Category Archives: Beach Wedding

Intimate Destination Florida Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Aimee and William’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding provided a getaway experience for their 38 closest friends and family amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. Although they had originally scheduled to get married in March, the couple postponed to a summer date. “We decided to move forward with our wedding date because we honestly just didn’t want to...

Destination Florida COVID-19 Beach Elopement | Indian Rocks Beach

Kelly and Matt considered canceling their Florida destination elopement in Indian Rocks Beach due to the threat of COVID-19, but ultimately decided to move forward with their intimate guestless wedding. “We made the choice to continue our plans since there was little to no cases in Florida at the time. We had a small gathering...

Intimate Waterfront St. Pete Elopement | Isla Del Sol Yacht and Country Club

Shannon and Cammarn’s waterfront St. Petersburg wedding vow renewal featured an intimate afternoon that allowed the newlyweds to reaffirm their love and commitment to each other. Reminiscing on the memories from their first wedding, the bride and groom decided to renew their vows in a way they could cherish forever. “We chose to do a...

Intimate Blue Destination Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

Victoria and Brandon’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding was a beachfront celebration that even COVID-19 couldn’t hold back. The San Antonio, Texas bride and groom originally planned a wedding for earlier in the year, but due COVID-19 pushed their date back into the summer. “Our original date was April 25, 2020, but we had to move...

Intimate Treasure Island Destination Wedding | St. Petersburg Lions Club

Amber and Ryan’s intimate Treasure Island destination wedding featured ocean views, a classic blush and navy color scheme, and a handful of their closest friends and family.  Looking at their photos, you’d never guess that thanks to the global pandemic they were forced to come up with a “Plan B” just two weeks before the...

Coastal Blue and Yellow Clearwater Beach Wedding | Carlouel Yacht Club

Elizabeth and Jack’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding featured a relaxed, yet elegant vibe with a yellow and blue color palette and nautical elements centered around oysters. “We went for a coastal feel with oysters being our design inspiration. While Clearwater Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, my husband is more...

Luxurious Gold and Red Siesta Key Beach Wedding | Cottage on the Rocks

Jaeda and John’s glamorous Siesta Key wedding brought modern elegance to the beaches through a combination of saturated floral arrangements, contemporary glass, acrylic elements, and luxurious gold finishes. The Sarasota couple originally envisioned a Key West wedding, but ultimately decided to translate that vision to a local venue in their hometown. They chose a color...

Vibrant Pink and Gold Rooftop Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Sara and Alex’s intimate Clearwater Beach wedding combined the elegant backdrop of a pristine hotel ballroom with the vibrant colors indicative of local flora. Since many of their 70 guests would be traveling to attend the wedding, Sara wanted their formal wedding to also reflect a tropical palette that complemented their Florida venue. “Our inspiration...

Blue and Yellow Clearwater Beach Destination Wedding | Duval Ballroom Center

Ifie and Obie’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding featured a travel-themed, beachy ambiance for the jet-setting bride and groom. Choosing the Sunshine State for their destination wedding, the Washington D.C. couple invited 110 guests for an unforgettable weekend. “Travel has always been a central theme in our relationship as a long-distance couple from the very beginning,...

Romantic Blue and White St. Pete Beach Wedding | Don CeSar

Hillary and John’s dreamy St. Pete Beach wedding took all of the things that made their love story uniquely special and wrapped them into one gorgeous waterfront celebration filled with swoon-worthy details creating a classic, elegant and romantic ambiance. “We didn’t have a specific theme for our wedding, but I wanted our day to be...

Classic Blush Pink Garden Courtyard Wedding | Ritz Carlton Sarasota

Rochelle and Che’s intimate Sarasota wedding embraced the serene Florida coastline with a waterfront celebration nestled amongst hovering palm trees. Transforming their ballroom with blush pink details and lit candles, the bride and groom invited friends and family from all over to witness their winter nuptials. “I didn’t necessarily have a particular theme in mind,...

Moody Black, Gold, and Blush Tropical Wedding Styled Shoot | The West Event Space

Blush pink and gold weddings have come a long way from its popular neutral palette. These pastel colors add elegance to any wedding and can even be paired with a dark and moody design. Thinking outside of the box, Riley Gersch, Tampa Bay wedding planner and owner of Elegant Affairs by Design created a modern,...

