All Eyes Were On Kelly and Ryan

wedding party watching bride and groom kiss ing at the westin Tampa bay

All eyes were on Kelly and Ryan during their Tampa Bay wedding, and it was no surprise to our Special Moments Event Planning team. This couple is sweet and fun, and so are all of the people who surrounded them on their wedding day. Getting Ready The morning was all about the details. The bride…

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Runnin’ Down A Dream

Missy and Charlie’s wedding was absolutely a dream! As they live out of town, we worked on a good bit of the planning with Missy’s sister. The wedding day was filled with incredible details. There were so many details that this intimate wedding of close family and friends had nearly as many vendors as guests!…

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Before You Say I DO

Bride an groom on the lawn of the Tampa Garden Club overlooking Tampa Bay

Emma and Dillon’s beautiful Tampa wedding was so much fun. They were a pleasure to work with and they had a wedding day that truly reflected them. But, like most weddings, the things that go on early on the wedding day take lots of planning and timing is key. Counting back from the time the…

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A Well-Choreographed Wedding

bride and broom exchanging wedding vows iduring their Sandpearl wedding

Danielle and Morgan hired our Special Moments Event Planning team for Wedding Day Management services to help choreograph their wedding day. Their day began with photographing their details while they got ready for the special moments to come.   First Look After hair and makeup and getting dressed, it was time for the couple’s first…

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Love Conquers All

Clearwater Beach couple very much in love on their wedding day

Our Special Moments Event Planning team started working with Kate and Dave on their destination wedding in the spring of 2019. Unfortunately, like many other couples, their wedding date was postponed. However, their second wedding date was accidentally double-booked by the venue. This resulted in a date and venue change. We were all hopeful that…

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Up On The Roof: A Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Wedding

bride and groom after their first look on the rooftop of the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

It’s no secret that our Special Moments Event Planning team loves a challenge. But, when Jalencia and Torey approached us one week before their Clearwater Beach wedding, we knew we’d have to work some magic. From finalizing agreements with wedding vendors to confirming details and getting everything in order, it was a very busy week…

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Wedding Venue Wednesday: The Opal Collection

The Opal Sands Resort on CLEARWATER BEACH part of the Opal Collection

Our Special Moments Event Planning Wedding Venue Wednesday is taking a slight turn from the norm this month. In past months we’ve focused on unique, “off the beaten path” hidden gems. This month we are sharing some gems that are in plain sight! It just takes one look at some of our real weddings or…

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Chelsea and Joey’s Opal Sands Wedding

excited bride and groom after their Opal Sands Resort Gulfside wedding ceremony

Chelsea and Joey’s Opal Sands Wedding was absolutely a family affair. One that our Special Moments Event Planning team won’t soon forget. You might remember hearing about Chelsea and Joey in our blog post “Sealed With A Kiss on Boca Ciega Bay.” That blog was about the wedding of Chelsea’s brother Brent and his bride…

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Wedding Reception Seating, Oh My!

Bride and groom with guests at wedding reception outside

Without a doubt, figuring out seating for your wedding reception can be one of the most stressful things for couples during wedding planning. Our Special Moments Event Planning team frequently works with couples on their reception floorplans and what seating style works best for their particular venue. Unfortunately, the hard part of figuring out seating…

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A Wedding Filled with Driftwood, Texture and Details

bride and groom on Clearwater Beach

Lindsey and Nick’s Clearwater Beach wedding was amazing. Our Special Moments Event Planning team loved their design choices. The neutral color palette, texture, and details were perfect for the elegant beach wedding.   Getting Ready at The Sandpearl Lindsey and Nick spent the morning getting ready, a little lunch, a little champagne, and lots of…

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7 Tips for Including Children and Animals in Your Wedding

adorable ring bearer holding a ring box

Children and Animals are frequently included in our couples’ weddings. It’s something our Special Moments Event Planning team loves to see. It can personalize your wedding and allows you to include family. If you follow our Instagram and Facebook you’ll know how much we love seeing Children and Dogs included in a couple’s wedding!  …

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Never Known A Love Like This: An Intimate Waterfront Wedding

black and white photo of bride and groom sitting on a boat dock

Amber and Jaime came to our Special Moments Event Planning team through Amber’s good friend and our colleague Michele Renee of Michele The Studio. The couple came to us just before the start of 2021 for a February intimate wedding at the bride’s family home. They are such a sweet couple, and the people they…

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