Laurels

Best Wedding Invitation
Designers in Chicago
2020

Why These Wedding Invitation Designers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Chicago Wedding Invitation Designers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 645 392 14

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Beacon Lane

Beacon Lane is a Chicago-based paper goods studio that creates personalized stationary for weddings, holiday parties, and other events. Beacon Lane has grown to a team of eight designers since owner Jessica started creating custom paper goods in 2011 after she searched for vintage-inspired wedding paper goods herself. Beacon Lane specializes in personalized boxed or bundled wedding invitations and other paper goods such as menus, programs, place cards, and favor tags.

Bluebird Paper Co.

Bluebird Paper Co. provides custom stationery design and printing services for special occasions including weddings, birthdays, and holiday parties throughout Chicago, Illinois. Bluebird Paper Co. uses traditional printing practices such as letterpress, thermography, and foil stamping to create invitations and other paper goods. Established in 2013, Bluebird Paper Co. is operated by owner Katie Cochara and is the only wedding invitation and stationery company with an official Notre Dame National Trademark License.

Greenstar Paperie

Greenstar Paperie is a graphic design studio and stationery boutique serving brides and small businesses throughout the Chicago metro area. Located downtown in Downers Grove, Illinois, Greenstar Paperie specializes in custom wedding invitations, stationery, and other paper details for brides-to-be, as well as specialty items such as tote bags and wooden signs. For corporate clients, business card printing, logo design, and marketing campaigns are just a few services offered by Greenstar Paperie.

Downers Grove, IL 60515

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IJORERE The Invitation, Inc.

IJORERE The Invitation, Inc. offers personalized invitation design and event management to customers throughout the Chicago area. IJOERE was the first design company to use a popular African fabric known as “Ankara” (Batik) on stationery, and it also provides a luxurious venue in downtown Elgin, Illinois, that is suitable for upscale events. Established in 2008, IJORERE has grown from printing wedding invitations to offering event management, creative workshops, and interior design services.

Invitation Architects

Invitation Architects is a luxury stationery boutique serving clients throughout the greater Chicago area. Based in Tinley Park, Illinois, Invitation Architects was founded in 2011 and specializes in special event and wedding invitation design, printing, and packaging. Owner Nicole is a stationery lover and free spirit known for her attention to detail, eye-catching embellishments, and expert craftsmanship. Nicole offers 15 years of experience in graphic design as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Northern Illinois University.

Tinley Park, IL 60487

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Invitations by Daniels

Invitations by Daniels is a full-service printer catering to engaged couples throughout the Chicago metro area. Based out of Oak Forest, Illinois, Invitations by Daniels offers more than 45 years of experience designing custom wedding invitations and stationery for events of every size and style. In addition to wedding invitations, Invitations by Daniels creates paper goods such as "save the date" announcements, wedding programs, and place cards.

Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Julie Hanan Design

Julie Hanan Design is an online boutique that specializes in custom invitations, stationery, and graphic design for all occasions. They are also known for their unique and one-of-a-kind Place Card Boards. Julie's background in graphic, industrial, and interior design gives her the ability to create personalized stationery that is not only beautiful, but coordinates with the entire event's theme. While based out of the Chicago area, Julie and her team also serve clients from around the world. Their easy ordering process take the stress and guesswork out of designing any type of stationery. Clients work one-on-one with the design team to ensure no question goes unanswered and no details are overlooked.

New Lenox, IL 60451

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LuckyInvitations

Lucky Invitations offers a customizable line of pre-designed stationery and invitations to clients throughout the Chicago metro area. Based in Milwaukee, Illinois, Lucky Invitations is owned and operated by Jerry and Laura, a husband and wife team committed to educating clients on the wide variety of papers, printing methods, and decorative embellishments available to them. Lucky Invitations designs, prints, and packages stationery, paper goods, and invitations to client's specifications for weddings, corporate functions, and other special events.

Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Spilled Ink Press

Spilled Ink Press offers personalized stationery, invitations, and greeting cards that feature a sarcastic voice and down-to-earth humor. Located in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, Spilled Ink Press is a husband and wife team of former architects Amanda Eich and Anthony Vassallo. Spilled Ink Press strives to create specialized stationery in material-efficient ways that follow the mantra "form follows function."

Steel Petal Press

Steel Petal Press is a printing and letterpress operation based in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. Established in 2008, Steel Petal Press offers custom letterpress work for wedding invitations, business cards, address stamps, holiday cards, as well as home goods other personalized stationery products. Owned and operated by Shayna Norwood, a visual artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute, Steel Petal Press has grown to a team of four artisans.

Windermere Elegant Weddings & Events

Windermere Elegant Weddings & Events is an event planning, coordinating, and design service provider for couples throughout the greater Chicago metro area. Based out of North Shore Illinois, Windermere Elegant Weddings & Events offers luxury wedding boutique services such as wedding invitation design and destination wedding coordination. With the motto "an extraordinary event is a well-planned event," Windermere Elegant Weddings & Events strives to create a memorable experience in each event it plans and prepares.

North Shore, IL 60290

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