DIY Geometric Save-the-Date

It doesn't take a math whiz to see why cube-shaped stationery is a guaranteed attention-getter. Impress your guests with these smart save-the-dates you can make yourself.

cube save the date paper presentation
Photo: Bryan Gardner

Ensure your save-the-dates stand out from the rest with DIY stationery that really pops. When folded, the shading on these clever geometric save-the-dates creates the illusion of three-dimensional boxes. When they open them up, your guests will see hexagonal cards printed with your personalized message. For maximum visual appeal, we suggest combining matte, neutral-hued paper with envelopes in rich tones. And don't worry: this project is easier than it looks. All you'll need is our customizable template, paper, and envelopes to tell your guests, "Be there, or be square."



  1. Download our customizable card template.
  2. Input your wedding details and print on matte cover paper.
  3. Download our save-the-date wrap template and print on matte cover paper.
  4. Follow the template to cut and fold in the appropriate places.
  5. Close the invitations and place in envelopes.


Matte cover paper, 11" by 17", in Pewter, $13 for 25,

Square envelopes, 5" by 5", in Wine, $6.75 for 25,

If you're searching for even more inspiration, browse other unique save-the-date ideas from real weddings. Whether you want your cards to reflect your chosen wedding theme, show your distinct personality as a couple, or simply convey the relevant information, there are tons of different ways to make your save-the-dates spectacular.

Carry the trend of geometric shapes to your home by registering for pieces with a contemporary aesthetic. Allison Davis of registry website Zola rounds up graphic décor pieces that will add fun angles, lines, patterns, and a modern touch to your newlywed abode.

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