(Closed) When to send STDs

posted 11 years ago in June 2011
  • poll: Which month will you send out your STDs?

    already sent!






    Not sending save the dates

  • Post # 3
    4136 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    half of my guests are oot, so they’re going out any day now (as soon as the magnets come in)

    Post # 4
    1029 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    OOh kitzy – my first date twin I’ve seen!

    We sent ours already (paperlesspost) because we don’t have any hotel blocks, so people need to book their rooms NOW. Otherwise I probably wouldn’t have bothered so soon.

    Post # 5
    266 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Already sent them out – about a month ago. I’m normally not on the ball about things like that, but we are having a destination wedding in Charleston and not a single guest lives there, so we wanted people to be able to make vacation plans in advance.

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    Post # 6
    113 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2008

    I actually sent mine out in August – early I know, but we have lots of out of town guests and one guest had already booked a trip to europe for next summer (and then changed it to a couple days later once they found out our wedding date, which was so sweet of them) so i figured I should send them out before others make summer vacation plans.

    Post # 8
    176 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Almost all my guests are locals, so advanced warning isn’t tooo pressing of an issue. I’m going to send them out in December or early January. (If I send them, lol) My formal invites will go out in March. =)

    Post # 9
    392 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Ours will go out by the end of the month. =)

    Post # 10
    527 posts
    Busy bee

    Sent mine out yesterday!

    Post # 11
    81 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I just ordered mine and I am hopeing they will be in by the begining of december so i can send them asap. I dont have anyone comming from out of town so its not vital thaat they even be sent but i wanted to anyway lol.

    Post # 12
    6469 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011 - Sydney, Australia

    We’re doing ours late December/early January. Wanted to miss the Christmas rush of cards!

    Post # 13
    1557 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    We’ve already received a STD for our friend’s wedding which is June 4th, but we probably won’t send ours out until after the first of the year. 

    As of today we are exactly 7 months out from the wedding, and the general rule (from what I always year) is 6-9 months if you are having a destination wedding, 4-6 months for a regular wedding (which is what we are having).

    6 months for us is Christmas Eve, so we will be trying to print/address them by then, and then I will likely start to send them out just after Christmas/New Years Eve.

    Our wedding is a few weeks after yours, but I think in both cases that skips all the holiday cards/craziness. If you haven’t sent them out already, I would wait. 

    We are mainly sending them out as early as we are because our wedding is on a Friday, and I want to let people know well enough in advance that they can get off work if needed. 

    Post # 14
    17 posts
    • Wedding: June 2011

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    @jaguar:Finally,I found my date twin!!! I had the same thought…I will be sending my STD’s out in February,so that Christmas cards and such dont overwhelm and then my STD gets lost in the pile and forgotten 🙂

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