Save The Dates
You’ve agreed on a date, a location and a theme – things are getting real! – but for the soon-to-be-wed, one of the most important parts of the big day is having your nearest and dearest all in one place.
To ensure your guests are ready and willing to kick up their heels on your chosen date, you’ll need to give them plenty of notice with a ‘Save the Date’ that reflects your unique style as a couple.
In 2020, it seems that brides and grooms are set to part with the stuffy, traditional paper-and-lace cards for good, and in their place are a whole new set of fun options that are limited only by your imagination.
Here, we break down our picks for the top four ‘Save-the-Date’ trends we’re excited to see this year.
From baby animals to blossoming blooms, there's so much to love about spring. And with spring being the most popular season to get married in Australia last year (37% of couples said, "I do" in Spring 2016*), we decided to share with you what we love most about spring weddings:
The season of new beginnings presents a perfect time to mark your new beginning as husband and wife. Spring is also associated with new life, fresh starts and fertility, so if babies are high on your agenda, there may be no better time to tie the knot. Mark your new beginning with a white freestanding joined names wedding sign set to highlight your new married couple status.
From the second that ring is slipped onto your finger, you're faced with the daunting task of sharing your nuptial news with your family and friends, as well as your wider social networks. And news travels fast in this hyper-connected world of ours, so it's easy to understand how your journey to the altar can be tracked, tagged and tweeted via social media every step of the way. To make sure you do it with dignity, we share with you the secrets of this modern-day minefield and help you successfully navigate social media wedding etiquette.
- Tell your immediate family first.
While it's tempting to immediately shout your engagement news to the world via your socials, a phone call home
- Tell your immediate family first.
You don't get a second chance to make a first impression. Or so the saying goes. That's why if you're tying the knot in the not-too-distant future, it's so important to get your Save-The-Dates right. For many of your nearest and dearest, your wedding Save-The-Date is the first impression they will have about your upcoming nuptials and your new identity as a married couple. Because of this, your Save-The-Dates should be as inspired and individual as the unique union you are about to embark on. Here we show you some Save-The-Date ideas you definitely haven't considered and share all you need to know to create a flawless first impression.
- Is a Save-The-Date essential?
A. This depends on timing and the type of wedding you're planning. If you're looking at a long lead time (six months or more), or are asking guests to travel great distances, a Save-The-Date offers friends and
- Is a Save-The-Date essential?
I have often been asked by couples, "how can I mail my invitations and save the dates so that they arrive safely?".
It is a very reasonable request as lots of time, hard work and money is invested into making invitations and save the dates as unique and special as possible. Having sent thousands of invitations and items through the post network this is a field I know lots about. Below are my recommendations to ensure your invites and save the dates arrive in the best possible condition:
Send Your Invitation in a Padded Envelope
Whether they be paper, magnets, wooden or acrylic invitations I always suggest sending your inin a padded envelope. It may cost a little extra but sending your invites or save the dates in a padded envelope will help protect the invites and will also keep the invites actual envelope in pristine condition - adding to the WOW factor of the invitation. Padded envelopes can be purchased i
According to the number one wedding planning gurus in Australia, Wedded Wonderland, the next big thing in invitations is acrylic. They all agree ( as do we ) - acrylic is everything. Unlike the usual card or paper invitations, acrylic is hard-wearing, luxurious and versatile, coming in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours.
So, why is acrylic so unique and what is it?
Acrylic is a piece of plastic also known as Perspex. The 3mm sheet of acrylic is laser cut and engraved by our production team to create a custom and unique invitation design. Acrylic is lightweight and available in a range of terrific colours such as Black, Mirror Gold, Mirror Silver, Clear and Frosted.
Newly engaged? Getting married this year? Or do you want to be extra organised for your upcoming wedding? Than we recommend sending save the dates 6 months prior to your wedding date! Not only do save the dates set the tone for your wedding, they are also a great way to get your guests organised and for you to also get an idea of how many people you will have in attendance.
If you are stuck on ideas, we have a new selection of save the dates that will surely have your guests talking! Our newest engraved "Save the Date's" are sure to impress your family and friends on your special day!
We have a range of style to suite any wedding or a particular theme.
Posted: October 27, 2015
RSVPs can sometimes be a hard thing to get back from your guests. Everybody is very busy in their lives and trying to get your guests to send back cards can sometimes be a bit of a tricky task. Here are 5 tips that can help you get your guests to respond to your invite!
1. Have a deadline!
Let your guest know exactly how to RSVP for your wedding and have a deadline! If you require your guests to post back their response, include a stamp already on the card, allowing your guests to tick YES or NO and then send it back.
A little tip - make sure you get your guest to send back the RSVPs TWO weeks BEFORE you actually need the responses to arrive.
2. Give options on how to reply.
Allow guests to RSVP in a way that is easy for them. Via text, email, or snail mail. Make it
Yes! A creative and useful way to begin your journey to walk down the aisle is by sending out a save the date to friends and family once the date for their big day is locked in.
Not only are save the dates very affordable, you can also have a bit of fun selecting a design and style, which will set the feel your wedding from the very beginning! Save the dates are a great idea and they will definitely get your family and friends pumped up for the big day!
They are also useful to send out if you have guests travelling internationally or interstate for your wedding. Not only does it give them plenty of notice of your big day, but it also allows them to factor in travel, leave, where to stay and their budget.
With most couples, planning