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Elegant Beginnings Weddings & Events

Panama City Beach , FL
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LOCATION

Panama City Beach, FL US 32408

PHONE

850-814-7526

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ABOUT US

Elegant Beginnings’ certified wedding coordinators are dedicated to planning and coordinating Florida weddings and receptions. It is Elegant Beginnings’ passion that your special day be... Read more
Elegant Beginnings’ certified wedding coordinators are dedicated to planning and coordinating Florida weddings and receptions. It is Elegant Beginnings’ passion that your special day be the elegant, memorable and unique wedding you dreamed it would be! We are here to help create breathtaking memories that will last a lifetime. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING PLANNING

What types of weddings do you accommodate?
Civil, Destination
What wedding planning services do you offer?
Day-of Coordinator, Full Planning, Partial Planning
How many planners do you work with?
We have 5 coordinators on staff who all come with wedding experience and expertise. The size of your wedding determines how many planners will be there that day to help execute everything.
Do you support or cater to any specific religions?
We have worked closely planning and coordinating everything from Christian to Persian and Hindu Weddings.
What sizes of weddings have you coordinated in the past?
Not matter how intimate or grandiose your wedding day may be, we coordinate them all! We have helped plan wedding for just the bride and groom to elaborate affairs of 600 guests!
Which venues have you worked at or are familiar with?
We have had the opportunity to work with many venues along the Florida Panhandle. Many to include hotels, resorts, state parks, gardens, country clubs, and bed and breakfasts.

