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How to Hide an Engagement Ring Box Until You’re Ready to Propose

Keep your special surprise a secret with these expert tips.

<p>Photo by <a href="">Dani Toscano</a></p>

Unless you pick up an engagement ring right before you’re about to propose, you’ll need a safe place to hide it until the big moment is about to occur. Needless to say, hiding an engagement ring box can be a pretty stressful experience, especially if you already live with your partner or they spend a lot of time in your home.

Sometimes the spots that seem the best are the ones that end up being the most obvious, and the last thing you want is for your partner to accidentally stumble across that tiny box before you have the chance to get down on one knee. So to ensure that the proposal remains a true surprise, we enlisted the help of an expert to get some tips on where and how to hide an engagement ring box up until you’re ready to ask “Will you marry me?”.

Ashley Pate Newkirk is a wedding planner and owner of Ash Events based in South Carolina. She has years of experience planning weddings and special events.

Related:How to Pull Off a Surprise Proposal

Where and How to Hide an Engagement Ring Box

Somewhere in your home might seem like the most obvious place to hide an engagement ring box, but it’s not always ideal, especially if you live with your partner. For starters, you don’t want to give them a chance to accidentally come upon the box while cleaning or organizing; and while it’s unlikely, there’s also the possibility that a home burglary could happen, putting your ring in grave danger.

“Truthfully, you are best hiding the engagement ring away from your house,” says Ashley Pate Newkirk, a South Carolina-based wedding planner. “I typically recommend getting a safety deposit

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