Pretty quickly after we got engaged I started thinking about engagement photo ideas for two reasons: first because I wanted to take advantage of how beautiful fall is in Minnesota and secondly because I wanted to be able to include them in our save the date cards and get them out early. A lot of our guests will be coming from out of state and it will give them more time to make travel arrangements.
A few weeks before the session I brainstormed potential shoot locations with both my fiancé and photographer Hollywould Designs. We settled on three separate places: a very lovely local park that sits on the banks of the Minnesota River, a large wooden bridge on one of our favorite bike trails, and a very cool-looking, worn-down industrial warehouse that’s right down the street from our home. Each of these spots shows off the natural beauty of the area and was special to us as a couple. Continue reading
Golden Pears, that is! That’s what we call our most unique card ideas, and these save the date ideas surely match that description. These ideas go way beyond the basic card format to share your happy news in unique ways.
Check out our interactive save the date cards with photo spinners that really spin, or pop-up windows that let you show off your photos inside. We also have lots of new designs specifically for destination weddings. These save the date ideas are sure to get your guests involved and excited about your wedding. Continue reading
Looking for save the date ideas that won’t break the budget? Check out our collection of save the date postcards! Not only are these awesome designs affordable to make and fun to get in the mail, but they’ll also save you money on postage (since stamps for postcards cost less). One more plus? They’re a little more environmentally friendly since you’re not using envelopes.
You want your engagement photos to be fabulous, but don’t have a clue how to make that happen? We’ve put together a Pinterest board of Engagement Photo Ideas, filled with inspiration for props, locations and what to wear. But there’s a fine line between planning ahead and planning your every move. On photo shoot day, our best advice is to go with the flow and be yourselves. Your photos are sure to turn out wonderful!
Show me a sign
We hear this question a lot, along with “Does everybody send them?” and “Who do I send them to?” Save the date cards are certainly not required, but they have become very popular in recent years. They are especially helpful if you’re inviting a lot of out-of-town guests or planning a destination wedding, and they are sent to everyone on your guest list about six months in advance of the wedding. Even if you’re not getting married in Bora Bora, save the dates can be used to accomplish several things: