Youve probably heard about Save the Dates since they have
become quite popular with brides but you might not know
exactly what purpose they serve.
Save the Date announcements
Peoples lives are getting increasingly busier and more
tightly scheduled so thats where Save the Date
announcements come in handy. You want to make sure that
your guests, especially family and close friends, keep the
date of your wedding open when planning their schedules.
To ensure this, youll want to consider sending out Save the
Date notices shortly after you have set your wedding date,
especially if its several months in the future or around a
Proper etiquette doesnt dictate that these advance notices
have to be sent but in todays world it helps your guests in
their planning so they can be sure to be with you sharing in
the celebration of one of the most important days of your
life. If you do decide to send them out, you are not
required to send them to every one of your guests but youll
probably want to at least include close family members and
friends. Guests who will have to travel to be in attendance
will find them especially helpful for giving them plenty of
travel preparation time particularly if you are having a
Its easy to be creative when sending out your Save the
Dates since there are so many different varieties and
Magnets have become a favorite selection and why not since
your guests can easily stick them onto their refrigerator as
their reminder. Some magnets have the option of including a
photo and some actually show a calendar of your wedding date
month with your date circled for easy reference.
Scratch Off Cards
Scratch Off Cards are a fun, unique way of announcing your
wedding date. Your date will only be visible to guests
after they have scratched off the appropriate area on the
card similar to lottery tickets. They come in great playful
designs sure to make your guests smile.
Announcement Cards can be as creative or as simple as you
like. They come in varying designs, colors and themes from
whimsical to more traditional. Some of them even come in
All designs are printed with your wedding date
All designs are printed with your wedding date and names and
some even give the option of including the wedding location.
Blank white mailing envelopes are usually included in the
price no matter which design you choose. Be sure to list at
the bottom of your Save the Date the added line, invitation
to follow, so guests wont assume that this is the actual
wedding invitation. This is also why its imperative that
everyone who receives your Save the Date will also receive
your wedding invitation.
Wedding invitations play an important role in planning your
wedding, and in todays society, Save the Dates are becoming
increasingly popular because of your guests busy schedules.
You want to do everything you can to make sure family and
friends will be able to share in the joy of your wedding