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“Best of” 2020 Wedding Receptions

Timeless, Classic Ivory and Blush Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Vault “We wanted a very timeless, classic, romantic theme for our wedding, very neutral colors, and a lot of candles. The crystal candelabras were my biggest focus. We chose ivory, blush, and sage for our colors. We felt it was a classic look that complimented...

“Best of” 2020 Wedding Ceremonies

Vibrant Pink Floral-Filled Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Vault “I love flowers and bold colors. I knew I wanted lush, bright, and different. Our florist even helped me incorporate flowers that my grandmother grew in her garden when I was a child which meant so much to me. The venue was one thing that my...

Romantic 1920’s Inspired South Tampa Wedding | The Anderson House

There’s something about the richness of jewel tones and the texture of velvet that can instantly transport us into a 1920’s era. Karen Cerboni, lead planner and owner of EventFull Weddings envisioned a styled shoot that embraced all the glam of Gatsby’s grandeur paired with a historic South Tampa wedding venue. “The Anderson House was...

Blush Pink and White Waterfront Downtown Tampa Wedding | Yacht StarShip

Sandy and Keith’s beautiful waterfront Tampa wedding was planned in just six short weeks after COVID thwarted their original Gainesville nuptials. The St. Pete couple swapped their initial historic building venue for a sunset cruise with soft flora and classic details and were thrilled with how their celebration unfolded. Although the pair had to cancel...

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...

Modern, Fall Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding Shoot | Poynter Institute

This Autumnal wedding inspiration shoot combines modern and minimalist details with a hidden gem of a venue in downtown St. Pete. The planning and design team at Winsor Event Studio worked to complement the one-of-a-kind architecture of The Poynter Institute in a way that would appeal to any contemporary couple seeking an interesting event space...

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...

Dramatic Red and Black Modern South Tampa Wedding | Hyde House

With more Tampa Bay couples embracing intimate weddings with a focus on luxury experiences for their most treasured guests, this posh South Tampa wedding shoot showcases a chic and monochromatic fete fit for a modern bride and groom. Located in the upscale Tampa neighborhood of Hyde Park, Hyde House, South Tampa’s newest wedding venue boasts...

Vibrant Pink Floral-Filled Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Vault

Andrea and Brian’s downtown Tampa wedding featured luxurious finishes and colorful blooms that brought sophisticated style to their historic venue.  The bride and groom’s top priority was making memories with their friends and family, so they kept the ceremony brief so that they could extend the party. The bride envisioned a flora-focused celebration filled which...

Intimate At-Home COVID-19 Wedding

Jessica and Tyrone’s intimate Tampa Bay wedding was made possible by their family and friends who surrounded them in love during a stressful summer. While the couple’s original wedding plans were changed, there were many welcomed surprises, including a surprise drive-by parade. “COVID changed the entire trajectory of our wedding. Initially, we were going to...

Whimsical Downtown Tampa Pink Ombre and Greenery Wedding | CAVU

Rashida and Ryan’s whimsical downtown Tampa wedding was the embodiment of their personalities with nods to their tastes in music, love of plants, and modern styles. The Channel District couple chose a floral palette featuring an ombre of pink and green shades to reflect the bride’s favorite hues and the fact that she is a...

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...

Sage Green and Grey Rustic Dade City Wedding | Covington Farm

Ciara and Colin’s rustic-inspired Dade City wedding was a gorgeous affair filled with elegant florals, southern charm, and the couple’s five dogs who accompanied the wedding party as they walked down the aisle. The outdoor event centered around the bride and groom’s Christian faith and the bonding of their two families. “We love rustic and...

Whimsical Purple Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Sarah and Mark’s bespoke downtown St. Pete wedding was filled with personal touches that narrated their love story through stationery, food, and decor. From the five-course guided meal with wine pairings to the old world charm of the reception tablescapes, each element was thoughtfully and creatively crafted to take their 75 guests on a symbolic...

Tropical Elegant Downtown Tampa Wedding | Tampa River Center

Katie and James’ downtown Tampa riverfront wedding highlighted the city’s distinct character through delicious cuisine and captivating views. The bride showcased Florida foliage against a classic and clean backdrop and chose a neutral color palette as to not detract from the venue’s floor-to-ceiling skyline views overlooking the water. “I had a very specific vision of...

Luxurious, Red Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Vinoy Renaissance

Taylor and Darian’s luxurious downtown St. Pete wedding was dripping with modern fairytale vibes, an Insta-worthy neon sign, and a vibrant color combination of pink, red, and white. “Since Darian and I both grew up in St. Pete, we knew it would be special for us to get married there,” the bride shared. “I envisioned...

Dreamy and Luxurious Blue and Yellow South Tampa Wedding Styled Shoot | The Orlo

Spring is in the air, flowers are blooming, and all of the natural beauty in the sunshine state is on display during Florida’s sweetest months. Designing wedding inspiration that blends elegance and romance is expected, but Kelly Kennedy, owner of Kelly Kennedy Weddings and Events, took on the challenge to infuse modern floral-inspired style into...

Romantic Chic South Tampa Wedding | Hyde House

South Tampa’s chicest new wedding venue, Hyde House, is officially open, and we’ve got a sneak peek with this whimsical art deco-inspired styled shoot featuring muted pastels and black accents. Looking to complement the open concept and outdoor terrace overlooking Hyde Park Village, the design team included creative elements that brought to life the reception...

“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...

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...

Dusty Rose and Burgundy Waterfront Vow Renewal | Yacht StarShip

  Candace and Jaime’s dreamy waterfront downtown Tampa vow renewal wedding celebrated their 25-year love story. The Tampa bride and groom chose a color palette of dusty rose and burgundy to perfectly tie together their intimate gathering of 40 guests. “The theme for our vow renewal was a romantic French country. We wanted our guests...

Modern Tropical St. Pete Beach Destination Wedding | The Don CeSar

Roseann and Paul’s destination St. Pete Beach wedding was a magical celebration of how their love story began. The New York City bride and groom brought to life a modern take on tropical elegance with a color palette of white, gold, and blush. “Our theme was a mixture of modern and tropical. I like clean...

Vibrant Downtown St. Pete Rooftop Wedding Inspiration | Red Mesa Events

  Located in the heart of downtown St. Pete, Red Mesa Events is a hidden gem of a wedding venue space offering rooftop views and an eclectic, elegant setting that truly encompasses the St. Pete culture. With its original exposed brick, two stunning chandeliers and herringbone wood floor, La Florida Ballroom is an exquisite, 1,200-square-foot...

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Cascade Bridal Bouquet with White and Blush Pink Roses and Ranunculus, White Astilbe, Ivory Stock, Greenery and Eucalyptus | Tampa Wedding Florist Monarch Events and Design

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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