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July 23

3 Tips to Keep Guests Cool When It’s Hot

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July 22

Spring 2019 Wedding Dress Trends To Look Out For

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July 18

Trending Color Schemes for 2019

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July 15

3 Tips to Beat Wedding Stress

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July 10

The Perfect Manicures for Brides!

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July 5

DIY Wedding Flower Crown

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July 3

Wedding Cake Trends You Should Look Out For!

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July 2

Your Wedding Celebrations & The Guest List That Goes Along With It

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June 30

Three Reasons to Have a Wedding DJ

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June 26

Grooming for the Groom Tips

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June 25

Where To Create Your Wedding Gift Registry With The Most Benefits

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June 21

Wedding Guest Attire: What’s Trending Now!

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June 20

How to Pick the Right Wedding Venue

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June 19

Creative Wedding Photobooth Ideas!

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June 18

The Perfect Honeymoon On A Budget

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June 16

DIY Wedding Bouquets

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June 14

Bridal Hair Inspiration For Short Hair!

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June 11

How To Create The Perfect Wedding Budget

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June 8

Add A Pop Of Color With These Unique Colorful Wedding Gowns!

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June 8

What Style Wedding Veil Is Right For You?

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June 7

3 Beach Wedding Dress Trends

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June 4

Wedding Transportation Ideas!

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June 4

Questions You Should Be Asking Your Wedding Videographer

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June 4

Wedding Fitness Timeline

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June 1

Glamorous Bridal Makeup Ideas You Must Try!

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June 1

DIY Custom Funko Pop Wedding Cake Topper

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May 31

The Best Honeymoon Destinations for 2018

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May 29

The Wedding of the Century

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May 28

50 Gorgeous Wedding Venues By State

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May 24

Fully Exposed! What you need to know about the Naked Cake!

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May 24

Breaking the Dress Tradition

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May 23

DIY Ring Bearer Box

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May 22

Wedding Dress Trends for Spring 2019

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May 21

10 Beauty Tips For The Month Of Your Wedding

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May 17

3 Timeless Color Themes You Need For Your Wedding!

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May 15

5 Gifts Your Bridesmaids Will Love!

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May 14

You’re Engaged, Now What?

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May 10

Get Your Stationery Started!

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May 10

A Brief History of The Color of The Wedding Gown

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May 9

3 Important Things to Decide Before Planning Your Wedding

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May 9

The Cutest Dogs Of Honor You Will Ever See

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May 3

Our Top Bridal Accessories

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April 26

6 Boutonniere Ideas for Your Groom

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April 25

One Of A Kind Wedding Shoes!

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April 23

How to Pack For Your Honeymoon

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April 19

Bonding With Your Bridesmaids

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April 18

How To Do A Himalayan Sea Salt Wedding

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April 16

Where to Start When Planning Your Honeymoon

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April 12

Getting Your Marriage License

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April 11

6 Tips For Creating A Wedding Day Timeline

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April 8

Choosing Your Officiant

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April 5

How to Stay Stress Free on Your Wedding Day

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April 4

Why Its Important To Write Your Own Vows

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April 2

Making The Most of Spring Blooms

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March 29

3 Cold Weather Wedding Fashions

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March 28

The Best Groomsman Gifts For the Bros

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March 27

The Best Ways to Include Loved Ones Who Aren’t In Your Wedding Party

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March 22

Our Current Favorite Wedding Dress Details

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March 21

6 Amazing 2018 Wedding Trends On Pinterest

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March 20

Our Top 3 US Honeymoon Destinations

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March 15

Our 3 Favorite Wedding Shoes

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March 14

6 Things you need to do after your wedding!

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March 12

What kind of wedding planner is right for you?

