If you are looking for a truly unique way to introduce your fiancé to your family, photo save the date cards are the perfect choice. Some of your family and friends will get to see him or her for the first time, and when they see how in love you are in the photo, they will be too happy looking at the photo. You can also use your pictures as a supplement to some of the wording in your save the date by using signs in the photo. These signs can display the date and time of your wedding. You can be very creative and you don’t have to worry about all the proper etiquette like you do with the wedding invitations.
While an ordinary save the date card my do the trick, photos bring it to life and make it truly special. They allow every one of your family and friends to get a glance of the happiness you and your new love have.
Many of the guests you invite to your wedding will be meeting your new spouse the first time. The photo in your save the date card may serve as a way to introduce the love of your life to your family and friends.
Then and Now
Then and Now themed save the date invitations can be one of the most truly inspiring save the date ideas. Look at these 3 ideas.
Childhood or Baby Pictures- A picture of each of you can be placed on the card, followed by a picture of you both together now.
Before You Were a Couple- Use two separate pictures of each of you while you were single. You can then include a couple’s photo after those two pictures.
First Date- Do you have a picture of the two of you when you first started dating? Use this picture on the save the date and follow it up with a picture of the two of you now.
Change your wording to reflect whatever theme you use. These will make for really special cards that your guests will love.
Unique Save the Date Card Wording
When you are having your engagement photos taken, it may be helpful to think ahead to your save the date cards. You can hire a photographer to take the snaps of both of you holding signs like “save the date” and/or the date of your wedding. This is a truly unique way to include a picture of you as a couple, whether you are on a limited budget and looking for an inexpensive solution, or you are just searching for a great way to show your family and friends how happy you are.
If you are looking for some exciting ideas to use in a save the date card, make it special by including a photo or two. Your guests will love seeing your smiling faces as they mark their calendar for your wedding. They will love laughing over memories and talking about how much you have grown and how much in love you both are. Save the dates will do much more than just inform your family and friends of your wedding date. These cards will truly be a unique keepsake that will start you along the road to a wonderful and happy future. More information about save the dates can be found here.