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Okay, so we’ve seen classic or traditional save the date cards done over and over again. But c’mon, you’re not a boring couple, so why should your save the dates be anything but awesome?
You deserve fun, creative, totally unique save the date ideas — and unless you’ve seen these, you’re totally missing out on them! From comic strips to newspapers with your proposal story, board-game inspired to bookmarks, even infographics, and pie chart save the dates (yes, they’re a thing!)… we’ve found every single save-the-date card you could ever want/need.
These offbeat save the dates will make guests smile, laugh, maybe even call up work and take your wedding week off because they are SO THERE.
And that’s really the point of the ol’ save the date, isn’t it? To lock in your guests for the festivities that will unfold?
So, don’t bore them from the get-go… send them some fun vibes, get them in the dancing mood, and make them clear their schedules because YOUR WEDDING IS GOING TO ROCK.
Okay, let’s get down to business! Here are the nineteen non-boring save the dates that will lock it down… beginning with a fun suite made for geeky gamers. Enjoy!
FUN NOTE: These are, in addition to being awesome, ALL handmade by independent artists! (Yay!) So, while you’re off spreading the happy news of your exciting date to guests, small business owners are doing their own happy dances because you’re buying products made by them. That’s just one reason why we love handmade around here!
Unique Save The Date Ideas
1. Level Up Gaming Save the Dates
Super fun for gaming couples! By Colleen Michele Design.
2. Monopoly Inspired Save the Dates
Love this set by PaperTruly!
3. Skull Magnets
Save the date in Halloween, ghoulish style with these magnets by HappierTogether.
4. Consider Yourself Booked
Fun bookmark save the dates for couples planning a book themed wedding (or just really love to read). By WeddingBellesPaperNY.
Other designs available, too!
5. Throwback Cassette Save the Dates
Throwing it wayyy back… like the time when I was listening to Paula Abdul’s “Forever Your Girl” tape on my boombox. Oddly enough, you can still get the cassette on Amazon but you’ll pay a lot for it (and where do you even play it?!) By CuteCatCustomCut.
6. Pencil Us In
Very few of the unique save the dates we’ve come across through the years have pulled at my heartstrings as much as these have, from Secret Creation. I just love these so much — the design, the wording, the pencil. It’s perfect!
Also loving this simple style (it’s the best-seller of its kind!) By SecretCreation.
7. Personalized Superhero Comic Offbeat Save the Dates
Have you ever wanted to star in your very own superhero comic strip? Now’s your chance with these offbeat save the dates from MakeMeAComic! Cool idea.
8. Save the Date Magazines
Now you can also be the star of your own magazine with these save the dates! They’re printed as magazines and you are featured inside with your favorite photos. By MarryMeMagazines.
9. Drink Coaster Unique Save the Dates
Send guests a coaster they can use for their favorite beverage, complete with all the details for your upcoming wedding! By ThinkingPaperDesigns.
10. These Kids Are Getting Married
OK — the cutest save the dates award goes to… these save the dates, featuring throwback photos from your youth! Love the lined looseleaf paper design, too — great for a school themed wedding. By AshleyandLeigh.
11. OK, So Here’s The Story Creative Save the Dates
Tell guests how you met and all about your wedding in this cool design by Smitten Paper Co.
We also adore it in hot pink:
The who, what, when, where, and how all in one clever infographic save the date! Fun idea by Ashley and Leigh.
13. Pie Chart Save the Date Cards
And the most fun save the dates goes to… this fun pie chart! Another slamdunk design by SmittenPaperCo.
14. Unique Save the Date Newspapers
Spread the news — literally! These newspapers are a fun throwback. By SouthAndParkDesigns.
15. Sh– Just Got Real
For couples whose mothers + grandmothers won’t freak out over a little cussing on save the dates… ;) These are fun offbeat save the dates for couples who want to proclaim the news: hey, we’re finally doing this thing! By ArtfulJen.
16. Agate/Geode Slice Save the Date Magnets
These artful one-of-a-kind pieces are made from geode/agate slices. They’re magnets and will totally rock out on your guests’ refrigerators! By JessHarringtonDesigns.
17. Luggage Tag Save the Dates
These are the most unique save the dates for destination weddings! By LetterBoxInc.
18. Took a Gamble, Hit the Jackpot
19. Acrylic Save the Date Ornaments
These unique save the dates are great for guests to hang right up onto their trees! By MVCreativeMaison.
Happy Planning, you awesome couple, you!
TELL US: Which of these unique save the dates stole your heart? I can’t get over the pie chart, the luggage tags, and the ‘here’s the story’ ones! I love them all. Tell me which ones you like in the comment box below! :)