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Caitlin and Robert’s The Pinery at the Hill wedding in Colorado was a dream come true. They had their ceremony in the Sweet Water Chapel where the light shone in upon this new chapter of their love story. After the I do’s we took a trip around the venue for some photos with their wedding […]

One of my favorite topics is pets. Why? Because it always brings a smile to my face as well as others around me. When we talk about your pets, we immediately feel better, they bring joy to our lives in so many ways. AND… …they are always there for us, am i right? So they […]

Are you someone that wants to have things be even in life!?! I notice this in my life…often. For instance, when I turn the tv volume on, it is always set to an even number…40 (not 41 or 39). Things around us instill an even number. … 10 fingers and 10 toes … Total digits […]

I am a huge believer in “DOING U” on your wedding day! Weddings are about you and your fiance… They are not about… …what others want … other people’s ideas … pleasing family or friends And so I created this video to help you do you on your wedding day! xo, Carissa ? If you […]

We’re talking about Save the Dates today, check out this video on my take on them and how to SAVE MONEY …(you need to see this)… ? If you want to hang with a bunch of brides PLANNING their weddings too, pop over to my free group: http://facebook.com/groups/yourweddinghub ? Grab your FREE Engagement Style Guide (What […]

We talked about DIYing vs Buying in my last email and I realized I had not shared my Pinterest board hack. Weddings are one of the most popular reasons that we use Pinterest. There are over 100 decisions we need to make when planning a wedding, so it is not surprising that Pinterest is our […]



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I don’t like to waste time, so I am going to get right to it! Many of you have been reaching out about guest lists. Specifically, what the HECK is a “B” List, and Do I need one? Well, I dive into A-List and B-Lists and how they apply to your guest list in my […]

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Let’s cut the BS for a second. I know that whom you invite to your wedding is important, playing a role in many aspects of your big day and you don’t want strangers at your wedding. Hell, we don’t want to hang with strangers on the most important day of our lives, right? I hear […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Are you trying to decide on your ceremony time? Or you might have picked a ceremony time, but now your second-guessing? Or maybe it is on your to-do list yet? Either way, before you waste another second (or order the invitations) planning, you need to know this. Because it’s highly likely that your ceremony time […]

We’re talking about a TIME-SAVING HACK today! I did a short video about my take on why a wedding website can help you with your wedding planning. Creating a wedding website might sound time-consuming, but it will actually save you time (trust me). Hi, there. Carissa Kruse here. I want to talk today about a […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love first looks… They are one of my favorite parts of the wedding day!  A traditional first look is when your fiance sees you for the first time as you walk down the aisle.  …Many have thrown tradition to the side. Will you?  Want to know why “First Looks” before the ceremony has become […]

Wedding First Look
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

One of our favorite things to do is to pick out wedding themes. There’s nothing like designing someone’s perfect day, so individually and uniquely theirs. Plus, combine that with love and marriage — there’s nothing like it. Here are our favorite wedding ideas. Whimsical, Dusty Blue Forest Wedding Deep forest greens and dusty sky blues […]

Wedding Themes

Colorado is one of the most romantic and scenic places to take your engagement photos. With towering mountains, beautiful deep green trees, vibrant fall foliage and dynamic cities, you’ll easily find a perfect place to capture photos that tell your love story. Downtown Denver Denver Union Station Downtown Denver has a variety of textured, city […]

Colorado Engagement Photos
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A fresh, overflowing bouquet with light pink peonies and blue thistle or a classic, white rose bouquet — the flower details for your wedding can be intricate and beautiful, or simply classic and refined. It’s an element of your wedding that adds a sense of delicacy that no other item can provide quite as well […]

Wedding Photography Cedar Rapids
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wedding preparation is both exciting and full of challenges. You have time-sensitive decisions and investments to make and I know it can be a daunting task. Here is a complete guide to choosing the right wedding photographer from Carissa Kruse, a wedding pro in the know. Regardless if you are hiring Weddings By Carue Team or another studio, […]

Wedding Photography Denver Colorado
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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