The Best Online Invitation Maker

When you are throwing a party, Shutterfly’s invitation maker should be the first place you look to create unique and personalized invitations. Whatever the occasion, we have plenty of design templates to set the party mood and even more customization opportunities on our invitation maker. Whether you are uploading photos, editing text, or creating a new design altogether, Shutterfly gives you the tools to personally create a stunning invite for your birthday, wedding, party, or other gatherings you may have. Read more about how to use our invitation maker and which invitations are used for which occasion.

Invitation Maker Designs for Any Occasion or Event

We have many invitation designs in our online store, all of which can be customized in our invitation maker. Whether planning a wedding, birthday, bar and bat mitzvah, or some other event, we’ve got you covered with our wide selection of designs, layouts, and templates.

Custom Birthday Invitation Designs

Whatever your age, you’ll always enjoy celebrating your birthday in some way. If you are planning a party for yourself (or a surprise party for somebody else), check out our selection of birthday invitation designs, all entirely customizable for kids, adults, and teenagers alike. Birthday party invitations with different styles and templates and designs

Kids’ Birthday Invitations

If you have a little one who is excited about an upcoming birthday party, head over to our kids’ birthday invitation section to craft an invitation that they will love giving to all their friends. We have designs for boys and girls, as well as gender neutral options as well. Select your trim, choose your size, and customize your invitation in any way you like. Add photos of the birthday boy or girl and customize the text in numerous ways, so their friends know the date and time of the event, plus any special rules, such as dress code and more. With a bit of planning, you can create a stunning invitation that your child and their friends will adore.

Adult Birthday Invitations

Along with our selection of kids’ birthday invitations, we also have a wide range of adult birthday invitations. These designs range from comical and whimsical to tasteful and elegant, many of which lend themselves to surprise parties. You can utilize this invitation maker to add your own photos and text to create a unique invitation that tells everybody exactly what they need to know about your gathering. In addition, you can also customize the color of the card to match your preferences and taste, as well as the quality of the cardstock. Finally, place a bulk order and send out an invite that will set the tone for what is sure to be an amazing birthday party with your friends and family.

Teen Birthday Invitations

We also have a great selection of teen birthday invitations that strike a balance between our kid and adult invitation designs. Like our kid designs, we have teen birthday invitations suitable for girls and boys, which can be customized with your teen’s favorite color and name. Alter your invitation with text and add photos to create a one-of-a-kind invite that your teen will love. Our teen invitations are fantastic for sweet sixteen parties and quinceanera events, as well as surprise parties and fancy dress parties. Whatever the theme of your teen’s get-together, you can bring it to life with one of our teen birthday invites.

Wedding Invitations and More

Without a doubt, a wedding requires plenty of planning for the big day. This involves sending out invites to all your prospective guests. However, you also have to think about engagement parties, bridal showers, and other events that take place in the run-up to the big day. You’ll need invites for all of these occasions. Luckily, Shutterfly has got you covered.

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Wedding Invitations

A wedding invitation sets the tone for the entire day, which is why so many people invest so much time into their invitation design. You also need to make sure every piece of vital information is clearly displayed, so your guests know where and when the event will take place. Our wedding invitation maker features so many customization options; you’ll be able to create the perfect invitation for your special day. Choose from our wide selection of formats and styles. We have artistic designs, classic templates, and whimsical ideas; whatever your preference, we’ll have the wedding invitation design to suit you.

Engagement Party Invitations

When you finally pop the big question to your partner, what better way to celebrate than with an engagement party. Invite your friends with our engagement party invitations and celebrate your first step on the road to marriage in style. Like all our other occasion invitations, we have plenty of elegant and fun designs to choose from, all of which can be customized in numerous sizes, trims, formats, and cardstock types. If you want to celebrate your good news with your friends and family, our engagement party invitations are an excellent place to start.

Bridal Shower Invitations

Every bride needs a bridal shower, which is why we put so much effort into all our bridal shower invitation designs. We have numerous templates on our online store, which can be personalized with photos of the beautiful bride-to-be, as well as thoughtful text, conveying messages of love, plus all the vital information those bridesmaids and close friends will need to access the event. These designs are available in six sizes and many different styles depending on the lucky lady’s personal preference.

Seasonal Event and Party Invitations

When the season is upon you, you may want to throw a party to celebrate that festive time of year. We have plenty of custom seasonal invitations among our invitation designs, all of which are suitable for various times of the year.

