Not all save the dates have to be stuffed into envelopes and sent off. In fact, with save the date postcards you can eliminate the envelope stuffing process altogether, giving you more time to tend to other wedding planning activities. All you have to do is scribble down your guests’ addresses and throw them in the mail. And when your loved ones receive them, they don’t have to take the time to open any envelopes – they immediately see what it’s for and can mark the date down on their calendar.

Save the date postcards are also cheaper to send than traditional save the dates. They require less expensive postage, giving you the ability to share your exciting news for a lower cost.

Another benefit of sending save the date postcards is that it’s eco-friendly. You won’t be using envelopes, so you’ll be¬†decreasing your carbon footprint by cutting out the use of paper. If you’re still not convinced that you want to go with this option, take a look at these amazing save the dates:

Leafy Garland – Save the Date Postcard
Go through all your stacks of photos to find your favorite one of you and your spouse-to-be. The one you choose will be featured on the front of your save the date for all of your guests to admire. The top of the stationery simply states “Save the Date” with garland underneath the wording. That garland is then continued on the back of the save the date, which includes more garland and all of the important information about your wedding, including the date, the location, your names and the line “formal invitation to follow” so that guests know to expect additional stationery.

Souvenir – Tropical – Save the Date Postcard
If you’re lucky enough to be heading off to a faraway location for a destination wedding, set the tone with this tropical-themed save the date. Each letter of “Save the Date” has a different picture of things you would find on an island, like crystal blue waters, a colorful umbrella, a bright tropical flower and a surfboard leaning up against a palm tree.

Flying High – Save the Date Postcard
If you’re sending your guests a postcard save the date, it’s only fitting to have it be postage-themed. This airmail save the date reads “Love is in the Air” across the front, and your picture is surrounded by red, white and blue stripes. The back is simple and to the point.

Will you be sending out save the date postcards? Share your thoughts with us!