(Closed) Save the Date RSVPs!

posted 7 years ago in Paper
Post # 17
11516 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

I would do an A and B list with your invitationsnot  your STDs.  However, if you decide to do this, be sure to send STDs only  to your A list.

Post # 18
7604 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

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@whitemochi622:  sorry- didn’t mean to worry you, you sound extremely organized! I think the only thing I would worry about as the bride is that people will say yes and then change to a no closer to the date. What is your RSVP date? Is it on your save the dates somewhere? 

Post # 19
2703 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

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@whitemochi622:  Cute pictures, but I agree with PPs:

Sending STDs to give guests heads up so they can plan travel = good idea.

Asking guests to RSVP 8+ months before the wedding = not so good idea.

Some people might know their plans 8 months in advance, but the majority don’t.  I’d bet money that you get a lot of people changing their response or just not RSVPing until a few months before the wedding.  Unless you were a very close friend or family memeber, there is no way I could commit to a June wedding in October.  I’m very surprised your cousin said it worked well for her…

I guess my biggest concern is what would happen if a guest RSVPs no, but then changes their mind several months later.  Are you going to be able to accomodate said guest?  When do you expect everyone to RSVP by?

I don’t mean to rain on your parade, I just want to save you possible headaches…

Post # 22
3025 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014 - Prague

😛  I wish I’d seen this earlier. Cute idea!

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