Collection: Save the Date Cards

Save the date cards are a crucial first step in your wedding planning journey, giving guests a heads-up about your upcoming nuptials and ensuring they mark their calendars well in advance.

Why Send Save the Dates?

  • Early Notice: Especially important for destination weddings, holiday weekends, or guests traveling from afar.
  • Courtesy and Consideration: Allows guests to plan travel, accommodations, and time off work.
  • Builds Excitement: Sets the tone and generates anticipation for your wedding celebration.

What to Include:

  • Couple's Names: Clearly state who is getting married.
  • Wedding Date: The most crucial element, ensuring guests save the date.
  • Location: City and state are sufficient at this stage.
  • Website (Optional): Include your wedding website URL for further details.

Design and Style:

  • Match Wedding Theme: Coordinate with your overall wedding aesthetic and color scheme.
  • Photo Cards: Feature engagement photos for a personal touch.
  • Simple and Elegant: Opt for classic designs with clear typography.
  • Creative and Unique: Reflect your personalities with playful or thematic designs.

When to Send:

  • Destination Weddings: 9-12 months in advance.
  • Peak Season or Holiday Weekends: 6-8 months in advance.
  • Local Weddings: 4-6 months in advance.

Where to Order:

  • Online Stationery Retailers: Etsy, Minted, Zazzle, Vistaprint offer a wide variety of designs and customization options.
  • Local Print Shops: Provide personalized service and custom printing solutions.

Additional Tips:

  • Guest List: Send save the dates to everyone on your anticipated guest list.
  • Mailing: Use proper postage and ensure addresses are accurate.
  • Follow Up: Formal invitations with RSVP details will follow closer to the wedding date