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Premier Dallas Wedding Planner

Full-service wedding planner and event designer based out of Plano, Texas. Specializing in DFW weddings, corporate events and private parties perfectly planned and flawlessly executed. With more than 25 years of experience, Plan It With Me brings expert insight and peace of mind to every event! 

Who We Are

At Plan It With Me, we create unforgettable Dallas weddings and events through practical and realistic planning, efficient communication, and ongoing education. Our tailored services are designed to meet—and exceed—your needs. Whether it's your wedding day, a personal party, or a corporate event, Plan It With Me becomes your ride-or-die throughout the entire process!

We are here to provide peace of mind along each and every step- answering questions, and holding your hand through the entire wedding planning process. From wedding event management on your big day to full-service vendor list curations, event designing, and budget guidance, we leave no stone unturned. 


Reach out today and book your complimentary consultation with a top-rated Dallas wedding planner. This consultation allows you to decide if we are the right fit for you, so you can begin to breathe a sigh of relief. During our call, we'll discuss your vision, your budget, and how to best secure your vendors. We'll provide overall guidance to get you started on planning your perfect Dallas wedding or event. No matter what, we are here to guide you and ensure you have the day you've always dreamed about.

If you've made it this far, know that we are honored and blessed to be considered for your event! To learn more about how we have helped others navigate the process, cut through the noise, and enjoy the planning process, visit our Shared the Love page.

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Kelley, Cole, Kathy and Kyleigh

Photo by: Jenna Marie, Co. 

Meet Your Planning Team

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Kathy Bull

Owner & Lead Planner

Kathy started Plan It With Me in 2009 after years of being told by friends and colleagues, "You should start a wedding business". Having been in the event industry for just over 10 years at that time, it took an episode of Bridezillas to finally inspire her to make it happen.  

 

That particular episode focused on a bride that wasn't a bridezilla, until all of the friends (and family) that she had assigned to help out on her big day, all flaked out. The worst part was watching the bride pick up trash while trying to hold her dress off the floor and crying. It was then that Kathy thought, "I can do this, help couples navigate the noise, breathe a bit easier and remain accountable to their budget all at the same time!" With that, Plan It With Me was born atop the foundational belief that everyone deserves to be heard, taken care of, educated during the process, and ultimately have their dream day brought to life. 

To date, Kathy has executed more than 600 events and is certified by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute of Organizational Management. 

What's your hidden talent?

I can tap dance. And no that's not a euphemism for
how I handle events. 

 

What's your favorite vacation spot?

Anywhere there's sand and sun. My number one spot is Bora Bora. Absolutely stunning!

What's your best piece of marriage advice? 

 Learn how to communicate honestly. If you can't talk to each other (about everything...even the tough stuff), it's going to be difficult to grow together as you change and develop individually.

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Kelley Crawley

Lead Planner, East Texas

Kelley was born and raised in East Texas. After graduating college, she moved to Dallas to pursue a job in the corporate world. While living in Dallas, she got engaged and became a Plan It With Me bride. "During the wedding planning process and working with Kathy, I realized event planning was something that I really enjoyed and came naturally to me. I began working for Kathy the following year and quickly learned that a new career was staring me in the face. Since that time, I have found myself in the middle of planning fun and memorable events for the people around me. I’m now back in East Texas with my husband and our newborn son."

 

 We are excited to announce that Plan It With Me has recently expanded into East Texas, and Kelley is taking the lead. If you are getting married or planning a social event of any kind, Kelley is your "go-to" gal. But don't fret...you'll still see her at our local events from time to time!

 

What's your hidden talent?

I can site my ABCs backward in seconds. Curious to hear, just ask me!

 

What's your favorite vacation spot?

Seaside, Florida

 

What's your best piece of marriage advice? 

Continue to date and pursue your spouse. Seriously, don't underestimate the power of a date night.

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Ange Payne

Associate Planner

Ange joined Plan It With Me in 2023, bringing vast amounts of creativity. A former elementary school teacher, Ange began an embroidery business 10 years ago and still runs it successfully to this day. She moonlights with Plan It With Me because event planning runs deep in her blood. While she might be new to our team, it was clear from her first event that she was part of the family. When she's not working, Ange enjoys relaxing by the pool with her husband and four children. 

What's your hidden talent?

Well, I don't think I can name just one. I am very creative and love to work on a variety of projects. If I can get my hands on something and make it beautiful, I'm a happy girl!

 

What's your favorite vacation spot?

I'm with Kathy...anywhere there's sand and sun. Our family's "go-to" vacation spot for a quick getaway is Navarre, FL.

 

What's your best piece of marriage advice? 

Talk a lot and really listen to each other! Don't hold back on sharing what's in your head and heart. When you argue (which happens to everyone), stay cool and try to find a middle ground. Have fun together, be friends, and cheer on each other's dreams. Remember, marriage is like a trip – there'll be bumps, but enjoy the ride. Oh, and don't forget to laugh together. It makes everything a bit easier.

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Russell Bull

Tech Services & Logistics Manager

As you may have guessed, Russell is Kathy's husband and has been an integral part Plan It With Me since the beginning. With nearly two decades of project management expertise in the TV and film industry, and more than 10 years as a building inspector, Russell thrives on the technical aspects of large-scale events. If you see him at an event, then you know it's a big event with lots of technical moving pieces. He's there to keep compliance and ensure everything is running smoothly. 

What's your hidden talent?

Researching and problem-solving. I love to dig into a topic, learn as much as I can, and share that knowledge. If it means I get to problem-solve along the way, that's just a bonus!  

 

What's your favorite vacation spot?

Wherever my wife is...

 

What's your best piece of marriage advice? 

