December 16, 2010

Fun & Bright Engagement Party

If you know a recently engaged couple, or a couple that will be getting engaged over the holidays, now is the time to start planning an engagement party. Honor their happiness and upcoming wedding with a party that is fun and bright -- just like them!
Fun and Bright Engagement Party

This invitation by Vera Wang is so full of color and style, from the bright green ribbon to the patterned envelope liner -- Invitation by Vera Wang, available at

In the party space, hang lanterns in shades of purple and green for a festive atmosphere --The Knot

Create a signature cocktail for the event, and consider serving it again at the wedding -- The Knot

For easy d├ęcor, dress up chairs with pieces of shiny satin fabric - all in one color, or in coordinating colors -- The Knot

As the bride, kick off the night in fancy heels or a bright colored cocktail dress -- The Knot

Accent napkins with paper or fabric poms, and place a bottle of champagne in the center of the table. Place a note on each bottle of bubbly telling guests to save the bottle for a toast -- The Knot

Brightly colored cupcakes make a great dessert, and look pretty on a table with other sweets -- Hostess with the Mostess