Should You Send Save the Date Cards These Days?
Planning your own wedding is quite a challenging task. For the most part, you want to skip on things where you can spare yourself of adding more to your already growing list of wedding expenses. However, we believe that in spite of the challenge of determining which things you should leave out, save the date cards must still be handed out to your guests. It may be true that these cards are not as popular as they once were, there still are quite some good reasons why you should give it a go. Let’s find out what those reasons are below.
1 – It’s probably the most exciting way to announce your engagement.
Since save the date cards were originally conceived to be a basic and convenient way to announce an event, then why not use it as a means to announce to your friends about your engagement and upcoming wedding?
2 – It’s a great way to showcase your wedding theme.
It doesn’t matter what sort of theme you want for your wedding; the fact is you can integrate the same to your DIY save the dates in order to give your guests a preview of how the event will look.
3 – Save the date cards can be graced with your own engagement photos.
There is no better way to personalize your save the date cards than putting photos of your engagement shoot and for your guests to see.
4 – Save the date cards can be used as some form of guarantee on your guest list.
Basically speaking, you are sending your selected guests these cards in advance so that they’ll be informed about the event, most especially the date; and in turn, they’ll let you know if they indeed can attend based on the date provided in the card.
5 – They are quite flexible.
There’s good reason why save the date cards are still in existence and that’s because they are quite flexible as a means to invite your potential guests. For one, you have the option to invite your potential day and/or evening guest list and in the process choose whether you want them on the day or evening reception.
Lastly, you need to realize that opting for sending save the date cards to your guests is a practical solution as an invitation, but it comes with a responsibility. Obviously, this responsibility means you need to send those cards as soon as possible because you want your guests to have ample time to prepare and free their schedules.