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Elegant Pink Downtown Tampa Wedding | Tampa Marriott Water Street

Melissa and Daniel’s traditional downtown Tampa wedding was planned, postponed, and then changed a third time, all due to the COVID pandemic. However, the Tampa couple took it in stride and were able to host a stunning socially-distanced wedding for their reduced guest list of 170 friends and family. “COVID presented many challenges during the...

Green and White Boho-Chic Downtown Tampa Wedding | Tampa River Center

Allie and Alfred’s downtown Tampa wedding was a whimsical evening that perfectly complemented the couple’s unique sense of style with the eccentric aesthetic of downtown. The waterfront Tampa wedding ceremony took place at sunset and was followed by an enchanting indoor reception filled with luxurious florals, an epic dance party, and a breathtaking view of...

Timeless Blush, Ivory and Gold Tampa Waterfront Wedding | The Rusty Pelican

Samantha and Matthew’s waterfront Tampa wedding exhibited an elegant vibe, with greenery and soft colors adorning their church ceremony and seaside reception at The Rusty Pelican. “Our colors were blush, ivory, and gold with a lot of greenery,” the bride beamed. “We wanted the room to have a romantic, elegant feel and the wedding to...

Romantic Pink and Burgundy Sarasota Destination Wedding | Powel Crosley Estate

Chevonne and Vaughn’s destination Sarasota wedding was a magical evening that brought the couple’s family and friends to a private estate decorated in sparkling lights and romantic florals. Our wedding design and colors were inspired by a beautiful bouquet I’d seen online. That bouquet became the foundation for our color and floral design. I chose...

Boho, Industrial Greenery Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Station House

Jamie and Blake’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined boho and industrial elements to create a unique and modern celebration featuring a rooftop ceremony, greenery and gold-filled reception, and custom neon sign. “We wanted to keep the details minimal, simple, and elegant since the venue is so full of beautiful details. It has so many rich...

Boho Chic South Tampa Wedding | Tampa Garden Club

Sara and Jake’s boho-rustic South Tampa wedding embodied the couple’s vibrant social lifestyle with a combination of earthy details and lux finishes. To incorporate greenery-focused arrangements and natural wood elements with an elevated black-tie style, the bride chose a classic black and white color palette with pops of lush green and elegant gold. “We wanted...

Elegant Ivory and Greenery Rooftop St. Pete Beach Wedding | Hotel Zamora

Amanda and Clay’s St. Petersburg wedding featured a refreshing blend of classic decor in a modern aesthetic. The gulf coast views from the rooftop reception were balanced with gorgeous greenery, delicious food, and music that kept their guests on the dance floor all night. “Two words I would use to describe our wedding would be...

Romantic Dusty Blue and Gold Wedding | Tampa Garden Club

Brooke and Bryan’s South Tampa garden wedding combined elegant elements with natural flora for an elevated, yet classic look. The bride envisioned a soft and romantic wedding with a focus on natural greenery, accented by pastel colors and gold decor. “Our wedding design was light and airy, with lots of greenery, light florals, simple details,...

Vibrant Pink and Gold Rooftop Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Sara and Alex’s intimate Clearwater Beach wedding combined the elegant backdrop of a pristine hotel ballroom with the vibrant colors indicative of local flora. Since many of their 70 guests would be traveling to attend the wedding, Sara wanted their formal wedding to also reflect a tropical palette that complemented their Florida venue. “Our inspiration...

Romantic Blush and Gold Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Museum of Fine Arts

  Nora and Adam’s romantic downtown St. Pete wedding featured a combination of classic elements and cultural traditions.  The St. Petersburg couple chose to host their celebration in the Bayshore Drive district because they wanted their guests to experience all the things they loved about their hometown, while also incorporating their favorite cuisine and music...

Blue and Yellow Clearwater Beach Destination Wedding | Duval Ballroom Center

Ifie and Obie’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding featured a travel-themed, beachy ambiance for the jet-setting bride and groom. Choosing the Sunshine State for their destination wedding, the Washington D.C. couple invited 110 guests for an unforgettable weekend. “Travel has always been a central theme in our relationship as a long-distance couple from the very beginning,...

