Types Of Wedding Invitation Cards

Wedding invitation cards come in various types and formats. There are various types of wedding invitation cards. This post will enable you choose the wedding invitation suitable for you, your style and budget. This post tells you the type of wedding invitation cards, with its printing techniques and styles. 

Your wedding card tells people where the wedding will take place, the persons doing the wedding and other information. You can choose one from the above types of wedding card. Various types of the card have various formats. 

 The types of wedding invitations are below:  


This format is cost-friendly, and comes with flat printing. You can use a printer of high quality to make a nice invitation within a short time. 

Foil stamping 

This is another type of wedding invitation. Include a shine to a wedding invitation suite using a printing that is trendy. You can do this by making a luxe effect using printers metallic press (rosegold, silver, gold) font on the paper. 


Embossing  resembles engraving  since the pressure is applied in the paper in an upward direction. The graphic or text with its embossed invitations is colourless, that’s the graphics are reserved to enable the guests take the details.  


This is both a modern and classic style. Graphics and text have identification to a thick paper board using a metal plate. There is colour ink in the graphics and text, which may be just indentations in the texture’s invitation. This method is a movie pricey option.  


This is a classic for wedding invitations. Apply pressure in a metal and an inked plate to press the text up from the card’s underside. It gives readability and texture to the ink. 


The printing technique  is budget-friendly offering a slight text effect, without much embossing or engraving. Mix the ink using special powder and add heat for a paint. 


This paper has a small sparkle, and is for wedding invitations. Pearlescent paper has a finish with an elegance. If what you use is a photograph, it gives your image a soft glow. 


If you want a heavy cardstock, using a sturdy thick paper, use a board wedding invitation. It has a cotton texture and 3 layers of paper. 


This is a waxy and light paper which you can use as pouches, overlays, envelope liners or envelopes. They consist of a see-through and a capacity to hold ink. Use a glassine envelope  to print the invitation and then fill it up with confetti.  


Vellum consists of wood and cotton, and is from animal skin. This wedding is like a tracing paper that you use in elementary school, it is layered, frosted and sheer above opaque sheet of paper. They are suitable for invitation suite, belly bands or invitations. 

Linen finish 

The wedding invitation paper is made of slightly cross hatched surface, cotton blend paper textured and high quality. It resembles a linen fabric, from it got its name. 

Cotton fiber 

The paper comes from cotton, just like the name is made from used cloth or cotton linters. You can choose this wedding invitation paper due to its strength and durability, and you will notice it with its soft feel. Cotton paper can absorp better ink, due to its strong fibres, so coloured ink tend to be richer in appearance. 


For rustic-style or ecofriendly couple weddings, this paper is suitable. Wedding invitations has many sizes and shapes from handmade papers, to pulpy and  kraft cards stock.  

Claire Lee