Off the Beaten Path

Avant-garde save-the-dates get the party started.

Hangin’ by a Thread
Guests can hang this pretty reminder of your upcoming nuptials, complete with eye-catching letters and hearts. The Paperdolls Ink, thepaperdollsink.com

Hangin’ by a Thread Guests can hang this pretty reminder of your upcoming nuptials, complete with eye-catching letters and hearts. The Paperdolls Ink, thepaperdollsink.com

Brittany Fournier

Go beyond the norm and consider a save-the-date that will have a lasting impact on your guests. Hand-drawn maps, edibles and fun beach items are just a few of the unconventional ideas featured here that will make your wedding announcement noteworthy.

Map It Out
Landmarks are a great way to direct guests, so this hand-drawn road map is both hip and helpful. Pearl Beach Paperie, featuring Sarah Hanna Calligraphy, pearlbeachpaperie.com

Pop the Question
Treat your guests from the start with personalized, yummy surprises like this movie-inspired popcorn bag—which contains salty, cheddar popcorn. 5 Thirteen Designs, 5thirteendesigns.com

Tie It Up
Handmade, hand-cut Mason jar save-the-dates tied up with twine are just right for a bride searching for a rustic look. Rustic Papers, lovelyprintdesign.com

Party in a Box
Turn ordinary items like mini paint cans into custom beach-themed announcements, filled with Florida-inspired surprises. Pretty Peacock Paperie,
prettypeacockpaperie.com

Peek-a-Boo
Unexpected touches like this interactive envelope with surprise die-cut, satin tied circles are truly distinguished additions. Amy Morelli of The 2u Collection, 2ucollection.com

Whale of a Time
Vivid hand-painted flowers and wildlife will perfectly depict the blossoming springtime season. Rifle Paper Co., riflepaperco.com

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