Wedding showers may not be a traditional and compulsory part of weddings but it sure does make the entire wedding experience (of the bride and her female friends and family) a little bit more memorable. So if you are planning a wedding, do not disregard the creation of equally well-designed wedding shower invitations.
In this article, we will teach you how to create your own wedding shower invitation cards. All the steps are presented in an easy-to-follow and organized manner to make the learning process easier. We’ve also included multiple examples of wedding shower invitation card templates that you can download and customize for your own wedding event.
An excellent wedding shower invitation card should both be informative and well-designed. And the first step in achieving this is by knowing what the official wedding theme or motif is. For example, if you the couple is planning a nautical wedding, it’s best to use the same theme when creating a bridal shower invitation.
Just like creating other kinds of wedding invitation templates, you next need to note all the wedding shower party details. Things like the party venue, time, place, theme, etc. need to be finalized before you can start creating your party invitation cards.
Next, you should choose a card layout or arrangement that best allows you to showcase the message and purpose of the card. The simpler the arrangement of all the text and graphic design elements, the easier it is to read your invitation card’s content.
With all the above mentioned things in mind, it’s time to choose a printable wedding shower invitation card template. With these pre-made templates, you will have time and money compared to creating a bridal party invitation template from scratch. Customize the template according to your preferences and the official wedding theme.
And, finally, start printing the invitation card templates. The thicker the paper or cardstock you use, the sturdier the end product is. Also, paper with high GSM is able to render different inks better than ordinary paper.
And that’s it! Study each step diligently and experiment with various ways on how you can make the entire invitation-making process more efficient.
What you will see below is a treasure trove of high-quality invitation card templates specifically designed for wedding showers or bachelorette parties. Each template is available in MS Word, Photoshop, Illustrator, Publisher, Apple Pages, and InDesign file formats.
If you are the maid of honor and you are planning a simple gathering of the bride’s closest friends, try out the Elegant Wedding Shower Party Invitation Template shown above. This fully editable invitation card template is best printed on textured paper to create a three-dimensional look.
One thing to remember when planning a wedding shower is that you do not have to follow all the rules. For example, you can use the elegant Wedding Shower Invitation Template (featured above) for your invitations and make the bride think you are having a laid-back garden tea party. But on the day of the event, surprise the bride with a bar-hopping bridal shower party instead. Wouldn’t that be so cool? 😀
Choose the Summer Bridal Shower Postcard Invitation (pictured above) for any floral-themed wedding shower events. For maximum effect after printing the invitation card, make sure to enclose the invitation on a printed envelope that sports the same color theme.
The Floral Bridal Shower Invitation Postcard Template (embedded above) is a versatile wedding template since it can be used as a regular invitation card and as a postcard invitation. As an editable invitation template, you may change the colors of the flowers in the design to match the official wedding colors.
The Bridal Shower Invitation Postcard Template (shown above) is another postcard template that works well for those planning a navy, fall, or vintage-themed wedding. And if you intend to print the template on your own, make sure that you have adjusted your printer for double-sided printing.
The mixture of taupes and reds on the Vintage Roses Bridal Shower Invitation Template’s floral border design make it a modern and elegant choice for wedding shower events. And if you want your invitation cards to appear more formal, do not forget to use an equally striking wedding envelope design.
Choose the Chalkboard Bridal Shower Invitation Template (embedded above) if you are planning a rustic or vintage wedding shower party. And to save on printing costs, you may use black cardstock or paper when printing the template.
For those who want to poke fun at the bride’s last few days of being an unattached and single person, try out the Bridal Shower Tea Party Invitation Template pictured above. The template sports a black-and-white color palette that makes it look like a funeral invitation to the end/death of the bride’s single life. Tip: Do use this template design with caution as other brides or attendees may not see it as a joke.
If planning a ladies night out or dinner event as your bridal shower party is impossible due to everyone’s hectic schedules, you may have a breakfast party or gathering instead. Then, you can use the Bridal Shower Breakfast Invitation Template Design featured above. For best results, use specialty paper or cardstock to get that beautiful marbling effect on the background.
Pick the Autumn Bridal Shower Invitation Template (pictured above) if you prefer a colorful and slightly whimsical invitation card template design. This is a fully customizable template so you may change the color scheme to match the official wedding colors.
The Printable Bridal Shower Invitation Template (shown above) is ideal for those planning a simple wedding shower event. This printable template makes use of silhouette designs that makes the invitation card easier to read. Tip: Use Kraft paper or similarly textured cardstock as the matching envelope for this invitation card.
The Gold Floral Bridal Shower Invitation Template (featured above) is best used alongside gold foil printing techniques. This graphic template comes in two color variations (gold and navy blue). Consult your local commercial printing providers for more rates and pricing for this kind of printing methods.