5 Online Invitation Sites We Love

Thinking about going the e-vite route? Here's where the etiquette stands.
by Andrea fowler
Digital party invitations

Email invites are gaining in popularity (eco-friendly, affordable) and slowly rewriting invitation etiquette. We stand by snail mail, especially for the big stuff like the wedding ceremony and reception invitations. But when it comes to party invites, like for an engagement soiree, bachelorette bash or even rehearsal dinner, we can get on board with email, especially if it's really pretty. We've rounded up 5 online invitation vendors that get our stamp of approval. 

  1. Paperless Post

    Post wedding brunch invitations

    Want to print a keepsake invitation, or mail just one to your Grandma? Paperless Post lets you choose between paper or paperless invites. Best of all, they offer awesome designs thanks to collaborations with Kate Spade, Oscar de la Renta, Jonathan Adler, and John Derian.

    Brunch; PaperlessPost.com

  2. Celebrations

    Digital gold and pink confetti bachelorette invitations

    Crafted from professional writers and designers, every template at Celebrations.com is equipped with a wow factor. And for extra convenience, you can choose to include digital RSVPs to help track which guests will be in attendance, and who you have to still track down.

    Shimmer & Shine, Fine and Dandy Paperie; Celebrations.com

  3. Greenvelope

    Engagement party digital invitation

    From the text, to the colors, patterns and envelopes, every detail of your Greenvelope invitations are customizable. No really, every detail...even the envelope liner! And a portion of every sale goes toward Mountains to Sound, a non-profit organization that maintains forests, so you can feel extra-good about the paper and trees you saved.

    Hanging Gardens, Petra Kern; Greenvelope.com

  4. Punchbowl

    Digital rehearsal dinner invitation

    Punchbowl was built with moms in mind, so you know they nail functionality. They have clean, seamless invitation styles, and take party-planning one step further by coordinating guests' availability and connecting you with vendors.

    Fork & Spoon; Punchbowl.com

  5. Evite

    Here comes the bride bridal shower digital invitation

    For a totally free option, Evite has plenty to choose from for bridal showers to bachelorette parties. And if you're looking for just a hint more sparkle and pizzazz, the premium selections are stunning—at only a fraction of what paper invites would cost. They even have bachelor party invites, so the best man can rest easy knowing he won't be stressing over stationery picks.

    Here Comes the Bride, Evite.com

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Wedding Invitations from Shutterfly
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