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March 8

6 Creative Wedding Photos You Need to Try

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March 7

Wedding Dress Horror Stories From Buying Online

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March 5

Where 2018 Weddings Are Headed

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March 1

3 Wedding Day Makeup Tips

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February 28

The Questions We Forget To Ask

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February 27

Why You Don’t Want Aunt Sally To Plan Your Wedding

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February 26

Creating a Wedding Budget

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February 22

4 Floral Trends for 2018

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February 21

Our Favorite Makeup & Hair Artists

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February 20

Our Favorite Floral Vendors

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February 19

How To Improve Your Wellness For Your Wedding Day

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February 15

6 Vintage Accents to Add to Your Wedding

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February 14

Valentines Day Wedding? Yay! Or Nay?

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February 13

Wedding Cake Vendors We Love

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February 8

The First Look: Yay or Nay?

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February 7

The Cutest DIY Wedding Favor Gifts of 2018

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February 5

Picking the Date for Your Wedding

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February 1

Style Trends for Your Groom

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January 29

Perfect Personalized Bridesmaid Gifts For Your Group

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January 29

2018 Wedding Food Trends

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January 25

The Eight Most Stunning Floral Wedding Trends of 2018

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January 24

3 Trending Color Palettes for 2018

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January 23

Top 15 Questions to Ask your Wedding Venue

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January 22

Your First Wedding Plans To Arrange

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January 17

2018 Wedding Design Trends

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January 15

How To Get More Out of Your Registry

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January 9

Wedding Snapchat Filters

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January 4

2018 Bridal Trends

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January 4

Perfect Bridal Shower Presents

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December 19

5 Ways to Keep Glitter Classy at Your Wedding

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December 8

11 Tips for Booking Wedding Guest Accommodations

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November 12

5 Delicious Cupcakes

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November 11

5 Unique Wedding Ideas

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October 30

What questions should you be asking your photographer?

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October 30

Top 10 Dresses from Spring and Fall Bridal Fashion Week

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October 17

Think Pink for Wedding Chic!

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September 10

Table Wedding

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August 15

5 Creative Ways to Tell Your Love Story at Your Wedding

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August 13

6 Tips for Planning a Casual Wedding

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August 4

Mistakes To Avoid When Planning Your Outdoor Wedding

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August 3

5 Gifts Your Bridesmaids Will Love

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July 28

7 Reasons to Have a Destination Wedding

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July 25

5 Wedding Traditions That Are Going Extinct

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July 20

A Guide to Ensuring the Perfect Honeymoon Getaway

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July 16

5 Wedding Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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July 14

7 Ways Get Your Guests Involved at Your Wedding

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July 13

5 Creative Ways to Announce Your Engagement

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June 30

5 Things to Do the Night Before Your Big Day

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June 29

A Guide to Creating Your Perfect Bridal Shower: Do’s and Don’ts

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June 23

5 Simple Ways to Save Money On Your Wedding

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June 22

Wedding Etiquette: Fashion Rules

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June 20

Wedding Quote Monday

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June 16

A Guide to Incorporating Social Media in Your Wedding

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June 15

Wedding Etiquette: RSVP Rules

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June 13

Wedding Quote Monday

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June 9

5 Tips for Keeping Kids Busy at Your Wedding

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June 8

Photography Styles to Try On Your Wedding Day

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June 2

Getting Ready on Your Wedding Day: A Survival Guide

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June 1

Finding the Perfect Hairstyle to Match Your Dream Veil

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May 26

Modern Day Wedding Etiquette

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May 25

10 Creative Bachelorette Party Ideas

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May 19

Top 5 Wedding Makeup Mistakes

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May 19

5 Surprising Origins of Wedding Traditions

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May 18

The Power of the Flower Girl

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May 16

Wedding Quote Monday

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May 9

Wedding Quote Monday

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May 6

9 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Love

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May 2

Wedding Quote Monday

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April 26

The 7 Wedding Gown Silhouettes

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April 25

Wedding Quote Monday

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April 22

Colorful Destination Wedding Inspiration: Baja

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April 21

Real Wedding – Maddie & Mark

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April 14

8 Wedding Catering Trends that are Far From Boring

Long gone are the days of the boring sit down wedding fare of chicken or beef and cake.  Today’s couples seek to blow their guests away and they’re not stopping at just the ceremony– they’re wowing their crowds with the newest wedding catering trends.  Let your inner foodie and beer snob out and incorporate these delicious ideas […]

