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 19 options are a perfect match for every kind of couple. So pick one and get to stickin’ those stamps!
1. Love Rocks: Mixing trends is totally a thing right now. And watercolors paired with geometric designs are a match made in save-the-date heaven. If you’re handy with a paintbrush and stencils, go the budget-friendly route and DIY these edgy masterpieces. (via Invitation Crush)
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.
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. Destination Save-the-Date: Get your guests in the *aloha* mood with these pineapple prints. (via Mospens Studio)
6. Straightforward Save-the-Date: 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. (via Say Yes to Jess)
7. Picture Perfect: This magnetic photo strip does double-duty on their fridge as a way to hold up their to-do list and remind them that a party is coming around the bend. (via Brett & Jessica / Ruffled)
8. Sweet Ink Design Co. Printable Free Beer Save-the-Date ($15): Talk about an incentive to RSVP! Sure, your besties are coming to celebrate your love and marriage, but a little motivation 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, whip up these DIY bookmarks.
11. Hello Tenfold Postcard Save-the-Date Kit ($535, set of 25): 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. Save-the-Date DVD: Create something personal for your guests-to-be with a mini movie 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 touched by the sentiment. (via Jay Adores Design Co. / Oh So Beautiful Paper)
13. Beyond Design Passport Save-the-Date Design ($50): 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. Celebration Confetti: As we always say, the more confetti, the better. Start the party off right away with bits of gold shimmer that your closest guys and gals can throw around to celebrate. (via Mospens Studio)
15. Cute Kids: This is the ultimate #TBT. Perfect for high school sweethearts, this throwback to your grade-school photos will give recipients a good giggle and prepare them for a day that’s been years in the making. (via Zazzle)
16. Life Lottery Scratch Off Lottery Ticket Save-the-Date ($80, set of 50): You’ve already won big with your fiancé — now give your guests the chance to try their luck with a save-the-date lottery ticket. They’ll def be excited to scratch off their numbers and win an invite to your affair.
17. Pixie Chicaco Plane Ticket Save-the-Date ($55, set of 25): Let your peeps know to start packing their bags for a dreamy retreat to Mexico.
18. Minted Here’s a Story Save-the-Date ($118, set of 100): Tell your love story in the save-the-date via this graphic flow chart.
19. We Due Dates Library Save-the-Date Cards ($50, set of 25): An old-school library card is a perfect way to highlight the romance between two total bookworms. Include all the big milestones and don’t forget the most important date of all: your wedding!
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