You Mean The World To Me!

Five minutes after meeting Lisa and Leon, you’ll love them. They have been together for seventeen years and love to travel the world. So, a travel-themed wedding was a natural choice for this incredible couple’s wedding.



Fun Fact: Leon’s handsome suit was handmade in Thailand.


Wedding Vows and Jumping The Broom

The venue’s waterfront gazebo was draped with soft white fabric. It was accented with two large swags of fresh flowers in fuchsia and orange, colors that were carried through the day.


Floral draped gazebo at the Davis Islands Garden Club in Tampa


With everyone in place, Lisa made her entrance. Surrounded by family and friends, the couple exchanged wedding rings and vows.



Sealing their wedding vows with a kiss, the two ended their outdoor wedding ceremony by jumping the broom.



Cocktails and Photos

After the early afternoon wedding ceremony, guests enjoyed some light bites and refreshments while the couple took family photos. They then heard off for their portrait session; the results could not be cuter!




Inside the venue, tables were draped in floor-length linens accented with coral-colored napkins. The centerpieces were created with modern gold-toned lanterns filled with greenery, fuchsia, and orange flowers. The table numbers nodded to travel, and guests received a miniature globe as their wedding favor.



The couple selected a custom-lettered gold and white globe for their guestbook where their friends could write well wishes!


A custom designed globe as a guest book for a travel-themed wedding


Their modern, three-tiered ombre wedding cake in white, fuchsia, and orange, decorated with fresh flowers, was a showstopper. We loved the fun fuchsia and orange custom napkins the couple created for cocktails and cake.


A modern white, orange and fuchsia ombre wedding cake

Custom fuchsia colored napkins for a travel-themed wedding reception


Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You

Following introductions, the couple took to the dance floor for their first dance to Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You.


Bride and groom's first dance at their Davis Islands Garden Club wedding


The afternoon continued with a Welcome and Thank You by the newlyweds and a blessing by the groom’s uncle. 


Bride and groom welcoming guests to their Tampa wedding


A fun slideshow of the couple’s travel images scrolled as guests made their way to the buffet and Mimosa bar. This was followed by several touching toasts, the couple’s cake-cutting, and an afternoon of dancing.

And what couple be more appropriate for the end of the afternoon by Last Dance by Donna Summer?

Congratulations, Lisa and Leon! We’re excited to see where life’s journey takes you next!


Bride and groom at Davis Islands Garden Club


Tampa Wedding Vendors

Thank you to the incredible Tampa wedding vendors who made Lisa and Leon’s wedding so special.


Tampa Wedding Venue: Davis Islands Garden Club

Tampa Wedding Planner: Special Moments Event Planning

Hair and Makeup: Michele Renee The Studio

Photography: Kristen Marie Photography

Videography: Hearts Video

Floral Design: Jennie’s Flowers

Catering: Lynn’s Catering of Tampa

DJ: Grant Hemond and Associates

Linens: Connie Duglin Linens

Wedding Cake: Alessi Bakery

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