Now that you have that sparkling ring on your finger, it’s time to share the news! This exciting milestone in your life deserves a big announcement. Tell everyone about your engagement with any of these fun ideas:
With a card
For those family or friends that don’t live nearby, send a card featuring a picture of the two of you before you send out save the date announcements. This Engagement Announcement shares the exciting news and invites friends and family to a party to celebrate that ring on your finger.
With a fake party
Invite your friends and family to what they think is a typical holiday party and break the news once everyone is gathered at the event for a surprise engagement party!
Share the story of how your fiance proposed by putting up a video on YouTube. You could simply tell a story or try to reenact the big event. Email the video to friends and family or post it on Twitter and Facebook so that everyone can watch and find out the big news.
With a personalized magazine
Get creative with your announcement by Photoshopping a picture of you and your future spouse on the front of a famous magazine like Martha Stewart Weddings, US Weekly or People. Invite your loved ones over and put a copy of the magazine out for everyone to see on your coffee table. Someone is sure to notice and be completely surprised! Plus, you’ll have a keepsake of the day you got engaged.
Gather all of your friends and family together for a dinner party, and bring out a cake or cupcakes that have the good news written on them in icing.
With a photo
Take a creative picture of you and your spouse-to-be. Hold up a sign that says “I said yes!” or “Future Mrs. [insert name].” Share it on Facebook or email it to everyone you know.