With wedding preparations nearing completion, comes the time to spread the happiness. Invite all the dearest people in your life, to witness the beginning of your happy ever after.
Wedding invitations do more than to inform the guests about the occasion. It also conveys the theme of your wedding. While there are no strict rules on wedding invitation designs, it’s best to create the one that reflects your wedding plan.
We have round up a collection of wedding invitation to help inspire yours.
Traditional Wedding Invitation
Earlier in history, wedding invitations are exclusive to the wealthier families, including the royals. Their wedding invitations are handwritten by monks with their highly coveted calligraphy.
A traditional wedding invitation will convey the formality of your occasion with its beautiful handwriting and classic ornament in a concise manner.
Don’t go digging your wallet yet. Design and print your own personalized – and budget-friendly – version of a traditional wedding invitation with tons of free calligraphic fonts and classic ornaments readily available to download from internet.
Classic Wedding Invitation
Wrap your first step to the holy matrimony in a classic wedding invitation.
The traditional aesthetic of classic designs is timeless and never goes out of fashion. It is very much like the love story of your life, isn’t it? Add flowery details and embossed hearts to symbol the beauty of marriage.
Slightly heavier paper with sheen is the perfect material for a classic wedding invitation. For a sweet and romantic impression, use colors from light pastel hue like dusty pink or ivory.
Simple Wedding Invitations
In a modern world full of complicated things, a simple wedding invitation will be treasured. The minimalist design with interesting typography on a clean white paper is great to announce the start of your new life.
Create your own simple wedding invitation with a light combination of the cursive and simple font.
Avoid unnecessary decorative elements to keep everything easy on the eye. Use recycled paper envelopes and hemp string to give a natural touch to your invitation.
Cheap Wedding Invitation
When you hear the word cheap, don’t be quick to associate with tacky no-good design. Just look at how the touch of beautiful type lettering gives a handwritten flair to this wedding invitation.
Announce the merriment of your wedding with a personalized design that truly shows how classy a simple design can be.
To keep your budget in check, print your own wedding invitation. Use slightly sturdier paper and minimalist gray envelope.
It is much cheaper to buy in bulk, to spend only a fraction of the budget you would have to pay for vendors.
Modern Wedding Invitation
A modern approach to the conventional standard of wedding invitation gives plenty of room for couples to show their creative side.
Ornamental shapes with non-traditional color, like velvet purple, are beautiful to replace those rectangular paper and envelope.
Give a contemporary splash of your favorite color. Experiment with thick materials or add a little shimmer to create a one-of-a-kind wedding invitation.
Modern wedding invitation with elaborate details might not come with a cheap price. But it will surely worth it to have one that shows your sophisticated side.
Romantic Wedding Invitation
Sometimes love reminds you of the romantic things in life that remains the same since centuries ago. Adorn your wedding invitation with the beauty of classic ornaments, the delicate charm of textured lace and classy cursive fonts.
Give all your loved ones a chance to witness that sacred moment when you give the key to your heart for that one special person.
Gold details give sweet soft colors, like peach and baby pink, a hint of romantic elegance. Use golden lace sash, shimmering ribbons or embossed letters for a pretty touch.
Fancy Wedding Invitation
Reflect your exquisite taste for a fancy wedding invitation design. The elegant simplicity of black and white wedding invitation is crafted to perfection, with an addition of black ribbon sash and sparkling brooch.
It goes without saying that such invitation requires guests to wear their formal evening attire.
Think a fancy wedding invitation will blow up your budget? It actually doesn’t have to.
You can design and print your own cursive letters on the paper sheen material, add wide velvet ribbon bands – that you can buy in rolls – and give some sparkle with small beads.
Luxury Wedding Invitation
Present your guests a luxurious handmade box of wedding invitation. Adorned with golden satin and sparkling brooch embellishment on sheen paper with elegant details.
A luxurious wedding invitation demands the best high-quality materials and specialty printing techniques. For the best result, it’s better to leave this one to professional vendors – who knows exactly what they’re doing.
We recommend sheen paper in ivory, pearl, or baby pink with silver, gold, or rose-gold embellishment for an immaculate invitation.
Formal Wedding Invitation
A formal celebration requires certain guidelines and etiquettes. Do you expecting your guests to wear their finest formal attire to your wedding ceremony? Convey that message in a formal wedding invitation.
While there aren’t many rooms for improvisations in a formal wedding invitation design, the elegance and style should suffice to express your taste.
Elegant Wedding Invitation
Some wedding invitations are so elegant that we can hear the champagne glasses clinking just by opening the envelopes.
