Third Time’s A Charm!
For Elissa and Sam, the third time was a charm! This super sweet couple landed on their December wedding date after having to change dates twice during the pandemic.
It was so much fun working with them as Elissa did much of the planning and worked hand in hand with our Special Moments Event planning team. They genuinely appreciated all of their wedding team. They trusted us and were able to sit back, relax and enjoy their wedding day.
Elissa and the ladies started their day with hair and makeup, a little breakfast, and some time together.
We love the color palette of the wedding. The ocean blues and bright tropical colors were perfect for a Clearwater Beach wedding.
Let’s Hear It for The Boys!
Meanwhile, Sam spent the day with the guys. They got ready, hung out, and spent some time doing some pre-wedding photos.
One of our favorite details of the day has to be these fantastic cufflinks! They are so adorable and personal.
Elissa took some time for a first look with her father and some family portraits before heading off for her first look with Sam.
Up on the Hyatt’s Sky Terrace, all of the details for the wedding ceremony were in place. White garden chairs decorated with bright tropical flowers lined the aisle. At the end of the aisle stood two columns with urns filled with lush greenery and colorful tropical blooms.
With everyone in their place, the bride made her entrance, escorted by her father.
With the warm glow of the setting sun behind them, the couple exchanged rings and wedding vows. They included a sand ceremony that combined layers of natural beach sand with sand in shades of blue.
Dancing the Night Away
Wedding guests enjoyed cocktails on the Bellaire Terrace, while the newlyweds enjoyed time together.
Downstairs in the ballroom, all of the preparations were in place for a fantastic evening filled with delicious food, touching toasts, and lots of dancing.
Tables were draped with cream-colored linens; each place was set with a gold charger paired with a gold Chiavari chair. The tabletops were decorated with lush tropical flowers, greenery, and fresh fruit.
Elissa and Sam kicked off the exciting night with their first dance.
The couple paused long enough to cut their beautiful three-tiered beach-inspired wedding cake. The custom cake topper with palm trees and a kissing couple paired perfectly with the cake.
Congratulations, Elissa and Sam! We’re so glad you were able to trust the team of wedding pros and enjoy your wedding day!
The Clearwater Beach Wedding Team
Clearwater Beach Wedding Planner: Special Moments Event Planning
Clearwater Beach Wedding Venue: Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa
Wedding Officiant: Weddings and Wellness
Hair and Makeup: The Destiny and Light Hair and Makeup Group
Photography: Andy Martin Photography
Floral: 2 Birds Events
DJ: Grant Hemond and Associates
Chair Rental: Chiavari Chic
Wedding Cake: Chantilly Cakes
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