Save The Date designs that people will hang on their fridges in perpetuity (+$250 Minted giveaway!) #Invitations#Stuff we love#giveaway#invitation packages#invitations#save the date February 12 2014 | Ariel offbeatbride Knots Will Be Tied Save the Date Cards We've been talking a lot lately about Save The Date cards… three things you need to include, when to send them, whether you need to do them at all. But what about the simple pleasures of gawking at some designs? My friends, that I'm here to do today… and when we're done, I have the details about how you could enter to win $250 from Minted toward ANY of these designs. Now, what was that about a giveaway? We've teamed up with Minted to offer y'all $250 worth of FREE wedding invitations or save the dates. Click the image below to enter: Giveaway ends at midnight PST, February 26, 2014. Sorry, international readers: we love you, but US sweepstakes laws make it so that this offer is only open to folks in the United States. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Ariel Author of Offbeat Bride: Creative Alternatives for Independent Brides, Ariel acts as the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire websites. She lives in Seattle with her son, and if she's not reading or writing, chances are good that she's dancing and happy-crying. PREVIOUS A music-heavy Brooklyn wedding with dinosaurs, balloons, and a drumming bride NEXT How my wedding planner saved me so much money that she paid for herself, and then some Show/Hide comments [ 4 ] So, these are adorable, and amazing, and all that jazz, but my favorite part of this article is totally the word "perpetuity." It's just an awesome word. Reply I noticed it asks for your date. Do they hold you to the date selected , if it was a guess and then you win? Reply I entered myself on behalf of friends, who aren't even engaged yet! 😉 I left the date blank and it worked just fine. Reply OMG we almost did the "Booze, Food & Bad Dance Moves" one! We'd almost chosen "Awesome Bride/Fabulous Groom" but I like their editing a bit more (in context) 🙂 Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.