Your Special Day.
Your Special Way!

Hello, I'm Jillian Shaw!
As a Master Certified Wedding Planner, I understand that planning a wedding can be both a rewarding but also an overwhelming experience.  I am here to help you navigate through all of the decisions you and your fiancé will have to make.  I will help ensure it is one of the most beautiful, relaxed, and well-planned events you, your family and friends have ever attended. It will be my pleasure to be a part of your personalized wedding experience!

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Why Choose A Lovely Engagement?

Choosing a wedding planner is one of the most crucial decisions you will make during the wedding planning process. When it comes to planning your big day, you want to make sure that every detail is perfect, and that's where I come in. I am passionate about weddings and have years of experience in the industry. I understand that every couple has their own unique vision for their wedding day, and I make it my mission to bring that vision to life. I will work to ensure that your wedding day is everything you've dreamed of and more. Here are a few reasons why you should choose me as your wedding planner:

First and foremost, I have a keen eye for detail and am extremely organized. From creating a comprehensive timeline to managing vendors and overseeing the setup and breakdown of your wedding day, I will ensure that every aspect of your wedding is meticulously planned and executed. I can help you break down your goals into manageable steps and develop a plan to accomplish them.

Secondly, I am flexible and adaptable. I understand that everyone has different needs and preferences, and I can tailor my approach to meet your specific requirements. I can customize a system that works best for you.

And lastly, I am dedicated and reliable. I take pride in my work and strive to provide the highest quality service to my clients, helping you achieve your goals, and will work closely with you to ensure that you stay on track and make progress towards your objectives. I am committed to providing exceptional customer service and building strong relationships with my clients. I am always available to answer any questions or concerns you may have throughout the planning process, and I will go above and beyond to make sure you feel supported and heard.

Overall, if you're looking for a planner who is organized, flexible, and reliable, then I believe that I am a great choice. With my help, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the most important day of your life, knowing that every detail is taken care of.

Credentials & Honors

Master Certified Wedding & Event PLanner

I am a Master Certified Wedding Planner!

I am honored to be a Master Certified Wedding Planner though the Certified Wedding Planner Society, because it means that I have taken it upon myself to further my knowledge in my field and that with continuous education and learning, I will have the resources that will allow me to best serve my clients. By being an honest, responsible, and reliable advocate, my clients can trust I have their best interests at heart, which allows me to do my job more effectively and efficiently.

Certified Timeline Genius

I am a Certified Timeline Genius!

Timeline Genius is a premium paid software subscription which operates as a powerful event management tool to help wedding planners create customizable, dynamic, and extremely detailed wedding day itineraries to share with our clients and their vendor teams. The built-in features such as collaboration and scheduled text reminders help keep you and your wedding party on time and on task for all important wedding day to-dos, as well as keep vendors in the loop for a smooth and successful day!

I've won the WeddingWire Couples Choice Award!

WeddingWire is a top-ranking source for couples looking to build their perfect team of wedding professionals. Each year WeddingWire issues the Couples Choice Awards to the top 5% of wedding pros based solely on the testimonials of couples like you! A Lovely Engagement has been a proud recipient of this award for the past 10 years in a row! WeddingWire also has convenient tools for you such as checklists, vendor manager, guest list tracker, seating chart creator, and you can even host your wedding website.

Our Services

We offer Wedding Planning, Day-of Coordination, Wedding Officiating, Beach Weddings, and Event Décor. We'll help bring together your entire wedding- from creating a custom vow ceremony to setting up a beautiful backdrop for your ceremony, event design, day-of coordination, and more!

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Jillian Shaw Master Certified Wedding Planner

Planning & Coordination

Enjoy Your Wedding Day to its Fullest!

Our knowledgeable Wedding Planner & Day-of Coordinator helps plan and execute all the important aspects of the ceremony and reception, so you can relax and enjoy your special day!

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Wedding Reception Decor and Event Design by A Lovely Engagement

Reception Design & Décor

Need that Special Touch?

Our Design Expert will help you create the perfect theme for your wedding or event, design a custom Sweetheart Table with Chiavari chairs, along with reception décor, and specialty linen rentals.

Jillian Shaw Experienced Wedding Officiant in New Smyrna Beach

Wedding Officiating

The Ceremony is the Heart of the Event!

Our experienced Wedding Officiant will work with you to create a unique and meaningful vow ceremony that results in a script that is truly your own, and truly reflective of your story as a couple!

Beach Weddings & Ceremony Decor by Ceremonies by the Sea

Beach Weddings

Picture Perfect Wedding Day!

Our talented Ceremony Decorator will create the perfect backdrop for your beach wedding. Walk down an aisle of sea shells to say your "I Dos" under a beautifully decorated Wedding Arch!

Find your perfect wedding decor package by Ceremonies by the Sea

Wedding Packages

Let's Design Your Perfect Wedding!

We offer 12 different wedding ceremony decor packages so you can choose the perfect backdrop for your nuptials with optional upgrades and extras to make your wedding day as beautiful as your love for each other!

Engagements & Marriage Proposal on the Beach by Ceremonies by the Sea

Marriage Proposals

Ready to Pop the Question?

Our Engagement Specialist will create a beautiful, romantic setting on the beach for a unique marriage proposal or date night with your beloved! You bring the ring; we'll bring the romance!

Wedding Photography by our partner company Hot Shots Photography

Wedding Photography

Capture the Lovely Moments!

Our Professional Photographer will capture your special day, photographing your ceremony, and taking portraits of the wedding party and newlyweds. Packages available for full day coverage!

Event furnishings for your special event

Event Rentals

Tables & Seating for your special event!

We offer a variety of table and chair rentals, table linens, specialty linens, chair coverings, backdrops, flower walls, and event lighting for your wedding, birthday, holiday party, or other celebration.


Notary Public

Notary Services You Can Trust!

With over 17 years of service, our experienced Notary Public can handle all of your notary needs! Ask about our Marriage Readiness Portfolio to prepare for your life together after marriage!

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Destination Weddings | Vow Renewals | Commitment Ceremonies | Engagements | Proposals

Ceremonies by the Sea (A Lovely Engagement) is a company located in New Smyrna Beach, FL, serving Volusia County and all over Central Florida, providing wedding services including wedding planning, event planning, wedding officiating, wedding photography, wedding ceremony rentals, wedding decorations, wedding arch and wedding chair rentals, wedding aisle décor, engagements, marriage proposals, day-of coordination, rehearsal facilitation, wedding reception event design, beach weddings, destination weddings, vow renewals, commitment ceremonies, and all other notary services. A Lovely Engagement & Ceremonies by the Sea are divisions of Able Notary & Weddings, LLC.

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