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Burgundy Boho Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Sunken Gardens

Chloe and Wes’ downtown St. Pete wedding combined exotic florals and decor with Florida’s tropical atmosphere. Natural wood elements complemented the lush greenery sourced from the bride’s grandmother’s garden, while traditions from her Filipino heritage were intertwined into their garden ceremony. “I really wanted the feel of a destination wedding without making all of our...

Romantic, Industrial Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Morean Center for Clay

Brittany and Ryan’s romantic downtown St. Pete wedding brought a soft garden vibe to the industrial character of a former train station. The St. Petersburg bride and groom chose a subdued color scheme injected with lots of greenery to soften the space. “Our colors were mauve, white, and gold, with a lot of greenery. I...

Intimate, Tropical Davis Islands Backyard Wedding

Kayla and Zachary’s waterfront South Tampa wedding paired scenic views and a modern minimalist design to elevate the bride and groom’s intimate backyard wedding. To highlight the natural beauty of Florida, tropical accents with a green and white color palette were incorporated throughout the evening to create a casual yet elegant experience. “The bride and...

Sentimental “Secret Garden” Backyard Elopement

Since love is not canceled, wedding planner and designer John Campbell Weddings created an inspirational wedding shoot that fits in any size backyard. “Our concept was that a couple has decided to elope in their backyard and hold a large reception at a later date, with close friends and family attending the ceremony and enjoying...

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...

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 Modern, Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Poynter Institute

Lauren and Kevin’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined their minimalist and modern styles with homespun elements in a way that was truly personal to the pair. With the assistance of family members, who helped create the day’s details, from the centerpieces to the favors, the fall color palette incorporated neutral tones of charcoal, blush, and...

Rose Gold South Tampa New Year’s Eve Wedding | Davis Islands Garden Club

Cassandra and Chris’ intimate South Tampa garden wedding provided their guests with a fun New Year’s Eve celebration that incorporated sophistication, sparkle, and spunky adoptable puppies! “Our colors were rose gold with a touch of navy. I mostly just did neutral, white colors and a little gold,” the bride shared. “With it being New Year’s...

Romantic Greenery-Inspired South Tampa Wedding | Tampa Garden Club

  Jennifer and Rocky’s romantic South Tampa garden wedding featured a lush outdoor ceremony and color palette of ivory, deep burgundy, dusty rose, and natural greenery. “The themes I wanted to strive for were: romantic, modern, vintage, and fresh. I chose these themes because I felt they corresponded to who I was as a person,”...

Jewel Toned Winter Inspired St. Pete Wedding | Admiral Farragut Academy

  Ivana and Mike’s jewel-toned St. Pete wedding incorporated vintage furniture, hand-painted signage, and a hanging flower ceremony backdrop, to create a dreamy winter celebration in the most whimsical of ways. “Our theme was classic, boho-chic,” Ivana shared. “We chose a color palette of merlot and navy, with hints of mauve, gold, pale pink, and...

Simplistic Chic Greenery Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Intermezzo

Erica and Zack’s downtown St. Pete wedding perfectly captured their laid-back personalities with a cool color palette and handwritten thank you cards to each of their guests. The celebration included two gorgeous ceremonies, a Cuban cigar roller, and a DJ that had guests dancing the night away. “We wanted our wedding to have a clean...

Simple, Chic Burgundy and Champagne Tampa Wedding | Davis Islands Garden Club

  Lane and Garrett’s waterfront Tampa wedding featured a romantic garden ceremony and reception with a simple, chic theme. The bride and groom chose a burgundy and champagne color palette to complement the timing of their December nuptials. “We’re both not over the top or too showy, so we kept every decision we made that...

Romantic, Burgundy and Navy Rustic Chic Tampa Bay Barn Wedding | Southern Grace

  Lindsey and Jesse’s rustic, chic Tampa Bay wedding exuded romance and southern sophistication. The Wimauma bride and groom knew that their Tampa Bay roots would bring them just a few pastures away from where Jesse grew up. “Like any girls do, I dreamed about this day for years and bounced back and forth between...

