There are so many good save the date ideas out there, here are some of the most creative save the date ideas that I found.
Next up on the Ultimate Wedding Checklist is to send out your save the dates, which is super exciting. This is your first correspondence with your wedding guests, which is a fun step!! Everyone that receives a save the date definitely needs to be on your guest list and everyone that is on your guest list should definitely receive a save the date. If you are having troubles starting your wedding guest list, check this post out. There are so many creative save the date ideas out there for your wedding. Today I’m sharing some of my favorites.
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10 Creative Save the Date Ideas
You may be wondering…
- Do we have to send out save the dates? I think Save the Dates are optional, but they are becoming more mainstream and expected nowadays. They will definitely help you fend off all the people that 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 should we sent 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 to be sent 8 weeks prior to wedding.
- Can we send out a save the date via email? I think this is a great way to save some money in your wedding budget. Check out my recommendation for Paperless Post below.
- What information should we include on our save the date? Definitely your names, 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”. You can also mention your wedding website if you have one. If you don’t, check out this post about how to create a wedding website that will wow your guests.
There are so many creative save the date ideas out there for your wedding. Here are some of my favorites.
Magnet – Shutterfly – Whimsical Date
I loved all of these creative save the date ideas, didn’t you!? Which was your favorite?