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Florida Panhandle weddingSummer has always been one of the most popular times to say “I do,” to the love of your life. Here at Florida Weddings, we will make your wedding a memorable one, no matter the season. It’s a day filled with excitement and anticipation, but it can also be very stressful. From a simple and sweet ceremony to an elaborate event, we can help you plan the wedding of your dreams in the Florida Panhandle. You will be pleased to know that because the Destin or Fort Walton Beach, area is known as the “Emerald Coast” of Florida. On this very special day, you will have memories that you will cherish an entire (more…)

081815CarvajalMoreno-62.jpgOne of the most important and most memorable days of your life is upon you. You are going to marry the love of your life. You will each vow to be with one another in sickness and health, to infinity and beyond! There is much leading up to this day. There is a mass amount of planning and then planning some more. At least you have finally decided you are going to say “I do” to your forever-love with your toes in the sand and ocean waves crashing at the shoreline, surrounded by the love and support of your nearest and dearest friends and family members. Your beach wedding Sanibel Island, FL will be sure to leave long lasting memories and create the perfect backdrop to an even more perfect love story unfolding before your guest’s eyes! Now that you know where you will have your ceremony, you want to be sure to prepare not only yourself, but your guests for venue conditions. With a bit of research and list making, you can ensure that you and your guest do not get stuck in the sand of Sanibel Beach! Below, you will find a few tips to help you along the way! Get your notes ready! (more…)

081815CarvajalMoreno-62.jpgThe words “expensive” and “wedding” quite frequently travel as a pair, but it doesn’t have to be that way! A beach wedding is the perfect way to stick to your budget while still guaranteeing a beautiful and unforgettable celebration. Just follow these simple suggestions to watch the dollar signs of savings add up.

First, you’ll save a great deal on attire. A beach wedding doesn’t require a $3,000 designer dress; instead, you can get away with choosing a more casual dress that costs only a fraction of a standard wedding dress. As for the men, they don’t need formal tuxedos that make them want to pull at their bowties all night! Khakis and a button down shirt will do the trick and save an extraordinary amount for everyone involved. Same with the shoes—if you even wear them! (more…)

IB_068.jpgYou love the beach. After all, who doesn’t? But is a beach wedding the right choice for your upcoming nuptials? The answer is yes! It’s hard to count the number of reasons that getting married on the beach is a decision you’ll never regret, but these top three reasons can get you started!

Unsurpassed Beauty

If you’re a sand-in-your-toes kind of girl, then you can’t beat the view of the ocean during your wedding. Many couples opt for a sunset ceremony to make it all the more impossibly romantic— plus the heat isn’t as intense then!

Florida offers such an incredible variety of beaches that you are guaranteed to find the beach that embodies your idea of beautiful. Whether you want a popular beach lined with upscale resorts or a private beach surrounded by nothing but trees and small cottages, Florida has you covered. (more…)

utencilesThere’s no doubting that planning a wedding, especially a beach wedding, takes careful time, thought, and precision. But being a guest at a beach wedding requires its own thought process! What should you wear? Which shoes will work best? Can you make sunscreen work with your makeup? Don’t worry about a thing. This guide will help you navigate your upcoming beach wedding with style and grace.


Beach weddings are typically non-traditional, with a unique blend of comfort and formality. Women are best off wearing light, flowing fabrics that don’t cling to the body. Linen, chiffon, and organza are all great choices since they can look luxurious while feeling light. Nobody wants to battle sweat marks on a fancy gown! (more…)

valentines day heartIt’s one of the most romantic days of the year, and it’s right around the corner! Valentine’s Day began in the year 496 and has since evolved into a romantic day of Hallmark cards, expensive dinners, and passion. If you are a bride-to-be, utilize Valentine’s Day to make your wedding unforgettable. Whether you’re holding your actual wedding on February 14th or taking advantage of the lover’s holiday for other creative reasons, there’s no end to the fun you can have with Valentine’s Day.

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burlap-upcloseIf the sand, waves, and salty air are beckoning to you as you plan your wedding, then a beach wedding just may be the type of ceremony for you. This gorgeous location makes a perfect natural backdrop in a laid-back atmosphere, whether you’re off the coast of New England or the Florida. Best of all, a beach wedding doesn’t need to be stressful or overwhelming to plan. Keep these tips in mind when planning the beach wedding of your wildest dreams. (more…)

pink-whiteWith ecological awareness and demands for sustainability on the rise in many industries, wedding recycling has risen as the hottest new trend in the world of brides and grooms. Weddings often cost tens of thousands of dollars. The dress, cake, music, photographer, venue, food, flowers, and other aspects have the potential to add up to an exorbitant price many brides can’t – or would rather not – spend. Similarly, many brides can’t stand the thought of having everything they worked so hard to organize simply be thrown away or wasted after the wedding draws to an end. Wedding recycling gives brides-to-be an affordable way to prepare for their weddings while offering newly married couples donation opportunities to see their wedding items reused. (more…)

image.jpgWeddings are a true reflection of the people getting married. From the little white church to the beach and everywhere in between, a wedding ceremony and reception should honor the personalities of the happy couple. If you’re looking for a unique and memorable beach destination for your own wedding, Florida is home to many picturesque beaches that will make your wedding truly unforgettable.

Captiva Island

Captiva is a one-of-a-kind island with captivating white sand beaches and spectacular ocean views. It’s smaller than its sister island Sanibel, which makes it a more intimate location for your nuptials. A wedding in Captiva, large or small, would be a vacation escape for everyone attending. (more…)

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