My niece is getting married in a few days, so it has been nothing but wedding planning for the last few weeks. It is only appropriate that I blog about something wedding-related. After the proposal and acceptance come many fun memories and events in addition to the wedding. For a while, it seemed as if people weren’t doing as many engagement parties as they once had, but, fortunately, they are making a comeback. In my opinion, this is a great way for a couple to announce and celebrate their engagement with family and friends. This is also the perfect time to introduce families and relatives on both sides. Engagement party themes and décor can run the gamut from a casual barbeque to a glamorous event. Be careful, though, not to upstage your wedding.

If casual and laid-back is your style, then a barbeque might just be what you are looking for. You can add a few additional elements to make it reflect you and your new fiancé’s personalities. A s’mores bar is always a hit with the young and old.

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If you would rather not mess with building a big fire, you can opt to set up chafing fuel cans instead like this awesome set-up.

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For an elegant rustic affair, mix elements of gold and wood together. This is probably one of my favorite looks because it has an elegant side, yet doesn’t feel fussy. I am in love with these gold letter balloons spelling out “LOVE” especially with cobblestone backdrop, wood accents and touches of pink and natural greenery.

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This fun décor kit from Party Place would also work beautifully as a backdrop.

This gold and white backdrop from Party Place is also another great option.

A simple gold and white combination is always a good choice for an elegant affair or something in a white, blush and rose gold combination is another way to add an elegant touch to your event.

Party Place has just about every color and kind of balloon you can think of. They can even create a unique balloon centerpiece for you.

Party Place has all things wedding for you to choose from. We have it all from chafing fuel cans to elegant party supplies. Stop by one of our convenient locations today.


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