An elegant wedding celebration should be complemented by an equally classy invitation. With all the advancement of technology, intricate details are so much easier to create with laser precision cut and gold embossing.
Vintage Wedding Invitations
Whether you’re inspired by the smell of old books and the sight of yellowing pages or simply love everything vintage, why not use the vintage design for your wedding invitation?
The nostalgic feeling and old world charm is brought together in a modern twist. Vintage illustrations, vignette decorative paper and flowing cursive letters are perfect for a vintage wedding invitation.
Need some ideas to turn the budget scale down? There are hundreds, if not thousands, vintage wedding invitation template that you can get for free from the internet.
Shabby Chic Wedding Invitation
Shabby chic designs everywhere, from home interior to fashion! But who would’ve thought that a shabby chic wedding invitation would look so cute?
Just as the shabby chic signature style, the wedding invitation also includes handmade craft that gives the familiar homespun flair.
Natural decoration like hemp strings and fabric garland goes pretty well with that brown paper, isn’t it?
Remember that dusty old typing machine sitting in the attic? It’s about time to make good use of it and cut the budget to the minimum. You can type – yes, as in the old fashioned way – and personalize each invitation for a more intimate feel.
Rustic Wedding Invitation
Getting married in a barn or other setting that lends itself some rustic vibe? Just by looking at this rustic wedding invitation, the guests will surely know what your wedding theme is.
The simple design, with pine tree illustration and flowing cursive, gives a sense of calmness just as they read the invitation. We also have this amazing idea to show your support for nature by using recycled paper material for your wedding invitation.
Country Wedding Invitation
Hey, we are going to have a festive night with country songs and the sound of clicking boots on our wedding celebration!
That might be the exact impression you’re trying to give when you send out this country style wedding invitation. Every detail screams countryside fun, from the slanted wood background to the sunflower.
Rustic Country Wedding Invitation
So you’re getting married in the countryside amidst the wood? That calls for a rustic country style wedding invitation then.
This is the only thing where rustic elements like burlap, vintage lace and hemp strings can meet country details like a horseshoe and slanted wood.
With the love of everything vintage and country, it’s surely a unique wedding invitation.
Nautical Wedding Invitation
Whether you’re getting married on the seaside, or simply infatuated by the ocean, this nautical wedding invitation portrays your wedding theme perfectly.
The crisp white paper with navy blue envelope says it all, even without the anchor illustration and the sheen from the navy blue sash.
Again, this is an idea that you can borrow to make your own wedding invitation.
White card stocks and envelopes are cheaper in bulks. While the sash is a simply decorative option and would not hurt the overall theme if you choose to go without it.
Gothic Wedding Invitation
Getting married at the end of October? This is your once in a lifetime chance to have a Halloween themed wedding invitation, infused with drama and mystery.
If you take a closer look, doesn’t this wedding invitation remind you of a gothic medieval dress?
Laser precision cut cover that resembles vintage lace with black ribbon band and blood ruby embellishment. Everything in predominantly matte black color. This is one elegant and classy gothic wedding invitation.
Art Deco Wedding Invitation
Give a glimpse of 1920s extravagance with a beautiful art deco wedding invitation. The simple, clean shape and streamlined ornaments are bringing the old world charm back to the future.
This is absolutely great for couples who want to share the opulence of their Gatsby themed wedding.
You know what we think? This is the kind of stuff you can create with a little help from design software. Imagine how much you would save if you could use free templates or do the design by yourself.
Funny Wedding Invitation
Who ever said that wedding invitation should be boring and bland anyway?
Yes, that’s right. Let’s break the tradition with a funny wedding invitation that will be amusing for everyone. Instead of the conventional wordings, you can use funny axioms or witty adage on your invitation.
Just a reminder, this design should only be used for casual themed wedding, as you wouldn’t want your guests to expect lots of laughs but later found themselves in the middle of a serious and formal wedding.
Quirky Wedding Invitation
For the couples with an unusual love story, a typical wedding invitation might not be enough to convey the exciting experience they wish to share with their loved ones.
A quirky wedding invitation with creative illustrations and cordial wordings is better. Use beach life watercolor illustrations and coral-colored border for a sweet and warm wedding invitation.
Fun Wedding Invitation
Oh, we absolutely love the creative haikus on this wedding invitation.
It is fun, clever, familiar and really on point. And with the perfect illustration, the couple has successfully expressed what they expect from the guests.
With formalities aside, the doors to creative improvisations are wide open and shouldn’t be left unused.
Boarding Pass Wedding Invitation
Give the guests something they never get from all other couples before. Wedding invitations in the form of a boarding pass is surely a creative and fun way to spread the happy news.
