The problem: you want to send a save the date to your most beloved friends and family but the standard save the date magnet or postcard just isn’t doing it for you. Get ready, friends. We have a new Save the Date that you’re going to love! Our new puzzle save the dates are just about the most clever and adorable way to announce your wedding date, don’t you think?!

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Don’t be fooled, these puzzles are made of multiple sheets of premium paper, not wood. They’re durable, affordable and only take a standard stamp to mail. You’re guests will flip for these! Find all of our new puzzle save the dates here, upload your photo and customize the text and colors to fit your style.

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