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Intimate Fall-Inspired Downtown St. Pete Rooftop Wedding | The Birchwood

Rooftops are always a sought-after wedding location and with more intimate wedding packages on the rise, couples can now celebrate atop the posh downtown St. Pete Birchwood hotel with views of Tampa Bay and Beach Drive. Channeling the impending fall season and showcasing The Birchwood’s newest micro-wedding offerings, this styled wedding shoot features a warm...

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...

Elegant Pink Downtown Tampa Wedding | Tampa Marriott Water Street

Melissa and Daniel’s traditional downtown Tampa wedding was planned, postponed, and then changed a third time, all due to the COVID pandemic. However, the Tampa couple took it in stride and were able to host a stunning socially-distanced wedding for their reduced guest list of 170 friends and family. “COVID presented many challenges during the...

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...

Coastal Blue and Yellow Clearwater Beach Wedding | Carlouel Yacht Club

Elizabeth and Jack’s destination Clearwater Beach wedding featured a relaxed, yet elegant vibe with a yellow and blue color palette and nautical elements centered around oysters. “We went for a coastal feel with oysters being our design inspiration. While Clearwater Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, my husband is more...

Modern, Minimalistic, Tropical Wedding Inspiration | Hilton Clearwater Beach

Amongst the sugary sand beaches of Clearwater Beach sits a beautiful wedding resort that has recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation. With its private ceremony beachfront, The Hilton Clearwater Beach has always been a popular wedding venue, and now it features a freshly modern and updated 10,300 square feet of outdoor event space, perfect for...

Jewel Toned Vintage Bohemian Downtown St. Pete Styled Wedding | Station House

Downtown St. Pete has a character all of its own and St. Petersburg wedding planner Blue Skies Weddings and Events wanted to showcase the charm of a historic, yet modernized wedding venue and create a cozy backdrop for a rich autumn-inspired theme. The styled wedding shoot incorporated lush velvet and a mix of wildflowers to...

White and Pastel Rooftop Wedding | Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Ashley and Armando’s romantic Clearwater Beach wedding featured a rooftop ceremony, white and pastel color palette, and an evening of dance and music. “I have always been inspired by neutral colors, therefore we went with beige, golds, and creams,” Ashley remarked. MORE: WHITE WEDDING INSPIRATION The Tampa couple were engaged at the beach, so they...

Vintage, White, Navy, and Dusty Rose Tampa Heights Wedding | Armature Works

Alyssa and Lukas’ downtown Tampa wedding paired vintage elements with classic details that together complemented their historic venue and minimalist personalities. “We’re both really simplistic when it comes to decor. We knew we wanted something a little vintage but also timeless,” the bride explained. “The groomsmen wore navy blue suits, and the bridesmaids wore a...

Romantic Blue and White St. Pete Beach Wedding | Don CeSar

Hillary and John’s dreamy St. Pete Beach wedding took all of the things that made their love story uniquely special and wrapped them into one gorgeous waterfront celebration filled with swoon-worthy details creating a classic, elegant and romantic ambiance. “We didn’t have a specific theme for our wedding, but I wanted our day to be...

White, Green, and Blue Tropical St. Pete Beach Wedding | Isla Del Sol

Lisa and Kevin’s St. Pete wedding featured an intimate beach ceremony with tropical lush floral arrangements and a natural watercolor palette inspired by their wedding venue. For a personal touch, the bride and groom incorporated details that gave a nod to the couple’s new last name together. “Being by the water we decided to go...

Purple and Gold Spring Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Courtney and Alexander’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a stunning springtime celebration that incorporated a romantic color palette of purple, soft white, and metallic gold. “Our wedding theme was light, airy, and romantic. My favorite color is purple, and I wanted plenty of beautiful plants and flowers to complement the bridal party,” the bride explained....

Elegant Burgundy and Blush St. Pete Beach Wedding | Don CeSar Wedding

  Lea and Brandon’s St. Pete Beach wedding was an unforgettable oceanfront celebration filled with elegant decor, pops of rose gold, and a stunning outdoor ceremony steps from the beach. “I wanted something elegant, but true to my style. I didn’t want anything too over the top,” the bride shared. “I had a few quirky...