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April 7

A Kate Spade Themed Wedding

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April 5

Bohemian Wedding Inspiration

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April 1

15 Stunning Makeup Looks for Brides

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March 17

10 Dos and Don’ts for that Perfect Wedding Day Glow

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March 16

Wedding Stationery Etiquette: A Guide for Brushing up on the Basics

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March 10

The Perfect Groom’s Gift: Boudoir Photography

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March 7

Wedding Quote Monday

“If I get married, I want to be very married.” –Audrey Hepburn Photo Credit: Green Couch Photography 

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March 2

Wedding Etiquette Wednesday: Photo Posting Faux Pas

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February 29

6 Signature Wedding Cocktails

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February 26

Choosing That Something Blue & Other Accessories

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February 18

What’s Trending for Weddings in 2016

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February 5

Floral Inspired Wedding Invitations

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February 5

Gift Ideas for the Groomsmen

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February 1

The Groom’s Guide to Tuxes

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January 23

A Guide to Wedding Stationery – Part 5

Your Style + Our Creativity = Perfect Stationery! Creative Invites and Events is a custom design wedding stationery boutique located in the heart of the Reading Bridal District, North America’s largest wedding shopping district. This is the fifth of a 5-part series about everything you need to know about wedding stationery and working with Creative Invites and […]

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January 22

Guide to Planning a Vintage Glam Wedding

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January 22

A Guide to Wedding Stationery – Part 4

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January 21

A Guide to Wedding Stationery – Part 3

Your Style + Our Creativity = Perfect Stationery! Creative Invites and Events is a custom design wedding stationery boutique located in the heart of the Reading Bridal District, North America’s largest wedding shopping district. This is the third of a 5-part series about everything you need to know about wedding stationery and working with Creative Invites and […]

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January 20

A Guide to Wedding Stationery – Part 2

Your Style + Our Creativity = Perfect Stationery! Creative Invites and Events is a custom design wedding stationery boutique located in the heart of the Reading Bridal District, North America’s largest wedding shopping district. This is the second of a 4-part series about everything you need to know about wedding stationery and working with Creative Invites and […]

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January 19

A Guide to Wedding Stationery – Part 1

Your Style + Our Creativity = Perfect Stationery! Creative Invites and Events is a custom design wedding stationery boutique located in the heart of the Reading Bridal District, North America’s largest wedding shopping district. This is the first of a 5-part series about everything you need to know about wedding stationery and working with Creative Invites and […]

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January 5

Four Tips for Finding your Dream Wedding Photographer

Getting on the Good Side of the Bride: Tips to Finding the Best Photographer/Videographer for Your Vision Wedding You just said, “Yes!” Yet far beyond this special moment, you’ve been planning your very important day. You never get a second chance to record your wedding day. There are many things to consider when selecting the […]

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December 30

Wedding Hair Do’s and Don’ts

Many brides are striving to find a hairstyle that is the perfect combination of timeless and trendy. Even if you’re not entirely sure on how you want your hair to look, you’ve likely arrived at a decision as to whether or not you want it up or down, short or grown out, etc. To help […]

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December 28

Wedding Quote Monday

“Love seems the swiftest but it is the slowest of all growths.  No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.” — Mark Twain   Photo Credit: Tracy Doyle Photography

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December 21

Wedding Quote Monday

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” — Henry Ford   Photo Credit: Tracy Doyle Photography

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December 18

How to Customize Your Wedding Invitations

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December 14

Wedding Quote Monday

“You make me happier than I ever thought I could be and if you let me I will spend the rest of my life trying to make you feel the same way.” — “Friends”   Photo Credit: Green Couch Photography

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December 9

Wedding Etiquette Wednesday – Planning a Winter Wedding

While most brides think otherwise, the winter season is the perfect time to plan to have your wedding. And why is that? It starts with the lack of competition for obtaining your dream wedding venue and what could be more cozy and intimate than a snowy landscape? While these reasoning’s stand true, there are important […]

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December 7

Wedding Quote Monday

“Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.” — I Corinthians 13:7   Photo Credit: Green Couch Photography

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November 30

Wedding Quote Monday

“You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.” — Sam Keen  

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November 23

Wedding Quote Monday

“Happiness is only real when shared.” – Into the Wild Photo Credit: Shelby Street Photography

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November 18

Wedding Etiquette Wednesday: Reception Seating

 Trying to decide how to seat your guests? We’ve got you covered! While some of it may seem like common sense, here are the guidelines to making sure everyone is happy with their seat. Bridal Table: This is the most obvious table when it comes to reception seating planning. Whether you have a long rectangular or […]

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November 16

Wedding Quote Monday

“Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story.” -Jennifer Smith Photo Credit: Green Couch Photography

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November 11

Wedding Etiquette Wednesday: The Rehearsal Dinner

No matter how formal or casual, here is a guide to making your rehearsal dinner the perfect kick-off to your wedding! Who do I invite? In most cases, it is common for the couple to invite their immediate and close family to the rehearsal dinner. It is also important to invite all of those who […]

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November 9

Wedding Quote Monday

“Where there is love, there is life.” -Mahatma Gandhi   Photo Credit: Ron Shuller’s Creative Images Photography

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November 7

5 Tips To Choosing Your Wedding Colors

When there’s so many different shades of color, it can get difficult choosing a palette that you want to commit to for your big day. We’re here to help with some advice and tips to get you started on your color scheme! Take in the Venue  Look at what colors the walls are painted, the type […]

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November 3

Reception Fun – The Wedding Shoe Game

Looking for a fun way to keep guests entertained during your reception aside from dancing? Consider playing the shoe game with your new spouse! What you’ll need: – Two chairs – Your shoes Easy enough, right?! How to Play: – Have someone act as the host of the game (this is an opportunity for you […]

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November 2

Wedding Quote Monday

“Being in a long marriage is a little bit like that nice cup of coffee every morning – I might have it every day, but I still enjoy it.” -Stephen Gaines   Photo Credit: Shelby Street Photography

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November 1

Elegant Wedding Invitation Suite

Simply Sophisticated   We loved helping Liz and Thomas create their elegant wedding invitation suite: The suite is digitally printed on Metallic Snow paper Liz and Thomas’ names were printed using Academy Engraved typeface The rest of the type was set in Alegreya The invitations and enclosure cards were attached to black backers The invitation with backer was attached […]

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October 30

6 Frequent Wedding Invitation Mistakes That Couples Make

Your wedding invitation is one of the first insights a guest has to your big day. Make sure to not make one of these common mistakes when it comes to your wedding invitations. Not Knowing the Total Guest Count One of the first mistakes that is made when it comes to invitations is not knowing […]

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October 28

Wedding Etiquette Wednesday: Guest Attire

Have you ever been invited to a wedding and had no clue what to wear? One of the first rules for etiquette when it comes to guest attire is for the invitation to include the type of event (black tie, casual, white tie, etc.) that is taking place. However, whether it’s specified or not, we’ve […]

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October 26

Wedding Quote Monday

“Marriages are like fingerprints; each one is different and each one is beautiful.” -Maggie Reyes Photo Credit: Tracy Doyle Photography

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October 23

Be On The Lookout For These 5 Hidden Wedding Fees

While it can be tedious to read through contracts, it’s important to ask questions and read the fine print when it comes to additional charges. Keep in mind these possible wedding fees that are often forgotten. Wedding Dress Alterations A lot of stores will not include alterations, or steaming, in the initial price for your […]

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October 19

Wedding Quote Monday

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. – Mignon McLaughlin   Photo Credit: Green Couch Photography

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October 16

5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Wedding Dress

The wedding dress is one of the most important dresses a girl will wear in her life. We have provided a few tips to get you prepared and ready to go out and find that perfect dress! Set a Budget Before you go dress shopping, one of the most important decisions you need to discuss […]

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October 14

6 Questions To Ask Yourself When Choosing Your Bridesmaids

In theory, choosing your bridesmaids should be one of the most exciting parts of your wedding planning. But when reality hits and you realize that you have your sisters, your cousins, your best friends from grade school, AND your college roommates… it can get a little overwhelming on how you’re going to choose who makes […]

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October 12

Wedding Quote Monday

Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife. – Franz Schubert    

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October 6

Wedding Etiquette Wednesday: The Bouquet Toss

The bouquet and garter toss are two traditions that sometimes get pushed away and forgotten. While it is not a necessity to do the bouquet toss at your wedding, if you do choose to do it there are some rules and tips! Do Keep In Mind How Many Single Guests You Invited A good way to […]

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October 5

Wedding Quote Monday

Love doesn’t make the world go round, love is what makes the ride worthwhile. ~ Elizabeth Browning ~  

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October 3

Why Handwritten Love Letters Will Never Go Out Of Style

Personal letters are one of the greatest keepsakes you can have from your wedding day. Exchanging handwritten love letters with your significant other that shows how much you mean to one another and looks blissfully into your future ahead as a married couple is the perfect way to start your big day. Take the time to sit […]

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October 1

7 Wedding Cake Topper Ideas

When you think about planning a wedding it is easy to overlook little things, such as a wedding cake topper. It’s important not to forget the small details that are put into your big day, because the details are what make your wedding day yours! Put your personality, style and flair towards the details of […]

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September 29

From the Autumn to the Top: Fall Bridal Accessories

You’ve got the perfect dress, now what’s left to do? Accessorize! You can really embrace the fall trends in your bridal accessories. Show off fall colors and themes through your hairpiece, necklace, bracelet, earrings and bouquet accessories. Wonderful accessories can be found from Chloe + Isabel, as well as online. Hairpieces & Headpieces: Headpieces made […]

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September 28

Wedding Quote Monday

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities. ~ Janos Arnay~ Photo Credit: Shelby Street Photography

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September 25

4 Wedding Bouquet Alternatives

Looking for a way to make your bouquet unique and meaningful? Here are four wedding bouquet alternatives for the unconventional bride! These personalized bouquet ideas are something you can treasure forever. Brooch Bouquet A sentimental alternative to flowers is using brooches as your bouquet. Whether you collect them or they have been passed down to […]

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September 23

Why It Is Important to Get Engagement Photos Taken

While it is easy to get wrapped up in the planning for your wedding, it is important to enjoy your time as an engaged couple. While you and your fiancé likely have a lot of photos together, this is often the first time you have photos professionally done with each other. One of the most important […]

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September 21

Wedding Quote Monday

Love is forgiving time and time again,  sometimes against better judgement.  Love is what can drive us to do things  we would never once consider. ~ Anonymous ~  

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September 16

Wedding Etiquette Wednesday: Registering for Gifts

Your wedding registry isn’t just about flatware, china sets and other home essentials. The registry is also a time for you and your fiancé to figure out each others style! When registering for gifts be sure to keep these tips in mind. Do Register While some couples may not want to register because they feel […]

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September 14

Wedding Quote Monday

Love is that condition in which the happiness  of another person is essential to your own. ~ Robert Heinlein ~   Photo Credit: Green Couch Photography

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September 10

3 Wedding Send Off and Grand Exit Ideas

Traditionally, rice is tossed at the end of a wedding to signify good luck and fertility. Lately it is becoming more popular for the bride and groom to be sent off in a less conventional way. Here are just a few ideas for the newly wed couple to make their grand exit as husband and […]

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September 7

Wedding Quote Monday

The greatest achievement in my life thus far  has been to love you and be loved by you ~ Author Unknown ~ Photo Credit: Green Couch Photography

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September 3

5 Wedding Guest Book Alternatives

One of the key elements to a wedding are the people you share the day with. While it’s common to have a traditional wedding guest book, it is becoming more common for couples to come up with unique ways for guests to leave their signatures. 1. The Frame One of the most common alternatives to […]

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September 1

Kenedy’s Hope

Ask us about Kenedy and we’ll tell you about a girl who has shown us what true strength is. At 16, Kenedy Maze has endured more than what most of us will face in a lifetime. Kenedy was born with Cystic Fibrosis, has received a double lung transplant and is now fighting against cancer. Currently, […]

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August 31

Wedding Quote Monday

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved. ~ George Sands ~   (Photo Credit: Green Couch Photography)

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August 28

First Look Photos

In the movie 27 Dresses, Katherine Heigl’s character says it best,  “You know how the bride makes her entrance and everybody turns to look at her? That’s when I look at the groom. Cause his face says it all you know? The pure love there.” Photo Credit: Green Couch Photography While it is tradition to […]

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August 26

Most Flattering Bridesmaid Dress Colors

The easy part is knowing who you want to be a big part of your day. The hard part is finding bridesmaid dresses that everyone is happy with. When shopping for dresses for your girls, be sure to consider their body type, skin tone and hair color. A tip might be to choose your colors and […]

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August 24

Wedding Quote Monday

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet ~ Plato ~  

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August 19

Wedding Etiquette Wednesday – Rules for the Guests

Whether it is your first or eleventh time attending a wedding, there might still be some confusion pertaining to your invitation as a guest. So whether it’s your clothing, invitation or social-media postings that you’re wondering about, we’ve got you covered! RSVP Immediately Whether or not you are able to attend it is vital that you let […]

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August 17

Wedding Quote Monday

If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee.  ~ Anne Bradstreet ~

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August 13

Real Wedding – Rachael & Ryan

Simple and elegant was the theme of the day. Our best wishes to Rachael and Ryan! Photography: The Married Photogs Dress: Something New, Borrowed and Blue Officiant: Father Mark Watkins Ceremony Venue: St. Lawrence Church Reception Venue: The Marquise Flowers: {say i do} weddings & events Stationary: Creative Invites and Events Catering: McHale’s Catering Cake: 3 […]

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August 11

Real Wedding – Layne & Thomas

From grand venues to pink and gold accents, this wedding featured a whole lot of elegance. Congratulations to Layne and Thomas on their marriage! Photography: The Married Photogs Dress: Fabulous Bridal Hair: Valenti Salon & Spa – Anderson, OH Make-up: BRIDEface Officiant: Pastor Robert Mahaffey Ceremony Venue: St. John’s United Church of Christ – Newport, KY Reception […]

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August 10

Wedding Quote Monday

 A part of you has grown in me. And so you see, it’s you and me together forever and never apart, maybe in distance, but never in heart. ~ Author Unknown ~

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August 5

Creative Ways to Incorporate Something Blue Into Your Wedding

We all know the saying, “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” What might be the most tricky to find of these four is something blue. While some brides may want to show off their something blue, others might want to keep it tucked away for only them to know. Here are some ways to subtly […]

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August 3

Wedding Quote Monday

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. ~ David Viscott ~   (Photo Credit: www.skymosity.com)

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July 28

Real Wedding – Molly & Alex

Congratulations to Molly and Alex on their recent nuptials! Molly is the Sales and Marketing manager at one of our favorite bakeries, A Spoon Fulla Sugar! Best wishes to Molly and Alex! Photography: Michael Bambino & Co. DJ, Lighting and Draping: Everlasting Sounds Flowers: {say i do} weddings & events Cake: A Spoon Fulla Sugar Stationery: Creative Invites […]

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July 27

Wedding Quote Monday

There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage. ~ Martin Luther ~   (Photo Credit: www.alohaislandweddings.com)

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July 20

Wedding Quote Monday

To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage. ~ Lao Tzu ~   (Photo Credit: blog.relationshipsurgery.com)

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July 15

Wedding Etiquette Wednesday – Bridal Shower Do’s and Don’ts

After the engagement, before the wedding, and in the midst of all the wedding planning there is the bridal shower. An event for the bride to spend time with close friends and family while being showered with new flatware, spa day certificates, champagne glasses, lingerie, and all the basics a bride may need to relax and […]

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July 13

Wedding Quote Monday

We can do no great things; only small things  with great love. ~ Mother Teresa ~   (Photo Credit: hdw.eweb4.com)

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July 9

7 Tips to Secure Your Dream Venue

You have your fiancé, you cannot stop staring at your ring, and you have the picture perfect wedding already planned in your mind. Now how do you make this dream become a reality? First things first. Location. The venue is one of the first decisions you need to make, as a lot of venues book […]

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July 6

Wedding Quote Monday

Soulmates… two halves of the  same soul joining together in lifes journey ~ Author Unknown      www.lawofattraction-resourceguide.com

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June 29

Stacey Shiring of CIE interviewed by Scott Sloan of 700WLW radio

CIE’s very own Stacey Shiring was interviewed by Scott Sloan on 700WLW radio! Stacey discusses the impact on local wedding businesses by the recent Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriages.

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June 29

Fox19 Interview with CIE’s Stacey Shiring

Historic Supreme Court Ruling Giving Wedding Industry a Boost

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June 29

Wedding Quote Monday

“Marriages, like a garden, take time to grow. But the harvest is rich unto those who patiently and tenderly care for the ground.” —Darlene Schacht Photo Credit: Ron Shuller’s Creative Images Photography

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June 22

Wedding Quote Monday

“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” —Emily Brönte Photo Credit: Green Couch Photography

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June 16

4 Tips to Reduce Wedding Planning Stress

It’s not unusual to experience stress when planning your big day. We’ve compiled some simple but effective stress-busters to utilize when wedding planning gets overwhelming: Schedule Regular “Time-Outs” with your Fiancé According to a recent Wedding Wire survey, couples spend an average of 2 hours a day wedding planning. Make an agreement with your fiancé […]

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June 15

Wedding Quote Monday

“The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It’s a choice you make on your wedding day, and over and over again and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband…” —Barbara De Angelis   Photo Credit: Tracy Doyle Photography

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June 12

Fun Friday ~ Lego-Themed Wedding Cake

The building blocks to a successful marriage: Love, Respect, and Lego-themed wedding Cake! This custom wedding cake was created by London-based Cupcakes by SJ.    

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June 8

Wedding Quote Monday

“In a marriage, each partner is to be an encourager rather than a critic, a forgiver rather than a collector of hurts, and enabler rather than a reformer.” —Unknown Author Photo Credit: Shelby Street Photography

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June 2

CIE Featured in Lead and Venue Magazine!

We are honored and excited to be featured in Lead and Venue Magazine! Read our tips for creating the Picture Perfect Stationery for your wedding!  

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June 1

Wedding Quote Monday

“The highest happiness on earth is the happiness of marriage.” —William Lyon Phelps Photo Credit: Green Couch Photography

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May 27

Sending Out Your Invitations

Finding and creating your wedding invitations is one task but getting them ready to send out is another. Many times brides wonder how much time they need to set aside and how much overall postage will cost for a complete invitation. Listed below is a guideline for how to go about sending out your wedding […]

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May 25

Wedding Quote Monday

“The greatest marriages are built on teamwork. A mutual respect, a healthy dose of admiration, and a never-ending portion of love and grace.” —Fawn Weaver Photo Credit: Tracy Doyle Photography

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May 20

Wedding Etiquette Wednesday

Weddings are filled with both fun and tedious tasks that you must take care of. One of the more tedious tasks you’ll have to plan for your wedding is figuring out your seating arrangements for your reception. Whether you’re doing a sit down dinner or having a buffet dinner, it’s best to have a planned […]

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May 19

Who wants to be Pampered?!!

Enjoy a night of pampering and fun with complimentary hair or makeup trials, delicious cuisine, cocktails and entertainment! May 27th from 6-9pm at Creative Invites and Events. Appointments for hair or makeup trials for the bride can be made for 6, 6:45 or 7:30 in the evening. Space is limited. Please Call 513.748.0235 for details […]

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