Awesome Ways to Announce Your Engagement

Guest blogger: Rosanna Casper, co-founder of, a wedding website where brides, grooms, family and friends can purchase a stylish and affordable mix of beautifully curated pieces. Designed to make wedding planning all the more inspiring and enjoyable, Idojour offers accessories and apparel for your wedding weekend, complemented by both inspirational and practical content. Rosanna oversees content, among many other things, and makes sure that everything comes together beautifully on the site.

Here, Rosanna shares her favorite ways to announce your engagement.

Engagement season is upon us, and many of you ladies and gents will soon be changing your Facebook statuses from “in a relationship” to “engaged,” thus beginning a whirlwind of parties and planning and wedding wonderfulness.

But first thing first: How do you tell the world that you will be marrying the person of your dreams? Whether it be a digital card, a mailed announcement or a simple social media update, here are a few awesomely creative ways people have announced their engagement.

1. Scrabble + Rings = A simple and sweet announcement

love scrabble tiles
Photo Credit: AC Ellis Weddings

2. Movie Poster
Get creative and fun — and make use of your Photoshopping skills — for a blockbuster way to announce your engagement.

mr and mrs chow poster
Photo via Reddit

the notebook inspired engagement announcement
Photo Credit: Hubbard Photography

movie poster engagement annoucement
Photo via Tumblr

3. Magazine Cover
If movies aren’t your thing, perhaps a magazine cover?

Photo Credit: Victor Sizemore/Designed by Ly Nguyen Designs/Concept by Carolyn Chen of The Special Day

engaged magazine cover
Photo Credit: Posh 'n Chic Prints/Ebay

engaged magazine cover
Photo Credit: Shane Harder Photography

4. Signs for the Camera
You can be sweet and sincere, or funny and different. Just make a sign for the camera and smile!

i said yes
Photo Credit: Emily Anne

wedding sign
Photo Credit: Toni Lynn Photography

engagement announcement

were enraged engaged
Photo via The Frogman

5. Funny Cards
Everyone loves a bit of clever humor, and thanks to sites like Zazzle and CafePress, you can customize pretty much anything — or just use one of their templates.

keep calm cause he put a ring on it

he finally proposed
Photo via Zazzle

Tell us: How did you announce your engagement?

—Rosanna Casper