Category Archives: Tampa Bay Wedding Vendor Guest Post

Expert Advice: Airbrush Makeup vs. Traditional Wedding Makeup

Airbrush Wedding Makeup Advice | Tampa Bay Wedding Makeup Artist Michele Renee The Studio Post updated: September 6, 2016 Your wedding day will be one of the most important days of your life, and you want to ensure that you look beautiful from the inside out! Most Tampa Bay wedding hair and makeup artists swear...

Expert Advice: 11 of the Best “First Dance” Wedding Songs of 2015 | Grant Hemond & Associates

Tampa Bay Wedding DJ | Grant Hemond & Associates The DJs at Grant Hemond & Associates have literally hosted over 20,000 weddings in Tampa Bay, making them one the top wedding music experts in the area. Music not only sets the tone of your wedding reception, but the songs that you choose for those most special moments will be forever engraved...

Expert Advice: Tampa Bay Wedding Planner vs. Venue Coordinator

Expert Advice: Tampa Bay Wedding Planner vs. Venue Coordinator | By: Special Moments I am a HUGE advocate of a hiring a Tampa Bay wedding planner. Since most brides have never planned a large event beyond maybe a birthday party or baby shower, they don’t realize the scope of what it takes to make a wedding day smooth...

Expert Advice: Top 10 “Must Do’s” After Your Engagement

Wedding Planning Advice from Marry Me Tampa Bay When the love of your life finally pops the question, you’re filled with so much happiness and joy, and then reality hits and you realize: I have to plan a wedding and have no idea where to start! Before you immediately jump onto Pinterest to start planning your...

How Many Hours Should You Book Your Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer? | Expert Advice by Lisa Otto Photography

How Many Hours Should You Book Your Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer? | Expert Advice by Lisa Otto Photography In my opinion, wedding photography is one of the MOST important aspects of wedding planning, because once your big day comes and goes, it’s the pictures that keep your memories alive. So on top of hiring a professional Tampa Bay...

Expert Advice: 15 Must Haves for Any Rustic Chic Wedding in Tampa Bay – Burlap and Bling Design Studio

Rustic Wedding in Tampa – Burlap and Bling Design Studio Rustic chic is beyond a Tampa wedding trend; it is a style just as vintage weddings are. Yet, so few people can put words to this style to define it. Even as someone who creates rustic chic designs, I hesitated to find the right words when...

Expert Advice: 10 Insider Tips to Avoid Cringe Worthy Wedding Photos by Marie Still Photography

Wedding Planning Advice by St. Pete Wedding Photographer Marie Still Photography After the last bubbly is poured and the last dance is danced, the two things you have after your wedding are your marriage and your photos. You want your wedding pictures to make you cry, laugh and help you remember one of the happiest days of your life;...

Expert Advice: Why Does Tampa Wedding Photography Cost SO Much?

Tampa Wedding Photographer Advice I think this is an interesting question because the tiny two-letter word “SO” has quite a range of meaning. But before I dissect that answer, another interesting question to ask yourself is, “What is the value of preserving my wedding memories forever?” Thinking back to my own wedding, which was nine years ago...

Top 10 Mistakes Tampa Bay Brides Make While Planning Their Wedding

Top 10 Mistakes Tampa Bay Brides Make While Planning Their Wedding – Wedding Planner in Tampa, FL Burkle Events Award winning Tampa wedding planner Burkle Events reveals the biggest mistakes brides are making on their big day and how to avoid the stress of wedding planning . Mistake #1. Planning the Guest List Before Choosing Your Wedding Venue Solution: Determining the size...

Top 5 Things Your Wedding Videographer Wants You to Know – Tampa Wedding Videographer Voila Cinematic

Tampa Wedding Videographer Voila Cinematic – Tampa Wedding Planning Advice Most Tampa brides understand the importance of hiring a professional Tampa wedding photographer, but often reserving a wedding videographer can be an afterthought, or not considered at all. Nowadays, there are videos of anything and everything online, so doesn’t it only make sense that you would...

Expert Advice: The Difference Between a $700 Wedding Dress and $2,000 Wedding Dress – Malindy Elene Bridal

  Your wedding dress will more than likely be the most expensive article of clothing you ever buy, so it’s important to become an informed shopper. The price of your Tampa Bay bridal gown is often directly associated with the quality and craftsmanship of the dress. The last thing any Tampa Bay bride wants on her wedding day...

Wedding Dress Trends Fall 2013

  Remember when wedding gowns were all about the pouf? Not anymore! Tampa wedding bridal shop Malindy Elene brings Tampa Bay brides the newest look straight from the runway! The Fall 2013 bridal collections seen in New York this year were some of the most interesting and different I’ve seen yet! Designers really went past the classic...

