Engagement party invitations tell everyone "You're engaged!" He popped the question and she said "Yes!" Now it's time to let everyone in on your news by sending an engagement announcement or engagement party invitations to introduce each other to friends and family you may not have met while you were dating.
Your engagement invitations set the tone for your party and let your guests know if your engagement party is an informal bash on the beach or a snazzy sit down dinner at a great restaurant. You can celebrate with a casual affair for both sides of the family and friends with a backyard barbecue, picnic or pool party or a formal event at the country club.
Choose engagement party invitations in your favorite colors or your chosen wedding colors, an invitation with fabulous flowers or a happy wedding couple. Engagement party invitation themes include engagement rings, wedding attire, hearts, ribbons, champagne bottles, champagne toasts, party tents, flowers, wedding flowers, wedding gowns, wedding tux, churches and more. You'll find engagement party invitations that fit your style as well as your budget.
Engagement Party Invitations Wording, Verses & Sayings
Once you've found the perfect wedding engagement party invitation, what do you put on it? We've put together some of our wedding engagement party invitation wording, poems, and verses. You can use any wording on any of our party invitations - just change the wording to reflect your own special occasion. Get wording ideas for Engagement Party Invitations >>>
Why do Formal Invitations often have a Second Envelope?
When invitations were hand written, the names of guests were written as part of the invitations themselves and hand delivered by a footman. If the footman didn’t know the home he was to deliver the invitation, detailed directions to the guest’s home were written on the outside envelope. Or, if you didn’t have a footman, invitations were put into envelopes and the address of delivery was written on the front envelope and was delivered by the post.
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Engagement Party Invitations and Traditions
Traditionally, the wedding engagement party was not a gift-giving occasion, as the news of the couple’s engagement was made by surprise announcement by the father of the bride to guests at a normal party. Read More about the history of engagement parties >>>
When did Wedding Announcements in Newpapers Start?
In the Middle Ages, families of means would have their wedding invitations hand-crafted by monks who were skilled in the art of Calligraphy. Read More about Wedding Announcements >>>
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