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.


Holiday Invitation Idea with Chic Grosgain Belt and Brass Buckle

holiday invitations with grosgrain belt and brass buckle

holiday invitations with grosgrain belt and brass buckle

You better watch out! or you can pay way too much for luxury holiday and wedding invitations. This unique holiday invitation idea was inspired by a vintage Santa Claus illustration using the heavyweight Scarlet red background and white overlay wrapped with a chic black grosgrain belt and a solid brass buckle. Order for $1.32 each, including envelope, from at

For weddings and special events, view their collection of modern invitations with ribbons for ideas. You can also mix and match cards and ribbons to create your own unique design, choose from 30 solid card colors and 20 belts colors for 600 possible combinations.

Happy Holidays!

Fabulous Marsala Wine Wedding Invitation Ideas with Polka Dot Wrap

azw-merlbrpolkaPantone introduced their new color of the year today: Marsala, a naturally robust and earthy wine red, perfect for creating a warm and elegant wedding palette. This rich hue is featured in the gorgeous birdcage veil and wrist corsage from and for fabulous wine wedding invitation ideas.

We used the heavyweight Marsala wine background card and crisp white overlay wrapped with a modern chocolate Brown Polka Dot grosgrain ribbon wrap. They look like they cost a fortune, but they were only $1.20 each, with envelope, from at

Spring Wedding Colors in Muted Blues and Gray

wedding colors blue and gray These spring wedding colors feature muted French blue, sea glass and storm gray which give a sea-inspired, elegant vibe.

An easy way to apply these colors to your wedding is to use the designers 60-30-10 formula. Apply 60% of the main color in your palette, 30% of the secondary and 10% for the accent to bridesmaid’s attire, table settings, invitations and floral arrangements. For example use the main color for your table linen, the secondary color for napkins and use the highlight color for napkin holders. Bridesmaid’s attire would feature the main color, with the secondary in jewelry and bouquet, using shoes for the highlight color.

Resources: J Crew Sophie dress in in Haven Blue ($200): classic faille has a subtle sheen and a fluid structure that tailors and drapes  beautifully, plus it has discreet pockets, sea glass necklace ($98) from Etsy Sea and Cake, and invitations made from handmade cotton paper embedded with cornflower petals ($1.20 each) from, order at, Nina Gloria shoes in stealth gray at

Wedding Colors 2015 for Spring and Summer


We have put together our latest wedding colors 2015 ideas for upcoming spring and summer weddings, inspired by the latest fashion trends. These color combinations vary from elegant, muted shades to bold, vibrant hues to suit your theme.

How to Use the Wedding Colors 2015 Palettes

For easy application try the designers tip of applying 60% of the palette for your main color, 30% as the secondary and 10% as the accent.

To help selecting your color scheme,  first start with your venue. If the room features a dominant color, you might want to use this hue in your palette. If the room is a neutral shade, you can add color using with table linens, lighting or even with floral arrangements. Bridesmaid’s dresses can feature the main or secondary color, with the accent color used in jewelry or the bouquet. Invitations can also feature the main or secondary color, using a colored embellishment, such as sash, crystal jewel or ribbon with the accent color.

Future posts will feature our palettes with chic ideas how to apply them to your wedding or event.


Fabulous Pink and Black Wedding Invitation Ideas

Berry Pink Wedding Invitations with Black Onyx Brad
Pink is the hot color this season, ranging from pale neutrals to intense bold hues seen with the latest fashions and interior designs. For chic pink and black wedding invitation ideas we used the heavyweight Berry pink background card layered with a crisp white overlay and embellished with a black onyx crystal brad (88¢ each with envelope from … a fabulous look at a fabulous price! The overlay was printed with vintage floral clip art, ($14 from for a book and cd of 139 elegant floral images) for a bit of romance. Order at

Modern Halloween Wedding Invitation Ideas with Unryu and Grosgrain

halloween wedding and event invitationsInspirational modern halloween wedding invitation ideas using a heavyweight black background card and white overlay, tied up with a ghostly translucent unryu sash and bright pumpkin orange grosgrain ribbon. 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

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