January 26, 2012

Lucky In Love Engagement Party

Lots of proposals happen between Christmas and Valentine's Day, so chances are, you or someone you're close to will be celebrating an engagement in the coming months. If you're looking for a fun theme for your engagement party, look to playing cards for a bit of inspiration. Go with a red and black palette, and be sure to incorporate lots of fun details:


This King of Hearts invitation by Checkerboard sets the tone for your event -- FineStationery.com

As the bride, dress the part in a white bangle with a gold spade accent -- kate spade

These ace of hearts cards can be used for a fun party activity - Have each guest write a bit of advice or a sweet note on the back. Afterward, keep the notes as mementos of your party -- cards by Checkerboard, available at FineStationery.com

Dress up the drinks with playing card tags -- Family Chic

These mint chocolate playing cards will be a hit on the dessert table, along with rice krispies that look like playing cards, and candy bard wrapped in themed paper --  Fancy Flours and Amy Atlas

If your party involves a sit-down dinner, designate each table with a suit and a number, then use playing cards as table cards -- Ruffled