Invitation sizes complete guide 2024

Once upon a time, in the realm of party planning and event organizing, a monstrous question loomed large — “What size are invitations anyway?” You might think this is a simple query, something that you could answer with a quick Google search. But oh, my dear reader, you would be sorely mistaken. The world of invitation sizes is as varied and diverse as the toppings on a pizza

Don’t fret, your quest for the perfect invitation size ends here! Wepik has all the experience and the best invitation designs to ensure your party will be remembered for centuries. Let’s embark on a laugh-filled journey through this labyrinth, and put your invite-size dilemmas to rest! 

What are the most common invitation types?

Welcome to the grand unveiling of invitation types! From the traditional to the trendy, we’re diving headfirst into the most sought-after invites. Hold on tight, it’s time for a thrilling exploration!

Wedding invitations

The heralds of love! Sent out by soon-to-be-wed couples, wedding invitations set the stage for the big ‘I do’. They’re commonly used to announce the date, venue, and vibe of their special day, like a sneak peek into the couple’s unique love story.

Wedding invitation template with a blue background and a hand-drawn design.

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Birthday invitations

These lively invitations are dispatched by the birthday star, giving a heads-up about the upcoming party. It’s their special day, and they want you to join in on the fun. So, when these invites land, it’s time to start the countdown.

Birthday invitation template with a child-like design and some animal drawing at the bottom part of the design.

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Graduation invitations

Graduation invitations are the key for a milestone celebration. These are the golden tickets handed out by the achievers, marking their transition from students to professionals. They’re not just invites, they’re your pass to witness a moment of triumph.

Graduation invitation template with a simple design and a white background.

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Baby shower invitations

Baby on board? Time for a baby shower invitation! Specially disposed by expecting parents or their loved ones, these invites beckon you to share in the joy of a new arrival. Rather than a party, baby showers are the celebration of life’s sweetest beginnings.

Baby shower invitation with a simple design and a cute teddy bear illustration at the top part of the template.

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Grand opening invitations

Roll out the red carpet, grand opening invitations are knocking! Crafted by go-getters launching their dreams, these invites beckon you to join them in their new venture.  In the end, they’re an open call to be part of a new adventure.

Grand opening invitation template for restaurants with a modern design.

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Common invitation sizes and dimensions

Is your invitation ‘size’ up to the occasion? Puzzled about the ideal invitation card size? Discover the answer you’re seeking by carefully reading the information below!

A10 invitation size

Meet the A10, the life of the party in the invitation world! Ideal for those grand events where you need to make a statement. From art-filled gallery openings to lavish weddings, its generous space lets your creativity roam wild. 

   Folded Card     Unfolded Card

5.88 × 9.25 in  |  11.75 × 9.25 in      

A9 invitation size

A9 invitations are the canvas of choice for grand galas and chic soirées! From opulent nuptials to cutting-edge art showcases, it’s the ‘VIP pass’ of invites. No further introduction is needed: A9 sets the tone for an event to remember.

    Folded Card     Unfolded Card

5.63 × 8.63 in  |  11.5 × 8.63 in             

A8 invitation size

This is the versatile chameleon of the paper world! It’s the go-to choice for RSVPs that pack a punch. Whether it’s a swanky cocktail party or an intimate baby shower, A8 makes every event feel like a blockbuster premiere. 

  Folded Card     Unfolded Card

 5.38 × 7.88 in  |  10.63 × 7.88 in

A7 invitation size (standard size)

A7 invitations are your entrance to the standard of style! From classic wedding invites to hip birthday bashes, it’s the Goldilocks of sizes, fitting just right for any occasion. Remember to send out A7 invites for unforgettable gatherings.

   Folded Card   Unfolded Card

 5.13 × 7 in  |  10.5 × 7 in

A6 invitation size

This one is superb for spreading joy and sharing big news with your closest crew, whether it’s a surprise party, a heartfelt thank-you, or a cozy dinner gathering. A6 size can be small, but like a great drink, it packs a delightful punch.

      Folded Card   Unfolded Card

 4.5 × 6.25 in  |  9 × 6.25 in

A2 invitation size

Make a ‘tiny but mighty’ statement with the A2 invitation size! It’s like a secret message for exclusive events – think intimate meal parties, surprise proposals, and baby gender reveals. Small package, big excitement! 

      Folded Card   Unfolded Card

 4.25 × 5.5 in  |  8.5 × 5.5 in

A1 invitation size

A1 invitations are the David among Goliaths, perfect for surprise gatherings, impromptu game nights, and your ‘just because’ celebrations. Compact and bursting with charm, A1 invites are the little sparks that light up your events.

      Folded Card   Unfolded Card

 3.5 × 4.88 in  |  7 × 4.88 in

Square invitation size

Finally, we land in the place where symmetry meets style! Perfect for those chic cocktail parties or boutique gallery openings. Square invitations are like a little box of pleasure, ready to set the tone for your event with an edgy twist.

     Folded Card   Unfolded Card

 6.25 × 6.25 in  |  6.25 × 12.5 in

Quick invitation sizes summary (unfolded cards)

Poster type Euro size (centimeters) U.S. size (inches) Pixels
A10 14.93 x 23.5 cm    5.88 × 9.25 in     564.5 x 888 px
A9 14.3 x 21.92 cm  5.63 × 8.63 in     540.5 x 828.5 px
A8 13.67 x 20 cm  5.38 × 7.88 in      516.5 x 756.5 px
A7 (standard) 13 x 17.78 cm 5.13 × 7 in 492.5 x 672 px
A6 11.43 x 15.88 cm 4.5 × 6.25 in 432 x 600 px
A2 10.8 x 14 cm 4.25 × 5.5 in 408 x 528 px
A1 8.9 x 12.4 cm 3.5 × 4.88 in 336 x 468.5 px
Square 15.88 x 15.88 cm 6.25 × 6.25 in 600 x 600 px

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Get inspired with free invitation templates

Ready to make every invite unforgettable? May you never lack inspiration! Explore Wepik’s invitation templates collection—whether it’s A9, A8, or any size you need, we’ve got your design game covered. Say goodbye to hours of brainstorming and hello to stunning invites in a snap. Start crafting with our awesome designs today and let the celebrations begin! Your creativity + Wepik’s templates = Unstoppable.

Invitation printing tips

Hey, hold on! Don’t overlook this crucial detail: ensuring your invitations are flawlessly printed. Well, no panic—we’ve got you covered with the top tips to make your guests eagerly anticipate your special event.

  • Opt for CMYK color mode for vibrant, accurate prints.
  • High resolution equals high quality. Don’t compromise!
  • Always design with the end product in mind. Context matters!
  • Environmentally friendly printing? Absolutely possible and recommended.
  • Never underestimate the power of proofreading: guarantee all contact details, location, and time of the event are correct!


And that’s the print run down! Now it’s time to make your event pop. Swing by Wepik and dive into a treasure trove of ideas. Remember, the magic of your event starts with a single click. Let’s create something unforgettable together!