30 Incredibly Awkward Engagement Announcements

If you're planning on tying the knot anytime soon, hilarious, adorable wedding announcements are usually the way to go. Some folks, however, take the concept of "funny and creative" a little too far, and end up using a totally cringe-worthy engagement announcement. We get it. You're trying to be unique, or silly, and you're trying to do those things in a way that reflects the personalities of both you and your soon-to-be spouse. However, it's incredibly easy for these engagement announcements to go horribly wrong, and the people depicted below are no exception. 

Here you’ll find examples of what to do, what not to do, and what to never, ever, under any circumstances even try to do. These charming couples decided to put a clever spin on a traditional engagement announcement, but their plans backfired, and turned their joy into a series of hilarious fails. 

  • 1. Happy Family

    Happy Family
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    3,962 votes
  • 2. Written In The Stars

    Written In The Stars
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    3,919 votes
  • 3. 50 Shades

    50 Shades
    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
    3,476 votes
  • 4. Love Is A River

    Love Is A River
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    3,622 votes
  • 5. Alright, Fine

    Alright, Fine
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY
    2,870 votes
  • 6. Ouch

    Photo: flickr / CC0
    4,083 votes