You've got to talk to each other. Address concerns or issues early...nothing good comes from holding it all in. Oh, and never tell your wife "she's crazy" or "calm down"....that never works.

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Kyleigh

Intern Associate

Kyleigh is a passionate individual who found her calling, early in life, in the wedding industry. Fascinated by the magic and emotions of weddings, she quickly learned she had a natural talent for events and turning chaos into order. Kyleigh finds joy in crafting special and seamless events, ensuring every detail reflects the couple's unique story. "For me, working with weddings isn't just a job, but rather a delightful journey in celebrating love's most beautiful moments."

What's your hidden talent?

I am very creative and I love putting it to use whether it's for school, work, home or just for fun.

 

What's your favorite vacation spot?

Anywhere that I can experience a new adventure!

 

What's your best piece of marriage advice? 

Be each other's best friend! That means having fun together but also dealing with the bad times when they roll around. No one is perfect, and working together toward a successful marriage is key.

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Lori Rousey

Director of Events

With over 20 years of experience in the event industry, Lori brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every project. From a keen eye for design to her exceptionally strong organizational skills, event planning has always been her passion. In 2007, she joined forces with Kathy, and together, they have become an unstoppable planning team. Having successfully executed more than 150 events, they continue to push boundaries and exceed expectations. "If you make the decision to Plan It With Me, it'll be the second best decision of your wedding planning journey. The first being that you said "yes" to your spouse of course!"

What's your hidden talent?

I love to sing..and from time to time,
have been known to do so professionally. 

 

What's your favorite vacation spot?

The beach, spa, casino, shopping, or anywhere there's a glass of Prosecco. Find me a spot with all five of those, and I'm in! 

 

What's your best piece of marriage advice? 

 Learn to forgive. Mistakes will be made and that's okay, just own the error when it's yours and forgive when it's theirs.

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Katie Wade

Executive Coordinator

Katie was born and raised in Dallas, Texas, and attended Texas A&M University, where she met her now husband. After completing her degree, she returned to Dallas to pursue a career in the corporate marketing sector. It was during this time that she got engaged, and met Kathy, and quickly became a Plan It With Me bride! “While working closely with Kathy during the wedding planning process, I discovered a true passion for event planning.” Since then, Katie has dedicated herself to creating joyful and unforgettable experiences through wedding planning and design.

 

Your wedding day is one of the most special days of your life, and we cannot wait to celebrate your love. As a prior Plan It With Me bride, if  you 'plan it with me', you will have the smoothest, calmest, loveliest day ever!” 

What's your hidden talent?

I love to paint! It’s something I don’t get to do often, but it is so therapeutic. 

 

What's your favorite vacation spot?

Kauai, HI or St. Lucia

 

What's your best piece of marriage advice? 

Don’t forget to laugh and enjoy time together. Marriage can be hard, but it is truly one of the greatest gifts of life. You have the opportunity to be 100% yourself with another person, and it’s so special. Be weird, giggle together, and love life with your best friend & spouse.

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Cole Allen

Associate Planner

Cole is also a Dallas native, born and raised. A recent graduate of Texas A&M, with a degree in Business Marketing, and formerly in Sales and Marketing, Cole brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. While sales, marketing, and social media have always come easy to Cole, it's event planning that has found a home in his heart. With that, Cole joined our team last December and quickly settled right into his new home.

 

"I can't wait to get started making your day magical! I am passionate about helping others, making you smile bright, and thrive on seeing your vision come to life."

What's your hidden talent?

I love to cook and create new dishes.

 

What's your favorite vacation spot?

St. Thomas or the Grand Cayman Islands.

 

What's your best piece of marriage advice? 

Since I'm not married yet, I'll go with what I keep hearing. "Communication is key", and that clearly makes a lot of sense, so let's go with that until I can officially give my own personal input. 

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Kayley

Intern Associate

Kayley is one of the latest interns to join our team. Being incredibly creative, Kayley enjoys keeping busy, whether it's tending to high school sporting events as an athletic trainer or immersing herself in graphic design. "Dallas has always held a special place in my heart, so when I learned about the intern opportunity, I jumped at it. And after only a handful of events, I was hooked! I get so excited to meet each of our clients and learn how I can contribute to your special day.

What's your hidden talent?

I have a natural knack for graphic design.

 

What's your favorite vacation spot?

The beach! I think I might be a sun goddess.

 

What's your best piece of marriage advice? 

Communicate! Although I haven't been married before, it's not hard to see that is truly the cornerstone of any strong relationship.

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Willie & Boss

Chief Barketing Officers

Willie and Boss are our dynamic duo behind all the tail-wagging fun at Plan It With Me, and the official company mascots! They love nothing more than crashing meetings with their enthusiastic barks and joyful antics, making every day at the office a little more exciting. Whether they’re chasing their tails or demanding belly rubs, they remind us to keep the fun in our planning. Their playful energy is just what we need to keep the creativity flowing and the smiles coming. So, don’t be surprised if you hear some barking in the background—it’s just Willie and Boss ensuring everything is pawsitively perfect!
 

What's your hidden talent?

Professional Treat Tester and Quality Control Expert

& Expert Conference Call Interrupter

What's your favorite vacation spot?

Willie and Boss’s favorite vacation spot is Woofington Wonderland, where they can frolic through endless fields of squeaky toys, swim in pools of kibble, and attend nightly howling concerts under the stars!

What's your best piece of marriage advice?

Communicate, Even if It's Just a Bark: Let your partner know how you feel, even if it means barking your heart out. Take Walks Together: Exploring the world side by side keeps the bond strong and the tails wagging. Don't Hold Grudges: If your partner steals your favorite toy, forgive and forget—there's always another squeaky to chase.

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