Burgundy Wedding Invitations: Vintage Styles with Gold Foil + Calligraphy


As we head into fall and, beyond that, the holiday season (gasp!), wedding styling takes on a richer, more elegant air. And one of the most visible ways to capture that look is with gorgeous wedding invitations in burgundy, with gold foil and calligraphy! These elements are surprisingly versatile, as you’ll see in the 10 lovely invitation suites we’re featuring below. They can take your wedding stationery across many variations of “vintage”—from classic to rustic to modern—all just perfect for fall and winter nuptials!

Burgundy Wedding Invitations: 10 Elegant Examples


We’ve gathered these 10 elegant examples in pretty “vintage”-inspired styles! Good luck choosing one because they’re all gorgeous!

Invitation suite by Real Card Studio

Such a unique blend of rustic wood-grain cardstock, graceful gold calligraphy and a rich burgundy envelope in this invitation suite by Real Card Studio, via Wedding Lovely.

Wordshop Paperie invitations

This invitation set from Wordshop Paperie features modern-style calligraphy rendered in gold foil on soft ivory stock. Great trendy vibe, with a touch of burgundy via the envelope liner.

Paisley Quill burgundy invites

Here, burgundy calligraphy combines with a graceful gold-foil leafy border to create a more traditional vintage look. A lovely design from Paisley Quill.

AP Design Co. white and burgundy cards and envelopes

Bold gold-foil fonts pop against contrasting white and burgundy cards and envelopes, giving a modern vibe to this invitation set from AP Design Co.

Jupiter and Juno Lauren invitation suite

Sweeping calligraphy in burgundy-colored ink dominates this Lauren invitation suite from Jupiter and Juno. Having the font “bleed” beyond the card margins creates a striking effect.

Wedding Paper Divas' Pure Romance wedding invites suite

This lovely “Pure Romance” wedding invitation suite from Wedding Paper Divas features shaped cards in rich burgundy and grey marbled cardstock, with the foil printing available in 4 colors including gold.

Paper and Poste burgundy botanical-inspired stationery set

Love the romance of this botanical-inspired stationery set from Paper & Poste via Wed Luxe. The bold rose design on the envelope liner and paper band plays up the burgundy hue perfectly.

Oh So Beautiful Paper featured DIY invites in gold and fig

Believe it or not, these save-the-dates are DIY! See the great tutorial over at Oh So Beautiful Paper, showing how a luxe effect is created using gold embossing powder on the stamped calligraphy. While the cool envelope liner is made with gold-dotted kraft paper!

Laura Hooper Calligraphy featured on Wedding Chicks

This invitation from Laura Hooper Calligraphy (via Wedding Chicks) makes us think of a vineyard in Tuscany. Just look at that impeccable gold calligraphy on wine-colored paper!

Kristara featured on Grey Likes Weddings

Amazing jewel tones grace this suite by Kristara, featured on Grey Likes Weddings (image by Awake Photography). The formal burgundy is softened with watercolor effects in magenta and blue, as background to gold calligraphy.

Related posts you’ll love:
Fascinated by the gold-foil trend in wedding invitations? See our post on this here.
For another trend in wedding stationery, the marbled look, visit our post here.
Or for the romance of blush wedding invitations, stop by our post here.

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