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★ Creative Save-The-Date Card Ideas For Weddings | Free Templates & DIY Craft Tutorials ★

Updated on February 18, 2016

How To Announce Your Wedding Date In Style

So you've got engaged and set the date...congratulations! Next step is announcing the wedding date to your nearest and dearest with save-the-date cards or videos, and on this page you are bound to find the best ideas for that announcement.

Making your own save-the-date cards will save money and will allow you to add a more personal touch to them and perhaps make a unique design to remember! Below you will find plenty of inventive and creative tutorials and DIYs, as well as free templates to print out.

To save even more money (or if you want to get really fun or romantic), a video save-the-date is a fantastic idea for creating a memorable message that will last forever.

I hope you find what you are looking for here :)

Stop Motion Save-The-Date

Top Products & Tools For Making Impressive Cards

There are many ways to add a luxurious and unique touch to your save-the-date cards, and the following craft tools would allow you to add linoleum prints and embossed designs:

Speedball Speedy-Carve Rubber Stamp Making Kit – Great Starter for Beginners
Speedball Speedy-Carve Rubber Stamp Making Kit – Great Starter for Beginners

This neat kit contains the materials you need to make your own stamps in designs of your choosing.

Sizzix 656280 Texture Boutique Embossing Machine Beginner's Kit
Sizzix 656280 Texture Boutique Embossing Machine Beginner's Kit

This kit contains everything you need to make your cards tactile and luxurious.


Light Painting Message

This photographic save-the-date was created by using sparkler to 'paint with light'.

Photo by Dan Kenemore.

Nostalgic Photo Cards

Using child photos of the bride and groom is a really sweet idea.
Using child photos of the bride and groom is a really sweet idea. | Source

DIY Idea Using LEGO

Animated Mini-Story

Stop-Motion Message

Origami Paper Balloons

These clever origami balloon shapes are sent flat, then the recipient blows into them to open them up like in this photo so that they can look through the hole in the side to see the wedding date written opposite (inside the balloon). Fun!

Photo and save-the-dates by My Bohemian Summer. If you'd like to know how you can order some, or ask the maker any questions, check out their facebook page or contact them directly at: summer AT mybohemiansummer DOT com

Amazing Save-The-Date Videos

In the modern world you can cut costs by filming and e-mailing a cool video save-the-date instead of a card - like these awesome examples:

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