This little project will make your engagement announcement a fun family moment! {and it doubles as a Christmas gift as well ..score!} So get the cameras ready to see the best reaction to a Christmas gift ever!

 

Total make time: 15 min – This excludes time buying items.

Total cost: R132.75 per gift.

Craft level needed: Basic to none.

DIY Christmas inspired engagement announcement

You will need:

  • Christmas photo bauble. ( I purchased mine at The Party Spot in Woodmead)
  • Box big enough to fit the bauble in.
  • A cute photo of yourselves.
  • Ribbon.
  • A sheet of card or pretty paper.
  • Box filler. This can be small pom-pom’s, crepe paper or polystyrene “snow”.
  • Scissors.
  • Pen or stamps. (If you choose not to print your announcement)

 

DIY Christmas inspired engagement announcement

Step 1: Follow instructions to open photo bauble.

 

DIY Christmas inspired engagement announcement

Step 2: Use photo bauble template given to trace around your photo. Cut this out.

 

DIY Christmas inspired engagement announcement

Step 3: Use photo bauble template given to trace a space for your announcement. Cut this out.

Step 4: Either print or write out your engagement announcement on your card making sure it will fit in the template space. Make this as cute, personal or funny as you want.

I used “We’re getting MARRIED!” for older family and “You’re going to be an IN LAW” for the brother and sister in-laws.

 

DIY Christmas inspired engagement announcement

Step 5: Place photo and announcement cut out back to back and close bauble.

 

DIY Christmas inspired engagement announcement

Step 6: Fill box half way with chosen box filler and place your bauble inside, announcement side up.

 

DIY Christmas inspired engagement announcement

Step 7: Tie ribbon around box to finish it off!

 

Idea alternatives:

Buy ready made Christmas crackers. Carefully open one side and insert a toy ring with an announcement tag on it. Set your table with one of these at every seat. Now try act cool until the time comes to pop the announcement!

love Rebecca1

 

 

Couple picture used in bauble taken by Niki M photography.

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