Fun and Creative “Save the Date” Ideas

Once you have set your wedding date, you want everyone to know. Not only do you want to announce to the world that you are getting married in a particular date, you also want to give people plenty of notice so that they can be sure to be there on your special day. Before you start sending out wedding invitations, it is smart to send out “save the date” notices. This way, your intended guests will have plenty of advance notice that they will be receiving invitations to your wedding. This is especially important if any guests will have to get time off to travel to your wedding, or you expect guests to travel for a destination wedding. Now, you don’t want to do what everyone else is doing. You want your “save the date” notices to be unique and creative. That is just what you will have when you take inspiration from the following ideas....more

The New Age of Save-the-Date Cards

Save-the-date cards are a critical step in planning your wedding. I recommend sending out save-the-dates 9 months to a year before your wedding if possible.  While these can add an extra cost, they are an important step, and there are many new alternatives to the basic.For couples who are worried about costs, try creating a website. Many wedding planning sites offer them for free. Send an email out to all guests with a link to the website – easy enough!Here are some other traditional and nontraditional ways to get creative with your save-the-dates:...more