Best change the date cards

The 21 most stylish change the date cards for 2020

If you've postponed your 2020 wedding because of Coronavirus, it's best to let your guests know as soon as you can. We've found the most stylish change the date cards for weddings, whether you prefer to post a printed version or reschedule digitally with a downloadable template.

We’re sorry if your 2020 wedding plans have been thrown into chaos – we know that can’t have been easy. As we explain in our guide to what to do if your wedding is during the Coronavirus pandemic, the likelihood is that if your wedding was due to take place before May, you’ll have had to postpone. In order to help you let your guests know the new arrangements, we’ve found the best change the date cards.

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These work on the same principle as save the dates: a simple but beautifully designed update for your guests. Wedding postponement cards tend to include minimal information – you could always direct guests to your wedding website if you wanted to let them know more details.

Of course, you may choose to just send an email or WhatsApp. However, a stylish change the date card keeps the sense of occasion surrounding your wedding. In these challenging times, it’s good to have something special to look forward to.

You may decide to wait to let people know until you have your new wedding date confirmed. If that’s the case, you’ll need to go through the RSVP process again, so make sure to include the contact details in case guests have forgotten. However, if you want to get the word out before then, many of these change the date cards can be customised to simply inform guests that your wedding has been rescheduled, and that a new date will be sent in due course.

We’ve found a mix of change the date cards that you post – including print-at-home templates that you can customise – and others that you can send digitally.

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1. Instant Download Change the Date Cards, RubiandLib at Etsy – £3.80

Sometimes chic and simple says it best, like this downloadable template that you can print at home. The upside is that you can customise the design – the fonts, for example – until it’s perfect for you, and also decide which paper to use.

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2. Marsala Floral Change the Date Cards, Littlebird Weddings – from 75p per card

The lovely Littlebird Weddings are offering reduced-rate change the date cards in light of the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic. The cards come in a range of styles, including the super-pretty Marsala Flowers design, and customisation is possible.

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3. Digital Download Change the Date, ThePrintableShopDIY at Etsy – £8.20

This downloadable template can be easily edited and then sent to your guests digitally to let them know that your wedding plans have changed due to Coronavirus.

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4. Wedding Postponement Card, HipHipHooray – 75p per card

Available on white or Kraft card, HipHipHooray’s change the date cards are pared-back and elegant. You can also purchase the design as a printable PDF. And as a lovely gesture, the cards are free to any couples who have bought their invitations from HipHipHooray and have had to reschedule their wedding due to Coronavirus.

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5. New Plan Card, PlainJane at Etsy – £4.07

The design of this digital PDF is so pretty. Simply customise the wording then print it out at home to send to your guests.

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6. Wedding Date Card, Amor Designs – £4.99 for 10

Keep guests up to date in style with this floral card. The colour palette suits a wedding in any season.

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7. Wedding Postponed Card, PeachyPrintsUK at Etsy – 81p per card

Printed on 400gsm Kraft card, these pared-back change the date cards have an elegant yet rustic feel to them. They come in different pack sizes and envelopes are included.

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8. Rustic Postponed Wedding Electronic Card, Creative Things Studio – £13

You can easily customise this wedding postponement announcement – there’s a free demo to try before you buy – before sending it to all your loved ones.

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9. Burgoyne Wedding Postponement, Paperless Post – 2 credits

It’s a lovely sentiment and a lovely card to email to your guests. Paperless Post works on a credits system – you get 25 free credits (called coins) when you create an account, then you can buy more later.

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10. Change the Date Card, TavernCreative at Etsy – 85p per card

Some wry humour on this change the date card. There are a range of delightful designs and colourways available, but there’s something particularly appealing about the gold pattern here.

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11. Change the Date Cards, Elle Bee Design – 50p per card

We love the simplicity of this change the date design. Although it’s minimalist, the clever font use means it will still stand out. You can either choose printed cards or a digital version to email.

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12. Change of Date, AmyScripts at Etsy – £2.99

Simple and to the point, this rescheduling announcement can either be printed and posted or emailed to your guests.

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13. Change the Date Cards, Pretty Pops Designs – 50p per card

This printed design manages to be both classic and pretty, thanks to the combination of the monochrome colourway and the enchanting font.

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14. Raw Edge Wedding Postponement, Paperless Post – 2 credits

Adding a photo of the two of you, as in this Paperless Post digital announcement, is a delightful way to personalise. Use one of the shots from your engagement shoot.

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15. New Plan Card, PaperParkCo at Etsy – from 15p per card

These printed watercolour cards are simple and to the point. The choice of background colour softens the overall effect.

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16. Change of Plans Template, AWildBloomPrintables at Etsy – £3.25

Only you can judge whether your loved ones will appreciate the humour of the Corona bottle, but if you think they will, this downloadable template is a change from the norm. You can customise the wording to suit your style.

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17. Botanical Leaf Change of Plan Cards & Magnets, PukkaPeacock at Etsy – from 90p

This chic botanical design is available either A7 printed cards or as a magnet. We like the latter option as something a bit different, and a nice keepsake for guests.

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18. Change the Date Cards, OhSoPrettyPaperCo at Etsy – £12.75 for 10 cards

Fresh green foliage and vibrant succulents have been gracing the tables of fashionable weddings for some time now, making this change the date design very on trend. They’re postcard style and printed on 300gsm matte white paper.

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19. Flower Change the Date Cards, ThePaperedWedding at Etsy – from £10.87

This romantically refined design only ships within the USA as printed cards, but UK couples can purchase the printable template.

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20. Postponed Event Announcement, CreativeUnionDesign at Etsy – £6.51

Yes, the picture says baby shower, but the text of this editable PDF can be changed to reflect your own circumstances. We love the design because it makes us think of Beyoncé – after all, when life gave her lemons, she made Lemonade.

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21. Let’s Try This Again Card, PaperBallards at Etsy – from £1 per card

Laidback yet still elegant, these printed A5 cards get the information across in a clear yet stylish day. We can just about forgive the missing apostrophe, but you might want to mention it to the seller before confirming your order.

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