Invitation Ideas

Invitation ideas plus wording, etiquette, mailing and addressing guidance. Also view current trends and color palettes, money saving tips and how to diy and create your own unique invitations with our free invitation templates. View ideas by color, season or theme for inspiration. We offer ideas for weddings, bridal showers, baby showers, bar-bat-mitzvahs, quinceanera or sweet 16 parties, as well as corporate and special events.


Modern Halloween Wedding Invitation Ideas with Unryu and Grosgrain

halloween wedding and event invitationsFor modern halloween wedding invitation ideas, we created these announcements using a heavyweight black background card and white overlay, tied up with a ghostly translucent unryu sash and bright pumpkin orange grosgrain belly band. The gothic monogram was printed on the overlay with vintage ornate letters and initials clip art ($16 for book with cd from These invitations were a treat for a non-scary price of $1.24 each, including 100% recycled envelope, order from

Cool Snowflake Wedding Invitation Ideas

Inspired by the glamorous ski wear we created these cool snowflake wedding invitation ideas using a Metallic Midnight Blue background card layered with a snow white overlay and fastened them together using a silver snowflake brad. These invitations are also practical for only 84¢ each including envelope from, order at

Fabulous Red Wedding Invitation Ideas with Lace

AR-SCAR-LACE-BLOGFabulous red wedding invitation ideas with lace for a bit of romance. A heavyweight Scarlet red background was used with a white overlay was printed with vintage horse and carriage clip art, available at The clip art includes a book of 1268 images with cd. The illustration would also look great printed on place cards, favor labels, mailing labels and programs.

You can order the diy kit at for $1.32 each with envelope or custom printed for $188/100. The kit includes the Scarlet heavyweight background cards, white printable overlays, envelopes, lace wraps and glue dots.

We also love this ready-to-ship veil from Twigs & Honey, which features the sweetest mini tulle, speckled with hand applied pearl beads, to complete the romantic look.


Purple Color Palette Ideas for Fall Weddings and Events

Eggplant purple wedding invitation with rust Paisley sash

Purple was the top color in our latest color poll and we used it as a feature hue for this fall wedding purple color palette. Rich, dark purple is the dominant color, with rust orange as a secondary and metallic gold for accent. Using this formula, we created these wedding invitations from ($1.28¢ each with envelope, order at using the heavyweight Eggplant purple and white overlay wrapped with the rust Paisley sash printed with a metallic gold paisley design. The overlay was printed with vintage monogram clip art ($16 also from, for a book of 812 letters and initials plus cd of scanned images) that could be used throughout the event. Bridesmaids would also look great in purple, carrying a bouquet of orange lilies or roses, accented with gold embellishments.

Gorgeous Fall Wedding Invitations

Fall is definitely my favorite season, there is nothing like the beautiful colors and crisp air of autumn. For nature-inspired fall wedding invitations, I used kiwi green as a background card, as it is a little different from the typical fall colors, and wrapped it in a delicate unryu sash. A copper skeleton leaf was then tucked in to complete the look. This do it yourself wedding invitation is only $1.32 each, including envelope. Gorgeous, unique and easy on your budget! Order at

Gorgeous Purple Wedding Invitation Ideas with Medallion Charm


AZC-EggpMedalThese purple wedding invitation ideas were inspired by Instyle Magazine’s feature on this gorgeous hue. We used the Eggplant purple heavyweight card and white overlay, embellished with a gorgeous brass filigree charm for only $1.16¢ each, with envelope, from

The brass medallion adornment gives a rich, luxe look for your special event and is sure to impress your guests. Order at

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