35 total reviews
Words can not express how amazing and talented Kindra and Holly are! lets start from the beginning.....they helped me plan a surprise wedding in only 28 days and it was simple incredible, it was a dream of all dreams coming true. they went above and beyond to make my day special and make sure that I had only the best. I absolutely loved working with them, not only because they were so professional, but because they were down to earth, fun and incredibly kind!!! It was amazing how fast they worked to put everything together and how absolutely gorgeous everything turned out. It's been a little over a month since I got married and the wedding is all my family and friends can talk about! How we pulled of the surprise, how beautiful the space looked, how amazing everything was! I would HIGHLY recommend using these to for your next party...I don't think I could have ever planned my wedding without using these to and I am so extremely grateful and blessed that they were there to help :). they will forever be my go to girls when I need a party or a surprise planned!
Unfortunately I live 6 hours from where our wedding was, so I really wasn't as involved in the wedding planning as most brides are, but without Simple Elegance it wouldn't have worked out as smoothly as it did. I tend to be a type A person, so it was hard for me to "let go" and let them do their job, but once I got into the wedding day, it made all the difference in the world to have them there.
I could not have made my daughter's dream winter wedding come true without the help of Simple Elegance, and especially Erin, the coordinator! Erin was very sweet and easy to work with, and she was right there to help out with anything I asked of her. An elegant, romantic, perfect winter wedding!
My husband, family, and I are so happy with the service provided to us by Simple Elegance and our wedding coordinator Lisa. She helped me pull together my fairytale wedding in a matter of months and we could not have done it without her. Lisa provided everything from vendor recommendations to emotional support and I am truly grateful she was there the entire time on my wedding day to keep everything running smoothly and on schedule. I would recommend Simple Elegance 100%!
Holly Davidson's wedding coordination expertise is amazing! She is very professional, super organized, trustworthy and dependable. She is very personable, works well with all the vendors and is highly respected by them, and goes above and beyond to make your wedding day special. Holly was always readily available by phone or email throughout the planning process. Holly and her assistant, Amanda, orchestrated a smooth, stress free wedding day for my daughter, Lauren. It was the "wedding of our dreams' for Lauren and Kory. We could not have done it without the assistance of Holly and Amanda. Thank you, Holly. You are amazing!
Lisa Forbes at Simple Elegance was great to work with. She coordinated and organized the Day for me and it went so smoothly. She answered questions from the vendors and kept me on top of what was happening and what I had left to do. It was such a relief to let her take care of last minute details and to know they would be taken care of.
On our wedding day, Lisa and Lauren arrived on time and guided us through the rehearsal and everything up to the ceremony.
I really appreciate the work she did ahead of time and on my wedding day.
Working with Simple Elegance is a way to insure your wedding will go off with only one hitch and that's the hitch that happens at the altar. They are professional, thorough, work with a great sense of anticipation to cover all bases and most of all, do it because they enjoy it. A fantastic experience and a consultation firm you'll recommend to others without having to think about it.
Thank you, DJ's For Hire for the kind words! We always look forward to working with your great team!
Holly and Lindsay both have so many great qualities it's hard to narrow them down! From the first day I knew I picked the right people, they were very hands on and involved during the entire planning process without being overbearing. They had great ideas and input which is exactly what I needed being that I have never planned a wedding before. We bought the full package which I found well worth it and looking back I wouldn't pick any other option. The peace of mind knowing that everything, including the wedding day has a "director" is crucial. The day of the wedding everything went off without a hitch thanks to Holly and Lindsay. Even if something would of happened I never would of known because these two capable, intelligent women would fix it immediately. Thank you for all your hard work, you both made my day absolutely perfect!!
This company was great! Very professional, nice and organized! I used their services for day-of, and my day-of was amazing!! I left the final touches of making my reception decor look good after all of the vendors had come and gone before my guests arrived, and my coordinator did a wonderful job, everything looked so pretty and perfect! There was an issue with my assigned seating arrangement..I had come in the day before and arranged all of the tables and chairs, and when I arrived that night the people were not sitting where I wanted them at all...not sure what happened or who was at fault there. I also thought that for what this team had to do for me, the price was a bit high. Overall, for the quality of the finished product, I would highly recommend using Simple Elegance! I would definitely trust this team with your big day!!!
