You'll Say I Do to These Engagement Party DIYs

By Bridget Clegg for

Celebrate your engagement with a party that’s all about the diamonds, the bubbly and the couple. With months of wedding planning ahead, keep your party simple and festive with a few clever DIY decor projects that work for a coed soiree (no one says no to diamond-topped donuts!). Let the 6 pretty project tutorials below guide your party planning.

Paper Diamond Napkin Ring

Photo: Lisa Storms

Follow the tutorial here to learn how to make a diamond template and draw the right lines. Then, cut out the shapes from glittery paper and stick into a kraft paper chain loop for adorable and casual napkin rings for the engagement party.

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Champagne Cork Clips

Photo: Nissa Nicole Photography

Since you’ll be popping so much celebratory bubbly, you might as well put those corks to good use! With a utility knife, carefully slice into the top of a champagne cork. Use the cork stands to clip engagement photos onto a garland, or set them up next to the dessert table as food signs.

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Diamond Donut Toppers

Photo: evite

Make these amazing donut engagement rings by downloading this free diamond printable, then tracing the lines with a glue pen and applying glitter. Here’s the full how-to!

Photo Balloon Chandelier

Photo: Wedding Chicks

Display engagement photos or your favorite couple’s shots in this amazing balloon display! Print off your favorite 4×6-in. photos, tape to 5×7-in. card stock, then hang at the bottom of the balloon’s ribbon tail. See the step-by-step guide here.

Floral Ampersand Sign

Photo: Sarahdipity Photos

Make this gorgeous ampersand sign (large or small) with floral foam, floral wire, real ranunculus and roses. Set it up at the party’s bar, use it as a photo prop or hang it on a wall. Learn how to make them here!

Mini Champagne Favors

Photo: Krista Baum

Give your guests another reason to celebrate with mini champagne bottles, patterned paper straws (like the ones here!) and a fake engagement ring. Download the printable flag template, then tie the elements together with a ribbon.

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