The most amazing day of your lives has happened and you have gotten engaged. Congratulations! Now the fun of planning the wedding begins, and the first decision you are likely to make is the celebration date. At Shutterfly, we can help you spread the word to your friends and family so they block out time for your big shindig. Because the save-the-date cards are one of the first steps in your wedding-related mailings, they set the tone for the rest of your celebration. Because of this factor, you’ll need to think carefully about which template you choose. Picking the design that expresses your personality as a couple right of the bat will be an important first step.
Nearly every couple today chooses a foil save-the-date card that includes pertinent information along with a photo of the pair. When it comes to choosing a design, therefore, it really comes down to what background image you’d like to feature. A popular approach is a rustic design, one that features wood grain or wooden planks, chalkboards, lace or a burlap/linen look. However, there are other features you can choose that kick up the rustic factor on our save the date card designs, including:
Of course, the date you would like your guests to mark on their calendar should be the most prominent feature on the save-the-date cards. But there are some other details you could include, such as:
Your rustic save-the-date cards will get the ball rolling on your wedding theme and all subsequent stationery designs. When you choose your template, be sure to bookmark the wedding invitation style that matches so you will have a head start on the next step.