20 Spring Save-the-Date Designs for Every Style

From vintage to boho, there's a seasonal party save-the-date for every vibe.
Marble burgundy detailing with gold flecks and custom photo on left side, blush background
Colleen Zewe - The Knot Contributor.
Colleen Zewe
Colleen Zewe - The Knot Contributor.
Colleen Zewe
The Knot Contributor
  • Colleen writes articles for The Knot Worldwide, with a speciality in venues and wedding stationery.
  • Prior to The Knot Worldwide, Colleen contributed to Vox’s Curbed and Her Campus.
  • Colleen holds a degree in journalism from Northwestern University.
Updated Sep 03, 2021
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April showers bring May flowers—and they also bring spring wedding season. Between the warmer weather and blooming buds, spring symbolizes growth and new beginnings, making it the perfect time of year to celebrate your new life stage together.

Naturally, spring wedding invites and save-the-dates tend to feature floral patterns, but flowers aren't the only way to evoke spring with your save-the-date. From pastel palettes to vintage fonts, there's a save-the-date design out there for every spring wedding theme and aesthetic. Whether you choose something simple and sweet or bold and bright, guests will be counting down the days until your wedding day as soon as they receive your card in the mail.

Many of the save the dates from The Knot Invitations boast a full suite of matching wedding invitations and thank-you cards, so you can score a cohesive look from start to finish. Check out our top picks below, and browse The Knot for more stationery ideas and real wedding inspiration.

The Knot Muted Floral Save-the-Date Cards

Watercolor greenery in corners, personalized photo and couple's names in gray script

Floral designs don't have to be busy and bold. Instead, allow the watercolor flowers in the corner of this save-the-date to evoke a softer look. The muted vibe will complement any engagement photo you choose to feature on the card.

The Knot Beloved Floral Save-the-Date Cards

Red and pink roses and personalized photo

The romantic blooms framing your photo on this save-the-date come in multiple hues, so you're bound to find one that matches your wedding palette. The back of the invite features a fun pop of color, plus room for your wedding website URL, so guests will always know where to go to find more info (or just to look at your gorgeous engagement photos).

The Knot Elegant Hydrangea Save-the-Date Cards

Blue watercolor hydrangeas in corners with personalized photo

Hydrangeas are stunning, iconic spring flowers—and they also happen to look beautiful on wedding stationery. The simple but elegant design on these cards will have guests excited to watch you say "I do."

The Knot Vintage Palette Save-the-Date Cards

Neutral taupe background with event details in black calligraphy

The calligraphy on this design is giving us major Pride & Prejudice vibes. Perfect for a classic wedding, these vintage-inspired save-the-dates also feature a simple floral element on the back for a subtle nod to springtime.

The Knot Leafy Hoops Save-the-Date Postcards

Two hoops with greenery framing couple's initials on front, event details on back in blush background

This minimalist design features two hoops adorned with greenery, linking you and your love's initials. Bonus: This is a postcard, so you save money and go green by forgoing envelopes. The back of the design features your wedding date, return address and room for an address and stamp.

The Knot Graceful Botanical Save-the-Date Cards

Personalized photo and monogram framed by hand drawn greenery on cream background

An elegant line illustration on the left compliments your photo on the right for a personalized and spring-forward save-the-date. Nod to the design on your big day by incorporating a similar drawing on your napkins or menus.

The Knot Natural Laurel Save-the-Date Cards

Greenery framing event details and 'save the date' in calligraphy on off-white background

Laurel symbolizes victory and success, so use this motif to celebrate your success in finding true love. Perfect for a rustic celebration, this save-the-date is lovely for spring but could honestly be used any time of year.

The Knot Blush Bouquets Save-the-Date Cards

Pink watercolor florals on left side with personalized photo on right

The luscious pink florals on this save-the-date call to mind a spring garden or a fresh bouquet of roses. Choose a chic black-and-white photo to accompany the design and ensure the illustration really stands out.

The Knot Tropic Botanic Save-the-Date Cards

Minimalist beachy florals boarder event details in simple black type on white background

Exotic, tropical flowers take center stage on this save-the-date for a unique and modern card that pairs well with a beachy destination wedding. Guests will be packing their bags the moment they open up their mailbox to this beauty.

The Knot Romantic Ethereal Save-the-Date Cards

Marble burgundy detailing with gold flecks and custom photo on left side, blush background

Who said spring save-the-dates could only feature flowers (hint: nobody)? For those wanting to branch out from botanicals (pun intended), there's this modern design. It relies on earthy tones and rose gold shimmer to evoke lighter, brighter days to come (your wedding and the spring season, of course).

The Knot Modern Wreath Save-the-Date Cards

Personalized photo background with couple's names in white calligraphy

Your beautiful faces get top billing on this save-the-date, which also includes luxe script in the foreground. On the back, a simple greenery illustration brings spring to mind without taking attention away from your picture.

The Knot Watercolor Blooms Save-the-Date Card

Watercolor yellow florals framing event details on white background

Earthy, watercolor florals surround a modern font on this template for a whimsical, feminine look. With both dark and bright palettes to choose from, you can personalize this save-the-date to match nearly any wedding aesthetic.

The Knot Floral Ampersand Save-the-Date Cards

Ampersand with florals above event details in minimal type on white background

If you're a pair that enjoys bold typography, you'll appreciate the serif on this save the date. The ampersand at the top is accented by a small floral design that pays homage to spring without giving up the minimalistic theme.

The Knot Romantic Minimal Save-the-Date Cards

'Save the date' above details in minimal calligraphy on cream background

If you want to keep your save-the-date simple, look no further than this classic design. It showcases your important details (like your wedding date) without too much extra frill and the back features a photo for a personalized touch.

The Knot Scarlet Anemone Save-the-Date Postcards

Bright red and white florals and event date on front, 'Save the date' in bold type on back

Anemones are bright and bold flowers, so it's no wonder that this save the date makes an eye-catching statement. For a playful touch, write all the addresses on these postcards with a vibrant red pen.

The Knot Floral Canopy Save-the-Date Card

Hanging pink wildflowers from top with personalized photo on right side

If you love color, the wildflowers hanging from the top of this save-the-date will have you clicking "Add to cart." Plus, wouldn't they be great inspiration for an installation at your altar? Swoon.

The Knot Vintage Nautical Save-the-Date Cards

Woodgrain background with anchor graphic and blue type

Celebrating your wedding on a yacht or near the water? The nautical touches on this save the date (like the charming anchor motif and classic coastal color palette) will get your guests excited to party dockside.

Hand Lettering Loft Save-the-Date Cards With Vellum Overlay

Clear overlay on personalized photo with couple's names in black script and event details

This photo save the date features chic and modern vellum, attached to your card with a grommet or tied on with twine. The overlay features your name and date atop your picture for a unique take on a classic (and seasonless) save-the-date.

The Knot Timeless Typography Save-the-Date Cards

Simple design with personalized photo and 'Save the Date' in simple black type on white background

Simple and timeless, this save-the-date puts the focus on you and your spouse-to-be. If you took gorgeous engagement photos and want to show them off, this design is the way to go.

The Knot Elegant Eucalyptus Save the Date Cards

Eucalyptus graphics framing couple's names and personalized photos on right

One of the most popular greenery choices is eucalyptus—its large, silvery-green leaves look gorgeous in a bouquet or centerpiece and also look stellar on stationery. The simple wreath on this save-the-date frames a modern font that could work for any style celebration.

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