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My top save the date choice with Basic Invite |

Hey friends!

I’m super excited about today’s post! The other day I asked on my Twitter and Snapchat for reader input as to blog post ideas, and one of my dear readers suggested I give y’all a wedding planning update!


First off, the exciting news! I pretty much have all of my vendors booked. In addition, I bought my dress (cue fangirl moment) and I had my first fitting a few days ago! I’m absolutely SWOONING. In the meantime, I’m excited to share with you my latest accomplishment in the planning stages, ordering my save the dates!

My #1 Save-the-Date Choice

I did a little research in choosing what brand to create my save the dates through, and I just was floored with how wonderful Basic Invite is. The website was easy to use, fun and AFFORDABLE! I’ve been eying up the magnet save the dates for months now because I think that magnets are a great way for people to remember your special day. It’s so easy to have something attached to the fridge so you don’t have  to worry about anyone accidentally throwing your save the date away!

My top save the date choice with Basic Invite |

I don’t mean to brag, but how cute is this? At Basic Invite, I was able to create save the dates online within a matter of 10 minutes! The invite was $.93/ a magnet and it includes the envelope. Honestly, I’ve putzed around on TONS of photo upload websites throughout my life, and I had absolutely no glitches and an easy, painless experience.

So WHY ELSE do I love Basic Invite?!

  • First of all, like I said, the website was SO easy to use. Basic Invite is one of the few websites that allows customers almost unlimited color options with instant previews online. Once you select a design you can change the color of each element on the card to over 180 different color options (and 40 different colors for envelopes!) So, you can make sure the card is exactly how you want it – like, even down to the smallest detail! For those of you who have researched your save the date brands, you’ll know how rare this is.
  • Basic Invite also offers custom samples -it is one of the few save the date brands that allows customers the ability to order a printed sample of their actual invitation so you can see exactly how it will print as well as the paper quality before you ever have to place an order for 500 invitations. This is great for those indecisive, detail-oriented people like me!
  • Basic Invite doesn’t just have save the dates! You can find everything from save the dates to wedding invitations and enclosure cards, wedding menus, wedding programs and even matching thank you cards! Feel free to check out these awesome sample wedding invitations! Basic Invite also has elegant bridal shower invitations and TONS of other sweet things.

See more examples here, or check out their Instagram to get more inspo!

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One of the best parts about the wedding planning process is watching everything unfold and come together. Getting my save the dates in the mail a few days ago was definitely one of those moments where I realized, holy shiz! This is really happening! I’m so excited. If only my big day wasn’t still so far away!

Thanks for letting me share my excitement with you! Happy wedding planning, babes!


  • mapam30

    I love all the different styles…save the date cards were not a thing when I was married back in the stone ages.

    • LOL! They are fun…but costly!

  • Candy Kage

    Going to use this for our friends 50 wedding anniversary coming up.

    • So happy to hear that! They really are a great company!

  • Your save the dates are beautiful Chelsea! I’ve never heard of this company before but they might be my new favorite. Thanks for introducing me to them! :)

    • Aw thank you so much, Lecy! You’re the sweetest!

  • I love them! There’s nothing better than finding affordable cards when planning a wedding. From save the dates, to invites, to thank yous, it sure adds up!

    • Yes, oh my goodness. Weddings are crazy expensive!

  • These are so cute! We decided to just order our save the dates through our photographer.

    • That’s a great choice too!

  • These are so cute! :)

  • Oh wow, these are gorgeous! It sounds like you had a really positive experience with an aspect of planning that could be quite frustrating. I’m so excited for you!!

    • It was completely stress-free, which I wasn’t expecting!!

  • I love your Save the Dates! So gorgeous. The examples from Instagram are beautiful too. :)

    • Thanks so much, Crystal! xo

  • These are so cute! I love magnets too, I still have a bunch on my fridge from my friends’ weddings that have already passed!

    • Thanks lady!! I know, I feel like they are the gift that keeps giving. lol

  • Love your Save the Dates!!! I have never heard of basic invite. I need to check them out!

  • These came out stunning! Congrats! BTW you are getting married a week and one day before my one year anniversary :-)

    Rachel | The Confused Millennial

    • Aw shut up!! What a coincidence, that’s awesome!

  • Those look great, Chels! I am loving the magnet idea! I wish I had known about this company when I was planning my wedding!

    • Thanks so much, Kristin! They are so fun!

  • These are adorable! I’ve never heard of this company but I’ll be sure to let my friend who’s planning her wedding know about them!

    • Yes!! Let her know, I’m seriously in love!

  • Your save the dates are too cute. Is it crazy that I already miss wedding planning? We’ve only been married for two weeks but I found the process to be pretty fun.

    • Aww! Yes, it is fun! It’s a great way to exercise your creativity!

  • These are so beautiful, Chelsea! How exciting! Time really flies by. :) They sound awesome to work with!

    • I know…I’ve been engaged now for 15 months and I’m BAFFLED it’s gone so fast!!

  • Love this, so creative and really pretty xo

  • Kari Jonard

    These are very cute! We designed our own and had them printed at Walgreens. It only cost a couple of dollars too!

    • That is awesome, and affordable!!

  • Zana Djakovic

    Amazing, babe! Can’t wait to see you in a wedding dress! You will be such a beautiful bride!

    • Thanks baby doll! <3 You are too nice to me.