10 Gender-Neutral Wedding Cards & Invitations That Prove Love Always Wins

Gender-neutral wedding card with congrats in front of pink flowers

Finding gender-neutral wedding cards and invitations can be tricky, since much of the world hasn’t caught up to modern times. Even gay and lesbian wedding cards usually focus on one gender. For example, “Mr and Mr” or “Two Brides.” What about gender-fluid couples, though? What are your options for invites? How about cards to give your favorite gender-norm-busting couple? We’ve got you covered on both fronts below.

What is a wedding card?

Depending on who you ask, a wedding card is one of two things: an invitation or a congratulatory card. The first is actually easier to find, since you can typically customize them with your names, completely leaving off gender-specific “Mr.” or “Mrs.” titles. The later is a bit trickier. Very often, these cards have gender (literally) written all over them. Often in the form of “Mr and Mrs”. So, I went searching for some which don’t have that – so you don’t have to.

Here are some of my favorites, starting with the invitations. Then, we’ll check out a couple of the gender-neutral congratulatory wedding cards that I found.

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1. The wooden plaque

Real Wood Wedding Invitation 4x6 Laser Engraved %100 image 1
Picture: Panopixx/Etsy

Again, no mention of gender, rightfully. No “future Mr and Mrs” printed onto the card. which is really refreshing.

If you’ve been searching around for suitable wedding cards, you may be having difficulty. The market is flooding with those terms, which exclude so many people.

I love this wooden wedding card – it looks so natural, and is so unique and different. What could be more gender-neutral than a piece of wood?

These will be a joy to receive and read, and may be appropriate for your theme. There are delicate followers featured on this card, but they don’t scream FEMININE or MASCULINE. In my opinion, it’s all a perfect balance, and very neutral.

What do you think?

KATE POSH – Always remember You are BRAVER than You believe, STRONGER than You seem, SMARTER than You think & LOVED more than You know – Engraved Natural Wooden Plaque – Christopher Robin to Pooh
  • Plaque measures: 7″ L x 9″ H x 3/4″ Thick
  • Material: Top-quality natural wood. Plaque is engraved (carved, not printed)
  • Curved beveled edges. Routed slot in back for wall mounting

2. The mini calendar

Save the date save the date magnet wedding invitation Gender-Neutral Wedding Cards and Invites
Picture: craftsMF / Etsy

How cute are these? A mini-calendar and a mini-pencil. These will go down great with all your potential guests.

The idea is pretty similar to a save-the-date, now that I think of it. However, it isn’t exactly a save-the-date. Let me explain.

So, a save-the-date is more like a notice that you have set a date for your big occasion. It doesn’t necessarily mean the person is invited, but who sends one of those to people they don’t want at their wedding, right? In any case, the relevant kind of save-the-date may be artfully done as a calendar clip in an envelope.

The mini calendar invitation, however, is a cross between the save-the-date and a normal invite. It’s a neat idea—wedding invitations as an art form. Also, your invitee gets a pencil they can use or give to their kids. They’re just the right size to stick into a day planner, too. So, make that a tribrid of a save-the-date, an invite, and a pre-wedding gift to the invitee.

Mini Desk Calendar 2024, Small Desktop Calendar (3.9″x3″), Koqye Mini Standing Flip Academic Year Monthly Calendars with Gold Coil, Easy to Read
  • Mini Standing Flip Calendar measures in 3.9 x 3 “, small size takes up very little space on your desktop, bookshelf and study table.
  • 2024 Desktop Calendar start from August 2023 to December 2024, total 18 months; Page turning design, no more tearing pages off calendars with the spiral in place.
  • Small Desktop Calendar are made of thick smooth paper, not easy to tear and bleeding; The support plate is composed of sturdy paper board, which has good stability. It can be used both flat and standing up, convenient to use.