Organic Blush Pink and Navy St. Petersburg Wedding | St. Pete Beach Community Center

  Katie and Jason’s St. Pete Beach wedding featured a traditional Catholic church ceremony, followed by beach wedding portraits and an elegant blush pink and navy reception. “They had some initial ideas that we just expanded on: timeless and classic, with a strong natural and organic presence,” St. Pete wedding planner Staci Mandikas of UNIQUE Weddings...

New Wedding Trend: Floral Dresses | Gabro Events Services Floral Open House

  One of our favorite things about being connected to the wedding industry is seeing all of the fabulous trends and designs that hit the scene each season. We recently partnered with Tampa Bay wedding floral, event decor and entertainment company Gabro Event Services for our Marry Me Tampa Bay After 5 networking event. We...

Green and White South Tampa Wedding | Tampa Garden Club

  Jessica and Evan’s summer South Tampa wedding featured a green and white color palette that complemented their stunning drapery that transformed their reception venue into an elegant garden soiree. We met the bride at a bridal show we participated in and loved we were with her throughout her wedding planning process. “I got a...

Vintage Blush Pink & Navy Downtown St. Pete Wedding | St. Petersburg Woman’s Club

  Natalia and Kevin’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a vintage and classic theme inspired by their historical reception venue. The color combination of light blush and navy with gold accents created a scenery that was sultry and gorgeously romantic. MORE: DOWNTOWN ST. PETE WEDDINGS “I’m a girly-girl, so there was a lot of blush...

Cream and Bordeaux South Tampa Wedding | Tampa Garden Club

Classic, South Tampa Wedding | Tampa Garden Club Wedding Melissa and Ryan’s romantic Tampa garden wedding featured a classic theme with a cream, bordeaux and gray color palette. “I would describe our wedding design as romantic, natural, and classic. My inspiration came from Pinterest after seeing examples of rustic weddings,” the bride explained. “I wanted...

Champagne and Blush Industrial Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Rialto Theatre

Industrial Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Rialto Theatre Wedding Bethany and Kyle’s downtown Tampa wedding featured a modern design and antique flair with a neutral champagne and blush color palette. “We wanted a romantic wedding that wasn’t over the top,” the bride explained. “Something that depicted us and wasn’t too overwhelming or large of an event, but...

DIY, Garden Same-Sex Tampa Wedding | USF Botanical Gardens

DIY, Garden Same-Sex Tampa Wedding | USF Botanical Gardens Daniel and Rick celebrated the beginning of the year with more than just a New Year’s resolution; they made a life long commitment. “I knew I wanted to marry Rick when our first dog, Zoe, fell fatally ill. This loss was devastating for us, but the way...

Rustic, Country Barn at Crescent Lake Wedding | “Mission I Do” Wedding Giveaway

Rustic, Country Barn at Crescent Lake Wedding | “Mission I Do” Wedding Giveaway Brittany and Jacob’s Tampa wedding day was truly a fairytale as the couple was selected as the recipient of the Old McMicky’s Farm “Mission I Do” wedding giveaway. “In appreciation of the men and women who serve in our military, and in honor...

Blush, Gold and Ivory Rustic, Lakeland Wedding | Rocking H Ranch

Blush, Gold and Ivory Rustic, Lakeland Wedding | Rocking H Ranch SarahJane and Stephen hosted a hometown, Lakeland wedding, marrying at the groom’s childhood church. “Having a church ceremony was very important to Stephen and I, so we were super happy that it turned out perfect!” the bride gushed. The couple chose a romantic palate and for...

Rustic White & Grey Rocking H Ranch Wedding | Lakeland, FL

Rustic White & Grey Rocking H Ranch Wedding | Lakeland, FL Brittany and Matt chose neutral colors to highlight the natural beauty of their outdoor wedding at Rocking H Ranch. The Tampa couple married under the rustic wedding venue’s large trees and then danced the night away with the evening stars as their canopy. “We knew from...

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