When it comes to the wedding planning process, one of the first things you decide on is the kind of theme you want for your wedding. From there, elements such as the venue, the decor and wedding dress follow suit. Your wedding invitations and other stationery should incorporate the same flow as the other elements of your wedding design. If you are in need of some invitation design inspiration, check out some of these wedding invitation ideas and examples to find the perfect stationery that fits the dream wedding you’ve envisioned.
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1. Chalkboard Wedding Invitations
Simple and versatile, chalkboard invitations are becoming the new trend for wedding invites. It’s overall simplicity of black and white color with a fun chalk border of flowers or patterns makes it the perfect match for a quaint backyard wedding and gives a vintage wedding vibe.
2. Rustic Wedding Invitations
Introduce your rustic themed wedding by choosing one of these rustic wedding invitation templates to match! Give a sense of the countryside with warm barn wood, rustic wildflowers and twinkling fairy lights to present your guests with some southern charm before the big day.
3. Floral Wedding Invitations
You can’t go wrong with a floral invitation as it is elegant and extremely versatile to any wedding theme. Try one of these floral wedding invitation templates to match any kind of wedding aesthetic you are envisioning. A floral invitation sets the tone for a romantic and beautiful wedding, but is also suitable for other events such as bridal showers and wedding showers.
4. Simple Wedding Invitations
Try one of these simple wedding invitation templates to match any kind of wedding theme. Go for simple script fonts in white and black or a dramatic serif font. Don’t forget to personalize your invitation with one of your engagement photos. A simple invitation will make your photo the main focus.
5. Modern Wedding Invitations
For a modern wedding, contemporary and elegant wedding stationery is essential. Break the traditional look by incorporating modern elements such as clean lines and rose gold colors to your wedding suite. Check out some of these modern wedding invitation templates to find the perfect match for your sleek and modern wedding.
6. Tropical Wedding Invitations
If you plan to tie the knot at an island destination or you just share a love for the tropics, a tropical wedding invitation is a fun theme to have for your wedding stationery. Choose between lush palm leaves and tropical flowers to add to a sense of summer no matter what season it is. Extend the tropical feel to your shower invitations and wedding programs to tie the theme together.
7. Watercolor Wedding Invitations
Trendy and simple, watercolor wedding invitations can match any kind of wedding theme. From brushed botanicals and painted florals to simple and mysterious watermarked designs, you can personalize a watercolor wedding invitation to fit your specific wedding design. Add gold foil typography or an engagement photo to make your watercolor wedding invite stand out.
8. Vintage Wedding Invitations
A vintage wedding theme is perfect for couples who share a love for the classics. Whether you envision simple and elegant calligraphy or Victorian splendor, browse through some of these vintage wedding invitation templates to match you and your partner’s classical aesthetic.
9. Outdoor Wedding Invitations
Plan to have your wedding day set in the great outdoors? An outdoor venue can range anywhere from the mountains and lush gardens to an evening event under the stars. To capture your outdoor theme, try one of these outdoor wedding invitation templates that contain natural elements of wood, mist, greenery and more!
10. Bohemian Wedding Invitations
For the couples who are artistic and free-spirited at heart, a bohemian wedding is the perfect theme to embrace your personalities. Try one of these bohemian wedding invitation templates to match your wedding aesthetic whether you are going for simple beauty or casual elegance.
11. Spanish Wedding Invitations
Display your culture and heritage (or a combination of two) into your wedding to make it meaningful to you, your partner and your family. Whether you both speak the language or not, you don’t have to neglect tradition or risk offending your non-English speaking guests. Check out our beautiful collection of Spanish wedding invitations so you can let everyone know of your engagement.
12. Seasonal Wedding Invitations
If your wedding’s theme is based off the season of your big day, try one of these seasonal wedding invitation templates. You’ll find an assortment of beautiful designs such as luminous leaves, blooming florals, lush greenery and warm glowing lights that will set the tone for your wedding no matter which season.
