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  • Writer's pictureVassi Bieber

Wedding Invitations - From Classic to Modern

Wedding invitations are a vital part of the wedding, and they are the first thing many of your guests will see. There are many different options for your wedding invitation and it's important to find a style that expresses who you are and what you want from your special day.

Classic Wedding Invitations

Classic wedding invitations are a great way to add a personal touch to your wedding. These timeless designs can be customized in many different styles and colors, making them the perfect choice for couples who want their invitation to stand out from all the others.

You can find Classic-inspired invitations at any stationery store, but if you want something really unique—and you're willing to spend some money—it's best that you refer to your wedding planner, if you have one, or contact our recommended vendor, Lucky Onion (see below for details).

Watercolor Wedding Invitations

Watercolor wedding invitations are a beautiful way to showcase your wedding theme. They can be made in a range of styles, from classic to modern and are often more affordable than other types of invitations. Watercolor wedding invitations can be printed on a wide range of materials like paper and card-stock, making them versatile enough for most styles or budgets.

Rustic Wedding Invitations

Rustic wedding invitations are a great way to set the tone for your wedding. From wood or rough-edged cards cards to ones made from recycled materials, if you want your rustic theme translated onto your wedding invites, you actually have plenty of options. They can be simple or elaborate—it all depends on how much time and money you want to invest in them!

If you’re planning a rustic-themed wedding, here are some things that could help make your invitations stand out:

  • Check with custom invitation designers before purchasing, they might have some better ideas than what's been done before and can better guide you through the process.

Floral Wedding Invitations

Floral wedding invitations are a great way to bring flowers into your theme. Flowers can be incorporated into the design of your wedding invitation and used as a backdrop for your photo or other embellishments. Floral wedding invitations are also a great way to incorporate a custom design.

Foil Wedding Invitations

Foil wedding invitations are a popular choice for couples looking for a sophisticated look. They're also easy to customize: you can match the foil with other elements on your wedding invitation, such as the envelopes and cards.

Foil is available in a variety of colors, which means you can select one that matches your theme or better suits your personality. For example, if you want to highlight the classic elegance of your event, choose gold or silver foil; if it's more modern sophistication that appeals to you, consider copper or rose gold foils instead.

Foil adds an extra touch of glamour and glitzy drama when used as part of an invitation suite. Foil is often combined with black card stock for a beautiful contrasting affect—especially useful if you want to express something about yourself through color scheme but don't want anything too busy-looking.

Wedding invitations help communicate the tone and theme of your special day, and they also give guests a sense of what to expect from your celebration. It’s fun to choose the right type of invitation for your wedding so that it fits with your personality, style and budget.

One of our favorite Stationery vendors, located here in beautiful Colorado, is Lucky Onion. They had me at their name - because how cute is that (and the back-story is even cuter)! Also, the owners are fantastic and genuine people and we prefer to promote our local small businesses as much as we can.

Check out some of their previous wedding invitation designs here.

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