Green and Pink St. Patrick’s Day Inspired Wedding | NOVA 535

Nevar and Tyler’s downtown St. Pete wedding was a festive celebration that took the liveliness of St. Patrick’s Day and combined it with the elegance and sentiment worthy of matrimony. Vintage touches from the bride and groom’s family memories adorned their historic wedding venue creating an intimate atmosphere for their guests. “We decided on Saint...

“Before 5” Downtown St. Pete Rooftop Wedding Networking | Station House

Providing a platform and opportunity for wedding vendors in Tampa Bay to meet and collaborate is one of our favorite things about working with area wedding professionals. Our Marry Me Tampa Bay “Before 5” wedding pro networking event on the rooftop of Station House featured sweeping downtown St. Pete city views and tasty bites from...

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...

Waterfront Lavender, Pink, and White Tampa Bay Wedding | Tampa Bay Watch

Makenzie and Brian’s waterfront Tampa Bay wedding brought whimsical springtime elegance to life with a magical outdoor ceremony covered in a soft color palette of lavender, baby pink, and white. Making sure they incorporated their love for the outdoors, the couple chose a local Tampa Bay venue that helps to keep our waterways clean. “We...

Burnt Orange and Neutral Tampa Heights Boho Inspired Wedding | Armature Works

Sabrina and Andrew’s Tampa Heights wedding was a beautifully intimate indoor celebration that used stunning design and delicious food to create the perfect night. The couple used a subtle summer color palette of light neutrals with whimsical pops of blush and burnt orange that created an elegant bohemian ambiance in an industrial setting. “Our colors...

“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...

Burgundy and Dark Green Christmas Inspired South Tampa Wedding | The Orlo House

  Kate and Joe’s romantic South Tampa wedding offered a taste of magical holiday cheer with whimsical rustic details, pops of gold, and a festive mix of his and hers cocktails. “We both love the holidays, so much so, that we actually talked about our shared love for Christmas and everything that makes it special...

Romantic Rustic Chic Largo Golf Course Wedding | The Bayou Club

  Erin and Brandon’s classically chic Largo wedding captured their love for one another with stunning golf course views, romantic pink uplighting, and mauve and silver color palette. “Our theme was rustic chic,” the bride explained, “I really was looking for a way to create something that was simplistic, with an elegant touch.” Working in...

Elegant White Downtown Tampa Wedding | The Florida Aquarium

  Allie and Dan’s magical downtown Tampa wedding found all the right ways to make a splash with elegant modern details, a picture-perfect sparkler send-off, and a wedding ceremony filled with sea life creatures. “I love animals of all kinds and have always had an affinity for aquariums. I find them so peaceful, transporting, and...

Whimsical Rooftop Wedding | Hyatt Place Downtown St. Pete

  Combining a contemporary vibe and whimsical decor, this St. Petersburg wedding design team combined accents of metallics and pops of pink to complement the modern appeal of one of downtown’s newest wedding venues, the Hyatt Place Downtown St. Pete. “Our inspiration for this styled shoot came from a desire to show that an ordinary...

Whimsical Magenta and White Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Dali Museum

  Larissa and Jeremy’s whimsical downtown St. Pete wedding featured white and magenta flowers, patterned GOBO uplighting, and a ceremony space unlike any other. “We wanted our theme to embody an elegant whimsy feel,” the bride shared. “The Dali is a one-of-a-kind structure and museum, making sure we didn’t take away from its true beauty...

Champagne and Greenery Elegant Clearwater Beach Wedding | Carlouel Yacht Club

  Lila and Adam’s elegant Clearwater Beach wedding encompassed rustic details with a classic style with an abundance of greenery and a romantic chic ambiance. “Our theme was nautical elegance mixed with plenty of greenery. Being that Adam loves boating and fishing, while I love light colors and tons of greenery, we felt it represented...

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