From baby gender reveals to engagement announcements in the digital age, a social post now takes some creative planning. The desire to document every milestone has lead to bigger proposals with some including secret videos and photographers on cue to capture the moment. If you’re looking for some Instagram-worthy inspiration for an impending proposal – here are 15 of the best engagement announcement ideas to inspire you.
Creative Ideas For The Best Engagement Announcement
If you’re planning on posting your engagement online, take inspiration from these great posts.
The Loved Up Engagement Announcement
You can never go wrong with a traditional, timeless engagement photo shoot. Family and friends everywhere will lap up the photos. But don’t forget to show off your new bling.
The ‘No Paps, Please’ Engagement Announcement
If you’re looking for a sweet and simple way to announce your engagement, this classic pose is a wonderful option. If you’ve got portrait mode on your iPhone, then you’re pretty much sorted. A close up shot of your engagement ring and a romantic silhouette of you and your new fiancé.
DIY Engagement Announcement
Not interested in taking the photo route? A DIY card is a great way to deliver the exciting news. Even better, the announcement cards could double as save the date cards. Who doesn’t love one extra box checked on the wedding to-do list?
An Engagement Announcement for Coffee Lovers
Listen up coffee fiends. What better way to spread your happy news than to scribble your soon to be titles on the side of a coffee cup. Not only is the idea adorable, but the photo will be totally Instagram worthy.
The Beach Scene
If you were lucky enough to have been asked on a beach, this idea is perfect for you. Whether you write your own special message in the sand or take a romantic water-front photo, there’s no going wrong with a beautiful beach engagement announcement.
Take a Selfie
If you’ve got time between the proposal and the announcement, why not purchase one of these mugs? Show off your new rock with a post-engagement selfie. Who says the groom needs to be in the engagement photo, anyway.
Play on Words
What better way to share your news than to tie an actual knot? Your family and friends will love the funny reference and you’ll get points for creativity.
Say Goodbye to Single Life
Celebrate putting your single days behind you for good with a post like this. Show off finding the one with a sweet photo that highlights your transition into married life. Fishing lines aren’t necessary, but we like the whole look.
An Adventurous Engagement Announcement
Do you and your future husband love an adventure? If so, this idea is great for you. Take one of your first adventures together as an engaged couple and snap the perfect photo. From climbing mountains to swimming in rivers, the options are unlimited.
Why not include your favourite furry friend in your engagement announcement? You’ll have family and friends swooning over your pet while they celebrate your big news.
Spell it Out: Scrabble Engagement Announcement
Put a unique spin on one of your classic childhood games with this clever idea. A close up shot of your new bling adds a bit of sparkle, and you’re sure to spread smiles.
For the Music Lovers
We can hear the not-so-distant chime of wedding bells. If you and your partner are music fans, a music-themed engagement announcement is only fitting. Turn up the love songs because this idea is picture perfect.
Creative and Celebratory
There’s no better way to celebrate your big news than by popping bottles. Now is the time for all the celebratory fizz. All it takes is a simple DIY craft and two glasses of bubbly to achieve this flawless engagement photo.
Pop Culture References
Pay homage to your favourite pop diva by rocking a top that says it all. Channel your Sasha Fierce and go full-Beyonce, you only get to do it once.
Jump for Joy
Your friends and family will be jumping for joy after they hear your big news. We’re sure your fiancé is overjoyed with your answer too. We love how fun and apt this picture is, it gets the ring and the man of the moment in one.
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