“Before 5” Networking Recap: Nikki’s Glitz and Glam Boutique

  Tampa Bay wedding vendors get to experience many parts of the planning process with their couples, from venues tours to menu tastings to choosing decor, but one experience has always been for the bride only, trying on the dress. Marry Me Tampa Bay teamed up with Palm Harbor wedding dress shop Nikki’s Glitz and…

Burgundy and Plum Floral Filled Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Monique and Davante’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a cross-country celebration that featured a caricaturist, spoken word artist, and the Dallas Mavericks’ official DJ to entertain their guests. The bride planned a modern summertime wedding that elegantly embraced her husband’s last name. “It was romantic and garden-themed to go along with my husband’s last name…

Cartagena Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Guide | Travel Tips for Visiting Colombia

From Bali to Greece to Iceland, our prediction for the next “it” country to visit is Colombia. Put aside your thoughts about Pablo Escobar and the idea you may have in your head about this S. American country because Colombia is a beautiful historic land surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea that’s…

Romantic Rustic Chic Largo Golf Course Wedding | The Bayou Club

  Erin and Brandon’s classically chic Largo wedding captured their love for one another with stunning golf course views, romantic pink uplighting, and mauve and silver color palette. “Our theme was rustic chic,” the bride explained, “I really was looking for a way to create something that was simplistic, with an elegant touch.” Working in…

Whimsical Plant City Garden Wedding | Florida Rustic Barn Weddings

  Zahra and Eric’s Plant City wedding was a stunning celebration that included a vow exchange under a canopy of oak trees, followed by a romantic string-light outdoor reception in an antique wooden barn that complemented Florida’s natural scenic beauty. “Our theme was a simplistic whimsical garden style, as we love the outdoors. We used…

Whimsical Art Deco Meets Tropical Wedding Inspiration | Centre Club

  2020 is the year for art deco themed Tampa Bay weddings (think 1920s meets the modern age). Tampa wedding planner and designer John Campbell of John Campell Weddings updated the unique wedding style for this tropical meets trendy inspiration shoot at the Centre Club. “I always tell my clients to work with the aesthetic…

Elegant White Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Florida Aquarium

  Allie and Dan’s magical downtown Tampa wedding found all the right ways to make a splash with elegant modern details, a picture-perfect sparkler send-off, and a wedding ceremony filled with sea life creatures. “I love animals of all kinds and have always had an affinity for aquariums. I find them so peaceful, transporting, and…

Elegant “Ballroom in a Barn” Inspired Rustic Wedding | Rafter J Ranch

Laci and Roger’s outdoor rustic Bradenton wedding found the most magical ways to incorporate a little bit of country and a whole lot of glam. “Our wedding could be described as ‘ballroom in a barn,’” the bride beamed. “I grew up in orange groves with cattle, but I really love pink and diamonds. Since we…

Destination Ivory and Pink Garden-Inspired St. Pete Beach Wedding

  Karin and Greg’s destination St. Pete Beach wedding embraced the beautiful Florida weather with a romantic pink color palette and a whimsical outdoor ceremony and reception. “We live in Chicago and chose St. Pete Beach because we wanted warmer weather in April. Since my family owns a property in Florida, it has become one…

18 Best Black Friday Wedding Specials 2019

WEDDING Photography: Lifelong Photography Studio Lifelong Photography Studio is offering $200 OFF their 2 Photographer Package of 6.5 hours or more of wedding coverage. Savings of $200 Book within the month of November 2019. EMAIL LIFELONG PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO Carrie Wildes Photography Book your wedding date with Carrie Wildes Photography during the month of December 2019,…

Rustic Chic South Tampa Wedding | Tampa Yacht and Country Club

  Emily and Jay’s South Tampa wedding combined the couple’s love for Tampa Bay and their simplistic style which was intertwined throughout their waterfront celebration. “We are big on the outdoors, especially boating and fishing so naturally, our venue was on the water with an outdoor ceremony,” the bride beamed. “For our theme, I suppose…

10 Places to Eat on Thanksgiving Day in Tampa Bay 2019

Shor American Seafood Grill at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Offering both brunch and dinner menus, the Shor American Seafood Grill at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach brunch menu will feature traditional breakfast options, a seafood display, charcuterie station, and carving stations. Brunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Thanksgiving Dinner…

