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Morgan + Kt's picnic engagement party

Katie M By Katie M  in Engagement

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Party Recap

We held a picnic style lunch on the front lawn for our engagement party.

To keep costs low and because we love homemade all the details, decorations and food were made by us + amazingly helpful family members :)

Guests enjoyed an assortment of homemade goodies – freshly baked pie, gourmet salads, cupcakes and homemade lemonade sipped from cute straws.

To go with the picnic theme we set up lawn games such as boules and a home-made twister quilt for guests to play.

We placed buckets of chalk on the driveway to help keep our youngest guests occupied - they loved it and ended up covering the driveway in ‘M+K= <3’ and ‘hopscotch land'.

Simple twine tied between two trees, pegs and mismatched scrap booking papers created a fun and pretty guestbook and also created a space to share some of our favourite engagement photo shoot snaps.

We also created a homemade photo booth – with some pretty fabric and homemade felt moustaches – it was a hit and got some really funny shots of our friends + family.

More details can be found on my blog: www.aittlebirdtoldmeso.blogspot.com

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Party Highlights

  • Most Romantic Moment

    The groom-to-be's speech (he hates making speeches but it was really sweet!)

  • What People Ate

    chicken ceaser salad + anglo-asian lamb salad (served in noodle boxes), cupcakes, fresh homemade berry pie and fresh fruit

  • Most Touching Moment

    Having the father of the groom pray over us, our relationship, marriage and wedding preparations.

  • What People Drank

    home made lemonade

  • Funniest Moment

    Playing around with the photo booth and mustaches!

  • moment we loved

    getting to read and laugh over the guestbook notes together.

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