Bachelorettes into Brides // 2019

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Monica // February 2019

Monica and Kevin’s love story actually started at a wedding. They met at a friends wedding in South Carolina: Kevin a guest of the groom and Monica a plus one of a girlfriend of the bride. The two hit it off and once back in Florida they started dating!

Monica and Kevin (AKA Kevica) celebrated with friends and family with a traditional Catholic ceremony at Kevin’s childhood church in Safety Harbor, Florida. The church is beautiful and has a lovely courtyard and surrounded by lush green landscaping. After the ceremony guests made their way to Tampa for the reception in a brand new modern building along the Hillsborough River. Guests enjoyed the city views from the large deck during cocktail hour while Spotlight Catering passed tasty hor dourves. After cocktail house the party moved inside for dinner and dancing. Highlights include the Coffee Bar, polaroid guest book and the dancing!

Read more about their wedding on Rad Red Creative’s blog.

Church: Espiritu Santo Catholic Church // Venue: Tampa River Center // Hotel: Le Meridien Tampa // Wedding Dress: The White Magnolia Tampa // Bakery: Publix // Florist: Petal, Presents, Parties // Photographer: Rad Red Creative // Coffee Bar: Cafe Ala Carte // DJ: Grant Hemond & Associates // Caterer and Bar Service: Spotlight Catering // Hair and Makeup: Leah Mounts // Event Planner, Speciality Signage and Table Signs: Rachael Richards

Stephanie // April 2019

Stephanie and Austin were married in Ybor, Florida in the courtyard of a historic brick building complete with famous Ybor chickens! The ceremony was officiated by a close friend and they wrote the most beautiful vows for each other. The cocktail style event featured three tasty food station, an amazing dessert bar and signature cocktails. Family and friends partied all night at the cocktail style indoor/outdoor reception. Highlights include ice cream truck, sie leben hoch and cigar bar.

Read more about their wedding on Modern Weddings.

Invitation Designer: Minted // Bridesmaid Dresses: Azazie // Bridesmaid Dresses: Lulus // Groomsman Attire: Stitch and Tie // Apparel: Dazi // Bakery: Kaitie Cakes // DJ: Will Jackson Entertainment // Photo Booth Equipment: Snapshoot Photobooth // Other: Long Ash Cigars // Other: The Clara Rose Ice Cream Truck // Caterer: Spotlight Catering // Hair Stylist: Michelle Renee The Studio Hair and Makeup Group // Dress Designer: Kenneth Winston // Floral Designer: Stay With Me Florals // Second Shooter: Emma Christine Creative / /Event Planner: Rachael Richards // Event Venue: CL Space // Calligrapher: Narimidgen Crafts // Cinema and Video: Kindred | Destination Wedding Films // Photographer: Caroline Allen Photography

Kristen // June 2019

Kristen and Brian’s summer wedding was held a the recently renovated Fenway Hotel, a historic property in Dunedin, Florida. The outdoor ceremony was on the front lawn (while hot) it was lovely. Cocktail hour was hosted inside the lobby of this 1920’s Jazz themed hotel then moving into the ballroom for dinner and dancing. Highlights include: glow stick send off, candy bar and the groom dancing with his grandmother!

Venue, Catering and Bar: Fenway Hotel // Photography: J. Hare Photography // Floral and Centerpieces: Iza’s Flowers // DJ, Video and Uplighting: Complete Weddings // Cake: Alessi Bakery // Officiant: Sensational Ceremonies // Wedding Dress: CC’s Boutique // Day of Manger: Rachael Richards // Hair and Makeup: Femme Akoi // Mobile Cooling Units: Mobile Wind

Anna // October 2019

Anna and Ryan’s ceremony was at the beautiful Stonebridge Farm Gardens just outside of Pittsburgh, PA. Anna wore a beautiful long sleeve wedding gown and their wedding party stunned in navy, blue and shades of teal against the fall foliage.

Lauren // November 2019

Lauren and Kevin love downtown St Pete and choose to make it a big part of their wedding day. Starting with The Hollander Hotel, a staple in downtown, perfect for getting ready and hosting all of their out to town guests. They tied the knot at St Mary Our Lady of Grace Catholic church then guests was transported by Jolley Trolley to the reception along the St Pete waterfront at The Poynter Institute. Highlights include their pugs-Mochi and Gunther, glow sticks and a plushie toss instead of a bouquet toss.

Read more about Lauren and Kevin’s Wedding here, courtesy of their photographer!

Planner: Rachael Richards // Hair and Makeup: Creative Touches Hair & Makeup Studios // Florist: 2Birds Events // Hotel: Hollander Hotel // Ceremony: St. Mary Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church // Reception: Poynter Institute // Catering: Spotlight Catering // Bar Services: Spunky Spirits // Cake: Publix Bakery // DJ: DJ RJ // Photographer: Caroline Allen Photography // Decor: Handmade by family and friends

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