns that set may rise again; But if once we lose this light, ’Tis with us perpetual night. Why should we defer our joys? ...

Sara Teasdale – I Am Not Yours

By |February 13th, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Poems, Love Poems|

I am not yours, not lost in you, Not lost, although I long to be Lost as a candle lit at noon, Lost as a snowflake in the sea. ...

Pablo Neruda – Carnal Apple

By |February 12th, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Poems, Love Poems|

Carnal apple, Woman filled, burning moon, dark smell of seaweed, crush of mud and light, what secret knowledge is clasped between your pillars?

e. e. cummings – i carry your heart with me

By |February 12th, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Poems, Love Poems|

i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart) i am never without it ...

Pablo Neruda – I Do Not Love You

By |February 12th, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Poems, Love Poems|

I do not love you except because I love you; I go from loving to not loving you, From waiting to not waiting for you My heart moves from cold to fire.

Ella Wilcox – Love’s Language

By |February 12th, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Poems, Love Poems|

How does Love speak? In the faint flush upon the telltale cheek, And in the pallor that succeeds it ...

Kahlil Gibran – Who Among You

By |February 4th, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Poems, Love Poems|

Who among you would not wake from the sleep of life if love were to brush your spirit with its fingertips? ...

Rumi – Someone Digging in the Ground

By |February 4th, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Poems, Love Poems|

Moments like this are very, very rare. ...

Lancelot – A Joy and Wonder Never Told

By |February 4th, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Quotes|

... they experienced a joy and wonder the equal of which has never been known or heard of. ...

May I Learn to Articulate

By |February 4th, 2014|Categories: Favorite Love Quotes|

Oh that I may learn to articulate that which I feel in my heart and share it with you." ...

Love is Everywhere

By |February 3rd, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Quotes|

Is it really so, that the one I love is everywhere?"

Hensley – Like the Sky Loves Stars

By |February 3rd, 2014|Categories: Love Poems, Short Love Poems|

Like the Sky Loves Stars

Browning – How Do I Love Thee?

By |February 3rd, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Poems, Love Poems, Short Love Poems|

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. ...

Rumi – Born of Love

By |February 1st, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Poems, Love Poems, Short Love Poems|

Who is alive? I ask. Those who are born of love. ...

Rumi – Moments Like This

By |February 1st, 2014|Categories: Famous Love Poems, Love Poems, Short Love Poems|

Moments like this are very, very rare. ...