Category Archives: whimsical wedding

Modern Ombré Rainbow Pride Wedding Inspiration | Hotel Alba

Throughout the month of June, the region of Tampa Bay celebrates equality and inclusivity with our world-famous Pride parades, and on June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage. To celebrate this equality milestone, wedding planner Stephany Perry Events designed a whimiscal wedding inspiration shoot that showcased the iconic red, orange, yellow, green, blue,...

Whimsical Citrus Inspired Garden Wedding | Sarasota Garden Club

Florida is the epitome of sunshine, crashing waves, sandy beaches, and sunsets. Claire Boren, Assistant Planner and Detail Coordinator with Jennifer Matteo Event Planning shared how her team combined Florida’s most authentic aesthetic to create a citrus-themed wedding inspiration shoot. “The theme of this shoot was light, airy, and fruity! As trends come and go, we...

Organic Meets Modern Opposites Attract Wedding Inspiration: Midtown Aloft-Element

Located in the heart of Midtown Tampa, Aloft/Element Midtown brings a new cosmopolitan flair to the city’s hottest new destination district. Centrally located between Westshore and Downtown, this new central neighborhood has added contemporary energy to Tampa. The dual-branded property creates a unique opportunity for couples to showcase their individual personalities in one location. With...

Enchanted Outdoor Greenery Wedding | Florida Rustic Barn Weddings

Gemma and Brendan’s enchanted rustic Plant City wedding took place beneath a canopy of towering trees surrounded by verdant flora, followed by dinner and dancing amidst an open-air, wood-clad barn. The Pittsburg bride and groom selected a simple and classic style for their celebration, with a neutral palette and an abundance of greenery that complimented...

Mauve, Gold, and Navy Downtown St. Pete Wedding | The Birchwood

Na’iyma and Keith’s St. Pete wedding created a fairytale experience with Victorian charm and elegance using a soft pink and deep blue color palette, golden details, and an abundance of florals for their 75 guests. Inspired by the bride’s favorite shade of purple, the wedding featured hues of mauve and navy, elevated with shimmery metallic...

Whimsical Downtown Tampa Pink Ombre and Greenery Wedding | CAVU

Rashida and Ryan’s whimsical downtown Tampa wedding was the embodiment of their personalities with nods to their tastes in music, love of plants, and modern styles. The Channel District couple chose a floral palette featuring an ombre of pink and green shades to reflect the bride’s favorite hues and the fact that she is a...

Green and White Boho-Chic Downtown Tampa Wedding | Tampa River Center

Allie and Alfred’s downtown Tampa wedding was a whimsical evening that perfectly complemented the couple’s unique sense of style with the eccentric aesthetic of downtown. The waterfront Tampa wedding ceremony took place at sunset and was followed by an enchanting indoor reception filled with luxurious florals, an epic dance party, and a breathtaking view of...

Burgundy and Green Boho-Inspired Tampa Heights Wedding | Armature Works

Ivy and Michael’s boho-inspired Tampa Heights wedding combined lush foliage and floral with heirloom decor that showcased the bride and groom’s intrinsic taste and sentiment. To complement the fall season, the pair chose a color palette of rich red hues and natural greens that would pop against the historic brick architecture of their wedding venue....

Whimsical Meets Rustic Citrus Inspired Wedding | The Edison Barn

Inspired by Florida’s signature citrus, this whimsical meets rustic wedding inspiration shoot will brighten any couple’s day with its joyful vibes and vibrant colors. Channeling local orange groves and the surrounding rustic atmosphere, the wedding decor incorporated citric nods all throughout the details of the day. “The theme for this styled shoot was tropical citrus,...

Vibrant Whimsical Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Sunken Gardens

Lindsey and Dustin’s whimsical downtown St. Pete wedding featured a garden ceremony, lounge with vintage furniture, and bold color palette that complemented their outdoor wedding venue. “We wanted to match our wedding design to the beautiful gardens of our venue so we kept décor to a minimum. We love the look of natural gardens with...

Whimsical Succulent Inspired Downtown Tampa Wedding | Rialto Theatre

Val and Bob’s whimsical downtown Tampa wedding featured greenery centerpieces with succulent accents and a green, blue, and purple color palette. “We are big fans of Wes Anderson movies and were inspired by his style for our details and décor,” the bride shared. “Our invitations were created to resemble a book cover from an author...

Pastel European Inspired Garden Wedding Style Shoot | The Palmetto Club

  With the right design team, you can create any look at any venue, including transforming an outdoor Tampa Bay space into a European celebration with delightful details like custom cookies and adorable puppies! “The theme was a whimsical, romantic, garden wedding. I wanted to create a classic, European inspired wedding right here in Florida,”...

