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.


Snowflake Wedding Invitation Idea with Glitter Embossed Sash

Onyx Black Wedding Invitations with Winter Fine Paper Sash 98¢This cool snowflake wedding invitation idea was created using a Jet black heavyweight background card and printed overlay wrapped with a beautiful sash embossed with glitter snowflakes for a bit of glamour. Even though they look expensive, these luxe diy invitations were only $1.28 each, with envelope from, order at

We also love the hand-crystallized ring pillow from original and swarovski snowflake brooches at for an elegant winter wedding or event, both seen in Brides’s magazine.

Winter Wedding Invitation Ideas with Pine Cone and Topaz Brad

Forest Green Wedding Invitations with Topaz Jewel Brad

Forest Green Wedding Invitations with Topaz Jewel Brad

For late fall or winter wedding invitation ideas, these rich announcements feature a rich dark Forest green heavyweight card, crisp white overlay and a brown pearl Topaz jewel brad. The overlay is printed with vintage clip art of a pinecone, available separately from ($14) and includes a book and cd of 1517 images. These images can be used throughout your event for favors, menu cards, envelope return labels and more. Order at for only 88¢ from, with envelope.

We also love this Fir earring for the bride or bridesmaids, made from eco-friendly, sustainable material by Prismera Design. Gently curving and exquisitely detailed, created in stainless steel with sterling silver ear wires. Also available in 14k gold plated steel with gold filled ear wires.

Fancy Butterfly Wedding Invitations with Floral Sash

Purple Wedding Invitations with Floral Sash

Purple Wedding Invitations with Floral Sash

Vogue magazine’s Fashion Fund finalists created flirty, color-rich party looks inspired by butterflies. We used this idea to create  gorgeous butterfly wedding invitations featuring a rich Eggplant purple background card and white overlay, wrapped with an exquisite fine paper floral sash imported from Italy. The overlay was printed with vintage Japanese clip art of a butterfly, which would be a great motif for spring weddings and could be used on your program, place cards and thank-you’s. The Italian Portofino sash is made from Italian cream paper printed with a beautiful floral design in pink, metallic gold and teal. A luxury invitation for a bargain price at only $1.28 each, including envelope from, order at

Fabulous Fall Wedding Invitations with Unryu and Jacquard Embroidered Band

Chocolate Brown Wedding Invitations with Unryu and Nepal Belly Bands

Chocolate Brown Wedding Invitations with Unryu and Nepal Belly Bands

These fabulous fall wedding invitations feature a rich dark Chocolate brown background cards and white overlay wrapped with a delicate unryu rice paper sash and jacquard band embroidered with gold metallic threads. The Ivy, Merlot, Goldenrod, Papaya and Eggplant purple would also go well with this wrap, you can order at

Fall wedding colors trends from

swatchesBased on the latest fashions and trends, has put together sophisticated combinations for fall wedding colors for 2014.

Designer tip: pick your favorite palette and pick one color as the main hue (60%) one as the secondary (30%) and the remaining as the accent color (10%). Apply the 60-30-10 rule throughout your event for a cohesive look.

Use any of the colors (or your own) for unique vintage custom printed wedding invitations. Each invitation is is made to your specifications for an affordable 89¢ to $2.49 each (depending on quantity) and is printed on premium card stock made from 30% recycled post consumer fibers, making it a smart choice as well.

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