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Carnelian Creative

Oak Park , IL

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Oak Park, IL 60302 US (map)

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708-406-9520

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ABOUT US

At Carnelian Creative, your wish is our design! By creating one-of-a-kind invitations that reflect your unique style, we'll set the stage for your celebration. We'll transform your... Read more
At Carnelian Creative, your wish is our design! By creating one-of-a-kind invitations that reflect your unique style, we'll set the stage for your celebration. We'll transform your inspirations into a beautiful custom design, and our work doesn't stop with invitations. We can create coordinating menus, programs, place cards, favors, thank you notes and much more.
Thank you for your interest in our custom invitations! At this time, we are not taking on any new projects until September 2015. If you're looking for custom invitations, please contact our sister company, Letterpress By Lydia, at lydia@letterpressbylydia.com. Thank you! Read less
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INFO FOR INVITATIONS

What invitation and card products do you offer?
Custom Invitations, Menus, Place Cards, Programs, RSVP Cards, Save the Dates, Thank Yous
What services do you provide?
Addressing, Assembly, Calligraphy, Design, Foil-Stamped, In-Person Consultations, Letterpress, Printing, Shipping
What is your minimum order requirement?
25

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Working with Emily was truly a pleasure!! She was able to take my vision and create exactly what we were looking for! We initially were going to order our invitations from a local stationery store and had "settled" on something out of one of the sample books. The owner of the store stated that they could be customized more for us (i.e. color changes,etc) but I left there not really loving what we had chosen. I decided to see what other options were out there and found Carnelian Creative. She listened to my ideas and transformed them into a beautiful invitation. I was worried that it would be more expensive to have them designed for us but I felt she was reasonable. Yes, you could save some money by ordering something online or picking it straight out of a book, but I feel that the personal interaction with someone who actually has a background in design made such a difference! And also, she doesn't duplicate designs so it's awesome knowing that we're the only ones who will ever have our invitation! Thanks again Emily!!
Working with Emily was truly a pleasure!! She was able to take my vision and create exactly what we were looking for! We Read more...
Working with Emily was truly a pleasure!! She was able to take my vision and create exactly what we were looking for! We initially were going to order our invitations from a local stationery store and had "settled" on something out of one of the sample books. The owner of the store stated that they could be customized more for us (i.e. color changes,etc) but I left there not really loving what we had chosen. I decided to see what other options were out there and found Carnelian Creative. She listened to my ideas and transformed them into a beautiful invitation. I was worried that it would be more expensive to have them designed for us but I felt she was reasonable. Yes, you could save some money by ordering something online or picking it straight out of a book, but I feel that the personal interaction with someone who actually has a background in design made such a difference! And also, she doesn't duplicate designs so it's awesome knowing that we're the only ones who will ever have our invitation! Thanks again Emily!! Read less
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Julianne
Wedding:
9/14/2013
5.0/5.0
Emily is amazing. She did our invitation suite, escort cards, table numbers, favor labels, ceremony programs, and thank you notes. She took our ideas and expanded on them, while always making sure we were happy. She did such a fantastic job on everything. I have gotten so many compliments on our invitation suite. Someone in our family who used to be in printing said that it must have cost a fortune for the quality of the paper and the letterpress printing we decided to do....But the thing is, it was totally affordable! She will work within the budget that you give her. And her responsiveness was top notch. She will get back to you within hours and not days. If you have a problem last minute she is completely flexible and will get it done. I recommend her to a bride with any budget planning any kind of wedding!
Emily is amazing. She did our invitation suite, escort cards, table numbers, favor labels, ceremony programs, and thank Read more...
Emily is amazing. She did our invitation suite, escort cards, table numbers, favor labels, ceremony programs, and thank you notes. She took our ideas and expanded on them, while always making sure we were happy. She did such a fantastic job on everything. I have gotten so many compliments on our invitation suite. Someone in our family who used to be in printing said that it must have cost a fortune for the quality of the paper and the letterpress printing we decided to do....But the thing is, it was totally affordable! She will work within the budget that you give her. And her responsiveness was top notch. She will get back to you within hours and not days. If you have a problem last minute she is completely flexible and will get it done. I recommend her to a bride with any budget planning any kind of wedding! Read less
