Get your guests to save your wedding date in style!
Our beautiful design collections have a Save the Date card for every style and taste, as well as the option to go for a digital or email-only Save the Date instead of a printed card. Traditionally, save the date cards are sent out a year in advance, especially if you have time up your sleeves, but you can send them earlier or later than that. Here's a few reasons why Save the Date cards are always a good idea.
Saving the date means your wedding is the priority!
By giving your guests a heads-up about your upcoming wedding day, you're making sure that there's not going to be any accidental double-bookings or crossovers - guests will be able to make sure that they've got that day free to celebrate with you. At the end of the day, who doesn't want to celebrate the wedding of two people they love dearly? Nobody, that's who.
A save the date gives you and your guests more time to plan.
This is especially important if you're having a destination wedding or if you have guests that need to travel from interstate or overseas; by sending through a Save the Date your guests can start planning and booking their travel, accommodation, and time off from work to be there to celebrate with you. The more advanced notice they have, the more time they'll be able to spend with you before, during, and after your big day as they'll be properly prepared; and with guests who have a tight day-to-day budget, the extra notice is great for planning and saving their cash so they can be with you at your wedding.
Regardless of whether you're having a destination or domestic wedding, or if your guests are local or global, a Save the Date is always a great thing to invest in, even if it only makes your guest's lives easier to party with you. They'll appreciate the extra time to make arrangements, and it'll make your life a lot easier as guests who truly can't make it will let you know in advance, so you'll have a better idea of numbers well before you plan and order your wedding invitations and on the day stationery.
Save the Dates can be sent out if you have a rough location but no set times yet!
If you've decided on the date but still need to work out your wedding day timeline or finalise that wedding venue contract, a Save the Date is fantastic. You don't need to include more than a general location (say, Perth, Western Australia, for instance) as all the finer details like ceremony start times, venue names and addresses, reception times, or dress codes are only needed for your wedding invitations.
So it gives you a lot more breathing room where you can take time to make sure your wedding day is perfect for you and your love in every way; after all, your guests are forewarned you're saying I Do, they know it'll be in your chosen city, state or country, and they'll know the date and that there's a proper invitation to come.
Sending a Save the Date card really doesn't have a drawback.
Honestly, we can't really think of one - if you've got the time to send a save the date card (we generally recommend anywhere from 6 months to 2-3 years before your wedding!), you make life easy for both you and your guests by allowing more planning time, more space to finalise all the important details of your wedding day, and making sure your loved ones will be there instead of double-booking themselves. It's a win-win situation for everybody.
Not seeing a design that fits your Save the Date theme and vibe as perfectly as it could?
You're still in the right place, lovely! We excel at creating beautiful custom save the date stationery so have a peak at our custom design gallery, a stroll through our socials like Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest, or just sing out with a call, text or email.
It doesn't stop there either - you can get the ball rolling straight away on your custom save the date design by getting a custom quote or, if you prefer that one-on-one attention, book a private consultation for a time that suits you; we can do it in-person in our stunning and comfortable studio or via video call, whatever works for you! We're here to make your wedding stationery experience easy, fun and stress-free.
We loved the design options with Paper & Ink Studio and their reasonable prices were also a positive. Communication was fast and friendly, we were given multiple opportunities to make changes and really happy with the final finished product. The free magnets and stickers with our initials for our invites were a nice touch too. Would definitely recommend!
Lala and her team were amazing to deal with. I opted to phone to talk through my options and was fortunate to have Lala answer and guide me through the entire ordering process. She was helpful, understanding and lovely to deal with. We ordered invites, finer details cards, envelopes and she assisted us to order personalised stamps which completed the invites beautifully. I later ordered some on the day stationary. Everything arrived quickly, shipped over to Sydney and looked better than wed hoped for. We had so many compliments. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending them . Thank you xx Lisa and Sam
The team at paper & ink studio (lala design) are just literally fairies working AMAZING magic!!!! They made our save the dates and invitations for our upcoming wedding and they turned out freaking incredible. The attention to detail and breezy customer service is top notch! Highly highly HIGHLY recommend!
The planner is amazing! I have no words on how amazing and detailed it is. Can’t wait to fill it up with everything wedding.
Thank you so much!
We recently ordered our wedding menus with Lala and the team at Paper & Ink Studio and they were wonderful to deal with! Their customer service was fantastic - they always responded to every email extremely quickly and also gave their suggestions and provided honest advice which I really appreciated it. Thanks Paper & Ink for being a pleasure to deal with. Couldn't recommend them enough! :)
I love it! It’s got a lot of detail and it will definitely come in hand. The presentation of the Wedding planner is amazing! I love it. Thank you so much!
Absolutely in love it’s absolutely amazing and best money I’ve ever spent will most definitely be ordering from them again. Great communication quick delivery couldnt ask for anything else
We LOVED our save the dates! Ordering was simple, easy and the team at Paper & Ink Studio were very prompt with enquiries and keeping us in the loop. Thank you so much.
This was a gift for my sister and she absolutely loved it! The planner is amazing quality and has everything you need and the personalised cover looks great. We were both really happy with it and highly recommended
Thank you so much to Lala and the Paper & Ink team! The ordering process was so simple, no question was a silly question and the quality of the product was absolutely incredible. The gorgeous details in the packaging made this feel like such a luxe purchase. Thank you so much!
I was so lost on where to start with planning my wedding, and with in half an hour after receiving my planner I had started to plan my wedding! It’s so informative and so helpful In every part of planning a wedding it had so much info on stuff I didn’t even know you had to do from dress styles to ring bans that suit certain ring to transport to the venue to flowers and even for proportions for food for cocktail wedding which helped me so much! I could go on all day bout how amazing and helpful this planner is to me!! 110% worth every penny!!! Oh and not to mention the sample pack for invitations!! OMG it’s worth it I have gotten so many ideas for mine and I can not t wait to order them through yous!! ❤️
This planner is amazing, there are so many aspects I had never even thought of when planning a wedding. My finance and I were both overwhelmed by how little we knew! This planner covers everything, the layout with tabs is perfect, cute little prompts and a bit of light hearted fun definitely make the process less daunting. The customer service team are awesome too, there was a minor issue that they rectified immediately. Will be back again for all the stationery in the future!
I love this planner organiser. So many handy tips and things I had not thought about and the personalised cover title is adorable.
Absolutely loved this sample pack! Was filled with so many different styles and options from save the dates to invites and RSVP cards etc. Made choosing our save the dates so much easier knowing how'd they'd look when they're printed! Will definitely be referencing back to it for our invites and RSVPs 🥰
Simply gorgeous! I can't wait to give my dad this card. Just as described and pictured and of very high quality. Thank you!