Raves

Deanna, THANK YOU SO SO MUCH!!!! You were so incredibly helpful this weekend and made everything go so smoothly. I don’t know what we would have done without you, especially with the rain! We all really enjoyed working with you and really appreciated everything that you did for us, it made our wedding truly special. I cannot recommend you highly enough!  Emily Stromberg Brekke (bride)

Deanna, thank you so much for your help on our wedding. I honestly cannot think of anything that you could have done to make our wedding any better. Both families commented several times how vital you were to this whole process. I’ll be recommending your services to anyone planning a wedding or event.  Lindsay Atherton Penn (bride)

Deanna- Wow! Your work made my day run so smoothly! I didn’t feel like I had to worry about a single thing! You were always a step ahead of me! I could not have done it without you! Everyone should hire Deanna Jones Dillender as their wedding planner! She is amazing!  Brook Noe Jackson (bride)

Now that Whitney and I have had a little time to recover from our big weekend, we wanted to take a moment to thank you Deanna. You were the best wedding planner and florist we could have ever hoped for. You made our lives so much easier the last couple months, and made sure our wedding went as smoothly as possible. We truly don’t know what we would have done without you and Great Expectations KY – Creators of Extraordinary Weddings and Events. Michael + Whitney Kunjoo (bride and groom via Facebook).

Deanna, where do I even start? Today would not be possible if it wasn’t for you!  You have made this process run so smoothly and have made each step along the way stress free! My fiancé being in the military and planning a wedding by myself can be hard but you understood and help pick up where Clint couldn’t be. I am forever grateful. Its so heartwarming to know there are people in the world like you.  Courtney + Clint (bride and groom)

Deanna, I don’t event know where to being to thank you for all that you have done for Tony and I.  You were there from the beginning all the way to the perfect day! I could not dream of a more prefect wedding day and rehearsal.  The decor, lighting, organization, everything was perfect. Jenn + Tony (bride and groom)

Deanna, Thank you for everything you did for our wedding day.  The day couldn’t have been more perfect. You made it all flow so seamlessly and relieved me of any stress whatsoever. Since the first day we met with you, I felt so much at peace about the entire wedding day. Alison & Wes Strunk (bride and groom)

Thank you for everything, Deanna. We LOVED working with you. I loved every step of the process and was thankful for your expertise and support.  It was just a magical day and it wouldn’t have been the same without you.  Hope you are enjoying some well deserved time off.  Best Wishes, Jennifer Ebert (bride)

Deanna, what can I say about how great you are ! I couldn’t have done this wedding without you. I have told you before you calmness and ability to keep the bride and mother of the bride de- stressed is amazing !! We can’t say enough how pleased we were . It was absolutely beautiful and pure fabulousness !!! I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart ,especially going through the stress of a loss in my family you made it so easy !!! We will definitely be recommended YOU !!!  Sherie Omohundro (mother of bride)

Deanna, I am so thankful for the careful way you shepherded Jordan and Jarrod’s day.  There’s so much you do to help execute a wedding fora  family.  You were such a blessing to us.  Kim Thacker, (mother of groom)

Thank you so much for everything. It was a dream come true for all of us! No detail was left out.  What a magical event.  Brenda Hichborn (mother of bride)

You are amazing. Thank you so much for your hard work and open mind.  There is no way our vision could become a reality without you.  We are so thankful our paths crossed, you are truly talented.  Cassie Robinson (bride)

“Thank you so much for the beautiful flowers. They were prefect and more than I could’ve ever imagined. Thank you for being so wonderful and easy to work with! Kathryn and Alex Wade (bride and groom)

It was so great to be part of Whitney’s day with you . So grateful for your executing and love seeing you manage the day.”  Melanie Mauer (photographer)

Thank you so much for making our day so perfect! We could not have done it without you!”  Wes and Sam Sams (bride and groom)

I am not sure where to start. Thank you for making ALL my wedding dreams come true! The entire day was truly magical and I have you and your flawless execution to thank. You are truly great at what you do and I was luck to have you on my side. I can honestly say I would not change a thing. You are such a huge part of all my memories from the wedding process and I truly appreciate you and all your hard work.  Elizabeth Hardig Sommershield.  (bride)

We just wanted to thank you for everything you did to make our wedding and the entire process wonderful and enjoyable. We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect weekend, everything fell in to place so nicely. Thank you for helping to make one of the most important days of our life such a pleasant memory. Meredith & Kevin Pinto (bride and groom)

We cannot thank you enough for how hard you worked with our wedding flowers.  Everything was absolutely beautiful. You were so kind and helpful throughout the whole process. I appreciate that so much. You went above and beyond in making sure everything was perfect and it absolutely was. Chris and Sara Jill Handy (bride and groom)

Thank you so much again for everything you did to make my day so amazing! It was everything we could have imagined! Kendra & Scott Kratzwald (bride and groom)

I want to thank you for all your work these past few weeks and for everything on the actual wedding day. You took a ton of stress off a lot of people and made the day that much more enjoyable for my mom and sister.  Thank you and I appreciate it!!!  You all definitely made it an awesome day for Kurt and I and I couldn’t have asked for more from anyone there!  KY is a very hospitable place, we saw a lot of that southern kindness this past week, enough that a lot of guests are very anxious to return!  Thank you again for you and your assistant’s help.   Much appreciated!!!!  Ashley Eck – Bride

I know I’ve told you a thousand times already, but I want the world to see how very much I appreciate all you’ve done for my daughter and her husband to help make their “big day” completely amazing and perfect! There are not enough words to thank you for all you have done! Your kindness, professionalism, and hard work have definitely not gone unnoticed! As the mother of the bride, I was very concerned about living 2 hours away and not being able to know every little detail, but you left nothing undone and did everything with a smile and a calmness that we needed! : ) I will be forever grateful to you! Once again, thank you, thank you, thank you!!! I recommend you highly!!!  Jill Frye Ramsay – Mother of Bride

