2013 Invitation Trends | Wedding, Bat & Bar Mitzvah, Sweet 16

Top 5 Trends in Invitation Design

Wedding Light Strands Invitations | MitzvahYour invitation isn’t just an announcement of the who, what, when, and where.  It conveys your style and gives guests a glimpse into your celebration. It’s the first taste people will get of your Jewish wedding, b’nai mitzvah or event.  

Popular Invitation Styles for 2013, according to Wedding Paper Divas:

                • Ultra Modern
                • Vintage Deco
                • Photo Invitations
                • Something Blue and
                • Dreamy Destinations

Invitation Above: Midnight Vineyard Invitation

2013 Invitation Design Trends from Wedding Paper Divas

Modern Wood Invitations | Wedding, Mitzvah

Ultra Modern: Driven by sleek, clean lines, this trend exudes cool chic. Add personality with bold fonts and geographic patterns such as chevrons, stripes, diagonals or dots.  Wood Inspired Modern Invitation available here.

Vintage Deco

Full of glamour, this trend is inspired by the art deco period. Vintage Deco invitations include gorgeous frames and details. Romantic neutrals with subtle hints of trim, shimmer and subdued jewel tones remind us of past eras.

Vintage Deco Wedding Invitations & Save the Dates

Archer’s Affection Save the Date

Vintage Bar Mitzvah Invitations & Save the Dates

Split Celebration Bar Mitzvah Invitation

Photo & Illustration Invitations

Creative or playful photographs and illustrations can beautifully express the style and personality of a couple or bat/bar mitzvah.

Fairytale Wedding Invitations - Bride & Groom Cartoon

Floating Fairytale Photo Invitation

Photo Bat Mitzvah Invitations

Rough Charm Bat Mitzvah Invitation

Invitations | Bat & Bar Mitzvah, Wedding, Sweet 16

Something Blue

Blue Watercolor Invitations | Wedding, Mitzvah

This color trend is straight off the runway and spans the entire palate of blues. Distinctive color combinations are being seen, such as the energetic pairing of cobalt and coral paired with a soft, neutral mink. Layering several shades of blue brings depth and texture to designs. Pictured: Watercolor Roses, Luxe Turquoise

Dreamy Destinations – Travel Theme

Travel Theme & Destination Invitations | Wedding, Mitzvah

With destination weddings and events growing in popularity, invitations with tickets, maps and all things travel showcase this trend. These whimsical and exotic designs are perfect for the adventurous couple or family. Pictured: Grand Getaway Travel Theme Invitation

More Invitation Trends

Moroccan & Ethnic Wedding Invitations | Mitzvah

The Wedding Paper Divas inspired collection also includes the bold colors of their ethnic-themed invitations, as well as some seasonal motifs. Pictured: Vintage Scrollwork Invitation

Couple’s Story Timeline

Wedding Invitations Couple Story

Your invitation can tell the story of how you met and got engaged with this Tasteful Timeline Invitation.

Gay Wedding Invitations

Gay Wedding Invitations | Same-Sex

The Same-Sex Wedding Invitation Collection is inspired by the chic style of today’s modern couples. Elegant features include peacocks, multi-cultural symbols and henna designs. Pictured: Dapper Pair Gay Wedding Invitation

Ombre Invitations

Ombre Wedding Invitations | Mitzvah

Ombre is a gradual fading from dark to light.  This invitation color palette can set the inspiration for other parts of your event, including the decor, cake and favors. Pictured: Softly Shaded

Bat & Bar Mitzvah Trends Report


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Written by Lonni Delane