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If you want the perfect wedding..then hire Donna Kim. She is absolutely remarkable! She took away the stress of planning a wedding, which allowed us to enjoy every minute of the planning process and the wedding day. 

Donna designed our custom invitations! They were unique, classy, and fit our personalities perfectly. We didn't know invitations could be so beautiful. We received dozens of compliments. 

Donna was also involved in every aspect of planning our wedding. Donna designed our flowers, bouquets, place cards, menu cards, cocktail napkins, etc. She also helped us with with our venue, vendors, contracts, meal selection, flowers, day of coordination, etc...It was so nice to have an expert on board. We never once worried that any detail was going to be forgotten. And no detail was forgotten. We had so many guests comment on how classy and elegant the wedding was. 

We give Donna our HIGHEST recommendation!!! It's because of her that we had the wedding of our dreams. She met and exceeded all our expectations!!!!!

Services Used: Invitations, Wedding Planning

 

The first time that Donna Kim of The Perfect Details and I spoke she asked me to tell her three words I would use to describe my dream wedding. As I daydreamed about my September 2011 Boston nuptials, I told her "wow", elegant and classic. Looking back a month later and recalling what our friends and families have said to us about our wedding day, I am 100% positive that Donna assisted us in achieving just that - an elegant, classic wedding with the perfect dose of "wow". 

Being a type A personality, I am very concerned with organization, timelines, details and all the moving parts of whatever situation I am in. Donna was my match. Before I could even send her an email asking about when we should think about booking our next vendor, she had already contacted me with her favorite vendor suggestions (we used her recommendations for florist & make-up artist- both of whom were absolutely amazing!). She kept us on a perfect timeline throughout the 14 months that we worked together. It was reassuring to have her for all those sticky etiquette questions, random "what do you think about X?" questions and everything in between. She was available until late in the evening (we are talking 11:30pm at night!) and was super speedy on email, which I loved! 

Donna's talent showed through in all aspects of her wedding planning, but both my husband & I agree that her invites brought the entire wedding to the next level...the "wow" level. Donna worked with us to create a truly unique invite that arrived to our guests in a box (yes, a box!). We chose everything from the border paper to the background color to the blush pink silk bow that tied it all together with our color scheme. Our parents and I were getting calls EVERY DAY from guests about how amazing the invites were; people were so blown away and impressed, which is exactly what we wanted to achieve! 

Another area where Donna's talent & expertise showed through was how she executed the wedding day. Her day of schedule was so meticulous and organized that I felt nothing but confident and calm, pre-wedding, that everything would go off without a hitch and trust me, it did! She knew exactly how long to schedule for hair and make-up, transportation, pictures, etc. I literally don't know how a bride without a schedule like this can keep track of time on her wedding day - time flies and you want to make sure you are using that time in the best and most efficient way. 

Last, it was very important to us that the color scheme in our invitations tied into the color scheme of the wedding itself. Donna created our place cards, menu cards, programs, welcome bags, drink signs, cocktail napkins, cookie bags, etc. - all in the same paper materials and hues from our invites, but each with its own twist. The wedding design was coordinated but not matchy matchy; very subtle & classic, which was exactly what we envisioned! It was completely cohesive. 

I would highly recommend Donna Kim of The Perfect Details for wedding planning, design and invitation creation. Our 9-10-11 wedding was elegant, classic and had the perfect dose of "wow". It was a dream!

Services Used: Invitations, Wedding Planning

 

My fiance (now husband) and I both work long hours and after trying some planning on our own, we soon realized that we needed to hire a Wedding Planner. We needed someone who could help us not only with the day of the wedding, but finding a venue, booking vendors, design assistance, color schemes, invitations - everything! I was referred to Donna Kim @ The Perfect Details in November of 2010. At the time, we were trying to plan our wedding for August of 2011. From the first phone conversation I had with Donna, she was able to calm my nerves & anxiety. I was afraid that we wouldn't be able to find a great venue because most places we had already looked at were booked. I started to think all the good vendors would be booked as well, and Donna came to the rescue. She really listened to what we wanted our special day to be about and the type of celebration that we were looking to have with our friends and family. Since we were really stuck on finding a venue, Donna helped come up with some new and creative ideas for us. We really wanted our celebration to be by the ocean and Donna did a great job helping us select our dream location in Newport, RI. She understood our budget and recommended ways to be creative and cut costs in areas that weren't worth it. We had heard from some friends that selecting vendors was one of the most time consuming parts of planning their weddings. After getting to know us a little, Donna was able to connect us with excellent vendors who fit our style! It was such a huge relief to have all of our vendors booked by January and we felt confident in everyone since they came highly recommended by Donna. 

