Ali proposed to Ashley using her favorite flower.

That night, Ashley wasn’t expecting a proposal at all. She was headed to meet Ali and her sisters for dinner in their town of Waynesville, North Carolina, and when she arrived at the restaurant, she saw her mom in the parking lot holding a sunflower.

“You know I love you so much,” her mom said.

“That’s when I realized what was happening,” Ashley writes. “And when we headed up a little alleyway, I saw my family all standing diagonally, each holding a sunflower!”

At the end of the walkway was Ali, surrounded by one hundred sunflowers.

“There she was on one knee, with the ring she hand drew and designed, asking me to be her wife! Of course I said yes! I couldn’t have imagined a better proposal!”

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Photographer: Starling and Oak

Jeweler: Diamonds Direct

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