Personalized Wedding Plan – Feaster & Light

Personalized Wedding Plan

Feaster & Light

Wedding Date: June 13, 2020
Ceremony Location: Royal Lane Baptist
Wedding Reception Location: Northwood Country Club
Secured Vendors: Sarah Kate Photography; Candlelight Video; Downtown Fever Band

Setting the Scene

Alyson and Brendan have known each other since the summer of 2012, which Brendan tells as he saw a beautiful girl in a green dress and asked if she wanted a drink. After a few starts and stops and different directions they made their way back to each other in the fall of 2018 when Brendan let Alyson know he had decided he was going to marry her earlier that year and was just waiting for the perfect time to get back together.

Luckily, they were both out of their respective relationships and their reconnection began in earnest. Both from the DFW area (Alyson from Dallas and Brendan from Fort Worth) they went to school at the University of Oklahoma and SMU respectively. Both of their families and roots are deep in Texas making their planning very family-focused.  

They are looking to plan a wedding on June 13, 2020, and have booked Royal Lane Baptist Church and Northwood Country Club. They will have 250 guests and are inspired by a more traditional wedding with plenty of character, tons of candles, and mostly something fun, elegant, with a bit of bling and sparkle! They are also interested in a party that allows for a seated dinner for everyone with a late night pass of their favorite, Whataburger. 

Something fun, elegant, with a bit of bling and sparkle!

— style statement

Planning for the first time, Alyson & Brendan are interested in a planning package that includes both vendor and logistics support and overall concept and design. They will have a wedding with a large number of their friends in attendance and are looking for it to be fun and not too stuffy. Alyson & Brendan are interested in making their wedding as unique as possible for their guests who have potentially seen it all!

Alyson & Brendan

Alyson & Brendan

Alyson & Brendan

Alyson & Brendan

Something fun, elegant, with a bit of bling and sparkle!

Something fun, elegant, with a bit of bling and sparkle!


We look forward to executing the below plan together to create a stress-free wedding that reflects you as a couple.

  • Deep dive into your design inspirations (e.g., art, culture, architecture, etc.), which will create the foundation for an event that represents you both

  • Define and construct a budget with reasonable parameters to achieve your vision

  • Encourage and facilitate a conversation among relevant stakeholders to ensure everyone has been heard

  • Assist in incorporating both of your past histories into your future together

  • Provide communication tools and techniques to allow you to navigate the world of weddings

Client Code

  • Flat fee structure: We provide clarity on exactly where we fit into your budget

  • Vendor transparency: We find the perfect retailers for you to work with and pay directly

  • Online portal access: We provide a platform for you to monitor and view your wedding progress in real-time

  • Passed-through savings: We provide you with savings, where applicable, utilizing our long-term industry relationships

Something fun, elegant, with a bit of bling and sparkle!

Something fun, elegant, with a bit of bling and sparkle!

Beautiful & Clean Decor

Beautiful & Clean Decor

Measures of Success

  • Peace of mind in planning for the first time

  • Confidence in your vendor selections from years of past experience

  • Roadmap for an engagement with peaceful and attainable benchmarks

  • Guest and family-focused wedding weekend

Personalized Wedding Plan 

Please find below your road map to a successful, beautiful, and bespoke event.


  • Create and maintain wedding checklist

  • Create and maintain wedding budget

  • Recommend and manage contracts for vendors who fit the budget

  • Schedule and attend vendor selection and planning appointments (This list may include venue, florist, photographer, filmmaker, entertainment, cakes, linen, transportation, stationary, caterer, lighting, wedding atelier, menswear, hair and makeup, décor, security, and valet.)

  • Manage and coordinate the design of stationary

  • Schedule all portraits; attend portrait shoot and assist with delivery of wedding attire and floral

  • Pre-determined monthly wedding meetings, weekly phone calls, and daily emails as necessary to plan and finalize wedding details

  • For destination weddings, provide a minimum of three site visits, one of which will be the wedding weekend (The client will be responsible for the costs of airfare, accommodations, per diem, and transportation for each visit.)

  • Produce itinerary documents for the wedding party and all vendors with minute-by-minute wedding details

  • Provide vendor walk-through at reception venue one (1) week prior to the wedding

  • Gather and deliver amenity bags for out-of-town guests

  • Manage wedding apparel (This could include wedding gown pick-up and one (1) bustle appointment and/or tuxedo or suit fittings.)

  • Assist in obtaining wedding insurance

  • Assist in recommending dance lessons for the couple

  • Plan ceremony and discuss family information, pew seating, processional, and recessional

  • Meet with couple and family one (1) week prior to the wedding: pick up all personal items (guest book, pen, portrait, toasting glasses, sign-in book, cake knife, favors, programs, etc.) and transport to ceremony and reception venue

  • Attend rehearsal ceremony, coordinate ceremony (in the absence or in concurrence with on-site church coordinator), handle marriage license, and church fee

  • Consult on personal design and wedding vision

  • Create wedding concept, design, floor plans, and color palette

Wedding Day

  • Manage all vendor set-up on the day of your event and on-site coordination of partners throughout the event

  • Coordinate payment of partner balances and distribute tips as requested

  • Coordinate transportation for out-of-town guests and wedding party

  • Deliver wedding attire, as well as assist couple and wedding party in the dressing rooms prior to the ceremony

  • Coordinate wedding ceremony and wedding reception (This includes pre-ceremony and post-ceremony pictures as well as day-of activities.)

Post Wedding

  • Return all personal items and gifts to the couple following the honeymoon

Cake Inspiration

Cake Inspiration

Tabletop Inspiration

Tabletop Inspiration

Tabletop Inspiration

Tabletop Inspiration

Tabletop Inspiration

Tabletop Inspiration


Ceremony Inspiration - Previous Wedding at Royal Lane Baptist

Ceremony Inspiration – Previous Wedding at Royal Lane Baptist

Flat Wedding Planning Fee: $15000 | 50% retainer due at signing | 50% two weeks prior to the wedding

 The above fee includes wedding and reception planning. It does not include the cost of rehearsal dinner, welcome party, or post-wedding brunch planning.

Additional Staffing Fee:
 $30 per hour for assistants on the wedding weekend | billed post-wedding



“I have been in a handful of weddings and truly have not seen one wedding planner be as organized and efficient as Julian. We will forever be thanking him for his time, his talent, and his infectious energy for making our wedding the most perfect weekend.”

— Kasey, Bride

Kasey & Nash - Dallas, Texas

Kasey & Nash – Dallas, Texas

Gabrielle & Will - San Miguel, Mexico

Gabrielle & Will – San Miguel, Mexico


“No matter how many times someone says, “live in the moment” and “enjoy every moment” I think that might be impossible. The celebration flies by and is so incredibly magical but with Julian the planning is just as rewarding and fun as the celebration.”

— Gabrielle, Bride


Julian has over 15 years in the event planning, luxury hospitality, and etiquette industry. His diverse experience includes catering management, floral design, corporate occasions, and large-scale wedding and event production. Julian enjoys playing golf; is an avid reader; and loves traveling, having visited over 20 countries around the world. 

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