Whether it is an intimate gathering or the party of the year, every couple deserves an engagement party. Heck! You need to show off that sparkly number to all your friends and family. Can you believe this engagement ring from brookie.lynn19. See more ring selfies here.
Traditionally the bride's parents host the couple's engagement party, but you should know by now we're all about doing our own thing. We say host your own party and let your friends help you throw something fun together. But yes, do what ever feels right to you. Now read on to learn how to throw an insanely awesome engagement party!
step 1 make a guest list
First step is figure out who you are going to invite. This will give you a better idea on what type of venue you will need.
In order to help you be more organized, we made this super cute engagement party guest list. Easily write down everyone's address and emails. This list can also help you keep track of who is able to attend. Download this engagement party guest list here.
step 2 find a place
Now that you have your guest list you can figure out what type of venue you need. If your guest list exceeds a 100 then you will probably need to rent out a venue.
If you are are looking for something a bit more intimate we love the idea of an intimate house engagement party. Another fabulous idea is a backyard bbq engagement party 0r my personal favorite a taco bar engagement party.
step 3 order invites
You've figured out who is coming, when it's happening and where it is, now you need to select your engagement party invites.
Of course, Minted has everything you'll ever need to throw the best engagement party ever. We are in LOVE with these watercolor heart engagement party invites. Simple, stylish and super cute. Shop and personalize them here.
step 5 stare at your ring
Ok it's still pretty! How GORG is this rose gold ring from The Clear Cut!
figure out food and drinks
Who doesn't love slider lollipops? Tasty treats on a stick are the perfect way to celebrate.
Deliciousness from 24 Carrots Catering.
As you know we love a good taco bar with all the fixings. From tortilla chips & guacamole to fire roasted corn, everyone will be super happy to celebrate your up and coming nuptials.
Vegan Taco Bar from Boy With A Knife.
Minted has menus in all different styles, but we are super in LOVE with the Papel Picado for our engagement Taco Bar party! Don't worry this fabuloso design also comes in wedding invites.
Having pre-made cocktails is always a good idea. Wedding Chicks tip - be sure to have a mocktail! For those who want to celebrate without the alcohol.
Above mocktail from Paula LeDuc Fine Catering.
step 6 look at your ring ... again
Thank goodness it is still as sparkly as ever. This pretty is 5 carat antique hardcore cushion cut from The Clear Cut.
step 7 serve something sweet
Of course at any event you have to send your guests off with a sweet treat. We love these little donut bags from Stamps Jubilee. Umm sooo cute. Instead of From The New Mr. and Mrs you could put from the, "almost new," Mr.and Mrs. So cute!
Step 8 send thank you cards
Be sure to send everyone a thank you card for attending. If they brought you a celebration gift, be sure to mention it in your hand written Thank You.
We suggest ordering them before you even have the party, so you can send them out immediately after the party. We love these alabaster floral Thank You cards from Minted. Which of course can be personalized. We're so excited for you and be sure to send us photos of your insanely awesome engagement party!