I don't often do engagement sessions, but I couldn't resist when one of my husband's best childhood friends invited us to be there with him while he proposed to his girlfriend. I felt like we had been waiting for this moment forever! Although probably not has much as Chantel did!
The Smith Tower
The Smith Tower is a piece of history for the city of Seattle. It was the tallest building west of the Mississippi for many years. There is an observatory deck, old time elevators, with an elevator attendant, old time bathrooms, and even a pent house apartment at the top. Such a cool piece of history. At the top of the tower is the observatory deck with a bar attached. In the bar area is one of the original chairs to the smith tower, it is said if you sit in it you will be married within a year.
Chantel's friends told her they were going to the smith tower to learn about the history because they had tickets for it. Somehow they got her to dress up for it too! They picked her up and she took her sweet time getting to the top of the tower where Chris and several friends and family members were waiting for her. She looked at all the exhibits! If only she knew what was waiting for her at the top. The entire Smith Tower staff was in on the plan as well! We got a phone call in the bar that she was headed up the elevator, her friends guided her to sit in "the chair" when out of no where Chris appears on bended knee in front of her. Such an amazing moment! I'm so glad I was there to witness it and capture it on camera.
Congratulations Chris and Chantel, I am so excited for you!