10 Chic Minimalist Wedding Invitations

These designs are perfect for the modern wedding.

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While it’s important to make sure you’ve said yes to the right dress, it’s just as crucial to have stationery that reflects your wedding's theme. After all, your invitation will be your guests' first impression of your wedding style.

So, if you’re going for a clean, minimal look for your nuptials, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite elegant yet pared-down invitations. These minimalist wedding invitations emphasize simple text and language, modern typography, and the use of negative space, proving that, sometimes, less is more.

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Spelled Out

Wedding stationery suite that spells out all information

Photo by Tec Petaja

This simple invitation suite features clean lines and typography paired with sparse blocks of text; spelling out the wedding date instead of using numerals adds emphasis and makes the celebration date stand out.

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White Space

Wedding invitation suite that utilizes blank space for minimalist design

Photo by Refine Studio

The deliberate use of blank space in this design feels like a breath of fresh air. We also love that the text is simple and straightforward, only including the essentials.

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Botanical Illustration

Wedding invites featuring a botanical illustration

Photo by August + White

Instead of intricate, hand-painted florals or flourished calligraphy, sometimes a simple black-and-white line drawing of a sprig of greenery is all the embellishment you need.

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Deckled Edges

Wedding invitation with deckled edges

Courtesy of Sadie Culberson

The hand-torn edges and tea-stained patina of this invitation suite give the stationery elements an elegant, antiqued look that will look classic for years to come. This is perfect for a wedding with a vintage aesthetic.

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Pale Pink

Wedding Invitation suite in blush pink colors

Courtesy of Sally Pinera

Keep things chic and simple by combining minimal typography with card stock in a barely-there shade of blush.

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First-Name Basis

Wedding invitation that just uses the couple's first names

Photo by Laura Gordon

When you're having an intimate wedding and the guests are just your nearest and dearest, you can skip the last names on the invitation.

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Offset Type

Wedding invitation featuring offset type

Courtesy of Lucky Malone

The combination of Roman and italicized type helps put emphasis on the most pertinent invitation details. And the staggered blocks of text keep the overall design balanced and on point.

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Vellum Invitation

Photo by Betty Clicker

This stationery suite features a vellum wedding invitation—a translucent sheet that has a dreamy, ethereal quality and stands out from the stack. The full suite uses typography that's heavy but pleasingly minimal, and the neutral, earthy color palette was chosen to match the colors of the wedding flowers.

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Reception Tablescape

Wedding invitation that combines simple type and bursts of color

Courtesy of Ruban Collectif

A minimalist wedding doesn’t mean it has to be devoid of color. This design combines a clean, simple typeface with a coordinating palette of dusty lavender, rosy pink, burnt sienna, and mustard that feels fresh and modern.

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Wedding invitation that uses creative use of hyphenation

Courtesy of Artifact Uprising

This pared-down wedding invitation proves that breaking the rules of hyphenation can be totally chic.

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