Best of 2017: Understated and Romantic Wedding Invitations

After recapping some of our favorite playful and colorful wedding invitations of 2017, it’s time to turn our attention to the best understated and romantic wedding invitations of the year! Prepare yourself for some seriously stunning calligraphy, gorgeous textures, and beautiful details galore!

French Chateau Inspired Calligraphy Wedding Invitations by Paperglaze Calligraphy

These French Chateau-inspired wedding invitations by Brandi Smyth Photography and Paperglaze Calligraphy were easily some of the most romantic wedding invitations of the year. That calligraphed envelope liner! The hand torn edges! So beautiful.

French Chateau Inspired Calligraphy Wedding Invitations by Paperglaze Calligraphy

French Chateau-Inspired Calligraphy Wedding Invitations

A neutral color palette gives you the freedom to explore lots of different textures! I love, love, love the combination of traditional type selections with letterpress printing, a textured envelope, and white wax seal in these refined modern neutral letterpress wedding invitations from Bourne Paper Co.

Refined Modern Neutral Letterpress Wedding Invitations by Bourne Paper Co.

Refined Modern Neutral Letterpress Wedding Invitations

So many gorgeous details in these romantic copper foil wedding invitations from Samantha and Whitney of Gus & Ruby Letterpress! The modern copper foil “dip” on the main invitation, the sweet illustrated florals, and the incredible copper foil frames for the stamps on the envelope!

Romantic Copper Foil Wedding Invitations by Gus & Ruby Letterpress

Romantic Copper Foil Wedding Invitations by Gus & Ruby Letterpress

Romantic Copper Foil Wedding Invitations

A big YES to everything happening in these vintage-meets-modern floral wedding invitations from Atheneum Creative!

Vintage-Meets-Modern Floral Wedding Invitations by Atheneum Creative

Vintage-Meets-Modern Floral Wedding Invitations by Atheneum Creative

Vintage-Meets-Modern Floral Wedding Invitations

Meghan from 200 Spring wanted her wedding invitations to be an experience, so she created a gorgeous trifold invitation wrapped in vellum with a wax seal. The crisp white backdrop is the perfect canvas for her romantic gray calligraphy!

Romantic Gray Calligraphy Wedding Invitations with Deckled Edges by 200 Spring

Romantic Gray Calligraphy Wedding Invitations with Deckled Edges by 200 Spring

Romantic Gray Calligraphy Wedding Invitations with Deckled Edges

Love the understated blush-pink-to-gray ombré and non-traditional size in the save the dates from these blush and gray desert wedding invitations from Goodheart Design!

Blush and Gray Desert Wedding Invitations by Goodheart Design

Blush and Gray Desert Wedding Invitations

As always, you can visit the real invitations gallery for even more wedding invitation inspiration, and be sure to check out our curated gallery of wedding invitation designers – the Designer Rolodex – if you’re on the hunt for the perfect designer to make your own wedding invitations!

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