Spanish, Boho Styled Wedding Inspiration Shoot

Inspired by a trip to Mexico, and the traditional native folk art, this Spanish boho wedding inspiration shoot brought to life the traditional aspects of local artisans and whimsical fall tones. “While celebrating my engagement in Tulum, I discovered these beautifully embroidered fabrics that I later learned were traditional Otami folk art patterns; there aren’t...

Whimsical Blush and Champagne Waterfront Backyard St. Petersburg Wedding

Noelle and Dave’s whimsical St. Pete wedding showcased a stunning array of personalized details that brought their 250 guests into this chapter of their love story. Incorporating a mix of bright florals and plenty of Florida citrus, the Charlotte, North Carolina couple chose to wed at the bride’s childhood home. “The view of downtown St....

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...

Whimsical Plant City Garden Wedding | Florida Rustic Barn Weddings

  Zahra and Eric’s Plant City wedding was a stunning celebration that included a vow exchange under a canopy of oak trees, followed by a romantic string-light outdoor reception in an antique wooden barn that complemented Florida’s natural scenic beauty. “Our theme was a simplistic whimsical garden style, as we love the outdoors. We used...

Whimsical Art Deco Meets Tropical Wedding Inspiration | Centre Club

  2020 is the year for art deco themed Tampa Bay weddings (think 1920s meets the modern age). Tampa wedding planner and designer John Campbell of John Campell Weddings updated the unique wedding style for this tropical meets trendy inspiration shoot at the Centre Club. “I always tell my clients to work with the aesthetic...

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...

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 Pink and Orange Anna Maria Island Beach Wedding | Sandbar Waterfront Restaurant

Marissa and Zack’s destination Anna Maria Island Wedding was filled with beautiful sunny skies, modern decor, and views that resembled a tropical postcard. Choosing a color palette of navy blue, rose gold, and orange, the bride and groom drew inspiration from their picturesque surroundings to capture their vision. “I would describe my wedding as minimalistic-beachy!...

Whimsical Vintage Dusty Blue Lakeland Wedding | The Magnolia Building

Ansley and Chase’s whimsical Lakeland wedding perfectly nailed a rustic, vintage theme with antique oil lamps and gorgeous handmade signage. With a late night treat of Italian ice and precious details that incorporated their love for family, the bride and groom cherished every minute of their special day. “Our theme was very vintage whimsical,” the bride...

Whimsical Cranberry, Blue and Gold Outdoor Plant City Wedding | Kathleen’s Garden

Katie and Tyler’s rustic Plant City wedding was the epitome of whimsical garden elegance with fresh florals, elegant centerpieces, and charming details. The bride and groom’s vision came to life with a romantic color palette of navy blue, cranberry, and gold, perfect for their fall nuptials. “If I had to describe our venue it would...

Alice in Wonderland Themed Downtown St. Pete Wedding | Dali Museum

  Keri and Matthew’s downtown St. Pete wedding featured an Alice in Wonderland inspired theme that was one for the story books. The Lutz couple planned every detail to express their personalities throughout their wedding day. “I chose pink peonies for my tables and blush peonies for my bouquet. My dress was a champagne color,...

Whimsical, Organic Outdoor Boho Wedding Inspiration

  Inspired by the scenic outdoors of this private property in Tampa Bay, this whimsical styled wedding shoot embodied a lush and opulent setting. Tampa Bay wedding photographer Christina Maldonado shared with us her vision for this gorgeous, magical wedding collaboration with Amazingly Creative Events. “With the organic environment we played off of the idea...

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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).

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NOVA 535

Avila Golf & Country Club

ALOFT/ ELEMENT TAMPA MIDTOWN

Organic Boho Modern White and Brown Rooftop Wedding Ceremony Flowers with Peach Roses, Gold Leaves, Feathers, and Ghost Chairs | Tampa Bay Wedding Florist Monarch Events | Planner and Designer UNIQUE Weddings + Events | Venue Aloft/Element Midtown | Photographer and Videographer Bonnie Newman Creative | Rentals A Chair Affair

BELLWETHER BEACH RESORT

St. Pete Beach Wedding Venue Bellwether Beach Resort Aerial View

The Vault

The Godfrey Hotel

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Red Mesa Events

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

LIMELIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer | Limelight 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

Truly Forever Bridal

Michele Renee The Studio

Elite Events Catering

Graingertainment

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

PARADISE SPRING

Paradise Spring | Tampa Bay Wedding Venue Private Estate

LAKE LODGE

The Lake Lodge Wedding Venue | Lake Thonotosassa Tampa Area Wedding Venue

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

Lynn’s Catering

Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Sweetly Dipped Confections

Bella Bridesmaid

ADORE BRIDAL

Lifelong Photography Studio | The Current | Adore Bridal Hair and Makeup

A&P Designs

Grant Hemond & Associates

Grant Hemond and Associates | Tampa Bay Wedding DJ

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