22 Unique Save-the-Dates for Your Destination Wedding
Save-the-dates are an important part of your wedding—they're your guests' introduction to many details of your big day. They also inform your attendees of the day (or weekend!) they'll need to block off to celebrate with you. And while save-the-dates are a must no matter where your wedding is taking place, they're especially necessary if you're planning a destination event. To help you inform your guests about the possibility of travel ahead (and to introduce them to the overall vibe of your party!), we've rounded up the following destination wedding save-the-dates to inspire your own
Ahead, you'll discover how couples made these paper goods unique to their faraway event's theme, location, and color scheme. While your destination should be clearly stated in the text, don't be afraid to work your celebration's locale into your save-the-date's other elements. To do so, ask your stationer to include graphics, cutouts, and photos that speak to the location. You could also draw inspiration from your favorite postcard, like this bride did for her San Francisco wedding. She incorporated a photo of a picturesque town near the Bay Area onto a postcard; the notes nodded to both her destination wedding's location and vintage theme.
From beautifully illustrated envelope liners and watercolor recreations of wedding venues to destination-inspired motifs and pictures of the surrounding landscape, these save-the-dates prove there are so many ways to get your guests excited about your far-flung nuptials through your stationery. If you're still trying to find inspiration for your celebration's paper goods, the following destination wedding save-the-dates are guaranteed to speak to you and your wedding.
The Sparkle Company painted a Dutch countryside on the envelope liner of this vintage save-the-date, giving guests a first look at the locale they'd soon be visiting.
Trees and Mountains
The mountains and evergreen trees that surrounded this couple's Canadian wedding venue were heavily featured in their Pinkpolka Design stationery.
Searching for a way to incorporate both your engagement photos and destination into your save-the-dates? Kara Anne Paper used this duo's desert portraits on the main part of their paper goods and added a cactus motif to the front of the envelope.
Hello Gem added a photo of Berney Ranch's orange grove (where this wedding took place!) onto the front of this citrus-themed event's stationery.
To nod to their Parisian location, Ink & Press Co. created this stationery with "save-the-date" written in both English and French. An envelope lined with an antique map of France was the perfect finishing touch.
Cacti, desert flowers, and a skull creeped out from this couple's initials on their graphic, modern Guerilla Suit save-the-dates.
Make like this duo and pose for a picture in your favorite city before adding the image to your save-the-dates. These Empress Stationery paper goods also included a custom monogram for another personal touch.
These Gatlin Paper Co. save-the-dates told guests how to get to the wedding's location with a convenient watercolor map.
This save-the-date by the bride's mother, Leslie Zemsky, pretty much had it all. The detailed guide contained event details, a map of the area, an illustration of suggested attire, and recommendations for local food and activities.
This couple's relationship milestones (including their upcoming wedding in Washington D.C.!) were laser-cut onto this accordion-style stationery by Cheree Berry Paper.
This note by PS Paper, which unfolded to show this weekend-long event's details, featured a photo of the wedding venue's surrounding landscape.
On these save-the-dates, an illustration of the iconic purple-and-pink San Francisco skyline was brought to life by Yonder Design.
Black and White
Alread Designs hinted at this event's New York City location by incorporating the city skyline along the bottom of their chic black-and-white save-the-dates.
A verdant forest served as the background for this Colorado destination wedding's stationery from Swoozies.
The bright oranges, yellows, and pinks in this Anticipate Invitations stationery prepared guests for the sunset they would soon enjoy at this Turks and Caicos celebration.