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How to Throw Your Dream Engagement Party on a Budget

Engagement parties officially kick off the wedding festivities! So why not honor the bride and groom-to-be with an engagement party that reflects their personalities and style? While party costs can add up quickly, don’t stress out quite yet – here are 5 affordable engagement party ideas that won’t drain your bank account:

  1. Host a Backyard Party

You don’t need a grand venue to have a chic and fun engagement party. Host the engagement party at a home and utilize the backyard! This will give you freedom with decorations and a relaxed vibe for the couple of honor and their guests.

  1. Make DIY Decorations

String pictures of the couple of honor using ribbon and clothespins as decoration throughout the party space. Not only is this a great way for the bride and groom to-be to reminisce, but it also brings a charm to the party as well. To brighten up the space, you can string homemade festive lights or lanterns!

  1. Have a Potluck

We all know that catering is a large cost, so why not have everyone bring a little something? Whether it’s their signature dish or a small appetizer, most people love showing off their go-to party plate. Having a potluck will allow your guests to try a little bit of everything!

  1. Create a Mimosa Bar

Keep booze costs at a minimum by creating a mimosa bar for daytime parties. Mimosa bars are  pretty to look at and a major crowd pleaser, so it’s a win-win all around.

  1. Photo Booth Fun

Photo booths are always the life of the party and a fun way to for everyone to have a keepsake from the party. Get creative with the backdrop – it can be as simple as stringing a paper garland and balloons. Have some fun props ready from the party store and you’re done!

In the end, saving on your engagement party will allow you to splurge a little more on your big day – so call up your favorite wedding photographer or order those luxurious centerpieces you’ve been dreaming of!

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