Now that we have taken our engagement pictures, I have become obsessed with using them! Here are some great ideas from fellow knotties.
Save the Dates are probably one of the more popular ways to use your engagement photos. Here’s a sample of a picture that really fits with the layout of the postcard.
- Holiday Cards
I’ve never been a fan of photo holiday cards. My main problem with them is that there is no way to prop them up on my mantle. Yet now I have my engagement photos, I want to send them out!!
- Wedding Website
The home page of our wedding website is more of a visual treat than informative. I use the page to showcase photos of us. I’ve been changing the photos on a regular basis.
Photo stamps are not cheap…but they certainly make your invitation stand out from the crowd! I’ve also seen them used on thank you cards.
- Newspaper Announcement
Although I am not close with my Mother, her one request is for us to announce our engagements in the paper. Four of ’em. I agreed…but that was before I knew how much it cost!
In some parts of the country as well as certain ethnicities, cash gifts are given. When this is the case, a cardbox is a must. Instead of using a generic white box from Michael’s, why not DIY and use your e-pics?
- Guest Book
The cover of a CD– which can be used as a favor or OOT gift bag stufffer– can include a picture from your engagement photo.
- Rehearsal Dinner Invitations or Shower Invitations
In the past, I saw a knottie that used an engagement photo for their rehearsal dinner invitation. It was really cute!
Photofetti can be used to dress up high-boys that are used during the cocktail hour. They can also be used on the various special tables: gift table, guest book table, etc.
- Table Numbers
Table numbers that have engagement photos in the background are super popular on theknot.
A slideshow can be done before the ceremony, during the cocktail hour, or during dinner. It’s a great way to showcase many photos.
- Photo Coasters
Photo coasters are one of the most popular favors for a shower, rehearsal dinner, or even the wedding. Simply print your picture on a color printer and insert into the frames.
Your wedding program is a great place to add a picture of you and your FI!
Centerpieces at the Bridal Shower
Guestbook Frame aka Signature Mat
The signature mat, made popular by Pottery Barn, is widely available and has become very popular in the past few years. It’s a wonderful way to display your engagement pictures!
Framed Pictures at the Placecard Table
Calender– Countdown to your wedding
In your Home!
How do you plan on using your engagement photos?