{Emily & Mark @ Bakers Ranch}

Emily and Mark have 2 wedding #s.  #lucasgotlucky and #markandnoodlesoup Emily's nickname is noodle because she likes to eat spaghetti noodles with sugar on top:-) The girls arrived in these super cute aqua and lace robes.  Emily's mom, Julie,  helped her get in that gorgeous mermaid, lace gown.  When her bridesmaids saw her, they screamed and cried and laughed all at the same time!  While this was going on the guys were upstairs playing pool and hanging in the groom's lounge.  They did a first look on the love lock bridge and literally they didn't stop smiling from that moment on.  The ceremony was under crystal chandaliers with white and pink florals.  Their dog was of course the ring bearer and wore a little sign that said "I loved her first":-) Emily's mom  shared a few words about how happy she is that Emily and Mark found each other and that she will miss the days of having Emily and her girls over for Mac and Cheese:-)  Their bridal party was so much fun as we used the gorgeous setting for photos of them after the ceremony.  The reception was draped in white with aqua and white linens, lantern, and crystal.  The escort cards had little keys tied to them and custom koozie favors for their guests.  I love the layered white and floral accented cake that of course had the Cake Zone's cupcakes (with the famous raspberry frosting!).  Emily and her maid of honor, Megan, have been friends since elementary school and she shared the sweetest toast to Emily and Mark.  Mark's dad, Kirk,  and best man, Ryan gave their toast together about how lucky Mark is to have found such an amazing girl! It was such a fun party and we are so lucky to have gotten to capture it as well as work with all these amazing people that made it perfect.  Congrats Emily & Mark!!! xoxoxo   
Venue | Bakers Ranch | Caterer | Mattison's Forty-One | Florist | Ms. Scarlett's Flowers | DJ | Goodley Entertainment Group Inc | Hair | Emily Olokowitz | Bridal Gown | The Perfect Dress | Linens and Decor | Affairs in the Air | Cake | The Cake Zone  

{Lourdes & Victor @ The Regent}

Lourdes and the girls got ready at her house.  She looked gorgeous with her lace detailed gown and long chapel length veil.  Her shoes said "I Do" on the bottom and her bridesmaids shoes said "She Does" and the garter she threw said "You're Next" on it, such fun details!  After Lourdes was totally ready her brother, who was also walking her down the aisle, did a first look with her and it was so sweet.  Their ceremony was inside the Regent, draped in white with blue accents.  During the ceremony they did a "warming of the rings" where they passed the rings around the bridal party and family to bless their marriage.  It was such a beautiful day and the sunset on the terrace was just gorgeous for their photos!  The reception was draped in white with blue accents. lots of candles, crystals and white florals .  All their guests signed a little wooden heart and dropped it in a heart that they will keep in their home.  The entire day was all about their friends and family celebrating their marriage and you could totally feel how much they are loved and how happy everyone is for them.  Congrats you guys thanks for having us be a part of it!! xoxox
Venue | The Regent | Catering | 3 C'S Catering | Florist | Hannah's Floral & Events | DJ | DJ by CJ | Officiant | Sensational Ceremonies | Bridal Gown | David's Bridal | Cake | Publix 

{Gina & Larry @ Tampa Woman's Club}

Gina and Larry's was was so full or emotion and just plain sweet and fun moments!  We are obsessed with Gina's gown and the gorgeous detailed back.  She wore a crystal hair piece and navy shoes, and her bouquet was also wrapped in crystals (with our favorite little signature lady bug from Apple Blossoms:-)  They did a first look before the ceremony and you could feel their love and emotion for one another.  The Tampa Women's Club is right on Bayshore Drive and it was super super windy but they were game for whatever.  I love when couples write their vows to each other, the words they said were so special and there wasn't a dry eye in the room!  The reception was decorated with gray, navy, white and crystals.  Each table had a bottle of red and white wine with labels that honored Larry's parents who were there celebrating in spirit.  The reception started out with some Sinatra and turned into a dance party.  Thank you Gina and Larry for having us be a part of it, we loved capturing each moment of your story!  xoxox
Venue | Tampa Woman's Club | Hotel | Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel | Event Planner and Draping | Events By Special Moments | Florist | Apple Blossoms Floral Design | Hair and Makeup | Creative Touches Hair and Makeup Studio | Cake | Let Them Eat Cake | DJ | Ultimate Entertainment | Photobooth | Nature Coast Entertainment | Catering | Catering By the Family | Transportation | Advantage Limousines

{Brittany & Owen @ Sunken Gardens}

Brittany had two maids of honor, her cousins that are really like sisters as they grew up together.  After the girls were are ready they circled around Brittany for a prayer before she was about to walk down the aisle.  During the ceremony, their pastor invited their parents to share their support of them as a new Mr. and Mrs. and right at the end they did the jumping of the broom which signifies leaving the past behind and starting a new chapter together.  The ceremony backdrop was the wall of greenery and pink flowers that matched the pop of pink roses that lined the aisle.  The reception style was formal but fun with black linens, pink florals, and silver accents.  They had a gorgeous sweets table with every kind of candy you could imagine.  Brittany and Owen started off their first dance like you would expect and then busted a move to a mix of dance songs, which was a surprise for everyone because Owen never dances:-)  We snuck them out for some really cool night photos in between all the fun!  Congrats Brittany and Owen!!!  xoxoxo
Venue | 
Sunken Gardens | Florist | Jennie's Flowers | Gown Boutique | Athena's Bridal | DJ | DJ J-Rock | Cake | Publix | Catering | Delectables

