Category Archives: DIY Weddings

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,...

Mauve, Gold, and Navy Greenery Inspired Tampa Wedding | Davis Island Garden Club

  Erika and James’ garden inspired South Tampa wedding combined gorgeous DIY details, natural organic elements, and a color palette of mauve, gold, and navy blue. “Our theme represented us in so many ways. We incorporated lots of greenery to match our wedding venue, and we chose our natural design because we love simple and...

Pastel Pink and White Indian Fusion Wedding | Safety Harbor Resort and Spa

  Leah and Japesh’s Safety Harbor wedding blended the couple’s American and Indian cultures together to provide some unexpected moments for both the couple and their guests. “We didn’t tell Japesh’s extended family that we were exchanging the flower garlands during the ceremony, which is very meaningful in Indian weddings, so that was a nice...

Lilac and Gray Rustic Chic Tampa Bay Wedding | Southern Plantation Oasis

  Lisa and Eddie’s rustic chic Tampa Bay wedding featured a lilac, gold and gray color palette that complemented their Southern inspired outdoor venue. Focusing on a simplistic design and personalized details, the bride and groom made their day truly their own. “We wanted the day to be special and beautiful, but we went the...

Romantic Tampa Garden Wedding | Davis Islands Garden Club Wedding

Tampa Garden Wedding | Davis Islands Garden Club Wedding Chelsey and Andy’s romantic Tampa garden wedding featured an outdoor ceremony and vintage touches. “The theme of my wedding evolved over time as I started to look at décor and started planning. I wanted it to feel inviting and warm, yet elegant and classy,” the bride...

Nature Inspired Eco-Friendly Ybor City Wedding | CL Space

Ybor City Wedding | CL Space Wedding Rayna and Jon’s Ybor City wedding showcased Tampa’s history and culture. “We had a lot of out-of-town guests. Jon’s family is from St. Louis, and we wanted them to experience true ‘local Tampa,” the bride shared. “Trolleys, Ybor City, local craft brews, BBQ and local non-profits were all...

Pastel, Vintage Waterfront Lakeland Wedding | Junior League Sorosis Building

Waterfront Lakeland Wedding | Junior League Sorosis Building Rachael and Garrett’s waterfront Lakeland wedding featured an outdoor ceremony overlooking Lake Morton, vintage decor and nature inspired succulent florals. “Garrett and I would visit downtown Lakeland while we were dating. We just really fell in love with the place,” the bride gushed. “Even before we were engaged,...

Pink and Green Romantic Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood Wedding For the couple who made their home together in Florida, it was a natural choice to have a local, St. Pete wedding. “My husband is a St. Petersburg native and his family runs a small business in the area,” Caitlin explained. “It really has become a destination, and...

Garden Weddings | Tampa Wedding Round Up

Tampa Garden Weddings Modern, Orange and Green Tampa Garden Wedding | Andrea Layne Floral Design A torrential downpour didn’t put a damper on Brittany and Jeff’s wedding day at the Tampa Garden Club. After the reception, the sky cleared and the weather Gods made sure to let the sun shine for some beautiful outdoor portraits on Bayshore Boulevard. The...

Vintage, Blush, DIY Downtown St. Pete Destination Wedding | NOVA 535

Vintage, Blush, DIY Downtown St. Pete  Destination Wedding | NOVA 535 Wedding Robyn and Chris’ downtown St. Pete destination wedding featured DIY elements to show their gratitude to their wedding guests. “It was so important to me to put our touches on the wedding and thinking of all things that showed all of our guests how much...

DIY, Garden Same-Sex Tampa Wedding | USF Botanical Gardens

DIY, Garden Same-Sex Tampa Wedding | USF Botanical Gardens Daniel and Rick celebrated the beginning of the year with more than just a New Year’s resolution; they made a life long commitment. “I knew I wanted to marry Rick when our first dog, Zoe, fell fatally ill. This loss was devastating for us, but the way...

Destination Vintage, DIY Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

Destination Vintage, DIY Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach Jenny and Ricky’s destination, vintage Clearwater Beach wedding incorporated one of the bride’s favorite hobbies. “I love to antique! It’s my favorite pastime,” Jenny shared. “The vision for my wedding was romantic and simple, with antique being my main focus. I found all of my bottles for centerpieces, my...

Vintage Pink, Mint Green, Gold and Ivory Tampa Wedding | The Palmetto Club

Vintage Pink, Mint Green, Gold and Ivory Tampa Wedding | The Palmetto Club Jessica and Ray planned a vintage Tampa wedding complete with several DIY touches. “I personally designed all of our invitations and designed, printed and put together all of our programs. We bought brooches to attach to each escort card as a gift to...

