(Closed) Is it too soon to send out my STD’s?

posted 10 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
5385 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

No, I am getting married a week before you and I will be sending out my Save-The-Date Cards soon. I would’ve sent them sooner, but since we were so close to taking our e-pics we wanted to wait and use them on our Save-The-Date Cards.

Post # 4
221 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Our STD’s went out mid December (8 months prior to our wedding) doubled as Christmas cards, same as what you’re looking at. I think the timing is fine.

Post # 5
2206 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Nope. Send away.

Post # 6
1927 posts
Buzzing bee

Definitely not.  I get annoyed when actual invitations are sent out more than two months in advance because you are forcing your guests to actually make a commitment as to whether or not they can come.. but I don’t think it’s ever too early for save the dates!

Post # 7
1580 posts
Bumble bee

I’d wait another month or so.

Post # 8
18628 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

We sent ours out about 6 months before the wedding.

Post # 10
1019 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

i’m getting married a month after you and we are in the process of ordering ours right now. plan to send them early-mid june. i’ve already had people asking where they were, as we have a large number of out of town (and state) guests.

send away!! 🙂

Post # 11
3997 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I don’t think its too early, though it is on the early side.  If you have a lot of outta towners, it can’t hurt to give them a heads up.  The guidebooks I’ve read suggest doing it between 12-8 months.

Post # 13
3788 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Last July I got an STD for a wedding this June. As long as you’re sure on the guest list, send away.

Post # 14
281 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010 - The Glen Manor House

I stuck to the 6 month rule. I think it gives people more than enough time to make plans!

Post # 15
4765 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

Not too soon! We are getting married the day before you and we’ll be sending ours out within the next few weeks.

Normally, I’d wait until closer to 6 months or so, but with how close it is to Christmas and New Years, I think people will appreciate the extra notice!

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