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Holiday Party Invitations

Use our invitation maker to create a holly, jolly holiday party invitations this Christmas and holiday time. We have many festive designs in all the holiday colors you’d expect. Choose one of our curated designs or go and create your invitation with your own creation – the choice is completely yours. Our holiday invitations are available in three sizes (depending on your template choice) and can be customized with any holiday-themed photos and messages of good cheer. So choose your trim and cardstock before sending out your holiday party invitations to your nearest and dearest. We may not be Santa Claus, but we do bring the gift of personalized holiday invitations this December.

Halloween Party Invitations

Halloween is the one time of year you have an excuse to get dressed up as your favorite monster and have a scary good time. As such, you’ll need some Halloween party invites to match your fancy dress party. Luckily, we have lots of Halloween invitations for you to customize until they are perfect. First, add photos of your favorite monsters or from Halloweens gone by, then customize your text so your guests know if there is any specific theme to your Halloween fancy dress party. Next, select your trim, invitation size, and the number of invitations you require, then finalize your order. Creating a Halloween invitation is so simple; you’ll want to celebrate the spookiest time of the year every month.

Thanksgiving Party Invitations

If you are planning on cooking up a feast for your friends or family or simply throwing a Thanksgiving bash, you’ll want to browse our selection of Thanksgiving party invitations. Many of these invitations are available in fall colors and come with messages of thanks, and good wishes as November draws to an end. Our Thanksgiving party invitation designs can be bought in different sizes, and some can be personalized with photos, perfect if you are inviting people to join your family for a Thanksgiving feast. Choose your trim, cardstock, and quantity to complete the customization process.

New Year’s Eve Invitations

If you are thinking about hosting a New Year’s Eve party to usher in the New Year with style, you may want to consider our New Year’s invitations. We have numerous designs that can be customized for your end-of-year party, complete with photos and text to see the final days of the year out with a bang. Select your trim and quantity, then play around with your template until you are satisfied you’ve created the perfect invitation.

Baby Shower Party Invitations

Becoming a parent is a momentous occasion; make it memorable with the perfect baby shower, complete with custom baby shower invitations. We have options for couples showers, and gender reveal showers, depending on the type of party you want to throw. Like with all our other invitations, you can choose the size and orientation of your invites, as well as their overall style and the cardstock used to make them. However, you can also find designs for parents expecting boys and girls. Finally, finish the invitation personalization process by adding photos and custom text celebrating the imminent arrival of your new baby.

How to Customize Your Invitation

When you shop with Shutterfly for party invitations, you’ll notice plenty of customization options on our invitation maker. Use these personalization possibilities to craft an invitation that is wholly unique and perfectly suited to your get-together.

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Upload Your Favorite Photos to Your Account

Before throwing yourself into our invitation maker process, be sure to add photos to your Shutterfly account. Add your favorite snaps from Facebook, Instagram, Google Photos, and your hard drive and organize them in the My Photos section of your Shutterfly account. You can then use one or several of these photos to create a unique invitation that’ll have all your guests RSVPing to your event in no time. Create collages with multiple photos or customize your invitation with one focal image.

Select Your Design

Once you’ve uploaded your photos, you can head over to the invitations section on our website to browse all our invitation designs. We’ve organized our invitation section by event so that you can find specific designs based on your requirements. You can also browse those designs based on size, trim, and color. If you can’t find a design that suits your taste or preference, upload your own design yourself. We give you all the tools to create your own invitation from scratch.

Choose Your Trim

Shutterfly invitations also come with a selection of trims, which can be either classy or fun, depending on the tone of your event. For example, some classic trim options include our rounded and straight corner designs. However, if you want to be more fun, you can choose our scalloped or ticket corner trim options. As with all our other customization options, the choice is entirely up to you.

Pick Your Card Stock

You will also have a choice of cardstocks when creating your event invitation. For example, our Signature Smooth Cardstock is thicker than normal and feels luxurious on your fingers. The smooth texture leads to clarity and enhanced design quality. You can also select our Pearl Shimmer Cardstock, a standard cardstock suitable for any high-quality invitations. Some products also qualify for Personalized Foil Cardstock, a luxurious, triple-coated material for premium photo quality. In addition, these types of invitations benefit from fantastic color reproduction and are also fade resistant.

Choose Your Quantity

If you are planning an event, you should have a good idea of how many people you will invite. As such, this should inform how many invitations you choose to buy. We offer discounts on orders over a certain limit, so if you are throwing a big event with lots of potential guests, you’ll save some money in the long run. You can order up to 1000 invitations if you are holding an enormous party, prom, or any other type of event.

Browse Shutterfly’s Invitation Templates 

Please head over to our invitations page if you would like to view our entire range of invitation designs and layouts. Here you can access our invitation maker and customization tools to create the perfect invitation for your event. You can find that page and all our featured designs by following the link below: