Category Archives: Kelly Kennedy Weddings and Events

Vibrant Whimsical Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Sunken Gardens

Lindsey and Dustin’s whimsical downtown St. Pete wedding featured a garden ceremony, lounge with vintage furniture, and bold color palette that complemented their outdoor wedding venue. “We wanted to match our wedding design to the beautiful gardens of our venue so we kept décor to a minimum. We love the look of natural gardens with...

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...

“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...

Elegant “Ballroom in a Barn” Inspired Rustic Wedding | Rafter J Ranch

Laci and Roger’s outdoor rustic Bradenton wedding found the most magical ways to incorporate a little bit of country and a whole lot of glam. “Our wedding could be described as ‘ballroom in a barn,’” the bride beamed. “I grew up in orange groves with cattle, but I really love pink and diamonds. Since we...

Elegant Dusty Blue and Gray Outdoor Courtyard Wedding | Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

  Beth and Ben’s whimsical Bradenton wedding was a vision of modern-day beauty with charming rustic details, loads of personality, and a gorgeous color palette of dusty blue, gray and white. “Our wedding theme was elegant, with subtle hints of rustic charm,” the bride shared. “We chose this theme to keep the ambiance airy and...

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,...

Elegant Charcoal and Merlot Downtown Tampa Wedding | Rialto Theater

  Jamie and Tony’s elegant downtown Tampa wedding was dear to my heart as the bride and groom our dear friends of mine. In fact, Jamie is the person who encouraged me to take Marry Me Tampa Bay full-time! The bride was a long-time resident in downtown Tampa (she lived literally two doors down from me),...

Old Florida Inspired Navy and Burgundy Fall Sarasota Wedding

  Lindsey and Brian’s intimate Sarasota wedding featured a gorgeous nautical theme that highlighted the bride and groom’s Florida heritage. The Palmetto couple chose a navy and burgundy color palette that perfectly set the tone for the waterfront wedding at the bride’s parents’ home. “Our theme was Old Florida with some nautical inspiration. Both of...

Vibrant Purple and Pink St. Pete Wedding Inspiration | Isla del Sol Yacht & Country Club

  Nestled on the crystal blue green waters of Boca Ciega Bay is a slice of paradise offering an island oasis with the luxuries of a private country club at Isla Del Sol Yacht and Country Club. Wanting to adventure away from the traditional color and design spectrum of navy, nautical and beach themes, St....

Tampa Waterfront French Country Styled Shoot | Westshore Yacht Club

  Located in South Tampa along the shores of Tampa Bay is a gorgeous waterfront wedding venue, the Westshore Yacht Club. To showcase the beauty of this hidden gem and its outdoor spaces, we partnered with Tampa Bay wedding planner Kelly Kennedy of Kelly Kennedy Weddings and Events to create a classic, french country inspired...

Elegant Rustic Bradenton Pink and Peach Styled Wedding | Rafter J Ranch Barn

Rustic, Elegant Inspired Wedding Styled Shoot | Rafter J Ranch Barn Wedding Inspired by the rustic, elegance of the outdoors, this Bradenton wedding styled shoot came to life with non-traditional details and amazing accents. Sarasota wedding planner, Kelly Kennedy, owner Kelly Kennedy Weddings and Events envisioned beautiful details that would leave a lasting impression for a...

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Marry Me Tampa Bay editor, Anna Coats, created Marry Me Tampa Bay in 2012 to showcase the area's best local weddings and vendors. She has been featured as a wedding expert on the national talkshow Daytime, Fox13, ABC Action News, Great Day Tampa Bay, and Bay News 9 (now Spectrum).

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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

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Monarch Events And Design

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

Lynn’s Catering

Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Sweetly Dipped Confections

Nikki’s Glitz and Glam Boutique

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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Bay Kings Band

Grant Hemond & Associates

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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