Gorgeous Wedding Invitations with Wax Seals
If there's one thing that takes a wedding invitation to the next level, it's a wax seal. There's something so elegant, charming, and generally old-world-inspired about the adornment. (Plus, it makes it clear that you've put thought into your stationery suite's design.) To illustrate our points, we've rounded up a few of our favorite wedding invitations with wax seals. The examples range from modern to traditional, but each and every one is undeniably attractive.
These paper goods prove that there are multiple ways of using wax seals on your wedding invitations. Between the color, design, and placement options, wax seals truly give you the perfect opportunity to personalize your suite. Maybe you coordinate the shade of your seal with the rest of your wedding's color palette. Or maybe, you get a custom wax seal made displaying your monogram, crest, or another motif that means something to you and your bride or groom. Once you decide on what your wax seals will look like, it's time to figure out where you'll put them. An obvious choice is centered on the outside of each envelope to close the invitations, but as you'll see ahead, the possibilities extend beyond the emblems' classic use.
This unique watercolor wedding invitation by Phka—which featured a Miidear wax seal with the couple's initials—is just one of the many gorgeous ideas we've included. Click through to view other stationery suites decorated with these special details, and talk to your stationer about incorporating them into your own paper goods.
Black Wax Seal
Blue Wax Seal
The silvery-blue seal on the vellum envelope of this Golden Hour Paper stationery suite wasn't the only place they were used. The couple also included the seal on their place cards.
Purple Wax Seal
Leafy Wax Seal
A leaf motif adorned this couple's elegant gold Sage Paper Co. seals.
Monochrome Wax Seal
This light-hued emblem was the same color as the rest of the couple's Kelsey Malie Calligraphy suite.
Initial Wax Seal
We can't get enough of monogram wax seals. This one, on an invite by Sweet Zion Paperie, fit the couple's first and last initials.
Wax Seal with Ribbon
Pair your wax seal with ribbon for a dreamy finish, as shown on this Seniman Calligraphy stationery suite.
Square Wax Seal
Not all seal motifs have to be round—this square monogram by Bell'Invito looked fresh and formal.
Large Wax Seal
Classic Wax Seal
This DIY wedding invitation—complete with a monogram wax seal—looked classic and beautiful.
Splatter Wax Seal
Interwinted Wax Seal
This White Ink Calligraphy red seal featured a copper-hued wax seal with an interlocking Celtic knot motif.
Letter Wax Seal
Bug Wax Seal
Put your love of nature on display with an animal wax seal, like this Owl Post Calligraphy bug one.
White Wax Seal
The white fleur-de-lis seal popped against a red envelope in this Miss Papperista stationery suite.
Green Wax Seal
Brown Wax Seal
The sandy-hued wax seal—with a leaf motif—fit right in with the rest of this earthy Victoria Krav wedding invitation.
Freeform Wax Seal
Here's more proof that you shouldn't fret about a seal that doesn't hold its shape. The end result is often surprisingly beautiful, as shown on this Elins Art Studio suite.
Wide Wax Seal
The cool oblong seal on this Oh Honey Paper Co. wedding invitation rivaled any circular one.
Sprig Wax Seal
This Kelsey Malie Calligraphy invite's white wax seal bared a single sprig.
Custom Wax Seal
Pink Wax Seal
A sweet pink wax seal appeared on this In Loft Calligraphy stationery suite.
Crest Wax Seal
Why stop at the monogram when you can display the entire crest? That's what this couple did using their Fourteen-Forty wedding invitation's wax seal.
Wreath Wax Seal
Dark Wax Seal
Blue accents reigned on this Southern Fried Paper stationery suite, including the deep-hued wax seal.
Fern Wax Seal
On this Peanut Press Creative wax seal, a fern underlined the couple's initials.