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“Best of” 2019: Wedding Details and Decor

Luxurious Tropical Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Vinoy Renaissance Ahyoung and Lamont’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a tropical paradise filled with luxurious white orchids and rich dark-green florals. “Even though we had a fall wedding, we still wanted the colors and theme to be very representative of Florida, where we met each other...

“Best of” 2019: Wedding Receptions 2019 | Part 2

Luxurious Pink and Green Garden Ceremony & Reception | Belleview Inn Envisioning a garden-inspired ceremony filled with whimsy and touches of modern decor, this luxurious stylized wedding shoot features two jaw-dropping floral backdrops, outfit changes for both the bride and groom and a historic wedding venue just minutes from Clearwater Beach. The design duo of...

“Best of” 2019: Wedding Receptions | Part 1

Modern Boho St. Pete Beach Wedding Inspiration | The Don CeSar When you take an iconic St. Pete Beach hotel and incorporate eclectic details, the result is charming elegance that captures a subtle yet chic ambiance. Bringing together The Don CeSar’s recently renovated youthful modern look, St. Pete wedding planner Staci Mandikas of UNIQUE Weddings + Events created an...

“Best of” 2019: Wedding Portraits

Organic, Nature Inspired Green and White Wedding 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. When selecting a wedding photographer to capture their big day the couple wanted someone...

“Best of” 2019: Wedding Ceremonies

Romantic Dusty Blue and White Safety Harbor Wedding | Harborside Chapel This Safety Harbor wedding combined colorful Scottish traditions with charming personal details resulting in a classic yet romantic atmosphere with soft and warm accents. Looking for a church that was open and airy was important for the Tampa natives, and when they arrived at...

“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...

“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...

“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 2016: Tampa Bay Wedding Cinematography

Best of 2016: Tampa Bay Wedding Cinematography Our prediction is that wedding cinematography will continue to flourish with Tampa Bay weddings in 2017. One of the most common regrets we hear from couples is that they didn’t hire a videographer. Video captures movement, sound and moments that a photograph cannot and allows you to relive those memories...

Best of 2016: Tampa Bay Wedding Receptions

Best of Marry Me Tampa Bay 2016: Wedding Receptions When it comes to Tampa Bay weddings, we are all about the details! Don’t get us wrong, we love the emotional ceremonies and gorgeous altars, but we love a pretty place setting! From elegant ballroom wedding receptions with floor to ceiling draping for an added dramatic effect...

Best of 2016: Tampa Bay Wedding Ceremonies

Best of Marry Me Tampa Bay 2016: Wedding Ceremonies The wedding ceremony decor sets the tone for your Tampa Bay wedding. Whether it’s an outdoor, beachfront ceremony or romantic garden setting, it creates the ambiance for your “I dos.” Our favorite wedding ceremony decor includes custom signs greeting your guests, flowers down the aisle and a...

Best of 2016: Tampa Bay Wedding Portraits

Best of Marry Me Tampa Bay 2016: Wedding Portraits As a Tampa Bay wedding blog, we love seeing the emotion and joy captured in the stunning wedding portraits from around the area. From tears of joy to laughter, our preferred Tampa Bay wedding photographers create memories that last a lifetime with these breathtaking portraits! Relive our these special...

Best of 2016: Tampa Bay Wedding Decor

Best of Marry Me Tampa Bay 2016: Wedding Decor As a detail inspired wedding blog, we’re all about the decor! 2016 brought us everything from stunning tented receptions to elegant outdoor soirees. We saw a variety of decor trends for the year, the biggest being farm tables and greenery. Blush pink was still the most popular...

Best of 2015: Wedding Portraits

Best of Marry Me Tampa Bay 2015: Wedding Portraits As 2015 comes to a close, we are reflecting on Tampa Bay wedding portraits that took our breath away. Our featured couples shared intimate moments captured in these beautiful wedding photos that will last a lifetime. We appreciate the creativity of these Tampa Bay wedding photographers as they truly showcase the...

Best of 2015: Wedding Bouquets

Best of Marry Me Tampa Bay 2015: Wedding Bouquets From orchids to roses, we are rounding up the best wedding bouquets of 2015. Glamorous and sparkling or classic and elegant, we love the selection showcased by these Tampa Bay wedding florists. The gorgeous detail, color and arrangements have made these bouquets catch our eye. If...

Best of 2015: Wedding Ceremonies

Best of Marry Me Tampa Bay 2015: Wedding Ceremonies One of the biggest draws to holding a Tampa Bay wedding is that you can have almost any look you want: beach, historic church, garden, rustic and modern. We love the variety of wedding venues in Tampa Bay, and, with the right wedding pros, you can mix...

Best of 2015: First Looks

Best of Marry Me Tampa Bay 2015: First Looks 2015 has been the year of “first looks” for Tampa Bay weddings. We’ve found more and more couples opting in for that intimate pre-ceremony time with their soon-to-be “Mr.” or “Mrs.” We love the anticipation of seeing the bride’s excitement and groom’s nerves come together in...

Best of 2015: Getting Ready Wedding Photos

Best of Marry Me Tampa Bay 2015: Getting Ready Over the next two weeks, we’ll be highlighting our the “Best of” Tampa Bay wedding photos of the year. With over 100 weddings under our belts this year, we love reminiscing on the stunning weddings we’ve had the pleasure of publishing. We’re starting at the beginning of the day with our...

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Marry Me Tampa Bay editor, Anna Coats, created Marry Me Tampa Bay in 2012 to showcase the area's best local weddings and vendors. She has been featured as a wedding expert on the national talkshow Daytime, Fox13, ABC Action News, Great Day Tampa Bay, and Bay News 9 (now Spectrum).

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