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The 8 Best Websites for Buying and Designing Your Wedding Invitations

These online stores specialize in custom invites.
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by Emma Lawler
emma lawler - the knot
Emma Lawler
The Knot Contributor
  • Emma creates e-commerce content for The Knot.
  • In her role as content writer, she writes descriptions for The Knot Worldwide's wedding vendors.
  • Emma has a Master of Arts in Literature and Publishing from the National University of Ireland, Galway.
Updated Dec 30, 2020
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No matter how big or small your wedding will be, you're going to want wedding invitations. They're important for getting the word out, not to mention setting the tone of your day. You know you need them, but now, you're wondering where to buy wedding invitations. You can, of course, work with local stationers for your wedding's paper goods. But there are also tons of sites where you can customize and order your wedding invites online. We've rounded up the best wedding invitation websites to help you with your search.

1. The Knot Invitations

Did you know we do invites? On The Knot Invitations, you'll find professionally designed wedding invitation suites in hundreds of on-trend styles. Plus, your invites are fully compatible with your wedding website for extra convenience. You're able to personalize as much of the invite as you want (colors, fonts and layouts included), but there's always free design advice available if you need inspiration. You can also order your other wedding stationery to match, from your save-the-dates to your place cards. The goal? A truly custom experience for you, and a completely cohesive experience for your guests.

The Knot editors' tips:

  • With our easy free sample feature, you can physically hold your invites in your hands before ordering. That way, you'll feel 100% confident about this important purchase.
  • Shop The Knot Invitations' Black Artist Collective for stationery that reflects your values. 
  • That's not the only way to make a difference with your invites. We've also collabed with American Forests to plant a tree for every order. 
  • Simplify mailing by printing your guests' addresses right on your envelopes. It looks clean and it's a total time-saver. 

The Knot Invitations Blooming Botanical wedding invitations, from $2 each, TheKnot.com 

2. Minted

blush pink floral wedding invitation from minted

Minted's custom wedding invitations are designed by independent artists and graphic designers, and they appeal to a wide range of styles and aesthetics. The site also offers other wedding stationery, for a fully coordinated suite. This wedding invitation website prides itself on its high-quality printing process and impressive paper options. If you want to feel the weight of the paper in person, Minted is happy to provide a free sample of your chosen design, helping to make this one of the best places to buy wedding invitations online.

Jennifer Wick Golden Hour wedding invitations, from $3 each, Minted.com 

3. Shutterfly

white floral wedding invitation suite from shutterfly

Shutterfly's motto is "We're not happy unless you're happy," so you know you can expect good customer service and pleasing designs. Like its competitors, Shutterfly offers entire stationery suites. The design-your-own tools let you customize everything from the text to the envelopes. Couples appreciate all the options, as well as the affordability. The sustainably sourced Signature Smooth cardstock is nice and weighty, so it feels more expensive than it is. 

Yours Truly Muted Floral wedding invitations, from $2 each, Shutterfly.com 

4. Artifact Uprising

color block wedding invite with gold foil from artifact uprising

Artifact Uprising is one of our go-to shops for chic wedding photo albums, but the online store also sells a stylish range of wedding stationery. The custom wedding invitations have a modern, minimalist aesthetic, with understated designs and clear, attention-grabbing fonts. You still get to add your own personal touches to make each wedding invitation design your own though, by choosing things like the color of your envelopes, as well as other accents. The site takes care of addressing too, with an option to add both the return and recipients' addresses. Your invite can be paired with an RSVP card for a cohesive look.

Artifact Uprising foil-stamped colorblock wedding invitations, from $3 each, ArtifactUprising.com 

5. Mixbook

navy and gold wedding invitation from mixbook

Mixbook is another one of the best wedding invitation sites if you really want to customize your paper goods. Their aim is to allow you to unleash your creativity, using one of their templates as a starting point. The big draw here is that you can add photos to really make your stationery special. The design-your-own wedding invitations come on your choice of paper. But rest assured that every option is ethically sourced from sustainable forests—they're even certified by the Rainforest Alliance and the Forest Stewardship Council.

Mixbook Painted Navy wedding invitations, from $2 each, Mixbook.com 

6. Zazzle

dusty blue and lace wedding invitation with mason jar from zazzle

Still searching for where to buy wedding invitations? Zazzle's affordable wedding invitations appeal to a multitude of couples. If you already have a strong idea of what you want your wedding invitations to look like, browse the ready-made themes and customize them to your liking. But if you want to create wedding invitations from scratch, you have that option too. It's one of the best budget-friendly wedding invite companies for design-your-own stationery.

RusticWeddings lace mason jar wedding invitations, from $1 each, Zazzle.com 

7. Vistaprint

blue wedding invitation with custom envelope from vistaprint

Looking for another place to create your own wedding invitations? With Vistaprint, you have control over everything, from the colors to the font to the positioning. You can even choose to add a photo to personalize your invites. While you're at it, design the rest of your wedding's stationery suite. The paper comes from responsibly managed forests for sustainability.

Vistaprint standard flat wedding invitations, from $2 each, Vistaprint.com 

8. Etsy

vellum wedding invitation and envelope with monogram from etsy

Etsy is a treasure trove of unique invitations designed by small businesses and independent creators, so you're sure to find something one of a kind for your big day. You get to work directly with your chosen shop to discuss the details of your wedding. There are options for all budgets and styles, whether you want something understated or you'd rather go all out with ribbons and wax seals. For many, the best wedding invitations are the ones that you can customize to your heart's content, and with this wedding invitation website, the level of customization is totally up to you.

Gracious Bridal custom vellum wedding invitations with monogram, from $3 each, Etsy.com

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