1. Save the Date
The Save The Date gets the date on people's schedules so they keep that date open. The invitations come after to give details. You don't HAVE to do a Save The Date. Two month's notice for a wedding invitation is sufficient.
Good luck with you planning and congratulations!
We sent Save the Dates that were magnets. Our guests loved them. Then a couple months later we sent out our Invitations.
Save the date at least 6 months before the wedding.
Invitations with RSVP cards at least 2 months or 1 1/2 months before wedding for an accurate head count with a return date on them (please included postage on your rsvp cards).
Thank you everyone so much you have been a lot of help!
And thank you so much about the RSVP/Stamp info, I wouldn't have thought of that.
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