Category Archives: Grant Hemond and Associates

Waterfront Lavender, Pink, and White Tampa Bay Wedding | Tampa Bay Watch

Makenzie and Brian’s waterfront Tampa Bay wedding brought whimsical springtime elegance to life with a magical outdoor ceremony covered in a soft color palette of lavender, baby pink, and white. Making sure they incorporated their love for the outdoors, the couple chose a local Tampa Bay venue that helps to keep our waterways clean. “We…

Maroon, Ivory and Pink Waterfront St. Pete Beach Wedding | Isla Del Sol Yacht & Country Club

Vanessa and Brad’s intimate St. Pete Beach wedding was a vision of tropical elegance with a waterfront ceremony beneath the Florida palms and a romantic ballroom reception. Incorporating their maroon and blue color palette, the Gainesville couple perfectly captured a casual, but chic ambiance. “We customized the ceremony, readings, and unity ceremony, and we used…

Vibrant, Tropical Destination Florida Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

Katelynn and Marques’ Clearwater Beach destination wedding was a fantasy-filled weekend that brought the couple’s closest friends and family to Tampa Bay’s best beach for a dream vacation. The modern tropical wedding incorporated luxurious Florida palms and striking geometric accents to create a beachfront paradise that was unique to their love story. “Marques and I…

“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…

Romantic Rustic Chic Largo Golf Course Wedding | The Bayou Club

  Erin and Brandon’s classically chic Largo wedding captured their love for one another with stunning golf course views, romantic pink uplighting, and mauve and silver color palette. “Our theme was rustic chic,” the bride explained, “I really was looking for a way to create something that was simplistic, with an elegant touch.” Working in…

Rustic Elegance Green and Gold South Tampa Wedding | The Epicurean

  Melissa and Paul’s South Tampa wedding ensured their celebration perfectly captured the city where they fell in love. With pops of green and a lighthearted appearance from their two pups, the Tampa couple couldn’t have asked for a more romantic wedding day. “We wanted our theme to embody classic elegance with some rustic details…

Blush, Greenery and White Bohemian Inspired Clearwater Wedding | Harborside Chapel

  Emma and Alan’s Clearwater wedding was a stunning springtime celebration that incorporated vintage vibes and bohemian beauty to reflect the couple’s ten-year love story. “Alan was raised in Dunedin, and I in Ozona, where all of our family still resides, so it was an easy choice to get married within the Tampa Bay area….

Green and Rose Gold Black-Tie Tampa Wedding | Davis Islands Garden Club

Stephany and Tyler’s Tampa garden wedding was a modern chic affair filled with natural earthy tones, sweet personal details, and plenty of glitz and glamour. Envisioning an elegant garden party ambiance with a hint of outdoor Florida charm, the West Palm Beach bride and groom chose a color palette of deep green, black, ivory, and…

Tropical Coral and Gold Rooftop St. Pete Beach Wedding | Hotel Zamora

Rickey and Christopher’s vibrant St. Pete Beach wedding showcased stunning rooftop views of the Gulf of Mexico and featured a stylish outdoor celebration for 150 guests. Using Marry Me Tampa Bay, the bride and groom discovered local wedding pros and inspiration that brought their tropical fairytale wedding to life. “I used Marry Me Tampa Bay…

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, that ended with a karaoke party that had everyone on the dance floor. “Even though we had a fall wedding, we still wanted the colors and theme to be very representative of Florida, where we…

Navy Blue and White Destination Dunedin Wedding | The Fenway Hotel

Alicia and William’s destination Dunedin wedding was a magical evening filled with tropical elegance that complemented their unique, but relaxed style. “We wanted our wedding to be simple, casual, and eclectic. We chose navy and white because we thought they would look good on everyone and go well with the light blues and neutrals in…

Outdoor Southern Rustic Inspired Palm Harbor Wedding | Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort

  Lauren and Max’s elegant, outdoor Palm Harbor wedding was a vision of rustic southern charm with romantic gold details and candlelit lantern centerpieces. When it came to choosing her vendors, the bride visited Marry Me Tampa Bay which provided her with all the recommendations she needed to plan her wedding. “I was so lucky…

Elegant Pink and Coral Downtown St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | The Birchwood

  Danielle and Ryan’s vibrant downtown St. Pete wedding incorporated an elaborate ceremony arch, dessert and donut bar, two wedding dresses, and a surprise dance performance. “We used Marry Me Tampa Bay and Pinterest for ideas, looks, location hunting, and checking out vendors. We didn’t really have a theme per say, but if I could…

