Paige Hemmis offers you some tips for throwing a party while on a budget.

How to Throw an Engagement Party - Home & Family

Things To Consider When Planning…
1. Chose your style, formal cocktail casual
2. Theme, color palette
3. dress code
4. décor
5. play list to set the mood
6. food
7. wine list
8. invitations
9. dessert table
10. logo/hashtag

Budget Friendly Ideas…
1. Skip the bartender: Turn a dresser into a drink station by adding pitchers, cups, straws and decorum
2. Save on photography: Create a hashtag for your party and have guests take pictures and upload them to the hashtag
3. Décor idea: Take photos of the two of you and have them blown up at a photo center. Place photos throughout your venue
4. Location, Location, Location: Save on location cost by having your party at a non-traditional location such as a backyard
5. Cut cost on a DJ: Play music off of your play list
6. Save on Food: Create a cheese platter or have appetizers to serve to guests

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