REVIEWS

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Gilani
Wedding:
3/1/2014
5.0/5.0
I flew to panama city the day before my wedding, hence I had no choice but to accept whatever was planned for me by my planners. To my surprise though, everything exceeded my expectations. Kimberly Bartoli planned my reception. It was very well organized, beautifully put together. In fact she arranged a few things at the last minute that I was supposed to bring with me that I didn't. All my guests were happy. All in all, it was amazing and I thank her for doing such a great job.
I flew to panama city the day before my wedding, hence I had no choice but to accept whatever was planned for me by my Read more...
I flew to panama city the day before my wedding, hence I had no choice but to accept whatever was planned for me by my planners. To my surprise though, everything exceeded my expectations. Kimberly Bartoli planned my reception. It was very well organized, beautifully put together. In fact she arranged a few things at the last minute that I was supposed to bring with me that I didn't. All my guests were happy. All in all, it was amazing and I thank her for doing such a great job. Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
10/12/2013
5.0/5.0
Kimberly was fantastic! She made sure that every aspect of our wedding went smoothly and according to plan. Our wedding day was absolutely perfect, and it was mostly because I didn't have to worry about a thing! Kimberly and her assistant went out of their way to make sure that everything was perfect on our big day. I cannot say enough great things about Elegant Beginnings! If you are planning a wedding, do yourself a favor, and use Elegant Beginnings! It will be the best investment you make, and you will not be sorry!
Kimberly was fantastic! She made sure that every aspect of our wedding went smoothly and according to plan. Our wedding Read more...
Kimberly was fantastic! She made sure that every aspect of our wedding went smoothly and according to plan. Our wedding day was absolutely perfect, and it was mostly because I didn't have to worry about a thing! Kimberly and her assistant went out of their way to make sure that everything was perfect on our big day. I cannot say enough great things about Elegant Beginnings! If you are planning a wedding, do yourself a favor, and use Elegant Beginnings! It will be the best investment you make, and you will not be sorry! Read less
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Lynette
Wedding:
6/29/2013
5.0/5.0
I can't imagine a more beautiful wedding than the one Elegant Beginnings planned!!
This was a destination wedding for our son, so living out of state proved to be a little difficult until we found Elegant Beginnings. Our coordinator did an amazing job! She provided us with some wonderful vendors and was always available to answer our questions.
I can't imagine a more beautiful wedding than the one Elegant Beginnings planned!!
This was a destination wedding for Read more...
I can't imagine a more beautiful wedding than the one Elegant Beginnings planned!!
This was a destination wedding for our son, so living out of state proved to be a little difficult until we found Elegant Beginnings. Our coordinator did an amazing job! She provided us with some wonderful vendors and was always available to answer our questions. Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
6/15/2013
5.0/5.0
It is hard to put into words what a wonderful experience my wedding was all because of Kimberly Bartoli, she was definitely worth the cost of the full planning package. I booked her over a year in advance for my wedding since I live in Texas and I wanted my wedding in Florida. She helped me every little step of the way. She emailed me back in a quick manner and always kept me in the loop with everything. She knows what she is doing and gets it done!! I would highly recommend her to anyone who is looking for a wedding planner. My husband, family, and wedding guests were all happy with her services and we are still hearing the compliments! We are so happy Elegant Beginnings was a part of our wedding day!!
It is hard to put into words what a wonderful experience my wedding was all because of Kimberly Bartoli, she was Read more...
It is hard to put into words what a wonderful experience my wedding was all because of Kimberly Bartoli, she was definitely worth the cost of the full planning package. I booked her over a year in advance for my wedding since I live in Texas and I wanted my wedding in Florida. She helped me every little step of the way. She emailed me back in a quick manner and always kept me in the loop with everything. She knows what she is doing and gets it done!! I would highly recommend her to anyone who is looking for a wedding planner. My husband, family, and wedding guests were all happy with her services and we are still hearing the compliments! We are so happy Elegant Beginnings was a part of our wedding day!! Read less
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Alissa
Wedding:
6/12/2013
5.0/5.0
I worked with Kimberly for my beach wedding. She was fabulous! I didn't have to worry about a thing and everything went perfectly! I would recommend Elegant Beginnings to anyone! Such a pleasant experience for one of life's biggest milestones.
I worked with Kimberly for my beach wedding. She was fabulous! I didn't have to worry about a thing and everything went Read more...
I worked with Kimberly for my beach wedding. She was fabulous! I didn't have to worry about a thing and everything went perfectly! I would recommend Elegant Beginnings to anyone! Such a pleasant experience for one of life's biggest milestones. Read less
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Beth
Wedding:
5/25/2013
5.0/5.0
Kimberly was absolutely amazing in every aspect. She was so kind and easy to talk to. She always responded to all my emails and concerns in timely matter. Our entire wedding was planned via emails due to the fact that we live in Louisiana and our wedding was in Florida. She made the whole wedding process easy. I could not have had a better wedding coordinator. Kimberly was so great! She even took the time to help us with reservations for dinner after our wedding when no one would want to accommdate 40 people- she made everything perfect! Kimberly- thanks for all your hard work! Our wedding was perfect!
Kimberly was absolutely amazing in every aspect. She was so kind and easy to talk to. She always responded to all my Read more...
Kimberly was absolutely amazing in every aspect. She was so kind and easy to talk to. She always responded to all my emails and concerns in timely matter. Our entire wedding was planned via emails due to the fact that we live in Louisiana and our wedding was in Florida. She made the whole wedding process easy. I could not have had a better wedding coordinator. Kimberly was so great! She even took the time to help us with reservations for dinner after our wedding when no one would want to accommdate 40 people- she made everything perfect! Kimberly- thanks for all your hard work! Our wedding was perfect! Read less
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Priscilla
Wedding:
5/24/2013
5.0/5.0
I'm not sure if the banquet people who set up our A/V cables for the music down to the beach are included with Elegant Beginnings, but they didn't properly secure and bury the cables under the sand like we payed them to do. Other than that, everything was wonderful!!
I'm not sure if the banquet people who set up our A/V cables for the music down to the beach are included with Elegant Read more...
I'm not sure if the banquet people who set up our A/V cables for the music down to the beach are included with Elegant Beginnings, but they didn't properly secure and bury the cables under the sand like we payed them to do. Other than that, everything was wonderful!! Read less
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Allison
Wedding:
5/11/2013
5.0/5.0
When beginning the process of plan our wedding a friend had given us Elegant Beginnings information. She said she knew a lot of couples that had used them and it had made lie so much easier. Lets just day they were right! Hiring Elegant Beginnings and Kimberly was the best decision we made. They can do everything for you and not having to stress about RSVP responses what a blessing.
When ever I had a question or wasn't sure if I wanted to change something I would just call or email Kimberly. She was quick to respond back with an answer. Kimberly has some many great vendors that she can recommend as well to make your wedding day come true.
When beginning the process of plan our wedding a friend had given us Elegant Beginnings information. She said she knew a Read more...
When beginning the process of plan our wedding a friend had given us Elegant Beginnings information. She said she knew a lot of couples that had used them and it had made lie so much easier. Lets just day they were right! Hiring Elegant Beginnings and Kimberly was the best decision we made. They can do everything for you and not having to stress about RSVP responses what a blessing.
When ever I had a question or wasn't sure if I wanted to change something I would just call or email Kimberly. She was quick to respond back with an answer. Kimberly has some many great vendors that she can recommend as well to make your wedding day come true. Read less
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crystalklaus
Wedding:
4/13/2013
5.0/5.0
Kimberly came highly recommended by my wedding venue (Hilton Sandestin) and several of my vendors. Of the wedding planners I interviewed, she was by far the most friendly and professional, and her rates were also more competitive than the other wedding planners. I hired Kimberly to direct my rehearsal and ceremony only, but she went above and beyond and helped me out with more than what was in our contract. For example, since I live in Houston and my wedding was in Destin, she allowed me to send about a half a dozen packages containing wedding supplies to her office. She then delivered the packages to me an hour before my rehearsal to give me enough time to put some of the supplies in my attendant's gift bags. She also answered a ton of general wedding questions that I had via email. Kimberly's assistant, Britney, did a great job directing our rehearsal and ceremony. It really could not have gone smoother. Thanks Kimberly and Britney!!!
Kimberly came highly recommended by my wedding venue (Hilton Sandestin) and several of my vendors. Of the wedding planners Read more...
