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Romantic Garden-Inspired Dusty Blue Outdoor Wedding | Renaissance Tampa International Plaza

Located adjacent to Tampa Bay’s most upscale mall, the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza is a hidden gem of a wedding venue offering modern flair and contemporary decor that brings together its vibrant surroundings for both indoor and outdoor celebrations. While the Renaissance Tampa boasts a traditional ballroom, we chose to highlight the hotel’s unique and…

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…

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…

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,…

Tropical Meets Vintage Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch

Alex and Bill’s vintage Tampa Bay wedding featured a gorgeous color palette of ivory, navy, and pink that perfectly incorporated dainty touches of colorful flowers and flamingo accents. Family and friends fell in love with the outdoor setting and couldn’t get enough of the amazing dessert bar filled with some of the couple’s favorite tasty treats. “Our theme was…

Modern, Bohemian Downtown St. Pete Styled Wedding | The Birchwood

With its gorgeous rooftop and elegant ballroom, The Birchwood has become an iconic Tampa Bay wedding venue. Located in the heart of downtown St. Pete, the boutique hotel features sweeping rooftop views of Tampa Bay and oversized chandeliers in its ballroom making it a top choice for engaged couples. Bringing together the hotel’s modern finishes…

Marry Me Tampa Bay | Isabel O’Neil Bridal Fashion Show 2018

Every October, Tampa Bay bridal shops flock to New York City for Bridal Fashion Week, and since that isn’t open to the public, we partnered with Isabel O’Neil Bridal to bring high-end couture fashion to Tampa. This year’s epic Marry Me Tampa Bay/Isabel O’Neil Bridal fashion show took place at the historic wedding venue, Le Meridien, located…

Glamorous Blush Pink, Gold, and White Waterfront Tampa Wedding | Yacht StarShip

Angie and Phillip’s waterfront Tampa wedding showcased their love for each other on a glamorous yacht, providing an amazing wedding day experience and a different view of their favorite city. The bride and groom kicked off their downtown Tampa wedding by incorporating iconic locations into their guests’ experiences. “We stayed at the Floridan Palace Hotel….

Blue and Ivory Organic, Outdoor South Tampa Wedding | Westshore Yacht Club

  Courtney and Tommy’s waterfront South Tampa wedding featured a southern inspired theme with shades of blue, ivory and metallic accents. Creating the perfect ambiance for their outdoor ceremony and reception, Tampa wedding planner Staci Mandikas of UNIQUE Weddings and Events helped the couple create a timeless look that would complement their gorgeous Mediterranean-style wedding…

Green and White South Tampa Wedding | Tampa Garden Club

  Jessica and Evan’s summer South Tampa wedding featured a green and white color palette that complemented their stunning drapery that transformed their reception venue into an elegant garden soiree. We met the bride at a bridal show we participated in and loved we were with her throughout her wedding planning process. “I got a…

Glamorous, Modern Black and White Rustic Meets City Wedding | Stonebridge at The Lange Farm

  Transforming a typically rustic, country chic wedding venue into a luxe modern space is no easy feat, unless you have the right designer and decor! For this Tampa Bay inspired wedding styled shoot, “plansigner” (planner/designer) Staci Mandikas of UNIQUE Weddings and Events opted for city sophistication, modern style and high fashion as her inspiration….

Tampa Waterfront French Country Styled Shoot | Westshore Yacht Club

  Located in South Tampa along the shores of Tampa Bay is a gorgeous waterfront wedding venue, the Westshore Yacht Club. To showcase the beauty of this hidden gem and its outdoor spaces, we partnered with Tampa Bay wedding planner Kelly Kennedy of Kelly Kennedy Weddings and Events to create a classic, french country inspired…

Rustic Tampa Bay Wedding Round Up

Elegant Antique Tampa Bay Rustic Wedding | The Lange Farm For Stephanie and Gary, food and entertainment topped their list of importance while planning their Dade City wedding day. “We’re a very silly couple and enjoy playing games and having a good time, so we wanted a wedding that was fun like us. We had…

