Create beautiful wedding invitations in Canva

Add a personal touch to your wedding invitation with a custom design in Canva! Choose from our selection of beautiful layouts to create an invitation worthy of the occasion.

How to make a wedding invitation - Canva

Create the perfect invitation for your special day

Browse our library of beautiful and elegant wedding invitation layouts to find the perfect invitation for your special day. Add your own images, fonts and colors to make easy, beautiful DIY wedding invitations.

Take the stress out of wedding planning and create beautiful wedding invitations people will love. Print your wedding invitation in stunning high resolution or share it on social media.

How to make a wedding invitation

  1. Open Canva

    Open Canva on your desktop or launch the app to get started. Log in or sign up with your Facebook or Google account then search for “wedding invitation” to start designing.

  2. Find a template

    Browse hundreds of wedding invitation templates for every theme. Find destination wedding, beach wedding and winter wedding invitation templates. Use the search tool to filter by color, layout or style.

  3. Explore features

    Canva’s drag-and-drop tool lets you place elements right onto your design easily. Look through millions of high-quality icons and other graphics to find what you’re looking for.

  4. Personalize your invitations

    Customize your template even more by uploading your own photos, customizing color schemes, and using shapes and lines. There’s no end to your creative options.

  5. Print, share or post

    Once your wedding invitations are finished, it’s time to share them with friends and family. You can post them online directly through social media, share them via email or make high quality prints through Canva Print.

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Get inspiration from professional designers

Our team of awesome designers work hard to create wedding invitations that are original, diverse and most of all – inspiring! Check out the amazing collection in our library by clicking on the “Invitation” design type on the Canva homepage.

Use professional photographs or upload your own

Canva gives you access to over 1 million premium images, graphics and illustrations. Many of these images are free, while the rest are all priced at just $1. There are hundreds of beautiful options perfect for weddings that will suit the theme and feel of your day.

To add a personal touch, you can also upload your own images for free. Once you have saved them, you can use them as many times as you like.

Print your invitation in stunning high resolution

If you love the idea of placing your beautiful wedding invitation in the hands of your family and friends – print is the perfect option for you! Send your wedding invitations straight to Canva Print and we’ll deliver them right to your doorstep.

If you want to share your invitation electronically, simply click the Share button and choose from options such as sending your invitations via email or posting it directly to your social media accounts.

FAQ

Wedding invitations include:

  • a request for attendance
  • the names of the bridge and groom
  • the date, time and location
  • RSVP instructions
  • any additional information such as the wedding website address and gift list details

You may want to stylize your font to fit your wedding theme.

The classic wedding invitation size is a 5 x 7 inches flat, rectangular card. There are many ways to customize them, though, whether you want a more petite 4.25” x 6” version, a tear-out RSVP version or a long, thin 4 x 9.5” card.

Traditionally, for different-sex couples, the bride’s name appears first on the invitation, followed by the groom’s name. For same sex couples, or couples who choose not to follow the custom, the order of the names can be determined by what looks best with the card design.

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