In just a few short months, you’re going to be walking down the aisle, starting your new life with your other half. But in the meantime, there is some work to be done – fun work, that is. It’s time to pick out your save the date cards! These allow your wedding guests to mark off the date on their calendar and gives out-of-town loved ones the heads up so they can make travel arrangements. Here are a few popular save the date cards that couples are falling in love with:

Top 5 Save the Date Cards

1. Carved in Love
If you already know you want to have a rustic wedding, this save the date is perfect for setting the tone. It features a beautiful white birch tree in the background, even highlighting the real wood grain marks you would find on a tree. The  image also shows a heart carved into the bark that surrounds you and your fiance’s initials. The crisp white backdrop helps highlight the wording and design.

2. State Your Love
Are you and your fiance in a long distance relationship? Or maybe you’re from two different states. If either of those is true, this save the date couldn’t be better suited to your relationship. You can choose two states, which are connected by a heart sitting in between. This not only shows love for your hometown, it demonstrates how strong your relationship is. A photo of you and your future spouse is featured on the back of the card.

3. State Pride
This is another save the date card that highlights your roots. Choose to have the state where you both met printed on the front in a fun bold color. The stationery is accompanied by modern typography and clean lines for a contemporary style. And the heart cut out in the middle of the state makes for a cute romantic touch.

4. Old School
There’s certainly nothing wrong with going a little old school for your big day. The vintage look has been a big trend, and is still going strong in 2014. This save the date card features a chalkboard-style background with your wording sketched on in a different color. The border framing your text is intricately designed with delicate white dots.

5. Rustic Frame
Go through all of your photos of you and your fiance to find the perfect one to show off on your save the dates. This card features your picture, alongside a rustic slab of wood and a vintage paper background. Choose between an aqua, brown or red border to add a bold splash of color to the card.

Which of these save the date cards is your favorite? Share your thoughts with us!