3 Steps to Simplify Your Wedding Save the Dates!
Looking for some guidance on sending save the dates? Check out this three-step process to simplify the process of saving your wedding date!
So many couples find the wedding planning process overwhelming, and our goal here at B$B is to make it simple, savvy, and stress-free! We know your life is already busy, and believe wedding planning shouldn’t completely take over your existence. That’s why we love sharing resources to help you navigate this process effectively– from sending your save the dates to your post-wedding thank-yous!
In our experience, utilizing techy tools (like the ones available from Minted) that make things more efficient is key. In this post, we’ll outline 3 simple steps you can take to start your wedding plans off on the right foot, the simple and savvy way!
Three Simple Steps to Save Your Wedding Date
Once you’ve set your budget and booked your official wedding date with your venue, it’s time to share the news with your intended guest list! In these uncertain times, it couldn’t be more important to have ways to simply communicate with your guests about your wedding plans. Follow these 3 simple steps to set yourself up for success:
1 • Create Your Wedding Website
We know what you’re thinking… and allow us to clear your worries. You don’t have to have any technical skills, knowledge, or know-how to create your own wedding website. Also, you don’t have to spend a penny! You can create absolutely beautiful and completely FREE wedding websites in just a few clicks with the help of Minted!
- Easy to customize and update
- Designs created by independent artists
- Website themes match seamlessly with Minted Wedding Stationery
- Manage your guest list and RSVPs
- Concierge design service to help you customize your website design even further if needed!
Making a wedding website with Minted is super simple. They have a helpful dashboard to guide you through each step of the process of creating your wedding website. You can easily upload and edit the text and photos yourself– and view your website coming to life with a side-by-side live preview.
Minted wedding websites allow you to easily add events and event details, with optional custom RSVP questions and tracking for each. You can even create custom pages to tailor your website to your needs. Plus, you can order matching printed invitations and day-of stationery to seamlessly carry your theme throughout your wedding day.
2 • Collect Addresses from Your Wedding Guests
One of the toughest tasks of wedding admin used to be collecting the mailing addresses of all of your guests. Thanks to advancements in technology, we now have simpler ways to handle this wedding task.
With Minted, you can easily collect your wedding guest addresses in a snap. They have a super simple form you can easily email to your guests (or even text the link!) What’s even better is that they have beautifully designed templates to choose from so even this small step of your wedding planning has panache.
How to Easily Collect Guest Addresses:
Try Minted’s digital address collection templates to simply gather the addresses from all your loved ones! Try it here!
The process couldn’t be easier. Simply choose your design, send the form to your guests, and each person can input their information right into your wedding address book. From there, it just keeps getting better. Minted can use the addresses you’ve been given to address anything from your save-the-dates, invitations, or thank you cards. Game changer.
3 • Send Your Save the Dates
We’re big fans of Minted’s collection of save the dates because they have so many incredible features. When shopping with Minted, you’ll get to choose from a selection of gorgeous, unique designs created by thousands of independent artists.
The quality of the paper and printing is top-notch and offers luxe customizations such as letterpress, foil printing, fancy-cut edges, and more. Minted also released their own proprietary Gloss-Press™ printing for an Iridescent Pearl finish to your wedding stationery. They even offer white-ink printing for a look that is often reserved for only the most luxe letters.
Minted’s save the dates come in a variety of formats to fit everyone’s tastes and budget. They’ve got standard save the dates, folded cards, vellum, magnets, postcards, and more.
Need more customization? Minted also offers custom design services with unlimited rounds of revision with a dedicated designer. (So fancy!)
Not to mention, you can select stationery that seamlessly integrates design elements from your wedding website template, creating a luxurious feel that a cohesive theme creates.
And lest we forget… you can even try before you buy! Order a sample of any design (you can even get one personalized with your exact info!) to preview the pretty in person before you take the plunge.
Of course, be sure to include a link to your wedding website where your guests can keep up with any changes to your wedding plans. #PandemicWeddingPlanning
Time-Saving Features that Make Minted Save the Dates Extra Savvy
- Use the address collection feature to easily collect guest mailing info
- They’ll address your save the dates completely for FREE (game-changer)
- Can’t decide on the perfect design? Use the Text-Us-Your-Photo Feature and they’ll pick out the best ones for you!
Visit Minted today to start creating your custom wedding website and save the dates!