Where to Find Beautiful, Custom Save the Dates

As of late, I have found myself being surrounded more and more by my friends who are

planning their wedding. One of the things that commonly comes up is the issue of invitations and save the dates. It’s interesting, because it wasn’t until recently that save the dates have become something that has changed the wedding industry, becoming a part of every bride’s wedding experience. 

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Save the dates are commonly sent out before the formal invitation to guests, in order to allow for guests to have ample time to plan their own travel arrangements and ensure that there’s not another event that takes place. Commonly, couples will use photographs from their engagement session as a way to announce their upcoming wedding.  

While this is unique, I know that myself and many other brides are drawn to save the dates that are without pictures. What’s risky about incorporating photographs with your save the dates is that the photographs might not be printed in high quality - resulting in a cheaper-looking save the date. I recently stumbled upon Basic Invite and was clicking along to find their No-Picture Save the Dates and fell in love with the designs. These are tastefully created for those who are wanting to incorporate simple, yet sophisticated design elements throughout their entire wedding and set that tone for their guests.

For all of my 2019 and 2020 brides, if you’re still looking for a company to work with, Basic Invite might be the perfect fit for you, especially if you’re needing to send out your Save the Date’s quickly. 


A little bit but about the company: Basic Invite was founded in 2006 and provide leading, beautiful designs for the bride looking for unique, customized, and tasteful elements to incorporate throughout their wedding stationery and paper goods. What is so unique about the company, is that not only do they offer some of the most flexible and customizable products, but they have more than 180 different colors, 40 envelope colors, 100 different fonts, and multiple cards and paper types available, making their products perfect for any type of wedding. 

Basic Invite has a wide array of over 900 different design suites to choose from, all of which cohesively flow together. It’s important to have paper goods that match the aesthetic of your wedding, especially if you want your photographer to capture those details for you.

If you want name cards, wedding programs, or menus, to match your invitation suite, Basic Invite offers that too. Any couple can customize their paper goods exactly how they want and can even receive a sample proof of their suite before ordering. 

To take it one step further, Basic Invite is committed to making the invitation process seamless and stress-free by offering free guest address collection services and free envelope printing, so that when things arrive at your door, they’re ready to go. 

Not only does Basic Invite allow for beautiful paper goods to be created, they just announced a line of brand new, custom wedding coasters which will make the perfect gift for your guests and add a personal touch to your cocktail hour. There are over 90 different designs to choose from and you can customize them exactly to your wedding’s color palette. Printed on the latest technology and on premium 200 pound Mac card stock, the wedding coasters are sure to make a statement. 

Finally, Basic Invite also allows for couples to create a free wedding website that matches the aesthetic of your wedding’s details. The website is completely customizable and mobile friendly, allowing for couples to upload photos and all pertinent information pertaining to their wedding for their guests to see. 

With 2019 and 2020 being in full swing for wedding planning, taking a peek at stationery might be one of the first steps after hiring your wedding photographer and securing your venue. Basic Invite has extended a gracious 20% discount for all of my sweet brides to use, which you can utilize by typing HannahForsberg at checkout.


To learn more about how Basic Invite might help give you a seamless wedding experience, follow along by visiting their social media channels:

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Hannah Forsberg