Tropical Inspired Waterfront Sarasota Destination Wedding | Longboat Key Club

  Kimberly and Michael’s Longboat Key wedding perfectly combined tropical elegance with breathtaking waterfront views for a whimsical boho chic ambiance. Incorporating their love for the outdoors and casual personalities, the North Carolina couple entertained their guest list of 90 with delicious food and plenty of music. “We love the outdoors and spend as much…

Classic Champagne, Gold, and Blush Pink Downtown Tampa Wedding | Armature Works

  Roxy and Robert’s downtown Tampa wedding embodied classic elegance with timeless decor and stunning details. Selecting a color palette of champagne, gold, and blush pink, the bride and groom snuck in some playful personal touches with a doughnut wall and their favorite craft beer on tap. “I remember when I was a little girl,…

Sunset Inspired Florida Beach Wedding | Isla Del Sol Yacht & Country Club

  Madeline and Tim’s waterfront St. Petersburg wedding truly captured the beauty of old Florida charm with a breathtaking ceremony on a private beach. Sprinkled with elegant Florida inspired details, the bride and groom chose a color palette of dusty rose and postman blue to tie together the whimsical ambiance they were going for. “Our…

Romantic, Winter Wonderland Silver and Blue Wedding | The Hip Room Dance Studio

  Keriann and Jeremy’s whimsical downtown Tampa wedding was a vision of winter bliss with rustic Manzanita centerpieces, twinkling lights and plenty of sparkles. “Once we had the winter wonderland theme in mind, I took to Pinterest to help with color inspiration and details,” the bride shared. “Envisioning cool tones, lots of sparkles and a…

Neutral, Tropical Inspired Florida Destination Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

  Becca and Ryan’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding embodied beachy, casual vibes with a chic, neutral color palette and pop of dark green. “I had always dreamed of having the wedding outside, and January in Pennsylvania wasn’t going to allow that! Florida is somewhat of a second home to me. My grandparents, aunt, uncle, and…

Classic, Elegant Periwinkle and Navy Blue Downtown Tampa Wedding | Floridan Palace Hotel

  Ashley and Jacob’s downtown Tampa wedding embodied a timeless and traditional feel that truly captured the couple’s personalities and love for one another. Choosing a color palette of navy, periwinkle, gray and ivory, the Florida natives coordinated a weekend of memorable events so that their guests could take in the beauty of the place…

Romantic Clearwater Beach Destination Wedding | Sandpearl Resort Grace and Tom

Grace and Tom’s romantic Clearwater Beach destination wedding featured an unplugged sunset ceremony followed by an elegant ballroom reception, with a laid-back feel. “We love the sunset, so we got married as the sun was going down. Every time we go to Florida, we watch the sunset; it is special to us,” the bride shared….

Industrial Green and White Italian Themed Lakeland Wedding | HAUS 820

  Christine and Joey’s industrial Lakeland wedding captured modern elegance at its finest with a mix of simplistic greenery and romantic decor. Featuring a handmade donut wall and plenty of Italian culture, this central Florida wedding incorporated charming personal touches throughout. “Joey and I are both Italian. Because of our roots, we wanted our special…

Organic, Nature Inspired Green and White Wedding | Paradise Spring

  Katie and Alex’s nature-inspired Tampa Bay wedding combined their love for the outdoors with an organically chic vibe. From the signature cocktails to the outdoor tented reception, this sweet celebration was overflowing with beauty and elegance. “We envisioned our day as timeless, but with a few modern twists on traditional wedding touch points. For us,…

Romantic Blue Industrial Tampa Heights Wedding | CAVU

  Chelsea and Sean’s industrial Tampa Heights wedding perfectly complemented their personalities with a gorgeous blend of rustic chic decor and elegant modern details. “We decided on a color palette of blue, white and silver and incorporated stunning mixed metals and earthy elements to pull together a romantic outdoor vibe,” the bride explained. “When it…

Navy Blue and Orange Old Florida Inspired Wedding | The Birchwood

  Carrie and Brian’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined their laid back personalities with a menu featuring their favorite foods and personalized playing cards as fun party favors. Choosing a color palette of navy blue and orange, the Tampa Bay bride and groom flawlessly captured the old Florida vibe they envisioned. “I used inspiration from the…

Tropical Destination Florida Wedding | Hilton Clearwater Beach

  Alicia and John’s tropical Clearwater Beach wedding perfectly captured the bride’s childhood vision of a breathtaking oceanside wedding with fun, beach inspired party favors and a teal, coral, and purple color palette. “Clearwater Beach is so beautiful that we wanted to find a way to truly embrace it and highlight it in our wedding. Finding…

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