Creative Engagement Announcement Ideas We’re Loving

April 23, 2023 | justine

Image by Elisa Lopez Photography. Need some engagement announcement ideas? Let’s get creative!

You’ve recently gotten engaged, and congratulations are in order! An engagement is a special moment in your and your partner’s life that you’ll want to share with your friends, family, and the world. But why settle for a generic announcement when you can get creative, make it truly memorable, and make your loved ones swoon? So grab your partner’s hand, and let’s dive into the world of creative engagement announcement ideas that we’re absolutely loving right now.

Creative Engagement Announcement Ideas We’re Loving

Capture The Moment With An Engagement Photo Shoot

Nothing quite captures the joy and excitement of your engagement like a beautifully captured engagement photo shoot. Whether you hire a photographer or enlist the help of a friend, a photo shoot allows you to freeze that special moment in time and create cherished memories. Plus, these photos can also serve a dual purpose as unique save-the-dates

You can also have them printed as postcards, magnets, or even a photo book to share with your loved ones or share them on social media to announce your engagement to the world. If you prefer to keep it private, you can keep the photos as a personal memento of your special day. Get creative with the location, props, and poses to truly make it a reflection of your love story and personality.

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Incorporate Your Furry Friends In Your Engagement Announcement

Who says your pets can’t be a part of your engagement announcement? Including your beloved furry friends is not only adorable, but it adds a personal touch that showcases your love for your pets and each other. You can have a professional photo shoot with your pets, where they can wear cute signs and bandanas or even carry a “Will You Marry Us?” sign. 

If you prefer a more casual approach, you can capture candid shots of you and your partner snuggling up with your pets or playing in the park together. It’s a creative and heartwarming way to share your love and excitement with your furry companions, who are undoubtedly an important part of your lives.

Share A Personalized Engagement Announcement Video

Video announcements have become a distinct way to share your engagement news with your loved ones. You have the opportunity to craft a one-of-a-kind engagement video that showcases your individual love story, featuring photos, videos, and even interviews with your family and friends. Incorporate your favorite music, heartfelt messages, and cherished moments from your relationship to make it truly unforgettable.

You can share the video on social media, send it as a save-the-date, or keep it private and share it only with your closest friends and family. You can also work with a videographer to get more creative with the format, such as a stop-motion animation, a short film, or a vlog-style video. It’s a fun and meaningful way to share your joy and excitement while also giving your loved ones a glimpse into your love story in a unique and memorable way.

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Engagement Mug Selfie

Raise a glass to your engagement with a creative and fun mug selfie! Incorporating your engagement ring or cutesy messages on mugs can add an extra touch of creativity to your announcement. You can customize mugs with statements like “Sip, Sip, Hooray! We’re Engaged!” or “Future Mr. & Mrs.” for a playful and unique photo. 

Capture the moment by posing with your mugs in hand, showcasing your excitement and love for each other. It’s a cute and budget-friendly way to announce your engagement with a touch of humor and creativity. Making your friends and family smile as they sip along in your joyous celebration. 

Host A Surprise Engagement Party

Imagine surprising your loved ones with the news of your engagement at what they think is a regular dinner party! It’s a unique and unexpected way to celebrate your love with your closest family and friends. Even if distance is a challenge, a virtual gathering can still bring loved ones from afar together. To make it extra special, consider incorporating a themed party concept. And infusing the theme into decorations, food, and attire for a cohesive and unforgettable experience.

You can also provide themed party favors that match the theme. Such as custom-made cookies, personalized wine glasses, or custom-printed tote bags with the theme design. These engagement party favors add to the overall ambiance of the event and serve as cherished mementos for your guests. 

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Geting On The Tiktok Engagement Trend

Couples are taking to TikTok to showcase their love stories in unique and entertaining ways, capturing the attention of their friends, family, and even strangers. From choreographed dances, lip-syncs, or creative skits, there are endless possibilities to get creative with your engagement announcement ideas on the platform. You can also incorporate meaningful moments from your relationship. Or inside jokes and shared interests into your TikTok video to add a personal touch. It’s a fun and trendy way to share your love story with a modern twist, and who knows, it might just go viral! 

@mariahandbill Looks like we have a wedding to plan 😍💍 #engaged #reactions #proposal ♬ Chelsea Petersen – chels

Share The Actual Proposal

If you were lucky enough to have a professional videographer secretly capture your proposal, you already have precious footage that your loved ones would be eagerly anticipating. Ask your videographer to create a highlight reel or get creative and edit the footage with an editing app. What’s even more special? Having the videographer turn the proposal into a movie-esque masterpiece. And hosting everyone for a movie night where they can watch the proposal for the first time! Gather your friends and family and let them witness the magic of the proposal unfold on the big screen.

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Share A Handwritten Note Or Card

In this digital age, a handwritten note or card is a heartfelt way to announce your engagement. Take the time to write a personalized letter or card to your closest friends and family. And express your joy and excitement about your engagement. Share your love story, reminisce about special memories, and express gratitude for their support. 

Include a photo or a printed copy of a favorite engagement photo, and mail the notes or cards to your loved ones. They will be touched by the personal touch and effort you put into sharing your engagement news. And it’s a keepsake they can treasure for years to come.

Now that you’ve shared the exciting news with your loved ones, the next step is planning your wedding. If you’re feeling overwhelmed about where to start, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with our wedding planning and budget guides filled with expert tips and resources. So you can confidently embark on your journey to “I do.”

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