There’s still a lot of time in 2022. In fact, you’re never too early or too late to start planning your wedding day… but, you might want to get started now! As the cost of weddings continues to skyrocket, and more couples are opting for destination weddings, starting your wedding save the dates now could help ensure that you’ll stay on budget. Whether it’s a destination wedding or not, these stylish designs can be printed off for free and sent out into the world before your big day.
Which one of these save the dates would you want to send?
10 Unique & Unusual Save the Date Ideas
It’s not really a wedding if you can’t have fun with the planning, right? The following save the dates might be just the thing to inspire you to have a little more fun with your wedding day!
Design 1: Pastel Save The Dates
Pastel is perfect for summer, so why not create bright and cheery save the dates that are also unique? Your wedding colors can come out in full force, with many pastel-inspired designs. There are even some amazing watercolor techniques that are sure to please.
The best part? You can get a 4 x 6-inch card, personalized with your event details, for under $2.
Design 2: Rocky beach stamp save the date design
The feel of a tropical beach is the perfect way to avoid getting too serious about wedding planning. It’s also a great way to make your invitations stand out from everyone else’s. This save the date includes a dark overlay, so that you can include your guests in your favorite beach destination wedding idea.
Design 3: Classic black and white save the date
You might be thinking that this is kind of the cheesiest idea, but it’s so simple that we can’t pass it up! And, if you’re like us, you’re not going to want to leave any details out. You’ll have time to get creative with this one, especially when it comes to the font style and placement of your information. We like how you can choose from fonts that are best suited for your wedding–from script fonts to cursive fonts.
Design 4: Minimal Magnifique save the date cards
Minimal save the dates are a great way to make your wedding planning a little less stressful. The best part is that you can mix and match your save the dates, so that they remain unique. These cards are simple, with just a few lines of writing and photos. This design is perfect for those who are particular about the type of wedding they want to have.
Design 5: Metallic save the date
We like how this bohemian save the date cards feels so luxurious and elegant, with a pop of color that’s sure to be a hit on your wedding day. Why not go for even more shine with your cards? If you’re having an outdoor wedding, then you’ll also be able to have them printed on metallic paper.
Design 6: Timeless Save The Date Cards
The look of this save the date is so classic and timeless, with a mix of black and white text that you can customize. You could even go for a monochromatic aesthetic, with all black or white cards. If you use most design galleries on most websites online, you will be provided with a wide variety of customizable fonts and designs that are fun, chic and modern. This is such an amazing way to start your wedding planning because it’s very personal in terms of style.
Design 7: Forest watercolor save the dates cards
Those who are opting for a destination wedding might enjoy this design. It’s got a lot of movement to it, and it will be sure to impress your guests. Since you can print these cards off for free, you won’t have to worry about the cost of printing them. You can use exotic paper with gold and silver foil accents to match the theme, or you can choose pastel colors that remind you of your dream wedding location.
Design 8: Modern Arch Save the date cards
Who doesn’t want a modern wedding? These save the date cards feature an arched pattern and more. This design will let your wedding guests know that you mean business! We recommend that you choose this design if you are getting married next year, or if you have already chosen the location of your wedding.
Design 9: Embossed Note Card Save The Date Cards
These save the date cards are so bold and beautiful! In case you haven’t noticed, we love embossed designs on save the date cards. These are the perfect cards to use if you’re going with a florist who offers any form of matching save the date cards with the wedding bouquet.
Design 10: Modern Love Save The Date
These save the dates are modern and will make your wedding feel hip and trendy. You’ll be able to mix and match your save the dates into sets, or create “stacks” so that no one in your guest list is left out. This design is very unique, and it has a fun little touch of texture to it. The bold text will leave your guests with a lasting impression of you and the wedding you’re about to have.
Design 11: Floral Save The Date Cards
If you’re looking for more flowers in your save the dates, then this is the perfect design for you. From fuchsia blooms to lily-of-the-valley, this design features a variety of gorgeous blooms that are easy on the eye.
The ideas listed above are only a small portion of the ones that you can use for your save the dates. Once you’ve chosen which design you wish to use, your only task is to create a date! Keep in mind that this is one area where you have complete control.
Also read: The Ultimate Post-Wedding Checklist