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Planning a wedding? If yes, it’s essential to know how to make awesome wedding invitation cards first. This way, you can be assured that this long-awaited event is announced in the best way possible. Read the whole article for a step-by-step guide on making your own wedding invitation cards and to see downloadable examples of invitation card templates.
The key to creating a compelling wedding invitation card is making sure that you have an attractive cover design combined with relevant invitation wording. Study all the steps that we’ve outlined below so that you will learn how to make any wedding invitation you create become both memorable and effective printed cards.
First, you need to pick a wedding theme or motif. Most couples and wedding planners will choose an official wedding color and base all the decorations, clothing, dishes, and stationery on this one design theme. Or, the couple can choose a type of ambiance or ‘feel’ that they wish to achieve or experience during the event. For example, a rustic wedding theme often means the couple wants a laidback and casual wedding feel. Pattern your invitation card design according to the wedding theme.
Then, select the layout design or the specific arrangement of all the text and visual elements that you intend to use on your wedding invitation design. It also follows that once you have selected a layout design, you should choose the size of the card or paper which best fits your chosen invitation layout design.
Next, write down what specific wedding details you wish to include in your invitation cards. If you are having a traditional church wedding, you may use formal wording and include the entire entourage’s details. The internet is a treasure trove of these wedding formats and wordings that you could copy and use for your own invitations.
Once all of that has been decided, it’s time to use this data in choosing a wedding invitation card template design. Printable templates are pre-formatted with all the things that you need to make a wedding invitation. You just have to find and download a template that matches your chosen wedding theme, layout design, and card format.
Customize your chosen wedding template to match your vision of how the invitation card will look like. Proofread and save the final template design. And, finally, you will be able to print copies of the invitation. For best results, make sure to choose high-quality paper or cardstock as your printing material.
Embedded below are the best wedding invitation card templates in PSD, Illustrator, Apple Pages, MS Word, and Publisher file formats. Make sure that you download the right template file that is compatible with your graphic design software.
Nothing can be more romantic and picturesque than a beach wedding? So if this is what you and your fiancé have decided on, then an invitation showcasing the Beach Wedding Invitation Template Design (shown above) may be the card design for you. This invitation template also works best for those who are following a nautical-themed weddings.
Check out the Calligraphy Wedding Invitation Template (featured above) and you will see how suitable it is for formal or country wedding themes. This versatile and stylish invitation template design is fully editable so that you can easily incorporate your own preferred color schemes and design elements.
The Elegant Traditional Wedding Invitation Template (embedded above) is perfect for those who are looking for card designs that exude a clean and modern feel. For added effect, make sure that you use a similarly designed printed envelope.
The Photo Wedding Invitation Template (pictured above) works wonders for those who want to highlight the couple’s photos on their invitation card covers. When using this printable template, make sure that you replace the image placeholder with a high-resolution original photo.
Looking for an invitation design that fits a summer beach wedding? Try out the Blue Beach Wedding Invitation Card Template (embedded above). This is a fully editable wedding template that features different hues of blue as its background combined with a few floral accents. This template is also part of a wedding template suite that you can purchase and use for all your wedding stationery needs.
The Nautical Wedding Invitation Card Template (shown above) is the ultimate invitation card design for any nautical wedding. Pick this card design if you have chosen a teal or mint green as your official wedding colors. All visual elements used in the template are fully editable and you can easily replace the leaf border designs with other illustrations.
There’s never too much flowers during weddings. Use the Pink Floral Wedding Invitation Card Template (featured above) if you want to reinforce the floral wedding theme that you are following. As an editable wedding template, you may easily change the flower’s colors to match your official wedding color.
Pick the Special Beach Wedding Invitation Template (pictured above) if you want a one-page invitation card design. This card design is perfect for those who want a beautiful focal image on their invitation card that is not the couple’s own faces. This wedding invitation template may work as a destination wedding invitation card design.
For those who want a multi-functional wedding invitation, look no farther than the Classic Wedding Invitation Bifold Brochure Template (pictured above). This is a four-page brochure invitation that you can fill with the wedding ceremony details, the wedding timeline, and other important announcements.
Need something fun and non-traditional as your wedding invitation design? If yes, the Unique Wedding Invitation Card Template (embedded above) can certainly fit the bill. This wedding invitation template mainly uses vector designs and a fun color palette. For best results, you may commission a graphic artist (or use an app) to create caricature images of the couple and replace the default images used in the template.
Look into the Winery Wedding Invitation Card Template (shown above) if you want formal invitation card designs for a formal wedding ceremony. Once printed, make sure to pair this invitation card with a wedding envelope that was printed on Kraft paper.