Happy New Year!!

I hope you've been enjoying the holiday festivities and celebrations! (Hanging a little today per chance?)

‘Tis the season for engagements so I'd like to give a big warm welcome to any of you discovering Bridal Musings for the first time. Put your feet up and stay a while.

Feel free to do a slow wave and show off that sparkly new ring. We get it. Any activities involving hand movements must now be done in slow mo.

photo via Joy Cotton

And huge virtual hugs to all our regular readers! Have I told you lately how awesome you are?

If you missed the Best Of Bridal Musings in 2013 be sure to check it out – there's more wedding loveliness than you can shake a stick at. Should you be so inclined.

To kick off a brand new year of wedding inspiration, I want to hear from YOU.

Last year, around this time, I did a shout out on TwitterFacebook, Google+ and Pinterest for proposal stories and the resulting post was filled with the loveliest stories – some featured grand romantic gestures others were sweet and simple but all of them were beautiful!

You can check it out here.

photo by Chris Emeott Photography

Well, I thought it'd be fun to do it again – it'll be our own little tradition.

I mean who doesn't love a good proposal story? (Apart from this girl.)

No matter how long you've been engaged (or married) I want to hear your unique proposal story and I want to share it here on Bridal Musings!

So why not get involved and leave a comment below, drop me an email or share your story on TwitterFacebookGoogle+ Pinterest or Instagram.

Okay folks, enjoy the first day of 2014 – set those goals, make (and possibly break, if you're anything like me) those new year's resolutions and savour that ‘fresh new chapter' feeling. 2014 is going to be your year!

Elizabeth x

ps. Please send your stories in / leave a comment by January 19th 2014 to be included in the post.

pps. If you want to get your proposal story fix now, be sure to check out this post. Here's a link to my Amalfi proposal story. And how about a little Etsy engagement ring inspiration?!