All you really need to create an on-trend save the date that gets noticed is a photo of the two of you and a few details to accompany it. Seems far too simple, doesn’t it? That’s the beauty of it! All the attention is focused on the couple and their wedding details, as it should be. Plus, if you’re scheduling an engagement photo shoot, you will have lots of fantastic photos to choose from.

Save the Date Trend: Keep it simple.

We just added some fabulous new photo save the dates you’re going to love. Many of them feature a trendy typography layout with your choice of photo. You’ll even find some save the dates featuring multiple photos so you can show off a few of your favorite snapshots!

When shopping for the perfect photo save the dates, consider the composition of your photograph in comparison to your save the date’s design/layout. You might fall in love with a specific save the date before you get your engagement photos back but remember that the layout of the save the date’s wording will need to work with your photo. Hopefully one of your favorite photos fits the design you love but if not, you may have to play with some other photos and/or save the dates to find the right fit. The perfect photo save the date is all about finding a photo and design that work beautifully together. It’s kind of like marriage!

We recommend setting up an engagement photo shoot shortly after you get engaged. This may seem pretty early but scheduling a shoot and getting your photos back can take some time, and you want to make sure you have photos to work with before you start seriously shopping for save the dates. Read “When do I send my save the dates?” for all the important details on this topic.