Romantic Dusty Blue and Rose Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Nothing says romantic like pastel hues, and Anita and Rabbie’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined rustic and modern elements creating a unique vibe. “Our theme was as slightly rustic but soft and romantic. I wanted something somewhat simple and romantic that wasn’t too overstated,” the bride shared. “Our colors were rose and dusty blue. I…

Tropical Pink and Orange Anna Maria Island Beach Wedding | Sandbar Waterfront Restaurant

Marissa and Zack’s destination Anna Maria Island Wedding was filled with beautiful sunny skies, modern decor, and views that resembled a tropical postcard. Choosing a color palette of navy blue, rose gold, and orange, the bride and groom drew inspiration from their picturesque surroundings to capture their vision. “I would describe my wedding as minimalistic-beachy!…

Whimsical Vintage Dusty Blue Lakeland Wedding | The Magnolia Building

Ansley and Chase’s whimsical Lakeland wedding perfectly nailed a rustic, vintage theme with antique oil lamps and gorgeous handmade signage. With a late night treat of Italian ice and precious details that incorporated their love for family, the bride and groom cherished every minute of their special day. “Our theme was very vintage whimsical,” the bride…

Romantic Garden Inspired Downtown Tampa Wedding | Marriott Waterside

Kathryn and Frank’s elegant downtown Tampa wedding combined romantic decor and gorgeous greenery to capture their modern, garden-inspired celebration. Featuring a soft color palette of blush pink and champagne, the bride and groom transformed their ballroom reception into a whimsical dream. “I have always envisioned my wedding as romantic and garden inspired,” the bride gushed….

Romantic Rustic Blush Pink and Grey Spring Hill Wedding | The White Barn

Samantha and Chris’ rustic chic Spring Hill wedding took outdoor elegance to a new level with hanging wine glass chandeliers and whimsical S’mores party favors. “My wedding colors were blush, grey, and gold,” the bride shared. “The vision I was going for was definitely rustic chic. I had always wanted to get married outdoors, and…

Expert Advice: How a Wedding Planner Saves You Money

At the end of every real wedding feature, we ask couples their advice for other soon-to-be weds and hands down we hear the same reply: hire a wedding planner. If you ask any wedding vendor if you should hire a wedding planner, the will always answer yes, because experienced wedding planners are worth their weight…

White and Greenery Inspired Sarasota Garden Wedding | The Ringling Museum

Kim and Christian’s Sarasota wedding was the epitome of romantic garden elegance with sparkling chandeliers, gorgeous lush greenery, and sweet details that included their English Bulldog, Paisley. “We wanted something really light yet whimsical and romantic,” the bride shared. “Choosing a theme that really complemented our venue was important so we waited to decide on our…

Whimsical Cranberry, Blue and Gold Outdoor Plant City Wedding | Kathleen’s Garden

Katie and Tyler’s rustic Plant City wedding was the epitome of whimsical garden elegance with fresh florals, elegant centerpieces, and charming details. The bride and groom’s vision came to life with a romantic color palette of navy blue, cranberry, and gold, perfect for their fall nuptials. “If I had to describe our venue it would…

Who’s Who of Tampa Bay Wedding Pros: Carrie Wildes Photography

  When it comes to reputation, there are few Tampa Bay wedding photographers who are as experienced and highly regarded as Carrie Wildes Photography. The owner, Carrie, was one of the first wedding professionals I met with seven years ago when I started Marry Me Tampa Bay. I still remember how appreciative and honored I…

Romantic Greenery Inspired Outdoor Garden Wedding | Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast

  Katie and Nick’s elegant Sarasota area wedding complemented their historic venue perfectly with sweet personal touches and sparkling views of Manatee River. With signature cocktails and a late night delivery from Chick-fil a, this romantic celebration was everything the bride and groom had envisioned. “Our wedding theme included warm, romantic, earthy tones with pops…

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…

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