Planning to propose over the holidays? Heed the advice of proposal planner Sarah Pease.
On HuffPost Live Monday, Pease shared three tips for a perfect proposal. Watch the video above to get her advice -- and be sure to jot down some notes!
Click through the slides below to see the top 12 proposals of 2012.
"Marry You" Lip Dub
Isaac Lamb's <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/29/portland-proposal-video-e_n_1554435.html">flash mob/lip dub proposal</a> set to the Bruno Mars song "Marry You" was featured on dozens of news outlets, including "The Today Show." It was posted to YouTube on May 25 and now has more than 16 million views.
Accidental Sunset Photo
Photographer Michael Keane didn't realize he had <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michele-williamson/an-exclusive-interview_b_1982256.html?utm_hp_ref=engagement">captured a proposal on camera</a> until he looked at the photos afterwards. He tracked down the proposer, who said he was glad he and his fiance now have photos of their intimate engagement.
This pilot groom told his girlfriend that the flight controls on the plane he was flying were not responding... then surprised her with a ring! The video has more than 4 million views and we can see why -- this has to be one of the most creative proposals ever.
Obama's Re-Election Celebration
A photo of a lesbian couple getting engaged at President Obama's <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/07/election-night-gay-wedding-proposal-photo-_n_2089183.html?utm_hp_ref=engagement">election night celebration</a> went viral. The night also revealed that voters in three states approved same-sex marriage.
Stephen Kaes' proposal to Nicole Frie included a scavenger hunt, a lyric video, and Fries' friends and family. Kaes <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/27/scavenger-hunt-proposal_n_2201001.html?utm_hp_ref=engagement">told HuffPost Weddings</a> that he was nervous about his detailed plan going wrong, but once Fries showed up, it was easy.
Little Girls Flash Mob
We've seen flash mob proposals before, but Danny found a way to make his unique. This dance mob is made up of young girls, and at one point Danny temporarily loses the ring. But his girlfriend Tina still said yes!
"One Thing" Lip Dub
A walk in the park became a proposal when Brad arranged a flash mob-style lip dub of One Direction's "One Thing," then played a romantic video on the beach.
Central Park Umbrella Proposal
While rowing on the lake in Central Park, a woman proposed to her girlfriend using umbrellas that spelled out "Will you marry me?" Click <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/01/central-park-proposal_n_1930515.html?utm_hp_ref=engagement#slide=1588213">here</a> to see more photos from the proposal.
Would you say yes to this proposal? A Russian man hired a director, stuntman, make up artists and a scriptwriter to help him <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/04/fake-death-marriage-proposal_n_1855167.html?utm_hp_ref=engagement#slide=1474629">fake his own death</a> in a car accident... then propose to his girlfriend.
Glee Flash Mob
Guaranteed to melt the heart of every Gleek. The 3rd annual Glee Flash Mob in Seattle went off without a hitch -- then one participant surprised his girlfriend with a marriage proposal. "Glee" actor Matthew Morrison can even be seen at 4:47.
Flash Mob In NYC
This groom pulled out all the stops for his proposal, including choreographed dancers and a marching band. The video was posted in June and now has more than one million views.
Fake Movie Trailer
New York Times columnist David Pogue created this <a href="http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2012/08/david-pogue-marriage-proposal-video-went-viral-interview.html">elaborate fake movie trailer</a>, which he played before a real movie his girlfriend and family were about to see.