Category Archives: Brides N Blooms

Burgundy and Black Winter Inspired South Tampa Wedding | The Orlo

Maiken and Kevin’s South Tampa wedding combined a romantic palette of pinks and reds, unique flora, and a historic event venue. The Tampa couple originally planned a local celebration for 200 guests but decided to host an intimate affair for 48 of their closest friends and family due to COVID-19. “We incorporated burgundy, blush, and...

Expert Advice: A Guide to Hiring a Wedding Florist in Tampa Bay

What makes your wedding different from all the other events that happen at your venue? Your flowers and decor. Think of flowers as the “icing on the cake” or the jewelry and accessories to a great outfit. With endless options on Pinterest and Instagram, how do you know how to achieve your vision, while also...

“Best of” 2020 Wedding Receptions

Timeless, Classic Ivory and Blush Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Vault “We wanted a very timeless, classic, romantic theme for our wedding, very neutral colors, and a lot of candles. The crystal candelabras were my biggest focus. We chose ivory, blush, and sage for our colors. We felt it was a classic look that complimented...

“Best of” 2020 Wedding Ceremonies

Vibrant Pink Floral-Filled Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Vault “I love flowers and bold colors. I knew I wanted lush, bright, and different. Our florist even helped me incorporate flowers that my grandmother grew in her garden when I was a child which meant so much to me. The venue was one thing that my...

Tropical Waterfront Tampa Elopement Inspiration | Godfrey Hotel

As an era of socially distanced events and small gatherings have increased in popularity, many of today’s couples envision their wedding day in a more intimate setting. Wedding planners Emily and Melanie with Elope Tampa Bay, which specializes in intimate ceremonies, sought to create a new style of inspiration that fit the need for modern-day...

Modern, Fall Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding Shoot | Poynter Institute

This Autumnal wedding inspiration shoot combines modern and minimalist details with a hidden gem of a venue in downtown St. Pete. The planning and design team at Winsor Event Studio worked to complement the one-of-a-kind architecture of The Poynter Institute in a way that would appeal to any contemporary couple seeking an interesting event space...

Expert Advice: The Effect of COVID-19 on Wedding Flowers

How Has COVID-19 Affected the Availability of Wedding Flowers? “The impact of COVID-19 on the wedding floral industry has been broad. The wedding flower availability has been affected starting at the growers/farmers. When COVID began and the wedding industry came to a screeching halt, flower buying for weddings all but stopped. This meant the growers...

Rustic Chic Fall Inspired Outdoor Sarasota Wedding | Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast

Martha and Michael’s Sarasota wedding embodied rustic elements reflective of their relaxed lifestyle along with chic details to elevate their hometown celebration. To complement their fall date, the Bradenton couple chose an autumnal color palette of saturated wine hues and elegant pops of gold. “Our wedding theme was rustic/chic. I chose it because of the...

White, Greenery, and Gold Dunedin Waterfront Wedding | Beso Del Sol

Ibette and Sandor’s waterfront Dunedin wedding was an enchanting evening that perfectly combined greenery flora with the stunning waterfront views. The bride and groom incorporated pops of metallic gold throughout the decor to add a flair of elegance to their heavenly inspired vision. “My theme was a simple elegant garden; I wanted greenery, white flowers,...

Whimsical Rooftop Wedding | Hyatt Place Downtown St. Pete

  Combining a contemporary vibe and whimsical decor, this St. Petersburg wedding design team combined accents of metallics and pops of pink to complement the modern appeal of one of downtown’s newest wedding venues, the Hyatt Place Downtown St. Pete. “Our inspiration for this styled shoot came from a desire to show that an ordinary...

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...

Jewel Toned Downtown Tampa Waterfront Wedding | The Yacht StarShip

  Kristina and Alex’s waterfront downtown Tampa wedding was all about enjoying the best Florida has to offer. The Memphis, Tennessee couple knew they wanted to get married near the water, but ended up getting married on the water! “We decided to go with the Yacht StarShip because it was outdoor and on the water,” the...

Romantic Burgundy, Blush, and Gold Tampa Wedding | Davis Islands Garden Club

  Jessica and Adam’s waterfront Tampa garden wedding featured a romantic winter color palette of burgundy, blush and gold, inspired by their alma mater. “We loved the natural beauty of our venue and felt like we could really use it to complement our wedding designs,” the bride explained. “We loved the darker burgundy for our winter...

Navy and Pink Nautical Waterfront Tampa Wedding | Yacht Starship Wedding

Nautical Tampa Wedding | Yacht Starship Wedding Lauren and Saimon’s downtown Tampa wedding reception featured a navy, gold and pink color palette and nautical theme. “The venue was our most important thing, and we loved the Yacht StarShip,” the bride gushed. “We were looking for something unique and affordable and the Yacht StarShip was awesome because we...

