7 Craziest Most Creative Save-the-Dates Ever!

by Simone Hill

If you're recently engaged it might be time to start thinking about your save-the-dates! Think of your save-the-dates as an opportunity to really have some fun. Save-the-dates are typically less formal than the official wedding invitations, so why not have a little fun with it? These save-the-date ideas are not only personal and reflect a sense-of-humor, but are also interactive and a fun way for guests to get a taste of the wedding details!

Viewmaster Save-The-Date

Viewmaster Save-the-Date
photo by Photo: Courtesy of Image 3D

Photo: Courtesy of Image 3D

The original Instagram, tell your guests about the wedding details through photos! Plus this favorite toy makes the perfect keepsake.

Temporary Tattoo Save-The-Date

Temporary Tattoo Save-the-Date
photo by Photo: Courtesy of 26 Sorts

Photo: Courtesy of 26 Sorts

The catch? You can't read the date of the wedding until you put it on! Everyone will be walking around proudly wearing your wedding date. Don't forget to save some for the after-party!

A Popup Save-the-Date

Lasercut Popup
photo by Photo: PoundingMillPress.com

Photo: PoundingMillPress.com

Your favorite books to read as a kid were the popups then you'll love this grown up version. Lasercutting creates this 3D effect that's so cool, guests won't believe their eyes.

Walnut Save-The-Date (yes, you read that right)

Secret Walnut Message
photo by Photo: Etsy.com/shop/NuttyMesages

Photo: Etsy.com/shop/NuttyMesages

Insert nut pun here. This interactive save-the-date requires guests to crack open a walnut to get to the message inside. Your friends and family definitely won't suspect a save-the-date if it comes in nut, surprise!

Comic Book Save-the-Date

Custom Comic Book
photo by Photo: SwissCottageDesigns.com

Photo: SwissCottageDesigns.com

What better way to show the story of your love than through pop art?

Cootie Catcher Save-The-Date

Cootie Catcher
photo by Photo: OneLittleM.com

Photo: OneLittleM.com

Cootie catchers are right up there with M*A*S*H in terms of your favorite middle-school game. Instead of a fortune, put in wedding details like the date and location!

Plane Ticket Save-the-Date

Destination Wedding Plane Ticket
photo by Photo: CeciNewYork.com

Photo: CeciNewYork.com

Having a destination wedding? Then prepare your guests to jet-set with these “ticket to paradise" save-the-dates that look just like paper plane tickets!

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