The buzz on Save the Date's!
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"The buzz on Save the Date's!"

Author: Christine - Internet Sales CoordinatorNovember 2005

The modern bride has a new way of announcing her wedding with "Save the Dates." Save the Date announcements are a fun, trendy way to let your guests know about your special day. The announcements come in various shapes; colors and themes to best fit your needs. Save the Date announcements are usually sent out ranging anywhere from three months to one year before your wedding. The wedding invitation is sent out at a later date, usually six to eight weeks before your event.

Today's couples are saying "I do" on the beautiful beaches of Hawaii or while rolling the dice in exciting Las Vegas. When you have a destination wedding your guests need ample time to prepare. The benefit of sending save the date announcements is it informs your guests of the event early, so they can make the necessary arrangements. Many couples provide a website on the announcements that guests can view for information such as travel discounts and hotel rooms.

Save the date announcements are a great way to set the mood for your event. If your wedding is formal there are many elegant cards to choose from. For destination weddings graphics of flip-flops, and cruise ships are common creative ways to announce your wedding.

Save the Date magnets are a popular type of announcement. These magnets are available in styles including photos and calendars. Photo and calendar magnets are some of the more popular items. Calendars serve as a constant reminder of your special day. Photo cards have a photo of your choice printed on them. What better way to show your happiness then sharing a picture of you and your loved one to all of your guests?

Save the date announcements are a wonderful way of sending the special message to family and friends of your upcoming day. It's a crafty way of keeping your upcoming wedding in the home and hearts of your guests.