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Your wedding day should tell your love story, and your wedding invitation suite is the first glimpse of your big day that guests will receive. For a bride and groom who are eager to make their celebration unforgettable, it's important to select invitations that are memorable from the start. While traditional letterpress and calligraphy invitations are lovely, we encourage you and your partner to customize invitations to fit your personal style, personality, wedding venue, and overall wedding vibe.
No matter if you're having a classic wedding in a ballroom, a rustic celebration at a farm, or a modern soirée at an art gallery, be inspired by these stunning suites. From unique printing techniques, to colorful details, to bold type that guests won't be able to miss, we're sharing 10 unique wedding invitation ideas – plus 30+ examples that you can easily shop online. Customize your favorites to fit your personal taste, as well as the style of your wedding. Happy planning!
Most of your friends and family members have likely seen foil-pressed wedding invitations; however, if you want to incorporate a unique look, we love Gloss-Press® wedding invitations. Using a luxurious new printing technique, exclusively available at Minted, the invitations showcase a subtle iridescent gloss debossed on high-quality paper invites.
While there are a number of designs available with the gloss, these are some of the unique options you'll find:
"Palm Vibes" Gloss-Press® wedding invitation by Pixel and Hank for Minted
"Gilded Wildflowers" Gloss-Press® wedding invite by Rochelle Renee for Minted
"Refined Bouquet" Gloss-Press® wedding invitation by Olivia Raufman for Minted
For unique wedding invitations that guests will notice as soon as they open the envelope, consider Minted's new arch silhouette wedding invitations. Available with a number of designs from classic to modern to bohemian, the shape is the perfect way to elevate your wedding stationery and ensure you send creative wedding invitations that will be proudly displayed on your friends' fridges.
"Overjoyed" arch wedding invite in Almond by Jill Means for Minted
"Garden" arch foil-pressed wedding invitation in Mahogany/Gold by Leah Bisch for Minted
"Oval" arch wedding invite in Natural by Leah Bisch for Minted
Especially if you and your beloved have had to postpone your wedding day multiple times, you may want to commemorate the new occasion with funny wedding invitations. Since many invites have more of a formal feel, comedic couples may appreciate having a unique wedding invitation that fits the theme of their memorable planning journey.
"Party Accordingly" wedding invitation in Powder by Caitlin Considine for Minted
"Finally" wedding invite in Pine by Up Up Creative for Minted
"There Will Be a Party" wedding invitation in Garnet by Amy Payne for Minted
Most celebrations feature neutral colors and romantic motifs in the décor as well as the invitation suite; however, more and more couples are favoring a color palette with bolder hues and a design scheme with color-blocked details. Have fun with your wedding stationery and choose colors that step away from the traditional wedding tones.
"Bold Blocks" wedding invitation in Sedona by Robert and Stella for Minted
"Bold Geometric" wedding invite in Mauve by Morgan Kendall for Minted
"Archway" wedding invitation in Forest by Jen Banks of Ink and Letter for Minted
Whether you're having a destination wedding at a faraway location or close to home, many pairs choose to carry the theme of the destination through to their wedding stationery – like these beach wedding invitations. If you're hosting your nuptials near a national park, consider an invitation suite that incorporates vintage-style park posters. Other options include a postcard-style invitation or custom illustrations of your wedding venue on the invite.
"Mountain View" wedding invite in Forest by Nam Bourassa for Minted
"Amore" wedding invitation in Sunset by Susan Moyal for Minted
"Postcard from the Desert" wedding invitation in Sunset by Pink House Press for Minted
You don't have to spend thousands of dollars to have a hand-painted wedding invitation created by an artist for your big day. Minted's independent designers have streamlined the process by creating stunning wedding invites with watercolor details. From abstract illustrations to fun floral elements, find inspiration from these elegant ideas!
"Painted Bouquet" foil-pressed wedding invite in Rose/Rose Gold by Karidy Walker for Minted
"Appalachia" foil-pressed wedding invitation in Sepia/Silver by Meagan Christensen for Minted
"Ethereal" foil-printed wedding invite in Peony/Rose Gold by Lori Wemple for Minted
For couples hosting vintage-inspired weddings, these invites featuring vintage motifs and patterns will be much appreciated. We love the vintage-style invitations reminiscent of a bygone era, ideal for Gatsby-style events, weddings with Art Deco details, or a fairy-tale ceremony at a castle.
"Heirloom Branches" foil-pressed wedding invitation in Cream/Bronze by GeekInk Design for Minted
"Story Book" vintage foil-pressed wedding invitation in Winter Cream/Rose Gold by Jody Wody for Minted
"Art Deco Mood" foil-printed wedding invite in Ivory/Gold by Anastasia Makarova for Minted
Lighter colors like ivory and blush tend to dominate the color palettes of elegant weddings; however, we love when couples incorporate more unique colors. Set the tone for a unique wedding with an invitation suite showcasing moody floral elements. With so many color combinations to choose from for each invitation suite, Minted makes it easy for couples to personalize a style to fit the look of their ceremony and reception.
"Peony Crush" foil-pressed wedding invitation in Noir/Rose Gold by Alethea and Ruth for Minted
"Silky Way" wedding invitation in Midnight by Petra Kern for Minted
"Embracing" foil-printed wedding invite in Spice/Bronze by Susan Moyal for Minted
If your wedding will showcase unique décor, colorful accents, or tile details, incorporate the look on paper when you send out your invites. Since many pairs choose traditional wedding invitations and guests therefore expect classic invitations to come in the mail, selecting a vibrant, illustrative design for your suite with a bold color palette will instantly be memorable.
"Woodland Garden" invitation in Daybreak by Paper Sun Studio for Minted
"Watercolor Azulejo" wedding invite in Azure by Anastasia Makarova for Minted
"The Love Birds" invitation in Teapot by Morgan Ramberg for Minted
If you want your suite to stay fairly classic but crave a bit of a unique flair, we recommend incorporating bold typography throughout your invitation suite. The style can also be incorporated throughout your wedding-day stationery to keep the idea going throughout the celebration.
"Amara" invitation in Sand by Robert and Stella for Minted
"Modern Initials" wedding invite in Buttercream by Lori Wemple for Minted
"Bold Union" invitation in Mist by Everett Paper Goods for Minted
For more ideas and inspiration for unique, customizable wedding stationery, view wedding invitation wording and etiquette examples, discover the best save-the-date card ideas, shop our favorite online wedding invites to create a custom look for your big day, see our favorite rustic wedding invitations, and browse fall wedding invitations!
Opening photo by Kevin Le Vu Photography; Invitation by Minted; Planning & Design by Harutyunyan Events; From Real Wedding: Modern Armenian Wedding Featuring a Bold Indoor Garden Theme