Wedding invitations set the vibe of your special day before your wedding pinboard can even dream of becoming a reality. Is it going to be a casual affair? Black tie traditional? Laid back bohemian? Your invites will tell the tale. While there are more choices than ever before when it comes to invitation design, watercolor has proven to be one of the most versatile and beautiful trends to emerge. Take a look at these 16 very different styles and see for yourself!


1.聽Rich Hues:聽Watercolor doesn鈥檛 always mean pastel tones. This modern invite is full of rich berry hues. (via聽聽Taylor Lord Photography聽/聽Mod Wedding)


2. Gold + Mint:聽This gold and mint design proves watercolor is just as relevant for the non-traditional bride. Plus, those geometric details? So cool. (via聽Paige Jones聽/聽Style Me Pretty)


3. Jewel Tones:聽Jewel tones add an unexpected pop in these eclectic desert wedding invites. The more color, the better!聽(via Sophie Epton Photography聽/聽Style Me Pretty)


4. Romantic Watercolors:聽Watercolor is already romantic, but the calligraphy accentuates the beauty of this traditional invitation. Fun fact: The design was subtly inspired by ballet. (via Caroline Frost Photography聽/聽Style Me Pretty)


5. Dark Hues:聽Don鈥檛 be afraid of traditionally masculine colors! Watercolor is a great way to soften up any hue, especially when you add beautiful calligraphy. (via Emily Wren Photography聽/聽Style Me Pretty)


6. Florals: Handpainted florals add a fresh touch to these boho invites. Carry the theme throughout your wedding with some floral bridesmaid dresses. (via Carmen Santorelli 聽/聽Lace and Likes)


7.聽Gartner Studios Watercolor Loveliness聽Invitations聽(Price Varies): Opt for pink and gold for a look that鈥檚 simple, sweet and timeless. (via Gartner Studios)


8.聽Lavender:聽Let your venue set the tone. This invitation is inspired by a lavender field. Feel free to add some dried lavender packs for a fun little surprise. (via Paula Luna聽/聽Style Me Pretty)


9.聽Gray:聽Not into frills? Gray adds a super cool touch to feminine pink detail. (via聽Style Art Life聽/聽Style Me Pretty)


10.聽Nautical:聽These nautical-inspired invitations practically smell like the sea. We are loving the beach scene and map in this suite. (via Swiss Cottage Designs)


11. Succulents:聽Love a good cactus? These succulent-inspired details are just for you. (via聽Tec Petaja聽/聽Style Me Pretty)


12.聽Blush Tones:聽You can never go wrong with a good blush tone. Pair with an oval shape and you are well on your way to the prettiest wedding invitation suite ever. (via Ben Q. Photography聽/聽Style Me Pretty)


13. Soft Citrus:聽Citrus-inspired tones create a summer-y inspiration for this invitation. (via Anna Delores Photography聽/聽Style Me Pretty)


14.聽Glitter:聽Glamorous watercolor? Yup, it does exist. Glitter adds a fab touch to these pink ombre invites. (via聽Liz Banfield聽/聽Style Me Pretty)


15. Gartner Studios Peaceful Serenity Invitation (Price Varies): One of the best qualities of watercolor is its ability to create natural color gradients. The stripes of color on this invitation make for a cool, preppy vibe.


16.聽Red + Blue:聽Rich red and blue tones create an incredible color palette for this invitation suite. Talk about romantic! (via Brody T Photography聽/聽Style Me Pretty)

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