How to Use ….Metallic/Glitters in Your Wedding Invitations

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metallic and glittery wedding invitation tips

Rose gold, gold, copper, yellow gold, bright gold…, the gold craze has been popular among brides for several years and it’s not going away anytime soon. So how can you incorporate these shiny shades in your wedding invitations? To give you inspiration, we have put together 8 easy ways to bring some metallic/ glittery colors into your wedding paper goods. Read on now!

  • Foil Printing

The first and most popular choice is through painting. There’s nothing like glittering gold foil to take an simple calligraphy invitation to the next level!

modern typography wedding invitatio set with foil prints


rose gold vs yellow gold vellum wedding cards


vellum overlay wedding invitations with different metallic printing

If you think custom gold foil invitations can be very expensive, here is a simple method to creating your own DIY gold foil invitations. Check the tutorial for a DIY foil wedding invite.

  • Edge Foil Painting

For just a hint of shine or a subtle way to add some gold to your invitation suite? Try edge painting (or edge guilding) in your favorite metallic color.

classic blue and foil gold wedding card with edge foil printing gold foil flake modern wedding stationery

Keep reading for a full DIY tutorial of a gold foil flake modern wedding stationery.

  • A Metallic/Glitter Pocket

Plain invitations can immediately get seriously glam with a full glitter laser cut wrap. You can also add a little gracefulness onto your invitation with a graceful ribbon


champagne gold laser cut wedding invites with ribbon and pearls classic glitter and metallic gold wedding invites


luxury rose gold laser cut wedding invitations with belly band

  • Metallic Layer

The ideas of adding metallic gold layer to a wedding stationery is not new any more, but it still look quite fashionable for many elegant brides. Our examples proves all.

blush marble inspired layered modern wedding invitation

via Etsy

  • A Belly Band

Belly bands are a luxurious way to tie your wedding invitation elements together. You can add excitement to your belly band and a new dimension to your paper suite by using a patterned paper.

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elegant rose gold and ivory wedding invitations with belly band

burgundy and flower belly band wedding invites

  • Wax Seal

A simple but very popular way to add a metallic color to your wedding invites is with a pretty wax seal with your personalized monogram. You may also try this on escort cards and favor tags for a cohesive look.

nature inspired vellum wedding invitation with customzed wax seal stamp

Invitation from  Papira Design

  • Metallic Envelopes

Pick a metallic shade for your envelopes or envelope liner to incorporate some shimmery gold, silver, copper, or rose gold in your invitation suite. You can even choose different colors for your mailing and RSVP envelopes for a mixed metal look!

stylish foil wedding invitation liners


modern and simple wedding invitation with glitter belly band and envelope

via Etsy

  • Unique confetti Inspired

This is a special and unique vellum paper design from the Golden Letter. It was so talented of them to create this stunning hallowed vellum wedding invitation filled with gold confetti.

unique confetti inspired glitter vellum wedding cards

super fun gold confetti place cards

via The Golden Letter

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