Kimberly came highly recommended by my wedding venue (Hilton Sandestin) and several of my vendors. Of the wedding planners I interviewed, she was by far the most friendly and professional, and her rates were also more competitive than the other wedding planners. I hired Kimberly to direct my rehearsal and ceremony only, but she went above and beyond and helped me out with more than what was in our contract. For example, since I live in Houston and my wedding was in Destin, she allowed me to send about a half a dozen packages containing wedding supplies to her office. She then delivered the packages to me an hour before my rehearsal to give me enough time to put some of the supplies in my attendant's gift bags. She also answered a ton of general wedding questions that I had via email. Kimberly's assistant, Britney, did a great job directing our rehearsal and ceremony. It really could not have gone smoother. Thanks Kimberly and Britney!!! Read less
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Ashleigh
Wedding:
3/23/2013
5.0/5.0
Loved working with her. She made my wedding day run so smoothly. Having her there made things so much easier for me and made my day less stressful.
Loved working with her. She made my wedding day run so smoothly. Having her there made things so much easier for me and Read more...
Loved working with her. She made my wedding day run so smoothly. Having her there made things so much easier for me and made my day less stressful. Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
10/13/2012
5.0/5.0
Elegant Beginnings was absolutely wonderful! I couldn't have planned my destination wedding without the help of Kimberly Bartoli. She was available to assist me in any way.
Elegant Beginnings was absolutely wonderful! I couldn't have planned my destination wedding without the help of Kimberly Read more...
Elegant Beginnings was absolutely wonderful! I couldn't have planned my destination wedding without the help of Kimberly Bartoli. She was available to assist me in any way. Read less
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staci
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
I was very satisfied with Elegant Beginnings. My wedding turned out absolutrly beautiful.
I was very satisfied with Elegant Beginnings. My wedding turned out absolutrly beautiful.
I was very satisfied with Elegant Beginnings. My wedding turned out absolutrly beautiful. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Over all she was very profecional, and she was very confident on what she was doing. Confidence is key for me, if one is confident in themselves I can trust that they will do a great job. She did! Thank you.
Over all she was very profecional, and she was very confident on what she was doing. Confidence is key for me, if one is Read more...
Over all she was very profecional, and she was very confident on what she was doing. Confidence is key for me, if one is confident in themselves I can trust that they will do a great job. She did! Thank you. Read less
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Lynn
Wedding:
7/17/2012
5.0/5.0
Excellent service! They made our wedding very special! :)
Excellent service! They made our wedding very special! :)
Excellent service! They made our wedding very special! :) Read less
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Peach1kgh@aol.com
Wedding:
5/18/2012
5.0/5.0
The moment I met Kimberly I knew she would do an exceptional job. She remained calm (which I didn't) & reassuring during the entire planning process and the wedding. Her attention to detail is amazing. I have received numerous compliments regarding she and her assistant since the wedding.
The moment I met Kimberly I knew she would do an exceptional job. She remained calm (which I didn't) & reassuring during Read more...
The moment I met Kimberly I knew she would do an exceptional job. She remained calm (which I didn't) & reassuring during the entire planning process and the wedding. Her attention to detail is amazing. I have received numerous compliments regarding she and her assistant since the wedding. Read less
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ErinMillerCornett
Wedding:
5/12/2012
5.0/5.0
The entire team was very helpful and made our wedding experience/day amazing. Thank you so much Kimberly!
The entire team was very helpful and made our wedding experience/day amazing. Thank you so much Kimberly!
The entire team was very helpful and made our wedding experience/day amazing. Thank you so much Kimberly! Read less
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Amy
Wedding:
4/21/2012
5.0/5.0
Elegant beginnings made my wedding day perfect! I would suggest them to anyone who wants a stress free experience.
Elegant beginnings made my wedding day perfect! I would suggest them to anyone who wants a stress free experience.
Elegant beginnings made my wedding day perfect! I would suggest them to anyone who wants a stress free experience. Read less
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Jeanne
Wedding:
4/14/2012
5.0/5.0
Kimberly and Tonya were extremely helpful especially the day prior to and the day of the wedding. I appreciated their work ethics, their promptness, and their professional mannerism. Any questions that I had she fielded and if she didn't know the answer she would find out for me. She alleviated any extra worries and concerns and everything went like clockwork. It was great!
Kimberly and Tonya were extremely helpful especially the day prior to and the day of the wedding. I appreciated their work Read more...
Kimberly and Tonya were extremely helpful especially the day prior to and the day of the wedding. I appreciated their work ethics, their promptness, and their professional mannerism. Any questions that I had she fielded and if she didn't know the answer she would find out for me. She alleviated any extra worries and concerns and everything went like clockwork. It was great! Read less
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kateejf05
Wedding:
2/4/2012
5.0/5.0
We loved working with Elegant Beginnings!
We loved working with Elegant Beginnings!
We loved working with Elegant Beginnings! Read less
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Tiffany
Wedding:
6/18/2011
5.0/5.0
Kim, Tami, & Elizabeth were awesome! They were always there for whenever you needed them! You never had to worry about a thing, esp on your wedding day! I can not say enough about how wonderful this team was! Thank you so much!
Married on June 18, 2011
Kim, Tami, & Elizabeth were awesome! They were always there for whenever you needed them! You never had to worry about a Read more...
Kim, Tami, & Elizabeth were awesome! They were always there for whenever you needed them! You never had to worry about a thing, esp on your wedding day! I can not say enough about how wonderful this team was! Thank you so much!
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Charles Funk
Wedding:
6/18/2011
5.0/5.0
Elegant Beginnings provided us with an overall wonderful wedding experience that our daughter called, "the happiest day of her life."
Elegant Beginnings provided us with an overall wonderful wedding experience that our daughter called, "the happiest day of Read more...
Elegant Beginnings provided us with an overall wonderful wedding experience that our daughter called, "the happiest day of her life." Read less
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Brittney
Wedding:
5/14/2011
5.0/5.0
We loved our coordinator, Tami V. She was very sweet and made everything perfect.
We loved our coordinator, Tami V. She was very sweet and made everything perfect.
We loved our coordinator, Tami V. She was very sweet and made everything perfect. Read less
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Allwaysanangel77
Wedding:
4/10/2011
5.0/5.0
Kim and Tami were an absolute joy to work with! I learned that planning a wedding from a distance is not the easiest thing to do. They were both available whenever I had questions, concerns, etc. Tami met with us a few months before the wedding go over details and set expectations for day of. I had purchased many wedding related items that needed to go to FL and they allowed me to ship everything to their office and to be held for us until we arrived for the wedding. Tami prepared the timeline and worked closely with us and our vendors to iron out some last minute, unforeseen, changes. Wedding day went off without a hitch. Tami is so sweet and went above and beyond to ensure our day was perfect... and it was. :)
Kim and Tami were an absolute joy to work with! I learned that planning a wedding from a distance is not the easiest thing Read more...
Kim and Tami were an absolute joy to work with! I learned that planning a wedding from a distance is not the easiest thing to do. They were both available whenever I had questions, concerns, etc. Tami met with us a few months before the wedding go over details and set expectations for day of. I had purchased many wedding related items that needed to go to FL and they allowed me to ship everything to their office and to be held for us until we arrived for the wedding. Tami prepared the timeline and worked closely with us and our vendors to iron out some last minute, unforeseen, changes. Wedding day went off without a hitch. Tami is so sweet and went above and beyond to ensure our day was perfect... and it was. :) Read less
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Cristina
Wedding:
11/13/2010
5.0/5.0
Kimberly was so patient, accommodating, and calm. I truly enjoyed her help and her presence and the wedding was absolutely PERFECT! Thank you Kimberly!
Kimberly was so patient, accommodating, and calm. I truly enjoyed her help and her presence and the wedding was absolutely Read more...
Kimberly was so patient, accommodating, and calm. I truly enjoyed her help and her presence and the wedding was absolutely PERFECT! Thank you Kimberly! Read less
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Alicia
Wedding:
10/16/2010
5.0/5.0
My intitial contact was with Kimberly and she was very helpful with the initial information gathering stage. Tami Valdez was assigned as my "day of" wedding coordinator. She always responded very quickly to any questions I had and was very flexible as our plans/people, etc changed. I have to admit that I love lists and organization. When I received her timeline, I was thrilled--she had everything planned to the minute. I loved knowing exactly how things were going to go.

