Go old-school with a custom save the date Viewmaster featuring your engagement photos.
With some blood, sweat, and tears, you can create a crafty stop-motion film that will have your guests grinning from ear to ear.
I usually end up putting the save the date cards I receive on my fridge, so why not make it easy for your guests and just put the date right on the magnet? I love this woodland-themed save the date magnet.
A save the date tea towel is extra sweet tied with bow and tucked in a canister.
Send out printed balloons that show guests the info once they're blown up.
A tiny box of knickknacks makes the cutest save the date possible.
Create a tiny flip book for a crafty save the date "video" that can be watched without any technology.
Combine two clever ideas into one with matchbook magnets. They look like matchbooks, but inside they have tear-away magnets.
These pretty save the date handkerchiefs are miniature works of art. Bonus: guests will have something to dry their eyes with during the ceremony.
Your guests will be able to channel their crafty side with a save the date that doubles as a build-your-own teepee project.
Fill these customized save the date calendar bags with goodies that represent you and your beloved. Your guests will keep your date in mind any time they reuse the bag!
If you're looking for a simple and retro save the date, then send out a Polaroid of the two of you.
Adorable letterpress coasters can be used to save the date and protect tabletops from water marks!
Send out test tubes filled with wildflower seeds for a science-meets-nature save the date.
Dress up a vintage postcard with embroidery for a true labor of love.
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Film buffs can put their schooling to use by creating a video to email out to friends. If you're feeling extra ambitious, then take a cue from Jeff and Erin, and "preview" your event with a faux movie trailer.
Another option guests can hang up, a concert-style poster announcing your special event is a particularly rockin' way to go, especially if one of you is artsy enough to pull it off.
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Order customized Post-its that guests can stick on their fridge, wall, or corkboard.