Copper Inspired Rustic Tampa Bay Wedding | Shahnasarian Hall

Sarah and Alan’s Pinellas Park wedding day was filled with touching moments and a mix of emotions. Sarah, the owner of Sarah Bubar Designs, is a stand-out creative in our Tampa Bay wedding community, and a wonderful friend. For the bride, an unexpected family event changed how the wedding day would proceed, but not the...

Neutral and Gold South Tampa Wedding | Davis Islands Garden Club

Lexi and Tucker’s romantic South Tampa garden wedding overflowed with elegant details, a neutral color palette with pops of gold, and a mouthwatering menu. “We envisioned a more formal fare in a quaint setting,” the bride shared. “We wanted to take something simple and beautiful and dress it up. Our end vision was something that...

Luxurious Downtown Tampa Surprise Wedding | Le Meridien

Over the past eight years, we’ve formed not only a community with our Marry Me Tampa Bay wedding pros but also a friendship. And what does friendship lead you to? Weddings. But when you attend the wedding of one of the most elite wedding planners in Tampa Bay, Jessica Ralph Bova, owner of Parties A’La...

Romantic Dusty Rose and Wine Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Joelle and Abram’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a swoon-worthy affair with romantic elegance in every detail. From the dusty rose draping from Gabro Event Services and luxurious linens from Over the Top Linen Rentals, to the sweet personal touches scattered throughout the event, the bride and groom perfectly captured the ultimate vision of sophisticated...

Romantic Maroon and White Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Vault

Brittany and Daniel’s downtown Tampa wedding perfectly captured a romantic charm with beautifully designed centerpieces, flickering candles, and soft yet subtle uplighting. Bringing their stunning display to life, the couple chose a maroon, white, and blush color palette to celebrate their fall nuptials. “I did a lot of searching online looking at what colors would...

Whimsical Blush and Champagne Waterfront Backyard St. Petersburg Wedding

Noelle and Dave’s whimsical St. Pete wedding showcased a stunning array of personalized details that brought their 250 guests into this chapter of their love story. Incorporating a mix of bright florals and plenty of Florida citrus, the Charlotte, North Carolina couple chose to wed at the bride’s childhood home. “The view of downtown St....

“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 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...

Whimsical Art Deco Meets Tropical Wedding Inspiration | Centre Club

  2020 is the year for art deco themed Tampa Bay weddings (think 1920s meets the modern age). Tampa wedding planner and designer John Campbell of John Campell Weddings updated the unique wedding style for this tropical meets trendy inspiration shoot at the Centre Club. “I always tell my clients to work with the aesthetic...

Boho-Chic Greenery Inspired Tampa Heights Wedding | Fancy Free Nursery

  Khrystle and Joseph’s dreamy Tampa Heights wedding included a flower chandelier, a vintage photo booth bus, and an abundance of gorgeous greenery. Setting the mood for their bohemian wedding, the St. Pete couple incorporated candles throughout their reception venue for a truly magical ambiance. “The best way to describe our wedding would be industrial...

Whimsical Magenta and White Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Dali Museum

  Larissa and Jeremy’s whimsical downtown St. Pete wedding featured white and magenta flowers, patterned GOBO uplighting, and a ceremony space unlike any other. “We wanted our theme to embody an elegant whimsy feel,” the bride shared. “The Dali is a one-of-a-kind structure and museum, making sure we didn’t take away from its true beauty...

Romantic and Whimsical Tampa Inspired Wedding Styled Shoot | Hotel Alba

  Glowing with romantic blue lighting, pops of vibrant color, and whimsical draping, this styled wedding inspiration shoot at the newly renovated Hotel Alba, radiated pure elegance with every detail. Looking to complement the modern art deco style of the boutique hotel, the design team opted for moody yet dramatic décor, with plenty of natural...

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