Wedding save the date magnets are a great way to let guests know about your upcoming celebration long before invitations are in the mail. With dozens of online retailers offering a wide range of personalized magnet styles, it is easy to find a magnet to coordinate with your wedding.
About Saving the Date
Years ago, when families tended to live close together and fewer people moved great distances, save the date cards and magnets were less crucial than they are today. Modern families, however, may live in several states – or even in several countries – and requesting that people “save the date” of a wedding is a courtesy notification of the impending nuptials long before the actual invitations would be sent. Whereas wedding invitations are typically mailed two months prior to the ceremony, save the date cards are sent up to a year in advance.
Sending a save the date card allows potential guests adequate time to make travel preparations, whether that means updating passports (critical for a wedding abroad), booking plane tickets, or simply arranging for time off. Save the date cards are also critical for weddings near holidays when travel options may be more limited and guests will need to make arrangements well in advance.
Many couples opt for save the date magnets instead of formal printed cards with their preliminary wedding information. A magnet is small and simple, yet because it can be affixed to any metallic surface – a filing cabinet, refrigerator, metal shelves, etc. – it is less likely to be lost or forgotten as the wedding date approaches. With sophisticated printing techniques, magnets can be made in an astonishing range of colors, styles, and designs, making them the perfect way to announce a wedding date while still coordinating with the theme and tone of the event.