Did you get engaged over the holiday season? CONGRATS!!! Turns out, December is the #1 month for men to kneel down on one knee, and now it’s time to jump into the wedding planning process! First things first – you’ll need a wedding venue and a date, but once those are decided, you can start thinking about your fun Save The Date ideas. It’s important to get those bad boys out about 6 months prior to your wedding date so that your guests can put you on the cal. Plus, the sooner they know the deets the sooner they can start making arrangements like booking flights and hotel rooms to make coming to your wedding affordable.
So – back to those Save The Dates. This is where you can have a lot of fun and show off your personalities. If formal’s your thing, go for it, but if you love the idea of a more whimsical or silly save the date, you can do that too! The invitation sets the tone for your wedding, but the save the date is pretty much no holds barred – so if you’re having a traditional wedding, you can still do a fun out of the box save the date. Check out some of these fab ideas!
1. Magnets are a common go-to for save the dates, seeing as the fridge is a pretty reliable spot for placing something where you’ll remember it. But, if you’re looking for something a little different, you can keep it in the kitchen and offer up your guests a surprise with Save the Date dish towels! Everytime your guests are in the kitchen they’ll see your towel and get excited for your day!
2. Plant the date for your wedding in the minds and hearts of your wedding guests by sending seed packets with your invites! Your guests will think about your upcoming wedding date as they watch the flowers bloom. Love this unique take on the seed idea – perf for the science-lovin’ duo!
3. Pop up in your guests’ mailboxes with pop-up save the dates! Grab your fave engagement photo pic and bring it to life with these adorable and super fun save the dates.
4. Get your guests’ heads spinning over amazing record save the dates! You can put your info on the record label, and then place your fave tunes on the record itself. Love!