Waterfront Wedding Round Up | Yacht Wedding Venues

Classic, Black and White Waterfront Clearwater Wedding | Yacht Sensation Wedding Victoria and Aaron’s waterfront Clearwater wedding featured a timeless classic black and white color palette. “I wanted something I could look back on in 30 years, and it still be in style and a beautiful wedding, not trendy,” the bride shared. MORE: CLASSIC WEDDINGS When it...

Tampa Bay Wedding Show & Bridal Sale – Party It Forward by Brides N Blooms – July 15, 2012 at the Hollywood Venue

  Brides N’ Blooms will host its 2nd “Party it Forward” Tampa Bridal Show Sunday, July 15, 2012 at The Hollywood Venue from Noon-3 p.m. “Party it Forward” is such a fabulous idea!  Previous Tampa Bay brides can sell their bridal dresses, decor, and accessories to new brides-to-be, saving you lots of money! There will also be Tampa Bay wedding...

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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).

NOVA 535

NOVA 535

Avila Golf & Country Club

ALOFT/ ELEMENT TAMPA MIDTOWN

Organic Boho Modern White and Brown Rooftop Wedding Ceremony Flowers with Peach Roses, Gold Leaves, Feathers, and Ghost Chairs | Tampa Bay Wedding Florist Monarch Events | Planner and Designer UNIQUE Weddings + Events | Venue Aloft/Element Midtown | Photographer and Videographer Bonnie Newman Creative | Rentals A Chair Affair

BELLWETHER BEACH RESORT

St. Pete Beach Wedding Venue Bellwether Beach Resort Aerial View

The Vault

The Godfrey Hotel

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Red Mesa Events

Lifelong Photography Studio

Creative Bride and Groom Wedding Portrait with Veil Blowing in Wind | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Lifelong Photography Studio

Carrie Wildes Photography

dewitt for love

Modern Dramatic Unique Asymmetrical Red Wedding Bridal Bouquet with Ranunculus Tulips Protea Roses Anemone and Amaryllis | Dewitt for Love Photography

LIMELIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer | Limelight Photography

Breezin’ Weddings

Florida Bride and Groom Romantic Portrait Under Whimsical and Lush Circular Floral Arch with Pampas Grass, White and Blush Pink Roses, Hydrangeas and Greenery, Bride in Full Length Veil | Tampa Wedding Planner Breezin' Weddings | Wedding Dress Isabel O'Neil Bridal | Wedding Hair Femme Akoi | Waterfront Wedding Venue Tampa Yacht and Country Club

Coastal Coordinating

UNIQUE Weddings & Events

Parties a la Carte

Special Moments Event Planning

Modern, Garden Inspired Wedding Decor, Blush Pink Floral Wall and White Draping, Gazebo, Outdoor Dance Floor, Long Feasting Tables. Rose Gold Chiavari Chairs, Floral Curly Willow Arches | Tampa Bay Wedding Planner Special Moments Event Planning | Tampa Bay Wedding Florist Gabro Event Services | Tampa Bay Wedding Rentals A Chair Affair

Truly Forever Bridal

Michele Renee The Studio

Elite Events Catering

Graingertainment

Longboat Key Club

Beso Del Sol

Isla del Sol Yacht & Country Club

The Poynter Institute

The Don CeSar Hotel

Hotel Zamora

Postcard Inn

Hotel Alba

PARADISE SPRING

Paradise Spring | Tampa Bay Wedding Venue Private Estate

LAKE LODGE

The Lake Lodge Wedding Venue | Lake Thonotosassa Tampa Area Wedding Venue

amber mcwhorter photography

Spaghetti Strap Casablanca Ivory Simple Slip Wedding Dress Bridal Gown | Light Blue Grey Groom Suit | Outdoor Bride and Groom Beach Portrait at Tampa St Pete Florida COVID Destination Elopement Beach Wedding Ceremony | Neutral White Ivory and Greenery Bridal Bouquet | Amber McWhorter Photography

Luxe Light Images

Gulf Beach Weddings

Elope Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Wedding Elopement Planning | Elope Tampa Bay

eventfull weddings

Tampa Bay Wedding Planner EventFull Weddings

Lynn’s Catering

Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Sweetly Dipped Confections

Bella Bridesmaid

ADORE BRIDAL

Lifelong Photography Studio | The Current | Adore Bridal Hair and Makeup

A&P Designs

Grant Hemond & Associates

Grant Hemond and Associates | Tampa Bay Wedding DJ

breezin' entertainment

St. Petersburg Wedding DJ Breezin' Entertainment

A Chair Affair

outside the box

Tampa Bay Bride and Groom Cheers in front of Champagne Wall, Greenery Boxwood Bubbly Wall Rental, Bride Holding Vibrant Jewel Toned Floral Bouquet with Bright Pink Roses, Ivory, Purple, and Blue Flowers | Florida Wedding Planner Breezin' Weddings | South Tampa Outside The Box Event Rentals