Matt and Jessica's Treasure Island wedding featured a romantic beach theme with elements of natural seashell decor and pastel colors.
“Matt is all about casual and fun, and I am a sappy romantic. I think our wedding ended up complementing us both perfectly,” Jessica explained. “We chose a mint and meadow with blush accents color palette, as we wanted to bring in soft beach colors from the sunset to create a romantic feel.”
The Brandon couple searched for a St. Petersburg wedding photographer who could capture the emotion of their wedding day story.
“I loved the consistency of raw emotion in Kristen Marie Photography‘s work. Kristen did a wonderful job. Our pictures turned out so beautiful!” the bride gushed.
Ensuring that the couple could celebrate with an amazing wedding cake at their reception, the couple hired St. Pete wedding bakery The Artistic Whisk.
“I pulled a naked cake photo off of Pinterest as our inspiration. The Artistic Whisk was recommended by our wedding planner, and we absolutely love their cakes! It was so delicious and Jovana executed my design perfectly,” Jessica beamed.
Looking back, the bride's most memorable moment was the private first look that she shared with her groom.
“Our sneak peak and seeing each other for the first time alone was so magical. I still have goosebumps thinking about that intimate moment,” the bride reminisced.
How would you describe your theme?
Romantic beach. I wanted a lots of natural seashell textures and pastel colors
What were your colors?
Mint and meadow with blush accents. We wanted to bring in soft beach colors from the sunset to create a romantic feel.
What did you look for in a wedding photographer?
We wanted the photographer to capture emotion and our story.
Kristen Marie Photography did just that! I loved the consistency of raw emotion in Kristen's photography. She did a wonderful job. Our pictures turned out so beautiful!
Matt surprised me at sunset and popped the question on St. Pete Beach in front of the Don CeSar. We were running late and almost missed the sunset. His best man, Steve, was there hiding and came out with a champagne toast and also captured it all on camera.
What was your wedding day cake inspiration? I pulled a naked cake photo off of Pinterest as our inspiration.
The Artistic Whisk was recommended by our wedding planner, and we absolutely love her cakes! It was so delicious, and she executed my design perfectly.
What did you look for in a wedding DJ?
Someone fun and lively that played a great variety of music.
Grant Hemond & Associates was recommended by our wedding planner, and we loved Tony! He had such great energy and really did a fantastic job coordinating the entire night.
What advice would you give to other Tampa Bay couples?
Make sure you and your husband are on the same page. It's makes it so much smoother!
Ceremony and Reception Venue and Caterer: Bilmar Beach Resort
Photographer: Kristen Marie Photography *Preferred Marry Me Tampa Bay Wedding Pro
Videographer: Petit Four Films
Planner: Nicholle Leonard Designs
Florist: River District Florals
Cake: The Artistic Whisk *Preferred Marry Me Tampa Bay Wedding Pro
DJ: Grant Hemond & Associates – Tony *Preferred Marry Me Tampa Bay Wedding Pro
Officiant: Sensational Ceremonies
Bride and Bridesmaids Dress Shop and Designer: David's Bridal
Hair & Makeup: Lasting Luxe