The morning of the wedding, I realized I hadn't printed out the scripture for one of my readers. I called her and she said she would take care of it and she had at the church ready to go.

This is what I asked Tami to do: Make sure people are doing what they are supposed to do and are where they are supposed to be. If it's broken, fix it. If you can't fix it, don't tell me. If someone or something isn't where they supposed to be, just don't tell me. I wanted no stress that day and I knew that at that point, if something went wrong, there was nothing that could be done at that late hour, so I would just rather not know. Tami did her job perfectly!! As far as I know nothing went wrong...if it did, she did exactly as I asked her and she didn't tell me.

She was very sweet to all of our familiy and wedding party and she kept everything running smoothly and our wedding started exactly on time! At the reception, she made sure that she kept on the time line for first dances, cake cutting, toasts, and all of the things in between. When we told her we wanted to leave early, she got everything prepared for our grand departure and honored my request of making sure that we had some cake to take with us as we only got one bite.

I can't say enough nice things about Tami and the job she did for us. She made our wedding day run perfectly. I was so relaxed and enjoyed every minute of it and it was everything I had ever dreamed it would be.

The "Day of" services were worth every penny!
My intitial contact was with Kimberly and she was very helpful with the initial information gathering stage. Tami Valdez Read more...
My intitial contact was with Kimberly and she was very helpful with the initial information gathering stage. Tami Valdez was assigned as my "day of" wedding coordinator. She always responded very quickly to any questions I had and was very flexible as our plans/people, etc changed. I have to admit that I love lists and organization. When I received her timeline, I was thrilled--she had everything planned to the minute. I loved knowing exactly how things were going to go.

The morning of the wedding, I realized I hadn't printed out the scripture for one of my readers. I called her and she said she would take care of it and she had at the church ready to go.

This is what I asked Tami to do: Make sure people are doing what they are supposed to do and are where they are supposed to be. If it's broken, fix it. If you can't fix it, don't tell me. If someone or something isn't where they supposed to be, just don't tell me. I wanted no stress that day and I knew that at that point, if something went wrong, there was nothing that could be done at that late hour, so I would just rather not know. Tami did her job perfectly!! As far as I know nothing went wrong...if it did, she did exactly as I asked her and she didn't tell me.

She was very sweet to all of our familiy and wedding party and she kept everything running smoothly and our wedding started exactly on time! At the reception, she made sure that she kept on the time line for first dances, cake cutting, toasts, and all of the things in between. When we told her we wanted to leave early, she got everything prepared for our grand departure and honored my request of making sure that we had some cake to take with us as we only got one bite.

I can't say enough nice things about Tami and the job she did for us. She made our wedding day run perfectly. I was so relaxed and enjoyed every minute of it and it was everything I had ever dreamed it would be.

