Romantic, Waterfront Nautical Downtown Tampa Wedding | Yacht Starship

  Marissa and Eric’s waterfront downtown Tampa wedding featured beautiful views of the Tampa skyline and a theme that incorporated their love for the water. “Picking a nautical theme was perfect because it gave us the ability to incorporate our love for all things water without being at the beach,” the bride shared. “To go…

Intimate, Organic St. Pete Mermaid Inspired Styled Wedding | Fort DeSoto Park

  With the waves crashing against the white sandy beach and the desolate island creating the perfect escape, this coastal St. Petersburg styled shoot captured a tale of two souls from very different worlds. Incorporating the soft organic elements of Fort DeSoto Park, Tampa Bay wedding planner and designer UNIQUE Weddings & Events tied together a…

Jewel Toned Travel Inspired Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

  Kailah and Greg’s Clearwater Beach wedding dazzled with vintage travel-inspired decor, earthy elements, and pops of jewel tones. “I have always loved the beach and knew I wanted to get married with the sand in my toes. I didn’t want to do a typical beach themed wedding so we incorporated elements of what we enjoy,” the…

Elegant Dusty Blue Downtown St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | Vinoy Renaissance

  Christine and Corey’s downtown St. Pete wedding was the perfect example of classic elegance with a modern flair. The bride and groom hosted a romantic outdoor lawn ceremony overlooking Tampa Bay, complemented by a stunning white florals and manzanita branch arch backdrop. The couple continued the ocean-inspired design into their romantic ballroom reception with dramatic textured…

Casual, Rustic Waterfront St. Pete Wedding | Tampa Bay Watch

Michelle and Michael’s waterfront St. Pete wedding tied together the bride and groom’s love for world travel with rustic decor and adorable DIY centerpieces. Looking to complement their beautiful surroundings, the couple chose a navy and grey color palette that matched perfectly with their outdoor St. Pete wedding venue. “Our theme and design were very…

Who’s Who of Tampa Bay Wedding Pros: Andi Diamond Photography

  When you first meet Andi Diamond (yes, that’s her real name!), it’s like being reunited with a dear friend from your past. Her warm demeanor and big smile will instantly put you at ease, which is exactly what you want in a wedding photographer. One quality that some couples underestimate is a wedding photographer’s…

Elegant Emerald Green Ballroom Wedding | Hilton Tampa Downtown

  Marian and Josh’s downtown Tampa wedding combined colorful Middle Eastern and Greek culture with sweet personal touches and a traditional entrance that brought guests to their feet. “Playing off some of my favorite fall colors, we chose a color palette of emerald green, white, and gold,” the bride shared. “I really wanted to showcase the…

Romantic Dusty Blue and White Safety Harbor Wedding | Harborside Chapel

  Hillary and Marshall’s charming Safety Harbor wedding combined colorful Scottish traditions with charming personal details for the bride and groom’s elegant celebration. “We really wanted to capture a classic yet romantic vision while still highlighting soft and warm accents,” the bride explained. “For our color palette, we chose dusty blue, navy blue, gold, and…

Modern Navy Blue and White Clearwater Beach Wedding | Opal Sands Resort

  Christina and Jason’s waterfront Clearwater Beach wedding combined glamourous details with breathtaking views to capture their intimate celebration. With the sun shining down and the waves crashing on the Florida shore, this D.C. couple’s destination Florida wedding dazzled with a navy blue, white and silver color palette. “Our theme was minimalist chic with a…

Tampa Bridal Show TheXpos Wedding Expo | Sunday, February 10, 2019

  Meet over 60 Tampa Bay wedding professionals at TheXpos bridal show on Sunday, February 10, 2019, from 12:30-4 p.m. Enjoy interactive DIY tables, delicious food, scrumptious wedding cake samples, get inspired by floral and decor designs, and shop for accessories! Meet wedding photographers, DJ’s, venues, planners, honeymoon experts, florists, jewelers, financial services, limo transportation,…

