Attention all men (or women) who are thinking about proposing to a special someone! Ever wonder who to call to help you set up the engagement of a lifetime? Look no further than Crystal Adair-Benning and her aptly named company The Engagement Planner. Crystal, who also owns a wedding and event planning company called Distinct Occasions, offers this customized planning service to assist those who want to do something amazing, creative, and personalized but need assistance working out the fine details.
Crystal sent me over these gorgeous photos (shot by Dave & Charlottte) from the proposal of one of her recent clients, Harbie to his now fiancée, Mandy. Yes, as you can see it was a SUCCESSFUL proposal! :)
Here’s the background story. Harbie knew he wanted to make a big romantic gesture for his girlfriend, Mandy, when he finally proposed. He contacted The Engagement Planner after Mandy booked a fun little getaway from Manitoba to Toronto to visit her friends and family. Inspired by classic romantic elements of candlelight, flowers and a beautiful restaurant, Harbie and Crystal worked together to develop something extra special. Secretly flying in from Manitoba for the proposal, Harbie, left the details to The Engagement Planner which included a romantic private dining room at Fuzion Resto-Lounge, candlelight, a little bit of sparkle, soft music, and a photographer to truly capture the moment. Bride-to-be Mandy was led to believe she was attending a party with family. She was escorted upstairs where her Groom-to-be awaited her in a room bathed with candlelight. Herbie was already down on one knee when she crossed the doorstep. Mandy couldn’t help but exclaim “Oh My Gosh!” over and over before Harbie asked for her hand. Happily, she of course said “Yes!” and the couple settled in for a romantic photo to celebrate the moment and an elegant dinner. Their friends and family later joined them to celebrate on the patio!
How awesome is that?
Congratulations to the happy couple and kudos to Crystal on a job well done!