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Brittany
Wedding:
9/25/2010
5.0/5.0
Elegant Beginnings did a great job on our wedding. We were completely happy with the service that we got and our day was everything that we hoped for. You can't go wrong with Elegant Beginnings!
Elegant Beginnings did a great job on our wedding. We were completely happy with the service that we got and our day was Read more...
Elegant Beginnings did a great job on our wedding. We were completely happy with the service that we got and our day was everything that we hoped for. You can't go wrong with Elegant Beginnings! Read less
Services Used: Flowers, Officiant, Photography, Wedding Planning
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Amber
Wedding:
8/28/2010
5.0/5.0
Kimberly was amazing! She bent over backwards to give me the beach wedding of my dreams! I am so thankful to her for making my day absolutley perfect. All of the vendors she has are extremly easy going and flexible. My flowers were perfect and so was the setup on the beach (even in the rain)! I am thankful I selected Elegant Begginings to share my special day with my husband and me. Thank you Kimberly for all your hard work and your genuine compassion.
Kimberly was amazing! She bent over backwards to give me the beach wedding of my dreams! I am so thankful to her for Read more...
Kimberly was amazing! She bent over backwards to give me the beach wedding of my dreams! I am so thankful to her for making my day absolutley perfect. All of the vendors she has are extremly easy going and flexible. My flowers were perfect and so was the setup on the beach (even in the rain)! I am thankful I selected Elegant Begginings to share my special day with my husband and me. Thank you Kimberly for all your hard work and your genuine compassion. Read less
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Amy
Wedding:
6/5/2010
5.0/5.0
they made my day wonderful
they made my day wonderful
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Jennifer
Wedding:
5/29/2010
5.0/5.0
Elegant Beginnings was a life saver for me! I handled all the planning up until my coordinator got involved a week or two before the wedding. She helped me finalized all the loose ends and gave me lots of helpful hints/suggestions. She knew the job that needed to be done and was very focused on making sure everything went smoothly. She was especially helpful when the rain caused us to suddenly change some of our plans - she handled everything. If you're a bride and you're reading this, you should also know that the wedding coordinator is there for you - you're the one that make the decisions. The coordinator may offer suggestions, but don't feel like that is what you have to do. She is only offering you advice that may have worked well for other brides. But, it's always great to get suggestions/advice - after all, they've handled tons of weddings whereas I've only planned this one wedding. So, the insight was very much appreciated!
Elegant Beginnings was a life saver for me! I handled all the planning up until my coordinator got involved a week or two Read more...
Elegant Beginnings was a life saver for me! I handled all the planning up until my coordinator got involved a week or two before the wedding. She helped me finalized all the loose ends and gave me lots of helpful hints/suggestions. She knew the job that needed to be done and was very focused on making sure everything went smoothly. She was especially helpful when the rain caused us to suddenly change some of our plans - she handled everything. If you're a bride and you're reading this, you should also know that the wedding coordinator is there for you - you're the one that make the decisions. The coordinator may offer suggestions, but don't feel like that is what you have to do. She is only offering you advice that may have worked well for other brides. But, it's always great to get suggestions/advice - after all, they've handled tons of weddings whereas I've only planned this one wedding. So, the insight was very much appreciated! Read less
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kwilcox
Wedding:
5/15/2010
5.0/5.0
Kimberly was phenomenal when it came to planning our wedding. She was easily accessible, via e-mail or phone, even at late hours of the night. She promptly answered all of our questions, found us compatible vendors, and brought to our attention any details we may have forgotten. She kept us on track with planning so we weren't scrambling at the end. This was a destination wedding for us, so being from out of town, Kimberly was a huge help planning our special day! She matched us up with Cherri for our coordinator. Again, what a relief it was to have her on site. She knew exactly what we wished for and followed through with making dreams come true. I would highly recommend Elegant Beginnings to any one hoping to plan the perfect wedding!
Kimberly was phenomenal when it came to planning our wedding. She was easily accessible, via e-mail or phone, even at late Read more...
Kimberly was phenomenal when it came to planning our wedding. She was easily accessible, via e-mail or phone, even at late hours of the night. She promptly answered all of our questions, found us compatible vendors, and brought to our attention any details we may have forgotten. She kept us on track with planning so we weren't scrambling at the end. This was a destination wedding for us, so being from out of town, Kimberly was a huge help planning our special day! She matched us up with Cherri for our coordinator. Again, what a relief it was to have her on site. She knew exactly what we wished for and followed through with making dreams come true. I would highly recommend Elegant Beginnings to any one hoping to plan the perfect wedding! Read less
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Susan
Wedding:
4/7/2010
5.0/5.0
Everything was perfect!
Thanks so much Kimberly!!
Everything was perfect!
Thanks so much Kimberly!!
Everything was perfect!
Thanks so much Kimberly!! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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patti
Wedding:
3/13/2010
5.0/5.0
I am from Louisiana and my daughters wedding was way down in Destin Florida.My experience (from the beginning to after the wedding ended for my daughter)was great! We had to rely on someone we had only met once to help us with all areas of the wedding. They answered every question and made highly received recommendations for 10+months. They made sure we were helped in a timely manner and we felt as if my daughter was the only bride they were dealing with each phone call/e-mail. Before signing with Elegant Beginnings I spoke with several vendors and brides that had used Elegant Beginnings. No negative comments sat in my way. And today we can say they proved themselves true. I can easily recommend this company to anyone. They also were in a highly visible international magazine... Weddings with Style. If I had another wedding to do I would not hesitate for their company to handle it for me. Thanks Elegant Beginnings!
I am from Louisiana and my daughters wedding was way down in Destin Florida.My experience (from the beginning to after the Read more...
I am from Louisiana and my daughters wedding was way down in Destin Florida.My experience (from the beginning to after the wedding ended for my daughter)was great! We had to rely on someone we had only met once to help us with all areas of the wedding. They answered every question and made highly received recommendations for 10+months. They made sure we were helped in a timely manner and we felt as if my daughter was the only bride they were dealing with each phone call/e-mail. Before signing with Elegant Beginnings I spoke with several vendors and brides that had used Elegant Beginnings. No negative comments sat in my way. And today we can say they proved themselves true. I can easily recommend this company to anyone. They also were in a highly visible international magazine... Weddings with Style. If I had another wedding to do I would not hesitate for their company to handle it for me. Thanks Elegant Beginnings! Read less
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kristen.money
Wedding:
3/13/2010
5.0/5.0
Excellent all the way!!
Excellent all the way!!
Excellent all the way!! Read less
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Sandma
Wedding:
10/10/2009
5.0/5.0
Was well pleased with my wedding planner; sharp lady..
Was well pleased with my wedding planner; sharp lady..
Was well pleased with my wedding planner; sharp lady.. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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TeriAndrews
Wedding:
10/3/2009
5.0/5.0
Elegant Beginnings helped make my wedding stress free~I would highly recommended using them!
Elegant Beginnings helped make my wedding stress free~I would highly recommended using them!
Elegant Beginnings helped make my wedding stress free~I would highly recommended using them! Read less
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Toni
Wedding:
9/12/2009
5.0/5.0
I was overall happy with everything at my wedding.
I was overall happy with everything at my wedding.
I was overall happy with everything at my wedding. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Christi
Wedding:
6/20/2009
5.0/5.0
We got married on Panama City Beach and it was our dream wedding. Kimberly was wonderful, if it wasn't for her it might not have been such a dream wedding for me. We don't live in Panama City so I wasn't sure how it was going to work or be so smooth. We did not have to worry about anything or have to deal with anything. All I wanted to do was be able to walk down the aisle and it be beautiful. Kimberly made sure that happened, she set up and took care of everything. It couldn't have been more perfect. Thank you Kimberly for all you did, it will be remembered and appreciated for the rest of our lives.

Sincerely,
DJ and Christi
We got married on Panama City Beach and it was our dream wedding. Kimberly was wonderful, if it wasn't for her it might Read more...
We got married on Panama City Beach and it was our dream wedding. Kimberly was wonderful, if it wasn't for her it might not have been such a dream wedding for me. We don't live in Panama City so I wasn't sure how it was going to work or be so smooth. We did not have to worry about anything or have to deal with anything. All I wanted to do was be able to walk down the aisle and it be beautiful. Kimberly made sure that happened, she set up and took care of everything. It couldn't have been more perfect. Thank you Kimberly for all you did, it will be remembered and appreciated for the rest of our lives.

