Invitation sizes

Create amazing invitations for any event or occasion using Canva’s handy sizes guide and collection of customizable templates.

FormatFolded CardUnfolded Card
A1/Baronial3.5 × 4.88 in7 × 4.88 in
5 Baronial4 × 5.25 in8 × 5.25 in
A2/5.5 Baronial4.25 × 5.5 in8.5 × 5.5 in
A6/6 Baronial4.5 × 6.25 in9 × 6.25 in
A7/Lee (Standard)5.13 × 7 in10.5 × 7 in
A85.38 × 7.88 in10.63 × 7.88 in
A95.63 × 8.63 in11.5 × 8.63 in
A105.88 × 9.25 in11.75 × 9.25 in
Small5.5 × 5.5 in5.5 × 11 in
Medium6.25 × 6.25 in6.25 × 12.5 in
Large6.75 × 6.75 in6.75 × 13.5 in

Increase your chances for a better turnout at the event you’re planning with an attractive design in the proper size.

Take into consideration its overall appearance so that you can elicit feelings of excitement and enthusiasm among your invitees, and convince them that they shouldn’t miss your event.

Things to consider for your invitation


This part is the most visual. It typically includes an image or text or both, and is designed to represent or allude to the purpose of the invitation.


For invitations with a fold, the inside or middle is where the message is typically printed or handwritten. It often gives the most important details about the event such as who’s celebrating, what, when, where, and why it is happening.


The back of the invitation may carry information related to the design, manufacturing, distribution, or retail of the invitation, if relevant. It may also be left blank. If an invitation does not have a fold and, therefore, no inside, then the back can be used for the pre-printed or handwritten message.


The envelope is the final element of the invitation and protects it in the post. The dimensions of the envelope are marginally larger (approximately one eighth or one quarter of an inch) than the invitation so that it fits snugly inside.

RSVP card

Some choose to include an RSVP (répondez s'il vous plaît) card with the invitation to allow recipients to easily respond. This optional part of the invitation is commonly flat, rather than folded, with the information printed on the front or back.

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