Save the Dates are optional, but they are becoming more mainstream and expected nowadays. They will definitely help you fend off all the people who are asking you when you’re getting married. Honestly, that question starts getting annoying like five minutes after you get engaged, right? If you need help choosing your wedding date, here’s my advice.
When you should send out Save the Dates?
Shutterfly says that save the dates should be sent out 4-6 months before the wedding (6-8 months if it’s a destination wedding). Formal invitations are to be sent 8 weeks prior to the wedding.
Can we send out the Save the Date announcement via email?
Yes, totally! I think this is a great way to save some money on your wedding budget.
What information should we include on our Save the Dates?
Definitely your name, wedding date, and location (city is fine if you haven’t locked down your venue). It’s nice to include a note that there is more info coming like “formal invitation to follow”.
A magnet is a great way to send your Save the Date to guests. I love that your guests can add it to their fridge as a reminder of your upcoming event. All you have to do is add your photo and your nuptial details to order. The magnet also comes with blank white envelopes for addressing.
I love the idea of using a bookmark for a Save the Date. Your guests will be able to use it to save their place in their book, all while being reminded of your upcoming wedding. This version is for an instant download you can edit the details yourself and then print, which is great when you are in a pinch!
What a creative idea! You can customize this bulk order of balloons to include your wedding date information and send it out to guests. Pair it with a card that says "Inflate & Save The Date" for a cute and memorable idea!
Make your guests feel like rock stars when you send them personalized wedding Save the Date ticket magnets. Great as wedding easy Save the Date reminders, these supplies are just like the real tickets you receive for concerts, plus they'll serve as great reminders that your invitees can keep on their refrigerator.
Why doesn't love a pencil? Especially when they have your names and a memorable date on them! These Save the Date wooden engraved pencils are available in natural wood with a silver ferrule and white eraser. They offer the "Pencil Us In" Kraft backing cards and matching envelopes, which can be customized and personalized with up to 3 lines of text on the card to add your details!
These adorable little Save the Date magnets are a great way to announce your wedding. They are made with love and attention to detail from solid wood. You can choose the type of wood (beech, mahogany, walnut, cherry, oak, wenge or mixed) and customize with your personalized details.
How cute is this scratch-off Save the Date?! Yes, it REALLY scratches off! Just like a lottery ticket... but customized for you! Scratch the circle to reveal your date. The Save the Date magnet is ultra-thick and beautifully printed.