Ideas for Save the Date Wording

You’ve reserved the venue and confirmed the date, and now it’s time to send out save the date cards to let your friends and family know about your upcoming wedding. Whether it’s the first time you’re revealing the date or a change of plans due to unforeseen circumstances, make sure to provide plenty of notice with stylish save the date cards. At this point, you only need to share the basic details with your loved ones so that they can mark your special day on their calendars and begin planning their attendance.

Save The Date Designs

Paper + Press offers a vast range of designs for save the date cards. Many options give you the chance to feature a lovely photo from your engagement photo shoot or your latest romantic getaway. While there is no rule that your save the dates must match the rest of your wedding stationery, these cards are your guests’ initial glimpse of your wedding. Therefore, you may want to consider the rest of the wedding stationery suite when selecting your preferred design. The save the date cards will also serve as the first hint of your wedding style and an opportunity to showcase a piece of your personalities. It’s important to keep the style of the wording consistent throughout all of your wedding stationery.

Tips for Save the Date Wording

If you’re unsure how to word your save the date cards, don’t worry. Take a look at what you should and shouldn’t include in your save the dates before browsing our traditional and informal save the date wording ideas. As you will see, save the date cards are generally short and sweet.

What to Include in Save the Date Cards

Your save the date cards are meant to give your guests an idea of when and where your wedding is taking place so that they can take time off work and begin thinking about transportation and accommodations. Here are the essential details to include in your save the date cards:

  • The names of the happy couple
  • The wedding date
  • Town, city, region, or country where the wedding will be held
  • Notification that invitations will follow
  • What Not to Include in Save the Date Cards

At this point, you don’t want to provide too much detail, and you might not yet have confirmed the running order of the day. Therefore, here are a few things that you should avoid including in your save the date cards:

  • Venue name(s)
  • Time of ceremony or reception
  • RSVP details
  • For those whose wedding plans have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand how critical it is to celebrate your special day surrounded by loved ones. That’s why we’re here to assist you in communicating any changes to your wedding ceremony and reception with beautiful stationery that will make you smile. Our change the date wording page will assist you in sharing the new details of your postponed wedding, while our save the date suggestions below have been expertly crafted to reflect these uncertain times.

Traditional Save the Date Wording

If you’re planning a traditional wedding, Paper + Press offers a range of designs that will set the tone for your wedding and begin your traditional wedding stationery suite. Traditional cards come with traditional save the date wording. Check out our wording ideas below, or ask our friendly customer service team for wording suggestions. Our talented proofreaders will ensure that your save the date wording is flawless by going through our complimentary retouching service.

Informal Save the Date Wording

Informal save the date cards are a fantastic way to set the tone for a modern and relaxed wedding. Your save the date cards are an opportunity to announce your engagement and share your joy with loved ones. Use our photo save the date cards to showcase your new ring or engagement photo shoot images before getting into the wedding’s details, such as when and where