Donna designed our save the dates and custom invitations. Again, she took the time to go through every detail with us and made sure we were getting what we wanted. We never realized how much detail goes into a simple thing like an invitation. The size, colors, how it opens, font type and size, etc.. it all can get overwhelming. She showed us tons of samples and color schemes that might match the theme of our wedding. All of our family and friends commented on how beautiful our invitations were!! Donna also took care of our menu cards, table numbers and place cards which she printed on wood to go along with our theme!! She also designed our beautiful (and delicious) candy bar :-) 

I can't say enough great things about Donna, she is AMAZING!! Her work ethic is second to none, and her dedication and passion for what she does is reflected in her beautiful work! There is no way we could have planned this wedding without her! If I emailed or called her I would have a response in less than 30 minutes. It didn't matter if it was 12:00am, she would respond! I honestly felt like I was her only client even though she had a million things going on and was working with multiple brides. She was always there for me even if I just needed to talk to calm my nerves! 

The day of the wedding went so smoothly. Everything was perfect and that's because Donna and her team made sure of it!! I didn't have to worry about vendors not showing up, or being late, or not having directions, etc.. because Donna took care of it all! She had everything in order at least a week before our wedding and created "to-do" lists for me so I knew exactly what I needed to bring. She also typed up a detailed day-of-wedding schedule (I mean detailed right down the the minute) and sent this out to all my vendors, bridesmaids, groomsmen, and family. I was so impressed with Donna and her team's professionalism at the wedding. They really made sure every little detail was perfect. 

I'm not sure how Donna does it all but SHE DOES! It doesn't matter if you are planning a big or small wedding - it's overwhelming and I would highly recommend Donna Kim. I can't thank her enough for everything she did to make our wedding so special :-)

Services Used: Invitations, Wedding Planning

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To all the Bride-to-be’s, 
I recently had the pleasure of working with Donna Kim on my August 2011 wedding. My experience with Donna is one that I will never forget. Not only did she design/create all wedding stationary items, she was also a great counselor during the wedding planning process. She exceeded our expectations in every way. And believe me….we are not easy. After one meeting, she understood our taste and the look/feel that we were trying to achieve for our special day. Donna set the classy yet whimsical tone to our wedding with amazing save-the-date cards and breathtaking satin boxed invitations which were shipped as a “present” to our guests. She later followed up with sentimental programs, rhinestone detailed menu cards and romantic framed seating boards. The compliments I received on the beauty of her work were endless. 
I highly recommend Donna for all wedding planning tasks. Her skill, design-eye, dedication and patience were so critical during my wedding planning. She will be a so valuable to your wedding planning process. We could not have done it without her! 
Thank you Donna!

Services Used: Invitations

 

As the mother of the bride I was so excited to help my daughter plan her perfect day. We began many, many, months in advance looking at magazines and websites such as this one. As our binders (we each had one) grew thicker and thicker with idea pictures and vendor brochures I became a bit anxious. How would we decide on trustworthy vendors and tasteful, classy accents to go with the venue and the colors the happy couple had chosen? Pulling all the “perfect details” together came to us one day in a tiny dynamo of a package when we met Donna Kim. 

From our very first meeting I was impressed by her ability to listen, ask questions and put ideas in perspective. Donna Kim has the unique ability to sort through the torn out pages of bridal magazines in those binders and help you uncover your style. 

At that first meeting Donna showed us her gorgeous binders of invitations. Her creativity and attention to detail is obvious in every artfully designed and embellished element. Donna helped us pick the most beautiful invitations which would become our wedding guest’s first glimpse into the day. 

We quickly decided to hire Donna as a wedding designer and consultant shortly after this first meeting. It seemed like an extravagance at the time, but now I cannot imagine planning a wedding without her. If there are things a bride and her family should splurge on for the wedding day I vote for Donna Kim. Forget the photo booth, dessert station, raw bar or whatever extra you feel you need to make your day special. These may be nice but will be soon forgotten. Having a guardian angel, like Donna and her staff, who are just a phone call away during the entire planning process is worth any wedding day extra. The security and reassurance we felt with Donna designing and watching over my daughter’s wedding was a priceless feeling. Phone support is literally 24/7 with Donna. Any question you may have during the process from invitation design to day of procedure is answered quickly and professionally. 

