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22 Engagement Gift Ideas to Congratulate the Happy Couple

Engagement gift ideas: engaged couple welcoming a guest

When a loved one gets engaged, it’s cause for celebration. But before you head to the party or send a congratulations card, it’s time to pick out the perfect engagement gift to express your love and joy. 

Whether you’re attending an engagement party or sending a thoughtful gift by mail, here are some of our best engagement gift ideas for the special couple. 
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How to Create the Perfect Bridal Shower Thank You Cards

Bridal shower thank you cards

Your bridal shower was an incredible moment and you’re thrilled that your loved ones could make it. Now it’s time to share that joy and appreciation by sending bridal shower thank you cards to your guests. 

But before you do, this guide will show you how to craft the perfect cards, including helpful tips on etiquette, thoughtful messages to express your gratitude, and customizable designs you can use. 
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15 Creative Bachelor Party Decorations for the Ultimate Event

Bachelor party decorations: groomsmen wearing bunny ears

Being in charge of the party planning for the bachelor bash is definitely an honor. You get to help plan an epic event that brings people together to celebrate someone special. It’s the kind of moment that needs a theme, atmosphere, and bachelor party decorations to match.

Let’s help you plan and host the best bachelor or stag party ever. Explore our theme suggestions, bachelor party decoration ideas, and invitation inspiration — then bring it all together to create an adventure your guests will remember forever. 
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Plan Your Way to Success with This Bridal Shower Checklist

Bridal shower checklist: bridal shower set-up

The bride is busy with wedding planning, so it’s your honor to plan an incredible bridal shower to celebrate this exciting new journey. Whether you opt for a traditional bridal shower or a coed wedding shower, there are many elements to consider.

To pull off the best event possible, here’s your ultimate bridal shower checklist. You’ll find everything you need to know, including top party planning tips and a timeline for completing each task. 
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Bridal Shower vs. Bachelorette Party: How to Prep and Plan for Both

Bridal shower vs bachelorette party invitations

A bridal shower and a bachelorette party are on most brides’ events calendar leading up to the wedding day. While both are popular parties, they can be very different — with their own unique themes, venues, and activities. 

So, when it comes to a bridal shower vs. bachelorette party, which should you host? Let’s explore the main differences between these fun pre-wedding parties so you can decide whether you want one or both!
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When to Have a Bridal Shower: Everything You Need to Know About Timing

When to have a bridal shower: woman posing for a bridal shower shoot

There’s no bad time to have a bridal shower. After all, the whole point is to celebrate the bride and make them feel special. But there are some considerations to keep in mind for when to have a bridal shower.

Throwing a party too early can diminish the excitement leading up to the big day. Having one too late can feel rushed or draw attention away from wedding events like the ceremony and reception. We’ll show you the best time to have a bridal shower and offer tips on how to make the party memorable.
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Already Married Reception Invitations: Message and Design Ideas

Already married reception invitations:

Already tied the knot and ready to announce the big news with an invitation to a fun party? “Already married” reception invitations are a great way to share your joyous announcement. Whether you had a minimony due to social distancing or simply chose to elope, an already married reception allows you to share a special day with loved ones and friends that you didn’t celebrate with on your wedding day. 

If you’re looking for ways to invite friends to your reception after you’ve already gotten hitched, you’re in the right place. Here, you’ll find tips on what to say in your already married reception invitations and discover inspirational designs. Whether you prefer a fun and lively invite or a more glamorous and formal invitation, get ready to find the perfect match. (Well, you already did that. But you get the idea.)
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No Need for Ceremony: How to Host a Reception-Only Wedding

Reception only wedding: bride and groom holding champagne glasses

Most people can agree that the best part of a traditional wedding is the wedding reception. Sure, the wedding ceremony allows you to bet on which family member will cry first. But if you were to ask your guests, nine out of 10 would say they’re most excited about the cake, dancing, and open bar.

While a few of your nearest and dearest might want to hear you profess your love, you can keep it between the two of you if you want to. Or you can host a small ceremony with your closest loved ones, then throw a big party later with all your college roomies, coworkers, and distant cousins. 

Here’s what you need to know if you plan on keeping your ceremony separate and hosting a reception-only wedding. 
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Rehearsal Dinner Invite Wording Ideas for the Big Night 

Rehearsal Dinner Invite Wording Ideas

Your rehearsal dinner is the ideal opportunity to gather with your nearest and dearest before one of the biggest moments in your life. It’s a time filled with love and joy, so naturally, you want to share that excitement in your rehearsal dinner invitation.

In this guide, we’ll walk you through the process of creating and sending your rehearsal dinner invitations. Plus, we’ll share some of our favorite rehearsal dinner invite wording examples to help you craft a message of your own.

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Proposal Ideas at Home: 15 Ways to Pop the Big Question

Proposal ideas at home: man proposing to his girlfriend

There’s nothing better than the comfort of your own home. It’s the place where you spend so much of your life and where you create countless memories. That’s what makes it one of the sweetest places to stage an epic proposal.

Let’s take a look at some of the best proposal ideas at home. From board games and puzzles to dinner dates and doggy snuggles, we’ve got everything you need to create the perfect setting for asking the big question. 
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