Wedding Updates & Save the Dates with Minted!!!

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February 20th y’all we are officially 4 months away.  I am so excited I’m not going to lie.  I have been with the help of my mother and bridesmaids been checking things off the list.  My bridal shower is coming up and the bachelorette party in Miami is planned. I found the best dress for that!

So far you’ve heard the engagement story.

Seen the venue.

Engagement pictures are done!

Had a fabulous engagement party thrown by my aunt.

I have so many things check off the list including my dress and FINALLY picked the bridesmaids dresses.  I swear that was harder than finding my dress (which was actually a dream to find).

The next thing on my task was our Save the Dates.  I did a lot of research and found Minted had the best reviews.  Mark was really set on magnets and I couldn’t agree more.  I still have all the magnets on my fridge from Weddings over the past few years. Since Mark and I both went to Florida and the majority of our guest list we knew from Florida the picture we picked out was pretty special to us.

I cannot speak enough praises about Minted.  They have an address book that you put all your contacts into aka you have to make your guest list and get that headcount early.  The best part is they print the addresses on the front of the envelopes for FREE.  One less thing you have to worry about.  There was so many styles and formats to choose from with the Save the Dates magnets.  I found the style I liked, uploaded my picture from our engagement session and played around with the font placement.  Once I got it where I liked the proof was sent over and their design team spiffed it all up and sent it back for final approval.  I cannot be happier with the finished product!

They are a 4 x 6 magnet, the same size as a standard picture.  The magnets are heavy and the quality of the picture and writing on them was excellent.  I was blown away with how they came out.  I got my mother a stamp from etsy with their return address. It all came together beautifully.

How the addresses come printed (I had to white out the full address but you get the idea).  The envelopes were thick card stock.

How the magnet sat inside the envelope

Finally the Save the Date!

What do y’all think?  That was on the 50 yard line of the Swamp.  I just wish the season was turning out a little differently!

I can’t tell you enough how pleased I was with the Save the Dates.  I would recommend Minted to anyone if you have been looking at the various sites!  If you have any questions definitely shoot me an email!  I love sharing all the fun Wedding updates with y’all!  Let me know what you think!  xoxoxo
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60 responses to “Wedding Updates & Save the Dates with Minted!!!”

  1. Yowzas!!! Not only is that venue tres FAB you are positively glowing in this post! From the images to your copy, everything just oozes romance and reverie! Can’t wait to check back on your progress!
    Thank you visiting hun, please come back to check out my latest!

    Xx- Julie
    Peace. Love. LOL!

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  2. Minted’s envelope addressing service is one reason I LOVE THEM SO MUCH!!! So glad you had a good experience too!!! Still OBSESSED with your engagement pics… LOVE!!

  3. Wow! I love your save the dates! And your engagement pics are so incredible. :)

  4. They came out so great!!! Love all the colors and of course love the couple on the photo!!! woo hoo – 4 months to go!! xo

  5. I still cannot get over how gorgeous your venue is! Your wedding is going to be amazing. And LOVE those save the dates! Could you guys be any cuter?? 4 months!!!!!

    <3, Pamela

  6. Penguin says:

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  7. Oh my gosh I LOVE them!!! And somehow I missed that you’re getting married in Sarasota! I thought it was Tampa! It’s going to be so gorgeous :)

  8. These came out beautifully! I love that it doesn’t even look like a magnet and the picture fills the entire thing! Minted always does a great job! I get our holiday cards there every year and can’t say enough good things!

  9. I love your Save the Dates!! Such a sweet and personal photo. And I love the idea of magnets, that makes it so easy to just stick on the fridge and not worry about it getting lost!

  10. Hooray, how exciting! Your magnets turned out great. Minted is an excellent website, so you really can’t go wrong. I’m sure all your guests will enjoy having that on their fridge for months to come. :)

  11. Wow your wedding venue is amazing!! I think of a February wedding and I think -20° outside with 12″ of snow on the ground, then I remember you’re in Florida! Can’t wait to see more! Love the save the dates!

  12. I love your save the dates!!! They turned out beautifully my dear! And I loved that you picked a picture that has a special meaning for you guys, you know…even if it is….Florida. ;) Magnets are my favorite kind and I have several on my refrigerator from friends over the years. It gives a nice break up to all the kids Christmas ones!

  13. Oh my goodness…your venue! I’m breathless it’s so gorgeous. Your Save the Dates are amazing, and your wedding is going to be so beautiful!!

  14. Your venue is WOW. Just breathtaking!

    And I think your Save the dates are perfect! (OH, fyi – I went to abbreviate Save The Date – just to save time, and I realized I didn’t want to do that – HAHAHAHA – so now, we can laugh at that together.)


  15. that pic of your save the date is so great! and i rhymed :) happy wed :)

  16. Brianne says:

    I love your save the dates!!

