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Katie and John Paul Real Engagement Story

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Katie and John Paul

Date of proposal


How old were you both when you got engaged?

I was 23, JP was 26.

Who proposed?


How did your partner (or you) propose?

He took me to Paris and got down on one knee at midnight on the 31st December under the Arc De Triomph

Who did you share the news of your engagement with first?

Two random strangers we’d met in a bar earlier that night then my little sister by phone.

Describe your ring.

18ct white gold with 3 diamonds set in a swirling clasp.

Did you help choose the ring?

Nope ‐ he designed it himself!

Did you have an engagement party?


If so, where was it held?

The Royal Oak in Crofton.

How many people were invited?


Did you have a particular theme for your party?


When do you plan to marry?


What are you looking forward to the most about planning a wedding?

Getting everyone together and having lots of fun.

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