3. Pencil us in

Pencil Us In Save the Dates Personalised Wedding Invitations Pencil + Chalk Card Gender-Neutral Wedding Cards and Invites
Picture: SecretCreation /Etsy

This is like a pre-wedding invitation and is close to a save-the-date or min-calendar invitation. The big difference is in the exact format and the number of pencils. A pencil-us-in is usually in the form of two pencils—one partner’s name engraved on each—and, sometimes, a small card containing the date. The invitee can then mark the date on their own calendar. However, you can also add a small calendar, which, one might say, will make it a mini-calendar pencil-us-in

This is a great little idea, as it allows your invitation to be less flashy and more informative. Again, this is totally gender-neutral, and your invitee gets two little gifts from you. It gives your guests the date (on the card or calendar) to ensure that they will pencil it in. There is also room for variety, as you can see from the card addition I suggested above. You can choose from a variety of pencils and material types. Your pencil-us-in can come in marble, chalk, and kraft, giving you a few options to fit your theme/aesthetic.

10th Anniversary Invitations Cards, Black Gold Glitter Wedding Anniversary Invitations with Envelopes, Celebrate With Us Fill-in Invites Cards, Anniversary Party Supplies Decorations(Pack of 25)
  • PACKAGE & SIZE – Each pack comes with 25 wedding anniversary invitations cards and 25 matching envelopes. You can also write something special you would like to say to your guests on the white envelope. Each invitation measures 4″ x 6″.
  • PREMIUM QUALITY – These anniversary invitations made of high-quality heavy card stock, thick and easy to write. Matte card stock for easy fill in with any pen type.Ink from any type of pen or marker will not smear or run.
  • ELEGANT DESIGN – Black gold glitter number balloons and “Celebrate with us” in a calligraphy script font. These cards are lovingly designed so that they are sure to draw attention. Besides, the double-sided invitations cards are personalized design,which have enough space to fill in.

4. The faraway wedding

Wooden plane Save The Date Magnets Wooden Magnets Gender-Neutral Wedding Cards and Invites
Picture: theTbird/Etsy

Maybe you have decided to hold your wedding ceremony in some exotic location far from home. Or maybe you have friends who live far away but who you would like to attend your wedding. If that describes you, then a wedding invitation customized for such makes perfect sense.

The idea is pretty simple: an envelope containing a map with your wedding location marked on it—or better, a transport-themed souvenir, such as a small plane. This will be a small gift to those invitees who can’t make it as well as ample notice to those who can. This is a great way to keep your guests remembering.

Small suggestion: If your invitees are in-country, and high-speed rail is popular, you can get a small train souvenir instead. A plane or train that doubles as a magnet will be a lovely keepsake. I’m also a big fan of the map behind the plane, as it can come in handy for other uses.

Again, no gendered terminology, which is just perfect.

5. The gig ticket wedding card

Gig Ticket Wedding Invitations Concert Ticket wedding invite image 2
Picture: WedfestWeddings / Etsy

If gigs are your thing, how amazing would this be? Not only does it have “you” screamed all over it, but it’s also so creative and unique. Your guests will love this. Don’t worry, these are made to order and so that “bridesmaids and the groomsmen” can absolutely be changed.

6. The magnet wedding card 

Save/Change The Date Magnets Personalized / Customized / image 0
Picture: HunterAndCloud / Etsy

Look at these amazing magnets, that double as a wedding card

Related: Gay Wedding Anniversary Cards

Related: Gay Wedding Anniversary Cards. These are totally customisable too. They even offer a “change the date” for those affected by the pandemic. How smart. I love the suitcase one for all those faraway weddings, and the gorgeous leaf one, too. They also just have circles and squares – keep it simple, keep it gender-free.

A2 Save the Date Magnet Backing Cards Put Me On Your Fridge Invitation To Follow (Just cards)
  • Each set includes 25. Opt for just cards or cards and envelopes.
  • A2 cards – 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (10,8 cm x 14 cm)

7. Cute Penguins Card for a Fun, Quirky Couple

Gender-Neutral Wedding Cards with penguins
Picture: MyZoetrope / Etsy

While most people go for the elegant and classy, sometimes you just need something fun and quirky! These adorable penguins declare their absolute joy for the happy couple. Use the blank interior to share your own well wishes.

