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You’ve picked a date for your special day. Now it’s time to tell the important people in your life to save it just for you with a save the date card that captures the way you feel about an upcoming wedding, party or other festive occasion. With Adobe Spark Post’s free design tools, you can make your own save the date cards to share and send, even if you’ve never designed anything before.

Make a save the date postcard in minutes

You don't need design experience to create save the date cards like a pro. Spark Post is one of a trio of free Spark design tools offered by Adobe, a leader in digital design software. Spark Post makes it easy to create free save the date cards, invitations, birth announcements and other kinds of cards in minutes and share them instantly online, or download them for printing. All you need is to sign up for a free Spark account and start creating.

Create your own save the date

How to make your own save the date cards

  1. Select a size

    Select a size for your project. Post automatically sizes your image for a variety of social media sites including Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter, as well as for blog posts and print projects.

  2. Pick a theme that grabs attention

    Next, select a theme from the Post theme gallery. Themes include layouts, color palettes, and image options that combine to create many save the date templates for you to use. Don’t like your choice? You can change it at any time while you’re designing.

  3. Add an image

    Themes typically come with an included image, but that can be changed. Upload save the date images from your own files, or find save the date pictures in online galleries including Dropbox, Google and Adobe’s Lightroom and Creative Cloud.

  4. Stylize text with a range of font options

    To add text to a Post project, click inside the text box and type. Change the font by highlighting the text and selecting from a dropdown list of fonts, handily grouped by styles including Bold, Decorative and Script.

  5. Download, print or share your work

    Once you’ve finished your save the date invite, Spark automatically generates a link for your new card. To share it only with a select group, share the link directly with them, or download your work for printing or emailing.

Customize for creative control

Save the date cards can be fun and flirty, artistic and dramatic or anything else you want them to be. Adobe Spark Post’s free save the date templates let you experiment with hundreds of images, fonts and layouts to get just the look you want. There are even color-coordinated palette sets and font sets grouped by style.

Spark Post's save the date maker provides an array of tools for creating the perfect do it yourself save the date card, but it’s also possible to customize your creation with your own images, styles and fonts. Post also includes photo filters, palette options and individualized color choices for designs that reflect your own unique vision.

Tips, tricks, and inspiration for your wedding

If you’re looking for creative inspiration, browse the Spark site’s gallery of featured designs for save the date card ideas. Visit the Spark blog for tips, video guides and tutorials to make the most of Spark Post's tools and features for designing your own cards.

Adobe Spark Post’s fast and easy to use design tools are available for both desktop and iOS mobile devices, so you can create, save and share anywhere, anytime. With Spark Post, you can make save the date cards just the way you want them – no design skills needed.

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