Enchanted Garden

Looking for vintage wedding invitation ideas?

We've got 20+ of the best right here to get you inspired for your own big day.

Whether you're tying the knot 40's style or paying homage to the swinging sixties, this beautiful and elegant collection is the perfect showcase to share with your designer to ensure your own invites truly embody the vintage vibe.

1. The Elegant Forties

Since the bride's dream dress was a golden bias-cut number, it seemed only apt to complement it in the wedding suite that would invite guests to watch her walk down the aisle. The result? An elegant, 40's inspired wedding suite with a pop of color to hint at what's to come.

The Elegant Forties

Photo credit: Galina Arnaut

2. Swanky Wildlife

Saying their "I Do's" amid the breathtaking Woodloch Resort, these classy illustrative invites were spot on for Kayle and Matthew's wedding. Surrounded by sparkling lake and magnificent mountains, a simple yet impactful design was all that was needed to set the tone for their vintage themed event.

Swanky Wildlife

Photo credit: Ryan Lucarelli

3. Country Fair

Stationery for a wedding taking place in the beautiful Cotswolds. The couple wanted the day to be fun, informal and personal to their family and life. The Mr and Mrs to be both live and breath country life, so it only seemed right to adopt a country fair style.

Country Fair

Photo credit: Hannah Childs

4. Art Deco

Drawing upon art deco elements to create a powerful typographic focal point for the design, guests attending the Alberti and Osborn wedding are sure to know exactly how to dress upon first opening these gorgeous invitations. Packaged in envelopes that resemble old newspaper pages and teamed with charming map cards, the art deco vibe is carried throughout all the day-of materials.

Art deco

Photo credit: Amelia Street Studio

5. Vintage Ticket Stubs

Exchanging vows at the unique venue of the TFC Bank Stadium, it seemed only apt for Michele and Mark to invite their guests to this once in a lifetime event with a vintage ticket stub touting the slogan "GAME ON!"

Vintage Ticket Stubs

Photo credit: Kate Mikutowski

6. Classic Calligraphic

Calligraphy is an art in itself. These beautiful vintage wedding invites showcase just how you can utilize this impressive skill for your design. You don't always need fancy illustrations or colorful elements to bring your invites to life - when written in calligraphy the words will speak for themselves.

Classic Calligraphic

Photo credit: Katrina Goodin

7. Chalkboard

Jane and John wanted to emanate a chalkboard effect for their invitations so they opted for a painted black background topped with distinctive chalky white wording and accents. Ideal for those planning a rustic barn wedding or an outdoor ceremony.


Photo credit: Giovanna Melita

8. Palm Springs

This cute and playful design for Dan and Tami's wedding was a great way to add a vintage twist to a seemingly modern venue. By using vintage illustrations and terminology, along with a faded color palette, they were able to easily let their guests know exactly what kind of event they would be hosting.

Palm Springs

Photo credit: Tamara Vileta

9. Poster Print

These vintage inspired wedding invitations are sure to wow guests with their vibrant mix-match of colors and fun typographic design. Don't be afraid to get creative with the colors. Angela and Scott went for a combination of red, orange, blue, green and yellow, but you can use whatever works best for your theme. 

Poster Print

Photo credit: Courtney Simpkins

10. Explorer

Whether you're hosting a destination wedding where you'll be jetting off with a handful of guests to an exclusive location or are simply an adventurer at heart, these vintage travel inspired wedding invitations tick all the boxes for couple wanting something minimal but with a quirky twist.


Photo credit: Aaron Bloom

11. Garden Nostalgia

Opting for a vintage garden theme for their big day, Adam and Casey choose to use their invites to highlight the delicate florals that would serve as the prominent feature at their event. The muted yellows and brown color combination is sophisticated and elegant, setting the tone for what one would expect to be a classy affair.

Garden Nostalgia

Photo credit: Luke Morgan

12. Sweet Tooth

For those of you with a sweet tooth and a love for all things vintage, these gorgeous pastel pink and brown invitations are full of charm. The ribbon completes the look and adds a gift like element to the experience as guests unwrap and explore the wonderful news you have blessed them with.

Sweet Tooth

Photo credit: Sarah Gill

13. Train Tickets

After holding their wedding reception at a train station turned banquet hall, train tickets were the perfect fit for Lisa and Paul's event. Each invitation had the the couples monogram stamped, date punched out and the reply card perforated to separate and return. The vintage style illustration was carried throughout the wedding stationary.

Train Tickets

Photo credit: Michelle Silvestre

14. Bespoke Florals

Taking place at a gorgeous library in a luxury hotel in Hong Kong, Evelyn and Andrew's wedding was filled with peonies, antique book shelves and lit with huge chandeliers. Everything vintage. For their wedding invitation they wanted a design that matched the vintage and elegant style of their wedding venue. With a more traditional feel yet in a stylish coral that pops, the invitation suite also came with matching place cards and table numbers. 

Bespoke Florals

Photo credit: Kalo Make Art

15. Candy Stripe

Wedding invitatio, in the form of four postcards tied together in a bow and sent out in a hand sewn sweets bag (pink stripes). Table numbers, toilets signs, table plans, place names, order of service, guestbook and thank you cards to match!

Candy Stripe

Photo credit: Samuel Ladlow

16. Ride Of Your Life

Like the cover from a romantic novel, these classic vintage wedding invitations are perfect for couples that want to tell a story and take their guests on a journey. Subtle silvers and baby blues provide an inviting dreamy design.

Ride Of Your Life

Photo credit: Hironobu Jyounai

17. The Roaring Twenties

Bold, simple and effective, this black and white art deco inspired design is coupled with a glamorous pop of gold to help tie in the wedding colors and bring focus to the most important elements.

The Roaring Twenties

Photo credit: Ryan Opena

18. Forever French

Jemma and Mark had a French vintage theme planned for their special day and strongly wanted this to come across in their wedding invitations. Incorporating a pastel palette with illustrated jars, experimental typography and delicate flowers, the invites were finished with string to give it that rustic feel.

Forever French

Photo credit: Rodo Creative

19. Back In Time

Jessica and Kyle wanted their wedding invites to reflect the 1940's. By using fonts that correlated together and where similar to the time period these invites brought the 1940's alive by playing with typography.

Back In Time

Photo credit: Nichole Hoza

20. Enchanted Garden

​The theme of this wedding was enchanted garden, an idea that illustrated their love of nature and the romance of the past. The save the dates were designed as a simple card with mounted vintage flower seed packets. For the invitations, unique ink illustrations were used and carried throughout the rest of the wedding suite. To finish things off a calligraphic artist worked his magic and also sourced the gorgeous vintage stamps for postage.

Enchanted Garden

Photo credit: LMNOP Creative

21. Aloha

Emily and Thomas got married last summer in beautiful Hawaii with only their parents as witnesses, they hand wrote each postcard inviting their friends and family to a celebration closer to home.


Photo credit: Taine King

Which are your favorite vintage inspired wedding invitations?