It’s not the anniversary just yet, but you can still celebrate with silver and gold. Find metallic save the dates that add a bit of lustre to any wedding’s style. Classic couples can find save the dates in Deco-inspired typography and romantic calligraphy stamped in gold, silver, or rose gold foil. Frame a romantic pre-wedding portrait with a photo save the date featuring a fittingly luxurious metallic border. Since you’re opting for silver or gold save the dates, consider holding similarly high standards for the stock they’re printed on—choose a design with the raised finish of thermography or engraving on Crane & Co.’s 100% cotton paper. If you’re headed to your wedding with a rosier outlook, pink and gold save the dates from kate spade new york and Kelly Wearstler add a feminine touch to the proceedings. Placing a few precious metals on your save the date won’t preclude you from any natural accessories. Send a floral design accented with rose gold foil or a Rifle Paper Co. wedding save the date with Anna Bond’s signature botanicals rendered in luminous new materials. Once you’ve found a save the date that meets your golden mean, customize every detail of your wording and card with the online design tool.
Before you send out any other golden tickets—your invitations, that is—let your save the dates do a little pre-wedding work for you. Your online save the date can collect your guests’ addresses with minimal fuss. Assemble your guests’ email addresses and your save the date will prompt your guests to fill out a digital reply card. Keep that mailing info at hand for your upcoming correspondence—invitations to the ceremony, showers, and bachelorette parties, as well as any thank you notes you’ll need to send. Or if you’re opting for paper, choose between an order of pre-addressed envelopes that will give you a head start on your mailing project or you can send a quick online address collection card to take care of the task in a modern fashion.