{Adora & Josh @ Marina Jack's Sarasota}

Adora and Josh had the perfect Florida day for the wedding on Lido beach.  Josh's daughter Jayden got ready with Adora and the girls and was so excited to be a part of their special day.  Adora wore a gorgeous lace accented gown with sliver stilettos and a white rose and orchid bouquet.  Their dapple dachshund, Sunny, was their ring bearer and dressed to the nines in his little puppy sized tuxedo.  Jayden was a part of their unity sand ceremony, and was the keeper of the special box of butterflies that they released during the ceremony to honor Adora's mom who was there with them in spirit.  The sunset and white sand was just so pretty!  The reception was on the waterfront at Marina Jack's with white, orange and purple accents with market lights throughout the room.  The entered the room with purple light up glasses and it was literally a whirlwind of special moments and so much fun with their guests.  You can see some of our favorite moments below including the special dance Josh had for his daughter.  Congrats you guys it was amazing!!! xoxoxo
Venue | Marina Jack's | Hotel | Lido Beach Resort | Florist | Beneva Flowers and Gifts | Hair and Makeup | Fresh Salon Sarasota | Linens | Linens by the Sea

{Rebecca & Danny @ Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club}

I am in love with the color palette Rebecca picked for the bridesmaids dresses! They wore different shades of blue, light gray and mauve.  Rebecca’s gown was simple but detailed with a crystal sash and sparkly platinum shoes.  Danny and the guys wore navy suits with America flag socks. The lightning was so pretty coming through the trees where we took photos before the ceremony of the guys and girls. The ceremony was on the 10th hole of the golf course under the big oak tree lined with flower petals and wooden arch that Danny’s dad made.  Danny anxiously awaited his bride and had the sweetest look when he say her dad escorting her down the aisle.  The scene there for the the ceremony and photos is just stunning.  The reception décor had an elegant ambiance with candles and tall crystal floral centerpieces. The table numbers were held by huge clothespins that were such a unique touch. To remember their loved ones who couldn’t be there, there was a memory table with a lantern burning. Rebecca and Danny are huge craft beer fans and had a bottle Coppertail (which is a local Tampa brewery) with a burlap ribbon tied to it holding a custom engraved bottle opened and thank you tag.  The reception was full of fun and sweet words given by their maid of honor and best man.  We got to sneek them out for a few photos at night which is always one of our favorite things to do!   Congrats Rebecca & Danny!! xoxoxo 
Venue | Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club | Florist | Arlene Florist Designer | DJ | Grant Hemond | Bridal Gown | The White Closet Bridal 

Susan & Mike's Wedding Album

Susan & Mike's wedding and reception was in front of the big tank in the coral reef room at the Florida Aquarium.  They chose the acrylic album cover which is literally perfect with the photo on the cover.  I absolutely love the little lady bug signature that Apple Blossoms floral puts on their floral pieces so it had to be in their album!  Take a peek at some of our favorite spreads below! 

Haley & Jordan featured on Beach Bride!!

We are so excited that Beach Bride featured Haley & Jordan's wedding!  The just celebrated their 1 year anniversary and the title "Even the Rain Can't Stop Us" is literally perfect for this time of year in Florida.  You never know what the weather is going to do rain wise in the summer, and there's some great advice in here.  Click on the photo below for the full story!

Angell & Jared's Wedding Album

Our wedding album obsession continues with Angell & Jared's custom creation complete with a plum leather and metallic photo under an acrylic cover.  It rained on their wedding day which is not only good luck, but makes for some awesome off camera flash photos with the super cute translucent umbrellas Angell had gotten just in case it rained. Here's just a few of our favorite spread so you can see inside their album.......  

