When it comes to wedding invitations, you might find it hard to find a design that perfectly embodies you and your partner's specific style. Step outside the [card] box though, and you'll find invites that use a little artistic flair that'll allow you to show off your personal style in a completely unique way. Illustrated wedding invitations, adorned with painterly portraits of you and your partner, your wedding venue, on-theme designs, and more, are the personalized touch you've been searching for.
Whether your planning a black-tie wedding or a whimsical, backyard wedding, an illustrated wedding invitations are the perfect way to share the big news. Give your guests a taste of what's to come by featuring an illustration of your wedding venue, or have your stationery designer create a portrait in the likeness of you and your love. You two are the stars of the show, after all!
Thanks to Etsy, artists have shared their available designs for illustrated wedding invitations that you can commission and personalize for your own nuptials. While there are dozens of beautiful designs to choose from, we rounded up some of our favorite illustrated wedding invitations, so you can make your nuptials totally one-of-a-kind from beginning to end.
Illustrate the Details
Show your guests what's to come with an invite that depicts all the details with fun, personalized illustrations for each of the day's big events.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $202.98
Map Out Your Big Day
Give your guests an outline of your wedding's locale with a pretty map that will help them find your ceremony and reception with ease.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $350
Post a Pretty Portrait
No one will question whose wedding this invitation is for!
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $380
Create a Family Crest
You don't need to be royal to have your own family crest. Use some key themes from your wedding or lifestyle to create a unique crest for your new family.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $110
Get a Custom Couple Drawing
We love the romantic yet playful feel of these custom couple portraits, that also include the bride and groom's furry friend and wedding venue.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $30
Bring the Elegance with Watercolors
If you're sticking to a more traditional theme, we recommend these stunning watercolor illustrations that feature an artistic rendering of your venue and elegant script.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $5.41
Share a Timeline of Your Relationship
Share all of your biggest relationship milestones with your guests via with these romantic depictions of your favorite moments together, from the day you met to the day you exclaimed "YES!"
SHOP NOW: Etsy, starting at $4
Tease Your Theme
Want to get your guests pumped for the party? Use a fun, on-theme illustration as the backdrop for your invite that will amp up the excitement.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, starting at $10
Reveal Your Venue
Have an extra-stunning wedding venue? Give your guests a peek inside with an illustrated wedding invitation that features a painterly image of your venue.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, starting at $800