The save the date it seems is very controversial. Some say it’s a good idea, some say it’s a waste. I like the save the date. Especially with so many people in my family going away to Florida for the winter, it’s a way of telling them you need to come back for April 20th.
Some say it’s a waste with Facebook and e-mail. Call me Old Fashioned but to me this is such an important event why not spend a few bucks and send out a nice invite. With DIY projects all the rage (TLC’s craft wars anyone?) it has never been easier to make them on a budget.
Mine are very elegant without breaking the bank! 75 Save the dates cost me about 30.00$. Of course I have to factor in postage on top of that but some of them I can get away with hand delivering.
I recently had a conversation with a fellow bride to be getting married in June of 2013. She wants to send her invites out next month. I am only sending out my Save the dates next week. So fellow readers I need some advice.
When is the best time to send out wedding invitations? I had in mind to send them out in January giving everyone 2 months to reply and sending out my Save the dates 9 months in advance. Now I am second guessing myself.
Leave me your advice in the comments bellow!
Till next time
Your Bride To Be
Carine Sturgeon is a Cornwall native who lives and works in Ottawa Ontario. She is a graduate of Ecole Secondair La Citadelle and St Lawrence college. A Educational Assistant by trade she is now The program Coordinator of After School Programs with the City of Ottawa.
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