Budget-Friendly Wedding Invites That Look Like You Spent A Lot…But Didn’t

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There’s no denying wedding planning is fun, exciting, stressful and most of all…worth it. But it also can be very, very expensive. Regardless of your budget, nearly all aspects of planning a wedding can add up quickly leaving you wondering where your money is going. 

The good news? Many, many brides have put together gorgeous weddings on a strict budget. Who says you have to spend tens of thousands of dollars to have a beautiful, memorable night? We’re here to help, and have rounded up some of our favorite budget-friendly wedding invitations that will look like you  spent a lot. (But didn’t!) 

Here are some of our favorite cost-effective options by Minted for brides on a budget looking to save on cost, but not on quality:


You really can not go wrong with black and white invitation suites.  They are simple yet chic, classic, and get the job done without any unnecessary or extra “fluff.”  The Offset suite You can customize the suite to include as many, or as few pieces as you need, with the basic invitations for as low as $2.34 for a set of 100! For an added fee, you can personalize with foil, or select scalloped or rounded silhouette shapes. The Offset design is created by Up and Up Creative out of Rochester, New York. (100 for $234)


An invitation suite that stands the test of time and suites nearly any event type perfectly, Calisson effortlessly blends thin, elegant cursive type with bold, capitalized lettering to convey the details of your wedding, without any added colors or distractions in the form of artwork or photographs. At around $2.34 per invitation, you can also customize between six silhouette shapes and seven color themes, adding custom foil if you’d like, too. As with all Minted suites, you can mix and match a combination of coordinating RSVP cards,  thank you cards, direction cards, reception cards, and belly bands while staying within your desired budget, too. Calisson is created by chocomocacino, a passionate artist from Prague! (100 for $234)


Love a little greenery? (Us too!) Available in both petite sized (4.25″ x 6″) or classic (5″x7″) the Watermark suite is where warm and basic neutrals meet gorgeous, whimsical greenery and florals, complete with a custom monogram on the top left of the card/ With the petite size as low as $2 per invitation when ordering 100, Watermark is an excellent option for the boho-bride, spring wedding, park wedding, and more. The entire suite is available to match, including direction and reception cards, palce setting cards, favor tags, and even RSVP online enclosure cards to keep things organized (and a bit more eco-friendly!) Watermark was created by artist Kaydi, from Collierville, Tennessee! (100 for $234)

Brushed Accent

A little sparkle or sheen never hurt anyone! If you’re not a fan of prints but are still looking for a way to elevate your invitations a bit and add a pop of color or dimension, Brushed Accent is the design suite for you. Created by Kelly Schmidt from Vancouver, CA this dynamic design is available in eight different color schemes, and has the option of eight different foil accent colors including the gorgeous Ice Blue (could be your something blue!) or the extra-sparkly Glittery Silver. You can choose from standard or custom Silhouette Shapes, and signature, pearlescent, or recycled paper. Priced at about $2.78 each for 100, these invitations are chic and modern with romantic foil brush stroke accents that evoke dreamy emotion. (100 for $278)

Bold Geometric

We can’t forget about the bold, modern brides! If you love color, have a thing for mid-century modern designs and can appreciate geometric shapes and color blocking, you’ll love the Bold Geometric Suite by Morgan Kendall out of Portland, Oregon.  At $2.34 each for 100, there are 9 color themes available (including custom colors that allow you to choose from Minted’s color palette or specific Pantone and CMYK colors!) along with three different types of paper, and of course the suite includes options for RSVP, reception, menu cards, and more. (100 for $234)

(Also, don’t forget about Minted’s welcome offer for all new customers that gives you an additional 20% off! Click here to find out more.)

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