  17. Mree says:

    Love all the pictures!! That is a great Save the Date Idea. Love Magnets. You two are one pretty couple.

  18. awwww I love that venue! It’s absolutely gorgeous! Cute Save the Dates too – even though as a Vol fan I have to not love the Gators part :) haha So exciting that it’s all coming together!

  19. They look great! I’m not big on the whole football thing, but that is a great picture of you two. That venue is stunning too. I’ll have to check out Minted for holiday cards. We are going to Miami in a few weeks for a wedding too. :-)

  20. Kristen says:

    i love your save the dates! such a cute picture. i agree, magnets are the way to go!

  21. Those look awesome! I agree magnets are the way to go! Your going to have such a gorgeous wedding!

  22. ahh I love it!! these are truly gorgeous!

  23. Julia says:

    Love these, so perfect!! The picture is awesome, I love how it has special meaning for y’all, so sweet! and I love the idea of a magnet instead of just cards!

  24. Christina says:

    cannot get over how gorgeous that venue is. the magnets are adorable too. you guys are so freaking cute it makes me squeal all giddy!!

  25. Love it, they look SO good! I’ve heard tons of great things about minted, I will definitely need to check them out!

  26. Love the save-the-dates! We just did postcards, and I didn’t even like the way they turned out… Oh well! It was the only thing I didn’t think came out that great about my wedding, so I can handle it. Yours, however, look great. Did you go with a Jim Hjelm for the bridesmaids?!

  27. I’ve heard such great things about Minted, I will keep them in mind for sure. I’m so happy for you, I hope the next 4 months go quick (but not too quick) for you, I know you’re ready to marry your prince <3

  28. Emily says:

    Gorgeous venue! I love the save the dates as well. So perfect for you two!

  29. that is a stunning photo. something about an empty stadium… i just love it!!!!!

  30. Congrats on getting married! LOVE your save the dates. Super cute!

  31. Gorgeous Save the Dates! And I cannot speak enough good words about Minted, either. We order our Christmas cards from Minted every year!

  32. LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!! I did an engagement session in our stadium for football fans & had them at the 50 foot line – I said, You both have to come half way in marriage ;)

  33. I am completely obsessed with everything about your wedding. You have such great taste girl! Every single step along the way has been beautiful, I can’t wait to see what you do with that amazing venue on the big day!

  34. Those came out so good. I love Minted!

  35. Your save the dates are so adorable! I love the football theme…and that venue! So gorgeous! :)

  36. alyssa says:

    What a gorgeous and just perfect picture! I LOVE how your save the dates came out. Thanks so much for finally sharing. Yay!

  37. PERFECT Save the Dates! Nailed it, girl! I didn’t realize you’ll have a February wedding. Ours was 2/25 and it’s such a great (NOT hot!) time of year for a Southern wedding. Yay for another check mark on the list!

  38. Love, love, LOVE your save the dates!!! So cute girl!

  39. Ahh so exciting! That venue is gorgeous – loved all of the pictures!

  40. Those save the dates are so cute!! LOVE the picture you chose!

  41. LOVE the way they turned out!!! Minted is fabuloso!!! xoxo

  42. Love your save the dates!! I think the magnet idea is great as well!
    I haven’t used Minted before, but I lobe that they print the addresses on the envelopes. Hooray for one less thing to worry about!

  43. Kayla MKOY says:

    Sooo so cute!!!!! I love the save the dates! Everything is getting SO real, I’m sure!!! Yay!!! I love the picture you chose for your save the date :-)

  44. Myra says:

    I am OBSESSED with y’all! You guys are so precious and that Save the Date…I die! Love the shot!

  45. Your venue is absolutely gorgeous! Loving your save the dates and that its a picture from the swamp! Perfect!

  46. The Save the Dates look fantastic!!! Love the picture, and love Minted…they always turn out fab products!

  47. Love these so much! Seriously they are the cutest…good work lady! xo

  48. Meghan says:

    That venue is absolutely breathtaking! I am using Minted for our holiday cards this year because of all the reviews I’ve seen. Your save the dates turned out perfect! xo

  49. Jillian says:

    they look great! i love minted — they have the best stuff. xo jillian

  50. These are the cutest Save the Dates ever! I love that yall took them on the 50 yard line!
    ~Elise @

  51. Love, love, love your Save the Date! I only wish I had known about Minted when I did mine!

  52. Meagan says:

    Looooove your save the dates!! Just perfect. :) And that venue…

  53. Minted is my favorite place to order special cards and all. I did everything through them. :)

  54. I love them! That’s awesome that they print the envelopes for you! I totally agree on the magnet deal! We did those too :)

  55. I have heard such great things about Minted! Your save the dates turned out too cute :D

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