When it comes to picking out your wedding day decor, three words come to mind: dreamy, colorful, and elegant. While some couples choose to deck their receptions with florals or metallics, you’re going another route: watercolors. And to start your wedding canvas, you’re on the hunt for beautiful, watercolor wedding invitations to send to your guests.
Below you’ll find a mixture of watercolor invitations fit for any season, color palette, or wedding theme. Gorgeous enough to make you blush, we’re sure they’ll fit the romantic, timeless look you’re searching for. From brushstrokes matching a night sky to a sandy beach or a floral wreath, you’ll find one to complement your dream day wedding.
12 Watercolor Wedding Invitations We Can’t Stop Staring At
These pretty watercolor designs could seamlessly coordinate with your wedding day vision. With breathtaking colors and beautiful brushstrokes, you’ll certainly say “yes” to one of the invitations below.
1. Luxurious Watercolor Invitation
This luxurious invitation is both soft and enchanting, fit for a traditional ceremony. Choose from a blush, green, or violet color palette, or customize it to match your wedding day decor. The layout is simple and elegant, featuring strong serif typography at the forefront. The save the date and thank you note are decorated in coordinating brushstrokes, making a beautiful wedding invitation suite.
2. Dark Ombre Watercolor Invitation
This dark and mysterious watercolor wedding invitation would be a lovely complement to any winter ceremony. With a stark yet romantic navy blue background and coral calligraphy fonts, it’s a gorgeous invitation for your special day. The rich colors contrast nicely with the foil accents, adding a contemporary flare to an otherwise old-world design.
3. Watercolor Floral Romance Invitation
If you’re planning an outdoor ceremony, pause and catch a glimpse of this floral wedding invitation. Romantically decorated with watercolor roses and greenery, this design will coordinate wonderfully with your special day. The hand-painted deckled edges and weathered, background on this timeless invitation reminds you to stop and smell the roses.
4. Simple Color Invitation
With a watercolor background that reminds you of the ocean, this wedding stationery would be a beautiful fit for a destination wedding. The soft, painted background is sprinkled with gold foil confetti, giving it a light, seaside vibe. The entire wedding suite — from the save the date to the thank you note — are wrapped in stark white envelopes, reminiscent of white, sandy beaches and a destination to remember.
5. Free-Spirited Watercolors Invitation
You alway dance to your own tune, and your wedding day won’t be any different. This playful and fun wedding invite is filled with bright, contrasting colors. Choose from violet and yellow or burgundy and teal, according to your wedding day decor. This boho invitation design could easily be customized and sent as an engagement announcement, bridal shower invitation, or bachelorette party invitation, using Greenvelope’s customization tool. Simply personalize the text to reflect the occasion, then send them out to all your guests.
6. Watercolor Leaf Invitation
With an ethereal vibe, this wedding invitation card is fit for the minimalist couple. With an off-white background and a single succulent painted as the only illustration, it’s a clean look for your modern nuptials. The text is written in block, serif fonts and aligned on the right-hand side, giving the design a bit of contrast. And while the color palette is made primarily of neutrals, the gold lined envelopes add a touch of grandeur to the invitation suite.
7. Ethereal Watercolor Invitation
This luxe invitation is covered in a bronze watercolor illustration, ideal for a fall wedding. The natural background blends metallic accents with a mixture of grays, browns, and other neutrals, representative of the autumn season. Personalize the wedding invitation wording to include the day, time, wedding venue, and other details of your big day.
8. Wood You Love Me Invitation
If you can’t decide between a rustic design and a watercolor invitation, this watercolor, wood wedding invitation could be a delightful compromise. The happy couple’s names are written in large, simple typography, giving the invitation a modern feel. The layout is incredibly clean, featuring large numbers for the day and time of the ceremony. The save the date is personalized with an engagement photo of the happy couple, while the thank you note has a playful, “Love + Thanks,” transcribed across the top.
9. Monogram Greenery Invitation
With a hand painted wreath and a gorgeous, deep, green color palette, this wedding invitation would work beautifully for an outdoor spring ceremony. Wildflowers and greenery encompass a monogram of the happy couple’s initials, a design element that could easily be carried throughout your reception. Add a cursive initial to your guests’ place cards, allowing you to coordinate each stage of the wedding planning process — from invitation to reception.
10. Night Sky Invitation
One wedding trend gaining traction in recent years is hosting Friday evening ceremonies. Not only do venues offer considerable price incentives for Friday weddings, guests can carve out their entire weekend for various activities (no rushing back to work in 24 hours!). If you’re hosting an evening ceremony, you may fall in love with this modern design, featuring a night sky with a host of glittery stars. The mixture of reds, blues, and pinks is a romantic complement to your evening nuptials.
11. Romantic Florals Invitation
This romantic wedding invitation offers a peek inside your fairytale wedding with deep, red florals and dark greenery. Ideal for a holiday (or Valentine’s Day!) wedding, it’s a classic design to complement your theme. The frame of red flowers could easily be duplicated throughout your special day, with the design being printed on your programs at the ceremony or the wedding menus at the reception.
12. Romantic Elegance Invitation
The soft brushstrokes within this beautiful wedding invitation are completely unmatched. The blend of neutrals and blues are so subtle you can barely tell they’re present. Almost an exact replica of a snowy landscape, the watercolor wash of this design would be an ideal fit for a winter ceremony. Featuring sketches of thin leaves and a small monogram of the happy couple’s initials, it’s a gorgeous print that coordinates with your wonderland theme.
You’ll Find Dozens More Wedding Invitation Designs on Greenvelope
From all of us at Greenvelope, we hope you have a beautiful wedding.
We know you want to carefully select each detail of your wedding, from your floral arrangements to your place settings. And while we certainly don’t want to overwhelm you with options, they’re definitely available to you.
Within our watercolor wedding invitation collection, we have over 200 gorgeous designs to choose from. With coordinating thank you notes and save the dates, you’re sure to find a suite to fit your wedding day vision.
Now, if we could only teleport ourselves to help you pick out those floral arrangements …