Sincerely,
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Services Used: Wedding Cake, Ceremony Music, DJ, Flowers, Officiant, Photography, Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue, Videography
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mnrunion
Wedding:
12/7/2008
5.0/5.0
I did not believe that I needed a planner but my Grandmother insisted. Thank goodness. I was already thanking my Grannie before the wedding got here. Because I live in town I chose to plan everything myself and have Kimberly as the week of planner. She went above and beyond that "week". It actually started with many emails back and forth and then a few meetings that lasted well over 2 hours. Then once the wedding was about 3 weeks out she started to work on it. Having all vendors have her and Wesleyann as a contact was wonderful. It took the stress of the day off of my shoulders. My wedding went absolutely as planned, and if anything did have a mishap or hiccup I still to this day don't know of it. I would recommend Kim and her staff to plan your wedding. If not for the entire time, at least for the few days leading up to it.
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I did not believe that I needed a planner but my Grandmother insisted. Thank goodness. I was already thanking my Grannie before the wedding got here. Because I live in town I chose to plan everything myself and have Kimberly as the week of planner. She went above and beyond that "week". It actually started with many emails back and forth and then a few meetings that lasted well over 2 hours. Then once the wedding was about 3 weeks out she started to work on it. Having all vendors have her and Wesleyann as a contact was wonderful. It took the stress of the day off of my shoulders. My wedding went absolutely as planned, and if anything did have a mishap or hiccup I still to this day don't know of it. I would recommend Kim and her staff to plan your wedding. If not for the entire time, at least for the few days leading up to it. Read less
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Hoda
Wedding:
11/29/2008
5.0/5.0
EASY TO WORK WITH, VERY FLEXIBLE IN REGARDS TO TIME, LAST MINUTE PLANNING AND WEDDING DAY MISHAPS
EASY TO WORK WITH, VERY FLEXIBLE IN REGARDS TO TIME, LAST MINUTE PLANNING AND WEDDING DAY MISHAPS
EASY TO WORK WITH, VERY FLEXIBLE IN REGARDS TO TIME, LAST MINUTE PLANNING AND WEDDING DAY MISHAPS Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Flowers, Photography, Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue, Videography
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scbride07
Wedding:
10/11/2008
5.0/5.0
Kimberly and her team were so wonderful. My planning process and day were very low stress. We hired Elegant Beginnings as soon as we got engaged (which was about 16 months before the wedding) Kimberly went to all of our vendor appointments and was able to save the day when I could not find vendors to meet my needs and my budget. It really helped to have someone that already knew the vendors. We really felt like she was a friend that understood our vision. I recieved answers to my questions and emails promptly and had a wonderful experience. My husband and I both believe strongly that hiring elegant beginings was the smartest thing we did. I highly recommend them.
Kimberly and her team were so wonderful. My planning process and day were very low stress. We hired Elegant Beginnings as Read more...
Kimberly and her team were so wonderful. My planning process and day were very low stress. We hired Elegant Beginnings as soon as we got engaged (which was about 16 months before the wedding) Kimberly went to all of our vendor appointments and was able to save the day when I could not find vendors to meet my needs and my budget. It really helped to have someone that already knew the vendors. We really felt like she was a friend that understood our vision. I recieved answers to my questions and emails promptly and had a wonderful experience. My husband and I both believe strongly that hiring elegant beginings was the smartest thing we did. I highly recommend them. Read less
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Rhonda
Wedding:
8/9/2008
5.0/5.0
When my daughter got engaged and decided she wanted a beach wedding in Destin, I contacted Elegant Beginnings and began a wonderful telephone relationship with Kimberly Bartoli. She agreed to meet me, my daughter and her future husband to tour various locations available for a beach ceremony and offer suggestions for reception locations as well. I must say from the beginning to the end which was last weekend(8-9-08) everything went according to schedule. I live at least 10 hours from Destin, so all of our correspondence since last September was done by email mostly and phone.

The day of the wedding was wonderful! Kimberly had two coordinators on site for the day and they handled everything, including a few bumps in the road, that they managed to resolve immediately. I can't imagine not having them there as I look back and think about the big day! I was very much at ease the day of and knew that I was in good hands. They both were professional and experienced and had a sense of humor!

Hats off to Kimberly and her team for an outstanding wedding and reception! I would highly recommend Elegant Beginnings in the future!

THANK YOU!
RHONDA
When my daughter got engaged and decided she wanted a beach wedding in Destin, I contacted Elegant Beginnings and began a Read more...
When my daughter got engaged and decided she wanted a beach wedding in Destin, I contacted Elegant Beginnings and began a wonderful telephone relationship with Kimberly Bartoli. She agreed to meet me, my daughter and her future husband to tour various locations available for a beach ceremony and offer suggestions for reception locations as well. I must say from the beginning to the end which was last weekend(8-9-08) everything went according to schedule. I live at least 10 hours from Destin, so all of our correspondence since last September was done by email mostly and phone.

The day of the wedding was wonderful! Kimberly had two coordinators on site for the day and they handled everything, including a few bumps in the road, that they managed to resolve immediately. I can't imagine not having them there as I look back and think about the big day! I was very much at ease the day of and knew that I was in good hands. They both were professional and experienced and had a sense of humor!

Hats off to Kimberly and her team for an outstanding wedding and reception! I would highly recommend Elegant Beginnings in the future!

