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One Amazing Outside-of-the-Box Idea for Your Save the Dates that Saves You Money

Save the date cards come in all sorts of designs, shapes, and sizes. In fact, many aren’t even cards.

Some brides send magnets, some send bookmarks, some send a mini calendar of their wedding month, and others send…

Save the date postcards.

This out-of-the-box idea is an up-and-coming trend in the wedding industry and brides are having all sorts of fun, creative, and beautiful save the date postcards designed.

Not only are save the date postcards a unique and creative way to get the word out about your upcoming wedding, but they’re super cost effective as well.

Instead of having to mail a card and envelope duo, you can simply forego the cost of an envelope for every save the date and figure the postcards and postage into your budget.

Check out these postcard save the dates.

(LEFT) An entire suite design that I did for a client in Texas. Photo credit to Significant Events of Texas. (RIGHT) An invitation and rsvp postcard done for a local client using the same floral but adding a metallic silver backing to add some flair.

Some other unique save the date ideas (which may or may not be cost effective) are:

  • Library card style save the dates (for bookworms or lovers who met in the library)
  • Mini puzzle save the dates (for those who’ve found their missing piece)
  • A pencil etched with your wedding date and a card that says “pencil us in”
  • Coaster save the dates
  • Newspaper style save the dates

You can easily take inspiration from where you met your future spouse or where you got engaged and come up with all sorts of fun ideas to incorporate into your save the dates.

If you’d want to work with a designer who loves out-of-the-box ideas and coming up with beautiful, fun, and cost effective ways to design and send out your save the dates, reach out to me about my save the date and wedding invitation design. I’d love to be a part of your big day.

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