Tangerine and Navy Blue DIY Wine Themed Powel Crosley Estate Wedding

Powel Crosley Estate Wedding – Carrie Wildes Photography Alex and Kyle’s Love Story:Kyle and I met in 10th grade through my best friend, and we started “dating” shortly after. We dated for eight years, even making it work long distance while I was at University of Florida and he went to University of South Florida. My...

Grey & Ivory DIY Wedding – NOVA 535 Wedding

NOVA 535 Wedding – Downtown St. Pete Wedding Christine and Jeff’s Love Story:Jeff & I started dating over 10 years ago in high school in Michigan. We were first introduced by a mutual friend who tried to set us up on a date freshman year. I, however, was not interested, but we became friends. It...

White, Gold & Black Rustic New Year’s Eve Rocking H Ranch Wedding

Lakeland, Fl Wedding Venue – Rocking H Ranch – By: Anna Coats Charity and Dan’s Love Story: My husband Dan and I met one night at a mutual friend’s birthday party in downtown Philadelphia in the fall of 2009. My girlfriends and I were sitting over to the side, and I spied this tall, handsome man across...

Halloween Wedding at the St. Pete Museum of Fine Arts

St. Pete Museum of Fine Arts Halloween Themed Wedding – St. Petersburg Wedding Photographer Carrie Wildes Photography With vampire ring bearers, wedding guests dressed as Dr. Seuss characters and Cruella Deville and zombie wedding photos, Bradenton couple Jodi and Jared hosted a St. Petersburg wedding that was anything but “cookie cutter.” The bride, whose favorite holiday falls on October...

Navy & Yellow Rustic DIY Lakeland Wedding – Rocking H Ranch

Lakeland Wedding Venue – Rocking H Ranch Rustic Wedding Megan and Roger met in 2010 while working at CAMP-of-the-WOODS in Speculator, New York. He was a chef and she worked in Human Resources. They started going out with friends, and by the following summer, the pair and become best friends. “Roger was ready to start...

Blue DIY Innisbrook Resort Wedding

Palm Harbor Innisbrook Resort Wedding with wedding photographer Photo Announce It! Dori and Dana met while working at the Lost Colony near the Outer Banks of North Carolina. He was the sound engineer and she was a cast member. “It was love at first sight,” Dori reminisced. “We dated at least a month before anyone in...

DIY Modern Vintage Chic St. Pete Woman’s Club Wedding

St. Pete Woman’s Club Wedding Rachel met Wade while he was desk shopping at a furniture store in Boston, where the bride-to-be worked. While assisting Wade with his purchase, Rachel was impressed with his shopping style. “I had a thought that felt very out of the ordinary. I thought, ‘Hmmm, I really like how this...

Rustic, Shabby-Chic DIY Lange Farm Wedding

Lange Farm Wedding in Dade City, FL with Dade City Wedding Florist Northside Florist Kelly and Lane met at church, and while the bride thought “he was just another guy,” the friendship quickly grew into a relationship. “Through our in-depth and fun conversations, I knew I wanted to get to know him more and spend...

DIY Blue Waterfront Downtown Tampa Wedding

  University of South Florida graduates Vanessa and Dan met through mutual friends and immediately realized they had similar interests in subjects such as world religions. Six months after their initial meeting, the Tampa couple began dating. “We just hit it off very quickly and enjoyed each others company,” Vanessa reminisced. Ten months into the relationship...

Mint Green & Ivory Rustic Ybor City Wedding

  Rainna met Lance while she was in middle school, but it wasn’t until after she graduated from high school that the pair began dating. “We were both invited to a mutual friend’s Christmas party. I am usually on the shy side, but I saw him at the party and decided to go talk to...

DIY Wedding Place Cards & Menus – Doily Charger

  Doilies aren’t just for grandma’s house anymore. They can add a touch of elegance to your Tampa Bay wedding. Hire a calligrapher to make a stunning place card, or use your tracing skills to DIY (or if you’re like me, find a way to print it from your computer!) Here are three easy ways to “class-up”...

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Tropical Boho Bride and Groom Excited After Exchanging Vows, Bride in Flowy Deep V Neck Wedding Dress, Colorful Floral Arrangements | Tampa Bay Wedding Venue The Godfrey | Wedding Planner Elope Tampa Bay | Wedding Florist Brides N Blooms | Wedding Dress Nikki's Glitz and Glam | Wedding Hair and Makeup Femme Akoi Beauty Studio | Amber McWhorter Photography

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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