THANK YOU!
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Services Used: Ceremony Music, DJ, Officiant, Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths
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Jennifer
Wedding:
6/18/2008
5.0/5.0
Kimberly and her staff were a dream come true. I heard about Kimberly from one of her former clients, and she came highly recommended. My fiance and I decided on a destination wedding in Destin, but I was extremely nervous about living in Louisiana and trusting someone to take care of all the details. When my family and I vacationed in Destin the summer I got engaged, my mom and I met Kimberly and immediately booked her for my wedding. I knew we had found the perfect person to plan the wedding. She is amazing. Kimberly took care of everything. She answered all of my questions and completely calmed the nervousness I had felt. When we met with her, she showed us a variety of ceremony locations, finding the perfect place. I was able to meet with the florist, and the baker as well. I felt confident that everything was in great hands. The day of my wedding was so well planned. Kimberly even had to play nurse with me to calm my jitters. She was so sweet and every detail was just as I imagined for my wedding day. The music, the flowers, the cakes, the food, the mood throughout the crowd- Kimberly made all of my dreams come true. Thank you!!!
Kimberly and her staff were a dream come true. I heard about Kimberly from one of her former clients, and she came highly Read more...
Kimberly and her staff were a dream come true. I heard about Kimberly from one of her former clients, and she came highly recommended. My fiance and I decided on a destination wedding in Destin, but I was extremely nervous about living in Louisiana and trusting someone to take care of all the details. When my family and I vacationed in Destin the summer I got engaged, my mom and I met Kimberly and immediately booked her for my wedding. I knew we had found the perfect person to plan the wedding. She is amazing. Kimberly took care of everything. She answered all of my questions and completely calmed the nervousness I had felt. When we met with her, she showed us a variety of ceremony locations, finding the perfect place. I was able to meet with the florist, and the baker as well. I felt confident that everything was in great hands. The day of my wedding was so well planned. Kimberly even had to play nurse with me to calm my jitters. She was so sweet and every detail was just as I imagined for my wedding day. The music, the flowers, the cakes, the food, the mood throughout the crowd- Kimberly made all of my dreams come true. Thank you!!! Read less
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Kristi
Wedding:
6/5/2008
5.0/5.0
The people at Elegant Beginnings are GREAT! They helped me plan my wedding in little time in the exact venue that I wanted....the beach! They even helped to fight the seaweed issue that had come in the exact morning we were getting married. They helped from the very first minute until after the ceremony was over. I would HIGHLY recommend them to anyone getting married and especially to those that dont have tons of money but would like it to look like they do ;)
The people at Elegant Beginnings are GREAT! They helped me plan my wedding in little time in the exact venue that I Read more...
The people at Elegant Beginnings are GREAT! They helped me plan my wedding in little time in the exact venue that I wanted....the beach! They even helped to fight the seaweed issue that had come in the exact morning we were getting married. They helped from the very first minute until after the ceremony was over. I would HIGHLY recommend them to anyone getting married and especially to those that dont have tons of money but would like it to look like they do ;) Read less
Services Used: Ceremony Music, Flowers, Officiant, Photography, Wedding Planning, Wedding Venue
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Kristy
Wedding:
10/19/2012
4.8/5.0
Kimberly was awesome to work with and helped out with everything i need for the day before and the day of the wedding. We were having a semi-destination wedding and needed a lot of TLC and she definitely provided this. Kimberly picked up a lot of the slack when it came down to the final touches and towards the end when we had a few things happen that were out of our control and I could no longer really contribute our ideas to our wedding. She took our concept simply elegant and made it happen.
Kimberly was awesome to work with and helped out with everything i need for the day before and the day of the wedding. We Read more...
Kimberly was awesome to work with and helped out with everything i need for the day before and the day of the wedding. We were having a semi-destination wedding and needed a lot of TLC and she definitely provided this. Kimberly picked up a lot of the slack when it came down to the final touches and towards the end when we had a few things happen that were out of our control and I could no longer really contribute our ideas to our wedding. She took our concept simply elegant and made it happen. Read less
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kirsten3210
Wedding:
11/6/2010
4.8/5.0
The communication was a little slow in the beginning. I felt I had to repeat my wants,questions and needs a few times even though they were sent via e-mail and could have been read through more thoroughly. The flower arrangements for the family members aisle seating wasn't even close to the pictures I sent as references towards what I was doing for the bouquets. Other than that everything went fabulous, the coordinator was sooo nice and the photographer was super helpful and came early. Super nice also. Overall a great job!
The communication was a little slow in the beginning. I felt I had to repeat my wants,questions and needs a few times even Read more...
The communication was a little slow in the beginning. I felt I had to repeat my wants,questions and needs a few times even though they were sent via e-mail and could have been read through more thoroughly. The flower arrangements for the family members aisle seating wasn't even close to the pictures I sent as references towards what I was doing for the bouquets. Other than that everything went fabulous, the coordinator was sooo nice and the photographer was super helpful and came early. Super nice also. Overall a great job! Read less
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brittney
Wedding:
8/21/2010
4.8/5.0
overall we have no complaints at all. Elegant Beginnings worked very hard to make sure that the wedding day was special and stress free for the Bride and her family. The coordinator assigned to our wedding was awesome!! She was very good at making us feel at ease with her and we felt very comfortable with her at all times of the wedding and reception. She was very thorough and great at her job. I would recommend your services to anyone with very high marks!! We couldn't have done it without your help.
overall we have no complaints at all. Elegant Beginnings worked very hard to make sure that the wedding day was special Read more...
overall we have no complaints at all. Elegant Beginnings worked very hard to make sure that the wedding day was special and stress free for the Bride and her family. The coordinator assigned to our wedding was awesome!! She was very good at making us feel at ease with her and we felt very comfortable with her at all times of the wedding and reception. She was very thorough and great at her job. I would recommend your services to anyone with very high marks!! We couldn't have done it without your help. Read less
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Kelly
Wedding:
2/15/2014
4.7/5.0
Lindsey was great to work with, the one thing that sticks out was her professionalism which is so important. She did a fantastic job handling our families for our ceremony and handled everything beautifully - exactly what a bride wants. She is fantastic at what she does and we would work with her again and recommend her to anyone.
Lindsey was great to work with, the one thing that sticks out was her professionalism which is so important. She did a Read more...
Lindsey was great to work with, the one thing that sticks out was her professionalism which is so important. She did a fantastic job handling our families for our ceremony and handled everything beautifully - exactly what a bride wants. She is fantastic at what she does and we would work with her again and recommend her to anyone. Read less
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Leighzardacarr
Wedding:
5/19/2012
4.6/5.0
I had a wonderful experience planning my wedding with elegant beggings. I am an out of town resident and did all my planning via email. Whenever I had a question I would have a response that day or early next day. I highly recommend elegant beginnings! They helped make my big day extra special!
I had a wonderful experience planning my wedding with elegant beggings. I am an out of town resident and did all my Read more...
I had a wonderful experience planning my wedding with elegant beggings. I am an out of town resident and did all my planning via email. Whenever I had a question I would have a response that day or early next day. I highly recommend elegant beginnings! They helped make my big day extra special! Read less
Services Used: Band, Wedding Cake, Flowers, Officiant, Photography, Wedding Planning
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Anne
Wedding:
5/21/2011
4.6/5.0
Tami was very professional and helpful at the rehearsal dinner and wedding. We would have appreciated contact with Elegant Beginnings a slightly earlier in the pre-wedding process.
Tami was very professional and helpful at the rehearsal dinner and wedding. We would have appreciated contact with Elegant Read more...
Tami was very professional and helpful at the rehearsal dinner and wedding. We would have appreciated contact with Elegant Beginnings a slightly earlier in the pre-wedding process. Read less
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Pam
Wedding:
7/10/2010
4.6/5.0
The staff was very courteous and flexible. More feedback or ideas of what could have been done for the wedding at the initial meeting would have been helpful. Over all, pleased with this vendor.
The staff was very courteous and flexible. More feedback or ideas of what could have been done for the wedding at the Read more...
The staff was very courteous and flexible. More feedback or ideas of what could have been done for the wedding at the initial meeting would have been helpful. Over all, pleased with this vendor. Read less
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Susan
Wedding:
5/4/2013
4.5/5.0
I called Kimberly 3weeks out from my wedding date of May 4th, she was able to accommodate me with
all my needs at such short notice, the flowers she did were beautiful and just what I asked for, they lasted
all week and were still good on the day we left Rosemary Beach.
Thank you so much, you made our wedding very special.
Susan and Terry.
May 2013.
I called Kimberly 3weeks out from my wedding date of May 4th, she was able to accommodate me with
all my needs at such Read more...
I called Kimberly 3weeks out from my wedding date of May 4th, she was able to accommodate me with
all my needs at such short notice, the flowers she did were beautiful and just what I asked for, they lasted
all week and were still good on the day we left Rosemary Beach.
Thank you so much, you made our wedding very special.
Susan and Terry.
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Services Used: Ceremony Music, Flowers, Wedding Planning
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Erin
Wedding:
5/29/2009
4.5/5.0
I was very satisfied with the wedding services provided by Elegant Beginnings. I was not from the area, so I relied heavily on their services and knowledge of other vendors. My phone calls and emails were always returned quickly. They provided me with many referrals for reception venues, wedding cakes, etc. I had a perfect wedding on the beach thanks to Elegant Beginnings.
I was very satisfied with the wedding services provided by Elegant Beginnings. I was not from the area, so I relied Read more...
I was very satisfied with the wedding services provided by Elegant Beginnings. I was not from the area, so I relied heavily on their services and knowledge of other vendors. My phone calls and emails were always returned quickly. They provided me with many referrals for reception venues, wedding cakes, etc. I had a perfect wedding on the beach thanks to Elegant Beginnings. Read less
Services Used: Flowers, Officiant, Photography, Wedding Planning
Elegant Beginnings Weddings & Events responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much Erin, it was certainly our pleasure! I am so glad the weather worked out to be so perfect for your beach wedding. God bless you both!
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LeeAnn
Wedding:
8/27/2011
4.0/5.0
Tami & Kimberly are fantastic! During the wedding process, they helped us find fantastic vendors, which we couldn't have done with out a wedding planner. Sometimes during the process there was some lag time on lingering questions, vendor responses, and/or final invoices. But, in the end our Wedding day was beyond our expectations!! Kimberly came early to make sure everything was set up perfectly. Tami & Lacey were there throughout the entire day tending to everything! Overall, they were wonderful to work with! As a hands on bride, they made my day easy and stress free. I enjoyed every minute & I could never thank them enough!
Tami & Kimberly are fantastic! During the wedding process, they helped us find fantastic vendors, which we couldn't have Read more...
Tami & Kimberly are fantastic! During the wedding process, they helped us find fantastic vendors, which we couldn't have done with out a wedding planner. Sometimes during the process there was some lag time on lingering questions, vendor responses, and/or final invoices. But, in the end our Wedding day was beyond our expectations!! Kimberly came early to make sure everything was set up perfectly. Tami & Lacey were there throughout the entire day tending to everything! Overall, they were wonderful to work with! As a hands on bride, they made my day easy and stress free. I enjoyed every minute & I could never thank them enough! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
3.9/5.0
Overall happy with services that the coordinator provided. Some things could have been better but, overall, everything went well.
Overall happy with services that the coordinator provided. Some things could have been better but, overall, everything Read more...
Overall happy with services that the coordinator provided. Some things could have been better but, overall, everything went well. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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Linda
Wedding:
4/24/2010
1.9/5.0
We cannot recommend Elegant Beginnings to anyone. Wedding 'Day of Coordination' was purchased and overall it turned out to be a frustrating event for us (the bride and groom). We initially chose Elegant Beginnings because of their great reviews, but now we regret that choice.

