Save the Date cards are a fun way to announce your wedding and allow your guests to mark their calendars with your wedding date, especially when your guests will need to make specific travel arrangements and book hotel accommodations. Plus, it’s a great place to share your wedding website, if you have one.

Save-the-dates come in many styles. Here are a few different types of save-the-dates:

photo save the date card

Photo save the date cards are perfect for those looking to use a photo from their engagement session. It’s a beautiful way to highlight you as a couple as well as providing all relevant information.

save the date card with flowers and numbers

Non-photo save the date cards are the right choice for those that love gorgeous designs and details.

pink save the date card with silver foil heart

Foil-pressed save the date cards bring your announcement to the next level. Hand-pressed with gold or silver foil that adds a metallic look to your cards to let your big day shine.

world travel save the date postcard

Save the date postcards are a smart and chic choice for the budget conscious couple.

save the date magnet in earth tones with photos

Save the date magnets feature a magnetic backer and are prefect for your guests to place on their refrigerator to keep your wedding date top-of-mind.

aqua and red save the date book style

Save the Date Minibooks ™ allow the most customization options and are a great choice for a destination wedding. Personalize seven pages with photos and details about your big day.


Send your save-the-dates four-to-six months before your wedding date. If you are having a destination wedding that may require more travel arrangements you may want to send even earlier.


All of Minted’s save-the-dates are created by independent artists from around the globe. Save the date cards are fully customizable and printed on luxe paper options. Don’t have enough room on the front? Look for custom backers and interior options for you to tell your love story, add additional photos or add more wedding details. Plus, you can now select a matching designed envelope with guest name addressing for free. This is a great way to build your address book in advance of your wedding invitations as well as provide a beautiful and cohesive look.


Your save-the-dates help set a first impression for your big day. Allow yourself to have fun and let your personalities shine through the cards. Plus, once you set the tone and design atheistic you can carry it through the entire wedding. You can  seamlessly carry your look through your invitations to your day-of accessories such as menus, escort cards and programs, allowing your save-the-date to truly set the tone for your big day.