{Kimberly & John @ The Florida Aquarium}

John went to college with Kimberly's sister, Lynsey.  John actually introduced Lynsey to his friend, who she ended up marrying.  Lynsey told John she thought he would totally hit it off with her sister Kimberly and they did!  On a double date in the puffin area at the zoo, John knew he and Kimberly were meant to be, so that's why they chose the Aquarium to get married.  Kimberly’s wedding gown is one she saw when trying on bridesmaid dress for her sister’s wedding. Thinking it would not be there when she got married, but much to her surprise it was!  It was the first dress she tried on and was THE ONE.  There was a sweet little note in the pocket of the wedding gown garment bag John had left for Kimberly.  Their ceremony was in the Coral Reef room with the sharks and fish as their backdrop.  The ring bearer was Kimberly’s nephew, he was so cute handing off the rings.  Just before their official first kiss as Mr. & Mrs. the penguins waddled down the aisle.  The ceremony was flipped into the reception room, with silver, aqua, white and a hint of red.  At the sweetheart table there was a crocheted castle that was in a glass box. Kim's Grandmother made this and it was the cake topper for Kim's mom’s, aunt's, and sister's wedding cakes. Kim never got to meet her Grandmother because she had passed before Kim was born so it was a little piece of her and I’m sure she was watching from above and celebrating with them in spirit.  After dinner we took Kim and John in a little hidden staircase for some nighttime shots since it was raining outside. The big round picture window made an awesome reflection and gave them a few minutes of just the 2 of them.  Everyone had such an amazing time, and we loved capturing all these special moments.  Congrats Kim & John!! xoxoxo  
Venue | Florida Aquarium | Florist | Events In Bloom | Hotel | Embassy Suites | DJ | Grant Hemond | Bridal Gown | David's Bridal | Cake | Publix Greenwise

Nichole & Mike's Wedding Album

It's wedding album Wednesday!  Here's a little peek inside Nichole and Mike's black and white Marriott Waterside wedding.  I LOVE how the 2 toned leather cover turned out and completely goes along with their wedding style.  Nichole had the most fabulous glittery gold shoes.  Some of our favorite moments were when they saw each other for first look before the ceremony, and the time we got to spend with the brand new newlyweds for photos on the waterfront!  

{Kourtney & Marcel @ Hilton Clearwater Beach}

Kourtney & Marcel live in Minnesota, and their friends and family joined them on Clearwater beach for their destination wedding.  Our brides always find the most beautiful gowns.  Kourtney’s was a simple ivory gown with a lace underlay completed by flowers in hair.  Simple but so pretty! Marcel and his groomsmen wore khaki shorts, flip-flops, and ivory linen shirts. Their handsome little ring bearers carried conch shells custom decorated with little starfish and ribbon inside. The ceremony was out on the beach under a trellis decorated with flowers.  The overcast sky gave us the prettiest light for photos and we had quite a fun time with the bridal party.  The cocktail hour and reception were out on the sandpiper deck decorated with ivory, pink, and purple florals. Their sign-in Jenga game had the perfect message “Marriage is a game of balance, help us build our future.  After the sunset, the backdrop for toasts and dinner was a pretty purple hued sky. There was some serious dancing, hanging by the fire pits and really just a fun time celebrating by all.  Congrats Kourtney & Marcel!! xoxox  
Venue | Hilton Clearwater Beach | Event Coordinator | Confetti Events | Officiant | Sensational Ceremonies | Florist | Brides Bouquet | Hair & Makeup | Style Hair and Make-up | DJ | Inspire Entertainment | Ceremony Violin/Gritar | IBEX | Cake | Chantilly Cakes 

{Brooke & T.J. @ The Vault}

Brooke and TJ got ready at the Le Meridian Hotel in Downtown Tampa. It was the perfect location for them since they are both attorneys!  Brooke loves champagne and her wedding theme was the perfect reflection of her personality. The details were gold, sequined and sparkly.  Her mom had set up a champagne "bar" in Brooke's room.  It had glittery champagne bottles, engraved champagne glasses, a ribbon banner, and all the mixers. Even their water bottles for the day had custom labels with their names on them.  Brooke had three boxes of rings that we photographed, all family heirlooms.  Both of Brooke's dresses were stunning.  For the ceremony she wore an ivory gown with a gorgeous sheer detailed back and a long flowey veil. Her bridesmaids wore floor length, gold sequined dresses that I wanted to put on and join the bridal party!  TJ and the guys were in classic black tuxes with white rose boutonnieres.  When Brooke walked down the marble stairs for TJ to see her, he is in awe of how gorgeous she looked.  After a sweet ceremony, officiated by a friend of theirs, I was able to take photos of Brooke and TJ in front of the beautiful iron gates at the church.  Brooke did a wardrobe change and got more comfortable before heading over to the Vault for their reception.  The ballroom was decorated with colors of blush and champagne, and gold linens.  The light and ambiance shining through the tall windows of the Vault was just gorgeous. The photo booth was located in the actual bank Vault of the venue which was so fun for their guests and they had smores bar for everyone to enjoy as well!  The Orlando Dueling Pianos entertained the crowd, and the dance floor was packed from the minute it opened.  Brooke, and some of her friends were FSU cheerleaders.  They hoisted Brooke into a Full as she steadily posed for photos, it was pretty awesome!  We stole the newlyweds away for a few moments for some nighttime shots in front of the Tampa Theatre and then as the night drew to an end, guests lined up in rows in front of the Vault to send the couple off with a bubble exit with bubbles in what else…champagne bottles. Congrats Brooke and TJ!!!! xoxoxo
Venue | The Vault | Hotel | Le Meridien | Coordinator | My Event Design | Catering | Catering by the Family | Videography | Jones Videography | Music | Orlando Dueling Pianos | Photo Booth | Sea Creative Photo Booths