Editor’s Note: Today’s post was contributed by the fabulous Rachel from Benign Objects… an absolute expert when it comes to discussing utterly unique stationery concepts. Enjoy!
Over the past few years, brides and grooms-to-be have become increasingly creative when it comes to crafting a show-stopping Save the Date. After all, Save the Dates are the very first thing your guests will see, so they should really set the tone for your wedding. From whimsical to elegant, there are a bevy of beautiful and unique ways to set your special day apart from the typical photo postcard Save the Date or magnet.
Check out some of the amazingly cool inspirations below.
no. 1 Decoder Save the Dates
Photo by Kellan Studios
no. 2 Pencil Us In Save the Dates
no. 3 Confetti Save the Date + no. 4 Tie Save the Date
Right: This is a wonderful, and very DIY-able approach to a Save the Date. A bunch of vintage ties and an iron-on logo make for a very unique nuptial notice. This creative idea resulted in an unexpected surprise- many of the guests wore the ties to the wedding!
no. 5 Handkerchief Save the Date
Something that serves the dual purpose of being informative and a keepsake, such as these custom printed handkerchiefs by Benign Objects, makes for an unforgettable gesture.
no. 6 Balloon Save the Date
no. 7 Plantable Save the Dates
Photo by Pat Furey
Lowcountry Press created these very eco-friendly Save the Dates. The bride and groom were inspired by the concept of putting down roots with their wedding, so they decided to incorporate handmade ceramic plant markers and letterpress printed text on plantable paper. Source: Oh So Beautiful Paper
no. 8 Calendar Save the Dates
Here’s a festive, State Fair-inspired 12-month calendar Save the Date that will actually look chic on a fridge. It goes beyond a typical magnet Save the Date but is also affordable. Check them out here.
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