I am so thankful that we chose Holly Davidson to assist with our wedding. She is very talented and is extremely professional and organized. She was a wealth of knowledge during the planning process- providing vendor ideas and making suggestions on how to do things. The weeks leading up to the wedding, Holly was invaluable. I never felt stressed about logistics or plans cause I knew Holly had everything taken care of. Her coordination on the day of was impeccable. She was on top of every detail and kept us right on schedule throughout the day. Her upbeat, positive attitude allows her to communicate with everyone well- guests and vendors alike. Her willingness to go above and beyond really sets her apart- and she does this all while still remaining in the background and not really “seen” which I find quite remarkable. I would highly recommend Holly and the other gals at Simple Elegance!!!
Holly planned my daughter's wedding and there was no way that we could have done it on our own. She is very sweet, nice,creative and organized. She makes sure that all the vendors do what they are supposed to do.Her vendor suggestions were perfect. She helped us plan the wedding of my daughter's dreams and we can't say enough wonderful comments about her. She had great help on the day of the wedding from 2 coworkers. I feel that Holly is the best wedding planner in Kansas City.She listens to what you want and then makes it happen. She not only was our wedding planner, but also,became a special friend.
Kindra and her staff are awesome. All planning meetings were stress free and actually fun. Kindra is super organized and full of great ideas. Her staff works very hard behind the scenes and always followed up with all we asked them for. On wedding day, it was stress free. Awesome Company!!
We used Kindra from Simple Elegance for our day-of-coordinator. Although we already had our vendors booked and many to-do's crossed off the list, we knew we needed someone to ensure the wedding day ran smoothly. Kindra Browne did just that! We met with her in advance to go over the details of our day. She helped fine-tune the wedding day timeline, created a bridal party booklet with all the important information, and communicated with our vendors to ensure everything was taken care of. On the day of, Kindra and her assistant were professional and prepared for anything. It was such a relief knowing they were present to handle all situations so our families could celebrate stress-free! I would definitely recommend Kindra and her team to any bride or groom!
I can’t put into words how amazing Holly Davidson is! We hired Holly for our July 2013 wedding after her name came up several time from vendors. Each one of them said “you have to hire Holly Davidson.” After meeting with her once, we knew she was the planner for us. Holly is organized, kind, funny, compassionate, and creative. I thoroughly enjoyed working with her and will miss the wedding planning process because of her. I was not convinced at the time of my engagement that I needed a full-service wedding planner, but we decided to go with the full-service package because we had a long (18 months) engagement and to put my mother’s fears at ease. In the end, I am so happy we made this decision. At the end of each monthly meeting I had a checklist of tasks that needed to be completed. Holly was always available between meetings for questions/concerns. Holly also provided a list of vendors that matched my vision. She recommended vendors that I might not have necessarily known about on my own. She recommended our amazing paper vendor and florist and many more. A few weeks before our wedding we were having communication/incorrect reception detail issues with our reception venue and this is where Holly really shined. She was a true advocate for us in this situation and I know that I could not have dealt with this situation independently. Holly was cool and calm and helped resolve the situation so we could enjoy the day. I could go on and on about Holly, but nobody wants to read a long post, but if you are considering hiring a wedding planner, please hire Holly. You will have an amazing wedding!!!!
We hired Holly Davidson almost immediately after we got engaged in September 2012 to help plan our June 2013 wedding. Holly planned my now sister-in-law's wedding so I knew she was good but in the coming months I would find out just how fabulous she is first hand!
As a bride, I hadn’t been planning my dream wedding since I was 5 so many decisions were difficult for me, specifically bringing all of my ideas together (thanks to Pinterest, there is more pressure planning a wedding than ever!). Holly helped us through every step from selecting vendors to helping make our visions a reality on wedding day. Holly has an incredible gift of guiding brides, grooms and mothers through (sometimes tough) decisions that work for everyone! I can honestly say the wedding would not have come together as well or felt as personal to us without Holly.
Aside from vendors and our vision, Holly provided timelines and to do lists to keep us on schedule, tracked our budget and invoices, coordinated and attended vendor meetings from the very beginning through the wedding day and most importantly kept everyone stress free to enjoy all of the wedding festivities. She is unbelievably talented at what she does, and it shows!
