Personalized Wedding Plan – Shay & Law

Wedding Plan
Shay & Law

Tommy & Erin

Tommy & Erin

Your Details

Desired Wedding Date: May 21, 2022
Ceremony Location: N/A
Reception Location: TBD, Potentially, D.E.C. on Dragon

Setting the Scene

Erin and Tommy got engaged in May! You are looking to have a wedding reception with family and friends in May 2022 with around 200 guests and are just getting started with planning. You’re currently planning on a small ceremony with family only in Seattle, and are looking to plan a fun reception in Dallas bringing both of your families together for a celebration focused on a great location, music, food and drinks, without too much focus on the formalities of a formal wedding. Getting started planning from out of town during a pandemic has been a bit overwhelming, and you’re looking for a planner that understands what you’re looking for and can help alleviate any stress, understand your vision and help this celebration come to life.

Your vision for this celebration weekend is to create a fun atmosphere where friends and family can dress up and enjoy a beautiful night out without the stress of a ‘“typical wedding.” The perfect reception location will be easy to get to for out-of-town guests, with gorgeous views, and a somewhat finished space that doesn’t need a decor overhaul, rather, some pretty floral and linens, cool lounge pieces, great food, and a great view! We’ve identified D.E.C. on Dragon as a potentially perfect spot, fitting the bill for each of these items and creating an atmosphere to bring guests coming from all over the country for a gorgeous evening celebrating Tommy and Erin. You’re looking for a planner to help you make smart decisions to maximize your investment in this important celebration and make it feel very personalized to the two of you without becoming over the top, or adding unnecessary stress.

Aesthetically, the evening will highlight the impressive views of downtown Dallas on the venue’s rooftop, adding in some gorgeous floral in a natural, ivory, white and greenery palette with warm lighting to complete the look. Erin and Tommy, you really believe in an understated less is more type of atmosphere that truly reflects you as a couple and will allow for a relaxed vibe in an elevated atmosphere. Being well travelled, you are both into great food and wine, so ensuring that the meal is inviting and delicious with great presentation is an important aspect of the evening, along with attentive service and a great selection at the bar.

I absolutely understand that maintaining a full-time job and planning a wedding from out of state during a pandemic is overwhelming. You want to host all of your closest friends and family in one of your favorite cities and truly enjoy the weekend without any unnecessary stress and chaos. I would love to work with you both, and your families to make that come together into a beautiful and memorable weekend.

“In a time of chaos, wonderment & being completely overwhelmed, Julian’s team stepped in and gave us so much ease in our lives. That was a priceless gift.”

— Becky, Legacy Client

Your Personalized Wedding Options

Option 1

Full-Service Event Planning & Coordination

Option 1 Detailed Description

Flat Rate – Sarah:

*Our gold standard and starting point for planning and execution, this is our comprehensive planning, production, and design package for an unforgettable wedding weekend

Option 2

Partial Event Planning & Coordination

Option 2 Detailed Description

Flat Rate – Sarah: $9,595

*With this option, partial planning is added to execution and it will begin right away. Our team will pick up where you have left off and tie everything together in a perfect bow!

Option 3

Month-of Event Planning & Coordination

Option 3 Detailed Description

Flat Rate – Sarah: $7,595

*Our starting point for execution, this is our comprehensive execution package that begins 8 weeks prior to your date for an unforgettable wedding weekend. This option is not available with a tented wedding

Are you ready for some wedding planning transparency?


We look forward to executing the wedding planning option you select together to create a stress-free wedding that reflects you as a couple. We will:

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

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

  • 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

Floral Inspiration

Floral Inspiration

DEC on Dragon

DEC on Dragon

Our Promises

  • We promise you’ll enjoy the planning and the wedding day.

  • We promise that you’ll always know where you stand – with the process, with the budget, and with the checklist.

  • We promise that you will never have to seek me out – I will always be available to assist throughout the process.

  • We promise to listen to your vision and ideas and together create a wedding that looks & feels like you.

  • We promise to never leave you alone on the wedding day. Someone will always be with you to assist with any need or issue that may arise.

  • We promise that there is no logistical challenge that I’m not up for – no problem that I cannot figure out some way to solve. And I’ll solve it – often before you are even aware of it.

  • We promise to use discretion in design, in spending and in the sharing of your information.

  • We promise to provide guidance and direction in protocol & etiquette to ensure that you are the best host possible for your guests.


Our 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

  • Experience that matters: We provide you with over 15 years of personal experience navigating the world of weddings including stints in catering, floral, rentals and planning to guide you through the wedding maze

Rooftop Inspiration

Rooftop Inspiration

DEC on Dragon Interior - Lounge Inspiration

DEC on Dragon Interior – Lounge Inspiration

Measures of Success

  • Peace of mind in planning from afar

  • 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 with options for every demographic and price point

  • Clear direction on communicating decisions effectively to your immediate family and friends

  • Attainable goal of ensuring your guests are relaxed, well taken care of and comfortable throughout the wedding weekend



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

— Kasey, Bride

Kasey & Nash, Dallas, Texas – Rosewood Mansion

Maisie & John – Dallas, Texas – The Nasher Sculpture Center


“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’s team the planning is just as rewarding and fun as the celebration.”

— Maisie, Bride

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After 15 years in event planning and luxury hospitality, not only can I see the end goal but I know the path through.

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I'm Julian Leaver.