There were no issues with the pre-planning phase and Kimberly (owner) was helpful with this process. However, our wedding day coordination with two separate coordinators was a bust. The ceremony coordinator was very rude and unapproachable to our guests. It was a private and intimate ceremony with close family and friends, and nearly all guests complained about her inappropriate behavior and rude comments, forcing us to apologize to them all for her actions. The ceremony coordinator also did not perform many things that was outlined in the contract and timeline. The reception site coordinator was disinterested in making sure everything ran smoothly at our reception. She had a picture of what all the tables were suppose to look like, but was still confused and unmotivated, therefore, forcing our guests to set up the table centerpieces. She also had to be prompted to do simple things, such as, getting the band to announce our first dance.

Kimberly agreed to ONLY refund us for the ceremony due to the ceremony coordinator not fulfilling her responsibilities and rude behavior. Kimberly did not put customer satisfaction first above her coordinators' reputation. Both coordinators DID NOT make it their priority to ensure our wedding went smooth, stress free, and fabulous. Due to their unprofessionalism and the complaints received from guests, we DO NOT recommend Elegant Beginnings for your special day.
We cannot recommend Elegant Beginnings to anyone. Wedding 'Day of Coordination' was purchased and overall it turned out to Read more...
We cannot recommend Elegant Beginnings to anyone. Wedding 'Day of Coordination' was purchased and overall it turned out to be a frustrating event for us (the bride and groom). We initially chose Elegant Beginnings because of their great reviews, but now we regret that choice.

There were no issues with the pre-planning phase and Kimberly (owner) was helpful with this process. However, our wedding day coordination with two separate coordinators was a bust. The ceremony coordinator was very rude and unapproachable to our guests. It was a private and intimate ceremony with close family and friends, and nearly all guests complained about her inappropriate behavior and rude comments, forcing us to apologize to them all for her actions. The ceremony coordinator also did not perform many things that was outlined in the contract and timeline. The reception site coordinator was disinterested in making sure everything ran smoothly at our reception. She had a picture of what all the tables were suppose to look like, but was still confused and unmotivated, therefore, forcing our guests to set up the table centerpieces. She also had to be prompted to do simple things, such as, getting the band to announce our first dance.

Kimberly agreed to ONLY refund us for the ceremony due to the ceremony coordinator not fulfilling her responsibilities and rude behavior. Kimberly did not put customer satisfaction first above her coordinators' reputation. Both coordinators DID NOT make it their priority to ensure our wedding went smooth, stress free, and fabulous. Due to their unprofessionalism and the complaints received from guests, we DO NOT recommend Elegant Beginnings for your special day. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Planning
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