If you’re planning a celebration after popping the question then congratulations! Celebrating with family and friends at the start of your wedding journey is an exciting time, and the opportunity to have a bit of fun and celebrate as a couple.
If you’re having trouble finding creative ideas for your engagement party invitations then read on below for some of our fun ideas for stationary.
Use it as an excuse for a photo shoot
Engagement party invitations are an excellent excuse for couples to do a photo shoot with a photographer to celebrate their big announcement. The photos can be used on the engagement party invitations and make an excellent and personal keepsake as a memory of a very exciting time for the happy couple.
Photo shoot to celebrate the upcoming nuptials are often offered as a bonus by wedding photographers when couples book for the big day, so if you’ve already set a date this can be a great extra add-on. It’s also possible to purchase them separately as the shoots are offered by a lot of wedding photographers, it can be a fun way to get to know them and get comfortable with having your picture taken ahead of the day.
Photography works beautifully on stationary and will stick in your guests mind, ensuring you have plenty of people turn up to celebrate with you.
A photo shoot is one of the best ways to make the most out of your big announcement, capture the moment and share it with friends and family.
Find something unique to you as a couple
Is there an interest or a hobby you both share? A running joke between you? A place or a colour you both love perhaps? Then make sure you include it on your engagement party invitations. This event is all about you as couple after all, so make it personal and fun.
If you’re both huge Star Wars nerds then it might be fun to have that on the stationary, or if you both love the beach why not try and find stationary that reflects that?
There are thousands of beautiful stationary options out there to suit all tastes and styles. At this point many couples haven’t nailed down the details of the wedding, so this is your opportunity to have fun before getting caught up in concerns about colour schemes or patterns.
Don’t worry about making it fit with your wedding, just make your engagement party invitations about you as a couple. This will surely stand out to close ones and the people who know and love you.
Say it with confetti
Weddings tend to be slightly more formal affairs that call for elegance and refined stationary. There’s an opportunity to have a little bit more fun with your engagement party invitations. If you’re family and friends aren’t too concerned about stuffy, formal stationary then it might be a great opportunity to do something fun, like sending invites out in envelopes of confetti or glitter.
A lot of stationary suppliers supply fun things like crackers or jump boxes where your engagement party invitation will pop out and surprise guests. It will certainly make an impression that no one will forget.
Make it a fun reveal
A cute trend with a lot of couples is sending out their engagement party invitations with a fun reveal photo or a riddle. Keep guests guessing about what your big news in, it will increase the impact when they figure it out and it’s a lot more fun than a boring announcement.