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The Repair Shop star Jay Blades announces he’s engaged to partner Lisa

Congratulations to the happy couple!

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Jay Blades, star of The Repair Shop, is now engaged to his partner, Lisa Marie.

The 51-year-old proposed to Lisa while they holidayed together this week.

How did Jay Blades announce the news?

Jay Blades took to both Twitter and Instagram to announce the exciting news of his engagement.

The presenter posted two pictures to his social media accounts. The first picture was a zoomed-in shot of an engagement ring on Lisa’s hand. The silver ring has a small flower on it.

The second photo is of Jay and Lisa at the beach. Lisa is smiling behind Jay in the sunny selfie.

“Good afternoon all,” Jay captioned the post. “Lunchtime Treat.

“It gives me great pleasure to announce that I got engaged to @lisamariebozen,” he wrote. “We wanted to share this news with you as we are very happy & hope to bring the same happiness your way.”

The Strictly Christmas special star then revealed that he had designed the ring. Fellow The Repair Shop expert Richard Talman created the ring for Jay.

What did Jay Blades fans comment on his posts?

jay blades engaged to partner
Plenty of fans congratulated Jay on his engagement news (Credit: BBC)

Many of Jay’s 116k Instagram followers and 39.6k Twitter followers rushed to the comments to congratulate the happy couple.

“Congratulations to you both!” The Repair Shop star Kirsten Ramsay wrote. ” Lovely news!”

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“Huge congratulations Jay,” author Kate Watson-Smyth commented.

I’m A Celebrity star Louise Minchin commented, saying: “Ahh what lovely news congratulations.”

“Oh my goodness!!! Jay! Mega happy for you both and wishing you many more years of happiness together,” another of Jay’s followers said.

“Oh my, couldn’t be happier,” a second follower commented.

What did Lisa say about their engagement?

Meanwhile, Lisa posted two selfies of herself with Jay.

After thanking her followers for their messages of congratulations, she revealed she was keen to make 2022 a year to remember.

Lisa also posted: “I’m very lucky & grateful for everything I have.”

Strictly Christmas special

Jay’s engagement to Lisa came just days before the 51-year-old appeared on this year’s Strictly Christmas special.

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The presenter danced with professional dancer Luba Mushtuk but were sadly beaten to the crown by singer Anne Marie.

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