Whisk your guests away to your romantic destination wedding with this stylish boarding pass.
Think the idea too difficult to copy for your destination wedding invitation?
You’d be surprised how easy it can be done with the many creative templates available on the internet.
Passport Wedding Invitation
Pretty sure you can’t go abroad for that exotic destination wedding without your passport, can you?
Whether you’re going to get married abroad, or simply want to share your love for traveling, present your guests with a unique passport wedding invitation.
Add destination stamps, photos, and even maps to add more creativity to fun-loving passport wedding invitation.
Personalized Wedding Invitation
Guests will dearly remember those invitations that show more than just plain old card stock with the date and place for your wedding. It’s exactly the reason why it’s imperative to create a personalized wedding invitation.
Here’s the twist, such invitation should be able to benefit you and the guest. Just like that beautiful decorative frame with your wedding information essentials.
That’s a great example of a wedding invitation with practical use and will remain useful, long after the ceremony ended.
DIY Wedding Invitation
DIY lovers will never pass the opportunity to get their crafty hands working, especially for their own wedding invitation.
It’s finally time to add some pretty illustrations and typelettering to that cardstock supply you’ve been keeping for years.
With all the inspirations and free materials from the internet, you are more than ready to pour some creativity to your wedding invitation.
The perks of DIY wedding invitation is that you can add anything you like, be it stickers, tags, or another crafty embellishment – exactly the way you want it to.
Creative Wedding Invitation
Remember that good old time when we used to borrow books from the school library.
There’s this paper thingy where the librarian would put dates and names? That is probably the inspiration for this super creative wedding invitation.
We love the idea of using a cheeky timeline that marks every love journey milestone – and it looks pretty DIY-able too!
When it comes to wedding invitation inspiration, there is an abundance of ideas around us waiting to be discovered. So keep your eyes open, because everyday stuff can be your perfect wedding invitation.
Peacock Wedding Invitation
The distinct green and blue color of a peacock can be a spectacular display for your themed wedding.
The exotic feather is beautiful and elegant to add as an embellishment to your wedding invitation. If you are looking to infuse rich colors and uniqueness to your muted-colored material, peacock feather is everything you need.
3D Pop-Up Wedding Invitation
It’s sad to say that some wedding invitations are boring and bland. Isn’t it time to tickle your guests with a surprising element and make your wedding invitation comes to life with a beautiful pop-up?
With today’s technology, all you have to do is imagine, and let the designer do the rest. Nothing is off limit when it comes to romantic imagination.
Butterfly Wedding Invitation
Remember that first kiss? When it feels like there were butterflies fluttering their wings around your heart and you feel so alive.
Capture that moment and share it with your guests in the form of beautiful butterflies cut-out on your wedding invitation.
White on white wedding invitations is simple indeed. But you can feast the eyes of the ones holding them by more splash of color.
Embossed Wedding Invitation
Beautiful embossed details have long been the darling choice of wedding invitation decoration.
The timeless aesthetic element is perfect to beautify any wedding invitation without adding too many colors or details.
No matter how simple your design is, embossed details will give a subtle romantic touch to please the eyes of the beholder.
Unique Wedding Invitation
This is no longer the time to stick with a bland and dull design that barely reflects your personal style.
If you think out of the box, anything can be your invitation, even a clothespin. Who would’ve thought that clothespins can be a trendy and chic wedding invitation?
Up your wedding invitation game by adding beads or another glittering embellishment to the clothespins for more fun.
Mason Jar Wedding Invitation
We’ve noticed that mason jars are everywhere, and quickly becoming the hippest item in recent years.
The thing is, we never thought of using a mason jar as a decorative element for wedding invitations. When we see one that does, it actually looks kind of cute.
Mason jar illustration would be the perfect fit for rustic, shabby chic or garden wedding invitation.
Message in a Bottle Wedding Invitation
Invite your guests to be the witness of your love locking ceremony by the ocean, with a whimsical message in a bottle.
They will know to expect the sea breeze on their hair and sands between their toes, so they could adjust their attire accordingly for your wedding.
This unique wedding invitation is not only budget friendly, but you can totally do it by yourself.
Scroll Wedding Invitation
An elegant wedding could use something more than a rectangular paper wedding invitation.
Why don’t we bring back the nobility of wedding invitations with a modern twist?
You can create a regal scroll invitation, complete with satin belt and pearl brooch for an elegant impression.
Pocket Wedding Invitation
Pocket invitations are one of the most stylish and convenient designs that are meant to open like a book and reveal the invitation inside.
The design is also convenient to organize your invitation ensemble. Those are probably the reason why we see so many pocket wedding invitations lately.
