Category Archives: Cotton and Magnolia

Downtown St. Pete Boho Picnic Elopement | Wild Roots

With Florida’s perfect weather and tropical aesthetic, bohemian-inspired wedding details are always in season. Intimate wedding planners Elope Tampa Bay designed a downtown St. Pete elopement wedding shoot that showcased how neutral tones and a nature-filled backdrop make a bold statement. “The theme was boho and free-spirited. We wanted the theme of the elopement to really bring...

White Modern Minimalist Wedding | St. Petersburg Woman’s Club

Melynda and Nick’s St. Petersburg wedding highlighted a modern minimalist theme that embraced the couple’s laidback personalities. Deep shades of blue were offset by the subtle dusk colored accents and elegantly enhanced with greenery throughout the decor. “I would describe our theme as a modern minimalist. We chose this theme because we wanted a classy...

Romantic Greenery Inspired Outdoor Garden Wedding | Palmetto Riverside Bed and Breakfast

  Katie and Nick’s elegant Sarasota area wedding complemented their historic venue perfectly with sweet personal touches and sparkling views of Manatee River. With signature cocktails and a late night delivery from Chick-fil a, this romantic celebration was everything the bride and groom had envisioned. “Our wedding theme included warm, romantic, earthy tones with pops...

Casual, Rustic Waterfront St. Pete Wedding | Tampa Bay Watch

Michelle and Michael’s waterfront St. Pete wedding tied together the bride and groom’s love for world travel with rustic decor and adorable DIY centerpieces. Looking to complement their beautiful surroundings, the couple chose a navy and grey color palette that matched perfectly with their outdoor St. Pete wedding venue. “Our theme and design were very...

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...

Romantic, Vintage English Inspired Wedding | St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club

  Rachel and Tomo’s downtown St. Pete wedding was inspired by the bride and groom’s personalities, featuring a mix of old English and Japanese details with a dark maroon and cream color palette. The couple currently lives in Akita City, Japan and chose to marry in St. Pete where the bride’s mother and grandmother both live....

Classic Ivory, Taupe, and Blush Pink Downtown St. Pete | The Birchwood

  Jennifer and Connor’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a classic array of ivory, taupe and blush. The Tampa couple knew that St. Pete would be the perfect place for their out-of-town guests, and it was sentimental to the family. “Our wedding was very traditional. We wanted something that looked timeless and elegant, so we chose...

Romantic Peach and Mint Green Floral Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | St. Pete Shuffle Board Club

  “T” and “S”‘s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a romantic floral inspired theme and a color palette of mint, peach, rose, and gold. “Our wedding inspiration was floral romance. I really liked the lightness of the colors and thought they looked romantic,” the bride explained. “I looked through the Marry Me Tampa Bay website...

White, Vintage Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

  Noelle and Nick’s vintage inspired downtown St. Pete wedding featured ivory and shades of purple to compliment their hotel venue’s gorgeous ballroom setting. Searching across Florida to find the perfect venue, the Tampa couple knew that The Birchwood was the perfect location to host their ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. “I wanted a space that...

Colorful Bohemian Inspired Spring Wedding St. Pete Styled Shoot

  The change of seasons and weather in Florida is rare, which is why bright colors and beautiful outdoor weddings are often on rotation in the Sunshine State. St. Petersburg wedding photographer Jen Garrett of Aggie Photography curated an inspired wedding shoot to bring together trending and creative wedding ideas, including a classic favorite of ours,...

Rustic, Elegant Blush Pink Tampa Bay Barn Wedding | Orange Blossom Barn

Tessa and James’ rustic Tampa Bay barn wedding featured a soft southern color palette of blush pink and navy. “We both knew that we wanted to be outside and in the country. I love barn weddings,” the bride gushed. “The rest of it all just kind of came together once I found the right barn....

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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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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

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

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