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Securing Wedding Gifts and Cards

If you have been on your social media or seen the news this week, you probably have seen that a woman wandered in to a wedding reception and walked off with a couple’s gift cards. As wedding professionals our Special Moments Event Planning team was kind of blown away by this.  It’s something we just do…

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Sunset At The Sandpearl Resort

Dotti and Lance are one of the sweetest couples. Being around them makes you smile and our Special Moments Event Planning team enjoyed being part of their Clearwater Beach wedding. Dotti looked so beautiful in a soft white, tiered wedding gown with a lace applique bodice. The barefoot sandals matched the lace in her gown…

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When A Plan Comes Together

Planning is our life, so when we are invited to be part of a surprise proposal for an amazing couple our Special Moments Event Planning team is more than happy to jump in. Our friend Ashley Karpuch, Special Events Manager of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, asked us to put Nathan’s proposal in motion at the…

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A Golden Moment

Our Special Moments Event Planning team loved being part of Julianne and John’s beautiful St Petersburg wedding. This beautiful black and white wedding incorporated touches of gold that added to its elegance.     Julianne wore a soft white Stella York wedding gown with a sweetheart neckline and cap sleeves. For her accessories she selected…

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Slow Your Roll

And your curl and your up-do too! Our Special Moments Event Planning team decided it was time to tackle the hard stuff – hair and makeup services for your wedding day. We know that hair and makeup are a very personal thing. You want to look like you on your very best day. Not too…

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“Yub nub!”

Our Special Moments Event Planning team was no stranger to Alicia and William, as we had worked with Alicia’s family assisting with her sister’s wedding this past December.     The couple were huge fans of Star Wars, so May the 4th seemed like the perfect date for a wedding with a few nods to…

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Sandy Toes and Salty Kisses

Florida destination weddings along the Gulf of Mexico and all over the Tampa Bay area are something our Special Moments Event Planning team works with all the time. For some couples the beach and the warm waters of the gulf are their life, it might be where they spent their summers growing up or evoke…

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A Garden Wedding Banquet

The Tampa Garden Club was the perfect setting for Nina and Jonathan’s simple yet elegant wedding.  It was filled with personalization and detail, and our Special Moments Event Planning team was excited to be part of their day. Nina looked beautiful in her form-fitting lace wedding gown with a sweetheart neckline and flared skirt. She…

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Two Heads Are Better Than One

Our Special Moments Event Planning team hears from couples all the time that “our venue told us we didn’t need to hire a wedding planner.” Unfortunately, too often when they are telling us this they have been struggling with wedding planning for months on end, and sometimes from out of state. The truth is that…

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It’s All About The Wedding Cake!

We have seen wedding cakes evolve quite a bit in our fifteen years at Special Moments Event Planning. We have seen big cakes and small cakes for the couple to cut for a photo.  We saw an upswing in cupcakes and donut cakes, and (thankfully) a swing back toward delicious, beautifully designed wedding cakes. Our…

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Breathing a Sigh

Ali and Mike were introduced to our Special Moments Event Planning team about six weeks before their wedding by Gabro Event Services. They were working with them to provide all of the lighting, floral décor, tables, chairs, linen, and their amazing Chuppah. Getting married at the historic St Petersburg Shuffleboard Club with an outdoor cocktail…

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The Story Of My Life

Lauren, Max, and Lauren’s mother who was doing most of the planning for their Clearwater Beach wedding were referred to our Special Moments Event Planning team by Laurie at A Piece of Cake. Planning a destination wedding from out of state had them overwhelmed, to say the least. We loved working with them to piece…

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