Awesome ways to announce your engagement that'll make folks laugh instead of gag #Stuff we love#engagement#engagement party#engagement photos January 6 2017 | Megan Finley Horowitz meggyfin Engaged AF coffee mug by Etsy seller tilovedesigns Related Post 5 ways NOT to announce your engagement on social media (in GIFs) It's the start of the holiday season. You're full of tryptophan and ready for a nap. OR you're totally celebrating your freshly diamond-ed finger because... Read more This "engaged AF" coffee mug just made me do a spit take (from my sadly un-hilarious coffee mug). And it made me think… We talked about ways to NOT announce your engagement on social media. Now let's talk about some kick-ass ways to let your friends and family know about your great news! These are some of my favorite things like engagement announcements, invitations, photo props, and products that'll help announce your engagement without inducing eye rolls… Say non-traditionally traditionally: Engagement announcements and party invitations don't have to be stuffy and grossly gendered. Etsy is a treasure trove of alternative engagement announcements, and with Minted's personalization feature, you can turn any engagement party invitation into your own thing… Omg! Engagement Party engagement party invitations from Minted "Holy shit, we're getting married!" invitations from Etsy seller JulieAnnArt "So then there's this" engagement announcement from Etsy seller YellowDaisyPaperCo My version of Minted's Stamped On Kraft engagement party invitations Say it with animals: You could pretty much break any kind of news to me as long as it coincides with a cat pun or an adorable dog face, and I'll smile… I'm getting meowied mug by Etsy seller LovableGiftCo My Humans are Getting Married Engagement Sign by Etsy seller ChalkedHandlettered Say it with engagement photos: Go ahead and schedule a fun engagement shoot, but make sure to grab some of these props so you can post a witty "we got engaged photo" on the interwebs… Engagement Announcement Speech Bubbles by Etsy seller PartyCatEvents Excuse me, I ordered the LARGE engagement ring ballon? From etsy seller XoAS Say it with your story: Everyone loves a good love story! Tell your story — from meet cute to engaged — with stationery, or in comic book form… Interactive "tying the knot" photo announcements by Etsy seller LovelyRusticWeddings Print-it-yourself Comic Book Love Story from Minted How did you announce your engagement in a non-gag-y way? Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Megan Finley Horowitz When Megan's not writing, traveling, and sleeping, she's eating like the fate of the world depends on it. (You're welcome, world!) You can snoop into her personal life over on her website The Dash and Dine! @meggyfin @thedashanddine @meggyfin PREVIOUS You NEED to see this vintage circus wedding that wins every ribbon NEXT Offbeat Bride interview about Renaissance weddings on NPR's Here & Now and Houston Public Radio Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.