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17 DIY Wedding Invitations, Wedding Card Ideas, and Handmade Anniversary Cards

These DIY wedding cards are perfect for any love birds!

By: Krista Childers, Editor,
17 DIY Wedding Invitations Wedding Card Ideas and Handmade Anniversary Cards

One of the best times to make handmade cards is for weddings. These card making ideas allow you to use the most romantic and rich elements to either welcome, congratulate, or express feelings of excitement for weddings or anniversaries.

In this collection of 17 DIY Wedding Invitations, Wedding Card Ideas, and Handmade Anniversary Cards, we have gathered the most stunning DIY cards that can be used for inviting guests to your wedding, congratulating the happy couple on their special day, or expressing love to your sweetie on your anniversary. 

Weddings are already so expensive that we want to help you find wedding invitation templates along with anniversary and wedding card ideas that will help keep the cost down. Get your bridesmaids together and knock out these thoughtful and unique DIY wedding invitations over a bottle of wine.

Create delicately beautiful DIY wedding cards for the lucky bride and groom to express your deepest wishes for their future lives together. Instead of buying DIY cards, use these anniversary card ideas to make that anniversary wish for your spouse or the happy couple you know even more special and personal.

The card making ideas in this collection will provide you with truly one-of-a-kind ideas for your romantic DIY cards for all aspects of the new marriage. Guests will want to frame any of these gorgeous wedding invitations. The newlyweds will greatly appreciate the effort you put into your congratulatory card when they open it after their wedding.

Whether it's your own anniversary or you want to wish a couple a happy first, fifth, tenth, or twentieth anniversary, you'll find the sweetest handmade cards to make

PLUS! Check out the video tutorial below and learn how to make the most breathtakingly beautiful wedding invitations and programs ever!

Make Your Own Wedding Invitations

Chiming Bells Wedding Invitation

Sure you could buy wedding invitations, but creating DIY wedding invitations will really WOW all of your family and friends. It gives it that personal touch everyone will appreciate. Many of these wedding invitation templates can also be used for thank you notes with some slight tweaks.

Because of the detail in some of these handmade wedding cards, it would be helpful to enlist your wedding party to help design these pretty pieces. Dress these DIY cards up or down, or change the colors or images as needed to fit your wedding theme.

Handmade Wedding Card Ideas

Dress and Tux Trifold Wedding Card

Bringing a thoughtful gift for the newlyweds is wonderful, but DIY wedding cards are just as important. These are especially great if you are giving the couple money instead of a gift because the detail on these cards shows how much you care and how happy you are for them to start the next chapter of their lives.

From simple to complex, there's a card for every type of bride and groom. Also, with lace, quilling, and glitter options, they are sure to impress every couple. 

Anniversary Card Ideas

Happy Anniversary Mini Photo Accordion Card

Each yearly anniversary following the wedding is a fantastic reason to celebrate. Give these romantic and sweet handmade DIY anniversary cards to wish the love of your life a happy anniversary or to wish the lovely couple another year of happiness.

These uniquely-detailed handmade cards express the loveliest wishes in the sweetest ways. Many of these DIY cards also work for other romantic holidays, such as Valentine's Day. Anytime you want to let your sweetie know that you are thinking fondly of them, make one of these fantastic cards.

What to Write in a Wedding Card

If you're struggling with what to write in wedding cards (or even anniversary cards), then check out these tips and ideas below.

Best Wishes
Writing something simple and promising about the future is a great idea for wedding cards. It doesn't have to be complex and they'll appreciate your well wishes.

"We wish you many years of happiness and joy. Congratulations!"

"Congratulations! As this next chapter of your lives together begins, may your love and happiness continue to grow."

"To the special couple on their wedding day! Congratulations and we wish you all the best in your marriage."

Quotes and Verses
Quoting a beautiful passage from a book, quote, or religious verse or psalm is a lovely way to send the happy couple your encouragement.

"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope." — Maya Angelou

"Two souls with but a single thought, Two hearts that beat as one" ​— John Keats

"​Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love." ​— Ephesians 4:2


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