What do you write in a newspaper engagement announcement?

How to Write Newspaper Engagement Announcements

  • All of the parents’ names and their hometowns.
  • Where the couple is from.
  • The bride’s and groom’s occupations.
  • The couple’s educations.
  • Vague wedding timeframe (month or season, but not the specific wedding date)

How do you announce engagement captions?

Cute Engagement Captions

  1. The easiest “Yes” I’ve ever said.
  2. Does this ring make me look engaged?
  3. We’ll be the cutest old couple ever.
  4. All the feels.
  5. We’re getting married (!!!!)
  6. The beginning of forever.
  7. My person… for life.
  8. I said yaaaaaas.

Do people still announce engagements in the newspaper?

Though many dailies in major cities have stopped publishing engagement announcements (they continue, however, to publish wedding announcements), many small-town and midsize papers still do, sometimes for a small fee like you’d pay to run a classified ad.

How much does it cost to put an engagement announcement in the newspaper?

Basic newspaper announcements typically start at $25. Longer announcements with a photo in metropolitan newspapers can cost $400 or more. Your local newspaper may announce engagements for free, but a small fee is common. Hewlett Packard[1] offers free, print-at-home engagement announcements.

Who do you send an engagement announcement to?

“Engagement announcements can be sent to anyone,” Misty Damico, owner and creative director of Luxe Event Productions, said. “The announcement is not considered a save-the-date.” While a save the date is more centered on potential wedding guests, an engagement announcement is just that—an announcement.

What do you say to an engaged couple?

Engagement Congratulations Messages

  • You’re engaged!
  • Congratulations on this exciting time in your lives!
  • Well, this is BIG news!
  • I hope your future together is filled with infinite happiness, laughter, and love.
  • This is the beginning of your happily ever after.
  • Yass!
  • Congratulations to the future bride and groom.

When should you put an engagement announcement in the newspaper?

Here’s what you do: Engagement announcements usually run two to three months before the wedding date so start contacting newspapers 4-6 months prior to your wedding. Call or email the local newspapers in your hometown and your fiancé’s hometown to find out what each paper’s submission requirements are.

Why do people still use the newspaper for engagement announcements?

Traditionalists still feel that a newspaper announcement is a very important part of the overall ritual of getting engaged and married. They like the idea of upholding a tradition that was done by their parents and their parents’ parents before them.

Who are the parents of the engagement announcement?

It breaks tradition in the sense that both sets of parents are announcing the engagement so it is written from both points of view. The engagement of Margaret Tobias and David Fuller is being announced by the couples’ parents, Jerry & Anise Tobias of Cleveland, Ohio & James & Cara Fuller of Sugar Creek, Ohio.

What should be included in a wedding announcement?

Longer or more formal newspaper announcements can include all of the parents’ names, hometowns, where they live now, and the bride and grooms occupations or education.

What’s the best way to announce your engagement?

Instead of just uploading an image or video, tell a story through your Instagram stories. For example, you can show pictures and videos from the beginning of your relationship up to the proposal. This way you can share your whole journey and everything that led to this point.