After several discussions, we decided on the magnificent Crescent as the venue, a perfect location that fit their needs and vision like a glove. Initially, we had looked at a couple of sites for a tent, but rather than sink money into a costly structure, the bride focused the budget on exquisite details, fantastic décor, and other elements that would make the day unforgettable.

When the big day finally arrived, everything fell perfectly into place. The weather was divine, and the ceremony in The Crescent's courtyard was nothing short of magical.

The heart of the wedding, however, was the reception in the elegant ballroom. The bride's dream of a garden-inspired look came to life, thanks to the incredible team at Jackson Durham, who adorned the ceiling with breathtaking greenery and lanterns, creating a captivating focal point that wowed.

But what made the night truly fantastic was the outstanding entertainment – Jessie's Girls, a band that set the dance floor on fire. Every single guest was swept away by the party atmosphere, and it was clear that this wedding was all about celebrating love, life, and joy.

Here we have a couple with a crystal-clear vision for their special day—a fresh, garden-inspired wedding that would leave everyone in awe. But planning such an event was no easy feat. The groom is a well-known chef who had to keep relocating for his dream job. The couple moved not once, not twice, but three times during the wedding planning process!

With their lives in constant motion, they needed a wedding planner to anchor them through the storm and keep everything on track. That's where we stepped in, determined to turn their dream day into a beautiful reality.


vendor credits

Planning: Julian Leaver Events | Photo + Video: James and Jess | Venue: Hotel Crescent Court | Floral & Event Design: Jackson Durham | Hair + Makeup: Maitee Miles | Entertainment: Jessie's Girls | Officiant: Love Notes | Bridal Dress Retailer: Warren Barron | Bridal Dress Designer: Monique Lhuillier | Groom's Attire: The Black Tux | Rentals: Top Tier, Center Stage Floors | Cake: Fancy Cakes by Lauren | Lighting: LeForce DFW | Stationery: Southern Fried Paper

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