The week of the wedding Holly made final contact with the vendors before the big day and attended the rehearsal to make sure everything ran smoothly. The day of the wedding Holly and her team were AMAZING! The families, wedding party, groom and I enjoyed the entire day stress free enjoying every moment as it came and not worrying about the little things. I was stunned to walk into our venue and see all of our countless ideas, meetings and decisions pay off – the room was absolutely beautiful!
I speak for both families when I say hiring Holly was the best money we spent on the entire wedding. We can’t thank her or Simple Elegance enough for their wonderful service! No matter what type of wedding you are imagining (or in my case, not imagining), you can’t go wrong with the team at Simple Elegance!
My Mom's gift to my husband and I was to hire Simple Elegance to help with the final planning and day of our wedding. It was, by far, the best gift we received. We had Erin Webb as our planner. She far exceeded anything I thought a wedding planner could help us with. We had four food vendors, a hotel where the ceremony was, a reception site, a photo booth, a DJ, a florist, a cake company, etc to manage. Erin took over on ALL communication and had everyone timed perfectly for delivery and set up. Erin also went above and beyond to help make our ceremony beautiful since the hotel we held it at could have cared less. She handled things I know weren't in her job description, but she did them with such a great attitude. The day went flawlessly and my husband and I had the time of our lives. Erin and her team made sure everything fell in to place and that all 500 guests had a wonderful time. Everyone I have talked to has said this was the best wedding they've ever been to. I have Erin and Simple Elegance to thank for a lot of that. Their management is top notch. My husband says there is a fairly certain chance we wouldn't have been married that day if it weren't for Erin. I can't thank them enough for all their hard work and attention to detail. It was the best day EVER! - Lindsay Gant
Hiring Simple Elegance to coordinate our wedding was one of the best decisions my husband and I made while planning our wedding. We had our own wedding coordinator, Erin, to call on for our every need and question. We opted for the 3-month package, so Erin took over coordination of our wedding three months before the big day. From that point on, Erin took care of all of the communication with our vendors. She also created our wedding day timeline, and established communication with our wedding party through newsletter. Since Erin coordinated our rehearsal and wedding ceremony, my husband and I were free to relax a enjoy our wedding weekend. Simple Elegance took care of everything!
I had a wonderful experrience using Simple Elegance. I had done most of the big work - found a venue, hired a band, picked a photographer. Then it hit me...how am I going to organize and get all these people where they need to be and cover every detail that was improtant to me while getting my hair done and dressed for the wedding. Kindra made this whole thing so EASY!! Our initial appointment was my brain dump of what I wanted and needed. She made everything come together with ease and literally took all the stress off of me! Best thing I ever did was hire Simple Elegance to help me with my wedding!
As a groom I nagged as to whether a planner was really needed, especially considering my fiance's full time job is in event planning. But I have to admit this was the wisest expenditure of the entire wedding. We received unparalleled service by Holly, whose attention to detail and thoroughness ensured a seamless wedding day no matter how many events and twists and turns. She was fantastic to work with and I am so glad she helped make sure that our big day was perfect.
My family and I had the pleasure of working with Holly from simple elegance for our December wedding. We had originally just wanted help selecting vendors but Holly was so professional and easy to work with, we decided to hire her for wedding day consulting as well! The vendors she helped us select were exactly what we were wanting both in budget in style. Selecting vendors was very overwhelming to me but Holly did a great job of providing us with a handful of possible vendors based on our budget/style and her experience with the vendors. We then picked out who/where worked best for us. She made it super easy! It’s also easy to take advice from friends and family who have planned weddings BUT I especially valued Holly’s opinions and suggestions since she does this time and time again and knows the insides and outs of wedding planning in KC. Having Holly at the rehearsal and wedding day took ALL the stress away from myself, my mother, and my bridesmaids. We were able to celebrate with our family and friends without worrying if the cake was being cut or not! She seamlessly works with brides, MOB, wedding parties, and vendors…it’s obvious she’s done this a MILLION times! Also, my wedding was just a few short days after Christmas (which might have stressed some vendors out) but Holly was calm and organized and ready to go! I would truly recommend Holly and simple elegance over and over again!! Our wedding wouldn’t have run so smoothly without them!
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A Wedding with Charm, Grace & Romance
Love of romance, graceful skills of organization and a willingness to pull out all the stops. Your wedding vision will be brought to life with attention to detail and personal service that has been touching the couples of Kansas City since 1996.
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