"This card is simple and to the point, just the way we want it. Although the corner of the save the date column looks a bit funny, we still like the simplistic style to this card. The only complaint we have is actually how the save the date portion is positioned on the left on almost all the save the date cards' design, except for this "Label of Love" one!!!. We originally were going with "Best Date Ever Save The Date", because the save the date portion looks simpler and the fonts for the date are much bigger and eye catching. But the problem with most of the one-photo save the date cards on this website is that the "save the date" portion is almost always on the left. It is already hard to decide on what's our favorite photo to put on a save the date card, having to pick a photo that fit the design just adds another layer of complication."
"I was really nervous about using Shutterfly for the save-the-dates for mine and Darik's October wedding, until my friend sent me a save-the-date for her wedding also made by Shutterfly. I spent some time playing around with the layouts of several "favorited" templates, which I highly recommend especially if you're planning to have photos on your cards. I was worried that the pictures might be too small as many of our engagement photos were not close up shots. So I took a shot and was blown away when my little orange box arrived. The pictures were perfectly clear and it looks absolutely gorgeous! I simply love it! Also, I might add, the delivery time was pretty spectacular too. I ordered mine exactly a week ago on Memorial Day weekend and althouh they weren't originally supposed to arrive until next week, I still got them last night, Friday, despite the Federal holiday. Shutterfly is awesome! :-)"
"Worked great to share a few pictures from our trip on one card for family."
"I love Shutterfly I wasn't sure about the black and white concept mixed with color but it worked out perfect something simple and beautiful. The picture I loaded doesn't do Shutterfly justice I got the matte finish we got many compliments thanks for making our save the dates something to remember. I will be getting more wedding momentos from Shutterfly!!!"
"My save the dates turned out wonderful! I received them very fast and I am pleased with the product. Only thing I wish I was able to do with them is be able to customize them a bit more. I wish I could add text and change color."
Compiling the guest list for your wedding is stressful. Sorting out who to invite and ruling out those you can’t accommodate can be a difficult decision. To make the process simpler, here are a few tips for perfecting your guest list.
From the start of the planning process, set realistic financial and capacity goals. Sticking to hard numbers helps you to make tough decisions further down the road. When the time comes to mail out your customized trifold save the dates, you should feel comfortable with the cost of entertaining your guests. Overextending invitations can make wedding planning a much more overwhelming experience, not to mention more expensive.
When you’ve reached your previously established guest limit, it’s time to make the hard decisions. Excluding people from your wedding may not be ideal, but in order to meet budgetary constraints, it’s essential. To avoid too many people at your wedding, set up a list of invitation requirements for yourself, such as:
• Having regular correspondence with the guest, family members excluded
• Not including casual acquaintances
• Requesting an adults-only event
• Not inviting someone because you feel obligated
Before you send out the RSVP cards for your wedding, make sure everyone on the guest list meets the criteria you’ve established.
Once your list is finalized, it’s time to distribute the wedding invitations. Sending fully customized flat, folded or trifold save the dates provide your guests with a beautiful reminder of your upcoming wedding. Deliver all the pertinent information with a personal touch, such as with a sentimental engagement photo. With an array of templates to choose from, find the one that suits the theme of your special day.
Though it can be stressful at times, inviting guests to your wedding doesn’t have to be difficult. Through establishing realistic goals and strict invitation guidelines, selecting guests for your wedding can be as simple as ordering the invitations themselves.