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FREE DIY Watercolor Wedding Invitation Template

Pretty watercolor flower wedding invitation. FREE template and download

Ever since my own wedding, I’ve fallen in love with all the aesthetics of weddings, from stationary to flowers and decor. There’s something just so romantic and beautiful about all the little details. You’ll know about this if you follow me on Pinterest, where I have 5 boards dedicated to the all different aspects of weddings alone!

Today I have a gorgeous free DIY wedding invitation template to share with you guys from Download & Print. It features elegant die-cut silhouette with mixed with the whimsical look of watercolor flowers for a perfectly pretty look.

FREE template and download! Step by step instructions for DIY wedding invitation. Pretty watercolor flower wedding invitation.

Die-cut wedding stationery sits toward the top of the invitation scale in terms of luxury, look, and cost. They come in all sorts of shapes, from intricate cut-out overlays, to pretty frame shapes. The invitations are usually cut-out with a machine – which is very costly – but the end result is oh-so-gorgeous. Creating this Download & Print version of a die-cut invitation requires no expensive machines. Your weapon of choice: Scissors. And with a little time and effort you can achieve a high end look that is gasp-worthy.



You may be thinking that DIYing a die-cut invitation will take as much effort as passing on the last cupcake, but I’m here to tell you it’s surprisingly quick and painless. Each invitation does need to be hand cut (this is a faux die cut invitation), but your scissor skills will surprise you. It’s worth a little extra effort to save a bunch and get a beautiful die cut invitation. Well, faux die cut that still looks a million bucks and will have everyone oohing and ahhing.

I don’t recommend tackling 100 invitations on one night. This is a DIY where being prepared will pay off (and avoid hand cramps). Print the invitations well in advance and trim a few each night. If you are tight on time call together your maids and divvy up the job. It’ll be finished in no time!

Step by step instructions for DIY wedding invitation. Pretty watercolor flower wedding invitation. FREE template and download.

How to make this DIY wedding invitation

  1. Download the free wedding invitation template, and save the file to your hard drive.
  2. Open the template in MS Word and replace the placeholder text. The file can also be amended in Pages.
  3. Print on cardstock, the heaviest paper your printer will handle without jamming is best, or send to a copy shop for printing.
  4. Trim around the invitation outline. (The cut line will be hard to see on your screen, but will show up when printed.)
  5. Stuff the invitation, along with your RSVP and enclosure cards, into an A7 envelope for mailing.

TIPS FOR TRIMMING: I used a paper cutter to first trim the straight sides, then I roughly cut around the details at the top and bottom. When cutting 90 degree angles always cut into the corner from both directions. This will give you sharper corners and will reduce the risk of tearing the paper as you will avoid rotating your scissors in the corner. When cutting curves hold your scissors steady and rotate the paper. This will help to create smooth lines. And remember, your cutting doesn’t need to be perfect!

FREE template and download! Step by step instructions for DIY wedding invitation. Pretty watercolor flower wedding invitation.

Looking for a classic elegant wedding template?
Here’s another great freebie for you, Lace and Pearls Wedding Invitation Set.

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  • Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle

    That is so pretty! Thank you so much for sharing it with all of us.

  • Jeanette

    Those are BEAUTIFUL!!! I wish I did something like this for our wedding!

  • Ann Bacciaglia

    These are absolutely gorgeous. I will have to share this with my friend who just got engaged.

  • I am attending SO MANY weddings this summer, you have no idea. I will show one of my friends who hasn’t even prepared or considered her invitations yet… yikes!

  • Dogvills

    These are pretty. I love the simplicity. I will share this with my cousin. She’s tying the knot next year.

  • Oyinkan Ogunleye

    This is sooo pretyy! It makes me want to consider creating one.

  • Debra Schroeder

    These are gorgeous wedding invitations. I’ll have to see if they can be easily tweaked for other uses.

  • Adriana

    Oh this is gorgeous! I love this template, the invites came out great!

  • Christy Garrett

    I love this template. We printed our own wedding invitations as well.

  • Eloise Maoudj Riley

    such a beautiful look for an invitation! My mom is a great artist and does this for the family, so I know how much work goes into this and have an appreciation for it… nice!

  • These are amazingly gorgeous! Doing things for your own wedding is so sentimental and special.

  • @weareofficially

    That sure looks elegant! I have a friend having a beach wedding this summer and I think I’ll share this with her. She might find a nice layout she can use for her Big Island wedding. Thanks! 😀

  • Lynn Dee

    That wedding invitation is so pretty! That would be totally perfect for a garden wedding. 🙂 I DIY’ed our invites too and it was pretty easy.

  • Super cute! Perfect for a spring wedding!

  • This is stunning. Perfect for a garden spring wedding. I’ve never had the fancy wedding, hopefully one day when I renew my vows.

  • chubskulit

    That is one pretty design. I wish I have this kind of resources when I was planning my wedding 14 years ago.

  • Your wedding invitation is awesome. I love it. Maybe someday I am going to make one for me as well. I will keep in mind your blog when that happens. I love your creativity.

  • Gabriel Bregg

    That’s a sharp looking invitation. Use a high quality paper and you can save some serious costs on a wedding.