Romantic, Fall Inspired Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch Wedding

Romantic, Outdoor Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch Wedding Samantha and Chris’ outdoor, vintage Tampa Bay wedding featured a rich, fall inspired color palette. “Romantic was the word that just kept popping into my head when making all of the planning and design decisions. From our colors, to candles, to my bridesmaids dresses, that was…

Vintage Glam Inspired Styled Shoot | Safety Harbor Resort and Spa Wedding

Vintage Glam Inspired Wedding | Safety Harbor Resort and Spa Wedding Inspired by the deep, bold colors of a wine bottle label, Tampa wedding planner and designer Southern Glam Weddings and Events created a dramatic modern meets vintage glam styled wedding. The design team incorporated jewel tones of burgundy and plum, accented by textures of…

Navy Blue Rustic Tampa Bay Wedding Round Up

Rustic, Elegant Dade City Wedding | The Lange Farm Wedding Brittany and Zach’s Dade City wedding featured a rustic, elegant theme for their outdoor wedding ceremony. “Both of us agreed very early on that we wanted to be married outdoors under a live oak tree,” the bride explained. “Zach is Nordic, and he proclaims that…

Rustic Mint, Navy and Blush Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch

Rustic Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch Wedding Sierra and Matthew’s rustic Tampa Bay wedding featured an outdoor ceremony under a lush oak tree, followed by a outdoor celebration in an open-air barn. The also couple included their gorgeous dog, Duke, in the wedding ceremony, who walked down the aisle and stood with the groomsmen. The…

Elegant White, Grey, & Hunter Green Rustic Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch

Rustic Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch Wedding Brittany and Andrew’s rustic Tampa Bay wedding featured a white, grey and hunter green color palette to complement the organic greenery that surrounded their venue. “Our wedding theme reflected a rustic, yet elegant style,” the groom explained. “Brittany and I share a love for the outdoors,…

Shabby Chic Blush Pink, Gold & Navy Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch

Shabby Chic Rustic Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch Wedding Kim and Mark’s rustic Tampa Bay wedding featured a rustic and vintage touches with a blush pink, gold and navy blue color palette. “Our shabby chic theme was light, romantic and very similar to our living style, as we wanted our big day to be…

Rustic Blue and Burgundy Outdoor Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch

Rustic Blue and Burgundy Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch Wedding Raquel and Brian’s rustic Tampa Bay wedding featured an outdoor garden ceremony and laid back atmosphere. “I love being outside and the feel of being carefree,” the bride explained. “People loved the lawn games, and we had so many kids there that it…

Blush and Gold Rustic Elegance Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch

Rustic Elegance Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch Wedding Michelle and Josh’s rustic Tampa Bay wedding featured an outdoor ceremony, elegant barn wedding and personal touches that reflected the couple’s personalities. “We designed our wedding with how we’ve designed our lives. The decor matched much of the same decor we use in our home,…

White and Blush Pink Rustic Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch

Rustic Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch Wedding Sara and Markus made the transatlantic journey to host their rustic, destination Tampa Bay wedding. “We live in Frankfurt, Germany, however, my parents live in Tampa, so we have have wonderful memories there,” the bride reminisced. “Logistically it was closer for my family to attend a wedding in Tampa…

Purple and Gold Rustic Glam Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch

Rustic Glam Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch Wedding Erin and Steven’s rustic Tampa Bay wedding featured an outdoor ceremony under towering Spanish moss trees, followed by a glamorous barn reception. “We wanted our wedding to have a soft, whimsical feel with a bit of glam, from the flowers and the lanterns that hung from the…

Red, Yellow and Orange, Rustic Fall Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch

Rustic Tampa Bay Wedding | Cross Creek Ranch Wedding Lana and Bryan’s rustic Tampa Bay wedding featured fall inspired decor and a vibrant autumn-filled color palette. The bride and groom chose a theme that paid homage to the Lana’s country roots and incorporated their fall wedding date into their decor. “We chose fall colors, including deep reds, purples,…

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