You might like paper invitations, but most of you will also be looking for an E-vite version for your wedding invitations. We recommend sending it via WhatsApp to serve as a handy reminder and reference for guests, or choose the eco-friendly option and make email invitations ONLY.
Whatever your reason for wanting a digital wedding invitation, there are surprisingly great places where you can create wedding invitations online for FREE! Of course, hiring a wedding invitation designer is the way to go if you want a highly personalized Save The Date and full wedding invitation suite. But for those of us who are on a tight budget and have some free time, the free wedding and engagement invitation cards are great!
Note that free doesn’t always mean ugly. This is a curated list of places where you can create beautiful wedding invitations online for FREE.
1. Paperless Post – A popular Indian wedding invitation template website.
2. Wish N Wed: Get All trending and latest wedding invitation designs as Save the Date Card for free and Create Custom Indian Wedding Invitation Video Design.
3. Minted Weddings – all your beautiful e-invitations for the engagement ceremony and bachelorette party are done!
4. Canva – Endless wedding invitation options you can hyper-customize, paid versions are ridiculously cheap (one-time payment Rs 50-160 for the whole design!)
5. Spark Post – Just like Canva but with limited templates, this is for those who just want a free, easier-to-use version of Photoshop to create just about any type of design
Scroll down to find out what and how to make free wedding invitation cards on these websites – for Indian weddings!
It serves as a great replacement for receiving and opening a printed wedding invitation. Guests receive the card in an email, which is then opened to reveal a card that “comes out of the envelope”.
How cool are the free designs? Terribly! Although their paid designs are intricate and decorative, their free design templates are also beautiful, albeit simpler. You can even add cute envelopes and stamp liners!
Delivery Format: This is an electronic invitation that is shared via email ONLY, which also means you can track your guests’ RSVPs. You can add multiple sides to your card, which means you can have a separate “insert” for each feature – Mehendi, sangeet, reception, etc.
Ideal for: save the dates, Roka or engagement ceremony invitation, full wedding card, bachelorette parties, bachelor and bachelorette party invitations – they’ve got you covered need when you want to send an email invitation!
Level of difficulty when creating your invitation: Easy!
PRIME! It’s the only website that has its own Indian wedding invitations section (although most of the templates in this section are paid for)! This makes their templates incredibly easy to use. You can even add a Ganesh-ji logo to your card.
Wish N Wed
Free Beautiful Designs: Really really beautiful! Their range of online wedding invitations consists of new designs with all styles like traditional, foreign, western, classic and many more styles.
Delivery Format: All wedding invitations are in digital format such as video invites, GIF Invites, Save the date invites, wedding websites, and pdf invites. you can keep track of RSVPs by your guests.
You can add pages to your invitation, which means there are different entries for each feature. Or you can add everything on one page.
Best for Events: For Roka or engagement ceremony invitations, full wedding cards, invitations for the bridal shower, bachelorette and bachelorette party.
Price: Free for Save The Date Cards format. For Video Invites and Other custom designs in theme format like Love story, the price is available on request depending on adding caricature of bride and groom, and design style from scratch.
They’re almost as good as Paperless Post, but their free offer is currently limited to bachelorette and engagement invitations.
How cool are the free designs: Really, really nice! Their online wedding invitation offering is brand new, so it’s completely free until mid-August 2018.
Delivery Format: Like Paperless Post, an electronic invitation is shared via email ONLY (opens similarly), which also means you can track your guests’ RSVPs.
Since most invites are one-page invitations, you can take a screenshot of the e-vite to share with guests on WhatsApp.
Ideal for: Engagement ceremony and bachelorette party only right now – to share via email or WhatsApp
Difficulty creating your invitation: Easy enough
Canva, as well as Adobe’s Spark Post (next on the list), is essentially a website and app that makes graphic design easy. Of course, wedding invitations are one of the things you can do here. But of course, you can’t follow RSVPs.
How cool are free designs: The paid ones are slightly better and affordable, so you can check them out guilt-free.
Delivery format: multipage photo or PDF (for a complete wedding invitation) – which you can send by email or Whatsapp. They even give you a print-friendly version!
Ideal for: Save The Dates, Roka Ceremony Engagement, Full Wedding Invitations (Single & Multipage), Destination Wedding Invitations.
Difficulty making your invitation: Not so Easy, as they have hundreds of templates for everything! From beach weddings to boarding pass invitations and even Mehendi + ceremony templates, everything is highly customizable.
Price for paid designs: Pay only 60 rupees to download paid designs without the watermark!
Tip: Choose a template with space to write more text if you add your entire honeymoon itinerary here (Engagement, Mehendi, Sangeet, Wedding, Reception) – it’s best to add all information on one card.
Adobe’s Spark Post
It’s similar to Canva – has a website and an app (only on iOS). But there are only a handful of free save-the-date templates and no easy-to-use Indian wedding invitation templates. It’s basically like a simpler version of Photoshop that requires you to create something from scratch, but they have attractive combinations of fonts, elements, layout, and colour palette that let you create a decent-looking invitation. However, the creativity of your design is limited by your own imagination. So if you’re looking for a blank canvas with a bit of support (of anything but a full model) who doesn’t know how to use Photoshop, you’ll find this great.
How cool are the free designs: Nice!!!
Delivery format: photo or animated video, unable to track RSVPs
Ideal for: Save The Date, bridal shower and engagement party invitations
Difficulty creating your invitation: moderately difficult
Tip: You can use their recommended templates or create your own from scratch, including searching for a background image. Try searching for watercolour, flat lay, floral, and marble for interesting background options for your wedding invitation.
I have shared all the necessary details that everyone needs to know while finding top wedding invitations online.