Engagement Picture Ideas – Fun DIY Projects

Engagement Picture Ideas – Get Creative!

Your photographer took some amazing engagement pictures – now it’s time to get creative and make something special so they are no stuck on your  hard-drive for eternity. With a little imagination you can make all kinds of keepsakes and favors with your engagement photos and give your wedding a more “custom” feel. Keep reading and we’ll give you some fun engagement picture ideas to make the most out of your engagement photography investment.

Engagement Photos are a Great Investment

When you figure how many ways your images can be used, engagement photography is really an excellent value for the money. I’s a great way to personalize  your wedding. It also gives you the opportunity to give your professional photographer a test drive before the wedding day. What better way to break the ice and get to know each other before the big day!

Make a Wedding Reception Guest Book

Custom wedding guest book featuring engagement photos

10×10 Layflat album makes a nice size wedding Guest Book

One of the best ways to show off your engagement photos is to make a wedding sign in guest book for your reception. The days of the plain old signature guest books with white feather pens are long gone. Now with the help of  My Bridal Pix’s online book making software, you with have all the tools you need to make a guest book like a pro in minutes. Simply upload your images to the free book making software and choose the template of your choice. Drag and drop images into ready made templates or create your layouts in the software. Personalize with text and decorative art elements.

Layflat photo book guest book – Classic Guest Book template design

Guests will be inspired to leave comments to the questions in the book. What’s the secret to a happy marriage? What should we expect the first year? What advice can you give us when starting a family? Years down the road, you will appreciate all the little sentiments that your guests took the time to write and your children will absolutly love looking at Mom and Dad way back then! Using your engagement photos in your wedding guest book will make the sign in book more memorable – and much more of a keepsake. Not to mention… a lot of fun to make!

Free Wedding Guest Book Templates for Photo Book

Free Wedding Guest Book Templates at My Bridal Pix

Follow our guest book board on Pinterest  for inspiration on making a reception sign in book.

Other Ways You Can Incorporate Engagement Photos Into Your Wedding

  • Wedding website- You can create a free wedding website at eWedding.com
  • “Save the Date” cards – Create your own designs and upload or choose from the many designs My Bridal Pix has to offer.
  • Engagement party invites.
  • Prints or canvas art to decorate the walls of your new home.

11×14 Canvas Wall Print by My Bridal Pix  – solid wood back 

  • Christmas gifts- framed prints for family.
  • Reception table place cards.
  • Table number cards.
  • Customized photo stamps- Shop custom stamps at Zazzle. 
  • Customizes USB to safe keep your images

Customized USB'sCustomized USB drives available in 8 or 16GB

  • Incorporate into slideshow at wedding reception.
  • Cards you can pass out at the reception with information on image sharing.
  • Christmas cards.
  • Upload images to your favorite social media sites.
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 Keep em’ a secret

Although you may find this really hard, we suggest keeping your engagement photos under wraps until your wedding day. It will make showing them off that much more exciting for you and your guests.

Some couples we have worked with also choose to include their engagement photos as the intro to the their wedding album with a little love story on how they met – super cute!

Engagement pictures can be one of the best investments you can make during the wedding planning process – simply because they can be used for so many different purposes. Make sure you have permission from your photographer to reproduce your images – most give out print copyright releases but you should always ask. We would love to hear your engagement picture ideas and how you plan to make the most of them.  Share your comment below.


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