In the world of Save-the-Date cards everything can look a bit same-same after a while. It can be difficult to find something uniquely you.
By all accounts, this little piece of stationary is of huge importance – it’s the announcement of your wedding date and sets the tone for the rest of the event. Being the first interaction couples will have with guests in a formal capacity, it is important to get it right.
Whether you’re struggling for inspiration or hoping to make an impact with a really creative design check out some of the ideas below, they may just spark a great idea!
Mix your media
If you’re the musical type then a really cool idea is to send your Save the Date cards out in the form of an old school mix tape.
The greatest thing about sending out your announcements with a musical accompaniment is that nothing can be more unique to you as a couple, your music tastes are completely your own after all!
This is a great way to give your guests a sneak peek at the wedding playlist and set the tone for an event that puts music front and centre.
You can personalize the packaging for your tape, CD or vinyl with your important wedding details, or if you’re the tech savvy type and you’re planning to try the digital route for your save the date cards, then you might choose to send out a digital playlist.
If you’re concerned about the planet and the impact of sending out hundreds of little paper invites to all your nearest and dearest, then not to worry, there are sustainable save the date card options!
There are numerous eco-friendly options out there for those who are conscious about their environmental footprint.
You might consider using stationary made out of recycled materials, suppliers whom offset their carbon footprint, paperless options or even plantable options that sprout into flowers or herbs – a lasting reminder of your special day.
Say it with confetti
Nothing says it’s a celebration like confetti! If you want a fun and memorable way to announce your big news to your friends and family the consider using confetti with your save the date cards. Everyone loves the opportunity to throw a bit of confetti around.
In a world where we rarely get good news via snail mail anymore, confetti announcements are a cute way to inject a bit of fun into the news for your guests.
Throwing the confetti might even be a good photo opportunity for your guests, ensuring that they certainly won’t be forgetting your wedding plans any time soon.
After the excitement of the initial proposal many couples will invest in engagement photography so that they can capture and remember the moment in their life. Save the date cards are a perfect medium for sharing your beautiful photography with friends and family. A picture is worth a thousand words after all.
You might also have sentimental photos from your life together as a couple that you may want to use. There certainly can’t be anything more unique and meaningful to you as a couple then sharing your special photo’s with your loved ones.
These are just a few small ideas for your save the date cards, there are a million options out there and ways to customize your announcements to meet your needs and create the right tone for your wedding. If you’re having trouble finding the right style for you, have a look online or consider what’s important to you as a couple, there is something for everyone.