Category Archives: Michele Renee the Studio

Eclectic Jewel Toned Downtown Tampa Wedding | Tampa River Center

  Melissa and John’s eclectic downtown Tampa wedding was a vision of timeless elegance with romantic decor and whimsical jewel-toned inspired details. As the owners of Elite Events Catering, the bride and groom incorporated their extensive wedding industry background to capture the celebration of their dreams. “Since we own and operate a full-service event and…

Tropical Burgundy and Gold Tampa Wedding | ZooTampa at Lowry Park

  Casie and Ray’s outdoor modern-chic Tampa wedding took things to a whole new level with a gorgeous tropical ceremony and reception at ZooTampa. With fall in the air, the bride and groom chose a rich jewel-toned color palette of burgundy and gold and served pumpkin beer to toast their special love. “We really wanted…

Elegant Dusty Blue Downtown St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | Vinoy Renaissance

  Christine and Corey’s downtown St. Pete wedding was the perfect example of classic elegance with a modern flair. The bride and groom hosted a romantic outdoor lawn ceremony overlooking Tampa Bay, complemented by a stunning white florals and manzanita branch arch backdrop. The couple continued the ocean-inspired design into their romantic ballroom reception with dramatic textured…

Romantic Dusty Blue and White Safety Harbor Wedding | Harborside Chapel

  Hillary and Marshall’s charming Safety Harbor wedding combined colorful Scottish traditions with charming personal details for the bride and groom’s elegant celebration. “We really wanted to capture a classic yet romantic vision while still highlighting soft and warm accents,” the bride explained. “For our color palette, we chose dusty blue, navy blue, gold, and…

Garden Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

  Andi and Tyler’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined romantic garden details with personal touches to capture a simplistic yet classic ambiance. “When deciding on our theme we tried to go for an elegant, garden-style feel. We wanted lots of greenery, white florals, and gold accents,” the bride explained. “I tend to really gravitate to…

Timeless Downtown St. Pete New Year’s Eve Wedding | The Mahaffey Theater

  Ilana and Josef’s unique downtown St. Pete wedding included a mix of cultures, the bride comes from an Israeli family and the groom comes from an Orthodox Jewish family. “We had a traditional Orthodox Jewish ceremony, as we wanted to enter our marriage in the same way our parents, grandparents, and ancestors had. We…

Tropical Inspired Tampa Bay Bachelorette Pool Party | WTR at The Godfrey Hotel

  Inspired by tropical islands and vibrant colors, this Instagram-worthy Tampa Bay bachelorette party styled shoot featured whimsical pool floaties, poolside cabanas, and the cutest bridesmaids accessories. “I wanted to incorporate the tropical islands and all of the beautiful colors, so I went for an ‘island in the sun’ theme,” Erica, The 7th Floor Plan wedding planner…

Romantic, Pink and Lavender St. Beach Wedding | Tradewinds Island Resort

  Bree and Anthony’s St. Pete Beach wedding perfectly tied together their romantic personalities and precise attention to detail. Covered in gorgeous pastels and fabulous floral, the bride and groom’s outdoor Florida each wedding featured a stunning waterfront ceremony and elegant ballroom reception. “Our theme was simply romantic. Anthony and I are both hopeless romantics, and…

Dusty Blue and Greenery Inspired Coastal Waterfront Tampa Wedding | The Godfrey

  With its long pier stretched over the Tampa Bay waterfront, stunning views, and the breathtaking sunsets, The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa is the perfect location for this coastal inspired waterfront Tampa wedding. A color palette of dusty blues, greenery, and off-whites accented this styled wedding shoot with a touch of elegance. “I wanted to…

Romantic Gold and Garnet St. Pete Beach Wedding | Postcard Inn

  Maria and Chris’ quintessential Florida inspired wedding paid homage to their alma mater and the place where they first met. We’re very honored to feature Maria’s wedding, as she is a staple in the Tampa Bay wedding industry and works for one of our preferred wedding venues. “Chris and I met at our alma…

Chic Gold, Rose and White Lakeland Wedding | Haus 820

  Victoria and Luke’s chic Lakeland wedding featured modern decor and gorgeous greenery that elegantly tied together their romantic color palette. “Our colors were gold, vintage rose and white, topped off with lots of greenery. We chose these colors because we loved the timeless and elegant look to them when combined together,” the bride shared. “We both…

Vintage Meets Modern Great Gatsby Inspired Wedding | Safety Harbor Resort & Spa

  Kim and Danny’s Safety Harbor wedding perfectly nailed a simplistic, modern vintage theme with pops of color and elegant decor. The bride and groom incorporated some precious family traditions with a few touches of their own that added just the right amount of flair. “I have always been a Gatsby girl at heart, but Danny’s…

