Emily and Brandon’s Clearwater Wedding

Clearwater bride and groom after their first look.

Emily and Brandon’s Clearwater wedding was elegant and beautiful. The dusty blue, white, and gold color story paired perfectly with both the ceremony and reception spaces. And they could not have been nicer to work with.     All Right, Ladies! Emily and the ladies’ day started at an Airbnb in Clearwater with onsite hair…

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Tammy’s a Genius!

Tammy Waterman, Lead Dream maker and owner of Special Moments Event Planning

For our Special Moments Event Planning team, there was no doubt that our Lead Dream Maker and owner, Tammy Waterman, is a genius!     But seriously, recently, Tammy completed a professional development program and is a Certified Timeline Genius!   What’s Timeline Genius? Timeline Genius is a product our team has used for quite…

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Jessica and Logan’s Clearwater Wedding Crashelike

Bride, groom and dolphin wedding crasher at a Clearwater Marine Aquarium wedding

Jessica and Logan’s Clearwater wedding was a day filled with water. From a soft French blue color palette for the decor to a little rain shower during their photos and a slippery when wet wedding crasher. Their day was one for the books!     See Ya Later Choosing not to have a first look…

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2 Mistakes Newly Engaged Couples Make

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Recently, a wedding industry colleague asked our Special Moments Event Planning Lead Dream Maker, Tammy Waterman, what is the most common mistake that she sees newly engaged couples make. After the discussion, we decided it would make a fantastic blog post! Read to the bottom for a few tips to keep you sane during wedding…

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It’s NOT Our Wedding – Honest!

Master wedding planner and owner of Special Moments Event Planning during an interview with ABC Action News Tampa

Our Special Moments Event Planning team has been planning Tampa Bay weddings for a long time! Since 2004, to be exact. And one of the things we hear in the wedding industry is: “We don’t want to hire a wedding planner because it will become their wedding, not ours.” Honestly, that could not be farther…

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Wedding Venue Wednesday: Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

We’re back! We took a little Wedding Venue Wednesday break in July. Actually, Tammy was off exploring one of the fantastic Sandals resorts – but more on that later!   Exploring Clearwater Beach In past Wedding Venue Wednesday blog posts, we’ve featured several other Clearwater Beach wedding venues. We’ve done beautiful weddings at the Wyndham…

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What Makes An Instagram-worthy Wedding?

Couple's French Bulldog on the set of a vintage car with the brides bouquet

Long before there were Instagram-worthy weddings, a guy said, “ A picture is worth a thousand words.” Little did he know how true that statement would be. Instagram-worthy weddings are all about images that tell an incredible story. Together those images piece together one of the most important days in a couple’s life and give…

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Anticipation of a First Look

Bride and groom holding hands around the corner of a building

This week’s Special Moments Event Planning blog post is slightly different. Recently we’ve been curating wedding photos from Susana and Rony’s beautiful, intimate wedding at the Belleview Inn – part of the Opal Collection. We got as far as the images leading up to their incredible first look, and the comments were, “OMG, we could…

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Wedding Venue Wednesday: Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach

Outside view of the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach

This month’s Wedding Venue Wednesday features the spectacular Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach. It’s one of the beautiful resorts along Clearwater Beach, where you’ll find our Special Moments Event Planning team on any given weekend. The Wyndham Clearwater Beach is ideal for weddings, whether you are a local or planning a destination wedding. It’s a luxurious…

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Our Boss is a BADAZZZ!

Tammy Waterman - Master Wedding planner and Lead Dream Maker of Tampa Bay's Special Moments Event Planning

If you’ve ever met our Founder and Lead Dream Maker, Tammy Waterman, you know exactly what we are talking about. She is one of 48 Master Wedding Planners in the World and a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants since 2004. But she has been planning Tampa Bay weddings for 17 years!   Expert…

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MMTB Expert Advice: Planning The Perfect Proposal

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Planning the perfect proposal is a big part of the holiday season – there are thousands of proposals from Christmas through Valentine’s Day! And our Special Moments Event Planning loves hearing couples share their stories. Proposals often involve favorite activities, restaurants, and locations- which can tell us a lot about the couple. This is often…

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Creating A Memorable Wedding Ceremony

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Our Special Moments Event Planning team loves working with couples who are putting together beautiful, unique and memorable Tampa Bay area wedding ceremonies.   Make It Personal Whether you are working with a local officiant or someone you have known your entire life, the key to a great wedding ceremony is to make it personal.…

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