Your save the dates are an introduction to your special day, so it’s always a good idea to tie it into your overall theme, giving your guests a taste of what’s to come. So if you’re having an outdoor rustic wedding, a cute and quirky save the date is the perfect way to announce to your guests your overall weddings vibe. It’s also a great way to add your personality and style. If you and your other half are both music fanatics, why not send your guest a mix tape save the date?

Polaroid save the date

polaroid save the date

We are obsessed with this simple and stunning idea of a Polaroid save the date. Not only does it look amazing, but it also allows you to capture a moment you won’t want to forget and keep the memory forever. This is perfect for the bride who strives for that classic romance on her wedding day and what’s more romantic than a picture of you and your other half in a beautiful setting at this special time.

Pencil us in

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pencil us in save the date

‘Pencil us in’ is a cute and quirky save the date and is one of our absolute favourites. This individualised idea will leave your guests impressed and more importantly, excited for your big day. We love how this simple idea is easily accessible for DIY brides who wish to save on costs while creating something unique and standout.

Rustic

rustic save the date

These wooden save the date mason jars are a beautiful choice for the bohemian bride who craves a romantic and rustic wedding day. We love the these ones because they're fridge magnets too, ensuring your guests won't forget.

Calendar

calendar save the date

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Why not save your guests all that trouble of having to flick through their calendar in search of your wedding date, by instead using an actual calendar save the date. Your guests will absolutely love this cute and clever idea. Why not attach a magnet to the back of it so your friends and family can put it on their fridge, reminding them of the special day that’s to come.

Destination weddings

destination save the date

If you’re having a destination wedding, then it’s imperative that you incorporate this into your save the dates. We love how some brides are using luggage tags to fill their guests in on the destination wedding ahead. Another fantastic way of incorporating this idea is the use of passports as invites.

Dog lovers

dog save the date

For all those dog lovers out there, who insist on having their perfect pooch part of their special day, this save the date idea is ideal for you.  Allowing your cute canine to feature in your save the date photos is a charming way to get your friends and family excited for your wedding day.

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Balloons

balloon save the datae

Balloons are not only a cheerful and cost-effective way for you and your other half to send out save the dates, but they also look amazing. Whether you send out pictures of you both holding a balloon or simply send out a balloon itself that your guests blow up to find out the date, we are obsessed. For any of you that are holding a fun circus wedding the balloon save the date is perfect for you.

- Jenny Mooney

Image credits: Polaroid: Serendipity Beyond Design | Pencil us in: Etsy | Rustic: Red Cloud Studio | Calendar: Pauline Anne Design | Destination wedding: Oh So Beautiful Paper | Dog lovers: Etsy | Balloon: Etsy