DIY: Save the Date Bookmarks

Posted by bridalbuds on Dec 31, 2008

Honeysuckle Dude and I are both English teachers, so our wedding planning naturally took a turn for the literary. Our save-the-dates would not be simply magnets or cards. We sent our guests save the date bookmarks! I don’t think sending Save the Dates improved the attendance of out of town guests for our wedding, but they did give a preview for the day. We incorporated the colors and design on other DIY elements.


I picked up the basic supplies from Michaels and Target: plain bookmarks and scrapbooking paper in our wedding colors (totalling less than $12). Then, I designed business cards on Vistaprint (same company Lily Bud used). The template made customizing the business card easy peasy. I changed all the contact info to our wording:

Save the Page
and save the date!
October 11, 2008

Honeysuckle & Honeysuckle Dude
are getting married
Raleigh, NC

Wedsite URL
Formal Invitation to Come


I love how the bookmarks turned out. Here’s how they arrived. Love the green envelopes and dark chocolate card stock (thanks Honeysuckle Mom!).