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What Makes a Fridge-Worthy Save the Date Cards?

Save the date cards serve an important part in the wedding planning process. As an early warning system, save the date cards alert your family and friends of the date of your ceremony-giving them no excuse for scheduling conflicts that come up later in the year. But if your save the date cards don't land that coveted spot on the front of the refrigerator, they might be in danger of getting lost in a drawer, or-worse yet-thrown away. Spare your save the date cards this tragic fate by making sure your design is fridge-worthy with a few of the unique save the date card tips listed below.

  • Use original artwork in place of an engagement photo on your save the date cards. By including a drawing, painting or photograph that you've created together and signed on your save the date cards, you will make your design stand out to all of your friends and family members.
  • Create a wedding website to match your save the date cards and direct your loved ones to the website URL. The electronic version of your save the date cards will reinforce the message for everyone who sees it.
  • Craft a coordinated look by matching your address labels and other stationery items to your save the date cards. These decorative details will attract extra attention in a fun and fashionable way.
  • Select save the date cards that have thick paper and a matte finish. These high quality details will make sure that your save the date cards stand out from the rest of the mail that floods your future guests' inboxes.