Blush and Burgundy St. Pete Beach Wedding | Postcard Inn on the Beach

Kathleen and Jerahmeel’s tropical St. Pete Beach wedding incorporated gold geometric centerpieces and vibrant lush florals for a rustic celebration overflowing with gorgeous Florida charm. “At the time we were planning our wedding, I was stationed in Oklahoma. We chose Tampa because we wanted a beach wedding and because it holds a special place in…

Whimsical Rooftop Wedding | Hyatt Place Downtown St. Pete

  Combining a contemporary vibe and whimsical decor, this St. Petersburg wedding design team combined accents of metallics and pops of pink to complement the modern appeal of one of downtown’s newest wedding venues, the Hyatt Place Downtown St. Pete. “Our inspiration for this styled shoot came from a desire to show that an ordinary…

Rustic Elegance Green and Gold South Tampa Wedding | The Epicurean

  Melissa and Paul’s South Tampa wedding ensured their celebration perfectly captured the city where they fell in love. With pops of green and a lighthearted appearance from their two pups, the Tampa couple couldn’t have asked for a more romantic wedding day. “We wanted our theme to embody classic elegance with some rustic details…

Burgundy and Greenery Christmas Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

  Kelsey and Bobby’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a beautiful blend of classic Christmas colors with a rustic-chic design that delivered a winter wonderland atmosphere. “We were both born and raised here in St. Petersburg, Florida. This is the city we met and where we started our story. As much as I would have…

Boho-Chic Greenery Inspired Tampa Heights Wedding | Fancy Free Nursery

  Khrystle and Joseph’s dreamy Tampa Heights wedding included a flower chandelier, a vintage photo booth bus, and an abundance of gorgeous greenery. Setting the mood for their bohemian wedding, the St. Pete couple incorporated candles throughout their reception venue for a truly magical ambiance. “The best way to describe our wedding would be industrial…

Lavish, Vibrant Indian Wedding | Hilton Tampa Westshore

  Avani and Naresh’s Tampa Indian wedding combined colorful decor and traditional elements for their lavish three-day affair. Sharing aspects of their heritage with their 500 guests was of the utmost importance for the Tampa bride and groom. “We wanted blush and gold as the colors for the wedding theme because those are popular colors…

Whimsical Magenta and White Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Dali Museum

  Larissa and Jeremy’s whimsical downtown St. Pete wedding featured white and magenta flowers, patterned GOBO uplighting, and a ceremony space unlike any other. “We wanted our theme to embody an elegant whimsy feel,” the bride shared. “The Dali is a one-of-a-kind structure and museum, making sure we didn’t take away from its true beauty…

15 Mouthwatering Wedding Menu Ideas

  One of the most memorable parts of a wedding? Hands down: the food. Your guests will walk away from your wedding reception either wowed by your menu selections or discussing them as they stop through their local drive-thru for a late-night snack. With so many great options for Tampa Bay wedding caterers in the…

Champagne and Greenery Elegant Clearwater Beach Wedding | Carlouel Yacht Club

  Lila and Adam’s elegant Clearwater Beach wedding encompassed rustic details with a classic style with an abundance of greenery and a romantic chic ambiance. “Our theme was nautical elegance mixed with plenty of greenery. Being that Adam loves boating and fishing, while I love light colors and tons of greenery, we felt it represented…

Luxurious Downtown St. Pete Indian Fusion Wedding | Vinoy Renaissance

  Mary and Prateek’s colorful downtown St. Pete Indian fusion wedding featured a vibrant outdoor ceremony and a stunning ballroom reception. Adding plenty of personalities, the bride and groom incorporated their favorite local coffee shop, a special whiskey bar, and an unforgettable surprise Bollywood performance. “We wanted to take the important and unique parts of…

Dusty Blue, Rose and Gold Destination St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Allyson and Tyler’s destination St. Pete wedding was a stunning summertime celebration with dusty blue details, radiant rose tones, and gold accents to pop against the bride and groom’s contemporary-chic ballroom wedding. “I wanted the color scheme to feel like summer, with some gold glam. Our colors were very summery and felt perfect in the…

Urban Meets Garden Chic Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Station House

  Madeline and Quentin’s one-of-a-kind downtown St. Pete wedding perfectly captured their love with two unique venues, a gorgeous outdoor reception, and plenty of dancing under the stars. “We didn’t really have a theme, but we did joke that our was theme was somewhat Surreal Love since we were at the Dali! Both our venues…

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