Anniversary Card, Birthday Card, Her Him/ Girlfriend Wife/ Husband Boyfriend, Friendship Thank You Kawaii Greeting Card (You’re My Favorite Human Bean – Coffee) (Life Is Sweeter With You As My Heater)
  • A MEANINGFUL CARD THAT WILL LAST A LIFETIME! – Makes the perfect Anniversary, Birthday gift for him or her. Show your boyfriend, husband, wife, girlfriend, mom, dad, sister, brother, friend or anyone you love that you’re thinking about them.
  • SPREAD LOVE – When you take the time to fill in this funny and cute card, you are showing them how much you love them. A one of a kind personal gift offering made by you. Make it as cheesy, romantic, witty, funny, teary or emotional as you want. The choice is yours!
  • SMALL CARD WITH A LARGE IMPACT – Card size is 5.5” x 4.25”. Inside of card features illustrations and additional space for you to write your own personalized message. Printed on premium thick cardstock with a smooth matte finish on the inside for easy writing. Each card comes with a white envelope and self seal. No need for licking!

8. Congratulations, Lovebirds

Gender-Neutral Wedding Cards with lovebirds
Picture: OWhatAFeeling/Etsy

I adore this one because it’s both cute and elegant. Here’s an interesting fact about lovebirds- they are all for “love is love.”  In fact, they’re on a long list of birds who find love with the same sex. There are also quite a few birds known to be highly gender fluid, such as the Ruff. If you and your partner are gender fluid, one of these will be very apt on your card. So, what seems like a simply cute card is actually one with a powerful underlying message.

Papyrus Embellished Bride & Groom Flamingo Wedding Card – Warmest congratulations to the lovebirds!/Wishing you the very best on your wedding day and always
  • Papyrus Embellished Bride & Groom Flamingo Wedding Card
  • Front: A flamingo couple is embellished with hand applied foil stamping, glitter, gems, and tip-ons
  • Wish the happy couple a lifetime of happiness with this wonderful card – A flamingo couple wearing a veil and top hat is sure to become a favorite

9. You Found Your Person Card

Gender-Neutral Wedding Cards You found your person
Picture: EmmaFreemanDesigns/Etsy

Cute designs, flowers, and magnetic planes are a great idea, but what if these just aren’t your thing? If you favor elegance in simplicity, this beautifully stated and simply elegant greeting card may do the trick. Who knew Grey’s Anatomy would create such a major trend when Cristina said to Mer, “You’re my person,” right? Of course, you can try “You’ve found your other half,” or any other form that is more to your taste.

American Greetings Thank You Card (Day Better)
  • Front Message: Some people make your day better, and some people make your life better.
  • Inside Message: Thanks for being someone who does both.
  • This thank you greeting card features bold neon font lettering with raised detailing and foil on quality cardstock

10. Mx and Mx Non-Binary Card

Gender-Neutral Wedding Cards with MX & MX

Designed by “two queer brides in Brisbane, Australia,” this one is a very simple yet darling non-binary card that replaces the outdated “Mr” or “Mrs” with “MX.” Interesting side note, while the title only recently caught on, it was actually created back in 1977 as a “a gender-neutral honorific for those who don’t wish to be identified by gender.”

Final Thoughts

The world is still not where it needs to be regarding versatility in gender references. It will eventually, but in the meantime, there is no reason you can’t have your wedding invitations and cards tailored to suit your gender references. Whether you are gender fluid or neutral, we hope that you have found some great ideas for your ideal wedding invite or congratulatory card here.

From cute to classy to elegant, these gender-neutral wedding cards and invitations prove that love has absolutely nothing to do with gender. Check them out!
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Last update on 2024-07-15 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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