Pineapple Inspired Tropical Clearwater Beach Wedding | Opal Sands Resort

Shannon and Justin’s bright and beautiful Clearwater Beach wedding brought together friends and family from across the country for a fun-filled Florida celebration. With fruity, fun pineapple cocktails and a weekend packed with activity and laughter, this special day shined bright. “We live in Toronto, Canada, and we chose St.Pete/Clearwater because I have been visiting…

Marry Me Tampa Bay | Isabel O’Neil Bridal Fashion Show 2018

Every October, Tampa Bay bridal shops flock to New York City for Bridal Fashion Week, and since that isn’t open to the public, we partnered with Isabel O’Neil Bridal to bring high-end couture fashion to Tampa. This year’s epic Marry Me Tampa Bay/Isabel O’Neil Bridal fashion show took place at the historic wedding venue, Le Meridien, located…

Timeless Blush Pink and Gold Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Vinoy Renaissance

  Sonia and LJ’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a classic and elegant ambiance, with a gold, blush, cream and rose gold color palette. “I wanted us to be able to look back on our wedding day photos decades from now and see a timeless look,” the bride explained. “Half of our guests were out-of-towners (New York…

RECAP: Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Wedding Experience

  It’s not every day that Tampa Bay wedding professionals get to experience a wedding as a guest; normally they joke that they’ve only been to a hotel “through the service entrance.” So that the area’s best wedding planners knew how amazing the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach is, the luxury hotel wedding venue hosted a VIP Wedding…

David Yurman International Plaza Bridal Wedding Engagement Ring Event | Sept 20-22

If you’re searching for a unique engagement ring with a timeless, yet modern feel, then you’ll love the exquisite jewelry designs from David Yurman. Their collection of fine jewelry features ethically sourced diamonds in a platinum or gold setting. This past week, we were treated to a sneak peek of the David Yurman Bridal Engagement…

Pastel Pink and White Indian Fusion Wedding | Safety Harbor Resort and Spa

  Leah and Japesh’s Safety Harbor wedding blended the couple’s American and Indian cultures together to provide some unexpected moments for both the couple and their guests. “We didn’t tell Japesh’s extended family that we were exchanging the flower garlands during the ceremony, which is very meaningful in Indian weddings, so that was a nice…

Expert Advice: What to Know About Hiring a Wedding Hair and Makeup Artist

THE EXPERTS: What should brides know about choosing a hair and makeup artist (HMUA) that fit their style? Priscilla Charite, owner of The Destiny & Light Hair and Makeup Group by Priscilla Marie, adds: “You get what you pay for. However, that doesn’t mean you need to book the most expensive artist in your area….

Navy, Pink and Gold Nautical Clearwater Beach Wedding | Yacht Starship

  Adrienne and Nathan’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding was the epitome of a nautical romantic setting for the bride and groom’s intimate nuptials. The Maine couple vacation in Florida every year and wanted their out-of-town guests to enjoy Tampa Bay as much as they do. “Nathan and I wanted something that would be fun for…

Vintage Americana Red, White and Blue St. Pete Wedding

  Bonnie and Marcus’ St. Pete wedding embodied an elegant “Vintage Americana” theme paying homage to a patriotic color palette. “I always loved the red, white, and blue colors, but I didn’t want it to end up looking like a July 4th cookout. The darker colors and vintage, natural elements that we brought in allowed…

Hot Pink, Black and White Kate Spade Inspired Downtown Wedding | Le Méridien Tampa

  When we think of the iconic designer Kate Spade, we think classic, modern and chic. Our hearts our heavy with the news of her passing. She’s inspired so many brides’ decor and fashion, and her items have been at the top of many couples’ bridal registries for decades. We know that her timeless style…

Glamorous Red and Blush Pink South Tampa Wedding | Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club

  Stacy and Patrick’s glamorous South Tampa wedding featured the perfect combination of glitz and glamour to complement their winter nuptials. The couple opted for a dark red, rose gold and a blush pink color palette to complement their venue’s holiday decor. “Due to our wedding date being in December, we were obligated to work…

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….

Classic Gold, Blush Pink and Navy Downtown St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | Vinoy Renaissance

  Christine and Kevin’s classic and elegant downtown St. Pete wedding was adorned with Southern charm and a navy, blush and gold color palette. “We both love Florida and love the deep South, where we both went to school. We wanted to highlight touches of Old St. Pete, weave in our adopted Southern roots and…

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