13. Lace Wedding Invitations
Lace is beautiful, elegant and timeless. Find an invitation card that incorporates a lace design as it adds a classic touch of femininity and delicacy to any wedding look. If you plan on incorporating the delicate fabric into your wedding design, opt for an invitation kit that includes elements of lace throughout your wedding stationery that will be just as beautiful as your wedding dress.
14. Sparkles + Shine Wedding Invitations
For the bride looking to add elements of glitz and glamour to each wedding detail, these sparkle and shine wedding invitations would be the perfect wedding stationery to incorporate during your wedding planning. Wow everyone on your guest list with shiny gold foil calligraphy and glittery patterns to set the proper tone that you are having a glamorous wedding event.
15. Whimsical Wedding Invitations
Bright colors and fun patterns don’t have to be strictly for birthday invitations. Showcase you and your partner’s fun personalities by designing a whimsical wedding invitation filled with colors, patterns or cheerful engagement photos. Add playful wedding invitation wording so your guests will want to join the party and RSVP as soon as possible!
16. Elegant Wedding Invitations
From elegant elements like draping light and romantic textures to whimsical typography, these elegant wedding invitations set the tone perfectly. Make sure your wedding invitation suite reflects your sophisticated style and mature taste. Don’t forget to include your elegant taste into your shower invitations and envelope liners to tie your elegant wedding theme together.
17. Monogram Wedding Invitations
Whether you are going for a modern or classic and vintage wedding theme, you can’t go wrong with a monogram design. Monograms combine you and your partner’s initials to make it the perfect recurring element throughout your wedding design. Browse through some of these monogrammed wedding invitation templates and customize your invitation kit to reflect your taste.
18. Holiday Wedding Invitations
If you decided to blend your love for your soon-to-be-spouse and the holidays by opting for a Christmas themed wedding, we’ve got you covered. Choose through some of these seasonal holiday invitation templates or gain more inspiration from these Christmas wedding invitation ideas.
19. Photo Stacked Wedding Invitations
Show off all the amazing engagement photos you took by customizing your own photo stacked wedding invitations. Choose between a simple collage or an elaborate tri-fold invitation design that will have everyone on your guest list wanting to put it up for display until your wedding day.
20. Destination Wedding Invitations
Whether you plan on getting married on the sunny beaches of Florida or the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland, theming your wedding based on your destination is a great idea. Start by customizing your wedding suit with elements of your destination, starting with date cards, destination wedding invitations and RSVP cards.
21. Marble Wedding Invitations
Marble is a trendy and sophisticated texture that adds a bit of modern flair to your wedding day. If you are looking for a modern and unique wedding invitation, try one of these marble wedding invitation templates which are completely customizable to match your preferred colors and more!
22. Typography Wedding Invitations
Unique typography is a beautiful and elegant way to display your wedding invitation wording. From simple swirls to elegant embellishment, check out these typography wedding invitations that fit your dream wedding invitation design. Don’t forget to personalize it by including an engagement photo.
23. Botanical Wedding Invitations
Perfect for spring and summer weddings, botanical wedding invitations are a gorgeous choice to fit a variety of wedding themes. Whether you plan for a rustic outdoor wedding or a classy traditional wedding, botanicals of lush greenery or flourishes is the perfect choice to incorporate in your wedding invitation suite.
24. Nautical Wedding Invitations
If you and your partner are drawn to the sea and share a passion for the seaside, so much that you made it your wedding theme, find a nautical wedding invitation to match! Customize your perfect wedding invite with nautical wedding inspiration including elements like an anchor or seashell to tie it all together.
25. Upload Your Own Design
Are you super creative and crafty? Or perhaps you just can’t find an invitation that matches the exact vision you have in your head. If that’s the case, opt for a DIY wedding invitation and upload your very own design to make an invitation that is completely unique to you and your wedding theme.
When it comes to designing your wedding invitations, the possibilities are endless. You’ll want to choose an invitation that fits your theme, but don’t forget to customize your invitations by adding elements such as your personality and culture to make it unique to you and your partner. With these ideas, you are sure to find the perfect invitation that will not only wow your guests, but be a cherished keepsake for the rest of your life.
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