15 Amazing Ideas for Alternative Wedding Invitations

There’s nothing wrong with old-fashioned wedding invitations, but there are so many options for alternative wedding invitations that go beyond the traditional flat paper and ink. Couples looking to make their wedding one to remember can opt for more unique wedding invitations, whether it’s balloons, a board game, or even a full-blown map of their favorite spots (and of course, the wedding location).

Check out a few of our favorite alternative wedding invitations.

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Cutting Board

Opt for an invitation that your guests will keep around for the future and put to good use.

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Throw it back with this retro toy you couldn’t get enough of when you were a kid.

Vinyl Record

Music lovers rejoice! You can choose from an actual vinyl record like the one pictured above, or for a cheaper option, get a mini lookalike.

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Get the party started early with this adorable invitation.


This is the perfect option for those who have weddings around the holidays.


What’s more elegant than a scroll?

Board Game

Pay homage to you and your S.O.’s favorite board game with these fun invitations.


Extra, extra! You can get a single page or multiple pages for your very own newspaper.


Make your guests put their brains to work!

Plexiglass or Clear Acrylic

Perfect for those feeling ~fancy.~

Film Canister

Channel your love of movies into these super unique invitations!


Highlight spots like where you and your S.O. first met, or if you have a lot of out-of-town guests, go into detail about locations for the ceremony, reception, etc.


These passport lookalikes are perfect for destination weddings.

Pop Up

Not all paper invitations are made equally, as shown by these laser cut masterpieces.


These gorgeous invitations can incorporate moss, wood, or other natural elements.

Message In A Bottle

Nothing says vintage like a literal message in a bottle.

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