Handmade Wedding Invitations & Coordinating Stationery

1364 Sales


Handmade Wedding Invitations & Coordinating Stationery

1364 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars

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Announcement   THANK YOU to Wayfair.com for using our designs in their "Ready-Made-Registry" Timeless Classics category photo!


Last updated on Aug 14, 2017

THANK YOU to Wayfair.com for using our designs in their "Ready-Made-Registry" Timeless Classics category photo!


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Metallic Gold Embossed Wedding Table Number
Metallic Gold Embossed Wedding Table Number
Heart Elephants Wedding Save the Date - Style 110
Heart Elephants Wedding Save the Date - Style 110
Tree Cluster Table Number, Green and Gold
Tree Cluster Table Number, Green and Gold
Gold Handle and Blush Bow Program Fan Mini 5.5"
Gold Handle and Blush Bow Program Fan Mini 5.5"
Ivory Round Dinner Menu - Style 212
Ivory Round Dinner Menu - Style 212
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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars

rperezadela on Aug 16, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Amazing and beautiful creations! I ordered the invitations for my daughter's quinces (15th) birthday celebration. The combinations presented were the work of the talented Amy. This shop owner, rosed above and beyond our expectations. The end results were stunning! Extremely professional, will definitely recommend this shop.


michellesolis12 on Aug 12, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful! Very easy to work with!

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Our "Gold Classic Scroll" menu and escort card, used as a Ready Made Registry feature photo on Wayfair.com

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Tons of new styles and designs being added to our shop over the next few weeks!

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A gorgeous professional photo shared from one of our clients.
This was a custom design we collaborated with the Bride on. It turned out truly stunning!

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Handmade From the Heart

Beginning on this journey of making wedding invitations began shortly after my own wedding over seven years ago. Most people imagine getting married...which is completely different than a wedding itself.

I was one of these people. I imagined the the vows, the honeymoon, the wedded bliss... but never the actual wedding planning that would lead to it all.

It's hard to know exactly what you will be up against until you are immersed in it. Don't get me wrong, a wedding and all the planning that goes into it is amazing, and something all brides and grooms will remember forever. It's all that hard work that pays off in the form of the most memorable day of your life.

That being said, how do you know where to start? You can talk to friends, family, read online blogs, browse Pinterest. But nothing you read or hear will ever describe how it will really unfold for you personally. It's incredible yet stressful, enjoyable yet frustrating... all at the same time.

My husband and I found all the above to be true on our wedding journey. Luckily, most of us brides find fantastic and helpful vendors and wedding planners to help guide us through the maze. For us, we had so many people helping us, we actually got to sit back a little and give the reins to someone else.

EXCEPT when it came to our wedding invitations....

We went to Hallmark, local professional printing presses, Target, online invitation sites, and finally a big box craft store, which I will leave un-named. (I had never heard of Etsy back then- gasp!). The big box craft store seemed like a great option at the time. It was budget friendly and enabled us to have a hand in making something ourselves for our big day, which seemed like it would be fun.

We purchased five boxed wedding invitation sets. They came with envelopes, a gatefold invitation housing, and paper to print your wording on, then adhere inside the gatefold housing.

This seemed to us like a great option, one which seemed relatively easy. The task seemed simple with the given instructions and photos.

The cost also seemed fantastic- We were able to use 40% off coupons on each of the invitation sets, which put our cost at just under $150 for 200 invitations. I was so excited that we had gotten such a great deal, and it seemed like such a small hit on our ever-growing wedding budget.

And then the horror began, as we got the invitations home and tried the whole DIY process. Unfortunately, we didn't have the best outcome. I will spare all the gory details, but suffice it to say it wasn't pretty, and my wedding invitations will always be the thing I regret the most about my own wedding. To achieve the finished product, the invitations ended up costing us (or should I say my parents) about four times the initial cost of the boxed invitations.

The wedding invitation roller coaster we rode inspired us to start our own company, one that has styles for every bride, and high quality stationery at a reasonable price. All our invitations are customizable, budget-friendly, and crafted with care and precision by hand.

We have worked over the years to find the finest vendors to work with. This has resulted in our discovery of first rate materials, and a stunning array of card stock and envelope colors to offer our clients.

The detail that we put into our designs stems from our aspiration to give every client the wedding stationery we wish we had ourselves.

When choosing something to represent your big day, don't we all want something stress free, budget friendly, and handmade from the heart?

Shop members

  • Amy McKinney

    Owner, Designer, Creator

    I am so blessed to work with so many lovely brides-to-be! Each and every bride brings her own style and story into my shop and my life, and it is a treat to have a hand in helping achieve each unique wedding vision!

  • Jonathan McKinney

    Co-Owner, Marketer, Photographer

Shop policies

Last updated on February 6, 2017
Welcome to White Gown Wedding Invitations, where your wedding invitations get my personal and complete attention, right down to packaging them to send with love.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
After I have worked with you to ensure the design is just what you want, including fonts and color changes, a reserved listing will be made up for you with your personalized wedding invitation specifics included. This reserved listing must be purchased and paid for in full before full scale production will begin.

California residents will be charged sales tax.
We ship the majority of our orders via Fed Ex, or in some cases USPS Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number once your order has shipped.

When an order is placed, I will give you a shipping/production end timeline. Please note that at the time of checkout, all details for your invitations must be finalized. By purchasing your reserved listing, you are confirming the details/ text shown in the photos is 100% accurate.
Refunds and Exchanges
Because each of our items are personalized, refunds are only given in an event we have made a grand mistake in text.

We provide tracking on each and every package sent out, therefore we are not responsible for any lost, damaged, or delayed packages by the United States Postal Service or FedEx.
Additional policies and FAQs

Please note when I request your wedding invitation wording in our conversation feed, I will simply copy and paste the wording you provide me with into a document. It is your responsibility to make sure there are no mis-spellings or errors. I will not edit the document unless you provide me with direct instructions to do so.

Photos of your final mock-up will be posted in the reserved listing, or in our convo feed for you to confirm. After you confirm these photos and complete checkout, the invitations will be made just as they are shown in the photos.

I am not responsible for errors in text or mis-spellings from wording provided to me. Please ensure all the information provided to me is just as you would like it, and carefully look over any photos or actual samples you receive.

Thank you for your help to make your invitations perfect!


If a custom item is requested, or a large change to any invitation is desired (such as graphic design, custom order materials, etc), a custom fee will be applied to your total.

Rush fees are applied to items needed sooner than current running production time.