Category Archives: elegant wedding

Romantic Industrial “Old Tampa” Ybor City Wedding | J.C. Newman Cigar Co

Callie and Sam’s Ybor City wedding featured an intimate evening centered around simple elegance with a sparkler exit in a Ferrari getaway car. The wedding included a historic industrial cigar factory with exposed brick, lush greenery, and delicate white and blush florals. “The venue itself made the theme of the wedding. It’s old Tampa, brick,...

Springtime Greenery and Gold Garden Wedding | Ritz Carlton Sarasota

Emily and Jesse’s Sarasota wedding featured a waterfront ceremony, neutral florals and greenery, and accents of metallic gold. The Sarasota residents hosted an intimate and elegant wedding for 40 of their closest friends and family (plus 70 virtual guests who attended via live stream due to the pandemic.) “Sarasota is especially meaningful because it is...

Romantic Outdoor Burgundy Sarasota Wedding | Powel Crosley

Lindsey and Robby’s classic Sarasota wedding featured bold colors, waterfront views, and an alfresco dance party under a canopy of lights. The Seminole couple chose a soft shade of blush accented with navy blue, and warm tones of maroon and metallic gold to create a color palette cohesive with their historic estate backdrop and the...

Romantic, Elegant Sarasota Beach Wedding | The Resort at Longboat Key Club

Abigail and Kurt’s destination Sarasota beach wedding featured soft, neutral flora and natural greenery, a stunning oceanfront ceremony, and a chic ballroom reception with tropical accents. “Our wedding theme was romantic and simplistic with a touch of beachy vibes. We have always loved the beach, and it is our happy place so we knew there...

Elegant Champagne and Burgundy Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Vinoy Renaissance

Bianca and Edgar’s elegant downtown St. Pete wedding boasted dramatic red and cream flora, sparkling champagne accents, an emotional first look, and lively Spanish music in honor of the couple’s heritage. “The theme for our wedding was elegant romance. We wanted an intimate romantic wedding,” the bride shared. “The colors were champagne and burgundy. Since...

Classic Navy, White, and Gold South Tampa Wedding | The Orlo

Kate and Edwin’s South Tampa wedding featured an elegant evening with a traditional white and gold color palette and pops of navy and grey. After the personalized vow ceremony, guests were treated to a delicious meal, and an ultimate dance party reception that covered every musical genre the couple loved. “The inspiration for our wedding...

Modern Peach and Pink Sarasota Beach Wedding | Longboat Key Club

Rachel and Valdi’s Sarasota beach wedding featured a soft palette of peach, pink, and coral, modern acrylic accents, and a surprise rainstorm. “I chose shades of light pinks, champagne, white, and a few pops of coral. I looked at a lot of florists’ past wedding pictures and that’s what I gravitated to,” the bride shared....

White and Champagne Outdoor Tented Sarasota Wedding | Bay Preserve at Osprey

Kelly and Matt’s destination waterfront Sarasota wedding featured an elegant reflection of Florida’s natural elements paired with a luxurious ambiance under a Sperry Tent with vintage market-string lighting. The bride and groom designed a wedding weekend that included amazing live entertainment, a cigar roller, and a firework grand finale. “The theme of our wedding was...

Organic Meets Modern Opposites Attract Wedding Inspiration: Midtown Aloft-Element

Located in the heart of Midtown Tampa, Aloft/Element Midtown brings a new cosmopolitan flair to the city’s hottest new destination district. Centrally located between Westshore and Downtown, this new central neighborhood has added contemporary energy to Tampa. The dual-branded property creates a unique opportunity for couples to showcase their individual personalities in one location. With...

Luxurious Jewel-toned Destination Florida Beach Wedding | Ritz Carlton Sarasota

Elisha and Dennis’ luxurious jewel-toned Sarasota destination wedding incorporated their love of family, champagne, and donuts, against an elegant beach backdrop. The Houston-based couple chose Florida, the bride’s childhood home and the groom’s alma mater, to host their destination wedding for 75 of their closest friends and family. “Our theme was beach resort togetherness. We...

Romantic Rustic Glam Clearwater Wedding | Carlouel Yacht Club

Katie and Kyle’s Clearwater wedding combined rustic charm with elegant details complementing their springtime yacht club setting. The bride and groom chose a palette of champagne and natural greenery with punches of saturated red tones. “In the beginning, I had a difficult time describing what I was looking for; it was really a combo of...

Timeless White and Blush Ballroom Wedding | Hilton Tampa Downtown

Lizzy and Tanner’s classic downtown Tampa wedding focused on the meaning of their marriage first and foremost, with traditional details that made for a beautiful and timeless style. “We wanted our marriage and our love for each other to be the focus of the day. To complement that, we wanted the design of the wedding...