Expert Advice: 4 Mistakes Couples Make When Choosing a Wedding Photographer

  Hiring a Tampa Bay wedding photographer is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make during planning. Some couples experience sticker shock when initially searching photographer, but you’ll also quickly realize this is one area in your budget that you don’t want to skimp; it’s worth the investment. When you hire a wedding photographer, you’re…

Garden Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

  Andi and Tyler’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined romantic garden details with personal touches to capture a simplistic yet classic ambiance. “When deciding on our theme we tried to go for an elegant, garden-style feel. We wanted lots of greenery, white florals, and gold accents,” the bride explained. “I tend to really gravitate to…

Waterfront Citrus Themed Brunch Wedding | The Godfrey

  We love featuring all of our Tampa Bay couples, but it is even more special when we know (and love!) them personally! Ilana and Eric’s Tampa wedding featured a waterfront pier ceremony and sentimental family heirlooms, such as the wedding dress, which originally was worn by the bride’s mother. The bride, the co-owner of…

Elegant, Secret Garden Inspired Plant City Wedding

  Victoria and Riley’s rustic, outdoor Plant City wedding was a vision of elegant charm perfectly tucked away under a canopy of tall oak trees. Covered with gorgeous florals and a color palette of ivory, gold and a touch of petal pink, the bride and groom’s special day was sacred and sweet. “The feel I…

St Pete Beach Don CeSar Bridal Show | Sunday, February 10, 2019

  The annual Don CeSar bridal show brings a much-anticipated look at this year’s top wedding trends at the iconic St. Pete Beach wedding venue. Tour the historic “Pink Palace” on Sunday, February 10, 2019, from noon to 3:00 p.m., while sipping complimentary champagne and indulging in the Don’s chef created hors d’oeurvres. This carefully…

Romantic Navy, Silver and White Tarpon Springs Greek Wedding

  Linzy and Michael dreamed of a Tarpon Springs wedding that embraced the groom’s Greek heritage in a timeless, classic way without being too stuffy. The bride and groom’s vision came to life with a wintery blue and silver color palette infused with Greek culture, making it an experience for their guests. While planning their…

Organic, Nature Inspired Green and White Wedding | Paradise Spring

  Katie and Alex’s nature-inspired Tampa Bay wedding combined their love for the outdoors with an organically chic vibe. From the signature cocktails to the outdoor tented reception, this sweet celebration was overflowing with beauty and elegance. “We envisioned our day as timeless, but with a few modern twists on traditional wedding touch points. For us,…

Who’s Who of Tampa Bay Wedding Pros: UNIQUE Weddings & Events

  Over the years, we reviewed hundreds of weddings, with every trend, color palette, and theme imaginable. Though, when an UNIQUE Weddings & Events real wedding shows up in our inbox, we know we’re in for a treat! Tampa Bay wedding planner Staci Mandikas skillfully applies her creativity and design background to deliver an “outside of…

Vintage Black and Gold Great Gatsby Inspired Wedding | Italian Club

  Brittney and Christopher’s vintage Ybor City wedding was a vision of old Hollywood glam that featured a live band, antique Bentley and plenty of glitz and glam. With a black, gold and red color palette, the bride and groom perfectly executed their 1920’s inspired celebration. “We wanted a Great Gatsby meets old Hollywood vibe. I love the Great…

Expert Advice: A Guide to Wedding Day Music

If you ask most weddings guests what they remember about their experiences, they’ll often comment on the food and entertainment. However, your Tampa Bay wedding day music goes beyond hiring a DJ for your reception. Your entertainment selections set the ambiance for your wedding ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. There’s a whole lot to be…

Romantic Blue Industrial Tampa Heights Wedding | CAVU

  Chelsea and Sean’s industrial Tampa Heights wedding perfectly complemented their personalities with a gorgeous blend of rustic chic decor and elegant modern details. “We decided on a color palette of blue, white and silver and incorporated stunning mixed metals and earthy elements to pull together a romantic outdoor vibe,” the bride explained. “When it…

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