As we bid farewell to the final days of summer, here at SMP we know what’s just around the corner: engagement season! For that reason (and that reason only!), we simply can’t wait for the leaves to fall and the weather to cool. And when it comes to announcing your upcoming nuptials to excited family and friends, let me give you a piece of advice — head right over to Minted! With a gorgeous collection of save the dates all created by independent designers, and a 100% satisfaction guarantee, Minted has you covered.

Minted offers couples an incredible variety of exclusive designs and styles all printed on luxe, signature paper — you’ll have a hard time choosing your favorite! From flat photo cards to double-sided postcards, magnets and even multi-page, exclusive Minibooks™, you can be sure the first glimpse your guests get of your big day will be totally unique and personalized. And did I mention Minted’s top-notch customer service? Each couple is matched with a dedicated Perfection Team to guide them through the paper process, offering etiquette and design advice to achieve their unique vision!

And get this, SMPers, Minted now offers FREE recipient addressing on save the date and wedding invitations! Talk about a time saver! OK, my dears, it’s giveaway time! Minted is giving one lucky SMP reader the chance to win $250 in Minted credit! Head over here for details and to enter. Contest ends Thursday, September 15, 2013 at 11:59pm PT. Best of luck, lovelies! xo