20 Save-the-Date Ideas That Are Anything But Boring
Congrats! You’ve nailed down the date for your nuptials, and now it’s time to let your guests know when the big day is going down with a clever save-the-date. From balloons to bookmarks, these 20 options are a perfect match for every kind of couple. So pick one and get to stickin’ those stamps!
1. minted ‘Wash of Color’ Save the Date ($179 for 100): Mixing trends is totally a thing right now. And watercolors paired with geometric designs are a match made in save-the-date heaven.
2. Noteworthy Paper Press Save the Date Postcard ($450 for 50): Make an out-of-state wedding very obvious with these cute postcards. You’ll save some money on postage and leave no doubt about where you’re tying the knot.
3. Zazzle Infographic Save the Date ($3 each): Give your fave ladies and gents a fun little preview of your journeys to pure wedded bliss!
4. White Knot Save the Date Balloon Cards ($87): If your wedding is going to be one giant blowout, notify the future party-goers with celebratory balloons. Once your friends and family inflate them, they’ll be able to see all the deets.
5. minted ‘Until Death’ Save the Dates ($118 for 100): Give your guests a v. *literal* vibe with an “until death do us part” card option.
6. minted ‘You In or What’ Save the Dates ($70 for 25): These are not your mother’s wedding notifications. Let your save-the-dates reflect the kind of badass couple you are by getting directly to the point.
7. Basic Invite ‘Your Initials’ Save the Date ($100 for 155): This personalized print with the couples’ initials is a unique take on the traditional engagement photo print.
8. Love of Creating Rustic Floral Save the Date ($3 each): Talk about a cute way to reserve the date! Sure, your besties are coming to celebrate your love and marriage but seeing exactly when that is never hurts.
9. Laurel Wooden Magnet Save the Date ($2 each): Upgrade your paper invite to a wooden magnet that will easily stand out during wedding season.
10. Yes, Dear. Studio DIY Printable Bookmark Save the Date ($75): If your lovin’ is of the literary sort, print these handmade bookmarks.
11. Normadorothy Map Save the Date Luggage Tag ($2 each): Let your guests know how excited you are to party with them. This style is an especially fab idea if you’re having a destination wedding or want your hometown highlighted on the invites.
12. All Custom Gifts Heavyweight Personalized Paper Coasters ($100 for 75): Create something personal for your guests-to-be with a coaster that shows how excited you are to have them join in on the festivities. It’ll be *so* you and your boo, and your peeps will be excited to toast to the sentiment.
13. Beyond Design Passport Save the Date Design ($50 design fee): Whether you’re eloping in an intimate ceremony or planning the destination wedding of the year, your guests will get the hint that they’re in for an adventure.
14. The Crafty Smiths Clear Acrylic Save the Date ($383 for 100): As we always say, the more unique, the better. Start the party off right away with the industry’s latest craze for 2018 — acrylic!
15. Marsala Studio Wedding Announcement ($13+ each): Honesty delivered straight to their door.
16. Soulmate Stationery Save the Date Scratch Off ($293 for 100): You’ve already won big with your fiancé — now give your guests the chance to try their luck with a save the date scratch-off card. Spoiler: The result is your wedding date!
17. Pixie Chicago Plane Ticket Save the Date ($5 each): Let your peeps know to start packing their bags for a dreamy retreat to your destination wedding.
18. Minted ‘Here’s a Story’ Save the Date ($118 for 100): Tell your love story in the save the date via this graphic flow chart.
19. Secret Creation Pencil Us In Save the Dates ($2 each): This cheeky card is sure to gain their attention AND give them just what they need to mark down the Big Day.
20. Wedding Paperie Sunglasses Save The Date Postcard ($2+ each): Highlight the romance between two total beach bums. Note: Sunglasses not included.
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(With additional reporting by Jordan Strohl)