Category Archives: The Birchwood

Downtown St. Pete Wedding Venue Crawl | Marry Me Tampa Bay “Before 5” Networking

At Marry Me Tampa Bay, we’re always thinking of out of the box ideas to connect wedding vendors while fostering a community of interaction and partnership. Most wedding vendors spend a majority of their time and work, making things happen behind the scenes for their couples on wedding days. We recently partnered with the Association…

Elegant Pink and Coral Downtown St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | The Birchwood

  Danielle and Ryan’s vibrant downtown St. Pete wedding incorporated an elaborate ceremony arch, dessert and donut bar, two wedding dresses, and a surprise dance performance. “We used Marry Me Tampa Bay and Pinterest for ideas, looks, location hunting, and checking out vendors. We didn’t really have a theme per say, but if I could…

Classic Gold and Green Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

  Elizabeth and Tim’s downtown St. Pete wedding embodied a modern take on tropical elegance with gorgeous floral arrangements and charming gold details. “I wanted our design to have a classic feel, with a modern twist,” the bride explained. “The venue itself was a big inspiration when it came to capturing our theme. I wanted…

Emerald Green and Gold Old Hollywood Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Melanie and Josh’s downtown St. Pete wedding embodied old Hollywood with classic elegance and modern decor. With gorgeous florals and a color palette of emerald, gold, and black, the charming ambiance was romantic yet simplistic. “Our theme had hints of an old Hollywood vintage feel to it,” the bride shared. “I always knew that when the…

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…

Navy Blue and Orange Old Florida Inspired Wedding | The Birchwood

  Carrie and Brian’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined their laid back personalities with a menu featuring their favorite foods and personalized playing cards as fun party favors. Choosing a color palette of navy blue and orange, the Tampa Bay bride and groom flawlessly captured the old Florida vibe they envisioned. “I used inspiration from the…

Modern, Bohemian Downtown St. Pete Styled Wedding | The Birchwood

With its gorgeous rooftop and elegant ballroom, The Birchwood has become an iconic Tampa Bay wedding venue. Located in the heart of downtown St. Pete, the boutique hotel features sweeping rooftop views of Tampa Bay and oversized chandeliers in its ballroom making it a top choice for engaged couples. Bringing together the hotel’s modern finishes…

Glamorous Gold Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Museum of Fine Arts

Ja’Shayla and Chris’ downtown St. Pete wedding elegantly tied together their personal style with handmade accents, superhero save-the-dates and a golden glam theme with a splash of color. “Our theme was an ode to my love of precious jewelry: diamonds, gold, silver, and pearls. I love bling and classy elegant things, so I tried to keep the…

Classic and Romantic Downtown St. Pete Indian Fusion Wedding | The Birchwood

  Gabrielle and Tyler’s downtown St. Pete wedding was inspired by the groom’s love for the outdoors and the bride’s adoration for all things glam. The St. Pete couple had recently relocated from Sarasota and knew that downtown St. Pete was the perfect place to begin their life together. “Though we did not have an…

Classic Ivory, Taupe, and Blush Pink Downtown St. Pete | The Birchwood

  Jennifer and Connor’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a classic array of ivory, taupe and blush. The Tampa couple knew that St. Pete would be the perfect place for their out-of-town guests, and it was sentimental to the family. “Our wedding was very traditional. We wanted something that looked timeless and elegant, so we chose…

Elegant Blush Pink and Gray Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

  Shannon and Michael’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured glamorous details and a classic blush and gray color palette for their outdoor, daytime ceremony and evening ballroom reception. Searching for a convenient downtown St. Pete wedding venue with an outdoor ceremony space and great food, the couple selected The Birchwood. “I loved the beautiful interior…

Elegant Copper and White Downtown St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | The Birchwood

  Haele and Tyler’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a soft, neutral color palette of whites, cream and greenery. “I have always loved navy, but didn’t want such a bold color to overpower the décor, so we settled for navy dresses and tuxedos, keeping the rest of the colors classic and muted whites, creams and…

White, Vintage Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

  Noelle and Nick’s vintage inspired downtown St. Pete wedding featured ivory and shades of purple to compliment their hotel venue’s gorgeous ballroom setting. Searching across Florida to find the perfect venue, the Tampa couple knew that The Birchwood was the perfect location to host their ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. “I wanted a space that…

Nature Inspired Greenery Filled Downtown St. Pete Ballroom Wedding | The Birchwood

  Rachel and Jeremy’s downtown St. Pete wedding combined the couple’s passion for nature and helping the environment, with a stunning color palette of hunter green, marine blue, eggplant and amber. “I told our team that I wanted the room to look like a grand ballroom that had been abandoned and taken over by greenery….

Newest Wedding Gift Idea: Boudoir Cinema | Bonnie Newman Creative

  A boudoir shoot is a sexy, sensual and a much appreciated wedding or anniversary present to your partner-to-be. Tampa Bay wedding videographer Bonnie Newman of Bonnie Newman Creative is shaking things up in the traditional portrait boudoir world by offering something new: boudoir video. We’ve asked Bonnie to share all the details behind boudoir…

Blush Pink and Gold Garden Inspired Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Madison and Kyle’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured an elegant, shabby-chic garden inspired theme and ivory, blush, gold and navy blue color palette. “I loved our colors from the beginning,” Madison gushed. “I am not a super flashy person; I like subtle calming colors. We had light pink dresses for the girls and blue suits for…

Best of 2017: Wedding Ceremonies

ROMANTIC MODERN PINK AND WHITE CLEARWATER WEDDING | COUNTRYSIDE COUNTRY CLUB   “I love simplicity, clean and modern lines, yet color and texture is something I am obsessed with. Most people choose soft colors, but to add the wow factor and to bring your design to the next level, we recommend adding pops of color or…

Natural, Organic St. Petersburg Vegan Wedding | The Birchwood

Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood Wedding Lindsay and Daniel’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a unique, entirely plant-based menu and organic theme, representing the couple’s vegan lifestyle. Daniel and I wanted our wedding to feel elegant, but also organic and natural, while highlighting some of the unique aspects of our personalities. We are…

Rose Gold and Blush Pink Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood Wedding Katie and Kjel’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a laid back atmosphere with a dash of glitz for their waterfront wedding ceremony and ballroom wedding reception. “Our colors were blush, navy, rose gold and gold. We chose them because I really love the color pink, but we…

Glamorous Nautical Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood Wedding Carrie and Jason’s downtown waterfront St. Pete wedding featured a glamorous, nautical theme with a sophisticated color palette of navy, ivory and gold. “We love St. Petersburg and the waterfront, so we wanted everything to be downtown with gorgeous views of the water and city,” the bride explained. “We…

Romantic Blush, Champagne and Blue Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood Wedding Carli and Mark’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a romantic and airy theme centered around their love for wine and a blush, champagne, greenery and blue color palette. “We both really enjoy wine, so as guests entered the reception their place seating cards were floating on baby’s…

Champagne, Gold, Ivory Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Birchwood Wedding Barbara and Tony’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured a fully draped hotel ballroom, tall centerpieces in crystal candelabras and a champagne, gold and ivory color palette. “The entire theme was based on my wedding dress. My dress was ivory and silver with Swarovski crystals covering it,” the bride shared. “We…

Pink and Green Romantic Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood Wedding For the couple who made their home together in Florida, it was a natural choice to have a local, St. Pete wedding. “My husband is a St. Petersburg native and his family runs a small business in the area,” Caitlin explained. “It really has become a destination, and…

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