Getting engaged is possibly one of the most important events in anyone’s life. Here is our quick guide and what to do once you are engaged.
Call your Mum and Dad and close family, they will want to share in your good news too. It is tradition to ask the parents for your hand in marriage so they might have a heads up about your good news.
2. Get it insured
Make sure that your ring is Insured. Check to see if it is covered by your house insurance. If not, there are many companies that specialize in insuring jewellery. We also offer a valuation service within house to make sure your items are valued for insurance reasons.
3 Is it a good fit?
With most engagement proposals being a surprise getting the correct ring size first time is a tricky one. When we design and create an engagement ring, we offer a free resizing service after the proposal to cater for this. So your proposal can be as stress free as possible.
4. Tell the world
Once your close family know of your engagement. Get the message out there and tell everyone your exciting news, whether you announce it on social media or tell people by phone. Spread the word and celebrate!!
Plan a time when you are able to get everyone together and celebrate your good news
6. Set a date
Do you know when you want to get married? Whether is a hot summer wedding you are dreaming of or a winter wonderland. Picking a time of year to get married will give you a timescale to work to, so you can start to plan your big day.
7. Decide on a budget
It sounds boring but setting a budget will help to keep your finances on track. So setting a budget is essential…even if you do go slightly over it.
8 Decide who to invite
Are you going to have a big wedding with all your friends and family or do you prefer a small and intimate event. Knowing how many people you want to invite will be essential information your venue will want to know.
9 Find your venue
Whether you are thinking a country manor or tipi in a field where your decide to get married will impact the feel of your big day.
Where you get married will somewhat determine when you to tie the knot. As usually venues have bookings up to 2 years in advance, so it will depend on their availability. If you are flexible on dates and days of the week, this can save you some all important cash to spend on other aspects oof your big day.
10 enjoy it!
You don’t have to go all guns blazing into the wedding planning. Take time and enjoy it and revel in your pending matrimony, once the wedding planning begins there will be lots to think about.
Congratulations & Happy Planning!!
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