Coffee With Calluna

Coffee with Calluna : The Engagement Post

Wednesday, January 3

It’s a brand new year and a brand new #CoffeeWithCalluna! We love sharing some tips and tricks of the industry. Because we love to share the love, each week we’ll answer questions from YOU! This week we are focusing on engagement questions for all you newly engaged love birds out there! Send us your questions to or send us a message on instagram at @callunaevents!

Xo, Calluna

My fiancée and I just got engaged over the holidays and we have a few etiquette questions! Who typically throws the engagement party, bridal shower and pre-wedding festivities? We want to start celebrating but we don’t know where to begin!

Congratulations on your engagement! Traditionally the bride’s parents throw the engagement party, but nowadays anything goes! Whether you decide to host yourself or someone else is hosting for you, this is a celebration about you, your new fiance and the love you share! Let this pre-wedding party kick off a new chapter in your life, and enjoy!!

The bridal shower is traditionally thrown by the maid of honor or the bridesmaids! We often see mothers wanting to be involved as well, and including them could be a great way to let mom be a part of the fun!

My sister and her boyfriend got engaged over the holidays and I am looking for a small gift to congratulate them! Any ideas?

How exciting for your sister, and how sweet of you to send a gift! Here are a few ideas!

Sugarfina 3 Piece Cheers Box

One Hope Celebration Gift Pack

The Evening Teak & Twine Box

I am engaged! I am thrilled, but honestly a little overwhelmed and don’t know where to start!

We get it, wedding planing is a process! Luckily, you came to the right people! Here are some first steps we suggest to begin the wedding planning. Check out our “You’re Engaged, Now What?” blog post for some more in-depth advice. Happy planning!

Share the news! Family comes first!

Insure that ring

Hire a planner

Start talking budget

Discuss your priorities

xx, Kristen w/ Calluna

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