Which pic for engagement announcement and when to put in paper?

posted 3 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Which photo and when to put annoucement in paper?
    Pic #1 : (4 votes)
    3 %
    Pic #2 : (7 votes)
    5 %
    Pic #3 : (43 votes)
    31 %
    Pic #4 : (33 votes)
    24 %
    Pic #5 : (3 votes)
    2 %
    0-3 months before wedding : (13 votes)
    9 %
    3-6 months before wedding : (24 votes)
    17 %
    6+ months before wedding : (13 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 3
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2017

    Pst…your poll only lets us choose one option! So we can only pick a picture or date…not both!

    Post # 5
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I love 1 and 4 they are so cute. You should definitely hang the one with your puppy up in your place. Such a cute family picture Smile. I think 3 months before the wedding is a good time

    Post # 6
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    272 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Gorgeous pictures!! It was hard to pick just one. 3 is my fav but number 4 is a very close runner up!! 

    Post # 7
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    1666 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2015

    @MrsN14:  I voted #2 and 0-3 months before. I would suggest (if you’re having trouble picking) that you look at engagement/wedding announcements in your newspaper. You can get a good idea of what poses work well for that type of announcement and you can see when people usually announce it in the paper (the announcement includes the wedding date, so it can give you a rough estimate).

    Post # 8
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @MrsN14:  3 & 4 are summery. 1 is pretty but its fallish and assuming it will not be posted next fall, after your wedding- I think your summer looking options are the best! All are very pretty! I think 3 or 4 would be perfect (Im more partial towards 3 because of the adorable dog Laughing)

    Post # 10
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013 - A court...

    I was going to vote for number 3 solely because of the doggy :p but the fourth looks better! Hmm maybe PhotoShop that lil fella in there hehe.

    Post # 11
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    231 posts
    Helper bee

    I chose # 3 because of the puppy. Although I also liked # 4. In my area the engagement pics in the paper are always in black and white so #4 would probably be better if it ended up in B&W. Just a thought

    Post # 12
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas

    #3 – what an adorable family photo. #1 kind of looks photoshopped haha.

    Post # 13
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    Ooh third one!

    Post # 14
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I love the fourth picture!

    We submitted our engagement announcement last June. That’s the norm for our area (small town in rural NJ) – you pretty much submit it right after you get engaged and set a date. Then after the wedding you submit a wedding announcement.

    Post # 15
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    1266 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    I couldn’t decide between 3 and 4.  In 3 you both look so happy and your puppy is absolutely adorable, but 4 is a more flattering photo physically.  I don’t think you can go wrong with either!

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