Save-the-date cards set the stage for your wedding day. They are meant to be less formal than your wedding invitations and we love it when couples put their own personal and creative spin on these. Save-the-date cards create the first impression that your guests will have of the wedding so have fun with them and make them your own. We found these cute and clever save-the-date ideas that are certain to have your guests counting down the days to your big day!
Left: Customizable paper blocks - ArtPromos.com for printing (these were about $4 a pad, with a minimum order of 120). Read more at Marthastewartweddings.com: DIY Wedding Stationery – Martha Stewart Weddings Right: Folded Heart Save-The-Dates - download template here.
Spinner Card Save-The-Date: Just like a Cracker Jack box, this stationery comes with its own tiny toy: a spinner that reflects the playfulness of your relationship. When guests twist the strings and pull, it creates an image of a heart that's been pierced by Cupid's arrow Read more at Marthastewartweddings.com: DIY Wedding Stationery – Martha Stewart Weddings
Left: Bookmarks - Send to your stationer or create yourself. These bookmarks were printed on lightweight card stock, five per sheet, and trimmed to 2-by-7-inch strips. Punch holes; add store-bought tassels. Right: Cocktail Reception Save-The-Dates- find them at dittopaper.com and paperplaceink.com
Left: Lighthearted Announcements - These save-the-date cards convey their message in fun and distinctive ways. A calendar from a stationer starts at the wedding month; the wedding date is circled in red. Photo booth pictures, magnets, or the dreams of a schoolgirl who practiced writing her married name in her notebook all make great themes. Reminder stickers let guests stick your wedding information on their calendars. Right: Stamp and Photo Save The Date - Pose for the camera spelling out love with your fingers.Type in your name and location information, then print it onto 8 1/2-by-11-inch heavyweight ink-jet paper. Print your photo on the opposite side. Read more at Marthastewartweddings.com: Personalized Wedding Save-the-Date How-To
Left: Souvenir Cards - great for announcing a destination wedding abroad. Use mini paper flags and postcards to give your guests a hint on wedding location. Right: These ideas play up your locale. Each uses a custom rubber stamp; you can have one made at an office-supply store. Trace your state, make a mini map, or send word on a paper airplane. Read more at Marthastewartweddings.com: DIY Wedding Stationery – Martha Stewart Weddings
Read more at Marthastewartweddings.com: DIY Wedding Stationery – Martha Stewart Weddings