DIY Wedding Invitations

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We offer two unique wedding invitations DIY options that only look expensive. Create elegant layered invitations using premium cardstock, overlay and keepsake embellishments or download a vintage design invitation template for Word to print yourself, in your own colors.

Make DIY wedding invitations using luxe papers & embellishments

To create your own layered announcements, select from our exclusive collection of premium invitation supplies including heavyweight background cardstock, printable white or vellum overlay and unique embellishments for create texture and interest. Mix and match to create your own design. Forget flimsy papers and complicated instructions, we designed our affordable DIY wedding invitations to be easily made by non-crafters. View easy instructions how to make invitations. Click on green buttons below to order supplies.

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Print your own DIY wedding invitations with our templates

Use our exclusive Microsoft Word invitation templates to print your own DIY wedding invitations featuring vintage designs. Order desired template, then download the Word document. Simply replace the sample text, fonts and background color to make it your own. Note the invitations are shown with sample text and colors for inspiration. Our DIY wedding invitations templates will provide two announcements per 8.5″x 11″ sheet of card stock (sold separately) to print yourself. You can also send a pdf file to your local digital print shop for printing and cutting. The final size of the invitations is 5.125″x7″ to fit in a standard A7 invitation envelope, also sold separately. The download includes the Word invitation template plus high resolution (300dpi) png files of the vintage artwork. Order blank invitations supplies or use your own.

Select any background color with our templates, colors shown for inspiration only. Templates are $8 and available for immediate download.

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template stone
template jade
template coral
template mustard
template tiffant
template mint
template red
template pink
template teal
template lavender
template wine
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Read reviews about our DIY wedding invitations…

Bride’s test-drove thousands of web sites before coming up with the top 75 worthiest sites for wedding planning and we are happy that we were included for our affordable wedding invitations DIY options.

I love Formal Invitations. I wanted something unique and I couldn’t find anything until I stumbled across this site. They have a very good and affordable selection of invitations for DIYers. – thomask6530

What a great idea; you have everything in one place to make great invitations that aren’t generic, but just beautiful! I’ve added some of my own ideas and my invitations are going to look lovely, for half of the price! – Tracy L.

I just wanted to thank you so much again for the gorgeous invitations! I’m already sending them out and getting many, many compliments on them! People don’t believe me when I tell them they were assembled by me. – Sandy K.

… a great deal and a great product! I love the environmentally friendly options! My invitations are beautiful and I can feel good about sending them. I’ve received tons of compliments already. – Emily M.

“Thank you for a distinctive option in DIY wedding invitations…
we felt they reflected our personalities, rather than a trend.” – Carolin N.

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