It is no secret that planning out an engagement party, while simultaneously having to save up for the impending wedding can be extremely stressful. On top of that, in today’s economy the thought of busting out money on the celebrations of an engagement might be killing. You might feel bad about burdening your family with the cost of it and at the same time, you might not be able to afford it yourself. On the other side of things though, an engagement is one of the greatest moments in a person’s life and nobody has the heart to not celebrate it. A couple will still be able to have it if they can just adjust their plans a bit and tone down the overall cost of things. It is obvious that keeping the guest list smaller will impact your budget less than inviting a huge horde of people. It does not necessarily make you cheap; engagement parties began with the invitation of only the closest family members and friends. It was supposed to be an opportunity for the family and the friends to get to know each other before the wedding occurs. This allows them to coordinate and plan the wedding efficiently. When it is kept to a small crowd, this interaction and intimacy increases. You can avoid the hassle and added cost of hiring a wedding florists.
When it comes to things like wedding bouquets Sydney and other decorations, you can make use of the internet to help you find ideas, themes and decoration tips. Printing invitations is a costly affair right now, so a better option would be to ditch the printing of invitations and stick to hand written invitation cards.
Rather than renting out a hall or paying a restaurant for their services, you can opt to use your own house or if someone you know has a large garden or backyard, you can take advantage of that. This can save a great deal of cash. You should also remember that the engagement function is not considered as a small wedding and there is no need to splash out for necessities like bands and favors for everyone invited. On the same vein, make it a point to skip the gift. If you are sticking to a budget, it makes sense to pass the baton to the guests too. Make details like this clear on the invitation card and help you find idea. If you time the engagement event right, you can avoid having to serve a full course meal. This is a great way to cut down on a considerable cost.