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Reasons Why It Still Matters To Send Save the Date Cards

Planning your own wedding is quite a challenging task. If only you had it your way, you would want to put in everything you want for the event to be successful; however, there are some things that you need to sacrifice not having in order to minimize your expenses. But then again, even if there are so many things you may have to leave behind like hiring an expensive wedding photographer or using a luxury wedding car, save the date cards must not be one of those things. Though you might feel like save the date cards are no longer that trendy these days, the fact is there still are distinctive reasons why you should use them for your wedding. Let’s talk about these reasons below.

1 – It sure is the most exciting way to announce an engagement.

The truth is the most basic function of save the date cards is to communicate to everyone about an upcoming event, so why not use it to tell your friends that you’re getting married?

2 – They are perfect for showcasing your wedding theme to your would-be guests.

By creating DIY save the dates, you can incorporate your wedding theme to those cards, in the process giving your guests an idea of how your wedding will look like.

3 – You can even include engagement shoot photos in those save the date cards.

This is actually one of the cheapest ways of personalizing your invites to your friends since you can conveniently grab some photos during your engagement shoot and put them in the save the date cards.

4 – Save the date cards can be used as some form of guarantee on your guest list.

What you’re basically doing is sending them cards in advance so that your guests will now that you consider them as special and that they in turn can confirm if they can attend based on the date noted in the card.

5 – They offer flexibility.

If there was one very good reason why save the date cards are still trendy, it’s because they offer flexibility on your part when it comes to inviting your wedding 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. The responsibility we’re referring to is sending those cards as soon as possible since you want your guests to fix their schedules and fit your big day in them.