Being proposed to is just the first step to making it to your big day. As the first day in your wedding planning process, announcement this celebratory event to others serves as just a preamble to big day when you exchange your vows. The below samples of engagement announcement wording serve as a great inspiration to personalizing your own unique cards.
[host name] have the pleasure of announcing the engagement of their daughter [bride name] to [groom name] on [date].
[host names] announce the engagement of their daughter [bride name] to [groom name] on [date].
Embracing the sanctity of marriage, the spirit of the family, and the pride of our ancestry… [host name] announce the engagement of their daughter [bride name] to [groom name] on [date].
She said Yes! On Tuesday evening, in the exact spot where we met two years ago, [groom name] asked [bride name] to marry him. We are so excited to share the news of our engagement with our family and friends, and hope to see you soon.
Sweeter than flower, and more special, too are a bride and groom about to say, “I do!” Please join us to celebrate the engagement of [bride name] and [groom name] on [date] at [time] and [location].
The honour of your presence is requested at a Dinner Party celebrating the engagement of [bride name] and [groom name] on [day of week], the [date and year] at [time]. [location and address].
We’re Engaged. Last night, over a beautiful dinner at the [location name], [groom name] asked [bride name] to marry him, and she said yes. We are so excited to share this news with you and can’t wait to celebrate with you in person.
We’re tying the knot. We are very excited to announce that we’re engaged, and wanted you to be the first to know. Love, [bride and groom name].
The first diamond engagement ring was given in 1477 by Archdule Maximillian. Before diamonds, only simple rings written with inscriptions were passed. By the 1700′s as trends changed, heart shaped rings were the ring of choice. In present time, more than 80% of women receive a diamond engagement. Average costs range between $2,600 to $4,000. Other interesting facts about engagement rings can be found in the following infographic.