One of the most important parts of your wedding is your wedding invitation. They are how you inform your guests they are invited to your wedding, where it will be, and they set the mood for your big day.

Picking an invitation is just as hard as picking your dress. Until you begin planning a wedding you do not realize the amount of work that goes into the invitations alone. You need to purchase stationery in large quantities, and you want it to reflect your vision for your day. You need to pick a Save the Date, Invitation, Envelope, RSVP Card and Return Envelope, and a Menu Card. Knowing where to start in this process can be overwhelming – so here is a roundup of some of the best wedding invitation websites.


Minted uses sourced designs from a community of independent artists. They completely customize everything for you, and they have a free wedding website feature. You have the option of choosing multiple samples. You can order a free curated sample kit, that has hand-picked samples. In this kit, they will provide you with colour swatches, paper types, and gold foil samples. You can order free individual samples of specific Save the Date cards, or you can create a custom Save the Date and they will send you a free sample of it. You can also create seating charts, table numbers, and thank you cards on their website. They have a huge selection of themes and price ranges.


Zazzle features one-of-a-kind designs from thousands of independent artists. They have created a breakdown of different types of weddings to make it easy to find what you are looking for. They frequently have amazing sales as well making them an affordable invite option!


Shutterfly has made making custom invites as easy as can be. Pick from thousands of pre-made invites or design your own. Shutterfly makes it easy to create the invitation of your dreams. In case you are behind on sending out your invites, Shutterfly has many expedited shipping options. Keep a lookout for promo codes as well, they often have great deals on their products.

Planning your wedding does not need to be as overwhelming or scary as many people make it out to be. Take everything one step at a time and enjoy each moment. Order some wedding invitation samples, sit down with a glass of wine and go through your kit. Enjoy the feel of the paper and the beautiful colours and artwork displayed.

Published by HOLR Magazine.