43 Unique Save the Date Ideas

Make sure your guests don't forget your wedding date by sending them a unique save the date - we've got 43 awesome ideas to inspire you!

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It’s important that your loved ones are able to attend your wedding and celebrate with you, so before you send out your wedding invitations, make sure you send save the date cards so people know to keep your wedding date free.

We’ve come up with a list of unique save the date ideas to make sure your guests won’t forget your wedding date!

Wooden

Make sure your save the date stands the test of time by picking a solid one made from wood. This would look lovely displayed at home too!

Wooden save the date

Image credit: Bateman Design at Not on the High Street

Magnet

The fridge is visited by people several times a day so make sure your wedding date stays in people’s mind by giving them a save the date fridge magnet from Cheerz!

Save the date fridge magnets

Bookmark

Your book worm guests will appreciate a save the date that doubles up as a bookmark like this one from A Touch of Verse.

Save the date book marks

Laser Cut

Laser cut wedding stationery looks really cool and this example from Bella Collection is no different.

Laser cut save the date

Post Card

A post card is a fun but simple way to make sure your guests remember your wedding date and keep it free.

Post card style save the date

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Library Card

Literary-loving brides and grooms can stay true to their personality by sending out save the dates inspired by library cards.

Library card style save the date

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Book Style

Alternatively, book worms could send out cards inspired by a Penguin classic.

Book style save the date

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Comic Book

If you and your other half are into all things superhero and comic related, why not include it in your wedding?

Comic book style save the date

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Sticker

Remember when you were at school or at the dentist and getting a sticker was the highlight of your day? That feeling has never really gone away so indulge your guests with a save the date in the form of a cool sticker!

Save the date sticker

Image credit: Dynamic Wedding Stationery on Zazzle

Infographic

Infographics are increasingly popular and can be used as a cool way to map out the timeline of your relationship. If your guests don’t already know your story, now is the time to share it.

Save the date infographic

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Tea Towel

Your guests will love you for this one – a save the date that is practical and pretty! By sending out this awesome creation from Original Wedding Tea Towels, your guests will remember your wedding date every time they wash up.

Save the date tea towel

Festival

If you’re planning a festival themed wedding, make sure your stationery fits the bill. These save the dates inspired by a festival flyer are perfect!

Festival flyer style save the date

Image credit: WEDFEST at Not on the High Street

Wrist Band

In fact, WEDFEST are the go-to place for festival themed wedding stuff – these wrist bands are a super cool idea!

Festival wristband save the date idea

Image credit: WEDFEST at Not on the High Street

Cinema Ticket

A cinema ticket themed save the date card is the ideal choice for couples planning a wedding with lots of movie inspired touches.

Cinema ticket save the date

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Travel Ticket

City-loving couples will love these save the dates, inspired by London train tickets.

Train ticket style save the date

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If you’re travelling further afield, consider an aeroplane ticket style from Appleberry Press.

Travel themed save the date

Luggage Tag

Fans of travelling will also love these luggage tags!

Luggage tag save the date

Image credit: Lucy Says I Do on Not on the High Street

Word Search

If you’re both self-confessed word nerds, get everyone else in on the game by sending out word searches!

Word search style save the date

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Badge

A cool badge from Wedding in a Teacup will go down well with your guests.

Badge save the date

Telegram

Why not go old school and send out telegrams? We love the creative use of the word 'stop' in the one below!

Save the date telegram

Image credit: Paper and Inc on Not on the High Street

Tube Map

Big city couples celebrating a wedding in London need these tube map inspired save the dates from Paper Grace.

Tube map inspired save the date

Chalkboard

Chalkboards are seriously stylish so be on trend by sending out chalkboard inspired cards.

Chalkboard inspired save the date

Image credit: Norma and Dorothy on Not on the High Street

Stamp

Get stamp happy and customise all bits of paper with a save the date wedding stamp like this one from Wedding in a Teacup.

Save the date stamp

Pencil

An effective way of making sure your guests ‘make a note’ of the date!

Save the date pencils

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Balloon

Get everyone in a party mood early by sending out balloon save the dates.

Balloon save the dates

Image credit: White Knot at Not on the High Street

Film Poster

Take inspiration from real wedding couple Alex and Lauren and photo shop film posters to send to your guests.

Film poster inspired save the date

Image credit: Photo Forrester

Paper Aeroplane

This creative save the date idea will give your guests hours (or half an hour or so) of fun!

Paper aeroplane save the date

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Message in a Bottle

Perfect for beach or seaside inspired weddings! By sending out a message in a bottle style save the date you're giving your guests a hint of what's to come.

Message in a bottle save the date

Image credit: Sarah Hurley Designs at Not on the High Street

Glitter

Bring some sparkle into your guests lives with a glittery save the date. Or be crafty and fill cards with glitter – they’ll hate you as they have to tidy it up, but they won’t forget your wedding date!

Glittery save the dates

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Confetti

If you don’t fancy the idea of sending a glitter bomb, what about a confetti pop? They can save it for the wedding or have a little party in the hall. Their choice.

Confetti bomb save the date

Image credit: Pops of Colour at Not on the High Street

Alternatively you can send them a save the date with some confetti already attached – a great way for control freaks to make sure all the confetti at the wedding matches their colour scheme…

Save the date with confetti

Image credit: Pops of Colour at Not on the High Street

Scratch Cards

Your guests will feel super lucky when the scratch card reveals your wedding date!

Scratch card save the date

Image credit: Sarah Hurley Designs at Not on the High Street

Video

Get creative like the quirky couple below did, and send out a video save the date.

Record

Music lovers should opt for record inspired stationery like this vinyl example from Sally Rose Studio - Bespoke Stationery and Floral Design.

Music themed save the date idea

Temporary Tattoos

We’re definitely not endorsing actual wedding date tattoos, but a temporary version is a good way to remember it!

Temporary tattoo save the date

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Snowflake

If you’re having a winter wedding, get everyone in the mood by sending them a snowflake!

Snowflake themed save the date

Image credit: Bateman Design at Not on the High Street

Vintage

A vintage style wedding needs save the dates to match. We love this one from Nina Thomas Studio!

Vintage save the date idea

Key Ring

A key ring can stay on your guests keys so your wedding date is always to hand.

Key ring save the date idea

Image credit: Contemporary Invitations at Not on the High Street

Rustic

Couples planning a rustic themed wedding will love this design from Made by Mika.

Rustic save the date idea

Glamorous

If you want to give your guests a hint of what’s to come whilst planning your glamorous themed wedding, try this from Sally Rose Studio - Bespoke Stationery and Floral Design.

Glamorous save the date idea

Old Fashioned

If you want quirky stationery with an old fashioned feel, consider Soaring Bird.

Old fashioned save the date

Chocolate

Chocoholics will be thrilled to receive this edible save the date!

Chocolate save the date idea

Image credit: Bagstock and Bumble at Not on the High Street

Email

If all of those ideas are too much effort – you could always send an email… But you’ll have to go big with the rest of your wedding stationery to make up for it!

Save the date email

Most of these awesome ideas would also double up as wedding favours too. Why not see if you can double up?



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