I was very pleased with every element Donna and her staff created for the special day. The place cards, menu cards and table numbers all coordinated with the original invitations and were beautifully designed with photos and crystal accents. The wedding guests were asked to sign a one of a kind poster Donna designed upon the bride’s request. It is now a lovely piece of art in the home of the happy couple. Donna created many extra little touches all around the venue to personalize the site and surprise us. She anticipated and thought of many things we would have overlooked. 

On the wedding day Ms. Donna Kim was our best friend, fierce advocate and ringmaster. If there were any glitches, we were never told. The day was absolutely perfect. I do wish we had listened to Donna’s recommendation for vendors, but we had booked some of them before meeting with her. I can not stress enough, take her advice about other wedding professionals. She only works with the best and Donna’s recommendations are cost saving in the long run. 

I hope you have a wonderful wedding day. 
Donna Kim of The Perfect Details will help make your dream come true.

Services Used: Invitations, Wedding Planning

 

There is SO much to say about how truly FABULOUS Donna Kim at the Perfect Details is that I don't even know where to begin!! We originally hired Donna for our save the dates, custom wedding invitations and all wedding stationery. After about 6 months or so of working with Donna on our save the dates and invitations, we also hired her as our Day of Coordinator, we had never considered hiring one, but after meeting and working with Donna, we had to have her there with us on our wedding day. 

Donna is AMAZING. Her attention to details and creativity is truly extraordinary. She is also an incredible listener, she listened to every single idea and random thought I had, about our save the dates, invitations, and decor and turned them into truly beautiful incredible PERFECT details. I also felt as though she took the time to REALLY listen to me and get to know me and my personality. 

Donna was ALWAYS there to put our minds (and my moms) at ease and she was always available to chat via email, phone or meet us wherever most convenient for us to discuss our details, questions, etc. We obviously weren't her only clients, but Donna TRULY makes you feel like you are. Not only is Donna an incredibly gifted wedding planner who creates the most unique, elegant and gorgeous invitations and details, but she also is a VERY special person, she is one of the most honest, trusting, kind, funny and just truly amazing people I've ever met. She constantly went above and beyond for us and always found a way to take the stress completely off of us and put us at ease and make the wedding planning FUN. I feel so lucky and relieved to have found and worked with Donna throughout our wedding planning, not only did she create my dream invitations and details but she truly made our wedding day PERFECT and honestly like a true fairytale, and now I feel very lucky to also call her my friend. 

Some of my married friends warned me to expect something to go wrong on the day of our wedding, but nothing did and I KNOW Donna and her staff at the Perfect Details are 100% responsible for that. Donna created a insanely detailed, down to the minute, wedding day schedule and "packing list" it was amazing! Everything we thought we had to worry about, Donna already had taken care of it. I was one of those brides who dreamed of her wedding day since she was a little girl, so I did want everything to be PERFECT, and Donna knew that and made sure our wedding day went as smooth and perfect as possible, and it sure did. 

Our wedding day was a HOT one in July 2011. Donna had control over everything, she made sure that everyone was doing exactly what they were suppose to and made sure all of the details were just right, that everything was set up and looked exactly as it was suppose to in our reception tent and made sure the centerpieces and flowers were perfect. She was always right there whenever I turned around and it was especially helpful after our ceremony that was outside in the BLAZING sun, when I told her how HOT I was, she immediately began spraying me with cooling mist!! Now that is top grade service! 

Everything Donna created for us (save the dates, invitations, menu cards, ceremony programs, place cards, a totally unique one of a kind guest book poster, table numbers, signs for bride & groom chairs and even adorable signs for the restrooms featuring our dogs!) was beyond fabulous and perfect. Our guests couldn't stop raving about how perfect everything was and continue to tell us it was the most gorgeous wedding they have ever been to. 

I've had many friends and people ask me how I stayed sane planning such a fabulous wedding and I always simply reply "Donna Kim". 

I really don't know how she does it, but she literally took care of everything! Donna is the most organized person I've ever met. We were able to relax and enjoy the day that we had waited so long for, and we didn't have to worry about a thing. 
My husband and I had the wedding of our dreams and we know that a HUGE part of that is because of Donna and having her there as our day of coordinator. If Donna is available to customize your invitations and wedding details and help plan your wedding, hiring her will hands down be the BEST decision you ever make.

Services Used: Invitations, Wedding Planning