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Paula
Wedding:
9/7/2013
5.0/5.0
If you are looking for someone to create the invitations for your wedding...look no further. I cannot speak highly enough about the work that Emily did for my daughter's wedding. From the first email I sent her, to the day I picked up the invitations and beyond, the level of service we received was beyond outstanding. Emily was prompt with every aspect of the project, from returning emails, delivery designs before she had promised them, answering the numerous questions we had, and completing the project on time. Did I mention how BEAUTIFUL the invitations are!!! The day they arrived in guests' mailboxes, I received numerous calls/emails stating how spectacular they were. The first came from a dear friend who, herself, is a graphic designer whose opinion I value dearly. I am some thankful that I happened upon Emily and Carnelian Creative - the entire invitation process was pleasurable - Emily is an angel to work with!!! Do not spend your time searching for someone to do your invitations. Emily is the one.
If you are looking for someone to create the invitations for your wedding...look no further. I cannot speak highly enough Read more...
If you are looking for someone to create the invitations for your wedding...look no further. I cannot speak highly enough about the work that Emily did for my daughter's wedding. From the first email I sent her, to the day I picked up the invitations and beyond, the level of service we received was beyond outstanding. Emily was prompt with every aspect of the project, from returning emails, delivery designs before she had promised them, answering the numerous questions we had, and completing the project on time. Did I mention how BEAUTIFUL the invitations are!!! The day they arrived in guests' mailboxes, I received numerous calls/emails stating how spectacular they were. The first came from a dear friend who, herself, is a graphic designer whose opinion I value dearly. I am some thankful that I happened upon Emily and Carnelian Creative - the entire invitation process was pleasurable - Emily is an angel to work with!!! Do not spend your time searching for someone to do your invitations. Emily is the one. Read less
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Debra
Wedding:
6/1/2013
5.0/5.0
My daughter and I hired Carnelian Creative to create wedding invitations, shower invitations, favor tags, thank you notes, table numbers and wedding programs. This was very important to us and we are extremely pleased with the results. We looked everywhere for the type of invitation we wanted with no luck until we met with Emily from Carnelian Creative. Our theme was simple elegance. We explained what we were looking for and she did a wonderful job creating just the design and look we wanted. Emily does beautiful work. The quality was outstanding and service was excellent. Emilly was very responsive. We received so many compliments from our guests on our beautiful invitations which totally set the tone for our wedding. Emily is extremely professional and a joy to work with. We highly recommend Carnelian Creative to family and friends and will definitely be using her services in the future.
My daughter and I hired Carnelian Creative to create wedding invitations, shower invitations, favor tags, thank you notes, Read more...
My daughter and I hired Carnelian Creative to create wedding invitations, shower invitations, favor tags, thank you notes, table numbers and wedding programs. This was very important to us and we are extremely pleased with the results. We looked everywhere for the type of invitation we wanted with no luck until we met with Emily from Carnelian Creative. Our theme was simple elegance. We explained what we were looking for and she did a wonderful job creating just the design and look we wanted. Emily does beautiful work. The quality was outstanding and service was excellent. Emilly was very responsive. We received so many compliments from our guests on our beautiful invitations which totally set the tone for our wedding. Emily is extremely professional and a joy to work with. We highly recommend Carnelian Creative to family and friends and will definitely be using her services in the future. Read less
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Clare
Wedding:
5/11/2013
5.0/5.0
Emily was a pleasure to work with! She created beautiful designs for our invitations, programs & thank you notes. She was responsive and prompt with content edits or design changes when we requested them. I would highly recommend working with Carnelian Creative!
Emily was a pleasure to work with! She created beautiful designs for our invitations, programs & thank you notes. She was Read more...
Emily was a pleasure to work with! She created beautiful designs for our invitations, programs & thank you notes. She was responsive and prompt with content edits or design changes when we requested them. I would highly recommend working with Carnelian Creative! Read less
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Phyllis
Wedding:
4/20/2013
5.0/5.0
The wedding rehearsal invitations, wedding program and day of seating cards were perfect! Emily kept us on task and was wonderful to work with. We could not have had a better experience! Thanks again!
The wedding rehearsal invitations, wedding program and day of seating cards were perfect! Emily kept us on task and was Read more...
