Every romantic proposal is usually followed by an equally romantic engagement party as according to tradition, engagement parties usually take place after a few months from the proposal. Engagement parties are fun and exciting but similar to planning a wedding, the planning process is quite stressful but with this guide on planning an engagement party, you won’t have to worry about a thing.
Get the proposal
Before you go about placing a down payment on a cocktail party venue, you should first wait for your boyfriend to propose. The anticipation of waiting around for a boy to propose can exhausting sometimes but if you have a very conventional mindset and you wish to wait for him to propose, you can definitely do so. If you’re not so conventional, you can just casually bring up the topic in the middle of dinner and go from there.
An engagement party can be a massive celebration or an intimate gathering with just a few close friends and family and whichever it is of the two options, you need a venue for the big day so depending on the amount of people on your list of invitees, start looking into formal venues Melbourne. Before you send out your invites, make sure to check the list numerous times and go over it a couple of hundred times because the last thing you want to do is to forget to include your best friend in the list and have her throw a tantrum.
Pick a space
The step of picking out a venue should always come after you have a set guest list because in order to book a venue you need to be aware of the amount of people the venue should be able to accommodate. It is highly advisable to go about with the process of picking a venue a few months prior to the actual date so that you will have enough time in between to prepare yourself.
Décor and outfits
Engagement parties are a great way to celebrate a couple and the advances they make in their relationship and the décor displayed at the venue on the day of the engagement party should reflect the personalities of both the bride to be and groom to be.
When it comes to picking out outfits, the pressure to look absolutely stunning is less on the day of the engagement party in comparison to the day of the wedding but it’s always good to start planning everything from the dress to the shoes and make up a few months as soon as possible.