Elegant Blush Pink and Ivory Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Tampa Club

Alexa and Nick’s elegant downtown Tampa wedding boasted soft and romantic colors with sweeping views of the city skyline. “We didn’t have a specific theme for our wedding. We just wanted it to be classy and elegant,” the bride shared. “Our colors were blush pink, gold, and ivory. We added greenery to the bouquets and...

Romantic Gold and Greenery Southern Charm Inspired Wedding | The Orlo

South Tampa is desired wedding location because of its warmth and charm that offers a familiar southern hospitality ambiance. Riley Gersch, lead planner and owner of Elegant Affairs by Design, dreamt of creating a wedding inspiration shoot that showcased the timelessness of the historic Hyde Park neighborhood with a classic elegance that incorporated archetypal accents....

Elegant Neutral South Tampa Wedding | Oxford Exchange

Caroline and Anthony’s destination South Tampa wedding combined family tradition with elegant simplicity in the heart of the groom’s hometown of Tampa. The couple embraced the opportunity to celebrate with 30 of their closest friends and family despite COVID-19, and the result was an intimate affair surrounded by the people they love the most. “We...

Elegant Gold and Merlot Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Tampa Club

AnneMarie and Ben’s jewel-toned autumn wedding took place 42 stories over the scenic downtown Tampa skyline. The South Tampa bride and groom wanted to showcase the town they love by providing their 70 guests an unforgettable dinner experience with bird’s eye views of the city. “Our wedding was warm and inviting, but also elegant and...

Romantic Gold and Champagne Downtown Wedding | Tampa Museum of Art

MJ and Mark’s downtown Tampa wedding incorporated each of their personalities, with masculine touches like deep blue linens and a champagne wall that suited the groom, and elegant gold accents reflecting the bride’s taste. The Tampa residents hosted an elegant, modern affair fitting their museum venue, with classic colors offset with citric accents indicative of...

Mauve, Gold, and Navy Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Na’iyma and Keith’s St. Pete wedding created a fairytale experience with Victorian charm and elegance using a soft pink and deep blue color palette, golden details, and an abundance of florals for their 75 guests. Inspired by the bride’s favorite shade of purple, the wedding featured hues of mauve and navy, elevated with shimmery metallic...

Romantic Greenery-Filled South Tampa Wedding | Oxford Exchange

Nadine and Dave’s intimate South Tampa wedding was originally planned as a larger scale destination wedding, but when the couple decided to move to Florida during the pandemic, they changed course and hosted a luxe celebration for 17 of their closest family and friends. The Texas couple chose Tampa for its convenient and sentimental locale...

Whimsical Neutral and Gold Tampa Enchanted Garden Wedding | Steinbrenner Field

This Tampa wedding featured a unique combination of traditional and unconventional elements, a lush garden vibe, and a nod to America’s favorite pastime, baseball. The Tampa couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at their Catholic church and then bucked tradition by hosting their reception at Steinbrenner Field instead of a typical ballroom. To...

Elegant, Modern St. Pete Beach Rooftop Wedding | Hotel Zamora

Kristen and Josh’s romantic St. Pete Beach wedding featured a beautiful blend of neutral tones, lush Florida backdrops, and greenery-filled rooftop elegance. “The wedding was elegant and modern with neutral tones and lots of gorgeous florals. All of their signage was modern with white and black. The wedding colors were neutrals, white, ivory beige, taupe,...

Romantic White and Greenery Inspired Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Tampa Club

For couples looking to combine a traditional Tampa Bay wedding with modern elements, this downtown Tampa wedding styled shoot is filled with sophistication and elegance set 41 stories above the city. “Traditional romance is at the forefront of this styled shoot. To complement a sophisticated downtown venue, we chose natural florals that feature plenty of...

Timeless Meets Modern Clearwater Beach Surprise Wedding | Sandpearl Resort

While most couples plan every aspect of their wedding day, Clearwater Beach bride Allyson woke up one morning to discover her fiancé, Jason, organized a surprise wedding for the couple. “We wanted a destination wedding and Mexico got shut down. We originally had 40 guests, but 10 decided not to come due to COVID,” the...

Burgundy Disney-Inspired Clearwater Wedding | Kapok Events

Gabby and Michael’s glamorous Clearwater wedding was straight out of a fairy tale or rather several fairy tales because the bride and groom incorporated fabled Disney details throughout their celebration. To say the Tampa pair are fans of Disney is an understatement (just read their epic proposal story involving Epcot Food and Wine Festival and...

Intimate At-Home Tuscan-Inspired South Tampa Wedding

Theresa and Edward’s South Tampa waterfront wedding turned the couple’s home into an elegant oasis for their intimate wedding of 68 guests. A jewel-toned color palette added vibrancy to the decor and transformed the bride and groom’s newly purchased dream home. “We went for classic, elegant, Tuscan, and the Mediterranean. We wanted a relaxed and...

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Avila Golf & Country Club

ALOFT/ ELEMENT TAMPA MIDTOWN

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BELLWETHER BEACH RESORT

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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