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The touch of a motif on a wedding invitation has grown very popular in the last decade.  Many couple’s look to convey a special message with the soft touch of a motif.  Interestingly, many classic motifs convey very special marriage related themes on a wedding invitation.  I have highlighted a few below.  I will update this list as I discover the meanings of more motifs, enjoy the many options:

  1. Apple  – Love, Knowledge, Fertility
  2. Bamboo – Devotion, Lasting Love
  3. Bee – Faithfulness
  4. Bird – The Soul
  5. Butterfly – Joy, The Soul
  6. Chandelier – Past, Present and Future, Luxury, Wealth
  7. Clasped Hands –  Union, Friendship
  8. Dog – Loyalty, Fidelity
  9. Double Happiness – A Chinese Symbol for Joy
  10. Dove – Peace
  11. Feather – Truth
  12. Fern – Sincerity
  13. Fleur de lis – Hope, Affection
  14. Knot – Union
  15. Lady Bug – Luck
  16. Lotus – Past, Present and Future
  17. Palm Tree – Blessings
  18. Peacock – Desire, Love
  19. Peony – Love, Happiness, Good Fortune
  20. Pineapple – Hospitality, Fertility
  21. Rose – Love, Passion, Desire
  22. Shell – Life, Good Fortune
  23. Starfish – Divine Love
  24. Sunflower – Longevity
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