Stock Save-the-Dates That Look Totally Custom
And make a big splash without breaking the bank.
First stop on the wedding-planning train is choosing a date and a venue. Next stop: sending out save-the-dates! For those brides who love paper materials, this part is fun and exciting, but it can be a bit overwhelming trying to figure out where to start the process. There are so many resources in the wedding world for this kind of thing, and you want to be sure the save-the-dates set the tone for your wedding overall.
If time is on your side (most save-the-dates hit the mail at the 6-8 month mark) and you're able to squeeze custom save-the-dates into your budget, we say go for it! If you're in a rush and looking to save a bit of cash, there are lots of fabulous options for ordering save-the-dates online that arrive quickly and look great. Some services even offer free guest address printing, various envelope liner options, or slight customization based on your needs.
Watercolor Astrology Save-the-Date
Designed by Mr. Boddington, these watercolor save-the-dates look hand-painted and achieve ultimate impact for an unforgettable night spent under the stars. If you're planning a weekend of glamping, camping, or just moonlit dancing, this save-the-date could have your names written on it (or in the stars). Available for order at paperlesspost.com.
Floral Crest Save-the-Date
Gold Foil-Stamped Save-the-Date
Gold foil stamping adds a pop of shine and glam to any save-the-date. These tried and true formats make selecting the right layout a breeze, and the shimmery foil makes an impact that feels a little more sophisticated than your classic stock option. Available for order at papersource.com.
Graphic Patterned Save-the-Date
Patterns abound on the front and backside of this one-of-a-kind-looking save-the-date. While most stock options are one-sided and can be a bit lackluster to receive in the mail, this Minted announcement is bold and graphic in all the right ways—a perfect way to announce a New Year's Eve wedding or an all-out art deco theme celebration.
Luxurious Letterpress Save-the-Date
While many people select letterpress printing for their invitations, this formal paper-stamping style is usually considered a splurge. Famed interior designer Kelly Wearstler's line for paperlesspost.com includes a few letterpress options that won't break the bank but still have a sophisticated aesthetic.
Save-the-Dates With Fantastic Fonts
The difference between a basic save-the-date and one that stands out as unique and well thought out can sometimes boil down to font choices and minimalistic design. Visually, some things are best simplified. Artifact Uprising gets that mindset and offers various layout options with perfectly elegant fonts.
Save-the-Dates With Envelope Liners
Marvelous Marble Save-the-Date
Maybe it's because marble is timeless, or maybe because it's such a beautiful icon of luxury, but we think the stone will always look a step above average. Minted.com sells this gorgeous save-the-date set that looks like it came straight out of a handmade paper factory. And there's gold foil to boot!
Vintage Movie Poster Save-the-Date
No one would ever guess this old-school movie poster style was a stock option! Equal parts vintage and totally unique, this retro poster save-the-date is a perfect option for the couple who loves the spotlight. We especially love the rating that reads, "A lot of kissing—may not be suitable for children."
Rose Gold Foil Save-the-Date
Remember what we said earlier about how foil stamping adds a bit of glam and sophistication to a save-the-date? Well, Wedding Paper Divas is upping the game by also offering rose gold as a foil stamp color option. Bonus points if this matches the color of your engagement ring!
Rubber Stamps for Save-the-Dates
Save-the-Dates With Bold Fonts
Impressively scaled fonts can be a really interesting look for a save-the-date that seems custom but is a readily available stock option. While the concept sounds basic, there's nothing standard about this dramatic look.
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