Words can not begin to express my appreciation for you and your team! I can not literally tell you what an amazing job you did! I was totally at peace (as was Rachel) with the detail managment. I felt like it was so smooth and effortless. It sure was wonderful for the wedding party and wedding families. We have had endless comments on how wonderful everything was, and in particular how beautiful the reception and ceremony were! Several folks that are in the know with regards to flowers commented it was the prettiest that they had ever seen!!!   LeeAnn Wallace – Mother of Bride

Thank just doesn’t seem enough to say for giving Rachel her dream!!I just wanted to write you a note and send you a HUGE thanks! You worked so hard for our wedding and it turned out wonderfully. You did an absolute amazing job. My mom and I were just thrilled! The flowers were gorgeous….my bouquet was awesome! We were so happy with the work you did. You were wonderful to have and always had great suggestions. Thanks for making my day such a memorable one. 🙂  Brooke Baumberger Hunt – Bride

“I just wanted to take a moment to thank you again for everything you did to make this day for Brooke & Adam a memorable occasion.  Without you,  your expert guidance and hard work, it would have never come together as nicely as it did…the day, the florals, the reception and everything else that went into making their wedding couldn’t have been more perfect!  The church looked beautiful, the florals were amazing and Keeneland took most everyones breath away. To say the least, we are all  “over the top” happy and pleased with the exceptional services you provided us during the past few months.  I would not hesitate one moment to recommend you to anyone looking for a wedding planner!”  Denise Baumberger-Mother of Bride

“Thank you so much for helping us create the most beautiful, flawlessly-executed wedding for our daughter, Leslie Robin, and her fiancé, Bilal Aslam. This wedding offered some extra challenges: a couple in medical school not readily available, blending three very different cultures, putting together a large multi component event with over 320 people with extra events include the Mehndi, horse tour, Men’s Dinner, Sunday brunch, transportation, photo shoots and make up sessions.  You met ever challenge with extreme grace, humor, and a calm manner and made it seem effortless!” Susan and David Robin – Parents of the Bride

“Thank you for making the whole process stress free and enjoyable. Most of all, thank you for making our dream wedding a reality.  You are the best.”  Clarissa Gesmundo Allen ~~Bride

“Thank you for everything.  I really feel like Isaac and I had the perfect wedding weekend.  We could not have done it without you all.”  Paula Rubenstein~~Bride

“As you know, the Buddy Walk has taken new heights – a tradition we hope to continue.  We truly appreciate your leadership, expertise and the classy way you handled our event. ” DSACK Buddy Walk Committee

“I’ve had many people ask who our florist was for our wedding, and I’ve gladly passed along your information.  You really did a beautiful job with our wedding-above and beyond.  Lucy Wachs Blanford~~Bride

“You went way beyond anything I ever expected.  Our wedding was a dream come true.  You are absolutely the best at what you do!”  Allison (Walters) Greg~~ Bride

“We would be thrilled to give a reference for you.  Without you, I predict our event would have been a disaster.  You were awesome and there are many things that we give you credit for.”  Patty Gilpin~~Mother of Bride

“Thank you so much for putting together the beautiful decorations and flowers. It was a beautiful day! If anyone needed a decorator/planner in the area, we would definitely recommend you.  Meghan and Terry Pittman~~Bride and Groom

“I just wanted to thank you so much for doing such an excellent job with coordinating our wedding. What you did for us was far beyond our expectations. It is hard to express my gratitude and appreciation.” Courtney (Brown) Wilkerson~~Bride

“Our wedding was more than we hoped for, because of you!” “We could not have done it without you.” “You kept us sane throughout the nearly year of planning and organizing our dream day!” “I can’t wait to show you the video and pictures—let’s plan to get together soon!” Best Wishes! Heather (Flattley) Ingram ~~ Bride

“Everything was wonderful!” “Thank you so much for your help, suggestions and calm demeanor.” “I so appreciate your patience with my mom and dad—they think you did a great job!” “You are highly recommended…” Billie Jo (Hall) Setzer ~~Bride

You definitely made a big difference in our wedding planning! You’ll never realize the reassurance you brought to Courtney and I. Knowing we could run everything by you, relieved so much stress—you always had an answer. We’ll always be grateful for all that you did. We feel like we now leave a good friend behind in Lexington! Sandy Poe ~~ Mother of the Bride

We wanted to thank you again for everything you have done. You have made this event even more special by handling so much—so efficiently. You were always professional and always positive. It made it so much easier for the people around, going through the dramatics of planning a wedding. Happy to be a referral anytime! Anne & Dean Loane ~~ Bride and Groom

Thank you so much for all of your help with Becky and Andy’s wedding. I don’t know what we would have done without you! It was so wonderful not to have to worry about all of the details and know that you would handle everything. We will definitely recommend you to others and have already done so. Nancy Collins ~~ Mother of the Bride

How can I begin to express all of my feelings towards you? You made my daughter’s special day “perfect”. Leah now has a new friend she will treasure always, you! Her exact words were “my wedding was perfect!” This event proved to be so much larger and more involved than I would have ever imagined, but we had you and that made everything better! Thank you for doing the job that you do. Willa May ~~ Mother of the Bride

Thanks so much for all your hard work! We could not have gotten through this without you! Many people have commented to us that it was the most beautiful wedding they had ever been to. You made Misty’s engagement fun and not as stressful as it would have been if we didn’t have you. Best wishes to you and your family! Lois Lawson ~~ Mother of the Bride