Karina ODonnell

Simply Ceremonies UK

Reviews (4)

 ODonnell
Available for
This Celebrant specialises in Weddings This Celebrant does not cater for Funerals This Celebrant specialises in Naming Ceremonies This Celebrant specialises in Renewals of Vows
Areas Covered

Kent

East Sussex

London

I travel Nationally and Internationally

Specialisms

Any weddings ( incl Same sex), Woodland weddings, Festival weddings, Vow renewals, Handfasting ceremonies, Baby Namings.

Affiliations

Fellowship of Independent Celebrants

Spoken Languages

English

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Prices from On request
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Karina ODonnell

Simply Ceremonies UK

Reviews (4) - 5/5

EXPERIENCE

Are you looking for a fun, memorable and personal ceremony that's as unique as you are? And a celebrant who works hard to "get you" so that your ceremony is perfect for you?

Karina has been in the wedding industry for over 25 years firstly as a bridal boutique owner and designer of gowns and headdresses but she trained as a celebrant in 2014 and has created lots of different styles of ceremony since then. She has worked in a variety of licensed and un-licensed venues in the South East including castles, stately homes and beautiful barns. She is also experienced with creating for outdoor weddings in particular woodland, beach and family gardens.


Karina enjoys taking inspiration from her couples to create fun, memorable and personalised ceremonies. She has been nominated for Customer service awards with Guides for brides and was runner up in 2016 and 2017 for the Kent Independent business awards. Karina won the award for Professional achievement for Kent Women in business for 2017

CEREMONY STYLE

I have created ceremonies which are steeped in tradition and have experience of creating non-religious ceremonies with Jewish traditions. I can work with religious content and spiritual content but draw the line at singing as I really can't sing!
I have created Festival style weddings with Hand-tying ceremonies and Jumping of the broomstick incorporated with elements of Twilight or Game of Thrones and I don't mind standing in a muddy field in the rain if it satisfies your craving for an outdoor ceremony during our English summer.
All of my ceremonies have guests laughing and enjoying the moment and the testimonials from my couples is evident that they've enjoyed their ceremony too.
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Reviews

Amazing Naming Ceremony

Louise Collier

Naming Ceremony at

Salmestone Grange | October 2017

Karina was the celebrant for my sons naming ceremony. She was absolutely fantastic in every way straight from the beginning of getting in contact... Read review.

Eli and Jon

Elinor Wells

Wedding at

Family home, Ringwould | September 2017

Thursday, 10 August, 2017
Hi Karina. Thank you so much for the time & effort you put into our Wedding ceremony. We wanted a relaxed natural feel... Read review.

Emma and Andrew

Emma Machin

Wedding at

Great Danes hotel Maidstone | April 2016

I don't know where to start. Karina did a fantastic wedding ceremony for us, totally understanding us and what we wanted. She is happy and bubb... Read review.

Jazmin and Emanuel

Jazmin Larangeiras

Wedding at

Tudor Barn - Eltham | August 2016

Thank you Karina for the most beautiful ceremony. You helped make our day perfect, I couldn't recommend you more. It was more than we could ask f... Read review.

Amazing Naming Ceremony

Louise Collier

Salmestone Grange | October 2017

Karina was the celebrant for my sons naming ceremony. She was absolutely fantastic in every way straight from the beginning of getting in contact with her. She is very open and friendly and straight away puts you at ease, giving fantastic ideas along the way. Everyone that attended said how great the ceremony was and in particular how Karina had made it so personal to my son. She Listened to everything that we said we wanted and it was clear that she had put a lot of effort in to her words. We had some unfortunate very last minute changes to our event, but Karina was so accommodating. I would recommend Karina as a celebrant and will certainly be using her again myself.

Eli and Jon

Elinor Wells

Family home, Ringwould | September 2017

Thursday, 10 August, 2017
Hi Karina. Thank you so much for the time & effort you put into our Wedding ceremony. We wanted a relaxed natural feel to our ceremony & it was delivered perfectly. We had the best day & it was great to have shared it with you. Diolch yn fawr

Emma and Andrew

Emma Machin

Great Danes hotel Maidstone | April 2016

I don't know where to start. Karina did a fantastic wedding ceremony for us, totally understanding us and what we wanted. She is happy and bubbly and a "must have" at every wedding.

Jazmin and Emanuel

Jazmin Larangeiras

Tudor Barn - Eltham | August 2016

Thank you Karina for the most beautiful ceremony. You helped make our day perfect, I couldn't recommend you more. It was more than we could ask for and completely tailored to us. Such a personal and lovely script ❤️❤️

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Why Choose Karina

Clients have described me as friendly, thoughtful and "I get them" Grooms have said that I bring a calming influence on the day. This is because I spend time getting to know my couples and am happy to listen, guide and advise you, offering creative ideas and inspiration to suit your needs.I want you to have an absolutely perfect ceremony and I make no apology for the fact that I simply love Weddings!

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