Handmade Wedding Invitations: 21 Designs That Every Couple Will Adore

If you want to announce your wedding date with an invite that's been made with care and love, take a look at these handmade invitation ideas


If you want to make the announcement of your wedding date even more special, consider presenting guests with some stunning handmade wedding invitations – your guests are sure to appreciate the thought and care that’s gone into the design. If you’re looking for invites in this style then read on, as we’ve rounded up 21 of our favourites. From quirky and alternative wedding invitations to vintage style wedding stationery, there’s something for everyone here.

We adore this vintage style wedding invitation from Wish Upon a Card. The airmail style design is perfect for the couple who love to travel and the colours would look so eye catching in the post too. 

Airmail wedding invitation

If you’ve got lots of stylish and sophisticated details planned already for your big day, such as an elegant wedding dress or a glittering silver centrepiece, then these handmade wedding invitations from East View Designs would fit the vibe of your day perfectly. We love the lace detail and the embellished ribbon.

Lace and ivory wedding invitations

Handmade wedding invitations lend themselves so well to a vintage or a rustic theme, as proven by this shabby chic wedding invitation, also by East View Designs. The pretty lace detailing contrasts so nicely with the kraft card.

Kraft wedding invitation withlace

This snowflake invitation by Wish Upon a Card will make your heart skip a beat! If you’re planning a winter celebration with Christmas wedding ideas, then this is the ideal invitation to send to your guests. The ruby red details and shimmery touch of sparkle give the invite plenty of glamour.

Red and white wedding invitation

If you like the previous invitation but prefer something non-Christmassy, then take a look at this blue and white invitation also offered by Wish Upon a Card. If you look closer, the card has a beautiful texture. We love the elegance of the sophisticated font.

Blue and white wedding invitation

If you already know that you’re going to fill your day with glittery wedding ideas, then these glitzy invites from Becky by Design would be the perfect way to announce your date. With a luxurious flash of gold paired with black ribbon and pearl embellishment, these invites are seriously glam.

Gold wedding invitations

We were seriously impressed when we found out that the design of this Ceremony London invitation was hand painted – the tropical vibe of it is ideal for a summer wedding. Specialising in bespoke illustration and typography, Ceremony London invitations are perfect for the couple who have a firm idea of what style invitations they want.

Tropical wedding invitations

How pretty are these handmade wedding invitations from Butterfly Wedding? These elegant invites are carefully crafted and each one features a unique, hand painted butterfly in your choice of wedding colours.

Butterfly wedding invitations

Handmade wedding invitations don't have to mean shabby chic. Let us point you in the direction of this set from Eaton Cards and Stationery if you want something seriously elegant to send to your wedding guests. This traditional ivory invitation is just one of the designs produced from their bespoke service.

Elegant wedding invitations

East View Designs are offering another seriously glam design in the form of this red and white handmade invitation. The embellished ribbon on the front of the card is so dazzling, your guests will want to keep it on their fridge forever.

Handmade wedding invitation with sparkle

Keep things simple with this wedding stationery set from Megan Claire. If you’re getting married at a rustic wedding venue, then these contemporary kraft invitations would be the ideal announcement. The country inspired cards are also hand-tied with eye catching ribbon. 

Rustic kraft invitations

If you’re looking for clever wedding budget hacks to help you save, why not even consider making the invitations yourself? You don’t even have to make them by scratch either, as Bristol based stationery company Paper Bliss provide all the materials needed to make expensive looking invitations – all you need to do is assemble them yourself.

DIY wedding invitations

If you’re thinking of planning a festival inspired wedding, give guests a glimpse of your theme with this fun invitation from Eaton Cards and Stationery. We especially love the personalised campervan tag – it would be so appropriate if you plan to rock up to your day in an unusual wedding car like this.

Festival wedding invitation

If you’ve already started sourcing vintage wedding décor for your big day, get ready to be obsessed with these handmade wedding invitations from Nessa Noelle Stationery. The hand crafted bunting is a whimsical touch and the font gives the invite a modern twist.

Vintage wedding invitation

Another great vintage wedding idea is to hand out these charming wedding invites from Becky by Design. We love the stunning pastel tones in the floral print, which is given an elegant touch with satin ribbon and embellishment. Extra style points if your best girls will be wearing floral bridesmaid dresses in a similar print.

Floral wedding invitations

These floral wedding invitations from Something Kinda Cute should be on every boho bride’s wish list. The pretty floral detail and elegant font are complemented with a rustic heart stuck at the front. These invites are a must if you’re going to be wearing a boho wedding dress

Handmade rustic invitations

If you love the look of laser cut wedding invitations then this set from Peach Wolfe Paper Co is sure to impress. The floral style laser cut design shows how much craftsmanship has gone into the invite, and the contemporary script font and pink ribbon only add to the charm of this set.

Laser cut wedding invitations

If you’re searching for handmade wedding invitations with a summery, vintage twist then you’ll love the stationery on offer at To Have & To Hold. They specialise in creating beautiful bespoke invitations that have been handmade with love and care. This shabby chic invite would be perfect for a garden party reception thanks to its delightful yellow bunting. 

Bunting wedding invitation

For a second we thought this invitation from Peardrop Avenue had been printed on actual wood! This nature inspired invitation has a stunning finish that lends itself well to a woodland wedding theme. Everything is presented wonderfully with a handmade lace and twine band. 

Forest wedding invitation

For handmade wedding invitations with style and flair, look no further than Sonni & Blush Paper Co. Their invitation sets exude modern elegance and every piece boasts hand written calligraphy and a bespoke logo with a luxe gold finish. 

Elegant wedding stationery

If you want to make a statement with your wedding invitations, consider these creative paper rose ones from Co2tot & Beyond. The hand crafted roses are such an amazing idea and come with removable petals that reveal the information about your wedding day. They’re so beautiful your guests almost won’t want to pull them apart!

Unusual wedding invitations

To add even more of a personalised touch to your wedding invitations, check out these save the date stamp ideas


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