Crafting the Right Budget for your Dream Engagement
So, you have finally popped the question and she said yes. Congrats for your engagement; you are going to spend your life with the love of your life. However, while this time is to be in the ecstatic world of the newly engaged bliss, some couples are likely to be concerned over their engagement party budget. After all, you are likely to encounter numerous financial obligations in the long run.
Note that you will have to consider numerous factors in this case such as engagement photo ideas, engagement decorations, engagement cake, outfit, food and beverages, etc. All these factors can add to the overall expenses and you are likely to go overboard on your budget. Thankfully, you can nail your engagement party without compromising on any of these factors if you plan things strategically. Some of the useful tips and hacks that you may consider to throw an incredible yet cost-effective engagement party are listed below.
Usually, engagement parties are held shortly after your romantic engagement. After all, you will have to show off your resplendent diamond engagement rings and inform the big new to your loved ones. Traditionally, engagement parties are hosted by the parents of the bride. However, the parents of the bride and the groom tend to share the expenses these days. Needless to mention, this will be a great way to trim down the overall engagement party costs. Better, if any of your siblings or friends came forward to host the party on your behalf.
When choosing a venue to host your engagement party, you are likely to come across a countless number of options ranging from cheap venues to expensive options such as yacht parties, resorts, etc. If you are looking to choose an affordable option without compromising on the overall appeal, the best way is to consider the backyard of your home or any of your relatives home. Make sure that the backyard is pretty big to accommodate all the guests. Note that nothing can beat the appeal of a cozy outdoor engagement party. You can spruce up the overall ambiance by decorating the entire area using alluring fairy lights and garden lanterns.
An engagement party is usually a private affair that includes only the close friends and relatives of the couple of honor. In fact, engagement parties are usually held so that the families of both the bride and groom can meet before marriage and mingle with each other well. Furthermore, it is recommended to avoid inviting guests who tend to share cold vibes with each other. Note that even a small argument between them can ruin your special day irrespective of how appealing the décors and function is. Plus, trimming down your guest list will let you save big on your overall engagement costs.