Do I need to send out Save the Dates for my wedding? And when do I send them out?
Save the dates are sent out 6-12 months before the wedding. They’re especially useful if you’re planning a destination wedding; if you’re inviting many out of town guests who will need to travel; or if your guests are simply very busy people whose weekends get booked up months in advance. Save the dates can look just like your wedding invitation; they can hint at the wedding invitation style to come; or you can choose a totally different design. They are often less formal too, meaning you can be as adventurous and playful as you want on the color and design—whatever reflects you and your excitement for your wedding. We’ve designed save the dates as postcards; as panel invitations; or as more elaborate sets with pocketfolds and additional pieces, such as a welcome letter from the bride and groom, a schedule of events, and hotel/travel information.
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