About us

About us 2018-01-09T19:37:14+00:00

Elegance & Simplicity Wedding & Event Designers, Inc. is a full Event + Interior Design & Décor House. Elegance & Simplicity has two major subdivisions. Crafted in DC is our division for Celebrity Chef Experiences and Celebrity Chef Representation & Business Development based in the Washington, DC area. DC Mini Garden is our special eco-friendly plant/herb/floral rental division with rental reclaimed wood boxes and terrariums for events and gifting too. We specialize in weddings and events along with creating experiences with Celebrity Chefs. We also have a sister office in the Dominican Republic.

Our blog is one of the top wedding blogs in the world and the most widely read DC Area Wedding Blog!

Katie Martin founded Elegance & Simplicity, Inc. in 1998. She currently has five books published including The Everything Wedding Book, 4th & 5th Editions & The Everything Mother of the Bride Book, 2nd Edition, 3rd and 4th Editions. Ms. Martin is also the Editor-in-Chief of Eco-Beautiful Weddings®. She is also available for keynote speaking and professional consulting for event professionals and Celebrity Chefs.

Check out Eco-Beautiful Weddings – Our online Eco-Friendly Weddings Blog

Photos by Caitlin Rose Photography, Documentary Associates, Caroline Lima, Nat Wongsaroj.