BALTIMORE (WJZ) — If you try to think of iconic Baltimore imagery, salt boxes might be one of the first things that come to mind.
The vibrant, simple boxes are strewn around the city, filled with salt in the winter to help residents gain traction and melt ice on snowy winter days.READ MORE: B&O Railroad Museum Offering Free Admission To Active Duty Military Personnel Through Labor Day
One fan thought up a proposal that will make you absolutely melt. They used a mini salt box made by local artist Juliet Ames as a box for their engagement ring. The ring didn’t sit in a velvet cushion but, of course, salt.READ MORE: More Baby Formula Is Heading To Store Shelves As Early As This Weekend
She said yes.
— Juliet Ames (@thebrokenplate) September 3, 2021
Ames sparked a salt box decorating movement last winter when she decorated a Hampden salt box with china, since then, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a box that doesn’t double as a public art fixture.MORE NEWS: Here's How To Travel Safely And Efficiently For Memorial Day Weekend
Looking for cute salt box merch? You’re in luck. Ames sells salt box stickers, postcards, jewelry, and more themed accessories on her website.
— Juliet Ames (@thebrokenplate) December 13, 2020