Gold and Blush Pink Industrial Tampa Heights Wedding | Armature Works

Nadia and Shay’s industrial-chic Tampa Heights wedding perfectly captured their vision of rustic elegance with exposed ceilings, gorgeous greenery, and simplistic gold details. The bride and groom chose a romantic color palette of ivory, gold, and blush that beautifully complemented their downtown Tampa wedding. “Our theme could be best described as industrial-chic with a touch of…

Boho Chic Navy and Rose Gold Waterfront Wedding | Yacht StarShip

  Ashleigh and Jimmy’s waterfront Clearwater Beach wedding came together perfectly to showcase the couple’s colorful heritage and love for family. With a palette of navy, white, and rose gold, the celebration featured sweet moments and beautiful traditions. “Our theme was a mix of boho chic meets world traveler. Our families are from all over the…

Expert Advice: 8 Things to Do After You Get Engaged

Getting engaged is one of the most exciting times in your life. Though, with the celebration comes big responsibility. Your wedding day is a milestone and one of the most memorable days of your life. The first set of decisions you make over the next few weeks will set the tone of your wedding: budget,…

“Best of” 2018: Wedding Portraits

  Wedding photography is such an important part of your day, because your portraits are one of the most iconic photos of your lifetime. While many couples look for in the moment or candid photos, you still want to give your photographer time to organize the perfect portrait to capture you looking your best. These…

Timeless Downtown St. Pete New Year’s Eve Wedding | The Mahaffey Theater

  Ilana and Josef’s unique downtown St. Pete wedding included a mix of cultures, the bride comes from an Israeli family and the groom comes from an Orthodox Jewish family. “We had a traditional Orthodox Jewish ceremony, as we wanted to enter our marriage in the same way our parents, grandparents, and ancestors had. We…

“Best of” 2018: Wedding Receptions

  One of our favorite parts of the wedding is getting that first glimpse of the reception room, because you can literally do anything with the right vendors and designers in place. From transforming a blank canvas into a modern and romantic space to adding a luxurious table runner full of lush flowers and suspending florals…

5 Upscale New Year’s Eve Parties for 2018

Yacht StarShip Tampa and Clearwater – Say “Bon Voyage” to 2018 on a Yacht StarShip New Year’s Eve Celebration Cruise! This festive cruise is the best way to celebrate New Year’s Eve on the water. Dine on gourmet food, sip on delicious cocktails and dance the night away under the stars. Yacht StarShip will also…

“Best of” 2018: Wedding Ceremonies

  To give the “wow” factor at your wedding ceremony, you need the perfect surroundings and backdrop, which is exactly why these Tampa Bay weddings made our “Best of” 2018 Wedding Ceremonies list. CHIC, GREENERY AND WOOD INSPIRED SAFETY HARBOR WEDDING | HARBORSIDE CHAPEL Photographer: Tiffany McClure Photography | Venue: Harborside Chapel “When we saw photos…

“Best of” 2018: Wedding Details

  Each year our editorial team reviews close to 500 real Tampa Bay weddings and about 200 actually make it onto the blog. Believe it or not, we can tell you details about each of the weddings we feature as well as the couple. Our staff really makes it a point to connect with our…

4 Upscale Restaurants Offering Christmas Day Dinner

  The Godfrey Hotel and Cabanas Tampa – Home to the Winterland holiday decor and pop up bar, the Godfrey Hotel is hosting a Christmas day buffet from 11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. LEARN MORE ABOUT CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER AT THE GODFREY The Birchwood  Downtown St. Pete – Located on the swanky Beach Drive, Birch…

Navy Blue and Orange Old Florida Inspired Wedding | The Birchwood

  Carrie and Brian’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined their laid back personalities with a menu featuring their favorite foods and personalized playing cards as fun party favors. Choosing a color palette of navy blue and orange, the Tampa Bay bride and groom flawlessly captured the old Florida vibe they envisioned. “I used inspiration from the…

Burgundy and Pink Jewel Toned Boho Chic Lakeland Wedding

  Ashley and Matt’s boho-inspired Lakeland wedding was a vision of outdoor elegance with long lace draped tables, eclectic mismatched tableware, and bright beautiful florals. The Florida bride and groom chose a jewel-toned color palette to perfectly tie together the romantic bohemian vibes they were looking to capture. “Our theme was a good mix of boho and eclectic….

