Oct 7, 2015

Guy Proposes With the Most Romantic Custom Monopoly Board Ever

 

When Justin Lebon decided to propose to his girlfriend he knew he wanted two things: for it to be a surprise and to be special.

To surprise her he decided to propose on a day she would never expect—Christmas! And to make it special, he decided to make a custom version of her favourite boardgame—Monopoly.

Lebon designed a custom board that charted the journey of their relationship, highlighting special memories along the way. He also reached out his friend Mark Becker of Old Redwood to help build a gorgeous, oversized Monopoly board out of wood.

Below you will find highlights of the amazing board along with a brief overview of the significance of each ‘property’ including the secret compartment Becker built to conceal the ring.

[via Justin Lebon on reddit]

 

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Behold! The Christmas present Justin presented to his girlfriend Michal on December 25, 2014.

 

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The two first met on Match.com and First Street Ale House is where they had their first date!

 

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These are the names of the streets the couple grew up on

 

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These are the names of the streets the couple lived on when they first met as well as the name (The Trabin) of their first weekend getaway spot.

 

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During their relationship the couple have stayed at four Westin hotels, which makes a perfect replacement for the four railroads. Each hotel is in chronological order.

 

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Livermore is the name of the first street they lived on together. The other two are cross streets in the neighborhood.

 

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These are the names of the couple’s favorite lakes.

 

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These are the names of the couple’s favorite California getaways.

 

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These are the names of the couple’s favorite places in Hawaii.

 

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Some close-ups of the beautiful custom board made by Mark Becker of Old Redwood.

 

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Apartment 196 is the first place the couple bought together. Home Sweet Home is whenever and wherever the couple are as long as they are together.

 

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The dice were modified to only 3’s and 4’s; so any roll would automatically take her piece to ‘Chance’…

 

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Spoiler Alert! She said yes :)

 

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Congratulations to the happy couple!

 

 

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