Looking On The Bright Side of Events
Is Sending Save the Date Cards Still Useful?
When it comes to planning your wedding, there’s no denying that all the things you need to take care of can be quite overwhelming. Although you definitely want to incorporate everything in your wedding for it to be successful, the harsh reality is that there are some things you just can’t include, the purpose of which is to limit what you add on your growing list of expenses. However, we believe that in spite of the challenge of determining which things you should leave out, save the date cards must still be handed out to your guests. 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 find out what those reasons are below.
1 – It sure is the most exciting way to announce an engagement.
Since save the date cards were originally conceived to be a basic and convenient way to announce an event, then why not use it as a means to announce to your friends about your engagement and upcoming wedding?
2 – It’s a great way to showcase your wedding theme.
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 act like some kind of guarantee of those who will be attending the event.
Basically speaking, you are sending your selected guests these cards in advance so that they’ll be informed about the event, most especially the date; and in turn, they’ll let you know if they indeed can attend based on the date provided in the card.
5 – They offer flexibility.
There’s good reason why save the date cards are still in existence and that’s because they are quite flexible as a means to invite your potential guests. For instance, you can send them to your potential day or evening guest list, which means you have the freedom to invite them either your day or evening reception.
Finally, you just have to realize the save the date cards can be a good and practical way to inform your guests that they are invited to your wedding, but there’s obviously a responsibility you need to play on your part. 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.