Sending save-the-dates is a courteous gesture your guests will appreciate, especially if they need time to hunt down bargain airfare. A compelling design builds anticipation for your event—luckily, there are plenty of truly unique options in every price range.

This sleek save-the-date could easily work for a modern beach wedding or even an art gallery setting. Glass Ribbons save-the-date, $190 for 100, Kelli Hall for Minted