Elegant Burgundy and Blush St. Pete Beach Wedding | Don CeSar Wedding

  Lea and Brandon’s St. Pete Beach wedding was an unforgettable oceanfront celebration filled with elegant decor, pops of rose gold, and a stunning outdoor ceremony steps from the beach. “I wanted something elegant, but true to my style. I didn’t want anything too over the top,” the bride shared. “I had a few quirky...

Bohemian-Inspired Sarasota Beach Wedding | Longboat Key Club

Olivia and Gabriel’s bohemian-inspired Sarasota beach wedding featured neutral colors, an abundance of greenery, and personal details. To complement the gorgeous locale, the bride and groom opted for natural foliage and botanicals with shades of white, honey, and greenery. The couple incorporated personal touches including their pet, Mae, who appeared on napkins, favors, and even...

Vibrant, Tropical Destination Florida Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

Katelynn and Marques’ Clearwater Beach destination wedding was a fantasy-filled weekend that brought the couple’s closest friends and family to Tampa Bay’s best beach for a dream vacation. The modern tropical wedding incorporated luxurious Florida palms and striking geometric accents to create a beachfront paradise that was unique to their love story. “Marques and I...

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...

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...

Tropical Coral and Gold Rooftop St. Pete Beach Wedding | Hotel Zamora

Rickey and Christopher’s vibrant St. Pete Beach wedding showcased stunning rooftop views of the Gulf of Mexico and featured a stylish outdoor celebration for 150 guests. Using Marry Me Tampa Bay, the bride and groom discovered local wedding pros and inspiration that brought their tropical fairytale wedding to life. “I used Marry Me Tampa Bay...

Classic and Formal Black and White Sarasota Wedding | Longboat Key Club

  Sara and Abel’s outdoor Sarasota wedding was a vision of tropical Florida charm with chic modern details, gorgeous waterfront views, and bright blue skies reminiscent of a postcard. “We really wanted something that was classic yet formal, but that also could stand the test of time,” the bride shared. “For our color palette, we...

Dusty Blue Boho Chic Winter Inspired Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Brittany and Brian’s Clearwater Beach wedding was a picturesque affair with elegant decor, gorgeous rooftop views, and a confetti-filled last dance. “We really imagined a romantic bohemian ambiance with gorgeous fresh flowers and modern chic decor. We were immediately drawn to dusty blues, shades of green, and neutrals to tie in the beach feel, but...

Elegant Blush Pink and Grey Clearwater Beach Destination Wedding | Island Way Grill

  Stacy and Nate’s romantic destination Clearwater Beach wedding combined a rustic beach ambiance with beach inspired centerpieces for a celebration filled with color and personality. “I wanted something very simple with a touch of rustic elegance. We didn’t want anything to feel stuffy or overly fancy, so instead, we made sure to capture a...

Sunset Inspired Florida Beach Wedding | Isla Del Sol Yacht & Country Club

Madeline and Tim’s waterfront St. Petersburg wedding truly captured the beauty of old Florida charm with a breathtaking ceremony on a private beach. Sprinkled with elegant Florida inspired details, the bride and groom chose a color palette of dusty rose and postman blue to tie together the whimsical ambiance they were going for. “Our theme...

Neutral, Tropical Inspired Florida Destination Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

  Becca and Ryan’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding embodied beachy, casual vibes with a chic, neutral color palette and pop of dark green. “I had always dreamed of having the wedding outside, and January in Pennsylvania wasn’t going to allow that! Florida is somewhat of a second home to me. My grandparents, aunt, uncle, and...

Romantic Lavender, Lilac, and Grey St. Pete Beach Wedding | Hotel Zamora

  Victoria and Lucius’ St. Pete Beach wedding day incorporated a soft mix of lavender, lilac, and grey with pops of greenery for their rooftop wedding ceremony and reception for 105 guests. “We knew that something as special as a wedding day is only as good as you make it for all those who came...

Tropical Meets Classic St. Beach Wedding | Isla del Sol Yacht and Country Club

Breeze and Kyle’s St. Pete wedding was a vision of classic Florida beauty with a waterfront ceremony, timeless decor and breathtaking views reminiscent of a postcard. Honoring their colorful family background, the bride and groom created an entrance to their cocktail hour filled with wedding pictures and keepsakes from previous generations. “I would describe our...

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