Expert Advice: The Do’s and Don’ts of Tampa Wedding Dress Shopping – Malindy Elene Bridal

  When I was planning my St. Petersburg wedding, I flipped through wedding dress pictures and I had found the one. It was a big poufy Maggie Sottero dress. However when I tried it on, I still liked it, but I couldn’t pull the trigger. So I went to almost every wedding dress shop in...

Expert Advice: Full Service Wedding Planning or Day of Coordination – Which is Right for You? – Stonehouse Events

  I am a very organized person; when I first got engaged, I didn’t think I needed a Tampa wedding planner. However, the planning process soon became overwhelming since I knew nothing about the industry. I didn’t know which wedding vendors were the best to hire, the typical rate for wedding flowers, or where to...

Expert Advice: How To Make The Most Of Your Tampa Wedding Hair and Makeup Trial – Kyle Lynn Weddings

  I’m not a makeup girl. It’s not that I’m anti-makeup, but I’m just not good with it. Sure I can look presentable in every day situations, but when it comes to professional pictures I leave the makeup to the professionals too! Cari Collinsworth of Kyle Lynn Weddings has put together this great piece to help...

Expert Advice: Top Tampa Bay Engagement Locations – St. Petersburg Wedding Photographer Stephanie A. Smith

  Your Tampa Bay engagement shoot gives you a chance to get to know your Tampa wedding photographer as well as showcase your personality. To discover some of the best locations for your engagement shoot, I reached out St. Petersburg wedding photographer Stephane A. Smith. Stephanie has a fun-loving personality and shoots some amazing engagement sessions (See...

Expert Advice: Choosing your Tampa Bay Wedding Officiant – Made for Each Other Weddings

  My husband and I are both from the heart of the Bible Belt, so when we decided that we weren’t getting married in a church, it was important to us to have a Reverend or Pastor officiate our St. Petersburg wedding ceremony. As I was searching for wedding officiants with that title I came...

Expert Advice – How to Choose a Tampa Wedding Photographer for Your Budget

  Choosing a Tampa wedding photographer is one of the most important elements of your wedding, but can also be one of the most expensive. Having a great photographer was very important to me and this was an area I didn’t want to go the cheap route. However, I didn’t know how to navigate through the...

What Brides Don’t Think About Before Meeting with a Professional Wedding Photographer

  We met Tampa Bay wedding photographer Kimberly Romano of Kimberly Photography, LLC at the amazing Straz Center’s annual bridal show in downtown Tampa this Spring. Kimberly does beautiful work and she was featured on our site earlier this year. When we reached out to her to share her wedding photography expertise to Tampa Bay...


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).

NOVA 535

Avila Golf & Country Club

Florida Rustic Barn Weddings

The Vault

The Godfrey Hotel

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Red Mesa Events

Kera Photography

Lifelong Photography Studio

Creative Bride and Groom Wedding Portrait with Veil Blowing in Wind | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Lifelong Photography Studio

Carrie Wildes Photography

dewitt for love

Modern Dramatic Unique Asymmetrical Red Wedding Bridal Bouquet with Ranunculus Tulips Protea Roses Anemone and Amaryllis | Dewitt for Love Photography

Breezin’ Weddings

Florida Bride and Groom Romantic Portrait Under Whimsical and Lush Circular Floral Arch with Pampas Grass, White and Blush Pink Roses, Hydrangeas and Greenery, Bride in Full Length Veil | Tampa Wedding Planner Breezin' Weddings | Wedding Dress Isabel O'Neil Bridal | Wedding Hair Femme Akoi | Waterfront Wedding Venue Tampa Yacht and Country Club

Coastal Coordinating

UNIQUE Weddings & Events

Parties a la Carte

Special Moments Event Planning

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

Bruce Wayne Florals

Truly Forever Bridal

Michele Renee The Studio

Elite Events Catering


Longboat Key Club

Beso Del Sol

Isla del Sol Yacht & Country Club

The Poynter Institute

The Don CeSar Hotel

Hotel Zamora

Postcard Inn

Hotel Alba

Kemari Lyn Films

amber mcwhorter photography

Spaghetti Strap Casablanca Ivory Simple Slip Wedding Dress Bridal Gown | Light Blue Grey Groom Suit | Outdoor Bride and Groom Beach Portrait at Tampa St Pete Florida COVID Destination Elopement Beach Wedding Ceremony | Neutral White Ivory and Greenery Bridal Bouquet | Amber McWhorter Photography

Luxe Light Images

Gulf Beach Weddings

Elope Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Wedding Elopement Planning | Elope Tampa Bay

eventfull weddings

Tampa Bay Wedding Planner EventFull Weddings

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

Bella Bridesmaid

A&P Designs

Grant Hemond & Associates

breezin' entertainment

St. Petersburg Wedding DJ Breezin' Entertainment

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