With pocket invitations, you have plenty of rooms for creativity and improvisation; you can easily add beautiful or glamorous embellishments, depending on your overall wedding theme.
Tri-Fold Wedding Invitation
When couples in love have interesting pictures to share and beautiful stories to tell, a trifold wedding invitation offers enough space to display them.
It is a practical and modern approach to the traditional design without sacrificing beauty.
Utilize sheen materials and another embellishment to turn your trifold wedding invitation into a one-of-a-kind piece.
Gold Foil Wedding Invitation
The glimmering sheen from gold foiled decorative doodles on the white card gives a chic sophistication to the wedding invitation. An invitation design that evokes a certain feeling just by opening the envelope, is the aim you want to reach.
An exquisite one like this can even bring us the ambiance of the wedding celebration.
We love how the minimalist design is highlighted by gold details, but you can experiment with different colors like silver, rose gold or bold matte ones like black for a dramatic effect.
Lace Wedding Invitation
While there are no hard rules, the best invitations are the ones aligned with the wedding theme.
This is where the versatility of lace embellishment can give plain wedding invitation a particular impression, like vintage, feminine or whimsical and romantic like this one.
A beautiful sash, made of wide textured lace with thin ribbon satin and personalized tag, made a sheen blue wedding invitation more alive.
Wedding Invitation with Ribbon
Ribbons are considered the oldest feature of wedding day celebration, including the invitation. The pretty sheen from satin ribbon gives a lovely touch to a plain wedding invitation.
We’re pretty sure that the keen eyes of DIY enthusiasts are now glimmering with the idea that the look is totally doable on their own.
Ribbon bands are much cheaper by the roll, and you can combine with other embellishments like lace, brooch and personalized tags.
Wedding Invitation with Photos
We sure love practical ideas that make things a lot easier for everyone.
Wedding invitations with photo are great to showcase some of your engagement photos or romantic moments together.
It is very personal and will be quickly recognized by the guest. You are so right to think this design is one of the cheapest options for a wedding invitation, which you can totally do on your own.
Vintage Lace Wedding Invitation
If you are infatuated by the beauty of a vintage crocheted doily, you will appreciate the rustic and romantic look of this beautiful wedding invitation.
The vintage flair from the perforated cover that resembles lace, with a transparent belt and lovely flower brooch, are very dear to the eye.
While perforation is not something that we can do on our own. You can certainly borrow the idea of using printed decorative lace for your wedding invitation.
Laser Cut Wedding Invitation
The perforated details with the precision from laser cut makes an admirable and pretty wedding invitation, especially with matching satin ribbon band tied into a bow.
Tell us you’re not half expecting that the bride’s wedding dress would look as magnificence and beautiful as the wedding invitation is.
Glitter Wedding Invitation
Sprinkle your wedding invitation with a little fairy dust for a love that lasts a lifetime. Paint a little bit of shimmer for a life that will forever glow with happiness.
The shine and sparkle from the glitter accents give the guests a fabulous hint to your glamorous wedding celebration.
Remember that glitter isn’t always gold, because you can give a splash of romantic with glittery pink, and a sense of calmness from glittery sky blue.
Acrylic Wedding Invitation
Looking to make a modern and unusual impression with your wedding invitation?
Engraved acrylic is the unique choice that exudes style and sophistication that will surely build enough excitements for your special day.
The material has a whole different class that no other wedding invitation has, and will sure make it stands out amongst other paper-based invitations.
Gold Wedding Invitation
Here is a fool-proof solution to rescue a plain wedding invitation from falling into boredom: add gold sheen.
Whether from the sheen of satin ribbon, glitter embellishment or simply the color of fonts, gold would definitely infuse elegance and opulence to any bland wedding invitation.
Green Wedding Invitation
From the lavish deep green to vibrant hues of lime, hues from the green color palette is very versatile to create a distinct impression for your wedding invitation.
If you prefer something luxurious and elegant, darker shades of green with gold ornaments will give exactly the look you want.
And then lighter shades of green with silver accents are cheerful and refreshing.
Black and White Wedding Invitation
A lifetime affair of black and white will never cease to bring elegance wherever they are placed. Present the invitation to your memorable celebration, with a chic and sophisticated infusion from this timeless combo.
Black and white is best complemented minimalist and simple designs. But you can add a touch of elegance with a hint of a gold accent.
If you’re a little tight on the wedding budget department, this is a wedding invitation design that offers value for money.
Use black font on white cardstock and use matte black envelopes for a modern and stylish wedding invitation.
Navy and Gold Wedding Invitation
For a blend of contemporary and elegance, this wedding invitation gives just the perfect impression.
