We’re Engaged! So, What Happens Next?
So, he’s popped the question, you’ve said yes and you’re officially engaged. Congratulations!
It’s the most romantic time of your life, being betrothed to the one you love and eagerly planning the happiest day of your life. Here are our top tips on what to do once you are engaged to be married.
Engagement ring(s) shopping
If he didn’t slip an engagement ring on your finger when he proposed then it’s time to hit the jewellers and go ring shopping. Looking online before you go is a great idea or you may even want to have a bespoke ring specially designed. And if you’re a modern man who fancies wearing an engagement ring too then be check out the very latest ‘mengagement rings’ and go for matching rings for extra sparkle!
Throwing an engagement party
Next up, it’s party time! Getting engaged is the perfect excuse to invite all your friends and family to a celebratory engagement party. You’ll need to think about:
invitations, a venue, food and drink, entertainment and venue décor. You might also want to have a cake made and book a photographer for the party. It’s not every day you get engaged after all.
Planning your wedding
So you’ve got the ring, you’ve thrown the party; it’s now time to name the date and actually start planning your wedding. Unless you’ve planned a wedding before (or even if this is your second time around) you’ll look for inspiration and help or advice along the way. That’s where Confetti comes in. When you join Confetti we’ll give you access to your own easy to use online wedding planning tools, including your personal budget planner, table planner and to do list. Our wedding consultants are experts at event planning and venue styling and a great resource if you haven’t booked a personal wedding planner so take advantage. You can also email our in-house wedding expert and agony aunt, Ask Emma any question concerning your wedding planning and she’ll send you back a completely confidential email full of advice.
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