Imagine this, you agree to be a model in a photo shoot for your friend's accessory line. She explains that the theme will be a vintage-styled romantic picnic complete with candles, cupcakes, French macaroons and Parisian accents, on the lawn of a lavish estate. You and your boyfriend will be stars of the shoot. Unbeknown to you, said friend and said boyfriend have conspired to turn the photo shoot into your surprise engagement session because your boyfriend is planning to propose. Sounds dreamy, right? Well, that is exactly what happened to Michelle, the model in the Amour Bijou photo shoot featured here. You see, the photo shoot was an actual event planned by Josefa (said friend) for her accessory line but Mark (said boyfriend) ceased the opportunity to knock the socks off his sweetheart Michelle by popping the question. I will never forget how amazingly perfect it all played out and the stunned tears of happiness that fell from Michelle’s eyes. I am so happy to share some of my favorite moments from the beautiful surprise proposal as well as a slide show. Don't you just love Michelle's expressions! Oz Wroe did an excellent job capturing every moment frame by frame.
Take a look at this slide show that will give you a feel for how it all unfolded.
Hiding right under Michelle's nose in this lovely book safe created by Pommes Frites.
Mark read, I Carry Your Heart with Me, a poem by ee cummings.
The beautiful ring!
Some snapshots of the happy couple at their September wedding.