Romantic Burgundy Waterfront St. Petersburg Wedding Isla Del Sol

Chelsea and Michael’s waterfront St. Petersburg wedding was the perfect combination of rustic woodland details and intimate tropical surroundings. Dripping with gorgeous floral and romantic decor, the bride and groom chose a dark green, burgundy and gold color palette. “I really wanted the wedding to take place during a cool time in Florida because I…

Tropical Destination Florida Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

  Alicia and John’s tropical Clearwater Beach wedding perfectly captured the bride’s childhood vision of a breathtaking oceanside wedding with fun, beach inspired party favors and a teal, coral, and purple color palette. “Clearwater Beach is so beautiful that we wanted to find a way to truly embrace it and highlight it in our wedding. Finding…

Elegant Lavender and Blush Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Vault

  Olivia and Dany’s elegant downtown Tampa wedding featured gorgeous lavender and blush details, a sparkler sendoff, and a breathtaking cake that truly embodied the happy couple to be. “We didn’t really have a theme,” the bride confessed. “I guess you could say we were the theme. Our day was a reflection of all the…

Modern, Romantic, Latin Inspired St. Pete Beach Wedding | The Don CeSar Hotel

  Frances and Markham’s St. Pete Beach wedding was a modern-day Latin love story filled with romantic touches and Cuban style. The South Tampa couple hosted their wedding weekend at St. Pete Beach wedding venue The Don Cesar as a “staycation” for their friends and family who live mostly in the Tampa Bay area. “We…

Instagram Worthy Holiday Photo Spots in Tampa Bay

The holidays aren’t just for buying gifts and visiting family, they’re also full of lights and festive scenery perfect for your Instagram feed. If you need a boost to online ego, we’ve compiled Tampa Bay’s top Instagram-worthy holiday photo spots. Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park Situated along the Tampa Riverwalk in downtown Tampa, Winter…

Luxurious Rose Gold and Burgundy Downtown St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | The Vinoy

  Marisa and Kevin’s romantic downtown St. Pete wedding featured modern decor including clear ghost chairs, a white dance floor, and rose quartz inspired ceremony backdrop. The groom, an outfielder for the Tampa Bay Rays, hit a home run with this romantic, outdoor garden ceremony and luxurious ballroom wedding. “The customization and level of detail that went into…

Vibrant Green and Gold Pakistani Wedding| Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach

  Zenith and Shawn’s Clearwater Beach wedding featured a weekend-long celebration to cultivate the couple’s marriage. Rich in culture and vibrant in color, this has to be one of our most ornate weddings of the year! To honor their Pakistani heritage, the bride and groom started the weekend with the traditional Mehndi which involves creating…

Blue and White Outdoor Downtown St. Pete Wedding | NOVA 535

Rocio and Carlos’ downtown St. Pete wedding was a vision of old Spanish charm with a sweet outdoor ceremony surrounded by an open bamboo garden. Choosing a color palette of royal blue and white, the bride and groom perfectly captured the serene waters of the Caribbean Sea. “The inspiration for our wedding was Old San…

New Trend Alert: Bridesmaid Shower Inspiration from David’s Bridal

You’ve heard of bridal showers, but the newest trend is bridesmaid showers, which show your besties some love! Hosted by the bride, this is the perfect way to show your appreciation to your favorite gals with whimsical balloons, sweet treats, personalized gifts, and adorable favors. Haven’t seen a bridesmaid shower? The editors from Aisle Society put together their…

Elegant Southern Charm Inspired Vintage Wedding Styled Shoot | Covington Farms

  Tucked away on the outskirts of Tampa Bay you’ll find a romantic, lush green farm with rolling pastures and rustic elegance. Dripping with southern charm and gorgeous lakeside views, photographer Bára Miller of Bára Miller Photography partnered with Julie Perez of Covington Designs and Events who knew it would be an ideal spot for a farm meets…

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