Choosing your Save the Date card is an important part of wedding planning. After all, it is the first impression guests will have of your wedding, and provides a great moment for you to convey your personality as a couple. Today we’re sharing a few tips on how to style the perfect photo for your Save the Dates.
Start by taking the time to think about what style of Save the Date would best represent both your wedding, and you as a couple. Browse our new Save the Date collection, and get a general idea of what you want. Knowing whether your Save the Date design will be portrait or landscape will help your photographer capture the best shot for the design, and let you be creative with the photo shoot.
Destination Beach Wedding
If you are heading someplace tropical to say “I Do”, get your guests excited with nautical or beach images. Take a look at how the text is placed on the Save the Date, and see if you can get creative with your photo, like this beach picture. Remember to send Save the Dates even earlier for destination weddings, as guests will need to make travel arrangements!
More ideas for destination wedding Save the Dates: Think travel – suitcases are a great and easy prop to incorporate into your engagement shoot.
Are you and your fiancé extra crafty? Give your guests a small taste of the DIY goodies they can expect from your wedding with a cute infographic Save the Date. Add in a few handmade props for the photos, and you guests will know to expect something extra special.
Play With Your Background
If you can pick your design before your engagement shoot, you can really get creative! We love this chalkboard idea – it really shows the playfulness of the engaged couple.
Keep It Simple
At the end of the day, your love is really the most important part of your Save the Date cards. A photo doesn’t need props or an exciting location to make an impact. Tip: keep extra space around you so you can adjust the cropping to fit your chosen design.
Inspired by our Pantone Dazzling Blue inspiration board, we’re picking out our favorite wedding stationery to match this vibrant shade of colbalt. Whether you desire subtle blue details on your save the date cards or rich color wedding invitations, it is easy to incorporate this shade into your stationery suite.
Once you’ve selected your perfect wedding invitations, it’s time think outside the envelope. After all, personalizing your wedding stationery doesn’t stop with the invitation. Our new foil embossing seals add a touch of glam to your envelope and set the perfect tone for your guests.
Paired with a custom embosser, you can make a striking statement with just a few steps. Choose gold or silver for your foil seals and the embosser that matches your style. Align the embosser with the circle seal, and press – you have an instantly chic seal for your envelopes.
Use as the return address label on your invites, or as a tag on wedding favors. We also love the elegant touch of this simple DIY: Wrap a glittery ribbon around each envelope, and secure with the embossed seals.
Make a lasting impression on your guests with a wedding theme that is traditional, with a twist. Shades of ivory and white with elegant metallic gold touches are exactly what you need for a modern classic wedding.
Following our Pantone Celosia Orange inspiration board, we’re dreaming up new ways to incorporate this peachy hue into future spring weddings. When planning your wedding, consider using pops of Celosia Orange in your wedding bouquet or decor details. Consider incorporating a palette of sherbet hues to pull the whole theme together for a truly elegant affair.
“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.” -Dorothea Lang
Inspired by the current picture perfect trend, this week’s stationery roundup features a few of our favorite photo options. Whether you’re looking for unique save the date cards or a modern twist for your wedding invitations, photo cards are perfect for the bride who’s looking to let her personality shine through on her big day.
In today’s wedding world, photos are becoming a major trend. Many brides are selecting photo save the date cards and wedding invitations, while others are choosing to incorporate unique photo details into their decor. Whether you’re a modern or vintage inspired bride, there are tons of creative and unconventional ways to incorporate photos into your wedding day.
How are you planning to incorporate pictures into your big day? Comment below and let us know!