Engagement

CONGRATULATIONS! Everyone here at Wedding Ideas is so excited for you as you embark on the most exciting and amazing journey of your life.

Getting your engagement right sets you on the correct path towards the perfect wedding. As engagements are typically a new and unique experience, knowing what to do when can seem overwhelming.

Don’t panic. The most important thing you can do is sit back and relax – this is a day and period that you’re supposed to enjoy.

We’re here to help, with in-depth advice and guides on getting your engagement right. From making the perfect proposal to throwing an amazing engagement party and beyond, we’ll help you make the right decisions.

 

 

17 Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas

It's the most important question you're going to ask once you're engaged and you have to think about the delivery. No doubt you'll have...
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9 tips for planning a stand out, luxurious engagement party

You're engaged! Make the most of this exciting time by celebrating with an engagement party After the excitement of getting engaged many couples look forward...
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How to plan the perfect wedding proposal

You've decided you want to propose, congratulations! Now comes the scary part... how exactly are you going to do it? Popping the question to the...

This is how much you should spend on an engagement ring,...

How much should you spend on an engagement ring? And is the three months' salary rule a thing of the past? Well, according to new...
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This is how much the average engagement ring now costs

Do Brits still spend three-months-worth of wages on an engagement ring? It seems this 'unwritten rule' is becoming a thing of the past... Do you...

Bovey Castle: A Weekend Retreat In The Heart Of Dartmoor

Bovey Castle: A Weekend Retreat In The Heart Of Dartmoor Wedding Ideas take a weekend retreat to Bovey Castle, Devon to indulge in casual country pursuits,...

Find Out What Your Proposal Story Says About You

Hooray, you’re engaged! You’ve been sharing your dreamy proposal story left, right and centre, telling everyone from your parents to the lady on the bus...

6 of The Most Perfect Real Life Proposals

6 of The Most Perfect Real Life Proposals We all dream of our other halves popping the question in our favourite location - these guys...

A Guide To The Perfect Proposal

A Guide To The Perfect Proposal To make sure your proposal goes with a bang, and that there’s a romantic story to tell, Laura Richardson,...

How to write the perfect wedding card message

Whether you want to send off the happy couple with a formal wedding message, or something funny like, “better you than me!”, Personal Creations share...

5 of The Best Afternoon Tea’s You’ll EVER Have

5 of The Best Afternoon Tea's You'll EVER Have A thoroughly British triumph, Afternoon Tea was invented by the Duchess of Bedford who saw fit to...
Are Jess and Dom the first Love Island engagement of 2017? Plus, our predictions for the couples that will make it (and might even marry) outside the villa

Is This The First 2017 Love Island Engagement?

We’ve seen the photos and we have heard it all! Yes, Jess Shears left the ITV2 studios on Sunday sporting a brilliant bit of...

A Wedding Ideas Editor’s Engagement Party…

Here's how our deputy editor styled her engagement party...     The venue While we are still considering where to wed we decided to throw an engagement party....

Would you propose…800ft above the ground?!

The View from The Shard, London’s highest viewing platform, has assigned an official ‘Ring Leader’ to coordinate exclusive engagements for those wanting to pop...

9 must-have mixed marvels for the perfect summer wedding drinks

Say NO to bland drinks and YES to the TOP tipples list of pre-mixed cocktails that marry up unusual, classic and sublime flavours to compliment some of...

10 ways to get wedding party ready!

When you’re preparing for the biggest event of the year, managing your time and planning your look is really important. With all the organising that...

Top four most luxurious UK retreats, tempting a private couples getaway

The Great British countryside offers some of the most breathtakingly beautiful landscapes in the world. Below, we’ve selected the most sought after retreats across...

Complete a summer outdoor reception with 5 unique ‘Gin Fizz’ prosecco...

The rise of the vans! We’ve had ice cream vans, fish and chip vans, afternoon tea vans, now it’s time for the prosecco and...

Campari’s “largest selection of Negroni” pop up bar – coming this...

Have you just got engaged and want to celebrate by experiencing something totally unique? Are you planning your cosmo city London weekend Hen or...

Gourmet Society’s Top 10 wine and dine city hen do destinations!

Springtime means wedding season is almost upon us, as our diaries quickly fill up with hen do parties and wedding invitations. Whilst it’s a...