An Intimate Wedding At The Birchwood

The Birchwood, in downtown St. Pete, was the ideal location for Amanda and Daniel’s intimate wedding.

The couple surrounded themselves with twenty-eight family members and close friends, and the boutique hotel accommodated everything perfectly.


Bride and groom taking photos after their intimate wedding at The Birchwood


Amanda’s Day

Amanda’s day began with hair and makeup, photographs in her suite, and a little lunch.


Bride's wedding day accessories

Bride standing in from¿nt of the window of her bridal suite at The Birchwood


After a visit from a few of her girlfriends, she got to spend some time with her dad before heading to the ceremony.


Father seeing his daughter before her wedding ceremony


Daniel’s Day

Daniel relaxed, dressed, and spent time with his family before heading to the ceremony space to greet arriving wedding guests.


Groom getting dressed on his wedding day


An Intimate Wedding Ceremony At The Birchwood

Beautiful white fabric draping created an intimate space inside The Birchwood ballroom for the couple’s wedding ceremony.

Elegant off-white chairs, crystal chandeliers, and a vine-draped wedding structure were the perfect backdrop to their day. And elegant harp music was the perfect addition.


Intimate wedding reception at The Birchwood


With The Ring

With everyone in place, it was time for Daniel to see his bride. Escorted by her father, Amanda made her way to her groom, where the two exchanged wedding vows and rings, sealing their bonds with a kiss.



Cocktails, Hors d ‘oeuvres, And A Walk In The Park

Following their wedding ceremony, the newlyweds took time for some family photos. They took a few with the entire group before heading into the park for some portraits.


Photo of newlywed couple and their guests at an intimate wedding at The Birchwood in downtown St Pete

bride and groom's photos in downtown St Pete

Bride and groom taking photos after their intimate wedding at The Birchwood


Meanwhile, guests enjoyed cocktails, a delicious Cheese Board, and some passed hors d’oeuvres, including Lobster BLT, Focaccia Pizzette, Tuna Tartare, and Ribeye Carpaccio.


An Elegant Family Dinner

Amanda and Daniel’s intimate wedding offered them lots of time with family and close friends.

Inside The Birchwood’s ballroom, long tables were draped with crisp linens. The center of each table was designed with long ropes of greenery dotted with beautiful flowers, modern gold geometric candle holders, and votive candles. Gold charger plates paired perfectly with the tablescapes gold accents.



The evening started with a welcome by the newlyweds, a toast by the bride’s father, and a blessing by the groom’s father.

Wedding guests enjoyed a gourmet multi-course dinner with entree selections consisting of:


Goat Cheese and Artichoke Stuffed Chicken

Deboned Chicken Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Artichoke Hearts, Lemon Thyme Butter Sauce,

Paired with Truffled Yukon Whipped Potatoes and Charred Broccolini with Mustard Vinaigrette

Gulf Fresh Mahi

Mahi with Creamy Parmesan Risotto and Blistered Brussel Sprouts

Birchwood Beef Short Rib

Classic Salt and Pepper, Bourbon Peppercorn Sauce,

Fingerling Potatoes, Dijonaise, and Garden Roasted Asparagus 


The evening came to a close, with the couple cutting their adorable two-tiered wedding cake. And how cute are the puppies?


two tiered intimate wedding cake

bride and groom cutting their two-tiered intimate wedding at their reception at The Birchwood


Congratulations, Amanda and Daniel! We wish you a lifetime filled with special moments.


nighttime wedding photo on the terrace of The Birchwood


St. Pete Wedding Vendors

St. Pete Wedding Planner: Special Moments Event Planning

Wedding Venue: The Birchwood

Hair and Makeup: Creative Touches Hair and Makeup

Floral Design: Cotton and Magnolia

Wedding Photography: Photo and Harp Weddings

Music: Photo and Harp Weddings

Wedding Cake: Sweetwood Bakery

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