Whether you’re embracing the nautical concept for your wedding theme or simply wish for something gorgeous, navy and gold combo is perfect to capture your personal taste.
If you’d like to keep it compact and cheap, simplify your wedding invitation ensemble into a single white cardboard with gold accents, and complement with a navy envelope.
Navy Blue Wedding Invitation
Inspired by the tranquility of the night sky and the deep blue ocean, the strong character of navy blue color are great for couples who wants to portray a certain sophistication on their wedding invitation.
The example wedding invitation above portrays a minimalist crisp white cardboard is adorned beautifully with the intricate details of the navy blue perforated cover.
Royal Blue Wedding Invitation
The dramatic deep blue color evokes images of endless ocean horizon, dreamy lakes and even nobility.
For the couples infatuated by the beauty of the sea, this might be the perfect theme for your wedding invitation.
Combine the distinct character of royal blue with gold for an elegant impression, while white accent adds a refreshing touch to the overall look.
Tiffany Blue Wedding Invitation
Finally, our favorite shade of blue is here! If you’re not that familiar with this particular shade of blue, it is the trademark color of the Tiffany & Co. company, hence the name.
It will certainly give that perfect chic, refreshing, and feminine touch to your wedding invitation.
Like the signature appearance, Tiffany blue isn’t perfect without the white satin ribbon on top. Fancy this pretty wedding invitation?
Red Wedding Invitation
Spread the good news with a statement invitation. The blossoming red cherry flowers are replicated in the beautiful perforated pocket over white card stock.
While red is the staple color in many Chinese wedding, you can steal the captivating idea for your wedding invitation by combining red and white with a little glimpse of gold for more elegance and luxury.
Purple Wedding Invitation
Those starry nights with rare velvet purple sky hanging above use have inspired many couples for their wedding theme.
While some people perceive purple as an enigmatic color, it exudes lavish and opulence aura for your wedding invitation.
You can totally DIY to visually boost your wedding invitation with purple accents or embellish with the sheen of purple ribbon bands.
Winter Wedding Invitation
Let the fall of first snow crystal be the witness of your winter wedding celebration. Embrace the seasonal and festive elements of winter to create a frosty wedding invitation without getting too cliché.
From pretty rustic to sophisticated glam, your winter wedding invitation should interpret your personal taste for the cold-weather affair.
If you enjoy a mug of hot chocolate on snowy days, borrow the inspiration and create a warm winter wedding invitation with chocolate cardstock and snow crystal accents – that is totally budget-friendly.
Fall Wedding Invitation
Send away the fluttering love in the air, let the people that matter the most knows you are having a happy wedding celebration this autumn.
A clean and light design, beautified by the whimsical watercolor floral illustration makes a perfect introduction to your special day.
To give a memorable personal touch, you can paint or draw your own illustration on the invitation cover.
Floral Wedding Invitation
The blossoming colorful petals of the spring flowers are a reminder of how beautiful the souls in love are.
Floral wedding invitations are earthy and whimsical. Perfect to introduce a spring or shabby chic wedding celebration.
For a more vintage twist, you can use ivory cardstock or add rustic crocheted lace sash.
Sunflower Wedding Invitation
Are you inspired by the beauty of blooming sunflowers? We sure love the bold color and shape of this magnificent flower.
Sunflowers are a refreshing and chic alternative for the bridal bouquet, centerpiece decoration and wedding invitation.
Just look at how this striped navy blue and light gray wedding invitation is made cheerful with sunflower accents in the corners.
Beach Wedding Invitation
Bring the excitement of beach life to the announcement of your exotic seaside wedding.
Splash a hint of ocean breeze with this compact sky blue pocket invitation, complemented with exciting decorative ocean elements like stylish seashells and starfish.
Another interesting idea for a beach wedding is making your invitation in the form of a whimsical message in a bottle.
Garden Wedding Invitation
So you’ve set your eyes for a romantic and intimate outdoor wedding setting?
Send out the good news with the sweetness of pastel colored wedding invitation, adorned with blossoming colorful flower borders and pretty cursive letters.
For an eco-alternative, invite your guests to witness the cordial ceremony amidst the sprawling green garden, with a plantable wedding invitation.
Printed on a seed paper, the invitation will grow wildflowers or herbs. Isn’t that a beautiful way to celebrate love on earth?
Found the one that suits your personal taste and style yet?
We understand that just like any other aspect in wedding preparations, picking that perfect wedding invitation can be a tiring and boring process.
Keep in mind that wedding invitation design should align with your wedding theme. And on top of all, creativity and improvisation have no limit.