The wedding rehearsal invitations, wedding program and day of seating cards were perfect! Emily kept us on task and was wonderful to work with. We could not have had a better experience! Thanks again! Read less
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Gina
Wedding:
7/28/2012
5.0/5.0
Everything came out exactly as how we pictured each of the pieces for our wedding. Emily did our invitations, thank you notes, programs, table names and place cards. Not only were they all great, but we did a different style for the place cards that was totally unrelated to our other pieces and she had no problem creating a whole new design for the place cards! Anyone who chooses her for their design needs will not be disappointed!
Everything came out exactly as how we pictured each of the pieces for our wedding. Emily did our invitations, thank you Read more...
Everything came out exactly as how we pictured each of the pieces for our wedding. Emily did our invitations, thank you notes, programs, table names and place cards. Not only were they all great, but we did a different style for the place cards that was totally unrelated to our other pieces and she had no problem creating a whole new design for the place cards! Anyone who chooses her for their design needs will not be disappointed! Read less
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Monica
Wedding:
7/21/2012
5.0/5.0
Emily is absolutely amazing!!! She was able to put my rough vision into something that was even more fabulous than we could have imagined. With 3 days before our wedding we noticed a mistake on our programs (something we had missed, not something that was Emily's mistake). Emily redid all 150 of the programs and had them to us the morning before our wedding which was just amazing in our minds. She is so easy to work with and her work is just impeccable. Go with Emily. You will not be disappointed!
Emily is absolutely amazing!!! She was able to put my rough vision into something that was even more fabulous than we Read more...
Emily is absolutely amazing!!! She was able to put my rough vision into something that was even more fabulous than we could have imagined. With 3 days before our wedding we noticed a mistake on our programs (something we had missed, not something that was Emily's mistake). Emily redid all 150 of the programs and had them to us the morning before our wedding which was just amazing in our minds. She is so easy to work with and her work is just impeccable. Go with Emily. You will not be disappointed! Read less
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Kristin
Wedding:
6/23/2012
5.0/5.0
It was an absolute pleasure to work with Emily on our save-the-dates and invitations. She is extremely professional, organized, flexible, reliable, and most importantly creative. I had no doubt she would do everything she said she would and complete work on time. I am a bit of a paper snob and had many ideas about what our invitations would look like. The final product surpassed my every expectation. She took our sometimes less than articulate vision and translated it to something great. As a busy bride, I also appreciate that she made this as easy as possible by breaking down the options and sharing her expertise. I have had countless people tell me how the invitations are both beautiful and different and that they really reflect us and our wedding location. I also appreciate that she worked with two printers for us, one of whom produced an amazing letterpress product.
It was an absolute pleasure to work with Emily on our save-the-dates and invitations. She is extremely professional, Read more...
It was an absolute pleasure to work with Emily on our save-the-dates and invitations. She is extremely professional, organized, flexible, reliable, and most importantly creative. I had no doubt she would do everything she said she would and complete work on time. I am a bit of a paper snob and had many ideas about what our invitations would look like. The final product surpassed my every expectation. She took our sometimes less than articulate vision and translated it to something great. As a busy bride, I also appreciate that she made this as easy as possible by breaking down the options and sharing her expertise. I have had countless people tell me how the invitations are both beautiful and different and that they really reflect us and our wedding location. I also appreciate that she worked with two printers for us, one of whom produced an amazing letterpress product. Read less
Services Used: Invitations
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Lauren
Wedding:
6/16/2012
5.0/5.0
Emily was one of the few invitation vendors I found that really listened to my vision and made it happen at an affordable price! She was able to present my finace and I with several different design options so we were able to pick what we liked the most! She was extremely accomodating and patient with any tweeks I wanted to make. She truely provided a customized invitation. I have received so many compliments on my invitations.
Emily was one of the few invitation vendors I found that really listened to my vision and made it happen at an affordable Read more...
Emily was one of the few invitation vendors I found that really listened to my vision and made it happen at an affordable price! She was able to present my finace and I with several different design options so we were able to pick what we liked the most! She was extremely accomodating and patient with any tweeks I wanted to make. She truely provided a customized invitation. I have received so many compliments on my invitations. Read less
Services Used: Invitations

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